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Matahari Cycle Tours & Travel

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Jalan Datuk Koyah, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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Very professional and so passionate. They helped me and motivated me at all time. Food was treat... read more

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alrumaithi4
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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All can do this bike ride

We are are group of 66 to 74 year olds and had a great experience on this half day adventure Pick... read more

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MitchellWines
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Clare, Australia
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Offering high - quality, educational and adventure filled itineraries that will highlight the diversity of our landscapes and its people through guided cycling tours comprise of day & multi day tours with lodging,cycle and food provided.also we do handle customized tours upon request.
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“balik pulau” (31 reviews)
“goat farm” (32 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Jalan Datuk Koyah, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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"balik pulau"
in 31 reviews
"countryside tour"
in 19 reviews
"goat farm"
in 32 reviews
"rice paddies"
in 17 reviews
"goat milk"
in 9 reviews
"chinese fishing"
in 10 reviews
"fishing village"
in 14 reviews
"cycling experience"
in 7 reviews
"support vehicle"
in 7 reviews
"padi fields"
in 7 reviews
"bike ride"
in 6 reviews
"support crew"
in 6 reviews
"palm plantations"
in 6 reviews
"highly recommend this tour"
in 9 reviews
"mountain bikes"
in 5 reviews
"real malaysia"
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"frequent stops"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very professional and so passionate. They helped me and motivated me at all time. Food was treat & they supply water at all times.

1  Thank alrumaithi4
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are are group of 66 to 74 year olds and had a great experience on this half day adventure Pick up at 7 the ride in country side with lovely guide Chew so informative and caring to our needs, as had a couple of...More

1  Thank MitchellWines
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I booked the Penang Balik Pulau Country-Side Ride as one stop in our three week holiday across Malaysia, and I have to say it was an absolute highlight. The team at Matahari had thought of every detail and made us feel right...More

3  Thank Hayley A
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We decided to go on a bike tour so went to the office and met sj..from the start the conversation was light hearted and had some fun with being kiwis and not aussies. We instantly booked and went on our last day in Malaysia.. The...More

3  Thank JohnandBridget
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very wonderful ride through rustic kampongs. Princilia our tour guide is first class. She knew the areas very well and knows every person we passed by! Very highly recommended to take this tour.

2  Thank Chua H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am 8 years old and from Sydney. On the bike tour there was a great stop at a dairy goat farm where you see the farm, feed the baby goats and get goat ice cream at the end! Princilia, SJ and Warren were very...More

3  Thank Simone M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my wife booked after seeing tripadvisor review. We are both 50 and not athletes. Each time we holiday we make a point of trying a cycle tour. From the first email payment until the tour itself including the sweaty finish we can not...More

4  Thank tony a
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the Matahari Balik Pulau cycling tour after reading good reviews, and our tour did not disappoint. Our group comprises of me and 5 teenagers, each with different cycling ability/stamina. Princilla, our cycling leader, was fantastic. She was clear in explaining how to operate...More

3  Thank Jacqueline T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this tour. It was a lot of fun and Princilia was brilliant as a guide. I was pleasantly surprised that the day involved other activities and delicious food and not just cycling. We went with my in laws who are in their sixties...More

4  Thank liliavaleria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to do the countryside trip and from the start the team at Matahari were fantastic. We booked by email, paid through secure PayPal invoice - so easy. They double checked bike size for my 9 year old daughter. Hotel collection and then a...More

3  Thank Fiona H
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A J
23 February 2018|
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Response from sjghouse70 | Property representative |
Hi AJ, A sunshine greetings from all of us. Please send us an email(you can find our email here too), we ll send you all further details of the tour/s and the prices. Thank you,hope to meet you soon.
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Kirstin K
28 January 2018|
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Response from sjghouse70 | Property representative |
Hi Kirstin, Greetings from all of us here. Sorry to inform you that we do not provide tandem bicycles on our tours as the routes consist of off road, graveled and sandy patches. Kindly email us should you need more... More
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Kirstin K
28 January 2018|
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Response from sjghouse70 | Property representative |
Hi Kirstin, Greetings from all of us here. Sorry to inform you that we do not provide tandem bicycles on our tours as the routes consist of off road, graveled and sandy patches. Kindly email us should you need more... More
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