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Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang)

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Jalan Hassan Abas,Teluk Bahang, Penang Island, Malaysia
(604) 881 3530
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Jalan Hassan Abas,Teluk Bahang, Penang Island, Malaysia
(604) 881 3530
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stumbled upon this place not really sure what to expect. We used to hop on and hop off bus to get to the park, where you go to the entrance and sign in. There is no fee to get in. Make...More

Thank Chloe S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Brought my teenager to the turtle sanctuary as requested. Paid for the exorbitant RM180 boat ride for 2. 20mins ride to Kerachut beach. Stayed there for 45 mins which ended up way too long. Extremely disappointed with what we saw in the turtle conservation center....More

Thank Yvonne S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We took bus 101 from Georgetown to the park, it is very easy to reach. We decided to go for the shorter hike to monkey beach, but had we known that monkey beach would be so crowded, we would have opted differently. The hike to...More

1  Thank Reneé W
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We hiked from the entrance to the national park to kerachut beach. It was steep in places and although shaded the humidity made it tough. Make sure you take lots of water and keep hydrated. Take mosquito repellent as well. Once you get to kerachut...More

1  Thank Omar I
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We took a guided tour with national park ranger which took two and a half hours. We covered 4.5km so it was very slow going. However it was most enjoyable. The ranger would stop every so often to identify plants, leaves, insects, monkeys, iguanas, worms,...More

1  Thank SD2606
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I visited Penang National Park 2 days ago. The weather was beautiful and hot. As soon as you arrive, everything is clearly signposted and you have to sign in at a desk before you start your trek/hike. My friend and I decided to do the...More

1  Thank ABrum91
Reviewed 15 September 2017

One of our best decisions. The trail was initially easy - just walking. Until we crossed the bridge and the trekking began. It might not have been easy all the way but it was definitely fun and challenging. And when we arrived at the beach,...More

Thank doreenllc
Reviewed 14 September 2017

There are a few trails and I randomly decided to take the trail to Kerachut Beach. That probably wasn't the best decision. The trail was quite challenging (or may be I'm getting old). It's about 1+ hour hike. The beach was beautiful -- it's a...More

Thank Goldiemaz
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I flew into Penang on Thursday morning. Knowing that I was going to spend most of the weekend in George Town, I decided to take a taxi to the National Park for a hike. It took about 30-40 minutes. I had read the reviews of...More

3  Thank SeattleWerty
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

There are two options in this place you can either walk and enjoy the jungle or you can ride a boat and go to the beaches in less than 10 minutes , there are two beaches one you can swim in (monkey beach) another one...More

1  Thank Aryasb F
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Dean T
2 November 2017|
Response from Omar I | Reviewed this property |
We drove there. There is free street parking around the entrance.
23 March 2017|
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Response from Koay H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply. You have to register at park HQ but there is no charge. Probably the office opens at 8.00 AM and it is situated at the entrance to the park
Anita Q
12 June 2016|
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Response from Travelersez | Reviewed this property |
The canopy walkway was closed when we were there in March.