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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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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“monkey beach” (326 reviews)
“boat ride” (68 reviews)
LOCATION
Jalan Hassan Abas,Teluk Bahang, Penang Island, Malaysia
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(604) 881 3530
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"monkey beach"
in 326 reviews
"turtle sanctuary"
in 55 reviews
"boat ride"
in 68 reviews
"meromictic lake"
in 42 reviews
"kerachut beach"
in 41 reviews
"canopy walk"
in 58 reviews
"tree roots"
in 25 reviews
"muka head"
in 28 reviews
"baby turtles"
in 24 reviews
"jungle trekking"
in 15 reviews
"lots of water"
in 19 reviews
"monitor lizards"
in 22 reviews
"light house"
in 13 reviews
"hour minutes"
in 7 reviews
"long hike"
in 7 reviews
"closed for maintenance"
in 11 reviews
"great hike"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a fantastic day out in teman Negara, absolutely beautiful scenery through the jungle trail to kerachut beach. Quite difficult terrain at parts which should be minded before attempting- people with any mobility issues ... don't trek. For us that was the fun of it!...More

Thank Joy D
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to do some hiking and this place has all the level for all types of hiking, we chose the shortest trail to Pantai Kerachut and it takes about 1 hour and on our way back we decided to take the boat. It was...More

Thank Lailatulema
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had, me my wife and my children a wonderful day in the national park of Penang. You should love nature and be motivated to face some minor difficulties due to the very special conditions of the jungle. The trail was so bad and with...More

Thank Rebyac
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely scenery and we were lucky enough to see a gigantic lizard. The tracks are well formed and although some slightly tricky spots anyone with average fitness should be able to walk this area comfortably.

Thank Alexander_NSN
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the National Park to walk. To get there we caught the bus from Old Town which took about an hour to reach the NP entrance. At the time of our visit the walk to monkey beach was closed and you could only walk...More

1  Thank RollingWithTheStones
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go here!!! Escape from the city and embrace nature fully! Turtles, phytoplankton, stars! What more can you ask for! If you have any questions feel free to ask us: @wanderlust.lovers on fb/instagram

Thank Seanie G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the hike to Turtle beach, both the ways. As you enter, you are told to register, which is to write down your details. Although the form has an "out" time, I was told I didn't have to put it when I left. Makes...More

Thank Minoli W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Beech “hop on, hop off” bus takes you to the entrance to the National Park, when you arrive you’ll need to register (which is basically to write down your name, age, nationality and which route you’ll be taking) entrance is free so it’s worth...More

Thank stewartl1980
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to hike to Monkey Beach, but were told that the trail was closed and so we had to walk an alternative trail to the turtle sanctuary beach instead. It was suggested we get a boat to save the walk back, and to allow...More

2  Thank HoneyBadgerBex
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We came here having read some reviews and intending to walk the Monkey beach trail and do the canopy walk, having read this is the easiest. Unfortunately these were both closed due to rain, so we decided to take the Turtle Beach trail down to...More

Thank Emily M
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Dean T
2 November 2017|
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Response from Omar I | Reviewed this property |
We drove there. There is free street parking around the entrance.
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DebbieJR
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
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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.
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