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The Habitat Penang Hill

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| Bukit Bendera, Penang Island 11300, Malaysia
+60 4-826 7677
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The Habitat Penang Hill Admission Ticket
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The Habitat Penang Hill provides the most authentic, diverse and educational Malaysian rainforest experience. Reconnect with nature in its purest form as you immerse yourself in our 130-million year old rainforest. Starting at the forest floor, our Naturalists will take you on a journey along our Nature Trail to explore the myriad of flora and fauna – plants, trees, insects, birds, reptiles, and mammals that call The Habitat home. Explore the biodiversity of the rainforest canopy on our 230m Langur Way Canopy Walk. Visit Curtis Crest Tree Top Walk at the top of Penang Hill, and embrace the 360-degree panoramic views of Penang Island from the highest viewing point of Penang. Our Shop on the Hill carries educational and ethically produced merchandise themed around all things nature and culture. Finish at our Habitat Café with refreshments ranging from artisanal coffee, gourmet cakes, and Malaysian culinary delights, to Penang-themed craft beer. Discover a different side of Penang Hill.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“canopy walk” (44 reviews)
“flora and fauna” (29 reviews)
“penang hill” (127 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Bukit Bendera, Penang Island 11300, Malaysia
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+60 4-826 7677
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"canopy walk"
in 44 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 29 reviews
"penang hill"
in 127 reviews
"free buggy ride"
in 3 reviews
"guided tour"
in 25 reviews
"nature trail"
in 6 reviews
"dusky leaf"
in 5 reviews
"enjoyable stroll"
in 3 reviews
"will be even better when"
in 3 reviews
"giant squirrel"
in 5 reviews
"lush rainforest"
in 3 reviews
"degree view"
in 6 reviews
"knowledgeable guides"
in 5 reviews
"large swings"
in 3 reviews
"nature experience"
in 4 reviews
"mother nature"
in 6 reviews
"zip wire"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

So I should start by saying that Penang Hill itself was amazing, but The Habitat itself was disappointing. We'd bought our tickets online so that we didn't need to queue, which we actually regretted as there was no real queue and people kept pushing in...More

Thank HoneyBadgerBex
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Mun C, General Manager at The Habitat Penang Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi HoneyBadgerBex, We are sorry to hear that you found your experience at The Habitat disappointing. We take note of your feedback regarding queueing for tickets despite having purchased online. While we are unable to do away with our requirement to have a physical ticket...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Me and my family just completed Asean tour. It was our first time visiting penang hill and the habitat. We literally did not know anything about the habitat and there was a staff name chan approached us to sell the tickets. At first we are...More

Thank MuntriGrove
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Mun C, General Manager at The Habitat Penang Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi MuntriGrove, We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to The Habitat. We have always trained and reminded our staff, including the drivers to be courteous and to give priority to safety above all else. Therefore, we view your feedback about their...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ride the tram to the top of Penang Hill and then strolled to the Habitat centre. Unfortunately we didn't time ourselves right so it was a bit rush to get there before the sunset. The weather was good with a bit of haze so...More

Thank Bobby C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Habitat in Penang Hill-Bukit Bendera. Penang Hill Train RM30 for foreigner. Habitat RM47.15 hold ticket to take free buggy ride when going back to take train down the hill. Or purchase ticket after alighting train at the upper hill station. So total admission RM77.15 is...More

1  Thank Angelina A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to take a stroll and relax in a chilling environment. We had a guide named Ms Eng taking us around the Habitat, and sharing with us some knowledge that is quite interesting. She speaks English, Malay and Chinese, too! Definitely find her as...More

Thank Karl H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we bought the sunset walk entrance ticket which can stay till sunset and have a night walk in the habitat and spot the animal or insects… very windy and cold when we stand on the treetop to wait for sunset but it's worth

1  Thank karwei P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent activity for the family. Go early to avoid the long queues and crowds especially getting on the train. Great way to see the local scenery. Staff were very helpful and we even got to hold a giant millipede. Well worth the visit - make...More

Thank Emjay700
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd been told this was a pretty good touristy sort of thing to do..... so we went. Yes it was spectacular. Do make sure when you start walking and come to the Guide Station to wait for the next guided tour. Trust me... they see...More

Thank swampo33
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My kids were very enjoy the whole trip. They love this trip very much. Everything is fresh to them. It's full of surprises. Even a earthworm is enough to make them feel excited because those things were quite rare in their daily lives.Thanks a lot...More

Thank wensheng t
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like jungle walk it's worth get a ticket to go into the Penang hill Habitat. It takes around two hours for a slowly learning journey. Many tropical flora and fauna and insects you can learn from here. The displays are clear.Worth mention is...More

1  Thank JACK C
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Fabiana J
3 May 2018|
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Response from TheHabitatTeam | Property representative |
Hi Fabiana, Thank you for your question & We are happy to hear that you are planning a visit to Penang soon. We recommend that you plan a trip of at least one week in order to truly experience all that Penang has to... More
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Payton K
3 May 2018|
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Response from TheHabitatTeam | Property representative |
Hi Payton, included in our Entrance Ticket is a complimentary shuttle to and from the Penang Hill Square (Astaka Bukit Bendera) at the Penang Hill Railway Top Station to our Entrance / Exit located approx 900m away on Summit... More
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motheroftwomonkeys
28 April 2018|
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Response from TheHabitatTeam | Property representative |
Hi there. Thanks for your inquiry. Yes, most of our trail is pram / stroller accessible except for Curtis Crest Tree Top Walk. However, with a little assistance, You and your family can take turns to go up Curtis Crest while... More
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