Nature and Beaches
Penang is a good relaxing place for sports enthusiasts and nature lovers. Stay at the beach hotels in Batu Ferringhi, Tanjung Bunga or Teluk Bahang (see map of Penang) to enjoy the beaches and sea sports, from swimming to paragliding. For nature lovers, joggers and hikers, vast expanses of rainforests and parks such as the Botanical Gardens, Penang Hill and Muka Head are within easy reach of George Town. There are also ample parks and gardens for the family to enjoy a morning stroll or a hike. Golf courses, bowling alleys, sports clubs are also to be found in the state.

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Forest Parks, Gardens and Aquarium

  • Botanical Gardens and Penang Municipal Park, Jalan Kebun Bunga, Penang Island
  • Bukit Jambul Orchid Farm, Teluk Bahang, Penang Island
  • Butterfly Farm, Teluk Bahang, Penang Island
  • Forest Recreational Park and Museum, Teluk Bahang, Penang Island
  • Penang Bird Park, Seberang Jaya
  • Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera), Air Itam, Penang Island
  • Pantai Acheh Forest Reserve, Pantai Acheh, Teluk Bahang, Penang Island
  • Tropical Fruit Farm, Teluk Bahang, Penang Island
  • Tropical Spice Garden, Teluk Bahang, Penang Island
  • Titi Kerawang Falls, Teluk Bahang, Penang Island
  • F.R.I. Aquarium, Jalan Batu Maung, Penang Island

Beaches & Island

  • Batu Ferringhi and Teluk Bahang, Penang Island
  • Teluk Kumbar - Fishing Village, Penang Island
  • Muka Head,Monkey Beach, Penang Island
  • Pantai Mas, Pantai Acheh, Penang Island
  • Pulau Aman
  • Pulau Jerejak
  • Nearby islands in Kedah - Pulau Payar, Pulau Langkawi

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