Beach Day & Tropical Spice Garden
The Penang National Park is located on the north-western tip of the island at Teluk Bahang.
The park with its rainforest and beaches, is a great place to go jungle trekking, camping, fishing, wildlife and bird watching or just relax on its beautiful beaches.
Transfer by boat to Kerachut Beach to visit the Turtle Sanctuary where you can see baby turtles and get to know the conservation effort by local goverment. Then back to Monkey Beach for lunch, swimming and laze around.
Tropical Spice Garden, overlooking the Straits of Malacca and the beautiful shoreline. Explore the lush, award-winning gardens over 8 acres of secondary jungle. Get up close and personal with over 500 species of tropical flora and fauna, some you've never seen before! It is one and half our guided walk within two trails; the Ornamental & Spice trails, ups and downs steps and slopes before arriving at the gift shop. You may shop for unique, Malaysian made gifts or premium spices & spice spa products at the shop. American dollar accepted.
09:00 Travel from meeting location to Park Headquarters at the northen tips of the island.
09:45 Registration at Park Headquarters.
10:00 Boat in to Pantai Kerachut (turtle nesting beach).
10:20 Arriving at Pantai Kerachut. Proceed to visit Meromictic lake (seasonal) and Turtle Sanctuary and relaxing at the beach.
11:00 Depart by boat to Monkey Beach.
11:10 Arrive at Monkey Beach.
12:00 BBQ Lunch, leisure time for swimming and sunbathing.
13:00 Travel by boat back to park entrance.
13:15 Proceed to Tropical Spice Garden for visit.
13:30 Visit Tropical Spice Garden.
15:00 Leaving Spice Garden back to end location.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meeting location: Meeting locations can be either at airport, cruise ship port, hotel or private residence you are staying
End location: End location: I can leave any where you choose to end the tour
Duration: 6 hours
The tour hours maybe affected by bad weather or traffic during certain time of the year.
I am providing a modern air-condition MPV car up to 6 pax to and fro Penang National Park.
If the no of travelers is more than six and required larger vehicle, charges will apply. Contact me to send you a quote with a customized link.
Pick-up and drop-off at Penang hotels & Cruise terminal
Includes round-trip boat transport
Eat a barbecue by the water
See native wildlife in Penang National Park (no promise)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200 RM - Local currency is needed per person for own lunch and dinner and perhaps you want to visit nearby attractions such as museums and clan temples. Such places usually involve entrance fees. Or maybe for some little souvenir after the tour has concluded.
Things to bring:
# sun block lotion
# sun glass
# swim wear (optional)
What to wear:
# Proper walking shoes (Spice garden)
# Clothing for tropical climate
# Beach wear in case you want to swim
Entrance Fee to Tropical Spice Garden RM29 per pax
I am not a driver. I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
All my tours are times between 0900 hrs to 1700 hrs only.