Butterworth Tourist Attractions, Activities and Hotels Guide

Butterworth is the biggest town located on the mainland of the state of Penang. It is named after William John Butterworth, who was a Governor of the Straits Settlements during the mid-19th Century. The Malayan Railway has its Penang station in Butterworth, and visitors can also get to Penang Island via Ferry service or the […]

Teluk Bahang Tourist Attractions, Activities and Hotels Guide

Teluk Bahang is a small town located on Penang Island. It is the entry point into the Penang National Park, and have one of the greatest beach in Penang due to its remote location. The Penang Butterfly Farm is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Penang. The knowledgeable and passionate guides will guide […]

Bukit Mertajam Tourist Attractions, Activities and Hotels Guide

Bukit Mertajam: From Agriculture Town to Trade Center, and Home to St. Anne’s Church and Penang’s Delicacies. Bukit Mertajam is a town on the mainland side of Penang neighboring Butterworth. Bukit Mertajam is actually named after a nearby hill, rather than situated on a hill as the name might imply. The roots of Bukit Mertajam can […]

Batu Maung Tourist Attractions, Activities and Hotels Guide

Batu Maung is a fast growing town located on Penang Island. Batu Maung is also the location for the recently built second bridge that connects Penang Island to Batu Kawan on mainland. Population has grown rapidly in Batu Maung due to its proximity with the Bayan Lepas Free Trade Zone. A notable attraction in Batu […]

Ayer Itam Tourist Attractions, Activities and Hotels Guide

Ayer Itam is a town located in the center of Penang Island. Many choose to navigate this busy town by foot as the roads are frequently congested. There are 2 famous temples in Ayer Itam. The first is the Jade Emperor’s Pavilion, a Taoist temple dedicated to the Jade Emperor. Many pilgrims would come to […]

Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest, Penang

Escape the City and Embrace Nature at Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest is an outdoor recreational park located within a forest reserve. It is situated on a hilly terrain that spans roughly 37 hectares of lush green area. The recreational park caters to nature lovers with its offering of an array of […]

Bukit Panchor Recreational Forest, Penang

Bukit Panchor Recreational Forest is located within a designated state park. Initially established in 1963, it provides for outdoor recreational activities as well as to promote public’s appreciation for forests and ecotourism. Visitors can find ample space to camp at its designated 8 hectares camping ground that comes complete with basic amenities such as restrooms, […]

Mengkuang Dam, Penang

Mengkuang Dam

Mengkuang Dam is the largest dam in Penang with a retention capacity of 23.6 billion litres. Officially opened in 1985, it is frequently visited for recreational and relaxation purposes. The calm and serene body of water is a sight to behold. Visitors can have a picnic on the green grass by the dam, or take […]

Penang Bridge

Penang Bridge

The Penang Bridge is one of the pride and joy of Malaysia, being the third longest bridge in South East Asia at 13.5 kilometres. Officially opened to traffic on 14 September 1985, it served as the main link between Penang island and Peninsular Malaysia. As it is a utility structure, there are little visitors for […]

Gurney Drive, Penang

Gurney Drive Penang

Gurney Drive is a seafront promenade in Georgetown of Penang stretching about 2 kilometres from start to the end. Initially known as New Coast Road, it was renamed Gurney Drive in honour of Sir Henry Gurney, the British High Commissioner in Malaya. Visitors will most often associate Gurney Drive with food, and understandably so given […]