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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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“monkey beach” (335 reviews)
“boat ride” (70 reviews)
LOCATION
Jalan Hassan Abas,Teluk Bahang, Penang Island, Malaysia
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(604) 881 3530
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"monkey beach"
in 335 reviews
"turtle sanctuary"
in 54 reviews
"boat ride"
in 70 reviews
"meromictic lake"
in 43 reviews
"kerachut beach"
in 42 reviews
"canopy walk"
in 57 reviews
"muka head"
in 29 reviews
"tree roots"
in 25 reviews
"jungle trekking"
in 16 reviews
"baby turtles"
in 24 reviews
"lots of water"
in 19 reviews
"monitor lizards"
in 22 reviews
"light house"
in 13 reviews
"great hike"
in 8 reviews
"long hike"
in 7 reviews
"hour minutes"
in 7 reviews
"closed for maintenance"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days 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

Thank HoneyBadgerBex
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

there's lots to do, eat, and sleep in penang. managed to insert 1/2 day hike trip to penang national park (to burn some calories from eating.... and commute with nature!). easy to get to, via public transport. people everywhere helpful and friendly (e.g. during ramanda,...More

2  Thank cherylyeo25
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was very nice trip driving car from KL to this island just it need more time to explore and my advice to book hotel before

Thank Ghazi T
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Helpful staff and clean, well marked trails. 2 trails to monkey beach were closed so you had to pay to take a boat to swim. Swimming is not allowed at 2 other beaches due to poisonous jellyfish and deaths. We had the trails mostly to...More

Thank Jenna B
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We accompanied a free tour from 9am-10:30am of the coastal area from the entrance of the park. This was arranged by LFSS or Last Friday Saturday Sunday. This organisation offers free tours and events at various places in Penang on the last friday saturday and...More

4  Thank Ronaldinho E
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the park in the middle of may 2018 and 2 of the main paths are closed: the canopy (which is the one we really wanted to do) and the path going to the Monkey Beach. So you have to get a boat to...More

1  Thank Lola A
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Did the hike to Monkey Beach today. The trail is NOT CLOSED. Boat operators will lie to you and say it’s closed to make you buy a boat ride. Monkey Beach the biggest disappointment. They try to make it look clean but you walk a...More

1  Thank Laíza P
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

This is a huge national park which runs on the boundaries of the sea from 3 sides. Once you reach here, you have to fill a form & make a register entry with your details. There is no entry charge to enter. To go around,...More

2  Thank NikhilNahar
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Penang's national park is very different from the hustle and bustle form the city, and it was a nice change of pace. At the registration counter, we were hounded by a boat captain who kept yelling at us to take his boat while the counter...More

2  Thank Jastine T
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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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