Top Things to do in Penang | Traveloka Travel Guide (2018)
Come discover the top things to do in Penang Malaysia with Aina and her new travel buddy Abam Bocey!
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List of locations including Georgetown Penang attractions that will be explored in this episode: 0:18-0:23
1) Escape Park (0:24-2:37)
About 30 minutes away from Georgetown Penang, Escape is known for its family-friendly adventure theme park where you can zoom downhill on a tube and scramble through challenging rope courses or enjoy the awesome water park.
Walk-in Admission Fees:-
Future Kid (0-3): Free
Junior Kid (4-12): RM90
Big Kid (13-60): RM136
Super Kid (61+): RM90
2) Ghost Museum (2:38-4:03)
Learn about the origins and folklore of various ghosts from all around the world at the Penang Malaysia Ghost Museum. You can also try on cool costumes and pose with the exhibits, so bring along some friends!
MyKad Holders: RM18 (Adult) ; RM10 (Child/Student/Senior)
Non-MyKad Holders: RM28 (Adult); RM16 (Child/Student/Senior)
3) Penang Street Art (4:04-5:41)
In Georgetown, Penang’s famed street art put the city on the map, turning mural hunting into a popular activity among visitors as they try to track down and take photos of famous pieces of art such as the ‘Boy on a Motorcycle’ and ‘Children on the Swings.’
Hop on a covered beca (trishaw), which can take you around the core heritage zone of George Town to view the murals for around RM40.
4) 3D Trick Art Museum (5:42-6:53)
Check out Penang's 3D Trick Art Museum that play on perspective and interactive props that put you in fantastical scenarios, adding a bit of fun to your usual holiday photos. There are also replicas of scenes from famous movies and well-known works of art, where you can snap photos at.
MyKad Holders: RM15 (Adult); RM10 (Child/Senior)
Non-MyKad Holders: RM25 (Adult); RM15 (Child)
5) Tropical Spice Garden (6:54-8:10)
This 8-acre tropical garden is one of the popular Penang attractions and home to over 500 species of exotic flora and fauna. Located in Teluk Bahang, it’s on the northwest side of Penang island and is bordered by rainforest and sea.
Choose between an audio tour or a guided tour to learn more about the many species of flowers, herbs and spices you’ll come across in the garden.
Garden Audio Tours:-
Live Guided Tours:-
6) Penang Hill & The Habitat (8:11-9:56)
One of the best places to visit in Georgetown Penang is Penang Hill, also known as Bukit Bendera. It’s a favorite among nature lovers thanks to the diversity of flora and fauna you can find as you hike up the hill.
At the top of the hill, there’s many things to see and do such as The Habitat, which is Penang’s premier eco-tourism attraction, the Treetop Walk which gives you an unforgettable bird’s eye view of the jungle from up above and David Brown’s Restaurant & Tea Terrace, which serves appetizing Western dishes and afternoon tea.
7) Phantamania Magic World (9:57-11:25)
For lovers of magic and sleight of hand, drop by Phantamania Magic World, a mini theme park where you can pretend you’re a magician for a day and perform your own tricks.
MyKad Holders: RM16 (Adult); RM12 (Child/Senior)
Non-MyKad Holders: RM27 (Adult); RM16 (Child/Senior)
8) The Top (11:27-12:32)
This attraction is located on the very tip top of Komtar Tower, Penang’s tallest building. Take the elevator 68 floors up, where you can get the best view of the city and its surroundings by walking on the Rainbow Skywalk, a transparent glass bridge that extends away from the building.
For those prone to feeling vertigo, visit the Coco Cabana, a bar and bistro with an extensive menu, located on the same level.
9) Tropics Eight Suites (12:33-13:17)
Check out Tropics Eight Suites. Set on Jalan Gottlieb, it’s just down the road from Gurney Drive. With rates starting from RM240 a night, the suites are spacious and fitted with urban comforts such as a cozy living room and a well-equipped kitchen. Facilities include an all-day gym and a self-service laundry room.
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