Green scenery lover? You’re gonna love these locations in Penang

Botanical gardens 

Botanic garden is a large sprawling garden with excellent foliage. Also known as “Waterfall” by the locals. This extensive garden where locals come to power-walk, jog, or practice tai chi. The garden is further divided into 12 subsections, including the fern rockery and the orchidarium; which means it is more aspiring botanists and plant-enthusiasts will enjoy the walk, as well as the natural company. 

Address: Jalan Kebun Bunga, Pulau Pinang 

Operating hours: 08:00am to 05:00pm 

Air Itam Dam 

Penang Hill 


With over 15,000 free-flying butterflies and hundreds of exotic plant species, who wouldn’t be sighting with joy? Entopia, a tropical sanctuary for our planet’s little denizens from those fly freely in the sky to the ones that creep stealthily beneath the ground. Be careful where you step, as a few of these delicate creatures enjoy sunbathing on the ground. Immerse yourself into this magical paradise that honours the unsung heroes of our natural world with plenty to discover from outdoor adventures to cavernous mysteries and a multi-storey Indoor Discovery Centre. 

Entrance Ticket 

Adult RM 65 | RM49 (MyKad Holder) 

Child RM 45 | RM29 (MyKadHolder) 

Senior Citizens RM 45 | RM29 (MyKadHolder) 

Tips to reach Entopia

To get to the Entopia, take a RapidPG bus ride from the city. Buses that go to Teluk Bahang are #102 (Airport – Teluk Bahang – Airport) and #101 (Weld Quay – Teluk Bahang – Weld Quay)

Address: 830 Jalan Teluk Bahang, 11050 Penang 


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Tropical Spice Garden 

If you want to experience an enchanted paradise and South-East Asia’s one and only award-winning spice garden. A visit to the spice garden is a magnificent way to learn about spices and its benefits. The tropical spice garden has a beautiful landscape of more than 500 species of plants. It makes you feel like you are in a fairy tale. 

There is a giant swing in the heart of the garden. It is perfect to relax and take photographs. Pro-tip, the best way to take the photograph is the front, but it is a little elevated. How are you going to do? Bring your selfie stick along and you will beautiful photographs, for sure!

Entrance Ticket:

Audio Tours: 18 Children | 25 senior citizens & students | 31 Adults 

Guided Tours: 25 Children | 38 Senior Citizens & Students | 48 Adults 

Tips to reach:

To get to the Tropical Spice Garden, take a RapidPG  bus ride from the city. Buses that pass the Spice Garden are #102 (Airport – Teluk Bahang – Airport) and #101 (Weld Quay – Teluk Bahang – Weld Quay). Every taxi driver knows the place, but it might be difficult finding a driver that agrees on using the meter (Penang taxi drivers are notorious for that). Also finding a taxi to take you back might be difficult at some times. If you are exploring Penang by rental car, you can park it directly in front of the attraction.

Address: Lone Crag Villa, Lot 595 Mukim 2, Jalan Teluk Bahang, 11100 Penang 

Contact: (6) 04 881 1797 


FB: @tropicalspicegarden | IG: @tropicalspicegarden

Bonus Track 

Teluk Bahang Dam 

If you have the time, after visiting Entopia, you might want to drop by this place for your instagram feed with a beautiful greenery.


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