Imagine nature’s largest classroom and discovery hub, where butterflies and insects are free to come out and play. Within Entopia lies two worlds; The Natureland living outdoor gardens and The Cocoon indoor discovery centre. Over 150 species of fauna and more than 200 species of flora are being showcased throughout Entopia’s entire exhibition.
Also known as Bukit Bendara, Penang Hill sets 821m above Penang’s capital. Visitors can take the Funicular Railway, which has the steepest tunnel track in the world and runs on the longest track in Asia, to get to the hill peak .
Also known as Taman Negeri Bukit Panchor, this 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.
A sculpture garden in Teluk Bahang, by Penang-born glass artist Fuan Wong. The garden has a cultivated area of an acre, it holds some 300 species and varieties of plants. Arranged throughout the garden are display art by some 15 local and foreign artists.
Spanning over eight acres of secondary jungle and dotted with more than 500 species of tropical flora and fauna. Leave the garden with heaps of tropical facts and knowledge by experiencing its 45-minute audio tour.
The mural scene at Seberang Perai, the Butterworth Art Walk is a product of Penang’s vibrant artists and the state’s rich history. With its eye-catching murals and installations, it aims to educate visitors about the mainland’s colourful past.
Formerly known as Taman Belia-Youth Park, Penang City Park is a 40-acre urban park in the city of George Town with various recreational amenities, such as playgrounds, a skating rink, swimming pools, a graffiti corner, reflexology paths and an outdoor auditorium, all of which are open to the public.
Also known as the "Waterfall Gardens" because of the cascading waterfall nearby, this is a state public park on Jalan Air Terjun in George Town, covering 50 hectare of area. It is a well landscaped place that contains a huge variety of indigenous and exotic plant species.
Established since 1988, the 5-acre park sits on the mainland portion of Penang State, has a collection of more than 300 species of birds from all over the world, of which more than 150 species are of Malaysian Species.
Reputed to be the largest war museum in South East Asia, the Penang War Museum was initially a military fortress designed by the British in the 1930s. The 20-acre museum houses historical artefacts such as cannons and features underground military tunnels and ammunition bunkers located nine metres underground.
Both a garden and a family-friend cafe located at 750m above sea level at top of Penang Hill. Decorated with more than 100 varieties of pitcher plants, it is also the only Nepenthes Garden in Peninsular Malaysia.
Get a glimpse of an underwater world at Aquarium of Fisheries Research Institute (FRI), featuring 25 tanks housing different forms of marine life. Observe a range of species that include lionfish, boxfish, moray eels, stonefish, and stingrays.