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Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang)
Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang)

Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang) Tours and Activities

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Nicknamed the Waterfall Gardens, the Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang) were established by British colonists in 1884 on the site of an old granite quarry. Today, the gardens cover 74 acres (30 hectares), with landscaped grounds, tropical forests and several themed gardens, like a cactus house, orchidarium, herb garden and pine forest.

Besides featuring its collection of indigenous and exotic flora, the Penang Botanical Gardens are an excellent place to see various colorful birds and butterflies, as well as dusky leaf monkeys, long-tailed macaques and black giant squirrels. The monkeys are known to be quite aggressive, so keep a firm hand on your belongings, particularly food items. You’ll see signs posted throughout the grounds warning against feeding the monkeys, and it’s wise to heed them.

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Daily 5am-8pm
Jalan Kebun Bunga, Penang, Malaysia, 10350
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Penang Full Day Tour

Penang Full Day Tour

See the sights of Penang while avoiding stuffy tour buses or public transport turmoil on this small-group tour. Visit significant spiritual sites like Dhammikarama Burmese Temple and Wat Chayamangkalaram, home of the city’s immense Reclining Buddha. Stroll along the boardwalk at Batu Ferringhi Beach and take a drive around the ruins and colonial remnants of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Georgetown neighborhood. Get from destination to destination in an air-conditioned small-group transport, with your own driver to tell you the stories of the city.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.44
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Penang Nature Tour with Penang Hill(Fast Lane), Kek Lok Si & Botanical Garden

Penang Nature Tour with Penang Hill(Fast Lane), Kek Lok Si & Botanical Garden

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On the surface, Penang appears as a historical city but if you look deeper, you’ll find a whole host of natural wonders. Spend the day discovering the best of Penang’s nature during a tour that covers Penang Hill (Flagstaff Hill), Batu Ferringhi Beach, and Kek Lok Si Temple, and provides an easy way for first-time visitors to orient themselves. Plus, hotel pickup and drop-off mean that you don’t have to worry about finding a meeting point.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.62
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Private Tour: Full Day Center Penang Island Tour

Private Tour: Full Day Center Penang Island Tour

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Make sure you see the best of Penang on a private tour of the island. Departing from George Town, this personalized tour covers religious sights such as Kek Lok Si Temple, Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram, Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple and Pinang Peranakan Mansion. Plus, explore Penang Botanical Garden and take the funicular to Penang Hill, from which panoramic city views are enjoyed. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.57
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$102.57
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Penang: Flexible 6-Hours Highlights

Penang: Flexible 6-Hours Highlights

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This tour let you go to all the attractions that you like, not like the can approach of a predetermined itinerary tour. For a 6 hours visit from ship or hotel or airport, you choose some 4-7 attractions to go from the list in "tour details". You choose the places and dictate how much time to spend at each attraction. Either you explore every nooks and corners, or you simply take pictures from the outside without entering the attraction, you call the shot. If mobility is a concern, go for a round island tour and take in the view from the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you do not have a clue where to go or to do, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You will be not be disappointed. Penang is a truly surprising hidden gem!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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Penang: Flexible Full-Day Adventures

Penang: Flexible Full-Day Adventures

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This guided tour is flexible tour for 8 hours meaning you can customize your own tour in Penang from ship or hotel or airport. You choose some 5-9 attractions to go from the list in "tour details" and dictate how much time to spend at each attraction. Either you may indulge in details in the attractions, or kind of "touch and go" or you simply snap pictures from the exterior without going in, you call the shot. If heat is a concern, go into more indoor attraction or go up the hill. If mobility is your concern, then go for a round island tour with the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you like shopping then your American dollars are stretch 4 X versus Ringgit Malaysia as everything is a bargain. If you do not have a clue where to go or to do, no problem, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You will be surprised what Penang has to offer.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.00
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$100.00
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 Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes

Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes

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This is a guided tour and it let you have the flexibility to pick and choose attractions that you like. You will be spoilt for choices. For a 4 hours visit from port or hotel or airport, you may select to go to some 2-4 attractions from the list below. You choose the places and dictate the time to spend at each attraction. Either visit the attraction to your heart fills, or simply take picture from the outside without entering, you call the shot. If mobility is a concern, go for a round island tour and take the comfort of viewing from the car. If you do not have a clue where to go, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You pick some 2-4 attractions/activities from the list in tour details. Penang is a land of charm and you will be surprised what it got to offer and you wish you stop by here longer!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Vacation Photographer in Penang

Vacation Photographer in Penang

Localgrapher is the largest network of professional photographers and videographers with more than 600 destinations around the globe! Book your private photographer and guide in Penang to capture your picture-perfect moments while visiting amazing sites! SOLO TRAVELERS Fancy an insta-perfect photoshoot from your Penang vacation? Localgrapher has years of experience with fashion and solo travel photography! Make your memories last a lifetime and share them on social media or display them in your home to receive an avalanche of compliments. COUPLES If you are about to propose to your loved one, honeymooning or just exploring what Penang has to offer, put the selfie stick aside and let Localgrapher’s superb photographers take care of the photos for you both. FAMILIES & GROUPS A family trip, wedding, bachelorette party or grand get-together? Forget missing someone from pictures, we’ll capture them all!
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  • 30 minutes
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$272.36
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Private Photo Session with a Local Photographer in Penang

Private Photo Session with a Local Photographer in Penang

Want to capture your amazing honeymoon? Family vacation while the kids are still little? Your perfect couples retreat from everyday busy life? A solo trip without asking strangers to take pictures of you? Stop searching, we got you here! We are the largest network of local vacation photographers in the world! Besides Penang, we operate in over 700 destinations worldwide! We always make sure that every special moment of each client is captured well. We believe in our service and quality of our photos so much that we even offer a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee for your photo shoot. Which means, if you don’t like the result of your photo shoot, you can contact us within 7 days and claim your money back! So what are you waiting for? Become one of our hundreds of happy customers by treating yourself to this special experience! Your family and friends will love the result too!
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  • 30 minutes
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Penang: Orang Utan Island & City Flexible Full Day Tour

Penang: Orang Utan Island & City Flexible Full Day Tour

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A full day (8 hours) tour, starting with a visit by driving over Penang bridge to Orangutan Sanctuary Island on mainland Peninsular Malaysia to see some 17 Orangutan up close and personal. Get to know them by names - BJ, Adam, Hiroshi, Manu and others. We, the human, are being enclosed, not the orangutan. Alpha may weigh up to 300 kilogram, so be careful, they have the strength up to 7 adults! They shared some 97% of human's DNA; no wonder they are fun to watch. Upon returning to Penang Island, the afternoon is flexible itinerary. Among others you can visit a wet market to see unique produce and sample some exotic and fusion local foods. Visit a temple with poisonous snakes or enjoy street arts, Clan jetty, Clan-house, a Captain's house, George Town's World Unesco Heritage enclave or Thai temple. Experience George Town's diverse multi-racial cultures living harmoniously side by side along street of harmony. Talk to your tour guide on the options for the rest of the available time.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.00
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$155.00
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Food Tour at George Town 5 hours - Eat Like a Local, Feel Like a Local

Food Tour at George Town 5 hours - Eat Like a Local, Feel Like a Local

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Penang is the food capital of Asia, the cultural diversity here have contributed to a wide variety of food option. Chinese, Malay, Indian and Even Western Cuisine just popping out every where around the whole island. Either you looking for a High Class fine Dining option to Heritage Culture Vibe Cafe, you will be amaze with the amount of option you will be flooded with. However, the best food of Penang came from the street side. Street Hawker that being operating for tenth of years and some inheriting from the cooking skill from their fore parents. These Stalls on the street side might look simple, it may not provide you the comfort of seats but the taste of food might be comparable or better to those Michelin Star Restaurant. Lets join me to explore the wonders of this street food and learn on how to be a local foodies.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.08
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Penang Hourly Tour with Driver cum Guide

Penang Hourly Tour with Driver cum Guide

This hourly tour shall allow you to explore the specific attractions of your choice, and to decide how much time to spend at each attraction. If you are not sure where are the best among so many attractions, let our professional and experienced driver cum guide advise you, and to show you around. You may extend your hourly visit by informing the driver/guide and pay cash directly to him for the additional hourly charges. Please ask for receipt or mobile data confirmation of payment.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$76.93
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What are Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang) hours of operation?
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Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang) hours of operation: Daily 5am-8pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 11 Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang) tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang) costs USD 55.00. Guided Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang) tours start around USD 55.00 per person. See all 11 Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang) tickets and tours on Viator.
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