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Penang National Park
Travel to Penang National Park which is also fondly known as Taman Negara Pulau Pinang and get the chance to explore the world’s smallest national park. Penang National Park is one of the few natural reforested areas that have remained in Penang with 1381 hectares of wetlands and 1181 hectares of forest. Being one of the first protected areas under the National Park Act of 1980, one will be able to check out the sandy and rocky beaches, mixture of habitats and hilly locations, streams and coastal forests and many others at the Penang National Park.
By Car or Boat – There are two entry points to the park, one is at Kuala Sungai Pinang via boat or the other entry point is Teluk Bahang, which is easily accessible by car. Penang National Park is less than 45 minutes by road from the capital, George Town. The journey passes through urban and rural settings along the northern coastal road of Tanjung Tokong, Tanjung Bungah, Batu Ferringhi and Teluk Bahang towns. The first entrance to the park is at Teluk Bahang, or you can take a boat from Kampung Kuala Sungai Pinang. Trails through the park are well-paved with ample signages.
Location: National Park, Jalan Hassan Abas, Teluk Bahang, 11050 Tanjong Bungah, Penang
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