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Penang Tourist Attraction :: Penang National Park @ Taman Negara Pulau Pinang

Penang Tourist Attraction :: Penang National Park @ Taman Negara Pulau Pinang

Pantai Acheh Forest Reserve straddles 1,266 hectares is the smallest national park in Malaysia, was declared the Penang National Park (PNP) on 4th April 2003. Located at the north-western corner of Penang Island stands the last wilderness and nature heritage of Penang. Taman Negara Pulau Pinang hosts several habitat types not found in a single […]

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High marks for Penang park

High marks for Penang park

The Penang National Park has been listed among Agoda.com’s highest rated parks and green spaces in Asia. Tourism Malaysia Penang senior tourism officer Logi Dhasan descri­bed the listing by the online hotel booking site as positive news for the island. “The listing is also timely as Tourism Malaysia Penang is trying to focus more on […]

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Penang naturally

Penang naturally

Most people go to Penang for food and its beaches but ALAN TEH LEAM SENG chooses a path less trodden that leads to the Penang National Park in the north-western corner of the island. I AM upset. Someone has thrown fresh orange peel on the sides of the jungle path. Who are these inconsiderate people […]

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Penang National Park

Penang National Park

Exploring Malaysia’s Newest National Park – Taman Negara Pulau Pinang Far quieter than Taman Negara in Peninsular Malaysia, the Penang National Park is Malaysia’s smallest and youngest national park. Known locally as Taman Negara Pulau Pinang, the Penang National Park occupies around ten square miles in the northwest corner of Penang Island. Eight of the […]

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Turtles back in Penang

Turtles back in Penang

The East Coast is not the only place to catch sight of turtle hatchlings, as Alan Teh Leam Seng learns. I COULD not believe my eyes. Is that a turtle I see a little distance in front of me. Can it be true that turtles have returned to Penang? Then I recall reports made more […]

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A day’s adventure at Penang park

A day’s adventure at Penang park

The next time you head for the island, why not check out its national park, suggests Zulita Mustafa. PENANG isn’t just home to good food, colourful heritage and great bargains but also the country’s smallest national park. Penang National Park, formerly known as Pantai Acheh Forest Reserve, is only a 45-minute’s drive from the capital […]

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