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Best Things To Do With The Family in Penang

Quality family time is always best spent over a holiday, so why not stop over at Penang for the weekend?

Bustling with delectable food, heritage architecture and wondrous sights, here’s why The Pearl of The Orient would make the perfect vacation for the fam!


1. The Habitat Hill Penang

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Besides a seaside escapade, the island’s lush greenery hosts a whole new world to explore, with one of the most notable hotspots being Penang Hill.

The Habitat Penang Hill offers a take on Penang Hill like you’ve never seen, with an assortment of rainforest trails to conquer, such as the Curtis Crest Treetop Walk, Langur Way Canopy Walk, The Flight of The Colugo and many more.

Address: Jalan Stesen, Bukit Bendera Air Itam, 11500 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 9 AM – 7 PM daily
Contact Number: +6019-645 7741

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2. ESCAPE Theme Park

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For all you thrill-seekers out there, this little isle is bound to quench your thirst for adventure. Did you know that you can find the world’s longest water slide in none other than Escape Theme Park in Penang?

A relatively new attraction to the scene, this theme park challenges both amateurs and extremists to try out exhilarating rides and activities. This is one opportunity not to be missed, so what are you waiting for? Get your tickets to a one-stop world of fun today!

Address: 828, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 10 AM – 6 PM daily

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3. Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm

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Welcome your kids to a world of colours fluttering around them as you enter the doors of Entopia Butterfly Farm in Penang! 

A nature haven filled with over 15000 butterflies and insects to discover, this wildlife museum basically holds the key to knowledge. Be amazed by the beauty as well as facts you probably wouldn’t have known about these fairy-like creatures.

What’s more, you can even let your kids witness the magical transformation of butterflies up close when you adopt a pupa home!

Address: No.830, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 9 AM – 5 PM daily
Contact Number: +604-888 8111

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5. Heritage Street 

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Did you know that Penang is one of the world’s most internationally recognised heritage sites? With it being one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, it goes without saying that the mix of colonial designs of buildings emits a sense of nostalgia when visitors set foot in them.

Marvel in awe at the alluring aesthetics of the town which incorporates both modern and traditional elements. For an unforgettable eye-catching experience, be sure not to miss attractions like Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Fort Cornwallis and many more.



6. Penang 3-D Trick Art Museum

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Our next vacation spot on the list certainly gives Houdini a run for his money. Made up of illusions one after another, this Penang attraction will definitely crack everyone up with its humorous displays that are as funny as they are mind-boggling.

So what better way to sneak in some family bonding time than sharing a good laugh together at the 3-D Trick Art Museum? Don’t miss out on the chance to do so plus, pull a prank or two on your kids (all for good fun, of course!).

Address: 10, Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 9 AM – 6 PM daily
Contact Number: +604-263 1628

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7. Dark Mansion Museum

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Here’s another utopia of colours for you and your family’s enjoyment. In Dark Mansion Museum Penang, you’ll find yourself transported to an entire different universe that comes alive in the dark.

Take a walk through various exhibits showcasing twinkling lights in the one and only glow-in-the-dark museum in Malaysia. The 3-D creations are some real eye-poppers, and you’d not want to go without being camera ready!


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7. Beach Hopping

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Fancy some time to rest and rejuvenate instead? Well, they don’t call Penang the Pearl of the Orient for nothing. The state boasts a selection of some of the most beautiful beaches for you to relax and unwind in. Some of these include the famous Batu Feringghi, Tanjung Bungah and Monkey Beach, just to name a few.

Grab a picnic blanket, take a dip in the cooling ocean or even get some horse riding done, because you’ll never run out of things to do with the fam in the isles of Penang.


8. Food Hunt

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Just ask anyone where to go for some of the best culinary delights in Malaysia, and most likely you’ll hear ‘Penang’ rolling off their tongues. Ranging from Malay, Chinese and Indian cuisines, foodies are spoilt for choice here.

If you’re looking to sample some of the country’s finest Char Kuey Teow, Nasi Kandar and Chendul, look no further. Take a stroll through Gurney Street for the best hawker food you can find among the oceans of stalls spread along the way. Or, if you’re looking for something more refined, there are various cafes, restaurants and bars that offer an array of savoury delicacies and desserts.


Looks like you’ve got your whole Penang family vacation plan laid out for you right here! Once you’ve covered Penang, why not head over to these family-friendly destinations as well? Check these out: