Located at the tail-end of the coastal road of northern side of the exciting Penang Island, Teluk Bahang is a fishing village that you must visit when you are around this area. The name of this place which carries the meaning of ‘Bay of Heat Wave’ resembles the heat of the sea breeze blowing to the shore. Visitors should be alert that the sea off Teluk Bahang is not for swimming. Jellyfishes are visible in that water because of the sewage discharged along the coast. However, this serene of Penang is suitable for families to spend splendid time together as there are numerous places to be visited.
To get to the place, you can travel by air whilst enjoying the top view and land in Penang International Airport. Located near Bayan Lepas at the southeastern tip of Penang Island, this airport is one of the busiest airport in Malaysia. Famous low-cost airlines like FireFly and Air Asia make landings here. If you are travelling within the city, you can ride on the shuttle bus and stop at the destination. Taxis are also available. If you are coming from the north, you can travel through North-South Expressway roughly in 2 hours to reach the destination. Express buses and ETS train (KTM) with reasonable prices are also available for those who prefer to sit back and enjoy the scenic view throughout the journey.
Located on Jalan Teluk Bahang, Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm is a must visit place for you and your family. Wouldn’t it be nice watching various types of butterflies and insects flying around the park? Find relaxation and be rejuvenated in this nature’s classroom. There are two worlds in Entopia; The Natureland living outdoor gardens and The Cocoon indoor discovery centre. In Entopia, over 150 species of flora and fauna are being showcased to the visitors. Hence, you should allocate few hours for a fruitful visit here. Head toTapestree, a restaurant in this farm that serves Western and Asian cuisines alongside with delicious tropical drinks. This attraction opens every day for you from 9.00 a.m to 5.30 p.m.
Have a sweet escape by experiencing the adventurous games at ESCAPE Adventure Play Theme Park. This family friendly theme park has thrilling and exciting outdoor activities that will stimulate your adrenaline. You can swing from tree to tree, be a cave explorer, leap through the air and even bounce down the slopes on tubby racers. The ticketing prices differ according to the range of ages. Children below 3 years and those above 60 years can enter the park for free. Children from 4 to 12 years will have to pay RM55 each and those between 13 to 60 years will be charged at RM83 each. It opens every day except for Monday, from 9 a.m. to 6 pm. Make sure this place is on your list!
Priced from RM1300 per night, this luxurious villa promises a memorable stay in Teluk Bahang for you. Situated a stone’s throw away from calming beaches, interesting national parks and major attractions like Penang Hill, this villa is a mixture of modern living with nature with a little bit touch of old-style. You can enjoy the greenery view from your window while breathing the fresh air with your loved ones. Not only that, you can also swim in the outdoor swimming pool whilst listening to the voices of the nature. The parking lot provided can cater many vehicles and is accessible for all.