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Penang National Park. Taman Negara Pulau Pinang |Johor Kaki Travels For Food

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Before my eco-tourism trip alongside Tourism Malaysia , I didn't fifty-fifty know that at that spot is a national common inwards Penang. Taman Negara Pulau Pinang may live Malaysia's smallest national common , but it is merely the correct size to gibe inwards one-half a twenty-four hr menstruation of fun exploring some of Malaysia's unique natural wonders. It certain makes a see to Penang to a greater extent than interesting - adding some other argue to see Penang on transcend of eating , photos alongside wall murals inwards Georgetown , shopping , Sun worshipping in addition to partying inwards Batu Ferringhi.

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Penang National Park is located at the northwest corner of Penang island. The petty 10 sq mile common has 2 entry points - the chief entrance at Teluk Bahang in addition to a secondary entrance at Kuala Sungai Pinang inwards Balik Pulau.

(Teluk Bahang is merely xxx minutes yesteryear machine from Batu Ferringhi. Rapid Penang populace omnibus numbers 101 in addition to 103 come upwardly hither from KOMTAR Bus Terminal in addition to Weld Quay Bus Terminal.)

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We entered the common via the chief entrance at Teluk Bahang equally it is nearer from Georgetown in addition to Batu Ferringhi. The common headquarters in addition to interpretation centre (i.e. exhibition gallery) are likewise here.

The 2 chief natural attractions inwards the common are in Pantai Kerachut. They are the Turtle Hatchery & Conservation Centre in addition to Meromictic Lake.

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Pantai Kerachut tin give the axe live reached yesteryear a 1.5 hr trek through the woods from the chief entrance.

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Alternatively , nosotros could receive got a circular trip chartered boat ride from the Teluk Bahang entrance to Pantai Kerachut.

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We went yesteryear chartered boat which takes xxx minutes 1 agency betwixt Teluk Bahang in addition to Pantai Kerachut.

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Off nosotros went on petty motorboats.

Along the agency , our guide Fauzi pointed out some interesting natural features inwards the park.

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The outset was a stone formation known equally "Crocodile Rock" because it looked similar the caput of a crocodile - tin give the axe y'all run across it?

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Then , at that spot is "Turtle Rock" but the resemblance isn't equally obvious.

Can y'all run across it on the left?

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Crouching rabbit napping yesteryear the sea. Soon , it volition live overtaken yesteryear the tiresome but steady turtle 😄

Can y'all run across the "Rabbit Rock"?



Walls of H2O ascent upwardly equally our boat circular the cape at the northwestern tip of Penang isle - it is known to fishermen hither equally Muka Putih "Cape of White Face" because faces plough pale when they circular the cape during high seas.

On the hilltop inwards a higher identify the cape is Muka Head Lighthouse built inwards 1883 in addition to 242 metres inwards a higher identify the sea. From the lighthouse y'all tin give the axe run across the Malacca Straits , Langkawi isle in addition to North Sumatra. Trekking from Teluk Bahang to Muka Head Lighthouse takes nearly 2 hours 1 way.

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As our boat made it's agency to Pantai Kerachut , nosotros tin give the axe run across the 2 tiers of vegetation of Penang National Park.

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Our boats arrived at Pantai kerachut later on virtually xxx minutes at sea. The surface of the body of body of water glint similar floating diamonds.

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Pantai kerachut likewise known equally Turtle Beach has fine sandy beaches in addition to pristine turquoise water. It faces the Malacca Straits to the west.

(Note that at that spot is no cellular wifi or information access here. Is that a bane 😂 or a gain 😄 ?)

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There is a army camp site at Pantai Kerachut where common visitors tin give the axe pitch tents. (There are altogether 5 army camp sites inwards Panang National Park.)

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If y'all are lucky , y'all may come upwardly human face upwardly to human face upwardly alongside "Berlian" the giant nighttime hairy ape-man alongside brilliant piercing eyes that smoothen similar diamonds.

"Berlian" is Malaysia's counterpart to America's "Bigfoot" or "Sasquatch".

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One of the transcend attractions of Penang National Park , the meromictic lake , is correct hither are Pantai Kerachut.

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There are alone a handful of meromictic lakes inwards the basis in addition to alone 1 inwards Malaysia , correct hither inwards Penang National Park.

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A meromictic lake is a rare natural phenomenon where freshwater in addition to saltwater are flora together inwards the same lake. The lake is filled alongside freshwater from the river in addition to seawater brought inwards yesteryear the (high) tide. The heavier seawater settles at the bottom in addition to freshwater at the upper layer. Sea fish in addition to river fish alive inwards the same lake at their respective layers.

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Next halt , turtle hatchery in addition to conservation centre.

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Green turtles in addition to Olive turtles come upwardly to Pantai Kerachut throughout the twelvemonth to lay eggs.

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The turtles lay their eggs nether clumps of leafy shady Scaevola Taccada scrubs which dotted the length of Pantai Kerachut.

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Each turtle lays hundreds of eggs but many would live eaten yesteryear monitor lizards , snakes , crabs , monkeys , in addition to fifty-fifty humans , if left unprotected inwards their nests. In lodge to protect the endangered species , the turtle eggs are collected in addition to incubated inwards the hatcheries to maintain out the predators.

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In the hatchery , the eggs are protected yesteryear heavy steel wire cages.

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Once the hatchlings hatched , they volition live released to the wild equally before long equally possible.



Visitors to the turtle hatchery in addition to conservation centre receive got a peril to liberate infant turtles to the sea.

It is estimated that alone 1 of every G hatchlings volition live to adulthood due to predators in addition to pollution.

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Tourism Malaysia Director Corporate Comms Iskandar Mirza led us inwards planting Scaevola Taccada saplings so that body of body of water turtles volition proceed to come upwardly to Penang National Park for years to come.

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Chartered boats came to selection us upwardly from the same spot nosotros hopped off inwards the morning.

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Who should come upwardly to Penang National Park?

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Trekkers in addition to hikers - at that spot are 5 trails leading to all of the park's 5 beaches in addition to 5 army camp sites. Next fourth dimension , I shall trek from the Teluk Bahang common entrance to Pantai Kerachut which would receive got 1.5 hours 1 way. Another activity is to trek xxx minutes from Monkey Beach to Muka Head Lighthouse which is 242 metres inwards a higher identify body of body of water level.

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Beach in addition to Sun lovers - the common has Penang's best beaches. Unspoilt in addition to pristine. The white sand is fine but non powdery - doesn't stick to fifty-fifty sweaty skin.

Fishermen - catch fish alongside claw in addition to trouble or sentry body of body of water eagles pick out grip of fish 😄 

Bird watchers in addition to nature photographers - there are to a greater extent than than 1 ,000 species of flora in addition to 271 species of wildlife. Bird enthusiasts tin give the axe sentry in addition to photograph birds inwards their natural habitat from the 250 metre long canopy walk , xv metres inwards a higher identify ground.

Canoeists - Paddle approximately in addition to explore the park's beautiful mangrove forests.

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Campers in addition to picnickers - at that spot are 5 campsites inwards the park.

All nature lovers - that's y'all in addition to me lah 😄

Read virtually my eco-tourism trip to Penang 👈 click

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Taman Negara Pulau Pinang

Address: Jalan Hassan Abbas , 11050 Teluk Bahang , Penang (main entrance at Teluk Bahang)
GPS5°27'35.3"N 100°12'23.1"E | 5.459809 , 100.206424
Tel: +604 881 3500



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