Outdoor Activities in Penang Hill

Outdoor activities in Penang Hill are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Penang Hill comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Penang Hill and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Penang Hill has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Penang Hill.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Penang Hill:

  1. #1 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 3042 itineraries
    Penang Hill

    Tags: Hotel, Island, Trail, Safari

    Address: Jalan Stesen Bukit Benderea, Georgetown, Penang Islands, Malaysia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Penang Hill is one of the oldest colonial hill station established by the British during their time in Malaysia. Explored in the late 18th century, a horse trail was cut by the Waterfall Gardens (pres...Read more

  2. #2 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 2704 itineraries
    Kek Lok Si

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Off Beaten Path, Trail

    Address: No. 1, Tokong Kek Lok Si, Georgetown, Penang Island 11500, Malaysia

    Timings: 07:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Also known as the Temple of Supreme Bliss, Kek Lok Si is said to be the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, and arguably one of the most famous in Penang. Located in Air Itam, the hills in that...Read more

  3. #3 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 2092 itineraries
    Pinang Peranakan Mansion

    Tags: Art And Culture, Mansion

    Address: 29, Church Street, Georgetown, 10200 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Displaying around 1000 pieces of antiques and collectibles, Pinang Peranakan Mansion recreates the historical Peranakan culture. It is housed in one of the most prestigious mansions and exhibits excel...Read more

  4. #4 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 3393 itineraries
    Khoo Kongsi

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: 18 Cannon Square, 10450 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Hidden in a maze of alleys and pre-war houses is the breathtakingly beautiful Khoo Kongsi – clanhouse built by the early Khoo clanmen more than 100 years ago. Three tucked away entrances at Cann...Read more

  5. #5 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 3602 itineraries
    Fort Cornwallis

    Tags: Island, Park, Historical Site, Fort

    Address: Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. Set close to the Esplanade and Penang Clocktower, the star-shaped bastion is one of the oldest structures in Penang. Named after Marquis Charl...Read more

  6. #6 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 2727 itineraries
    Penang Botanic Gardens

    Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Island, Trail

    Address: Penguasa Taman & Kebun - Kebun Bunga Jabatan Kebun Bunga Jalan Kebun Bunga, 10350, Pulau Pinang, 10350, Malaysia

    Timings: 05:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Gardens were founded in 1884 by Charles Curtis from the Gardens and Forests Departments Straits Settlements. Walking around the Gardens, one cannot miss the Cannon Ball Tree (Couropita guanensis) ...Read more

  7. #7 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 835 itineraries
    Penang National Park

    Tags: Beach, Forest, National Park, Off Road

    Address: Teluk Bahang, Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Spanning over an area of 1213 hectares of land and sea, this natural treasure serves as a study area for scientists, researches and is a delight to the nature lovers visiting Penang. With more than 41...Read more

  8. #8 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 1989 itineraries
    Dharmikarama Burmese Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Tourist Center

    Address: Lorong Burma, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 05:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is the only Burmese Buddhist temple outside Mynammar and is located in the Georgetown area of Penang. Standing opposite to Wat Chayamangkalaram temple, this temple was built in 1805 and presents ...Read more

  9. #9 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 2344 itineraries
    Wat Chayamangkalaram

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Address: 24 Lorong Burma, Georgetown, 10250 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram is a Thai Buddhist temple in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, most notable for its Reclining Buddha statue. The statue is the 3rd...Read more

  10. #10 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 2466 itineraries
    Protestant Cemetery

    Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site, Cemetery, Tourist Center

    Address: Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is the oldest Christian cemetery in Penang. It is also known as Northern Road cemetery and was set up in 18th century for British colonial administrators, traders and missionaries. The earliest g...Read more

  11. #11 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 1953 itineraries
    Penang State Museum And Art Gallery

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Observatory, Tourist Center

    Address: Lebuh Farquhar, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This museum was established in 1821 and houses the national and state collection of Baba Nyonya porcelain, furniture, jewellery and costumes. It also preserves and displays eight oil paintings by Capt...Read more

  12. #12 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 1233 itineraries
    Penang War Museum

    Tags: Military Museum, Island, Educational Site, War Memorial

    Address: Jalan Batu Maung, 11960 Batu Maung, Pulau Penang, Malaysia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Located in the South East corner of Penang Island, the War Museum sits on 20 acres of hilltop land that was once the site of a British military fortress, built in the 1930's to protect the island from...Read more

  13. #13 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 2443 itineraries
    Sri Mahamariamman Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Island, Historical Site

    Address: Lebuh Queen, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 06:30 am - 11:00 pm Details

    Sri Mariamman Temple is a Hindu temple set on Lebuh Queen and Lebuh Chulia in Georgetown’s compact Little India district: a vibrant community whose outer face is of saris, incense shops and bana...Read more

  14. #14 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 1436 itineraries
    Kuil Arulmigu Karu Mariamman Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: Jalan Todak, 13700 Perai, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    This is a South Indian Hindu temple and is noted for having the largest Rajagopuram (main sculpture tower) in Malaysia. With a height of 72 feet and the entrance being 21 feet tall, 11 feet wide, the ...Read more

  15. #15 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Penang Hill
    - Used in 1412 itineraries
    Penang Bird Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Park, Tourist Center, Nature

    Address: Taman Burung Seberang Jaya, Jalan Todak, Seberang Jaya, 13700, Perai, Pulau Pinang, 13700, Malaysia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This is the first and one of the largest bird parks in Malaysia spread over 5-acres. It has a collection of more than 300 species of bird from all over the world and 3000 birds. The landscaped park is...Read more