Penang National Park

Penang National Park

By Syed Abdul Khaliq from Shah Alam, Malaysia (Penang National Park in HDR) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Penang National Park – The smallest national park in Malaysia


Penang National Park is the smallest national park in Malaysia. You may ask what can you see here, and is it worth your time to visit this park? My answer would be most definitely! Home to around 417 types of flora species and 143 types of fauna species, there sure is plenty to look at in this forest reserve! Penang National Park is a great destination for nature lovers retreat, so if you love being around nature, and love to hike, this would be a great place to go!

What can be squeezed into this 25 square kilometres land space? Well there is a wetland, mangroves, a meromictic lake, mudflats and turtle nesting beaches, which you can see when you are here. If you plan to see the meromictic lake, you may want to note that the best seasons to visit are June, July and August, as there is a higher chance to see it when the water level is just right. You can also hike to Kerachut beach from here, where you can enjoy the serenity of the beach and visit the local turtle sanctuary.

Take a tour around Penang National Park and learn about the mangroves, ecosystem, and stop to look at the flora and fauna, basically just take your time to explore this amazing national park. If you wish to visit the nearby beaches, there are boats which you can hire to bring you there if you do not wish to hike there as it is a long walk.

This amazing national park is here to stay, so why not take a look for yourself?

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