Tropical Spice Garden, Penang Island

4.0
#2 of 28 in Parks in Penang Island
Explore the landscaped grounds at Tropical Spice Garden to see over 500 species of plants and trees. Set in over 3 hectares (8 acres) of secondary rainforest, this award-winning ecotourism site is crisscrossed by boardwalks that let you move over the changing terrain with ease. Take a guided tour of the garden to see nutmeg, tumeric, and ginger growing in their natural environment, then stop in the outdoor cafe to enjoy a meal as monkeys swing in the trees overhead. Consider taking a cooking course, where qualified instructors teach you how to prepare some of the staple dishes in Malay, Nyonya, and Indian cuisine. Use our Penang Island road trip app to arrange your visit to Tropical Spice Garden and other attractions in Penang Island.
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  • We have walked around the spice garden twice when we've visited Penang and the variety of spices are amazing. The guided tour with headsets give very informative information out.  more »
  • Many plant has been died and no replacement. You are unable to view the plants that mentioned by the audio guild. Entrance fee is too expensive for Audio guided tour. The device is old and heavy.  more »
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