Highlights

Explore estuarine/tidal forests and mangrove waterways, quaint fishing villages and unique mangrove flora and fauna; sample freshly caught seafood cooked in fresh ingredients.

 

Tour Start Location / Places of interest
5:00 pm Pick up from SQ
6:00 pm Tour starts from Kuala Sungei Pinang, a remote and secluded fishing village at the west coast of Penang Island where you will be introduced to the local community’s way of life and their livelihood, you will also learn about the mangrove ecological system and its importance
7:00 pm Leisure cruise by boat along mangrove waterways; enjoy the peaceful surrounding where you spot the Brahminy Kites eagles’ nests, savour majestic flight of the white-bellied sea eagles, colourful kingfishers & many other mangrove/migratory bird species, and spot monitor lizards sunbathing on shoreBe introduced to various mangrove vegetations, meet the local fishermen returning with their catch (fishes, prawns, crabs, etc), and watch the beautiful sunset at the river mouth with glistening beaches of Penang National Park hailing from afar. Local snacks and tea will be served on board
8:00 pm Seafood dinner at Pulau Betong fishing village
9:30 pm Transfer back to SQ

 

Attire

Please wear comfortable walking shoes/sandals; preferably light cotton T-shirt & shorts/long pants (do not wear jeans as they are too warm for the climate and get very heavy when wet).

Things To Bring:

  • hat/cap
  • drinking water
  • raincoat/poncho
  • insect repellent
  • binoculars (optional)

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