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Cute small walking streets as wooden floor

That's a lot people in there, must go here for my opinion. They have many gift shop for the choice... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Hong Kong, China
via mobile
Brilliant day out on the Blue Whale. Very relaxing.

Lovely day out on the Blue Whale.  Excellent food, great company, fantastic service.  To see Penang... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2015
Melbourne, Australia
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23 Dec 2017
“Cute small walking streets as wooden floor”
27 Jul 2015
“Not what we Expected!!”
548 Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
+60 4-890 6273
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

That's a lot people in there, must go here for my opinion. They have many gift shop for the choice, especially the local Penang coffee, it's cheap and taste good.

2  Thank WPC1114
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We were so excited to experience the day going to Monkey Beach, but so sorry Blue Whale but I have to agree with Kaza09 this day did not exceed our expectations. 1. The boat is quite run down and went very slow with the diesel...More

12  Thank jened1956
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Lovely day out on the Blue Whale.  Excellent food, great company, fantastic service.  To see Penang from the water was a very relaxing way to experience the city.

3  Thank tcyokohama
Reviewed 4 December 2014

If you want to go on a cruise don't choose this one. Not much info given about Penang, our taxi drivers new more. Boat went slow and the fumes from the deisel... well it went into the watermelon we were given, which went overboard!. Meal...More

7  Thank kaza09
Reviewed 14 November 2014

I recently was a guest among 10+ other people on the Blue Whale Cruise out of Straits Quay. Shortly after leaving the Marina, the boat developed engine/steering problems and we attempted to turn back. This proved futile as we appeared to have no power. These...More

28  Thank asianomad88
Reviewed 8 October 2014

We made a last-minute request for a trip on our wedding anniversary. Eileen responded to my first email very quickly, and within 2 hours had confirmed all details and we were booked in. Little did we know that she had organised the trip just for...More

1  Thank fionap2005
Reviewed 13 July 2014

If you are looking for a unique, laid back way to see the coast of Georgetown, Penang, look no further. Blue Whale Cruises took us out on a dinner cruise for sunset over Penang and it was fantastic. Eileen, the owner, pays close attention to...More

2  Thank superiorcold
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

I went on the full day Monkey Beach Cruise. The boat leaves from Straits Quay at around 10am and returns at around 3pm. We were welcomed onto the boat by friendly crew and given a welcome drink which was refreshing. My partner and I chose...More

3  Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

I made my booking with Eileen 4 days in advance before my arrival to Penang. Normally, an confirmation has to be made during the booking but Eileen is so kind that she allow me to pay the deposit when I arrive Penang. When we meet...More

2  Thank vincentcc143
Reviewed 18 April 2014

A must do on a visit to Penang as it capture the beauty of the island. Watching the sunset from the boat is something special. A lovely meal was made by the genuine and lovely Eileen who gave us a local history lesson and first...More

3  Thank samyLeeds
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