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Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest

15 Jalan Kolam, Bukit Mertajam 14000, Malaysia
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Excellent exercise place

It is a reserve forest and open to public for recreation activities. You will love it if you like... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kiang long A
via mobile
Breath of fresh air

This is an awesome place to hike around. The air is so fresh and the hill is full of luscious... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Malacca, Malaysia
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“fresh air” (4 reviews)
“walk around” (3 reviews)
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15 Jalan Kolam, Bukit Mertajam 14000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a reserve forest and open to public for recreation activities. You will love it if you like hiking and walk up hill. It is a park fill with small stream and small pond filled with natural water. You can enjoy the cold water...More

Thank kiang long A
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome place to hike around. The air is so fresh and the hill is full of luscious greenery. Many people are seen hiking or strolling around this area any time of the day.

Thank sheronlee
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great location to get away for a break from the busy city. Easy to get too and not expensive. Good way to spend a few hours walking in the cooler air :)

Thank Patrick E
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

For your information Penang is not only the island, but also located on land and in fact it is more bigger than the island! At Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest, you can hike hill and enjoy the spectacular view of a dam. The hill is famously...More

Thank Firdaus I
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

You could Uber here if you don't have a ride. There were tons of monkeys along the way. The trails are obvious. They could be rather treacherous at times but we saw senior citizens in slippers going up with ease. Our favorite part was the...More

Thank Annie S
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Good for hiking or even jungle tracking. There's the place you can relax by having a cup of tea. On Sunday morning around 8:45am until 9:45am, you will see a group of people go for exercise if you are lucky enough. Some monkeys can be...More

1  Thank 陈 镇
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

It's a well kept recreational park. Suitable to exercise/ walking with family member. There are 2 ways to hiking up to the hill. Jungle track (1.9 km) or bintumen road (3.5km). Second option is much easier than the first

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

It was very tiring walk, (it's climbing I guess). You keep walking because you wanna see the end of it but its not there, if you have good stamina you can keep walking until the end, if not you can always make a u turn....More

1  Thank Harlina_Minos
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Good view n fresh air, take a slow to the peak and fuul view of bukit mertajam town , take extra precaution during year end because of raining season , prepared rain coat and extra cloths for change !

1  Thank Simon W
Reviewed 22 July 2016

a good place for de stress from work , awesome place to walk around with family and friends and having a cup of tea at tea spa.

1  Thank Choo N
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Questions & Answers
22 February 2017|
Response from Gary L |
Take the tar road if it's ur first time..
5 May 2015|
Response from KC O | Reviewed this property |
Honest opinion : no point staying overnight. no admission fee needed.