PENANG MAINLAND SIGHTSEEING ATTRACTIONS
MAINLAND PENANG TOUR - PROVINCE WELLESLEY
The ferry service began operation in 1920 and was the only means for crossing over to the mailand before construction and completion of Penang Bridge , carrying both passengers and vehicles. The departure and arrival time takes about 20 minutes, while waiting time for vehicles will depend more on the volume of traffic. Passengers on foot will unlikely encounter long waiting time as the vast space on the upper deck can usually accommodate most of the passengers on arrival at the ferry terminal.
Penang Bird Park
A prominent lifestyle venue with vast array of restaurants, niche market at night, automobile showhouse and venue for regular festivals and events. A free WIFI hotspot centre for leisure, social meetings and entertainments, day and night.
Built as a small chapel in 1846 and expanded to a larger church in 2002 to accommodate growing number of pilgrims. The stained glass set featuring St. Anne and a set of three bells from France were installed at the old church in 1896. The three bells were dismantled during the Japanese occupation period, and only one of them were recovered. Every year in July, St Anne's Feast is celebrated grandly by all walks of life, with candle lighting procession.
Buildings with the interior being structured to create a living
environment similar to the natural habitat of swiftlets,
Firefly Sanctuary, Nibong Tebal
Rare enchanting sight of fireflies along the Sungai Kerian river bank
with a morning or sunset cruise.
Taman Rimba Bukit Panchor
A popular camping site under green canopy. Attractions are the bat caves.
Stretched out in the northern part of mainland Province Wellesley. Driving to this part of the mainland, you may still be able to see kampung type of houses built nearby the padi fields. Traditional lifestyle still exist in this areas, particularly among the senior Malays.