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Address: Lot 595 Mukim 2, Jalan Teluk Bahang | Teluk Bahang, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 6048811797
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Garden Audio Tours available in 7 Languages: English, Chinese, Malay...
Garden Audio Tours available in 7 Languages: English, Chinese, Malay, Arabic, Japanese, German & French. Alternatively you may take the Live Guided Tour starting at 9am, 11.30Am, 1.30Pm & 3.30Pm. The trails are uneven and going up hill, therefore wheelchairs & strollers are not recommended. The Hidden Eden of Southeast Asia! Timeless and enchanting, Tropical Spice Garden is an eco-attraction tucked within a natural valley fronting the Straits of Malacca. The showcase garden houses over 500 species of herb, spice and tropical plants. Explore and discover the fabulous diversity of nature as you through trails and pathways that meander through undulating hills, jungles terraces and natural streams.
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spice garden

great day out, make sure you get a tour guide who can explain it all, and take you around- really enjoyed it- great for all ages- take water to keep your hydrated, as it's a hot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
Tina100965
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 NEW

great day out, make sure you get a tour guide who can explain it all, and take you around- really enjoyed it- great for all ages- take water to keep your hydrated, as it's a hot day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I would say it is worth the visit if you are staying in Batu Ferringi but not worth the trip all the way from Georgetown unless you are really big into plants. It gets very hot in the gardens as the canopy does not let in much light so be prepared to perspire somewhat and there is a bit of... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We toured this wonderful oasis while on Penang Island. It was really interesting and really beautiful. Learned a lot about the spice trade. They have a lovely gift shop and fabulous restaurant as well. It's well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

wow i found out so much about the spice trade its amazing the cafe ther is just excellent for a good curry (spicy )

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

They were very friendly, nice to walk around and they will introduce the plants to you. It's good to go in 3~4 people. They used to have a tai restaurant which is great!!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

well worth a visit. Very beautiful surroundings. Makes you feel good to be alive. Lots of wild life and tropical plants.Has a lovely gift shop where you can buy all kinds of spices and natural fragrances

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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I loved this place! I'm not one for trekking through jungles but this was perfect. 8 acres of forested jungle with easy and accessible paths to follow. A clear, informative and, at times, hilarious handheld audio guide to take round at your own pace. Ensure you give yourself plenty of time so you can relax on the bench swing, look... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Our stop here was part of the day tour, on arrival we were given citronella oil to rub on our limbs to ward off mosquitoes, and a hand held audio device as the farm is a self guided place. A map is also provided with numbers related to the audio and it was very easy to use and informative, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Hi there Me and my wife visited the spice garden to attend a cookery class. We didn't know what to expect. We caught a bus from George Town took around 35 minutes and drop us right out side we was greeted by a lovely lady. We explained we never booked the class in advance and she was more then happy... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

It was many years ago since we visited the Spice Garden. We found it to be a well worth and Informative visit. I especially liked the fish spa, a thing I've always wanted to do and found it tickly and soothing at the same time great!!

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