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Monkey Cup

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Guided tour and free shuttle back :)

The walk up there is very quiet and with beautiful views along the way. A young guy gave me a... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
Arnhem, The Netherlands
Guided tour was good and informative

Was not really being drawn to anything else on Penang hill so I set off for a walk to Monkey Cup... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
Ballina, Australia
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Jalan Tuanku Yahya Petra | Bukit Bendera, Penang Island 11300, Malaysia
+60 12-428 9585
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small garden not really wel maintained. Not interesting if you're not into monkey cups. Plus they do have a free shuttle back

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jeremie_Besson
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

We took a buggy to see some of Penang Hill and we ended at the Monkey Cup so we had a coffee there, very nice too. We decided to take a look. At the gardens. Got a one in one tour from the young man...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank John_Murray01
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

This is a lovely little garden about 10 mins walk from The Habitat (they have free shuttle back to the main Penang Hill hub part if you want it, but we walked back comfortably in about 15/20 mins). It’s a super little place away from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank E7174
Reviewed December 30, 2018

The walk up there is very quiet and with beautiful views along the way. A young guy gave me a guided tour and was super friendly!! He did say that the guided tours are not a given, it just depends on who's there. I loved...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TalithaMM
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Was not really being drawn to anything else on Penang hill so I set off for a walk to Monkey Cup. Fortunately I ended up getting a lift on the back of a buggy as the walk is quite long. For a cheap fee if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Long walk from main area. Small nut unique nature. 15 mins is enough. Can get a jeep from entrance but they don't run often

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Monkey Cup is about 15-20 minutes walk from the main station. They serve coffee and have a mini petting zoo where customers can migle with the insects and animals. They also provide shuttle service.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CastelloPikkard
Reviewed September 19, 2018

If you just walk around by yourself, it will be a somewhat boring experience as you don't get to understand the difference between the various monkey cup species, how they function, feed, survive etc. Make sure a guide accompanies you and you can also ask...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pangean_traveller
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

I noticed a sign for Monkey cup while at the entrance to Habitat and made the 1000m to check it out. I wasn't disappointed. Holding the scorpions and checking out their garden with a guide in toe. It was a well spent 30 minutes and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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