Penang Tropical Fruit Farm
The Penang Fruit Farm is located approximately 8,000 feet above sea level. It is nestled strategically on the hilly terrain in Teluk Bahang, Penang. The geographical area of the compound makes it an ideal place for cultivating a lot of sub-tropical and tropical fruit trees.
It was developed in 1993 and the orchard covers a total of 25 acres. The three main objectives of the initiation of this orchard are:
- To conserve the rare and exotic fruits.
- To educate and promote to locals and foreigners the abundance of fruits this place has.
- To impose a positive culture towards eco/agro tourism.
Throughout the years, the orchard has acquired many interesting, exotic and rare fruit trees from the region as well as from far corners of the world including Central Africa, Central and South America, India, the Caribbean, the Pacific Islands and the Middle East.
Today, the orchard boasts a total of more than 250 different species and increasing. The fruit farm aspires to solely rely on organic fertilizer although currently, chemicals are used only when it is necessary. The farm aims are to work towards a cleaner environment for the future.
Image by Scott.
Daily: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Adult: RM 40.
Children (5 to 12 Years old): RM 30.
Includes fruit plate and fruit juice.
Hear From Others
The farm advocates the use of organic fertilizers and no insecticides. All the fruits are for the farm consumption or sold to tourists. The tour lasted for about 30 minutes and we made our way down to the ticketing area. Overall, it was a good experience.
I’m pleased to say that it is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon. The guides are knowledgeable, and after learning about the fruit (and a few nuts), visitors sit and feast on unlimited fresh fruit! I was in Penang during fruit season, so it was cheap and plentiful.
The Bao Sheng Durian Farm is a place to go for durian enthusiasts. With an option to visit for a day or stay overnight, visitors will have the pleasure to learn more about the different tastes that the durians have.