Tropical Spice Garden, Penang Island

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Explore the landscaped grounds at Tropical Spice Garden to see over 500 species of plants and trees. Set in over 3 hectares (8 acres) of secondary rainforest, this award-winning ecotourism site is crisscrossed by boardwalks that let you move over the changing terrain with ease. Take a guided tour of the garden to see nutmeg, tumeric, and ginger growing in their natural environment, then stop in the outdoor cafe to enjoy a meal as monkeys swing in the trees overhead. Consider taking a cooking course, where qualified instructors teach you how to prepare some of the staple dishes in Malay, Nyonya, and Indian cuisine. Use our Penang Island road trip app to arrange your visit to Tropical Spice Garden and other attractions in Penang Island.
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  • This is more than just a spice garden and if you are interested in plants and trees then make sure a visit here is on your itinerary. Allow at least a couple of hours to really appreciate the amazing ...  more »
  • These gardens were a lovely little piece of tropical paradise. It is small - could walk round the whole thing in 15 mins - but with all the twists and turns and lovely spots to sit, and info about the...  more »
  • Lovely, tranquil & serene setting to learn about plant species, including aloe vera, cinnamon & jasmine.  more »
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