As the main attraction of The Habitat at Penang Hill, the Curtis Crest Tree Top Walk features breathtaking views atop the rainforest hill of Penang island. It provides an elevated walkway and a 360 degrees viewing platform above the trees (with a height of 13 meters from the ground), offering the highest panoramic view of the island. Curtis Crest Tree Top Walk was named after Charles Curtis, the first British superintendent of the Penang Botanic Gardens and who is also a botanist himself.
Claiming to be the country’s first ecotourism site, The Habitat at Penang Hill is the newest attraction to join the ranks of popular tourism sites in Penang. With its objectives in promoting environmental causes and the conservation of nature, The Habitat features walking trails within the lush rainforest of Penang. Along these trails, one can find a variety of flora and fauna which inhabit the rainforest and hills, ranging from tiny insects to the rainforest’s wildlife and plants.
A place which will be appreciated by people who like nature, The Habitat also features its own attractions like the giant swings, mini gardens and a tree top walk, in addition to guided walking tours. There are several other new attractions (like the canopy walk) which are being developed currently and are expected to be completed by the year’s end.
For more info on The Habitat, do visit its official website located HERE.
Heart shaped arch made up of flower pots in Youth Park, Penang.
Entopia is the newly renovated, upgraded and expanded version of the Penang Butterfly Farm. After a year of major rework and upgrade, Entopia opened its door during the middle of this year. It maintains its free roaming butterflies concept while at the same time, includes other types of bugs and even reptiles, as well as establishing several new attraction and educational zones.
For more info, do visit its official website; http://entopia.com/
Exterior shots of Entopia (where butterflies roam):
Interior shots of Entopia (with interactive video, learning games and information center):