Mangrove Sunset Cruise - Penang Malaysia
Explore estuarine/tidal forests and mangrove waterways, quaint fishing villages and unique mangrove flora and fauna; sample freshly caught seafood cooked in fresh ingredients
Point of Departure
Hotel pick up time varies on tide condition; trip depends on good weather condition; best time from Dec - Feb)
advance booking required
Pick up Time
Between 16:00 to 16:30 (will be confirmed upon booking), time varies on tide conditions – Pick up from hotel
Total Duration of Trip
Things To Bring
* hat/cap * drinking water * sunglasses * sun block * insect repellent * binoculars (for bird watching) * swimwear (optional) * raincoat/poncho * a day pack with small bath towel and spare change of clothing * camera (optional) * a pair of slippers (optional)
What To Wear
Please wear comfortable walking shoes/sandals; preferably light cotton T-shirt & shorts/longs (do not wear jeans as they are too warm for the climate and get very heavy when wet)
Mangrove Sunset Cruise
For more information on rates:
* guide fee * seafood dinner at restaurant where Anthony Bourdain was introduced to local freshly caught and cooked seafood cuisine * english / malay / chinese speaking guide * hotel transfer to & fro (batu feringghi or George Town area)
* Child age will be 6 years and above
Disclaimer * Important:
Participants must be without any major health problem eg asthma, heart or lung diseases
Every person participating in the tour organized by the Company is regarded in every respect as carrying his or her risk regarding loss or injury to person or property. The company accepts no responsibility for losses or expenses incurred due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes, war or other causes. Such losses and expenses shall be the responsibility of the traveller.
We advise you to wait at least 5 minutes before the stated pick-up time..
17:30 - tour starts from Kuala Sungei Pinang, a remote and secluded fishing village at the west coast of Penang Island where you will be introduced to the local community’s way of life and their livelihood, you will also learn about the mangrove ecological system and its importance.
18:15 - Leisure cruise by boat along mangrove waterways, enjoy the peaceful surrounding where you spot the Brahminy Kites eagles’ nests, savour majestic flight of the white-bellied sea eagles, colourful kingfishers & many other mangrove/migratory bird species, monitor lizards sunbathing on shore, being introduced to various mangrove vegetations, meet the local fishermen returning with their catch (fishes, prawns, crabs, etc), beautiful sunset at river mouth with glistering beaches of Penang National Park hailing from afar. Local snacks will be served on board.
19:15 – seafood dinner