Tropical Spice Garden - The Tranquil
Retreat For Natures Lovers
The Tropical Spice Garden is another prime tourist attraction in Penang that you
shouldn’t miss. Located in a eight acre valley fronting the shores of Teluk Bahang, it
showcase a landscaped garden that consist of tropical collection from all over the world.

With more than 500 varieties of tropical herbs and spices, you can rest assure that the nature sight and sound from the Tropical Spice Garden will offer you a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Upon entering the Tropical Spice Garden, you can feel the nice aroma of perfume plant that welcome your every visit. Your walk towards the gardens trail begins at the front office. From there, you'll need to follows the trails that are provided to experience yourself the beautiful flora of the garden.

Outside The Garden

Front Office

Each trail that you took will last for about 20 to 25 minutes and is creatively design so that you will not miss out on any part of the lush nature garden.

The 3 Tropical Spice Garden trail to follow are:
  • Spice Trail - Over 100 varieties of tropical spice and herbs plant
  • Ornamental Trail - A huge collection of exotic flora
  • Jungle Trail - A showcase of ferns, wild orchids, palms and other significant jungle flora.

Garden Map

Garden Trails

It is advisable that you follow a guided tour when you visit the garden so that you could get clearer and accurate information on the plant, flowers and trees. For a self-guided tour, a brochure available for sale at the Garden to provides an introduction to the highlights and explains the history and work of the Garden.

Angel Wings S. America

Spider Lily Tropical America

Dumb Cane Africa
Spice & Herbs From Spice Museum At Tropical Spice Garden

If you go on self guided tour - Plan your own route and watch out for the educational information of particular plants of interest and all the tropical garden features.

The daily guided tour which is available for free is available on first come first serve basis at 9:30am, 11am and 12:30am. When you have finished the entire trail, you will be led to a Lone Crag Villa - a unique 20th century straits colonial holiday bungalow which has been converted into a visitor centre.

Inside there is a Spice museum, Spice cafe, Gift Shop and also a Garden Shop. Have a sip of cool drinks at the cafe to rejuvenate your body after the long walk. At the same time, catch some of the breathtaking ocean view that can be seen from there.

Err... one more thing before making your trip to the Tropical Spice Garden.

You need to be prepared to walk on a hilly garden. So, wearing a pair of running shoes will definitely be your best bet. Trust me! :-)

Tropical Spice Garden Map

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Opening Hour:
Open 9 am to 6 pm daily. Last admission at 5.30 pm

Garden Tour
  • Self Guided Tour
    Family Package (2 Adult & Up To 3 Children) : RM28
    Adult : RM13
    Child (4 ~ 12 years) : RM5
  • Guided Tour
    Family Package (2 Adult & Up To 3 Children) : RM45
    Adult : RM20
    Child (4 ~ 12 years) : RM5

    Visitor Centre
  • Adult : RM1
  • Child : FREE

* Includes admission to the Spice Museum, Garden Shop, Gift Shop and Spice Cafe

Getting There:
By Bus : No. 93 (Hin) and No. 202 (Transit Link)
Alternatively, to save time you can either drive or use taxi.
Free parking is available along Teluk Bahang Road. Coaches are advised to arrive at the Main Gate to drop off visitors before parking.

Address : Lone Crag Villa, Lot 595 Mukim 2. Jalan Teluk Bahang
Tel & Fax : 604 - 881 1797