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Tropical Spice Garden


Tropical Spice Garden (1 August 2004)



Tropical Spice Garden (GPS: 5.46336, 100.22912) is a commercial landscaped garden located in Teluk Bahang. It covers an area of 8 acres and is planted with about five hundred different types of tropical plants ranging from herbs to garden plants and trees.

The Tropical Spice Garden was opened on 27 November 2003, with funds from Bertam Consolidated Rubber Co. Ltd., a company managing palm oil estates. It was set up to showcase exotic as well as endemic tropical plants.

Within the grounds of the Tropical Spice Garden is Lone Crag Villa, a colonial-era holiday bungalow, which had been converted into the Visitor Centre. It houses the Spice Museum, which showcases the history of spices in the region, and the Garden Shop, which make available for sale some of the exotic plants of the garden. There is also a cafe and a gift shop.

Tourist bus

Tropical Spice Garden is one of the stops for the Penang Hop-On Hop-Off Tourist Bus.

Nearby Sights


Banana flower, Tropical Spice Garden (1 August 2004)


Spices, Tropical Spice Garden (1 August 2004)


Water and ornamental grass, Tropical Spice Garden (1 August 2004)


Ginger flower, Tropical Spice Garden (1 August 2004)


Tropical flowers, Tropical Spice Garden (1 August 2004)


Vegetables and fruits, Tropical Spice Garden (1 August 2004)


Ornamental bamboo, Tropical Spice Garden (1 August 2004)


Flowering plants, Tropical Spice Garden (1 August 2004)


Pandan, Tropical Spice Garden (1 August 2004)


Tropical Spice Garden (1 August 2004)


Getting there

Take the Rapid Penang Bus nos. 101 from Weld Quay Ferry & Bus Terminal.

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