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Curtis Crest Walkway
Sited on an old experimental garden set up by renowned botanist Charles Curtis back in the 18th century. Many plant species on Penang Hill are named after Charles Curtis, hence in respect of the historical significance, the attraction was named Curtis Crest. Native conifers, Dacrydium Elatum planted during the early days of Charles Curtis, formed a natural oval shape that determined the walkway’s design. A metal mesh walkway running through the top canopy of the conifers was designed to eventually allow the conifers to envelop the walkway, giving us an intimate experience whilst allowing unobstructed views of the entire island at approximately 800 meters above sea level.
The Habitat on Penang Hill is a world-class eco-tourism facility located on the fringes of a 130-million-year-old virgin rainforest on Penang Hill, Penang, Malaysia. 820 meters above sea-level, it is easily accessible via a 7-minute ride on the Penang Hill funicular train from Air Itam or the Botanical Gardens. With world-class facilities, dramatic natural beauty, and a commitment to conservation and environmental awareness, The Habitat Penang Hill is the place to visit for the most complete, exciting and educational Malaysian rain forest experience.
Train operating hours from 6.30 am–11.00 pm daily. Ticketing counter operating hour from 6.30 am–9.45 pm.
Trip Suggestion : 4 hours
Operating Hours : Daily 09:00–20:00
Admission Fee : Standard walk, adult RM53, children and senior citizen RM31.50. For sunset walk, adult RM74.20, children and senior citizen RM42.40. Family package for 2 adults and 2 children, standard walk RM137.80, sunset walk RM190.80
Address : Bukit Bendera, Jalan Stesen, 11500 Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia