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Curtis Crest Tree Top Walk
The Curtis Crest Tree Top Walk is a 13 meters highest public viewing platform located on the plateau just above the Mid-Point Rest Area and Museum. In the 1890s this plateau was used as one of the first English tennis courts in Malaya by people holidaying on the hill. It was also used as a military parade ground by the East India Company in the early days of the settlement, and the troops stationed here kept watch for approaching enemy ships. On sighting one they would signal Fort Cornwallis in George Town far below so that they could warn the people and prepare for battle. Like walking on a carpet of evergreen pine needles through pristine montane forest, the Curtis Crest experience is akin to climbing to the very top of a tree to gain that amazing view.
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