From Penang: Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Private Day Tour

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Pay a visit to Orang Utan Island on a private day trip from Penang and discover why orangutans are a renowned symbol of Malaysia. Enjoy a hotel transfer and learn unique facts about these primates.

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  • Marvel at interesting facts about the intelligent orangutans
  • Travel from Penang to the fascinating Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island
  • Walk through a steel-fence tunnel enclosure to look at the primates
  • Learn about local conservation efforts and research programs
  • Find out about the similarities that orangutans share with humans


Start the day with a hotel pickup in Penang and set off toward Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island with your driver. Relax aboard an air-conditioned vehicle and stop for snacks and drinks, or to use an ATM if you need to. Arrive at the port to purchase your ferry ticket and climb aboard for a short journey. As the cruiser cuts through the water, watch Orang Utan Island get closer. If you're lucky, spot an orangutan or two, swinging from tree to tree, or maybe even taking a nap. Disembark and stroll along the boardwalk to learn amazing facts about the orangutan. See how these intelligent primates exhibit human-like mannerisms in many facets of their behavior. Walk through the semi-circle steel-fence tunnel enclosure for a humbling experience, where we humans seemingly in a cage, can peer out and be captivated by the orangutans roaming free beyond in the trees, on the grass, by the bushes, by the lake, and just about anywhere. Enjoy free time on the island, then return via ferry and be driven back to your accommodation.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Transportation by car Driver

Important Information

  • Keep in mind that you must purchase your ferry tickets on-site. These are approximately RM40 per person.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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