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Address: Balik Pulau, Penang Island 11010, Malaysia
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+60 16-452 2100
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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US$21.69*
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Half-Day Penang Countryside Cycling Tour
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Nice bike trip and lots of information

We had a nice trip along the countryside of Penang. The biketour was not hard at all. The tourgide was local and had a lot of knowledge about the island, its suroundings and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 December 2016
Igor T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We had a nice trip along the countryside of Penang. The biketour was not hard at all. The tourgide was local and had a lot of knowledge about the island, its suroundings and inhabitants. Value for your money.

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Thank Igor T
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

They have two outlets in Balik Pulau. We first went to the Audi Dream Farm but they didn't have the right size bike for our 7-year-old. So we had to go to the other outlet (Audi Guesthouse). Our guide Chee Keong was very patient as we were cycling with two children. He was also accommodating regarding the tour duration and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Most visitors head for Georgetown, Gurney and the beaches. Balik Pulau is relatively unknown part of the island which remains rustic, where you can enjoy durians and other fruits sold by the farmers along the roadside, and catch a glimpse of what Penang was like several decades ago. As a frequent visitor, I found this place charming and refreshing.

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Thank kapitanchina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I grew up in Penang yet this was the first time I discovered what Balik Pulau has to offer through Explore Balik Pulau's bike tour. While I could have easily visited the nutmeg and goat farm by myself, the bike tour made it a very exceptional experience because I get to immerse myself in the whole Balik Pulau village experience-... More 

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1 Thank Xiao W
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We spent 2.5 weeks in SE Asia, and of all the things we did this was by far our favorite. The guide picked us up from our hotel and drove us to their farm, where the tour began and ended. They gave us bikes and took us on a grand tour of the countryside, fishing villages, local towns, and various... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

We did the bike tour with a last minute booking and had a great time. We visited rural fishing villages and learned about the different fruits and communities in Balik Pulau. It was awesome to see Malaysian country life and the tour was run smoothly and was very accommodating - they even organized a lift for us to Penang National... More 

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1 Thank Emily S
Penang
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We have been to Balik Kampung @ Balik Pulau 3 times. Each time it is a different and wonderful experience. It is good for city kids to experience the Kampung way of life and to be very close to nature. Our boys enjoyed the paddle boats, they played with bubbles, fishing, and of course the highlight of the tour was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

I've been travelling to Penang for the last 15 years and thought I'd experienced everything the Island has to offer but the Explore Balik Pulau bike tour showed me a new side of Penang. The tour takes you the the serene fishing villages and small fruit farms.The guide had great knowledge and all for a very reasonable price. I would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

If we talk about Balik Pulau, the first thing that came into my mind is Durian and Laksa! Yes, we can find all sorts of durians here at durian farms and also famous laksa just at the T-junction of the town area. Yummy!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

To reach Balik Pulau was wonderful on the motorbike. Passing the Durian farms and the water reservoir. Balik Pulau in itself was hard to explore. The map/leaflet we got was nice, but the distances on the map weren't correct. To find the rice paddies near town was quite impossible. But....it is a great place to drive through when passing through... More 

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