Said to be the world's smallest national park at just 2,300 hectares wide, it doesn't take long to explore the Penang National Park, but it's a rewarding experience. Most hotels can organise a guided tour for you, but the main trails are easy enough to explore solo. The well-marked trails lead to several beaches and fascinating attractions including Teluk Tukun Beach, Tanjung Ailing, Monkey Beach, Muka Head Lighthouse and the turtle sanctuary at Pantai Kerachut. Remember to wear proper hiking shoes and stay hydrated. If you'd rather not turn back and repeat the entire route, hop aboard a boat heading back to Teluk Bahang.
As featured in Time Out Penang's 50 things to do in Penang.