Penang Isle: A Fishing Village at Balik Pulau

Balik Pulau (literally meaning ‘back of the island’ in Malay) is a town in Penang, Malaysia. It is also one of the thirteen parliamentary constituencies in Penang, stretching about half of Penang Island, from Batu Feringhi at its north to Teluk Kumbar at its south.


Balik Pulau main town roundabout.

Penang Isle: Titi Kerawang Waterfall

Located along the stretch of Teluk Bahang road, the Titi Kerawang Waterfall is another popular place for both locals and tourists looking for an escape from city life. Fruits stalls are also set up along the sides of the narrow road nearby the the waterfall area. Surrounded by the rainforest and green lush nature, the waterfall can be reached by taking an approximate 100 meters walk from the main road. One can also notices pipe running along the path to the waterfall area and it was said that due to the increasing island population, the Penang Water Supply Corporation has to tap some of the water from the area.

Penang Isle: The Teluk Bahang Dam

Located almost towards the end of the north western coast of Penang island, the Teluk Bahang Dam is the largest dam on Penang Island which was built to provide an alternative source of water supply to the people of the island. Walking along the dam’s crest, one can enjoy a scenic view of the northern coast of Penang Island. The dam ican be seen right after the Butterfly Farm. The dam is usually used as the venue for the annual dragon-boat race.