Penang Durian Festival

Held annually or sometimes twice a year during the Durian season at Anjung Indah, this festival showcases the various types of durians from fruit orchards around Penang, mostly from Balik Pulau area. The forested hills of Balik Pulau area are perfect locations for durian trees plantation.

Famously regarded by many as best in the region, Penang’s Balik Pulau durians attract people from as far as Hong Kong and Singapore to try out these local fruits. Some of the award-winning durian species in Balik Pulau are named Ang Hae, Ang Bak, D16, D700 and of training course the famous “Musang King”. One high graded durian can even fetch as high as MYR 100.

Durians season usually falls in the middle of the year (around the month of May to July).

Penang Isle: Anjung Indah

Anjung Indah

Anjung Indah

Anjung Indah is a mid-way rest place (along Jalan Tun Sardon) in the midst of the hills of Balik Pulau and also provides a scenic view of the western part of Penang. The Penang Durian Festival is usually held at this location.


Anjung Indah

Anjung Indah