Penang Cruise

Penang Cruise
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In the far northwest of Peninsular Malaysia, Penang is the most ambiguously named part of the Malaysia: depending on context, the moniker may refer to the island (Pulau Pinang in Malay, pinang being what Malays call the betel-nut palm), or the state (the island plus a blob of mainland opposite, around the town of Butterworth), or even just the state capital – properly Georgetown, waiting to be appreciated on an MSC Grand Voyages cruise excursion.

This was where the British established their first Malay port in the late eighteenth century, laying the foundations for the Georgetown of today, a fascinating blend of colonial, Indian, Malay and – especially – Chinese and Peranakan heritage. A shore excursion on your MSC Grand Voyages cruise can be the opportunity to visit this city that has seen a renaissance since its central old quarter, along with that of Melaka, were jointly made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008, and makes a wonderful base to see all of Penang. Elsewhere on the 285-square-kilometre island are a coastal national park where you might see nesting turtles, a couple

Cruises from / to Penang in 2024

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HILL & TEMPLE TOUR
  • Category: CULTURE AND HISTORY
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Code: PEN02
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PENANG GRAND TOUR
  • Category: CULTURE AND HISTORY
  • Duration: 6.45 hour(s)
  • Code: PEN03
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FLORA, FAUNA & SPICES
  • Category: NATURAL WONDERS
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Code: PEN04
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BEACH, BBQ & MONKEYS
  • Category: SOMETHING SPECIAL
  • Duration: 6.5 hour(s)
  • Code: PEN05
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A DAY AT THE BEACH
  • Category: SEA & SUN
  • Duration: 6 hour(s)
  • Code: PEN06
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CITY & HERITAGE TOUR
  • Category: CULTURE AND HISTORY
  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Code: PEN07
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GEORGETOWN BY TRISHAW
  • Category: SOMETHING SPECIAL
  • Duration: 3 hour(s)
  • Code: PEN08
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ORANG UTAN SANCTUARY
  • Category: NATURAL WONDERS
  • Duration: 5.5 hour(s)
  • Code: PEN09
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HABITAT AT PENANG HILL
  • Category: CITY TOUR
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Code: PEN11
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THE GEMS OF PENANG, COLOMBO, AND MAGNIFICENT ANGKOR WAT - DOUBLE ROOM
  • Category: SOMETHING SPECIAL
  • Duration: 120 hour(s)
  • Code: PEN12
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ISLAND TOUR
  • Category: SCENIC ROUTE
  • Duration: 5 hour(s)
  • Code: PEN01
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GEORGE TOWN SCENIC DRIVE
  • Category: SCENIC ROUTE
  • Duration: 3.25 hour(s)
  • Code: PEN10
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