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What to do in Batu Ferringhi

Updated on April 30, 2011

Batu Ferringhi is Penang's famous beach and one of the most happening night spots on the island. You can just bask in the sun, take a swim or indulge in any of the water sports such as jet skiing and banana boat ride.

However, if you want something more thrilling, go for parasailing in Batu Ferringhi Beach. It is water and air sport, that is suitable for all ages with a normal health level.

Once you have put up the harness which is tied to the parachute, the boat operator will take you up into the air. The ride will take about 5 minutes, but it's something that you don't want to miss when you're there.

You can also go for horse riding at the beach. For you own safety, the care taker will lead the horse while you're enjoying the ride.

Finding a nice place to eat is not a problem while staying at Batu Ferringhi. Restaurant's that you want try would be The Lebanon Restaurant, The Ship & Eden Seafood Village Restaurant. There is a mamak restaurant shop that operates for 24 hour.

Plus, don't be afraid to taste street food in Batu Ferringhi, you will be spoilt with variety of food offered by the vendors.

Finally, you can explore the pasar malam, the street-side night market where inexpensive trinkets are sold. Don't forget to bargain with the vendors to get better deal.

Batu Ferringhi Beach
Batu Ferringhi Beach
Parasailing in Batu Ferringhi
Parasailing in Batu Ferringhi
Tourist Boat
Tourist Boat
Jet Skiing in Batu Ferringhi
Jet Skiing in Batu Ferringhi
Eden Seafood Village
Eden Seafood Village

Parasailing in Batu Ferringhi, Penang

Jet Skiing in Batu Ferringhi, Penang

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