The Habitat Penang Hill is a world class rainforest discovery centre located at the edge of the magnificent rainforest located within easy reach of the vibrant metropolis of Penang. It is one of the main attractions which can be accessed from Ayer Itam using the historic funicular railway. With its nature trail, iconic treetop walkway, and canopy bridge that provide exceptional rainforest experiences, The Habitat aspires to awaken curiosity and nurture support for conservation among the thousands of visitors it receives each year. To find out more about what the park has to offer, visit the The Habitat Penang Hill website.
When you visit The Habitat Penang Hill, you are supporting biodiversity conservation in these important ways.
> You help us to demonstrate that rainforests are much more valuable when kept intact.
The Malaysian rainforest harbours a wonderful diversity of plants and animals linked in a complex web of life. They are our priceless shared heritage. When protected, forests are able to create jobs and stimulate economic activity while continuing to provide the ecosystem services that are essential to human wellbeing.
> You help generate funding for conservation impact
All funds generated by The Habitat Penang Hill are channelled to conservation through the work of our Foundation. Our grants are going towards research on threatened species, strengthening protected areas, restoring degraded habitats and engaging communities in rewilding urban landscapes, among others. The Habitat Foundation is currently supporting studies and initiatives in seven Malaysian states and territories. Find out more about the Foundation’s 2020 Programme.