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Kerachut Beach

Teluk Bahang, Tanjung Bungah, Penang, Malaysia

Beaches
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Wildlife Sanctuaries

About Kerachut Beach

One of Penang's remotest beaches. Green turtles nest there from April to August, and the Olive Ridley from September to February.


Attractions near Kerachut Beach

Penang Hill10.1km from Kerachut Beach

Hill station comprising of a group of hills offering breathtaking views of the city below.

Penang Floating Mosque10.76km from Kerachut Beach

The Penang Floating Mosque, also known as Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque is a floating mosque located in Tanjung Bungah near George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Although it is called a floating mosque, the mosque is actually built on stilts, only at high tide would it have the appearance of floating on water. It is built in a mix of Middle Eastern and local architectural style and features a prominent minaret. The mosque can accommodate 1,500 worshipers.

Penang Hill Lower Station11.46km from Kerachut Beach

The Penang Hill Railway is a one section funicular railway which climbs the Penang Hill from Air Itam, on the outskirts of the city of George Town in the Malaysian state of Penang. The railway first opened in 1923 as a two-section railway, and the system was overhauled in 2010. The total journey time can take between five and twenty minutes. The funicular train coach travels directly from the lower station to the top, but may stop at other intermediate stations upon request.

Kek Lok Si Temple11.56km from Kerachut Beach

An important pilgrimage center for Buddhists from Southeast Asia. The main attraction in the complex is the striking seven-story Pagoda which combines a Chinese octagonal base with a middle tier of Thai design, and a Burmese crown.

Pantai Tanjung Bungah11.86km from Kerachut Beach

Tanjung Bungah is a suburb of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. It is located along the northern coast of Penang Island between Batu Ferringhi and Tanjung Tokong, and about 6.5 km northwest of the city center. Tanjung Bungah is well known as a beach destination, with several hotels and resorts lining the beaches within the area. Decades of urbanization has also led to the mushrooming of residential high-rises at Tanjung Bungah.

Penang Botanic Gardens12.04km from Kerachut Beach

The Penang Botanic Gardens,  also known as the "Waterfall Gardens" because of the cascading waterfall nearby, is a public park situated on Jalan Air Terjun in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. The original gardens were established in 1884 from an old quarry site.

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Known as the Silicon Valley of the East for its industries, Penang is one of Malaysia's most vital economic powerhouses. Penang has the highest GDP per capita among all Malaysian states and is considered a high-income economy.