Our experienced nature guides are always on hand to show visitors around the Garden.
Asia's Hidden Eden
Discover Penang's legacy as a
An award-winning garden set out over
8 acres of secondary jungle
COOK WITH THE BEST IN PENANG
Hands-on cooking classes with authentic chefs
Get up close with over 500 species of
flora and fauna
SOUTHEAST ASIA’S ONE & ONLY
Escape the bustle of the city
OVER 500 SPECIES OF FLORA, FAUNA,
SPICES & HERBS TO DISCOVER
Where nature meets culture
EXCLUSIVELY SOURCED SPICES & GIFT ITEMS
See. Feel. Hear. Taste. Smell. Discover.
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Tropical Spice Garden Offers Nature Adventures For The Whole Family
Welcome to Tropical Spice Garden, the place where nature and culture meet.
Tropical Spice Garden is a bio-diverse living museum of the spices and other tropical plants that have shaped our global history.
The six landscaped acres of the garden is a treasure trove of more than 500 living specimens of lush and exotic flora from around the world.
Stroll though the Garden at your leisure as the stories of the spices and plants are brought to life.
This special guided tour happens after sundown as dusk turns to
One-Dish-Wonder classes with Resident Chef Jamie! Available on certain Fri-Sun afternoons.
Individually sourced and imported from the point of origin. Herbs and spices are neatly packed and sealed for your convenience. Cinnamon and cardamom from Sri Lanka, vanilla pods from Bali, cloves and nutmeg from Penang.
Learn how to make tempeh from scratch, different methods of removing skins from the beans and identify the leaves to leave beautiful patterns on your tempeh!
A Garden Experience Like No Other
Explore our award-winning tropical garden, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. Or cook with
herbs and spices when you take our highly popular cooking classes. Children can get up
close and personal with nature in our specially crafted nature programmes. And if
you love the dark, then sign up for our one and only Night Walks.
Amazing Tropical Garden Tours
When visiting the Gardens in the day, choose between an audio guide tour or a live guided tour.
Stroll though the Garden at your leisure as the stories of the spices and plants are brought to life. We encourage guests to meander through the intertwining trails and get up close and bask in the rainforest experience.
Our experienced nature guides are always on hand to show visitors around the Garden. Our tours will bring the medicinal benefits, folklore and the historical spice trade of these magical plants alive.
This special guided tour happens after sundown as dusk turns to dark.
Our talented panel of homecooks share treasured family recipes of the spice-laden cuisine of South East Asia. Classes are limited to 10 people per session allowing for a highly personalised approach at individual cooking stations.
Delightful Cooking Adventures
A first of it’s kind in Penang, the school is custom-made with 10 individual purpose-built workstations.
Though the menus follow authentic and traditional methods they are taught in such a way that you are able to recreate the delicious dishes at home. Each class offers an insight into the cultural, healing and heritage aspects of the spices and herbs used in our Malaysian dishes.
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