Jerejak Island Vacations

12 miles (19 kilometers) to the west of Penang, is Jerejak Island, a popular spot for visitors wishing to discover more of the region. If you are coming from the Penang International Airport in Penang, Jerejak Island is about 4 miles (6 kilometers) to the east.

Many of Penang’s most interesting sights are located close to Jerejak Island, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Queensbay Mall and Snake Temple are amongst the popular places to visit. And don’t miss the Penang Bridge West End and the Holy Spirit Cathedral.

Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area the special place it is. Visit some of the interesting exhibit spaces and museums including the Penang State Museum.

If you are looking for great family fun, head to the various child-friendly attractions. For those interested in wildlife be sure to put the Penang Bird Park on your list of places to visit.

There are many natural gifts here as well, so don’t miss the chance to get outdoors. Put on your hiking shoes and explore the popular nature preserves for which this area is famous, such as Penang Hill.

Visitors to the Jerejak Island area should not miss out on the Sri Mariamman Temple, Khoo Kongsi and KOMTAR. Whatever your background or beliefs, you’ll be moved by the serene atmosphere at Jerejak Island’s holy places like the St. George's Church, the Kapitan Keling Mosque and the Acheen Street Mosque. Learn about Penang’s past by visiting Fort Cornwallis.

Browse the boutiques and spoil yourself with a new wardrobe in some of the nearby shopping hotspots such as Prangin Mall, the 1st Avenue Mall and the Penang Times Square.

Watch local favorites, the Penang Football Association, take to the field at the iconic City Stadium. Look like a local and pull on the blue and white, the colors of the Penang Football Association.

At the end of a busy day exploring the delights of Jerejak Island, put up your feet and relax in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Eastern And Oriental Hotel, the Hotel Continental and the Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang are among the most popular accommodation options here.

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