Much to Learn on this Walk in the Forest

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Air Hitam Dalam offers birds and beasts to admire and plenty of plants to adore.

A tall forest tree spotted along the walkway at Air Hitam Dalam. Nestled in the heart of Seberang Perai North is one of the last vestiges of mainland Penang’s swampy past. The Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, also known as Air Hitam Dalam Recreational Forest, is located at the confluence of two rivers – Sungai Jarak and Sungai Air Hitam – which together drain into Sungai Perai. Its rather intriguing name, “Air Hitam Dalam” (deep black water), is attributed to the dark colour of the river. Buffered from lush paddy fields by the two rivers on one side and flanked by Air ...


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