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The Hill Relaxing Camp

Balik Pulau, Penang

Private campsite


Accessible by car


The Hill Relaxing Camp

It’s rare! That’s my first impression when my friend introduced me to The Hill Relaxing Camp. A short drive from Georgetown Penang to this amazing campsite located on a hill near to Balik Pulau. What makes it so special is the view, there is nothing blocking the beautiful view in front of the campsite, if you’re lucky you’ll be able to catch the sunrise as well. The weather is really chilly up there and we were always welcomed by the cool breeze even in the afternoon, so we don’t feel hot at all. Facilities such as toilet and shower room, washing area is also available. If you don’t have a tent, no worries! They provide tent rental services as well with really affordable price.

a mug and the view

What we like about The Hill Relaxing Camp?

tick Its always cool and breezy

Although the campsite elevation wasn’t really high (280m), the temperature is just nice due to its constant breeze.

tick It has one of the most beautiful view

You’ll be able to see flights taking off and landing from afar, with Penang’s 2nd bridge in the background

tick The campsite is not really packed

There were only 2 other small groups around during the time we camped, although the campsite is always fully booked. Tents are well spaced out and you’ll have plenty of space around you.

tick Provides tent rental, and affordable

If you’re feeling lazy and just want to have a full relaxing trip, they provide tent rental with affordable pricing as well

tick Its clean and well-maintained

Campsite is clean with no rubbish around. Trash bin is provided, facilities are well maintained, please keep it this way.

Things that you might be concerned

warning No Hot shower

The place can get cold at night so it could be a plus if there’s hot shower

warning There are dogs around

There are multiple dogs around but don’t worry, they are really friendly

warning Mosquitoes

There are mosquitoes around but not a lot, will be helpful to bring your mosquito repellent as well

warning 4G coverage
 is weak (for some telcos)

The signal here wasn’t really stable, we’ve tested with Digi, Maxis and Umobile, Digi is usable but will experience constant line drop, Maxis was the most stable among the 3, Umobile is almost unusable.

campsite and the view

Pricing information (RMCO period)

Own tent / hammock

Small (not exceeding 250x250cm, not more than 4 man tent size): RM50
Big (not exceeding 400x400cm): RM80
Super Big (not exceeding 600x600cm): RM100
Hammock (bring your own hammock with flysheet for overnight purpose): RM40


Camping tent L (cosy for small family, 2 adults + 2 children with sleeping mats): RM120
Big BBQ Pit (55cm diameter): RM40


– Toilet + shower, sitting area, sink
– Car and motorbike parking available, please car pool to reduce parking space utilisation
– Electricity running base on electricity generator, operate between 7pm – 12am
– Small BBQ pit (7 x 12 inch) – FOC, bring your own charcoal, fire starter, bbq grating

Important notes
* Please bring own sleeping bag or blanket and pillow, night time temperature may drop to 22 degree Celsius
* Check in after 1pm, check-out before 12pm
* Food not provided, can be prepared onsite– Number of campers will be controlled to keep social distancing
* No visitors allowed for this season
* Please register your name and contact during check-in with MySejahtera App
* Please keep the campsite clean

The parking space at the campsite is very limited, if you need a bigger car for car pooling you can get a car easily from Trevo, they are giving out 50% OFF for 1st time users.

Campsite Information (updated sep 2020)


Requires walking/hiking

Price per night
from RM50/tent (refer above for full information)

Other expenses
Tent rental
BBQ pit rental

Booking required

Permit required

Pet friendly

Campervan friendly

– Toilet
– Shower
– Sink
– Sitting area
– BBQ pit

Equipment rental
– Not available
– Tent
– Flysheet

Water resources
Tap water

Mobile: 010-4731037 (Jerry)

Additional notes
Bring your tripod for beautiful night shots!


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