Pulau Betong is a small island on the southwest corner of Penang Island. Located on the Penang side is a village called Kampung Pulau Betong, which gets its name from the island. Pulau Betong can be seen from the country road that leads to Pasir Panjang. The island is not accessible except by boat. Pulau Betong is uninhabited, safe for some fish-breeding activities conducted there.
In order to reach Pulau Betong, one has to hire a boat. Inquire with the fishermen at Kampung Pulau Betong. To reach Kampung Pulau Betong, take the Rapid Penang Bus 401 from Weld Quay to Balik Pulau. At Balik Pulau Bus Terminal, take bus U403 that goes to Kampung Pulau Betong.
Pulau Betong is not a tourist site. It is visited by fishermen and anglers who hire a boat to take them there.
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