Penang Durian Farm & Where To Eat Durian In Penang

Penang durian farms have been around since 3 generations ago! Most of them are pesticide-free!

Fans of the King of Fruits will agree that the best durian in Penang come from the farms in rural Penang!

In fact, locals and tourists flock to Penang every year to savor this seasonal fruit!

Thus, we’ve compiled a list of where to eat durian in Penang for you!

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9 Best Durian In Penang

You don’t necessarily have to go all the way to Balik Pulau if you’re wondering where to eat durian in Penang!

Where To Eat Durian In George Town

Watch out for these 5 durian mobile stalls right in George Town!

1. Ah Teik Durian Stall Lorong Susu

Ah Teik Durian Stall is the most reputable durian stall in Penang.

Penang AH TEIK Durian At Lorong Susu, Penang
Penang AH TEIK Durian At Lorong Susu, Penang – photo credits to slee816 (Instagram)

More than 30 types of durians are for sale here! Including Milk Durian (Durian Susu) and Red Prawn Durian (Ang Heh Durian).

Gloves are available if you do not want your hands to smell like durian! Credit card payment is accepted here.

Location: Lorong Susu, 10450 George Town, Penang Island

Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 10:30pm

Contact: +6012-438 3881

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2. Khor Hun Hin’s “Musang King” Durian Stall

Opposite Ah Teik Stall is Khor Hun Hin’s “Musang King” Durian Stall. Tuck into the luscious Musang King that is also the name of the truck stall!

Khor Hun Hin’s “Musang King” Durian Stall, Penang
Khor Hun Hin’s “Musang King” Durian Stall, Penang – photo credits to tang_o_rang (Instagram)

In peak season, they have a menu of durians from Penang mainland and Penang Island. And some from Perak too!

Location: 63, Jalan Macalister, George Town, 11400 George Town, Penang Island

Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 10pm

Contact: +6016-460-0157

3. Ang Hock Leng Durian On Jalan Anson

Ang Hock Leng Durian is otherwise known as Anson Road Durian. You can pinpoint their durian truck by the colorful tarps along Jalan Anson!

Ang Hock Leng Durian Stall On Jalan Anson
Ang Hock Leng Durian Stall On Jalan Anson – photo credits to justin.1967 (Instagram)

Although the price is slightly higher, locals are willing to pay for the excellent quality! Go early as the stall will close once all the durians are sold out!

Location: 121, Jalan Anson, George Town, 10400 George Town, Penang Island

Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 8pm

Contact: +6019-412 1616

4. Tua Bui Teik Durians

Tua Bui Teik Durians has been selling local durians for over 10 years! This is where you can go for affordable durians without breaking the bank!

Tua Bui Teik Durians Operates From A Truck At Penang
Tua Bui Teik Durians Operates From A Truck – photo credits to nickchan.net

Beginners can leave it to humble and trustworthy Ah Teik to pick the best durian that fits your taste!

Location: George Town, 71-73, Jalan Perak, Jelutong, 11600 George Town, Penang Island

Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 8:30pm

Contact: +6012-430 1616

5. Uncle John’s Durians

Uncle John and his wife are not shy to share their knowledge of the king of fruits to their customers!

Uncle John's Durians At Penang
Uncle John’s Durians – photo credits to unclejohnsdurian (Instagram)

They sell only authentic durians of high quality and freshness!

Note:

  • It is common for Georgetown durian stalls to lie about their durian to unwitting tourists!
  • But not at this stall. They don’t have as much stock though!

They will help tourists vacuum seal and freeze their durians to take on their flights too!

Location: 370, Maktab Highway, Pulau Tikus, 10250 George Town, Penang

Contact: +6016-441 1922

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Where To Eat Durian At Other Places In Penang

Durian connoisseurs will find it worthwhile to head to the outskirts of the city!

As there is usually a wider selection available at the source (i.e. the durian farms) rather than in the city! And other tropical fruits too!

6. Song Hai’s Durian

Song Hai Durian sells their durian in a housing estate of Gelugor.

Durian At Song Hai Durian Orchard, Telok Kumbar Penang
Durian At Song Hai Durian Orchard, Telok Kumbar Penang – photo credits to nickienic (Instagram)

Other than durians, customers can also purchase fruits like cempedak, nangka, and mangosteen!

Freshly Opened Durian At Song Hai Durian Orchard, Telok Kumbar Penang
Freshly Opened Durian At Song Hai Durian Orchard, Telok Kumbar Penang – photo credits to nickienic (Instagram)

They also accommodate tours to and host durian parties at Song Hai’s Durian Orchard. Eat the freshest durian straight out of the 52-year old orchard here!

Location: 26, Lintang Merak, Desa Permai Indah, 11700 Gelugor, Penang Island

Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday from 1pm to 9pm

Saturday & Sunday from 12:30pm to 9:30pm

Contact: +6019-474 4439

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7. Durian Kaki (脚標榴莲)

Durian Kaki is set next to a plantation in Relau. The owner, Tan won the title of Raja Durian back in 2001! He owns multiple plantations on Penang Island!

Durian Kaki Signage In Penang
Durian Kaki Signage In Penang – photo credits to syuriaijai (Instagram)

Go on an eating spree at their durian buffet in the shade of their wooden roadside stalls. Or taste their succulent mangosteen!

Durian Cap Kaki Stall At Penang
Durian Cap Kaki Stall – photo credits to ndrys1991 (Instagram)

They accept cashless payments like Alipay, Boost, and credit cards!

Location: 829D, Jln Paya Terubung, Relau, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang Island

Opening Hours: Daily from 9:30am to 8pm

Contact: +6019-589 8998

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8. 818 Durian Stall

Make a pit stop at 818 Durian Stall for a quick durian fix when you’re driving between Balik Pulau and Teluk Bahang!

818 Durian Stall At Penang
818 Durian Stall – photo credits to isaac_leyu (Instagram)

Try your luck here even when Penang durian is out of season but you feel like eating durian anyways!

They may stock some fresh and delicious Johor varieties instead.

Be sure to call ahead as they are not open every day!

Location: Jalan Tanjung Bungah, 11050 Tanjung Bungah, Penang Island

Contact: +6012-543 4018

9. 1818 Durian & Fruit Dealer

1818 Durian & Fruit Dealer is another place to go for a full range of durians at a fair price! A wide selection of tropical fruits is available too!

Black Thorn Durian At 1818 Durian & Fruit Dealer
Black Thorn Durian At 1818 Durian & Fruit Dealer – photo credits to sapufood (Instagram)

1818’s durians are fresh from Balik Pulau! They also supply durians to other states in Malaysia!

Location: MK 2, 125, Jalan Sungai Pinang, Kampung Sungai Pinang, 11010 Balik Pulau, Penang Island

Contact: +6016-475 6176

Penang Durian Farm

Most of the Penang Durian Farms are in Balik Pulau!

You can even book a durian farm stay and satiate your durian cravings! While learning the ins and outs of a durian plantation in Penang!

1. Bao Sheng Durian Farm Penang

Go on a Penang durian buffet at Bao Sheng Durian Farm is an organic durian farm!

Penang Bao Sheng Durian Farm
Penang Bao Sheng Durian Farm – photo is from their Facebook

There are 2 day visit options to choose from either a 2-hour session (RM120/person) or a half-day pass (RM250/person)!

Accommodation At Bao Sheng Durian Farm Penang
Accommodation At Bao Sheng Durian Farm Penang – photo credits to booking.com

Durian enthusiasts can also stay at their durian farm accommodation (with a pool!). Which comes with the chance to experience the unusual numbing effect of durian!

Location: 150 Mk2 Sungai Pinang, Balik Pulau, 11000 Penang, Penang Island

Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 7pm

Contact: +6012-411 0600

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Read more: 11 Best Homestays In Penang

2. Green Acres Orchard & Ecolodge

Green Acres Orchard & Ecolodge boasts sustainable living and low carbon footprint.

Green Acres Orchard & Ecolodge At Penang
Green Acres Orchard & Ecolodge – photo credits to greenacrespenang.com

Join their Penang durian tour at their 16-acre farm in Balik Pulau, which includes durian and fruit tasting!

Durian Tour And Tasting Session At Green Acres Orchard & Ecolodge
Durian Tour And Tasting Session At Green Acres Orchard & Ecolodge – photo is from their Facebook

Stay in an ecolodge or treehouse accommodation surrounded by hundreds of century-old durian trees! You can even hear durians falling during the main season!

Location: Batu Itam, Balik Pulau, Penang, Malaysia (5.37473, 100.25139)

Email: [email protected]

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Price (Peak Season): RM100+ (Tour), ~RM400 (1 night stay), ~RM530 (3D2N)

3. Shan Cheng Durian Penang

Harvested straight from the farm with 50+ year old trees, Shan Cheng’s pesticide-free mountain durians taste exceptionally aromatic!

Shan Cheng Durian Penang (山城果皇)
Shan Cheng Durian Penang (山城果皇) – photo credits to wendy_1223 (Instagram)

Make sure you give their Red Prawn and Green Skin a go!

Drop them a call before turning up during off-season! Secure the durians you want by making a reservation!

Location: 748B, Mk6, Jalan Pondok Upih, 11000 Balik Pulau, Penang Island

Contact: +6010-274 8988

4. Lim Brothers Orchard

The Lim Brothers’ durian orchard (or Peng Siew Farm) is literally in their backyard! In fact, there are as many as 20 breeds of durians!

Lim Brothers Orchard - Where To Find Durian In Penang
Lim Brothers Orchard – Where To Find Durian In Penang – photo credits to keemissan (Instagram)

Their Musang King is the most sought-after!

Watch how they sort and grade eggs in the poultry farm within the vicinity too! Grab the opportunity to buy fresh farm eggs while you can!

Location: 51 Mukim 5, Titi Serong, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang Island

Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 7pm

Contact: +604-866 8551

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5. Durian Rumah Batu, Stone House Plantation

In the hilly region of Balik Pulau, is this organic 5-acre durian farm with a stone house thought to be hundreds of years old!

Signboard For Durian Rumah Batu, Stone House Plantation In Penang
Signboard For Durian Rumah Batu, Stone House Plantation In Penang – photo credits to makwinglok (Instagram)

It may have been used to be a communist base!

Durian Tree At Durian Rumah Batu, Stone House Plantation
Durian Tree At Durian Rumah Batu, Stone House Plantation – photo credits to izatynajwa (Instagram)

The popular farm boasts 50+ year old trees and is also not far off from the first Little Red tree to bear Xiao Hong durian!

Location: 127, Mukim 2, Sungai Pinang, 11010 Balik Pulau, Penang

Opening Hours: Daily from 8am to 6:30pm

Contact: +6012-538 5128

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6. CHOO Family Durian Orchard (Green)

CHOO Family Durian Orchard is off the beaten track on the outskirts of Balik Pulau. They serve their patrons at their house porch, surrounded by durian trees!

A Pile Of Durians For A Durian Buffet At Choo's Family Durian Orchard
A Pile Of Durians For A Durian Buffet At Choo’s Family Durian Orchard – photo is from their Facebook

Eat only the freshest organic durian in a homey setting! It’s best to give them a call as they may run short of durians at times!

Location: Jalan Pantai Acheh, 11000 Balik Pulau, Penang Island

Contact: +6013-513 4341

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7. 8321 Durian Plantation

There’s no better place to enjoy a hearty Penang durian buffet than 8321 Durian Plantation! Last year, there was an all-you-can-eat buffet at RM66/adult!

At 8321 Durian Plantation, Penang
At 8321 Durian Plantation, Penang – photo credits to msjotter (Instagram)

They serve good and premium quality durians like Musang King and Hor Lor, with Capri (or Kapri) as their specialty!

Durian Tasting At 8321 Durian Plantation, Penang
Durian Tasting At 8321 Durian Plantation, Penang – photo credits to msjotter (Instagram)

This must-try durian grows on very old trees, giving them a unique liquor taste.

Location: Jalan Teluk Bahang, George Town, Penang Island

Contact: +6016-434 4263

Penang Durian Season

June and July is the main season for durians when all-you-can-eat durian buffets will spring up! And there may be cendol durian for sale in Penang too!

The entire season usually lasts from mid-May to mid-August depending on the climate.


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Getting To Places To Eat Durian In Penang

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Conclusion

If it’s going to be your first time visiting a Penang durian farm:

You cannot go wrong with the famous Black Thorn and Musang King varieties!

And if one day isn’t enough, you can always book a farm stay at one of the many organic durian farms at Balik Pulau! Or vacuum-pack and bring them home!

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