As we close in on yet another year, there are some things worth celebrating, and some, worth reminiscing. And one truly Penang element that has left a mark in our hearts is the iconic Penang ferry. By now, most of us would know that today marks the ferries’ final day of service.
Take A Look At These Beautiful Shots Of Penang Ferry
With that said, shall we take a look back on its long-standing history? The Penang ferry was established back in 1894 and is the oldest ferry service in Malaysia. There used to 6 ferries carrying both passengers and automobiles across the Penang strait, on a daily basis.
The 31st of December 2020 will be the ferry’s retirement day so with that, let’s take a look at some stunning photos of Penang’s iconic ferry.
1. Photos by @drone_yachtie
2. Photo by @nicholas_hinz
3. Photo by @yinstarry9
4. Photo by @fabianots
5. Photo by @swisherr
6. Photo by @louislimkh
7. Photo by @ysean1991
8. Photo by @weize16
9. Photo by @kenyuekenyue
10. Photos by @alifzamre
Starting 1st January 2021, Penang’s iconic ferries will be replaced by new fast ferries. Additionally, for 2 weeks, until 14th January, foot passengers can enjoy fares on the new ferries. Subsequently, there will be a charge of RM1.20 per adult and RM0.60 for children and senior citizens.
Penang Ferry (1986-2020)
So, what’s your fondest memory of the Penang ferry? Share with us in the comments and together, let’s take one final trip down memory lane.
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