Escape Penang is an up-coming eco-friendly theme park located in Teluk Bahang, Penang. The theme park would have five components – fun hotel, water park, active park, animal farm and jungle adventure.
The theme park will feature sustainable development as well as providing unique edutainment to the tourism industry. These include the commitments to rainwater harvesting, vegetated roof, green commuting, solar farm, natural ventilation and other low impact development to the surrounding landscape.
The company, Sim Leisure a Penang based company that was involved in the design and construction of the Universal Studio Theme Park in Singapore, has been granted the approval from local authorities to start the project. Other theme park projects that the company had designed, managed and set up were Wahoo Waterpark in Bahrain, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, Desa Idaman and Hotspring Resort in Malaysia.
The construction work is expected and planned to begin early September 2011.