Water and Land Theme Park - a latest attraction of SP that opened on
29 December (Water park only) 2006.
This boutique theme park is designed by
Whitewater West Industries Ltd from Vancouver, Canada, and is located on
the grounds of the Cinta Sayang Golf and Country Resort, Sungai Petani.
The wet park has a water coaster and a 140m open waterslide. There are
many attractions within, including a jungle playground, daily shows and
games. Details at
Sungai Petani Clock Tower -
Built in 1920, this is the most prominent landmark in Sungai Petani. The
SP Clock Tower stands majestically at Jalan Ibrahim, in the town centre.
It was presented by Lim Lean Teng to the people of the town to commemorate
the reign of King George V (1910-1935) of England.
Taman Jubilee Perak
(Silver Jubilee Park) -
The park, which opened in 1983, is located just at the edge of the town
centre. This is the only park in town and is immensely popular with local
Pasar Tani (Farmer’s Market) is held every Sunday, Monday and Thursday in the centre
of town. The market starts at around 7:30 am and ends by midday. Its a
great place to shop for fresh fish or local products. Get cheap local
tropical fruits such as rambutan, langsat, chiku and bananas at
open markets here and all over Kedah.
Gunung Jerai (Kedah Peak) is near Gurun which is
about 15km from Sungai Petani.
Bujang Valley site of an ancient civilization, only
20 minutes drive from SP. The best way to get there is by car or taxi. Learn more about
archaeological site here.
Read more about Bujang at
of Kedah page
Where to stay IN sp
Hotels in Sungai Petani
Cinta Sayang Chalet, Taman Ria Jaya, Tel: 04-441 4666;
Duta Hotel , Jalan Petri; Tel:04-421 2040
Emerald Puteri, Taman Sejati; Tel: 04-431 5555
Hotel Seri Malaysia, Jalan Pasar; Tel: 04-423 4060;
Northern Lodge, Taman Sejati; Tel: 04-431 2323
Park Avenue Sg Petani, Taman Sejati Indah; Tel: 04-431 7777;
Sungai Petani Inn, Jalan Kolam Air; Tel: 04-421 3411
Swiss Inn, Jalan Pahlawan; Tel: 04-422 3333
Other hotels in Sungai Petani & others Kedah