Sungai Jawi is an administrative city located in the Seberang Perai Selatan District Government Office Complex, Penang. It takes its name after the river that runs through the area, Sungai Jawi. The main village in that area is also called Sungai Jawi located to the northeast of Nibong Tebal. The settlement of Jawi is between Valdor in the north and Nibong Tebal in the south. The old village houses have been replaced with modern commercial terrace shoplots. Among the villages and settlements in the Jawi area include Kampung Jawi, Pekan Sungai Jawi, Taman Jawi Jaya, Kampung Makau Suah, Taman Seruling Emas, Taman Kesuma and Kampung Changkat Diam. Besides that, the nearby towns around Sungai Jawi are Nibong Tebal, Sungai Bakap, Valdor and Bukit Panchor and the main shopping centre or groceries centre is Econsave Jawi.
From Kuala Lumpur Railway Station to Penang , it takes 3 hour 24 minutes and the cost of ticket is about RM 60 to RM 95 depends on seating.
The journey by car consumes around 3 hours and 20 minutes from Kuala Lumpur by North- South highway to Sungai Jawi, Penang.
Established since 1988, the 5-acre park is located 18 minutes away from Sungai Jawi and has a collection of more than 300 species of birds from all over the world, of which more than 150 species are of Malaysian species. There are hornbills, sunbirds, and pheasants collection. All the birds here are housed in more than 150 cages for breeding and conservation purposes. Besides birds, there are also various animals such as the estuarine crocodile, arapaima which is freshwater fish from the Amazon River in South America, 18 ft-long giant pythons, giant soft-shelled turtles and more than 20 timid leaf monkeys. There are free parking for all cars and coaches and entrance fee for adult is RM 10, children (below 12 year-old) is- RM 5, school Children with school uniform is RM2, camera is RM1, physically and/or mentally handicapped & under privileged persons are allowed free entrance. This place opens daily from 9.00am to 7.00pm including weekends and all public holidays.
Eastin Hotel Penang is located next to Queensbay Mall and offers a spa and modern rooms with free Wi-Fi. Each room is fitted with a minibar and flat-screen TV, hot shower facilities and complimentary toiletries. This hotel also provides car rental services and free parking as well as laundry and ironing services are also available upon request.Guests can also enjoy a swim at the outdoor pool or exercise at Eastin Hotel Penang's fitness centre. Swez Brasserie at Eastin Hotel Penang offers international and local favourites, while the Lobby Lounge provides a variety of beverages, cakes and pastries. Other facilities include meeting and banquet facilities provide space for family and business needs.
Featuring an outdoor pool and fitness centre, The Light Hotel, Penang is located 7.4 kilometres from State Mosque and 26 kilometres away from Penang International Airport. It offers modern and stylish accommodation with free WiFi access throughout the rooms and public areas, seating area and television. There are also ironing and hair drying facilities available upon request as well as complimentary private parking for guests.It also operates a 24-hour front desk and provides business and function facilities. At The Light Hotel, Penang, guests can enjoy a pampering massage at the spa or relax at the sauna facility. Besides that, friendly and committed staff here can assist with luggage storage, babysitting services and tour arrangements. Other than that, the in-house restaurant also serves wide selection of local and Asian delights.