Plan a trip and make your weekend memorable with your family by visiting the tranquil Kusu Island in Singapore
Head towards St John's Island first and spend peaceful time while admiring the natural beauty
Reach Kusu Island, enjoy a picnic with your friends, and spend an unforgettable day here
Feel the spiritual vibes while visiting the renowned Da Bogong Temple at the Kusu Island
Activity Location: Marina South Pier, Singapore
Activity Timings: 9:00 AM-6:15 PM
Kusu Island Ferry Duration: 2 - 3Hours (Approx.)
About the Kusu Island Ferry, Singapore:
Escape the city buzz and experience the tranquility of Kusu Island in Singapore. Relax and unwind on the pristine beach and enjoy the lush greenery of the island. Go on a scenic ferry ride from Marina South Pier and explore Lazarus and St John's Island before reaching Kusu Island. Visit the famous Da Bogong Temple and learn about its cultural significance. Enjoy a perfect picnic with your friends and family on this serene island. Book your ticket for Kusu Island Ferry and Create unforgettable memories on this day trip to Kusu Island.
About Kusu Island Ferry Ticket:
How to Reach?
The ferry terminal for Kusu Island is located at Marina South Pier in Singapore. The exact address of the terminal is 31 Marina Coastal Drive, Singapore 018988. The pier is easily accessible by public transportation, with a nearby MRT station and several bus stops in the vicinity. From the pier, passengers can board a ferry to Kusu Island, which usually takes around 20-30 minutes. It is recommended to arrive at the ferry terminal at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to purchase tickets and complete any necessary procedures before boarding the ferry.
The accessibility of the ferry service to Kusu Island may vary depending on the ferry operator. However, most ferry services provide facilities for wheelchair users and people with disabilities. The ferries usually have wheelchair-friendly boarding ramps, and some may have lifts to access the upper deck. It is recommended to check with the ferry operator in advance to ensure that appropriate arrangements can be made for passengers with specific accessibility requirements. Additionally, it is important to note that Kusu Island itself may have some areas that are not wheelchair accessible, so visitors with mobility issues may want to plan their trip accordingly.
The availability of restrooms on the ferry to Kusu Island may vary depending on the ferry operator. However, most ferry services have restrooms on board for the convenience of passengers. The restrooms may be located on the lower or upper deck of the ferry and are usually equipped with basic amenities such as toilet paper, soap, and hand dryers. It is always a good idea to check with the ferry operator in advance to confirm the availability of restrooms on board the ferry.
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The cost of a ferry ticket to Kusu Island depends on the age of the participant and type of ferry - open deck or closed deck. The ticket costs approximately INR 930 per adult for a round trip and INR 678 for children aged 12 years and below. The ticket also includes a stop at St. John’s Island without additional cost.
The ferry ride from Marina South Pier in Singapore to Kusu Island takes around 40 minutes to 1 hour and covers a distance of 12 kilometres. The ferry usually stops at St. John’s Island first to drop the passengers before proceeding to Kusu Island. The journey between St. John’s Island to Kusu Island takes about 15 minutes and covers 3.5 kms via the ocean.
Since Kusu Island is a part of Singapore, the locals do not need a passport to book the Kusu Island ferry ticket, Singapore. However, foreign nationals will need to share their passport and visa details at the time of booking of the ferry ride and also upon arrival at the island.
Kusu Island, also known as Pulau Kusu or ‘Tortoise Island’ in Chinese, is a small island located to the south of Singapore in the Singapore Strait. It is a popular weekend getaway among travellers who wish to go on day-breaks, fun outings with family or sacred pilgrimage trips. Surrounded by lush greenery and picturesque backdrop, Kusu Island is known for its pristine beaches, stunning lagoons, tranquil ambiance and religious and cultural significance. The island is also the home to two important religious sites - the Da Bo Gong Temple and the Malay Shrine where you can immerse yourself in the divine aura away from the bustle of the mainland. It is also an excellent spot for nature lovers who wish to enjoy a leisurely stroll along the trails, have a picnic by the beach, or simply take in the serene views of the surrounding sea.
You can purchase the ferry ticket to Kusu Island online from tour operators or directly from ferry operators at Marina South Pier. Buying the Kusu Island ferry ticket, Singapore online lets you reserve your slot in advance without having to worry about the risk of running out of tickets. You can also select the date and time of travel based on your convenience while booking the ticket online. Also, you can avail great discounts and offers on the ferry ticket price and buy the ticket for a much cheaper rate.
No, there are no age restrictions for purchasing the Kusu Island ferry ticket, Singapore. The island is a family-friendly destination with divine shrines, swimming lagoons and ferry rides that appeal to people of all ages. Children below 1 year of age can join the ferry trip for free while kids below 12 years of age will be charged child price.
Yes, you can bring your own food and drinks on the ferry trip to Kusu Island. You will not find any shops or restaurants on the island except for the food centre that is open only during the pilgrimage season. Also, the island houses beautiful shelters where you can have a picnic if you bring food. There are also barbecue pits available on a first-come first-serve basis at Kusu Island.
Yes, there is a specific time limit for your visit to Kusu Island since camping and staying overnight at Kusu Island is prohibited. The last ferry back to the mainland departs at late afternoon or early evening. The ferry timing changes during weekends and on holidays and so it is important to know the ferry timings to avoid missing the last ferry.
No, there are no restaurants, dining options or stalls selling food and water on Kusu Island. Hence, it is advisable to bring your own food and drinks on the ferry trip to the island. If you visit the island during the pilgrimage season, you can find a hawker centre selling Bee Hoon, Kway Teow, Red Bean Soup, Green Bean Soup, or Fresh Coconut.
Yes, Kusu Island is a pet-friendly destination and hence you can bring your pets with or without a leash. The white sands of the pristine beach and swimming lagoons are apt for your pets to have fun. Most ferries, such as the Singapore Island Cruise and Marina South, will allow you to bring one or two dogs onboard. But the ferry operators might tell you to leash your pets at the back of the boat or on the upper deck.
There is no limit on the number of visitors allowed on Kusu Island at a time. However, the island has a restricted visitor cap of only 500 travellers per day during Kusu Island’s Pilgrimage Season.
The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 2 business hours of successful booking.
In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.
No refund applicable.