Indonesia is a well-known country for its natural beauty and it is considered as a place with world famous tourist spot. The tropical country boasts of other destinations are providing a fun-filled memorable travel experience to the tourists who visit this place. Batam is small but busy island in Indonesia of nearly a million inhabitants. It is also known as the production leg of Indonesia-Singapore-Malaysia growth triangle. The best thing about a Batam tour is that it is very accessible as it is just 45 minutes of travel by ferry from Singapore. Many activities await visitors in the island that promises an enjoyable beach, sun and sea attraction. Water sports, fresh seafood dinning, shopping are all worth a day in Batam.

Batam’s scenic north coast is a good location for thrill adventures, especially cycling and mountain biking. The area boasts of breathtaking dense green jungle accented by a sweeping seafront. One can opt to enjoy this type of trail on their own by taking about thirty kilometers bike ride from around Duriankang reservoir and Nongsa Coast, passing through Teluk Mata Ikan, Batu Besar, and Citea Mas Housing and finishing the trail in Tering Bay golf. If one is water sports lover, then the waterfront city is the best place which offers variety of activities such as banana boat, Kayaking, parasailing, jet ski and wind surfing . Apart from waterfront, these activities can also be had at Nongsa Coast and also at Melur Beach in Galang islands, where it is less crowded. Many tourists who visit Singapore travel by ferry from Singapore to Batam to enjoy its beauty.

Ferry routes:

Travelling to Batam, Indonesia is a beyond easy and quire cheap. In fact, all it really takes is a quick 45 minutes ferry ride to enjoy the incredible sights and sounds of this quaint island destination. Ferries typically depart from the HarbourFront Ferry Terminal and travel to four different types of destinations in Batam islands are Batam center, Sekupang, Harbour Bay and Nongsapura. Batam center ferry terminal has the most frequent ferry connections from Singapore and Johor Bahru and is also the closest terminal to the airport Sekupang, with ferries from Singapore is further from the airport but can be still used to catch the domestic connections to the Sumatra mainland and the karimun islands.

Waterfront city and Nongaspura are mostly serve adjacent resorts while Telaga Punggar is the main ferry terminal fro boats to and from Bintan. There are numerous ferry crossing operating from Batam to Singapore. Ferries currently connect five ports in Batam with two ports in Singapore. So people who travel by ferry from Singapore to Batam can get frequent ferries to travel. There are a combined of 86 ferry crossing each day across a selection of five routes which are operated by four ferry companies. Batam fast ferry and majestic fast ferry with the shortest crossing takes around forty minutes from Nongaspura to Tanah Mehra.   There are many websites which offers the tourist and other people to reserve the ferry tickets online.

The ferries from Singapore to Batam