13 December 2012

Kusu Island 龟屿岛

One of the Singapore islands located nearby the southern part of Singapore. Due to its turtle-like shape, it is also known as "Tortoise/Turtle Island".

On the island consists of the well-known and popular temple - Da Bo Gong Temple / 大伯公庙. Many devotees undertake to this island to offer their prayings in the hope of good health, luck and wealth. This is especially so during the annual Kusu Pilgrimage which occurs on the ninth lunar month, between September and November.
For more information/history about the island, visit here.

How to get there?
By Ferry from Marina South Pier
Address: No. 31 Marina Coastal Drive #01-04 Marina South Pier Singapore 018988
Tel: 6534 9339

Ferry rates: S$15 (Adult) / S$12 (Child aged from 1 to 12 years old)

By Car -
  • Along ECP (Towards Changi), exit towards Marina Station Road, turn right to Ctrl Blvd and turn right again to Marina Stn Road
  • Turn left and drive straight towards Marina Coastal Drive, park at the Carpark at Marina South Pier

By Public Transport -
  • Nearest MRT Station - Marina Bay (Exit A, Take Bus No. 402)
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 03419 (Marina South Pier Terminal)

Ferry Schedule
Check the ferry schedule to avoid time wasted on waiting.
Website: http://www.islandcruise.com.sg/ferry-schedule.html

Meanwhile, the ferry undertakes to St John's Island before reaching Kusu Island. You may want to take a stroll at St John's Island since you had already paid S$15 for the ticket. Keep your ticket and take back the ferry to Kusu Island after stopping by at St John's Island.

*During the annual Kusu Pilgrimage, the ferry will undertake to Kusu Island directly.

For more information on the transportation, visit these websites:

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