All about Batam, Indonesia

Batam is one of the island of Indonesia
Land Size /Population
  • 715 sq km (276 sq miles)
  • 949,775 (as of June 2010)
  • Batam time :+7hours GMT (1 hour slower than Singapore)
No of Ferry Terminals/

Ferry Terminals : 5 from Singapore and 1 domestic
To/From Habour Front Ferry Terminal (Singapore)

  • Batam Center
  • Sekupang Ferry Terminal
  • Habour Bay Ferry Terminal
  • Waterfront Ferry Terminal

To / From Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (Singapore)

  • Nongsa Ferry Terminal

To / From other part of Indonesia (domestic)

  • Batu Ampar Ferry Terminal

Airport : Hang Nadim Airport

Attractions in Batam
  • Vihara Duta Maitreya - Southeat Asia biggest Maiteya temple
  • Thua Pek Kong temple
  • Grand Mosque (Masjid Raya Batam)
  • Balarang Bridge
  • Galang Vietnamese Campsite
  • Golden City : Offer the following activites
    • Go Kart, Flying Fox, Paintball, Soft Gun, Taman Mini Indonesia
  • Waterfront City
    • Seasport - Banana Boat, Jetski, Cable Ski
    • Go Kart, Flying Fox, Paintball, Soft Gun
  • Cultural Performance : Kuda Lumping
  • Oceana
  • Golf
  • Spa
  • Seafood
  • Shopping
No of Major Shopping Malls
  • Batam Mega Mall
  • Batam Center Square Mall (BCS)
  • Diamond City Mall (DC)
  • Habour Bay Shopping Mall
  • Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall
  • Top 100 Mall
  • Kepri Shopping Mall
  • Rupiah (Rupiah is used in all shopping malls)
  • Singapore dollars (only in selected hotels and stores)