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“Nothing to do there”
Review of Kusu Island

Kusu Island
Ranked #208 of 864 things to do in Singapore
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Owner description: In addition to its wealth of heritage sites, Kusu Island is also a visitors’ favourite thanks to its picturesque lagoons, clean beaches and varied animal life.
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Probably there is something religiously interesting there. But we wanted to have beach trip to st.Jones island which is nearby. The ferry to st.Jones was not operating that day and we went to Kusu instead. 4 hours wasted, misty in queue to ferry. Not worthy to go

Thank Олег П
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I visited Kusu Island on a Saturday early morning during the Kusu Pilgrimage month (9th Lunar calendar month).

Drove there and was still able to find a car park lot right at the Pier. Bought the ferry ticket at the temporary ‘container’ counter and vista $18 for one adult ticket. I caught the first ferry out from Marina South Pier at around 6.05am and arrived in a jiffy at around 6.30am. The weather was good and ride was rather smooth early in the morning.

I offered prayers at the temple and shrine as with many other devotees at this time of the year. Good to bring small notes for donations. I spent around one hour offering prayers at the temple and Shrine. The visit to the Shrine is a must and be prepared to climb 152 steps all the up the hill.

Many devotees come here annually to seek blessings for Longevity, Wealth, Tranquility (physical health and peace of mind), Love of virtue and fulfillment of Destiny.

There are several food and drinks stalls on the island. Also come with clean wash room and many resting areas. The island is very clean and there are proper paved footpath to explore the island.

I left at around 8.05am and the ferry arrived at mainland Singapore at about 8.30am. It was a relaxing and enjoyable trip to get away from the main island for a short while and I am looking forward to return next year.

Thank Lim C
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I took a ferry ride from marine south pier. It was raining during the ride. Upon reaching it stopped and the sun comes up.

I should say that this island is not a place of fun. It is more a historical location. It have a fusion of Chinese, Malay and Hindu culture. There are two temples on the island. Both walkable distance.

If you need a peace of mind. It's a place to be. I do see people getting their picnic out. Other than that there isn't much to do.

Thank millie y
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Been to this island with wife couple of days back. This is a perfect place for relaxing with shelter by the beach. Took ferry from Marina South pier. First ferry leaves at 10AM. Ferry goes to St.John island first and then to Kusu island. Please be cautious, this island has mosquitos. Advisable to bring mosquito repellent.

5  Thank Nothernstar85
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The maps for this island need updating! There is no where to eat. Not much else to do except wait for the ferry.

1  Thank davejb1990
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