Our Location!

We are located near Punggur Village, Batam Island, Riau, Indonesia. Easily accessible by ferry from Singapore!

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Welcome!

What is a Kelong?

Kelong is a Malay word to describe a form of offshore platform built predominantly with wood, and can be found in waters off Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia, while only a handful remains around Singapore due to rapid urbanisation. Kelongs are built by fishermen primarily for fishing purposes, although larger structures can also function as dwellings for them and their families.

The Kelong @ Punggur Bay is an experience like no other – located just a short ferry ride away from Singapore and a refreshing speedboat ride from Batam island, it provides the perfect balance of comfort and a one-of-a-kind Kelong living, where you get to observe our fishing nets being raised and eat the fish that we catch fresh daily, while enjoying nice beds and modern amenities. The Kelong is also not short on entertainment; we’re equipped with various games and an entertainment system, and visitors can take boat rides out into the ocean to catch the stunning sunset. We promise an authentic, yet luxurious experience that you’re sure to enjoy.

Find our prices, facilities and directions for getting here on the Menu sidebar! Or contact Tony Teo @ +65 9638 0084 or +6012 715 3501 for enquiries on reservations on others.

Prices

The price of kelong stay is all-inclusive. It covers your ferry ticket to and from HarbourFront Terminal, transport to the Kelong, stay on the Kelong, food, amenities, etc. We take a minimum of 10 people at one time and multiple groups are welcome to use the kelong concurrently, as long as there is space. Private bookings are also welcome!

PRICES:

2D/1N: $220/pax

3D/2N: $250/pax

FOR MORE ABOUT PRICE, please contact Tony at +65-9638 0084 or +6012 715 3501. We accept payment in cash (Singapore dollars). Prices include:

  • 2-way ferry transport and all transfers
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner including 1 Dinner BBQ; lots of delicious and fresh seafood!
  • Cook on board: all meals hot and fresh
  • Coffee/tea free flow all day
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Karaoke, TV, Fishing rods, bait rental
  • Swimming at a private island
  • Air-conditioned room
  • Instant water heater and flushing seat toilets
  • Kelong net raising at night
  • …And other wonderful attractions!

Do book in advance to avoid disappointment especially during the high season! The Kelong is open year-round and we welcome visitors any time!

Important Notes

  • Travel Insurance is NOT included in the package.  It is advisable that you arrange for your own travel insurance before trip.
  • Travel Documents required: International Passport with at least 6 months validity.
    Student Pass / Employment Pass are required for foreigners.
  • Visa for Foreigners: If required, this can be obtained in Batam on the spot for a fee of USD 10.00 (or applicable fee imposed by the Indonesian authorities at the time of visit).

We look forward to welcoming you here! 🙂

Activities and Amenities

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There are many fun activities to occupy your time in Punggur Bay Kelong! Apart from watching and taking part in the raising of the nets that we do throughout the night and in the early morning, there are many other things you can do:

  • Watch the kelong nets get raised at night
  • Canoeing/kayaking
  • Island swimming
  • Karaoke
  • Fishing (rods and bait provided)
  • Darts
  • BBQ at night with fresh seafood
  • Mahjong – table and tiles provided
  • Carom

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Of course, don’t forget chilling out with your friends and family and enjoying the sea breeze!

Getting Here

Location: Punggur, Batam, Indonesia
30 mins from Batam Centre Terminal

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How to get here:

From Singapore, take a regular ferry from HarbourFront Terminal to Batam Centre Terminal

At HarbourFront WTC – Departure Lounge on the 2nd Floor. Arrival at Batam Centre Terminal. Travel time is approximately one hour.

Note: Batam is one hour behind Singapore.

Living Facilities and Amenities

The Kelong has the following living facilities:

  • 10 rooms accommodating 3-4 persons per room (3 x 3m)
    • 8 rooms with has 1 double-decker and 1 single bed.
    • 2 rooms with 2 sets of double deckers (good for families with children!)
  • Total 4 bathrooms (not ensuite) with W/C and shower facilities
  • All rooms are air-conditioned and come with fresh sheets and towels.

Other amenities include:

  • Television and Karaoke
  • Modern baths and showers
  • Instant water heater
  • Comfortably equipped kitchen
  • Bottled mineral water from hot/cold dispenser
  • Big fridge
  • Big ice box to store your catch
  • Life jackets and buoys

The Kelong can accommodate 40-50 visitors, and can comfortably sleep 32 people. We welcome big groups!