NongsaPura Ferry Terminal
Situated on the northern side of Batam, Nongsapura Ferry Terminal is one of the busiest ferry terminals in Riau Archipelago. Nongsapura is located on the Nongsa River and probably retrieved its name from the river itself. Nongsapura can be easily reached from Singapore via Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, which usually takes 45 minutes of the sea voyage. Nongsapura is situated in an area which is popular as a tourist destination for its resorts. Fancy and affordable resorts are available - any type of accommodation that will suit your needs! Currently, there is only one ferry operator from Tanah Merah to Nongsapura and vice versa, which is Batamfast.
Nongsapura Ferry Terminal is complemented with facilities to make your transit more enjoyable. There is a café, money changer, and shops within. Therefore, in case you need something to bring home as souvenirs or if you need to pick up emergency toiletries, you can always check out the shop. Not to worry about the prices as they are reasonable. Aside from the complete facilities, Nongsapura is also pretty close to Hang Nadim International Airport.
There are plenty of things to do near Nongsapura, especially if you have booked a resort to stay in Batam. Most resorts offer a pick-up and drop-off service to/from the terminal and resort. Pick your resorts here and get your perfect weekend getaway.
Here’s the list of things to do near Nongsapura Ferry Terminal
Bale-Bale Beach is located on the northeast side of Batam. With the tremendous amount of development in the area, Bale-Bale preserves its place as one of the pristine beaches in Batam. There are also plenty of fun things to do with families in Bale-Bale Beach, even with little kids. Banana boats, canoeing, surfboards, or flying fox are available to provide the most fun activities just for you! If you prefer more relaxing activities, take a walk along the beach which is lined with soothing palm trees.
Batam Botanical Garden
Built on more than 80 Ha of area, Batam Botanical Garden is a conservation area as well as a tourist destination located near the ferry terminal. The initiative was held by LIPI or the Indonesian Institute of Science and the Batam Government to protect the collection of maritime plants. With more than 2000 species, Batam Botanical Garden will surely attract local and foreign tourists.
Tering Bay Golf and Country Club
Batam could be one of the most delightful destinations to play golf in Indonesia. Its location offers an enchanting view of the ocean of the bay north of Batam. Tering Bay Golf is located only 5 minutes from Nongsapura Ferry Terminal and close to Nongsa resorts. For those looking for some risks and opportunities, Tering Bay Golf has water in play or holes. The clubhouse also provides top-notch service with a pro shop, sauna and massage, international dishes in the restaurant, and many more.
PalmSprings Golf & Country Club
Situated only 10 minutes away from Nongsapura Ferry Terminal, PalmSprings Golf & Country Club offers a lovely view of the beach of Nongsa and the views of skyscrapers in Singapore just across. Built on more than 200 hectares of area, PalmSprings Golf & Country Club welcomes all golf players from beginners to pros. Pick your own 18 or 27 holes with three courses combination.
Where to Stay Near Nongsapura Ferry Terminal (link affiliate URLs):
- Turi Beach Resort
- Nongsa Point Marina & Resort
- Batam View Beach Resort
- Montigo Resort