Sentosa - Island off SingaporeDate Added: October 27, 2007 11:22:58 AM
Sentosa is a resort island owned by Singapore. This island resort is conjoined to the mainland by a bridge over water. You can walk from the start of the bridge at HarborFront or Vivocity and enjoy the scenic seafront for about 1 km. You need to purchase entry tickets into the island for this goes towards the maintenance of the road and basic amenities for the visitor. Presently, the fee is SGD 6 per head. If you’re driving in, the fee is SGD 2 per person in the vehicle. If you’re commuting via a cab / taxi, the driver gets in free because he is working as part of the public transport team.
If you don’t fancy walking, you can take a ferry, bus, train or a cable car to get into Sentosa. The sole ferry terminal across Sentosa is the World Trade Centre ferry terminal at the mainland. A ferry ticket sells for SGD 1.30, for a 2-way ride. The usual entry fee into the island applies. Please confirm the fees at the ticketing counter because there are hikes due to inflation and recession. The information may be obsolete by the time you read this article and travel there.