Kusu Island of Singapore is one of the most serene and riveting islands in Southeast Asia. It was here that a giant sea turtle saved the lives of two shipwrecked sailors – one Malay and the other Chinese.
Kusu Island, Singapore is the place where these sailors built three structures as an act of gratitude. A Chinese temple, a Malay shrine and the sculpture of a giant turtle are main attractions of Kusu Island, Singapore.
Earlier known as Pulau Tembakul, Kusu Island in Singapore was a burial site of immigrants who died in quarantine on St. John’s Island, Singapore. It is also said that before its reclamation, Kusu Island looked like a turtle.
Kusu Island, Singapore also houses a Tortoise Sanctuary where you’ll get to see hundreds of tortoises from a number of species. It is a fascinating sight for wildlife lovers, and a must-see on Singapore wildlife tours.
Kusu Island, Singapore has been transformed into an opulent holiday resort, replete with beaches, swimming lagoons and some popular restaurants of Singapore. It is a great place to savor the mouthwatering seafood available in this city.
You can also enjoy all sorts of water sports on Kusu Island in Singapore. The pleasure of water skiing, swimming, canoeing and sailing in Singapore is the maximum on this beautiful island.
You also have the option of lazing or sunbathing on the sandy beaches of Kusu Island, a hugely popular Singapore attraction. Azure waters of these unblemished beaches have enticed tourists from all over the world.
Daily ferry service from Sentosa Ferry Terminal is the best way to reach Kusu Island, Singapore. Ferry tickets are priced at SGD 9 per adult and SGD 6 per kid.
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