Category: Brunei

Opening Hours and Admission Fees of Popular Attractions in Brunei (2018)

Opening Hours and Admission Fees of Popular Attractions in Brunei (2018)

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In here, you can find the list of opening hours and admission fees for popular attractions in Brunei. Feel free to peruse them for planning a travel itinerary or budget for your next trip to Brunei! Enjoy~

▫️ Attractions in Brunei

Attractions in Brunei


AttractionOpening HoursAdmission Fee
Brunei MuseumSat - Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Fri: 09:00 - 11:30 & 14:30 - 17:00
Free
Empire Hotel & Country ClubDaily: 06:00 - 22:00
Closed on Fri (12:00 - 14:00)
Varies by facility
Gadong Night MarketDaily: 18:00 - 23:30Free
Istana Nurul ImanOpen for 3 days after Ramadan
Closed on any other days
Free
Jame Asr' Hassanil Bolkiah MosqueMon - Wed: 08:30 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 15:00 / 17:00 - 18:00
Thu - Fri: Closed
Sat: 08:30 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 15:00 / 17:00 - 18:00
Sun: 10:45 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 15:00 / 17:00 - 18:00
Free
Jerudong Park PlaygroundMon - Wed: Closed
Thu: 16:00 - 23:00
Fri: 15:00 - 23:30
Sat-Sun: 10:00 - 23:30
Adults: 20 BND
Children: 10 BND
Kampong Ayer (Water Village)Sat - Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Fri: 09:00 - 11:30 & 14:30 - 17:00
Boat Ride from 1 BND
Kampong Ayer Cultural & Tourism GallerySat - Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Fri: 09:00 - 11:30 & 14:30 - 17:00
Free
Oil & Gas Discovery CentreMon - Thu: 08:30 - 17:00
Fri: Closed
Sat: 08:30 - 17:00
Sun: 09:30 - 18:00
Adults: 5 BND
Children: 2 BND
Royal Regalia BuildingSun - Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Fri: 09:00 - 11:30 & 14:30 - 17:00
Sat: 09:45 - 17:00
Free
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien MosqueSat - Wed: 08:30 - 12:00 / 13:30 - 15:00 / 16:30 - 17:30
Thu - Fri: Closed
Free
Tamu Kianggeh (Market)Sat - Thu: 07:00 - 17:30
Fri: 07:00 - 12:00 & 14:00 - 17:30
Free
Tasek Lama Recreational ParkDaily: 06:00 - 18:00Free

Several things to note:
1. We advise you to check directly with the attractions’ providers for the most accurate information.
2. The age range of children for admission fee purposes may differ for each attraction.
3. The admission fees or ticket prices listed above are for foreign tourists.


Feel free to let us know in the comments section below if you’ve been to any of the attractions! We would also be grateful to receive any updates of opening hours or prices from your recent visit!~


Last Updated on 18 April 2018

Top 10 Attractions in Brunei (2018)

Top 10 Attractions in Brunei (2018)


1. Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque


πŸ“ Religious Site, Architecture
πŸ“ Bandar Seri Begawan

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque – Highlights

  • Iconic mosque with majestic architecture
  • Magnificent gold domes & marble minarets
  • Beautiful scenery surrounded by a lagoon
  • Replica of a 16th-century ceremonial boat

Opening Hours

  • Sat-Wed: 08:30 – 12:00 / 13:30 – 15:00 / 16:30 – 17:30
  • Thu-Fri: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

2. Kampong Ayer (Water Village)


πŸ“ Water Village, Panorama, Architecture
πŸ“ Bandar Seri Begawan

Kampong Ayer – Highlights

  • Fascinating cluster of water villages
  • Once dubbed as “Venice of the East”
  • Buildings built entirely of wooden stilts
  • Scenes of the local villagers’ daily life

Boat Fare

  • One-Way: 1 BND
  • Guided Tour: from 10 BND

3. Istana Nurul Iman


πŸ“ Palace, Architecture
πŸ“ Bandar Seri Begawan

Istana Nurul Iman – Highlights

  • The Sultan of Brunei’s Royal Palace
  • Richly decorated with golden domes
  • Magnificent sight from boat trips
  • Opened only for 3 days annually

Opening Hours

  • 3 days after the end of Ramadan
  • Closed on all other days

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission (when open)

🌐 Main Website


4. Jame Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque


πŸ“ Religious Site, Architecture
πŸ“ Bandar Seri Begawan

Jame Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque – Highlights

  • Grand mosque with rich decorations
  • Striking minarets and golden domes
  • Lovely gardens with fountains
  • Splendid illuminations at night

Opening Hours

  • Mon-Wed: 08:30 – 12:00 / 14:00 – 15:00 / 17:00 – 18:00
  • Thu-Fri: Closed
  • Sat: 08:30 – 12:00 / 14:00 – 15:00 / 17:00 – 18:00
  • Sun: 10:45 – 12:00 / 14:00 – 15:00 / 17:00 – 18:00

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

5. The Empire Hotel & Country Club


πŸ“ Sports, Spa, Dining
πŸ“ Jerudong

The Empire Hotel & Country Club – Highlights

  • Brunei’s main luxurious country club
  • Large swimming pool & sports facilities
  • Indulge in world class dining and spas
  • Home to an award winning golf course

Opening Hours

  • Spa Centre
    • Daily: 09:30 – 21:00
  • Swimming Pool
    • Daily: 06:00 – 22:00
  • Kayak Rental
    • Daily: 09:00 – 17:00
  • All facilities are closed on Fri (12:00 – 14:00)

Price List

  • Spa Treatment: from 75 BND
  • Single Kayak: 5 BND / 30 mins
  • Double Kayak: 8 BND / 30 mins

🌐 Main Website


6. Royal Regalia Building


πŸ“ Museum, History
πŸ“ Bandar Seri Begawan

Royal Regalia Building – Highlights

  • Museum in a large gold-domed structure
  • Collection of royal artefacts and regalias
  • Fine documentations on the Sultan’s life
  • Life-sized replicas of ceremonial objects

Opening Hours

  • Sun-Thu: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Fri: 09:00 – 11:30 & 14:30 – 17:00
  • Sat: 09:45 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

7. Tamu Kianggeh


πŸ“ Local Market, Street Food, Shopping
πŸ“ Bandar Seri Begawan

Tamu Kianggeh – Highlights

  • Open-air market with casual ambiance
  • Fine selections of fresh local produce
  • Wide-range of traditional handicrafts
  • Delicious street food & traditional cakes

Opening Hours

  • Sat-Thu: 07:00 – 17:30
  • Fri: 07:00 – 12:00 & 14:00 – 17:30
  • May vary for each stall

8. River Cruise


πŸ“ River Cruise, Panorama, Architecture
πŸ“ Bandar Seri Begawan

River Cruise – Highlights

  • Brief cruise around the Water Village
  • Scenes of the local villagers’ daily life
  • Panoramic views over the cityscape
  • Superb sight of the iconic mosques

Boat Fare

  • Guided Tour: from 10 BND

9. Mangrove Safari


πŸ“ River Cruise, Animal, Panorama
πŸ“ Bandar Seri Begawan

Mangrove Safari – Highlights

  • Tranquil cruise along the Brunei River
  • Splendid panorama of Kampong Ayer
  • Relaxing ride through the mangrove forest
  • Scenes of the native Proboscis Monkeys

Boat Fare

  • Guided Tour: from 30 BND

10. Gadong Night Market


πŸ“ Local Market, Street Food, Shopping
πŸ“ Gadong

Gadong Night Market – Highlights

  • Clean street market open at night
  • Fine selections of local delicacies
  • Delicious food & drinks at low prices
  • Variety of souvenirs & local products

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 18:00 – 23:30
  • Hours may vary between stalls

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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 15 July 2017
Last Updated: 10 March 2018

Top 10 Local Foods in Brunei (2018)

Top 10 Local Foods in Brunei (2018)


1. Nasi Katok


πŸ“ Fragrant rice dish served with meat, wrapped in brown paper

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2. Ambuyat


πŸ“ Starchy dish made from sago, usually served together with other meat and vegetable dishes

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3. Satay


πŸ“ Grilled and skewered marinated meat (chicken, beef, mutton), served with a sauce

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4. Pulut Panggang


πŸ“ Glutinous rice filled with meat or dried shrimp, wrapped in banana leaves and grilled

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5. Soto Daging


πŸ“ Soup dish with noodles or rice vermicelli, topped with meat (beef or chicken) and vegetables

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6. Kolo Mee


πŸ“ Boiled egg noodles topped with seasoned minced pork and char siew, served with broth

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7. Ais Kacang / ABC (Air Batu Campur)


πŸ“ Shaved ice served with red beans and other toppings, such as sweet corn or ice cream

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8. Cucur Pisang


πŸ“ Banana fritters served with sugar syrup or shredded cheese

 


9. Roti Kuning


πŸ“ Soft bread filled with butter and kaya jam

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10. Teh Tarik


πŸ“ Beverage made by mixing tea with sweet condensed milk

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Last Updated on 15 January 2018

Prepaid Data SIM Cards in Brunei (2018)

Prepaid Data SIM Cards in Brunei (2018)

1. DST
2. Progresif

1. DST


DST Logo

Useful Links πŸ’‘

🌐 Main Website (Prepaid)
πŸ“ Find a DST Branch
πŸ“± Prepaid Data Portal
πŸ“‹ Data Package Price List


Prepaid SIM Card

  • EASI Tourist
  • Regular Price: B$ 15
  • Initial Balance: B$Β 5 credit
  • How to Top-Up:
    • Buy a top-up card from DST retails
    • DialΒ *103*{12-digit-PIN}#

Airport Branch

  • Airport Mall – Ground Floor
  • Opening Hours
    • Mon-Thu: 09:00 –Β 21:00
    • Fri: 09:00 –Β 11:00, 14:30 –Β 21:00
    • Sat, Sun: 09:00 –Β 21:00

Data Packages

  • You must first register in store or online via this link
  • How to Buy a Data Package:
    • Use theΒ Self Help Portal,Β or
    • Dial *133# on your mobile device​ ​
  • Data Packages List:
Data VolumePriceValidity
200 MBB$ 33 Days
400 MBB$ 56 Days
1 GBB$ 1030 Days
3 GBB$ 2030 Days

2. Progresif


Progresif, Brunei Prepaid Data SIM Card

Useful Links πŸ’‘

🌐 Main Website (Prepaid)
πŸ“ Find a Progresif Store
🌏 Coverage Map
πŸ“‹ Visitor Data Plans


Prepaid SIM Card

  • Visitor SIM
  • Regular Price: B$ 10
  • Initial Balance: B$Β 10 credit
  • How to Top-Up:
    • Buy a top-up card from Progresif stores
    • Dial *178*{12-digit-PIN}#

Airport Branch

  • International Airport – Arrival Hall
  • Opening Hours
    • Mon-Thu: 09:00 – 01:00
    • Fri: 09:00 – 11:30, 14:00 – 01:00
    • Sat, Sun: 09:00 – 01:00

Data Plans (Visitor SIM)

Local DataPriceValiditySubscription
1 GBB$ 107 DaysSend AddVisitor10 to 39123
UnlimitedB$ 257 DaysSend AddVisitor25 to 39123
  • To check balance: Dial *179#
  • Be aware that there is no option to add more data
  • Subscription is automatically renewed upon expiry

πŸ“‹ Basic Requirements – Brunei Prepaid SIM Cards
1. Your device must be unlocked
2. Your device must be a GSM device
3. Your device must work on the frequencies used by the network operator
4. You may need to register the SIM card with your passport or identity card


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Last Updated on 14 January 2018

Getting Around in Brunei (2018)

Getting Around in Brunei (2018)


πŸ›¬ Airport Transfer


From Brunei International Airport

  • Bus
    • Fare: B$1 / person
    • Route: Bandar Seri Begawan, Jerudong, Gadong, Muara
    • Route Map available below (#2)
  • Taxi
    • Fare: from B$25 / taxi

🚌 City Bus


Bus Routes

  • Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB)
  • Jerudong
  • Gadong
  • Muara

Single Trip Fare

  • From B$1 / person

Operating Hours

  • Daily: 06:00 – 20:00

Additional Info

  • Bus may be limited before 06:30 or after 18:00
  • Bus stops can be hard to identify in some areas

Bus Route Map (click the image to enlarge)

Brunei Public Bus Route Map
Brunei Public Bus Route Map, July 2013 edition

πŸ›₯️ Water Taxi


Water Taxi – Information

  • Common transport in Kampong Ayer area
  • Find one at the docking areas along the river

Single Trip Fare

  • From B$1 / person
  • Fares are usually negotiable

πŸš• Taxi


Taxi Fares

  • Most taxis are unmetered
  • Negotiate the fare before getting in
  • Fares can go up by 50% at night

Sample Fares from BSB City Centre

  • To International Airport Β» B$25
  • To Gadong area Β» B$15
  • To Muara Ferry Terminal Β» B$40
  • To Empire Hotel & Country Club Β» B$35
  • To Jerudong Park Β» B$35​

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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 14 July 2017
Last Updated: 14 January 2018