COVID-19 Update Due to exceptional demand relating to Covid-19, and to ensure we help those customers that are due to sail in the next 72 hours, we will be closing our customer service phone lines and handling all queries electronically. For any customer service enquiry please use our online contact form. Please note, we are only processing cancellation requests for sailings in the next month. Please only contact us when your sailing is within the next 31days.

Due to the exceptional nature of Covid-19, ferry operators are offering customers the option to amend their booking to a future date or receive vouchers for a future booking. We appreciate your understanding and support during these exceptional circumstances.

Harbour Bay - Tanah Merah is one of our busiest routes - sailings regularly sell out at busy periods
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Harbour Bay to Tanah Merah Ferry

The Harbour Bay Tanah Merah ferry route connects Batam with Singapore. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Batam Fast Ferry. The crossing operates up to 28 times each week with sailing durations from around 1 hour.

Harbour Bay Tanah Merah sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Harbour Bay Guide

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Tanah Merah Guide

Located in the east of Singapore, Tanah Merah is made up of largely private residential properties, country clubs, and some light industrial parks. When land reclamation works began in the early 1970s, most of the coastal hills were levelled and dumped into the sea to create the present East Coast and the East Coast Parkway was constructed almost completely on reclaimed land. The location of Tanah Merah Kechil cliff is where Temasek Primary School now stands and it is possible to see where the hills abruptly end at the junction of Bedok South Avenue 3 and Upper East Coast Road at one end, and New Upper Changi Road at the other end.

Tanah Merah is a Malay phrase that translates into "red soil". Tanah Merah was once a hilly area with two prominent cliffs: Tanah Merah Besar, a large cliff, and Tanah Merah Kechil, a small cliff. The roads leading to the cliffs were named Tanah Merah Besar Road and Tanah Merah Kechil Road respectively. The names remain today.

The area is also home to the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal with regular services to the Indonesian Riau Islands.