For adventure amid nature and greenery, try your hand at cycling in Bintan, which has become a popular sport. Meander through winding roads, lush forest, blue lakes and rustic villages with views of the shimmering ocean. Get the adrenaline pumping and increase your fitness level by taking part in the annual cycling event, Tour de Bintan and other sporting events such as Bintan Triathlon and Metaman Bintan organised by Metasport.
In order to provide more ease and convenience for cycling enthusiasts, there is be a new booking system as of 28 February 2014. Booking for ferry tickets and bicycle slots can be done concurrently via the introduction of a new system. Bookings will be hassle-free and just need to be made directly via the system. In the meanwhile, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commonly Asked Questions
Q:Is there an additional charge for bicycles brought onboard ferries?
A: Yes, a $12 fee for each bicycle carried is chargeable.
Q: Do I have to book in advance for my bicycle to be brought on board?
A: Due to the limited number of bicycle slots available on each ferry, advance booking is recommended to secure a bicycle slot at the preferred ferry timing.
Q: Is there a telephone number for enquiries?
A: You can call the helpdesk number at 6542 4369.
Q:Does the bicycle has to be specially packed or mounted on a stand?
A: Passengers are free to pack their bicycles into boxes or have them transported onboard the ferry. However, bicycles should have their attachments or fittings (e.g. bells, lights, speedometer etc.) removed from their bicycles to prevent damage or loss during the transportation process to and fro Bintan.
Q:Is there any special documentation required for customs clearance of bicycles?
Q:What is the medical and safefy procedures?
A: Please visit the Medical and Safety Procedures page that can be found under Travel Info/Tips.
For more information on the following sports events, visit:
- Tour De Bintan – www.tourdebintan.com
- Bintan Triathlon – www.bintantriathlon.com
- Metaman Bintan – www.metamanbintan.com
For more information on Bintan Resort Ferries, visit:
BRF – www.brf.com.sg
For more information on routes:
- Bintan Triathlon Course – http://www.bintantriathlon.com/distances-routes.php