Batam Island Activities

What to Do in Batam Island

Batam is an ideal leisure destination. This laid-back island offers urban tourists an opportunity to enjoy their holiday at a slower pace, though adventurous sports and fun activities are still available at arm’s length. For those who are more at home with nature and culture, the island has several trekking or biking trails.

With its close proximity to the ‘Lion-Land’, Singaporean golfers travel to Batam just for its professional courses and driving ranges. Many five-star resorts in the northern coasts offer golf courses set amongst beautiful landscape offering impressive views of the mountains or the blue ocean. A definite paradise for all golf addicts!

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Biking and Cycling

Cycling on Batam offers an alternative and healthy way to enjoy the natural beauty, lush jungle, and seafront vistas along the trail on the northern coast of the island at your own pace. Several travel agencies provide a mountain biking tour with a local guide.

  • Location: Waterfront City


Nothing beats ten minutes racing around a go-kart track. Go Kart Racing has always been one of the favorite sports for competitive types.

The popular Go-Kart track in Batam is located next to Harris Resort on the Waterfront City and the prices are reasonable. A guaranteed adrenaline rush!

  • Location: Near Harris Resort, Waterfront City Area
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Trekking in Batam is a delight and a real adventure for all nature lovers. Several trails around the island feature a walk through the lush jungle area, popular for spotting diverse wildlife. To get the best out of your trekking, it is best to go during low tide.

  • Location: Nongsa and Waterfront City

Golf in Batam Island

Batam is home to more than half of a dozen golf courses. One of the most popular with avid golfers is the Palm Springs Golf Course in Nongsa. It provides three, nine-hole courses, those being: the Resort Course, the Palm Course, and the Island Course. Players can choose a combination of the three to make one round of 18-holes, or those who are more ambitious can even opt for a 27-hole course.

Palm Springs Golf Course
Location: Hang Leiku, Nongsa

Tering Bay Golf Course
Location: Hang Lekiu, Nongsa

South Links Golf Course
Location: Gajah Mada, Sekupang

Indah Puri Golf Course
Location: Sutami, Sekupang

Water Sport & Activities in Batam Island

Many resorts and sport clubs located at Waterfront City and Nongsa coast offer a variety of water sports and exciting outdoor activities ranges from cable skiing, go-carting, water skiing, Parasailing, ultra light air craft joy flights, wake boarding, canoeing and other beach related activities such as beach volleyball and horse riding.

Most activities can be rented or hired by hour and prices are fixed at a fair cost. Lessons for beginners are also wide available.

Harris Resort
Location: Waterfront City

Holiday Inn Hotel
Location: Waterfront City

Cable Ski Park
Location: Waterfront City

Batam View Beach Resort
Location: Hong Lekir, Nongsa

Nongsa Point Marina Hotel
Location: Hong Lekui. Nongsa

Pura Jaya Beach Resort
Location: Hong Lekui, Nongsa

Turi Beach Resort
Location: Hong Lekui, Nongsa

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