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Technically part of the Bruneian capital of Bandar Seri Begawan, Kampong Ayer has more than enough uniqueness and history about it to be considered separately. Meaning “water village”, Kampong Ayer is built on stilts above the Brunei river. More...more
Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Brunei River | Jalan Mc Arthur, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
As some tourist who are just passing by and declare this place a slump, well it is not! This is a propper village. Yes there are some just bring ignorance and uncivilised with their surroundings. Do come during weekdays especially the gallery.
Costs anywhere from $.50 to $1.00 per person to get from Bandar to the Kampong Ayer via water taxi. Sometimes involves a bit of bargaining! Do visit the museum with the look out tower. Well worth a visit during the day. Lots to see and...More
Kampong Ayer is just so beautiful and unique. You can get a water taxi to one of the houses in the villages where the locals will invite you in and share their beautifully kept houses with you. Truly a unique experience and a traditional Bruneian...More
A must see place in Brunei. I visited with my family including my 2 children. Thoroughly enjoyed. You don’t have to book in advance. There are water taxis that will take you around. The cost was only $5 per person and the taxi drivers are...More
I joined a river cruise which took me around the water village for a look at the houses on stilts, the village school, police station, fire station, etc.
Then the boat stopped at one of the houses where we got off and made our way...More
This is one of the main attractions in Brunei. From the waterfront area you can get a water taxi to do a tour of the village. We found that when we were walking around the waterfront area boat drivers would come up to us frequently...More
The village - reputedly the largest stilt village in the world housing around 30,000 people is just across the water from Bandar Seri Bagawan. It has schools, a police station, mosques and shop.
Worth a visit if Bandar - there is little to do in...More
If you want a tour of Kampong Ayer, just head to the shopping centre in the centre, go to the back exit, cross the road and flag down a boat on the stairs that lead to the river to the right of the building where Kaizen... More
If you want a tour of Kampong Ayer, just head to the shopping centre in the centre, go to the back exit, cross the road and flag down a boat on the stairs that lead to the river to the right of the building where Kaizen Sushi is. The boat can take you across to Kampong Ayer for $1 and from there you can just wander around (the best way is to just get lost on all the passageways and when you have had enough just flag another boat to take you back. There are plenty).
Otherwise negotiate with the boat driver a tour (1 hr is plenty of time to see it as well as the island upriver). Best time to do it is just before sunset.
Muara Port is too far from the Water Village. I suggest you get a taxi. Once there just stand close to the water area and some of the boat drivers will see you. Don't worry, they'll spot you. They need to earn $$$. I paid... More
Muara Port is too far from the Water Village. I suggest you get a taxi. Once there just stand close to the water area and some of the boat drivers will see you. Don't worry, they'll spot you. They need to earn $$$. I paid $10 for a trip around the village but you can negotiate with him. If this is your first time it is going to be an amazing experience like a roller coaster ride... but without seat belt. How scary is that?!