Plan your journey around the island in advance to avoid heavy traffic
SINGAPORE, 23 December 2016 – This New Year’s Eve, The State of Fun will be abuzz with a host of festivities across the island’s many hotels and dining establishments. The tenth edition of Sentosa’s signature countdown event – Siloso Beach Party 2016, will be held at Siloso Beach on 31 December 2016 from 6pm to 6am on New Year’s Day.
As vehicular traffic volume is expected to be higher than usual, with limited parking lots available on the island, party revellers and guests visiting Sentosa are encouraged to enter the island by public transport and use Sentosa’s network of island transportation during this period.
Use Public Transport and Connect to Sentosa’s Island Transportation
Guests are advised to take the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) or public buses to HarbourFront MRT Station. From there, they can connect to the Sentosa Express monorail located on Level 3 of VivoCity (next to Food Republic) and alight at Beach Station. An Island Admission charge of $4.00 is applicable per person for guests entering the island via the Sentosa Express. Guests may also opt to tap and go with their EZ-Link cards. The Sentosa Express will operate from 7.00am on 31 December 2016 to 1.00am on 1 January 2017.
Guests heading to Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) may choose to board the RWS 8 bus service from the bus stops outside VivoCity and HarbourFront Station. Inbound services will cost $1.00 per person and will run from 5:45am on 31 December 2016 to 2.30am on New Year’s Day, 1 January 2017. In addition, the free Sentosa shuttle bus service from Beach Station to HarbourFront Bus Interchange will be available from 12 midnight to 8.00am on New Year’s Day, 1 January 2017.
Free Entry via Sentosa Boardwalk
Guests can also choose to take a stroll into Sentosa via the Sentosa Boardwalk, where admission is complimentary for all guests until 31 December 2017.
Experience a Scenic Sky Ride to Siloso Beach
With the Singapore Cable Car Sky Network, guests have another convenient option of accessing Siloso Beach by hopping on the Mount Faber cable car line from Faber Peak Singapore or HarbourFront Centre into Sentosa. Guests can then get on the intra-island Sentosa Line at the Merlion Station or Imbiah Station for a scenic joyride to Siloso Point Station.
Guests who wish to ride on both the Mount Faber and Sentosa lines are able to buy the Cable Car Sky Pass at $33 for adults and $22 for children. Alternatively, they can purchase the Sentosa Line ticket for $13 for adults and $8 for children, and start their ride from the Merlion Station to the Siloso Point Station.
Do plan your journey to the venue and factor in ample time, in anticipation of the heavy traffic expected during New Year’s Eve.
Members of the public may call 1800-SENTOSA (736 8672) for more information.