Truly a classroom without walls.
The Surrounding Area
Strategically located just south of Singapore in the Riau Islands.
Telunas is surrounded by a fascinating ecosystem. Mangrove forests cover the shores of the Riau Islands including a tidal river near Telunas.
Students can explore and discover many different types of sea life that reside in a fantastic intertidal area adjacent to Telunas Beach.
From dense jungle to beach and mangrove the natural environment of Sugi Island provides many forums for learning and fun.
Flora & Fauna
Home to a variety of plants and wildlife such as mackerel, eagles, Kingfishers, Grey-back Monkeys, Butterfly Fish, Sea otters, flying fish, and pink dolphins.
Telunas Beach Resort
A self-contained property built with groups in mind
The Telunas Center is housed at Telunas Beach Resort, which is set on a private cove on Sugi Island. School staff enjoy peace-of-mind knowing the self-contained nature of the resort and private beach lends to knowing where students are at all times. The Telunas cove is only accessible by boat or transversing thick jungle.
5 dorm rooms, each can accommodate up to 12 students in bunk beds. This room comes with private bathroom and a balcony with drying rack.
Teachers’ Housing Options
Teachers sleep well in shared resort rooms dedicated for teachers (typically 1-3 teachers per room in Multi-Family Suite or Deluxe Rooms).
Travel & Logistics
We take the fuss out of travel.
Our goal is to work with your trip coordinator to make getting to Telunas easy. We routinely host groups from a variety of host countries and students from almost all nationalities. Depending on your origin, here are a few of the logistics we are prepared to assist you with.
We can work with your travel agent or coordinator to arrange arrival times into Singapore or Batam, Indonesia for smooth transfers to Telunas.
Should you be flying into Singapore Changi airport or Hang Nadim Airport in Batam, we can set up bus transfers to the ferry terminals.
Simply provide us with your passenger manifest (use this form) and we coordinate your ferry times to correspond with connecting flights and domestic transfers.
Visa & Immigration
Depending upon your origin you may need visas for Singapore and/or Indonesia. Please check the respective sections and verify with our team for further clarification. Prior to your trip, please print & follow our Arrival Form. Upon arrival into Indonesia our team helps you speedily and seamlessly navigate immigration.
Groups traveling through Singapore should [check this list] to determine if any travelers must obtain a visa to transit through Singapore. This is a short list but Singaporean immigration will not permit passengers to transit between Changi Airport and the ferry terminal without proper immigration clearance.
Many nationalities are now able to enter Indonesia for free on a 30 day tourist VISA at Sekupang International Teriminal and Batam Center Terminal. Those still needing VISAs can obtain a US$15 – 7 day Visa-on-Arrival (VOA) at the arrival port. Please note a valid passport with minimum validity of 6 (six) months plus a return ticket is still required.