Sunday, March 27, 2011

Tourist information centre

Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources
Jalan Menteri Besar, BB3910
Bandar Seri Begawan.
Tel: +673 2382822 / +673 2382832
Fax: +673 2382824
Email address:

Tourist Information Centre (BSB)
General Post Office Building, Jln Elizabeth Dua,
Bandar Seri Begawan, BS8610. 
Negara Brunei Darussalam.
Tel: +673 2223734     Fax: +673 2223735

Tourist Information Centre (Temburong)
No: 13/14 Kedai Rakyat Jati, 
Temburong PA 1351 Negara Brunei Darusslam.
Tel: +673 5221439     Fax: +673 5240050


Empire Cinema

The Empire Cinema features the latest movie releases plus a state of the art theatre for live performance and presentations. 

The Empire Hotel Cinema
The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Jerudong, 
BG 3122, Negara Brunei Darussalam.
Contact: +673 241 7977

The Mall Cineplax
3rd floor, The Mall, Gadong
Contact: +673 2422455

Master Alim Pool & Cafe

Master Alim Pool & Cafe is the most famous place for playing 8 & 9 ball. Pool competitions is usually held here.

Master Alim Pool & Cafe
Unit 3,4,5 , 1st floor block A, 
Seri Purnama Complex, Kampung Kiulap.
Contact: +673 8808193

Utama Bowling

Utama Bowling is the first bowling alley in Brunei. It has 18 lane, the most than any other bowling place in Brunei.

Utama Bowling
Batu 1, Jalan Laksmana Abd Razak
Jalan Tutong BA 1712, Bandar Seri Bagawan 
Contact: +673 2242578
Opening hours: 10:00AM - 10:00PM

Jerudong Park Polo Club
JPCC Polo Club, Jerudong park Country Club Sdn Bhd, 
Jerudong BG3122, Brunei Darussalam. 
Contact: (673) 261 2500
Fax: (673) 261 2400. 

Oil & Gas Discovery Centre

This is where you can experience the excitement of the Interactive & Exhibition Area where science and the discovery of oil truly comes alive. It is designed to amuse, entertain and educate. They also provide other entertainment such as:
  •  Playground
  • Cafeteria
  • OGDC shop
  • Traffic Games Park
  • Exploratium (where educational programme such as Robotic and Electronics workshop, Kids & Science prog. is conducted.)
  • Interactive & Exhibition Area
  • Kids Zone
  • 3D theatre / cinema 

Ticket price:
Above 18 years
Senior Citizen
Above 55 years
13 to 17 years
5 to 12 years
Below 5 years
Fee entry
Family package
2 adults, 2 teens & 2 children

Opening time:
9am to 5pm
9am to 12 noon
2pm to 5pm
Sundays &
Public Holidays
10am to 6pm
Contact number: +673-3-377200 
Fax: +673-3-377220 

Health and Beauty

Zen Spa Health Care

Discover the  true essence of relaxation and rejuvenation in a natural sanctuary of peace in Zen Spa, retreat from the world of stress, offering space, tranquility and rejuvenation of the inner self and outer body. Zen spa is exceptionally sophisticated ayet calming natural. Your spa experience will start before you enter the room.

Zen Spa Health Care
Unit 5, 6 & 7 Simpang 72,
2nd Floor Block C,
Delima Square. Bandar Seri Begawan.
Tel: 2333777 / 2338877  

Fitness Zone

A place to become stronger, healthier and happier with the help of personal trainers in motivating, coaching and teaching. Other than fitness they also provide basic spa services. 

Kiulap Branch
Lot: 45238, Spg. 88, Kg. Kiulap
Tel: 223 3338/2338
Serusop Branch
Unit A1, 1st & 2nd Floor, Lot 5812, 
Spg. 82, Kg. Delima Satu
Tel: 244 8488/8489

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Eating areas

Aminah Arif

Aminah Arif Restaurant is very famous its Bruneian traditional dishes, especially a dish called Ambuyat which is made of Sago that is served in gluey mass eaten with wooden stick dipped in fish sauce.

Aminah Arif Restaurant 
Unit 2&3 block B ground floor, 
Bangunan Haji Abdul Rahman, Simpang 88,
Kampung Kiulap, Bandar Seri Begawan. 
Tel: +673 223 6198
Opening hours: 08:00 - 22:00

Tamu Selera, Bandar Seri Begawan

Tamu Selera is divided into stalls and has proper seating area with shelter. It offers variety choices of food and the prices are quite cheap than any other places in town. This is the place to have fresh seafood. It is usually crowded at night.

Address: Bandar Seri Begawan
Opening hours: 17:00 to 01:30

Excapade Sushi

For those who are craving for Japanase food, Excapade is the best place to go, the food are great but of course the price is a bit expensive. The staff are also very friendly.

Excapade Sushi, Kiulap
Unit 1&2,Block A, Regent Square,Kg Kiulap.
Tel: +673 2234011 
Opening hours: 11:00 to 22:00

Excapade Sushi, Gadong
Unit 4-5, block C,
Abdul Razak Complex, Gadong
Tel: +673 2443012
Opening hours: 11:00 to 22:00



Fishing is one of the major activities in Brunei. Angling, Trevallys, Barracuda, Dogtooth Tuna, Albacore Tuna and various other species of fish can be found in the waters of Brunei.

Fishing is usually done on the ocean or river of Brunei.


The exclusive golfing establishments of Brunei provide great opportunity to the golfers. Pantai Mentiri Golf Club and Panaga Golf Course are the main golf courses in Brunei.

Pantai Mentiri Golf Club
Km 15½ Jalan Kota Batu, Brunei Darussalam
Tel: +673 2791021 / +673 2792014
Fax: +673 2790773
Opening hours: Daily from 06.00 to 18.00

 The Empire Country Club
Jerudong BG3122,
Negara Brunei Darussalam
Tel: +673 2418222  Fax: +673 2417815

Panaga Golf Club
c/o Brunei Shell Petroleum Co Sdn Bhd
Seria KB3534
Negara Brunei Darussalam 
Tel: +673 3372204


Functions and Conference

International Convection Centre

It is the largest meeting venue in Brunei Darussalam. An excellent venue for big event because of its state of the art technology. The halls and meeting rooms are provided with various kind of faciliies meeting the demands for conferences and exhibitions.

International Convection Centre
Jalan Stadium, Berakas. Bandar Seri Begawan, BB4710.
Contact: +673 238 0944  Fax: +673 238 1302


Kampung Ayer

Kampung Ayer or Water Village is an area of Brunei capital city situated along Brunei Bay. People has been living here for over 1,300 years and now it has more than 30,000 villagers living in Kampung Ayer. Some people refer it as 'Venice of the East'. It consist of 4200 structures including houses, mosques, restaurants, shops, schools and a hospital. The structures here are built on stilts above Brunei river. 

Visitors can take a tour around Kampung Ayer using the water taxi. The people living in Kampung Ayer are very friendly, hostipable and welcome tourist with open arms to their homes. While taking a tour around Kampung Ayer visitors can also visit other attractions such as 'makan di luba', 'jong batu' and probiscos monkey which is situated along Brunei river. 

Muara Beach

Muara Beach has a long, quiet path which invites leisurely strolling and is ideal destination for family outing. It has amenities such picnic area, children’s playground, changing and toilet facilities, as well as weekend food and drink stalls. Public can also do activities such as volleyball and water sports here.

Jong Batu

Brunei has many legends, one of them is the 'Jong Batu'. It was said that Jong Batu is actually a sinking ship of  Nakhoda Manis, a son who has betrayed his own mother. He ordered his crew to push his mother small boat away because he was embarassed that his wife was disgusted with his poor mother. His mother was then heartbroken and she cursed his son, a storm then came and capasized the ship, it sank and everything including the people inside the ship turned to rock.

Jong Batu is located at the Brunei River, on the east side of Istana Nurul Iman. The rock outcroping is a shape of a sinking ship and the size is about 20m long and 15m wide at its widest point. The journey to Jong Batu is about 15minutes by boat from the Kampung Ayer.