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its ok

nice way to spend the day. take the car ferry from Salmiya. Do take your car as there is no way to... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Andre L
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Much like Chernobyl...

Failaka was a welcome if somewhat bizarre part of what would have been an otherwise boring weekend... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Nate B
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

I travel with my Family along with my friend and his family to Failaka island through KPTC Service on Friday 17th August 2018. I would like to give the feedback point by point as follows. 1. KPTC ON FRIDAYS 1:30PM to 3:00PM.and return from Failaka...More

9  Thank Ilayaraja D
Reviewed 17 July 2018

nice way to spend the day. take the car ferry from Salmiya. Do take your car as there is no way to get around the island. tour the island. it has bullet ridden homes from Gulf War 1 occupation. you can also see an old...More

1  Thank Andre L
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Fail ka island was one of biggest island.we could reached there from marina crescent..About one hour of journey to failaka by boat operated by kptc.not a well developed island.the island contain some old buildings old weapons ,shot upcast...there are some dirty beaches in island

3  Thank AswathyM38
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Failaka was a welcome if somewhat bizarre part of what would have been an otherwise boring weekend in Kuwait. Firstly no-one in the hotels seemed to know about the place, and then anyone who did urged me not to go. Purchasing the tickets was quite...More

3  Thank Nate B
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The island is by far the largest one and can be reached from two destinations : Ras Al Saliyah and from the Marina Crescent. Unfortunately despite the beautiful beaches the island has been ignored since the Iraqi occupation and has great potential. Despite all its...More

4  Thank AOmeiri
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Failaka Island was a nice break away from Kuwait City. After a boat ride with stunning views of Kuwait City, we walked through the Heritage Village. This showed how the residents lived in the past, and was very well maintained. Past that was a small...More

5  Thank JackiB0312
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

You can reach Failaka by renting boat or yacht from marina crescent. 30 minutes by speed boat. There is Heritage village need reservation. For kids everything available games, pool and wildlife. Best thing that you can spend quality time in quite atmosphere. Winter will be...More

4  Thank Al-Hamdan K
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Failaka island is the biggest island and could be reached from Marina crescent for less than an hour. Unfortunately the island is under utilised and needs lots of improvements though it has great potentials. There is a private hotel and a tourist village with services...More

6  Thank AOmeiri
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The average rating is due to the lack of direction in the hesitation to close the place off - or develop - it is a serious archaeological place of interest and has remained in a post invasion limbo. Pre-invasion it was both home to chalets...More

1  Thank ahpincis
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

How will go there.how much money for fullday.any vehicle available there.food available there.in Ramadan holidays available there

64  Thank renirinu
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8 March 2018|
Response from AOmeiri | Reviewed this property |
The best option is to call Ikarus United Marine tel: 22022018 or visit them at Marina Crescent . They provide marine transport service to the island
8 December 2016|
Response from crazyinkuwait | Reviewed this property |
You will have to go to Marina Crescent and check the schedule