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Getting There & Away

Kuwait Public Transport Company ferries to Failaka Island depart from Ras Salmiya (also known as Ras Al Ard). The trip takes one hour, costs KD5 on foot or KD30 per car, and leaves twice daily in line with the tides. The ferry terminal in Kuwait City can be reached via buses 15 and 34.

Alternatively, tourist packages can be purchased with Ikarus and include day trips and overnight options at the Ikaros Hotel. Day trips to Failaka Island cost KD20 per person, including boat transfer and a range of activities. Ikarus trips leave from Marina Crescent.