Travel guide to Failaka Island

- Choose region -
- Choose city -
» » Failaka Island


Local name

Travel preparation


Best time to visit

There is not much shade to be found among the ruins of the Failaka Island. The summers are unbearably hot and therefore the best time to go there is in the winter.

Local conditions


Accommodation / Hotel

There is no organized overnight accommodation on the Failaka Island, and camping is strongly deprecated. Read further in 'special conditions'. Book your hotel in Failaka Island here

Local transport


Other transport

The trip from Kuwait City to the island is by ferry and takes approximately 90 min. Trips around the island are by foot, and can in most cases be finished within the three hours the stay lasts before the ferry returns to the main land. Information on departure is available on 5472664.

Special conditions

The Iraqis put out mines on the island during the war and these have not yet been removed. All doings outside the authorized paths can be lethal, and therefore camping on the island is strongly deprecated.

Find your travel arrangement to Failaka Island here

Travelmarket International
The travel search engine searches across more than 1,000 websites to find the best and cheapest travels for you.