Brunei Darussalam Regatta

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This is an annual event held on the 1st Sunday of March every year organised collaboratively between Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources and Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of Brunei Darussalam. This prestigious water sports hold several categories including Traditional Boat Race, Jet Ski Race, Speedboat Race, and Water Taxis Race.

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Neighbouring countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia and also China participated in this one day event which is held at Brunei River (Sungai Brunei) in front the Dermaga Diraja Bandar Seri Begawan (Royal Wharf), an iconic site in the country’s capital.

The Brunei Darussalam Regatta aims to uphold the tourism industry in the country, by making Bandar Seri Begawan a popular tourist attraction with “Know Our Country” (Kenali Negara Kitani) as the concept. The Regatta is not merely a Boat Race, but is also a Cultural Exposition of paramount importance for tourists to know more about the country’s tradition and at the same time introduce Brunei Darussalam to the international arena. This event is aimed to preserve the legacy that has always been the center of nostalgic entertainment among Bruneians in the past.

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Ministry of Home Affairs
Jalan James Pearce
Bandar Seri Begawan
Negara Brunei Darussalam

Office : +673 2223225
Email address : info.moha@home-affairs.gov.bn
Website : www.home-affairs.gov.bn

Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources
Bandar Seri Begawan
Negara Brunei Darussalam

Office : +673 2382822
Email address : helpdesk@industry.gov.bn
Website : www.mipr.gov.bn

Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports
Simpang 336-17, Jalan Kebangsaan
Bandar Seri Begawan
Negara Brunei Darussalam

Office : +673 2381903/2382911/2300693
Email address : info@kkbs.gov.bn
Website : www.kkbs.gov.bn

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