Day Trip to the most serene island near Singapore

Tripoto
2nd Feb 2019
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Why city dwellers adore this rustic island? Check out the video and learn more tips on how to make the best trip in Pulau Ubin.

Pulau Ubin is a small island, shaped like a boomerang, this island is off the northeastern coast of Singapore main island. This could be the very last kampung or village in Singapore.

Take a short bumboat ride to Pulau Ubin, and step foot on an island unspoiled by civilisation and urban development. Pulau Ubin is the home to Singapore’s last authentic kampung (village) and one of the most unique experiences. The are plenty of wonderful things to see on the little island. You won’t get these stunning nature views on the mainland. Bring your camera and get ready to take some unforgettable photographs!

Directions to Pulau Ubin

Take the MRT to Tanah Merah MRT Station, go out through exit B on the right to the bus stop.

Take Bus 2 to Changi Village which is the last stop, this will be 15 minutes ride. Alternatively you can also take Bus 28,59,109 here if you have a direct bus.

After alighting from the bus turn left and walk all the way down to Changi Jetty. If you want to eat the famous Mizzy's Corner Nasi Lemak or stock up on supplies go to Changi Village Food Center and mini marts on the right.

After a 5 min walk Changi Jetty will come up on the right. Prepare exact change of $3.00 for the one way travel on the bumboat which takes about 15 minutes. You usually have to wait for a full boat before heading down.

The best way of exploring the island is by cycling. It is more convenient to ride along the rough trails or concrete roads on the island.

Make friends with the owner of “Y U SO LIKE THAT!” drink stall

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Make friends with the friendliest host in the island - Monkeys!

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You'll find load of durian trees!

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Ubin Fruit Orchard

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