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Address: St John's Island, Singapore 000707, Singapore
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Description: See the colourful coral right in front of your eyes or swim in one of St...
See the colourful coral right in front of your eyes or swim in one of St John’s Island’s many lagoons. You might also like to enjoy a pleasant picnic on the beach or go dolphin spotting by the water.
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Islands Hopping

Do visit the islands (St John's Island is connected with Lazarus Island. And for Kusu Island, it can be reach by continuing the ferry ride before heading back to Marina South... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Do visit the islands (St John's Island is connected with Lazarus Island. And for Kusu Island, it can be reach by continuing the ferry ride before heading back to Marina South Pier.) if you want to rest and relax away from the busy Singapore. Reaching there: Board ferry at Marina South Pier from Singapore Island Cruise $18 for adult and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

nothing much at st john's island itself but that shouldn't stop u from coming, walk further down n u'll find a nice beach on lazarus island. it's white, sandy and is u-shaped. u won't get such beach in mainland singapore or sentosa. the waters are less murky than mainland and sentosa. the flora and fauna and nice too. be adventurous.... More 

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Singapore
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3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

I love St John Island. 20mins ferry ride to experience peace and quiet. You can relax and sunbathe the whole day. Kusu has better water and sand than St John though.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

While the island is attractive enough, it was full of litter after a hot Sunday, the ferry service was erratic, the 'beaches' were mostly dirty grassy sand and we couldn't wait to get back to the mainland. However despite the ferry being at the jetty it wouldn't leave until enough people were on board so we sat on board and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

St John island is about 20 mins from Marina South Pier. Due to the ferry stop-over at Kusu island good time is wasted. Best day to visit the island is during the weekday as it would be less crowded. Note the last ferry to leave on weekdays ia at 2.45pm. The island has a pretty decent beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

In just about 20 minutes, we were transported by ferry from Marina south ferry terminal to this peaceful little island. White, sandy beach, a Malay kampong house, and a few fat, happy looking cats on an extremely clean island. There is also a chalet/ camp site for rent. After a 15 minute break, the ferry would carry on to kusu... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

we went St.John island last week.Ferry from Marina South Pier and it takes about 20min to St.John.we settled in nice,clean ground under trees and spent the day.Need to bring foods & drinks to enjoy as no restaurant on island.Beach is clean and nice.Walked around the island and reached to jetty at other end through marine science facility.Best is to walk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

it was a completely silent island away from the hustle and bustle of Singapore. It was so quiet my mate and I kept dozing off at different spots on the island. another good point is that, I had pretty decent data reception out on the island which allowed me to catch up on some writing. the way there --> from... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

For a quiet day away from the city, prefer St John's over Kusu due to its more rustic feel. You'll encounter cats, chicken, mangroves...the walk to undeveloped Lazarus island is nice. The views of the Singapore skyline from the boat and picnic area are also worthwhile. Don't expect fantastic beaches, however, and come prepared with food, water, sunscreen and insect... More 

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Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We went camping in St John island. We woke up early next day and saw a few dolphins in the waters near the bridge between St John and Lazarus islands. We also drop by Kusu island which is juz nearby and saw big sea turtles in the lagoon during low tides. Quite amazing didn't know that dolphins and turtles can... More 

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