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St John's Island

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6.5km, 20 minutes and $18 from the mainland, St John's is a good day day out when paired with a... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Not many people have visited the Southern islands though they have heard of it. Most of the reviews... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
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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.
12 St. John's Island, Singapore 098600, Singapore
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

even locals were dissapointed that i was speaking with who hadnt been before. no amenities at all and not in a good way.. far from island rustic

1  Thank lj1983london
Reviewed April 1, 2018

6.5km, 20 minutes and $18 from the mainland, St John's is a good day day out when paired with a picnic and swim at Lazarus. Other reviews have the details covered, keep up with the ferry schedule at their website. The only thing I think...More

4  Thank shinraemonsam
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We took a morning ferry from the Marina South Pier. For $18 the ticket includes the ride to St John's Island and Kusu Island and the return trip back. We went on Easter Sunday and were given a sheet showing the ferry ride times. The...More

Thank BagpussMidlands
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Not many people have visited the Southern islands though they have heard of it. Most of the reviews here are detailed which tells you exactly what to expect. Mainly 2 types of visitors: 1) Those who spend a day to soak in the sun, walk...More

1  Thank UmarAlhabshee
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited with 2 friends who live in Singapore. They had always wanted to visit the island, so as it was a sunny day we took advantage. We took the ferry from Marina South Pier which cost $18 each. The journey takes...More

Thank Cazzie D
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Our Welfare committee organized an Island Hopping Cruise to St John's Island and Kusu Island. We met at Marine South Pier and departed in a ferry towards St John's Island followed by Kusu Island. The ferry charged $18/- per pax for a return trip. You...More

Thank soh_kien_peng
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

It was nice trip to St. John’s island on Sunday. From Marina South Pier(there is MRT station, red line), took island cruise ferry, took around 30mins to get there. We still can see city view of Singapore from the island, but here is totally different...More

Thank Mkmkwkwk
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

First stop of ferry ride. Big island. Couple of stretch of beach and mangroves. One small hill and a small marine park. Simple walk would do and I would recommend Kusu Island for family activity than St John’s.

Thank Vijay Ganesh S
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

I loved this place because it is so quiet for a stroll away from the city. Totally commercialised. No shop. No cafe or restaurant. It's vital to take your own food and drink. Won't be for everyone biting you fancy a picnic and some peace...More

4  Thank TimBLeeds
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Not a bad place to hang out and explore the new walking trail (monthly guided tours available, contact NParks), though the island's small size and fairly steep ferry fare to get there can be little hindrances. Expect mangroves, rocky beaches, some corals, and small animals....More

3  Thank stpn_fz
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Erwin K
February 8, 2018|
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Response from TimBLeeds | Reviewed this property |
check Singapore Island Cruise website for timings. no food on St John to buy so best to take a picnic. there are picnic tables. kusu did have a place to get a drink. not sure about food.
Jackie T
January 22, 2018|
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Response from TimBLeeds | Reviewed this property |
there was a wheel chair user on the ferry we travelled on so I guess there must be some sort of access but we had to clamber up some steps to access it so I would double check. the island has excellent flat paths and so I... More
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I can't speak for all cats naturally, but I do know that most of the street cats would prefer wet food. They may be a bit more choosy since there are lots of cat lovers feeding them and they tend to have preference for wet... More