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St John's Island

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BEACH IS GOOD SIGHTSEEING NOT REALLY

The island is a short ferry ride from Singapore Ferry Terminal ($18 return) and is possessed of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
austranomads
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Australia
Clean and nice

We went here on a Yacht. Many visitors go here to celebrate an occasion or just go here to spend... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ranjanapathak
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Orlando, Florida
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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.
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12 St. John's Island, Singapore 098600, Singapore
Loyang East
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The island is a short ferry ride from Singapore Ferry Terminal ($18 return) and is possessed of clean and quiet beaches, at least during the week. It is really for beach lovers, swimming and escape an the noise and crowds of the city. You need...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank austranomads
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here on a Yacht. Many visitors go here to celebrate an occasion or just go here to spend time. Clean waters, clean place, large picnic area. There is a beach with clean sands. Yacht ride of 20 minutes was exciting. There are Great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ranjanapathak
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

If you need short gate away from city life in Singapore, you can go to visit St.John Island (Lazarus Island) the place is quite big for jogging and enjoy the beach. The beach is quite clean and you can do yacht party, swim, snorkeling, water...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohanKinoshita
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Great place to ride your bike. 20 minutes ferry ride to the island and then you can ride from St. John Island to the next island via a bridge. Breathtaking views.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Channa S
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Most of the island is cut off due to repairs. Aspestos removal. There weren't as many cats as expected but I brought them food anyway and they seemed appreciative. You can go for a walk around, fish or lay on the beach. Hardly anyone around....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tarawera99
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

Date of experience: April 2018
3  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

Date of experience: April 2018
5  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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
3  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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Lay Yim T
August 27, 2018|
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Response from Ronghuidexter |
Have you been there before? I would like to ask the island closed at 3pm is it? On saturdays, or is it the ferry or..?
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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.
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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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