Singapore Islands

Singapore, known for its vibrant city life, is also home to several beautiful islands that offer a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Sentosa, one of the southern islands in Singapore, offers a perfect blend of entertainment and relaxation amidst the peaceful and pleasant environment. Several small islands such as the Pulau Ubin, Lazarus Island and St. John's Island will let you discover a range of recreational, cultural and historical attractions within the urban setting of the island. From the rustic to serene beaches of these islands, you can also engage yourself in fun- filled activities such as kayaking, beach clubbing, camping and fishing. Amongst other islands, you can also explore the tortoise sanctuary at the Kusu Island and a unique diving experience at the Sisters' Island.


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Sentosa Island
Sentosa Island

Sentosa Island is a premier destination for visitors seeking thrilling activities on an island in Singapore. It is known for its sandy beaches, lush greenery, and numerous attractions such as Universal Studios Singapore, S.E.A Aquarium, and Adventure Cove Waterpark. Visitors can also enjoy cable car rides, nature walks, and dining experiences making your visit more fun and engaging. Sentosa Island is easily accessible by road, cable car, or monorail, making it a must-visit destination for those travelling to Singapore.


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Lazarus Island
Lazarus Island

Lazarus Island was home to several prison confinement sheds that were used to detain convicts in the 1800s, thus making it one of the secluded islands in Singapore. The place is known to boast its clear blue waters and pristine beaches, making it the perfect spot for water sports enthusiasts to try out kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding. The island's tranquillity also makes it an excellent place for beach picnics, sunbathing, or simply soaking up the natural beauty. Nature lovers can explore the island's flora and fauna on the nature trails while bird watchers can spot unique species of birds.


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Pulau Ubin Island
Pulau Ubin Island

Pulau Ubin Island is a hidden gem of Singapore as it is one of the last remaining villages or kampongs of the country, offering unique and authentic experiences for its visitors. The island is home to dense forests, wetlands, and a thriving ecosystem, making it the perfect spot for hiking, cycling, and nature walks. The famous Chek Jawa wetlands provide a great opportunity to explore tidal flats teeming with marine life. Visitors can also rent a bike to explore the island's rustic villages and fishing ports or take a traditional bumboat ride to admire the island's beautiful mangrove forests. 


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Kusu Island
Kusu Island

Kusu Island, a small island off the coast of Singapore, may be lesser-known but it offers a unique experience for visitors. The island is home to two popular attractions, the Kusu Island Tua Pek Kong Temple and the Malay Shrine, which attracts thousands of devotees during the annual pilgrimage season. Visitors can explore the island's natural beauty by hiking up to the summit for stunning views or lounging on the beach. The island also offers picnic areas, barbecue pits, and a lagoon for swimming. With its serene atmosphere and cultural significance, Kusu Island is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and connect with nature. 


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St. John’s Island
St. John’s Island

St. John's Island, located off the coast of Singapore, offers a plethora of activities for visitors. The island is perfect for those seeking a day trip or a weekend getaway, with its crystal-clear waters and lush greenery. Visitors can enjoy water activities like swimming, snorkelling, and kayaking, or explore the island's rich history at the St. John's Island National Marine Laboratory and Heritage Gallery. For a more laid-back experience, visitors can lounge on the pristine beaches or enjoy a picnic under the shade of palm trees. St. John's Island is a perfect escape from the city's hustle and bustle, offering a serene and peaceful retreat.

Rawa Island
Rawa Island

Rawa Island, located just a short ferry ride from Singapore, is a hidden gem for adventure seekers looking for a unique island experience. This picturesque island boasts clear turquoise waters and white sandy beaches, perfect for snorkelling, diving, and swimming. Visitors can also explore the lush jungle trails and spot colourful birds and wildlife. For thrill-seekers, there's parasailing, jet skiing, and wakeboarding. And when the sun sets, the island comes alive with beachside bars and live music performances. Rawa Island is the perfect destination for those seeking a fun-filled and unforgettable adventure on an island in Singapore's backyard.

Coney Island
Coney Island

Coney Island, also known as Pulau Serangoon, is a beautiful retreat located in the northeastern part of Singapore. The island has two beautiful beaches to hang out on, Punggol beach and the West beach which are perfect for swimming and sunbathing. You can go bird watching and try to spot endangered species such as the red jungle fowl, rusty-breasted cuckoo, and spotted wood-owl. Take a guided tour or cycle along the network of well- maintained trails to explore the island's dense vegetation, mangroves, and coastal forests. You can also enjoy fishing along with a night under the stars and camp at the designated campsites on the island.


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Chek Jawa
Chek Jawa

Chek Jawa is a beautiful nature reserve located on the eastern coast of Pulau Ubin, Singapore. Take a coastal walk on the boardwalk through different habitats and enjoy the panoramic views of the rubber plantations, rocky coast and the mangrove wetlands. Chek Jawa is home to over 100 bird species, including migratory birds such as the white-bellied sea eagle and the grey heron, which you can spot exclusively during your visit. You can also walk along the intertidal zone during low tide to explore the rich marine life, such as crabs, starfish and corals.

Pulau Satumu
Pulau Satumu

Pulau Satumu is a small island located in Singapore's southern waters, where you can enjoy camping, fishing and beach picnics. Hike to the historic Raffles Lighthouse, which was built in 1855 and is still in use today, to take a glimpse of the breathtaking surrounding sea. Pulau Satumu is surrounded by clear blue waters, making it an ideal place for snorkelling and exploring the colourful marine life that thrives in the area. Bring your binoculars and spot some feathered friends such as the white-bellied sea eagle and the common sandpiper.

Islands in Singapore FAQ's

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    Some of the offshore islands in Singapore are open to visitors, while others are restricted due to their ecological sensitivity or military usage. Popular islands that visitors can visit include Sentosa, Lazarus Island, and St. John's Island.

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