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St John's Island

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Address: St John's Island, Singapore 000707, Singapore
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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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Escape from the city!

In the past St john's island has been a beautiful serene island escape. When we visited this year there was an abundance of litter and rubbish on the beaches and crowds of people... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
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Brynford
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Take the boat, pack a picnic and plenty of drinks - then simply explore! Great for swimming, strolls and simply enjoying the view across the Singapore straits.

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Thank Garreg W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

In the past St john's island has been a beautiful serene island escape. When we visited this year there was an abundance of litter and rubbish on the beaches and crowds of people. There was some sort of oil spillage in the sea which had settled into the sea floor/sand and was not visible. So unfortunately as we went in... More 

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Thank TheUniversalist
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I visited these islands early October 2016 by charter boat as a group and have been back twice since via the ferry service on my own. This is a neat little place where I come to do some angling when i find time. There is a lovely beach and beautiful blue water. For other anglers there are loads of fishing... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

St John's island is great, with cats roaming freely. Plenty of picnic areas and do check the Marine Science Institute expo hall as well, it's quite interesting. Walk over to Lazarus Island via the connecting bridge and you'll get to the best beach in Singapore, by far. Try to go in the morning because early afternoon a lot of boats... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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8 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We planned our day to go to St John's Island only to get to Marina Bay Pier and find all ferry service to the island stopped for the month of October.Very disappointing.Limited food stalls even if we were going to get ferry and stay for the day.

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6 Thank Kaleeo_44
Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Visited St John island with a group of friends on a Sunday afternoon for a short weekend island hopping trip. It was a great island hopping experience. There are nice green patches on the island and places where one can sit and rest to enjoy the quietness.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I did this on a weekday and used Singapore Island Cruises. The ticket can be bought on the day at ferry terminal at Marina South Pier. This is now directly accessible by MRT. The ticket is $18 for an adult return. On a weekday, it departs Marina South at 10am and 2pm and takes around 20 minutes to St John's.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

St John Island used to be our Secondary School time camping and outdoor favourite place, have not been back here for decades, could not recall how it looks. Today is the first time after so many years, and surprised to see St John beach/lagoon is nice (better than East Coast), not too crowd, a good escape and retreat from the... More 

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Singapore
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101 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

After a short 30min board ride, with great views of the Singapore skyline, you arrive at this quiet undeveloped island where you can enjoy the beach or do some fishing minus the crowds. Just remember to bring your own water and food as there are no shops on the island.

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Thank sralls
Singapore, Singapore
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132 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

St johns island is one of the southern islands in Singapore. This is a nice, quick escape from the city. You can reach st johns island by taking a ferry from Marina South Pier and it takes about 30 mins to the island. There would be lesser ferry trips on weekdays compared to weekends and public holidays. As noted by... More 

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