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St John's Island

#187 of 822 things to do in Singapore Features Animals
12 St. John's Island, Singapore 098600, Singapore
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Firstly make sure you pack some food and some water. There are no places at all to purchase... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
JemeelRhodes
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Lovely and tranquil with dolphin sightings but lots of rubbish.

My girlfriend and I visited this island to see and feed the stray cats. It is a lovely natural... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Dlangrish
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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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  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Firstly make sure you pack some food and some water. There are no places at all to purchase anything on the Islands. Secondly, make sure you have cash because the tickets vendors don't accept card payment nor do the couple of little shops at the...More

1  Thank JemeelRhodes
Reviewed 31 May 2017

My girlfriend and I visited this island to see and feed the stray cats. It is a lovely natural place now made for naturists. Unfortunately it was raining all day during our visit but on arrival we saw two dolphins about 50 metres off shore...More

1  Thank Dlangrish
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I wasn't able to walk around St. John's Island because I headed straight to Lazarus Beach, which is about 15-20 minutes from St. John's dock. Loved my stay at the Lazarus Beach. It was quiet, clean and a pretty decent white beach in Singapore. Definitely...More

1  Thank josinekara
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

As we went on a weekday morning, mainly to give the guests of mine a ferry trip, we didn't like to wait until after noon trip at St.John island. So we were off the ferry for only 15 mins to take some quick photos. After...More

2  Thank Sivanantham N
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A short ferry ride from Marina South Pier, and you'd find yourself at St John's Island... walk a bit further, to get to Lazarus Island, where you'd be rewarded with a nice beach, clean enough to swim, and enjoy the sun. There is no shop...More

Thank 123letsgonow
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.

Thank Garreg W
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...More

Thank TheUniversalist
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...More

4  Thank Michael C
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,...More

3  Thank SingaSwiss
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...More

8  Thank Kaleeo_44
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Mohana M
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Response from Sivanantham N | Reviewed this property |
In both St John and Kusu there are no eating places. Drinking water also we need to pack. As these islands are part of singapore, no NRIC or other documents required. Just buy the ticket and travel the ferry. Camping is... More
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m52i
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Response from travelbonkers44 | Reviewed this property |
The only way to book St John's accommodation is via phone. We can't post links here but just google "sentosa st john island" and it should be the first link. The one on sentosa website.
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Agnes B
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Response from Peggy T | Reviewed this property |
For information on St John's Island, please call (65) 9823 2494. For information on chalets in Isles of Singapore page in our website, or check with the booking counter at the World Trade Centre (WTC), or call WTC's... More
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