Did You Know About Pulau Ubin?
Pulau Ubin trip around Ubin transports you to Singapore in the 1960s when life was simpler. The slow lane begins as soon as you enter the Changi bumboat queue. As soon as you arrive, all of your worries fade away.
Pulau Ubin is a day excursion where you may walk or bike through rustic roads shaded by swaying coconut palms, explore shady pathways amid overgrown rubber plantations, and visit hidden beaches and blooming mangroves. Food tastes better on Ubin, the air is cleaner, and the sights and sounds are more calming to the spirit.
Pulau Ubin, also known simply as Ubin, is an island off the coast of Singapore to the east of Pulau Tekong. It is a small island off the coast of Singapore.
About Pulau Ubin
On Pulau Ubin, off the coast of Singapore’s north-eastern coast, nature and history collide. This serene island haven locates just a 15-minute bumboat ride from Changi Point Ferry Terminal popular destination for nature enthusiasts and day trippers looking to escape the city’s hustle and bustle. The granite quarries on this 1020-hectare island, formerly Pulau Batu Jubin (Granite Stone Island in Malay), historically supplied stone for monuments such as the Istana and the Singapore-Johore Causeway.
These historical structures, coconut rubber plantations, fish farms, and Singapore’s sole, remaining kampong will be visible to visitors visiting the island (traditional village). Pulau Ubin is home to different habitats and wildlife, as well as a glimpse into Singapore’s past.
What Is The Best Way To Get To Pulau Ubin?
For the 15-minute boat voyage to the island, board the ferry at Changi Point Ferry Terminal, which is located next to the Changi Village Hawker Centre. The ferry runs from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and departs once 12 passengers have boarded (this may change according to the ongoing safety measures).
Inform the boat coordinator of the number of persons in your group when you arrive at the terminal, and he will prepare a boat for you. The most rates are $4 per person for one way (used to be $3 + $2 with a bike) and are paid directly to the boat captain.
Getting around the island of Pulau Ubin
When traveling around Pulau Ubin, you have three options: taxi, bicycle, or walking.
Walking: The 10-square-kilometer island is tiny enough to be explored on foot! It is an excellent way to see wild animals such as bears, otters, and birds.
By Cab: If walking or cycling is not an option, you can take a taxi. On the left side of the jetty is a taxi stand where you book cabs by the journey or the hour. Taxis are usually minivans with seating for up to ten people.
By bicycle: If you want to cycle on your own, there are several places near the jetty where you can rent a bike. Instead, we recommend taking an, where you won’t have to worry about getting lost and will be accompanied by a charming guide who will tell you about the island!
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