If you are new to Singapore, then it is high time to gain good insight into the associated beauty of the place. Situated around a distance of 6.5 km at the south point of Singapore, you must not miss the spot of St. John Island. It was previously known as Pulau Sekijang Bendras. You will definitely enjoy the makings of an idyllic getaway.
Enjoyable Activities on St. John’s Island Holiday
Some of the enjoyable activities involved into this spot include soaking up the sun, enjoying picnic with your best chaps on the sandy beach along with exploring several winding tracks of the island and simply lazing the day away by the lagoon. The estimated area of the island is near about 39 hectare.
The place is well known to be a haven for a host of flora and fauna. The Tropical Marine Science Institute along with the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Marine Aquaculture Centre of Singapore is also situated on that spot. In case you are planning to stay on the island, then it is advised to book the Holiday Bungalow.
Rates Regarding Holiday Camps
The place is comfortably arranged which includes a highly comfortably furnished kitchen. It holds the space to adjust at least 10 guys with practically in a troublesome manner. It is a home outside your own home! It is well equipped with some basic cooking facilities so that you can cater or even enjoy having a BBQ. Other than camping, everything is permitted.
The holiday camp rates have been distributed as under:
- Between Sunday and Thursday – S$64.20 on a daily basis
- Friday, Saturday and public holidays – S$107 on a daily basis
Bookings can be done well in advance before two months!
Ferry Service towards St. John’s Island
It is high time to consider an important fact! During the Kusu Pilgrimage Season that lies between October to November, regular service of ferry to St. John’s Island remains suspended on a temporary basis. Visitors who desire to visit the spot during that particular period make boat arrangements on their own from Marina South Pier.
In general, the price of tickets for booking of ferries has been distributed as under:
- Children falling within the age group of 1-12 years are supposed to pay S$12 individually
- Adults above 12 years need to pay S$18 to board ferry to St. John Island Singapore
Tickets are sold at Marina South Pier itself. As there are many ferries, you will definitely get another in case you miss the first one. No need to be in a hurry as due care is taken for all. In case of bad weather, sometimes ferry services are duly suspended without any prior notice as it is at the discretion of Management.
You need to contact Singapore Island Cruise & Ferry Services Pvt. Ltd. at the time of accessing other southern islands that are not listed into the daily ferry schedule. You may also easily avail commercial chartering of ferries along with corporate and private functions in the same manner.