Pulau Palawan in Singapore© Sengkanghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pulau_Palawan_seen_from_Siloso_Beach,_Sentosa,_Singapore_-_20060805.jpg
It is possible to visit many of the outlying islands of Singapore. Apart from Sentosa, which is reachable on foot, the other islands require taking a boat or ferry from various ferry terminals around Singapore.
The operating ferry terminals are:
Bumboats leave the Changi Point Ferry Terminal
for Pulau Ubin daily from sunrise to sunset. The fare is S$2.50 one way, and the boat leaves once there are 12 passengers, or a total sum of S$30.00 is collected.
The term "Southern Islands" refer to the eight main islands to the south of Singapore mainland. They are Kusu Island, Lazarus Island, Pulau Seringat, Pulau Tekukor, Saint John's Island, the two Sisters Islands and Sentosa Island. Together, they occupy an area of 5.58 sq km (2.15 sq mi), with the lion share going to Sentosa Island.
After development of Sentosa got underway, the Singapore Tourism Board began land reclamation to link Pulau Seringat with Lazarus Island in 2000. A causeway was also built linking Lazarus Island with Saint John's Island, enabling visitors to walk among the three islands. To visit these islands, take a ferry from the Marina South Pier. The ferry is operated by Singapore Island Cruise and Ferry Services. For more details, visit www.islandcruise.com.sg.
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Ferries International Destinations
There are bumboat services from Changi Point Ferry Terminal to Pengerang in Johor, Malaysia. From HarbourFront, you can take ferries to Batam Centre, Batu Ampar, Sekupang and Waterfront City in Batam. From Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, there are ferry services to Nongsapura. Finally, from the Pasir Panjang Ferry Terminal, boats leave for the industrial islands of Singapore.
Planning Areas of Singapore
"Planning Areas" are the de facto districts of Singapore. This map shows you all the planning areas of the island nation. Click on them to get to know each area.
Buy Your Long-Distance Bus Tickets Here!
If you are planning to travel Malaysia and Singapore by bus, you can now purchase your long-distance bus tickets directly from Bus Online Ticket
, where you get to check the schedule as well as price of tickets from various bus companies.
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