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Singapore Duck Tour
"Not your average sightseeing vehicle the Singapore duck takes you through the city on the original DUCKtours winner of the Singapore Tourism Awards. This amphibious remodeled war craft dubbed ‘the duck’ travels on both land and water providing excellent vantage points of Singapore’s top attractions on and off dry land. You’ll get up close to the famous skyline during your hour-long journey!During the land portion of your tour see popular landmarks like the 45-foot (14-meter) high Fountain of Wealth
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"From Suntec City/Flyer board your open-top sightseeing bus which departs at 6:30pm. This hop-on hop-off bus tour makes six stops at top attractions (see Itinerary) where you can get out and explore with your guide. Your first stop is Singapore Flyer’s Food Trail where you'll learn about local food culture from your guide as you sample traditional dishes. With your complimentary $5 voucher choose from a selection of Singapore’s most popular cuisines!Next stroll around the magnificent Gardens by the Bay before heading to the Super Tree Grove for a close-up look at the vertical gardens. Watch the captivating light-and-sound show where the trees come to life in color with majestic music. From here
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"With the freedom to use your Singapore Flexi Attractions Pass over a 5-day period you can experience Singapore’s top attractions at your own pace. Simply swipe the card to enter each selected attraction. There's no waiting in lines for tickets and you'll save up to 50% compared to purchasing tickets individually. Depending on option selected when booking you can choose either three or five attractions from a list of more than 10. Perhaps admire 360-degree views from the top of the Singapore Flyer observation wheel or explore the city by land and water on an amphibious vehicle during a Singapore DUCKtour. Marvel at the spectacular plants and lighting displays at Gardens by the Bay take in the wildlife at the Singapore Zoo or Night Safari or cruise through the city by hop-on hop-off bus with a ticket for the SP Ho Ho Tour System. You also have the option to upgrade your pass to include admission to Universal Studios Singapore.You may choose three or five attractions from t
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Pulau Ubin Tips (18)

Pulau Ubin - real Singapore

Many SIngaporeans, young and old, love Pulau Ubin. It is laid-back, rustic, kampong and full of nature. There are lots to see at Pulau Ubin for the locals as well as the international traveller.

- Kampong life
- Village life
- Wayang stage (wayangs are held in the 7th lunar month)
- Sensory Trail
- Biking through the island
- abandoned granite quarries
- abandoned rubber estates
- Chek Jawa, an inter-tidal marine ecosystem. Go with the guided tours! See www.nparks.gov.sg
- Outward Bound School
- campsites (no permits needed)
- Bird-watching. Lots of bird life, including the White-bellied Sea Eagle, Oriental Pied Hornbills, bulbuls, etc.
- Wild life - wild boars!!
- Mangrove swamps.
- Farms
- Great photography opportunities

Tired of seeing glitsy Singapore? Sick from breathing car fumes? Malls and more malls? Head out to the north-east corner of Singapore. Visit Pulau Ubin!

How to get there: Take bus number 2 or a taxi to Changi Village. Go to the bumboat jetty (a new one) and hire a bumboat to take you out to Ubin. Bumboat ride costs S$2 (USD1) per person. The bumboat leaves when it fills up to 12 passengers.

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trees100ft
Apr 04, 2011

Away from air conditioning and malls!

For more adventures besides shopping, Pulau Ubin is a good choice. You can choose to go on a halfday trip or you can even extend it to an overnight trip! more details at http://hubpages.com/_vt86/hub/Pulau-Ubin-A-different-Singapore

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ll_angel86
Nov 24, 2009

Palau Ubin Island


I just loved Palau Ubin!! I wanted to do something different in Singapore this time around and experience some of the old authentic culture.... not just the built up hustle & bustle and shops!

So we set out for a day cycling on Palau Ubin - north of Singapore - in between Singapore & Malaysia.

What a wonderful day we had ... as described in my travelogue below!! I can totally recommend this place!!

Check out my other pix for some funny road signs on Palau Ubin :o)

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aussirose
Nov 24, 2009

Pulau Ubin

Spend a day exploring this island. You can rent a bike or hike round the island. Make sure when you arrive that you head for the police post to inform them that you are visiting the island. Pack a picnic so that you can stop anywhere for a bite. Bring insect repellent and wear light-coloured and loose attire as it can get hot and humid. Bring along your trusty umbrella too just in case the weather changes. check out further info by clicking on the website below.

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Dec 15, 2008
 
 
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Peace

It was a totally different experience for me.I went there on a weekday and there was very few people around on the island.Take a map of the island and then rent a bike.The whole island is yours for exploration.Do pack your liquids as you wont find any shops other tha ones at ferry point.You will find the less popular picnic spots totally deserted.

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anuroop_s_raj
Jul 09, 2007

the singapore of the 80s

If you go here, you'll find that everything is very different from the main city. It's like going back in history and seeing Singapore when it firsted started out. Things to do here: cycling, hiking. Take the ferry from Changi Ferry Point to get here.

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yukisanto
Mar 31, 2006

Discover "kampong" Singapore

You can take bus 2, 29 or 99 and drop at Changi Village. Take a boat from changi jetty. It is about 15mins ride and the cost is SGD2 per trip. When you reached Pulau Ubin, go to the information counter and get a map. You can choose to walk or rent a bicycle. Bring along a bottle of water with you. You can also buy coconuts there to quench your thirst. There are also camping sites there if you want to stay overnight but you must bring your own tents. Having insect repellent, sunblock and good walking shoes is a must.

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Applelyn
Feb 18, 2006

Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin is an island off the northeastern coast of Singapore main island.It is a place where you can still enjoy the natural vegetation and the laidback kampong atmosphere.
Try leisure walking or cycling in the island. Bicycles can be rented at the village itself. The cycling trails have been upgraded to facilitate trekking.Basic amenities like toilets and shelters are also available in the island.

To reach Pulau Ubin,first take the MRT to Tanah Merah Station and transfer to bus number 2 or 29 to Changi Village interchange.

From there,you will need to take a 10 minute ferry ride from the Changi Point jetty.

The ferry ride cost SGD2 and the service operates from 6am to 11pm.

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Feb 17, 2006

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An Island Getaway to Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin is just a 20 minute bumboat ride from the Changi Jetty in the main island of Singapore. The bumboat ride cost $2 one-way. You can spend a day cycling around the island and feel the 'kampung' (village) atmosphere typical of Singapore in the 1960s.

For more information, please visit my Pulau Ubin page.
http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/834b3/16d273/

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icyjo24
Oct 09, 2005

transport to the Island

Had to crawl into a little bumboat to go across the harbour. The driver was a little spooked by our pet. He was pretty agressive about "no dogs", but calmed after a little while. It was his day after all, we were going to a Dog Hash!

NormaMacLeod
May 30, 2005

Hiking in Ubin is fun and easy

Enjoy the great outdoors in Pulau Ubin!

Walk or bike. There are many bicycle rental shops at the village centre, located near the main bumboat jetty. Great for exploration!

After a hard day of hiking or biking, stay for dinner at the seafood restaurants on Ubin. They are much cheaper than the seafood restaurants at mainland Singapore.

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trees100ft
Jan 16, 2005

Pulau Ubin - Chek Jawa's Habitant - Star Fish

Starry starry nights..... what do we have here?? Star Fish!! This poor star fish has been turned upside down for the sake of photography. We ensure that no sea creatures are hurt during the photographing sessions. Anyway, for your info, these things know how to turn themselves back... slowly. :)

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Nov 08, 2002

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