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Pulau Ubin Travel Guide: 231 reviews and 575 photos

I would like to share with you experiences from my various trips to the beautiful island of Pulau Ubin in Singapore.

Hope you would find the information in this guide useful, and perhaps you can rate them or give your comments. Thanks.

Where is Pulau Ubin island ? Well, it is an island located off the north-eastern shores of Singapore in the Changi area next to Pulau Tekong island (go to my VT Pulau Tekong page for more information). Both Pulau Tekong and Pulau Ubin is very close to the state of Johor of Malaysia.

This is a photograph of the main village of Pulau Ubin just next to the ferry terminal. As you can see, the traditional wooden houses and architecture are still well preserved here even though they have almost disappeared on the main island of Singapore. If you like nature, relaxation and traditional architecture, do come to the beautiful get-away island of Pulau Ubin.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Relaxing place with nice tropical scenery
  • Cons:Slightly far away from the city area
  • In a nutshell:It's like a journey back to the simple days of Singapore 30 years ago
  • Last visit to Pulau Ubin: Oct 2009
  • Intro Updated Oct 7, 2009
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  • hsm's Profile Photo
    Jun 14, 2010 at 6:29 AM

    Excellent work on the Pulau Ubin Page. And thanks very much for showing my friend and I, the island.

  • nora_south_africa's Profile Photo
    Jun 20, 2008 at 10:01 PM

    great tips thanx

  • SLLiew's Profile Photo
    Dec 11, 2007 at 5:01 AM

    Pulau Ubi sounds like a great nature get-away from downtown Singapore. Cheers, SL :)

  • Aug 30, 2007 at 5:20 AM

    Thanks for this very inspiring vitual tour! you must be THE VT expert on Ubin! can't wait to check it out, reminds me of other -less developed parts of Asia. Luckily there's always the Singaporean convenience (toilets & signs!)

  • Mar 8, 2006 at 5:20 AM

    Hope the island stay as pure as it is now...who knows what gives 20/30 years down the road....

  • bpacker's Profile Photo
    Jun 29, 2005 at 1:00 AM

    Comprehensive pg on Ubin, Victor. Will check out the temples the next time.

  • vtveen's Profile Photo
    Mar 14, 2005 at 3:17 AM

    Hi We visited your island and loved it very much. Just another world !! Jaap

  • belgianchocolate's Profile Photo
    Aug 18, 2003 at 6:39 AM

    The spider looks like one I saw on Kalimantan...Is it a gint one. As large as a hang? nice pages.


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