Embark on a bumboat to Pulau Ubin and be instantly transported back to the ’60s. Rent a pushbike or simply spend the day walking under shady palm trees and exploring one of many trails through overgrown rubber plantations and sandy beaches. “One of Singapore’s richest ecosystems,” Chek Jawa Wetland is a great checkpoint to start with, but this boomerang-shaped island is abundant with things to see, taste and do. One of the highlights include Wayang Stage IN the centre of Ubin Town, a colourful shrine that is steeped in history.
To get to Pulau Ubin take a boat (SGD$3) from Changi Point Ferry Terminal near the Changi Village Hawker Centre.