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Chek Jawa

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Address: Pulau Ubin, Pulau Ubin 000702, Singapore

Experience the rich ecosystems of Chek Jawa along the 1.1 km boardwalk that...

Experience the rich ecosystems of Chek Jawa along the 1.1 km boardwalk that runs along the coast and mangrove area and get a glimpse of the rich plant and marine life.

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Kayak Tour of Pulau Ubin from Singapore
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Singapore Bike Adventure around Pulau Ubin

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Go during Low tides

These wetlands are around 2 Kim's away from the Pulau Ubin jetty. Best is to hire a cycle and it would take around 20 mins. You also have mini cabs that also does a pickup and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These wetlands are around 2 Kim's away from the Pulau Ubin jetty. Best is to hire a cycle and it would take around 20 mins. You also have mini cabs that also does a pickup and drop. You may check for free walking tours at the info counter. I don't think it happens Everyday. If possible time your visit to... More 

Thank yssunil
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

There is a great coastal boardwalk and an observation tower which give great views over this area.Both are reasonably accessible although the tower can be tiring - but the views well worth the effort.

Thank Neil W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Always wanted to visit this place and finally went on a week day morning. Should have checked the tides times because it was high tides when we were there so there was not much to see except the sea. Broad walks were nice and suit family visits. If not Cycling, the only other mode of transportation is to take the... More 

Thank MikeYong1A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Getting There :- its around 3.5 kms from the main village of Pualu Ubin. Turn Left & immediate right after the shrine in the main village, you would come across picturesque lakes, new home in the woods offering drinks, and follow the signs. What to see in chek jawa :- 1. British colonial home, feel free to walk inside the... More 

Thank FlamingRED007
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This place is located on Pulau Ubin island. You will find all tiny/small wild creatures. A place where you can watch forest lizards, snakes, forest squirrels, mud crabs etc.. You can walk through the lanes which are laid specifically for public convenience and have a good study of the wild fauna and flora in a peaceful environment.

Thank Lakshmi Narayan... S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Walking on the raised platform allows one to see the magrove swamp without wetting your feet, nor destrying the ecosystem below. Exceleltn way of "having your cake and eating it", I guess... LOL

Thank Michael_Chick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The wetlands area of Pulau Ubin are excellent with loads of wildlife, we were captivated with a lizard hunting mud crabs . The most important thing to check is the tide times. No point coming in the morning at 9am if the tide does not go out till 3pm for example. It swings twice a day so make sure otherwise... More 

Thank Ali921
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

A well hidden place from commercialization. A nice place to visit during low tide but there are still things to see during high tide. Looking around you can see various birds, crabs, insects and even wild mushrooms. Wild boar and monkey are pretty common here.

Thank Bearie241
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I finally brought my family to Chek Jawa for a guided tour with Naked Hermit Crabs on 16 July. I enjoyed the visit and learn much from the passionate volunteer guide. Clues that wild boar has visited the spot. Termite trail on a tree . Various Bird songs. Mud lobster homes, mud skippers personal Swimming pool .... Awesome. It was... More 

Thank Looi T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

while most would rent a bicycle and try to cycle to this spot, its actually recommended to travel here by foot. for some reason, the nicely paved roads ends halfway, and that the last 800 metres are tracks made from crushed stones. i guess unless you are someone skilled in "mountain biking" in these kinda terrain, the occurances of people... More 

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