Welcome to My St John’s Island

Tour Info

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Every second Saturday of the month
8:30am to 11:30am (approximately). Please arrive at 8:15am, 15mins before the start time for registration.
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Marina South Pier (31 Marina Coastal Dr Singapore 018988) – Holding area for Southern Island cruises
The tour will start and end at the same location.
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Difficulty Level


  • The tour requires participants to walk for two and a half hours long and trek some hilly terrain.
  • We do not recommend young children, people with disabilities and unfit individuals to participate in this tour.
  • Participants must be 13 years and above to participate.
  • Limited parking is available at Marina South Pier. We would strongly encourage you to take the public transport.
  • Venue is not wheelchair accessible.
  • The event will proceed rain or shine.
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What should I bring
  • Participants should bring along an umbrella, hand sanitisers, insect repellent, and a bottle of water.
  • Participants are encouraged to dress comfortably and wear covered shoes for hiking/trekking.
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own earphones (with a standard 3.5mm audio jack) because we will be using radio guides for the tour!
  • Asthmatic individuals are encouraged to bring their inhaler.
  • Individuals with seasickness should carry their medicine along.


Did you know that St. John’s Island was once a quarantine centre for patients with infectious diseases?From its origins as a colonial quarantine centre to a holding area for political detainees, the island carries captivating stories of its transformation. Join us on this tour to gain a deeper understanding of the island and the experiences of those who lived and worked on the island!