Tour description provided by Viator
Escape the hustle and bustle of Singapore and enjoy this 4-hour bike ride through scenic Pulau Ubin. Cycle deep into the island to see natural wildlife including Malayan water monitors, wild boars and monkeys. Your experienced guide will lead you on an exploration of the island’s fruit plantations, tranquil beaches, flourishing mangroves, old villages and more! This easy to moderate bike ride requires mere basic riding skills and is sure to whet your appetite for adventure.
Escape Singapore and embark on an enjoyable bike tour around the beautiful rural island of Pulau Ubin
on this guided bike adventure. From Singapore, make your own way to Pulau Ubin
on a short and inexpensive (approx. USD $2) bumboat ride. Enjoy the sights of Singapore
and of Pulau Ubin from the water on this 10-minute ride. Meet your guide at the National Parks Information Kiosk, located directly across the ferry terminal. Follow your guide into the bike rental shop, where you’ll choose your bike, strap on your safety gear, and receive a detailed orientation. Then, embark on your 4-hour biking adventure!
Pulau Ubin, meaning ‘Granite Island,’ is a small rural island that will give you a tranquil escape from Singapore’s busy city streets. Travel back to the 1960s as you visit the island’s kampungs, Singapore’s last remaining villages. Enjoy the refreshingly cool breeze as you bike on a combination of tarmac roads and dirt tracks.Your certified guide will lead you on any one of the many cycling routes available. These routes tend to change daily, though each will surely give you a glimpse of the island’s natural wildlife and local village life.
One route may take you to the western part of the island, where you will ride to the Pekan Quarry. Visit the German Girl Shrine and learn about the ‘Mystery Girl of Ubin’ while enjoying magnificent views of the Western Straits of Johor. Another riding route may take you to the eastern part, where you will make stops at places like the fruit plantations of Jalan Ubin and Chek Jawa with its virtually unspoiled sandy beaches and coastal forests, all brimming with native wildlife.
Pulau Ubin has plenty of easy and moderate riding routes for both beginners and experts to enjoy. Whichever route your guide chooses for the day, there will be planned stops to give you an opportunity to take photos and have your guide share some local history.