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Ride Bikes on Pulau Ubin in Singapore

Take a day off from the city's mess—rent a bike and dive into the green network of Pulau Ubin cycling roads

Ride Bikes on Pulau Ubin
Ride Bikes on Pulau Ubin
Ride Bikes on Pulau Ubin
Ride Bikes on Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin bike trail offers a wonderful cycling adventure which allows the bikers to forget about the usual hectic Singaporean life.

Beginners may safely ride across the network of flat gravel tracks enjoying the serenity of the wilderness, explore the remote Check Jawa wetland distinguished by a great variety of birds and marine life which might be observed from the viewing platform, they may spot colorful houses occasionally emerging among the lush vegetation beside the twisted road and stop for a snack in an open-air cafe.

More experienced riders can challenge themselves with a ride in the rocky area, or try their skills riding among artificial obstacles in Ketam Mountain Bike Park.

The best time to go biking at Pulau Ubin is from February to May and October to December.

Practical info

How can I get to Pulau Ubin?

To get to Pulau Ubin, one can board a bumboat at Changi Point Ferry Terminal, which operates first come, first served. Bumbaoats run from morning until evening and cost SGD3 per person and takes around 15 reach the island. Once on the island, tourists can rent a bicycle from a small kiosk. Taxis, private cars and public buses can be taken to reach Changi Point Ferry Terminal. Show more

What type of bikes can I rent on the island?

Pulau Ubin offers mountain bikes, tandem bikes, and regular bicycles for rent to visitors. The rental costs range between SGD 8-15 for a full day, where helmets and bike locks are included in the rental cost. Furthermore, staff can guide visitors regarding the bikes suitable for their skill level. Show more

What items should I pack for a day trip to Pulau Ubin?

It is essential to carry items such as sunscreen, insect repellent, hats, binoculars, and cameras with zoom lenses on a trip to Pulau Ubin. Comfortable clothes and a bottle of water are additional recommendations due to the humid weather on the island. There are limited food options at the destination, visitors should also pack light snacks. Show more

When is the least crowded time to bike on Pulau Ubin?

Pulau Ubin experiences the least amount of traffic on weekdays. It is advisable to cycle when there is less traffic on the trails during the morning as it is cooler. As the island is generally less crowded outside of peak season, visitors can cycle peacefully, avoiding the crowds during weekends and public holidays. Show more

What are some other outdoor activities besides biking on Pulau Ubin?

Hiking, camping, and kayaking are other outdoor activities that visitors can take part in at Pulau Ubin outside of biking. The jungle can be explored on foot, including the various temples and shrines on the island. Renting a kayak to move through the mangroves with the possibility of spotting pink dolphins and colorful birds is also an option. Various camping sites are available on the island that offers essential amenities. Show more

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