Things to Do in Southern Islands



Things to Do in Southern Islands

When you think of Singapore’s attractions, the first place that comes to mind is probably Sentosa, the exotic island with numerous beaches and recreational activities. But did you know that there is a whole new paradise to explore off the south of Singapore?

The beaches, the sand, the sunset, and the exhilaration; these are some of the words that describe the beauty of the Southern Islands of Singapore. The region consists of eight major islands, including Sentosa, Kusu Island, St. John’s Island, Lazarus Island, Pulau Tekukor, Pulau Seringate, and the two Sisters Islands.

Southern Islands have the best beaches, resorts, and waters to engage in romantic, fun, adrenaline pumping, and exploring activities. Here is a list of some of the many things that you can do when you head to Southern Islands.


The Kusu Island and St. John’s Island have the best sightseeing spots and are ideal for families, group of friends, couples, and colleagues. Explore the Chinese shrine and Malay Temple at the Kusu Island and watch the sun go down in its sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. At St. John’s Island, you get an amazing hilly island with picnic grounds, swimming lagoons, and soccer fields. This family friendly destination gives you the opportunity to take a walk in nature at the Tropical Science Marine Institute.


Snorkeling and diving opportunities are available in the Kusu Island, Pulau Hantu, and Sisters Islands. If you want to explore the marine life, the Kusu Island has great snorkeling spots for fish, coral, and turtle sightseeing. The Pulau Hantu has one of the largest coral reefs in the waters of Singapore, whereas the Sisters Islands have a shallow coral reef and a 21 meter high diving wreck. The Pulau Salu is a popular destination for dolphin sightseeing but experiences strong currents so you will have to plan accordingly.

Water Activities

If you want to engage in some exhilarating water activities and sports, like kayaking, canoeing, parasailing, jet skiing, cliff diving, and more, then you will delighted to know that the Southern Islands will have everything for your cravings. The Lazarus Island and St. John’s Island make up for most of the water activities and are affordable as compared to rates in Sentosa and the Marina Bay District.


Fishing is one of the most popular activities in the Southern Islands and the array of fish species available to catch makes it really worth the while. Lazarus Island is one of the best places to catch seafood and charters will often anchor there for meals.

How to Get There?

To get to the Southern Islands, you will have to book a charter for an afternoon or evening cruise. Booking a charter and the things you want to do in the Southern Islands can be a hassle, but it doesn’t have to be so. Let us help you in getting an affordable charter and booking all the activities you would like to engage in, by calling us today.