10 July 2017

If you visit Ubin only once, come on 16 Jul (Sun)!

Bursting with FREE activities for everyone, no registration required. Don't say Bo Jio!
NParks volunteers at Kampung Photo Booth at Uncle Lim's shop for Pesta Ubin 2017
16 Jul (Sun) is Ubin Day, the grand finale of ten weeks of Pesta Ubin (Ubin Open House): exciting booths, kampung games, free mangrove walks and more. But the fun begins on 15 Jul (Sat), ending with a kampung celebration at Living Fisher Village on 15 Jul (Sat): art, free kayaking, kampung makan.

This week is the last chance to play the FREE TreasureUbin treasure hunt with Treasure SG. Win attractive prizes! Every day of Pesta Ubin.

This will be the last weekend to enjoy activities at Uncle Lim's shop at Ubin town. Get into the kampung spirit with the Kampung Photo Booth!
Or have fun and colour the Big Map of Ubin for free.
Colouring the Pulau Ubin Fun Map at Uncle Lim's shop at Pesta Ubin 2017

15 Jul (Sat)

On 15 Jul (Sat) in the morning, register for FREE Rustic Reflections Tour with NParks or FREE Kampong Tour with NParks.
Kampong from the lily pond at Pulau Ubin
Come for a free talk and demo of The Beauty of Acrylic Painting by Ho Kah Leong with NParks.

From the afternoon to night, celebrate Living Fisher Village Day - Balik Kampung 2017. Join volunteers at the Living Fisher Village to celebrate the nature and people of Ubin! Living Fisher Village Day honours and celebrates this special occasion with food, activities, and friends! Check out videos and art.
Enjoy free kayak session, and enjoy some rustic island cooking!

In the evening, join leading naturalists on a special Ubin Night Walk with Strix Wildlife Consultancy.

16 Jul (Sun)

FREE, no registration required

On 16 Jul (Sun), simply come to Ubin for a wide variety of free activities. Come to the Assembly Area for booths by passionate Ubin interest groups.
Lots of kids activities and FREE Kampung Games with U Cares Volunteers.
Other FREE activities, no registration required include Birdwatching at Pekan Quarry where birdwatchers with scopes will point out amazing birds, or walk with bird experts at the birdwatching with Nature Society (Singapore).
Pekan Quarry, Pulau Ubin
Learn about mangrove restoration at FREE Mangrove guided walks with the Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M.) Initiative.
Free mangrove walk with Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M.) Initiative
Make a difference at Coastal Cleanup at Jelutong Beach with Sea Shepherd and Singapore Environment Council.
Stroll to the Open House at Teck Seng’s Place with NParks to view a demonstration house of bygone kampung days.
Teck Seng's Place, Pulau Ubin

Registration required

More FREE activities, registration required include a guided cycling tour with Pedal Ubin with the NUS Toddycats, afternoon Butterfly and Bird guided walks at Butterfly Hill with NPark’s Community in Nature.
Buttefly Hill, Pulau Ubin

Best news!

Malay food is now served again at Pulau Ubin as the shop next to Ubin jetty has re-opened! Check out the amazing Sunday-only-Ubin-only lontong! Or other sedap dishes!
Malay food stall next to Ubin Jetty

What is Pulau Ubin?

Pulau Ubin is an untouched island off eastern Singapore, home to the last 'kampung' (village). A visit takes you back to the simpler pleasures of the 1960's. And you don’t need your passport.
Ubin kampung views near Ubin Jetty
Escape to Ubin! Life in the slow lane starts as you join the queue for the bumboat that leaves Changi for the 15-minute ride to Pulau Ubin.
Let's take a bumboat to Pulau Ubin!
Stroll or pedal through rustic trails under swaying coconut palms, past quaint kampung houses with their kitchen gardens. Explore flourishing mangroves, lotus-covered ponds. Peek into hidden temples, stop by secluded beaches. Spot hornbills, wild boar and more. Chat with laid-back villagers as you enjoy a cold fresh coconut. On Ubin, the food tastes better, air is fresher, sights and sounds soothing to the soul.

What is Pesta Ubin?

Pesta Ubin is a kampung-style Open House at Singapore’s last rustic island, Pulau Ubin! Pesta Ubin is the highlight of each year of 'Celebrating Ubin', which is made possible by the Friends of Ubin Network (FUN). FUN brings together those who are committed to working together for Ubin.

Pesta, pronounced ‘Pays-ta’, is Malay for festival or party. Pesta often describes festivities that bring a community together, such as a wedding; or a cultural celebration. (It is NOT an Italian dish: which is ‘pasta’.)

What’s special about Pesta Ubin?

Once a year, people who love Ubin step up to share with the public their special slice of Pulau Ubin. Pesta Ubin activities are heartfelt, organic and led by the community. So far, this year’s Open House offers more than 50 unique activities, involving more than 40 Organising Groups, more than 900 volunteers with places for more than 7,000 participants.
Kampung Photo Booth for Ubin Open House, 2015
Ubin's unique charms are passionately highlighted in Pesta Ubin activities. Its culture, kampung life, nature and wildlife, Ubin land and sea. From Ubin Town to the quarries, and the waters around Pulau Ubin. Morning, noon and night!

Soak in the kinder, gentler way of life on Ubin during Pesta Ubin. Leave the city attitude behind, and get with The Ubin Way. On Ubin, we greet one another with a smile, a "Hello", "How was your day?". Respect the culture, get to know the quirky people of Ubin. Be gentle with wildlife that share the island. Keep our footprint light so Ubin remains unspoilt for those who follow behind us. More about Pesta Ubin.

Check out the Pesta Ubin activities that are free of charge and do NOT require registration. Simply come to Pulau Ubin and join the fun! Find a Pesta Ubin activity that suits your schedule and interest!

See you at Pulau Ubin!

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