FREE walks at St John's Island in March and June!

The St John’s Island National Marine Laboratory has announced that there will be TWO more FREE public guided walks in 2020! The ticket includes a ferry ride to and from St John’s Island
St John's Island's living lagoon
Walk dates and registration opening dates are:
22 March 2020 9.30am – 1.30pm Registration will open on 16 February 2020, at 10am.
13 June 2020 9.30am – 1.30pm Registration will open on 16 May 2020, at 10am.
Registration on the Marine Lab site.


From the Marine Lab site:

St John’s Island National Marine Laboratory is happy to announce these guided walks, which are part of the Marine Conservation Programme, a partnership between the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum and SJINML. The programme is funded by the Jubilee Whale Fund, is free of charge, and open to public.

The walks will introduce participants to marine habitats in Singapore, the biodiversity and natural heritage, as well as provide an opportunity to visit SJINML, Singapore’s only offshore marine laboratory.

Each guided walk session is open to a maximum of 40 people.

The guided walk involves climbing hills and staircases, and some areas may be slippery. The tour may not be suitable for individuals with restricted mobility.

Do note that the ticket includes a ferry ride to and from St John’s Island. The ferry will take approximately 30 minutes per direction.

22 March 2020 9.30am – 1.30pm Registration will open on 16 February 2020, at 10am.

13 June 2020 9.30am – 1.30pm Registration will open on 16 May 2020, at 10am.

Also check out the FAQs on the Marine Lab site. Including this question ...

Q: I don’t want to rush for the tickets. Is there any way that I can participate in a guided walk at St John’s Island?

A: As these walks are part of the Marine Conservation Programme, they are fully funded and registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. If you are interested in guided walks and other programmes offered by SJINML, please fill in the visit form here, and our Outreach Officer will be in contact with you shortly. Do note that charges will apply to these programmes, and minimum group size for such programmes is 15 pax.

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