Let a guide
really show you Chek Jawa!
Going on a tour with a volunteer guide is the best way to see and
learn more about this special shore. The walks are suitable for children
aged 5 and above. But not suitable for prams or wheelchairs. Suitable
footwear is essential for safety.
Chek Jawa intertidal walks
These walks are conducted by volunteers from Pulau Ubin NParks at
suitably low tides.
You will need to pre-register. Places fill up fast. Walk dates are
usually publicised on a quarterly basis and posted on the NParks
website. With effect from 1 June 2009, booking for guided tours
will only be available via internet booking. More on how
to do this.
Wef Jan 08, these walks are no longer free. More details on booking
arrangements and fees on the NParks
website. See also Chek
Jawa guided tours no longer free by Shobana Kesava, Straits Times
12 Dec 07;
On reaching Chek Jawa, nature guides will be at hand to take visitors
on a 45-minutes walk to experience the amazing marine life there.
Participants must wear appropriate covered footwear e.g. sneakers
and canvas shoes (slippers and sandals are not suitable). Please follow
the instructions of the guide, and stay on the designated route.
Chek Jawa guided boardwalk tours
Since the Chek Jawa boardwalk was launch in Jul 07, we can visit at
any tide. The volunteers with the Naked
Hermit Crabs conduct free guided tours of the boardwalk.
More tips for visitors
More on how to get to Pulau Ubin and
to Chek Jawa.
More about preparing for a trip to the shores,
more FAQs about visiting the shores, and
how to take photos on the shores.
the tide is suitably low. For the latest walk dates, check
out the NParks
website. Bookings can only be done online. More details
on the NParks website.
Chek Jawa intertidal walks no longer free wef Jan 08 more
details on the NParks
website and in this ST
About 45 mins.
Not suitable for prams and wheelchairs. Suitable for children
but not the very youngest.
At the Chek Jawa Information Kiosk
To join the guided tour, you will need to pre-book with
Ubin Information Kiosk