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Nature & History Walk: St John's & Lazarus Islands

A few kilometres south of Singapore lies a secret beach with clear waters and white sands on St John's Island, one of the country's many beautiful offshore islands.

St John's Island was once a quarantine centre for immigrants coming into Singapore who had cholera, beri-beri and leprosy. It was later used to house political prisoners and drug rehabilitators — you can still see the high barbed wire fences — and was also a refuge for Vietnamese boat people

Today, both St John's and its neighbour Lazarus Island are known as places for a day trip away from the city, so come and join us as we explore the nature and history of these beautiful pieces of paradise!