Jan 10, 2017
Here are some other highlights of Pesta Ubin:
Open house at Pulau Ubin fish farms
Meet fish farmers on Pulau Ubin and learn how sea water fish are reared at some of their farms.
When: May 14 – June 12, 10am-5pm
Cost: S$15 per person
Info: To register, leave a private message at the Sea Angel Facebook page with your name, mobile number, number of people in your group and date and time that you want to visit the farm
Find out how well you know Ubin town by taking part in this treasure hunt which features 10 hidden treasure tags in the main village of Ubin. Take a selfie with each tag and upload it onto social media with #TreasureSG, #TreasureUbin and #PestaUbin and stand a chance to win prizes such as books, vouchers and goodie bags.
Mad for Musang! with Cicada Tree Eco-Place (for children)
Try to spot a musang (above) or common palm civet as it looks for its dinner. Along the way, they may even spot other shy nocturnal wildlife such as the Buffy Fish-owl. Learn why these animals are important to the ecosystem.
When: May 27, 7.30-10pm
Cost: S$10 per child aged five years and older
Info: Meet at 42 Pulau Ubin, opposite the Wayang Stage, three minutes’ walk from Ubin Jetty
Night macro photography workshop with Nicky Bay
Try your hand at night macro photography with celebrated macro photographer Nicky Bay (his photo above) and capture nocturnal creatures as they emerge from their hideouts to hunt.
When: May 28, 7pm-midnight
Cost: S$120 (includes materials for flash diffuser and chartered boat ride back to Changi Ferry Terminal), payable by bank transfer
Info: To register, e-mail email@example.com with your name, contact number and a description of your macro photography experience (meeting point at Uncle Lim’s shop, 42 Pulau Ubin, opposite the Wayang Stage, three minutes’ walk from Ubin Jetty)
Discover Ubin with Strix Wildlife Consultancy
Join Subaraj Rajathurai from Strix Wildlife Consultancy as he conducts this nature walk and shares fascinating stories about the history and heritage of Pulau Ubin.