Head to the Southern Islands for hidden charm

Singapore's Southern Islands, a group of more than 10 small islands, is home to a vast array of marine life that is largely unseen by the public. Michelle Ng and Lim Yaohui find out what visitors can see and do there

A half-hour boat ride away from Marina South Pier lies a cluster of more than 10 small islands, known collectively as the Southern Islands.

The biggest among them is Sentosa, a major attraction which draws 19 million visitors a year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 23, 2019, with the headline 'Head south for hidden charm'. Subscribe