status: Listed for use as 'Beach Area' in the URA
Master Plan 2008, i.e., "An area used or intended to be used
for coastal recreational purposes for the enjoyment of the general
public." Status not indicated in Parks
and Waterbodies Plan. It is managed by Sentosa
Current conservation activities: It
is one of the survey sites of underwater
coral reef surveys by ReefFriends
and the Blue Water Volunteers.
The intertidal area is also regularly surveyed by wildsingapore.
the name: Pulau=Island; Jong=Arabic
for Chinese junk or sailing ship. At low tide, the long
narrow reef topped by the small hemi-spherical forest-clad
island does resemble a sailing ship.