Nature/ Wildlife Areas in Singapore

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Nature & Wildlife Areas in Singapore

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  • Anuya V
    New Town, ND12 contributions
    the place is interesting for any bird lover. there is fun filled mood for the area. a lot of varied birds exist here.
    Written 1 April 2022
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  • CanberraSteve38
    Canberra211 contributions
    Perhaps the 12-kilometre walk around the MacRitchie Reservoir is not one of the stand-out visitor attractions of Singapore, but I loved it. It's so close to central Singapore and so easily accessible, but within minutes I was away from the crowded city. The boardwalk sections of the trail were particularly beautiful but so were the forest trails. Even on a hot day, things were shady. The trails are popular with local fitness enthusiasts and families, all of whom were observing COVID safety rules most carefully.
    Written 2 April 2022
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  • sorabh
    New Delhi, India945 contributions
    It is a nature reserve park with migratory birds , worms, sandpipers of different types, whistling ducks etc. we could see crocodiles. Observation hides are available where visitors can observe the flora and fauna in the surroundings in tranquility and at a distance from the animals and birds.
    Will need time to explore and good weather
    Written 16 January 2022
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  • sunil_devdas
    Mumbai, India153 contributions
    a diffferent experience as had expected a slightly more thrilling ride or visit however was a bit let down ...but a highly recommended visit once
    Written 22 April 2022
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  • Erico2709
    Singapore, Singapore1 999 contributions
    You may not get a 360degree panoramic view of Singapore but still a decent view of Sentosa and some heartlands. There are some F&B up there if you fancy dining there or taking the cable car over to Sentosa.
    Written 10 December 2021
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  • J&S_Singapore
    Singapore, Singapore3 457 contributions
    Labrador Park (拉柏多公园, Taman Labrador), is located in the southern part of mainland SG. The area is gazetted as a nature reserve and has a great picturesque view of the sea. The Labrador Nature reserve is also a site with historical relics from World War II left behind by the former British colonial legacy on the island.
    Labrador Nature Reserve is part of the Southern Ridges adventure-exploring which also comprises nearby Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park and Kent Ridge Park.
    It is conveniently located to the Labrador mrt, but one has to walk quite a distance in. From the station it is a walk along the Labrador Villa Rd which leads to Labrador Nature Reserve. We drove so parked at any of the free carparks available.
    An amazing park that is surprisingly not very packed when we visited past few times. One can go fishing, sight-see (old WW2 remnants), exercise and even eye bird-watch here.. For Sightseeing check out the remnants of some British military battlement; there’s the machine gun post and artillery pieces (remains). Or can just enjoy the breeze and tranquillity while using any of the fitness equipment found in the park. Just jogging beside the shoreline and taking in the scenic view of the sea and nearby islands can be so enjoyable! A lot of people fishing at the park too. The ‘natural wonders’ (rocky sea-cliff ) sure make Instagram able-scene!
    Labrador Nature Reserve is really an oasis of tranquillity away from bustling city, not very crowded and allow us to get connected to nature.
    Written 14 December 2020
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  • KGB777
    Singapore, Singapore41 727 contributions
    I was last here at the end of Feb with the kids. Plenty of space for children to go scooting or bike riding on relatively quiet paths. The playground is normally quite good here too, but on the occasion of our visit it was undergoing repair. There's also some beach access, but of course the water is filthy and there's a lot of rubbish floating onto the shore.
    Written 12 June 2020
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  • Koloblicin
    Singapore, Singapore595 contributions
    There is almost nodody around the place as you need to take a boat to get there. On weekends, it costs $15 per person. Very clean beaches. Would take at most four hours to explore the place, including Lazarus Island which is connected by the causeway.
    Written 16 February 2020
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  • BrunoSRC
    Singapore, Singapore125 contributions
    Coney Island is almost an oasis in the middle of Singapore's beautiful buildings and high tech urbanism.

    The main gravel path crosses the island from one end to the other, with smaller ones branching from it. Sandy beaches dots the island outter side and there are nice steps on the northwestern end where you can seat and appreciate the view (it's also basically the only sign of "urbanization" in the whole island).

    Make sure to bring food and drinks if you plan to stay for a while, as there's nowhere to buy them once you go past the gates.
    Written 22 July 2020
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  • Richard A
    Jakarta, Indonesia2 021 contributions
    Lower Seletar Park and Reservoir are located in Sembawang / Mandai area. The park itself is not big but quite pleasant to visit and strolls with friends & family until you reach the reservoir which offers nice views.
    Written 13 January 2022
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  • Low C
    Jurong East, Singapore878 contributions
    This is a small park. We took Punggol LRT and alighted at Riviera station, walked about 20 minutes to reach the red steel bridge.
    Written 29 November 2020
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  • Nigel G
    Singapore, Singapore8 582 contributions
    Yesterday I took a Nature walk at Hindhede Quarry Nature Park. Nice afternoon out but very hot. From the car part there are a few steep steps uphill, but once at quarry lake level it’s all on the flat - brilliant views of the lake at the quarry.

    A terrapin or turtle in the lake - no birds about. There was an interesting spider - similar to a golden orb, but looking slightly different.

    Numerous monkeys in the trees and a cloudy monitor lizard on the wooded area. A flying insects nest noted on a tree. An Asian trampsnail on the trunk of a tree. Plenty of resting places along the way. Nice day out - I would probably go a little slower and more mindful of the environment had it been a little cooler. Don’t forget your water.

    Nice exhibition centre on the way down to the car park from the northerly approach. Refreshments available from vending machines. Careful of the monkeys.
    Written 25 January 2021
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  • wesleywaisiu
    Singapore, Singapore2 257 contributions
    The dairy farm nature park is easy to go after opening of the MRT downtown line station Hillview. The entrance of the lark is just next to the MRT station exit. The path is wide and not steep, easy to reach to the end. The Singapore Quarry is at one end of the path which has beautiful view.
    Written 30 December 2020
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  • Clement
    Singapore, Singapore271 contributions
    A Marshland located at Northern part of S’pore with great variety of migratory birds through different Seasons of the year. Like the place as it was quiet and not many people on a Public Holiday. The only one shortcomings is that the walk was too short from the starting point to the end of the track culminating with a birds eye view from a Tower.
    Written 12 August 2019
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  • SOH KIEN PENG
    Singapore, Singapore6 340 contributions
    This tour to Pulau Semakau is not a visit to a pristine island of serenity or for a relaxed sunbath on a sparkling beach of tranquility. This tour is to visit the graveyard where the ashes of tonnes and tonnes of the waste, the discarded by-product of what we consumed and used, are being land filled here as a solution to their disposal.

    The educational visit really widened my knowledge of waste management. It is easy to dump and discard the plastic bottles, the left-over food, the paper boxes, the rubbish after each meal into the garbage bins but the process of segregating the waste and converting them into ashes under high pressure and temperature in the incinerator and to land fill them at this island is really tedious and costly.

    Many developing countries could not afford to pay for this waste management process and you find heaps of rubbish discarded or dumped into rivers, roadside, backyards of residence, drainage, almost every corner of the countries.. The polluted environment led to further degeneration of the citizens' health and widespread of contagious and infectious diseases.

    Recently, the news have reported that few developed countries irresponsibly and unscrupulously dumped containers with tonnes of waste to poor developing countries hoping to save on the cost of disposal.

    This is the harsh reality we are facing and Singapore take very careful steps to ensure that the contaminants from the ash do not seep out from the land fills into the sea polluting and disrupting the existing ecosystems. Just imagine tonnes of non-biodegradable plastic waste are transformed into ashes by the incinerator plants and these ashes with much toxic contaminants leaked out from the land fills into the sea and consumed by the sea bass that were reared at the floating sea farms and the fish ended up on our plates. The serious health consequences would be catastrophic.

    Residential option on this land fill island appears impossible. Farming edible plants or fruit trees on such a land fill with contaminated ashes would also be detrimental to health. A more acceptable plant would be Jatropha where the fruits could be extracted for diesel.

    Mankind is in such a dilemma. The high cost of waste management will eat into taxpayers' money but can we live in a polluted environment of discarded rubbish.

    How many islands must we sacrifice for land fills to solve our waste management problems?

    Singapore is just such a tiny red dot. We have sacrificed Pulau Saekeng to create this land fills of Pulau Semakau. When the land fills has reached saturated point in 2035, can Singapore afford to sacrifice another offshore island to solve our waste management problem?

    It is challenging but we have to think of ways to reduce, reuse and recycle whatever we discard. REUSE, RECYCLE AND REDUCE WASTE - the 3 Rs and the 4th R is to REMEMBER this!

    I found this trip to this island memorable and thought provoking.
    Written 4 September 2019
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