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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

177 Hindhede Drive Bukit Timah Vhf Station, Singapore 589333, Singapore
+65 6468 5736
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Nice hike and enjoyable walk

The trails are really well maintained and clearly signed. Few routes that you can take rather than... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Nice hike, well-maintained place. And terrapins!

I love that SG has these nature reserves and it's possible to go for a nice hike in a place like... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bernice R
Dili, East Timor
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This protected rainforest, just 12km away from the city's high-rises, offers hiking and bike trails for observing some of the rarest insect, bird and mammal species in the world.
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177 Hindhede Drive Bukit Timah Vhf Station, Singapore 589333, Singapore
+65 6468 5736
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The trails are really well maintained and clearly signed. Few routes that you can take rather than the main path. The summit didn't have a few like we thought it might, but was still an enjoyable walk. Definitely come as early as possible as it...More

Thank nellosaurus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love that SG has these nature reserves and it's possible to go for a nice hike in a place like this in the middle of the city. Some renovations were going on when we visited, but most of the trails were open and the...More

Thank Bernice R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One word.....HOT. Despite the shade that abounds here, don't be fooled. Pretty much after mid-morning, this place is a sauna and the dense trees tend to trap the moisture from that sauna making it feel even warmer. There are excellent hikes all around the area,...More

Thank snelson0929
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did not plan to take this route. Was just walking and saw signage so went for it. Was a nice walk and work out. Lots of steps to get the heart working hard. Unfortunately was not able to do the loop as part of...More

Thank Wolfee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my 3 kids (age 13, 8 and 6). We enjoyed the walk up and down. The distance was just nice. We also spent some time at the Summit for the kids to play. All in all, it took us about an hour. Along...More

1  Thank josephlO6676TG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a freaking awesome place to hike. Definitely consider this place while visiting Singapore. a good place to getaway form busy life. must visit place, fresh air and highly refreshing.

1  Thank Shruti I
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I finally manage to visit this place after a 2-year restoration work. The most convenient public transport is to take the Downtown line and alight at Beauty World Station. I first headed for exit C to Bukit Timah Hawker Centre for breakfast, returned for exit...More

1  Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

It is a very nice place to hike. Beautiful scenery and fresh air. A good place to getaway from the rustle bustle city. There are many routes of difficulty levels to choose from. Lots of steps for the difficult ones! Enjoy! Do minimally bring a...More

1  Thank ChoonFui
Reviewed 3 May 2017

great for tracking and mountain biking. huge park with lots of different tracks. because of dense Forrest these tracks / trails can also be explored on hot and rainy days. bring lots of water, however refill stations are available.

Thank frankolino4711
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Known to be the tallest hill in Singapore, this Nature Reserve contains quite a few trekking trails for nature lovers and trekking enthusiast alike. The general trail is gentle and friendly to novice trekkers, while more experienced trekkers can opt to hike on a few...More

1  Thank geraldchan
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Hi all, so glad to read that Bukit Timah Nature Reserve has reopened. We first visited in 1990 and had planned to return on our last holiday but it was closed, we are coming back to Singapore next year so have put it back on our list of *things to do". I was hoping to get some pointer please to help our visit run smoothly i.e what is the best point to enter the park , which route to take etc. We are in our late 40's / 50's and can manage a good 2/3 hr walk, Many thanks
30 October 2016|
Response from 692linz | Reviewed this property |
Take the original route from Hindhede Drive (Off Upper Bukit Timah Road). Most of the walking will be on slope. The first will be the steepest. Overcome it the rest should be fine. After the first slope will be a little rest... More