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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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Lovely break from city

We had a lovely Saturday morning refreshing walk through the forest on the 2km route to the summit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stanleychappie
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Southampton
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Suitable for most ages

Multiple trails of different technical difficulty allow people of all ages and abilities to hike up... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lee C
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Singapore, Singapore
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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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  • Very good51%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dairy farm” (23 reviews)
“main path” (10 reviews)
“highest point” (12 reviews)
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177 Hindhede Drive Bukit Timah Vhf Station, Singapore 589333, Singapore
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"dairy farm"
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"main path"
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"highest point"
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"primary rainforest"
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"steep steps"
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"mountain biking"
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"nice hike"
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"paved road"
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"south view"
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"dense jungle"
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"great exercise"
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"highest hill"
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"highest peak"
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"catchment area"
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"bring plenty of water"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely Saturday morning refreshing walk through the forest on the 2km route to the summit. First but v steep but fine to do. Didn’t see much wildlife but the sounds of forest were amazing. Very easy to reach on the MRT to...More

Thank stanleychappie
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Multiple trails of different technical difficulty allow people of all ages and abilities to hike up the hill. A popular place for trail runners and recreational hikers. One can potentially complete a 30km loop around the entire nature reserve.

Thank Lee C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I find Bukit Timah Nature Reserve a bit too challenging for my taste (and body). It involves quite some climbing (stairs) and descending. Having said that, the scenery is interesting and varied, as is the fauna and flora. So if you're more of a hiker...More

Thank Tangobabe1
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Great Place for Walking, talking and training when You want to leave the busy Life of the city or rather be outdoors in "the jungle" than inside the gym :)

Thank Iwa05
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

One of the beautiful nature parks with tropical forest. The peak is just 164m so not that challenging for pros but for lazy bones like me it was still tough. There are multiple routes but take cave walk route ( on left from entrance) which...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Great place with different routes for hiking, training our stamina. Ain't high, coz is only 164m, but some path are very steep. Is a relaxing place to enjoy with families, friends and exploring nature. Love it on every weekend. However, please back off from the...More

Thank rhunt1
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

It’s been a while since we last visited, and we finally came back on a Sunday morning. The nature reserve opens at 7am, and the carpark at Hindhede Drive quickly fills up. We started walking up the hill, and there are folks walking up in...More

Thank fire-tower
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is one of the connector Parks in the City State in the government ambitious effort to link up all the parks in the whole country. There are several other parks just next to this Nature Reserve, namely Dairy Farm Nature Park,...More

Thank mshian63
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is a flooded quarry set in woodland. It is small and I was taken by car. It is a little out of the way. We saw approximately 15 species in one hour including Asian fairy bluebird, stork billed kingfisher, dollar bird, long tailed paraqueet,...More

Thank mrsmon2016
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is a little bit out of the way but is worth the effort to get there. The trails have been considerably upgraded and are now a lot less slippery than they were years ago. It is well signposted so easy to find your way...More

Thank Ilmar1
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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
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