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Address: 177 Hindhede Drive Bukit Timah Vhf Station, Singapore 589333, Singapore
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This protected rainforest, just 12km away from the city's high-rises,...

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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A Much Neglected Nature Reserve

We started from the Railway Track at King Albert Park as an alternative entrance. Nice photo spots along this 30min stroll to the visitor centre. At the Reserve, we chose the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We started from the Railway Track at King Albert Park as an alternative entrance. Nice photo spots along this 30min stroll to the visitor centre. At the Reserve, we chose the moderate path (South View Path-Cave Path). Full of steps! but the newly revamped steps make the climb nicer. We then ended off our hike at the Hindhede Quarry. A... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At 163.63m, this is Singapore's tallest "mountain". I last visited it 34 years ago. Went there twice in the last 3 weeks. If you are parking at the public carpark at the Visitor centre below on weekends, you need to be there by 7 am or the carpark will be full. Then you have to park your car along one... More 

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Trail, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To the summit is a quick hike but a challenging one. We took the loops to the diary farm which was about 10km. It was well signed and well maintained.

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Trail, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hiked around the nature reserve. It was nice, I expected to see some more sights of the city but the trail recommended to us was closed. It was still a nice hike through the jungle and we seen a few monkeys.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

I started trekking from Bangkit using the Zhenghua Nature Park Trail. It leads to Pipeline Trail. Do look out for the obscure sign to turn into Catchment Trail. It was an easy trek on Pipeline Trail but it started getting difficult once I was on the Catchment Trail and Cave Path. Steps can be as high as your knee. Catchment... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

a good physical workout, to walk to the top of the hill, difficult to spot the bird life that I went to see, but did managed to see the long tailed drongo !

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

As Singapore’s highest hill, Bukit Timah Hill, which stands at 163 meters tall, it sits in a 163 hectares of primary rainforest in the country. This nature reserve, established in 1883, has been a botanical collection ground for more than a century, and the first known specimens of many species of Malayan plants have been obtained here. Bukit Timah Nature... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

This reserve makes for a nice change from otherwise so build up and controlled Singapore. There is a broad, paved road up to the top, as well as a few quite well maintained footpaths through the forest. Makes for a nice day out of the city. At the bottom are clean toilets as well as two cold water fountains to... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

This place is popular with locals to work out during weekends, so there is not much room for chilling and spotting wildlife. Especially the main track to the top, which is uninteresting. We recommend however the longer loop, more demanding physically (some quite high steps up and down), less crowded, and thus offering some better chances of seeing wildlife. We... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Its a good hiking sport for weekend and for the family. Lots of lush greens, monkeys, birds to watch, trails to walk, and the wonderful sound of insects. If you are game, you can even walk across to the Central Water catchment area.

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