6 alternative ways
to enjoy nature in Singapore
From birdwatching to a Segway adventure.
Sporty hangout East Coast Park is peppered with bicycle rental stands (rates start from $6 per hour) including the official Park Connector Network pitstop. The picturesque 15km park is great for cycling around with the sea breeze in your hair as you admire the waterfront view.
East Coast Parkway, 1800-471-7300, S(449876). MRT: Kembangan.
One of the best spots in Singapore for birdwatching is Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, a popular go-to for local nature enthusiasts.
301 Neo Tiew Crescent, 6794-1401, S(718925). MRT: Kranji.
See the sights
Head to Mount Faber, where you can wine and dine with stunning views over Sentosa island, then take a cable car ride across the harbor. You can also embark on the Southern Ridges trail, which takes you through must-see landmarks like Henderson Waves, a stunning 274m-long pedestrian bridge lit up with LED displays.
109 Mount Faber Rd., 6270-8855, S(099203). MRT: Telok Blangah.
Smell the flowers
The ultra modern Gardens by the Bay spans 101 hectares and features two iconic climate-controlled conservatories with nearly 100,000 plants from all over the world.
18 Marina Gardens Dr., 6420-6848, S(018953). MRT: Bayfront.
Take a hike
Explore one of the most serene trails in Singapore. A favorite among joggers and families, the MacRitchie Reservoir is an ideal place to soak in the lush rainforest—just remember to avoid feeding the macaque monkeys.
MacRitchie Reservoir Park, S(298717). MRT: Marymount.
Whizz around Sentosa
Explore the island’s beaches or enjoy the evening breeze on an eco-friendly two-wheeled personal transporter at Go Green Segway Eco Adventure.
#01-K5 Segway Hub, 50 Beach View, 9825-4066, S(098604). MRT: HarbourFront.