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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

Reviewed 16 March 2017
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Singapore, Singapore
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150 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 jungle trails that are more challenging in distance/ obstacles/ gradient. A good place to bring... More 

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65 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go during the weekdays if you can because it gets very crowded during the weekends. The start up the hill is kind of steep so pace yourself . Didn't see much wildlife but that's probably because there were a lot of people on the trails so could have scared them off. Don't forget to visit the quarry lake and get... More 

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Thank Francismlee
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Escape modernity, get your hike on and come to this place! Was tricky to find, locals within 200m of the place didn't know where it was but take MRT to Beauty World (haha) then walk towards the jungle covered hills with telecommunication poles onot top. Come equipped with plenty of water and a camera. Within joy of trekking in virgin... More 

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Thank princessadventure
Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

BUKIT TIMAH NATURE RESERVE. In the heart (center) of the island of Singspore and in the catchment area lies the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. I have been waiting for the Nature Reserve to reopen for more than a year's closure for intensive repairs. The Park & Trees Board finally declare the opening two months ago. But I still find an... More 

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Thank chew eng o
Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanna find nature in a small place like Singapore, this is where you should visit!!! (It's Free!!!) It has been a long time since I last visit this place...& I always forgot the steep slope in the beginning of the path that makes me breathless!!! But it is a nice experience & a great exercise!!! I was a bit lost... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

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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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 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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117 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 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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111 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

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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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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