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The Southern Ridges

Mount Faber Park; Telok Blangah Hill Park; or Kent Ridge Park | Alexandra Road, Singapore 099203, Singapore
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Ranked #29 of 334 attractions in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Bridging the hills of Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park and Kent Ridge Park, the Southern Ridges combine invigorating exercise with... more » Owner description: Bridging the hills of Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park and Kent Ridge Park, the Southern Ridges combine invigorating exercise with spectacular views across Singapore. « less
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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

With the hubby and 4 year old son, start our journey from Telok Blangah Hill car park to Mt Faber. Great walk and green scenery.

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Kent
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We started from Harbourfront MRT and managed to reach as far as Kent Ridge Park and what an enjoyable walk is was. You can do it at your own pace and there was points where you could leave the trail if you found it too much. I would suggest you go armed with sun cream, hat and a bottle of... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We chose to hike Southern Ridges from west to east starting at Kent Ridge Park. Way finding to the park entrance from the Kent Ridge Park MRT was non-existent. We had difficulty finding the park access point. We turned onto Science Drive but still no signage. Fortunately there was someone walking about, so we stopped to ask him for directions.... More

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Singapore
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A lovey at grade walk from Mt Faber (from the fork in the road just after the cable car) to Alexandra Road / Hort Park. Get to see great views over the CBD and West Coast areas from a lovey shady trail. Great for kids as the distance is not too far and is mostly level walking.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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462 reviews 462 reviews
234 attraction reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This hike is great for many reasons, one of which is it's a contrast to other parts of Singapore such as Orchard Road, Marina Bay, etc...There is nothing flashy about this attraction but it's beautiful and very well maintained. It's also free and not very crowded. I started my hike from the Marang Trail, accessible from the Harbourfront MRT, and... More

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
40 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We walked most of this route including Hort Park, the Henderson Waves and the Canopy Walk and found them incredibly accessible, enjoying beautiful views of the city and the port as we strolled along. Although it was hot, there are bathroom facilities provided throughout the walk, although it was more difficult to obtain water so taking water with you is... More

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Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is definitely a must-visit walk in Singapore. Being a Singaporean myself, I am ashamed to say that it took me about six years since its launch to visit the route. While this route end-to-end is to/from Kent Ridge Park to Harbourfront at Vivocity, you may start at any point. We started from Hort Park and ended at Marang Trail,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

An excellent way to fill up your lungs with fresh air, freshen your eyes with more than 50 shades of green, feast your nose and ears with the smells and sounds of nature. Walk all the way and reach the wonderful HortPark as you enjoy tremendous views of the port. A wonderful oasis of green in urban Singapore!

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Say Singapore and most of you will directly thinking of shopping, night life, Merlion, Marina Bay and best transportation system :). But, for you the running enthusiast, and not only jogging or light running, try to visit The Southern Ridges trail. Located right behind the Harbor Font station, i found out that this running course is not for beginners. It... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The Southern Ridges are a 5mi or so (?) series of trails and walkways through the edges of the city. The trail is very well marked and full of tourists, locals, and joggers alike. Most, if not all, of the trail is wheelchair accessible and all of it is in excellent repair. There are scenic overlooks and several options for... More

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