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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

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Address: 177 Hindhede Drive, Singapore 589333, Singapore
Phone Number: 011-65-6468-5736
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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 morning walk in the nature reserve.

A nice place to visit with your family, it will be best to visit in the morning so that it will not be too hot. There is also a bike trail around the nature reserve.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Singapore, Singapore

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

A nice place to visit with your family, it will be best to visit in the morning so that it will not be too hot. There is also a bike trail around the nature reserve.

1 Thank Xavier_Tham
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, at its current state, is lacking. Due to renovation works going on to improve the safety and condition of the place, most trails have closed, and only 1 main trail to the summit is open on weekends. The climb to the top is mostly concrete, so it is not very challenging, suitable for kids. Photo op... More 

3 Thank LionelTravels
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

There are many wonderful trails in the nature reserve for the nature park enthusiast. Beautiful vistas draws me there almost every weekend for a soothing peaceful run on the trails.

1 Thank IronJammer
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

To avoid misleading foreign visitors, please note the park is yet to be fully operational (as in previous year). only a singular trail hence keep your superlatives for later. only one of many trials is opened ie Summit Trail Gravel Road. The mini path leading to the trail is only about 100 m and I m not sure you can... More 

9 Thank Highadventurer
Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I loved this place! To take a walk along the marked paths, enjoy the nature and listen to the sounds. Great way to spend half a day.

Thank SunLovers675
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Although the main summit walk is open on weekends, much of Bukit Timah Nature Reserve remains closed, and will continue to remain closed until near the end of 2016. The summit walk is a decent hike and is quite steep in parts. The final section consists of stairs and is probably not suitable for vey young children or people with... More 

2 Thank KGB777
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The one and only "Mountain" in Singapore. Love the natural walk. The monkeys, animals and insects around. This is sad-to-say the only NATURAL forest in this country filled with high-rise forestry.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a great place for nature lovers and for those who like hiking. Its a protected area by the National Parks and its a primary rainforest area. You walk along the nature trials and there are rest-points along the way. An average round trip hike up and down the hill will take about 3 hours. Do wear good hiking... More 

2 Thank WoooWho
Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The small nature reserve of Bukit Timah offers a haven of nature in the middle of the bustling town. When we went there, it had been recently open after some reconstruction: slope stabilization, trail repair and planting. There are several trails, but we decided to walk up to the summit, at 163m. It took is around 40 mins, without much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Hard to see the monkeys, but you can hear them. A very pleasant walk through tropical rain forest - well marked trails. Not much in the way of other information on site. Great place to exercise and feel the forest.

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