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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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Good place to unwind from the busy city of Singapore.

Me and my fiancé went to see the place, after reading a news that this park will be renovated soon to a rock climbing caves and urban farms. I wanted to see the park as it is. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Me and my fiancé went to see the place, after reading a news that this park will be renovated soon to a rock climbing caves and urban farms. I wanted to see the park as it is. It was fun and relaxing! Good for cycling, hiking and jogging! We made a fun engagement photo shoot though at the famous Bukit... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited during year end with Friend. It was a Long walk to the entrance from the main road. It is in the maintains but there is only one entrance to go. Total time to complete the trip was less then 2 hours. Not very tiring and not very difficult. Kids can easily complete the currently open trail. Saw old style... More 

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Sheerness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to visit for a stroll/hike. Great views, pleasant surroundings. Peaceful, avoid wet or hot days.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

- Singapore's highest natural point, approx. 163m above sea level. - One main, wide asphalt path up and down the hill. - Fairly steep incline for the first half or so, but can be summitted by anyone of reasonable fitness. - Toilet facilities, info and alternate path towards disused granite quarry (scenic) at Visitors Centre, foot of the hill. -... More 

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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.

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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 

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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.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

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 

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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.

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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 

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