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MacRitchie Reservoir

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Address: Off Lornie Road, Singapore, Singapore
Phone Number: 1800 471 7300
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Must visit when in Singapore

This is a beautiful idyllic place to visit when in Singapore. It is accessible by bus or taxi. There is a small cafe there and toilets/showers too if needed. The loop around the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful idyllic place to visit when in Singapore. It is accessible by bus or taxi. There is a small cafe there and toilets/showers too if needed. The loop around the reservoir is around 10km and under tree cover for most of the way - good for runners and walkers alike. There is a small ranger station halfway... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

MacRitchie Reservoir is a great place for the whole family. There are loads of walking paths, a restaurant and possibility to go kayaking. It really doesn't feel like you are in the middle of the city!

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a decent hike for the family. Not as difficult as its website claims but distance-wise it is quite decent. Need to bring lots of water and change of clothes. In spite of the shades, it can still get quite warm and sticky after a while. Need to beware of the wild monkeys as they can creep out of... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful place to hike or cycle or even escooter .. beautiful view n feel of a forest and wonderful Reservoir view.. A excellent place to spend morning if you do not to do regular touristy stuff..

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The one-way only tree top canopy walk was remarkable - avoid bringing food and plastic bag with you, as the monkeys around can notice this and come to you making too much disturbance.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place simply bcs I love nature and this has forestry feelings and yea it was good. The place itself is really big and relaxing. The roads are really well taken care of and it was an easy climb but need a lot of endurance

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really great walk. You can decide which trail you want to do in advance based on your fitness. We did the 11km walk to the tree top walk and back. It is mostly shaded but some sections are very open and sunny so wear sunnie, hat and suncream. Also put on aeroguard. Bring a bottle of water.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The clear waters allow you to see the native fish and snakes in the water. The heavy thick brush on both sides of the trail provides a real connection with the animals.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the whole circuit of 11+ kms. Great "nature" in the middle of a bustling metropolis. Walking over the bridge we came across a monkey that tried to undo a backpack and then took a swipe at me as I tried to pass. Avoid eye contact!

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started out here and should have looked at the trail but it was a nice walk...we ended up doing about 14Km by the time we went to the treetops walk and back....Good day out but make sure you match length of walk to your fitness as we were hurting for a couple of days after !

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