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Almost wild nature in the city

This is the first part of the Southern Ridges trail and being relatively difficult to reach is less... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
ViaBen
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Nice peaceful park for walking

Kent Ridge Park is at the start of the Southern Ridges and is one of the quieter and more peaceful... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
KGB777
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

This is the first part of the Southern Ridges trail and being relatively difficult to reach is less crowded that the sections around Mount Faber - there are couple of large ponds at the western start and the wood at the top of the hill...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ViaBen
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Kent Ridge Park is at the start of the Southern Ridges and is one of the quieter and more peaceful parks for walking in. In the middle of the day it can get very hot, but this means there aren't too many people about. Nice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed June 7, 2018

This park is for nature lovers, joggers, walking enthusiasts, fitness buffs, history buffs, photographers, families, etc. It has a interesting canopy walk that's abt 0.3km in length. It is eye level with the tress and also offers views of the surrounding skyline and harbour. History...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

If you have additional time or if you want to make physical training this is the place. But the Atractive Canopy walk is closed at least until 30.3.2018 We were vary dissapointed. The last battle of this area WW2 was here. Malay, Indian and British...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

If you like walks amidst greenery then this a long walk that you will enjoy thoroughly. We parked at Kent Ridge and then walked through Hort Park, Southern Ridges, Henderson waves bridge up to Faber mountain and back. Walking along the trees and then on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

visited here in 2015. You can enter from numerous entry points including main carpark. I entered from Science Park drive which is an easy walk to pond

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed January 27, 2018

The park sits on top of a hill with beautiful views over the harbour. Unfortunately the canopy walk that connects the park to Hort Park and the Southern ridges is closed for renovations until the end of March 2018. There is an alternate access through...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ilmar T
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Loved the place. The experience was lovely and the guides were very helpful. You'll enjoy the canopy walk.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 741yvonneo
Reviewed May 31, 2017

The beautiful and quiet place with many trees and flowers. from the top of the park, you will see the harborfront and clear seascape. bring your bike here is recommended.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Patthawee M
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Kent Ridge Park is one of the nicest park around the West of Singapore. It is near to Science Park 1 and National University Hospital. Here you can get to spot many species of birds and butterfly. At the look out point or peak, you...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Peggy T
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LeeClaxton .
London
Best green space in Singapore? (5 Replies)
One of the things I love about SG is the green parks and gardens, as well as the nature reserves. There are so many, and I think I've been to most of them now, but I was wondering what's the favourite of yours. Fort Canning Park? Mount Faber Park? Kent Ridge Park? Macritchie? Bukit Timah? East Coast Park?
August 01, 2014|
Response frommyrm|
While more obviously landscaped than many, the Botanic Gardens are still my green space of Singapore. I would be happy to spend time in any or all of the parks and reserves above, but the Botanic Garden has a bit too much attachment to me not to be top of my list.
Intangible_1
Perth, Australia
WWII Sites & Tiger Balm Gardens (16 Replies)
Hi Trip Advisors Probably a long post (but basically 2 questions)...but I value your experience, knowledge and expertise and hope you will not be offended or annoyed. On Good Friday my hubby and I fly to Singapore for a delayed special anniversary trip (5 nights) . Counting the days now! I am taking into account the 2 Public Holidays that factor in this trip (3 in Aus due to ANZAC Day) and the possible restrictions this may entail. We have seen many of the popular sites on...More
April 13, 2011|
Response fromMankster|
I'll answer the first bit. Yes Taxi is the easiest way to get there, and you should be able to hail a taxi after (or just phone ans one will there to pick you up in 5min). Or its a short bus journey back to VivoCity/HarbourFront which has a MRT station. The exihbits at the Tiger Balm Garden have chaged little (the Gorilla has had its sharp canine teeth filed back). It did under go a bit of a transformation in the 90's with boat rides but most of that has been removed now. There are no...More
RS3Sport
San Francisco, California
Want to Walk the Southern Ridges, but Have a Few Questions (15 Replies)
Hello, I'll be traveling to Singapore, and one thing I'd like to do is walk the Southern Ridges. In doing some research, I have some questions: 1) I'm thinking of doing this on the day I fly out of Singapore. My flight is at 6:30PM, and I'll probably head over to the airport in the early afternoon (because in addition to checking in, I want to stroll around Changi Airport, because I've heard really good things about it). Which means I'd want to do this Southern Ridges walk early (as...More
June 27, 2015|
Response fromRS3Sport|
Thanks Avanti50 and blitzonic. I ask about the sunrise time because I want to be able to see where I'm going. And I ask about the animals because from what I read, there's actually some monkeys there, which would be cool to see, but I'm not sure what other animals that could potentially be dangerous are out there, especially in the dark when I can't see them. In both your posts, you describe how you exited out the west side of this walk, but for me, I'm doing the opposite and going to...More