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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

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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.
177 Hindhede Drive Bukit Timah Vhf Station, Singapore 589333, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Naturelovers will find it a quiet pice of Singapore. Enjoy nature while hiking to the summit and back down. There is a parking lot near the bottom. As for the walk, the path is well maintained. Be aware it is steep, so be sure to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Scott G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This walk is for the fit folk! Hundreds of steps involved which are not uniform in height etc so be prepared! You will need comfortable sturdy footwear, plenty of drinks and maybe walking sticks. Once prepared it’s a fun challenge. My personal best is 65minutes...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Deiton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If this is the first time you visit the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, it is best to visit early in the morning, it will gives you a good start of your day with the fresh air. For a first timer, it is recommend to take...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tim_Tina_Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We set off by taking the MRT to Tanah Merah, easily found the No.. 2 bus to Changi Village and alighted near the Ferry . It was an interesting experience to sit and wait until 12 people to arrive before we were invited on board...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

A short walk from the Beauty World SMRT station, Bukit Timah Natire Reserve is a lovely green escape from the city. Via the main road, the walk to the 163 meter summit is relatively gentle but the more adventurous can add distance and difficulty to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

Met up with some old classmates for a trek up to The summit from Dairy Farm Carpark B. We took the difficult path up to challenge ourselves. It was not easy going for the untrained body but we kept the pace slow and steady, resting...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

If you come from Singapore, or somewhere without real mountains or wild terrain, then maybe you will get something out of here. Many locals use the little hill for exercise, but I don't really see the point: the summit is only 163m above sea level,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank shinraemonsam
Reviewed July 22, 2019

I love love love trekking at Bukit Timah Hill and have brought lots of friends here too. The hill is only 163.63m high, but because its very small, the route to the summit is fairly steep. And you can gain more elevation by taking the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Gajahgoogoo
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Walking from bukit batok 10.30am which I consider late n reaching the Bukit Timah approx 11.04am. Beginning of the path from slightly steep to very steep. Have to be careful when u r moving up or downhill.Take a break where necessary.Coming to a deciding path...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Charlene8115
Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

The recent 2 years of closure and rehab have given the park a good rest and flora and fauna are refreshed. I saw a monitor lizard for the 1st time in 20 years whilst calocos, monkeys, squirrels and shrews are not uncommon well done NPS...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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July 7, 2019|
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Response from Haebee | Reviewed this property |
Definitely! But better go with a friend in case you have trouble with the steep slope and need help
Margaret K
January 13, 2019|
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Response from yesphua | Reviewed this property |
Those advice above are correct. But we don't know where you are heading from. Tip - install Google Maps (on internet browser, or android phone)...type "Your Location" or your address, and it will guide you via bus service... More
August 31, 2018|
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Response from ah tee s | Reviewed this property |
This is what stated at the NParks website: Keep our nature reserves a safe haven for our native biodiversity. Dogs are known to scent mark places they visit thus affecting the movement of native animals and they may also... More