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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

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Started from Hillview stn at Dairy Farm road pleasantly enough until you hit the steps to summit... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
kenny w
Singapore, Singapore

Our first stop was at the old quarry, now full of water, beautiful, serene and tranquil. The water... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julie W
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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
+65 6468 5736
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Started from Hillview stn at Dairy Farm road pleasantly enough until you hit the steps to summit (now I know why it is rated as difficult) took a few photos at summit and down again same route exit via Zenghua Park to Bukit Panjang in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first stop was at the old quarry, now full of water, beautiful, serene and tranquil. The water is full of fish. We also observed some lovely birds ‘a yellow vented bulbul’ and a ‘pink necked green pigeon’. We somehow strayed onto the mountain bike...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is easily my favourite place to trek in Singapore. There aren't many places in the world where you can explore genuine primary rain forest without leaving the city but this is one of them. Almost all the trails begin with the same very, steep...More

2  Thank TobyS
Reviewed August 15, 2018

The only hill in Singapore and is well kept by National Parks Dept...A good place to do some uphill walk or trekking...

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Singapore is obviously well known for it's amazing city. But within the boundaries is this beautiful reserve and I thought I'd take a break from the bustle and visit. It may be small but it's still a primary rainforest! My advice is to get there...More

2  Thank Thomas G
Reviewed August 4, 2018

I and my G,friend We took A Mrt to go Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. It is one of the Wide national forest of the country. We saw Monkey Man, This is Safe and Interesting, good for to see Green environment in Pulau Singapura. I will...More

Thank BrianH5919
Reviewed July 24, 2018

For those who want a break from the high rise concrete of Singapore, this is a must see! Nestled near the heart of Singapore, this is a wonderfully marked walk/hike. It does have some steep elevation changes so likely more for those in decent cardio...More

Thank Claire F
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

yes. this is where the highest hill locally is. and this is a favourite spot for a lot of elite trail and road runners train...as there is the slope and also a lot of stairs in another side path. (true as a local gal win...More

Thank Yes P
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This was not my first time at Bukit Timah Hill. I had once visited here when my children were young, holding their hands up the steep slope. I had also visited here with my childhood friends and remembered our sports shoes were dirtied with mud...More

2  Thank soh_kien_peng
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Thanks to the great rain around 4-5am thus by the time we reach Bukit Timah, the air was cooling. Many nature walkers and even a CC silver group "choir" singing at the summit. It is so nice to have friends enjoying the greenery, funa and...More

Thank Peggy T
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August 31, 2018|
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Response from Peggy T | Reviewed this property |
Yes. However please note that there are monkeys at certain timing of the day so you might want to avoid those timing.
Deb M
August 21, 2018|
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October 30, 2016|
Response from 692linz | Reviewed this property |
Take the original route from Hindhede Drive (Off Upper Bukit Timah Road). Most of the walking will be on slope. The first will be the steepest. Overcome it the rest should be fine. After the first slope will be a little rest... More