Published On: November 16, 2020- Last Updated: January 29, 2024- 5 min read-

Top 10 Places to walk in Singapore

Singapore might be just a tiny red dot on the map, but there is more to what you see on the map.
Here are the Top 10 Places to Go for a Walk-in Singapore.

OCBC SkyWay

Explore Gardens By the Bay from a new point of view at the OCBC SkyWay.

This 128-meter long aerial walkway is an experience not to miss, and this is a golden opportunity to snap a few shots to capture the scenic beauty of the surrounding flora. From the SkyWay, you can see the entire Marina Bay. However, do take note that this is a paid attraction.

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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is famous for having one of the richest and most diverse ecosystems in the world. Besides the hundreds of animal and insect species, this nature reserve beats entire North America in terms of tree species. If a quiet walk sounds appealing to you, visit on a weekday. Weekends are packed with explorers. Choose from four walking trails, and keep a lookout for long-tailed macaques, snakes, and squirrels, while listening carefully for the continuous chirping of the striped tit-babbler.

Top 10 Places to Walk in Singapore

Kranji Marshes

Find a slice of New Zealand at Kranji Marshes.

At 57 hectares, Kranji Marshes is Singapore’s largest freshwater farmland, along with a range of natural and green habitats. If you’re a bird enthusiast, you’ll fall in love with the bird hides located around the park to attract species like eagles and woodpeckers. Kranji Marshes is the perfect recreation area to observe and enjoy wildlife, with 170 species of birds, 54 types of butterflies and 33 different kinds of dragonflies calling Marshes their home.

Top 10 Places to Walk in Singapore

Changi Point Coastal Walk

Feel the love in the air with a night stroll at Changi Point Coastal Walk.
Nothing screams nature like Changi. Apart from the general vicinity’s extensive greenery, Changi East Boardwalk hides quiet corners that people seldom visit. Get the best of Changi at any time of the day, with doors open to you 24 hours daily. Choose to kickstart your journey at Changi with a beach walk, creek walk, cliff walk, kelong walk, sailing point walk, or sunset walk.

Top 10 Places to walk in Singapore

MacRitchie Reservoir Park

Take a serene walk at MacRitchie Reservoir Park.

Enough of the MacRitchie Treetop walk – we have seen enough from social media. Instead, walk through MacRitchie’s boardwalk. There, you can embrace quietness and tranquillity, alongside backdrop to stare at for hours. There are the Chemperai trailBand Prunus trail,
for a leisure stroll around the reservoir.

Top 10 Places to walk in Singapore

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Singapore does not earn the title of ‘Garden City’ for nothing. The Singapore Botanic Gardens is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The garden is over 150-years old, spanning 74 hectares, and home to over 10,000 plant species, with rare orchids and ancient trees. Singapore Botanic Garden offers plenty to satisfy your hunger for splendid views. Orchids lovers can expect to find some of the rarest orchids in the
National Orchid Gardens. Get ready for a feet workout when you set foot into the Learning Forest. Situated within the garden’s Tyersall-Gallop Core, the Learning Forest features a network of boardwalks and elevated walkways for you to explore a range of habitats, including a lowland rainforest and freshwater forest wetland.

Top 10 Places to walk in Singapore

Fort Canning

Fort Canning is the perfect place to spice up your walk with history. This iconic hilltop landmark has witnessed many of Singapore’s historical milestones. Established in 1859, memorials of Singapore’s history sprinkle the hill. Today, Fort Canning features nine ancient gardens, namely the Artisan’s Garden, Armenian Street Park, Farquhar Garden, First Botanic Garden, Jubilee Park, Pancur Larangan, Raffles Garden, Sang Nila Utama Garden and the Spice Garden. When you’re at Fort Canning, it feels like walking into a history museum. Stroll through winding paths and quiet spaces for an escape from the usual chatters in parks.

Top 10 Places to walk in Singapore

Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

One of the largest parks in Singapore, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio  Park comprises of two sections, separated by Marymount Road. What is unique about the park is the Kallang River which flows through the park. Are you tired of walking? Grab a bite and fuel up at the eateries within the park. Whether it is Singaporean delights, Japanese cuisine, or plain burger and fries, the eateries in the park have your cravings covered. Steal some alone time for yourself and opt for a relaxing massage at the Aramsa Spa located right in Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.

Top 10 Places to walk in Singapore

Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin is no stranger to Singaporeans. An island located northeast of mainland Singapore, Pulau Ubin is one of Singapore’s last surviving kampongs. Calling all nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, check out the lush greenery and abundant wildlife the granite island
has to offer.

Get ready your cameras to capture the birds at Pekan Quarry, and stroll through nature trails.

Top 10 Places to walk in Singapore

Thomson Nature Park

Choose from the five trails at Thomson Nature Park. Each trail takes you on a fantastic sightseeing tour to see flora and fauna. Keep a lookout for the star of the show, the Raffles’ banded langur – a highly elusive and endangered monkey. If you are lucky, you will be able to spot the Malayan porcupine and the Sunda pangolin. Get a glimpse of the ruins and rubble at former Hainan village. With old street signs left untouched, it is a walk through an old kampung in 1960s Singapore.

Top 10 Places to walk in Singapore

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