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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

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177 Hindhede Drive Bukit Timah Vhf Station, Singapore 589333, Singapore
+65 6468 5736
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A quick visit

We took the MRT to Beauty World and walked to the park from there. It probably took us longer to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
plspoon
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Perth, Australia
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A nice little nature reserve right in the heart of the city

After the renovation, the well-paved path makes it even more attractive to hike through the dense... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Melvin L
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Singapore
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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.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dairy farm” (24 reviews)
“main path” (11 reviews)
“highest point” (12 reviews)
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177 Hindhede Drive Bukit Timah Vhf Station, Singapore 589333, Singapore
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+65 6468 5736
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"dairy farm"
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"main path"
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"highest point"
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"primary rainforest"
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"steep steps"
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"mountain biking"
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"nice hike"
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"south view"
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"dense jungle"
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"quick hike"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the MRT to Beauty World and walked to the park from there. It probably took us longer to walk to the park than we spent walking to the top. We didn’t have time to do the more interesting tracks plus it was raining...More

1  Thank plspoon
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

After the renovation, the well-paved path makes it even more attractive to hike through the dense primary forest. Rather than taking the main path to the summit, I would suggest taking the cave path as there's a lot more to see. Do take note this...More

Thank Melvin L
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

It was raining when we decided to visit this place but it was still an enjoyable experience. This is an easy hike but proper shoes/attire will still help. The nature reserve has clean facilities and the paths/roads are well maintained. Saw some monkeys, squirrels and...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is a nice nature reserve for an escapade from the busy-singapore. Choose the South View Track and we will have a nice high-tree and sounds of the birds.

Thank MartinLeman
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Instead of having activities in company, this place is awesome for safety day and relax yourself from work, and working out for your health. The main road is quite steep but getting better after half way to the summit. Toilet is clean and free water...More

Thank steven f
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Some tough routes with steep stairs leading to Dairy Farm. The route to the water pipes along BKE is a different experience. Can hear a huge variety of birds that you don't usually hear. Would be a good place for bird watchers too. The slope...More

1  Thank Pang L
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely Saturday morning refreshing walk through the forest on the 2km route to the summit. First but v steep but fine to do. Didn’t see much wildlife but the sounds of forest were amazing. Very easy to reach on the MRT to...More

Thank stanleychappie
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Multiple trails of different technical difficulty allow people of all ages and abilities to hike up the hill. A popular place for trail runners and recreational hikers. One can potentially complete a 30km loop around the entire nature reserve.

Thank Lee C
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

I find Bukit Timah Nature Reserve a bit too challenging for my taste (and body). It involves quite some climbing (stairs) and descending. Having said that, the scenery is interesting and varied, as is the fauna and flora. So if you're more of a hiker...More

Thank Tangobabe1
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Great Place for Walking, talking and training when You want to leave the busy Life of the city or rather be outdoors in "the jungle" than inside the gym :)

Thank Iwa05
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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
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