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MacRitchie Nature Trail

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MacRitchie Reservoir Park, Singapore 298717, Singapore
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For those who find Singpore too city like/ artificial

MacRitchie is one of the several close to nature places in SIngapore- a side of the city state... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ritesharora42
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New Delhi, India
Good run

This place is well maintained. A good place to run or walk amidst the lush forest. You can run... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
viewsfromawayfarer
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Singapore, Singapore
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A short trip from the city center lies the serenity of MacRitchie Reservoir, part of Singapore’s water catchment system that captures rain water to help supply the island’s growing population. Trails surround the park, which has an upgraded visitor’s center featuring a café, restrooms and information station. The best views are from the TreeTop Walk, a 250-meter suspension bridge across the rainforest canopy, which can be accessed along the seven-kilometer Venus Loop. Wear hiking shoes and bring water.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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MacRitchie Reservoir Park, Singapore 298717, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 days ago

MacRitchie is one of the several close to nature places in SIngapore- a side of the city state which tourists often ignore. Recommended for long morning walks/jogs and being one with nature

Thank ritesharora42
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is well maintained. A good place to run or walk amidst the lush forest. You can run along the reservoir on wooden planks or run inside the forest. monkeys are everywhere.

Thank viewsfromawayfarer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the fresh air and greenery. A great place to get away from the traffic and high rise building. You can spend the whole morning walking and enjoy the fresh, crisp air.

Thank VeronAng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can spend hours exploring this beautiful place. There is so much green that you will be surprised. Don't miss out the tree top trail. It closes at 17:45, and carpark closes at 19:00.

Thank angerabc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to explore the last remaining bits of (mostly) untouched djungle in Singapore. Great paths, some quite steep, amongst the trees. We saw monkeys and bushbabies and listened to the amazingly loud sounds of cicadas. Don't take food or water with...More

Thank Andreas C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there with reasonable expectations. The walk is though short, worth taking through the bushes and trees. One can hear the weird sounds which is a mix of birds, insects like crickets, etc, but the walk is worth taking once.

Thank Tejaps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with my family a couple of weeks ago for a walk and the path along the reservoir is very beautiful. It helps that in most of the trails, you are sheltered from the sunshine by the tall trees so despite the hot weather,...More

Thank Stingrui11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will feel the forest smell and witness some beauty here. You need to take the trail starting from the MacRitchie Reservior for full hiking trip. Plan your time ahead because @ 5:00PM Tree Top Walk gate is close. You will hike uphill be prepared...More

Thank mosaferuae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Large lake surrounded by expansive lawns, and thick bush with walkways and boardwalks - but literally in the middle of the city. Note it can be busy on weekends and in the early mornings with families, rowers...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went through this walk with my husband. It's nice walk and it was fun seeing monkeys on the way. The best part was the Tree top walk. Recommend to take lot of water with you, as there is no water to buy around. It...More

Thank Sari B
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Shah A
12 July 2017|
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Response from ryannmcneil | Reviewed this property |
Yes trail is open on Monday but not the treetop section. You can easily do the trail and skip that section. Hope this helps and was fast enough.
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RMAserkar
20 May 2017|
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Response from Debra H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are no gates as such to the reserve but note that the tree top walk itself is open Tuesdays to Sundays from 9am to 5pm (830am on weekends) and last entry to the bridge itself is 445pm. It can get quite dark with... More
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candicekoyt
4 April 2017|
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Response from TravelingM2 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few routes, so time varies. My suggestion is to give ample time, if you are going there for the first time. Next, there would be light showers in the early morning / late afternoon, from mid-Mar till probably... More
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