Unveiling the Natural Marvel: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Hey there, nature explorer! Get ready to dive into the amazing world of Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore’s very first ASEAN Heritage Park. Brace yourself for a journey that’s all about embracing nature’s beauty and discovering its hidden wonders.

A Journey Through Time and Nature

Imagine wandering through lush wetlands surrounded by an expansive mangrove forest. It’s like stepping into a world where biodiversity rules and every twist and turn reveals something awe-inspiring.Back in the day (well, 1993 to be exact), Sungei Buloh kicked off as a Nature Park. But it had big dreams, and in 2002, it officially became a Nature Reserve with a swanky new name: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. Why the name change? Because it reflects the grandeur of this place. Hold on, it gets cooler. In the same year, it earned a badge of honor from Wetlands International as a prime spot for migratory birds. Yep, it was like being crowned the king of the bird party. And in 2003, it proudly waved the flag as Singapore’s very first ASEAN Heritage Park. You can bet Sungei Buloh was strutting its stuff.

A Haven for All Creatures Great and Small

But the story doesn’t end there. Over time, the reserve spread its wings (or roots) and now spans a whopping 202 hectares of mangroves, mudflats, ponds, and forests. It’s like a haven for all sorts of critters, big and small. And guess what? There’s a shiny new extension with a brand spanking new Visitor Centre and fresh trails for you to explore. Getting there is a breeze, too, thanks to easy-peasy public transport. Here’s the scoop for your year-round adventure: Trailblaze through the reserve’s paths and meet its wild residents. Think mudskippers, crabs, water snakes, and even otters! Keep an eye out for the glam birds too—herons, kingfishers, and sunbirds strutting their stuff like true VIPs.

A Seasonal Spectacle: Birdwatcher’s Delight

And if you’re around from August to April, get ready for a show. It’s a migratory season, and guess who’s invited? A whole bunch of stylish shorebirds and waders, including the oh-so-cool plovers and sandpipers. It’s like a bird fashion parade you won’t want to miss. So, grab your hat and sense of wonder, because Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is calling your name. Get ready to explore, snap some pics, and soak up all the natural magic this place has to offer. It’s nature, up close and personal.


Visitor Centre:
60 Kranji Way, #01-00
Singapore 739453

Wetland Centre:
301 Neo Tiew Crescent
Singapore 718925

Park Information

Opening hours: 
7 am to 7 pm daily (entering or remaining in the nature reserve after 7pm is not allowed);
Last entry: 6.30pm

Carpark opening hours: 
7 am to 7 pm daily

How to get there

Public Transport

By bus:
Mondays to Saturdays
Board SMRT Bus 925 from Kranji MRT Station. Alight at Kranji Reservoir Carpark B. Walk across the road to the Visitor Centre.

Sundays and Public Holidays
Board SMRT Bus 925M from Kranji MRT Station. The bus stops at the Wetland Centre entrance. Please note that SMRT Bus 925M operates only from Woodlands Interchange on Sundays and Public Holidays.

Map of walking trails

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