TOP 6 Wildlife Spots in Singapore

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Monkeys at Bukit Timah nature reserve, Singapore: As seen in Number 5 on list

1. SUNGEI BULOH WETLAND RESERVE

This national reserve is the hub of biodiversity in Singapore and the centre of wildlife conservation. Covering an area of 202 hectares, visitors can encounters crabs, otters, mud lobsters, and birds including kingfishers and sunbirds. Saltwater crocodiles can usually be seen sunbathing and swimming here.

2. CONEY ISLAND LOOP

Coney Island is a 5.6-kilometre loop trail off the northeastern coast of Singapore that features beautiful wild flowers and an undisturbed wildlife ecosystem. Outdoor enthusiasts can hike, walk, and bike along the trail. Keep an eye out for the native macaques.

3. PASIR RIS PARK

Get close to the wildlife that inhabit these mangroves on the park’s mangrove boardwalk. A three-storey bird-watching tower provides a bird’s-eye view of the park. Also explore the intertidal zone, teeming with marine life including crustaceans and invertebrates Saltwater crocodiles and otters have been spotted here as well.

4. KRANJI MARSHES

The largest freshwater marshland on this tiny island, the biodiversity of the Kranji Marshes is awe-inspiring. Home to over 170 species of birds, 54 species of butterflies and 33 species of dragonflies. Visitors can also spot the White-bellied Sea Eagle and the Purple Swamphen

5. BUKIT TIMAH NATURE RESERVE

Situated on the nation’s highest hill, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is an all-encompassing experience for nature lovers and thrill- seekers alike. The stunning flora and fauna is gentle on the eye and visitors can stroll in the presence of Seraya, Red Dhup, Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, Malayan Colugo, and a colourful sea of birds.

6. PULAU UBIN

Cycle through the sanctuary of wildlife at Pulau Ubin and marvel at the abundance of species. With over 786 species of native plants, 242 species of birds, 201 species of butterflies and more than 89 species of mammals, reptiles and amphibians, there are many rare and endemic species that crowd the island.

 

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