Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Are you looking for a nature lover’s delight? The Tampines Eco Green is a perfect destination for you. This 36.5-hectare eco-friendly park is home to a biodiversity wealth with freshwater wetlands, grasslands, and rainforest.

Tampines Eco Green is built with minimal intrusion, so most land is in its original state and left untouched. The park is famous for hiking and walking trails. It offers a forest trail and a marsh trail that is not concrete or gravel but grass. The park is also a perfect place to jog or have a picnic with your loved ones.

Park Features

The unique features of the wetland reserve will leave you impressed and amazed.

  • Nature Trails

The wet reserve has fore trails, namely Migratory Bird Trail, Forest Trail, Junior Adventure Trail, and Coastal Trail. The Coastal Trail is what the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is known for. Do some location search online, particularly on Instagram, and you will see the picturesque wooden pods on your screen. There’s a total of five pods dispersed along this 1.3-kilometer trail.

  • Eagle Point

This is the perfect place to see the sunrise. You will surely get and enjoy the stunning views of the pod. Some tourists and travelers are much willing to wake up early to watch the sunrise. If you get to notice the water, you will also see fishes leaping about.

  • Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Extension

Also, one of the special features you can find here is the 31-hectare extension that opened to the public last year. The major highlights of this extension include a coastal boardwalk, mangrove gallery, mid-canopy walk, and mud experience.

  • Pods

There are five pods constructed and found at various locations within the reserve. The five pods give open views of the sea and the reserve. There’s also a Dragonfly Pod situated inland overlooking a beautiful freshwater pond. Visitors can watch dragonflies and damselflies here.

  • Visitor Center

The center for visitors can be found at the park’s main entrance. This helps visitors learn about the reserve forest’s history before they begin their walk.


It’s best to visit the reserve from September through March. It is during this popular time when birds arrived at the Sungei Buloh wetlands.

It has the rarest mangroves. The reserve is also recognized internationally as a site of importance. The park is also known as a stop-over for migratory birds like Asian Dowitcher, Pacific Gold Plover, and more.

Park-goers are advised not to bring their pets. Dogs, in particular, are not allowed in parks and reserves, including Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. Even docile dogs can be considered predatory animals and are threats to wildlife. The scents of dogs and their barking can attract predatory animals and can scare the wildlife.