The Center For Archipelagos

The Center For Archipelagos

The Smart Singapore is flourishing with the native greenery, offshore islands and with the towering skyscrapers. Hay! Plan your trip to Singapore to jaunt in the offshore, instead in the Crowdy malls. There are nearly seven offshore islands in Singapore to visit.

Pulau Ubin

This Island is also known as Ubin Island. This island is small in area and situated in the Northeast of Singapore. The Island is endowed with flora and fauna. This island is identified as an important bird area where many migrating birds and resident birds build their nests. A visit to this island is a great pleasure one can have by walking under the wobble under the coconut palms, the roads are filled with the mangrove swamps and the wooden houses with iron roofs. By visiting this island one can recollect the missed biking trails and can enjoy the surprising, pleasant ecosystem. One can reach to this island by bumboats from Changi Point. One can walk in and around the island or can rent a bicycle or a bike.

Fort Canning Park

Fort Canning Park is a landmark which was witnessed with many historical achievements. At inception, this is the Headquarters of the British Army dormitory, and this is the first botanical garden in Singapore. Today the park is well developed to host the concerts, festivals and also theatre productions. This park is a regular venue for marriages, get together parties, etc. The expansive lawns are the reflections of the ancient art and rich heritage, which is a big tranquility for the whole family. There are free tours to this park every month. It's hardly 10 minutes walk from Dhoby Ghaut.

Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

Bukit Timah is a 400 acre nature reserve, which is located on the highest hill area of Bukit Timah Hill. This reserve occupies an area of 12 km. Despite it is small, it can house nearly 840 species of flora and 500 species of fauna. Today this reserve area occupies primarily for rainforest. Some of the activities conducted in this reserve are hiking, strolling, mountain biking. Bukit Timah mountain restricted its bike trails within the Reserve. This reserve is now a training center for the athletes who are undergoing training for the mountain climbing. The reserve after an effective research opened the bridge to the public for guided walks. The reserve is towards the north of the Hindhede Dr. Bus accessibility is more to this reserve.

Pasir Ris Park

The 71 hectares, beach park of the eastern Singapore, covered with the mangrove forests enable the visitors to revisit the place. The awesome three storey bird watching tower in the dense mangrove forest is an attraction for the nature lovers. It is connected with the six- hectare road where the pedestrians and cyclists can have their enjoyment. Kids are more enthusiastic to visit this park, for its pony rides and it is best entertainer in the evening for the breezy bars and icy cold desks.

Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

The great place for the families to visit is the Bishan Ang Mo Kio Park, the largest urban park in the Singapore. The deconcretised beautiful meandering river with full of wild flowers and with its lush banks is a recreational place for the visitors. The wide open lawns and grassy river banks on both sides of the lush river developed as a picnic spot for the local people and nature lovers. The well maintained track side of the river accompanied the people who are regular to their fitness programs. The walking tracks are attracted by the café bars and serves beverages and brunches to the visitors.

Kusu Island

The little hilly island with the best swimming spot is Kusu Island, with 5 to 6 km of area in the south of Singapore. This island has a significance that there are more visitors to this island in the months of September or October for the pilgrimage. This Island has no regular visitors, so no regular refreshment centers on this island.

So the Small Smart Singapore is surrounded by many tiny and worth seeing islands. Why don't you plan for a trip.