Kranji Marshes, Singapore
Singapore’s newest nature outdoor attraction, Kranji Marshes is opened. The largest freshwater marshland spans across 56.8 hectares, the size of 60 football fields. The area is divided into two main areas, a public area and a restricted area with limited access due to its’ ecological sensitivity.
The limited area will be accessible to 20 participants at a time via a free two-hour guided tour conducted by NParks or a three-hour morning walk with a focus on bird-watching for the bird-watching enthusiasts. You can sign up for the guided tours by visiting www.nss.org.sg or email to NParks_KMguidedwalk@nparks.gov.sg.
The public area is open to everyone from 7 am to 7 pm. Visitors can take leisure 1-km walk from the Kranji Gate and climb a 10.65-metre tall Raptor Tower to get a panoramic view of the surrounding marshes which plays home to a rich array of flora and fauna more than 170 species of birds, 54 species of butterflies and 33 species of dragonflies.
Here is a preview of what to expect:
There are numerous other unique nature attractions in Singapore. Take a look now, for more nature travel ideas that are uniquely Singapore. You can book a local guide from travelbuddee.com to take you to one of these journies!
We will share our experiences at Singapore’s newest outdoor nature attraction soon!
– Adapted from CNA and Today online. Photo credits to NParks. Edited By travelbuddee.com –