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Nature walks or tours at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Free of charge for self-guided walks or guided tours offered by NParks

Ways to enjoy nature at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Discover the Reserve in any of these ways:

  • Do a self-guided walk at your own pace.
  • Join a guided tour.


Follow the park dos and don'ts for an enjoyable experience for everyone. Find out what to do if you encounter animals during your visit.

Self-guided walks

Select from a walk that fits your interest and fitness levels.

Refer to the park map to view the routes (PDF, 1.57MB)

Trail length: 1.95km

Difficulty level: Easy

This trail is excellent for bird watching. With bird hides and shelters along the trail, you will be able to spot resident birds such as herons, kingfishers, sunbirds, and egrets. Between August to April, get a chance to spot migratory birds that have travelled from as far as the Arctic region to rest and feed at the Reserve.

View this video for a virtual tour on what to look out for:

Trail length: 500m or 3km

Difficulty level: Easy

This is an easy walk that introduces you to the mangrove forest and brings you close to the trees and wildlife, all without needing to get your feet wet or muddy. Look out for mudskippers, monitor lizards, mud lobsters, crabs, spiders and more.

Trail length: 1.3km

Difficulty level: Easy

This trail is perfect for families and schools. Explore the various habitats from freshwater ponds to mudflats and mangroves, and understand the flora and fauna that lives here. There are also many scenic spots along the way, such as at the Eagle Point or Kingfisher Pod.

Trail length: 300m

Difficulty level: Easy

This short and easy walk is suitable for all ages to enjoy nature. The trail leads to the Mid-canopy Walk.

Trail length: 150m

Difficulty level: Easy

This elevated 150m-long boardwalk lets you immerse yourself understory of a secondary forest, where you can spot birds such as the Pied Fantail, and insects such as cicadas, which reside in the mid-canopy region and forest floor.

Located near the Visitor Centre, these trails are suitable for young visitors:

  • Junior Wetland: This rehabilitated freshwater pond is home to many plants and animals, and is a perfect spot to observe dragonflies, fishes and the White-breasted Waterhen. Take a walk on the stone steps to have a closer look at these animals and more.
  • Junior Adventure Trail: Young visitors can experience what it is like to be a crab or mudskipper in the mangroves by ducking under structures inspired by mangrove roots.

Note: Children below the age of 13 must be supervised by adults while exploring the trails.

Guided tours

Sungei Buloh also offers free guided tours for visitors to explore and learn about the Reserve from our experienced guides. These are suitable for everyone, including families with children. 


  • Walks will be cancelled in the event of rain.
  • Registration is required.

Quick facts

  • When: Every Saturday, 9.30am to 11.30am, except public holidays and the eve of public holidays
  • Number of participants: Maximum of 12
  • Sign up for a tour

Quick facts

Animal encounters

Sungei Buloh is home to a rich diversity of native wildlife. What should you do if you encounter them?

Refer to this infographic for more information:

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In general, you should:

  • Always stay on designated trails and keep an eye out for wildlife.
  • Not approach, provoke or feed the animals.
  • Keep a safe distance.
  • Remain calm and back away if you spot an animal.
  • Call us at 1800 476 1600 if you need urgent assistance.

Refer to the advisories for each animal for more information: