Guide To Hindhede Nature Park & Quarry, A Picturesque Spot In Singapore's Bukit Timah


Faruq Senin •  Aug 21, 2020

[Updated 29 June 2021]

Even though Singapore might seem like a concrete jungle, you can still find plenty of hiking and nature spots that'll surprise you. If you're looking for a hiking spot with picturesque views, you'd love Hindhede Nature Park! The park offers stunning views of the Hindhede Quarry as well as Bukit Timah. Time to bring your friends or family to a new beautiful spot in Singapore! ?

Located near the Hindhede entrance to the larger Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, it might be easy to miss this little park if your goal is to hike up Bukit Timah. But with a scenic view of the Hindhede Quarry, you definitely need to make a stop here!

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There are a few hiking trails at Hindhede Nature Park and it will only take you about 5-10 minutes to get to the lookout point from the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Centre.

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Hindhede Quarry and other quarries in the surrounding areas used to be where granite mining took place in Singapore since the 1900s. But this ended in the 1980s, leaving gorgeous spots for leisure! Fun fact: This quarry lake has a maximum depth of 18 metres.

But beyond the quarry, you can also explore other trails at Hindhede! You'll be greeted with views of streams and lush greenery like this. It should take you around 30-45 minutes to finish a whole loop around the park. There are also opportunities for bird-watching! With the well-defined footpaths here, trekking at Hindhede Nature Park is perfect for any age, whether you're with children or the elderly.

If you're here with kids, you can look forward to various play areas like a mini zipline, swings and more. It's perfect for a leisurely day out!

Hindhede Nature Park: Useful tips

  • Don't forget your insect repellent!
  • Come in the mornings or evenings to capture the golden hour and take really scenic photos of the Hindhede Quarry.
  • Toilets can be found at the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Visitor Centre

How to get to Hindhede Nature Park:

The entrance to Hindhede Nature Park is located at Hindhede Drive off Upper Bukit Timah Road. To get here, the nearest bus stops are Southaven II and Opp Beauty World Ctr which are serviced by buses 67, 75, 170, 171, 184, 852 and 961.

Hindhede Nature Park halal food:

Al-Azhar Restaurant

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Cuisine: Indian/Malay/Western/Thai

Opening hours: Open daily; 12PM-11.30PM

Address: 11 Cheong Chin Nam Rd, Singapore 599736

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Time For Thai

Halal status: Halal-certified

Cuisine: Thai

Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-3PM

Address: 15 Cheong Chin Nam Rd, Singapore 599739

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Tenderfresh Classic

Halal status: Halal-certified

Cuisine: Western/Local

Opening hours: Sun-Thu; 11.30AM-11.30PM, Fri-Sat; 11.30AM-12.45AM

Address: 9 Cheong Chin Nam Rd, Singapore 599734

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Check out our halal food guide here for more places to eat in Bukit Timah!

If you're looking to spend a day out with your family and you simply don't feel like doing a full hike at Bukit Timah, then head over to Hindhede Nature Park! Or perhaps it could also be your reward after you're done with hiking up Bukit Timah ? Time to plan your day out this weekend!