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Immerse Yourself In Singapore’s Beautiful Nature Spots With These 7 Tours & Activities

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Faruq Senin  •  Mar 29, 2021

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Beyond skyscrapers and modern amenities, Singapore has numerous nature spots, many of which are hidden gems waiting to be uncovered. If you’re looking for a respite from the busy city, why not sign up for nature activities or tours and explore More to Singapore You’ll get to see a different side of Singapore while enjoying the outdoors! If you’re planning a day out in nature, we’ve rounded up these 7 activities and tours in Singapore for an unforgettable time with your loved ones and friends. 
Water Activities
1. Mangrove Kayaking at Pulau Ubin or Seletar
Credit: Klook You might be familiar with hiking or cycling in Pulau Ubin but now, it’s time to explore the island’s underrated gems by going on a nature kayaking tour through its mangroves! Immerse yourself in the tranquil nature of Pulau Ubin’s scenic waterways and spot various wildlife like kingfishers, hornbills, herons and otters! The tour guides, some of whom are natives of Pulau Ubin, will also share with you more about the heritage and history of the island. 
Credit: Klook Other than Pulau Ubin, you can sign up for a Kayak Mangrove Exploration Tour to Seletar Island and Sembawang Hot Springs Park too. Located in the Simpang area near Yishun, Seletar Island’ abundantmangroves reach as high as 24 metres. At the end of the tour, you’ll get to visit the Sembawang Hot Springs Park which houses Singapore’s only natural hot spring. There, you’ll get to pamper yourself with a relaxing foot bath. Nature Kayaking at Pulau Ubin Price: $101.75 Book your tour on Klook! Kayaking Mangrove Exploration to Seletar Island and Sembawang Hot Spring Park Price: $90 Book your tour on Klook!
2. Scuba diving at Pulau Hantu
Credit: Klook If you want to try scuba diving in Singapore, Pulau Hantu is where you should visit! Due to its abundance of corals and reefs, the island is probably one of Singapore’s best-kept secrets. Sign up for an open water, advanced water or leisure diving tour at Pulau Hantu and discover the underwater gems and marine life around the island. Led by a dive guide, you’ll also get to venture to other islands like Pulau Jong and Pulau Semakau. For beginners who are new to diving, you can sign up for the open water course which includes a theory and pool session. During this period, you can get your diving license in Singapore and enjoy diving at Pulau Hantu before travel resumes.  Price: From $145 Book yourtour on Klook!
Nature Walking Tours
3. Coastal Walking Tour at Labrador Nature Reserve
Credit: Klook (Disclaimer: This photo was taken before COVID-19) Located in southern Singapore, Labrador Nature Reserve is a treasure trove of biodiversity and historical relics. Through a coastal walking tour, you’ll get to visit some of Labrador’s main attractions like the Berlayer Creek Boardwalk. Berlayer Creek is one of the two remaining mangroves in southern Singapore. The tour will also bring you along the Bukit Chermin Boardwalk which offers a panoramic view of the sea. Don’t miss out on the war relics at Labrador Park too like a World War Two (WWII) Machine Gun Post, 6-inch cannon and more! Price: $50 Book your tour on Klook!
4. The Rail Corridor Nature & Heritage Walking Tour
Once part of Malaysia’s KTM railway line starting from Tanjong Pagar railway station, the Rail Corridor is now a heritage and nature trail. For a more in-depth exploration of the trail, go on The Rail Corridor Heritage Walking Tour with a professional guide. This 3.5-hour walking tour starts at the Bukit Timah Railway Station and will take you all the way through the Clementi Forest. The untouched forest is said to be the second-largest patch of wildlife habitat after Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. Rich in biodiversity, this stretch ofthe Rail Corridor is a refreshing nature walk. You’ll also find out more about the rich cultural heritage behind the landmarks of the rail corridor such as the truss bridge at Bukit Timah Road, Wessex Estate and Masjid Hang Jebat. Price: $100 Book your tour on Klook!
5. Sisters’ Islands Intertidal Tour
Credit: Klook (Disclaimer: This photo was taken before COVID-19.) Designated as a marine park, the Sisters’ Islands are where you can experience an intertidal walk. In between tides, witness the vast marine biodiversity on the shore with more than 250 varieties of hard corals and 100 species of coral fish, including endangered species. As this only happens during low tide and the marine life is submerged at other times of the day, it’s definitely a tour that you won’t want to miss, especially if you’re a nature enthusiast! There’s also an approved intertidal specialist guide who will be able to explain more about the marine life on Sisters’ Islands.  Price: $100 Book your tour on Klook!
Cycling Adventures
6. Bicycle rental at Southern Islands
Need a break from the bustling city? Head over to the Southern Islands for a seaside getaway! Thanks to a pop-up bicycle rental service by Gogreen, now you can rent a bicycle and explore theislands on wheels (from Friday to Sunday only, till 6 June 2021). Immerse yourself in the rustic nature of St. John’s Island, laze on the gorgeous beach at Lazarus Island or have a picnic with your loved ones. While you’re enjoying the seaside views, you’ll also get to admire Singapore’s skyline from there. Besides bicycles, you can also rent a 2-wheels step pedal and beach tents! Price: From $25 Book your tour on Klook!
7. Nature & Wildlife Bicycle Tour along Coney Island, Pasir Ris Park and Lorong Halus Wetland
Go on a cycling adventure while exploring wildlife at Coney Island, Pasir Ris Park and Lorong Halus Wetland! With the help of knowledgeable guides, you’ll get to learn more about the parks and how they contribute to Singapore’s biodiversity as well as some fun facts. The highlight of the tour is a visit to the Mangrove Boardwalk at Pasir Ris Park to check out mudskippers, herons, hornbills, monitor lizards and more. It’s a wonderful experience to take in the sights and sounds of nature. If you’re lucky, you might even be able to spot some otters! This tour allows you to bring your own bicycle or you can choose to rent your own bicycle for a small fee.  Price: From $19 Book your tour onKlook! With these 7 nature activities and tours, it’s time to enjoy the abundant nature that Singapore has to offer! From mangrove kayaking to coastal nature walks and more, there’s so much to uncover. To help you out with planning your activities, head over to Klook as it is the perfect platform with over 1,000 activities - from staycations to tours, workshops and more. Plus, as part of the More to Singapore campaign, you can enjoy up to an additional 10% for all Singapore activities. Start planning a day out in nature with your friends or family! #HHWT Tip: Use promo code KLKEXPLORER to enjoy 8% off all Singapore activities (min spend of $50, discount capped at $10). If you’re new to Klook, use promo code REDISCOVERSG to enjoy 10% off all Singapore activities (min spend of $50, discount capped at $10). This article is brought to you by Klook in collaboration with the SingapoRediscovers campaign.