Picnic Spots in Singapore

Where to go for a picnic in Singapore? Check out the list below and find more than 35 places to explore!


Bishan – Ang Mo Kio Park 

As one of the largest urban parks in central Singapore, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park is a great place for families to have a fun day out.

With open lawns and gently sloping grassy banks along either side of the river, families can have picnics and gatherings while enjoying the beauty and tranquillity of the waterways. The 62-hectare park is also home to a wide array of interesting fauna and flora, making it ideal for nature lovers. Fitness enthusiasts can cycle or jog along the well-maintained tracks, accompanied by the soothing babble of the river.

1384 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, Singapura
Open daily, 7 am - 7 pm
Free Admission

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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

Experience nature in its pristine form at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, which is a mere 12 km from the bustling city centre. By virtue of Singapore’s location on the equatorial belt, the reserve has one of the richest and most diverse ecological systems. Visitors will see an astonishing variety of plant, animal and insect life, typical of a humid equatorial climate.

Hindhede Dr, 589318
Open daily, 7 am – 7 pm
Free Admission

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Changi Beach Park

One of the oldest coastal parks in Singapore, Changi Beach Park still retains a kampong ambience. With stretches of pristine white beaches dotted with coconut palms, BBQ pits, park benches and shelters, the park is a great place for families to gather for swimming, picnics and barbeques.

Nicoll Dr, Singapura 498991
Open daily, 7 am - 7 pm
Free Admission

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Chinese and Japanese Gardens (Temporary Closed)

Chinese Garden is a park in Jurong East, Singapore. Built in 1975 by the JTC Corporation and designed by Prof. Yuen-chen Yu, an architect from Taiwan, the Chinese Garden’s concept is based on Chinese gardening art. The main characteristic is the integration of architectural features with the natural environment.

Jurong Lake Gardens is Singapore’s new national gardens in the heartlands. It is a people’s garden, where spaces will be landscaped and created for families and the community to come together.

1 Chinese Garden Road, Singapore 619795
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admission

Ps: Some sections of Lakeside Garden are closed from March 2020 for the development of Chinese and Japanese Gardens. Visitors can access Lakeside Garden from the entrance after Lakeside Drive. Click here for more details.

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Clementi Woods Park

Clementi Woods Park is a community park in Singapore that is situated at Clementi Road next to Kent Vale, and along West Coast Road next to West Coast Plaza.

The 12-ha park, full of trees and natural vegetation, is a heavenly and welcomed retreat for those seeking a quiet stroll in the tranquil mornings or evenings. One is greeted by the sweet sounds of birds and insects as they make their way along the footpath, which is beautifully lined with Acacia, Wormia and Tembusu trees. At the end of the park is a tower where one can have an aerial view of the surrounding area.

West Coast Road, Singapura
Open daily, 7 am - 7 pm
Free Admission

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Dhoby Ghaut Green

Dhoby Ghaut Green was officially launched on 24 October 2009. It was identified as an interim park in URA’s Public Space and Urban Waterfront Master Plan 2003 and conceived as “City Room” for community gathering within the city.

The sculptural open-air amphitheatre is a landmark of the park, serving as a showpiece for the Architectural and Urban Design Excellence demonstration project and a performance venue to encourage public participation and enjoyment of the open space.

9 Penang Rd, Singapura 238459
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admission

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East Coast Park

East Coast Park is one of Singapore's most treasured urban getaways, offering an invigorating and exciting diversity of sporting, dining and recreational activities. With the theme “Recreation for All”, the park has an activity for everyone.

Families and friends can sit back, relax and enjoy picnics under the swaying coconut palms, Casuarinas and Ketapangs in the park. For those looking for action, there are myriad sporting activities such as beach volleyball, cycling, cable skiing and various water sports as well as an Xtreme SkatePark.

East Coast Park Service Road
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admission

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Esplanade Roof Terrace

Offering a magnificent view of the city and Marina Bay, the Roof Terrace is a popular space for many to grab the perfect photo of Singapore's modern skyline or to relax. Landscaped with manicured lawns, shrubs and small shade trees, it is a green refuge that adds a unique contrast to the modern design and architecture of the twin domes of Esplanade. The Roof Terrace can also be transformed into an event space for product launches, fashion shows, dinner receptions and more. The possibilities are endless.

1 Esplanade Drive, 038981
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admission

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Fort Canning Park

Fort Canning Park, an iconic hilltop landmark has witnessed many of Singapore’s historical milestones. The hill once sited the palaces of 14th century Kings and served as the Headquarters of the Far East Command Centre and British Army Barracks. The decision to surrender Singapore to the Japanese on 15 February 1942 was also made on the hill, in the Underground Far East Command Centre, commonly known as Battle Box.

River Valley Rd, Singapura 179037
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admisssion

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Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay is an independent organisation responsible for developing and managing one of Asia’s foremost garden destinations.

The Gardens is led by a multidisciplinary team of professionals who have been involved in the greening of Singapore and had worked alongside international and local experts to develop the Gardens. It has an in-house team of skilled landscape designers, horticulturists, arborists, engineers, plant health, garden and turf management experts, as well as plant research and orchid breeding professionals, who leverage on the extensive global network of plant sources cultivated during the development days, to continuously curate and grow the Gardens.

18 Marina Gardens Drive, 018953
Open daily, 5 am – 2 am
Free Admission

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HortPark

HortPark is a one-stop gardening resource hub that brings together gardening-related, recreational, educational, research and retail activities under one big canopy in a park setting. It also serves as a knowledge centre on plants and gardening, providing planting ideas and solutions, and offering a platform for the horticulture industry to share best practices and showcase garden designs, products and services.

33 Hyderabad Rd, Singapura 119578
Open daily, 6 am - 11 pm
Free Admission

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Jurong Central Park

As the first park in Singapore to have life-sized board game features, Jurong Central Park offers families countless hours of fun and excitement. Using greenery, sculpted terrains, various play equipment and a dice tower, the park recreates favourite childhood board games to add a new dimension to the game play experience.

With the life-sized Snakes and Ladders playground and Ludo Garden, the park allows visitors to revisit their childhood and relive their favourite memories. Nature lovers can also explore and discover the various types of aquatic plants, wildlife species and dragonflies that thrive in the ponds located in the park.

Junction off Jalan Boon Lay & Boon Lay Way, Singapura 609961
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admission

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Jurong Hill Park

Jurong Hill is a scenic hill situated in western Singapore off Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim. Originally, the hill is known as Bukit Peropok in Malay. It is Garden of fame, had 27 planted trees in the garden by foreign dignitaries.

60 Jurong Hill, 628926
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admission


Kallang Riverside Park

Built on both sides of the Kallang River, Kallang Riverside Park is a haven for water sports enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies alike. With its fitness equipment, jogging cum cycling tracks and water sports facilities, the park provides endless hours of fun both on land and in water.

With various species of birds in the area, especially in the migratory season from September to March, nature lovers should keep their eye out for little egrets and grey herons. For those who just need to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, simply kick back under a coconut palm, have a picnic and enjoy the stillness of the reservoir.

Cnr Kallang Road and, Crawford St, Singapura 397732
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admission

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Keppel Island

Keppel Island is a small private island located in the precinct of HarbourFront in Bukit Merah, Singapore. The island is largely flat, situated in northern part of Keppel Bay, between Singapore's main island and the island of Sentosa.

Keppel Bay, Singapore
Open daily, 24 hours
Free Admission


Kranji Reservoir Park

Bask in the stunning panoramic view of the Johor Straits at Kranji Reservoir Park. Featuring trees with lush green canopies, two fishing grounds, pavilions and benches set against a scenic backdrop, it’s no wonder that the park is a hot favourite among fishing enthusiasts and weekend picnickers.

30 Kranji Way,  Singapore 739440
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admission

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Labrador Park

Built on the edge of the secondary forest with a prime vantage point of the cliff-side vegetation and a picturesque view of the sea, Labrador Nature Reserve is an oasis of tranquillity and natural wonders. Thriving with wildlife, the park is a favourite haunt of nature lovers. It is not uncommon for visitors to hear songs from a variety of bird species, including those of the Oriental Magpie-robin and Black-naped Oriole. Take a leisurely stroll along one of the nature trails, and you may spot the resident squirrels scurrying up trees.

Labrador Villa Rd, Singapura 119187
Open daily, 7 am - 7 pm
Free Admission

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Lazarus Island

Lazarus Island, also known as Pulau Sakijang Pelepah, is one of the Southern Islands in Singapore. It is south of the main island of Singapore, off the Straits of Singapore and is uninhabited.

Singapore Strait
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admission


Lower Seletar Reservoir Park

Calm and peaceful with turquoise waters and balmy breezes, Lower Seletar Reservoir Park is a pleasant place for leisure activities, both on land and in water. Featuring a Family Bay with a new performance stage, a water play area, a bioswale rain garden, as well as a Heritage Bridge, there’s something for everyone.

Yishun Ave 1, Lower Seletar Reservoir Park, Singapore 769139
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admission

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MacRitchie Reservoir Park

So many attractions and scenic spots in nature to offer, MacRitchie is the perfect destination for anyone who loves fun and the outdoors.

MacRitchie Reservoir Park, Singapura 298717
Open daily, 7 am - 7 pm
Free Admission


Marina Barrage

Built across the mouth of Marina Channel, Marina Barrage (MB) creates Singapore’s 15th reservoir, and the first in the heart of the city.

Marina Barrage brings about three benefits: a source of water supply, flood control and a venue for lifestyle attraction. Strategically placed in the Marina Bay area, the Green Roof is the perfect place to have a picnic while enjoying a good view overlooking the Marina Bay Sands and the city’s skyline.

8 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapura 018951
Open daily, 24 Hours (The Green Roof: 8 am - 9 pm)
Free Admission

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Pandan Reservoir

West Region, Singapura
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admssion


Pasir Ris Park

Charming and tranquil, Pasir Ris Park is a great place for families to have a fun day out. Aside from modern park activities such as pony rides, water sports, cycling, inline skating and barbeque rental, it also features a carefully preserved six-hectare mangrove forest.

With multiple trails and a Mangrove Boardwalk, visitors can explore the beauty of the mangrove forest and get close to its inhabitants. The three-storey Bird Watching Tower located within the mangrove forest allows bird enthusiasts to observe birds in their natural surroundings. Families can also have hours of fun at the playground, one of the largest in Singapore.

136 Pasir Ris Rd, Singapore 519127
Open daily, 7 am - 7 pm
Free Admission

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Punggol Waterway Park

Built around the section of Punggol Waterway and located along Sentul Crescent, Punggol Waterway Park is a great place for park users to enjoy a fun-filled day of leisure activities. The park is segmented into four different themes: Nature Cove, Recreation Zone, Heritage Zone and Green Gallery.

There is The Therapeutic Garden at Punggol Waterway Park. It was opened on 30 November 2020. The Garden features two raised planter boxes, which allow wheelchair users to enjoy plant maintenance or simply to see and touch the plants. There are brightly coloured flowers and familiar plants such as Pandan to excite the senses. Good Place to picnic with your family, visitors can enjoy features that facilitate therapeutic horticulture, a process that uses plants and plant-related activities to help improve mental well-being.

Sentul Cres, Singapura 821313
Open daily, 7 am - 7 pm
Free Admission

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Raffles Place Park

Raffles Place Park is a green space within the heart of Singapore’s financial centre. The park has become a favourite spot for the city’s professionals who work in the surrounding commercial buildings to relax and unwind amidst greenery, away from the office.

Rest on the platforms that surround the park and people-watch as you soak in this oasis of greenery nestled within Singapore’s iconic city landscape.

Raffles Place, Singapura
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admission

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Sembawang Park

Situated in the north of Singapore facing the Johor Straits, Sembawang Park is a tranquil park away from the bustle of the city. With a beautiful beach side and a stunning view, it is a popular fishing ground and a great place for family and friends to get together.

Fitness enthusiasts can jog and swim while anglers cast their lines into the sea. Shelters and barbecue pits are located along the park and the beach, allowing families and friends to barbecue by the seaside. Alternatively, enjoy the gentle sea breeze and sound of the waves as you stroll along one of the few remaining natural beaches of Singapore.

Sembawang Rd, Singapura
Open daily, 7 am - 7 pm
Free Admission

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Sentosa

Sentosa, The State of Fun is a holiday island home to an exciting array of themed attractions, award-winning spa retreats, lush rainforests, golden sandy beaches and more.

Sentosa Island, Singapore 099981
Open daily, 9 am - 8 pm
Free Admission

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Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Built in 1974,it is an artificial lake and feature a large stage known as the Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage built on an islet in the middle of the water body. The stage is most known as the venue for the Singapore Symphony Orchestra's monthly SSO in the Park open-concept concerts, hence giving the lake its name.

Symphony Lake is located in the Central Core of Singapore Botanic Gardens.

1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569
Open daily, 5 am - 12 am
Free Admission

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Singapore Botanic Gardens

The Singapore Botanic Gardens (the Gardens) was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) in Bonn, Germany.

There are lots of botanic gardens here that you can visit with your family.

1 Cluny Road Singapore 259569
Open daily, 5 am - 12 am
Free Admission

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St John’s Island

Saint John's Island also known as Saint John's is the largest of the Southern Islands in Singapore. Its indigenous Malay name is Pulau Sekijang Bendera. It is located approximately 6.5 km to the south of the main island of Singapore, off the Straits of Singapore. It is accessible be taken by a boat from Marina South Pier.

The 40.5-hectare hilly island was transformed in 1975 into a tranquil getaway with swimming lagoons, beaches, picnic grounds, trekking routes and football fields. The island is also a haven for a host of flora and fauna, and is popular for weekend visits. There is also a small jetty at the southern end of the island to transport visitors to and from the mainland.

Singapore Strait
Daily Open, 24 Hours
*most ferries run from 9 am - 5 pm
Free Admission


Telok Blangah Hill Park & Terrace Garden

Indulge in the beauty of the secondary forests at the fringes of Telok Blangah Hill Park by trekking the Forest Walk – a 1.3-kilometre-long elevated walkway that links HortPark to Telok Blangah Hill Park, or get up close and personal with the forest understory vegetation by heading through Earth Trail.

Another highlight is the Terrace Garden. A popular spot for wedding couples, Terrace Garden consists of a series of semi-circular terraces situated at the top of the park. From here, you will be able to enjoy a breath-taking 360-degree view of Singapore.

Come in the morning or evening, and join the residents of the nearby neighbourhoods for their exercises such as taiqi and jogging. If you are looking for an outdoor picnic, the park is well equipped with picnic tables and shaded by magnificent tall trees such as Eugenia, Alstonia and Rain trees.

10, Telok Blangah Green, Singapura 109178
Open daily, 7 am - 7 pm
Free Admission

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Tiong Bahru Park

Developed in 1967, Tiong Bahru Park is a haven of tranquillity for the nearby residents of Henderson, Bukit Merah and Lower Delta Road. With the theme ‘Old Frame, New Images”, the park blends its existing structure with new facilities to provide a livelier ambience and to cater to different groups of park users.

Fitness enthusiasts can warm up at the various fitness corners and exercise stations before jogging around the park. Alternatively, walk on the foot reflexology footpath for a relaxing foot massage. Visitors can also sit on the benches and relax in the cool shade of the many trees dotting the park. You can find The 'Therapeutic Garden' too, The garden is specially designed to engage the senses with a landscape of plants divided into four zones: Fragrance zone, Biodiversity zone, Edibles and Medicinal zone and Colours and Textures zone.

1 Henderson Road, Singapura 159561
Open daily, 7 am - 7 pm
Free Admission

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Toa Payoh Town Park

Developed in the seventies, Toa Payoh Town Park was a popular venue for wedding couples, especially those who wished to capture the style and fashion of the seventies. With a large pavilion, landscaped pond, rustic-looking gazebos and amenities such as open-concept restrooms, the park still retains its charm and beauty, and is a great place for families to gather for recreation.

Families can take an enjoyable stroll or jog around the park on the brightly coloured pathways. Alternatively, they can sit at the gazebos under the willow trees and admire the cascading pools at the edge of the pond, the fountain pool around the observation tower and the trellises with climbing plants.

Lor 6 Toa Payoh, Singapura
Open daily, 7 am - 7 pm
Free Admission

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Tuas Lalang Field

Good place to picnic and you can take photography with the grass field background.

Tuas South Avenue 4, Singapore
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admisssion


Upper Seletar Reservoir Park

Enter a world filled with lush greenery and rich history at the Upper Seletar Reservoir Park. With 15 hectares of natural vegetation, the park is teeming with flora and fauna, making it a favourite spot for nature lovers.

Put on your running gear and go for a heart-pumping, invigorating jog around the park. Alternatively, take a leisurely stroll and admire the serenity of the reservoir and the majesty of the park’s iconic rocket-shaped tower. For the more adventurous, climb up to the top of the tower and be rewarded with stunning panoramic views of the waters and adjacent greenery.

Mandai Rd Track 7, Singapura
Open daily, 7 am - 7 pm
Free Admission

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West Coast Park

Themed as the "Play Centre in the West", West Coast Park is a large regional park located in the southwest of Singapore. A linear park comprising 50 hectares of park land, the park runs parallel to West Coast Highway.

Standing at the centre core of Area 3 is the Adventure Play Area that caters to people of different age groups, from toddlers to young adults. This is the heart and most active zone of West Coast Park. If you like a quiet and peaceful environment, the eastern portion at Area 1 would be a good choice for park users to rest and relax. The western portion of the park has been transformed into a haven for park visitors who enjoy challenging and adventurous activities.

West Coast Ferry Rd, Singapura 126978
Open daily, 7 am - 7 pm
Free Admission

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Yishun Dam

Best place to picnic and see sunrise.

Yishun Ave 1 Singapore 769130
Open daily, 24 Hours
Free Admission


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