Singapore has many places that you can visit to have a good time, one such area is Pasir Ris. More specifically, we shall be taking a look at Pasir Ris Park and 7 different ways in which you can enjoy your time there. Keen to find out more? Join me as we explore how you can have a great time at Pasir Ris Park.
One thing that you can do at Pasir Ris Park is camping. To do so you would need to apply for a camping permit. Furthermore you have to have a valid residential address and up to 6 people are allowed per tent. You are also allowed to camp for up to 4 days per month and your camping permit will be valid from 9 am To make a booking you can do so using AXS either online or through their physical machines. Alternatively you can also check out the NParks website to apply for a camping permit.
- Enjoy a Barbecue
Another fun activity that you can engage in at Pasir Ris Park is to enjoy a Barbecue there. You can do so by booking a barbecue pit through the AXS online portal or by using AXS machines. Alternatively you can head to the NParks website and access the Barbecue Pit Booking section for Pasir Ris Park here. Moreover it is important to note that you are allowed to use barbecue pits from 12 noon to 10.30 pm.
Yet another activity that you can indulge in is cycling at Pasir Ris Park, with the long cycling path within the park alongside the magnificent greenery, you’ll be sure to have a wonderful time whether you are cycling on your own or with friends or family.
Another activity that you can indulge in at Pasir Ris Park is water sports, particularly kayaking and other activities at the Ohana Beach House at Pasir Ris Park. Details about Ohana Beach House and fees for Kayaking will be found in the following table:
|Address:131 Pasir Ris Road, Pasir Ris Park, Singapore 519148 (near Car Park E)|
|Operating Hours: 10 am to 7 pm daily|
|Contact Numbers: 6384 9820 or 9737 7944|
|Kayaking Fees:$14 per hour or $70 a day for a single seater kayak and $20 per hour or $100 a day for a double seater Kayak.|
- Playing at the Playground
The next activity that can be done at Pasir Ris Park is something that both the young and the young at heart can enjoy and that is playing at the playground that has quite a few slides that will provide an unforgettably fun experience.
- Horse Riding
Another activity that you can engage in is horse riding. This can be done at the Gallop Stable at Pasir Ris Park which has both horses and ponies in their stables. Their contact details will be indicated in the following table:
|Address: Gallop Stable @ Pasir Ris, 61 Pasir Ris Green Carpark C Singapore 518225|
|Contact Number: 6583 9665|
|Notes: The Gallop Stable at Pasir Ris Park is closed on Mondays. Weekday Opening hours:10 to 11.30 am and 2.to 6 pm. Weekend Opening hours are 8 am to 11.30 am.|
- Guided Intertidal Walks
An interesting activity that can be done at Pasir Ris Park is the viewing of sea creatures when the tide goes down during Guided Intertidal Walks conducted by organisations such as Young Nautilus. Their guided tour programs take place at different timings and either take place at the beach or near the Mangrove Walk in Pasir Ris Park. As the timing for low tides may vary on different days a great resource that you can use is the National Environment Agency (NEA) website that has information on low and high tide timings in Singapore here. With regards to the creatures you will be able to see in the intertidal zone, some of the sea creatures that you can catch a glimpse of include Eight Armed Sea Stars, Orange Sea Cucumbers and many more fascinating creatures. The following table will indicate some key information regarding Guided Intertidal Walks conducted by Young Nautilus at Pasir Ris Park.
|Address:Young Nautilus 3023 Ubi Road 3 #04-14 Ubiplex 1 Singapore 408663|
|Contact Number: 9106 9735|
|Notes: Young Nautilus has a variety of tour packages that cost $38 for individual Adults, $36 for individual Children and $144 for groups of 4 people regardless of whether they are adults or children. The timings for the tours are indicated when you are selecting the tour package that you want.|
Yet another fun activity related to admiring the fauna of Singapore that can be done at Pasir Ris Park is birdwatching. You can do this at the three story Birdwatching Tower located in the mangrove forest within Pasir Ris Park that can be accessed via the mangrove boardwalk.
How to get to Pasir Ris Park
There are a couple of ways in which you can get to Pasir Ris Park. They will be discussed in the following table:
|By MRT and Bus You can take a train via the East-West Green Line and take the buses numbered 3,5, or 6 and alight at the Bus Stop number 78109 at Downtown East and walk into Pasir Ris Park that is just nearby.|
|Other modes of transport: Alternatively you can always take a car, taxi or Grab, Ride or Gojek vehicle to travel to Pasir Ris Park.|
Due to the COVID-19 situation many activities such as camping at Pasir Ris Park have been put on hold. Even if you do decide to visit Pasir Ris Park to simply unwind with your friends and family, do ensure that you follow the safety guidelines and wear your masks at all times.