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Although Singapore is a bustling metropolis, its natural environment remains rich in biodiversity, thanks to a hot, humid climate that is wildly conducive to habitat growth. Such is the variety of flora and fauna here that one botanist estimated that there are more plant species in Bukit Timah Nature Reserve alone than in the whole of North America.

Singapore is also an important node in the East Asia Flyway used by migratory birds, and the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve has been set aside for these feathered visitors, making it a veritable bird watcher's paradise.

Different ecosystems thrive around the island, from mangrove swamps to tropical rainforests, allowing nature lovers to experience animals and plants unique to this region up close and personal. New nature trails and specially designed walks also help to increase interest in the natural environment and provide refreshing perspectives of this garden city.

MacRitchie Reservoir is Singapore's oldest reservoir. The reservoir was completed in 1868 by impounding water from an earth embankment, and was then known as the Impoundi...
Spanning over four major parks in Singapore, the Southern Ridges is a new 9-kilometre nature walk extending through impressive futuristic bridges, elevated boardwalks and...
The first of its kind in Singapore, the TreeTop Walk is a 250m-long, 25m-high free-standing suspension bridge that connects the two highest points (Bukit Peirce and Bukit...
Arguably the most popular nature reserve in Singapore, the 163-hectare Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is also home to Singapore's highest hill standing at 163.63 metres, also...
Visitors can observe wildlife in their original habitats, including wild otters, crocodiles, monitor lizards, kingfishers and herons in the 130-hectare large mangrove swa...
Containing the only rocky sea-cliff on mainland Singapore that is accessible to the public, Labrador Nature Reserve, also locally known as Labrador Park, combines histori...
Set in a lush 10-acre site in Kranji countryside, Bollywood Veggies is the largest producer of organic bananas and papayas in Singapore. It also specialise in growing hea...
Among the last few places left in the world with a naturally rocky shore, Chek Jawa Wetlands is an off-shore natural reserve home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. It...