MacRitchie, Peirce and Seletar Reservoirs

macritchie reservoir, SingaporeThese reservoirs are surrounded by broad swamps, jungle and greenery, which run through the central northern parts of Singapore. The reservoirs are popular for family outings and picnics. They are a quiet contrast to the bustle of the city and provide a variety of recreational facilities like paddle boating and golf at Upper Seletar or sport fishing at Lower Seletar. MacRitchie Reservoir has a 12-hectare park with a jogging track, exercise area, playground, tea kiosk and fountain. On most Sundays, local school bands or orchestras play at MacRitchie (check local dailies for time of performances).

Open: Daily

Admission: Free

MacRitchie: off Lornie Road
Upper Seletar: off Mandai Road
Lower Peirce: off Upper Thomson Road
Lower Seletar: off Yishun Avenue 1

Getting There:

MacRitchie: Take SBS bus 132 or TIBS bus 167 from Orchard Road.

Lower Peirce: Take TIBS bus 167 from Orchard Road.

Upper Seletar: Take the MRT to Ang Mo Kio Station (NS16) then board SBS bus 138.

Lower Seletar: Take the MRT to Yishun Station (NS13) then take SMRT Bus 851, 852, 853, 854.