If you are bringing your kids to expose the beauty of Mother Nature, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is one of the top choices. The plots of mudflats, forests and ponds could cause inaccessible to families and children. However, with the opening of the new Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, all these will change!
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is one of the largest mangrove forest in Singapore. It is also the first ASEAN Heritage Park in 2003. Other than that, it is a park that is recognised as internationally important for the migratory bird. The extension of the Sungei Buloh Reserve will increase in its population in its mangrove and coastal forests. These are home to various species such as mudskipper and crabs.
The new extension can be entered via a new entrance located Kranji Way. If you are planning to bring your families or planning a gathering here, there are many exciting activities that you are able to do with your kids or families at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.
The new visitor centre consist of a mangrove gallery. The gallery includes many interesting educational games and live camera screen that allows you to screen lives of certain areas in the reserve. This is a good spot for everyone in the family or groups to take a break and hydrate have themselves from the water coolers and vending machines. This is a good starting point and ending point of the trails in the reserve.
In the Mid-Canopy Walk, it allows visitors to enter another forest through elevated. It is 120m long, where during the walk, you are able to spot various insects and birds which habitat in the Mid-canopy area and foresr floor region.
The Forest trail offer visitors to have the experience the environment, sounds and have a feel of being in it. This give them an opportunity to learn more about the various plants and animals and have a close up view of it. Other than that there is a boardwalk which can be linked to many mangroves. For the kids, they are probably having fun finding the mudskipper. Sometimes, you are able to spot a huge one!
You do not have to worry about the animals if they are feeling uncomfortable with the amount of human traffic as the trails were designed in a sensitive and have taken the animals into consideration. Hence, animals will be able to retreat if they are uncomfortable.
There are a total of 5 pods that are being build at different locations in the Wetland Reserve. There are being constructed in a way where the visitors are able to have a clear view of the sea and reserve. There’s an exception on one of the Pod which is the Dragonfly pod where it is a freshwater pond and located inland. Visitors are able to spot dragonflies and other species.
Exciting Mud Experience
This particular mud experience is the most exciting and fun aspect in the whole Sungei …