The urban forest, of which we are part, makes our stress and anxiety levels high. The wild keep our primitive roots, and it is here that anyone can renew and refresh themselves to face the challenges of life afresh. Pulau Serangoon is one such paradise. An island on the northern coast of Singapore, it can relocate to a completely different world. Here the beauty of flora and fauna and other recreational activities can be experienced in the most thrilling way.
About Pulau Serangoon Island
An ideal place for an entire family trip, this ecologically sustainable park has many initiatives to preserve the existing ecosystem and thus showing a very different world to both young and old. Kony Island which is a more common name for Pulau Serangoon can connect you to the wild like any other place. Initially disturbed by Aw, the island was later purchased and converted into a health site and eventually reclaimed by the government.
Flora and Fauna on Pulau Serangoon Island
Picture courtesy: City Nomads
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The park has more than 80 species of birds, 157 animal species and about 86 species of trees, some of which have been declared endangered. Once here you can just feel the nature everywhere, whether it is an outing with uprooted casuarina trees or a wide variety of snakes, wild boar, monkeys, beaver, crabs and beautiful friends. Joy and joy never exist on this island. The place is against interference in the natural ecosystem, even the sign boards, seating benches are all built with recycled trees even the water pumps are solar powered and the use of rainwater in the toilets is done.
The best things on Pulau Serangoon
This island is an adventure lover’s dream come true. Whether it is nesting creatively by bay weavers or camping amid lush long mangrove habitats riding in one of the happiest jet ski or boating beaches, it offers something for everyone. The availability of the bicycle makes the scale of walking comfortable as you experience the calm and cool breeze in some enchanting views.
Those who are enthusiasts of the game can cross its east-to-west entrance (which is around 2.4 kilometers) by hiking or walking. The 2 km long beach area with hot sand pressing against your feet and soothing air brushing your face makes all the fatigue disappear in an instant. The whole experience is just so divine and fun that the words fall short, visiting the place itself is the only way to uncover the real vibrant experiences of Pulau Serangoon.
Bird watching is one of the most popular activities in the region. If lucky one can see very rare and nationally endangered birds here. Just take a stroll in the dense greenery, enjoy a picnic basket or simply use your fishing gear to catch some fish, options are umpteen on Coney Island.
How to reach Pulau Serangoon
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Since it is an island off the coast of Singapore and does not have much direct connectivity to other countries, a person living abroad needs to reach Singapore first and an air carrier is available. Once in Singapore you have to make your way to Punggol. One can reach Punggol through a network of buses or using underground lines.
Apart from the walking distance of about 500 km east of Punggol, the tour of Punggol can take you to your destination. The island is also well connected to Punggol via the bridge. The place is open from 7 am to 7 pm, and there is no entry fee. So the outlook for this island of happiness is not that hard as a family holiday destination to give all the more brownie points.
Where to stay Pulau Serangoon
There are many 5 star, 4 star hotels, and Changi Cove, Village Hotel Changi, Hotel 81 Kovan, CSC Loyang Resort, and more waiting to serve you with amazing views and food. If you are traveling with a tight budget, many inns and guesthouses can do the magic for you. All you have to do is book well in advance.
Mixed more? Go to Pulau Serangoon to take such a necessary break, and be assured to find solitude in this paradise. Visit this place to experience the journey of a lifetime, and spend some amazing time amidst nature Holiday in singapore!
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