Two conserved houses & a natural playground open at Singapore Botanic Gardens

Two conserved houses & a natural playground open at Singapore Botanic Gardens

SINGAPORE: Two conserved homes and a nature-themed playground are amongst the brand-new features at the Singapore Botanic Gardens’ 8-hectare Gallop Extension that available to the general public on Saturday (Mar 13).

The brand-new features add to the ridge-top hiking path and a new arboretum that was opened in October 2019.

Here’s what you can see and also do at the brand-new functions.


Built-in 1898, the oldest enduring colonial-era bungalow in Singapore is currently residence to the Forest Discovery Centre @ OCBC Arboretum, which showcases the country’s woodland ecological communities.

In the black-and-white bungalow, site visitors can discover basic abilities in identifying forest wild animals, such as butterflies, birds, and dragonflies.

An additional part of the bungalow showcases intriguing functions in Singapore’s woodlands as well as highlights the relevance of preserving them.

Did you understand there are a number of different sorts of forest environments in Singapore?

They consist of seaside and also mangrove forests, freshwater overload woodlands as well as exotic jungles – and also this location showcases them and highlights the importance of conserving them.


Billed as a “nature play garden”, the Como Experience Grove intends to introduce children to nature via play, by recreating the experience of climbing up and playing in trees.


Another refurbished colonial-era cottage on the facilities is now a gallery housing Singapore’s very first irreversible screen of botanical art.

The art on screen is a selection of watercolor agricultural images of native types, including some vanished varieties.

If you like nature strolls, Gallop Valley is planned as a tranquil resort snuggled among fully grown trees. But you can also try fourth avenue residence, so check out the fourth avenue residences pricing and also view fourth avenue residences showflat.

Admission to all attributes in the Gallop Extension is free. Visitors are advised to go throughout off-peak hrs.

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