BEST Scenic cycling route around the East of Singapore! (Eastern Coastal Loop)
Updated: Mar 24
As Singapore extends COVID-19 curbs for another month due to the rising cases, there is no doubt that we all start to crave for some fresh air... 😰
This is the time to plan a cycling trip this weekend with your family or a friend and take a ride through the Eastern Coastal Loop (...not the East Coast Loop)! Travel through the coastal lines and heartlands of Eastern Singapore and immerse yourself in nature. Spanning a distance of 17.5km, start your journey from Pasir Ris Town Park and end it off at East Coast Park (🤤 where you can gulp down a refreshing cup of sugar cane drink at the East Coast Lagoon Food Village!)
Eastern Coastal Loop
Difficulty level: Easy
Duration (cycling): 2h
Pasir Ris Town Park -> Tampines Eco Green -> Bedok Reservoir Park -> Bedok Food Centre
-> Bedok Jetty -> East Coast Park
(Find the custom map with all the pinned locations at the bottom!)
1. PCN Pitstop at Pasir Ris Town Park
Looking to rent a bicycle? Simply unlock an SG Bike bicycle at the parking bay located at the PCN pitstop at Pasir Ris Town Park which is a 5 min walk from the nearest MRT (Pasir Ris MRT).
(Download SG Bike app here to begin!)
After hopping on a bicycle, cycle along Sungei Tampines river (a popular fishing spot) and keep your eyes open to spot some cute otters 🦦 (if you're lucky!)
(Interested in cycling in Pasir Ris? Find out more about the Ultimate Cycling Guide to Pasir Ris Park here!)
2. Tampines Eco Green
The Tampines Eco Green is home to 75 species of birds, 20 species of dragonflies, 35 species of butterflies 🦋 and 32 species of spiders. Experience and discover the biodiversity of wildlife around this 36.5-hectare ecological park. All those nature lovers and thrill-seekers will definitely enjoy the off-road riding experience here!
Not only that, remember to also slow down and enjoy your time to appreciate nature's work as delicate brightly coloured flowers lined up along the trail! 🌸
3. Bedok Reservoir Park
Enjoy the tranquility in the heartland of Bedok - a popular spot amongst joggers and cyclists for their evenings after work. In the daytime, look out for adrenaline junkies and water sports enthusiasts 🏄🏻 zoom through the reservoir!
4. Bedok Food Centre
Why not stop by Bedok Food Centre for lunch in the hot afternoon? Some of the must-try includes Ye Lai Xiang Cheng Tng, Hokkien Prawn Mee, Yang Epok Epok, and more!
Psst, do remember to check their cleaning and maintenance schedule before heading down!
5. Bedok Jetty (East Coast Park)
Bedok Jetty is one of Singapore's longest jetty with a walkway that stretches 300m out into the sea. Did you know that it was a former military jetty used regularly for military exercises and international humanitarian missions? ✈️
It is now a popular spot for anglers with a huge diversity of potential catches, making it a favourite among the local fishing community. On both sides, the beach stretches 15 km along East Coast Park, perfect white sandy spot for families to hang and chill. Cycling and walking paths are well-demarcated along the jetty, making it accessible for cyclists and joggers to enjoy the sunsets on the pier in the evening! 🌅
6. PCN Pitstop at East Coast Park (Carpark C4)
Explore the exciting array of dining options at East Coast Park to end off your journey. Some popular chains such as Starbucks & McDonald's are just within a few minutes walk or ride.
You will not want to miss out on the newly renovated East Coast Lagoon Food Village! Some must-try dishes are the Carrot Cake, Popiah, BBQ Chicken Wings, and more.
So take a breather from work life, grab your cycling buddy this weekend and enjoy the ride along the Eastern Coastal Loop with an SG Bike! 😉
Check out our guide to to the North Eastern Riverine Loop here if you are looking to explore other cycling routes!
Custom map with pinned locations (Eastern Coastal Loop)
Click here for NParks Eastern Coastal Loop's Guide