Be charmed by the rustic nature of Kranji Marshes, a 56.8-hectare freshwater marshland that is home to unique biodiversity. Located along the northwestern shore of Kranji Reservoir, it is one of the largest freshwater marshes in Singapore.
Kranji Marshes is home to a rich array of flora and fauna, including more than 170 species of birds, 54 species of butterflies and 33 species of dragonflies. Together with Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, it provides an important habitat in the Kranji area for the conservation of biodiversity, especially marsh birds.
With a range of natural habitats such as freshwater marsh, woodland and grass habitats, Kranji Marshes is a great place for visitors to observe and enjoy nature.
Throughout the year:
Walk along Neo Tiew Woods and look out for birds and reptiles, such as woodpeckers and monitor lizards. Often, a Changeable Hawk Eagle or White-bellied Sea Eagle can be seen perching on one of the tall trees. At the Marsh Station, visit one of the bird hides for a chance to observe shy marsh birds such as the Purple Swamphen and Common Moorhen. Enjoy a panoramic view of Kranji Marshes and Kranji Reservoir from the top of Raptor Tower.
Seasonal from November to March:
During the raptor migratory season, look out for visiting species such as the Black Baza and Japanese Sparrowhawk from the top of Raptor Tower.
Core Conservation Area:
The Core Conservation Area is an ecologically sensitive habitat and is closed to the public, except for activities approved by NParks.
11 Neo Tiew Lane 2,
7 am to 7 pm daily (entering or remaining Kranji Marshes after 7pm is not allowed)
Park Size (public access): 8 ha
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible, with the exception of Raptor Tower
How to get there
For directions on how to get to Kranji Marshes, view this clip.
Take the Kranji Express bus from Kranji MRT Station which operates daily from 8.30 am to 5.45 pm. Bus schedule details can be found here. From Kranji Gate, it is an approximately 1 km walk along Neo Tiew Lane 2 to the observation tower.
Kranji Weekend and Holiday Express:
There is also an additional bus service (on top of the daily Kranji express service) on weekends and public holidays. This additional service will only stop at selected stops indicated in the bus schedule found here. Tickets can be used interchangeably on the same day for both Kranji Express and Kranji Weekend and Holiday Express.
A car park with 20 parking lots, 10 motorcycle lots and 30 bicycle lots are available at Kranji Gate.