Best Picnic Spots: Eat, Laugh, Talk, And Chill The Day Away With Your Friends!

Clear skies, bright, sunny weather – Singapore is essentially the perfect place for a good picnic. Imagine tucking into a homemade and scrumptious spread of good food, with hearty conversations and peals of laughter filling the air. With numerous picnic spots to choose from, what are you waiting for?

It’s time to roll out those picnic mats and enjoy the abundance of lush greeneries in the great outdoors. To help you make planning for the picnic easier, here are the best picnic spots in Singapore!

Fort Canning Park

If you walk towards the picnic field, you will pass by the spice garden where you get to explore interesting archeological remains before furling out that picnic mat.

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The picnic field is a great space for a game of frisbee or a long awaited catch-up session.

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Position the picnic under a large shady tree, and you’ll be set for a great time!

Fort Canning Park 
River Valley Rd, Singapore 179037
Opening Hours: 24 Hours

Hort Park

This one-stop gardening hub consists of huge, green lawns that are splendid for picnics.

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There are 20 different themed gardens in the park, so you’ll get to do some exploring before you settle down at a spot!

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Besides the themed garden, there’s also a butterfly garden. You’ll learn all about all the distinctive qualities of the different plant and butterfly species on this picnic trip!

Hort Park
33 Hyderabad Road, Singapore 119578
Opening Hours: 6am – 10pm

Gardens by the Bay

Spacious open lawns, swaying palm trees and a modern, contemporary view of the Marina Bay skyline – a picnic at Gardens by the Bay is going to be such an experience.

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Take your pick from a variety of open spaces that are great picnic spots. You can choose to settle at the boardwalk (dragonfly & kingfisher lakes), bay east garden, or even at the super tree grove, just to name a few picnic spots.

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If you’d like to combine picnic and activity, just head down to the conservatories to enjoy the air-conditioning and ever-changing display of flowers and plants.

Gardens by the Bay
18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Opening Hours: 5am – 2am

Also, read 5 Secret Spots In Gardens By The Bay That’ll Make You Wonder WTH They’re Doing There

Upper Seletar Reservoir

Arrive at Upper Seletar Reservoir in the evening to savour a striking view of the gorgeous setting sun.

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For nature lovers, you can take a leisurely stroll and appreciate this quiet, simple park.

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This is one of the most tranquil picnic spots if you are looking for a calm and peaceful hideout away from the concrete jungle.

Upper Seletar Reservoir
Along Old Upper Thomson Road
Opening Hours: 7am – 7pm

Labrador Nature Reserve

The panoramic sea-view at Labrador Nature Reserve is sure to take your breath away!

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This very zen park is a hidden paradise nestled in our bustling city – a great excuse for a short relaxing escapade from your usual busy lifestyle.

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There are also barbecue pits available if you are thinking of organising an evening barbecue picnic.

Labrador Nature Reserve
Labrador Villa Road, Singapore 119187
Opening Hours: 24 Hours

Kranji Reservoir Park

Kranji Reservoir Park is a quaint little space perfect for a picnic spot.

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If you’d like to try your hand at fishing, don’t forget the fishing rods! There are two designated fishing spots at the park if you are up for a therapeutic fishing experience.

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If you are just looking to spend some time with your loved ones, nab one of the pavilions and get a kick out of the spectacular view of the Straits of Johor.

Kranji Reservoir Park
11 Neo Tiew Lane 2,Singapore 718814
Opening Hours: 7am – 7pm

Mount Faber Park

Planning a romantic picnic for your other half? Mount Faber Park is the way to go!

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You get to rejoice in some of the best scenic views of the island.

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If you are up to some physical activities, go on a hike at the Southern Ridges. Comprising of 10km of green, open spaces, you can stroll through Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, HortPark, Kent Ridge Park and Labrador Nature Reserve all in a day.

Mount Faber Park
Telok Blangah Road, Singapore 099448
Opening Hours: 24 Hours

Hindhede Nature Park

Hindhede Nature Park is a hidden, quieter spot at the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.

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Roll out your picnic mat and revel in the view of the photogenic Hindhede Quarry over the delectable picnic grubs that you’ve prepared.

Hindhede Nature Park
Hindhede Dr
Opening Hours: 24 Hours

The Lawn @ Marina Bay

This picnic space is the ultimate urban oasis that is facing the ever-evolving Marina Bay Waterfront.

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Inspired by Byrant Park in New York, this 13,000 square feet park features lush green lawns lined by park benches and shady trees.

Lawn @ Marina Bay
8A Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018984
Opening Hours: 24 Hours

Organising a picnic is not tough at all. Simply pick a location from the various picnic spots featured, pack some food, call up your friends and you are good to go! An awesome picnic session is awaiting you.

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