Best Places For Kayaking/Canoeing


Enjoy a day out on the waters kayaking or canoeing and soaking up the sun. Head for these water spots for some paddling adventure.

Bedok Reservoir

911 Bedok Reservoir Road
Nearest MRT Station: Bedok

Bedok Reservoir Park
Photo: Marklin Ang

The 88-hectare Reservoir is surrounded by Bedok Reservoir Park, a converted sand quarry. Water sports fans gather regularly at the Park for dragon-boat traing, kayaking and wakeboarding while anglers can often be seen casting their rods into the Reservoir. Rent single or double kayaks and canoes from the People’s Association Water-Venture outlet at the Reservoir.

MacRitchie Reservoir Park

Along Lornie Road
Nearest MRT Stations: Caldecott and Marymount

Kayaking at MacRitchie Reservoir Park
Photo: Singapore Tourism Board

A 12-hectare green haven bordering Singapore’s first reservoir and the Central Catchment Nature Reserve, the Park is a popular spot for walking, jogging, fishing, bird-watching and of course, kayaking and canoeing. The Singapore Canoe Federation has a Paddle Lodge kiosk at the park which rents out kayaks and canoes. Paddle through the Reservoir’s calm waters or explore the Park’s forest and discover its inhabitants on the trails.

Passion Wave @ Marina Bay

11 Rhu Cross
Nearest MRT Station: Stadium

Paddle on the waters of the Marina Reservoir while soaking up captivating views of the Marina Bay skyline. You can rent closed-deck or sit-on-top kayaks, canoes as well as two- and four-seater pedal boats, bell boats and even dragon boats if you can handle it.

Pulau Ubin

Nearest MRT Station to Changi Point Ferry Terminal: Tanah Merah
Take a bumboat from Changi Point Ferry Terminal

This rustic island is perfect for outdoor adventures like kayaking. There are different kayaking activities available for all levels. Enjoy scenic views including kelongs (floating fish farms) as you paddle on the open sea and backwaters, and get up close to wildlife such as kingfishers, eagles, hornbills, herons and egrets when paddling among the mangroves.

Siloso Beach, Sentosa Island

39 Artillery Avenue
Nearest MRT Station: HarbourFront

Kayaking on Sentosa’s Siloso Beach
Photo: Sentosa Development Corporation

Soak up the beach life at Singapore’s hippest beach, a hot spot for a host of water activities. Single or double kayaks can be rented on an hourly basis from Ola Beach Club. Enjoy the scenic surroundings of Southern Singapore from your kayaks.

Water Sports Centre at Singapore Sports Hub

8 Stadium Walk
Nearest MRT Stations: Stadium and Kallang

Kayaking at Water Sports Centre at Singapore Sports Hub
Photo: Paris Chia Photography

Located next to the Kallang Basin, the Water Sports Centre at the Singapore Sports Hub rents out a variety of canoes, kayaks and pedal boats. Enjoy views of Singapore’s urban skyline while you are paddling.