This Hidden Gem in Sentosa Has Mini Waterfalls, Dinosaur 'Fossils' & More


Faruq Senin •  Oct 02, 2021

Mention Sentosa and you'd immediately think of famous attractions like Universal Studios Singapore, Skyline Luge or S.E.A. Aquarium. But there are more hidden gems on the island that you've yet to uncover, and not everywhere you go is expensive. If you're wondering what can you do in Sentosa for free, the Imbiah Trail is a great place to go! Here's a guide of what you can expect, how to get there and more.

Imbiah Trail - Nature trail in Sentosa that's free for all

Imbiah Trail is a circular loop around Sentosa's Mt Imbiah and goes all the way to the top of the hill which is about 80 metres above sea level. To get to the entrance of the nature trail, you can head to the entrance at Imbiah Rd near Imbiah Lookout Station or start your journey from the Sentosa Nature Discovery. There are maps along the way to guide you, so you don't have to worry about getting lost!

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Once you enter Imbiah Trail, you'll be whisked away to the tranquil sights and sounds of nature. It will only take you about 30-40 minutes to complete the trail but there's plenty to see along the way. Keep your eyes peeled for 3 mini waterfalls - the Imbiah Falls, Rock Dragon Waterfall and the Tempinis Cascade (pictured above). You can even head to the top of the Tenpinis Cascade to take a stunning photo!

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But that's not all, walking the Imbiah Trail will transport you to a Jurassic-like world. Look out for a replica of dinosaur fossils, that's sure to keep the kids entertained.

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You can also strike a pose with a realistic animal "carcass", which adds an element of adventure to the trail. As Sentosa is home to over 80 different species of resident and migratory birds, don't miss the chance to spot them at Imbiah Trail too. Not to mention that there are different species of trees and plants to look forward to.

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Once you reach the summit of Mt Imbiah, head up the three-storey birdwatching tower to get a bird's eye view of cable cars passing. If you'd like to continue your trail, head over to the Mt Imbiah Battery, a disused fort that's near the birdwatching tower.

Planning a staycation at Sentosa soon or just visiting the island? Go off the beaten path and go on the Imbiah Trail!

Imbiah Trail

Address: 51 Imbiah Rd, 099702


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