Singapore Quarry: IG-Worthy Nature Spot At Dairy Farm That Looks Like It's Overseas


Faruq Senin •  Sep 29, 2021

Since the pandemic, Singaporeans have been uncovering plenty of hidden gems and it shows us just how much more we need to explore our own backyard. Even though you can't travel, there are plenty of spots in Singapore that'll make you feel like you're overseas, such as the Singapore Quarry! Located within Dairy Farm Nature Park near Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, the Singapore Quarry is one of Singapore's most beautiful quarries. Here's a guide on how to get to the Singapore Quarry and halal food nearby.

Singapore Quarry - Picturesque spot in Dairy Farm Nature Park

How to get to Singapore Quarry

Credit: NParks

If you're entering from Dairy Farm Nature Park, you can follow a trail that'll lead you to the Singapore Quarry. Besides the Wallace Trail, the Wallace Education Centre and Dairy Farm Quarry, the Singapore Quarry is a must-visit. Alternatively, you can enter from Jalan Asas near The Rail Mall through a sloped road.

Credit: @localtouristtings on Instagram

If you're new to the quarry game, Singapore Quarry is the perfect beginner's quarry to explore as it's easy to get to and there are great views here too. Once used for mining granite, the quarry was filled with water. The towering cliffs and reflecting pool of water will definitely make you feel like you're somewhere overseas. 

There's a platform at Singapore Quarry where you can admire the view and take a breather. As the platform extends over the water, it'll feel as though you're floating on the water. Plus, there are a few seats here for you to take a break while on your hike. In case the weather gets too hot, head over to the sheltered pavillion nearby!

Credit: @bikinigal80 on Instagram

Besides being a gorgeous nature spot for hikers and cyclists, the Singapore Quarry is also a popular spot for birdwatchers and nature photographers alike.

Halal food near Singapore Quarry

Springleaf Prata Place

Halal status: Halal-certified

Cuisine: Indian

Address: 396 Upper Bukit Timah Rd, Singapore 678048 (The Rail Mall)

Al-Azhar Restaurant

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Cuisine: Indian/Malay/Western/Thai

Address: 11 Cheong Chin Nam Rd, Singapore 599736

Time For Thai

Halal status: Halal-certified

Cuisine: Thai

Address: 15 Cheong Chin Nam Rd, Singapore 599739

Tenderfresh Classic

Halal status: Halal-certified

Cuisine: Western/Local

Address: 9 Cheong Chin Nam Rd, Singapore 599734

So, if you're looking to explore another side of Singapore, add the Singapore Quarry to your list!

Singapore Quarry

Opening hours: Daily; 7AM-7PM


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