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6 Scenic Waterfalls in Singapore Besides Jewel & Cloud Forest For That “Overseas” Shot

Scenic waterfalls in Singapore


When it comes to waterfalls, Singapore’s natural landscape might not have much to boast when compared to other popular tourist destinations like Bali and Phuket. 

However, that doesn’t mean that we don’t have anything to offer. Jewel Changi’s Rain Vortex impressive waterfall is just the tip of the iceberg of the many picturesque man-made waterfalls in Singapore we can visit. 

Whether for a short respite away from the 9-6 grind or if you’re simply looking for a pretty photoshoot spot, here are the most scenic waterfalls to visit. 

More nature spots in Singapore:

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1. Hong Leong Foundation Crimson Wetlands, Bird Paradise


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As well as being one of Singapore’s tallest manmade waterfalls, Hong Leong Foundation Crimson Wetlands is also one of the most iconic sights. That’s probably because it’s set inside the scenic Bird Paradise and was designed based on an attraction in Colombia. It’s also situated near a series of zones featuring unique birds like ibis, macaws, and hornbills that’s perfect for exploring.

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If you’ve already made your rounds around Bird Paradise, make sure to stop by Mandai Wildlife West when you exit. There’s another manmade waterfall that’s 10m tall here. Here’s a tip: walk up the path to capture the falls in all its glory.

Address: 20 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729825Opening hours: 9am-6pm, Daily

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2. Serene Garden Waterfall, Gardens by the Bay


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Gardens by the Bay is no novelty to the average Singaporean, with many having visited the Cloud Forest and Flower Dome at least once. However, just around the corner is the lesser-known Serene Garden.

Inspired by Japanese zen gardens, it’s conveniently located a short walk away from The Meadow, perfect for a quiet escape while still in the city. Entry to the garden is free for all.

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953Opening hours: 5am-2am, Daily

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3. Ginger Garden, Singapore Botanic Gardens


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From flowers and ornamental plants to edible spices found in the kitchen, the Singapore Botanic GardensGinger Garden is home to more than 250 varieties of ginger plants. 

Ginger GardensImage credit: @singaporebotanicgardens via Instagram

With a cave behind the waterfall to pose at and giant Amazon water lilies to feast your eyes upon, the Ginger Garden is a popular spot for both nature lovers and photography buffs alike.

Address: 1 Cluny Road, Singapore 250569Opening hours: 5am-12am, Daily

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4. Yunnan Garden, NTU


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Possibly one of the most underrated yet rejuvenating parks in Singapore, Yunnan Garden is home to a 5.6m-tall waterfall reminiscent of Bali’s Jembong Waterfall. Located within the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) campus, Yunnan Garden was built in the 1950s and has been revamped to include extra pathways and even a lake ever since. 

Nantah ArchA replica of the Nanyang (Nantah) arch, the former entrance to the Nanyang University campus.Image credit: Roots

Pack your picnic baskets and take a trip out West to enjoy the tranquil views and Chinese-inspired architectural features Yunnan Garden has to offer. 

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With pavilions all around the garden and shade provided by willow trees, visitors can admire the landscape without worrying about heating up in Singapore’s scorching weather.

Address: 12 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637721Opening hours: 24 hours, Daily


5. Sheraton Towers


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A popular wedding solemnisation spot located a 12-minute walk away from Orchard MRT, Sheraton Towers’ waterfall is a picturesque pitstop no matter the occasion. 

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Whether for a break from shopping around Orchard Road or an atas meal at The Dining Room, visitors can treat themselves to a visit to the outdoor pavilion for a view of the waterfall surrounded by lush greenery and a pond swarmed with a school of koi fish.

The Dining RoomAddress: 39 Scotts Road, Singapore 228230Opening hours: 12pm-3pm & 6.30pm-10pm, Daily


6. Khoo Teck Puat Hospital


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While hospitals are usually the last place you’d think of when it comes to “photogenic locations”,  Khoo Teck Puat Hospital emulates a lush environment akin to an exotic rainforest. Greenery and ponds are located all over the hospital grounds – a far cry from what you’d imagine a hospital to look like.

While we don’t recommend coming here for a full-blown photoshoot, visitors can always take a short walk to the nearby Yishun Pond that’s located right next to the hospital.

waterfalls singaporeThe pond is known for bird sightings and being a refreshing nature spot amid the heartlandsImage credit: @shutterbugzz118 via Instagram

Address: 90 Yishun Central, Singapore 768828Opening hours: 24 hours, Daily


Scenic waterfalls in Singapore


Waterfalls might not be the first thing that comes to mind when we think of nature in Singapore – in fact, we might not even be aware of their existence. Take a short trip out to explore some of these sights the next time you need a breather from staying indoors. 

More fun things to see in town:

Museum of Ice Cream SingaporeNewly reopened Haw Par VillaHome, Truly exhibit at the National Museum


Originally published on 20th August 2021. Last updated by Samantha Nguyen on 21st September 2023.

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