Best dog walks in Singapore
School holidays are a great time for the kids to get out and about with the family pooch on a daily dog walk – or for your pet sitter or dog walker to take your dog on a new adventure.
There are so many gorgeous dog-friendly walks to take in the Singapore scenery that we can barely list them all – so here is a mix-tape of Pawshake top five.
1 Singapore Botanic Gardens
This green paradise is a great place to explore with your pup. Be sure to bring poo bags and keep your dog leashed at all times. It’s a great place to spend the day, so why not pack a picnic basket and find a grassy spot to chill out!
2 East Coast Park
This is a great family-friendly area to visit, with beautiful coastal views and plenty of spots to stop and soak up the atmosphere. It gets busy with cyclists and runners on a weekend so be extra careful with your doggy!
3 Marina Barrage
A super popular spot for kite flying, dog walking and leisurely picnics – well worth a visit for the city views alone! For the pooch and person who prefers a city vibe on a nice flat surface, wander around The Marina Bay and take in the sights, sounds and smells.
4 Tanjong Beach, Sentosa
With sand, salty water and sunshine galore, life’s a beach at sparkling Tanjong Beach, Sentosa. Dogs can make new friends and run amok in the leads-free area, and later enjoy a chill-out and a bowl of water at the Tanjong Beach Club. Surf’s up!
5 The Green Corridor
A special mention must go to the Green (or ‘Railway’) Corridor. This 24km railway corridor is a treasure trove of natural scenery, once functioning as a train line from the old Tanjong Pagar railway station to Malaysia. It is undergoing a serious revamp between now and 2019, so keep an eye on the official website for announcements on the re-opening of different sections – at the time of writing this blog, the northern section is open for public and pooch access.
A quick note - there are plenty of beautiful nature reserves around Singapore but it’s worth reminding to think twice about taking your dog to these places – as harmless as it may seem, scent marking from dogs can impact the movement of native animals, not to mention barking/chasing that can come from more excitable pooches.
What’s your favourite doggy walk in Singapore? Do you want to get out and about on more walks but don’t have a dog to share them with? Become a dog-walker for Pawshake – we’d love to have you!