A guide to halal food, barbecues, restrooms and more!

From March 18, 2022, camping in Singapore is back! This old hobby has been put on hold for the pandemic, but as we accept Covid-19 as a permanent endemic, the restrictions have eased. And along with that, camping in Singapore is now allowed! So if you are looking for a way to have your next camping session soon, you need to check this out. From campsites in Singapore, How to register, all halal food nearbyand more, here is HHWT’s ultimate guide to camping in Singapore!

1. East Coast Park

What better way to start this list than with the quintessential Singaporean campsite? 🤗 East Coast Park is one of the most popular parks in Singapore. Filled with plenty of halal food outlets, a convenience store, and BBQs, it’s no wonder! In addition, accessibility to the toilets is no problem either. Which means you won’t have to worry about really spending a night ‘in the elements’ if you don’t want to! 😉

Grills available: Areas B, C, D, E, F & G
Campsites: D & G areas
Halal food nearby:

How to apply for a camping permit: Go to an AXS machine at least 3 days in advance to apply for a camping permit
Toilets nearby: Near car parks B3, C4, D2, D3, E2, F2, Camping D & G

2. Pasir Ris Park

An often overlooked but incredibly charming place in Singapore, Pasir Ris Park is an ideal site for recreation and camping. Located right next to downtown east and only a short walk to the Whitesands Shopping Centre, you can get all the supplies you need for camping without much hassle. 😊 Plus, there are also nearby mangroves if you want to head for a easy and family hikeand the park is a well-known otter spot!

Grills available: 65 BBQ Pits spread throughout the park
Campsites: Areas 1 & 3
Halal food nearby:

How to apply for a camping permit: Go to an AXS machine at least 3 days in advance to apply for a camping permit
Toilets nearby: 2 toilets near parking lot A, 1 toilet near parking lot B, 2 toilets near parking lot C, 2 toilets near parking lot D, 2 toilets near parking lot E

3. West Coast Park

Can’t travel east? Carefree! The west has its own camping gem that will leave you spellbound. The site of beautiful sunsets, this is the perfect spot for anyone who appreciates the beautiful hues of the golden hour. The area is also famous for its Adventure Playground, so families with children might want to opt for West Coast Park for a fun night out camping!

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Grills available: 9 barbecues located in zone 2
Campsites: Designated area in Zone 3
Halal food nearby:

How to apply for a camping permit: Go to an AXS machine at least 3 days in advance to apply for a camping permit
Toilets nearby: Parking 1, Parking 2, Intergenerational Fitness Area

4. Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin is home to 3 exciting campsites that will surround you with peace and nature! the the rustic, kampong atmosphere is one you won’t find anywhere else in Singapore. Settle into one of three campsites: Jelutong, Mamam and Endut Senin for a wilder experience away from the hustle and bustle of the city!
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Grills available: No
Campsites: Jelutong, Mamam and Endut Senin campsite
Halal food nearby:

How to apply for a camping permit: Apply for a permit at least 2 weeks before the camping date.
Toilets nearby: Parking 1, Parking 2, Intergenerational Fitness Area The outdoors awaits you! Besides cycling, hiking, skating and more, Singapore is full of exciting outdoor activities to do. Embrace the elements with these campsites in Singapore!

Sally J. Minick