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Best Places To Kayak For Families And Kids In Singapore

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Kayaking In Singapore

Kayaking is a great way to soak up the sea and sun. It’s also the perfect outdoor activity for some family bonding since it requires coordination and teamwork. From off-shore islands to reservoirs, Singapore has no shortage of scenic locations where you can paddle out to. We’ve compiled a list of the best places to kayak in Singapore to plan for your next day of fun in the sun!

This list has been updated for 2022! 

  • Paddle Lodge

    PADDLE LODGE: MacRitchie *Best Places To Kayak For Families And Kids In Singapore

    Suitable For 7 Year Olds And Above

    Surrounded by lush greenery like trees to mangroves, MacRitchie Reservoir is a great location for kayaking. Paddle Lodge, operated by the Singapore Canoe Federation, has single kayaks for 12-year-olds and above, while double kayaks are available for 7-year-olds and older – both at SG$15/hour. While paddling out at the reservoir, you might even feel like you’re overseas.

    Paddle Lodge, MacRitchie Reservoir Park, Singapore 298717, +65 6258 0057, www.scf.org.sg/pages/boat_booking

  • Lower Seletar Reservoir

    LOWER SELETAR WATER SPORTS CENTRE: Yishun *Best Places To Kayak For Families And Kids In Singapore

    Ideal For Couples And Duos

    Lower Seletar Reservoir is another place near Yishun where you can rent kayaks and row out to calm waters. Managed by Camelot, the kayaks are ideal for couples or parent and child duos, since a kayak only costs SG$24 for 2 pax for 2 hours, making it super value for money. Try spotting wildlife in the waters and the sky too, like kingfishers, fishes, and snails!

    Lower Seletar Water Sports Centre, 100 Yishun Ave 1, Singapore 769140, +65 9154 9424 (WhatsApp), www.camelotsg.biz/lswsc

  • Kayak Fishing Fever

    KAYAK FISHING FEVER: Sentosa *Best Places To Kayak For Families And Kids In Singapore

    Catch Fish While Kayaking!

    Combine two activities into one with Kayak Fishing Fever, where you’ll both kayak and fish around Sentosa and its neighboring islands. Beginners can join The Playground at a weekday promo price of SG$129 per person to learn more about the basics of both activities through a 2-4km route led by a guide. Fishes to catch include groupers, snappers and parrotfish – kids from 7 years old can join in the activity as well!

    Kayak Fishing Fever, 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 098942, +65 8850 8501, www.fever.sg/book-now

  • Passion Wave

    PASSION WAVE: Multiple Locations *Best Places To Kayak For Families And Kids In Singapore

    Less Than SG$10 For 2 Hours

    Whether you’re looking to kayak in the open waters near Singapore’s skyline in the central area, or a more serene spot near your neighborhood, you’ll be able to find a location thanks to Passion Wave kayak rentals. Available at spots such as Marina Bay and Pasir Ris Park, rental rates start affordably from only SG$9.80 for 2 hours. Slots are limited, so book early online!

    Passion Wave, multiple locations, www.onepa.gov.sg

  • Ola Beach Club

    OLA BEACH CLUB: Sentosa *Best Places To Kayak For Families And Kids In Singapore

    F&B Options

    With all that rowing and balancing out at sea, you and the kiddos are bound to get hungry during your kayaking session. Not to worry, since Ola Beach Club has a SG$42/person package that includes the activity along with food and drinks so you can refuel and recharge. The menu includes kid-friendly chicken or beef burger and a soft drink. Do take note that only kids aged 7 and above are allowed for kayaking.

    Ola Beach Club, ​​46 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 099005 +65 8189 6601, www.watersports.olabeachclub.com

  • Kayakasia

    KAYAKASIA: Southern Islands *Best Places To Kayak For Families And Kids In Singapore

    Visit 7 Surrounding Islands

    What better way to explore Singapore’s gorgeous Southern Islands than paddling around the waters yourself? Kayakasia offers kayak rental for ages 8 and up, where you can visit 7 islands ranging from Sentosa to Lazarus Island and Kusu Island and even take stops at the beachy shores. The whole booking takes 8 hours, so it’ll be a full day of fun!

    Kayakasia, Southern Islands, +65 9756 2040, www.kayakasia.org/Destinations/southern-islands

  • Adventure Paddlers

    ADVENTURE PADDLERS: Pasir Ris *Best Places To Kayak For Families And Kids In Singapore

    Other Activities Available

    Located in the far east of Singapore, Adventure Paddlers offers water lovers plenty of options – kayaking included. Choose between tandem or single boats from SG$12/hour and sail out at Pasir Ris Beach to feel the sea breeze in your hair. After you’ve gotten the hang of kayaking, why not explore other activities like canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding and water trampolining too?

    Adventure Paddlers, Ohana Beach House, 159W Jln. Loyang Besar, Singapore 507020, +65 9737 7944, www.adventurepaddlers.com.sg

  • Adventures By Asian Detours

    ADVENTURES BY ASIAN DETOURS: Pulau Ubin *Best Places To Kayak For Families And Kids In Singapore

    Explore Mangroves On Offshore Islands

    For an experience away from the hustle and bustle of life in Singapore, Pulau Ubin is the next best thing. Make a booking with Adventures By Asian Detours and choose from Ubin Bisect Kayaking, Mangrove Kayaking or Round Ketam Kayaking, each providing a different experience. Families can opt for the latter choice, which has space for 2 adults and a kid in the same boat from SG$85/child and SG$95/adult.

    Adventures By Asian Detours, Pulau Ubin, www.adventures.network/discover

  • Singapore Sports Hub

    SINGAPORE SPORTS HUB: Kallang *Best Places To Kayak For Families And Kids In Singapore

    2-Hour Slots

    Singapore Sports Hub is home to all sorts of sports, and over at the Water Sports Centre, adults and kids aged 7 and above can spend a day out at the Kallang Basin waters. Slots are in 2-hour blocks starting from 7:30am to 6:30pm, so you can opt for an early morning workout or a casual evening row. Keep your eyes peeled and you might even spot otters around the shore!

    Singapore Sports Hub, Water Sports Centre, 8 Stadium Walk,  Singapore 397699, +65 6653 8900, www.sportshub.com.sg/kayak-canoe-rental

  • Xtreme Kayaking

    X’TREME KAYAKING: Admiralty *Best Places To Kayak For Families And Kids In Singapore

    Beginner-Friendly

    Bask in the vast ocean at Admiralty with X’treme Kayaking, run by SAF Yacht Club. While they focus on 1 and 2-star courses for serious kayakers, they also have rental services for those interested to try the sport out. Bookings are available from their website, and they also provide tide forecasts so you can plan your trip.

    X’treme Kayaking, SAF Yacht Club,  43 Admiralty Road West, Singapore 759962, +65 ​​9684 8468, www.xtremekayaking.org

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