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Pedal Paradise: Discover Singapore’s Top Family-Friendly Cycling Trails!

Pedal-Pushing Adventures Along These Routes With Kids!

Leave the car in the driveway and go eco-friendly as you head off on a biking adventure with the kids! There is a myriad of parks with sea views and forested areas for you to explore or you can venture along the many Park Connector Networks (PCN) that are sprinkled on the island. Whether they are beginner cyclists or advanced thrill-seekers, Little Steps has narrowed down our top picks for the best biking trails on the island. Get padded up and let’s go!

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  • EASTERN COASTAL LOOP *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    East Coast To Pasir Ris Park

    Difficulty level: Easy
    Distance: ~20km to Changi
    Cycling Time: ~2hr

    Gear up and head to the east where your cycling adventure that connects Pasir Ris Park to East Coast Park awaits! The path is nice and flat and you get to enjoy the spectacular eastern coastline of the island. You can choose to stop over various green pockets along the way and also get some grub at the food centers. Either bring your own bikes or simply rent them from any of the PCN (Park Connector Network) Pitstops located along the track. For tots and bubs not yet ready to cycle yet, there are attachable baby seats for the bicycles for rent as well.

    Head over the Changi Jurassic Mile and marvel at the life-sized dinos, and steal some insta-worthy shots while you're at it. The kids will definitely be thrilled! Check out our Changi Jurassic Mile video here!

    Feeling peckish after? Go all the way to Changi Beach Park and grab some delicious grub at the Changi Village Hawker Centre! Moms and Dads can cool down with some drinks at Little Island Brewing Company too.

  • EXTENSION OF EASTERN COASTAL LOOP *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    Gardens by the Bay, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Flyer

    Difficulty level: Easy
    Distance: ~6km
    Cycling Time: ~1hr

    Start off this route at Tanjong Rhu Promenade, located opposite Singapore Sports Hub, and you'll find yourself basking amongst famous landmarks in the heart of the city. Explore Gardens by the Bay towards Marina Barrage alongside the Marina Bay skyline and enjoy some panoramic views at the promenade of Marina Bay Sands and the ArtScience Museum. You might even spot some resident otters while you're at it!

  • ST JOHN'S ISLAND TRAIL *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    St John's To Lazarus Island

    Difficulty level: Easy
    Distance: ~2.8km
    Cycling Time: ~30mins depending on pit stops

    Fancy a little respite from the hustle and bustle of city life? Hop on your bicycle and travel around St John's Island and Lazarus Island. It takes a simple 20 minute ferry from Marina South Pier to get to the island itself, and once there, you'll be able to rent bicycles and kick scooters. The cycling route is pretty much a breeze, since it includes well-paved paths. You'll also be greeted by tranquil scenery consisting of lush greenery and sandy beaches. If the family would like to engage in additional activities, beach tents, beach mats and kites are also available for rent.

  • NORTHERN EASTERN RIVERINE LOOP *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    Punggol Waterway Park To Lor Halus Wetland

    Difficulty level: Easy
    Distance: ~26km
    Cycling Time: ~2 to 3hrs

    This loop encompasses the neighborhoods of Buangkok, Sengkang, and Punggol, to Punggol Beach, and the Lorong Halus Wetland. You can start at Punggol Waterway Park,where the well-maintained tracks that are bound to make cycling a breeze. You can cycle along the promenade while admiring the surrounding view, and for the energetic kiddos, there’s a water playground and sand-play area for them to go wild!

  • ROUND ISLAND ROUTE (PHASE 1) *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    To Become An Island-Wide Network

    Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate
    Distance: ~75km
    Cycling Time: Depends on route

    The Round Island Route is meant to be a continuous park connector and island-wide network which ultimately aims to span 150km in total. Phase one has been completed and launched since year 2022, and the trail goes from Rower's Bay in the North-East of Singapore to Berlayer Creek in the South of Singapore. The scenic route leads you through key connectivity points like Rower's Bay, Sengkang Riverside Park, Pasir Ris Park, Changi Beach Park, East Coast Park and Berlayer Creek, all of which are convenient starting points depending on where you'd like to begin your cycling journey.

  • CONEY ISLAND *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    Off The Beaten Track In Singapore

    Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate
    Distance: ~2.4km
    Cycling Time: ~30mins depending on pit stops

    Explore the untouched terrain of Coney Island as you veer off Punggol Waterway Park. You can cycle along the path, or if you're feeling more adventurous, check out the forested areas and find yourselves peering out at the many beaches. Don't forget to slather on sunblock and mosquito repellent is an absolute must! Visit our Coney Island With Kids guide here!

  • SENTOSA *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    VivoCity To Sentosa Cove

    Difficulty level: Easy to Challenging
    Distance: Depends on route
    Cycling Time: Depends on route

    Forget tourist attractions on Sentosa and bring your kids on a cycling escapade instead. Bring along your bikes or you can easily hire from Segway Tours Singapore. There are also SG Bikes for hire at your disposal. Head to the beach walk area if you’ve got little ones still learning how to cycle, where the roads are flatter and much easier for them to handle. Older kiddos can take up the challenge on the more hilly terrain around the island.

    There are 3 trails to choose from- From VivoCity to Sentosa Cove (Under 6km), From Sentosa Cove to VivoCity (Under 6km), and Siloso to Palawan to Tanjong Beach (3.2km). Click here for more information!

  • MANDAI TRACK 15 *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    Mandai Road To Chestnut Nature Park

    Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate
    Distance: ~12km
    Cycling Time: ~1.5 hrs

    One of the more underused cycling routes in Singapore, Track 15 is suitable for beginners, but can be a tad challenging for younger children considering certain downhill sections and several short climbs. However, it's still relatively easy for older kids and teenagers, although a helmet, knee pads and elbow pads are recommended due to the rocky terrain. The track itself is an enjoyable one, and is perfect for building both endurance and confidence. You can choose from two different starting points, including the entrance at Mandai Road or via the Chestnut Nature Reserve.

  • SOUTHERN RIDGES LOOP *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    Mount Faber To Henderson Waves

    Difficulty level: Moderate
    Distance: ~9km
    Cycling Time: ~1hr depending on pit stops

    Cycling is very much uphill here across Mt Faber Park and Telok Blangah Hill. You can start off at Buona Vista Road, cycle until the 80-meter-long Alexandra Arch, known as a ‘Gateway to Nature’. Explore the Forest Walk and head towards Telok Blangah Hill. Kids and adults will love the iconic Henderson Waves, famed for its undulating wave-like structure. You can take a breather here and marvel at the view atop trees and vegetation.

  • COAST TO COAST TRAIL *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    Jurong Lake Gardens To Rower's Bay Park

    Difficulty level: Moderate to Challenging
    Distance: ~36km
    Cycling Time:~3-4hrs

    Although this trail is not so much for beginners, it is filled with amazing sights and ought to be on your list of cycling routes if the family feels up for it. The trail includes several nature parks like Lornie Nature Corridor and Jurong Lake Gardens, offering loads of stunning visuals along the way. If the route itself seems to be a tad too long and tedious for the kids, it's recommended to complete only a portion of it - but fret not, you'll still be able to get quite a heck of a cycling adventure while feasting your eyes on lush greenery along the way.

  • CENTRAL URBAN LOOP *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    Bishan, Ang Mo Kio To Whampoa

    Difficulty level: Moderate
    Distance: ~36km
    Cycling Time: ~3 to 4hrs

    One of the largest urban parks on the island with lots of wildlife spotting is Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, part of the Central Urban Loop. With the Kallang River as its backdrop and various playgrounds, you can take a breather here, have the kids run around as you enjoy the scenery. Resident otters have been spotted here too! You can also start off your cycling route from Toa Payoh and visit the iconic Dragon Playground. Watch our video of the playground here!

  • KRANJI COUNTRYSIDE *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    Kranji, Lim Chu Kang, Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve

    Difficulty level: Moderate
    Distance: ~20km
    Cycling Time: ~2hrs

    If your kiddos are older and are up for it, exploring the Kranji Countryside on bikes might be an interesting weekend adventure. Here, there are no cycling paths, but you’ll be riding on normal roads so make sure you’re all safely geared up for it. The main route takes you past the World War II Battle of Kranji site and various agriculture and animal farms. You can stop over at the famous Bollywood Veggies Farm/Restaurant for a quick bite along the way. End off your day by visiting the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve for a close encounter with nature.

    Want more? Check out Hay Dairies goat farm for some up-close encounter with the little goats and buy back some goat's milk while you're at it. View our video on Hay Dairies here!

  • RAIL CORRIDOR *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    Tanjong Pagar Railway Station To Woodlands Train Checkpoint

    Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate
    Distance: ~24km
    Cycling Time:~2-3hrs

    This particular route is titled the Rail Corridor because it was formerly a railway line used for commuting and transporting goods between Singapore and the rest of the Malay Peninsula. Now, it is a continuous open space that allows for bonding activities like hiking, strolling or even cycling. You may even encounter some local wildlife along the ecological corridor, and included in its route are major landmarks like the Bukit Timah Railway Station, Tanjong Pagar Railway Station, and Bukit Timah Truss Bridge. What's promised is an adventurous ride around Singapore and many photo spots for family pictures to remember the fun-filled day.

  • PULAU UBIN *Top Family-Friendly Cycling And Biking Trails In Singapore

    Rustic Village And Quarries

    Difficulty level: Challenging
    Distance: Depends on route
    Cycling Time: Depends on route

    For the thrill-seeker families and those yearning for a look back at Singapore in the 60s, Pulau Ubin is THE place for your next biking venture. Hop off the ferry at the jetty and you’ll be greeted with bike rental shops, and attachable tot seats are also available for rental. If you’ve got little tikes in tow, skip the Ketam Trail, which is Singapore’s first purpose-built mountain biking trail. Opt for the other trails and tracks with flat stretches, although slopes are highly inevitable around the island. Most important advice for cycling in Ubin? Pile on the mozzie repellent and you’re in for an enjoyable ride. Check out Little Steps' Pulau Ubin guide here!

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