Plan your day at Campsite 1 Pasir Ris Park with this comprehensive guide

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So, where is Pasir Ris and what’s there? Well, Pasir Ris is actually a coastal town situated in the eastern part of Singapore. With a land area of about 6.8 square kilometers, it is actually one of the largest residential towns in the country. Although it may seem quite far from the city area, where most of the tourists will visit, it is actually quite accessible with public transportation, such as buses and trains, so you don’t have to worry about getting there. Pasir Ris has its own unique characteristics and I believe that visitors will definitely enjoy their time exploring the area. For example, Pasir Ris is well-known for its tranquil and scenic environment. In fact, the town is surrounded by numerous parks such as Pasir Ris Park, Pasir Ris Town Park and Sungei Api Api Park – I will explain more about them in the upcoming sections. These parks are ideal for visitors who want to enjoy some quality time in nature, away from the bustling city life. Also, you can find various species of flora and fauna in these parks. If you are a nature lover, Pasir Ris is definitely a place that you cannot miss out. Last but not least, another reason that makes Pasir Ris an ideal place to visit is because of the facilities and activities that are available throughout the town, which cater to different age groups and interests. For instance, some of the fun activities that you can do include cycling, having a family day out in the chalets, going for a horse ride at Gallop Stable or even trying out some water sports. There are also several shopping malls and a wide range of dining options available, so you do not have to worry about not having enough choices of food there.

Overview of Pasir Ris

So, you’re thinking of visiting Pasir Ris and not quite sure what’s there? Well, Pasir Ris is a mostly residential area in the east of Singapore, with a sizeable amount of beach area. It also houses the Pasir Ris Park, the largest park in Singapore. You’ll find a variety of things to do in Pasir Ris, from enjoying the beach to exploring nature to trying out some of the food the area has to offer. Pasir Ris is well connected to the city – it’s only about 40 minutes to get to the downtown area such as Raffles Place and City Hall, so it’s very convenient if you would like to explore more of Singapore. The area is served by Pasir Ris MRT station, which is at the east end of the East West Line. Additionally, there are a number of bus services connecting Pasir Ris to other parts of Singapore, including Loyang, Changi, Tampines, Sengkang, and even Pulau Ubin. If you’re going to be travelling around Singapore using public transport during your trip, Pasir Ris is a great place to base yourself. Oh, talking about location; do take note that Pasir Ris is quite close to Changi Airport – the airport is basically at the east of Pasir Ris and it’s only about 10 minutes away by car. So, for those who are arachnophobic, do take note that some people in Pasir Ris have reported seeing huge spiders around, especially at night time. Well, it’s easy to think that a big and built up city like Singapore doesn’t have a lot of wildlife beyond your common stray cats and pigeons. On the wildlife front, Pasir Ris isn’t a tropical paradise or anything, but you’d be surprised at what you can find there. The area has its own mangrove boardwalk! Mangroves are trees and shrubs that have adapted to living in saltwater and can be found in coastal, tropical regions all around the world. And this mini mangrove boardwalk in Pasir Ris is definitely worth a visit. It’s about 500 metres long, so it’s not a massive trek, but it’s a good length to take your time and have a look around. I find that the boardwalk itself is a lovely walk – it’s just wide enough for a small group of people, and it’s made from wood so it’s easy on the feet. There are also a few benches here and there if you might need a short rest. Oh, and it’s wheelchair accessible too. Did I mention butterflies just now? Well, just in case if you’re interested in seeing some butterflies, head to the butterfly garden at Pasir Ris Park! It’s less than 5 minutes walk away from the main beach area, so it’s very convenient. The butterfly garden is a nice, small, open-air garden with a little pond and a nice selection of flowers. Of course, the main attractions are the live butterflies – they fly around the garden freely, and you may even be lucky enough to spot some caterpillars or chrysalises as well. It’s a lovely spot, and it’s one of my personal recommendations for things to do in Pasir Ris just due to how unique and interesting the butterfly garden is.

Why Visit Pasir Ris

First of all, Pasir Ris is located in the east part of Singapore, and it is a great place for people to consider visiting. This is because Pasir Ris has 14 hectares of park with many facilities, and people can choose to walk or cycle around in the park to enjoy the tranquility and beautiful greenery. Also, Pasir Ris is famous for its beach and people can do lots of things there, such as building sandcastles and playing volleyball. In addition, Pasir Ris is a kid-friendly destination with many leisure activities and indoor playgrounds that can keep the little ones occupied, and one of the places that should not be missed out will be the Wild Wild Wet, which is a water theme park. Last but not least, Pasir Ris is very accessible and it is well connected by the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) which is the train and also the bus services. Visitors do not need to worry about food because Pasir Ris has a wide range of food delights and visitors can get from the fast food restaurant to the food court and even the restaurants. Pasir Ris is a good place for friends and family to have a leisure time and even staycation. So, to conclude, I believe that we should visit Pasir Ris because it is a place that is full of fun and offers many unique leisure activities that cannot be found in other places.

Exploring Nature

Now, let’s talk about “2. Exploring Nature”. The first and probably the most important attraction in Pasir Ris is Pasir Ris Park. Being the biggest park in Singapore, it is a blend of both outdoor activities and the various types of natural habitats. For example, kids can have fun with the park’s playground, pony rides, bicycle kiosk, and natural walks through the mangroves and coastal forests. The latter will lead to the 6-hectare mangrove forest at the first river mouth. The trees and plants in the mangrove forest are adaptations to its surroundings. Do spend some time observing some of them as the physics of their structures are interesting. For example, some species of mangrove trees have stilt roots that reach down into the mud while others have prop roots that start from the trunk and stretch towards the ground. These roots provide support to the trees in the loose, soggy soil. In fact, you can see mudskippers or crabs hidden in the mud or swimming in the water. These creatures are also interesting, and you can observe them along the boardwalks on the water. Mushrooms on the ground, insect and spider webs between the branches of the trees, and even some species of inhabitant birds can be seen. Also, when it is sunny and the right time of the day, look out for birds such as raptors hovering in the skies or kingfishers’ darting flights. Last but not least, the cafes and restaurants in the park’s vicinity are facing the beach, so don’t miss out on the chance to catch and enjoy the panoramic view of the beach while having your meals. Pasir Ris Park is home to a rich and wide range of animals as well. It is a good place to learn more about the native flora and fauna in Singapore. In the park, animals like squirrels, otters, and various species of birds are not uncommon. On top of them, there is also a mangrove boardwalk that leads visitors on a path of discovery. And the Mangrove Boardwalk, as its name suggests, meanders through the mangrove forest and ends with a 3-storey observation tower that offers a splendid view of both the sea and the park’s greenery. Next, let’s talk about the Mangrove Boardwalk. To better appreciate the flora and fauna of the mangrove forest, information boards are installed along the boardwalk to provide insights into the intertidal ecosystem and the many interesting facts about the trees and animals that thrive in this unique habitat.

Campsite 1 Pasir Ris Park

Another of Pasir Ris’ unique features is the fact that it is one of the rare places in which a coastal forest exists. The result in reference to specific organisms can be directly and indirectly seen in Pasir Ris Park. Examples of such groups of organisms are trees (tall, exposed roots, salt tolerant, reproductive methods), birds and animals (types of birds and animals found). Treatment of wildlife by other members of the public. Justifications and management strategies for concerns regarding human-wildlife interactions. Because Pasir Ris Park is such a great place for families and friends to gather, while providing both locals and tourists with a quiet and peaceful getaway, there are numerous posts on the internet praising and recommending Pasir Ris Park to other people of the public. Suggestions include visiting Pasir Ris Park as a day’s activity by participating in and covering the different facilities and activities available at Pasir Ris Park. It also offers a guideline for visitors to efficiently visit most, if not all, of the various attractions in Pasir Ris Park. Often, the feedbacks come accompanied with photos and captions to capture and showcase to others the countless memorable and fun moments during the visit to Pasir Ris Park. Passers-by who are cycling, skating and jogging will be able to see the scenic view due to the raised section of the “Sea Wall” and can also enjoy the tranquility of the coastline. Pasir Ris Park has a 6-hectare land size car park and can be accessible through Elias Road, Pasir Ris Green and Pasir Ris Drive. Lastly, Pasir Ris Park undergoes renovation to build new slides at the playground and to upgrade the current ones to cater to more children, teens and families that are staying near the park. Such works are to be completed in phases from April 2017 and the final completion date stated is October 2017.

Mangrove Boardwalk

Right in front of the visitor centre and the tidal ponds lies the 108 metre Mangrove Boardwalk. The main boardwalk takes the visitor through the edge of the mangroves and mudflats. The Mangrove Boardwalk, a 1.4km looping boardwalk that takes the visitor through the coastal mangroves and Casuarina woodland. It looks as if the mangroves are blocking each other’s way by growing so close, their roots intertwining and merging with the mudflats. These cheeky plants are in a constant competition for space! The plants on the edge of the walkway are nypa fruticans, otherwise known as the ‘attap chee’ plant. Do you know what attap chee is? Attap chee is a local delicacy eaten with ice or put in cocktail drinks. The seeds from this plant are pickled and sold as attap chee. Like most mangrove trees and plants, the nypa fruticans has special features that help it to grow and survive in soggy soil and salty water. For example, its roots grow upwards so that the plant can ‘breathe’. This is because the mud in mangroves receives much less oxygen than the soil in your garden. These roots are called ‘pneumatophores’, which means ‘air-breathing roots’. Other interesting plants you may spot on the boardwalk include the ‘bakau’ and ‘kedongdong’ trees. Bakau is also known as the mangrove apple and its yellow flowers bloom year-round. It is a tropical tree species with a compressed, woody fruit about five cm wide and two cm long. On the other hand, the kedongdong fruit, also known as the pink mombin, is edible and used in local Malay dishes like laksa. Not only is it interesting to see how the local plant species are surviving in the challenging environment, the boardwalk also provides opportunities to spot local wildlife that gathers in the mangroves. For example, mudskippers, crabs, shellfish, and various species of birds make the area their home. Look out for interesting birds such as the collared kingfisher, which is commonly found in mangroves; or the white-bellied sea eagle – if you’re lucky, you might see it gliding over the water in search of prey! As visitors continue meandering along the boardwalk, they will find themselves walking further and further away from the mudflats and into the heart of the mangrove forest. The wooden walkway is flanked on either side by the dark, imposing mangrove trees that seem to grow right out of the mud. The sunlight struggles to penetrate through the thick tangle of branches and leaves – the atmosphere is dim, cool, and tranquil. Visitors may find themselves speaking softer and softer, or even stopping to listen to the sounds of the mangrove. The rustle of leaves and the occasional plop of fish jumping from the water, the rhythmic calls of the cicadas, and the distant chatter of a passing bird all combine into a symphony of the mangrove. It is truly incredible how these diverse, unique, and sometimes unexpected pockets of nature can be found right at our doorstep. We should treasure and cherish these oases of green and blue – who knows what hidden secrets the mangroves and wetlands are waiting to reveal to the next visitor? The guide is divided into four main sections: Introduction, Exploring Nature, Enjoying Recreation, and Indulging in Food.

Butterfly Garden

Most visitors to Pasir Ris are probably not familiar with the other types of green space the park has, yet one of the most beautiful ones is the Butterfly Garden. This is a fairly new structure located at the central area of the park and near to the park administration office and the grand lawn. Started on May 5, 2017, the Butterfly Garden consists of a netted enclosure with a butterfly hatchery, attraction zones, and a museum. But its showpiece is a landscaped garden planted with butterfly nectaring plants. Upon entering the Butterfly Garden, you will be greeted by patches of colorful and attractive butterfly nectaring plants such as Bloodflower, Butterfly Bush, Lantana, Jatropha, and Marigold. These plants have different shades of flowers and supply nectars to different species of butterflies. At the main entrance in the Butterfly Garden, there is a thatched pavilion with several informative panels displaying the life cycle of butterflies and the plants. The Butterfly Garden is constructed largely on a plot of vacant land but it is adjacent to a number of plant nurseries and animal shelters. The location provides a good mix of sun and shade as it gets plenty of sun in the morning and the number of tall trees existing on the adjacent land provides good shade in the afternoon. This biological “office” will definitely set up a permanent opportunity for learning and interaction with butterflies and other wildlife. Local and overseas researchers, students, and the public are able to take part in the habitat creation programs and surveys on butterfly studies. The Butterfly Garden and the plant nursery showcase provide a valuable platform to promote awareness of butterflies and a better appreciation of nature among the people. On top of that, it adds more variety of tourist attractions in Pasir Ris Park. This will act as a tourist spot and yet able to spread the conservation messages at the same time. The Butterfly Garden will also raise the profile of the park by adding more services and improvements to people who want to visit the park. Besides that, the many beautiful nectaring plants and flowers in the Butterfly Garden will definitely attract more butterflies into the park and beautify the surrounding while providing an opportunity for people to learn more about butterflies.

Enjoying Recreation

Fishing enthusiasts who frequent Pasir Ris can head to the fishing ponds located between Pasir Ris Park and Pasir Ris Drive 3. The fishing ponds are managed by Fish@Big Splash and are opened to the public 24 hours. Anglers can expect good catches as the ponds are stocked with a wide variety of fish species. For those who only want to practice their skills, the ponds offer catch and release options at a nominal fee.

Pasir Ris Town Park, located to the east of the Sungei Serangoon, provides a green buffer to the residential developments from the industrial area nearby. The large open spaces in the park are catered for activities such as kite flying. Children will have an exciting time playing on the various themed slides in the shape of animals such as elephant, crocodile and snake! Facilities of water games and pavilion for family have also been constructed for the enjoyment of the general public.

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Every day is a brand new adventure and every night is a carnival. Work up a sweat and cool down in the same vicinity at the new Pasir Ris ActiveSG Sport Centre. Beat the heat with a wild and wonderful time on variety of water rides in town! Wild Wild Wet is one of Singapore’s largest water parks. Have a splashing good time at the family-friendly water park, where the water play areas are designed for adults and children. It is located just next to Downtown East, so visitors can also consider taking a short stroll to the excitement of theme park.

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Facing the Straits of Johor, Pasir Ris Park being 71-hectare is a great place for park visitors to enjoy a fun-filled day of leisure and outdoors. Families come here for picnics, barbecues or simply to have a bit of fun. The park is a perfect place for nature lovers and cycling enthusiasts. There is a 3.2 km-long cycling track in Pasir Ris Park, which will take park users through the scenic views of the beach and nature – and to the mangrove forest in the park as well.

No trip to Pasir Ris will be complete without a visit to the popular Pasir Ris Beach. The 6.6 km-long beach is known for its pristine white sand and swimming-friendly waters. Other facilities are also available at the beach, such as barbecue pits, chalets, and beach volleyball and soccer courts. These provide visitors with more options if they do not intend to engage in water activities.

Pasir Ris Beach

Finally, a visit to Pasir Ris Beach is a must for beach lovers. The 6.6 km long beach is a great place to relax and enjoy the soothing sight of the ocean. You can choose to swim in the sea, play volleyball with your friends or have a barbecue. Please note that barbecues are only allowed on the designated barbecue areas that are located near Carpark E and Carpark F. Alternatively, you can simply take a leisurely stroll along the boardwalk and enjoy the beauty of the beach. As the sun sets, you will be treated to an amazing view of the beach with the shimmering tranquil sea reflecting the orange sun. You may even be lucky enough to see some beautiful scenes of the nesting of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles or the hatching of their eggs if conservation activities are carried out and you happened to come around the periods from May to September. To get to Pasir Ris Beach, you can start from the MRT station and take Bus 403 to Downtown East. From there, it is just a 5 minutes’ walk to reach the recreation venue. The beach is open to the public all day and access is free. Do take note that the use of drone is not allowed unless a permit is obtained from relevant authorities. On top of that, flying a kite is also not allowed in both Pasir Ris Park and Pasir Ris Beach Park in order to ensure safety. An enjoyable and pleasant getaway in Pasir Ris is not just limited to the natural coastal beach but also facilities and amenities there too and not forgetting the amazing sight along the boardwalk and mangrove. Wetland mangroves are typically found along the shorelines of the park and these habitats are homes to a variety of aquatic plants and animals, such as mud lobsters, mudskippers and water snakes. These mangroves also serve as a feeding and roosting ground for many resident and migratory bird species such as herons, kingfishers and sunbirds. There is a sign indicating ‘Mangrove Trail’ at the beach end of the boardwalk to guide visitors in exploring the rich biodiversity of the mangroves while not impacting the natural habitats. A continuous elevated criss-cross structure of the boardwalk gives visitors a chance for a closer observation of the mangrove landscapes by viewing it from a languid viewpoint. All these create a unique opportunity for all ages to get in touch with nature and an educational journey to learn more about this ecologically important habitat. So, a trip to the Pasir Ris Beach may turn out to be a fruitful one to inspire and cultivate the love for nature in the family as well.

Wild Wild Wet

Located right in the heart of Pasir Ris, Wild Wild Wet is one of the largest themed water parks in Singapore. Besides the breathtaking rides, there are countless opportunities for fun and recreation, making it a must-see destination for people of all age groups. Opened throughout the week starting from 13.00 to 19.00 hours, those looking for afternoon fun in the sun do not have long to wait before diving into the adventure to be had. Being so close to the MRT and bus interchange means getting to the park is hassle-free. Just take the MRT to Pasir Ris station and cross the road in front of White Sands Shopping Centre to get a bus ride, which takes approximately five minutes. From there, it is only a few minutes’ walk to the park itself. And if you are driving, you will be pleased to discover the park offers free parking to all visitors. One of the main reasons that visitors are instantly attracted to the park is the extensive range of water rides on offer. From adrenaline-pumping rides for thrillseekers to family-friendly water play areas, it is difficult to know where to start first. For thrillseekers, the Water Works and Ular-Lah slides are the popular choices. And Tots especially love the Kids’ Zone, where they will find a sprawling area full of colorful and whimsical kiddie water rides. Also, the park offers special rental facilities for items such as lockers and towels. Besides, a retail shop next to the exit, Vortex, has a wide variety of swimwear, aquatic merchandise, and toys. If you can hardly tear yourself away from the fun and sun at the park, do treat yourself to a sumptuous meal at the food and beverage outlets – Happy Snacks and Makan. There, expect to be spoiled for choice whether it is a refreshing drink, a delicious dessert, or a satisfying main course – all at very affordable prices! So why not take it easy with a lingering meal before making your way back. A day at the park will be indelibly etched in your memory as truly enjoyable and fun. After having devoted your time and energy to the rides, attractions, and amenities at the park, visitors can serve much relaxation at the Jacuzzi area. Here, just lie back and feel the tension melt away from the body and mind as powerful jets of warmed water gently massage the muscles. True relaxation is all here while lifeguards will be on the alert and ensure safety in the water at all times. Well, with more than 30,000 square meters of wholesome wet fun, Wild Wild Wet is indeed the place to be if having enjoyable and memorable moments is what visitors are looking to experience!

Pasir Ris Town Park

Another place to visit is the Pasir Ris Town Park, which is one of the oldest parks in Pasir Ris. The park is divided into two by the Pasir Ris Drive 3. With shady trees and lush greenery all around, it is a perfect place for a leisurely stroll or a good jog. There is a playground which is popular with the children. A recreation ground provides a variety of activities for the residents, such as Tai Chi, aerobic, and soccer. Residents can also enjoy some gardening at the community garden in the Park. Every year, there would be a gardening competition to encourage residents to take part and use their creativity to make Pasir Ris a greener town. There are also plenty of resting shelters and benches, some of which are unique and creative. For example, there is a snake-shaped shelter and benches with the shape of a crocodile. Those add fun and surprises to the visitors. Last but not least, there is a big pond divided into two by a bridge. Visitors can enjoy the view of the fishes in the pond or give them some feed. Some people like to sit by the pond and do some fishing too. The main highlight of the pond is the tortoises. Many of them, large and small, can be seen sunbathing on the big rocks in the pond. It is always a joy for the children to watch the tortoises. The park is going to be enlarged and upgraded under the “Neighbourhood Park Programme” to serve the residents better and to provide a more variety of plants and facilities to attract more wildlife to the Park. I believe the upgraded Park will definitely add more fun and colors to the visitors. Pasir Ris Town Park has a great meaning to me. Every time when I pay a visit, it can always bring back my childhood memory and bring a smile on my face. I had some special moments with my friends and family in the Park, and I hope we can share and preserve the Park in the years to come. This is why it is known as the “People’s Park”.

Pasir Ris Fishing Pond

Located in the northern part of Pasir Ris Town Park, the Pasir Ris Fishing Pond provides a unique, freshwater fishing experience for avid and first-time anglers. The pond opens daily for 24 hours and has a good number of Prussian carp and other species of fish such as pacu and big head carp. With a sheltered structure that resembles a coastal kelong, visitors are able to fish comfortably in the rain or shine. In contrast to sea fishing, freshwater fishing allows anglers to find a moment’s peace and escapism. The pond incorporates a naturalistic setting of marshes fringed by grassland and tropical secondary forest, perfect for an escape from the bustle of the town. It provides an environment for visitors to unwind and enjoy the scenic beauty of nature. Fishing as a recreational sport fosters harmony among family members and it can be a lifetime leisure skill. In fact, fishing can really help to reduce stress and improve mental well-being. When an individual focuses on the task and goal of catching fish, it can produce a state of relaxation and give the mind a break from other, more stressing issues. At the end of the task, there is also a reward of accomplishment and self-satisfaction. Fishing as a family activity provides avenues for family members to talk to each other, share ideas, outdoor experiences, and strengthen relationships. Many of the visitors at the Pasir Ris Fishing Pond also take the opportunity to cycle around the park connector, pedestrian footpaths at the Pasir Ris Park, and the mangrove boardwalks. This activity also provides an alternative form of exercise for family members. The inherent peace and joy of family fishing time will create enjoyable and lasting memories. I highly recommend visitors to spend some good times at the Pasir Ris Fishing Pond for a memorable fishing experience.

Indulging in Food

Still feeling hungry after visiting all these lovely places? Don’t worry – I got you covered! When it comes to hawker food, the Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre has it all. It is a large hawker centre, upgraded with a more modern look. And guess what – air-conditioning was installed to provide a more comfortable dining experience to the patrons! This is a perfect place for a food adventure as there are lots of different stalls serving different types of food. Whether you are craving for some local food, such as Chicken Rice, Char Kway Teow, Satay Bee Hoon and many more, or you want to try something Japanese, Western, Turkish and even German – you can find all of them at this Hawker Centre. You will be spoiled for choices! Don’t be surprised if someone asks you to take a seat first after a few minutes of food hunting. In such hawker centre, it is quite challenging to get a seat, especially during peak hours. So the best advice here is that one of you can chope (meaning to reserve) a table first while the others can continue to order food. Or some of you can go around to buy the food while the rest can wait at the table. But make sure you have your “choped” tissue packs on the table, else don’t blame me if you come back and find some strangers occupying your seats! White Sands Shopping Mall is conveniently located next to Pasir Ris MRT station and the bus interchange. The food court at Basement 1 of the mall is another option for visitors who are seeking food in an air-conditioned environment. A decent variety of cuisines are offered here, such as Western, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and the Singaporean classic – Kopi & Toast. Some of the food stalls in the food court would include KFC, Burger Up, Breeks Express, Old Chang Kee, Victor’s Fried Chicken Wings, Han’s and many more. By the way, after a nice meal, why not do some shopping and pick yourself a cool outfit for a brand new day? For fans of seafood, you will be delighted to know that there are a few seafood restaurants located at the West of Pasir Ris Park. One of them would be the famous Seafood “King” Sinma Live Seafood Restaurant which is positioned just right beside the picturesque view of the sea. Enjoy the gentle sea breeze while having Chilli Crab, Black Pepper Crab, Butter Prawn and other sumptuous dishes – it will certainly be a great pleasure! Also, there will be live seafood for you to pick and select from the tanks. Whether you fancy a Sri Lankan Crab, soon Hock fish, Giant Geoduck (yes, you get it right, the extremely large clam species) or Lobsters – the chefs will be more than happy to turn them into tantalizing dishes for you. And the good news is that if you have forgotten to bring your angling rods or even your fishing nets, don’t fret! You can borrow the kids’ mini nets and pails and start having fun catching the small fishes by the side of the seafood restaurant. Everyone from young to old can enjoy this activity! And you can take a bus ride back to the MRT station because buses operating at Pasir Ris Drive 3 go in the loop around. Also, you will have to walk quite a distance along the Park connector. But I believe a good meal and a little nice walk would do you good! So let’s plan for a visit to Pasir Ris one day and see what it has in store for you. Enjoy!

Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre

Enjoy the convenience of cashless payment with the adoption of e-payment services such as ‘Nets’ and ‘Quick Response Code’ for a fuss-free dining. With each visit to Hawker Centre, one can indulge in the authentic local dishes while appreciating the convenience of technology and the clean and positive environment. This is what makes Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre stand out against other hawker centers as it embodies the encouraging concept of embracing technology to create a pleasant dining experience for everyone and uphold the tradition of hawker heritage.

For old folks who always complain about the lack of comfortable seating in hawker centers, Hawker Centre will be alleviating such problems. It offers elderly-friendly and customized seats such as the ‘half seated-half resting’ and ‘angled seat’ options specially designed and built for the comfort of our elderly citizens. In addition, there are cleanliness measures such as the implementation of the tray and dish return stations with 5 bins for different types of items and self-servicing tray latching features to remove the gathering of pests and any breeding grounds. It is open from 6.30 am to 10.30 pm. The last order for food is at 9.45 pm, while the beverage stall will operate till 10.15 pm.

Hawker Centre will not bore you with the same familiar food choices as it has yet created another unique selling point – this concept is known as ‘Hawker Centre 2.0’. This is about the availability of trackable trays for diners in Hawker Centre, where you can use this smart system by paying a small deposit fee of $1 to lessen the waiting time for your food. The refundable fee can be done via the return of the tray or simply engage in the queue-cutting measures through the smart system.

Well known for its cheap and good local dishes, Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre is the perfect location for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Hawker Centre, which opened in January 2018, is under the management of OTSAV, a live entertainment service provider. All 42 cooked food stalls are situated on the first floor, preparing fresh and quality local dishes, while the 20 stalls on the second floor provide a variety of tantalizing cuisine and an alfresco dining with a rooftop. Besides these, there is also a childcare center located on the 2nd storey known as ‘The Hawker Cubs,’ and it opens from 1 pm to 10 pm daily, closed on every Tuesday. This unique business model is the first in the public dining scene in Singapore, aiming to change the way people perceive hawker centers and dining at such public spaces.

White Sands Shopping Mall Food Court

Share with friends. If you have friends from various countries around the world, you can invite them to a meal in the Food Junction at White Sands Shopping Mall. This is the place where you can finally have your own choices. It consists of a variety of food stalls and you can enjoy the best of local and international cooking. Some of the popular stores include “Jacksplace Western Food,” “Edwards,” “Xian Delights,” and “Delifrance Sandwich.” For those who prefer local food, you can try “Xian Delights” where you can find the best of Halal Xinjiang cuisine in Singapore. The aromatic and spicy barbecued dishes, which are a master of Uighur cooking, will definitely fulfill all the senses of taste. Do not forget to have a cup of “pulled” tea, and it will certainly freshen up the taste in your mouth. On the other hand, if you are eager for Western food, “Jacksplace Western Food” is the right choice. This restaurant is open from 11 am to 10.30 pm every day. You can enjoy sumptuous sizzling steaks, crispy salads, and marinated chicken, etc., with a cozy ambience around you. Also, quartet performances are available during dinner time in “Jacksplace.” It will surely make your day. Last but not least, we will introduce “Edwards” where you can find the most “value for money” meal. Edwards is noted for its “Roast Combo Meal,” which costs $7.50 only. This meal includes chicken meat, sausage, and also crispy flavored potato chips. It is definitely a good deal for those who are eager for a happy and hearty meal. So, next time when you are thinking of what to eat in Pasir Ris area, maybe you can fix your choice in the White Sands Shopping Mall. No matter you are a fan of which type of cuisine, you will always find the foods that suit you the best.

Seafood Restaurants in Pasir Ris

If you are a seafood lover, you will be spoilt for choice in Pasir Ris! One of the most popular seafood restaurants in Pasir Ris is “Seafood Kitchen”. It is located along Pasir Ris Road and is easily accessible from Pasir Ris Park MRT. The spacious restaurant offers both indoor and alfresco dining. Customers can opt to dine in air-conditioned comfort or enjoy the sea breeze and laid-back vibes at the outdoor seating. The extensive menu features a wide selection of zi char and seafood dishes – from the iconic Chilli Crab and Salted Egg Yolk Prawns to the Signature Bee Hoon and Black Pepper Crab. Diners can look forward to fresh and quality seafood, as “Seafood Kitchen” adopts a “live seafood” concept and sources its seafood directly from the fishery port. Another highlight is the joint’s fully equipped, open-concept kitchen, where culinary maestros are in action, preparing and cooking scrumptious dishes right before patrons’ eyes. With the sea and lush greenery as a backdrop, “Seafood Kitchen” offers a relaxing and charming ambience for gatherings and celebrations. Whether it is a cozy dinner for two or a lively feast with family and friends, this restaurant is the perfect spot to enjoy delectable seafood in a picturesque setting. Don’t forget to catch the breathtaking sunset views – the glorious sight of the sun setting over the sea is a magical experience!