East Coast Park Overview

East Coast Park is one of Singapore's most cherished family destinations. With the motto Recreation for All, the park has some activity for everyone. While picnics by the Casuarina groves can be a splendid way to start one's morning here, one can also head over to the pool area for a quick splash and frolic. Those looking to get a little sporty can try out any of the fun activities offered here, such as volleyball, skating, cycling and much more.

East Coast Park, one of Singapore’s most sought-after inner-city gateways, offers an irresistible assortment of recreations with sightseeing, dining, and outdoor activities. Spread over a sprawling area of 185 hectares with a scenic coastline, stretching across 15 Km, the park attracts more than 7 million tourists every year, including those interested in Singapore tours from India.

The pet theme of the park i.e. “Recreation for All” is reflected through every piece of attraction dotted across the park.

Whether you are on a weekend family or an all-friends trip East Coast Park has something for everyone. Under the canopy of coconut, Casuarina, and Ketapang groves you can sit back and unwind your cares.

East Coast Park is a great outdoor sporting zone for those who want some action in their trip. The myriad of sports the park offers include beach volleyball, cable skiing, cycling, hiking, and water sports.

Among the adventure activities available at the East Coast Park Xtreme SkatePark allures tourists who want to try their guts. There are a number of restrooms in the park campus that are well equipped with bathing amenities where you can bathe or change during your trip.

You should not miss out on the chance of a gala feast with a barbeque or other sumptuous platters in the open space of the park or at the nearest hawker center.

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• Head to the whopping 185 hectares East Coast Park for a super fun-filled day out.
• Enjoy a relaxing laid-back day with your loved ones, picnicking, camping, and relishing a BBQ lunch
• Engage in a myriad of thrilling water activities, such as swimming, fishing, kayaking, windsurfing, water skiing, and stand-up paddling.
• Take your skateboards and go skating at the Xtreme Skate Park.
• Go cycling with your friends and challenge them for a race.
• Let your little ones play on the swings and rides at the Marine Cove Children’s Playground.
• Visit the Sand Play Area E in the park and spend time enjoying sandcastle building and reliving your good old childhood days.
• Unwind and relax in the calm and peaceful atmosphere of Raintree Cove.
• Experience lavish waterside dining with your loved ones at one of the many cafes and restaurants of the park.
• Indulge in nature photography, capturing the spectacular coastline and breathtaking flora.
• Enjoy an amazing day, off-leashing and playing with your pet at Parkland Green.

How To Reach

- By MRT: Take an MRT to Bedok Station. Walk to the Bedok Bus Interchange and get on Bus 196 or 197, which would take you directly to the park. 

- By Bus: East Coast Park is serviced by several bus routes, such as 16, 36, 55, 76, 31, 135, 155, 196 and 197.

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Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit East Coast Park would be around the months of April to June, when the weather remains best for outdoor fun.

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Other Essential Information

Here is the list of nearby places to visit

a. Waterski Park: Waterski Park happens to be a cable ski facility, where adventure lovers can engage in water skiing without having to go into the open sea. This place is suitable even for kids as young as 6 years to enjoy water skiing safely.

b. Xtreme SkatePark: Situated at Area F, Xtreme SkatePark is dedicated to skating and features a variety of circuits for different proficiency levels. The park offers bowls, ramps, and rails for a thrilling and fun-filled skating experience. Both children and adults can visit Xtreme SkatePark with their skateboards, scooters, or cycles to experience the thrill of skating.

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Restaurants near East Coast

a. Haron Satay 55 (East Coast Lagoon Food Village)- A paradise for Satay lovers where you can probably taste this platter in all possible flavors. Price per stick of Mutton Satay is $.70 and Beef is $.70. The opening hours are between 2 pm-11 pm.

b. Lagoon LengKee Beef Kway Teow- A bowl of steaming hot beef noodles with a solid chili dip is something you cannot just skip relishing at Lagoon LengKee. Some of their other signature dishes are OrhLuak (Oyster egg omelet) and Satay Beehoon. A meal for one person costs around $5.

c. EnakEnak HongKong Tea House- A multi-cuisine restaurant at East Coast Park where you can tantalize your taste buds with a wide range of cuisines ranging from Handmade Hong Kong Dim Sum to authentic Indian platters. Tea lovers have reasons to spend hours over a cup of Chrysanthemum Tea or Almond Tea in the casual interior of EnakEna. Remains open every day for 24 hours.

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d. Babalicious- Enjoy fine dining at the family-friendly restaurant with authentic Peranakan Cuisine with Hainanese Chicken Rice in a serene atmosphere of the East Coast Park. Babelicious is the place where you can enjoy distinctly flavored fusion food evolved through the intermarriage between the Chinese immigrants and the local Malays.

Opening hours are every day between 11 am-3 pm and 5 pm-10 pm. The cost of the meal per person is approximately $15.

e. East Coast Lagoon Food Village- A must-visit seafood galore at East Coast Park where you will be spoiled by the stunning outdoor scenery and a surfeit of seat choices. A plate of Olive Fried Rice or Pad Thai KwayTeowstir-fried with chicken, with a variety of condiments such as pickled green chilies or freshly cut chillipadi is a good value for your money. 

f. CheokKee Duck Rice- The signature dish of East Coast Food Village is worth every cent. A must-try for first-time visitors who wish to taste traditional Singaporean cuisine. One plate costs around $4.20. 

g. Ah Hwee BBQ Chicken- Piping hot chicken wings off the fire with a dash of lemon juice and hot chili sauce completes your gastronomic experiences at East Coast Park. You can easily polish off 10 pieces with a mug of beer. The cost of chicken wings per piece is $1.30.

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Hotels near East Coast Park

Hotels in Singapore near the East Coast Park offer a wide range of amenities to provide you a dreamlike staying experience in the lap of nature. Being close to the beach you can expect spending your leisure in style by availing the best tariffs offered to the customers. Some of the top-rated hotels are listed below:

a. Village Hotel Katong- It located just 0.6 Km from the East Coast Park. As you enter the hotel, you can clearly see the Peranakan influence on its architectural specimens dotted across the building. Your lavish accommodation will be furnished with a complimentary airport shuttle, club, family rooms, oversized rooms with sprawling balcony and many more.

b. Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong- For a contemporary styled accommodation near East Coast Park this hotel can be a good option. Being annexed to Katong Square, the major places of the city are pretty accessible from the hotel. The hotel offers amenities such as family rooms (premium quality bedding and linen), multilingual staff, 24 hours front desk, diverse food options, etc.

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c. Grand Mercury Singapore Roxy- Located about 2 Km from East Coast Park and opposite Parkway Parade Shopping Centre, this property offers everything for an undisturbed stay. The restaurants will cater to your epicurean instincts with diverse cuisines. 

d. Hotel Indigo- Located just at a stone's throw distance from the East Coast Park and 10 Km from the airport Indigo upholds the tradition of Joo Chiat Heritage Area. Amenities include oversized family rooms (with an outdoor view), front desk, bathroom (complimentary facilities), friendly staff, laundry service, free Wi-Fi, etc. 

e. Santa Grand Hotel East Coast- The boutique hotel is located amidst an idyllic setting of the Katong area (1.4 Km) and is a lovely retreat for nature lovers. Amenities include family rooms (with private balcony), free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool, etc.

f. Amber Hotel- It is located about 0.3 Km from East Coast Park. A budget-friendly hotel with proximity to major recreational centers is a good choice for stay and rejuvenation. Amenities include 24 hours front desk, air-conditioning, mini bar, free parking, laundry service, etc. Prices start from Rs. 5,203 per person per night.

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Tips for Visiting East Coast Park 

You need to consider a few things before planning your trip to East Coast Park:

- For visiting the beach and enjoying beach activities tourists need a permit e.g. camping permit which can be booked through AXS self-service machine or online. But, for availing this permit you need to be either a permanent resident of Singapore or own a long term Singaporean visa.

- In case you want to enjoy a barbecue night on the beach, you need to hire a barbeque pit and fire. You are not allowed to male open barbeques in this area.

- You can bring your personal barbeque pit only to specific places and in public holidays.

- Those who want to enjoy camping in the outdoors Pulau Ubin is a good camping site for them. It is at an offbeat location where you can enjoy biking through some wonderful trails.

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Point of Interest for East Coast Park
Cycling and Inline Skating

Cycling and Inline Skating

A great chance to know the less frequented alleys and green boulevards of the park and shed off some of your calories.

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Water Sports

Water Sports

For some adrenaline-charged activities East Coast Park offers a varied range of water sports for tourists. If you are confident in your skills, give your guts a try!

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One of the pet activities of East Coast Park visitors is fishing around the jetty. Bring your fishing rods and do remember the fishing etiquette before heading on to trying your hand.

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Sandcastle Building

Sandcastle Building

It is a great activity option for the little members of your family. Being located close to the sea, the East Coast Park houses an in-house sand play area at Area E of the park where kids can spend fun time building sandcastles. Adults can also enjoy leisurely hours in the sand and the sea.

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East Coast Park - Cyclist Park

East Coast Park - Cyclist Park

Cyclist enthusiasts will surely want to visit East Coast Park, the one-stop hub for those with a love for cycling. Based on your proficiency level you can choose from one of the two cycling circuits - the 500-meter long Advanced Circuit with its sharp turn, undulating tracks, gradual granite steps and a narrow bridge, or Learner Circuit with flat areas, gentle slopes, and a BMX trail.

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Coastal PlayGrove

Coastal PlayGrove

Have some fun time with your family members at the Coastal PlayGrove of East Coast Park. Climb up the Play Tower, Singapore’s tallest outdoor play structure, where you can take a slide from the third and fourth floor and go for the Vertical Challenge, on the 4th storey where you will find the vertical net play area. Splash around in the water play area with its wading pool, water jets and streams. Check out other areas such as NParks’ first outdoor classroom by the sea, a multi-purpose lawn and a sand-pit. 

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East Coast Park FAQs

Is Singapore East Coast park worth visiting?

Yes, offering a host of fun activities to enjoy, Singapore East Coast Park is totally worth visiting for both kids and adults. Here, recreation seekers can engage in a number of outdoor activities, such as camping, barbecuing, water sports, cycling, off-road biking, and inline skating, and jogging.

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What are the things that I should carry to the park?

Since the East Coast Park is located on the seashore, you need to carry a few things for unbridled fun and frolic in the lap of nature:

1. Hat or cap

2. Sunscreen lotion

3. Comfortable beach clothes

4. Pair of waterproof slippers

5. Barbeque pit (optional)

6. Fishing rods (optional)

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What should I wear to East Coast Park?

Beach walk is a must-to-do activity in the East Coast Park where visitors enjoy strolling along the coastline in a carefree mood. So, it is recommended to wear light cotton clothes that give you comfort under the sun. A pair of shorts with tank top, maxi dress or a sarong can be your perfect attire for beach walking under the sun.

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Is East Coast Park suitable for toddlers?

You can bring your little ones to the East Coast Park as there is the Marine Cove outdoor playground covering a whopping area of 3,500 sq. Km equipped with kid-friendly activities to keep your child engaged.

Children of various age groups can enjoy a fun time at the park playing with drum set, slides of various sizes, rope bridge, talking tubes and other game equipment. For the differently abled children there are sensory play panels where the kids can play together and have an amusing time in the park.

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Can I take food inside the Park?

You can take your own food inside the park. But, the best way to enjoy a fulfilling day trip is to make your own BBQ and have a family picnic in the lap of nature. Also, there are tons of restaurants in the food court of the East Coast Park where you can enjoy a sumptuous meal with a wide range of global cuisines.

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What are the safety measures for kids at the park?

Kids should be accompanied by elders inside the park. There are various provisions for water sports where you can enjoy a fun time with family. Do not let your kids try such activities without your supervision.

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What is special about East Coast Park?

The East Coast Park in Singapore is famously known to offer a myriad of recreational activities suitable for leisure seekers of all ages. You can engage in all kinds of activities in this park, starting from camping and picnicking to wakeboarding and skating.

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Can we swim in East Coast Park?

Yes, you can enjoy a refreshing swim in the East Coast Park. The Aloha Sea Sports located near the Area E Lagoon offers excellent swimming opportunities.

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How do I get from Serangoon to East Coast Park?

- You can take the Line 55 bus to East Coast Park from Serangoon.

- You can rent a taxi and travel directly to East Coast Park.

- You can drive to the East Coast Park from Serangoon.

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Is there any locker facility available at parks?

There is a locker at the E1 car parking zone near the bicycle rental shop. Another locker is located near MacDonald near Area C of the amusement park. Besides, there is not much locker facility inside the park.

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East Coast Park Reviews

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