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Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve was named after the river, Sungei Buloh, separates the reserve proper from the Nature Reserve Visitor Centre. Sungei Buloh is Malay for 'bamboo river'. Back in 1820, Singapore mangrove forest covered 13% of Singapore land area. Today, only a mere less than 5% remained. For the past decades, the mangrove forest has provided the villagers with shelter, food, fuel and medicine. According to the Straits Settlement Government Gazette Reports of the Botanic Gardens, 1890, the Sungei Buloh area was a forest reserve from 17th April, 1890 and did "Consists entirely of mangrove swamp". However, this "area of 1,128 acres, 3 roods (sic) and 18 poles, more or less" (approximately 457 hectares) ceased to be a forest reserve on 4th April, 1938, according to the Straits Settlement Government Gazette, 1938. Maps of this area on the other hand, have indicated that the area was a forest reserve until 8th April, 1938, and a map dated November, 1966, still indicated the area around Sungei Buloh as a forest reserve. Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve is a 87-hectare park was officially opened on the 6th of December 1993. It includes Pulau Buloh and is situated in North-west of Singapore, between Kranji Reservoir and Sarimbun Reservoir. The park consists of a Visitor Centre, numerous trails and hides for observing resident and migratory birds, a mangrove walkway area, ponds and a car park. The park is a wetland area with three main parts: the reserve proper, the Visitor Centre and Pulau Buloh, an island in the north. Both Pulau Buloh and the Visitor Centre area consist mainly of mangrove, and the reserve proper also contains man-made brackish and freshwater ponds. Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve is near Kranji Nature Trail; is near Neo Tiew Crescent; is near Lim Chu Kang Lane 6f; is near Neo Tiew Road; is near Kranji Way; is near Lim Chu Kang Lane 6d; is near Lim Chu Kang Lane 9a; is near Lim Chu Kang Lane 6; Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve is geographically located at latitude(1.4464 degrees) 1° 26' 47" North of the Equator and longitude (103.7292 degrees) 103° 43' 45" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Singapore or JB.

The locations related to Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve are represented by the shortest path a radio wave would travel and may not be nearest by road. For example, Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve is located 151 metres from Sungei Buloh Car Park. Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve is located 173 metres from Kranji Nature Trail. Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve is located 346 metres from Sungei Buloh Boardwalk. Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve is located 380 metres from Hausmann Marketing Aquarium. Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve is located 380 metres from Kranji Nature Trail JB View.

Featured Places Of Interest Located Nearby
Kranji Nature Trail is located 0.2 Kilometres away from Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve. Kranji Nature Trail - 5 Photo(s) Featured.
Sungei Buloh Boardwalk is located 0.3 Kilometres away from Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve. Sungei Buloh Boardwalk - 3 Photo(s) Featured.
Kranji Nature Trail JB View is located 0.4 Kilometres away from Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve. Kranji Nature Trail JB View - 2 Photo(s) Featured.

Strait View Hotel 1.8km, Straits View 1.8km, M Suites Hotel 1.8km, are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve.

Nyee Phoe Flower Garden 0.6km, Max Koi Fish Farm 0.9km, Kompleks Mawar 2.3km, are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve.

Sungei Buloh Boardwalk 0.3km, Tong Tuah Farm 0.8km, Lian Wah Hang Bird Farm 1.1km, are places of interest (attraction) located near Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve.

Maktab Sultan Abu Bakar English College 2.3km, Francis Elizebeth School for Blind 2.4km, SK Tambatan 2.4km, are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve.

Kranji Nature Trail 0.2km, Open Field near Kranji Dam 1.2km, Kranji Way Park 1.2km, are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve.

Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve

Sungei Buloh Car Park

Kranji Nature Trail

Sungei Buloh Boardwalk

Hausmann Marketing Aquarium

Kranji Nature Trail JB View

Kin Yan Agrotech

Nyee Phoe Flower Garden

Tong Tuah Farm

Singapore Equine Quarantine Station

Max Koi Fish Farm

Lian Wah Hang Bird Farm

Kranji Reservoir Car Park

Open Field near Kranji Dam

Kranji Way Police Shed

Singtel Kranji Radio Transmitting Station

Kranji Way Park

Dragonfish Farm

Kranji Reservoir Fishing Ground


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Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve

Kranji Dam is about 1.5 km away.

Khai Seng Fishmarket is about 1.6 km away.

Johor Coastal Guards is about 1.7 km away.

Royal Marine Johor is about 1.7 km away.

Kranji Car Park is about 1.7 km away.

Strait View Hotel is about 1.8 km away.