If you’re looking for an outdoor adventure, these kayaking activities in Singapore guarantee you a splashing good time.
Singapore may be stuck in an eternal summer, but at least we’re never short of outdoor activities! Whether it’s exploring the city through scenic cycling routes, or immersing in forest therapy on a nature-filled hiking trail, we’ve got plenty of activities to satisfy your thirst for adventure. Can’t get enough? Fill your weekends with some splashing good fun at these kayaking spots in Singapore.
Where to go kayaking in Singapore
1. Water Sports Centre at the Singapore Sports Hub
For picturesque views of the Singapore skyline, head to the Water Sports Centre at the Singapore Sports Hub. Row across the sparkling Kallang Basin on a kayak, canoe or dragon boat, and sneak a peek of the magnificent National Stadium across the water. If you’re at a more advanced level and have the certs to prove it, test your skills and rent an outrigger canoe or a closed deck kayak.
Water Sports Centre at the Singapore Sports Hub, rental prices start at $8/person, 8 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397699
2. Lower Seletar Water Sports Centre at Lower Seletar Reservoir
For your next outdoor adventure, rent a kayak from the Lower Seletar Water Sports Centre. As you paddle across calm turquoise waters, keep your eyes peeled to spot adorable wildlife like white-bellied sea eagles, golden-apple snails and collared kingfishers! Looking for more? Book the ABC kayaking experience for a two-hour tour that’ll take you through the history of Seletar and educate you on the various flora and fauna around you.
Lower Seletar Water Sports Centre at Lower Seletar Reservoir, rental prices start at $14/person, 100 Yishun Avenue 1, Singapore 769140
3. Passion Wave @ Sembawang
Do you call the North West region your home? Get easy access to kayak rentals at Passion Wave @ Sembawang. Situated close to Sembawang Park, this little corner of Singapore is the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. Go kayaking along the beach and appreciate the diverse flora, fauna and wildlife in the area! If Sembawang is too out of the way for you, Passion Wave also operates at Bedok Reservoir, Jurong Lake and Marina Bay.
Passion Wave @ Sembawang, rental prices start at $16/person, 60 Jalan Mempurong, Singapore 759058
4. Paddle Lodge at MacRitchie Reservoir
We love the hiking trail at MacRitchie Reservoir, but paddling through it on a kayak is another great experience to enjoy. Flex your one-star kayaking cert and rent a closed-deck or canoe sprint kayak to explore the reservoir waters. If you don’t have a cert, don’t fret: you can still paddle with your pals in the novice zone in single or double sit-on-top kayaks.
Paddle Lodge at MacRitchie Reservoir, rental prices start at $12/person, 36 Lornie Road, Singapore 298735
5. Ola Beach Club at Sentosa
A picnic at Siloso Beach is so passe. Take your time at Sentosa to the next level at Ola Beach Club! You can rent everything from kayaks to paddleboards to water-propelled jet packs for an exciting time out at sea. Chill out at the beach club when you get back to shore with tiki-style cocktails and a menu of Hawaiian favourites. Sounds like paradise to us.
Ola Beach Club at Sentosa, rental prices start at $25/person, 46 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099005
6. Ohana Beach House at Pasir Ris Park
The water sports enthusiasts at Ohana Beach House are keen to spread the love they share for all things involving fun, sun and sea. Rent everything from kayaks and paddleboards to sea cycles and water trampolines for a fun day out with friends. Need to catch a break? Drop by its beach bar for a meal and refreshing drinks. Hot tip: you can even get a special discount on equipment rental if you’re an affiliate of the Civil Service Club.
Ohana Beach House at Pasir Ris Park, rental prices start at $12/person, 159W Jalan Loyang Besar, Singapore 507020
7. Southern Islands with Kayakasia
The seven-island trail that explores the Southern Islands is not for the faint-hearted. Take to the seas on an eight-hour or two-day-one-night adventure that’ll lead you to Kusu Island, St John’s Island, Lazarus Island and more! Kayaking in Singapore can’t get more fun than this. If time permits, you’ll even have the opportunity to visit the secret river on Seringat Island and stop by Pink Lagoon – the best white sandy beach in Singapore.
The Southern Islands with Kayakasia, contact to enquire for prices and meeting location
8. Mangrove kayaking at Pulau Ubin
Get out of the concrete jungle and head to Pulau Ubin for a kayaking adventure through the island’s lush nature and mangroves. Book a tour on Klook with good-humoured guides (some of whom are Ubin natives themselves) and learn more about the heritage of Pulau Ubin as you glide through its waters. You may even catch sight of otters, pink dolphins, hornbills and herons along the way!
Mangrove kayaking at Pulau Ubin, prices start at $105 per/person, contact to enquire for meeting location
Grab your paddles and start your kayaking adventure in Singapore!