Making your way to River Wonders is easy. No matter where you’re starting your journey from, there are several quick and convenient ways to get here.
 

Bus/MRT

Take the train to any of the MRT stations and hop on a connecting bus that takes you to Mandai Wildlife Reserve.

* You are less than an hour’s away from the City to the Wild side! Simply get on the Thomson-East Coast Line & take a short bus ride on 138.

MRT stations
Connecting buses
Khatib (NS14)
Choa Chu Kang (NS4)
927
Ang Mo Kio (NS16)
138
Springleaf (TE4) *
138
To visit Singapore Zoo, River Wonders, or Night Safari at Mandai Wildlife East, alight at bus stop #48131 (Singapore Zoo/Night Safari).
To visit Bird Paradise at Mandai Wildlife West, alight at bus stop #48111 (After Mandai Road).

Mandai Shuttle Services

Mandai Khatib Shuttle

Reach Mandai Wildlife Reserve in 20 minutes! This loop shuttle service from Khatib MRT Station (NS14) to our wildlife parks is available daily with 2 drop-off points.

Bus Fare

Khatib MRT to Mandai

     Adult: S$2   |   Child (Ages 7 to 12): S$2

Mandai to Khatib MRT

     Free (Includes all stops within Mandai)

For more details, please visit Frequently Asked Questions.

 

Bus Schedule

Buses arrive every 10 - 15 minutes during operating hours and 20 minutes between 11pm & 12am, subject to traffic conditions.

From Khatib MRT

First Bus: 8:00am
Last Bus: 11.40pm

 

From Mandai Wildlife Reserve

First Bus: 8:20am
Last Bus: 12:00am

Stops
Timing

Khatib MRT Station (NS14)

Exit A Passenger Pick-up Point

View pick-up point   


Bird Paradise and Mandai Wildlife West

Bus Stop #48111

View pick-up point


Singapore Zoo, River Wonders and Night Safari

Bus Stop #48131

View pick-up point


Bird Paradise and Mandai Wildlife West

Bus Stop #48119

View pick-up point

From Khatib MRT

First Bus: 8:00am
Last Bus: 11.40pm

 

From Mandai Wildlife Reserve

First Bus: 8:20am
Last Bus: 12:00am

Notes:

  • All buses are wheelchair accessible.
  • Children below 7 years old ride free on Mandai Khatib Shuttle.
  • Free shuttle service for guests travelling between Mandai Wildlife West / Bird Paradise and Singapore Zoo / River Wonders / Night Safari.
  • Payment modes accepted: EZ-Link/NETS FlashPay and other major credit cards. Cash is not accepted.
  • American Express (AMEX) payment is temporarily suspended until further notice.
  • You may download “ComfortConnect” on the App Store and Google Play to see the next bus arrival timing.

Mandai Heartlands Express

Get to Mandai Wildlife Reserve from the heartlands conveniently with 3 pick-up points during school holiday weekends (Sat/Sun) and public holidays. 

 

Bus Fare (One-way)

Adult: S$3   |    Child (Ages 7 to 12): S$1

 

Bus service is available during school holiday weekends (Sat/Sun) and on public holidays:

  • 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31 Dec (School Holiday Weekends)
  • 25 Dec (Christmas Day)
  • 1 Jan 2024 (New Year's Public Holiday) 

Bus Schedule
(Bedok <-> Mandai Wildlife Reserve)

From Bedok to River Wonders
Pick-up Point

Heartbeat@Bedok

View pick-up point

Timing

8:45am

10.15am

From  River Wonders to Bedok
Pick-up Point

Mandai Wildlife East Coach Bay

View pick-up point

Timing

3:15pm

5.15pm

From Bird Paradise to River Wonders
Pick-up Point
Mandai Wildlife West Coach Bay
Timing

3:20pm

5.20pm

Bus Schedule
(Sengkang <-> Mandai Wildlife Reserve)

From Sengkang to River Wonders
Pick-up Point

Sengkang MRT Station (NE16)
Exit C pick-up point at Sengkang Square

View pick-up point

Timing

8:45am

10.15am

From River Wonders to Seng Kang
Pick-up Point

Mandai Wildlife East Coach Bay

View pick-up point

Timing

3:30pm

5.30pm

From Bird Paradise to Seng Kang
Pick-up Point
Mandai Wildlife West Coach Bay
Timing

3:35pm

5.35pm

Bus Schedule
(Tampines <-> Mandai Wildlife Reserve)

From Tampines to River Wonders
Pick-up Point

Our Tampines Hub
Coach Pick-up Point, South Plaza

View pick-up point

Timing

8:45am

10.15am

From River Wonders to Tampines
Pick-up Point

Mandai Wildlife East Coach Bay

View pick-up point

Timing

3:00pm

5.00pm

From Bird Paradise to Tampines
Pick-up Point
Mandai Wildlife West Coach Bay
Timing

3:05pm

5.05pm

Notes:

  • Bus service is available during school holiday weekends (Sat/Sun) and on public holidays:
    • 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31 Dec (School Holiday Weekends)
    • 25 Dec (Christmas Day)
    • 1 Jan 2024 (New Year's Public Holiday)
  • You are encouraged to buy your shuttle tickets in advance.
  • Tickets can be purchased online 2 weeks before each service availability date.
  • Buses will depart on time. Please be at the pick-up point 10 minutes before the stipulated departure time.
  • Seats booked online will be reserved up till 10 minutes before departure. 
  • Tickets sold are non-refundable.

Taxis & Private Hire Cars

Taxis

Taxis are available for hire at the taxi stand at Mandai East Carpark (Car Park 2). All fares are metered.

A $3 surcharge is applicable to hired taxis departing from Mandai Wildlife Reserve (Bird Paradise, Singapore Zoo, Night Safari, and River Wonders). This surcharge is applicable daily from 1.00pm to 11.59pm.

 

Private Hire Cars

You can book private hire cars from Grab, Gojek, TADA or Ryde to/from Mandai Wildlife Reserve. Book via the transport providers’ mobile applications and head over to the designated Pick-up/Drop off Point at Mandai East Carpark (Car Park 2).


Car

Mandai Wildlife Reserve is about a 30-minute drive from the city. You can choose from two different routes to get here. 

Plan your route with Google Maps →
 

Via Central Expressway (CTE) from the City

  1. Take the CTE toward Seletar Expressway (SLE)
  2. Continue onto SLE towards Mandai Road
  3. Take Exit 8A on SLE onto Mandai Road
  4. Turn left onto Mandai Lake Road

Via Pan Island Expressway (PIE) from the City

  1. Take the PIE toward Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE)
  2. Continue onto BKE toward Woodlands
  3. Take Exit 7 on BKE onto Mandai Road
  4. Turn right onto Mandai Lake Road
To visit Singapore Zoo, River Wonders, or Night Safari at Mandai Wildlife East, you may park at Car Park 2 on your left towards Singapore Zoo’s entrance.
To visit Bird Paradise, you may park at Car Park 1 at Mandai Wildlife West.

Parking Rates for Cars & Goods/Service Vehicles

Duration
Price
First hour
(inclusive of 10-minute grace period)
S$3
Every additional hour or part thereof
S$2/hour
Vehicles without IU or cash card
S$10/entry
Maximum parking charge
S$10/entry

Parking Rates for Passenger Vans & Buses

Duration
Price
Every half hour or part thereof
(inclusive of 20-minute grace period)
S$10/half hour
Maximum parking charge
S$30/entry

 

Our CEPAS-compliant car parks utilise an electronic parking charge system with the use of a cash card.

Please ensure that your cash card has sufficient value before you exit the car park. A cash card top-up machine is available next to each car park’s lift lobby. For vehicles without an in-vehicle unit for cash cards, parking coupons may be purchased for $10 at our Membership and Experiences Centre.


 

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