One of Singapore’s most beloved urban retreats, East Coast Park provides an amazing variety of leisure, sporting, and culinary activities. It is definitely one of the most popular parks in Singapore.
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East Coast Park Singapore Overview
East Coast Park is a popular park and beach in Singapore with an exciting array of sporting, dining & recreational activities! Here’s your full guide to it.
East Coast Park, where seven million Singaporeans and visitors converge for the range of sporting, entertainment, and culinary attractions, is the location most associated with active outdoor recreation in Singapore. East Coast Park is popular among both foreigners, expatriates, tourists as well as locals and is located right next to Singapore’s East Coast Beach. Groups of friends and families of local or foreign citizenship go to East Coast Park on weekends in particular to enjoy themselves.
East Coast Park is not just the biggest park in Singapore, but is special because the whole East Coast Park is built on reclaimed land with a man-made beach. The largest park in Singapore, East Coast Park is located along a 15-kilometre stretch of the country’s southeast coast or Singapore East Coast Beach. The lovely park, which spans 185 hectares of reclaimed ground, is a favorite destination for locals who come here to windsurf, swim, kayak, picnic, swim, grill, ride bicycles, skateboard, and dine.
There used to be red bricked chalets at East Coast Park in the past, but has since been demolished several years ago.
East Coast Park, which is synonymous with active outdoor pursuits, spans from Tanjong Katong Road in Joo Kiat to the National Sailing Centre in Bedok. It also had an 8 km Coastal Park Connector Network connection to Changi Beach Park.
More than seven million people visit East Coast Park of Singapore each year, which has a total area of 185 hectares and a magnificent shoreline that spans for more than 15 kilometres.
Utilize the Singapore Round Island Route to access Rower’s Bay, Pasir Ris, Sengkang Riverside, Changi Beach, and other park connectors from East Coast Park.
For tourists to Singapore who are wondering, access to East Coast Beach is free.
If you are going by MRT, the nearest MRT to East Coast Park is the Bedok MRT station.
Wondering what bus number goes to East Coast Park? Bus numbers which stop near East Coast Park are 10, 13, 134, 16, 36, 43, 48. There are multiple different buses you can take.
East Coast Park map
Here is the map of East Coast Park. Due to its large size, you can click on the image of East Coast Park or East Coast Beach map below to see a larger version of it.
Activities to do at East Coast Park
East Coast park’s “Recreation for All” theme means that there is something to do for everyone.
Picnic at East Coast Park
Families and friends can unwind while having picnics in East Coast park’s shade of swaying Ketapang, Casuarina, and coconut trees. Area F between carparks F2 and F3 is one of the best places at East Coast Park for picnic. This is because it is quieter and has a spacious lawn area.
McDonald’s Marine Cove East Coast Park
The McDonald’s fast food restaurant located at East Coast Park is at Marine Cove. This McDonald’s is extremely crowded during weekends, public holidays and school holidays in Singapore.
Play sports and outdoor activities @ East Coast Park
Families seeking a fun day out should visit East Coast Park’s play towers, water play area, nature play gardens, and swings. Numerous sports, including beach volleyball, cycling, cable skiing, and various water sports, as well as an Xtreme SkatePark, are available for those seeking action.
If necessary, you can choose to wash off at the park since Areas B1, B2, C1, C4, D1, D5, F1, F2, G1, and G2’s public toilets include shower facilities. Good news for foreigners and tourists – Singapore public toilets in parks are generally clean and neat.
Coastal PlayGrove playground at East Coast Park
Located near Area B and car park B2, Coastal PlayGrove playground is open 8am to 8pm daily except for Mondays. Coastal PlayGrove playground is located at the former location of the old Big Splash at East Coast Park. It is also free to play at!
BBQ or dine
Enjoy a BBQ or scrumptious fare at a neighboring hawker center (East Coast Lagoon Food Village) or restaurant in the evenings while taking in the refreshing sea wind along East Coast Park of Singapore because it is located right next to East Coast Beach. You can rent a BBQ pit if you want to cook in East Coast Park.
Dine at one of the restaurants at East Coast Park
There are multiple different restaurants you can find at East Coast Park or beach.
One of the favorite restaurants or cafe at East Coast Park for breakfast or otherwise, PS Cafe is located just near the cyclist park.
Another nice restaurant or cafe to dine in at East Coast Park is SandBank which is situated at Parkland Green of East Coast Park.
Jumbo Seafood @ East Coast Park
One of the most well known restaurants in East Coast Park, Jumbo seafood restaurant has been around here for a long time and remains a hot favorite among diners. East Coast Park Jumbo seafood restaurant is located near carpark E1.
Stroll along East Coast beach
Chilling by the East Coast Park beach is a very popular activity among families and friends on the weekends and public holidays.
There is no real starting point for East Coast Park. But for most joggers, you can start from carpark B1 or Parkland Green carpark at East Coast Park because these places have shower facilities for you to use afterwards.
Visit Coastal PlayGrove at East Coast Park
Visit Coastal PlayGrove for a day of nonstop entertainment at East Coast Park, Singapore! Everyone can participate in a wide variety of thrilling activities in the location of the previous Big Splash. Take on the Play Tower, which features 2 exhilarating outdoor slides as well as a 4-story vertical net play area called the Vertical Challenge.
Splash around in the water play area with wading pools and water jets to beat the heat. Explore the beautiful, verdant nature playgarden to get in contact with the natural world. After so much fun, are you hungry? At Coastal PlayGrove of East Coast Park, there are many different F&B options to satisfy your hunger.
Bike rental stores
There are different bicycle rental options you will get at East Coast Park.
Coastline Leisure bicycle rental at East Coast Park
Coastline Leisure bike rental store is located at area E2, near the East Coast Lagoon Food Village hawker centre. A lot of park goers rent their bicycles here at this bike stop before or after visiting the hawker centre for food.
GoCycling is located at area C or more specifically area C4 of East Coast Park.
Visit the Cyclist Park
The 5.4-hectare Cyclist Park, which is part of East Coast Park’s Area D, is a central location for cyclists on the Round-Island-Route (RIR) of Singapore. Visitors can tour two cycling circuits—the Learner Circuit and the Advanced Circuit—where more experienced cyclists and beginners in Singapore can practice different riding styles.
Visit the natural play garden where kids can climb, balance, or leap over the logs to develop their balancing abilities while establishing a tangible connection with nature.
If you want to camp at East Coast Park, you need to apply for a camping permit first.
Dog run dog park
There is a dog run at East Coast Park, and the dog park is located at Parkland Green.
How to go to East Coast Park
East Coast Park has many carpark areas and car park lots. Depending on the exact location you want to go to at Singapore’s East Coast Beach, you can park at the appropriate carpark.