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

Public transport

If you’re taking the North-South MRT line, you can take the train to any of the MRT stations below. From there, you can hop on a connecting bus that will take you straight to River Safari
MRT stations
Connecting buses
 
Khatib, NS14

Choa Chu Kang, NS4
927

Ang Mo Kio, NS16
138

Woodlands, NS9

926

Operates on Sundays and public holidays only

 
Marsiling, NS8 

926

Operates on Sundays and public holidays only

Mandai Khatib Shuttle

This loop shuttle service from Khatib MRT Station (NS14) to the River Safari Coach Bay is available daily every 20 mins, from 8.00am* to 10.40pm**. Travel time takes approximately 15 minutes, subject to traffic conditions.
 
Payment can be made by EZ-link or NETS FlashPay card only. Cash is not accepted. 
Pick-up 
Drop-off
Fare
Schedule
Khatib MRT
Exit A Passenger Pick-up Point
 View on map
Singapore Zoo
S$ 1
(Payment by EZlink / NETS FlashPay card)
Children below 3 years old ride free
Every 20mins,
8.00am to 9.00am

Every 10mins,
9.10am to 10.20pm
 
*Service will be extended till 11pm for the month of December and 1 Jan 2020
Singapore Zoo
Khatib MRT
Exit A Passenger Pick-up Point
 View on map
 
S$ 1
(Payment by EZlink / NETS FlashPay card)
Children below 3 years old ride free
Every 20mins,
8.20am to 9.20am
 
Every 10mins,
9.30am to 10.40pm
 
*Service will be extended till 11.20pm for the month of December and 1 Jan 2020
* Please note that bus arrival / departure timings are subjected to traffic conditions. 
 
* first bus from Khatib MRT Station
** last bus from River Safari Coach Bay
 
Click here for exact bus timings. 

Mandai Express

If you're coming from the heartlands, Mandai Express is the convenient, affordable way to get to and from River Safari.
 
3:15pm & 3:30pm time slot for Mandai Express has been sold out on the following dates:
2 – 6 December 2019, 9 – 13 December 2019
 
*To guarantee a slot on the 5:15pm & 5:30pm Bus, kindly make an online booking via the buy now button below.
Bedok

To and from Bedok

The Mandai Bedok Express to and from River Safari operates on weekends, school and public holidays.
Fares
Adult
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 3
S$ 1
Children below 3 years old ride for free.
Bus schedule
From
To
Pick-up
Schedule
Bedok
River Safari
Bedok Point Shopping Centre
Near Bedok MRT
 View on map
8.45am, 10.15am


River Safari
Bedok
River Safari Coach Bay
3.15pm, 5.15pm

Tickets can be purchased online or on board using EZ-link / NETS FlashPay card.
 
Please be at the pick-up stop 10 minutes before stipulated time.
 
Things to note: All buses will depart on time. Seats booked via online bookings will be reserved up till 10 minutes before departure. All empty seats will be released 5 minutes before departure. *Kindly note that no refunds will be issued for online bookings for any late arrivals.

To and from Sengkang

The Mandai Sengkang Express to and from River Safari operates on weekends, school and public holidays.
Fares
Adult
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 3
S$ 1
Children below 3 years old ride for free.
Bus schedule
From
To
Pick-up
Schedule
Sengkang
River Safari

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

 View on map

 

8.45am, 10.15am


River Safari
Sengkang
River Safari Coach Bay
3.30pm, 5.30pm

Tickets can be purchased online or on board using EZ-link / NETS FlashPay card.
Seats will be guaranteed for online bookings.
 
Please be at the pick-up stop 10 minutes before stipulated time.

To and from Tampines

The Mandai Tampines Express to and from River Safari operates on weekends, school and public holidays.
Fares
Adult
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 3
S$ 1
Children below 3 years old ride for free.
Bus schedule
From
To
Pick-up
Schedule
Tampines
River Safari

Our Tampines Hub Coach Pick-up Point, South Plaza

View on map

 

8.45am, 10.15am


River Safari
Tampines
River Safari Coach Bay
3.00pm, 5.00pm

Tickets can be purchased online or on board using EZ-link / NETS FlashPay card.
Seats will be guaranteed for online bookings.
 
Please be at the pick-up stop 10 minutes before stipulated time
Safari Gate

Safari Gate

 
Hop on the Safari Gate bus, which will take you straight to River Safari.
 
To purchase your tickets and get more information, drop by Safari Gate Suntec City (#01-330).
One-way^
Fare description
Single trip to River Safari
Adult
S$ 7
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 7
Two-way
Fare description
Return trip to River Safari
Adult
S$ 12
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 12

Two-way

All 4 parks

(Valid for 7 days)
Fare description
Return trips to Singapore Zoo, River Safari, Night Safari and Jurong Bird Park
Adult
S$ 19
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 19

^Free for guests who purchase the Jungle Breakfast experience from Safari Gate

From the City

Pick-up location
Time
Suntec City
8.30am*, 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm, 4.00pm

From River Safari

Drop-off locations
Time
Orchard Hotel, Marriott Hotel, Mandarin Hotel, [email protected], Orchard Plaza, Rendezvous Hotel, SAM/Carlton Hotel, Raffles City/Swissotel, Suntec City

11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm, 4.00pm, 5.00pm

 

Getting to Safari Gate from your hotel

Safari Gate offers free pick up from several hotels and locations to Safari Gate on Fridays, Saturdays and the eve of public holidays. For pick-up locations and other information, call the Safari Gate Guest Hotline: +65 6338 6877 from 9.00am to 7.00pm daily. Or visit safarigate.com.

* Caters to guests who purchased Jungle Breakfast with Wildlife at Singapore Zoo. 

Singapore Attractions Express (SAExpress™)

 

Staying in a hotel within the city? Singapore Attractions Express™ (SAExpress™) provides direct bus services between most hotels in the city and Singapore Zoo/River Safari.

Fares
One-way (blue and orange lines)

Single trip to Singapore Zoo, River Safari 
Adult
S$ 6
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 4
Two-way (blue and orange lines)
Return trip to Singapore Zoo, River Safari


Adult
S$ 11
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 7
Multiple trip (all lines)
24-hour pass
(over 2 days)

Adult
S$ 15
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 7.50
Multiple trip (all lines)
48-hour pass

(over 3 days)

Adult
S$ 21
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 10.50
Drop-off/ pick-up points
River Safari
Location
Coach Bay, Singapore Zoo/River Safari 
Blue line
Location
Orchard Rd, Victoria St, Little India, Balestier
Orange line
Location
Lavender, Beach Rd, Suntec, Chinatown
Service timings
Coach Bay, Singapore Zoo/River Safari
Time

4.30pm

Pick up location on the blue and orange lines
Time
Refer to the SAEx website for detailed schedule

StarIsland Travel

Commute between hotels and our four wildlife parks with ease with StarIsland Travel!
 
Tickets may be purchased at Singapore Zoo Coach Bay or online

Fares

One-way
Fare description
City/Sentosa to River Safari
Adult
S$ 6
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 4
One-way
Fare description
 Jurong Bird Park to River Safari
Adult
S$ 6
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 4
River Safari
From
To
Pick-up
Schedule
City/Sentosa
River Safari
Check for timings here
Jurong Bird Park
River Safari
Jurong Bird Park Coach Bay
12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
River Safari
City/Sentosa
Singapore Zoo Coach Bay
3.10pm, 4.10pm, 5.10pm, 6.10pm
 
Transfers between River Safari and Jurong Bird Park
 

 For those with an SAExpress Multiple Trip Pass, transfers between Singapore Zoo/River Safari/Night Safari and Jurong Bird Park are available on weekends and public holidays.

Pick-up/ drop off point at River Safari: Bus-stop outside Singapore Zoo/ River Safari

Pick-up/ drop off point at Jurong Bird park: Coach Park

Fares
For those without a SAExpress Multiple Trip Pass, trip tickets can be purchased and paid at the counter at the Zoo coach bay.
One-way
Adult
S$ 6
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 4
Two-way
Adult
S$ 11
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 7
Departure
Time
Jurong Bird Park
4:45pm
Directions

River Safari is about a 30-minute drive from the city. You can choose from two different routes to get here. If you’re coming by taxi, there are two convenient drop-off points at the zoo.

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

As you approach the entrance, you’ll find ample parking for cars to your left. Motorcycle parking is available in the multi-storey car park. 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 enough value when you exit the car park. Insufficient value in your cash card? Not to worry, a cash card top-up machine is available near the entrance of the sheltered car park.

For vehicles without an in-vehicle unit for cash cards, parking coupons at the cost of $10 can be purchased at the Membership/Visitor Centre located at the main entrance of Singapore Zoo.

Parking Rates for Cars & Goods/Service Vehicles
First hour 
10-minute grace period
Price 
S$ 3
Every additional hour or part thereof
Price 
S$ 2 /hr
Vehicles without IU or cash card
Price 
S$ 10 /entry
Maximum parking charges
Price 
S$ 10 /entry
Parking Rates for Passenger Vans & Buses
First hour 
20-minute grace period
Price 
S$ 10
Every additional half hour or part thereof
Price 
S$ 10 /half hour