Discover Punggol‘s heritage and learn about the various design and eco-friendly features along the Waterway. Have fun at the water play and sand play area located at the Waterway Town Park. This is an educational and fun-filled trail suitable for all ages.
The route is approximately 3km and a leisure walk around the full loop takes about 3 hours. Here are the key landmarks: Heritage Zone > Heartwave Wall > Waterway Town Park > Watersports Promenade.
Walking Distance: 350 m
Time: 5 mins
The Kelong Bridge captures the idyllic mood of old Punggol and its fishing villages. Following the alignment of the old Punggol Road, the bridge leads to a heritage trail. This footbridge is located in the heritage zone of the Punggol Waterway Park. With a stilts-and-posts wooden design element, you will be reminded of Punggol’s beginnings as you journey across the bridge.
Kelong Bridge is approximately a 5-minute walk away from Damai LRT Station.
This old trunk road is preserved for Singaporeans to relive a piece of history while enjoying the waterway. Visionary engineers, architects, and planners saw the potential of the old Punggol Road and took efforts to preserve it.
This landmark is designed to help you recollect Punggol’s heritage. Poles and stilts similar to those used in fishing villages are incorporated in the rustic footbridge design, linking it as part of the heritage trail leading towards Punggol Point.
The Kelong Bridge and heritage trail follow the original alignment of the old Punggol Road. Along the old Punggol Road, an old bus stop has been conserved. It acts as a sheltered rest stop and brings to mind old memories of Punggol.
To reach this landmark, walk across the waterway via the Kelong Bridge.
Located within the town park, Look-Out Pavilion is the perfect place for photography enthusiasts to snap the scenic view of the Watersports Promenade and waterway.
The Adventure Bridge resembles a wooden suspension bridge that blends with the natural park setting. From the bridge, you can enjoy the scenic view of the waterway, sand play area, and water play area.
Water aeration and eco-drain are 2 features you can see along Punggol Waterway.
Numerous aerators are placed along the waterway to increase the oxygen level within the water. This supports a wide range of biodiversity among the fishes and aquatic plants.
In addition, eco-drains – a stormwater management feature, are built along both sides of the promenades to collect and cleanse surface runoff before they are discharged into the waterway.
Heartwave Wall is a 280m-long retaining wall along the promenade of Punggol Waterway. The heritage educational panels along the wall reflect Punggol’s transformation from a fishing village to a vibrant waterfront town of the future.
With its many facilities, Punggol Waterway Park is a recreational and fun place for families. The water play and sand play areas are bound to keep children entertained!
The boardwalk stretches into the waterway, bringing you closer to the waters.