1. Changi Airport Connector & Changi Jurassic Mile
Airport Blvd. Travel to Jurassic Mile by cycling via the Changi Coastal Park Connector.
Thanks to the Changi Airport Connector, cyclists and walkers can now tour the airport and Jewel Changi mall. This 3.5-km stretch is also home to the quirky Changi Jurassic Mile. Pedal past life-sized, colourful dinosaurs such as the fierce T-Rex, raptors and dino eggs! Fuel up at the breezy, cyclist friendly Hub & Spoke café which offers local dishes and brunch options.
2. Marine Cove
1000 ECP, 449876 (Car park C3 & C4)
Marine Cove offers several good dining options for a cycling pit-stop, including a fancy McDonalds, Indian favourites at Biriyani House and authentic Peranakan cuisine at Babalicious. The highlight is the outdoor children’s adventure playground. This 3,500 square metre kids fun zone has been closed of late for maintenance and COVID-19 restrictions, but here’s hoping the tape comes off soon.
3. Singapore Wake Park
206A ECP, East Coast Lagoon, 449891 (Carpark E1)
This high action cable-ski park offers a chance to chain up your bike and try wakeboarding in a small, gentle lagoon. SWP’s friendly instructors will take you from wobbly beginner to confident rider in a few sessions. There are three levels of cable – one full loop for the experienced riders and two straight-line runs for novice and intermediate riders. Experts can try jumps and features. Suitable for kids 6+.
4. PAssion WaVe @ East Coast
1390 ECP 468961
Want to mix H20 with your bike ride? This low-key outlet is popular with windsurfers and stand up paddlers, boasting good facilities and affordable storage. Windsurfing and SUP courses are held regularly over the weekends and they’ve been running a Paddle ‘N Klean initiative to clean up the waterways. Booking ahead is essential at OnePA.gov.sg.
5. Xtreme SkatePark
ECP, near Carpark F1
Got a budding skateboarder? Ride to Xtreme SkatePark for a session on the concrete waves. This is the place to hang for skater kids and teens who want to make new friends and brush up their riding skills on boards, skates and scooters. Lessons take place here most mornings, so you may even pick up a coach. The park includes three main zones: a vertical bowl, combination bowl and street course. There are spectator areas and shelters.
6. East Coast Lagoon Village
1220 ECP, 468960
A haven for cyclists, this popular beachside hawker closed its doors for the past few months for a 1.5 million-dollar renovation and will re-open on 1 February with refreshed dining options and upgraded facilities. Expect the same buzzing atmosphere and delicious grilled satays, chicken wings and seafood.
7. East Coast Commune
1000 East Coast Parkway #01-03 449876
New cafe, East Coast Commune is tucked away in the centrally located Marine Cove enclave. The western style café offers a sprawling tropical vibe, with indoor and outdoor areas. The menu features specialty coffees, cold pressed juices, a selection of sourdough sandwiches, granola and rice bowls, pasta and sourdough waffles. *Closed Tuesdays.
8. Dog Run and Bird Perch
ECP, Parkland Green
Have a fun day out with your pets in this animal friendly green space. Let your dogs off-leash safely in the Dog Run to explore freely and socialise with other pooches. Showcase your trained birds at the Bird Perch.
9. Kebab Station
920 ECP, Parkland Green, #01-02, 449875
Delicious, authentic Turkish cuisine makes for the perfect energy boost for hungry bikers. Tuck into pide pizza, shish kebab, dips, salads and a range of Middle Eastern desserts. Quench your thirst with traditional sweet apple tea or strong Turkish coffee.
This lovely family friendly Cyclist Park boasts two new cycling circuits targeted at learners and experienced cyclists, a nature play garden, as well as a 7-11, affordable Indian fare at KNS café, and more sophisticated dining at P.S Café. There’s also a bike store and hire.
No wheels? Rent a bicycle from GoCycling (gocycling.sg/Singapore) who have several East Coast Park outlets and one at Changi Airport.