Tampines Quarry, an abandoned and unused sand quarry had collected rainwater and formed a lake over time. The quarry was originally used as sand was important for construction. However, the quarry had to stop operating as it was causing environmental damage.

Tampines Quarry Singapore

tampines quarry lake singapore

Having been abandoned for years, the Tampines quarry is now surrounded by thick foliage of vegetation.

abandoned tampines quarry

Tampines Quarry Lake

Today, Tampines Quarry Lake is a serene oasis that offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The lake is surrounded by lush greenery and is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including water birds, dragonflies, snakes, lizards and turtles.

tampines quarry trail

It is important to note that swimming in Tampines Quarry Lake can be dangerous, especially for those who are not strong swimmers or who are unfamiliar with the area.

Tampines Quarry Death

According to the news report, a man’s body was found on 4 May 2020 in the waters of Tampines Quarry along Tampines Avenue 10. The police are still investigating the unnatural death.

Tampines HDB Sand StockpileTampines Sand Dunes is on the west of the Tampines Quarry

How to Get to Tampines Quarry Singapore

Tampines Industrial Ave 1 Road to Tampines QuarryWalk along Tampines Industrial Ave 1

Entrance to Tampines QuarryEntrance to Tampines Quarry

Address: Opposite 3 Tampines Street 86, Singapore 528584
Bus: 58
Nearest MRT: Tampines West MRT
Opening Hours: 24 hours
Admission: FREE

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