Fort Serapong

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⛰️ Mount Serapong is the highest point of Sentosa Island. The hill also houses the remnants of Fort Serapong.

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Built between the 1870s & 1890s, Fort Serapong, together with Fort Siloso, Fort Connaught & Imbiah Battery, are the four major batteries on Pulau Blakang Mati, now better known as Sentosa. (An artillery battery is a platform from which guns are fired.)Β 

These four coastal batteries formed the British army’s southern coastal defence on Sentosa, meant to deter pirates and foreign invaders from entering Singapore. However, they stood unused when World War II broke out in SG in 1942, as a seaborne attack from the south never came.

The guns were later turned around to repel Japanese troops from the north. Once there was no more use for the guns, they were destroyed by the British to prevent them from falling into enemy hands.

π—‘π—Όπ˜„ – Fort Serapong remains in ruins and abandoned state till this day.

⚠️ Structures are unstable. Explore at your own risk! Email nature@sentosa.com.sg for guided tours.

πŸ”Ž π—Ÿπ—Όπ—Όπ—Έ π—Όπ˜‚π˜ 𝗳𝗼𝗿

  • Some decrepit buildings on the left as you head up Serapong Hill
  • Followed by buildings that have been refurbished as storerooms. Built in 1936, these were originally barracks and dining hall for the fort.
  • End of the tarred road leads to the Sentosa Service Reservoir, a small protected water catchment area managed by the PUB.Β 
  • On the left up the slope, a dirt path will lead you to the most impressive part of the fort – the casemate buildings. (Casemate – a fortified gun emplacement or armored structure from which guns are fired.)Β 
  • Panoramic view of the city at the top πŸŒ‡

πŸ‘ŸπŸ‘•Hiking shoes & attireΒ 

πŸŽ’ Mosquito repellant, water & snacksΒ 

🚻 No washrooms

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𝔽𝕆ℝ𝕋 π•Šπ”Όβ„π”Έβ„™π•†β„•π”Ύ
πŸ“ 54 Lakeshore View, Singapore 098441

π—›π—Όπ˜„ π˜π—Ό π—΄π—²π˜ 𝗡𝗲𝗿𝗲?
πŸš– Board the white Sentosa Cove shuttle bus at HarbourFront Bus Interchange. Alight at Sentosa Cove Village drop-off point. The shuttle service is open to the public at $2 per ride, available daily from 6.30am to 10.30pm at 30-minutes intervals during peak hours.
πŸš— If driving, you can park at Sentosa Cove Village carpark
From Sentosa Cove Village, walk back up along Allanbrooke road till a road opening to the right (Woolwich Road), where you'll see the massive Sentosa Satellite Earth station complex (see next pic)

⭐ in picture - Serapong Hill (Destination)

Woolwich Road

Turn right into Woolwich Road. You'll see the massive Sentosa Satellite Earth station complex

~10m in, head up Serapong Hill Road on the right.

The tarred road will lead you up to the Serapong artillery battery area.

You will soon reach some decrepit buildings on the left.

The grounds and structures are unstable. Do keep a safe distance. Explore at your own risk!

Broken flight of stairs

Graffiti

Moving on, you will see some buildings that have been refurbished as storerooms.

SDC Serapong Stores

uilt in 1936, these buildings were originally barracks and dining hall for the fort.

A peek inside

Built in 1936

End of the tarred road leads to the Sentosa Service Reservoir, a small protected water catchment area managed by the PUB.

On the left up the slope, a dirt path will lead you to the most impressive part of the fort - the casemate buildings.

Soon you will reach the casemate buildings.

How magnificent!

A peek inside

Continue on the path and you will find more casemate structures on the right.

At the top

Enjoy a panoramic view of the city

Another viewing point

Beautiful sunset

Look out for information boards to learn about the place

𝔽𝕆ℝ𝕋 π•Šπ”Όβ„π”Έβ„™π•†β„•π”Ύ - Bean there, done that!

𝔽𝕆ℝ𝕋 π•Šπ”Όβ„π”Έβ„™π•†β„•π”Ύ πŸ“ 54 Lakeshore View, Singapore 098441

π—›π—Όπ˜„ π˜π—Ό π—΄π—²π˜ 𝗡𝗲𝗿𝗲? πŸš– Board the white Sentosa Cove shuttle bus at HarbourFront Bus Interchange. Alight at Sentosa Cove...

Woolwich Road

Turn right into Woolwich Road. You'll see the massive Sentosa Satellite Earth station complex

~10m in, head up Serapong Hill Road on the right.

The tarred road will lead you up to the Serapong artillery battery area.

You will soon reach some decrepit buildings on the left.

The grounds and structures are unstable. Do keep a safe distance. Explore at your own risk!

Broken flight of stairs

Graffiti

Moving on, you will see some buildings that have been refurbished as storerooms.

SDC Serapong Stores

uilt in 1936, these buildings were originally barracks and dining hall for the fort.

A peek inside

Built in 1936

End of the tarred road leads to the Sentosa Service Reservoir, a small protected water catchment area managed by the...

On the left up the slope, a dirt path will lead you to the most impressive part of the fort...

Soon you will reach the casemate buildings.

How magnificent!

A peek inside

Continue on the path and you will find more casemate structures on the right.

At the top

Enjoy a panoramic view of the city

Another viewing point

Beautiful sunset

Look out for information boards to learn about the place

𝔽𝕆ℝ𝕋 π•Šπ”Όβ„π”Έβ„™π•†β„•π”Ύ - Bean there, done that!

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54 Lakeshore View, Singapore 098441

⭐ π——π—Άπ—Ώπ—²π—°π˜π—Άπ—Όπ—»π˜€

🚍 Board the white Sentosa Cove shuttle bus at HarbourFront Bus Interchange. Alight at Sentosa Cove Village drop-off point. The shuttle service is open to the public at $2 per ride, available daily from 6.30am to 10.30pm at 30-minutes intervals during peak hours.

πŸš— If driving, park at Sentosa Cove Village carpark.

πŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈ From Sentosa Cove Village, walk back up along Allanbrooke road till a road opening to the right (Woolwich Road), where you’ll see the massive Sentosa Satellite Earth station complex πŸ“‘

☁️ ~ 10m in, head up Serapong Hill Road on the right. The tarred road will lead you up to the Serapong artillery battery area.

This information is accurate as of date of posting. If you know of any updates, do shout out to us and we’ll update accordingly!
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