‘Let’s Lepak at Mount Faber’ Returns with Nature Trail and Orienteering Activities
two activities that enable participants to navigate the natural environment at Mount Faber
, 29 Singapore August 2016 – Following the successful launch of ‘Let’s Lepak at Mount Faber’ in August, the car-free event returns on 3 September 2016 with two new activities for the public to enjoy for free.
The first activity features a heritage and nature guided walk along a section of the Southern Ridges. Co-organized by Mount Faber Leisure Group and NParks, the two-hour walk kicks off at 4.30pm at Telok Blangah Hill Park, passing through Henderson Waves and Mount Faber Loop which will be closed off from traffic for the car-free event, before ending at the hilltop at Faber Peak. The nature trail will feature spectacular views of the city and Sentosa from different vantage points, and enable participants to learn about the rich variety of flora and fauna as well as the rich heritage found along the ridge.Interested participants are required to register, please click on the link below.
Registration Link: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/activities/events-and workshops/2016/9/southern-ridges-heritage-and-nature-trail-3-sep-2016.
Co-organized by Active SG, the second event features Orienteering, a sport where runners have to find their way across terrains with the aid of a map and compass, utilising both navigation and map reading skills. The Orienteering activity is between 4pm – 6.30 pm and starts from Mount Faber Loop. Each participant is challenged to complete all ten checkpoints, with an opportunity to win prizes upon completion of the event.
Organised by Mount Faber Leisure Group through the ‘Streets for People2’ initiative, and supported by NParks, ‘Let’s Lepak at Mount Faber’ is aligned towards Singapore’s push to become a “car-lite” city.
1 Lepak pronounced as lay-park is a Singlish term which can be found in the Oxford English Dictionary and means to relax or hangout.
2 Streets for People is a programme by the Urban Redevelopment Authority that supports community-initiated projects to transform our streets into meaningful public spaces. About Faber Peak Singapore – the city’s unique hilltop destination filled with natural serenity, spectacular views, delectable dining, cosy event venues and its own cable car network.
Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Faber Peak Singapore (formerly The Jewel Box) features a vibrant cluster of dining and entertainment, cable car joyrides and unique experiences enjoyed by local residents and international travellers at the peak of Mount Faber. Located 100 metres above the sea, this buzzing peak invites guests to get HIGH ON HAPPINESS as they take in the relaxing views of the Sentosa-HarbourFront skyline, green vistas and the picturesque cable car line.
Our passionate service ambassadors are on hand to create happy moments for all guests of Faber Peak Singapore. For more information, please visit www.faberpeaksingapore.com.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Sentosa Development Corporation, Mount Faber Leisure Group manages Faber Peak Singapore and the Singapore Cable Car Sky Network of 6 stations that connect mainland Singapore to the resort island of Sentosa. Its key businesses comprise attractions and event management, guided tour experiences, coach services, souvenirs and lifestyle merchandise as well as alfresco dining. Mount Faber Leisure Group strives to create happy experiences for all its guests with friendly and thoughtful service from its passionate team of ambassadors. For more information, please visit www.mountfaber.com.sg.
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