Update : The original article was written way back in 2011. Since then, the PCN tracks have been opened to the public, though some sections still need some improvements.
To get this view, you need to pass by some routes.
How to Go to Punggol Beach
From Sengkang Riverside Park Connector to Punggol Park Connector
From Sengkang, go to Sungei Punggol or Punggol River or Punggol Reservoir as it is now known. Pass by underneath the TPE/SLE expressway and you are on the Punggol Park Connector.
At the end of the route, cross over either the right or left side. Right side – clay path. Left side – walk along the the river’s bank edges stone path. Both paths are uneven tracks, wear track shoes not slippers.
Note : This is an old picture. The dam has been removed so this path is longer there. Walk along the river’s edge and the track will lead to the Jewel Bridge at Punggol Waterway.
After that, you will see this.
This is what I called the third shelter along the Punggol PCN here. When this picture was taken, the track was not completed yet. Use the Jewel Bridge to cross over the other river side.
Cross this bridge.
That greenish building in the far distance is the Punggol Marina Country Club. It is across the road.
After reaching the Punggol Dam, turn right, cross the road where the Punggol Marina Country Club is. You can see this track from across the road. Watch out for vehicles. Some bumps before and after reaching the road across.
Watch out for vehicles before crossing this route.
A right turn and you are finally at the Punggol Beach.
Photographs along Punggol Beach
Across the bridge, more views.
Heading to Punggol Point and the Jetty
Resting area – park seats.
At Punggol Beach.
The right side of Punggol Beach is still boarded up. There is a signboard that shows “Punggol Promenade”. This will connect with the PCN along the Lorong Halus Wetland, Sungei Serangoon. A lady chased us out before we could explore further. Just pictures for now.
Note : This was written before the official opening of Punggol Promenade at Punggol Beach. It is now opened to the public. No food stalls just yet. There is a drink venture machine next to the Police Post at the Jetty entrance. During weekends, the ice cream vendor is here at Punggol Beach.
If you don’t want to walk, jog or cycle, take Bus 84 from Punggol Bus Terminal and stop here. When the food and beverage outlets are fully opened, there will be such a big crowd.
Enjoy peace and quiet here during your leisure time.
Update : Bus 82 no longer stops at Punggol Beach (Punggol Road end). Now Bus 82 stops at Punggol Interchange. From there, take Bus 84 to reach Punggol Beach.
2nd Update : Many things have changed since this was posted. The PCN tracks at both ends of the Jewel Bridge at Punggol Waterway have been completed.
3rd Update : For a continuous circuit, walk, jog or cycle further on the right side of Punggol Beach to reach the rustic path at the Nature Walk section of Punggol Promenade. See glimpses of Coney Island on the opposite shore line. At the other end, the track connects to Punggol Waterway at Serangoon Reservoir and Lorong Halus Wetland.