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Quiet Beach for Dogs

Post by road.not.taken » Mon, 28 Apr 2008 3:09 pm

Does anyone know of a relatively quiet beach anywhere in Singapore or Sentosa where I can bring my dog for a swim? I don't mind driving, I don't mind something out of the way. My dog thanks you in advance. :)

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Post by andy21 » Mon, 28 Apr 2008 3:21 pm

My sister brings her labby to Tanjong Beach in Sentosa, as do alot of other dog owners. So I guess it's not quite quiet.

It is however, not permitted. Thankfully the Sentosa authorities have the good sense to just let things be as long as things don't get out of hand. Some time ago a young expat girl was attacked by someone's husky there though, but the matter seems to have blown over.

The next incident is just round the corner though.

But strictly speaking, there are NO beaches in Singapore where dog owners can bring their dogs and let them off unleashed.

Unless there's some obscure beach front somewhere here where dog owners secretly go to. But word gets around fast in a country this size so that seems unlikely. Then again, Mas Selamat is still at large and they had the whole country looking (supposedly, I certainly wasn't keeping my eyes peeled), so who knows.

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Post by road.not.taken » Mon, 28 Apr 2008 3:49 pm

That is where we usually go, and I can keep him on a leash if I have to (one of those long, long retractable kinds) but lately there have been security (?) guards all over the place. It's very awkward to keep up the pretense of leashing him. His arthritis is bad and swimming is the best thing for him. There must be some quiet place, this is an island, isn't it?

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Post by kaseyma » Mon, 28 Apr 2008 11:20 pm

Try weekdays in the evening.

Ever try out by Changi?

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Post by road.not.taken » Tue, 29 Apr 2008 6:40 am

kaseyma wrote:Try weekdays in the evening.

Ever try out by Changi?
Not really. East Coast yes -- but not specifically around Changi. The East Coast tends to have more glass and other sharp objects so we try to avoid it. I was hoping for some little known boat ramp somewhere. May be we should join a yacht club?? :D

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Post by Loops » Wed, 30 Apr 2008 12:30 am

you could try Changi - it is quite quiet there, even at weekends. Or how about up the east coast, past the outward bound place and the sailing club - there's hardly anyone up there during the mornings (around the stretch right up near the golf courses and the airport).

The other places I can think of are around the Sembawang area (the beach where the Beuleigh house restaurant is in the park), or perhaps Pasir Ris park (not the playground part, the mangrove walk part)

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Post by kaseyma » Wed, 30 Apr 2008 8:58 am

road.not.taken wrote:
kaseyma wrote:Try weekdays in the evening.

Ever try out by Changi?
Not really. East Coast yes -- but not specifically around Changi. The East Coast tends to have more glass and other sharp objects so we try to avoid it.
There's a secluded beach park near the back cargo gate behind Changi.

There is a small boat mooring area at West Coast Park that has a bit of sand when the tides are low (e.g. new moon, full moon).
However, the Muslim boat owners may not be too happy about your dog prancing about.

There's a yacht club up in Sembawang (beach might be a little trashy) and one down in the West Coast area. Have a boat?

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Post by tangy13 » Tue, 06 May 2008 10:30 am

have u tried punggol beach?

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