The Reef Amenities Minutes Walk to VivoCity LifeStyle Mall

If you are searching for the perfect home that is by the sea, surrounded by nature parks, and close to amenities, The Reef At King’s Dock is certainly the winner!  You will be delighted to know The Reef Amenities is able to meet all your daily needs. 

Firstly, The Reef Amenities includes VivoCity lifestyle mall which is about a 10-minutes walk from the development.  Acclaimed as one of the largest shopping malls in Asia with over 1 million square feet of retail space, you will be spoilt for choice.  The mall is extremely popular as it offers a wide range of brands for all budget types, ranging from local household names to high street labels such as Chanel, Coach, Kate Spade, and Michael Kors.  Besides shopping, VivoCity offers Fairprice Xtra, a large-scale hypermart selling fresh produce and household essentials.  

The Reef Amenities Vivocity At Night

VivoCity also offers abundant F&B selections to meet every preference starting from the Food Republic and Kopitiam food courts to restaurants like Crystal Jade, Da Paolo Gastronomia, Black Society Chinese cuisine, Barossa Bar & Grill, No Signboard Seafood Restaurant, and popular cafes like Cedele, Starbucks, The Coffee Connection, Toast Box and many more.  In addition to being a one-stop mall, VivoCity is also a gateway to Sentosa via the Sentosa Express monorail.

Besides VivoCity, The Reef Amenities also includes a variety of retail shops in the nearby areas.  For example, Queensway Shopping Centre which is renowned for its sports retail shops is about a 7-minutes drive or 15 minutes bus journey from the development.  And located opposite Queensway Shopping Centre is IKEA at Alexandra Road which is popular for off the rack, ‘mix and match’ Swedish-designed furniture.  

Easy Commute via MRT, Bus and Expressways 

Given its proximity to the Central Business District, The Reef At King’s Dock (see The Reef Location) is located in a strategic place along the southern waterfront.  One of the top benefits amongst The Reef Amenities is the established transport network that is serving the Keppel Bay area.  

Firstly, residents can enjoy a short 5-minutes walk to HarbourFront MRT Interchange which is served by the Circle Line and the North-East line for their daily commute.  The Circle Line is perfect for those who are traveling to the business parks in one-north, Buona Vista and Kent Ridge while the North-East line makes commuting to Serangoon and Punggol a breeze.  Furthermore, in 2025, accessibility via HarbourFront MRT station will be greatly enhanced with the addition of 3 more stations, Keppel, Cantonment, and Price Edward to complete the Circle line loop.

Secondly, The Reef Amenities also offers many bus services from the bus stops near the development.  From the residence, it is a 5-minutes walk to the bus stop (B14129) near Seah Im Food Centre, which is opposite the Harbourfront Centre.  From this bus stop, bus service 97 would take about 20 minutes to reach Marina Bay Financial Centre which is extremely convenient for residents who are working Downtown.

In addition to the bus and MRT networks, residents can enjoy an easy commute to all parts of Singapore as proximity to major expressways is also a highlight on the list of The Reef Amenities.  Firstly, residents have quick access to the West Coast Highway and enjoy hassle-free travel to the west such as Pasir Panjang and Tuas.  From The Reef at King’s Dock, there is easy access to Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) which connects seamlessly to East Coast Parkway (ECP) which allows smooth and swift commute to the east such as the Changi Airport in about 20 minutes.  From the ECP, residents can also access the Pan-Island Expressway via the Kranji Expressway exit along the MCE.  

Walk to Mount Faber and the Southern Ridges

Another key attraction in the list of The Reef Amenities is the close proximity to Mount Faber Park which is an ideal place for leisure and relaxation, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.  Located about 10–minutes walk from the residence, the history of Mount Faber dates back to 1845.  Standing at an elevation of 105 meters, the park offers breathtaking panoramic views of the central and western regions of Singapore including the sea.  Besides driving up winding roads to the peak, it is recommended for visitors to hike through the 0.8-kilometer trail (Mount Walk) or hop onto a cable car that offers a bird’s eye view of the hill and its beautiful surroundings.

Besides sightseeing, another must-try activity on The Reef Amenities is to enjoy al fresco dining at the hilltop especially during sunset.  There are 2 cozy dining venues to choose from – Arbora Hilltop Garden and Bistro that serve delicious western cuisine and craft beers while Dusk Restaurant and Bar is another relaxing place to catch the sunset while sipping a glass of wine.  While you are at Mount Faber, do follow the nature trail to explore the exquisite Southern Ridges, a stretch of 10 kilometers connected green space across 3 parks and 1 nature reserve which includes Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, HortPark, Kent Ridge Park and Labrador Nature Reserve.  

Nearby Educational Institutes 

For families looking for a new home, schools are always an important consideration.  One of the highlights in The Reef Amenities is the availability of reputable primary and secondary schools with well established founding history. 

2 of the schools that are highlighted are CHIJ St. Theresa’s Convent which is located at Lower Delta Road and CHIJ Kellock School at Bukit Teresa Road.  Founded in 1892, CHIJ St. Theresa’s Convent is one of the oldest girls’ schools in Singapore which is about a 10-minutes drive from The Reef At King’s Dock.  There are also direct bus services, 124 and 131, and the estimated travel time is about 20 to 30 minutes.  For CHIJ Kellock primary school, it was founded in 1964 and it is presently located close to CHIJ St. Theresa’s Convent which makes it very convenient for residents to commute to the location.

Other reputable schools in the area include Gan Eng Seng Primary in the Redhill estate and Radin Mas Primary at Bukit Purmei Avenue.  The former was established in 1885 while the former was founded in 1926.

For families who are looking for a good international school, The Reef Amenities recommends ISS International School which is an established international school in Singapore since 1981.  Located at Preston Road, about 10 minutes drive from the development, ISS International School offers comprehensive International Baccalaureate Programs that cover Primary school, Middle school, and IB Diploma.  


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