TOP THINGS TO DO IN SINGAPORE

Looking for some ideas on what to do in Singapore? Here are some suggestions to add to your itinerary!

HERITAGE & CULTURE

Gardens by The Bay - These Award Winning Gardens Are A Must See

Visit the world’s tallest indoor waterfall inside the cool Cloud Forest and then hop over to the Supertree Grove to take a walk 22m above ground to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the gardens. In the evening, catch the Garden Rhapsody sound and light show amidst the Supertrees.

Nearest MRT: Bayfront


Singapore Botanic Gardens - Don't Miss Our UNESCO Heritage Site

The National Orchid Garden is a highlight with the world’s largest orchid display. You’ll be amazed that this lush tropical oasis is just minutes from the city centre!

Nearest MRT: Botanic Gardens



Wildlife Parks - Put These 4 Parks on Your Itinerary

At the River Safari, see the world's largest freshwater aquarium at Asia’s first river-themed wildlife park which features over 6,000 animals. The park's adorable resident pandas, Kai Kai and Jia Jia, will enchant you with their antics!

Or say hello to the Orang Utan primates in their free-ranging habitat at the Singapore Zoo, enjoy the beautiful aviary and waterfall at the Jurong Bird Park and get up close with nocturnal creatures at the Night Safari.

Nearest MRT for Jurong Bird Park: Boon Lay followed by Bus No. 194. For all other parks, make your way to Khatib MRT and hop onto the Mandai Express Khatib Shuttle Bus

HERITAGE & CULTURE

The Peranakans - Discover the Unique Culture of The Straits Chinese

Learn about their origins, customs and rituals at the Peranakan Museum, drop by Rumah Bebe for beautiful Peranakan embroidery, jewellery and batik textiles or stop over at Kim Choo Kueh Chang for delicious rice dumplings and Peranakan snacks.

Nearest MRT for the Peranakan Museum: City Hall


Museum Hop - See Stunning Masterpieces & Art at the City's Best

The National Gallery showcases Singapore and South East Asian art in two beautifully restored historic buildings while the Art Science Museum is the perfect blend of art and science.

The National Museum of Singapore focuses on our rich history and culture or you can marvel at intriguing artefacts from China, Southeast Asia, South Asia and West Asia at the Asian Civilizations Museum.

Nearest MRT: City Hall for the National Gallery, Bayfront for the Art Science Museum, Dhoby Ghaut for the National Museum & Raffles Place for the Asian Civilizations Museum

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

Take a leisurely ride on a three-wheeled trishaw and alight at the Singapore River where you can jump aboard an iconic bumboat for a scenic River Cruise.

Disembark at Clarke Quay or Boat Quay for Singapore’s best dining and entertainment spots, or at Bayfront and stroll to the Marina Bay Sands Resort, where you can enjoy spectacular skyline views from the Sands Skypark.


Other options for unrivaled views of the city include:
  • 1-Altitude, one of the highest rooftop bars in the world at 282m. Nearest MRT: Raffles Place

  • Bar Rouge on the 71st floor of the Swissotel The Stamford Hotel. Nearest MRT: City Hall

  • ION Sky at the top of ION Orchard shopping mall, for panoramic views at 218m. Free Admission from 3pm-6pm. Nearest MRT: Orchard

  • Mount Faber Park for free stunning views of the downtown skyline and Singapore Straits. Nearest MRT: Harbourfront

  • Singapore Flyer, the world's second tallest observation wheel, for scenic views of Marina Bay, the Central Business District and beyond. Nearest MRT: Promenade
  • OFF THE BEATEN TRACK

    Pulau Ubin - Home to One of Singapore's Last Villages

    Head to Changi Point where a quick bumboat ride will transport you to an island that’s very much untouched by urban development. Rent a bike and explore Pulau Ubin, discovering rich nature as well as Chek Jawa, Singapore’s ecosystem gem of mangroves and corals.

    Nearest MRT: Tanah Merah followed by Bus No. 2 to Changi Point


    Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve - A Remarkable Ecological Site

    Catch a glimpse of migratory birds escaping the cold on their way to the warmer climes of Australia – with some having come as far away as Siberia. Or see crabs, mud-skippers and mud lobsters in their natural habitats from the observation posts that dot the reserve.

    Nearest MRT: Kranji followed by the Kranji Express Bus


    The Southern Ridges Trail - Meander Through Forest & Canopy Walks

    Spanning the 5 Southern Ridges (Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, HortPark, Kent Ridge Park and Labrador Nature Reserve), this 10km trail meanders through forest and canopy walks, and crosses the impressive bridges of Alexandra Arch and Henderson Waves, Singapore’s highest pedestrian bridge.

    Nearest MRT: To start the trail at Mount Faber Park, head to Harbourfront MRT. To start your walk at Labrador Nature Reserve, head to Labrador Park MRT


    Enjoy Nature's Best Views

    Make your way to the summit of the city’s highest peak at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve or get a scenic bird’s eye view of MacRitchie Reservoir Park on the HSBC Treetop Walk, where you can climb a 250m suspension bridge that soars above the rainforest canopy.

    Nearest MRT for Bukit Timah Nature Reserve: Beauty World




    Take a look at nparks.gov.sg for more information about each of the above experiences.

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