Singapore is much more than the sum of its numerous attractions. It’s constantly evolving, reinventing, and reimagining itself, with people who are passionate about creating new possibilities. It’s where foodies, explorers, collectors, action seekers, culture shapers, and socializer meet―and new experiences are created every day. Don’t stop at finding out what you can do when you visit because Singapore is more than just a destination.
Universal Studio: Southeast Asia's first Hollywood movie theme park, Universal Studios Singapore, features an enticing selection of attractions, rides and entertainment for families and thrill seekers. Indeed, 18 out of the 24 movie-themed rides here were designed just for the Singapore park.
Sentosa Island: Find all the entertainment you need for all ages on this island, where the fun doesn't cease and boredom retreats. From crowd-pleasing attractions like theme and water parks to the magical marine world at the S.E.A aquarium at Resorts World.
Gardens by the Bay: This sprawling garden in the city provides mesmerizing waterfront views across three gardens, spanning over 101 hectares of reclaimed land.
Merlion Statue: Half-fish and half-lion, the iconic Merlion resides at the waterfront Merlion Park. The body symbolises Singapore's humble beginnings as a fishing village when it was called Temasek, meaning 'sea town' in Old Javanese. Its head represents Singapore’s original name, Singapura, or ‘lion city’ in Malay
China Town: Singapore’s historic Chinatown is a bustling mix of old and new, filled with traditional shops and markets as well as cool stores and cafes.
Mt. Faber: Offering one of the best panoramic views of Singapore, Mount Faber is a hill-top park on the outskirts of the city and makes for a great half-day break from Singapore surrounded by nature. You can either take a trek up to the 105 metre peak to enjoy the varied wildlife, or take the cable car either from Sentosa or near the Harbour Front MRT station. At the peak there is a selection of dining options ranging from romantic restaurants – perfect for a sunset date – to more group-friendly food outlets. With over 10 kilometers of paths, the park at Mount Faber is the place to get some fresh air and take a stroll amongst the lush greenery.
Little India: Little India is a buzzing historic area that shows off the best of Singapore’s Indian community from vibrant culture to incredible shopping.
Esplanade: Catch a non-stop line-up of world-class performances at Singapore’s premier arts centre, situated along the scenic Marina Bay. The shows featured cut across cultures and genres. You can catch a concert by Western greats such as The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra or a Chinese play inspired by the late doyen of Singapore Chinese theatre Kuo Pao Kun.
National Gallery: Take in the region’s newest and largest museum of modern Singapore and Southeast Asian art housed within two of Singapore’s awe-inspiring national monuments. The latest jewel in Singapore's art crown, the National Gallery Singapore is a visual arts institution housing an unparalleled collection of modern Singapore and Southeast Asian art.
Singapore zoo: Visit Singapore’s award-winning wildlife park to see animals roaming freely in their natural habitats. White tigers, pygmy hippos, and even naked mole rats — get up close with this wildlife and more at Singapore Zoo. The 26-hectare wildlife park, home to over 300 species of mammals, birds and reptiles, has been providing exciting wildlife experiences to visitors for over 40 years.
Jurong Bird Park: Jurong Bird Park has almost every species to impress avian lovers, along with fun exhibits, interactive shows, and of course, its charming residents. Spread across 20.2 hectares in a western corner of Singapore, this sprawling park is Asia’s largest, with a collection of over 5,000 birds from 400 species.
Night Safari: Singapore Night Safari is a world-class attraction that not only provides entertainment and wonder for visitors, but is dedicated to conservation, rescue and research to help improve the lives of animals both in captivity and in the wild. Thousands of animals from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas can be seen in the spacious natural environments of Night Safari.
Singapore Flyer: This giant observation wheel offers 360-degree city views, a panorama that stretches to parts of Malaysia and Indonesia on a clear day. Sticking out among the skyscrapers in the Singapore skyline, the Singapore Flyer is no ordinary orb. Instead, this is where to go for the most magnificent views of the city . A scenic spin on the Singapore Flyer takes you 165 meters above ground, or as high as 42 storey’s, as you marvel at the spectacular scenery below.
Marina Bay Sands Casino: Housed inside one of the world's most iconic structures, the casino at Marina Bay Sands encompasses more than 15,000 square meters of gaming space spread over 4 levels. Boasting one of the world's largest Swarovski crystal chandeliers, the casino is also home to over 600 table games, more than 1,500 slots and a wide array of dining options.
Beaches in Singapore are generally well-known for one thing: being man-made! Whilst you can find some stretches of the white stuff that are 100 per cent genuine, most of the more picturesque beaches in Singapore have all been built using imported sand from neighbouring Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia and Cambodia.
Singapore has over 35 Hindu temples. Many of Singapore’s Hindu temples are based on Dravidian and Tamil style of Temple architecture. These temples have an impressive “Gopuram” at the entrance.
Singapore is one of the busiest ports in the South East Asia, the port welcomes more than 1 million cruise passengers every year. Cruises to the Port of Singapore will introduce visitors to one of the most affluent destinations on the planet.
The best clubs in Singapore are hard to keep track of because of the fast paced nature of the city and its ever evolving tastes. Whilst the clubbing scene in the city has grown exponentially over the last decade, nightclubs seem to open and close periodically, with even the longest running and best loved of them all, Zouk, under threat of closure.
Singapore cuisine is as ethnically diverse as its peoples, a blend of Malay, Chinese, Indonesian, Indian and Western influences. A visit to one of the hawker centres or shopping mall food courts will be as eye-opening as gastronomically gratifying.
With Singapore’s scorching weather and perpetually hot season, it’s a no-brainer to dip into the waters and have a little bit of fun. Water sports enthusiasts or not, get your adrenaline fix with these eight water sports that are totally doable (and safe with our calm waters) in our little sunshine-soaked hub. Prepare to get wet.