Singapore Fun

Merlion Park – the pride of Singapore

Merlion Park, the pride of Singapore

When you’re in the vicinity of the Merlion Park and One Fullerton, it’s hard to miss out on the iconic symbol, regarded as the pride of Singapore. The large Merlion statue, standing at a height of 28 feet has a lion’s head and a fish’s body and represents the city’s humble origins as a fishing village. From here, you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Marina Bay.

  • Opening Closing Time Daily 24 hours
  • Entrance Fee Free Entry

Location

One Fullerton, near the Central Business District area

Singapore Flyer

Singapore Flyer, the world’s largest observation wheel

Hop on to the world’s largest observation wheel and enjoy breathtaking 360° views, as you spot iconic and historical landmarks along the Singapore River. Before you board the flight, go on the Journey of Dreams and be awed by an engaging multimedia showcase that helps you understand the history of Singapore and the stories behind the Singapore Flyer. Nothing is more romantic than marvelling at the gorgeous night views of the city from atop the Observation Wheel. Indulge in a romantic four-course sky dining experience that comes with a personal butler.

  • Opening Closing Time Daily 8:30 am- 10:30 pm, Last admission at 10:15 pm
  • Photo Opp
    From atop the Singapore Flyer, you can capture some of the most stunning panoramic views of Marina Bay’s skyline, the city’s iconic landmarks, and a glimpse of neighbouring Malaysia and Indonesia.
  • Entrance Fee Adult- $33
    Child- $21 (3-12 years old)
    Family Combo- $78 (2 adults and 1 child)

Location

30 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039803

Adventure Cove Waterpark

At Adventure Cove Waterpark, it’s always wet and it’s always thrilling. Promising a splash of fun for everyone, the Adventure Cove Waterpark boasts of being the first one in Southeast Asia to get hydro-magnetic coaster. Hurtle down the water slides, journey through the Adventure River or just c hill with friends at the Bluwater Bay wave pool. The Adventure River takes you through 14 themed zones which include a grotto inhabited by sea creatures. So have a wet and wild day at the Adventure Cove Waterpark.

  • Opening Closing Time 10 am to 6 pm daily`
  • Entrance Fee $36 Adult | $26 Child (4-12 yrs) | $26 Senior (60yrs & above)

Location

8 Sentosa Gateway, Resort World at Sentosa, Singapore 098269, Singapore

Singapore Night Safari

Check out the world’s first wildlife night park

Hop on to a tram and embark on a journey through the world’s first wildlife night park that takes you from the Himalayan foothills to wild equatorial Africa. This is your chance to come up close with lions, tigers, tapirs and more! You are sure to be in for an experience of a lifetime as you take this 40-minute journey around the park and see over 1,000 animals in eight geographical areas.

  • Opening Closing Time Daily 7:30 pm-12 am, Last admission at 11 pm
  • Entrance Fee Adult-$32, Child- $21 (3-12 years old)

Location

80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826, Singapore

Singapore Zoo

Witness animals in their free-ranging habitats at the Singapore Zoo

It’s not every day that you can have breakfast with orangutans. But at the Singapore Zoo you have a chance to do this and much more! Famous for its rare collection of animals, it’s popular with kids and adults both.

Receiving 1.6 million visitors annually, the Singapore Zoo boasts of its free-ranging habitat, where animals roam freely in their natural surroundings. Cages are almost non-existent as the animals are allowed to live almost like they would in their natural habitat.

For photographers, this is a delight as they can shoot to their heart’s content with no cage bars or wires obstructing their view.

  • Opening Closing Time Daily from 8:30 am – 6 pm, Last ticket sale at 5:30 pm
  • For Kids
    Don’t miss the Animal Friends Show to enjoy some laughing out loud moments watching everyday pets performing great feats. Kids also love the Rainforest Kidzworld that gives brilliant opportunities for them to satiate their curiosity and learn through self-discovery.
  • Movie Connect
    The 2006 Hrithik Roshan- Priyanka Chopra starrer Krrish was the first Indian film to be shot in Singapore. The movie prominently features the Singapore Zoo. Singapore Tourism Board till a while back had a Krrish Tour that took tourists to the various attractions around the city where the film was shot.
  • Entrance Fee Adult- $20, Child-$3 (3-12 years old)

Location

80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826

Sentosa Island

Have a fun-filled day at Sentosa Island

Kick back and enjoy a day out with your family and loved ones in Singapore’s playground with its beaches, nature walks, spas, restaurants, entertainment and much more. This quaint island boasts of plenty of tourist attractions for all age groups. Open to visitors throughout the year, Sentosa Island is a must on your to-do list.

  • Opening Closing Time Varying operating hours depending on the different attractions
  • Entrance Fee There is a small entrance fee to enter Sentosa Island that varies depending on the mode of transport used to get there.

Location

Sentosa Island

Tiger Brewery

Take a tour to know all about the making of beer

Tiger Brewery is one of the finest beer breweries in Singapore. On a visit to Tiger Brewery, you will learn the tricks and trades of brewing beer in a 45-minute walk through the Tiger Brewery’s brew house and packaging gallery and array of multimedia presentations. You will also be taken to Tiger Tavern where you can relish different types of Tiger beers.

  • Opening Closing Time Monday to Friday – 10 am to 5 pm | Closed on – Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays
  • Entrance Fee Adult $ 16 | Child $ 12

Location

459 Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim, Singapore, Singapore

Helix Bridge

The world’s first double helix bridge

Set to become Singapore’s next landmark, this architecturally unique pedestrian bridge is the world’s first double helix bridge. Resembling the structure of a DNA, the bridge has five viewing platforms across the entire length to enjoy great views of the Singapore skyline and events taking place within Marina Bay.

  • Opening Closing Time Daily 24 hours
  • Photo Opp
    From atop the bridge you can capture awe-inspiring panoramic views of Singapore’s skyline and also watch events taking place at the Marina Bay from one of the viewing platforms.
  • Entrance Fee Free Entry

Location

Located beside the Benjamin Sheares Bridge, alongside the vehicular Bayfront Bridge

River Safari

Extreme adventures await you at River Safari Theme Park

River Safari is one of the most loved and visited attractions of Singapore. It is the first and the only river themed wildlife park in Asia and has many fun and adventurous activities to offer. The theme park is based on some of the world’s most prominent rivers like the Amazon, Ganges, Mississippi, Nile, Congo, Murray, Mekong and Yangtze. Every river has its own adventure and wildlife to offer. The River Safari theme park also has a Panda Forest which is the largest panda exhibit in southeast China. Children, once they are in the River Safari, do not ever want to leave! The River Safari has the world’s largest freshwater aquarium exhibit which has been aptly named as the Amazon Flooded Forests. The River Safari also provides complimentary Amazon River Quest boat rides.

  • Opening Closing Time 9 am to 6 pm daily
  • Entrance Fee Adults – $ 25 | Children –$ 16 | Senior Citizens – $ 12.50

Location

80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826, Singapore

Nightlife in Singapore

Zouk Club

Get a feel of Singapore's nightlife at Zouk Club

Location

17 Jiak Kim Street

Even after two decades, Zouk continues to remain the heartthrob of Singapore’s vibrant nightlife and has consistently been ranked as one of the Best Clubs in the World. Its guest list includes the likes of David Beckham, John Galliano, Linkin’ Park, Matt Dillon, to name a few.

With its multi-level dance floors, pulsating music, five bars and a capacity to hold 2,000 people, the club never fails to draw large crowds and create magic every night. Groove to classic hits from the 80s on Wednesdays with the popular Mambo Jambo night.

Located within Zouk is Phuture. The playful furniture, vibrant colours, illuminated bars and spectacular LED wall adds drama and character to this popular club. Adorned on the walls are artworks by Italian architect/designer Massimo losa- Ghini among others. The perfect place for the musically adventurous, crowds here can jive to the beats of hip-hop, urban and R&B.

  • Opening Closing Time Zouk: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10 pm till late
    Phuture: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9 pm till late
    Velvet Underground: Wednesday to Saturday 9 pm till late
    Wine Bar: Sunday and Monday closed,
    Tuesday 6 pm – 2 am, Wednesday and Thursday 6 pm – 3 am, Friday and Saturday 6 pm – 4 am
  • Entrance Fee Free Entry

Centro 360

Party till wee hours at Centro 360

Location

One Fullerton

With its plush couches and futuristic Arab style interiors, Centro 360 is another addition to Singapore’s nightlife. Enjoy a drink indoors amidst the dramatic and sleek interiors, or visit the waterfront bar and select from the choicest range of drinks.

The in-house restaurant, Embargo offers mouth-watering cuisine and is a must-visit. Later on, head to the club’s dance floor to shake a leg, amidst dramatic views of the Marina Bay skyline through ceiling-to-floor glass walls.

  • Opening Closing Time Centro: Wednesday-Sunday 9 pm-3 am
    Embargo: Sunday-Wednesday 5 pm-2 am, Thursday-Saturday 5 pm-3 am
  • Entrance Fee Free Entry

China Jump

Let your hair down at China Jump

Location

Fountain Court, Chijmes, No. B1-07/08, 30 Victoria Street

If you are looking to let your hair down to some good old retro or the occasional techno music, China Jump is the place to be. Previously ranked as the Nightspot of the Year (1999), it is referred to as the “happening” place at Chijmes.

A Tex-Mex American restaurant by day, the place turns into a buzzing disco as the sun sets. The design for the bar-and-grill derives directly from its name; with a marble stairway representing the entrance steps to the Imperial City, railing patterns representing the scales of a metaphorical dancing dragon whipping its tail around the room, and a sunken dance floor resembling an amphitheatre.

  • Entrance Fee Free Entry

Hard Rock Cafe

Rock and roll is the way to go at the renowned Hard Rock Cafe

Location

Hard Rock Cafe Singapore, 50 Cuscaden Road #05-01, HPL House

Located in the heart of Singapore’s retail and entertainment centre is the internationally renowned Hard Rock Café, with its signature décor and vast collection of music memorabilia.

From mouth-watering dishes to whet your appetite, to the Rock and Roll attitude and the unforgettable entertainment options, Hard Rock Café makes a great venue for a memorable experience. Don’t forget to check out the amazing collection of souvenirs, collectable items and mementos at the Rock Shop.

  • Opening Closing Time Restaurant: Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday 11 am- 1 am;
    Friday, Saturday and Monday 11 am- 3 am
    Rock Shop: Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday 11 am- 1 am;
    Friday, Saturday and Monday 11 am- 2 am
  • Entrance Fee Free Entry

Long Bar in Singapore

Enjoy your favourite cocktails and mocktails at Long Bar

Location

1 Beach Road, 2nd Floor, Raffles Hotel, Singapore 189673

Long Bar is considered by the party enthusiasts as one of the best places in Singapore to party. Long Bar is home to Singapore’s signature cocktail, the Singapore Sling. Enjoy the strange but appealing colonial ambience of the bar as you listen to live renditions of contemporary and popular hits. The bar is well stocked and serves a wide variety of alcoholic as well as non-alcoholic beverages.

  • Opening Closing Time Sunday to Thursday – 11 am to 12:30 am | Friday and Saturday: 11 am to 1:30 am

Casino, Marina Bay Sands

Raise the stakes at the dazzling Casino, Marina Bay Sands

Location

10 Bayfront Avenue

This landmark building situated in the heart of Singapore’s central business district is touted as the world’s most expensive standalone casino property. Put your best poker face on and be part of a gaming experience of a lifetime at the world’s largest atrium casino. The main gaming room features an impressive freeform chandelier, made up of more than 130,000 Swarovski crystals and weighing little over seven tons!

  • Opening Closing Time 24 hours
  • Entrance Fee Free Entry