If there’s one premiere destination you shouldn’t miss on your first visit to Singapore, it’s Marina Bay Sands. Packed with great sights, exciting gastronomy, and unique experiences, it poses itself as the ultimate spot to tick all the boxes on your itinerary.
Here, we round up seven fun things to do while you’re in the area:
Marvel at the lush flora of Gardens by the Bay
The horticultural wonder that is Gardens by the Bay never fails to stun with its magnificent collection of tens of thousands of plants across over 150 species. Take Insta-worthy pictures at the Flower Dome or catch the Supertree Grove’s free light and sound display called “Garden Rhapsody.” Don’t forget to read up on our complete guide to Gardens by the Bay before you go!
In the mood for a game of golf? Head on over to the Marina Bay Golf Course for a round or two! With the gorgeous Marina Bay as its backdrop, it is a scenic place to play your favorite sport. It’s also the country’s only public 18-hole golf course.
Discover something new at the ArtScience Museum
If you are a museum geek, then you will love how Singapore is dotted with fascinating museums that range from historic to quirky. And one of the museums you mustn’t miss is Marina Bay Sands’ ArtScience Museum. Designed to look like a lotus flower, this discovery center marries science and art to inspire and fuel your imagination and creativity. Various world-class exhibits are held here regularly, so make sure to check their schedule for events happening on your visit.
Take flight on the Singapore Flyer
Soar new heights and be wonderstruck by Singapore’s brilliant cityscape on the Singapore Flyer, Asia’s tallest observation wheel. Whether you go during daytime or nighttime, you are sure to be amazed by the marvelous vistas it offers.
Ride a river cruise
See the Lion City from a different perspective on the Singapore River Cruise. Aboard a traditional bumboat, you will sail past some of the city’s most iconic landmarks including Clark Quay, Marina Bay, and the Merlion. For dramatic views, catch a ride just around sunset!
Witness a wonderful light and water show
Spectra is a 15-minute visual extravaganza that features a breathtaking symphony of dancing fountain jets, vibrant image projections, electrifying lasers, and mist effects that will walk you through Singapore’s rich history. And, oh, it’s completely free! Simply catch it at Marina Bay Sands’ Event Plaza at the following time slots:
8 PM & 9 PM (Sun – Thu)
8 PM, 9 PM & 10 PM (Fri & Sat)
*Showtimes until August 9, 2019: 8.30 PM, 9 PM & 10 PM
Sip cocktails while enjoying a remarkable view
After a long day of exploring, take the elevator to the SkyPark observation deck, then treat yourself to a cocktail at the rooftop bar of Marina Bay Sands. Revel in the beauty of the night cityscape of gorgeous Singapore. Really, there’s no better way to cap off your night than this.