1. The Merlion Of Singapore
One of the most iconic sites in Singapore is the Marina Bay. And you must walk around here and grab a selfie with one of the most iconic statues in the world. The Merlion is the official mascot of Singapore, and is depicted as a mythical creature with a lion’s head and the body of a fish. You will find a total of seven giant, authorised Merlion statues located around the city. Although the most popular one is found at ‘Merlion Park’ close to the foot of Esplanade Bridge.
Opening Hours: Daily 3:00pm – 9:00pm.
2. Walk The Helix Bridge around Esplanade
A modern bridge linking two parts of the Bay, the Helix Bridge is definitely worth a spot on the things to do in Marina Bay list. This bridge is built in the shape of a curved DNA structure and also a pedestrian bridge linking the Marina Centre to the Marina South area of Marina Bay. After you are done with the Merlion Park you can walk towards the Helix Bridge.
3. Ride The Singapore Flyer
Located in Downtown the Singapore Flyer is Asia’s Largest Giant Observation Wheel. Get mesmerised by the views of Singapore from this 165m tall giant wheels!
Entrance Fee: Adults S$33, Seniors S$24 (60 years+), Children S$21 (3-12 years).
4. Gardens By The Bay
When in Singapore you should not miss a show at Gardens by the Bay! Home to the incredible Supertrees, Gardens By The Bay is one of the most famous gardens in the world! Reach here before the sunset so you have ample time to visit the area and then catch the evening light show that takes place daily at 7:45pm & 8:45pm at the Supertree Grove.
Entrance Fee: Supertree Grove & Bay South: Free
Cooled conservatories: Adults S$12, Children S$8 (3-12 years)
Opening Hours: Daily: 9am – 9pm
5. Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Observatory Deck on 57th Floor and Casino
Known for the infamous infinity pool shots over the city skyline from the Marina Bay Sands hotel, you cannot miss going to this crazy complex of hotel, shopping, clubs, world class dining and much more!
Please note that the infinity pool is only available to in house guests who are staying in the hotel. But there are still different ways to grab the same view of the skyline from the Sands Skypark Observation Deck from the 57th floor.
Entry fee to skypark: $23 for adults, S$20 for seniors and S$17 for children (2-12 years).
Timings: 9:30am to 10:00pm
The Casino is open 24 hours, just remember to carry your passport to show at the entry point. There is a direct access to Singapore’s premier shopping mall (The Shoppes At Marina Bay Sands) and the ArtScience Museum.
6. The Art Science Museum
It’s hard to miss the famous Art Science Museum, and make sure you take out time to visit this beautiful lotus shaped building. It is one of the top tourist things to do in Marina Bay with futuristic light features that will mesmerise you! The standard ticket grants entrance to the permanent Future World exhibition and entrance to the Digital Light Canvas exhibition.
Entrance Fee: Future World: S$16.15
All Access: S$40
Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 7pm
7. Watch An Incredible Marina Bay Light Show
This is the perfect way to close the Singapore expedition! Hopefully you’ll have enough energy left in you to hold out for one of the spectacular Singapore Light shows! As the City goes from light to dark, this is a spectacular show to watch.
If you plan it right, you can even watch the Garden Rhapsody show at 7:45pm, and then head over to Marina Bay for Spectra at 9:00pm!
8. La Pau Sat
La Pau Sat is a night satay market. The stalls are setup on the side of the road whilst tables and chairs are kept in the middle of the road! The market opens in evening and goes on until late at night. So if you are tired after your entire day of excursion, make sure to make a stop here for dinner and wrap up with a big cheers!
So are you excited to explore Singapore? Start planning and let me know if there is something on your bucket list outside this itinerary. I am more than happy to guide you, so that you can have the best of time in Singapore. Make sure you carry sunscreen because it can get hot in here!
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