Things to do in Singapore

Singapore

Singapore is a city-state in Southeast Asia. Singapore is a small island country. With a population size of over 5.5 million people it is a very crowded city. Singapore is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. The major tourist destinations in Singapore are:

Jurong Bird Park
Jurong Bird Park is the largest bird park in the world, offering a 20.2-hectare hillside haven for 5,000 birds representing 380 species. Key attractions include the Bird Discovery Centre, African Waterfall Aviary, Lory Loft Aviary, Southeast Asian Birds Aviary and Penguin Coast and the latest New Attraction: Wings of Asia. Experience Africa at the African Wetlands which features several unique bird species. Take a ride on the Panorail for a panoramic view of the Park and into a tropical world of jungle mists at the Waterfall Aviary. Enjoy the spectacular Penguin Exhibit and Birds and Buddies Show at the Pool Amphitheatre. The Bird Park’s exhibits and aviaries are specially designed to closely resemble the natural habitats of the birds.

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Night Safari
The Night Safari is the world’s first nocturnal zoo and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Singapore. Hop onboard the tram and psyche yourself for a 40-minute journey of wild animal encounters! Journey from the Himalayan foothills to wild Equitorial Africa, this tram ride offers live commentary. Get a chance to come up-close with lions, tigers, tapirs, deer and more! Set in a forest clearing, the Creatures of the Night Show a 20-minute animal presentation will introduce you to nocturnal animals, from the elusive owl to nimble binturongs to intuitive civets. Unlike traditional nocturnal houses, which reverse the day-night cycle of animals so they will be active by day, the Night Safari is an entire open-air zoo set in a humid tropical forest that is only open at night. It is divided into eight geographical zones, which can be explored either on foot via three walking trails, or by tram. The animals of the Night Safari, ranging from Indian rhinoceros to tarsiers, are made visible by lighting that resembles moonlight. Although it is brighter than full moonlight by a few orders of magnitude, it is dim enough not to disturb nocturnal and crepuscular animals’ behaviour. London based lighting designer Simon Corder created the lighting for Night Safari. Exhibits in the safari come from South America and parts of Asia. The naturalistic enclosures simulate the animals’ native habitat. Animals are separated from visitors with natural barriers, rather than caged, similar to the Singapore Zoo’s open concept. Instead of vertical prison-like cages, cattle grids were laid all over the park to prevent hoofed animals from moving one habitat to another. These are grille-like metal sheets with gaps wide enough for animals’ legs to go through. Moats were designed to look like streams and rivers to enable fishing cats and servals to be put on show in open areas, and hot wires were designed to look like twigs to keep animals away from the boundaries of their enclosures. Cultural performances are a regular feature at the safari, and include tribal dances, blowpipe demonstrations and fire eating displays. Creatures of the Night Show is a performance presented by the animals in the Night Safari. Food and beverage outlets in the Night Safari include Ulu Ulu Safari Restaurant, Bongo Burgers, and Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop. Visitors can also experience dining on the move with the Cocktail Safari Express and Gourmet Safari Express.

Universal Studios
Live The Movies at the many exclusive attractions found only at the region’s first Hollywood movie theme park, Universal Studios Singapore. Featuring movie-themed rides and attractions, which are unique to Singapore, thrill seekers and families will be the first to experience many new rides and shows based on blockbuster hits. The young and young at heart will be entertained by Shrek and gang on an incredible 4-D adventure in the world’s first Far Far Away Castle. Thrill seekers can face warrior mummies on Revenge of the Mummy a psychological thrill ride in total darkness. Other highlights include Madagascar, New York, Hollywood, Sci Fi City and The Lost World. This Hollywood movie theme park forms part of Resort World™ Sentosa. Enter the thrilling world of movie magic as you Ride the Movies® on roller coasters and other movie-thembed attractions. Be dazzled and delighted by an immersive entertainment experience that brings the silver screen to life. Among the park’s many rides and attractions is Far Far Away Castle™ – the first castle from the world of Shrek where you can experience the amazing Shrek 4-D Adventure™ attraction. One of the biggest spectacles in live entertainment is based on the movie Waterworld™. The action comes surging to life in a tidal wave of death-defying stunts, explosions and thrilling action. Enjoy Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure™, Madagascar: A Crate Adventure™ and Revenge of the Mummy™ and many more.

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S.E.A aquarium
Visit the world’s largest aquarium and be blown away by the breath-taking nature of the ocean and its inhabitants. Immerse yourself in the magic of life underwater, as seen through our planet’s largest window to the ocean. With more than 800 species of marine animals, the aquarium is home to majestic manta rays, enormous goliath groupers, Napoleon wrasse and other gentle giants of the sea. Come face-to-face with over 200 sharks and uncover the centuries of myths about these ocean predators. Sneak a peek at a moray eel in a rocky crevice or tour an underwater reef community. Discover and unfold the endless wonders of our blue planet at S.E.A. Aquarium™.

Gardens By The Bay
Spanning 101 hectares, this award-winning horticultural attraction houses over 250 thousand rare plants and is just a five-minute walk from the city. The Gardens comprises three spaces—Bay South, Bay East and Bay Central. From the waterfront promenade, enjoy an amazing view of the Marina Bay financial district skyline. The grounds are perfect for an evening stroll and a picnic with loved ones. Monet once referred to his garden as his most beautiful masterpiece. Singapore’s new icon, a 101-hectare horticultural attraction, certainly seems to be the nation’s most beautiful with more than 250 thousand rare plants in huge domed conservatories. Less than a five-minute walk from Marina Bay, the Gardens is split into three waterfront spaces: Bay South, Bay East, and Bay Central, which connects the first two. Bay South?the largest waterfront garden?is where you’ll find the impressive Supertrees. These 16-storey-tall vertical gardens collect rainwater, generate solar power and act as venting ducts for the park’s conservatories. A suspended 128-metre-long walkway between two Supertrees, the OCBC Skyway, is perfect for walks at any hour, offering a bird’s eye view of the Gardens and the Marina Bay urban area.

Marina Bay Sands Sky Park
Stretching longer than the Eiffel tower laid down or four and a half A380 Jumbo Jets, with an impressive 12,400 square meters of space, the Sands SkyPark can host up to 3900 people. The gravity-defying cantilever is one of the largest of its kind in the world. From this privileged observation deck, hundreds of visitors at a time can feast their eyes on the unforgettable panorama view. With the Sands SkyPark pool and Observation Deck open, take in the astounding features! The best views of Singapore – Sands SkyPark The Sands SkyPark is an architectural masterpiece sitting on top of the three hotel towers at Marina Bay Sands. This 1.2 hectare tropical oasis is longer than the Eiffel Tower is tall and large enough to park four-and-a-half A380 jumbo jets. It extends to form the one of the world’s largest public cantilevers. • 200 meters in the sky • Landscaped gardens are home to 250 types trees and 650 types of plants, 12,400 square meters of space big enough to fit three football fields, Exclusive restaurants including The Sky on 57, helmed by Singapore’s celebrity chef Justin Quek, A spectacular public observation deck that can host hundreds of people, A 150-meter infinity swimming pool, the world’s largest outdoor pool at that height

Singapore Zoo
An exciting ecological adventure awaits you at the Singapore Zoo, with over 3,000 animals in their natural spacious habitats. Stroll along the shaded boardwalks and observe the animals as they frolic amidst lush surroundings. Bring your whole family to the Singapore Zoo, and be thrilled by entertaining and educational shows and adventures. Animals are kept in spacious, landscaped enclosures separated from the visitors by either dry or wet moats. The moats are concealed with vegetation or dropped below the line of vision. Dangerous animals that can climb well are housed in landscaped glass-fronted enclosures. The zoo has not expanded beyond the original 28 hectares. However, 40 hectares of secondary forest were later developed into the Night Safari. The remaining undeveloped land has been kept as wooded land. This and the waters of Upper Seletar Reservoir contribute to the Zoo, giving it a sense of natural, unrestricted space. The zoo also offers various modes of rides available within the premises: trams, animals, boat, pony and horse carriage rides. Strollers, wagons, and wheelchairs can also be rented.

Adventure Cove Waterpark
Adventure Cove Waterpark is an aquatic adventure park with something for everyone. Feel the adrenaline rush as you zoom down thrilling waterslides such as Southeast Asia’s first hydro-magnetic coaster. Chill out with friends at Bluwater Bay wave pool, or grab a tube and journey down Adventure River, passing through 14 stunning scenes including a tropical jungle garden and a grotto inhabited by whimsical sea creatures. Snorkel over a colourful coral reef with 20,000 friendly fish or wade amongst dozens of rays as you touch their velvety wings. For a day of wet and wild fun in the sun, come and experience it all at Adventure Cove Waterpark.

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Sentosa
Sentosa is a popular island resort in Singapore. Sentosa offers a variety of attractions, museums, recreation and entertainment fo visitors. Attractions include a 2 km long sheltered beach, Fort Siloso, two golf courses, Sentosa Merlion, Tiger Sky Tower, Wings of Time show, Butterfly Park, and the Resorts World Sentosa, featuring the theme park Universal Studios Singapore.

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