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Singapore is the melting pot of extreme contrasts. The smoky temples, the bustling bars, the sky rise buildings, the street markets and so much more together make Singapore one of the best tourist destinations in the world. There are so many places to see in Singapore and so many new attractions coming up that every time you visit the island city, it feels as if its new, no wonder the tourist footfalls have been consistently increasing over the years.

Here’s an extensive list of some of the best

things to do in Singapore

that you must try while on your trip.

Best Things to do in Singapore

1. Party at Zouk

Zouk in Singapore

Hosting some of the biggest and the trendiest acts, this 20-year-old night club continuously pushes the boundaries of electronic dance music. The new Velvet underground takes the pub experience to a whole new level. Just grove into the beats and forget yourself. Be it weekdays or weekends, Zouk plays for all. Mostly on weekends, international DJs like Ame, Infected Mushroom, and Sven rock the dance floor with some mind-boggling soundtracks. So, join the party-goers and Zouk it out.

Location: 3C River Valley Road, The Cannery, Singapore 17902


  • Phuture –

Wednesdays: 10 pm to 3 am, Thursday: 10 pm to 2 am,

Friday, Saturday and Public Holiday Evenings: 10 pm to 4 am

  • Capital –

Thursday: 10 pm to 2 am, Friday, Saturday and Public Holiday Evenings: 10 pm to 4 am

  • RedTail Bar by Zouk –

Sunday – Tuesday & Thursday: 6 pm to 11 pm, Wednesday: 7 pm to 3 am,

Friday, Saturday and Public Holiday Evenings and Special Events at Zouk from 7 pm to 4 am

2. Try farm life at Bollywood Veggies

Bollywood Veggies Singapore

One of the hidden gems of Singapore, Bollywood Veggies offers some fresh food options with a Singaporean twist. It is a Singaporean farm where ingredients and vegetables are organically grown thus ensuring that you get the best flavors. Take a break from the stressful city life and spend some time at this Bistro. Be sure to try the warrior’s chicken curry and the Bollywood Veggies specialty. The carrot and potato masala taste heavenly.  Here, you will realize that even vegetarian food can be amazing. After you satiate your appetite, you can take a tour around the farm to see where all the ingredients are grown.

Location: 100 Neo Tiew Road, Singapore 719026


  • Wednesday – Friday: 7 am to 5.30  pm.
  • Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays from 7 am to 6.30 pm. Bistro opens at 8 am.
  • Monday and Tuesday: Closed unless it’s a Public Holiday.
  • The last orders will be taken at 4.30 pm on weekdays and 5.30 pm on weekends.
  • Closed for a fortnight each year for Lunar New Year.

3. Try Shopping at Midnight

Mustafa Center in Singapore

Famous in Singapore, the Mustafa Center is an amazing 75,000 sq.ft. shopping mall. This gigantic mall is open 24 hours a day and has everything from pin to the plane (not literally). Walking distance from Farrer park, this bargain, and shopping haven provides good discounts on almost everything. Be it skincare, or electronics, sportswear or luggage, you can buy anything anytime. The perfect place for shopaholics, you can go saree shopping or hang out in the café or satiate your late-night hunger pangs at any of the cool restaurants. Shopping anytime is one of the most fun things to do in Singapore.

Location: 145 Syed Alwi Rd, Singapore 207704

Timing: Open 24 hours, 365 days a year

Suggested Read: Best Places for Shopping in Singapore

4. See the Beautiful Birds at Jurong Bird Park

jurong bird park

Hidden behind the overwhelming fame Singapore zoo and the famous Night Safari, this bird park is where all the color lives. Be it colorful parrots or the cute penguins, you find it all here. The beautiful African Waterfall Aviary is a huge netted enclosure were wildlife roams along the path. You can also take the Bird’s eye tour where a VIP buggy takes you to the best of the spots and you can take part in the feeding sessions. Guess what, you can also see ostriches up close and personal and touch and feel ostrich’s eggs but under the guidance of the experienced staff.

Location: 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925

Timing: Daily: 8.30 am to 6.00 pm. Last Entry at 5.30 pm

5. Visit gentle creatures at Live Turtle And Tortoise Museum

Turtle and Tortoise Museum Singapore

The Live Turtle And Tortoise Museum is a beautiful sanctuary of one of the rarest turtles and tortoises. It was started as a private collection of pets some odd 20 years ago at the Chinese Garden. There was no ban in buying endangered species and supposedly they bought turtles as cats and dogs were not allowed in their house. Rare breeds of turtles such as alligator snapping turtles that can snap a broomstick into two, pig-nosed turtles, thorny, and long-necked turtles are all a part of the pond today. What started from home as a means to educate the public about turtles, today has over 1000 turtles from over 58 species at a brand new address.

Location: ORTO, 81 Lor Chencharu #01-16, Singapore 769198

Timing: Daily from 10 am till 6 pm

6. Walk at MacRitchie among Treetops

MacRitchie in singapore

Mac Ritchie is a beautiful reservoir park and makes for an interesting walk amidst the gorgeous view of nature. The tree-top walk at Mac Ritchie is a long suspension bridge connecting the two highest points. People love spending quality time with family and friends here. Do not forget to bring your mosquito repellent as you might need it. The 2.5 km tree-top walk is a good time to spend with your loved ones. The fastest way to get to a tree-top walk is from the Venus Drive carpark.

Location: MacRitchie Reservoir Park, Singapore 298717

7. Try Stand Up Paddling (SUP) Activity

stand up paddling singapore

The Singapore sea known for the non-existent waves is ideal for stand-up paddling. Activity suitable for all ages, Stand Up Paddling or SUP is enjoyed by kids and adults equally. Even Olympian athletes use SUP to build strength and muscles. This activity is also used by them for balance training. One of the fastest fast-growing activities in Singapore. SUP is an amazing way to relax and unwind.

8. Relax at Quayside Isle

Quayside Isle in Singapore

An ultra-rich neighborhood, the Quayside Isle is filled with posh restaurants, a jogging track, and an amazing harbor. You feel as if you are out of Singapore somewhere on the sets of some American sitcom. The best time to visit Quayside Isle is during the W Singapore’s pool party. This party is held off the first Sunday of every month. So, book a room and spend some time with your loved ones in this beautiful hotel, and make your vacation memorable.

Locations: 31 Ocean Way, Sentosa Cove, Singapore 098375

Timings: Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm. Closed on Public Holidays

9. Have fun in Forest Adventure

Forest Adventure singapore

If you an adventure junkie, then Forest Adventure is the place you got to be. It is a challenging and fun obstacle course with zip lines, climbing, and a Tarzan jump freefall at the end. Even though the monkey inside you will be performing all the stunts, you are very safe with the safety system designed brilliantly. If you are planning to visit Singapore with your family or friends, the Forest Adventure is the right place to bond with them.

Location: Bedok Reservoir Rd, Singapore

Timing: Tuesdays – Thursday: 11 am to 6.30 pm, Friday to Sunday and during Holidays: 9.30 am to 6.30 pm.

Mondays closed except public holidays.

10. Surf safely at the Wavehouse

Wave house Singapore

If you want to surf but safely, then rush to the Wavehouse at Sentosa. The warehouse simulates up to 10-foot waves at the maximum level with the amazing wave simulator. Apart from the state of the art simulator it also has a surf shop, restaurant, bar, and a pool to relax. It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or a professional, you can always enjoy surfing at the Wavehouse.

Location: 36 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 099007

Timings: Monday – Friday: 11:30am to 9:30pm

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 10.30am to 9.30pm

  • Flowrider Timing:

Monday – Friday: 12:00 pm to 9.00 pm.

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 11.00 am to 9.00 pm. The last session starts at 8.00 pm

  • Flowbarrel Timing:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 12.15 pm to 8.45pm

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays from 12.15 pm to 8.45 pm. The last session of the  day starts at 8.15pm

11. Fly kites at Marina Barrage

Fly kites at Marina Barrage Singapore

An iconic place to fly kite is at Singapore’s Marina Barrage. The beautiful skyline is filled with colorful kites. The strong winds at the green roof of Marina Barrage ensure that your kites fly high and stay there as long as you want. You will see people from all walks of life coming here to watch the spectacular kites flying. If you are with kids, this might be the time you show them your kite flying skill and be their hero.

Location: 8 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018951

Time: Monday – Sunday: 24 hours

12. Find your roots at the Asian Civilisations Museum

asian civilisations museum singapore

Singapore is known for its cultural diversity and the Asian Civilisations Museum is known exactly for that. This museum caters to diverse cultures and has something important in every culture. Be it Indian, Chinese, Southeast Asian, or Islamic culture you will find it all. This museum regularly holds special exhibitions that showcase spectacular objects borrowed from different museums for the benefit of the public. Considered one of the best museums in Singapore, the Asian Civilisations Museum aims to promote the rich heritage of Singapore.

Location: 1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555

Timing: Saturday – Thursday: 10 am to 7 pm. Friday from 10 am to 9 pm

Suggested Read: Best Must-Visit Singapore Museums

13. Visit the Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios in Singapore

No trip to Singapore is completed without visiting Universal Studios. A fun place to be, the Universal Studios in Singapore, is spread in an area of 49 acres. It has seven themed zones around the lagoon and each zone is based on a blockbuster movie. Boasting of some of the most thrilling rides, Universal Studios Singapore has something for everyone. The most famous rides in Universal Studios Singapore are Battlestar Galactica and Transformers where you join the Autobots in the fight with Decepticons.

Location: Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269

Timing: Daily – 10 am to 8 pm

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14. Go Spidey Go!

Kinetics Climbing Singapore

Have you also been in love with the Spiderman series and always wanted to be like him? Visit Kinetics Climbing for a climb of a lifetime. Kinetics is an air-conditioned facility where you can climb with ease. Strict on the no-shoes no-climbing policy, ensure the tiles are clean. Whether you are a new climber or a professional the staff there is always available to help you. Kinetics is also known for boulder problems and many surfaces such as slabs and roofs for climbers to enjoy.

Location: 511 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218153

Timing: Daily: 10 am to 7 pm

15. Bring back childhood memories with Board Games

Board game cafe in Singapore

Board games are fun times which sadly kids now a day don’t realize. In Singapore, you can find Board game cafes where you can sit with your family, friends, and play. Select from the multiple board games and have a fun time. An amazing way to spend the night. For a change, instead of going for a movie, go to these Board Game cafes and see the fun and bonding it brings.

16. Dare to go on MegaZip

megazip in singapore

This adrenaline-filled activity is one you must try. In this activity, you are made to wear a harness and your harness is safely attached to the cable and lets you from a very high point in Sentosa Island. As you see the small ants like people growing bigger and bigger when you zoom pass the trees, your heart keeps pumping. The best way to let out the excitement is to scream at the top of your voice. You will find no dearth of people doing the same.

Location: 10A Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099008

Timing: Daily – 11 am till 7 pm

17. Have fun with paintball shooting at Red Dynasty Paintball

paintball dynasty in singapore

This is one sport that you usually tend to enjoy when you have a big group. But also, single players get in solo to hone their shooting skills, plus it is fun. Though it is not very cheap, it is worth every single penny. Always ensure that you wear the helmet and chest gear while playing this sport. Bring your family and friends here and spend time strategizing and spraying paintballs at each other.

Location: At Bukit Timah –  The Cage Sports Park, 220 Turf Club Road, Singapore 288001

At Yishun – ORTO, 81 Lorong Chencharu, #01-14, Singapore 769198

Timings: Monday – Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm except for public holidays.

18. Go flexible the Hot Yoga Way

Hot Yoga Way singapore

Go for some Hot Yoga sessions and lose some serious weight. It is proved that 1 hour of hot yoga session helps you lose up to 650 calories as compared to normal Yoga sessions that only burn 200 calories. You can see the difference because you profusely sweat from all parts of the body. Hot yoga may be a bit difficult for beginners as it required flexibility, endurance in heat up to 39 degrees and most of all sheer determination. But don’t worry, usually, you are not pushed too far to do the yoga poses.

19. Go for a tour of the National Museum

National Museum singapore

The beautifully built museum building is an architectural pleasure. The massive dome and the rotunda look beautiful. A huge lass prism joins the two beautiful buildings through which the sun rays dazzle. The air-conditioning is very effective which ensures you can walk through the museum in utmost comfort. The sound and sight display is simply amazing and is probably one of the best in Singapore. In addition to the permanent exhibits, the other exhibits rotate regularly. Ensure you see the Singaporean history in the gallery to know the rich culture and heritage of Singapore.

Location: 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897

Timing: Daily from 10 am to 7 pm

20. Visit Haw Par Villa

Haw Par Villa Singapore

Haw Par Villa is a theme park that has over 1000 intricately designed statues and 150 giant dioramas. It depicts scenes of ancient folklore, legends, Chinese mythology, and the various aspects of Confucianism. Built-in the year 1937, by two brothers, Haw Par Villa was used to teach people Chinese values. The best attraction of Haw Par Villa is the Ten Courts of Hell, depicting gruesome punishments of hell in Chinese mythology and Buddhism.

Location: 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628

Timing: Daily from 9 am to 10 pm

21. Take a tour of the Singapore River

Singapore River

Take a tour of the Singapore River in Cruise and view the various Quays such as the Boat Quay, Clarke Quay, and Robertson Quay. You can take a day tour of the Singapore River, but the best time to take the tour is at night where you can see the Quays lit brightly. Also, the skyscrapers of Singapore are brightly lit making it a visual delight. Relax on the boats as you as the boats move slowly on the river. The sound of oars pushing waters behind is a soothing break from the noise of the city life.

22. Don’t forget to try the famous Singaporean Chili Crab

Singaporean Chili Crab

Popularly known as the king of all crab dishes, the Singaporean chili crab is prepared in a delectable tomato and chili sauce with its shells on. Don’t bother using a fork or spoon, it is best enjoyed with hands) although, it’s good to keep lots of napkins handy and water ready). This hot red famous Singaporean dish deserves all your attention especially if you’re a seafood lover. No matter the pocket, this dish is famously available both at the fine lines and at the street stalls as well.

23. Head to Bugis street for a shopping experience of a lifetime

Bugis Street Singapore

Home to the largest market in Singapore, Bugis Street is the largest shopping street in Singapore and in every way amazing. From the latest fashion to the rarest of antique, you find almost everything here. Whether or not you’re a shopaholic, a visit to the Bugis street is a must. Such is the vibrancy of the street is famous for bringing out the shopping instinct in the strictest of tourists.

Location: 3 New Bugis Street, Singapore 188867

Timing: Monday – Sunday: 11 am – 10 pm.

24. Enjoy Nightlife at Holland Village

Holland Village Singapore

The most popular nightlife venues of Singapore, the Holland village is where the biggest dilemma you’ll face will be about which cuisine to try, which bar to hit, and which pub to barge in. there are literally innumerable options and each one of them is class apart. The island’s expatriates and the young locals of Singapore love the place for its distinctive look, vibrancy, and variety.

Location: Holland Avenue, Singapore 278995

25. Go for a trip to Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin singapore

Walk, enjoy cycling, or simply take a cab to see around, but ensure you do take a day trip to the small island of Pulao Ubin on your next visit to the island. This little isle on the east of the city has a small local population and isn’t as crowded as the city. The best activity here will be to rent a bicycle for the day (rent approx. $5 for the entire day) and go around the island to explore its beauty and landmarks.

Best Time to Visit Singapore

Singapore has a tropical humid climate. However, it also has set seasons which makes it easier to plan a holiday. February to September is the best time to visit Singapore as the climate is sunny and pleasant for outdoor excursions. However, it is best to carry an umbrella along as the weather can be sporadic at times and there can be slight drizzles from time to time.

Singapore Travel Tips

  • Make sure you have your tours, stays, even dining reservations booked in advance.
  • Try to know if you need a Singapore visa to visit the city-state. If you do, apply for one well in advance. If you are working in a foreign country, try to know whether you are can apply for a visa there directly. For instance, you can apply for a Singapore visa from Dubai if you are a resident of the city.
  • One of the best ways to get around in Singapore is by Mass Rapid Transit (MTR). It is less expensive than a taxi and has great connectivity throughout the country.
  • Make sure you dress up in light, airy clothes as weather in Singapore is humid throughout the year. Also, carrying an umbrella is a good idea as there can be unpredictable showers.
  • Hit the street markets and food stalls for cheap yet lip-smacking food and loads of merchandise shopping.
  • Laws and Rules are very strict in Singapore. Littering, chewing gum, jaywalking, smoking at non-smoking areas can land your wallet in deep trouble.
  • Do not limit your itinerary to well-known attractions. Get out of the town and enjoy the scenic natural splendors and islands of Singapore as well.


What are the top attractions to visit in Singapore?

What are the most popular things to do in Singapore with kids?

Some of the most kid-friendly activities in Singapore are Universal Studios, Kidzania, S.E.A. Aquarium, Little India, Adventure Cove Waterpark, Singapore Night Safari and During Bird park.

What should I avoid in Singapore?

Things to Avoid in Singapore are:
  • Do not litter
  • Do not chew gum
  • Do not smoke outside the designated areas
  • Do not discuss political or religious views
  • Do not take drugs

What is very popular in Singapore?

Singapore is famous for its innovative attractions, gorgeous skyline, five-star Marina Bay Sands Hotel, immaculate surroundings, endless greenery and one of the best airports in the world.

Is Singapore worth visiting?

Undoubtedly Yes! Singapore is one of Asia’s top destinations that receives millions of footfall every year. It is a safe, multi-cultural city for all kinds of travellers, solo or group. With the world’s most efficient and widespread public transport system, tourists can easily travel between landmarks. It has all-year good weather, great nightlife, an iconic skyline, amazing malls, cheap food and plenty of things to do.

How expensive is Singapore?

Singapore is one of the most expensive cities in the world — mainly because of a higher standard of living and accommodation prices. It’s certainly not cheap as other Southeast Asian countries, but that doesn’t mean Singapore is too expensive to visit. Expect to spend around 80-100 USD per day. You can hop on public transport, eat hawker food and stay at capsule hotels.

Is there Disneyland in Singapore?

Singapore has Southeast Asia’s first and only Universal Studios theme park that features adventurous rides, shows and attractions based on the blockbuster movies and television series. Although there is no Disneyland, Universal Studios is called Singapore’s Disneyland.

What food is eaten in Singapore?

Singapore is a melting pot of cuisine, taking inspiration from Malay, Chinese, Indonesian, Indian and western food. The most loved Singaporean food is chilli crab. Other gastronomical delights that you must try in Singapore are Hainanese Chicken, Nasi Lemak, Char kuay teow, Hokkien prawn mee, Barbecued stingray, Satay and Oyster omelette.

Is Singapore safe?

Singapore is one of the safest cities in the world and that makes it a great place to visit and live. It has consistently low crime rates, a reliable legal system and a strong police force.

What is a typical breakfast in Singapore?

The national breakfast of Singapore is Kaya toast (Kaya is a sweet coconut jam), alongside two half-boiled eggs that can be served with soy sauce and pepper. Kaya toast is also a great complement to tea or coffee.

What language is spoken in Singapore?

Singapore’s four official languages are Malay, Mandarin, Tamil and English. Almost all Singaporean locals speak English, and people speak their ethnic mother tongue.

Are there beaches in Singapore?

Singapore is an island state where you can find gorgeous beaches with a range of sports and activities. Some of the well-known beaches are Siloso, Palawan, Tanjong, Changi, Punggol and Kusu.

Is Singapore Open for Tourists?

Singapore is fully reopened to all vaccinated visitors after a two-year on and off coronavirus closure. It has relaxed entry rules and lifted all Covid restrictions.

Which is the best time to visit Singapore?

Singapore is a year-round destination, but the months from December to June are the peak tourist season. These are festive months and have pleasant weather with low rainfall.

Is Singapore safe for solo female travellers?

Absolutely yes! For women travelling alone, Singapore is a perfectly safe destination. According to the EIU index, the country is rated second safest in the world.


There’s no end to interesting things to do in Singapore, what you need is a keen eye to look for the activities that excite you. We keep adding new things to do on our list, but if you’ve also enjoyed some activity in Singapore that you would love to share with our readers, we’ll be waiting to see them in the comments section below.

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