Want to enjoy Singapore without breaking the bank, but not sure what you can do? Well, the good news is that this sunny island offers a variety of attractions and activities which you can enjoy – for free!
Today, Evolve Vacation shares 10 Free Attractions and Activities in Singapore:
1) Fly kites at Marina Barrage
It doesn’t matter whether you decide to visit Marina Barrage on a weekday or weekend, because its rooftop consists of a huge grassy area. Hence, ensuring that there’s enough room for everyone! So kite enthusiasts, this is the perfect spot for some kite flying. Alternatively, you can pack some food and a picnic mat, and just chill out with your loved ones.
8 Marina Gardens Drive
2) Enjoy a movie under the stars
Forget $12 weekend movie tickets. Say goodbye to cinemas, and hello to outdoor movie screenings, courtesy of Movie Mob! With fortnightly movie screenings in locations all around Singapore, there would definitely be something for everyone. Based on an outdoor movie drive-in concept, Movie Mob lets you catch movies under the stars – whether in your car, or on a mat!
For updates, follow Movie Mob’s Facebook page.
3) Go for a hike towards the MacRitchie Treetop Walk
Bask in the lush greenery and get your breath taken away by the stunning bird’s eye view of the forest at MacRitchie Treetop Walk. It might take you awhile to hike all the way up to the top, but believe us – it’s totally worth it! Psst! You can only access this 250-meter free-standing suspension bridge from MacRitchie Reservoir Park via MacRitchie Nature Trail, or from Venus Drive.
601 Island Club Rd
4) Catch sunset at Lower Peirce Reservoir
Surround yourself with nature and spend a relaxing evening at Lower Peirce Reservoir, Singapore’s second oldest reservoir. If you make it in time for sunset, then get ready to be blown away by the picture perfect view! With a rainforest backdrop and a small pavilion on the water, Lower Peirce Reservoir is one of the best places to watch the sun go down.
Along Old Upper Thomson Road
5) Have a picnic at the Singapore Botanic Gardens
Check out and immerse yourself in all the botanical attractions of Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Singapore Botanic Gardens. This attraction also happens to be a great place for a picnic! What’s more, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra holds free concerts at the park, so you can be serenaded by soothing music while munching on your sandwiches!
1 Cluny Rd
6) Take in the view at ION Orchard
After all that shopping, why not take a break and chill out at ION Orchard’s observatory? Tucked away at the 56th floor, this hidden gem gives you an amazing view of Singapore. If you’re an art fanatic, then head to the ION Art Gallery on the 4th floor and check out the various artworks from local and international artists.
2 Orchard Turn
7) Watch free performances at Esplanade
The Esplanade’s outdoor theatre is a platform for musicians, dancers, and thespians to showcase their talents. It’s definitely the place to go if you wish to catch some performances without spending too much! If you find it too crowded, you can always head to the Esplanade’s rooftop for dinner and drinks.
1 Esplanade Dr
8) Give some love to furry friends at SPCA
Are you an animal lover? If yes, then why not spend a meaningful day volunteering at the SPCA and spreading love to your favorite furry friends? We’re pretty sure that the SPCA – and of course, the animals – would appreciate any amount of time and effort you’re willing to give. After all, the abandoned animals could certainly use all the help and support they can get!
50 Sungei Tengah Rd
9) Spend the evening at Gardens by the Bay
When night falls, be sure to check out the Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay. After the sun goes down, these Supertrees light up and glow in the dark. Don’t miss the 15-minute light and sound show which happens daily! Psst! You might also want to stick around and catch the Marina Bay Sands light show, which is just as spectacular.
18 Marina Gardens Dr
10) Explore and stroll around Coney Island
If you feel the need to get away from the city, make a trip to the tranquil Coney Island park – by foot or bicycle! Explore its five beach pockets, go bird watching, or simply enjoy the diverse wildlife and lush greenery. Do note that the easiest way to get to Coney Island park is from Punggol Point Park.
Beside Punggol Promenade Nature Walk
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