It’s the start of a new year and everyone’s daydreaming of their 2023 adventures. Because we all need something to look forward to right?
And if you want your next holiday to be filled with jaw-dropping natural landscapes, outstanding cuisine and unforgettable activities, look no further than Singapore. This bustling, tropical island is an adventurer’s paradise, filled with opportunities for those once-in-a-lifetime experiences. And that’s why we’ve partnered with travel experiences platform, Pelago, to give you some recommendations of the very best things to do in Singapore. Keep reading for inspo on your next getaway…
1. Find your zen in an urban green oasis
Gardens by the Bay is a sprawling nature park located on Singapore’s Marina Reservoir. Home to over 1.5 million plants from every continent, wandering these enchanting grounds is like touring the globe in a single sweep. Stroll along aerial walkways in the Cloud Forest and marvel at one of the world’s tallest indoor waterfalls before enjoying breathtaking views in the Supertree Observatory. And until March 31, visitors can enjoy Avatar – The Experience, an incredible immersive adventure inspired by the iconic movie. Throughout five different zones, you’ll connect with mystical creatures and even get a first look at exciting new arrivals from the upcoming film. Find out more here.
2. Immerse yourself in a fascinating world of Art and Science
The Singapore ArtScience Museum is a place where you can experience the world through a whole new lens. This iconic cultural landmark is where the connections between art, science, technology and culture are investigated. And that makes for some pretty mind-blowing exhibitions! What’s more, this museum has showcased work by some of history’s most renowned artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Salvador Dalí, Andy Warhol and Vincent Van Gogh. Find out more about what’s on here.
3. Enjoy panoramic views over the city
Of all the things to do in Singapore, this has really got to be up there (quite literally!). Located 56 storeys up from the Marina Bay area, the SkyPark Observation Deck offers a vantage point like none other. Not only are you treated to a stunning bird’s eye view of the riverside gardens, you’ll also get panoramic vistas of Singapore’s dazzling cityscape. Now that’s got to be one for the photobook. Discover more here.
4. Roam amongst beautiful wildlife
This 28-hectare wildlife kingdom is any animal lover’s dream. Throughout the sprawling grounds of the lush tropical rainforest biodome, you’ll find over 4,200 specimens from over 300 species. From technicolor reptiles and majestic jungle animals to orangutans in a free-ranging exhibit, a day in Singapore Zoo is a guaranteed adventure. Find out more here.
5. Enter a world of movie magic
Whether you’re a film fanatic or a fearless thrill seeker, Universal Studios Singapore is an attraction you simply can’t miss. Throughout this immersive wonderland you’ll explore exhilarating rides, interactive shows and more. And along the way you’ll discover scenes and characters from the TV series and movies closest to your heart. Stroll the Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame and the bustling sidewalks of the Big Apple and live out your filmstar fantasy. Book your ticket here.
6. Discover tropical beaches and breathtaking attractions
The key to the perfect holiday is having freedom and variety. And on the sunny island of Sentosa, you’ll find activities to keep you entertained on every whim. Start your adventure with a thrilling cable car ride, affording you a breathtaking bird’s eye view of the island. Upon arrival you’ll find idyllic tropical beaches perfect for relaxation. Then head to the Skyline Luge and journey through the tunnels and slopes of a mystical forest. And when the sun finally sets, the award-winning Wings of Time light show is the perfect ending to your evening. Book your ticket here.
7. Explore a sweet treat heaven
Unleash your inner child and delve deep into the multi-sensory world of the Museum of Ice Cream. As well as indulging in unlimited ice cream in all shapes and sizes, you’ll learn about the history of everyone’s favourite treat throughout interactive installations. And don’t forget to take a dive into the world-famous sprinkle pool! Forget Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, this toasty Singapore climate calls for something much cooler… Book your tickets here.
What’s more, you can experience all of the very best things to do in Singapore using Pelago’s Singapore Attractions Pass and Singapore Culture Pass. Just select the activities you’d love to try and get up to 54% off your bespoke holiday itinerary!