Our SingapoRediscovers vouchers are just around the corner. Here’s The Travel Intern’s picks on the best Singapore attractions to visit — including pro-tips!

It’s almost December, which means we can use our S$100 SingapoRediscovers Vouchers soon! They can be spent on staycations, tours and experiences, and attractions. But with 39 amazing attractions, how do you choose which one to visit?

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We’ve picked 19 of Singapore’s most iconic, world-class attractions. These are places we think most locals avoid due to tourist crowds and costs. But, since travellers are barred from Singapore, and we’ve got S$100 to splurge — now is the perfect time to visit.

Look at it this way: You can now enter attractions you’ve always wanted to see for free. There are also significantly fewer people to jostle with, so you’ll have lots of space to explore. To sweeten the deal, we’ve added pro-tips to upgrade your experience too!

Best Singapore attractions to use your SingapoRediscovers Vouchers for

1) Gardens by the Bay — Cloud Forest, Flower Dome, and OCBC Skyway
2) AIRZONE
3) Singapore Zoo & River Safari
4) Night Safari
5) Jewel Changi Airport’s Canopy Park Attractions
6) Universal Studios Singapore
7) ArtScience Museum
8) HydroDash Singapore
9) Singapore Flyer
10) Wild Wild Wet
11) Marina Bay Sands SkyPark Observation Deck
12) Skyline Luge Sentosa
13) NERF Action Xperience
14) Jurong Bird Park
15) Ola Beach Club
16) Fort Canning Battle Box Singapore
17) S.E.A. Aquarium
18) The Intan
19) AJ Hackett — Bungy Jump & Giant Swing
P.S. How to redeem SingapoRediscovers Vouchers

1) Gardens by the Bay — Cloud Forest, Flower Dome, and OCBC Skyway

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Hands down, Gardens by the Bay (GBTB) is one of Singapore’s most popular attractions. Many come for the Supertree Grove. However, we recommend using your SingapoRediscovers vouchers for GBTB’s paid attractions, like the OCBC Skyway (S$8).

The sky bridge is 22m above ground, and offers highly fantastic views of the greenery below.

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Of course, there are also GBTB’s conservatories. The Flower Dome (S$12) is filled with colourful flora and fauna, as well as seasonal decor that’ll make each visit extra special. (Check the events calendar to see what’s on.)

Meanwhile, the Cloud Forest (S$12) parallels a lush, tropical highland. It’s brimming with orchids, ferns, and a dreamlike mist from the indoor waterfall.

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*Pro-tip: Visit the Flower Dome first, then Cloud Forest at sunset. The waterfall comes alive with colourful lights as night falls!

Entrance fee: S$8 for OCBC Skyway; S$12 for both conservatories
Opening hours: 9AM – 9PM (Last entry 8:30PM)
How to get there: From Bayfront MRT, take Exit B and follow the signs to GBTB

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2) AIRZONE

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Suspended within City Square Mall, AIRZONE (from S$21.25) provides an exciting opportunity to beat your fear of heights. The indoor net playground spans over four floors, with wicked activities like big slides.

AIRZONE is the first of its kind in Singapore (and the world). But, it’s not just for kids. Young-at-heart adults can get in on the midair action too!

*Pro-tip: If you wish to bring your phone into AIRZONE, keep it in a ‘hands-free’ phone pouch. Due to safety reasons, phones are not allowed on the nets, unless they are secured around your body. You can also purchase a pouch at the counter for S$4.

Cost: From S$21.25
Opening hours: 11:40AM – 8:40PM (Last admission 8:10PM; Each session is 50min)
How to get there: From Farrer Park MRT, take Exit I and walk ~5min

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3) Singapore Zoo & River Safari

Singapore Zoo

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Opened in 1973, the Singapore Zoo (S$18) is home to over 2,800 animals. These include white tigers, ring-tailed lemurs and the iconic Sumatran Orangutans.

*Pro-tip: Add an extra S$5 to feed the animals! It’s an unforgettable experience having a giraffe or rhino eat right out of your hand.

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Singapore Zoo
Entrance fee: From S$18
Opening hours: 8:30AM – 6PM (Last entry 5PM)
How to get there: From Khatib MRT, take the Mandai Khatib shuttle bus (S$1) to the Singapore Zoo. Alternatively, explore other forms of public transport

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Alternatively, visit the River Safari (S$17) — the first-ever river-themed zoo in Asia. It’s designed to simulate animals’ natural habitats. So, you’ll see native creatures like manatees in the Amazon Flood Forest Zone.

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Tthe show-stealers, though, are resident giant pandas, Kai Kai and Jia Jia. Meet them at the Giant Panda Forest — where they’ll be sleeping, eating bamboo shoots, or (fingers crossed) doing some heishou-heishou.

*Pro-tip: If you’re riding the Amazon River Quest (S$5), go early in the morning as the animals tend to be more active then.

River Safari
Entrance fee: S$17
Opening hours: 10AM – 7PM (Last entry 6PM)
How to get there: From Khatib MRT, take the Mandai Khatib shuttle bus (S$1) to the River Safari. Alternatively, explore other forms of public transport

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4) Night Safari 

Singapore Night Safari - Reasons to visit Singapore

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For a completely different experience, visit the animals at night! The Night Safari (S$22) is the world’s first nocturnal wildlife park. You’ll meet magnificent beasts that are usually asleep in the day, such as Nile hippos, Asian elephants and Malayan tigers.

*Pro-tip: Arrive at the Amphitheatre at least 30mins early to snag the best seats for the Creatures of the Night show. They’re the third and fifth rows of the centre block.

Entrance fee: S$22
Opening hours: 7PM – 11PM (Last entry 10:15PM), closed Mon – Wed
How to get there: From Khatib MRT, take the Mandai Khatib shuttle bus (S$1) to the Night Safari. Alternatively, explore other forms of public transport

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5) Jewel Changi Airport’s Canopy Park

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Jewel Changi Airport is not just a travel hub, but a beautiful attraction in its own right. Head up to Canopy Park, a family-friendly spot. Standard park tickets (from S$4.50) let you visit play areas and gardens, such as the Topiary Walk — a fairytale-like space with sculpted animals.

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Use your SingapoRediscovers vouchers to visit other attractions here too! These include the Manulife Sky Nets (S$13.50 – S$19.80), where you can walk or bounce your way above Jewel.

*Pro-tip: Purchase a ticket for the Canopy Bridge (S$7.20) to get even closer to the stunning HSBC Rain Vortex.

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Once you’ve finished exploring, treat yourself to international eateries like Shake Shack or Burger & Lobster.

Entrance fee: From S$4.50
Opening hours: 10AM – 10PM, closes 11PM on Fri – Sun & PHs
How to get there: From Changi Airport MRT, walk to level 2 of Terminal 2 or 3, then follow the link bridges to Jewel

Read also: Everything You Need To Know About Jewel Changi Airport — 25 Stores And Attractions Worth Travelling (To The East) For

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6) Universal Studios Singapore

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Universal Studios Singapore (from S$43) is a classic thrill-seeker’s paradise. The theme park features heart-racing rides and attractions from flicks like Shrek and Jurassic Park.

Battlestar Galatica Human and Cylon Roller Coaster at Universal Studios Singapore - SingapoRediscovers Vouchers

Adventurous souls, don’t miss Battlestar Galactica. It’s the tallest pair of duelling roller coasters in the world, and it’s wild. Expect twisting corkscrews, vertical loops and drops. My favourite is the suspended Cylon coaster — your legs dangle as you fly around!

If you’re not a fan of scary rides, chillax instead. Grab a giant pizza slice at Loui’s NY Pizza Parlour, or stroll around the different ‘worlds’ to snap photos. There are also friendlier rides to hop on, like King Julien’s Beach Party-Go-Round.

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*Pro-tip: Check out our seven pro-tips in our Guide to Universal Studios Singapore to maximise your visit!

Entrance fee: From S$43
Opening hours: 2PM – 9PM, closed Mon – Wed
How to get there: From Harbourfront MRT, take the Sentosa Express to Resorts World Station, and walk 2mins

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7) ArtScience Museum

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The ArtScience Museum is easily one of Singapore’s top Instagrammable hotspots. Exhibitions focus on the beauty of culture intertwined with science and technology.

Future World: Where Art Meets Science (S$16), the current exhibition, is incredibly popular. Many flock to the Crystal Universe to take lit photos. And it’s no surprise — the dazzling art installation features over 170,000 LED lights.

*Pro-tip: Visit on weekday mornings as the museum tends to be the least crowded.

Entrance fee: From S$14
Opening hours: 10AM – 7PM (Last entry 6PM)
How to get there: From Bayfront MRT, take Exit D and walk 7mins

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8) HydroDash Singapore

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Of all attractions in Singapore, this one’s the bounciest! Floating along Palawan Beach, HydroDash (S$20) is Singapore’s first inflatable playground. It’s built with plenty of obstacles that’ll test your balance, strength, and tenacity.

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HydroDash has slides to zip down, monkey bars to climb, and even a 3.5m platform to leap off. It doesn’t matter what your age or physical fitness is like — you’re bound to have loads of silly fun here!

Cost: S$20
Opening hours: 12PM – 6PM, 10AM – 7PM on weekends & PHs
How to get there: From Harbourfront MRT, take the Sentosa Express to Beach Station, and walk 10mins towards Palawan Beach

*Pro-tip: Save S$4 when you book two hours! You can’t use your SingapoRediscovers vouchers for this promo, but you’ll get more time to conquer the full course.

Read also: SG Attraction Deals 2020 — Fun Things to Do in Singapore This Month

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9) Singapore Flyer

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Part of our iconic skyline, the Singapore Flyer (S$33) is a massive observation wheel that offers impressive 360° views around town. If you’re sharp enough, you might be able to spot the Merlion, Raffles Place, and even Fort Canning Park!

*Pro-tip: Book the 5:30PM – 8PM slot, and try to board the Flyer around 6:50PM – 7PM to catch the sunset.

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For an unbeatably romantic time, treat your partner to a Sky Dining experience (~S$352). The unique package includes a four-course meal, in-flight host, and spectacular views all around.

Cost: S$33
Opening hours: 3PM – 10PM (Last entry 9:30PM), closed Mon – Wed
How to get there: From Promenade MRT, take Exit A and walk 5mins

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10) Wild Wild Wet

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With a name like that, you’re in for a splash! Established in 2004, Wild Wild Wet (from S$15) is one of Singapore’s largest waterparks. It has more than 10 exhilarating rides — like the Free Fall, a near-vertical slide that’s six storeys high.

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But it’s not just crazy thrills. Younger families can play around at the Kidz Zone, which offers tamer, mini versions of the big people rides. If not, there’s always the Tsunami, where you can ‘ride’ the waves in big, colourful floats.

*Pro-tip: For greater comfort, rent a cabana (from S$70). It comes with locker cabinets, a snack platter, and an Instagrammable float for cute photos.

Entrance fee: From ~S$15
Opening hours: 12PM – 6PM, closed Tue – Wed
How to get there: From Pasir Ris MRT, walk 15mins. Alternatively, take the shuttle bus

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11) Marina Bay Sands SkyPark Observation Deck

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The Sands Skypark Observation Deck (from S$20) is one of the more gorgeous attractions that overlooks the Singapore Strait and the city. Like a crown, it sits at the top of the Marina Bay Sands, so expect a lovely breeze with killer views!

Entrance fee: From S$20
Opening hours: 11AM – 9PM (Last entry 1hr before closing)
How to get there: From Bayfront MRT, take Exit B and walk 5mins

*Pro-tip: Arrive about 30mins before the sun sets to chope a good spot, and watch the skyline light up.

Read also: SG Attraction Deals 2020 — Fun Things to Do in Singapore This Month

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12) Skyline Luge Sentosa

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Skyline Luge (from S$18.50) is one of Sentosa’s oldest attractions. For one, you get a scenic ride on the chairlift up to the start point… then you get to speed right down!

There are currently four different tracks. Each one is equipped with different features like hairpin corners, tunnels and downhill slopes.

*Pro-tip: For a limited time, purchase three print photos for S$20, and get one free digital photo.

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For a party-like atmosphere, use your SingapoRediscovers vouchers for the Night Luge. The tracks come alive with a burst of colourful lights — like an IRL racing arcade game. It’s only available on Fridays and Saturdays, so weekend plans: Settled!

Cost: From S$18.50
Opening hours: 11AM – 7:30PM, closed Tue – Wed
How to get there: From Harbourfront MRT, take the Sentosa Express to Beach Station, and walk 2mins

Read also: 12 Things to Do in Sentosa for Travel-Starved Singaporeans — Sentosa Staycation

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13) NERF Action Xperience

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Located inside Marina Square, NERF Action Xperience (from S$23.20) is an indoor arena with lots of activities and themed zones.

Thrilling activities include high elements courses and fun shooting games. Challenge your family and friends, and see who’s the best shot amongst the group!

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*Pro-tip: Don’t miss the CREATE area, where you’ll be given paint-filled NERF Super Soakers to shoot at T-shirts or tote bags. You can take them home too.

Cost: From S$23.20
Opening hours: 12PM – 8PM (Last redemption at 4:45PM)
How to get there: From Esplanade MRT, take Exit C and walk 5mins

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14) Jurong Bird Park 

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Jurong Bird Park (S$15) is the largest bird park in Asia, spanning over 37 football fields. It holds over 3,000 birds across 400 species, including rainbow lorikeets and the funny-looking Philippine eagle.

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Inside, you’ll notice four aviaries designed to replicate the birds’ natural habitat. But to truly watch these guys in action, catch the free bird shows. The King of the Skies features fearsome eagles and vultures, while the High Flyers Show reveals how smart these “birds brains” actually are!

*Pro-tip: Arrive at least 30 minutes before the shows begin, as seat capacity is currently limited.

UPDATE (30 Dec 2020): To celebrate turning 50, Jurong Bird Park is offering tickets for just S$2.50! The promo runs from 1 Jan till 31 Jan 2021.

Entrance fee: S$15
Opening hours: 8:30AM – 6PM (Last entry 5PM)
How to get there: From Boon Lay MRT, walk to Boon Lay Bus Interchange and take bus 194, then alight outside Jurong Bird Park

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15) Ola Beach Club

Water sports at OLA Beach Club - SingapoRediscovers Vouchers

In need of some beachy #metime? Soak up the laidback vibes at Ola Beach Club. On top of a refreshing swimming pool, they also offer fun watersports like kayaking (S$25/hour) and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) (S$35/hour).

*Pro-tip: Book via Klook to enjoy a cheaper price! If you review your experience afterwards, you’ll also earn credits. These can be exchanged for discounts during your next Klook purchase.

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Or, if you prefer a greater thrill, come on the weekends and enjoy a Banana Boat or Donut Ride (S$25 for a 15-minute ride). Both are pulled by a speedboat, so you’ll need to hang on tight to stay on the float!

Cost: S$25/hr for kayaking; S$35/hr for SUP
Opening hours: 11AM – 5PM
How to get there: From Harbourfront MRT, take the Sentosa Express to Beach Station, and walk 10mins

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16) Fort Canning Battle Box Singapore

Fort Canning Battle Box - SingapoRediscovers Vouchers

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Here’s one for WWII buffs! Fort Canning Battle Box (S$20) is one of the most historically significant attractions in Singapore. Built in 1936, the underground bunker was where the British made the fateful decision to surrender to the Japanese.

Wander around the maze of rooms to see wartime memorabilia, and learn about the sombre battles that happened on land, sea and air.

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*Pro-tip: After touring the Battlebox, ask the staff for directions to the famous Fort Canning Spiral Staircase. It’s the perfect spot for that IG shot.

Entrance fee: S$20
Opening hours: 10:30AM – 4:30PM (Last entry 3:30PM), closed weekdays
How to get there: From Dhoby Ghaut or Fort Canning MRT, take Exit B and walk ~15mins

Read also: 11 Instagram-Worthy Places in Singapore That Are Free

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17) S.E.A. Aquarium

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One of the world’s largest aquariums, S.E.A. Aquarium (from S$23) houses over 100,000 marine animals. These including majestic manta rays, sharks, and octopuses. It’s a great place for couples, families with inquisitive kids, or anyone looking to wind down and just watch marine life.

*Pro-tip: Photo spots are everywhere, but the underwater tunnel and Open Ocean tank are the most IG-worthy!

Entrance fee: From S$23
Opening hours: 10AM – 5PM, opens 9AM on weekends & PHs, closed Wed – Fri
How to get there: From Harbourfront MRT, take the Sentosa Express to Resorts World Station, and walk 4mins

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18) The Intan

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Located in a timeless shophouse in Joo Chiat, The Intan offers a fascinating insight into the amazing Peranakan culture.

You can explore the cosy home museum, and view traditional beadwork and embroidery that was delicately handmade by Nyonya ladies. You’ll also be treated to stories of Peranakan history, customs, and even wedding ceremonies.

As the Intan is a private space, you can only visit via a tour.

Cost: S$60
How to get there: From Eunos or Paya Lebar MRT, walk ~15mins

*Pro-tip: For a more elaborate experience, go for a lunch/dinner tour! It lasts for two hours, and you’ll get to enjoy traditional Peranakan dishes made with a family recipe.

Read also: 11 Most Unique Experiences and Activities in Singapore to Check Out With Your $100 SingapoRediscovers Vouchers

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19) AJ Hackett Sentosa — Bungy Jump & Giant Swing

AJ Hackett Sentosa Attraction Bungy Jump - SingapoRediscovers Vouchers

AJ Hackett Sentosa will make you feel alive after the disaster that’s 2020. Spend your SingapoRediscovers vouchers on an epic Bungy Jump (S$75), where you’ll enjoy dizzying views from the 47m-high platform (~18 HDB floors). Then, take your leap of faith!

Trust us — the adrenaline is sure to keep you smiling for days 🥴

*Pro-tip: Dive headfirst so that you can dip in the pool below! If you’re too nervous to jump, just lean all the way forward instead.

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For more fun with your adrenaline-pumped pals, strap into the Giant Swing (S$49)! The ride will hoist you all up to 40m in the air, before hurling you at 120km/h towards the horizon.

Ask to see your recorded video after — we guarantee your faces will make you LOL.

Cost: S$75 for Bungy Jump; S$49 for Giant Swing
Opening hours: 12PM – 7PM, opens 11:30AM on weekends & PHs, closed Tue – Wed
How to get there: From Harbourfront MRT, take the Sentosa Express to Beach Station, and walk 10mins

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With so many world-class attractions, there’s no need to leave Singapore to feel like you’re travelling. Since we’ll be here for a while, go on and visit that attraction you’ve never been to. You might be surprised by how much fun you have 😉

How to redeem SingapoRediscovers Vouchers for these attractions

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1) Log onto an authorised booking platform (e.g. Klook)
2) Select experiences and dates to book
3) Log into your Singpass, and key in how many SingapoRediscovers vouchers you wish to use*
4) Generate a promo code
5) Apply the promo code at the checkout page of selected booking platform

*Vouchers come in $10 denominations and are valid from 1 Dec 2020 – 1 Dec 2021. If you do not have a Singpass, you can register for an account, or redeem vouchers from these physical outlets. Plan wisely and travel safe!

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Which of these attractions would you use your SingapoRediscovers vouchers for? Share your plans in the comments!


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