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12 New Attractions in Singapore

Singapore may be small, but it’s packed with fun attractions for families! Whether you’re familiar with the Lion City or it’s your very first time, there are plenty of things to do in Singapore to fill your days.

pictures of different people enjoying three of the most popular activities in Singapore
Fun things to do during your staycation in Singapore. Credits - @voulakatsavou and @museumoficecreamsg on Instagram

Singapore is made up of 63 islands, and this vibrant and multicultural city-state has something fun for the whole family.

Here are 12 of the best attractions you should definitely visit in Singapore:

1. Skyhelix Sentosa

a picture of a girl enjoying the Singapore’s popular ride: Skyhelix Sentosa
Take in the breathtaking sights as you enjoy a delicious meal in the sky. Credit: @ann_oha on Instagram

This scenic ride is one Singapore’s of the best experiences. Skyhelix Sentosa is Singapore’s highest open-air panoramic ride with an unobstructed view of Southern Singapore and beyond. Sit back and relax with a drink in your hand while you relish the sweeping views in the gently rotating open-air gondola 79 metres above sea level.

2. Scentopia at Sentosa

Scentopia invites you to discover the fascinating world of scents! Take part in their revolutionary perfume-making bar, enjoy free scented tours, and make sure you have time for the  300+ augmented reality activities.

Scentopia’s 200 scent oils,  create an infinite number of perfume combinations. Take a personality assessment, learn about your perfume preferences, and design your own distinctive fragrance. 

Book your tickets for this immersive experience here!

3. Museum of Ice Cream

a man and woman swimming in a pool of sweet treats at the Musuem of Ice-cream
Indulge in a one of a kind experience as you swim with sweet treats only at the Musuem of Ice cream. Credits: @museumoficecreamsg on Instagram

Museum of Ice Cream is a childhood dream come true! Here you will swim in a pool filled with sprinkles and interact with giant exhibits. But that’s not all! You will discover all about ice cream  and its history. Get ready for sugar overload with unlimited ice cream tasting.

4. Tropical Montane Orchidetum

an image of the Tropical Montane Orchidetum in Singapore
Experience the wonders of a tropical rainforest at the Tropical Montane Orchidetum. Credits: @singaporebotanicgardens on Instagram

Visiting the well-landscaped gardens of “The Garden City” is essential in Singapore. Singapore’s beautiful Botanic Gardens have been added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the National Orchid Gardens boasts the world’s largest orchid display – over 60,000 plants! The Tropical Montane Orchidetum showcasing a huge variety of orchids and other flora. You will discover what it’s like to ascend through a tropical montane forest.

5. Jurassic Mile

an image of a man posing with a statue of a T-rex
Find a T rex or two on your morning walks and bike rides at Jurassic Mile. Credits: @seven88nine on Instagram

Singapore’s Jurassic Mile is the country’s largest permanent display of life-sized dinosaurs. Check out the life-sized dino figures of prehistoric species scattered throughout the 1-kilometre path.

Fun fact: Jurassic Mile is five minutes away from Changi Airport. Find out how to get around Singapore with the different airport transport options:

And if you love dinosaurs, you’re going to love this! Universal Studios Singapore has opened a Jurassic World Dining Adventure. You and your family will eat amongst prehistoric giants and savour an exclusive four-course menu fit for a hungry adventurer.

6. Supertree Observatory at Gardens by the Bay

a woman posing in front of the Supertree Observatory
Embark on a sky high stroll at the Supertree Observatory. Credits: @voulakatsavou on Instagram

The Supertree Observatory is nestled on the tallest Supertree at Gardens by the Bay. Up here, you’ll have the best vantage point of the Gardens and Marina Bay. Fun fact: when you book your tickets on Klook, and access attractions such as Flower Dome and Floral Fantasy.

7. Avatar: The Experience at Cloud Forest

a scenic picture of the Cloud Forest at Gardens by the Bay
Get a glimpse into the world of avatar at the Garden of the Bays. Credit: @avatartheexperience on Instagram

Cloud Forest at Gardens by the Bay is home to one of the tallest indoor waterfalls and provides wondrous views for those curious.

Avatar: The Experience will have a temporary home at Gardens by the Bay’s dreamy Cloud Forest and is set to be an immersive walk-through space based on James Cameron’s global blockbuster film, Avatar. The collaborative, immersive experience is set to be a one-of-a-kind event that will be a part of Gardens by the Bay’s 10th-anniversary celebration.

Buy tickets on the official website.

8. A Minion's Perspective Experience at Resorts World Sentosa

A group of two boys and one girl getting their picture taken with the minions from Despicable Me
An opportunity to spend time with the beloved minions from Despicable me

Ever wondered what goes through the minds of Despicable Me’s adorable minions? Well, now you can find out at the new A Minion’s Perspective Experience exhibition!

This pop-up exhibition will run at Resorts World Sentosa from now till 2 January 2023 and features 8 themed zones, heaps of photo spots and an exclusive merchandise store! For discounts and instant confirmation complete your booking here

9. Reflections at Bukit Chandu

a man and woman posing with a painting that shows Singapore's history
Discover and learn Singapores history at Reflections at Bukit Chandu. Credit: @reflectionsatbukitchandu on Instagram

Reflections at Bukit Chandu is a heritage centre commemorating Singapore’s heroes during World War II. After going through a revamp, the museum is now home to immersive experiences and collections of artefacts, including one that recounts the Battle of Pasir Panjang. If you’re into history, then visiting this place is a must.

10. Changi Chapel and Museum

a group of people posing at the Changi Chapel and Museum
Information and artefacts here were gathered from the families of the internees. Credits: @changichapelmuseum on Instagram

Based on St George’s Church, the Changi Chapel and Museum has been around for a while. But it was revamped and reopened in May 2021. You’ll find new content and artefacts that tell the story of the prisoners of the Changi prison camp and encourage visitors to reflect on the hardships of the time.

11. The Time Capsule by Singapore Flyer

a family learning about Singapore’s history while walking through the Time Capsule
After a ride on the Singapore Flyer you walk through the Time Capsule to catch a glimpse of Singapores history

After a ride on the Singapore Flyer, walk through the Time Capsule to catch a glimpse of Singapore’s history.

From the creators of the Singapore Flyer (Asia’s largest giant observation wheel) comes The Time Capsule, a multisensory exhibit showcasing Singapore’s history, culture, and heritage. Book with Klook and get admission to both The Time Capsule the Singapore Flyer.

12. Singapore Zoo - Staycation in the Wild

a family admiring the wildlife present at Singapore Zoo
The famed Singapore Zoo is a fantastic attraction for lovers of wildlife

Open from 8:30 am- 6:30 pm, the Singapore Zoo is a fantastic attraction for wildlife lovers! While it has been around for a while, it always offers something new and exciting. To avail this incredible opportunity to the fullest, the best time to visit is early morning.

Now, you can also enjoy a night’s stay at your very own luxurious dome tent accompanied by some specially curated zoo experiences as part of the Zoo’s Staycation in the Wild. 

Book you tickets through Klook for instant confirmation.

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