The Top 8 Things to Do in Singapore That One Must Not Miss!

Singapore is an island with a distinct and exotic feel. Extraordinary, unique, captivating, and vibrant. There’s a myriad of things to do in Singapore. If you’re trying to find out the activities you can enjoy in a specific area, the best way to find out is to talk to an authority. So, we did! After reading this authentic Singapore travel guide, you’ll have a better understanding of the top tourist destinations in Singapore and the most efficient routes to enjoy a memorable trip.

Singapore travel guide

With so many incredible things to experience, Singapore is a draw for tourists from all over the globe. When you travel to Singapore, you will find an array of possibilities due to the extensive list of tourist attractions. For instance, you can explore the gardens or take an excursion. Here is a list of just some of the awesome things to do in Singapore.

Singapore Flyer

Singapore travel guide - Singapore Flyer

At 42-stories high, the Singapore Flyer is the largest giant observation wheel in the world and one of the can’t miss destination when visiting. If you ride the while, you will get some of the most incredible ariel views of the iconic Singapore landmarks like Raffles Place, the Padang, Empress Place, the Singapore River, and of course the beautiful Marina Bay. This colossal Ferris wheel first opened to the public in 2008, and since then has quickly become one of Singapore’s top tourist attractions. After enjoying the views from the top, you can also relax and enjoy a nice dinner with the family at the Singapore Flyer Dinner. Otherwise, there are many shops and restaurants in the vicinity that you can explore as well.

Ziplining on Sentosa Island

If adventure is what you seek, you won’t want to miss the three ziplines in Singapore’s Mega Adventure Park. You can race other guests’ side-by-side or take a solo ride in an open-air setting with spectacular views of the South China Sea. The park is located on Sentosa Island, and tickets include all the equipment and instructions required to have an exciting and safe experience.

Your heart will be pumping as you zip thru breathtaking panoramas across the South China Sea and land on the beach. If you aren’t quite brave enough to go on your own, not to fret as you can as to go with an expert guide. So, if you are visiting Singapore in search of some thrills, there may be no better place to visit in in this Singapore travel guide than the zip lines at Singapore’s Mega Adventure Park.

Check out the Synchronized lights at The Gardens by the Bay

Singapore travel guide - Gardens by the Bay

Of all the things outlined in this travel guide, the one item on this list that is most identifiable with Singapore to travelers is the amazing light show and gardens. The Garden by the Bay, as it is known, is actually made up of three separate gardens: south, east, and central. When you visit, you can walk thru the seemingly endless beds of vibrant flowers or just come to see the lights. The show’s bright lights and thrilling music are amongst the most popular attractions for visitors to Singapore. So, when you visit, make sure to include this show on your schedule of things to do. You won’t want to miss it!

AJ Hackett Sentosa Giant Swing

Singapore travel guide - AJ Hackett Sentosa Giant Swing

The AJ Hackett Sentosa Giant Swing is a distinctive double swing experience exclusive to Singapore. Enjoy the stunning views of Sentosa Beach as you make a massive swing along the beach. It’s like being suspended off of a mountain and then swinging at maximum force. You’ll be hard pressed to find this type of adrenaline rush anywhere else in Singapore.

When you are done with your swing adventure, you can go Bungee jumping off of the 40-meter fall sea bridge. So, whether you come to Sentosa island to take in all of the adrenaline adventures or are just visiting to swing over the stunning vertical views of the sea and the city, the Giant Swing Sentosa in Singapore is the ultimate thrill to put an exclamation point on your Singapore visit.

Meet the animals in The Singapore Zoo

With over 2,800 different animals on display, the Singapore Zoo is a must-see attraction for visitors. In addition to an amazing selection of incredible animals, including white tigers, African lions, leopards, cheetah, Siamang orangutans, white rhinoceros, among others, the zoo also has a wide array of fun activities for kids.

The staggering number of animal displays makes it almost impossible to see the entire zoo in one day, so if you are a serious animal enthusiast, you may want to plan for multiple days exploring this amazing zoo. The seemingly endless varieties of species found in the zoo is staggering, so it’s enough to keep even the hardiest explorers busy throughout the day.

Visit Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios is a part of RW Sentosa and is another must-see attraction when visiting Singapore. Though certain rides are height-restricted, and others are designed to help treat health problems, there is something at Universal Studios Singapore for everyone to enjoy! Universal Studios theme parks are renowned across the world for their amazing attractions.

Unsurprisingly, this is one of the few Southeast Asian locations with Universal Studios. It is home to roller coasters, water slides, and entertainment in 4D. Universal Studios is comparable to many theme park attractions. What distinguishes Universal Studios differently is its themes! The park is spread across 20 acres and is home to seven themes. If you’re unsure of what’s in the park, consult this Universal Studios Singapore guide or map, and download it as a map.

Sentosa Island Cable Car Ride

Singapore travel guide - Sentosa Island Cable Car

Are you looking for a way to get around Singapore that also lets you take in some of the city’s most breathtaking views? If so, you definitely want to check out Singapore’s cableways. The cableways traverse Singapore and take tourists to some of the most stunning tourist destinations in the city. Not only is it a quick and convenient way to get around, but you will also get an in-depth perspective of Singapore and some fantastic photos of Singapore’s capital in the process. These gondolas can accommodate between 4-12 people, so make sure you bring your entire group to ride with you!

Explore the Underwater Realms of S.E.A. Aquarium

Singapore travel guide - Singapore Aquarium

Do you love aquariums? If you do, then you definitely don’t want to miss out on visiting the S.E.A Aquarium when you visit Singapore. Home to over 10,000 different species of fish and marine mammals, the aquarium showcases incredible animals both tiny and very large for visitors to enjoy. In addition to touring the aquarium’s many aquatic tanks, visitors can also take part in classes where you learn about the sea life and even get to feed the animals. Asia is known for its incredible ocean wildlife and Singapore’s aquarium is one of the best places for visitors to really appreciate the amazing diversity that lives in the ocean.

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Nadiya Chauhan
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  1. We loved visiting all over Singapore..such a fascinating site we visited. Anita

  2. Singapore still in my dream. hope my dream come true. Thank you for the good information

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