Highlights include Giant Pandas and a cruise along an Amazon-like river. Stirring to life after dusk, the Night Safari offers an elusive look at beasts and critters that are soundly snoozing during regular zoo hours.While visitors are free to trek through the dimly lit park on foot, the guided tram is a wildly popular option for its unique insight into the nocturnal habits of the animals – you might even spot some friendly ones roaming freely as you trundle past.Aside from historical sights, Chinatown is teeming with cool bars and restaurants to try – check out Ann Siang Hill and Club Street for some of the best spots.(Psst…we’ve rounded up the trendiest drinking spots in Singapore – head here for a full guide.) The cultural enclave of Little India has lots of interesting lanes to explore.If your guests fancy getting acquainted with Singapore’s unique wildlife, keep this serene nature reserve high on your list.It’s recently opened a new extension that boasts a coastal boardwalk and a mid-canopy walk, both of which let you get much closer to a host of critters, including monitor lizards, mudskippers, herons, horseshoe crabs and lots of creepy crawlies.
While high street labels are aplenty in Singers, fashionistas have a decent choice of local designers to get their hands on too.
Kids can have fun running amok in the watery playground.
The busy alleys and shop-houses of Chinatown are ripe with Chinese heritage, and a great place to load up on souvenirs too.
Whether you’re new to Singapore and looking for an array of cool things to do, or in the middle of the ‘visitor phase’ and inundated with guests (don’t worry, it slows down once you’ve been here for two years or so! The gigantic waterfront garden has a cool, futuristic feel and plenty of exotic plants, making it a wonderful spot for a leisurely walk.
), it can be hard to keep coming up with awesome ideas for activities around town. After years of playing tour guide to billions of friends and family, we’ve got all sorts of tips around the best things to do on the island – from family-friendly days out to off-the-beaten-track nights out.(Psst…! Or how about ‘alternative’ activities in Singapore? Must-see bits include the Flower Dome, which focuses on Mediterranean flora and the Cloud Forest, a misty tropical wonderland with a roaring indoor waterfall (the tallest in the world). Hit the Skyway trail after dusk for a surreal 22-metre high stroll amidst the glowing structures. (adult), (child) for entry to Cloud Forest and Flower Dome; (adult), child for entry to OCBC Skyway. Great for nature lovers (or folks with a hankering for fresh air), The Southern Ridges trail weaves through the treetops of Mount Faber all the way to Labrador Nature Reserve.