Singapore can be a very small country, but it does not lack fun-filled activities for everyone. If you think that Lion City can only brag about its historical tours, think again. The country has full of adrenaline-packed activities that people of all ages can enjoy. Here are some of the top-rated and recommended things to do in Singapore.
1. Singapore DUCKtours
This award-winning one-of-a-kind tour already served more than one million passengers over its 18 years of perfect safety record. It has a one-hour-long tour that starts from the Civic District before it goes to a swim in its harbor tour. It departs from Suntec City and will go to the breathtaking views of Marina Bay, including Gardens by the Bay, the Merlion, and the Marina Bay Sands itself. For good luck, finish the trip with a lap around Suntec City’s Fountain of Wealth, the world’s largest water fountain.
2. Eat at Hawker Centers
If you are not familiar with it, Hawker center is an open-air area where stalls sell a variety of meals at affordable prices. In Singapore, these centers are built to address the unhygienic food preparation by street food sellers. It is now part of Singapore’s culture, and tourists can find all the best tasting food in these Hawker centers. Some famous hawker centers in Singapore are Maxwell Food Centre, Lau Pa Sat Hawker Centre, and the Tiong Bahru market.
3. Shop at the Chinatown Street Market
Aside from the famous souvenirs, Chinatown could be an open shopping haven for some. Most stores in this street offer lucky charms, silk robes, homeware, and novelty items. Haggling is allowed, so make sure to use your charm to get the best discounts. If you become hungry from all the shopping, there are carts and stalls offering Singaporean and Chinese foods. The Singapore Chinatown Street Market is located in Pagoda Street and Trengganu Street.
4. The Singapore Flyer
Tagged as Asia’s largest observation wheel, the Singapore Flyer goes up to 165 meters up in the sky. There is an in-capsule audio guide that will provide an audio-visual tour of the past, present, and future of Singapore. One rotation of for 30 minutes on a shared capsule and prices starts at SGD15. They also offer the Singapore Flyer Sky Dining, which is considered the World’s First Full Service Sky Dining. It includes priority boarding, an in-flight host, a four-course dinner, and 1-hour ride to the Singapore Flyer.
5. Skyline Luge
The Skyline Luge is a cart ride that is invented in New Zealand, which is only present in six locations in the world, including one in Sentosa, Singapore. This is a gravity-fuelled ride in a 3-wheeled Luge cart where drivers just need to hop on the seat and let the gravity do the rest. There are 4 purpose-built tracks that will make the Luge ride exciting and enjoyable with partners or friends.
Singapore can be a very exciting country to visit, with its wide variety of experiences that only them can offer. From culinary treats, tourist attractions, or opting for a relaxing vacation, Singapore will surely have an activity that will fulfill your heart’s desire.