Are you planning on spending some quality time with your family at some Singapore tourist attractions? Are you wondering if there is any amazing places that you can come for free? If that’s a yes, then read along this article!
Setting a budget is one of the top priority in many tourists’ lists. Worry not because we know just what you need and are here to provide our top 4 recommendation of FREE attractions in Singapore.
1. Play and Learn at Children’s Garden
2. Be One with Nature at Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
3. Hike MacRitchie Treetop
4. Get Some Vitamin Sea at Siloso Beach
Play and Learn at Children’s Garden
Hidden inside Gardens by The Bay, many people wouldn’t notice such place for your children exist. Well, the secret is out now! Bring your kids to have a joyful day at Children’s Garden, located between Cloud Forest and Satay Club.
This playground is 1 hectare in area and was established by Far East Organisation (FEO)
There are many activities your children can enjoy. To name a few, there is Adventure Trail where obstacles will need to be surpassed, The Treehouse which is a tree with slides, Toddler Play that is perfect for 1-5 years old children, Water Play which is where your kids can play with water and lastly, Fish Fountain, another great playground for 1-5 years old children.
Location: 18 Marina Gardens (nearest MRT station: Bayfront MRT Station)
Opening hours:Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. (closed on Monday) and Saturday, Sunday and Public holiday at 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Check their website here.
Be One With Nature at Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
Specifically for children below 14 years old, you can bring your kids here to spend the day as adult supervision will be required.
Similarly to Children’s Garden, there are many thrilling games such as a treehouse with slides, water park, hanging bridge, Flying Fox and also trampoline. Other than that, there is also an educative games to teach your children of gardening.
Adults may sit back and relax by the trees here. Do bring insect repellers for your own benefit. This garden is also stroller friendly so don’t hesitate to bring your babies along!
Location: 1 Cluny Road National Parks Board (nearest MRT: Botanic Gardens MRT Station and walk for 10 minutes)
Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday at 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Check their website here
Hike Mount MacRitchie Treetop
The TreeTop Walk is one of the longest hiking route in Singapore. What makes this place interesting is Bukit Peirce and Bukit Kalang as their length is 250 metre and 25 metre high! MacRitchie also offers view of the nature like the animals and the plants that inhabit here.
Are you in? Here are a few things you need to pay attention before the hike:
- The TreeTop Walk closes at 5 p.m. Visitors can enter via Ranger Station at 4.45 p.m.
- It is a one way pathway
- You can bring 30 people or more along. You may inform the people in charge there 1 month in advance because there is a maximum of 100 pass per day.
Location: MacRitchie Reservoir (take bus number: 166, 167, 980)
Opening Hours: Tuesday – Friday at 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday and public holiday at 8.30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Get Some Vitamin Sea at Siloso Beach
Although Siloso Beach is man made, its beauty is just as magnificent as natural beaches. Come here and let your worries be taken away with the wind while laying down on the white sand and blue sea as your view.
This beach is clean and comfortable for tourists as it has very small waves. You can enjoy playing volleyball, biking and canoeing under the sun. Visit Siloso Beach during the weekdays where it won’t be too crowded.
Location: inside Sentosa island (stop at Beach Station and take the tram to Siloso Beach)