6 Exciting New Attractions in Singapore You Must Visit This Year

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There is no doubt that Singapore is one of those nations that look forward to making sure that its visitors have an enjoyable experience every time they visit the country. For those seeking a modern holiday experience yet one with a sense of culture and nature, this Asian destination is one of the top spots to visit. The country is driven by the desire to keep tourists enticed by the splendours and attractions it has to offer. Innovation and creativity are its passions. Singapore is a destination where it is never boring, and there is always something new to discover at every corner of the island every once in a while, so you can always find something new every time you return to the island. Check out this checklist of the brand and top tourist attractions in Singapore that you should not miss during your upcoming trip.

Check Out New Singapore Attractions in 2024

Museum of Ice Cream

Museum of Ice Cream Singapore

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Let’s start with a sweet treat! There is something about the Museum of Ice Cream that makes it seem like a new version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, except that here, chocolate has been replaced by ice cream. Those with a sweet tooth or who are traveling with children will love this place. Throughout the Museum of Ice Cream, you will learn about the history of ice cream, in addition to sampling unlimited flavours of ice cream. Vegans can also choose dairy-free options. If you can handle a brain freeze, cherish it as much as you want!

Location: 100 Loewen Road, Dempsey, Singapore

Timings
Daytime admission – 10.00 am to 5.30 pm. Nighttime admission – 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm.

Ticket Costs
Daytime admission – Weekdays – SGD 36 per person. Weekends – SGD 42 per person.
Nighttime admission – Weekdays – SGD 46 per person, Weekends – SGD 52 per person.

SkyHelix Singapore

Those with Singapore tourist visas must visit Sentosa for a complete experience of Singapore. With the introduction of SkyHelix Singapore, Sentosa’s adventure quotient has been raised to a whole new level. You can combine an adrenaline rush with a bird’s eye view of Sentosa and beyond with this one-of-a-kind open-air panoramic ride. Experience Singapore’s highest panoramic ride from an open-air gondola, which slowly rotates and rises to a height of almost 80 metres. This new Singapore attraction offers a slow-paced thrill for both kids and adults.

Location: 41 Imbiah Rd, Sentosa, Singapore

Timings
Daily 10.00 am till 9.00 pm.

Ticket Costs
SGD 17 per adult and SGD 14 per child per ride.

Tropical Montane Orchidetum

Tropical Montane Orchidetum Singapore

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In Singapore, you are never far from nature. This island city-state prides itself on building modern structures while maintaining its ecosystem and promoting biodiversity. Singapore often gives the impression that it is a metropolitan within a nature reserve. There is always something fresh and new to add to the list of horticultural attractions that Singapore offers, and the most recent to open is the Tropical Montane Orchidetum in the Singapore Botanical Gardens. A new garden trekking experience awaits you in this cloud forest filled with misty trails, secret ravines, waterfalls, and several varieties of orchids that will captivate your view with their gorgeous beauty.

Location: 1 Cluny Rd, Singapore.

Timings
Daily – 8.30 am to 7.00 pm

Ticket Cost
SGD 15 per adult. Children under the age of 12 years can visit free of cost.

Kingfisher Wetlands

Gardens by the Bay is one of Singapore’s most alluring attractions for nature lovers, among the many refreshing attractions that the nation has to offer. This Marina Bay’s artificial horticultural garden has added a new addition to its gorgeous collection of wilderness parks. Visit Kingfisher Wetlands – a haven for birdwatchers where you can stroll along stream shores, mangroves, lotus ponds, cascades, and charming rock pools and see a variety of birds in the wild.

Location: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore

Timings
Daily from 5.00 am to 2.00 am.

Ticket Cost
You can explore Kingfisher wetlands free of cost.

ABC Waters at Jurong Lake

ABC Waters at Jurong Lake

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Green spaces abound in Singapore, and gardens are dotted throughout the destination. But among these, one of the most overlooked green spaces is the Jurong Lake Gardens which is one of Singapore’s national gardens. The Jurong Lake Gardens are an excellent choice if you want a quaint spot with fewer crowds. Enjoy some serene time at the ABC Waters at Jurong Lake Gardens – a newly constructed floating boardwalk jutting into the lake that lets you take in the beauty of this reservoir. It is a great spot to spend some time reconnecting with nature.

Location: Yuan Ching Rd, Singapore

Timings
Daily, 24 hours a day.

Ticket Cost
Admission is free of cost.

Scentopia at Sentosa

One of the best things to do in Sentosa Island is to visit Scentopia. Discover a Perfume tour experience with Scentopia at Singapore. A first-of-its-kind experience to look forward to on a Singapore trip, Scentopia opens up a world of fragrance for you to discover and view augmented reality exhibits based on floral and perfume heritage and even offers a way to understand how perfumes are made and you can even make a signature scent in perfume making workshops. It particularly focuses on the therapeutic essence of Asian floral varieties and offers guided tours for the same. It is an ideal spot to visit with family and kids to explore a unique activity on a Singapore holiday.

Location: 36 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore

Timings
Daily from 11 am till 7 pm

Ticket Costs
A one-hour tour with workshop costs around SGD 95 per person.

Gardens By The Bay

If you are looking for a place to enjoy a long, quite romantic walk with your partner, then the Gardens by the Bay is the perfect spot. The place offers a spellbinding view of the waterfront, and people love it due to its picturesque backdrops and calm surroundings. The night view of this place is truly magical.

Location: It is situated at 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore.

Timings
The Gardens are open from Monday to Sunday, 5:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. However, the conservatories and the OCBC skyway are only open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Ticket costs
No fee for the Outdoor Gardens. But you must pay 28 SGD and 15 SGD for adults and children respectively if you want to visit the Conservatories. For the OCBC skyway, the cost is 5 SGD for adults and 3 SGD for children aged between 3-12.

Singapore Flyer

The Singapore Flyer is the tallest Ferris Wheel in all of Asia which can hold 28 passengers in 28 air-conditioned capsules. When you get to the top, you will get to witness the city skylines and some famous monuments from the height of a 45 storied building. The air conditioned capsules ensures that the riders do not fall sick due to vertigo.

Location: The Singapore Flyer is located at 30 Raffles Ave Singapore

Timing
You can get on the ride from Monday to Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Entry cost
33 SGD for adults, 24 SGD for seniors, and 21 SGD for children between 3 to 12.

Night Safari Nocturnal Wildlife Park

If you are up for some thrilling and spine-chilling experience, then the night safari in Singapore is something you should not miss. Once dusk falls, the Night Safari takes you to the mysterious world of nocturnal wildlife. The Safari is home to over 2500 animals from a collection of 130 different species, including the endangered Malayan tiger and Malayan Tapir. 

Location: 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore

Timing
The Night Safari is available from Monday to Sunday, 7:15 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. You can buy the last ticket at 11:15 p.m.

Entry cost
The entry cost for children between 3 to 12 years is 30 SGD; for adults, it is 45 SGD, and for seniors, it is 18 SGD. 

S.E.A. Aquarium

The SEA aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world, and it is considered one of the most brilliant creations of humankind. It houses more than 1000 species of marine life, including fishes, octopuses, Marine plants, and much more. The star attractions of the aquarium are the bottlenose dolphin, stingrays, and the hammerhead sharks.

The SEA aquarium has a total of 49 habitats and houses 100000 aquatic animals. While visiting the aquarium this year, do not miss out on the interactive session with the dolphins, sea walking, and touch pool experience.

Location: It is situated at 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore

Timing
The aquarium is open from Monday to Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Entry cost
28 SGD for children from the age of 4 to 12 and 38 SGD for adults.

River Wonders Singapore

Popularly known to tourists and locals as the River Safari, this beautiful wildlife park is home to 6000 plus animals, including around 40 endangered species of animals. The River Wonders Singapore also has the largest freshwater aquarium in the world.

Location: It is situated next to the Singapore zoo at 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826

Timing
Open seven days a week, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Entry cost
27 SGD for adults, 14  SGD for senior citizens, and 18 SGD for children between 3 to 12 years

Explore Little India

Little India is a vibrant Singapore district that exhibits India’s rich culture. Most tourists flock to this place to enjoy the famous Indian cuisines, which includes North Indian and South Indian dishes. Little India has some of the most prominent Chinese and Hindu temples, and here you can explore the religious side of India.

While visiting this beautiful district, do not forget to visit the famous shops, which include traditional saree shops, jewelry shops, etc. The main festival of this place is Diwali when the entire district lights up, and it is a beautiful and colorful sight.

Location: Little India is situated on Serangoon road and in the neighboring streets.

Conclusion

These are some of the popular and exciting places you must visit if you visit Singapore in 2023. While going to the places, always go through the official website and learn about any special events or other announcements in advance. Follow the local rules, respect the locals and their etiquettes and remeber to follow the rules and regulations to have a safe and memorable trip.

FAQ

Q1. What are some of the popular places to visit in Singapore at night?
Ans. You can visit these places at night in Singapore:

  • Attitude bar
  • Marina Bay sands casino
  • China Town street market
  • Tanjong Beach Club
  • Night Safari

Q2. Why is Singapore so popular among tourists?
Ans. Singapore is one of the most religious and culturally diverse nations, making it very different from its neighbors. The island country has hundreds of exciting places and historical places to visit. Singapore also celebrates many events and religious festivals.

Q3. When is the perfect time to visit Singapore?
Ans. Singapore has a tropical climate; the average temperature is around 26 to 30 degrees Celsius throughout the year, and the humidity levels are mostly 80%. However, the months of March through August do not have much rainfall, and thus is the perfect time to visit Singapore.

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