Gardens By The Bay

The best things to do at Gardens By The Bay

Gardens By the Bay is a world-renowned nature park that stands as a captivating blend of horticulture and cutting-edge design in the heart of bustling Singapore.

Located near to Marina Bay Sands, this iconic attraction spans over 100 impressive hectares of reclaimed land and offers a surreal escape from the bustling cityscape to indulge in some tropical biodiversity. 

Gardens By the Bay is a spectacle that people travel far and wide to enjoy. Of course, once you’ve had a delightful day out, take the short trip to nearby Burger and Lobster in Raffles Hotel. 

Below, we’re going to cover some of the best things to do at Gardens By the Bay in Singapore

Attractions and days out at Gardens By The Bay

Marina Bay Sands SkyPark

Visit the iconic Marina Bay Sands hotel and head up to its SkyPark, an expansive rooftop deck, perched 57 stories above ground, with stunning panoramic views of the incredible city skyline. This location is a fantastic spot for Instagram-worthy photos and a great way to take in the beauty of Singapore's modern architecture and breathtaking skyline. 

While visiting, why not take a sip in the infinity pool or unwind and relax on the observation deck, marvelling at the inspiring vistas of Singapore. 

Singapore Flyer

Next, why not hop aboard the Singapore Flyer, one of the world's largest observation wheels. From the top of the wheel, you can relax and enjoy an incredible bird's-eye view of the city. As you ascend, you'll be treated to breathtaking sights of marvellous Singapore, Gardens By the Bay, the surrounding Marina Bay area, and even parts of neighbouring Malaysia and Indonesia.

This one is not one to miss and should certainly be top of your list of things to do in Singapore.

Cloud Forest

Step into the misty wonderland of Cloud Forest, a truly stunning indoor garden housed in an enchanting glass dome. Admire the towering waterfall, explore the lush vegetation and learn more about the conservation efforts within. Singapore is full of truly remarkable experiences and Cloud Forest is certainly one of the most captivating. 

ArtScience Museum

As the name suggests, the ArtScience Museum is where art and science combine with an ever-changing lineup of innovative exhibitions, interactive displays, and immersive installations. 

Merlion Park

Merlion Park is home to Singapore's iconic half-lion, half-fish statue. The statue is a popular tourist spot and a great local landmark. Grab a picture with this iconic Capture a photo with this iconic symbol of Singapore and enjoy the picturesque waterfront views nearby. Enjoy a stroll here on a warm day to really enjoy everything available.

Singapore River Cruise

Embark on a charming boat ride along the picturesque Singapore River and witness the city's captivating mix of old and new architecture from the river. Cruise past historic landmarks, modern skyscrapers, and colorful shophouses for a unique and authentic perspective of Singapore's rich history and cosmopolitan present.

Helix Bridge

A pedestrian bridge adorned with dazzling LED lights, the Helix Bridge offers an enchanting modern escape with stunning views of Marina Bay and the cityscape. This spot is perfect for capturing unique and impressive pictures, as well as admiring the beauty of the city. 

Take Your Pick

For plenty of other things to do near Gardens By the Bay, you’ll find lots to keep you entertained. We’ve included some suggestions, as well as the distance from the nearest Burger and Lobster (Raffles Hotel). 

National Gallery Singapore (1.2 kilometres): Just a short 7 minute walk from Raffles Hotel, the National Gallery Singapore is a world-class art museum with an extensive collection of Southeast Asian art and international masterpieces. 

Raffles Hotel Arcade (300 meters): Right within the vicinity of Burger and Lobster at Raffles Hotel, why not visit the Raffles Hotel Arcade. Inside the arcade, you’ll find a delightful shopping area filled with luxury boutiques, antique shops, and quaint cafes. 

Marina Bay Sands (2 kilometres): Situated a short 6 minute drive or a pleasant 25 minute walk away from Raffles Hotel, Marina Bay Sands is an iconic integrated resort that offers a plethora of exciting entertainment activities. indulge yourself in the luxury shopping mall or perhaps try your luck at the casino. 

Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay (1.4 kilometres): Located along the scenic waterfront, the Esplanade is just an 8 minute walk from the Burger and Lobster in Raffles Hotel. This prominent performing arts centre showcases a diverse range of music, theatre, and dance performances, perfect for an evening show after a delicious meal at Burger and Lobster.