Singapore tourist information - what to do

There is no limit of things to do during a stay in Singapore and you may well be astounded by the sheer variety of rewarding activities, sightseeing and cultural pursuits this tiny island state has to offer. Singapore is a predominantly urban place with lots of entertainment options and city centre sports facilities for those who want to get active. However it also prides itself on its ‘Garden City’ reputation and boasts several open spaces used for leisure pursuits and attractions such as water sports, animal parks, walking, fishing and golf.

If culture and history is more your cup of tea, you can be rest assured of many captivating experiences. Wherever you wander, Singapore throws up colourful images of age old rituals and festivities in thoroughly modern surroundings. Its atmospheric ethnic districts offer an unforgettable feast of tantalising cuisine and intriguing architecture. Sightseers should also explore the graceful Colonial quarter for a fascinating glimpse of the birth of modern Singapore.

Sightseeing

Explore exotic art and fascinating architecture in the ethnic districts and don’t miss out on the city’s famous cuisine and glittering shopping malls while sightseeing in Singapore...more

Activities & sports

There are miles of trails for horse riding and biking, thrilling water sports galore on the East Coast beaches and even opportunities for team sports such as football, cricket and rugby...more

Amusement parks

Singapore is the most captivating place in Asia for young thrill seekers and the options for good old fashioned fun are virtually unlimited including rock climbing and snowboarding...more

Entertainment

As the most developed city in Southeast Asia it is only natural that Singapore should also enjoy the most cultured arts scene, so take advantage and enjoy diverse stage shows and live events...more

Shopping

Singapore is a shopping Mecca like nowhere else and days can be spent wandering around the labyrinthine malls of Orchard Road browsing for the latest electronics, jewellery and fashion...more

Festivals

Singapore is a fantastic blend of constituent cultures with Chinese, Indian and European festivals all celebrated enthusiastically so check out what's going on while you are in town...more

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Singapore is a compact city state with hassle free public transport. You can get around quickly and pack in a lot of attractions and activities in a single day.

This is good news for families with kids and Singapore caters well to the demands of active youngsters. There are numerous amusement and theme parks for days of unadulterated fun and plenty of insightful art, history and science museums designed just for curious kids.

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There are a host of captivating historic and cultural sites to take in during a rewarding day in Singapore. There is lots of opportunity to get active with expat-friendly clubs where you can enjoy your favoured pursuits including golf, cricket and rugby.

You can get wet and wild on high octane water slides, see exotic wildlife up close and personal and even enjoy indoor surfing and snowboarding. And when the sun goes down over the warm ocean you can leave your picture postcard beach on Sentosa Island and party to top European DJs at chic bars and clubs.

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