Gardens by the Bay is one of Singapore's landmarks. It is a city garden district comprising the Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden and Bay Central Garden. In the daytime, you can visit its two greenhouses to enjoy their huge variety of plants; in the evening you can admire the wonderful light show and experience night time views of the garden. Many kinds of plants are cultivated in the gardens' two greenhouses.
The Singapore Flyer is located near Marina Bay. From the air-conditioned cabins, you can see the scenic Marina Bay Sands, the towering skyscrapers of downtown Singapore and the green tropical landscape. If time is running short for a holiday in Singapore and can't pack a visit to the Esplanade, Merlion Park, Singapore River, Marina Bay Sands Hotel and the F1 Circuit into one trip, you can still see all of them from atop the Flyer.
Singapore Zoo has some of the best in-zoo animal habitats in the world. A fully open model replaces fences with natural barriers in order to create a natural living environment for the animals. In addition to all kinds of normal zoo animals, the Singapore Zoo also has a number of the world's rare and endangered animal species such as orangutans, Malayan tapirs, bekantan monkeys (long-nosed monkeys), and white Bengal tigers.
The Night Safari is a wildlife park specifically for seeing and experiencing nocturnal wildlife. More than 2,000 animals live in the park. In this heavily wooded park, visitors can choose between taking a tour bus or walking among the paths to observe these nocturnal animals in their natural habitat. In addition to looking out for various forms of nocturnal wildlife, the park also has all kinds of wonderful interactive programs sure to rekindle your childlike sense of wonder.
Located on Singapore's Sentosa Island, Universal Studios Singapore is South East Asia's first Hollywood movie theme park. Most of the attractions at the theme park were specially designed for Singapore. If you like excitement, then you'll love the Red & Blue Roller Coaster, The Mummy, and Transformers. If you come here with children, you can have your picture taken with Minions, watch a live performance of Waterworld, or join the Hollywood Dreams Parade.
The Mount Faber Cable Car is a special form of transport from Singapore's Harbourfront area to Sentosa Island. The glassed-in cable cars provide panoramic views of the city and waterfront as you soar over forests and the waters of Keppel Bay. The Mount Faber Cable Car station in the southernmost part of the city hovers more than one hundred meters above the rest of the city. With its hilltop scenic viewing platform on Faber Peak, visitors can enjoy not only a full view of Singapore's urban scenery but also parts of Indonesia and Malaysia as well.
Legend has it that because Chinatown Singapore lacked running water in its early days, residents had to haul water in on ox carts, thus the area’s Chinese name translates to “Ox Cart Water”. Here travelers have the opportunity to taste a vast variety of delicacies and browse all kinds of affordable souvenirs. There are also tons of traditional-style buildings, like the Sri Mariamman Temple, Masjid Jamae and the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum.
River Safari is a river-themed zoo located in northern Singapore. It hosts 5000 animals, including endangered species. The park is divided into ecosystems around the world, including the Yangtze River in China, the Mississippi River in America, the Nile in Egypt, the Mekong in Southeast Asia and the Amazon running through South America. The park offers a 15-minute cruise on the Upper Seletar Reservoir and see unique wildlife from all over the globe. Another major attraction is the pair of giant pandas, Kai Kai and Jia Jia, representing over 20 years of amicable relations between Singapore and China.
The South East Asia Aquarium is situated on Singapore's Sentosa Island, adjacent to Universal Studios Singapore. The sea animals in the aquarium are distributed according to their geographic location, from the Karimata Strait and Java Sea; the Strait of Malacca and Andaman Sea; the Bay of Bengal and Laccadive Sea; the Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea; the Red Sea and East Africa; to the South China Sea, completing a round the world sea journey.
Situated to the south of Singapore, Sentosa Island is a famous resort where Singaporeans like to spend their vacations. It is also the first choice destination for foreign tourists visiting Singapore for fun. Sentosa Island has exciting facilities for entertainment and family oriented activities, for example the South East Asia Aquarium, Siloso Beach, and Trick Eye Museum.