Things to do in Singapore

Our island-city is super tiny, there’s no disputing that. But if you think it’s boring here just because of our lack of size, you’re just not looking in the right places. In this small but densely-packed country is an abundance of places to enjoy – and we’re not only talking about futuristic-looking tourist spots that have appeared in Hollywood movies like Hitman: Agent 47 and Crazy Rich Asians.

From the bustling town area to quieter heartlands, every corner in Singapore has something fun waiting in store – be it secluded nature spots to thrilling adventures and quirky eateries. We’ve selected 123 of these places worth checking out, whether you’re a first-time visitor from abroad or a bored local who needs inspiration for your weekend plans.

*When visiting these attractions, activities, and tours, make sure to take precautions and practise Covid-19 safe distancing measures at all times.

Pick where to go by location

Most of the things you can do below can be found in a mega map that we plotted on Google – find it here! Close your eyes and randomly point at a spot to head to, or pick something to do based on what’s near you. Else, the attractions are also sorted according to activity type – from nature to food – to sift out something fun based on your interests.

1. Go gaga at superhero and Snoopy-themed character cafes

101 things to do in Singapore character cafes
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Japan might be most famous for character cafes, but we have our fair share too – from the famous Platform 1094 also known as the Harry Potter Cafe, to the Superhero-themed Hungry Heroes, and a Charlie Brown Cafe featuring the adorable Peanuts comic characters.

Find out more about these character cafes in our article here.

2. Roller skate with disco lights and upbeat music at Hi-Roller

101 things to do in Singapore Hi-Roller
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Go back to the good old days of roller derby at Hi-Roller, Singapore’s largest indoor roller skating rink. With colourful disco lights and thumping music, this skating area is sure to get you feeling super pumped – even if you’re not the most active of people. Balancing won’t be a problem either, because other than the usual roller blades, you can opt to rent roller skates which have a 2×2 wheel configuration for better stability.

Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close, Market Square @ Downtown East, E!Hub, Level 5, Singapore 519599
Opening hours: 11AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: 9694 4094

3. Check out ancient cameras at the Vintage Camera Museum

101 things to do in Singapore Vintage Camera Museum

We’re no stranger to going trigger-happy with our smartphone cams for Instagram, but few of us know the history of cameras. The Vintage Camera Museum houses antiques like pigeon spy cams used during WWI and II, as well as a 6-metre long Mammoth Camera. There’s also a fun Click Art zone where you can get creative snapping perspective shots with hand-painted wall art.

Read our article on the Vintage Camera Museum here, and find out where to get old-school film cameras of your own in our article here.

Camera Museum In Singapore
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Camera Museum In Singapore

Address: 8C-8D Jalan Kledek, Singapore 199263
Opening hours: Daily, 10.30AM-9.30PM
Telephone: 6291 2278

4. Have an unconventional movie date at an outdoor cinema

101 things to do in Singapore outdoor cinema
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It’s hard to say no to comfy air-conditioning and comfy plush seats, but for some fresh air and a non-conventional date, take your movie night outdoors. Sunset Cinema at Sentosa’s Tanjong Beach and Films at the Fort at Fort Canning Park happen at least once a year, so keep a lookout for their event postings and book your tickets in advance. 

Find out more about other unconventional cinema experiences in our article here.

5. Make clay jars with SG’s oldest dragon kiln at Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle

101 things to do in Singapore Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle
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Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle is home to Singapore’s oldest surviving Dragon Kiln dating way back to the 1940s, and it’s still in use today for the firing of ceramics. Try your hand at moulding your own clay creations and get your hands dirty with their pottery workshops, where you’ll get to use a turning wheel and learn hand building techniques. Check out their workshop schedule here.

Address: 85 Lorong Tawas, Singapore 639823
Opening hours: 9AM-5PM, Daily
Telephone: 6268 6121

6. Hunt down one of the many lighthouses around the island

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Hunt down one of the lighthouses in Singapore and you’ll be able to use Coldplay’s “lights will guide you home” line as your Instagram photo caption without sounding like a pretentious prick – because that’s literally what these beacons are for. Yup, unbeknownst to many, they’re still in use for navigation purposes, guiding ships safely to shore.

While some of them are inaccessible or require special permission to enter, there are easy-to-reach options like Raffles Marina Lighthouse and Fullerton Lighthouse. The former is a popular spot for wedding photography and the sunsets there are amazing.

Find out more about these lighthouses in our article here.

7. Play putt putt and drink over-the-top cocktails at Holey Moley Golf Club

101 things to do in Singapore Holey Moley Golf Club

Clarke Quay has plenty of bars for a night out, but none are as unique as Holey Moley, Singapore’s first mini-golf cocktail bar. Shoot your holes-in-one at their 27 quirky themed courses, which make references to popular shows like The Simpsons, GoT, and ET. In between sips of over-the-top cocktails, munch on a 1-Metre Mega Pizza ($55) that’s large enough for 5.

Read our article on Holey Moley Golf Club here, and find out about other quirky bars in these articles:

Clarke Quay: Mini-Golf Bar With Quirky Themed Courses & 1-Metre Pizzas
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Clarke Quay: Mini-Golf Bar With Quirky Themed Courses & 1-Metre Pizzas

Address: 3B River Valley Road, Singapore 179024
Opening hours: Mon-Wed: 12PM-1AM | Thu-Fri: 12PM-2AM | Sat: 10AM-2AM | Sun: 10AM-10PM
Telephone: 800 492 2410

8. Pose under the bougainvillea arches at the Japanese Cemetery Park

101 things to do in Singapore Japanese Cemetery Park
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If you’re not the superstitious sort, make a trip to the Japanese Cemetery Park at Yio Chu Kang for a romantic stroll underneath pretty bougainvillea archways. The cemetery also has a tranquil prayer hall dating back to the 1980s, as well as many traditional sculptures and tombstones belonging to Japanese prostitutes from the 1890s.

Read our article on the Japanese Cemetery Park here.

9. Scream your lungs out on the GX-5 Extreme Swing and Trampoline Bungy

101 things to do in Singapore GX-5 Extreme Swing and Trampoline Bungy
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You’ll probably be high on liquid courage after downing drinks at Clarke Quay – and that’s the best time to make a spontaneous decision to climb aboard the GX-5 Extreme Swing in the area. This isn’t any playground swing from your childhood, no, this is one that will have you flung wildly like a toy in a capsule after being hoisted up a high tower. Check out this video to see how it works.

101 things to do in Singapore GX-5 Extreme Swing and Trampoline Bungy
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But if you think you might throw up from being swung around in the air, there’s also the milder Trampoline Bungy. Think of it as a regular trampoline, but with a 5x jump boost thanks to the mega elastic bungy cords that you’ll be strapped to.

Address: 3E River Valley Road, Block E Clarke Quay, Singapore 179024
Opening hours: 4.30PM-11.30PM, Daily
Telephone: 6338 1766

10. Support the rescue of stray kittens by visiting the Kitten Sanctuary

101 things to do in Singapore Kitten Sanctuary
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Kitten Sanctuary is a non-profit animal welfare group helmed by Jessica Seet, the number one cat lady in Singapore who has dedicated her life to saving orphaned, abandoned, and suffering felines. Though her Cat Museum has since shut down due to issues with an unreasonable landlord, she continues her mission with this new organisation.

Currently, Kitten Sanctuary is home to Singapore’s first and only neonatal kitten nursery. They also have a “kitten kindergarten” where older kittens are socialised in preparation for adoption. Pay these cuties a visit with small fee that will go towards the upkeep of the shelter, and who knows – you might just fall in love with one and decide to take it home. Book your session here.

Address: 737A North Bridge Road, Singapore 198705
Opening hours: Sat – Sun 10.30AM-6PM (by appointment)
Telephone: 9126 7379

11. Go on a mangrove trail at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

101 things to do in Singapore Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
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Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is Singapore’s largest nature reserve. All year round you’ll find swamp animals like mudskippers, water monitor lizards, and even crocodiles in its mangroves. It’s also a “pit stop” for migratory birds, so you’ll catch glimpses of plovers and sandpipers here from September to March. Don’t worry about it being all wet and muddy, because there are proper paths and a mangrove boardwalk for you to trod on comfortably.

Address: 301 Neo Tiew Crescent, Singapore 718925
Opening hours: 7AM-7PM, Daily
Telephone: 6794 1401

12. Have a girly gathering at a pink cafe

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New York and London have their host of pretty pink cafes and restaurants, but hey, so does Singapore. From a juice bar to an ice cream parlour, and a hotpot joint with unique broth flavours like coconut, these sweet yet classy eateries are perfect for a girly gathering.

Find out more about these pink cafes in our article here.

13. Teleport to another dimension at Headrock VR, Singapore’s first VR theme park

101 things to do in Singapore Headrock VR

Sometimes you just wanna escape to another dimension, and with technology, you can. Temporarily, at least. Headrock VR is Singapore’s first and only virtual reality theme park, where apart from the usual shooter games, there are also thrilling coaster rides that’ll take you back to prehistoric times, and milder rhythm games like Beat Saber.

Read our article on Headrock VR here, and find out where else you can play VR and AR games here

Singapore's First VR Theme Park
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Singapore's First VR Theme Park

Address: 26 Sentosa Gateway, #01-38/39, Singapore 098138
Opening hours: Daily 10AM-8PM
Telephone: 6963 4127

14. Savour Indian cuisine and shop at the 24h Mustafa Centre at Little India

101 things to do in Singapore Mustafa Centre
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It goes without saying that Little India is the best place in Singapore to fill yourself up with some tasty tandoori chicken, dalcha, and thosai. When you’ve gotten your fill, stroll along the bustling preserved shophouses to check out the market stalls, colourful traditional clothing and accessories, and henna parlours.

A popular place for shopping in Little India is Mustafa Centre, a 24-hour megastore piled high with Indian groceries, cheap electronics, and quirky snacks.

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15. Throw axes at a wooden target board at Axe Factor

101 things to do in Singapore Axe Factor
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Don’t just throw stuff around in your room to relieve stress – head down to Axe Factor and you’ll get to fling real axes at a target board to let off some steam. Think of it as darts, but with weapons instead. All the necessary safety measures are in place, including a briefing by their “axe-perts” and a practise round, so you can get the hang of it before going on a little round robin tournament with your mates.

Address: 200 Turf Club Road, #01-32A The Grandstand, Singapore 287994
Opening hours: Mon – Thu 12PM-10PM | Fri 12PM-1AM | Sat 10AM-1AM | Sun 10AM-10PM
Telephone: 8113 4367

16. Check out a gushing waterfall at NTU’s newly-renovated Yunnan Garden

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Westsiders are spoiled for choice when it comes to visiting gardens for scenic jogs and evening walks in nature now that the Yunnan Garden at NTU has finished renovations. Aside from the 1,000 new trees from over 80 species, there is now also a 5.6M-tall waterfall and a 900M-long boardwalk for picturesque strolls.

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You don’t need to worry about your smartphone’s connection dropping out either, as the gardens are fully covered by Wifi. The ulu-ness of it also means that there are fewer people that will accidentally photobomb your Instagram stories.

Address: 12 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637721
Opening hours: 24/7
Telephone: 6791 1744

17. Rent an intricate kebaya from Bajupura before exploring the city

101 things to do in Singapore Bajupura
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You know how kimono rental stores are pretty much everywhere in Japan? Bajupura offers a similar experience, except with traditional kebayas from Malay and Peranakan culture instead. You can either rent these intricate garments for 2 hours ($38) and hang around in the Kampong Glam area where the store is located, or go for full-day rental ($48) and venture out to other areas in the city. Hairstyling can be done for an additional $20.

Opening hours: Tue – Fri 9AM-6PM | Sat – Mon 10AM-6PM

18. Admire the Rain Vortex in the indoor garden of Jewel Changi

101 things to do in Singapore Jewel Changi

Only in Singapore do you have an airport with a sunflower garden and butterfly garden, and with the retail complex of Jewel Changi now standing alongside the flight terminals, I’d say we’re pretty hard to beat. It’s not any regular airport mall, though, ‘cause apart from the shopping and food options like Shake Shack and a 24-hour A&W, it’s also home to a giant Forest Valley full of trees, and the iconic Rain Vortex, the world’s largest indoor waterfall.

There are also play zones for all ages which include a mirror maze, hedge maze, suspended bouncing nets, and a slide with a near-90 degree drop.

Read our articles on Jewel Changi here:

Jewel Changi Airport - A First Look
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Jewel Changi Airport - A First Look

19. Have a romantic seaside meal while yacht-viewing at Quayside Isle or Keppel Bay

101 things to do in Singapore Quayside Isle Keppel Bay
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For a change of scenery, pop by Quayside Isle at Sentosa or Keppel Bay near Harbourfront for a romantic seaside stroll with the view of yachts. You may not be able to rent one, what with them being so expensive, but you can dine at one of the many restaurants in either location. It’s a date-worthy setting, so save it for a special occasion or when you need to impress!

20. Pick up a SingLit novel at indie bookstore Books Actually

101 things to do in Singapore Books Actually
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Bookworms who have already read it all at the public libraries will find delight at Books Actually’s selection of local poetry, literary journals, and obscure works including books that are out of print. This independent bookstore also has a book vending machine with mystery titles so you can choose your books randomly without bias, rather than by judging the covers. 

Address: 9 Yong Siak Street, Singapore 168645
Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-8PM
Telephone: 6222 9195

21. Uncover antique treasures at Turf Club’s Antique Row

101 things to do in Singapore Turf Club Antique Row

Old is gold, and if you want to incorporate a rustic look into your home, head down to the 2 stores at Antique Row at Turf Club for old furniture that has stood the test of time. Even if you’re not there to purchase anything, it’s interesting snooping around Junkie’s Corner and the nameless store beside it to uncover old paraphernalia like statues, dolls, and vintage cameras.

Find out more about what you can do at Turf Club here, and read our articles on antique/vintage furniture and knick-knacks:

22. Get into geek mode at Science Centre Singapore

101 things to do in Singapore Science Centre Singapore

Get your geek on at Science Centre Singapore and enter a series of educational exhibits that explain how things work in a fun way. Their permanent exhibitions include The Mind’s Eye, which holds a rainbow mirror maze, as well as Phobia, created for the purpose of including fear. The latter even has a simulation that lets you experience being buried alive. Yikes!

They’ve also recently introduced a couple of free-to-play VR games which will have you soaring high over a virtual cityscape and slashing fast-flying fruit.

Read our article on Science Centre Singapore here, and on their rainbow mirror maze here.

Mirror Maze at Science Centre Singapore
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Mirror Maze at Science Centre Singapore

Address: 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081
Opening hours: Tue-Sun: 10AM-6PM (Closed on Mondays)
Telephone: 6425 2500

23. Visit the kampung-style ORTO for fishing and mookata

101 things to do in Singapore ORTO
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How to make sure your seafood is fresh: Catch it yourself. ORTO at Khatib has a huge fishing pond as well as a prawning facility, and you can grill and eat your catches on the spot. But if you’d rather not get your hands dirty, just pop by one of their many alfresco eateries offering mookata, hotpot, and Asian tapas.

And if waiting for fish to bite is too mild an activity for your squad, ham it up with drift-karting, paintball, and jumping around at a trampoline park instead.

ORTO - Singapore's BIGGEST Adventure Park - Not Many Know It Exists!
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ORTO - Singapore's BIGGEST Adventure Park - Not Many Know It Exists!

Address: 81 Lor Chencharu, Singapore 769198
Opening hours: 24/7 (individual establishments’ opening hours apply)
Telephone: 6257 8858

24. View contemporary art for free at Parkview Museum

101 things to do in Singapore Parkview Museum
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Located in what’s been dubbed Singapore’s “Gotham building” – a towering brown and gold Art Deco-style building – Parkview Museum is one of the more underrated galleries that isn’t widely known to tourists. Entry is free of charge to all, and the contemporary art exhibitions change every few months, rotating between solo shows by artists and themed collections.

Find out more about the other museums in Singapore in our article here.

Address: 600 North Bridge Road, Level 3 Parkview Square, Singapore 188778
Opening hours: Mon – Sat 12PM-7PM (Closed on Sundays)
Telephone: 6799 6971

25. Be a pilot for a day with the Boeing 737 Flight Experience

101 things to do in Singapore Boeing 737 Flight Experience
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Not everyone can be a pilot, but you can come close to the real deal with the Boeing 737 Flight Experience. The high-tech flight simulation is used for actual pilot training, and will have you doing your own takeoffs and landings with a hyper realistic view that looks just like our cityscape. You can even choose to “fly” in adverse weather conditions should you want some added excitement.

Address: 30 Raffles Avenue, #02-06 Singapore Flyer, Singapore 039803
Telephone: 6339 2737

26. Pick up quirky cat-themed knick knacks at Cat Socrates

101 things to do in Singapore Cat Socrates
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Hidden far away from the cookie cutter shops in malls is Cat Socrates, where cat lovers can go gaga over a range of cat-themed trinkets, books, and even tarot cards that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. Those who aren’t fans of felines will still be able to find a quirky general selection of stationery, postcards, and home items.

Read our article on cat-themed shops in Singapore here.

Tiong Bahru outlet
Address: 78 Yong Siak Street, #01-14, Singapore 163078
Opening hours: Mon 10AM-6PM | Tue – Thu 10AM-7PM | Fri – Sat 10AM-8PM | Sun and PHs 9AM-6PM
Telephone: 6333 0870

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Address: 448 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427661
Opening hours: Mon 11AM-6PM | Tue – Fri 11AM-8.30PM | Sat 11AM-9PM | Sun and PHs 11AM-7.30PM
Telephone: 6348 0863

27. Belt tunes at K.STAR Karaoke

101 things to do in Singapore K.STAR Karaoke

Belting out a medley of your favourite tunes is always fun, but K.STAR Karaoke amps it up even more with their colourful themed rooms and mood lighting. They have 2 outlets located at Orchard Central and Suntec City, both with differing decor. The Suntec outlet is larger and more over-the-top, and even has VR games and digital Truth or Dare.

Read our article on K.STAR Karaoke’s Orchard Central outlet here, and their Suntec City outlet here. Check out our other karaoke-related articles:

Singapore's First Themed Karaoke In Orchard
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Singapore's First Themed Karaoke In Orchard

Address: 181 Orchard Road, #05-01 Orchard Central, Singapore 238896
Opening hours: Sun – Tue 12PM-3AM | Wed – Sat 12PM-5AM
Telephone: 6634 2801

28. Get the freshest fish at Senoko or Jurong Fishery Port

101 things to do in Singapore Senoko Jurong Fishery Port
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Younger Singaporeans tend to gravitate towards clean air-conditioned supermarkets instead of noisy wet markets, but all that nicely-packaged fish laid out in styrofoam trays? It has to come from somewhere. And that place is likely either Senoko Fishery Port or Jurong Fishery Port, the only 2 fishing ports in Singapore.

It’ll be an eye-opening experience watching fishermen and fishmongers alike tirelessly working in their rubber boots in the wee hours. Don’t forget to bring some cash so you can get the freshest marine fare way up the supply chain at unbeatable wholesale prices.

Jurong Fishery Port
Address: Fishery Port Road, Singapore 619742
Opening hours: 24/7 (most bustling in the early morning from 2AM)
Telephone: 6265 1680

Senoko Fishery Port
Address: 31 Attap Valley Road, Singapore 759908
Opening hours: Tue- Sun 2AM-6AM (Closed on Mondays)
Telephone: 6257 6721

29. Tackle the high-element obstacle course at Forest Adventure

101 things to do in Singapore Forest Adventure

Challenge yourself and tackle Forest Adventure, a treetop high elements course at Bedok reservoir with 44 obstacles. There are a couple of routes according to various difficulty levels – including those suitable for kids – each one ending with a rewarding zip line where you’ll be zooming across the reservoir’s waters.

Read our article on Forest Adventure here.

Address: Bedok Reservoir Park, Singapore 478931
Opening hours: Tue – Sun 9.30AM-6.30PM (Closed on Mondays)
Telephone: 8100 7420

30. Go back in time to the world of old film at The Cathay Gallery

101 things to do in Singapore The Cathay Gallery
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You’ve probably stepped into The Cathay at Dhoby Ghaut countless times to catch a movie, though not many know that there’s a “mini museum” hidden in a corner of the same building. The Cathay Gallery celebrates the yesteryears of film with artefacts like antique film projectors, vintage posters, and old movie props.

Find out more about other lesser-known spots in town here.

Address: 2 Handy Road, #02-16 The Cathay, Singapore 229233
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 11AM-7PM
Telephone: 6732 7332

31. Go glamping at East Coast Park

101 things to do in Singapore Glamping at East Coast Park

You love the great outdoors, but your girlfriend is a princess who hates roughing it out. Strike a balance by going glamping – that is, glam camping – where you’ll be equipped with a spacious tent with air mattresses and actual pillows. Everything from the set-up to the tear-down will be done for you, and many glamping companies tend to add a whimsical touch to your tent with fairy lights and props like flamingo floats.

Read our article on our experience with Glamping Society here, and find out more about the other glamping companies in Singapore here.

32. Sample free-flow beer and learn how it’s made with a Tiger Brewery Tour

101 things to do in Singapore Tiger Brewery Tour
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Learn how hops and grains are brewed into our homegrown Tiger Beer with a guided Tiger Brewery Tour, which includes a 45-minute free-flow sampling session that’s already included in your entry fee. This alcohol buffet also includes other brands of booze like Baron’s, Guinness, and Archipelago, which you’ll be sipping on in the old-timey Tiger Tavern.

Find out what else you can do in the vicinity in our article here.

Address: 459 Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim, Singapore 639934
Tour schedule: Tue-Sun: 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM, and 5PM (Closed on Mondays)
Telephone: 6860 3005

33. Bungy jump or ride a giant swing at AJ Hackett

101 things to do in Singapore AJ Hackett

Here’s one for the thrill-seekers. Take a leap of faith at AJ Hackett’s bungy tower, and plunge 50-metres down with the option to land in a 3.5-metre pool. If the prospect of free-falling terrifies you too much, you can choose to rappel down the tower instead. Or have a spin on the giant swing, which hits up to 120km/h and can hold up to 3 people at a go.

Not into such heart-pumping activities? Enjoy the view of Sentosa’s beaches with a leisurely stroll across the open-air skybridge with glass floor panels.

Read our article on AJ Hackett here.

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Address: 30 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099011
Opening hours: Sun-Thu: 10AM-7PM | Fri: Sat: 10AM-9PM
Telephone: 6911 3070

34. Soak in the tranquility of the Chinese and Japanese Gardens

101 things to do in Singapore Chinese and Japanese Gardens
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Having withdrawals from your vacation in Taiwan or Japan? Head to the Chinese and Japanese Gardens for those “out of Singapore” vibes – even the trees there look different from what you’d find at other parks and gardens in our red dot. The 2 sprawling parks are popular photoshoot locations for cosplayers, which just goes to show how authentic they look.

Address: 1 Chinese Garden Road, Singapore 619795
Opening hours: Daily, 5.30AM-7PM
Telephone: 6560 0056

35. Go trigger-happy with a shootout at NERF Action Xperience

101 things to do in Singapore NERF Action Xperience

Take your group outings to the next level at NERF Action Xperience, a huge indoor arena where you’ll get to go trigger-happy with a shootout. Guns, bullets, and safety goggles will be provided, and you’ll get to shoot zombie targets, take on timed speed challenges, or engage in a capture the flag battle complete with obstacles to duck behind. There’s also a high-elements course with a rock wall and rope obstacles to attempt.

Read our article on NERF Action Xperience here.

36. Unleash your inner Van Gogh with an art jamming session

101 things to do in Singapore art jamming studio

It doesn’t matter whether you fancy yourself a budding Van Gogh or not. Art is for everyone, and it serves as great therapy when you’re stressed. Not all of us have the right equipment at home, but at an art jamming studio, you get a canvas and an unlimited usage of paints to create your own masterpiece with – all without the hassle of having to clean up afterwards.

Read our article on art jamming studios here. If you’d rather paint on t-shirts instead of canvas, read our article on Streaks n Strokes here.

37. Have a tour at The Intan, a private Peranakan home-museum

101 things to do in Singapore The Intan
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An alternative to the tourist-filled Peranakan museum is The Intan, a private Peranakan home-museum that opens its doors to visitors by appointment. You’ll find the 2-storey shophouse unit full of traditional ware like handmade beaded slippers, tiffin food carriers, and antique furniture as you explore the compound through a tour by its owners.

During the tour you’ll also be treated to either an afternoon tea selection with nyonya kueh, or a fuller meal of lunch or dinner, depending on which package you choose.

The Intan - A Private Peranakan Home Museum
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The Intan - A Private Peranakan Home Museum

Address: 69 Joo Chiat Terrace, Singapore 427231
Opening hours: 7AM-10PM, Daily (by appointment only)
Telephone: 6440 1148

38. Spend a day at a playground for adults at Adventure HQ

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Adventure HQ at HomeTeamNS Khatib is an indoor playground that lets adults become kings and queens of the jungle gym again. This spot features the tallest indoor slide in Singapore at 14M-tall (or 4.5 storeys high) and the country’s only indoor aerial glider.

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An all-access pass that grants you 3.5 hours of playtime starts at $40 on weekdays, while on weekends it starts from $48.

Check out more on what Adventure HQ has to offer here.

Address: 2 Yishun Walk, HomeTeamNS Khatib, Singapore 767944
Opening hours: 2PM-10PM (Tue-Fri) | 10AM-10PM (Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holidays) | Closed on Mon

39. Get a tarot reading at Spellbound, Singapore’s last witchcraft store

101 things to do in Singapore Spellbound

Yes, Singapore has an actual witchcraft store called Spellbound, tucked away in a corner of Peninsula-Excelsior. Don’t expect any Harry Potter-esque wands or pointy hats though – rather, this store sells protection amulets, grimoires, and over 3,000 different types of herbs. You can also get a tarot reading done and engage in their spellcasting services to help boost your health, finances, or love life.

It is highly recommended to make an appointment before dropping by.

Read our article on Spellbound here.

Address: 3 Coleman Street, $04-03 Peninsula Shopping Centre, Singapore 179804
Telephone: 9105 6622

40. Get nostalgic at old-school dragon- and clock-shaped playgrounds

101 things to do in Singapore dragon playground
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Our old-school playgrounds are truly icons of our country, and now that they’re such rare finds, these nostalgia-inducing structures from a simpler time are all the more precious. You already know the classic dragon playground – of which there are only 2 left today – but there are a couple other gems like clock- and dove-shaped ones.

Find out more about these old playgrounds in our article here.

41. Catch your own fresh seafood at the kelong-style Smith Marine Floating Restaurant

101 things to do in Singapore Smith Marine Floating Restaurant
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Singapore may no longer be a fishing village, but you can still get a taste of that part of her past at Smith Marine Floating Restaurant. This kelong-style restaurant between Pulau Ubin and Changi Point ferry terminal lets you fish for your own seafood before it’s sent off to the kitchen to be cooked in your preferred style.

Opening hours: 10AM-8PM, Daily

42. Test your wits with a pub quiz or trivia night

101 things to do in Singapore pub quiz trivia night
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If you’re the kind who suddenly becomes a smart cookie upon alcohol intake, form a team with your drinking buds and show off your braininess at a pub quiz or trivia night at a bar. Some of the pubs that hold regular sessions include Prince of Wales and Molly Malone’s Irish Pub, and prizes include items like $50 F&B vouchers and beer buckets.

Find out more about these bars with pub quizzes in our article here.

43. Muster the courage to enter a hidden WWII bunker

101 things to do in Singapore WWII Bunkers

World War II was decades ago, and what we know of it is mostly just the stuff we’ve learnt in Social Studies textbooks or stories from our great-grandparents. But tangible bits of the past remain, and some of these come in the form of old war bunkers that were once used as shelter.

Go on and explore them if you’re daring enough, but warning: This is not an adventure for the faint-hearted. Especially not those who are afraid of dark, unfamiliar places which may possibly contain insects.

Find out more about these hidden bunkers in our article here.

44. Party it up at Singapore’s hottest clubs

101 things to do in Singapore Marquee

Let your hair down and party it up at one of Singapore’s many nightclubs. Marquee has a ferris wheel and 3-storey slide, Avenue has a bowling lane, and Bar Rouge has themed nights and dance performances on cage-like platforms – there’s something for every type of clubber.

Find out more about these clubs in our articles here:

*Nightclubs are temporarily closed to prevent the spread of Covid-19 within the community.

45. Transport yourself to China at Bukit Batok Town Park’s Little Guilin

101 things to do in Singapore Bukit Batok Town Park Little Guilin
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No, for the last time, Singapore isn’t in China. But we’ll forgive you if you think this granite quarry at Bukit Batok Town Park is. It’s been dubbed Little Guilin (or Xiao Guilin) for its resemblance to the landscape in China’s Guilin which is full of limestone karst formations. Come here on an early morning and you’re likely to see elderly folk practising taichi.

46. Down a flaming “Goblet of Fire” at Platform 1094, a Harry Potter-inspired Cafe

101 things to do in Singapore Platform 1094

Perhaps enrolling into Hogwarts might be a far-off dream, but Platform 1094 – better-known as Singapore’s famous Harry Potter-inspired cafe – brings some magic to the table for us muggles. Dress up in their wizard robes, grab a wand, and order their flaming Goblet of Fire-inspired cocktail ($15), along with a hearty meal of Pesto Mayo Pork Ribs ($22).

Read our article on Platform 1094 here.

Platform 1094 - Harry Potter-Inspired Themed Cafe Now Open In Boon Keng!
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Platform 1094 - Harry Potter-Inspired Themed Cafe Now Open In Boon Keng!

Address: 1094 Serangoon Road, Singapore 328192
Opening hours: Tue-Sun: 11AM-10PM (Closed on Mondays)
Telephone: 6204 6003

47. Learn how vegetables are grown locally at an urban farm

101 things to do in Singapore urban farm
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Singapore may be a concrete jungle, but we’ve actually got plenty of urban farms where our own local produce is grown. Many of these farms grow their fruits and veg organically or avoid the use of pesticides so you know that what you’re consuming is safe. Some of them offer tours with explanations and demonstrations on how the farming process is like.

Find out more about these urban farms in our article here

48. Get artsy at Gillman Barracks

101 things to do in Singapore Gillman Barracks
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Set further from the other museums in town, Gillman Barracks is a former colonial camp that’s since been transformed into a series of art galleries. Exhibitions vary from time to time, so there’s always something new to check out every couple of months. While you’re there, check out their restaurants and bars within the compound like Masons, Hopscotch, and Nekkid.

Address: 9 Lock Road, Singapore 108937
Opening hours: Sun: 11AM-6PM | Tue-Thu, Sat: 12PM-7PM }| Fri: 11AM-9.15PM | (Closed on Mondays)

49. Watch a film at The Projector, Singapore’s only indie cinema

101 things to do in Singapore The Projector

Above all the boat noodle stalls and sleazy discos at Golden Mile Tower lies The Projector, Singapore’s only indie cinema which screens not only the latest blockbusters, but also arthouse films and foreign titles. From anime classics to Asian indie films and culture documentaries, the selection here is something you won’t be able to find at any other regular cinema.

Read our article on The Projector here.

Address: 6001 Beach Road, #05-00 Golden Mile Tower, Singapore 199589
Opening hours: Mon – Thu 6PM-8.30PM | Fri 5PM-8.30PM | Sat – Sun & PHs 1PM-8.30PM

50. Relive the good old days of arcade gaming at the largest Timezone arcade

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Before video games took over, gamers used to visit arcades like Timezone to slay virtual zombies and show off their moves on Para Para Paradise. Their newest outlet at Westgate is also their largest arcade so you don’t have to worry about waiting for noobs to finish a game.

timezone westgate bowling alley

There are over 200 games available at this arcade that’s the size of three basketball courts, including two bowling alleys and themed party rooms to boot. 

Read our guide to all the things you can do at Timezone Westgate here.

Address: 3 Gateway Dr, #B1-45 Westgate, Singapore 608532
Opening hours: 11.30AM-9.30PM (Mon-Thur), 10.30AM-10PM (Sat, Sun, PH and School Holidays) 11.30AM-10PM (Fri and PH Eve)
Telephone: 6265 1132

51. Crate dive for records at vinyl stores

101 things to do in Singapore vinyl
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Most of us have long since ditched our iPods and Discmans for music streaming services like Spotify, but some prefer to hold a physical copy of what our favourite artistes have created. Instead of purchasing CDs, consider knocking it old-school with a crate-diving session at a vinyl record store. You’ll never know what you’ll find – many of the items stocked are limited edition and/or out of production. 

Find out more about these vinyl stores in our article here.

52. Channel your inner F1 racer at a go kart circuit

101 things to do in Singapore The Karting Area Maximum Drift Karting Arena
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Channel your inner F1 racer by speeding around on a go-kart track – no driving license needed. There are a couple of go-karting arenas in Singapore including The Karting Arena at The Grandstand and Maximum Drift Karting Arena at Khatib – Singapore’s first and only drift-karting circuit where you can bring your Tokyo Drift dreams to life.

53.  Go island-hopping at Lazarus, St John’s, and Kusu Island

101 things to do in Singapore Lazarus island St John's island Kusu island

Hope on a boat at Marina South Pier and have an island-hopping adventure off mainland Singapore. Visit on a weekday to have the islands all to yourself, but for a more flexible schedule with additional boat timings, head down on a weekend instead. Either way, you’ll be met with a relatively tranquil environment far from the tourist crowds.

The boat will first stop at St John’s Island, from which you can walk to Lazarus Island and its unspoilt beach. Once you’re done exploring, hop on the next leg of the ferry ride to get to Kusu Island which is home to a tortoise sanctuary and Chinese temple perched above water.

Read our articles on these islands and other islands in Singapore here:

54. Feed turtles at the Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum

101 things to do in Singapore Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum
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Once housed at Chinese Garden, the Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum has since relocated to Khatib. Other than the common red-eared terrapins found at pet stores and reservoirs, you’ll be getting up close to other more exotic specimens like soft shell turtles, a 6-legged tortoise, and a golden terrapin.

Address: 81 Lorong Chencharu, #01-16, Singapore 769198
Opening hours: 10AM-6PM, Daily
Telephone: 6268 5363

55. Visit a teahouse and the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple at Chinatown

101 things to do in Singapore Buddha Tooth Relic Temple Chinatown
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With oriental lanterns strung across the rows of shophouses and decades-old stores touting traditional ornaments, herbs, and toys, Chinatown still retains its culture from the olden days. Pay a visit to the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, a towering Tang dynasty-style Buddhist temple. Or have a breather at one of the many teahouses in the vicinity such as Enjoy Tea or Pek Sin Choon Pte Ltd.

Read our article on non-touristy things to do in Chinatown here.

56. Go prawning and catch your own late-night supper

101 things to do in Singapore prawning
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Kick back kampong-style and have a night out prawning, which is like fishing, except you’re on the hunt for prawns and yabbies. Whatever you catch is yours to keep, and you can grill your catch on the spot with the barbeque pits provided. Most of the prawning ponds here open till late or even 24/7, so pop by anytime with your supper crew.

Find out more about these prawning places in our article here.

57. Frolic around at Airzone, the world’s first suspended net playground

101 things to do in Singapore Airzone

Take playtime to greater heights at Airzone, the world’s first suspended net playground at City Square Mall. Stretching over 4 bouncy levels, this play area for all ages features ball pits, slides, tunnels, and giant balls to throw around. Rest assured that the nets are extremely strong and can support 2 full buses worth of people.

Read our article on Airzone here.

Airzone - World's First Suspended Indoor Playground
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Airzone - World's First Suspended Indoor Playground

Address: 180 Kitchener Road, #02-K4, K10 City Square Mall, Singapore 208539
Opening hours: 11AM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 3159 0767

58. Catch the sunset and dine at a coastal restaurant at Changi Boardwalk

101 things to do in Singapore Changi Boardwalk
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Changi Boardwalk might not be the most accessible of places – there’s no MRT nearby, and the walk from the nearest bus stop will take you around 20 minutes. Nevertheless, it’s worth the effort because of the stunning coastal view that awaits. It’s the perfect unobstructed lookout point for sunrises and sunsets, and you might catch wildlife like mudskippers during low tide.

Along the way you’ll find a beach club, sailing club, and small seaside restaurants. If you’re up for an adventure, follow the trail for 30 minutes all the way to Changi Village where even more food awaits.

59. Play with cute pups at We Are The Furballs dog cafe

101 things to do in Singapore We Are The Furballs
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Pooch-loving humans who don’t have pets of their own can visit We Are The Furballs, Singapore’s only dog cafe, to interact with some furry friends. Your entry fee gives you 1.5 hours of play time and includes a free drink. You can also purchase treats to feed the dogs with, and if you’re lucky, one might even climb on your lap and fall asleep! Aww.

Singapore's FIRST Dog Petting Cafe - We Are The Furballs
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Singapore's FIRST Dog Petting Cafe - We Are The Furballs

Address: 201 Victoria Street, #07-07 Bugis+, Singapore 188067
Opening hours: Sun – Thu 1PM-10PM | Fri – Sat 12.30PM-10.30PM
Telephone: 6509 1186

60. Join an unconventional dinner theatre experience by ANDSOFORTH

101 things to do in Singapore ANDSOFORTH
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For an unconventional dining experience, hit up ANDSOFORTH’s themed dinner theatre pop-ups where you’ll be entertained by performances as you eat. Your 5-course meal will be held in a secret location that will only be revealed on the day of the event, and each dish will be served in a different room that’s decorated according to the plot of the play. Some past themes include Nordic mythology, The Nutcracker, and classic fairytales with a twist.

101 things to do in Singapore ANDSOFORTH
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Be prepared to get out of your comfort zone, because there will be plenty of audience interaction, as well as interaction with your fellow diners whom you’ve just met. You might even have to get up to sing, dance, or role-play so there’s really no room for shyness! 

Book your spot on their website here.

Find out more about restaurants in Singapore with insane dining experiences in our article here.

61. Check out Kampong Lorong Buangkok, Singapore’s last village

101 things to do in Singapore Kampong Lorong Buangkok
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Our land is packed with high-rise apartments and skyscrapers, but once upon a time we were a sleepy fishing village full kampongs with attap houses. Kampong Lorong Buangkok is the mainland’s last surviving village of the sort, shrouded by greenery and landed property. It’s the only neighbourhood in Singapore that still has a 4-digit postal code, compared to the usual 6.

You can enter the area for a slice of the yesteryears, but remember that these are actual houses with people living in them, so do show respect and avoid causing disturbances.

62. Skydive indoors at iFly

101 things to do in Singapore iFly
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If you’ve always wanted to try skydiving but have been put off by the thought of jumping off a plane, have a little teaser at iFly first. This indoor skydiving park at Sentosa allows you to hover around in the air within a controlled environment, bringing that same thrill without the potential danger. Certified instructors will teach you the right techniques and supervise you throughout the course of your flight.

Address: #01 Sentosa Island, 43 Siloso Beach Walk, 01, Singapore 099010
Opening hours: Thu-Tue: 9AM-9.30PM | Wed: 11AM-9.30PM
Telephone: 6571 0000

63. Try some upgraded local hawker classics

101 things to do in Singapore cheese carrot cake
Cheese carrot cake

We all have those few hawker favourites which we fall back on when we can’t decide on what to eat. Just when we thought we’ve seen it all, some hawkers have put creative twists on these traditional dishes – coconut juice laksa, truffle chicken rice, and rum & raisin toast, anyone?

Find out where to get these unique hawker dishes in our article here.

64. Birdwatch at Kranji Marshes

101 things to do in Singapore Kranji Marshes
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Kranji Marshes is a grassy freshwater marshland and nature reserve rich in biodiversity including butterflies, dragonflies, and especially birds. Aptly named, the 10.65-metre Raptor Tower is the best vantage point for spotting raptor birds like the Black Baza and Japanese Sparrowhawk during the migratory season from November to March.

Read our article on Kranji Marshes here.

65. Destress by smashing things at The Fragment Room

101 things to do in Singapore The Fragment Room
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Little kids smash pinatas at birthday parties. Big kids with stress issues smash breakables with a baseball bat. Don’t go breaking your mother’s precious dinner plates though – head to The Fragment Room, Singapore’s first and only rage room instead, where you’ll be given crates of old junk like electronics, glass bottles, and porcelain kitchenware to smash to smithereens.

Protective suits, helmets, and cut-proof gloves will be provided for your safety. For those concerned about wastage, you’ll be glad to know that all these items have been bought over from scrap yards, so no new stuff is harmed in the process. You can bring your own smashables for an extra fee, so if you still have old rubbish from your ex lying around at home…you know what to do.

The Fragment Room - South East Asia's First Rage Room
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The Fragment Room - South East Asia's First Rage Room

Address: 3 Balestier Road, Singapore 329671
Opening hours: 1PM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 6291 1519

66. Woosh down crazy water slides at Wild Wild Wet

101 things to do in Singapore Wild Wild Wet
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Wild Wild Wet has been around since the time of the now-defunct Escape Theme Park, but this waterpark has recently undergone a facelift to include a new host of slides that are crazier than before. Don’t miss out on Torpedo – this slide will have you standing on a platform that will retract after a countdown, and you’ll then experience a short vertical free-fall before wooshing through a winding passage and finishing in a horizontal position.

If you’ve got a weak stomach, take heart in knowing that they’ve got milder rides and a Lazy River which you can leisurely cruise along in on a round float.

Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
Opening hours: 12PM-6PM, Wed – Sun
Telephone: 6581 9128

67. Soak your stress away at a Japanese-style onsen

101 things to do in Singapore Japanese-style onsen
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Soaking in a Japanese onsen is something everyone should try once in their lives, but you don’t have to fly to a ryokan abroad to do that. Singapore has both nude and non-nude Japanese hot springs that give you a similar experience, with water that contains minerals that come with health benefits.

There are private ones like Elements Wellness, as well as communal ones like Yunomori Onsen & Spa which gives you that true blue butt-naked experience.

Find out more about these onsens in our article here.

68. Check out Singapore’s quirkiest bridges

101 things to do in Singapore bridge

You’ve probably snapped a photo at the Helix near MBS, and walked past Elgin bridge while it was lit in rainbow hues at night. But apart from these iconic tourist spots are other quirky bridges waiting to be crossed – from oriental-style ones to what might be Singapore’s only container bridge.

Read our article on these quirky bridges here.

69. Descend into the 18 levels of hell at Haw Par Villa

101 things to do in Singapore Haw Par Villa
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Don’t think of Haw Par Villa as a derelict statue park – it’s recently undergone a facelift and how includes impressive new pavillions, pagodas, and intricate archways worthy of pre-wedding shoots. There are even some anime-style murals on some walls. Of course, their star attraction on the 10 courts of hell still remains, so venture in and get ready to be spooked by their macabre depictions of the underworld.

Address: 262 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 118 628
Opening hours: General: 9AM-7PM (last entry 6PM) | Ten Courts of Hell: 9AM-6PM (Last entry 5.45PM), Daily
Telephone: 6773 0103

*Haw Par Villa is temporarily closed to prevent the spread of Covid-19 within the community.

70. Jump around at trampoline parks like Bounce and Katapult

Bounce Inc

For adrenaline-pumping fun that doesn’t involve sweating it out in the great outdoors, try bouncing around at a trampoline park. It might look like child’s play, but is actually more strenuous than it looks! It’s not just about jumping up and down either – many of them have other cool features like basketball hoops for slam dunks and dodgeball courts. Bounce even has a Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course that includes a vertical wall run and flying fox. 

Read our article on trampoline parks here.

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71. Pore over a good read at a book cafe

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Swiping through e-books may be commonplace these days, but nothing can replace the feeling of thumbing through a physical paperback while you’re curled up in a comfy armchair. Instead of the usual libraries, chill out at a book cafe where you can order food, drinks, and even alcohol to go with your read.

You’ll find a more unusual selection of titles at these cafes – for example, The Moon focuses on female authors, Huggs-Epigram Coffee Bookshop solely stocks SingLit, while Grassroots Book Room specialises in Chinese novels.

Find out more about these book cafes in our article here.

72. Have a night out at K Bowling Club, Singapore’s craziest bowling alley

K bowling club

Can’t decide on whether to go to a bowling alley, bar, arcade, billiards room, or karaoke lounge for a night out with your pals? Quit the bickering and tackle all at once at K Bowling Club, Singapore’s craziest cosmic bowling alley – where there’ll be music thumping and neon lights flashing as you knock down your strikes with good buzz from a cocktail.

If you find yourself consistently landing gutter balls, take a break with a game of darts, claw machines, or old-school arcade games like Puzzle Bobble.

Read our article on K Bowling Club here.

K Bowling Club: Craziest Bowling Club In The World?!
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K Bowling Club: Craziest Bowling Club In The World?!

Address: 313 Orchard Road, #03-27 313@Somerset, Singapore 238895
Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-6AM
Telephone: 6737 5313

73. Balance along the tracks of the Old Bukit Timah Railway Station

Bukit Timah Railway Station
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The former Bukit Timah Railway Station is no longer is use, but its tracks remain in place and is open to the public for visits. This is a popular photography spot due to its eye-pleasing symmetry, and it’s a connecting point to other nature spots along the coast-to-coast trail like Bukit Batok Town Park and Rifle Range Nature Park.

Read our article on Bukit Timah Rail Corridor here.

74. Watch how art and science merge at the ArtScience Museum

ArtScience Museum Futureworld

The name ArtScience Museum sounds like an oxymoron in itself, but art and science are more intertwined than you may think. Their high-tech Future World exhibition will show you just how, with mesmerising interactive projections and light installations by teamLab.

Apart from this permanent exhibition, you can look forward to seasonal ones that last a couple of months; Some past ones include Wonderland, which was Alice in Wonderland-themed, Floating Utopias, and Minimalism

Address: 6 Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018974
Opening hours: 10AM-7PM
Telephone: 6688 8888

75. Shop for rare vintage clothing

101 things to do in Singapore vintage clothing stores
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Once upon a time, halter necklines, puff sleeves, and polka dot prints were all the rage. If you’re looking for a change from the usual crop tops and rompers of today, give your look a quirky spin with the one-of-a-kind pieces at Singapore’s vintage stores. Other than Audrey Hepburn-esque dresses, they also have unisex race tees and varsity jackets.

Find out more about these vintage clothing stores in our article here.

76. Scale walls at a bouldering or rock climbing gym

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We don’t have any mountains in Singapore, but that doesn’t mean you can’t channel your inner Spiderman here. There are plenty of rock climbing and bouldering gyms where you can scale great heights, and most of them are indoors, which means: the comfort of air-con! Apart from the standard rock walls, there are places with AR and Tetris-like walls for a bigger challenge.

Find out more about these rock climbing and bouldering gyms in our article here.

77. Have a wholesome round of board, card, and video games at a game cafe

Singapore game cafe

Sometimes it’s nice having a quiet bonding time with friends instead of noisy nights out at a bar. For some wholesome fun, hit up one of Singapore’s many game cafes for a dose of board, card, and video games. Some places to check out include Coffeemin which offers free snacks and coffee, Saint Games with motion-based video games, and Experience Point which specialises in Dungeons & Dragons and other tabletop games.

Find our more about these game cafes in our articles here:

Experience Point: A Hidden Board Game Wonderland
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Experience Point: A Hidden Board Game Wonderland

78. Conquer the MacRitchie Treetop Walk

MacRitchie Reservoir Treetop Walk suspension bridge
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Up for a challenge? Embark on a round hike of close to 10K at MacRitchie Reservoir, and cross their Treetop Walk suspension bridge in the middle of the trail. This bridge is a fantastic vantage point of the forest below, so it’ll be well worth the sweat and humidity. Completing the hike will take 3-5 hours depending on your speed, but if you wish to shave some distance, enter via the carpark at Venus Drive instead of the Reservoir Park.

Read our guide on MacRitchie Treetop Walk here.

Opening hours: Tue-Fri: 9AM-5PM | Sat-Sun: 8.30AM-5PM (Closed on Mondays, except PHs)
Telephone: 1800 471 7300

*The Treetop Walk is temporarily closed to prevent the spread of Covid-19 within the community.

79. Enjoy a mini getaway with an affordable boutique staycation

Singapore staycation
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Can’t escape for a proper vacay? Have a quick staycation at one of the many boutique hotels in Singapore. There are super affordable options starting in the double-digit range – and nope, we’re not referring to the sleazy sort! 

Find out more about these hotels in our article here and check out our other articles on boutique hotels:

80. Get competitive in a laser tag battle

Fun empire laser tag
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Organise a group outing with your pals and have a friendly laser tag competition that will take your Time Crisis skills off the screen to real life. There are multiple laser tag arenas in Singapore with affordable prices starting from $4/person. Some of these like The Fun Empire and Laser Ops have cool black light effects, while Tag Team will have you battling robots and drones.

Find out more about these laser tag arenas in our article here.

81. Trawl Haji Lane’s quirky stores and cafes before admiring the majestic Sultan Mosque

Haji Lane
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Haji Lane is known as the “hipster” district of Singapore. A stone’s throw from Bugis MRT station, it’s got a series of hole-in-the-wall bars, cafes, street murals, and stores selling quirky knick-knacks. Pop by at any given time and you’re sure to see both tourists and locals snapping away with their cameras and using the vibrant alleyways as a backdrop.

Arab Street
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Once you’re done, hop over to the neighbouring Arab Street for the best of Middle Eastern cuisine and culture, and to check out the majestic Sultan Mosque.

82. Take a day trip to Pulau Ubin and Chek Jawa Wetlands

Pulau Ubin Chek Jawa Wetlands
House No. 1 at Chek Jawa Wetlands – an old Tudor cottage
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Take a break from city life and immerse yourself in nature at Pulau Ubin, an island off Singapore teeming with forested trails, mangroves, and gorgeous blue lakes. It’s also home to Chek Jawa Wetlands, which has a sprawling boardwalk from which you can observe marine critters like sea slugs, starfish, and horseshoe crabs.

A short 15-minute ferry ride from Singapore’s mainland to Pulau Ubin costs just $3.

Tip: If you’re a confident cyclist, it would do you good to rent a bike as it’s a 3KM journey from Pulau Ubin Jetty to Chek Jawa. But be careful as the trails are unpaved and steep at some points. 

83. Cool off with water activities like jet packing and pedal boating

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Shake off the tormenting heat by partaking in a fun water activity that’ll cool your sweaty body down. A common misconception is that water sports are pricey, but that’s not quite the case – flowboarding, kayaking, and pedal boating can be enjoyed for just $12, and others like donut boating are relatively affordable as well. Those who are willing to splurge, you can even rent a jetpack and cruise over the sea – just like the Spy Kids.

Find out more about these water sports in our article here.

84. Test your brains and bravery at an escape room

Singapore escape room
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Team up with your buds and get your brains cracking as you race against time to get yourselves out of an escape room. Most of these rooms come with terrifying themes or chilling storylines, and it’s up to you to piece together any clues around you to find the magic key to unlock yourselves. Some of these even come with 5D effects, VR experiences, and locally-inspired settings like Tekong’s bunks.

Find out more about these escape rooms in our article here.

85. Play Street Fighter at arcade-bars like Level Up and NINETEEN80


Drinking makes some of us sleepy, but for the “hyper drunks” who need a place to channel that energy, hit up an arcade-bar where you can have a friendly face-off with your friends. Level Up is one such bar, with arcade games like Time Crisis, Street Fighter, and Puzzle Bobble. There’s also NINETEEN80, a retro space with Pacman and Space Invaders. Both are equally photogenic, with plenty of neon lights and colourful backdrops.

Read our article to find out more about these bars with games, beer pong, and karaoke here.

86. Explore the forest and shores of Coney Island

Coney Island
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Singapore’s Coney Island might not have a theme park like New York’s, but we do have a forested trail full of tall trees with ethereal vibes – no surprise that it’s a hot pre-wedding photoshoot location among couples. There are also a couple of beach points around the island. While those strips of shore aren’t exactly huge, they’re still good spots for relaxing at with a view of the sea.

Read our article on Coney Island here.

Opening hours: 7AM-7PM, Daily

87. Go ice skating at The Rink or Kallang Ice World

The Rink Kallang Ice World

We’ll never experience a winter wonderland here in this land of eternal summer, but we do have ice skating rinks that’ll let you pretend for a while. Glide around on the ice at either The Rink at JCube , or Kallang Ice Word at Kallang Leisure Park. Skate aids are available for those who haven’t mastered balancing on the blades, and you can even host your birthday party at either venue with prior arrangements.

The Rink
Address: 2 Jurong East Central 1, #03-11 JCube, Singapore 609731
Opening hours: Mon – Thu 10AM-9.30PM | Fri & Sun 10AM-9PM | Sat 10AM-11.45PM
Telephone: 6684 2374

Kallang Ice World
Address: 5 Stadium Walk,  #03-08/09 Kallang Leisure Park, Singapore 397693
Opening hours: Sun – Thu 10AM-10PM | Fri – Sat 10AM-12AM
Telephone: 6348 1123

88. Browse the shelves of the grand Rotunda Library & Archive

101 things to do in Singapore Rotunda Library & Archive
Image credit: National Gallery Singapore

The National Gallery’s Rotunda Library & Archive is unlike any other public library in Singapore. With a dome-shaped ceiling, rustic wooden furniture, and tall columns supporting its two levels, this free-entry library housing art history books is the epitome of grandeur.

Address: 1 St Andrew’s Road, Supreme Court Wing, Level 3, National Gallery, Singapore 178957
Opening hours: Mon – Fri 10AM-12.30PM, 2-5PM
Telephone: 6697 9180

89. Spot sharks, manta rays and jellyfish at SEA Aquarium

SEA Aquarium

The SEA Aquarium is where you can get up close and personal with all sorts of marine life,  from hammerhead sharks, to massive stingrays, and colourful corals. Look out for the feeding times to see those majestic creatures in full action, and make sure you drop by the touch pool to find out what a sea cucumber feels like. You can also opt to experience their open ocean and shark dives for an additional fee.

Read our article on the SEA Aquarium here.

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
Opening hours: Fri-Tue: 10AM-7PM | Wed-Thu: 10AM-6PM
Admission fees: From $30 for adults. Find their full list of ticket prices here.

90. Have a romantic picnic away from the crowds

Singapore picnic spots

Marina Barrage and the Botanic Gardens are the top picnic spots in Singapore, but don’t just stick to those. You’ll find scenic corners of greenery all around this little red dot which are just as worthy and way less crowded. A less bustling environment means it’s going to be all the more romantic! Some places to visit include Toa Payoh Town Park and Telok Blangah Hill Park, which is full of vibrant pink bougainvillea blooms.

Find out more about these secret picnic spots in our article here.

91. Take in the cityscape from 56 storeys high at ION Sky

 ION Sky
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For the best views of our cityscape, visit ION Sky, a glass-windowed observatory at the 56th storey of ION. You’ll have to spend at least $20 at the mall to enter, but that’s easily settled with a meal. From there, you’ll get a panoramic view of not just the Orchard belt, but also other areas like Newton, Keppel, and Chinatown – all indicated with pointers on the windows. Come at the right time on a clear day and you’ll also be treated to an orangey sunset.

Singapore ION Sky
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From time to time they hold themed exhibitions with special animated projections and installations.

Address: 2 Orchard Turn, Level 56 ION Orchard Mall, Singapore 238801
Opening hours: 2PM-8.30PM, Daily
Telephone: 6238 8228

92. Spend time with your pup at a dog-friendly cafe

Singapore dog-friendly cafe
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Our dogs are our best friends, so it sucks when we have to leave them at home while we go cafe-hopping – but not if you’re headed to pet-friendly cafes! These places not only allow your furkid to socialise, many of them also have menu items specially catered to them.

Find out more about these dog-friendly cafes in our article here, and read our other dog-related articles:

93. Ride the Battlestar Galactica roller coaster at Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore is currently our only amusement park, offering crazy thrills with their Battlestar Galactica: Human vs. Cyclon ride – the only one in the world. But even if you’re not a fan of roller coasters, there are other milder, family-friendly rides available across their 7 themed zones, along with 4D shows, live entertainment, and a firework display at the end.

Read our articles on Universal Studios Singapore:

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-7PM
Telephone: 6577 8888

94. Work up a sweat with a hike

Singapore hiking

Singapore may not have towering mountains with chilly temperatures, but hiking enthusiasts can still get a dose of the great outdoors with our many trails in parks and nature reserves. The one with the steepest incline is Bukit Timah Hill, but there are others like Dairy Farm Nature Park and The Northern Explorer Loop, all of which you can read about in detail in our article here.

Read our guide on hiking for beginners here to get started, and check out our other hiking-related articles:

95. Unwind with a premium movie experience at Eaglewings Cinematics

Eaglewings Cinematics
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Eaglewings Cinematics is Singapore’s latest premium cinema, with rates that are more wallet-friendly than that of GV Gold Class and Cathay Platinum. Prices start from just $9.50 for their standard hall, and $22 for their 12-seater Eagle Gold hall with cushy armchairs. There’s also a Premium Lounge where you can recline in a massage chair while waiting for your show to start.

Apart from the latest releases, they also screen wholesome faith-based films.

Address: 9 King Albert Park, #01-58, Singapore 598332
Telephone: 9848 7777

96. Enter a world of optical illusions at the Trick Eye Museum

Singapore Trick Eye Museum
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It’s a wonderful world of optical illusions at the Trick Eye Museum, where every station allows you to be put into crazy scenes and settings, giving you an opportunity to play with perspective photography. Sit on the moon, cross a treacherous ravine, or become a figurine in a wintery snow globe  – nothing is impossible here!

Read our article on the Trick Eye Museum here.

Address: 26 Sentosa Gateway, #01-43/44, Singapore 098138
Opening hours: 10AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: 6795 2371

97. Play themed pinball machines at Pinball Wizard

Pinball Wizard
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Remember 3D Pinball Space Cadet, which you sneakily played in your school’s computer lab as a kid? It’s now time for the real deal at Pinball Wizard, our only pinball bar. Swing by for a drink and play their traditional analogue and modern digital pinball machines, many of which come with movie-related themes like Dracula and Marvel.

There’s also a dance floor where you can show off your moves to good old 90s hits after you’ve had one of their quirky glitter-infused drinks.

Address: 1 Rochor Canal Road, #B1-29 Sim Lim Square, Singapore 188504
Opening hours: Tue – Thu 6PM-1AM | Fri 6PM-3AM | Sat 9PM-3AM (Closed on Sun & Mon)
Telephone: 8189 1971

98. Take water rides and snorkel with fish at Adventure Cove Waterpark

Adventure Cove
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Apart from Wild Wild Wet, Adventure Cove is Singapore’s only other water theme park, and compared to the former, its water slides are not as terrifying so it’s a good option for scaredy cats or those with young kids. One unique experience here is the saltwater tank where you’ll get to snorkel among colourful tropical fishes and corals with a life jacket at no extra fee.

Read our guide on Adventure Cove here.

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Opening hours: 10AM-6PM, Daily

99. Get competitive with game machines and plushie-catching at Cow Play Cow Moo

Cow Play Cow Moo arcade
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Bashing away at buttons on an arcade machine is something we’ll never outgrow. Cow Play Cow Moo, one of our largest arcades, is always full of people gearing up to catch some plushies or win game tickets. But because it’s so huge with hundreds of machines to select from – including Bishi Bashi, Ring Toss, and giant Space Invaders – you’ll never run out of options.

They have 3 outlets which you can find addresses for here.

Read our articles on arcades in Singapore here:

100. Admire pretty blooms at Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay
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Not that it wasn’t already popular before, but ever since being featured in Crazy Rich Asians, Gardens by the Bay has seen a new surge in interest. Even if you’re a local, there’s always a reason to revisit the Flower Dome as the setup there changes every few months with different themes each season. You’ll also want to pay a visit to the newly-opened Floral Fantasy, where walls of pretty blooms line the way.

Those on a budget can stroll the outer gardens for free, and catch the Garden Rhapsody show at the Supertree Grove at 7.45PM and 8.45PM daily, where the towering structures will come alive with twinkling lights and music. Head down early to snag a good spot!

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Opening hours: Find the opening hours of the individual attractions here.
Telephone: 6420 6848

101. Listen to songbirds sing at Kebun Baru

Kebun Baru bird singing

We’ve all seen the occasional uncle at a void deck with birdcage in hand. But what many don’t know is that there’s an avid community of birdkeepers in Singapore known as Kebun Baru Birdsinging Club, which gathers at a field in Ang Mo Kio to let their birds sing together after being raised on flag poles. They even hold regular birdsinging competitions. Everyone there is warm and welcoming, so feel free to approach them for a chat.

Read our article on Kebun Baru Birdsinging Club here.

102. Soak your feet and cook eggs at Sembawang Hot Spring

Sembawang Hot Spring

Sembawang Hot Spring is Singapore’s only natural onsen of sorts. Once just a small tap spouting from the ground, it has now been revamped to have a triple-tiered pool. Well, you can’t strip and dip – the police will come at you for skinny dipping – but you are welcome to soak your feet in, or collect water in your own pail to relax on the benches further off.

You’re allowed to cook your own onsen eggs on-site too. Don’t forget to bring your own eggs, ladles, and containers if you want to do that. To maintain the cleanliness of the place, kindly avoid throwing your eggs into the water, and instead scoop the water out into your own pail for cooking.

Read our article on Sembawang Hot Spring here.

Address: Along Gambas Avenue

103. Stuff your face full of Japanese cuisine at the Meidi-ya Flagship store

meidi-ya flagship

There are few things that Singaporeans love more than experiencing Japanese food, and the Meidi-ya Flagship store at Millenia Walk is a one-stop-shop for all your sando and sake cravings.

meidi-ya flagship store millenia walk

Those who work around the area can also get a midday pick-me-up latte from their Japanese Concept Cafe and Bar, and lunch options abound at either the Hokkaido Dosanko Plaza or Food Hall.

Check out our guide on all that Meidi-ya has to offer in our article here.

Address: 9 Raffles Boulevard, #02-26 to 36 Millenia Walk, Singapore 039596
Opening hours: 10AM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 6339 1111

104. Coast along on the Skyline Luge

Skyline Luge

You don’t need a driving license in order to cruise along on the Skyline Luge, which will have you twisting and turning through a trail full of slopes in a momentum-powered kart. The forest-flanked paths are scenic as they are, but here’s a tip: Visit at night if you want the whole track to be lit up with multi-coloured neon lights.

You can also opt to hop aboard the Skyride, a chairlift that will carry you up above the trees.

Read our article on Skyline Luge here.

Address: 45 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 099003
Opening hours: 10AM-9.30PM, Daily
Telephone: 6274 0472

105. Get your dose of caffeine at a coffee roaster cafe

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Some cafes roast and brew their own coffee in-house – and that makes all the difference to discerning coffee drinkers. Caffeine addicts can get their cuppa at one of the few coffee roaster cafes in Singapore, where the brews are said to be smoother and stronger in flavour. Many of them serve brunch or at least light confections, making them perfect for casual dates.

Find out more about these coffee roaster cafes in our article here.

106. Dig for vintage comics at a comic book store

Evernew Book Store
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Evernew Book Store

Archie comics and superhero series will always be classics, even as their pages grow yellow dog-eared with time. Go old-school at a comic book store, and see what gems you might be able to pick up – some of them even have clearance shelves with vintage titles going for as low as 2 bucks!

Find out more about these comic book stores in our article here.

107. Lounge around on sandy shores at Rumours Beach Club

Rumours Beach Club
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Rumours Beach Club

Enjoy those vacay vibes without leaving the country at Sentosa island, where you can lounge around by the beach at Rumours Beach Club which originally hails from Bali. It’s got not 1, but 3 swimming pools for you to take a dip in, along with plenty of cabanas and beanbags to relax with as you sip on a cocktail. Now that’s the life.

Address: 40 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 098996
Telephone: 6970 0625

108. Go crazy over Japanese products at the 24-hour Don Don Donki

24-hour Don Don Donki

Better known as Don Quijote in Japan, bargain store Don Don Donki is a massive galore of Japanese snacks, beauty products, and even hot meals like teppanyaki and beef hamburg, that are freshly prepared on the spot. It’s open 24 hours too, which kind of makes it like a Japanese version of Mustafa.

At the time of writing, there are 7 easily accessible outlets in Singapore – check out their locations here.

Read our articles on Don Don Donki:

109. Play with felines at a cat cafe

Neko no Niwa
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Here’s one for the crazy cat ladies and gentlemen: If the stray kitties in your neighbourhood still aren’t enough to sate you, hang out with even more feline friends at a cat cafe. Places like Neko no Niwa and The Cat Cafe only have rescues as part of their family, and your entry fee will be channelled towards the care of these abandoned and once-stray cats.

Neko no Niwa
Address: 54A Boat Quay, Level 2, Singapore 049843
Opening hours: Mon, Wed – Fri 11AM-10PM | Sat – Sun 10AM-10PM (Closed on Tuesdays)
Telephone: 6536 5319

The Cat Cafe
Address: 241B Victoria Street, Singapore 188030
Opening hours: Tue – Sun 10AM-10{M | Mon 3PM-10PM
Telephone: 6338 6815

110. Catch Singapore’s “sakura” trees in bloom

Singapore’s “sakura” trees
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While we don’t experience Spring, Singapore too has her own “sakura” season where trees are abloom with delicate pink and white flowers all over. Okay, these aren’t actual cherry blossom trees, but rather, trumpet trees – but that doesn’t make them any less beautiful. 

Generally, these flowers tend to surface during the rainy season in March or April, and at times towards the third quarter of the year.

Find out where you can spot these flowers in our article here.

111. Go bar-hopping with Singapore Pub Crawl

Singapore Pub Crawl
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Singapore Pub Crawl

To experience the best of many nightlife spots in one night, but don’t know where exactly to go join Singapore Pub Crawl on one of their bar-hopping sessions. Usually, this comes with free shots at every bar you visit, exclusive drink deals, and VIP club entry – all while getting to mingle with new people who are just as into booze as you are.

Sessions are held multiple times a month, with special editions for events like Valentine’s Day and Halloween. Check out their latest events here.


112. Do a mini photoshoot on a rooftop

singapore rooftop photoshoot

You don’t have to look far for a good location for your grad or pre-wedding photoshoots when there are plenty of buildings here with free-entry rooftops that are ridiculously photogenic. They’re relatively quiet too, so you don’t have to worry about curious onlookers staring at you as you’re werkin’ it with the poses. 

Find out more about these rooftops in our article here.

113. Shop for cheap clothes at Bugis Street

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Right opposite the shiny modern mall of Bugis Junction is Bugis Street, a shopping street that might make you feel like you’re in another country. The first non air-conditioned floor mainly houses food stalls and souvenir shops, much like a street market. 

The second and third levels – thankfully with aircon – are chock-full of cheap clothing stores, beauty salons, and most recently, arcade games and claw machines.

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That said, clothing is still the most popular here. This is one of the few places in Singapore where haggling isn’t frowned upon, so don’t be afraid to strike a bargain with the store owners, especially if you’re buying multiple pieces of apparel! 

Address: 3 New Bugis Street, Singapore 188867
Opening hours: 11AM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 6338 9513

114. Have a large group staycation at a chalet

NSRCC chalet
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Boutique hotels and cosy and comfy, but chalets are most ideal for large group staycations of parties because of the sheer number of people they can accommodate – some are even the size of a small bungalow. Besides, most of them have facilities like barbeque pits and swimming pools, and some even come with console games for added entertainment for your guests.

These start from as low as $100/night – divide the cost among all your friends and it’ll be quite a steal!

Find out more about these chalets in our article here.

115. Get your aches sorted with a late-night massage

A hot tub at

Sometimes we really feel the aches after a long, tiring day – especially if you’re a serial OT-er who’s always hunched up in your office chair for hours on end. Give yourself a treat at a late-night massage parlour and get those knots all loosened up.

In case you’re wondering, no, these aren’t the sleazy sort – there are quite a few wholesome spas that open till the wee hours, some even 24 hours! A few of these even come with added perks like buffets and free movies.

Find out more about these late-night massage parlours in our article here.

116. Check out the quirkiest HDB blocks in Singapore

Singapore HDB

The beauty of our HDBs is that each cluster of blocks has its own unique set of block designs – some are minimalistic, some have murals splashed all over them, while others are so grand they can pass off for condos. And then there are the super old ones with features like spiral staircases and curved facades which we don’t see in the newer BTOs these days.

Go on a neighbourhood-hopping trail to check out these quirky HDB flats – find out more about them in our articles here and here.

117. Watch the sunset at Yishun Dam

Yishun Dam
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For some of the best unobstructed sunsets, visit Yishun Dam, a quiet spot in an ulu corner of the North. There isn’t much here, but it’s a good area for sunset gazing and picnics. Some people even bring their own disposable BBQ pits here for a mini cookout, and at times you’ll see fishermen bringing in their catch.

It used to be only accessible by car since it’s pretty impossible to walk here from Yishun MRT, but good thing there’s now bus service 103 for better convenience. 

Read our article on things to do in Yishun here.

Address: Yishun Avenue 1, Singapore 769130

118. Munch on street eats at a night bazaar/pasar malam

pasar malam singapore

Taiwan isn’t the only country that’s big on bazaars. Known as pasar malam (literally translated to “night market” from Malay), these operate as pop-ups around the country with an irregular schedule – though you can usually find them during festive periods like Chinese New Year and Hari Raya.

Each night market comes with a standard food selection of traditional favourites like Ramly burgers, tutu kueh, and tea eggs, Though these days, there are more and more newfangled food stalls selling bubble tea, crepes, and ice cream in quirky flavours. You’ll also be able to find household items like bedsheets, mobile phone accessories, and plants.

If you’d rather not leave it up to chance and wait for one to appear in your neighbourhood, follow this page for regular updates on the latest night markets around the country.

119. Zipline across the beach with Mega Adventure

Mega Adventure Sentosa

If you’ve heard screams coming from above you at Sentosa, that would probably be from the MegaZip at Mega Adventure – a giant zipline that starts from 75 metres high up in the trees, stretching 450 metres across the sea to a strip of shore at Siloso Beach. Now that’s certainly a huge step-up from the flying fox lines we played on in parks as kids!

Mega Adventure also has a high-elements course called MegaClimb, and a MegaJump tower from which you’ll take a 15-metre leap of faith – while strapped to a safety harness of course. Team building sessions can be arranged as well.

Address: 10A Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099008
Opening hours: 11AM-7PM, Daily
Telephone: 6722 3785

120. Dine at a high-rise restaurant for the best city views

70th floor of Swissotel The Stamford
SKAI, on the 70th floor of Swissotel The Stamford

We may live in a concrete jungle, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Our ultra-modern cityscape is a beautiful sight, especially from way up high – and one way to get a good eyeful of this is by dining at a high-rise restaurant. These restaurants go up to as high as 70 floors and will make a romantic backdrop for a fancy dinner date.

Read more about these restaurants with the best views in our article here.

121. Bring out your inner Tony Hawk at East Coast’s Xtreme SkatePark

East Coast’s Xtreme SkatePark

We all know of the skatepark at Somerset, but Xtreme SkatePark at East Coast Park is one that possibly trumps it. While a little out of the way, it comes with a good variation of ramps and slopes, and ample space for both beginners and Tony Hawk-level sk8er bois to practise their ollies and kickflips – without the fear of knocking into anyone.

A defining feature of this skatepark is a 3.6 metre-deep Vertical Bowl, where you can glide up and down from one end to another. This concave zone has become a popular spot for photographers – check out a fashion shoot we did there in our article here.

Address: 1220 East Coast Parkway, Singapore 468960 (Near carpark F1)
Opening hours: 7AM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 6471 7808

122. Go on a road trip adventure with your friends

road trip

Singapore might not be the first location you think of when it comes to doing an epic road trip. But if you really think about it, a trip from Pasir Ris to Jurong is no joke at all. Our country is pretty big, with lots of hidden attractions – some of which you can only access by car.

So grab some friends with a driver’s license and strap in. There’re lots to discover from visiting the obscure Animal Resort in Seletar, to planting rice at a farm in Kranji.

Read our full guide on how to do a road trip in Singapore.

123. Freeze your toes off at Snow City

Snow city promotion - 60m slide
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The weather in Singapore is always hot – so if you’re looking for a respite from the sweltering heat, go to Snow City, where it is always cold. We’re talking chilling in –5°C temperatures, sliding down 60M-long slopes and experiencing “snowfall”!

Check out Snow City’s promotion with 30% off tickets, happening from now until further notice.

Address: 21 Jurong Town Hall Road, Singapore 609433
Opening hours: Wed – Sun 10AM-1PM, 2PM-5PM (Closed on Mon & Tue)
Telephone: 6560 2306

Things to do in Singapore

You can’t possibly deem our little red dot boring with this list at your disposal. Here’s a fun game if you can’t decide on where to start: Just choose a random number and see which point it corresponds to, and let that be your pick for the week. These are definitely enough to cover every single weekend of the year and more, so your plans are all set for a good amount of time.

We’ve included 123 points here, but of course, Singapore offers much more than this. For more activity ideas and the latest happenings in the country, check out the “Things to Do” section on our website here.

*When visiting these attractions, activities, and tours, make sure to take precautions and practise Covid-19 safe distancing measures at all times.

This article was originally published on 30th May 2020. Last updated on 27th January 2021 by Josiah Neo.