5 Hour Activities


NIMBLE/KNEAD
66 Eng Watt St.
+65-6438-3933
nimbleknead.com

BOOKSACTUALLY
9 Yong Siak St.
.; +65-6222-9195
booksactually.com
Operating hours: Sunday & Monday: 10 am – 6 pm
Tuesday – Saturday: 10 am – 8 pm

TIONG BAHRU BAKERY
56 Eng Hoon St., #01-70
+65-6220-3430
tiongbahrubakery.com
Operating hours: Daily, 8am to 8pm

GET THE KINKS OUT

  • In Tiong Bahru, visit an industrial-chic spa in a shipping container, garden included
  • One of the greatest bookstores anywhere, find vintage prints and publications from local writers
  • Enjoy lattes and almond croissants at a local bakery with stories in its walls

Explore one of Singapore’s most stylish enclave, Tiong Bahru, and experience a rejuvenating massage at an innovative industrial-chic spa in a shipping container. Alternatively, explore the Miam-inspired Art Deco neighbourhood which houses BooksActually, a vintage bookstore providing visitors an enjoyable and pleasurable book-browsing ambience.
Photo Credit: Singapore Tourism Board

NIMBLE/KNEAD
66 Eng Watt St.
+65-6438-3933
nimbleknead.com

BOOKSACTUALLY
9 Yong Siak St.
.; +65-6222-9195
booksactually.com
Operating hours: Sunday & Monday: 10 am – 6 pm
Tuesday – Saturday: 10 am – 8 pm

TIONG BAHRU BAKERY
56 Eng Hoon St., #01-70
+65-6220-3430
tiongbahrubakery.com
Operating hours: Daily, 8am to 8pm


CHINATOWN
No 2 Banda Street Singapore 059962 (Behind Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum)
+65-6534-8942
willowandhuxley.com
Operating Hours: 9am-9pm daily
Chinatown Visitor Centre
Tourist enquiries, sale of souvenirs, sale of attraction tickets and sightseeing & walking tours are available.

EXPLORE THE NEW FACE OF OLD CHINATOWN

  • Wander your way down colorful shophouses buzzing with boutiques
  • Find fashion forward jewelry, emerging Asian designers and easy beach wear
  • Sample modern Australian barbecue
  • Cap off the night with sea urchin pudding and drinks at a quirky Balinese bar

Discover the new face of Singapore’s historic Chinatown. A bustling mix of old and new, explore a full range of stores from traditional antiques shops, old-time hawker centres to stylish boutiques and modern cafes at this heritage district.
Photo Credit: Singapore Tourism Board

CHINATOWN
No 2 Banda Street Singapore 059962 (Behind Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum)
+65-6534-8942
willowandhuxley.com
Operating Hours: 9am-9pm daily
Chinatown Visitor Centre
Tourist enquiries, sale of souvenirs, sale of attraction tickets and sightseeing & walking tours are available.


JACOB BALLAS CHILDREN’S GARDEN
481 Bukit Timah Rd.
+65-6465-0196
sbg.org.sg
Free admission
Opening hours: 8.00am to 7.00pm (last admission at 6.30pm). Closed on Mondays (except when Monday falls on a designated public holiday)

SINGAPORE CABLE CAR
109 Mount Faber Road
+65-6377-9688
faberpeaksingapore.com
tickets $29 SGD, $18 SGD for children under 13

AMUSE THE KIDS

  • All about fun; visit the city’s most modern and most historic amusement parks
  • Climb through waterfall caves and giant tree houses at a children’s botanic garden
  • Ride the cable car to an island with shark aquariums, rainbow reefs and roller coasters

The Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden is set in the tranquil Botanic Garden, which has been an oasis in the city since 1859. The little ones can explore the Water fall Cave or climb into the giant tree house while you sneak a peek at the famed orchids. Through exploration and play, the Children’s Garden aims to cultivate an appreciation for plants and the environment amongst its visitors.

JACOB BALLAS CHILDREN’S GARDEN
481 Bukit Timah Rd.
+65-6465-0196
sbg.org.sg
Free admission
Opening hours: 8.00am to 7.00pm (last admission at 6.30pm). Closed on Mondays (except when Monday falls on a designated public holiday)

SINGAPORE CABLE CAR
109 Mount Faber Road
+65-6377-9688
faberpeaksingapore.com
tickets $29 SGD, $18 SGD for children under 13


ION
2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
+65-6238-82288
ionorchard.com
Operating hours: Daily 10am-10pm

TAKASHIMAYA
391 Orchard Rd.
+65-6506-0458
takashimaya.com.sg

GET YOUR SARTORIAL FIX

  • Start at the west end and shop your way down this mall-lined road
  • Browse whimsical dresses, local handmade jewelry and worldly home decor
  • Men, get great gear at a local concept store and a menswear design collective
  • Find a city backstreet for 1920’s Peranakan mansions and stylish cocktail bars

Head down to the pulse of the city, Orchard Road, for endless retail, dining and entertainment choices!
Shop to your heart’s content from opulent brands to high street fashion, be spoilt for choice with dining options from exclusive restaurants to fast food joints, and choose from a range of entertainment options set to please any taste or budget.
Photo Credit: Singapore Tourism Board

ION
2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
+65-6238-82288
ionorchard.com
Operating hours: Daily 10am-10pm

TAKASHIMAYA
391 Orchard Rd.
+65-6506-0458
takashimaya.com.sg

BABA HOUSE
157 Neil Rd.
+65-6227-5731
babahouse.nus.edu.sg
Heritage Tours (English): Tuesday – Friday, 10am
文化遗产导览 (Mandarin): First Monday of each month, 10am
Self-guided Visit: Saturday, 1.30pm / 2.15pm / 3.15pm / 4pm

PERANAKAN MUSEUM
39 Armenian St.
+65-6332-7591
peranakanmuseum.org.sg
Ticket Prices / Admission- Adult: $6.00, Concession: $3.00
Operating Hours: Sat – Thurs: 10am-7pm
Friday: 10am – 9pm

HOUSE OF ANLI
163 Tanglin Road, #03-13
+65-6235-3851
houseofanli.com

SINGAPORE POLO CLUB
80 Mount Pleasant Road
+65-6854-3999
singaporepoloclub.org

RELIVE THE COLONIAL ERA

  • Get an intimate peek into the life of the Peranakans, the original Singapore settlers
  • At a local museum, let a guide lead the way or take yourself through the historic displays
  • Shop Belgian design and get inside a members-only polo club for drinks on the veranda

Relive the colonial era of Singapore and unveil the cultural traditions of the Peranakan community. Head down to the NUS Baba House which showcases domestic interiors with lavishly carved antique furniture. Alternatively, head over to the Peranakan Museum, where visitors are exposed to the Peranakan traditions from significant ceremonies, artifacts and cuisine.

Relive the colonial era of Singapore and get an intimate peek into the life of the Peranakans – the original Singapore settlers, at The Peranakan Museum. Be awed by the extensive display of exquisite artefacts as well as intricate beadwork, and unveil the rich heritage of the community from traditional weddings rituals to dining customs.

BABA HOUSE
157 Neil Rd.
+65-6227-5731
babahouse.nus.edu.sg
Heritage Tours (English): Tuesday – Friday, 10am
文化遗产导览 (Mandarin): First Monday of each month, 10am
Self-guided Visit: Saturday, 1.30pm / 2.15pm / 3.15pm / 4pm

PERANAKAN MUSEUM
39 Armenian St.
+65-6332-7591
peranakanmuseum.org.sg
Ticket Prices / Admission- Adult: $6.00, Concession: $3.00
Operating Hours: Sat – Thurs: 10am-7pm
Friday: 10am – 9pm

HOUSE OF ANLI
163 Tanglin Road, #03-13
+65-6235-3851
houseofanli.com

SINGAPORE POLO CLUB
80 Mount Pleasant Road
+65-6854-3999
singaporepoloclub.org


CHIN MEE CHIN CONFECTIONARY
+65-6345-0419
204 E Coast Rd, Singapore 428903
hungrygowhere.com
Operating hours: Tue – Sun:8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

12 CYCLE
80 Marine Parade Central #01-786/788
+65-6345-7112
facebook.com/12Cycle
Operating hours: Daily 10:00 AM – 7:30 PM

MARINA BARRAGE
8 Marina Gardens Dr.
+65-6514-5959
pub.gov.sg/marina
Operating hours: 24 hours

BIKE THE BAY

  • Feel the breeze while you bike down the shoreline of East Cost Park
  • Fuel up on the best old school breakfast at an 80-year-old coffee shop
  • Go inside the Marina Barrage dam and check out a historic photo gallery

Feel the breeze while biking down the shoreline of East Coast Park which stretches all the way to the city’s downtown Marina Bay area. Fuel up at Chin Mee Chin Confectionary, a vintage 80-year-old coffee shop serving the best old-school breakfast and catch endless line of cargo ships out at sea as you pedal down the palm-lined bay.

CHIN MEE CHIN CONFECTIONARY
+65-6345-0419
204 E Coast Rd, Singapore 428903
hungrygowhere.com
Operating hours: Tue – Sun:8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

12 CYCLE
80 Marine Parade Central #01-786/788
+65-6345-7112
facebook.com/12Cycle
Operating hours: Daily 10:00 AM – 7:30 PM

MARINA BARRAGE
8 Marina Gardens Dr.
+65-6514-5959
pub.gov.sg/marina
Operating hours: 24 hours

PULAU UBIN
+65-6542-4108
61 Pulau Ubin, Singapore 508310
nparks.gov.sg
Operating hours: Ubin-HSBC Volunteer Hub: 8.30am – 2.00pm
Ubin Living Lab:
9.30am – 1.30pm
Chek Jawa Wetlands:
8.30am – 3.00pm

GO ON A HERITAGE TRAIL

Be transported back in time to 1960s Singapore as you embark on a trip to nearby Pulau Ubin – home to Singapore’s last kampong (village). A paradise for nature lovers and adventurous explorers, this island has plenty to offer from its lush greenery and abundant wildlife to old restored houses and the Chek Jawa wetlands.
Photo Credit: Singapore Tourism Board

PULAU UBIN
+65-6542-4108
61 Pulau Ubin, Singapore 508310
nparks.gov.sg
Operating hours: Ubin-HSBC Volunteer Hub: 8.30am – 2.00pm
Ubin Living Lab:
9.30am – 1.30pm
Chek Jawa Wetlands:
8.30am – 3.00pm

ADVENTURE COVE WATERPARK
+65-6542-4108
enquiries@rwsentosa.com
8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
rwsentosa.com
Operating hours: 10am – 6pm

SPLASH INTO ADVENTURE COVE

Splash into Singapore’s biggest water park in Sentosa and have a promising fun time at the Adventure Cove. Spend a leisurely day drifting in the lazy river, get up-close with tropical fishes while snorkelling over a colourful reef and pump up your adrenaline
with thrilling high-speed water slides.
Photo Credit: Singapore Tourism Board

ADVENTURE COVE WATERPARK
+65-6542-4108
enquiries@rwsentosa.com
8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
rwsentosa.com
Operating hours: 10am – 6pm