Singapore offers you the luxury of exploring everything near it with a lot of ease and comfort. The city is a bundle of fun-filled attractions and invites each one of you to experience the best! You can get the vibe of traditional living of people to cruising along the river. So experience tranquillity in the city as well as around it by exploring these interesting day trips from Singapore.
Discover the most famous Island which has many attractions for everyone, be it a child or an oldie! There are many resort activities with a cable car ride. Sentosa Island has many things to explore like the Tiger Sky Tower, the Wings of Time Show, Madame Tussauds and Sentosa 4D Adventureland for Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. Enjoy a parade of wildlife and celebration experiences, from fireworks to wax figures. The tour can be started in the morning with it ending during the evening hours.
Duration of the Experience: 7 hours Cost: SGD 108
2. Southern Islands
If you'd like to get out of the city for some time than visiting the Southern Island is an ideal option. Other than Sentosa, there are many other islands worth exploring with your family like the St. Johns Island, Lazarus Island and the twin sisters Island. There is a service provided by the Singapore Island Cruise which offers ferry transport to Kusu and St. John's Island and even stop for barbecue or picnic. The luxurious southern islands can be experienced by hiring a private yacht or a daily ferry. Many temples can be discovered in South Island and even some remote places to offer you serenity.
Universal Studios is a fun-filled theme park which offers a variety of activities, a perfect way to spend a day in Singapore. The park has thrilling rides, iconic shows and attractions based on blockbuster films and TV Shows including Madagascar, Puss in Boots, Transformers and Jurassic Park. Jump into the replica sets of New York, Ancient Egypt and Hollywood, fly in the air through the roller coaster, flying rides and rafts. You can even head into the theatre for live performances and action-packed animation. There are many restaurants in Universal Studios if you want a break!
Duration of the Experience: 1 day Cost: SGD 95
4. Full Day Safari Experience
If you an animal lover then you must experience a full day safari. Invest your day among the animals of the world at the Singapore's top attractions - the River Safari and Singapore Zoo. The Singapore zoo inhabitants are the elephants, orangutans and many more. Then jump on the boat to ride along the river safari, checking out wildlife from waterways like Amazon. The Singapore Zoo can be explored by tram or on foot. You can even feed the animals and walk through the exhibits displayed. Cute elephants are all fun and play an feed these giant animals too!
Duration of the Experience: 9 hours Cost: SGD 90
5. Singapore Sightseeing with River Cruise
Singapore can be made even more luxurious with a cruise along the Singapore river. The sightseeing includes the National Orchid Garden, Little India, Mount Fabre Hill and more. This tour is limited to 15 people or fewer and consists of all transpiration. The guide would be present there to share insightful information about each attraction along the way. Many buildings would be shown along the way which bore witness to the struggling time like The Supreme Court and The Old Parliament. Taking a leisurely ride on the river cruise will take you past the landmarks of the Raffles Landing Site, Asian Civilisation Museum, Esplanade Singapore, Singapore Flyer and the latest attraction Marina Bay Integrated Resort. Taking you away from the busy city life, while you're still in the city! How mesmerising is that?
Duration of the Experience: 7 hours Cost: SGD 135
6. Jalan Bahar's Dragon Kilns
Jalan Bahar is home to Singapore's last two dragon kilns. These dragon kilns are enormous dragon-shaped chambers used to varnish ceramics. Chinese invented dragon kilns thousands of years ago, and then immigrants built the modern furnaces in the mid 20th century. Government protects both of them and are only fired on special occasions. Located on the outskirts of the city, it is the perfect day trip from Singapore to explore Jalan Bahar's kilns, which can be visited anytime, and the potters will be more than happy to teach you how it works. The Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle is a fascinating insight into pottery with the Dragon Kiln, inclusive of tours and demonstrations. Browse through the products made or book a workshop if you want to try your hand at pottery!
Duration of the Experience: 5 - 6 hours Cost: Entry is free, the cost will vary if you book for a workshop
Get a vibe of the conventional Indonesian way of life in this village which is an hour's drive from the Bandar Bentan Telani Port. Panglong Village in Bintan is home to Bintan's fishermen and their families, and we can have a look at their day-to-day activities and even become a part of it. A visit to the Panglong Village is a perfect indulgence for those who want to see the real Bintan, which is far away from the resorts, and those interested in the local culture.
Duration of the Experience: 1 day Cost: SGD 125
8. Iskandar Puteri
Iskandar Puteri is home to some of the most iconic theme parks like Legoland Malaysia and the Hello Kitty Indoor Theme Park. This city is crossing all the bars of excellence, especially for kids. Make space in your tummy for a variety of fantastic options such as Spice Grill, a stylish Indian restaurant that even has western offerings. Spend a day or two in the theme parks which offers captivating 4D movie experience and the impressive park promises action-filled activities for both kids and adults.
Duration of the Experience: 1 day Cost: SGD 150
Embark on a rejuvenating day trip from Singapore to one of the best places in the country with your family and friends. All the places have been designed with comfort to keep a smile on your faces. So book a tour to all these beautiful places!