Gardens by the Bay
Gardens by the Bay is a top garden destination and has earned an astounding number of awards every year since 2009.
Gardens by the Bay is a man-made nature wonder located right in the centre of Singapore, providing a refreshing break from the concrete jungle with its lush greenery. The garden showcases horticultural and garden mastery of plants from temperate to tropical climates. This multi-awarded garden aims to both entertain and educate its visitors with its three waterfront gardens spanning a massive 205 acres of land.
Gardens by the Bay is in the central region of Singapore, about 6.5 kilometres away from HarbourFront Terminal.
Opening Days and Hours
The indoor gardens are open from 09:00 to 21:00 daily with the last admission at 20:30. However, its outdoor gardens are open from 05:00 to 02:00 everyday.
Entry Fee and Bookings
For international visitors, the entrance fee to visit both conservatories costs SGD 28 (USD 20.79) for adults and SGD 15 (USD 11.14) for children aged 12 and below. For locals, you only need to pay SGD 20 (USD 14.85) for adults and SGD 12 (USD 8.91) for children. You can enjoy the outdoor gardens at no cost.
How to Get There
The most convenient way to get to the attraction is by taking the train and getting off at the Bayfront MRT station. Then, simply take a short walk to Gardens by the Bay. Alternatively, you can catch a taxi or even walk there if you are staying in Singapore’s central region.
The place is great for everyone who wants to learn more about plants including families with kids, solo travelers, couples, seniors, and groups of friends.
Time to Spend
The site is big and entertaining enough for you to spend an entire day there.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
You should visit in the morning so that you will have sufficient time to explore the entire place.
Food is not a problem, as there are 14 restaurants on site, ranging from local food shops and fast food chains to upscale restaurants.
- Cloud Forest – Inside the Gardens
- Flower Dome – Inside the Gardens
- SuperTree Grove – Inside the Gardens
- OCBC Skyway – Inside the Gardens
- Marina Bay Sands – 600 metres
- Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay – 1 kilometre
- Victoria Theatre & Concert Hall – 4.3 kilometres
- Fountain of Wealth – 4.5 kilometres
- National Museum – 4.6 kilometres
- National Orchid Garden – 7.5 kilometres
- Universal Studios Singapore – 8 kilometres
A number of accommodation choices can be found near the Gardens, ranging from budget stays to luxury 5-stars hotels.
Good to Know
You can buy the tickets prior to your trip to guarantee entry to Gardens by the Bay on your preferred date without waiting in a long queue on the day.