You’ve booked yourself a flight and a family room hotel in Singapore and are ready for your holiday with the family. There are places you want to travel to and activities you want to do. But is there a price tag to everything? Fortunately, there are plenty of destinations and attractions that offer free admission in Singapore. This is by no means an exhaustive list; these are simply a few handpicked ones of the many places you can go to without reaching for your wallet.
- Far East Organization Children’s Garden
Located in Gardens by the Bay, the Far East Organization Children’s Garden is a haven for kids who love water play. This outdoor playground features water tunnels, stepping springs, and jets. For the wee little ones, they can stay at the safe play zone so they don’t miss out on the aquatic fun. With the Marina Bay Sands in the backdrop and your kids running happy, it’s bound to be a good day under the sun.
- Haji Lane
Haji Lane is known for its vintage record shops and quirky boutiques as well as its visually stunning street art around Kampong Glam. The street boasts an eclectic array of wall murals painted by local and international artists. With the colorful and vibrant backdrops, your family can take fun and artsy photos to remember the trip by.
- Road Safety Park
The Road Safety Park provides children an opportunity to learn about proper road safety through play pretend at a community park complete with roads and pedestrian crossings. The park also features a mini traffic environment that teaches kids the importance of following traffic rules. The Road Safety Park caters to kids of all ages and is open to the public.
- Henderson Waves Bridge
This stunning wave-like structure is Singapore’s highest pedestrian bridge that connects Mount Faber Park to Telok Blangah Hill Park. The curved steel ribs makes for a decent respite from the harsh sun and a place to hang out. You can also catch a breathtaking view of the sun setting against the backdrop of trees and the skyline. As you take a stroll along the bridge, you’ll see lush flora and fauna as well as birds, providing an excellent outdoor experience.
- Supertrees in Gardens by the Bay
A trip to Singapore isn’t complete without visiting Gardens by the Bay and seeing the majestic Supertrees. These vertical gardens boast a breathtaking view of the waterfront and the 101-hectare garden. Although there are some areas where you need to pay for admission, there are a few gardens you can visit for free such as, Sun Pavillion, Supertree Grove, and Dragonfly & Kingfisher Lakes to name a few.
This list is meant to encourage you to step outside your Singapore family hotel room, explore around, and enjoy the city with your kids. There’s no shortage of places to go to where both children and adults can have a good time. From parks to playgrounds, there’s something for everyone in Singapore.