Not lacking in animal and natural encounters, there are several attractions to choose from in Singapore for the nature lover. We’ve compiled our top picks of Singapore Nature Attractions: Singapore Zoo, Singapore Night Safari, Singapore River Safari, Gardens By The Bay, Jurong Bird Park and Palau Ubin. And here’s why:
Gardens By The Bay
An iconic Singapore nature attraction built to showcase exotic flora and fauna in a modernistic fashion, Gardens By The Bay is a treat for any visitor, with huge flower structures, man-made forests and the world’s tallest indoor waterfall. Boasting beautiful floral offerings within the heart of the city, Singapore’s Garden By The Bay is an itinerary-must.
The following ticket rates include access to the park’s Cloud Forest, which contains the indoor water-fall, and Flower Dome:
How to get to Gardens By The Bay:
- Car/Taxi: The address for the park is 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore.
- MRT: The nearest MRT stations are Bayfront (CE1) (Exit B) or Marina Bay (NS27 / CE 2)
- Public Bus: 400
With enclosures built to resemble the natural habitats of the zoo’s residents, Singapore Zoo is a top choice for adults and children alike. As the world’s first open-concept zoo, this Singapore attraction is unmissable if you are looking for something that combines enthralling animal encounters with a beautiful backdrop of tropical rain forests, just a stone’s throw from the city center.
For tickets to Singapore Zoo, you can enjoy a discount of up to 30% if you use a Singapore-issued AMEX, Visa or MasterCard credit card to purchase your tickets online, and up to 10% if you book with any other Visa or MasterCard. Klook offers discounts for the admission ticket to Singapore Zoo, as well as bundle packages including the Jungle Breakfast With Wildlife program:
Singapore Night Safari
Witness nocturnal creatures in seven different geographical regions by tram on the Singapore Night Safari, or venture into the dark depths of the jungle across four walking trails if you are feeling a little more adventurous. This nature attraction also features two extraordinary shows, with tribal dancers and fire-breathing tricks that will leave you in awe.
Singapore Night Safari offers tickets online with a 15% discount if you purchase using a Singapore-issued AMEX, Visa or MasterCard, as well as up to 10% off if you purchase with any other Visa or MasterCard. Klook offers further discount ticket prices for Singapore Night Safari:
Singapore River Safari
Feel like a global explorer on a boat ride through the great rivers of the world: Egypt’s Nile, South America’s Amazon and China’s Yangzte to name a few, at the Singapore River Safari, Asia’s first river-themed park. You also have the chance to meet pandas and other rare wildlife along the way, in natural-looking settings that transport you to destinations across the world.
Singapore River Safari offers discounts for AMEX, Visa and MasterCard users if you purchase tickets online. Klook offers these heavily discounted tickets to Singapore River Safari:
How to get to Singapore Zoo, Singapore Night Safari and Singapore River Safari?
As Singapore Zoo, Night Safari and River Safari are located within the same area, you can get to any of these attractions via:
- Car/Taxi: the address is 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826.
- MRT: the nearest MRT stations are Ang Mo Kio (NS4), Choa Chu Kang (NS4), Marsiling (NS8) and Woodlands (NS9).
- Public Bus: 138 (AMK, NS16), 926 (WDL, NS8 & NS9 – available on Sunday and public holidays only), 927 (CCK, NS4)
Jurong Bird Park
Be amazed by the colours and grace of the tropical birds housed at Jurong Bird Park, the largest of it’s kind in Asia. This Singapore nature attraction offers you the chance to see 400 species of birds, from pelicans and peacocks, to ostriches and lorikeets!
Tickets to Jurong Bird Park covers access to all parts of the park, including two zones where you can pet the birds (dry-play area and wet-play area). Check out the ticket prices for Singapore’s Jurong Bird Park:
You can get to Jurong Bird Park Singapore via:
- Car/Taxi: the address for Jurong Bird Park is 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925
- MRT: the nearest MRT station is Boon Lay (EW27)
- Public Bus: 194, 251
Situated east of Singapore is Pulau Ubin, a small island home to some of Singapore’s more secret natural treasures. You will feel as though you’ve been transported back in time to pre-60s Singapore, before it became a commercial and financial hub of Asia. With several activities to do, from biking to kayaking, Pulau Ubin is a great place to get away from the bustling city and get in touch with nature.
You can get to Pulau Ubin via:
- Boat: Get to Changi Point Ferry Terminal (nearest MRT: Tanah Merah Station). From there, join the bumboat queue, heading towards Pulau Ubin, located at the lower level of the Ferry Terminal.
We have curated a map with some other spots for you to explore, like MacRitchie Reservoir, Kranji Marshes National Park, Singapore Botanic Garden, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and Chinese Garden.
Click the Star next to the map title to access it on the go in your Google map!