Singapore has plenty of attractions to excite the average traveller, and lots of things to do on a shoestring budget as well. However, if you wanted to seek out some unique experiences while staying in the Little Red Dot then you would be surprised at how many you can find – most of which are really quite affordable if you have a genuine interest in them! Here are 16 of the very best exceptional experiences you can find in Singapore – and I have made it my mission to tick them off my bucket list one by one!
4 hour Golf package (18 Holes) @ Urban Fairways $999
Ever wanted to travel the world and play on some of the world’s greatest gold courses, such as at the Royal Melbourne or at St. Andrew’s in the UK? At Urban Fairways, there are simulators that allow you to do just that, all in the comfort of a successful golfing club. This experience is perfect for an after-work get together!
Double FlowRider fun for 3hrs @ Wavehouse Sentosa $90
This experience will bring out the child in you, while at the same time letting you relax beside the sea on Siloso Beach in Wavehouse’s very own beach club. You can learn to surf here or just sit back and enjoy a few beers on the private sands!
Shark Encounter @ Adventure Cove, Resorts World Sentosa $74
This experience lets you dive underwater in an acrylic tank to see man-eating hammerhead sharks swimming around you just inches from your face.
Sea Trek @ Adventure Cove, Resorts World Sentosa $88
This experience is completely unique to Singapore as it lets you partake in underwater walking sessions amidst the fish. The main thing here is to experience the sensation of breathing underwater with the aid of a special helmet.
Dolphin Adventure @ Dolphin Island, Resorts World Sentosa $128
There are many great experiences at Dolphin Island but the best one has to be Dolphin Adventure, which is an experience where guests can swim with the docile dolphins and even be propelled through the water.
Skydiving @ iFly $89
Ever wanted to get the sensation of freefall but where too scared of heights to try? iFly offers a unique experience in a safe and controlled environment.
The Street Circuit Tour in a sports car with Ultimate Drive $298
This experience gives you the chance to see what it’s like behind the wheel of a sports car, such as a Ferrari or a Lamborghini. You can also be the passenger, if you don’t want to drive yourself!
Go-Karting @ KF1 Karting Circuit $60 ($100 at night)
The home of the Singapore Grand Prix must also have a top class karting circuit and that is what you will find at KF1. Many packages are on offer for different times of the day, but there’s nothing quite like driving under the floodlights after dark!
Wake up early and get to Singapore Zoo for the ultimate breakfast experience with orangutans and other small jungle animals.
Bird’s Eye Tour @ Jurong Bird Park $28 (or $180 for a tour yourself)
This experience allows you private access and a guided tour with knowledgeable bird handler to most of the exhibits within the park, and at the end of the tour there is the opportunity to feed some of the birds.
Panda Rise and Shine Tour @ River Safari $350 (minimum 2 persons)
Ever wondered what went on behind the scenes to get Singapore’s two pandas ready for the eyes of the general public? This behind the scenes tour gives you a close up look and you can even help prepare the panda’s breakfast.
Gourmet Safari Express @ Night Safari $199 (minimum 15 persons)
The tram of the Night Safari is the best way to see the nocturnal animals in the park, but the Gourmet Safari Express gives visitors the chance to eat a gourmet meal on a specially-designed tram as it snakes its way around the exhibits.
VIP service in The Owners Lounge @ The Singapore Turf Club $30
This experience is the best way to enjoy a day at the races at the Singapore Turf Club. The views of the raceway are perfect from your seat and there are many cocktails and light snacks available all day.
A private Premium Champagne Flight aboard the Singapore Flyer $69
This experience gives you the chance to see Singapore from up high, but in a way like no other. You can hire a pod for yourself for the 30 minute ride and have a glass of champagne to drink as you take in the sights. Perfect for a romantic date!
Sunrise Yoga atop the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark $39 (only $29 for hotel guests)
A great way to keep fit and to enjoy great views from up high, the sunrise yoga experience on the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark is presented by the Banyan Tree Fitness Club.
Luxury Yacht charter to Singapore’s Southern Islands with Infinity Sails $1,200
Fancy getting away from the main Singapore island for a day and don’t want to use a public ferry? Well, there are some luxury yacht charters, such as Infinity Sails, that will give the opportunity. Travelling to the likes of St. John’s and Kusu islands, these yachts will typically offer meals and alcoholic drinks onboard, and there are many itineraries available from 3 hours to 4 nights (prices vary)!
Whatever it is you want to do in Singapore, you can be sure of finding something unique to suit your style! All prices quoted in Singapore Dollars.