Singapore for Explorers

    There’s something for everyone―world-class theme parks, iconic waterfront attractions, the world’s first night safari, hidden gems to explore in charming neighbourhoods, lush greenery. Discover how a City in the Garden is rooted in history and heritage. Stroll along the colourful shophouses in Haji Lane. Or trek off the beaten path and walk atop trees at MacRitchie Reservoir. If you’re passionate about discovering places, here’s where nature lovers, history buffs, backpackers, city trippers, trekkers, discoverers, sightseers―meet.

    Bugis, Little India and Singapore river trishaw expedition


    Hitch a ride on one of the city’s most traditional modes of transport – the trishaw! Pedalled along by one of Singapore’s famous Trishaw Uncles (and assisted by modern technology!), meander through the colourful streets of Bugis and Little India to view the eclectic mix of old and new. You can appreciate distinctive historical gems, and enjoy hands-on experiences en-route.

    Availability 11AM to 8PM (Daily)
    Duration 45 mins
    Meeting point Albert Mall Trishaw Park
    Price per adult S$49
    Price per child S$49

    Footsteps of Singapore's colonial past


    Take a stroll through bygone times and marvel at the contrasts of colonial and modern architecture on this three-hour amble around Singapore’s civic district. Post a letter at the Fullerton Heritage Gallery in Singapore’s first General Post Office, before indulging in an exquisite English afternoon tea within its lavish setting. End off with a journey down the Singapore River in a traditional bumboat, taking in the charming sights of the Merlion, Marina Bay, Boat Quay and Clarke Quay.

    Availability 2PM to 5:30PM (Monday to Saturday; except public holidays)
    Duration 3.5 hours
    Meeting point Hotel pick-up
    Price per adult S$100
    Price per child S$60

    Singapore sidecars Vespa tour


    Ride your way through Kampong Glam, one of Singapore’s earliest heritage neighbourhoods in a vintage Vespa’s sidecar and be introduced to the best-kept secrets in the neighbourhood. Ready your cameras as you uncover some serious insta-worthy spots in the back alleys while appreciating time-honoured arts and crafts. End the tour with a visit to one of Singapore’s hipster run bespoke Tailor and the Gentlemen Society Barber and hear from the business owners on their passion stories, so get ready to be wowed!

    Availability 9:30AM to 12:30PM (daily except Mondays)
    Duration 3 hours
    Meeting point Sultan Gate
    Price S$350

    The Battlebox tour: a story of strategy and surrender


    Hidden beneath Fort Canning Hill’s leafy exterior lies a secret: the former British command centre called the Battlebox, where the decision to surrender Singapore was made in 1942. Wander along the cool corridors and dark rooms to learn the full story of the disastrous fall of Malaya and Singapore in World War II, as well as the rich history of Fort Canning Hill itself. Are you ready to take a journey to the past?

    Availability 9:45AM, 11AM, 1:30PM, 2:45PM and 4PM (daily)
    Duration 1 hour 15 mins
    Meeting point The Battlebox Visitor Centre
    Price per adult S$18
    Price per child S$9