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72 hours in Singapore: Tick these attractions off your travel itinerary

We have partnered with homegrown Firefly airline to bring you the first ever You Go, We Go: Traveloka Travel Vlog series, where we hope to inspire people to explore the world. In this travel vlog series we’ll be bringing you around the enchanting Southeast Asia and for each episode we’ll zoom in on little-known and interesting attractions. You definitely don’t want to miss this!

For the first episode, let’s follow fellow travelers Imara, Julia and Desmond as they navigate and discover the island nation of Singapore! No doubt there are plenty of things to do in Singapore, but if you only have 72 hours to spend, how does one choose? Well, we’ve compiled a list of the die die must-explore places down below!

 

Day 1: Where art meets science

Morning: ArtScience Museum

A girl playing around the installation at ArtScience MuseumWake your inner child and discover creativity at its best through art, science, design, media and technology at the ArtScience Museum. Housed in a lotus-inspired structure, which is Singapore’s iconic landmark, this futuristic museum is one of the many attractions in the Marina Bay Sands area. Here, you can immerse yourself in a dynamic 1,500 m2 digital universe of interactive art installations revolving around the themes of nature, park and science at the permanent exhibition, Future World: Where Art Meets Science. Get the camera ready as you’ll be snapping hundreds of photos here!

ArtScience Museum

10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956

Opening hours: 10.00am – 7.00pm (last admission at 6.00pm)

 

Evening: Rainforest Lumina

Be sure to meet the Creature Crew, a heroic group of eight virtual animals at Rainforest LuminaAfter having Hainanese chicken rice for dinner at the Maxwell Food Centre, head over to Rainforest Lumina at the Singapore Zoo. Take a night walk on the wild side and you’ll never experience a tropical rainforest the same way again. Walking along the one-kilometer pathway, you can expect to be enthralled by a mesmerizing audio-visual experience and be one with the lush, luminous world of the rainforest at night. Be sure to meet the Creature Crew, a heroic group of eight virtual animals who will take you on a magical adventure like no other. Look out for Maya the orangutan, Poncho the flying fox, and Tairee the white tiger! Walk through smoking doorways, hop over laser beams and dodge swooping birds of prey in an experience characterized by scenography and interactivity. Rainforest Lumina is a multi-sensory experience that’s a must-visit for anyone who’s in Singapore!

Rainforest Lumina

80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826

Opening hours: 7.30pm – 12.00am

 

Day 2: A fun day out

Morning: The Bubble Tea Factory

Strike a post at The Bubble Tea FactoryIf there are two fun things that we love in Singapore, they must be bubble teas and Instagram-worthy exhibitions! The first of its kind in Singapore, The Bubble Tea Factory (TBTF) is an immersive, multi-sensory journey that takes you through an enchanting world of bubble tea. Surely this is something even non-boba fans would enjoy! Spanning across more than 10 playful, visually spectacular photo zones, TBTF is a match made in heaven for all bubble tea addicts and Instagram aficionados. So, be sure to have your cameras ready and plenty of data storage to spare!

The Bubble Tea Factory

*Scape Underground Orchard

2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978

Opening hours: 10.00am – 10.00pm (Saturday and Sunday), 4.00pm – 10.00pm (Monday to Friday)

 

Afternoon: Singapore River Safari

Meet the resident giant pandas, Kai Kai and Jia JiaSingapore River SafariGet ready as we’re going on a wild ride! The Singapore River Safari is Asia’s first and only river-themed wildlife park. Among other exciting things, the 12-hectare wildlife reserve is packed with previews of the freshwater habitats of historic rivers like the Amazon, Mississippi, Mae Klong, Nile, and more. Explore the wildlife park on foot and end the experience with a magical cruise that traverses the gentle waters of the park. You’ll be able to spot countless aquatic animals like the endangered giant Mekong catfish and you’ll also get an opportunity to meet the resident giant pandas, Kai Kai and Jia Jia at the Giant Panda Forest!

Singapore River Safari

80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826

Opening hours: 10.00am – 7.00pm (last entry is at 6.30pm)

 

Day 3: Let’s Par-tee

Afternoon: Holey Moley Mini Golf 

Play a round of golf at Holey Moley Mini Golf.

Imagine the craziest round of mini golf you’ve ever played. Now add a bar. Hello, Holey Moley Golf ClubThis place is perfect for some mindless fun with your friends. There are 27 unique holes that’ll surely keep you on your toes. Having music and a full-service bar definitely equals to Singapore’s best mini golf course. Par none. 

Holey Moley Golf Club

3B River Valley Rd, Singapore 179021

Opening hours: 12.00pm – 2.00am

 

Evening: Jewel Changi

Visitors checking out the waterfall at Jewel Changi.If you haven’t heard of Jewel Changi, then you must be living under a rock. This spanking new complex with a glass and steel facade wows visitors with a 40-meter-tall indoor waterfall. Not only that, the space is also accented with lush greeneries of canopy mazes and parks. There are plenty of nooks for you to enjoy the sound of the cascading waterfall. It’s the perfect breathing space away from the airport’s hustle and bustle.

Wanna know what else Imara, Julia and Desmond were up to in Singapore? Watch the full video on our YouTube channel now! Experience this amazing trip by booking your flight to Singapore with Traveloka!

 

Couldn’t get enough of Singapore? Read our other travel blog articles to get you going:

6 Value-for-Money Shopping Havens in Singapore for Thrifty Shoppers

These Singaporean Hawker Stalls Have the Michelin Guide Seal of Approval

Free Urban Spaces to Visit in Singapore That Will Not Leave You Broke and Bored

 


Follow the Traveloka team as we embark on a fun-filled adventure across Southeast Asia to explore little-known and interesting attractions. In every episode, we’ll be zooming into the best activities as well as give you some tried-and-true tips!

 

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