Exploring Singapore

Exploring Singapore

Welcome to Singapore—a vibrant, gorgeous, dynamic cosmopolitan where you can find sheer enjoyment from all aspects of life, be it food, nature, heritage, culture, etc. There are myriads of things you can do during your free time while you are in Singapore. Here are some useful resources for you:   

  1. https://www.visitsingapore.com/en/

    Check out this website for what you can do, see, and eat in Singapore. You can find lots of useful information here.



  2. Visit Singapore Travel Guidesg-app

    A very useful app that helps you discover Singapore. However, it’s only available for free download from the app store on iPhone and iPad.

  3. Big bus tour



    It begins at Suntec City, with the first stop at Marina Barrage, a dam built across the Marina Channel. Here you'll hear about Singapore's sustainability and catch the city's skyline from a different angle. The tour continues on to Lau Pa Sat, the oldest Victorian-styled market located in downtown Singapore, where you'll sample delicious satay and have the option to buy some dinner. Next is iconic Gardens by The Bay for the light and sound show at the Supertree Grove. Finally, hop back onto the bus for a drive down Clarke Quay & Orchard Road, Singapore’s premier shopping strip. You'll have the option to hop off and end your tour at Clarke Quay, a vibrant nightlife district, or stay on board for a scenic drive down Orchard before the tour concludes back at Suntec City!

    Location: Starting & end point: Suntec City

    Time: 3 hours in total

    Price: $SGD 51.98

  4. Street Food & night tour



    Authentic UNESCO hawker centre dining experience and explore buildings around Marina Waterfront

    Location: End point-Esplanade Waterfront

    Time: 3.5hours

    Price: $70/pax

  5. River Cruise



    It sails past key landmarks including Riverside Point, Parliament House, Asian Civilizations Museum, Merlion Park, Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, and more. 

    Listen to onboard commentary and learn interesting facts about the city-state and its different sights.

    Location: Starting point: Fort Canning Jetty

    Time: 40mins ride (Last departure at 9pm on Mon-Thur, 10pm on Fri-Sun, PH)

    Price: $28/pax

  6. Night safari



    You will be able to hop on a tram and enjoy a guided tour of the safari and see animals up close. You can also enjoy an awe-inspiring, intriguing Creatures of the Night show. 

    Location: Mandai

    Time: Opens daily 7:15pm – 12:00am 

    Admission time slots: 7:15pm, 7:45pm, 8:15pm, 8:45pm, 9:15pm & 9:45pm Last entry at 11:15pm(closes at 12am and dining and retailing outlets open at 6:30pm)

    Price: $55

Getting Around Singapore

Taxi or Car

Get a taxi or car to bring you anywhere using these apps (downloadable from App Store):

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The closest MRT station to NTU is Pioneer.

The MRT map can be found here:



Local buses are available all around Singapore. For the routes of buses, please refer to: https://www.lta.gov.sg/content/ltagov/en/map/bus.html 

* You will need an EZ link card to take the MRT or bus. You can get an EZ link card from convenience stores such as 7-Eleven, Cheers, or the MRT station with a deposit of $5 and top-up value of $5.

*You may also get a Singapore Tourist Pass, a special EZ link stored-value card which allows you unlimited travel between one to three days. For more information, please refer to: https://thesingaporetouristpass.com.sg/type-of-passes/