Gardens by the Bay
Gardens by the Bay
4.5
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05:00 - 02:00
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05:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
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Wednesday
05:00 - 02:00
Thursday
05:00 - 02:00
Friday
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Saturday
05:00 - 02:00
Sunday
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An integral part of Singapore's "City in a Garden" vision, Gardens by the Bay spans a total of 101 hectares of prime land at the heart of Singapore's new downtown - Marina Bay. Comprising three waterfront gardens - Bay South, Bay East and Bay Central - Gardens by the Bay will be a showcase of horticulture and garden artistry that will bring the world of plants to Singapore and present Singapore to the World.
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  • Sally
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very beautiful light show
    Place is clean and tidy. Was very crowded for the light show. There was 2 light shows for a day. Light show was free. If want to go to observation desk or the restaurant need to buy a ticket. Also if want to go on the glass bridge also need to buy a ticket. As the light show is crowded at least half and hour before reach there and try to reserve a place.
    Hello! Thank you for the valuable review. We are glad you had a great time at the Gardens. Looking forward to having you back at the Gardens soon! Cheers, Eleanor
    Written 1 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 21 July 2023
  • Elaine101
    121 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Magnificent
    Nothing I can say about this can do it justice. Absolutely incredible. We spent a whole day here and I still don't think we saw it all. Free admission to a lot of it, expensive if you want to see all of the domes and the observatory or skywalk (I wouldn't bother to do both) but absolutely worth it. Wear sensible shoes, there's a lot of walking !
    Hello! Thank you for the valuable review. We are glad you had a great time at the Gardens. Looking forward to having you back at the Gardens soon! Cheers, Eleanor
    Written 1 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 22 July 2023
  • Syed S
    Basel, Switzerland212 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Truly remarkable and our highlight of Singapore
    An amazing experience, beautifully executed. All the parks are worth visiting but we were advised to visit in the late afternoon and take in the Cloud Forest and the Flower Dome before rounding off the evening watching the spectacular show at the Supertrees. All of these were amazing in their own right. Everything was so well organized. When we went, the Cloud Forest had an Avatar exhibition which added to the spectacle. An excellent place to visit for families with so much to do and see and learn.
    Hello! Thank you for the valuable review. We are glad you had a great time at the Gardens. Looking forward to having you back at the Gardens soon! Cheers, Eleanor
    Written 1 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 22 July 2023
  • Ivan R
    Melbourne, Australia1,242 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A lot off walking be prepared but fabulous.
    Fabulous place, too much to take in really. We got ticket package to visit very area, even though the cloud forest was closed today we can use the ticket tomorrow. Beware you have to buy a separate shuttle ticket which was not mentioned when we bought tickets at the on site ticket office. Massive place and sign posting between areas is rubbish to be honest and they can be quite away apart in 32 degrees. Highly recommend and we will go back for the light show in the evening as well.
    Hello! Thank you for the valuable review. We are glad you had a great time at the Gardens. Looking forward to having you back at the Gardens soon! Cheers, Eleanor
    Written 1 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 July 2023
  • Anco M
    Aberdeen, United Kingdom690 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic
    We wentel Gardens by the Bay over 2 days. In the first outing we did the light show at the trees as well as the Flower Dome since it would be closed the next day. The light show was great, the Flower Dome had impressive trees but was a bit underwhelming. Second day was for the Floral Fantasy and the Cloud Forest. We had expected the latter to be good,but we’re unsure about the former. In the end both are a must-see. What a place to be!
    Hello! Thank you for the valuable review. We are glad you had a great time at the Gardens. Looking forward to having you back at the Gardens soon! Cheers, Eleanor
    Written 1 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 25 July 2023
  • Diana A
    Perm, Russia99 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful place
    Was amazed by the size and complexity of the gardens, perfect place to run, walk or bike. Sadly, only saw the outdoors, but even with that I’m more than happy. Tip: after midnight it’s almost empty, so it seems like you have the whole place for yourself, but toilets and water fountains still open.
    Hello! Thank you for the valuable review. We are glad you had a great time at the Gardens. Looking forward to having you back at the Gardens soon! Cheers, Eleanor
    Written 1 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 27 July 2023
  • Abhay Mehta
    Udaipur, India234 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mesmerizing experience
    What a mesmerizing experience it was. The light and music show in the evening is ultimate. Though it is visible from faraway places also, but I will suggest you to secure a place at stairs below the tree. Better you lie down to experience it fully. You will never forget this experience in your life.
    Hello! Thank you for the valuable review. We are glad you had a great time at the Gardens. Looking forward to having you back at the Gardens soon! Cheers, Eleanor
    Written 1 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2022
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 27 July 2023
  • refsmith
    11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Gardens by the Bay
    A really pleasurable experience. Nice to see so much greenery in a large city. Clod Forest excellent and Avatar experience was excellent. Nice food at Satay by the Bay and very easy to navigate.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 7 August 2023
  • Our Wanderings | E&J
    United Kingdom92 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sanctuary for nature lovers
    Unfortunately we arrived a little later than intended - there’s just so much to do in Singapore! Due to time constraints the ticketing office advised for us to purchase the combined Cloud Forest and Flower Dome ticket which on average takes 2.5 hours to cover. We would suggest making sure you arrive in time so you can view both areas in well lit conditions, the light hits in such a beautiful way! When we visited there was the Avatar display in the Cloud Forest which for us slightly tainted our experience as it appeared unnecessary but those who love the Avatar franchise seemed to really enjoy it. We quickly managed to grab a bite in Marina Bay Sands Rasapura Masters food court before returning back to see the Garden Rhapsody light and sound show. This was definitely the highlight of the evening for us. We would suggest arriving 5-10 mins earlier before the show time as it gets very packed and to position yourself close to the Supertree Observatory as this is where most the light display is.
    Hello! Thank you for the valuable review. We are glad you had a great time at the Gardens. Looking forward to having you back at the Gardens soon! Cheers, Amalina
    Written 29 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 August 2023
  • BlightyEngland
    128 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best attraction in Singapore
    If you are in Singapore this is a must see.The actual Garda are free and are stunning.There are two massive domes that have different themes….then there is the sky walk.My advice….book all three in advance on line to jump the queue.Booking is straight forward easy and cheaper.Buy your food there as it’s not too expensive.Getting there by train is a pain….our 20 min taxi was £12. In the evening there is a free light display….all the huge out dot trees light up.It’s amazing. Just stand in the park and watch. As I said at the beginning it’s a must…..a big must.
    Hello! Thank you for the valuable review. We are glad you had a great time at the Gardens. Looking forward to having you back at the Gardens soon! Cheers, Amalina
    Written 29 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 13 August 2023
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kra63
Sydney, Australia10 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
We visited during the evening to catch the light show in the supertrees. Unfortunately, the Supertree Grove was not accessible due to the a ticket Christmas fair so we could only watch from the outside. The lightshow as ok, nothing to shout about but perhaps we missed the full experience not being closer and not being able to hear the music.

We had dinner at Satay by the Bay. It was hot and smoky and my food from a seafood stall took so long to be ready that my companions had finished their food by the time mine arrived. I would not recommend eating here if you can help it.

Upon leaving, we wanted to take a taxi but unfortunately the queue was so long and I overheard a guy asking a group of tourist in front of me if they wanted to take a private transfer as taxis could take at least an hour. All of the taxis I could see were either flashing "On call" or "Shift Change".

So we decided to take a 20 min walk to the Bayfront MRT. What a mess it was, even to buy an MRT ticket. And the MRT staff who was supposed to be assisting didn't tell people in the queue that the ticketing machine only took $2 or $5 and we had to go and get a change. The MRT counter initially didn't want to assist in breaking up our $10 note, which would have left us stranded.

All in all, have your transport game plan sussed out before visiting. and plan to eat before or after.
Written 1 January 2020
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KLPLeeds
Leeds112 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
This is free and the most amazing thing to do. It really is just magical. We went through the day, it was nice but nothing breathtaking. Although as it turns dark this place is just so incredible. It literally sends shivers down your spine it is so unreal. As t turns dark there is music and all the tress light up in line with the music. It is just unreal and moving. We paid a very small amount to walk the sky walk, you are above the trees and have a great view, although it is just as good on the ground looking up! There are two light shows per night and we stayed for both, one on the sky walk looking down and one on the floor looking up, both equally amazing. There are places to eat here too, mainly fast food but very very cheap! This was the most amazing thing to do - if in any doubt just do it - but make sure you visit at night to see the light shows.
Written 12 April 2020
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mhsiong
Wellington, New Zealand30 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
I am not a plant person and I love Gardens by the Bay. First time visit even though I'm from Singapore... I went during the Christmas period so there were a lot more displays to see.

Stayed for over 3 hours exploring all the different exhibits including the Flower Dome etc. Went back in the evening on another day to see the Christmas Wonderland and the light show.

A good tip! If you're short on time and want to make your money's worth, go in the late afternoon...! That way you get to explore the place in the day, have dinner and continue exploring at night all for 1 single price!!! Most exhibits allows for re-entry, except for the Skypark.

So go to that place last, just before sunset to take photos of the city and stay there for a little longer to have a bird's eye view of the city lights and the light show on the Super Trees!
Written 1 February 2020
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PhilthetravellerXI
Avoca Beach, Australia841 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
This fantastic area is located by the harbour front in Singapore and well worth a visit of at least 2-3 hours plus of you go later in the day, stay for the sound and light show where many of the sculptures are lit up with varying colours and patterns to the background of beautiful opera and music. There is an entry fee which varies on the number of sites you visit – we did two – the Flower Dome and the Cloud Forest. Both were amazing and truly beautiful in terms of size, colours, architecture, and gardens plus plants from all around the world, all under cover in these sites. There are huge waterfalls, spectacular indeed, and a fascinating display of orchids plus great areas of sculptures and statues dispersed amongst the gardens. It is all air conditioned and a very good place to escape the heat and humidity of Singapore. You can buy a ticket to use a mini train that takes you around the park but in fact we probably would have been better just to walk around ourselves. You can hire an audio guide but we were short of time and did not do this, we cannot comment on that aspect. Everything is however well laid out and signed and you can follow the guided paths very easily. There are good cafes around the site with excellent snack food and drinks.
Written 2 May 2020
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Gr8nzgirl
Auckland Central, New Zealand15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
There is no cost to walking around the Gardens by the Bay exterior gardens.

The Dome Gardens have an entry cost for each separate dome.
Purchase your trolley cart bus ride ticket at this time

Flower Dome: Was decorated in all its Christmas glory.
Christmas Nordic Gnome Themed scenarios everywhere.
Everyone was oohing & aahing as they walked around

Cloud Forest Dome: the minute you walk in and see the waterfall in all its glory.
There are different levels in this dome with different experiences and views of the dome's floral and fauna species
There are great garden sculptures and phenomenal driftwood carved sculptures.
This dome is worth experiencing!

The Super Grove Light Show:
Get there early and claim a place to sit
Many people lay on the concrete beneath the tree structures waiting for the light show
The light show is approx 15 mins long. The lights and lasers are in sync with the music
It was an awesome show and experience. I thoroughly enjoyed it.....Don't miss it!

After the light show there are huge crowds all walking back towards the city.
Get to the Trolley Cart bus quickly and queue for the bus (if you purchased a ticket) Its a quick couple of minute ride instead of walking back in the crowds.
Written 8 January 2020
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Exeter2010
Exeter, UK68 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
This is a truly wonderful area. We visited the Bay in late January during the day. The area is huge however there are shuttle busses to get you around if you want to use them. We walked! Seemed like a good idea, but Singapore is hot and very humid so you need to find shade and drink water.

The area is full of interesting quirky statues plus the very tall metal tulip shaped towers which are covered in plants. The tallest tower has a lift to the top (extra cost) the views are great 360deg over the gardens, the bay and city. There is also a “canopy walkway” (extra cost) but well worth it, after all you will only do it once!

After all that there are the two domes, flower and cloud. Don’t miss either of them, one benefit is that it’s cool inside! The flower dome is divided up into areas of the world. Showing off the fauna and flowers of each. The central area while we were there was a riot of colour using dahlias amongst other plants. The cloud dome has a very high waterfall falling down a plant covered “mountain”. This has a lift to the top and numerous walkways on the way down. I cannot describe the landscape you really do need to see for yourself.

You won’t be disappointed.

There is a cafe/restaurant in the park to give you sustenance in various cuisines and a break from the heat.
Written 3 February 2020
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Rebecca Pickering
London, UK170 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
We visited the gardens both in the day and at night. In the day we only did the sky walk which was around S$8 pp giving great views on the gardens and city. It was a wonderful experience to see the Garden Rhapsody in the evening at 7:45pm / 8:45pm. My favourite place we visited when in Singapore and would highly recommend both visiting in the day and evening.
Written 9 March 2020
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Ozzy-Kunnu
Melbourne, Australia3,225 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Couples
Brilliant Brilliant Brilliant !

This man-made master piece lives up to the the hype and offers a beautiful experience worth the lifetime.

The Musical Light Show is spectacular and if you fail to get a ticket (limited tickets makes it impossible to accommodate everyone so please book it way in advance) to observe it from the viewing deck

The light show takes place twice every night and is on for 15 minutes. The first show is on at 7:45pm and the second is on at 8:45pm. An extra show on Holidays is added, for which you'll have check on their official website (usually a 9.45pm show) .

There are many spots to see this beauty but our favorite (and Highly recommended) was to lie down on the concrete circles supporting the Garden Towers called Super tree Groves an hour prior to the show as they fill-in fast.

Others being:

From above, on the skywalk of Marina Bay Sands Hotel, decent view minus the music

On the promenade by the Dragonfly Lake, at the park entrance between Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay.

The Deck / Skywalk exactly above the public loo overlooking the Super tree Groves (have some steps to climb up)

Other than that there are observatories like Cloud Forest, Flower Forest Dome which are worth the dime.

Numerous sculptures and and arts installed in beautiful corners are worth enjoying.

Restaurants are plenty but standards aren't that great so would suggest to stick to McDs in the Garden.
Written 6 January 2020
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Thank you for your very enthusiastically written review. Your kindness expressed in such detail is greatly appreciated. We are glad you had such a pleasant experience here at the Gardens. Hope to see you again real soon! :-)
Written 7 January 2020
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garfield1996
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia450 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Family
Alight from Station Bayfront MRT and walk to Garden By The Bay, this stretch of walk is not sheltered and can be quite hot when it is bright sunny day. Garden By The Bay is free entrance, but there are 2 conservatories that need ticket to enter, Flower Dome & Cloud Forest. Certain areas are quite cooling, elderly might need extra clothing.
Written 17 January 2020
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WorldTraveller
London, UK97 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
We visited the gardens at night to get most of the light show, which is beautiful. The light show takes place every 45 mins and it gets very busy. Best way to see it is to find a spot in the middle of the tree sculptures and lay down on the floor. You can walk around a lot of the gardens free of charge, any attractions such as the viewing platform, sky bridge, cloud dome or flower dome are extra charge. If bought together, it’s cheaper.
Written 5 January 2020
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