GARDENS BY THE BAY
The No 1 Attraction in Singapore
20 million visitors in 3 years
Containing more than 500,000 species of plants
Open daily 5am - 2am
General Admission Free, though a small charge is payable for some displays
Measuring between 25 and 50m tall, these iconic tree-like vertical gardens have been designed with large canopies to provide shade in the day and come alive with an exhilarating display of light and sound at night.
SEE THE GARDENS FROM A DIFFERENT POINT OF VIEW
Of the 18 Supertrees in Gardens by the Bay, 12 can be found at Supertree Grove, the tallest measuring 16 storeys in height. Take a trip to the top of one of these iconic Supertrees and be awed by splendid views of the Gardens and the surrounding Marina Bay area. Stroll along the 22-metre-high OCBC Skyway, a 128-metre aerial walkway that connects two of the Supertrees, and see the gardens from a different perspective.
FACTS & INFORMATION
11 of the supertrees are embedded with environmentally sustainable functions like photovoltaic cells to harvest solar energy.
Over 162,900 plants comprising more than 200 species and varieties of bromeliads, orchids, ferns and tropical flowering climbers are planted on the supertrees.
ART AT THE GARDENS
Home to more than 40 sculptures from around the world, featuring unique pieces and intriguing crafts and stone works, these sculptures complement the beauty of the plant displays adding a new dimension to the landscape.
Step into a realm high in the mountains (indoor temp range 23-25c), entirely different from the Flower Dome the Cloud Forest showcases plant life from tropical highlands up to 2,000 m above sea level. It features a 35m tall mountain covered in lush vegetation, shrouding the worlds tallest indoor waterfall. Take the lift to the top of the mountaintop to discover the unique biodiversity and geology of cloud forests, then stroll along a walkway in the clouds for an aerial view of the canopy and mountainside below.
Get up close to the supertrees – sitting 22 m above ground, the OCBC Skyway at Supertree Grove lets you get an up-close look at the technical marvels of the Gardens’ futuristic Supertrees. During the day, a stroll along this 128 m long aerial walkway presents glorious photo-taking opportunities to capture the scenic beauty of the surrounding flora. As dusk falls, the captivating Marina Bay skyline emerges and the entire area comes alive during the twice-daily Garden Rhapsody light and sound show.
DRAGONFLY & KINGFISHER LAKES
More than a thing of beauty – Immerse yourself in the fascinating world that exists below the surface of Dragonfly and Kingfisher Lakes.
With dozens of dining options to suit any budget, the Gardens are a spectacular and memorable way to spend a day in Singapore.
Distance from your hotel by road 19km, using metro, subway/walk, $3 - $4 or taxi 14 mins - $16-$19.
For further information visit http://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en.html