Things to Do Outdoors in Singapore

Those who love to get out and about won't be disappointed on a trip to Singapore, as it boasts outdoor experiences across a wide spectrum of activities. Luge down a mountain or take in the nighttime spectacle of the best racers in the world conquering the streets of Singapore at the Singapore Grand Prix. Music lovers will jump to the beat of a two-day beach music festival or wind down with a relaxing day in a garden. These are the experiences to be had.

Singapore Grand Prix

 Circuit Park is open on race days from 2:30 pm-12:30 am with food and beverages and souvenirs sold on-site during the three days of racing.

MacRitchie Nature Trail & Reservoir Park

For thrills, traverse the Treetop Walks, an 820-foot free standing suspension bridge that connects the two highest points in the parks, or for more down-to-earth activity, take advantage of the hiking trails and kayaking opportunities. Remember, don't feed the macaques!  Open daily from 7 am to 7 pm. 

Sentosa Skyline Luge

Ride a bus or take the Skyride to the luge which has roots in New Zealand, Canada and South Korea. Take the slope down Jungle Trail or Dragon Trail which throw hairpin curves in the mix as well as gentle straightaways. Open daily from 10 am-9:30 pm.

Merlion Park

Overlooking Marina Bay, the famed half-lion, half-fish in front of Fullerton Hotel has become a can't-miss destination for visitors to Singapore. 

Singapore River Cruise

In addition to taking an official Singapore River Cruise, check out the company's river taxis and river jetties to fully explore the city along the water. After seeing Boat Quay and Clarke Quay on the river cruise, experience Robertson Quay for some laid back evening entertainment.

Chek Jawa Wetlands

Located in a corner of Pulau Ubin, Chek Jawa is definitely for nature lovers. Arriving on Pulau Ubin, get to the wetlands by a rented van, bicycle or 40-minute walk. Walk along a boardwalk stretching just over half a mile, take a guided tour or explore the wetlands individually.

HortPark

A favorite location of the Singapore gardening community. Explore themed gardens, take a guided tour or improve your horticultural knowledge while taking a workshop. Plenty of items for sale as well. Open daily from 6 am-10-pm.

Henderson Waves Bridge

Combine exercise and sightseeing by making a trip across Henderson Waves Bridge, standing 118 feet above ground. The curving, twisting bridge connects Telok Blangah Hill Park and Mount Faber Park. See the bridge in stunning fashion when it is lit from 7 pm-2 am daily.

ZoukOut

The two-day outdoor dance music festival at Siloso Beach attracted 9,000 people when it first began in 2000, and has grown bigger each year since, topping the 50,000 mark in 2014. Get the beats from international artists like Tiga and Hardwell, playing everything from Trance and Electro to Hip Hop and Mambo Jambo. 

MegaZip Adventure Park

The adventure seeker finds it all at MegaZip Adventure Park. Open daily from 11 am-7 pm, it's four parks in one where thrill seekers can mountain climb, zipline, freefall and rope climb.