Marina Bay Skyline – Attractions & Things to Do
Marina Bay Singapore is a part of the central business district and is a major tourist attraction in Singapore. The entire area stands on reclaimed land and houses a few of the famous landmarks like Asia Square and Marina Bay Sands Singapore.
Things to Do at Marina Bay Skyline
Marina Bay Singapore has many fascinating things to see and explore. Apart from that, the area is a famous tourist center and has many exciting and fun elements for people to indulge in.
Sands SkyPark Observation Deck
The Marina Bay skyline is dotted with contemporary and modern architectural splendors. Some of the best views of the Singapore skyline can be experienced from the Sands Sky Park, Singapore perched 57 floors above the Marina Bay Sands Singapore.
The bird’s eye view of the entire stretch of the waterfront from the Marina South Pier to the Singapore Strait along with the Singapore Flyer, the Merlion, the Gardens by the Bay and the Esplanade leaves everyone mesmerized.
- Sky Park Singapore has three guided tours at 10 AM, 2 PM, and 9 PM every day, which gives the visitors an in-depth history of the iconic landmarks that are seen from the deck.
- Visitors can visit the Sky Park on all days of the week from 9:30 AM-10:00 PM (Mondays-Fridays) and 9:30 AM-11:00 PM (Saturday & Sunday).
Gardens By the Bay
A nature park that spreads over an area of 250 acres, Gardens by the Bay comprises the Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden, and Bay Central Garden. The park also houses the largest greenhouse known as the Flower Dome, which spans over an area of 3 acres. It exhibits a beautiful array of flowers and plants in its eight different gardens from the semi-arid and Mediterranean regions of the different continents.
Gardens by the Bay, an iconic landmark at the Marina Bay Singapore, have a futuristic feel to it due to the Supertree structures. The skywalk, which is 25 meters above the ground, connects the three trees, and the tree at the center offers a 360-degree beautiful panoramic view of the Marina Bay and the Park.
- The Conservatories and Supertree groves open from 9 AM-9 PM (daily), the Bay South (Outdoor Gardens) open from 5 AM -2 AM (daily) and the Children’s Garden is open from 10:00 AM-7:00 PM (Tuesday-Friday) and 9 AM-9 PM (Saturdays & Sundays). The park is closed on Tuesday if there is a public holiday on Monday.
Spectra Light Show
Spectra Light Show is indeed the best world-class light Show Singapore has to offer! The light and sound show Spectra at Marina Bay Sands Singapore can be seen from the hotel and the city side as well. It is a beautiful mix of light, fountain jets, and laser lights performing in tune with the music.
The Spectra Sound and Light Show Singapore runs for 15-minutes every night and lights up the Marina Bay Sands Singapore in all its grandeur.
- Visitors can be a part of this music and light show anytime between 8 PM-9 PM (Sunday-Thursday) and at 8 PM, 9 PM, and 11 PM (Friday & Saturday).
Garden Rhapsody Light Show
Another beautiful Light Show Singapore showcases is the Garden Rhapsody in the Supertree Groves at the Gardens by the Bay. Lie down beneath the beautifully lighted Supertree Grove and experience your senses getting elevated with the music and light fiesta for the next 15-minutes.
- The show takes place at 7:45 PM and 8:45 PM every night and is free for all.
Marina Bay Sands Singapore
The iconic MBS Singapore should most certainly be in every tourist’s itinerary. Apart from the Sky Park Observation Deck, the hotel has the largest infinity pool in the world, a Casino having world-class amenities and numerous restaurants to indulge in.
- If that was not enough, there are direct entries to the Art Science Museum, a must-visit place for every visitor, and the famous high-end Mall Shoppes from MBS Singapore.
Tips for Every Traveller
- Make sure to climb the SuperTree Grove, which is over 16 stories tall to catch the picturesque view of the Marina Bay Skyline and the Gardens by the Bay.
- Visitors must register their names by 9:30 AM to be a part of the guided tour at the Sky Park Observation Deck. The number of people for each guided tour is limited, and names are registered on a first-come-first-serve basis.
- To get a view of the Singapore skyline in broad daylight as well as after nightfall and also to watch the sun as it sets into the horizon, visit the Sky Park Singapore early in the evening.
Getting to Marina Bay Singapore
- Visitors who wish to get to Marina Bay without having to feel a pinch in their pocket should either take a bus or the MRT. The bus routes which pass near Marina Bay are 133, 518, 97, 97E, and WANGZ Shuttle.
- There are two MRT routes – North-South Line (NS27) and Circle Line (CE2) at present. By 2021, the Marina Bay station will be an interchange station in the Thomson-East Coast Line Route.
So, if you are a first-timer to Singapore, make sure Marina Bay is definitely on your itinerary list. To avail discounts on bus services to Marina Bay or anywhere in Singapore, visit www.redbus.sg