Gardens by the Bay: Everything You Need To Know


With 50 million visitors in 2018, Gardens by the Bay is a marvel of engineering as well as one of the most popular and Instagrammable locations in Singapore. In Singapore, it’s a terrific spot to go when the sun is shining or when it rains. It’s like to going to an outdoor museum where the sculptures are trees and the paintings are flowers. The Prime Minister revealed the park’s location during the 2005 National Day Rally as part of the city’s efforts to change from a Garden City to a City in a Garden. It is situated on reclaimed ground behind the Marina Bay Sands Hotel. 

We’ll walk you through all you need to know in this guide to make the most of your visit, including the gardens’ interesting history and the range of activities, experiences, food options, and neighboring areas of interest.

Best Times to Visit

Even while Gardens by the Bay is open year-round, there are times of day or year when it’s more delightful than others.
Weekday mornings and mornings are less busy, making for a more calm and unhurried ambiance. But if you go in the evening, you may enjoy the magnificent ambiance of the gardens at night as well as the captivating Garden Rhapsody light and sound display.

Tickets Information

While entry to the cooled conservatories and other paid attractions is free, there is a charge for the outdoor gardens. Tickets may be bought online via the Gardens by the Bay website or in person at the ticket booths located on-site.

Places to Visit

Discover flora from all across the world. Explore a world where wonder blossoms, from towering vertical gardens to a variety of species housed in the Cooled Conservatories, and much more. 


You may experience a unique simulated height of 11,500 feet in the cloud forest without having to put in a lot of hard work to get there. A vast variety of plants may be found in the tropical highlands, with the inside area having a cave-like appearance. The highest indoor waterfall (30 meters) was formerly located at the Singapore Cloud Forest; it has since been renamed by the Jewel – Airport Singapore Mall.
The entrance fee for both conservatories is $28 for adults and $15 for children aged three to twelve. (Cloud Forest and Flower Dome are two examples of conservatories.)

Open everyday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  (The mist times are 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and 8:00 pm every day.)
Photographer Tip: Make sure to visit the Cloud Forest Conservatory as soon as the park opens. In this manner, you may get a picture of the 30-meter indoor waterfall without any interruptions. With the Cloud Walk in the backdrop, the Treetop Walk offers yet another fantastic photo opportunity.


An amazing exhibition of flowers from throughout the globe. Nine distinct gardens within the Flower Dome display exotic plants from five continents.
The entrance fee for both conservatories is $28 for adults and $15 for children aged three to twelve. (Cloud Forest and Flower Dome are two examples of conservatories.)

Open everyday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Take your time exploring the gardens, especially in the summer when it’s sweltering outside! The ideal areas of the park to cool off are the floral dome and cloud forest. 

OCBC Skyway and SUPERTREE Grove
The tallest Supertree Grove Trees in the world, measuring sixteen storeys, are man-made and imposing. The trees constitute its own “garden,” with over 200 different plant species growing there. A 128-meter promenade overlooking Gardens by the Bay is formed by the SkyWay, which links two supertrees and makes for an ideal photo opportunity.
Supertree Grove does not charge an admission fee. Entry to OCBC Skyway: ($8) for adults; $8 for seniors (60 years or over); $5 for children (3–12 years old).

Operating Hours: OCBC Skyway (9:00am – 9:00pm everyday) / Supertree Grove (5:00am – 2:00am daily) 

Enjoy a captivating light and sound spectacle called Garden Rhapsody as the vertical gardens come to life every night. Our visit’s high point was the light display!
Cost of Admission: None

Hours of the Light Show: 7:45 and 8:45 p.m.
Advice: To get a decent spot to sleep on the ground in front of the big supertree, arrive thirty minutes in advance (it becomes extremely busy). The nicest part about the light display is that there is no admission cost, so it is free for everyone. 


The newest themed attraction at Gardens by the Bay is called Floral Fantasy. Visitors are taken to a dreamlike and wondrous place where flowers, artistic expression, and technology all come together. It has a 4D trip in addition to four separate garden sceneries, each displaying a unique theme.
Admission Tolerance: Adult: $20; Children (ages 3 to 12): $12

Open everyday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

Things to Know

● Use a light jacket because the conservatories may get chilly. 

● Bring a wide-angle lens so you can capture that “long” view of the waterfall.
● Wear sunscreen and drink plenty of water because it might become hot outside the park. 

How to Reach

  • MRT: Using the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system is the most practical method to get to Gardens by the Bay. The closest MRT station is the recently opened Gardens by The Bay MRT Station (Thomson East-Coast Line 22). Enter the Gardens by Satay by The Bay by taking Exit 1. 
  • Departing at Bayfront Station (on Circle Line 1 and Downtown Line 16) is an additional choice. To get to Gardens by the Bay, use Exit B, follow the subterranean linkway, and cross either the Meadow Bridge or the Dragonfly Bridge.
  • By Bus: Gardens by the Bay is conveniently accessible by public transportation, with several bus lines stopping close by. Bus lines 97, 106, 133, 400, and 402 are important ones. The gardens are only a short stroll from the bus stop at the Bayfront MRT Station (B02051), Marina Bay Sands Hotel (B03509), or Marina Gardens Drive (B03371). 
  • By Taxi: Taking a taxi to Gardens by the Bay is a comfortable and handy option. The tourist center and the main entrance to the gardens are close to approved taxi drop-off locations. In Singapore, taxi prices are metered; extra could be incurred for trips from the airport or during rush hours.


A totally unique location, Gardens by the Bay combines technology, art, and nature to create a breathtaking and uplifting experience.
There is much for everyone to enjoy and admire at this place, including its magnificent cooled conservatories, recognizable Supertrees, and many themed gardens. Take some time to explore this amazing site, immerse yourself in the beauty of the gardens, discover more about the fascinating world of plants, and be in awe of the ingenuity and creativity that go into making Gardens by the Bay a top destination.

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