Singapore | Visit & Explore the beautiful Gardens by the Bay

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Indoor greenhouse at the Gardens by the Bay Singapore
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Beautiful display of flowers and foliage at Gardens by the Bay Singapore
The Gardens by the Bay

The gardens by the bay was one of the best things we did in Singapore.  For information on how we got to Singapore and the other things we got up to you can visit that story here. 

So let me tell you more about the Gardens.   There’s so much to see here and a place you have to visit if you’re in Singapore. 

See below for:

  • Where are the Gardens by the Bay?

  • How do you get there – train, bus, walk?

  • What can you see in the gardens?

  • How much are the tickets and where do you get them?

  • What are the best bits?

  • What’s next on our South East Asian Adventure?

What are the Gardens by the bay?

The Gardens by the Bay is a city park within the Marina Bay Area of downtown Singapore. The park comprises of three waterfront gardens: Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden and Bay Central Garden.

The largest of the gardens is the Bay South Garden . Its Flower Dome is the largest glass greenhouse in the world and has the famous cloud garden which is incredible.

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How do you get there?

map of the gardens

By train or bus 

Via the Circle Line or Downtown Line 

  • Alight at Bayfront MRT station (CE1/DT16)
  • Take Exit B and follow the underground inkway
  • Exit and cross the Dragonfly Bridge or Meadow Bridge into Gardens by the bay

Via the East-West Line

  • Alight at Tanong Pagar MRT Station (EW15) 
  • Take Exit C and head towards bus stop no. 03223 located at International Plaza, Anson Road
  • Hop onto bus 400 and alight at bus stop no. 03371 along Marina Gardens Drive
If you are already in the downtown area you can walk. 

Coming from the Helix Bridge towards the Art-science museum

  • Follow the footpath leading under East Coast Parkway (EPC)
  • Enter Bay South Garden along the waterfront

Coming from Marina Bay Sands 

  • Cross the overhead bridge (Lions Bridge) located at Marina Bay Sands Hotel. or take the underground linkway via Bayfront MRT station (Exit B)
What can you see at the Gardens by the Bay?
 
 
Flower Dome 

In the biggest greenhouse in the world the Flower Dome showcases plants from around the globe in 5 spectacular gardens.

Cloud forest 

A mist filled treetop walk with ferns and fauna from the mountain regions of the world and a 30mtr drop waterfall that is just superb.

Art Sculptures 

Around 40 art sculptures are dotted around the park adding a new dimension to the landscape.

Supertree Grove 

There are 12 super trees here in the park and for an additional fee you can get right to the top of one to the observatory.

Outdoor gardens

There are vast outdoor gardens with lawns, pavilions, walkways and green open spaces for you to enjoy. 

Lakes and wildlife  

The park is full of birds, dragon flies and other aquatic life.  See what you can spot.

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Looking up at the waterfall in the gardens
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The flowers and ponds of the gardens
How much is a Gardens by the Bay ticket and where do you get them?

You can purchase a timed-entry ticket online or through the gardens mobil app (just search your App Store).  You can buy different tickets to see different combinations of the park.

It is advisable to pre-book your tickets however tickets for special attractions within the site such as the Supertree Observatory or any other exhibitions can be purchased on the day of your visit from a self serve kiosk at the entrance.

Gardens by the bay best bits?
  • I think being in the largest greenhouse in the world was incredible
  • The walkways that take you up and around the Flower Dome and into the Cloud Forest is absolutely spectacular.
  • The waterfalls were pretty special both inside and outside the dome
  • The gardens by night looked amazing 
  • Its all just lovely both inside and out and you could quite easily spend a whole day here taking it all in.
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Gardens by the bay by night
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Gardens by the bay greenhouse
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