8 Exciting New Attractions In Singapore To Add To Your List This 2021


Faruq Senin •  Aug 17, 2021

With the easing of dine-in restrictions in Singapore and the number of social gatherings increasing to 5 vaccinated pax, it's time to rediscover our amazing city once again! Been to all your favourite attractions and wondering what else to do in Singapore? You're in luck as we've rounded up these 8 new attractions in Singapore. Time to add them to your list and plan an outing with your loved ones!

What else to do in Singapore? 8 new attractions in Singapore to add to your list this 2021

1. ABC Waters at Jurong Lake

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Looking for new places to hike or finding a new outdoor spot? Check out Singapore's largest manmade floating wetlands at Jurong Lake Gardens! The ABC Waters has a boardwalk with a gorgeous view of Jurong Lake as well as plenty of flora and fauna. The floating wetlands is also a natural habitat for wildlife, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled for them.

2. The Karting Arena - Jurong track

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Looking for an adrenaline rush? Time for some go-karting! The Karting Arena has just opened a new karting track in Jurong. As one of the most popular go-kart spots in Singapore, it's also the only one with electric and petroleum-powered karts. With a 700-metre track and 11 technical turns, it will give you the adrenaline rush you need!

Address: Block B, 511 Upper Jurong Road Singapore 638366


3. ArtScience Museum - new VR gallery

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ArtScience Museum is famous for its Future World exhibition but now, there's a new VR (virtual reality) gallery that is equally as awesome! Step into the world of hyper realities and look at virtual artworks of some of the world's most renowned contemporary artists. You might just be amazed at what you'd see in the exhibition!


4. Tropical Montane Orchidetum, National Orchid Garden

If you want to escape the heat in humid Singapore, there's a new spot to head to - the Tropical Montane Orchidetum at the National Orchid Garden! Besides trails with flowers and gorgeous greens, there's an air-conditioned glasshouse here too called the Sembcorp Cool House. The temperature in this place is 16-24 degrees, emulating an elevation of 1000-2000 metres. It's also a pretty spot for pictures as you can check out over 1000 species of orchids and hybrids as well as other flowers and ferns.

Address: 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 259569


5. Orchid Haven, Gardens by the Bay

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If you still can't get enough of orchids and flowers, head over to the new Orchid Haven at Cloud Forest, Gardens by the Bay! The new orchid-themed exhibition has more than 1000 orchids in permanent orchid exhibits as well as changing displays. The first changing display is the Flight of the Moth Orchid, a breathtaking 'waterfall' display of cascading Orchid blooms at Orchid Haven. Check out the experience by our Tribes by HHWT member here.


6. Upwall Climbing

Staying in the east and looking to do something sporty? Head over to Upwall Climbing, a new rock climbing spot at Downtown East. It's an open-concept rock climbing facility and is beginner-friendly, suitable for both adults and kids. While you're making your way up, you can also look through the glass panes and admire the view of the surrounding areas. There's also a glass roof so you can enjoy some natural light as you are rock climbing.

Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close, E!Hub@Downtown East, #01-105, 519599


7. Gallop Extension, Singapore Botanic Gardens

The Gallop Extension is the latest addition to the Singapore Botanic Gardens! Here's where you can find a nature-themed adventure playground and 2 black-and-white colonial houses with various exhibits. Head over to the Forest Discovery Centre which is a refurbished building from Singapore's oldest surviving colonial bungalow. You can find out more about Singapore's forest ecosystems here. Don't miss out on the botanic art gallery too which showcases Singapore’s first permanent display of botanical art.


8. Museum of Ice Cream

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If you love whimsical and colourful IG-worthy backdrops, here's some good news. The Museum of Ice-Cream (MOIC) will be opening on 19 August 2021! It will be filled with multi-sensorial installations that makes it the perfect place to bring your family and friends. Experience a Singapore-inspired Dragon Playground, a pink and yellow Banana Jungle and the largest MOIC Sprinkle Pool ever created!

Address: 100 Loewen Rd, Singapore 248837


So, if you're looking for new attractions to head to with your loved ones, be sure to bookmark these 8 new attractions in Singapore! SHARE this article with your friends and family!

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