In celebration of Singapore’s 55th birthday, we have handpicked the Top 10 Most Unmissable Things to Do when you visit Singapore. While Singapore is a small country, there are plenty of activities to see and do – nature, nightlife, culture, food, and many more. We recommend the most touristy places in Singapore, so put on your sunglasses and get ready to bask in our sunny island!

1. Visit Universal Studio Singapore (USS)

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Located in Resorts World Sentosa (RWS), Universal Studio Singapore (USS) is one of the top family attractions in Singapore. Their park features a myriad of exhilarating rides based on the greatest universal shows, live performance shows, and a meet and greets with real-life characters from Sesame Street and Madagascar. The park features 28 rides, shows, and attractions in seven themed zones.

Universal Studio Singapore (USS) is also known for its annual Halloween Horror Nights (HHN). USS remains operational during the day and transition to HHN at night. The event features haunted houses and scare zones, hosted over a couple of weeks.

Fun fact: on your birthday month, you’re entitled to a free gift from RWS. Simply head to the guest services lobby to redeem.

Universal Studios Singapore is sure to indulge the thrill-seeker or movie’s buff every fantasy. For more information, you may check them out here

2. Take a Nature Walk in Gardens By The Bay

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Tired of being cooped up at home? Looking for a place to simply take in nature? If so, it’s about time you visited the Gardens by the Bay. With more than 1.5 million plant types, it is not surprising that Gardens by the Bay is one of Singapore’s most well known and visited attraction, and definitely the most instagrammable!

As Asia’s foremost garden destination, you will find glistening conservatories such as the Cloud Dome and Flower Dome. The tranquil waterfront garden is divided into three sections: the Bay Centra, Bay East, and Bay South. Some of its most popular features are its tall supertrees and amazing aerial walkway.

Whether you visit the Gardens by the Bay in the day or night, you are sure to have a good time. Gardens By The Bay is currently running a National Day promotion – 6 months unlimited visits to 2 Main Conservatories of your choice for $2o!

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3. Holey Moley – Singapore’s first all-in-one mini golf club and bar

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For the perfect combination of golf and food, Holey Moley is the place to be. Holey Moley is known for its innovative putt courses and amazing cocktail bar. They offer an exceptional venue filled with fancy designs and chill music, making the usual game of golf all the more unforgettable! With 27 unique holes, Holey Moley’s quirky course will surely keep you on your toes.

Located in Clarke Quay, you can stop by Holey Moley for a date night with your partner instead of a usual dinner-and-movie. Courses are interactive which makes it perfect for a great activity for both kids and adults as well. Alternatively, their menu is available online for delivery to the comfort of your home.

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4. Have a splashing time at Adventure Cove

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If you are looking for some good old water-related fun for the whole family, Adventure cove is the way to go. Like Universal Studios Singapore, Adventure Cove is located in the Resorts World Sentosa.

Here you get to experience the wonders of marine life while enjoying the thrilling water slides and rides. You can even have some great snorkeling experiences at this water park. What’s more? With Adventure Cove’s Attraction Pass, you get to enjoy all they have to offer every day all year round. For more on Adventure Cove, follow Resorts World Sentosa on Facebook.

5. Shop at Clarke Quay

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Shopaholics alert; Clarke Quay is the place. With an abundance of malls and eateries, there is no place like it. Here, you can also take a boat ride on the beautiful Singapore River, explore the Asian Civilizations Museum, or even visit the Hong San See Temple. Whether you love outdoorsy adventures or art, Clarke Quay has something for you to do.

Moreover, it provides a variety of food options ranging from fast food to amazing Asian cuisine. For an all-day fun day out with friends or family, Clarke Quay has got you covered! For inquiries, call them at +65 6713 2888 or send them a message on Facebook.

6. Sun bask at Tanjong Beach Club

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As far as beach clubs go, Tanjong has a lot going on. Located on 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa, this beach club provides you with a comfortable daybed to relax as you enjoy the beach view. As we speak, Tanjong’s daybeds are booked up to 10th August; testament to its popularity.

Tanjong Beach Club also has a cool beach shop and hosts a variety of parties and events throughout the year. To cap it all up, the club sells some and drinks for you to enjoy as you relax. You can even get takeaway. Ultimately, Tanjong Beach Club is a perfect place to relax after a long hard week.

For regular updates from Tanjong, follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

7. Spend the night at Marina Bay Sands

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When it comes to hotels, there is none quite like the Marina Bay Sands. It is home to the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool, giving you a stunning view of Singapore’s skyline. It also houses an awe-inspiring art science museum and a digital canvas; some of Singapore’s most popular attractions.

With their user-friendly online booking service, you can book yourself into this hotel with elegance and style. This guarantees you early access to the infinity pool and the free cancellation for a variety of packages.

For a luxurious staycation, fine dining, and access to world-class shopping stores like Louis Vuitton, book yourself into the Marina Bay Sands! For more information on their offerings, call them at +65 6688 8826 or follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

8. Interact with animals with Wildlife Reserves Singapore

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Animal lovers should visit one of the Wildlife Reserves Parks (Singapore Zoo, Jurong Bird Park, River Safari, and Night Safari) at least once in their lifetimes. Located at 80 Mandai Lake Road, these zoological gardens have a variety of wildlife ranging from snakes to penguins.

Being the world’s first safari park for nocturnal animals, the Wildlife Reserve’s Night Safari is particularly popular among visitors. The river-themed River Safari is also something to behold. Ultimately, the Wildlife Reserves Singapore does a good job of reminding us of the beauty and majesty of Singapore’s beasts.

For inquiries, call the Wildlife Reserves Singapore at +65 6269 3411 or send them a message on Facebook. They can also be found on Instagram and Twitter.

9. Surf at Surf Cove

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If you love surfing, good vibes, and good food, you should visit Surf Cove. Located at 1 Pasir, Ris Close, Surf Cove has surfer-friendly waves and 387 rooms worth of accommodation.

Its amazing water theme park is called the Wild Wild West and is a major attraction in the region. The food and drinks are great too; a good lure towards a long term stay. For inquiries call Surf Cove at +65 6377 3113 or send them a message on Facebook.

10. Chinatown

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Practically brimming with Chinese culture, Chinatown is packed with restaurants and shops. One of the most popular eateries is the Maxwell Food Centre that is known to provide a variety of street food. It is a must-stop for all those seeking to explore Chinese culture.

Alternatively, you can visit museums or temples like Thian Hock Keng and Sri Mariamman. There is so much to do in Chinatown that you can never be bored.

So there you have it; these are the top 10 things to do in Singapore. As is evident in this list, our beautiful island has a little bit of something for everyone. Whether you a surfer, an environmentalist or a hardcore foodie, Singapore does not disappoint!