Click photos in front of Universal Studios
Seizing the moment of your amazing trip to Singapore in a picture frame is one of the best free things to do in Sentosa. The Universal Studios theme park in South East Asia is quite popular around the world and attracts the fans of Po the Panda and the minions along with others to spend a memorable day here.
Enclose the well known logo of Universal studios in the background as you pose in front of the grand structure at the entrance of the amusement park.
Location: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Operational Hours: 12:00 PM to 07:00 PM from Thursday to Sunday
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Have a picnic at Tanjong Beach
Pack your basket with delicious snacks and get ready to have a great time with your loved ones at one of the most popular beaches in Sentosa, the Tanjong beach. Enjoy this free thing to do in Sentosa and make tons of memories as you soak in the sun. Laying on the beach or playing ball with your friends is a great way to enjoy the picnic at this wonderful beach.
You can even bring some chilled beers (between 7:30 AM and 10 PM) to enjoy with your friends and relax on the beach or swim in the open sea, if the waves allow. The ethereal beauty of Tanjong beach accompanied by the stunning views of the setting sun in the evening makes all the effort worthwhile.
Location: Tanjong Beach, Sentosa, Singapore
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Stand at the Southernmost tip of Continental Asia
Admire the picturesque view from the southernmost tip of continental Asia and capture the photographs of the incredible site. Cross the suspension bridge at Palawan Beach which leads to this famous attraction in Sentosa. Upon reaching the famous spot, make sure you climb up to the top of the watchtower to enjoy a panoramic view of South China.
You will be able to observe ships sail into the blue as you stand on top of the tall tower.
Location: Palawan Beach
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Play Beach Sports at Siloso Beach
Gather your folks to enjoy an exciting day at the most happening beach in Sentosa and experience the best free things to do in Sentosa. This sunny heaven is great to host competitive matches of Beach soccer with your buddies. Adding to the unpredictability, the sand increases the enjoyment of classic football.
After an enthralling match of soccer it’s time to raise the ball higher; a power packed smash to the Volleyball will leave your opponents unable to dodge, ensuring your victory. You can invite other people who are there on the beach with you for a friendly match if you are falling short of team mates.
Location: Siloso Beach, Sentosa, Singapore
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Click Pictures at Fort Siloso Skywalk
Clicking pictures at a towering height of 11-storeys is a great free thing to do in Sentosa to capture the best moments of your trip. A 181 metres long trail, the skywalk is a popular attraction for tourists to visit in Sentosa. The Skywalk trail provides visitors with a mesmerising scenic tree top view that accounts for great snapshots for your social media.
The best time to go for this activity is around the sunset around 6-7 PM to seize the perfect shot basking in the golden light of the setting sun.
Location: Siloso Rd, Singapore 099981
Operational Hours: 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM
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Know Singapore's history at Fort Siloso
Indulge in free things to do in Sentosa at Fort Siloso and get a chance to learn about the history of Singapore through a trained guide. Built in the late 19th century, Fort Siloso was a key structure that aided protection along the coastline. It now has an affluence of memorabilia from WWII, which includes the largest collection of coastal guns in Singapore.
Explore the fortified tunnels and structures of the military with the ardent guides, as they tell you the tales of Singaporean history. The insightful tour takes you through six interactive zones and is concluded at the Surrender Chambers.
Location: Siloso Rd, Singapore 099981
Operational Hours: Every 2nd and 3rd Saturday of the month, 03:00 PM - 04.30 PM
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Enjoy Bird watching at Sentosa Nature Discovery
Admire the birds nestled at this hotspot of migratory birds as you enjoy this free thing to do in Sentosa. In this expedition you will be able to explore a more tranquil side of Sentosa which takes you closer to nature. The natural trail at Sentosa Nature Discovery features interactive exhibits, sculptures and even a lookout point.
Try to spot the different birds which call this place their home. On paying close attention you may even be able to spot the rare birds such as the endangered Magpie Robin. The subtle chirping of the birds coming from the trees is truly a soothing sound that will allow you to relish the tranquillity of the natural environment.
Location: 51 Imbiah Rd, Singapore 099702
Operational Hours: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
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Enjoy the Interactive art at Magical Shores
Sensors at the beach gather data about wind speed and people's movement which is used to produce interactive art in real-time; making this free thing to do in Sentosa worth indulging in.
It is truly a magical sight to witness the shores coming alive with an enticing medley of light and sounds and reignite your sense of wonder. Every move you make contributes to the magical environment and lets you be a part of an amazing experience along with everybody on the beach. You can enjoy this show after dusk, as the mystical magic stirs on the Siloso Beach.
Location: Siloso beach, Singapore
Operational Hours: Fri to Sun, evenings of Public Holiday & Public Holidays: 07:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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Plan a romantic date at Quayside Isle
Even Quayside Isle, which is home to luxurious mansions and incredibly fancy yachts, offers great free things to do in Sentosa. Take your partner to spend some quality time on a romantic date at the Quayside Isle. Cherish a delightful stroll through the broadwalk and catch a glimpse of the Southern Islands just on the horizon from the look-out point.
As dawn comes, the entrance of Quayside Isle starts to light up with multiple fairy lights and neon installations. You can click some great pictures with your partner to capture the memories of your wonderful time spent here.
Location: 31 Ocean Way, Singapore 098375
Operational Hours: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
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Walk along the river in the night
You will be able to experience the peaceful calm of the city at night as you listen to the soothing sounds of water flowing by. Seeing the city slowly come to a halt as the night goes darker will give you some insights of the lifestyle of the locals here.
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Explore a secret side of Sentosa on a guided tour to Tanjung Rimau
Generally a guided tour to an exotic location such as the Siloso Headland, aka Tanjung Rimau, are paid but Sentosa regularly holds guided walks for free. You only need to sign up on their official website beforehand. This provides a perfect opportunity for those of you seeking adventure on their visit to Sentosa Island.
Tanjung Rimau is tucked behind Rasa Sentosa and is accessed by foot on a hiking trail along Sentosa's Northern coastline. This hidden gem is decorated with corals, seagrass and a wide variety of marine wildlife. Tanjung Rimau is not open to the general public and it is only accessible through a guided tour led by trained professionals.
Location: Straits View, Singapore
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Stroll at Sentosa’s Boardwalk Bazaar
One of the free things to do in Sentosa include entry to a fascinating event, the Boardwalk Bazaar. You will find multiple local artisans here proudly presenting their craft works. A walk across the boardwalk from Harbourfront to Sentosa on Saturdays and Sundays will get you some insights about the place and the local culture.
You can admire all the amazing clothes and handicrafts on the display or observe the henna artist performing their fascinating art meticulously on the tourists arms and body.
Location: Straits View, Singapore
Operational Hours: 04:00 PM to 10:30 PM every Saturday and 02:00 PM to 09:00 PM every Sunday
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Enjoy a hike through Imbiah Trail
The Imbiah Trail is a hidden gem located in a lesser-known part of the island. Take a refreshing walk along this peaceful trail and immerse yourself in nature. It is recommended that you start at the Sentosa Nature Discovery Gallery which is an educational centre, as you get to know fascinating facts and information about the trees.
The Imbiah Bridge is easily accessible from the exit of Sentosa Nature Discovery Gallery. This 200-metre "canopy walk" is elevated 4 metres above ground, allowing you to have the most amazing views of the trees that surround the trail.
Location: Imbiah Road
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Catch the Festive Walk at RWS
Enjoy the free things to do in Sentosa as you take a leisurely walk through this covered pathway in the Resort World Sentosa which connects the major attractions to the hotels. Festive walk is decorated with lush green plants and brilliant topiary artwork and features stone statues such as the thinker and many more.
This refreshing walk takes you from the Universal Studios’ entrance to the Merlion and finally leads to the Siloso Beach. Festive Walk offers a great opportunity to click photographs and capture memories in this popular pathway. You will be able to see many restaurants and shops scattered throughout the walk which are bustling with visitors.
Location: Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore
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