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About the Place:

Gardens By The Bay on the Marina Bay Waterfront in the heart of Singapore is the most iconic, recognizable and admired marvel of engineering. Built and spread over 101 hectares or 250 acres of land reclaimed from the Marina reservoir, the idea behind the Gardens was to reimagine Singapore City. The government wanted the ‘Garden City’ to be reborn as the ‘City in a Garden’, and hence the gardens were created. The architecture of this spectacular addition to the skyline of Singapore is one of the most beautiful things about this place. The place is just as beautiful from the outside as it is from the inside.

The Gardens are divided into three parts, namely Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden, and Bay Central Garden, out of which the South Garden is the largest with almost 130 acres of covered ground. Each Garden has some or the other kind of attraction that makes them unique from each other, and one of the best and most soothing places to visit as a whole.

The Bay South Garden is the most favourite and most visited of the three gardens. The largest section in The Gardens, it is home to some of the most amazing additions to the garden city. The main attraction here is the two cooled conservatories of the Gardens, known as the Flower Dome and the Cloud Forest. Created in the most ecological and environmentally friendly manner, these conservatories are aimed to provide services without having to worry about the weather. They are built as columnless glasshouses of large stature and with amazing cooling systems installed in the roof of the structure. The Flower Dome houses Mediterranean and Semi-Arid conditions with plants belonging to Australia, South America and South Africa. Whereas the Cloud Forest maintains cool and moist conditions to replicate the weather found in the tropics and between the height of 1,000m and 3,000m above sea level. The plant life housed in this conservatory belong to areas of Southeast Asia, and middle and South America.

Not just these, the Bay South Garden even has a 35 m tall waterfall, that sends small and refreshing splashes of water onto the visiting tourists. But amongst the most famous attraction of the South Garden is the Supertree Grove. The place is dotted with vertical gardens looking like trees and ranging in height from 25m to 50m. Home to a number of exotic plants and herbs, the trees serve a multitude of functions for the Gardens. They are fitted with the technology that converts sunlight into clean and green energy, that is then used to power various functions of the Supertree Grove. A platform built between the larger of the two Supertrees gives the visitor a panoramic view of the entire gardens and the Marina Bay.

Bay South Garden also houses a Children’s Garden, two Horticultural Themed Gardens, and a flower market. The Bay East Garden is famous for an uninterrupted view of the Singapore Skyline, while the Bay Central Garden is developed as the bridge between the two gardens on south and east.

This ticket to the Gardens By The Bay includes the admission fee and ticket to the attraction, where you can enjoy the place fully and connect with the numerous beautiful views that you can enjoy here.

Built on the reclaimed land from the Marina Bay in the heart of Singapore, the Gardens by the Bay is a large nature park spread in the huge area of 250 acres. The engineering marvel that attracts millions to its domes every year is filled with greenery and innumerable photo ops.  

Operational hours- 09:00 to 21:00

Group size- Minimum 1 and Maximum 50

Activity

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  • Visit to the Gardens by the Bay

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  • Admission fee

Things To Carry

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  • Kindly carry the voucher received from Thrillophilia
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  • Camera

Advisory

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  • Personal expenses and Transfer services are not a part of the package
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  • All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Tour Type

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  • This is a private tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. Can the Garden by the Bay tickets be bought there itself?

      Yes, you can get offline tickets to Gardens By The Bay at the ticketing booths placed outside the place.

    2. Is the Gardens By the Bay best visited at Night or in the afternoon?

      You should know that Gardens By The Bay is a property of about 101 hectares. If you start in the afternoon, it will probably take you the entire afternoon and evening to fully cover the Gardens. But, if you wish to see this place at its colorful best, evening is the best time to visit here, as you can then witness the show at the Supertree Grove.

    3. How much time is sufficient to complete our visit at Gardens by the Bay?

      You can easily finish the tour of the Gardens in as much as 4 hours. It is advisable that you start at 4 and wait for the light and sound show at the Supertree Grove at 07:30 PM.

    4. How much can I expect a meal to cost on average at the Gardens by the Bay food court?

      The average cost of a 3 course meal in the Gardens’ food court is approximately SGD 40 to 50.

    5. What time of the day is good to visit gardens by the bay?

      The most ideal time to visit Gardens By The Bay is the morning time, if you wish to see the conservatories. Evening is the most ideal time to visit if you are visiting for the light show at the Supertree Grove.

    6. What are the attractions and how much time will I need to allocate?

      Spread in more than 101 hectares, there are a number of attractions that you can visit while you are at the Gardens. These are- Flower Dome Cloud Forest OCBC Skyway Supertree Grove Children’s Garden Bay East Garden The Canyon Art Sculptures On an average, you can finish seeing the entirety of the Gardens in an average 4 hours.

    7. Is there any option of buying tickets for cheap instead of buying on the spot for gardens by the bay? Are the discount tickets sold by various agents are real or fake?

      Yes, there is. You will find that if you book tickets online, they will always be a little cheaper than the the tickets from the counter. Also, the process will be instantaneous and free of any long queues. Also, if you are booking from a trustworthy source, the tickets will turn out to be a 100% real. The discounted prices might throw you off a little but that is because the online platforms use special agent discounts.

    8. Do I have to print out the e ticket with barcode? Or can I present it directly present it on my phone at the turnstile?

      You can show your voucher on your phone to the staff on the counter and they will scan it for your tickets. And, it is always handy to carry a printout.

    9. Is there any entrance fee for Gardens by the Bay as well as for sound and light show?

      Yes, there is an entrance fee for Gardens By The Bay, which will be your ticket amount. Apart from that, there is no separate fees to watch the sound and light show.

    10. Is it senior-friendly? Can we still access the domes, skywalk, and transpo even with wheelchair? Is there an electric wheelchair?

      Yes, the Gardens are senior friendly, complete with mild slopes and elevators wherever needed. Wheelchairs are available on rent right outside the Gardens at a small charge. Electric wheelchairs, however, are not yet available as an option in the Gardens.

    11. Can we walk from the cruise terminal to Gardens by the Bay? How far is it?

      Yes, definitely. The cruise terminal is not that far away from the Gardens, and you can easily walk all the way. It is barely over 2 kms for a walk.

    12. Which is the easiest way to get to Gardens by the Bay from Marina Bay Cruise Centre Terminal?

      There are 3 ways that you can get to the Gardens from the MArina Bay Cruise Centre. You can take the train from there to the Marina Bay MRT Station and then switch for Bayfront MRT station. You can walk from there as it is a small walk away. You can even take a direct cab to the Gardens from the Marina Bay Cruise Centre.

    13. Does your ticket get you admission all throughout the day and evening?

      The tickets only allow you for a single entry. However, if you wish to re-enter, you can ask the staff at the exit terminal to put on a stamp at your ticket to allow you re-entry.

    14. Are there food establishments within the park or do we have to bring food and drinks?

      Foods and drinks from outside are not allowed in the park, especially in the conservatories. You can easily get food at the many hawkers and fine dine options inside the Gardens’ food court.

    15. Is it best to buy a ticket beforehand or is it ok to buy on the day?

      It will be the best thing if you can buy the tickets at least a day (24 hours) prior to your day of visit.

    16. How long does it take to walk around the gardens by the bay to see the general main attractions?

      You can easily complete the gardens on foot in a breezy time space of around 4 hours.

    17. Where is the best and cheapest place to view the light show?

      There are many great spots to view the light show of the Supertree Grove at the Gardens By The Bay. But, the best one sure has to be right under the Supertrees. You can sit or lie down on the soft ground there during the entire 10 minute show. Alternatively, the restaurants at the Gardens also give an amazing experience of the light show.

    18. What are some really good attractions nearby? Will they be open to visit after my visit to the Gardens?

      The Gardens are conveniently located at the very edge of the Marina Reservoir, putting this place in the very heat of all the best tourist attractions of Singapore. You can go to see the following places- Singapore Flyer Marina Bay Sands, the Shoppes and the Skypark Observation Deck Esplanade Theatres Waterfront Promenade As there is also a show at the Supertree grove that happens every evening, chances are that the best time to visit the other attractions may be a little bit on the lesser side, so you may probably will have to find a better time to visit the other attractions.

    19. Are there any good restaurants or cafes where I can have some food after I am done here?

      Yes, because you are in the very heart of Singapore, there are plenty of places that you can and must visit when you are here. The ones inside the Gardens are these- Bay Leaf Oriental Western Bistro SuperTree By IndoChine Mcdonald’s And if you wish to eat outside the gardens, you can choose to pick any of these amazing and attractive places to fill up Club 55 Rise Restaurant Cafe Crema CE LA VI Restaurant

    20. Can I get cab outside it to get back to my hotel or go somewhere?

      Yes, definitely. Do keep in mind that you are in one of the busiest and most visited places in Singapore, and that you will find no shortage of taxis to help you move around the city.

    21. Is it an enjoyable place for kids? Will they enjoy it?

      Yes, the Gardens, the grandeur, the supertrees and the night music and lights show are going to become the most memorable experience for your kids. And to make the place even more suitable for the little guests, the Gardens have even placed the “Far East Organization Children’s garden” inside their premises, so they can even enjoy more while on their visit here.

    22. What are the modes of transport available to reach Gardens By The Bay?

      There are a plenty of modes that you can use to get to the Gardens from pretty much anywhere in Singapore. Here are a few examples- You can use the MRT, which is the locals’ way of getting around in the city (alight at the Bayfront Station You can hop onto a bus that will take you along the Marina Gardens Drive Walk here, either from the Helix Bridge or the Marina Bay Sands You can also drive to reach here by trying to reach the Marina Gardens Drive

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