Tours & Trails

Go on a journey of discovery and fun around the Gardens.

Guided Gardens Tour

Learn more about the conservatories and the outdoor gardens on our Gardens Tours! Tours can be customised according to your interest and schedule, and visitors can choose to visit as many of our key attractions as they wish.

Key Attractions of Gardens by the Bay

Flower Dome

View our collection of amazing plants from cool-dry Mediterranean climates that can only be experienced in parts of Europe, Chile, South Africa and California up close, and wander among the unusual Baobabs, succulent plants and thousand-year-old olive trees as you take in the ever changing sights of the flower display.

Cloud Forest

Explore the cool-moist Cloud Forest, which features a spectacular 35-metre high man-made waterfall, as well as exotic plants like orchids, pitcher plants, and ferns that originate from the Tropical Montane highlands located some 1,000 to 3,500 metres above sea level

The Supertrees

Gaze up in awe at the dramatic vertical plant displays on the 'living skin' of our Supertrees and take a stroll along the OCBC Skyway and enjoy a bird's eye view of the surrounding Marina Bay area from 22 metres above the ground. Watch them come to life nightly at 7:45 PM and 8:45 PM with a spectacular light and sound show.

Heritage Gardens

Get acquainted with a selection of plants that are closely intertwined with the culture of Singapore's main ethnic groups, and learn about the historical significance of these plants in the city-state's colonial heritage.

World of Plants

Discover the intricate web of floral relationships in the rainforest and the various functions of plants in our six World of Plants gardens. Be sure to look out for the eight amazing animals made out of living foliage, and learn how these animals are vital to forest health.

Garden Cruiser Audio Tours

Explore the Outdoor Gardens in style on a leisurely 20-minute ride around the Bay South Garden aboard our Audio Tour Garden Cruiser tram! Tune in to informative commentary as you take in the views of the Cooled Conservatories, Outdoor Gardens, the Meadow and the Supertree Grove from the comfort of the Garden Cruiser tram.

Tour Fee (with effect from 1 Jan 2014)
Group size: Maximum of 12 pax

Package Gardens Tour with Garden Cruiser

Duration

Description

Price*

1 hour

Garden Cruiser Audio Tour, and single Conservatory or two Conservatories

$700   

2 hours

Garden Cruiser Audio Tour, Supertree Grove,
OCBC Skyway and two Conservatories.

$1,100

*Inclusive of rental of 12-seater Garden Cruiser tram, admission to specified attractions and GST
Package Gardens Tour without Garden Cruiser

Duration

Description

Price**

1 hour

Two Conservatories

$550

2 hours

Supertree Grove, OCBC Skyway
and Two Conservatories

$850

**Inclusive of admission to specified attractions and GST
Gardens Tour Only***

Duration

Description

Price****

1 hour

Two Conservatories

$400

2 hours

Supertree Grove, OCBC Skyway
and Two Conservatories

$600

***This option caters for visitors who have pre-purchased tickets to the Conservatories and/or the OCBC Skyway, and would like to book our Gardens Tour only.
****Inclusive of tour fees and GST

Register a Guided Gardens Tour.

Guided Gardens Tour Terms & Conditions

Visiting the Gardens for an educational purpose? Learn more about our School Programmes.


Conservatories Audio Tour

Enhance your stroll through the cooled Conservatories, with an Audio Tour (available in both English and Mandarin). Discover the stories behind plant displays and interesting details about the architecture, site planning and sustainability of the cooled Conservatories. With easy-to-follow instructions, immerse yourself in the fascinating world of plants as you go on a self-guided tour at your own leisurely pace.

Price:
$4

Rental of Audio Tour devices:
 
Only available at the Visitors' Information Centre


Outdoor Gardens Audio Tour

Hop onto the 22-seater Garden Cruiser tram and go on a leisurely 25 minute ride around Bay South Garden. Tune in to informative commentary as you take in the views of the Cooled Conservatories, Themed Gardens, the Meadow and the Supertree Grove.

Ticket Price:

  • $5 for Adults and Senior Citizens
  • $3 for Children between 3 and 12 years of age


Purchase Points:

  • Golden Garden (near the Visitor Centre); cash payment only in small denomination
  • Travel Agents can buy group tickets at the main Ticketing Counter (electronic payment available)


Operating Hours:
Monday* - Friday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Last ride)
*Service begins at 12:30 PM every first Monday of the month

Saturday, Sunday, eve of and on PH
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Last ride)


Trail Maps

The Gardens by the Bay Trail Maps are simple plant guides that introduce visitors to some of the more fascinating plants in both our conservatories and in the outdoor themed gardens.

  • The Conservatories Trail Map features plants from the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest, like the Wooly Cactus and the Pitcher Plant.
  • The Outdoor Themed Gardens Trail Map features plants from the Heritage Gardens and the World of Plants, like the Pine Tree and the Cannonball Tree.


Price:
$1 each
Points of Sale: Gardens by the Bay Retail Shops and Visitors’ Information Centre

Self-Guided Trails

Take time to smell the flowers and let the stress of the day fade away as you go on a journey filled with endless discoveries! Whether you have an hour or a full day to spare, there is always something new to see or discover at the Gardens. Here are some ‘must-see’ sights for your trip to Gardens by the Bay. Purchase the cooled Conservatories or Themed-Gardens trail map and explore the Gardens on your own. 

Trail Suggestions

Duration

Description

1 to 2 hours

  • At the Visitor Centre, stop to gaze at our first cluster of Supertrees, the Golden Garden.

  • Head over to the Flower Dome to view unique plants from the Mediterranean and semi-arid subtropical regions such as South Africa and parts of Europe.

  • Stroll towards the connecting Cloud Forest and ascend the man-made mountain to enjoy the plants from the Tropical Montane region, between 1,000 to 3,500 metres above sea level.

  • Complete your visit with some attractive souvenirs from the Garden Shop.

2 to 3 hours

  • Start your journey with a visit to the cooled Conservatories – the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest.

  • After the cooled Conservatories, hop on to the Garden Cruiser and take a ride through the Themed Gardens, accompanied by informative commentary.

  • Alight at the Supertree Grove and be awed by the main cluster of 12 Supertrees. Go up to the OCBC Skyway and be amazed by the breathtaking view of the Marina Bay skyline.

  • Pop by our Garden Shop for some souvenirs to remember your visit to Gardens by the Bay.

3 to 4 hours

  • Start your journey with a visit to the cooled Conservatories – the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest.

  • After the Conservatories, proceed to the Heritage Gardens and explore the Indian, Chinese, Malay and Colonial Gardens to discover how plants are intricately linked to the culture of the main ethnic groups in Singapore.

  • Make your way back with a stop at the World of Plants and discover the secret life of trees, the complex underground root system and the amazing world of flowers and fruits.

  • Take a break at one of our F&B outlets or stop by for a bit of shopping at our Garden Shop before you leave.

More than 4 hours

  • At the Visitor Centre, stop to gaze at our first cluster of Supertrees, the Golden Garden.

  • Go on to visit the cooled Conservatories - the magnificent Flower Dome, and enjoy a cool walk around the Cloud Forest.

  • After your visit to the cooled Conservatories, take a leisurely stroll in our Heritage Gardens and World of Plants and capture nature’s beauty with your camera.

  • Remember to stop by the Dragonfly Lake for a photographic moment and look out for the gorgeous dragonflies as you walk along the boardwalk.

  • Then stroll over to our second cluster of Supertrees, the Silver Garden, to view the amazing mix of grey and silver epiphytes.

  • Before you move on, take a break and relax with a drink or meal at one of our F&B outlets.

  • Next, ascend one of our iconic Supertrees at Supertree Grove and be awed by the splendid views of the Marina skyline.

  • Complete your visit with some attractive souvenirs from the Garden Shop.