Nature and Sustainability Tours

Supported by Keppel

From sustainable design principles and energy-efficient solutions to flora and fauna in the outdoor gardens, many sustainability features remain to be discovered in Gardens by the Bay. Join our guided walking tours to learn about the importance and interconnectedness of the natural environment, biodiversity and climate change, made possible by Keppel.

New tours are released every 1st Wednesday of the month.

Kindly read the following prerequisites before registering for the tours.

To allow our tours to begin on time, we seek participants’ cooperation to refrain from booking back-to-back tours on the same days as time is required to walk from the end point of one tour to start point of the other.


Date & Time

Every Sat and Sun

8.30am – 9.30am 
9.30am – 10.30am 
10.30am – 11.30am
11.30am –  12.30pm 

Admission

Programme is Free*

*Selected tours include conservatory entry. Admission charges to the conservatories for non-residents apply.
Location

Gardens by the Bay

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Energy and Water Tour

New tour starting in Jan 2024!

Come on a journey through the two essential elements that sustain and underpin life.  The tour will explore the water-sensitive urban design concepts and sustainable energy cycles in action at Gardens by the Bay, all while fostering a deeper appreciation of the global challenges of resource depletion, climate change and water scarcity that impact delicate ecosystems like cloud forests. This special tour includes free entry to Cloud Forest for Singapore residents.

Every Sat & Sun

8.30am - 9.30am

Meeting point: 
Bayfront Plaza Shuttle Station (Exit B from Bayfront MRT)

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Carbon and Climate Tour

What is carbon and how are humans affecting it? Learn about the different colours of carbon, carbon sources and sinks as it moves through the environment and what this means for a climate that is changing while discovering the secrets to cutting carbon in the Gardens. This special tour includes free entry to Flower Dome for Singapore Residents.

Every Sat & Sun

8.30am - 9.30am

Meeting point:  Main Arrival (outside Starbucks)

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Urban Wetlands Tour

Did you know that Kingfisher Wetlands is one of the most popular sites for bird-watching within Bay South Gardens? Through this outdoor nature walk, expose yourself to the sights and sounds of this urban wetlands and discover the native flora and fauna within, the sustainable concept behind its design and the role of urban wetlands in face of climate change.

Every Sat & Sun

9.30am - 10.30am

Meeting point: Satay by the Bay

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Seeds and Senses - Smell Tour

Here’s your chance to stop and smell the flowers, fruits, and leaves, too!  

Journey with our guides through the World of Plants gardens to meet some of its most aromatic residents. On the way, you’ll discover more about your sense of smell and how plants produce and use scents both fragrant and foetid to communicate, protect themselves, and attract animals to do their bidding!

Every Sat & Sun

10.30am - 11.30am

Meeting point: Friends of the Gardens Centre

March Fun in the Gardens! school holiday slots:

Tue, 12 Mar & Thurs, 14 Mar 2024

5.00pm - 6.00pm

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Biodiversity and Ecosystems Tour

This tour highlights the intricate relationships between plant, animal, and microbial biodiversity and the ecosystems they compose and inhabit. Participants will be taken on a journey of diverse habitats from around the world and learn about how different organisms have formed special relationships to survive and thrive in some very challenging conditions! This special tour includes free entry to Flower Dome for Singapore Residents.

Every Sat & Sun

10.30am - 11.30am

Meeting point: Gardens by the Bay Main Entrance, Coach Dropoff, Circular Bench

March Fun in the Gardens! school holiday slots:

Mon, 11 Mar - Fri, 15 Mar 2024

3.30pm - 4.30pm

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Seeds and Senses - Touch Tour

New tour starting in Jan 2024! 

Smooth, sticky, sharp and rough, fluted and furry – feel some examples of different textures that plants have evolved on the surfaces of their trunks, leaves, roots, fruits, and flowers to survive and thrive!  

Join our guides on a tactile journey through the outdoor gardens to learn about plants with fascinating forms and textures and how they relate to our sense of touch.  

Every Sat & Sun

11.30am - 12.30pm

Meeting point: Friends of the Gardens Centre

March Fun in the Gardens! school holiday slots:

Mon, 11 Mar, Wed, 13 Mar & Fri, 15 Mar 2024

5.00pm - 6.00pm

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  • To allow our tours to begin on time, we seek participants’ cooperation to refrain from booking back-to-back tours on the same days as time is required to walk from the end point of one tour to start point of the other.
  • For tours that involve entry to the conservatory, non-residents are to purchase tickets before attending the tour. Tickets can be purchased online or physically at the counter in front of Flower Dome.
  • Participants who arrive more than 10min late may not be provided entry to the conservatory.  
  • Gardens by the Bay reserves the right to vary the tour duration and route or cancel the tour, in the event of inclement weather or other unexpected circumstances.
  • The tour is catered for members of public and not commercial tour group, or any other organisation that is charging participants for the tour.
  • A group photo will be taken at the end of each tour to account for attendance. Pls inform your guide if you are uncomfortable being in the photograph.
  • All Intellectual Property (IP) in any form and format as well as photographs and media materials taken and/or produced by Gardens by the Bay (GB) in the course of your participation in the Event  vests with GB.
  • To respect our guides and Intellectual Property of our materials, please do not film or record the entire tour as the IP to the content vests with GB.

All Nature and Sustainability Tours are now extended to local institutes of higher learning, community groups and social service agencies for group bookings!

Register your interest and
sign up for the tours now. 

For pre-school, primary school and secondary school experiences for students and educators, please click here.

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