When we go on dates, most of us just opt for the usual dinner and drinks, because it is, well, easier. But it’s time to think outside the box. So, whether you’re going on a first date or your millionth date with a partner, Singapore is one of the greatest cities on earth to do it in. Check out 60 seriously unique date ideas in Singapore that’ll have you falling in love with the city, and maybe even the person you’re with…
1. Be mesmerised by nocturnal creatures
Night Safari is the world’s first nocturnal zoo located in Mandai Wildlife Reserve. It’s one of the best attractions in Singapore because visitors can hop on a buggy or walking tour, with guided experts, to get up close and personal with wild animals – who only come out at night. Book for two via the Fever website. Plus, it’s one of the best things to do at night in Singapore. Certainly, one of the most unique date ideas in Singapore.
📍80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826
2. Let off steam with (legal) graffiti
Why not head to a quirky space to let your creative juices flow with a one hour graffiti class? Visitors get protective gear and spray cans to go crazy and vandalize walls – in a totally legal setting. Together you could paint some exotic murals to be proud of. Get tickets from $57 here.
📍3 Lorong Bakar Batu #03-01, Singapore
3. Try out Singapore’s first mystery golf
Kulnari Mystery Golf in Boat Quay combines storytelling, mini golf and murder mystery techniques to offer visitors a one-of-a-kind experience. Travel back to the 1920s Boat Quay in a fully immersive, multi-sensory experience that integrates escape-room-style puzzles with an 18-hole mini golf course. Pick a drink up at the 9th hole bar, solve puzzles with your date, venture through vintage rooms, and much more. Definitely, one of the best dates ideas to bond in Singapore.
📍51B Circular Rd, Singapore 049406
4. Book a private rooftop movie session
Swap movie night at home for a hidden, nature-themed oasis under the stars at The Sundowner Rooftop Lounge. Couples can rent the whole rooftop for a couple of hours to cosy up with an outdoor movie of choice, some nibbles, a BBQ pit, and more. It’s a superb way to get to know one another in a private setting. Private sessions start from $350. Plus, The Sundowner offers cool workshops like cocktails and pizza making.
📍705A E Coast Rd, No. 705, Singapore 459062
5. Battle it out on Asia’s first gamified electric go-karts
Sentosa Island offers many new attractions to keep people of all ages entertained. Delightfully, they recently launched a new entertainment facility, with eight immersive experiences, including Asia’s first gamified electric go-karts spread across three levels. Particularly, HyperDrive offers a go-kart circuit with 36 eco-friendly, electric go-karts with zero tailpipe emission, where drives can enjoy a mix of real-life racing and virtual gaming, around a three level track, boasting 14 exciting turns. Twelve karts race at a time and advanced karts run at 50km/h. Definitely, an excellent date idea for thrill seekers in Singapore. Learn more about The Palawan @ Sentosa and Sentosa’s new attractions.
📍54 Palawan Beach Walk, Singapore 098233
6. Take your pets on a cruise
Why not bond over man’s best friend or your love for fluffy cats? Wonderfully, the world’s first dog cruise and the world’s first cat cruise is run by Tall Ship. It’s similar to the fine dining experience aboard The Royal Albatross, but cats or dogs are treated to a luxurious meals, masterclasses, and more. Meanwhile, fur parents can bond with one another on a cruise ship. It’s hella romantic if you ask us, because nothing is more attractive than a person who loves their pet!
📍 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
7. Play darts with a twist
Take on a game of classic darts with a digital twist at globally famous gaming bar, Oche. In a first in Singapore, visitors can enjoy a casual night of delicious food, creative drinks and a few rounds of high-tech darts – it’s admittedly one of the more competitive date ideas on our list in Singapore. Read further about it here. Certainly, one of the best date ideas in Singapore to impress someone.
📍#01-05/06 Riverside Point, 30 Merchant Road, Singapore 058282
8. Heal the inner child
Take your date on an adventure with adrenaline-pumping activities at an interactive, indoor playground. For example, at Xscap8 along Orchard Road, you can climb 10m high to compete against one another in challenges. Otherwise, NERF Action offers three hours of high-energy fun, in four activity zones, where you need to work with your date to conquer games. Get tickets via Fever. Definitely, you’ll fall in love on one of the most nostalgic date ideas in Singapore.
9. Go ghost hunting
If you’re a pair of oddballs, where getting spooked excites you, then why not check out Singapore’s most haunted places together? From frightening hospitals to sinister cemeteries, there’s a range of spooky places around Singapore – and we’ve already listed the most haunted spots for you to explore together. Indeed, nothing brings people together more than fear and just in time for Halloween.
10. Solve a murder in Chinatown
Speaking of ghosts, why not team up and play detectives in Chinatown at an immersive murder mystery game tour? The two hour experience is an excellent way to discover Chinatown while solving puzzles to catch a serial killer. Participants will meet characters, hear stories of the past, and run around landmarks from temples to Chinatown Complex. Tickets begin at $45. Get tickets on Tribe Tours.
11. Visit Asia’s First Ski, Surf, Skate And Snowboard Resort
Experience the thrill of mountains, rush of waves, and the excitement of skating – all under one roof – at a new attraction on Orchard Road. Trifecta Singapore is an iconic multitask sports centre by the Ride Side, featuring a venue as a large as four Olympic-sized pools at a whopping 4,609sqm. It houses three action sports arenas offering unique experiences of surfing, skating, skiing and snowboarding, with use of virtual reality, to make you feel as if you’re on the sloops of Japan or Europe. Learn more.
📍Orchard Road, Singapore
12. Tuft your own rugs
Create a masterpiece with your date at a unique tufting session. There’s a number of tufting studios in Singapore offering workshops to get skilled in this activity. For instance, TUFT Club is Southeast Asia’s first tufting studio, and one of the most popular, based in Boat Quay. Participants can tuft patterns and colours using a tufting gun to create custom rugs and mirror frames. Definitely, one of the most unique date ideas in Singapore.
📍57 Circular Rd, #03-01, Singapore 04941
13. Race through the mud
The first and only ATV Adventure Park in Singapore is the perfect place to go on a unique date with someone special. Feel the adrenaline rush as you ride through Kranji on thrilling quad bikes, you could even get a little competitive and try to outrace each other. Book Mud Krank here
14. Taste botanical gins together
Bond over your mutual love for gin at a delightful Gin Tasting experience at Tanglin Gin Distillery in Dempsey Hill. Peak inside the creations lab, book a guided tour to get educated on gins, or even take part in a cocktail-making masterclass… the choice is yours!
📍26A Dempsey Rd, Singapore 247692
15. Hurl a bunch of hatches
Grab your date and let out your frustrations at Axe Factor. It involves grabbing a bunch of axes and throwing them at a bullseye target, and if that doesn’t scream romance, what does? Purchase a beer and axe throwing combo here from $40. Alternatively, learn more about the experience here.
📍Axe Factor Singapore, 200 Turf Club Rd #01-32A/B & 34A/B, 287994, Singapore
16. Spoil a date to a magical Candlelight Concert
Enjoy a host of concerts illuminated by candlelight and performed by live musicians in iconic venues in Singapore. If you are searching for something a little bit more relaxing, this is a great Singapore date idea. In the coming months, there are plenty of concerts taking place, including concerts in the historical Chijmes Hall and the exceptional Chamber at The Arts House.
17. Make your own chocolate
Chocolate lovers can book Singapore’s first bean-to-bar chocolate workshop at The Sundowner. The two hour session features live chocolate making inside a desert-themed bar, where you’ll explore the origins and creation of chocolate, as well as getting to roast raw cacao beans and transform them into edible bars to take home. Private sessions can be arranged too for couples. Get the details.
📍705A E Coast Rd, No. 705, Singapore 459062
18. Have a yacht picnic
As one of our favourite things to do, this surreal yacht picnic is an excellent date idea for two young lovers. Sail from Sentosa and cruise by iconic landmarks at Marina, deck at Lazarus for watersports, and end with a picnic at sundown. Definitely, one of the best date ideas in Singapore. Learn more.
📍 11 Cove Drive, Sentosa Cove, Singapore 098497
19. Travel back to the 60s
OH! Open House’s first permanent installation is a 60-minute immersive street art and audio tour. Pop on a headphones set, and take a stroll through back alleys and hidden fantasy rooms to explore the evolution of rich and historical Jalan Besar neighbourhood with the help of Kiran and Rosa, as well as travelling back in time to the 1960s to enhance the experience. Definitely, the perfect date ideas in Singapore. Get tickets on Fever. Alternatively, learn more about the experience.
📍85 Desker Rd, Singapore
20. Go roller skating
Why not take a page out of Barbie and Ken’s book and head on a roller skate experience. Hi Roller is the perfect place for an enjoyable roller skating date in Singapore. You’ll either impress your date with your skating skills, or make a show of yourself with the amount of falling you’ll be doing. Either way, you can poke fun at each other, which will ease the nerves.
📍 1 Pasir Ris Cl, Level 5 E!Hub @ Downtown East, Singapore 519599
21. Paint like Picasso but in the dark
Enjoy a unique neon-lit painting workshop at this iconic event this season. Lean into your creative side at Paint In The Dark at The Common Good. Let the glowing colours inspire you, no matter what level of painting you have. Each attendee will be treated to the perfect social activity, alongside relaxing music, and receive a free complimentary drink. Learn more or get tickets here. Hurry, tickets are selling fast for selected days this month. Certainly, one of the best date ideas for art lovers this season.
📍 The Common Good, 169 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore
22. Dance inside Singapore’s first AI-powered futuristic nightclub
ARK 11 is a revolutionary new nightclub that opened in September at Orchard Central. The quirky space-themed nightclub, using AI and immersive technology, to offer clubgoers the ultimate party experience. Feel like you’ve stepped into a sci-fi movie once you’ve pushed the big button which unveils a space tunnel that leads to a dance club in a vessel. From trippy holographic designs to AI-powered bartenders serving drinks…if you are your date love a good party, you can’t miss it. Learn more about ARK 11.
📍Orchard Central Level 11, 181 Orchard Rd, #11 – 01 / 02, Singapore 238896
23. Skydive inside the world’s largest wind tunnel
Face your fears as you hold onto your partners hand at the world’s largest themed wind tunnel for indoor skydiving. iFly Singapore allows participants to feel as if they are free-failing outdoors in a safe space, equivalent of 12,000 to 3,000 feet, in the sky. The pair of you might just get some courage to do a real outdoor skydive somewhere in the world! Get tickets on Fever.
📍43 Siloso Beach Walk, #01-01, iFly, Singapore 099010
24. Feel like you’re on a date in Mexico
El Chido is a new rooftop inspired by colourful Mexico. Excitingly, it offers a thrilling day-to-night respite in the sky, alongside a dreamy infinity pool, a lively bar, Mexican food, sunset sessions, legendary DJ sets, and creative cocktails. A superb date idea for those who just want to relax as they get to know one another. Learn more about the venue.
📍Pullman Singapore Hill Street, 1 Hill Street, Singapore 179949
25. Go kayaking
If you’re both adventure enthusiasts, why not try a kayaking tour around Pulau Ubin? The four hour experience features a paddle over the sea and into the tranquil mangrove forest. Prices begin at $98. Book your experience.
📍Pulau Ubin, Singapore
26. Put your skills to the test
Escape rooms fans will love the unique, immersive new Escape@Science Centre that merges escape room concepts with puzzles incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning. It’s the ultimate test of survival in a fun space that is guaranteed to provoke endless laughter. Read further about it here.
📍15 Science Centre Rd, Singapore 609081
27. Unleash your inner Wonkas
Chocolate lovers will enjoy a date at Singapore’s newest chocolate factory, Mr Bucket Chocolaterie Dempsey Factory. Together you can wander through a variety of interactive zones, bonding over your love of chocolate, and being able to create personalised chocolate slabs, as well as taking home a bunch treats to share later. Read more about Mr Bucket Chocolaterie Factory.
📍13 Dempsey Road, #01-03/04, Singapore 249674
28. Let out your rage together
Are you stressed? Need to release your anger? we’ve got the perfect 30-minute activity for couples to do. The Fragment Room offers rage therapy where guests can smash everything in sight, from glasses to vases, plates, and more – in a space created for breakables at Singapore’s first rage room. Get a ticket for two at just $85 on Fever. Additionally, it’s one of the best team bonding ideas if you’re looking for something to do with people from work.
📍490 MacPherson Rd, Singapore, 368198
Enjoy picturesque views with your bae soaring above the skies on the cable car by Mount Faber Group. In fact, you can enjoy a cable car trip on top of a mouthwatering meal at Arbora Hilltop, featuring Singaporean and international cuisine. Book a ticket here. Surely, date ideas don’t come much more spectacular than this in Singapore.
📍109 Mount Faber Rd, Mount Faber Peak, Singapore 099203
30. Make a mess with art
Spin Art is a therapeutic activity is an excellent way to get to know your date in a relaxed environment. Get creative and messy with Spin Art at the newly opened Spin Paint House. Read all about it here.
📍 61 Kaki Bukit Place, Printaid Building #04-00, Singapore 416233
31. Take on a thrilling challenge
The HomeTeam NS Adventure Centre at Bukit Batok Clubhouse offers a range of activities that are perfect for bonding. From tackling the Challenge Rope Course, to zooming down the 50m Flying Fox zipline, rock climbing, and abseiling…it’s the perfect thrill-seeking experience, no matter the weather. Buy tickets on Fever.
📍2 Bukit Batok West Ave 7, Singapore 659003
32. Bond over arcade games and cocktails
Level Up is a retro themed arcade bar at Clarke Quay. It is housed on the second floor of a conservation shophouse, and offers the perfect place to strike up interesting conversations, play games, sip on funky cocktails, and enjoy live music – all under one roof.
📍3A River Valley Rd, #02-04 Block A, Singapore 179020
33. Whisk a date away to JB
Johor Bahru is an idyllic place just 40 minutes drive from Singapore to explore together. From a thriving food scene, range of exciting attractions, cool sights like temples and LegoLand Malaysia…there’s lots to explore with date while you get to know one another. Discover the 10 best things to do in Johor Bahru this season.
📍Johor Bahru, Malaysia
34. Glide across the ice
Head Ice Skating at The Rink for an exciting adventure on ice. The best part is Madley Good Dessert Café where you can go after to indulge in the most delicious waffles and ice-cream around. It’s a sure place to strike up some interesting conversations and poke fun at your dates ice skating skills.
📍 2 Jurong East Central 1, #03-11 JCube, Singapore 609731
35. Play at a new indoor water park
Aqua Adventure is an exciting new 3-storey indoor amusement park featuring a range of water play zones, as well as a mix of dry interactive activities. It’s Singapore’s first integrated all-weather water adventure centre located at Bedok Reservoir. It offers a thrilling mix of wet and dry activities. Particularly, it is home to Singapore’s longest indoor waterslide, spanning 114m, called Double Trouble Aqua Tube. Additionally, there’s an 85m long indoor Blackhole Aqua Slide, involving a 12 to 15 second plunge to the bottom for riders. Learn more about Aqua Adventure.
📍 HomeTeamNS Bedok Reservoir, 900 Bedok North Rd, Singapore
SEE MORE: The Best Water Parks In Singapore
36. Sing your heart out
Get competitive at a karaoke experience with K Star in a number of locations across the island. In fact, it’s an excellent birthday idea but it also perfect for a fun date. Choose a colourful booth and unleash your inner popstars. Indeed, the competition will fuel a little romance. Prices start at $12 per person via K Star.
37. Try some escape rooms
Team up with your lover or be their enemy, and select between a variety of fun or terrifying games at a number of escape rooms across Singapore. Our favourites include Trapped, which features more than 70 of the latest escape room props, across seven exciting rooms, 28 hidden chambers, and actors to enhance the experience. The plot is that you’re kidnapped and must try to break out the room by solving mysterious, deciphering clues, crawling through tunnels, and more. Get tickets on Fever. Definitely, the place to create a strong bond with someone special.
📍 Various Locations
38. Dine in a Countryside Dome
Take your romance to the next level by dining in one of these romantic geodesic domes within a beautiful garden. The Summer House offers an intimate and unique dining experience where you can get to know your lover under the stars. For more information and to book, visit The Summer House website.
📍 3 Park Lane, Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore 798387
39. Host a romantic picnic for two
Another one of the best date ideas in Singapore. With plenty of picnic spots around Singapore such as Marina Barrage offering stunning views of Marina Bay Sands and the surroundings. While Fort Canning Park and East Coast Park are a little more intimate for a date. No matter where, you can guarantee a space to create a stronger bond with your partner.
📍 Various Locations
40. Kick back with live music in a swanky lounge
Relax with a date at the coolest music club around, hosting a range of unique live performances from a variety of genres, every week. From jazz to cultural music from around the world, comedy nights, and more…it’s one of the best things to do for music lovers in Singapore. Get tickets for Cool Cats and see what’s on here.
📍32 Beach Rd, Singapore 189764
41. Take a romantic stroll through China
Take someone special for a walk in a park in Singapore that resembles the city of Guilin in China. The majestic park is named Bukit Batok Town Park but it dubbed by locals as Little Guilin, and boasts granite rock formations adjacent to the lake mirroring the limestone karst in Guilin in Southern China. Perhaps, you might get a little kiss along the way! Learn more about Little Guilin.
📍Along Bukit Batok East Ave 5, Singapore 659761
42. Book a sunset cruise to spoil your date
Your date deserves the best treatment right? So why not book an enchanting sunset cruise on a Vietnam War-era vessel to witness the beauty of Singapore from the coastline? From Merlion to the Civic District…you’ll be truly mesmerized with your date as you enjoy drinks and snacks. Book this 60-minute sunset cruise from Marina Square. Otherwise, purchase a similar experience from Sentosa Cove which includes mocktails, views of Lazarus Island, meandering around Sentosa, and more.
43. Hangout at Resorts World Sentosa
This one will cost you, but it offers an incredible day out for two. Enjoy more than 28 rides across the Universal Studios Theme Park, zoom down rollercoasters, wander through zones from Hollywood to New York, and plenty more. Get the best ticket deals here. Additionally, you can see thousands of marine life at S.E.A Aquarium and Dolphin Island. Definitely, you and your date will leave in a romantic trance after creating unforgettable memories. Plus, you can grab a Sentosa Fun Pass on Fever for excellent value to access a myriad of attractions in Sentosa.
📍 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
44. Relax in a romantic spa
Ask the person who like to join you in a world of ultimate tranquility. Surrounded by nature and wellness, you can book the best spa packages for couples in a private space, to get to know your partner on a deeper level – all while resorting mental balance. Find the best spas in Singapore.
📍 Various Locations
45. Party at Sentosa’s hottest new beach club
Tipsy Unicorn Beach Club is an iconic new party spot set to change the nightlife scene in Sentosa. The 500-seater venue boasts both indoor and alfresco areas, offering visitors the chance to lounge between luxurious private cabanas, pools, daybeds, and VIP lounges. It’s a unique new venue to make you feel as if you’re in Ibiza or Dubai so it’s perfect for party lovers. Learn more about Sentosa’s new attractions.
📍 36 Siloso Beach Walk, #01-01, Sentosa Island, Singapore
46. Sleep in a tent
If you’ve had a couple of dates and you know you like the person, why not book an exotic glamping experience or pitch a tent yourselves in a designated camp sites? Camping under the stars is an exciting and affordable thing to do for people of all ages. From beautiful beaches to nature-filled parks offering hiking trails, a myriad of outdoor activities, and even barbecue pits to cook up the storm and host a picnic…see our camping guide in Singapore.
47. Brace the winter snow
Singapore’s first indoor snow centre, Snow City, is situated inside the Science Centre Singapore. It features an icy bumper car arena, an ice gallery hotel, winter shooting paintball, and plenty more to get your adrenaline rushing as you aim to impress a date in cold conditions. Get tickets starting from $11 via Fever.
📍21 Jurong Town Hall Rd, Singapore 609433
48. See a colourful light show together
Wings Of Time is a spellbinding colourful lights show, and one of the best nightlife experiences in Singapore. Perfect for a quiet evening of getting to know your date before heading for some cheap eats in Sentosa. Grab a ticket from $17 on Fever.
📍50 Beach View, Singapore 09860
49. Stay on Lazarus Islands
If you’ve been on a few dates and you want to crank things up a notch, why not stay at the new Tiny Away Escape on Lazarus Island? Just hop on a 15-minute boat ride for the ultimate staycation at a Tiny House, that’s eco-friendly, on a beautiful island – it doesn’t get more romantic than that. Each house is designed with its own unique themes, from 1900s all the way to 2017. Book your experience here. Definitely, one of the best new attractions to tick off in Singapore.
📍 Lazarus Island, Singapore
Why not find extraordinary hidden secret places together? It’s the perfect conversation starter and provokes endless amounts of laughter.
51. Go on a forest adventure
Forest Adventure is Singapore’s only treetop obstacle course, immerse yourself in an adrenaline-pumping activity. Using ziplines, you and your bae will zoom across Bedok Reservoir. Indeed, the perfect challenge to get you both laughing and out of your comfort zone.
📍Bedok Reservoir Park, Singapore 479244
52. Dive into a sprinkle pool
Museum Of Ice Cream presents 14 unforgettable interactive zones, featuring ice cream-themed games, the only sprinkle pool in Asia, a unicorn playground, and so much more. You’ll feel like that romantic scene in Emily In Paris while you explore this iconic pink funhouse like a pair of big kids.
📍 100 Loewen Road, Dempsey, Singapore 248837
53. Go island hopping
Be spontaneous and venture on weekend trip to one of the best nearby islands in Singapore. From Batam to Thailand’s secluded beaches…there’s something for everyone. Read about 15 stunning islands escapes near Singapore here.
📍 Various Locations
Singapore boasts the most sensational rooftop dining experiences in the world. Whatever your budget, choose from 25 of our favourite rooftop dining experiences in Singapore. Otherwise, go for a quiet rooftop bar. Definitely, it will ignite the spark between you both.
55. Wander a museum or new exhibition together
Check out our list of the best museums and galleries to visit around Singapore. Luckily, most museums are free to enter but one of the most magical exhibitions for a date has got to be FutureWorld at the ArtScience Museum.
📍 Various Locations
56. Bond over your love for animals at Singapore Zoo
The famous Singapore Zoo, set in a rainforest, offers you an opportunity to be enlightened by the wonders of nature and wildlife. As you and your partner wander through this animal kingdom with more than 300 species, you can have stimulating conversations that will positively impact your relationship. Definitely, one of the best date ideas in Singapore for animal lovers. Get tickets from $31 here.
📍 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826
Those who love seafood could embark on this unique 3-course shrimp farm tour tasting because it’s one of the coolest date ideas in Singapore. Read all about it here. Certainly, one of the most unique date ideas in Singapore like no other.
58. Satisfy your taste buds on an ig-worthy food hunt
Foodies will adore our list of the most instagrammable food dishes in Singapore. Excitingly, you could head on a foodie adventure date across Singapore and share them all. Definitely, one of the best date ideas in Singapore.
📍 Various Locations
59. Savour the booziest gelato cocktails in Asia
High Bar Society is the first gelato cocktail bar in Singapore located at Tanjong Pagar. Founded by award-winning Chef Sharon Tay, the unique new bar serves groundbreaking new gelato with a 6% alcohol by volume. This makes it the highest in Asia which is only available at High Bar Society. You and your date will be in for a treat. Learn more. Certainly, one of the most unique date ideas in Singapore.
📍High Bar Society, 52 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore
60. Cosy up in a secret space
Looking for a unique place to slow down, hide away from the rain and celebrate life? Well, there’s dozens of secret bars in Singapore offering a one-of-a-kind hospitality experience. From creative new speakeasies like Synthesis, quirky bars concealed behind vending machines, and secret doorways to other worlds…you’ll be spoilt for options. Find the perfect secret bar to relax with a date here.
📍 Various Locations