From exotic new beach clubs to journeying through hyper-realistic art worlds, and enjoying the best new food concepts…there are a range of exciting new attractions coming to Singapore in 2023. Here’s 24 of the greatest new attractions to get excited about in Singapore.
Sensory Odyssey Maze: Into the Heart of Our Living World is a multi-sensory exhibition opened in May 2023. It brings visitors of all ages on a fascinating journey into the heart of our ecosystem through 8k video projections. From the Arctic Circle to the rainforests of South America, the depths of the ocean, and seven environments…you’ll be able to see colours, hear sounds and smell scents in this never-before-seen exhibition in Singapore. Plus, it’s the Asian premiere marking its first stop on a global tour and it finishes on October 29. Get tickets here.
📍 ArtScience Museum, Singapore
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 which opened June 2023. Concepted by HomeTeamNS, visitors can enjoy a thrilling mix of wet and dry activities. Particularly, the new water park 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
3. Tiny Away Escape @ Lazarus Island
A highly anticipated staycation opened on Lazarus Island in May 2023. Grab a friend or romantic partner and hop on a 15-minute boat ride for the ultimate staycation at a Tiny House, that’s eco-friendly, on Lazarus Island. 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 in Singapore.
📍 Lazarus Island, Singapore
4. Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
Step inside the paintings of the world-famous Vincent Van Gogh at this iconic global exhibition. Using 360-degree digital projections and a hyper-realistic VR experience, will transport audiences into an enchanting world of the Dutch Master’s artworks. Certainly, one of the most unmissable new attractions to hit Singapore. Get tickets or read our review about the experience.
📍Resorts World Sentosa, B1 Forum, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore
5. Tipsy Unicorn Beach Club
Sentosa has received major upgrades in the last few years. And now Tipsy Unicorn Beach Club will bring a whole lot of fun to Siloso Beach from September 2023. The new multi-concept club, by the folks behind Tipsy Flamingo, features a pool, private cabanas, a groovy bar and restaurant serving refreshing cocktails, and entertainment by both local and global acts headlining the best pool parties.
📍36 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099007
6. Changi Airport themed pop-ups
The Disney100 pop-up at Jewel was replace by Avengers: Beyond Earth’s Mightiest until August 13. Expect a dazzling Avengers utopia, with a range of Avengers-themed activities, ig-worthy photo ops, and retail experiences, as well as an epic light and sound show at HSBC Rain Vortex inspired by Avengers animations…you won’t be disappointed. Additionally, a Hasbro Gaming experience has popped up at T3 inside the airport. Certainly, you can expect these quirky new attractions throughout the year at Changi Airport in Singapore.
📍 Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore
Asia’s first ski, skate, snowboarding and surf resort will open near Orchard Road later this year. Trifecta by The Ride Side will be open next to Somerset Skate Park and house three action sports all in one place – offering a unique new experience to both Singaporeans and tourists. Read all about it here.
📍Somerset Road, Singapore
This colourful new sports complex is Singapore’s largest roller sports rink. From zooming down a mega tube slide on donuts to testing new vehicles and skates…the fully sheltered rink is the perfect rainy day activity, offering active fun for all ages.
📍50 Punggol E, Container Park, Singapore 828826
Accor’s Mondrian Singapore Boutique Hotel at Duxton Hill just opened in June 2023. In a first in Southeast Asia, it’s a vibrant cultural hub, offering guests and locals an immersive experience, inspired by Mondrian flagships in places like Los Angeles. Decked out in famous artwork collaborations, alongside 302 rooms, a rooftop bar and infinity pool, restaurants, and more…it’s the perfect place to hangout. Learn more about Mondrian Singapore Duxton.
📍16A Duxton Hill, Singapore 089970
10. The Palawan @ Sentosa
Shangri-La Group’s new The Palawan @ Sentosa is an outstanding lifestyle and entertainment destination by the Shangri-La Group. It features eight interactive experiences, for people of all ages, inside a 183,000-square-foot venue. These activities include Asia’s first gamified electric go-kart circuit HyperDrive – which is a mix between real-world racing and VR – around a three level track – mentioned below. Meanwhile, golf fans can put their skills to the rest in an 18-hole mini golf course named UltraGolf and pet owners can take their dogs to The Palawan Dog Run. Learn more about The Palawan @ Sentosa.
Hyperdrive is a family-friendly ego-kart track opening in August 2023 at The Palawan @ Sentosa mentioned above. The Shangri-La Group stated that it will be a first-of-its-kind indoor electric go-karting racetrack, set on three levels, topped by VR systems, so players can collect awards. Definitely, one of the best new attractions coming to Singapore.
12. Coach Café
The world’s first Coach Café opened in Chinatown. The ig-worthy eatery is set in a 3-storey shophouse, and is in collaboration with one of the best brunch restaurants: Brawn & Brains. Enjoy hearty American grub inside a vintage, pastel pink and yellow setting, decked out in unique milk cartons, cereal boxes, and much more. The experience is complete with instagrammable food dishes like desserts, and a pink concept store you can shop and play at.
📍05 Keong Saik Rd., Singapore 089113
13. Love The Last March
Love The Last March features one of the largest bronze sculptures globally, created by famous artists Marc and Gillie, boasting 45 of world’s most endangered animals marching together. The mission of the project is to create awareness to protect wildlife from extinction and inspire action. The exhibition ends on May 18, 2024.
📍Near Flock Clock, Gardens By The Bay, Singapore
14. Bird Paradise
The largest bird park in Asia opened in May. It’s home to more than 3,500 birds from 400 avian species. It exhibits eight walk-in aviaries where visitors can feel as if they are journeying across global ecologies. From the Southeast Asian rice terraces to South American jungles…it’s the ultimate new attraction for wildlife lovers. Learn more about Bird Paradise.
📍20 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729825
15. More new hotels
A host of new hotels popped up in 2022. For example, the newly revamped ParkRoyal on Beach Road is an ideal staycation, while the Hilton Singapore Orchard is the largest Hilton in Asia and the dreamy new 5-star Voco Hotel has an epic rooftop pool, to name a few.
Additionally, there’ll be a wide range of new hotel offerings in 2023. Highlights for this year include the new luxurious Standard Hotel, frequented by celebrities globally, as well as stylish Pullman Singapore Orchard and Singapore’s first zero-waste green hotel called Pan Pacific Orchard launching in May 2023.
16. Mister Donut
A famous Japanese doughnuts chain, called Mister Donut, opened its first permanent store in Singapore in May. Located at Junction 8 in Bishan Mall, it’s the perfect place for foodies to satisfy their doughnuts cravings, with imports directly from Japan. There’s more than 20 different flavours daily, like their legendary Pon De Ring donuts, shaped with eight dough balls, and consisting of flavours like Strawberry and Chocolate. Learn more about Mister Donut.
📍9 Bishan Pl, #02-27A Junction 8, Singapore 579837
Sentosa Sensoryscape will be a ecological public park, linking the urban heart to the beaches and forests of Sentosa. It is slated to have its soft launch in the first quarter of 2024. It will exhibit walks and vessels, complemented by gardens, focused around the five senses. We can’t wait for this one!
New attractions opened in 2022
Experience the world’s first mystery golf combing storytelling, mini golf and murder mystery techniques, Kulnari Mystery Golf in Boat Quay is the ultimate experience to try this month. Travel back to the haunting 1920s Boat Quay and plan your way around 18 mini golf holes, pick a drink up at the 9th hole bar, and more. It’s the perfect new date idea or group activity if you ask us!
📍51B Circular Rd, Singapore 049406
Changi Experience Studio is a first-of-its-kind virtual world attraction inside Jewel Changi Airport. There are more than 10 themed zones, 20 different interactive touchpoints, and a range of immersive experiences, games, exhibitions, learning experiences, and more – for people of all ages to enjoy.
📍21 Airport Blvd, Level 4, Singapore
This terrific carnival beach experience opened in September 2022. The day-to-night beachside entertainment complex features carnival games, Sentosa SkyJet, international street food vendors, a musical fountain, and plenty more. Read all about it here.
📍Central Beach Bazaar, 60 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 098997
Embrace your inner Willy Wonka at Singapore’s newest chocolate factory which opened in December 2022. Mr Bucket Chocolaterie Dempsey Factory is a free-to-enter chocolate adventure, with a variety of interactive zones. You can even build-your-own chocolate bars at a unique creation station. Read further about the chocolate factory here.
📍13 Dempsey Road, #01-03/04, Singapore 249674
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The first-ever Children’s Museum is another one of the best new attractions in Singapore opened in December. The museum invites children 12 and under to enter a wonderful world of learning and play. There’s a permanent exhibition spanning four galleries, as well as three rotating galleries on floor 2. Entry is free for all parents and children until March 31. Learn more about the museum here.
📍Coleman Street, 23-B, Singapore 179807
The first and only skimboarding park launched in July last year in Singapore. The sport originated in California and involves skimming the surface of water on a board that looks like a surf board for one hour. Read all about it here.
📍Heritage Chalet, 125A Pasir Ris Rd, Singapore 519121
24. Civet Exhibit
Night Safari launched an educational walk-in exhibition back in June 2022 on the Leopard Trail debuting two unique nocturnal creatures, the Brazilian Porcupine and Grey Night Monkey. Guests can also look forward to getting up close and personal with a range of other civets. Perfect for animal lovers!
📍80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826