Golden hour is one of life’s little beauties. And whether you want to capture the perfect shot on your camera or the perfect shot in your mind, Singapore has got some epic spots for watching the sunset and sunrise. Here are 16 fantastic places to see a spectacular glowing sky and watch the sunset and sunrise in Singapore.
1. East Coast Park
Stretching along 15km, East Coast Park is a superb seaside location for a picnic and outdoor activities. Opt to cook up a feast of all your favourites on the BBQ pits, go for a cycle or perch yourself on the beach while the sun rises or sets.
E Coast Park Service Rd, Singapore
2. SkyHelix Sentosa
If you are not afraid of heights, why not challenge yourself to a trip on SkyHelix Sentosa? The tallest open-air, 360-degree panoramic ride in Singapore, and the first carbon-neutral attraction on Sentosa Island, involves riders sitting on a gondola in the sky for 12 minutes. It spins in a circle slowly so you are treated to unmatched sunset views of Sentosa, Singapore and beyond. Read further about SkyHelix Sentosa.
📍41 Imbiah Rd, Sentosa, 099707, Singapore
3. Marina Barrage
Marina Barrage is excellent for a picnic but have you ever went at sunset or sunrise? It offers wonderful views of a pastel sky and the Singapore skyline. There’s no doubt you’ll capture some majestic moments here. The green lawn area can get quite crowded so we recommend going early to avoid disappointment.
📍 8 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018951
4. Merlion Park
Take a stroll to Merlion Park for some scenic views around. Photographers adore this spot because you can snap incredible pictures of the changing sky surrounding the iconic Merlion Statue, ArtScience Museum and Marina Bay Sands. Excellent for sunset or sunrise, so whether you are a morning person or a night person, this one is for you.
📍 1 Fullerton Rd, Singapore 049213
5. Mount Faber Park
Opt to sky-watch for free on the peak of Mount Faber. Alternatively, visit Dusk which is an alfresco dining eatery offering sensational views in a lush rainforest setting. Sunset brings the perfect experience.
📍 Faber Peak Singapore, Level 2, 109 Mount Faber Road, 099203
6. Kranji Marshes
This is one of our favourite places to hike in Singapore, and it resembles something out of The Jungle Book. Whether you love an early morning or a late evening, you can appreciate wildlife and nature, as well as beautiful sunsets and picture-perfect views from an old lookout tower on this 30 minute route. Rustic and peaceful…what more could you ask for? Just take a look at the sunrise video above.
7. Coney Island
Why not cycle or hike around this rustic park to experience a spectacular sunset or sunrise? There’s an array of beach locations to chill out, undisturbed, while you gaze at one of the life’s greatest pleasures.
📍Punggol Promenade Nature Walk, Singapore 829325
8. Henderson Wave
Head to the highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore to experience a magical sunset or sunrise. Wonderfully, it’s on The Southern Ridges which is one of the best hiking trails in Singapore. Certainly, you could end a hike with a sunset here.
9. Changi Boardwalk
Appreciate everything afar at sunrise or sunset as you stroll along Changi Point Coastal Walk. Particularly, sunrise is one of the greatest time because the sun rises from the east. Alternatively, if you’re not a morning person, you’re still guaranteed to capture a glorious sunset at this dreamy location. Plus, one of the best seaside restaurants is nearby!
📍7A Gosport Rd, Singapore 50971
10. Woodlands Waterfront Park
Opt to walk, cycle or roller-skate along the 1.5 km promenade that overlooks the Straits of Johor. It is another magnificent place to experience an epic sunset or sunrise. Particularly, sunset tends to create the most iconic red skyline views. The best part is that it is all free to experience. What a pleasure!
📍 6A Admirality Road, Singapore
11. Pulau Ubin
If you are really serious about capturing golden hour at its finest, grab your camping gear and take a 10-minute boat ride to Pulau Ubin. Pitch your tent along one the sandy beaches and watch in awe as the pastel sky reflects off the ocean. This is arguably one of the world’s greatest sunset and sunrise experiences, so you must take advantage.
📍 Pulau Ubin Island, Singapore
12. Sembawang Park
Head to the shores on the beach and snap a picture of golden hour with the metal cranes in the background. It is a magical place to witness a sunset or sunrise and presents the true essence of Singapore. Perfect for families hoping to catch an enchanting sunset.
📍 Sembawang Rd, Singapore
13. Lower Peirce Reservoir
Step back in time and immerse yourself in old trails, forestry lines and lake pathways at the second oldest nature reserve in Singapore. Equally, watch the sunset or sunrise at the picturesque pier for some money-making shots. It is a highly romantic place to visit for any couples feeling adventurous.
📍 Lower Peirce Reservoir, Singapore
14. Gardens By The Bay
Head to Gardens By The Bay and its surroundings to appreciate the delights of nature. Course, this place is your typical tourist attraction but it makes a stunning sunset or sunrise photo. Under the futuristic trees of Supertree Grove and the breathtaking views, you’ll feel as if you are in another world.
📍 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
15. Labrador Nature Park
Built on a rocky sea-cliff and thriving with wildlife, it’s the perfect place to hangout for a few offers. With picturesque sea views in this peaceful haven, you’ll surely get to see some of the most unique sunsets or sunrises in Singapore.
📍91 Labrador Villa Rd Singapore 119190 Labrador Villa Rd, Singapore 119190
Why not check out one of the best rooftop dining experiences in Singapore? Otherwise, head to one of the best rooftop bars. Certainly, you’ll feel snug with a cocktail to hand while taking in a majestic sunset. Alternatively, visit a free rooftop garden to zen out at sunrise or sunset.
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