If you’re getting sick and tired of the endless brunches, walks along the beach and drinks galore at the weekend, we’ve discovered 16 of the most unusual and unique experiences to do in Singapore.
1. Sleepover under the sea
S.E.A Aquarium offers mesmerising Ocean Dreams staycation package. It involves spending the night in a tent at Open Ocean Gallery, surrounded by thousands of marine life, some who only come alive at night. Prices begin at $138. An excellent experience for families looking for something different.
📍8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
2. Pose at Hose of Tan Teng Niah
Located in Little India, this colourful Chinese villa is one of the most instagrammable places in Singapore. The historic rainbow building was built in 1900, and is of course, extremely popular with photographers for its picturesque and unique appearance.
📍 37 Kerbau Rd, Singapore 219168
3. Visit Snow City
Most Singaporeans have never experienced snow so why not head to the first indoor snow centre to cool down on a hot day? Certainly, you’ll feel as if you’re in the North Pole while sliding down 60m slopes, drifting on ice and much more.
📍21 Jurong Town Hall Rd, Singapore 609433
4. Order from the world’s First Salmon ATM
The Norwegian Salmon ATMs are secret places you won’t believe exist in Singapore. The first one was invented at Wisteria Mall, serving 200g of frozen Norwegian Salmon for under $6. Although, many are popping up in locations across the city.
5. Have a cuppa with cats or pugs
Get educated and interact with your favourite animal while sipping a coffee at a cat or dog café. For example, Catopia Café is superb for interacting with happy little cats. Meanwhile, those who love dogs can visit the first-ever What The Pug Café – for a therapeutic experience cuddling affection pugs.
6. Play at the Museum Of Ice Cream
This world-famous pink museum is an experience beyond your wildest imagination. Those who love exotic things and photography will enjoy venturing through 14 installations and diving into Asia’s only sprinkle pool – reimaging the way we think about ice cream. Read all about it here.
📍 100 Loewen Road, Dempsey, Singapore 248837
7. NERF Action Xperience
Those who love a good adrenaline-pumping adventure will adore this indoor arena where you can conquer, challenge and compete in a range of thrilling activities. Think a mission through Zombie City, face your fears on the ice cliffs and much more.
📍6 Raffles Blvd, #01-208 Marina Square, Singapore 039594
8. SkyHelix Sentosa
Another one of the most unique experiences in Singapore is the tallest open-air, 360-degree panoramic ride that rises slowly by 79 metres above sea level, for up to 12 minutes. Atop the gondola, guests are treated to a drink of choice. Read all about it here.
📍 41 Imbiah Rd, Sentosa, Singapore 099707
9. Unleash anger with axe throwing
Unleash your anger and hurl hatches to your hearts content at this unusual one hour sporting session. Read further about the Axe Throwing experience
10. Explore Haw Par Villa
This quirky free thing to do is the largest outdoor art gallery boasting Asian culture, history and religion. The colourful park has more than 1,000 different sculptures to explore and it’s one of the most unique experiences in Singapore.
📍 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628
11. Host a yacht picnic
Why not grab your friends or a date to sail away at sunset with a dreamy picnic against the backdrop of the Singapore coast? Learn more about the Yacht Picnic adventure
📍 11 Cove Drive, Sentosa Cove, Singapore 098497
12. Step inside a camera museum
Vintage Camera Museum is another one of the greatest unique experiences in Singapore. This one-of-a-kind museum features an entrance inside an actual camera, followed by exploring more than 1000 vintage cameras from generations and much more.
📍8C Jln Kledek, Singapore 199263
SEE MORE: The Best Museums And Galleries In Singapore
13. Go on a Shrimp Farm Tour
This peculiar outdoor experience is the perfect weekend activity involving a 3-course shrimp tasting and education about the unique world of shrimp farming. Read all about it here.
📍21 Neo Tiew Lane 1, Singapore
14. Drift around in a floating donut
Sip your favourite drink paired with shared platters as you drift along in a floating donut against the backdrop of the Singaporean skyline. Indeed, this activity is family-friendly and offers spectacular sunset moments. Book with the Floating Donut Company. (Please note this experience is temporarily closed)
📍80 Collier Quay, Singapore 049326
15. Dine at the most unique eateries
From dining in a plane to discovering the underwater world, Singapore is filled with an array of extraordinary gastronomical experiences to take advantage of. See our list here.
16. Try out underwater hockey
More unusual to tourists rather than us, this unique sport involves a game of hockey under the water in a swimming pool. SUHC welcome all newcomers for their thrice-weekly games.
📍473 Stirling Rd, Singapore 148948
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