85 Date Ideas in Singapore

Searching for a list of the best date ideas you can try with your significant other in Singapore? Then look no further.

Most lists of date ideas consists of catching the latest movie, watching the top-rated show on Netflix or trying out the newest restaurant in town.

Boringggg.

I know we’re a nation of foodies, but there is so much more to Singapore than just food.

That’s why the team at Anywhr have collected and curated a gigantic list of the best possible date ideas for you to try. We’ve also sorted them by budget, so you can jump straight to ideas that fit your wallet best.

Planning surprise trips is really fun, but sometimes you just need a day off to experience the best of what Singapore has to offer.

You might also find that there are some “touristy” locations inside this list. Don’t simply brush them aside! It can be a wonderful experience pretending to be a tourist in Singapore, and exploring these common and popular locations.

You might even find something you’ve always overlooked.

No matter whether you’re a student trying to make a date work cheaply, on your first date with a hot guy from Coffee Meets Bagel, or trying to splurge for your 10th year anniversary, there will be an idea just right for you.


Click on the links below to head straight for the one that fits your budget:

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1. Hike your way in to TreeTop Walk

Source: Visit Singapore

Source: Visit Singapore

Price: $0

Address: 601 Island Club Rd, 578775

Nearest MRT: Ang Mo Kio, Marymount, Caldecott

Opening Hours: Tuesday - Friday: 9am – 5pm

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 8.30 am – 5pm

Mon: Closed

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/central-catchment-nature-reserve/treetop-walk

The TreeTop Walk is a free-standing suspension bridge that connects Bukit Pierce and Bukit Kilang in MacRitchie reservoir. Start from MacRitchie reservoir and follow the paths towards the TreeTop Walk, where you’ll be able to see the entire MacRitchie canopy.

It’s a great way to get some exercise in with your significant other!

2. Stargaze at the Science Centre Observatory

Price: $0

Address: 21 Jurong Town Hall Rd, Singapore 609433 Jurong Town Hall Rd, Singapore 609433

Nearest MRT: Jurong East

Opening Hours: Friday 7.45 pm - 10 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://www.facebook.com/SCOBservatory

Every Friday, the Science Center opens up its observatory for some stargazing and astronomy lessons. While not as romantic as lying in an open field and gazing up at the stars like in the movies, but hey, you get to clock in some “stargazing” time.

3. Appreciate local art at Gillman Barracks

Source: Gilman Barracks

Source: Gilman Barracks

Price: $0

Address: 9 Lock Road, Singapore 108937

Nearest MRT: Telok Blangah

Opening Hours: Monday and Public Holidays: Closed

Tuesday - Sunday: Please refer to individual pages for opening hours

How long it will take: ~4 - 6 hours

Website: https://www.gillmanbarracks.com/

If local art is your jam, then Gillman Barracks is the best place to bring your significant other. Enjoy the different art created by local artists in various galleries here, or you can chill out at one of the various bars here.


4. Discover Chinese folklore at Haw Par Villa

Price: $0

Address: 262 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 118 628

Nearest MRT: Haw Par Villa

Opening Hours: Daily: 9 am - 7 pm

How long it will take: ~3 - 4 hours

Website: https://www.hawparvilla.sg/

Formerly known as the Tiger Balm Park, Haw Par Villa is opened by Aw Boon Haw, the man behind the Tiger Balm. Take a slow stroll around the famous tourist attraction - and learn all about Chinese folklore like Journey to the West.


5. Relive your childhood at the Dragon Playground

Price: $0

Address: 28 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh Singapore 310028

Nearest MRT: Toa Payoh

Opening Hours: Anytime

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: N/A

Remember when almost every playground in Singapore were variations of the dragon playground? This is no longer the case.

Fortunately, there still remains one dragon playground in Toa Payoh, one of the first few HDB estates. Reminiscence about your childhood with your significant other and have a fun time playing on the dragon playground.


6. Take a leisurely stroll at the Rail Corridor

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Source: JustRunLah!

Price: $0

Address: Along Bukit Timah Road; Glow-in-the-dark portion between Choa Chu Kang Road and Upper Bukit Timah Road

Nearest MRT: Hillview, King Albert Park

Opening Hours: Anytime

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/railcorridor

Previously the railway line between Singapore and Malaysia, this area has since been converted into an ecopark that celebrates biodiversity and heritage.

There is also a glow-in-the-dark portion made from four different materials (binded fine gravel, cemented aggregate, grass and fine gravel, glow in the dark) that absorb UV light in the day to emit the soft glow at night.

If long walks are your thing, then also consider checking out places like Punggol Waterway Park or Woodlands Waterfront.



7. Pop a chill pill at Yishun Dam

Price: $0

Address: Yishun Avenue 1 Singapore 769130

Nearest MRT: Khatib

Opening Hours: Anytime

How long it will take: ~3 - 4 hours

Website: N/A

Somewhere near the new Seletar Aerospace Park is the Yishun Dam (or Seletar Dam). This area is breezy and is perfect for fishing or a nice picnic. You can even visit some of the oldest jetties in Singapore around the area.

When you’re tired of the area, take a bus down to the Seletar Aerospace Park and enjoy some delicious food at atas restaurants like Wheeler’s Estate.

8. Visit one of the many farms in Singapore

Price: $0

Address: Various

Nearest MRT: Various

Opening Hours: Various

How long it will take: ~3 - 5 hours

Website: Various

Even though Singapore is not well-known as a country of farms and agriculture, we still have plenty of cool and interesting farms supplying our restaurants and supermarket. If checking out a farm is your thing, you can take a look at visiting places like:

9. Watch for crocodiles and monitor lizards at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Source: ANGIE & JAMES DO STUFF

Source: ANGIE & JAMES DO STUFF

Price: $0

Address: 301 Neo Tiew Crescent Singapore 718925

Nearest MRT: Kranji

Opening Hours: Daily: 7 am - 7 pm

How long it will take: ~3 - 4 hours

Website: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/sungei-buloh-wetland-reserve

What’s a date without a little danger? Bring out your inner Steve Irwin and hike along the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserves. See if either of you can spot the rare crocodile hiding amongst the mangrove marshes.

Alternatively, you can also visit the Kranji Marshes, which is nearby.


10. Browse around a local farmers’ market

Price: $0

Address: Various places

Nearest MRT: Various

Opening Hours: Various

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: -

Previously uncommon in Singapore, local farmers’ market have seen a upsurge in popularity as vendors display their handmade goods and local supplies for sale. Bring your partner to farmers’ market like Kranji Countryside Farmers’ Market, Farmers’ Market at Loewen Gardens, and Open Farm Community.


11. Unleash your inner nerd at the library

Source: Google, Orchard Library

Source: Google, Orchard Library

Price: $0

Address: Various

Nearest MRT: Various

Opening Hours: Daily: 11 am - 9 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://www.nlb.gov.sg/

You don’t always have to go out and splurge to have a good date in Singapore. Sometimes all you need is a good book to read. Visit any one of our local libraries, check out a cool fiction book (or maybe even a comic) and enjoy a nice quiet time with your partner reading.


12. Fly a kite at Marina Barrage

Price: $0

Address: 8 Marina Gardens Drive, 018951

Nearest MRT: Marina South Pier

Opening Hours: 24 hours

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: https://www.pub.gov.sg/marinabarrage

While not a novel date idea (you will see lots of couples and families around here on weekends), it doesn’t mean you can’t make it fun for yourself. Research a few recipes you want to experiment and spend the morning making some unique picnic food. Then, in the afternoon, you can set yourself up here and have a picnic, fly a kite, read a book or enjoy the evening sun as it sets.

This isn’t the only place in Singapore to set up a picnic and fly a kite, so if Marina Barrage is too “touristy” for you, you can also consider heading to places like Jurong Lake Gardens.

13. Have a nice slow couple jog at MacRitchie Reservoir

Price: $0

Address: 181 Lornie Road, 297732

Nearest MRT: Caldecott

Opening Hours: 24 hours

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/macritchie-reservoir-park

You know what they say - a couple that sweats together stays together. What better way to sweat it out together by having a slow jog at one of the best running trails in Singapore?



14. Pretend you’re in a Channel 8 drama series at Xiao Guilin

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Source: Marriott Traveler

Price: $0

Address: Bukit Batok East Ave 5, Singapore 650242

Nearest MRT: Bukit Gombak

Opening Hours: 24 hours

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/bukit-batok-town-park

Resembling the mountains and gorges of Guilin in China, Xiao Guilin was the backdrop of many historical dramas from Mediacorp. You can either take a slow stroll around the area, or pretend you’re Yang Guo saving Xiao Long Nv from the bad guys.

15. Hike at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

Price: $0

Address: Hindhede Dr, Singapore 589318

Nearest MRT: Beauty World

Opening Hours: Daily: 7 am - 7 pm

How long it will take: ~3 - 4 hours

Website: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/bukit-timah-nature-reserve

Despite its small size, Singapore is still home to a few nature reserves that is worth taking a hike. Bukit Timah is one of them. Pack some snacks and drinks, gear up and hike all the way into the heart of Bukit Timah Hill.

You can also check out some of the cool hiking trails at Dairy Farm Nature Park, Labrador Nature Reserve or the Southern Ridges.



16. Learn about local produce at Bollywood Veggies

Price: $0

Address: 100 Neo Tiew Road, Singapore 719026

Nearest MRT: Kranji

Opening Hours: Wed - Fri: 7 am - 5.30 pm

Sat, Sun and Public Holidays: 7 am - 6.30 pm

Mon- Tues: Closed

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: http://bollywoodveggies.com/

One of the rare few farms here in Singapore, Bollywood Veggies supplies vegetables and local produce to some of the restaurants and supermarkets here. You can visit the farm to take a look at how produce is grown, and enjoy a delicious meal at the restaurant made from food grown by the farm.


17. Visit one of the free museums in Singapore

Price: $0 (Free for Singaporeans and PR)

Address: Various

Nearest MRT: Various

Opening Hours: Various

How long it will take: ~3 - 6 hours

Website: Various

Not many people know, but if you’re a Singaporean, you get access to most of our museums for free! If you’re interested in art or history, or maybe just looking for a budget date, you can check out all of the below museums:

18. Drop in on free performances at the Esplanade

Price: $0

Address: 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981

Nearest MRT: City Hall

Opening Hours: Various timings

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: https://www.esplanade.com/whats-on/category?IsFree=1

Esplanade isn’t just for the fine and dandy. There are plenty of free performances both inside and outside the area. Check out their schedule and see what catches your fancy.

19. Cycle around Coney Island

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Source: Google

Price: $0

Address: Coney Island

Nearest MRT: Punggol

Opening Hours: Daily: 7 am - 7 pm

How long it will take: ~3 - 4 hours

Website: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/coney-island-park

Alternatively known as Pulau Serangoon, Coney Island houses a wide variety of habitats, including coastal forests, grasslands, mangroves and casuarina woodlands. Cycle around the island and enjoy the cool breeze and sea view, while trying to spot some of the 80 different species of birds.

If Coney Island is not your thing, there are more many alternative choices for cycling like East Coast Park, West Coast Park and Pasir Ris Park.

20. Learn about Singapore at the Singapore Discovery Centre

Price: $0 (Free for Singaporeans and PR)

Address: 510 Upper Jurong Road Singapore 638365

Nearest MRT: Joo Koon

Opening Hours: Tues - Sun: 9 am - 6 pm

Mon: Closed

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: http://www.sdc.com.sg/

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably visited the Discovery Centre when you were young, but can’t recall exactly what the SDC was exhibiting. Well, take a trip to Joo Koon and see for yourself what exactly you were looking at when you were young.

Be warned though, it’s propaganda galore.



21. Secondhand Book Shopping at Evernew

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Price: $0

Address: Bras Basah Complex

231 Bain Street, #01-07, Singapore 180231

Nearest MRT: Bras Basah, Bugis

Opening Hours: Mon - Sat: 11 am - 7.30 pm

Sun: 11 am - 6.30 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: -

The Bras Basah Complex is home to a few secondhand bookstores, of which the most famous is Evernew. Look through their collections of secondhand books, and see if anything is up to your liking. Who knows? You might accidentally find a rare book.

If Evernew is not your place, there are a few other secondhand bookstores in Singapore you can visit.



22. Volunteer

Price: $0

Address: Various

Nearest MRT: Various

Opening Hours: Various

How long it will take: ~2 - 6 hours

Website: https://www.giving.sg/search?type=volunteer

It doesn’t always have to be fun and games. Sometimes two people can come together and make a difference to someone else’s life.

And that can be you and your significant other. Look through Giving SG’s list of places you can volunteer at, and choose a cause you’re passionate about.



23. Thrift shopping at The Salvation Army

Price: $0 (unless you buy something)

Address: 500 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 678106

Nearest MRT: Hillview

Opening Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10am - 6pm

Friday - Saturday: 10am - 9pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://www.salvationarmy.org/singapore/

If you’re sick and tired of the big luxury brands peppering Orchard Road, then challenge your creativity by shopping at the thrift store. Even better - offer to dress your partner, and let your partner dress you.

Just make sure you have more than $20 in your pocket.

24. Find out where our trash goes at Pulau Semakau

Price: $0

Address: -

Nearest MRT: -

Opening Hours: Landfill: 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm (weekday afternoons), 10 am - 12 noon (weekend mornings), no visits on Mon, Fri and public holidays

Incineration Plants: 9.30 am - 11 am (morning), 2.30 pm - 4 pm (afternoon), no visits on weekends

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://www.nea.gov.sg/our-services/waste-management/waste-management-infrastructure/semakau-landfill

Where do all our trash go? If you were paying attention in class when you were young, you might recall the island known as Pulau Semakau.

Did you know that you can actually visit the island? You’ll have to apply for it of course, but I’ve heard that it is surprisingly beautiful (despite its reputation).



25. Istana

Source: TODAY online

Source: TODAY online

Price: $0 (Free for Singaporeans and PR)

Address: Office of the President of the Republic of Singapore

Orchard Road, Singapore 238823

Nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut

Opening Hours: 8.30 am - 6 pm. Open 5x a year during Chinese New Year, Labour Day, Hari Raya Puasa, Deepavali and National Day

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: https://www.istana.gov.sg/

Officially known as the Office of the President of Singapore, the Istana is actually open 5 times a year during the major ethnic holidays. If you’ve always been interested in what lies beyond the heavily guarded fort, this is your chance.



26. Take a glimpse into the past at Kampong Lorong Buangkok

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Source: Honeycombers

Price: $0

Address: Kampong Lorong Buangkok, 7 Lor Buangkok, Singapore 547557

Nearest MRT: Serangoon

Opening Hours: 24 hours

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: -

Want to know how Singapore was like in the past before it became a metropolitan city? You can.

Take a stroll through the only kampong left in Singapore at Kampong Lorong Buangkok. See for yourself how it was like to live in Singapore in the past, and how good we have it today.

27. Experience the heroic bravery at Reflections at Bukit Chandu

Price: $0

Address: 31-K Pepys Road Singapore 118458

Nearest MRT: Pasir Panjang

Opening Hours: Tues - Sun: 9 am - 5.30 pm

Mon: Closed

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://www.nhb.gov.sg/what-we-do/our-work/preserve-our-stories-treasures-and-places/museums-and-institutions/reflections-at-bukit-chandu

This area, also known as Bukit Chandu is the site of intense fighting during the Battle of Singapore. This was the place where Lieutenant Adnan Saidi, together with the men of “C” Company of the 1st Malay Bridge fought to their deaths against the Japanese during World War II.

This museum celebrates the bravery of those men, as well as remembrance of the horrifics of war.

28. Catch a Outdoor Movie Screening


Price: $0

Address: Various

Nearest MRT: Various

Opening Hours: Various

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: https://www.facebook.com/apemoviemob/

Sure, it’s exciting to catch the latest movie. But when your dates revolve around sitting in a cinema and staring at the big screen, isn’t that boring?

Why not change up the environment, and catch an outdoor movie screening instead? You can pack your own food, or bring some wine and cheese to enjoy. No more smuggling into the cinema! You can do it in the open.

29. Understand water at the NEWater Tour

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Source: Jason D`Rosario

Price: $0

Address: 20 Keh Sek Lim Road, Singapore 486593

Nearest MRT: Tanah Merah

Opening Hours: Tues - Sun: 9 am - 5.30 pm

Mon: Closed

Check the calendar for vacancies here

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: https://app.pub.gov.sg/newatertour/pages/default.aspx

We all think of NEWater as the water that was distilled from the toilet, but is that really true? What do you know about it?

Water is a scarce supply in Singapore, and what better way to enjoy a date than by understanding the technology behind NEWater and how important it is to us?

30. Fix a puzzle together

Price: $0

Address: -

Nearest MRT: -

Opening Hours: -

How long it will take: ~2 - 10 hours

Website: https://perfectfit.sg/

There’s no need to let your spirits dampen if it’s raining outside. Sometimes all you have to do is have a relaxing day at home, and perhaps fix up a jigsaw puzzle with your partner.

The best part? You can order a customized version, and when you’re done fixing it, hang it up in your house as a memory of the sweat and tears you put in.

31. Trek around Singapore and find the hidden “geocaches”

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Source: Goody feed

Price: $0

Address: Various

Nearest MRT: Various

Opening Hours: -

How long it will take: ~2 - 5 hours

Website: https://www.geocaching.com/play

Geocaching is an activity where participants use GPS to find “geocaches” (usually containers hidden somewhere). To get started, download the Geocaching app, create a free account and start finding geocaches around Singapore!

Under $20

32. Show off your Wikipedia knowledge in Trivia Nights

Price: $5/person (excluding drinks)

Address: Various

Nearest MRT: Various

Opening Hours: Various

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: Various

Are you an avid Wikipedia reader when you have nothing to do? Do you try to wow your partner with useless bits of trivia?

To be honest, while your partner rolls her eyes at you for it, it’s actually pretty useful. Especially if you’re competing in Trivia Nights!

Head on down to any of the pubs listed here, and put your Wikipedia binging to the test. You might just win yourself some cool prizes!

33. Laugh your guts out in a local standup

Price: $10

Address: 11 Bali Lane, Historic Kampong Glam, Singapore 189848 (or other locations depending on the show you’re watching)

Nearest MRT: Bugis, Lavender

Opening Hours: Every Wed, 8.30 pm

Other hours depending on the show you’re watching

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://www.thecomedyclub.asia/

I know it’s easier to stay at home and breeze through standups on Netflix, but give local talent some support by checking out local standups and open mics. Some are cringey for sure, but hey, you can only get your dose of local humour here.

34. Perfect your “Disney on Ice” skills at The Rink

Price: $18 (with skate boots rental), $14 (without)

Address: 2 Jurong East Central 1, #03-11, JCube Singapore 609731

Nearest MRT: Jurong East

Opening Hours: Opening hours varies due to National Skating Association trainings. See their calendar here.

How long it will take: 2 hours

Website: https://www.therink.sg/

Want an excuse to hold on to your date’s hands and never let go? Well, ice skating is the perfect reason to. Tell her it’s for safety reasons, while you gently guide you to dancing on the ice.

Just make sure you practice before that.

35. Go bonkers over the toys collection at Mint Museum of Toys

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Price: $15

Address: 26 Seah Street, Singapore 188382

Nearest MRT: City Hall, Bugis, Bras Basah, Esplanade

Opening Hours: Mon - Sun: 9.30 am - 6.30 pm

Every last Sat of the month: 9.30 am - 9.30 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: http://emint.com/

The toy museum houses a huge collection of vintage toys and collectable items, enough to make any hobbyist or secret toy collector’s eyes go ga-ga.

36. Hug and cuddle cute AF dogs at We The Furballs

Price: $10.90 for the first 2 hours (Mon-Thurs), $12.50 for the first 2 hours (Fri - Sun)

Address: 201 Victoria Street, #07-07 Bugis+ Singapore 188067

Nearest MRT: Bugis

Opening Hours: Sun - Thurs: 1 pm - 10 pm

Fri - Sat: 12.30 pm - 10.30 pm

How long it will take: ~2 hours

Website: https://www.facebook.com/wearethefurballs/

Can’t get your mum to agree to a dog? Don’t worry. We The Furballs is a dog cafe that allows you to interact with their cute doggos for just a small fee. Stay as long as you want and become their best friend, then walk away without the hassle of taking care of a dog.

37. Checkout the Singapore skyline at Pinnacle

Source: Business Insider

Source: Business Insider

Price: $6

Address: 1G Cantonment Road, Singapore 085301

Nearest MRT: Outram Park

Opening Hours: Daily: 9 am - 9 pm

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: http://www.pinnacleduxton.com.sg/

Not many places offer a skyline view of Singapore without the exorbitant alcohol prices. If you’re looking for a rooftop view without the huge crowds, consider heading up to the Pinnacle@Duxton Skybridge.

You can purchase a ticket at the guard house.

38. Learn to dance at Recognize Studios

Price: $10 for first-time trial

Address: Downtown Gallery (OUE Downtown 2)

6A Shenton Way #02-25/26/27 Singapore 068815

Nearest MRT: Tanjong Pagar

Opening Hours: Check class schedules

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: https://www.recognizestudios.com/

They say dancers make better lovers, so why not take up a dance class and raise some experience points on your “dance” skill chart?

If you’re worried about your “lack of dance bones”, don’t worry. The kind instructors at Recognize will guide you step-by-step and turn you into a cooler person overnight.


39. Pet cute cats at Cafe Neko no Niwa

Price: $12 for the first hour, $5 for next ½ hour, $24 for 3-hour special

Address: 54A Boat Quay (Level 2), Singapore 049843

Nearest MRT: Raffles Place, Clarke Quay

Opening Hours: Mon, Wed to Fri: 11 am - 10 pm

Sat & Sun: 10 am - 10 pm

Closed: Tues

How long it will take: ~1 - 3 hours

Website: http://www.catcafe.com.sg/

Not a fan of dogs? Fancy yourself a cat-person instead? If We The Furballs is not for you, then all you have to do is to choose the cat version of the cafe instead at Cafe Neko no Niwa.

40. Learn how beer is made at the Tiger Breweries Tour

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Source: trevallog

Price: $18

Address: 459 Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim, Singapore 639934

Nearest MRT: Tuas Link, Tuas West Road

Opening Hours: Tues - Sun: 1 pm - 6.30 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://tigerbrewerytour.com.sg/

It’s not enough to just down them pints on the weekends with your partner. Find out how it’s made and learn how to appreciate the intricacies of beer brewing at the Tiger Breweries.

41. Explore Pulau Ubin

Price: $3 per trip (boat fare)

Address: Take a boat from Changi Village

Nearest MRT: Pasir Ris

Opening Hours: Ubin-HSBC Volunteer Hub: 8.30am - 2.00pm

Ubin Living Lab: 9.30am - 1.30pm

Chek Jawa Wetlands:8.30am - 3.00pm

How long it will take: ~3 - 6 hours

Website: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/pulau-ubin

Before you forget, Singapore is actually made up of one main island and 62 other islets. Pulau Ubin is one of them. Take a $3 boat ride from Changi Village, and enjoy a sunny date on the lesser-developed island.

Cycle around, hike or get a fish massage on this popular island.

42. Sing K at Ten Dollar Club

Price: $10++ per pax

Address: 35A Smith Street 3rd floor, Singapore 058945

Nearest MRT: Chinatown

Opening Hours: Daily: 2 pm - 1.30 am

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: http://www.tendollarclub.sg/

I don’t know about you, but whenever I hear a Jay Chou song coming in on the radio (or in a restaurant), my first instinct is to book a room and sing. Belt out your favourite melodies or just de-stress through singing by getting a room at Ten Dollar Club in Chinatown.

43. Experience another world through VR Games

Price: $12/hour (weekdays), $15/hour (weekends)

Address: 2 Jurong East Central 1, JCube, #02-11, Singapore 609731

Nearest MRT: Jurong East

Opening Hours: Daily: 11 am - 10 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://v-room.sg/

Think LAN Gaming is for ahbengs and looking for something more thrilling and hands-on? V-Room at Jurong East offers you a totally different gaming experience - Virtual Reality Games.

Put on your VR goggles and immerse yourself in a totally new world. They have horror games too, so if you’re into spooking yourself (or your partner), this is the best time to do it.


44. Challenge your aim at iDarts

Price: $1/game

Address: 200 Victoria Street Bugis+ #03-24, Singapore 188067

Nearest MRT: Bugis

Opening Hours: Sun - Thurs: 12.30 pm - 1 am

Fri - Sat: 12.30 pm to 3 am

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://www.idarts.com.sg/

One of the most surprising things is how good Singapore is at darts. It was only last year that our local champion Paul Lim did a upset over former world champion Mark Webster.

Live up to our reputation by scoring those Triple 20s at iDarts.

45. Hit up the gaming consoles at Coffeemin

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Source: Coffeemin

Price: $6.50 for 1st hour (weekdays), $8.50 for 1st hour (weekends), subsequent $1/10 mins

Address: 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #02-32, Singapore 059817

Nearest MRT: Clarke Quay

Opening Hours: Daily: 11 am - 9.30 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://coffeemin.sg/

Coffeemin is a co-working space that is also equipped with various games. One of my favourite parts of Coffeemin is the XBox console.

Plonk yourself down in the chair and bang out those games. My favourite? FIFA and Metal Slug.


46. Take a day trip to an offshore island

Price: $18 for a round trip

Address: -

Nearest MRT: Marina South Pier

Opening Hours: See ferry schedule here

How long it will take: ~3 - 5 hours

Website: http://www.islandcruise.com.sg/place-of-interest/

Sentosa? Too touristy.

Pulau Ubin? Check.

How about some of other Singapore’s offshore islands like St John Islands, Sister Islands, Kusu Island and Lazarus Island? If you’re anything like me, I bet you’ve never visited those islands before.

Head on down to Marina South Pier, and book a trip to any of these islands for a simple $18. You can hang by the beach, dive or simply explore the island.

$20- $50

47. Rack your brains and break out of an escape room

Price: Various

Address: Various

Nearest MRT: Various

Opening Hours: Various

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: Various

While mostly catered for larger groups, it is still possible to play an escape room with only you and your partner (trust me, I’ve tried it before). Of course, it’s way harder as there are lesser people, but I find that it adds to the thrill of it.

Having to solve everything yourself and not rely on the genius in the group? Sign me up!


48. Race down an amateur F1 track

Price: $38 for 1 session (off peak); $45 for 1 session (peak)

Address: 200 Turf Club Road, #01-01B

The Grandstand, South Car Park

Singapore, 287994

Nearest MRT: Sixth Avenue

Opening Hours: Daily: 10.45 am - 9 pm

How long it will take: ~1 hour

Website: https://www.thekartingarena.com/

Obviously you’ll never be Kimi Raikkonen and race on the Singapore circuit, but you can pretend to be him and go for a more amateur version of it at the Karting Arena in Turf Club. There’s also KF1 in Joo Koon, so take your pick!

Driving license required.

49. Bounce around at Airzone

Price: $20 for a 1-hour session; $70 for 4 sessions

Address: 180 Kitchener Rd, Singapore 208539

Nearest MRT: Farrer Park

Opening Hours: Daily: 10.45 am - 9 pm

How long it will take: 1 hour

Website: http://www.airzone.sg/

It’s quite incredible - but hidden within City Square Mall at Farrer Park is a huge suspended net for adults to pretend to be like kids again. For a good one hour, you can hop around, play with huge balls or just lay down like you’re on a hammock at the beach.


50. Try almost-impossible tricks at Bounce

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Source: Time Out

Price: $26 for the 1st hour, $20 per additional hour

Address: Cathay Cineleisure Orchard

8 Grange Road, #09-01 Singapore 239695

Nearest MRT: Somerset

Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs: 10 am - 10 pm

Fri: 10 am - 11 pm

Sat: 9 am - 11 pm

Sun: 9 am - 10 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://www.bounceinc.com.sg/#/

If a suspended net is not your thing, and you want something a little bit more bounce-y and challenging, then I’ll encourage you to check out Bounce at Cineleisure instead. There’s even a Ninja Warrior course there, so you can finally put your skills to the test.

51. Rock Climb at Boulder Movement

Price: $30 per entry pass; $45 per class pass

Address: OUE Downtown Gallery

6A Shenton Way #B1-03 Singapore 068815

Nearest MRT: Tanjong Pagar

Opening Hours: Mon: 5 pm - 10 pm

Tues: 7 am - 9.30 am; 11 am - 10 pm

Wed - Fri: 11 am - 10 pm

Sat and Public Holidays: 9 am - 9 pm

Sun: 9 am - 5 pm

How long it will take: ~3 - 4 hours

Website: https://www.boulderm.com/

Let’s be honest - what’s a date without some good ol’ suffering? If you want to see yours (or your partners) toned arms and shoulders, suggest a climbing date at Boulder Movement, situated right smack in the middle of CBD.


52. Visit the Vintage Camera Museum

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Source: Honeycombers

Price: $20

Address: 8C and 8D Jalan Kledek

Nearest MRT: Bugis, Lavender

Opening Hours: Mon - Sun: 10.30 am - 9.30 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: http://www.vintagecamerasmuseumsg.com/

If you’re super into photography, then why not spend a nice afternoon hanging around the Vintage Camera Museum? This museum (shaped like a camera) houses over a thousand vintage cameras, enough for any enthusiasts to go crazy over.

53. Party it up with Cosmic Bowling

Price: $20 per hour (off peak), $28 per hour (peak)

Address: Various locations

Nearest MRT: Various

Opening Hours: Daily: 10 am - 1 am

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: http://www.orchidbowl.com.sg/

If you’re a night owl and want a rest from the drinking and clubbing, then cosmic bowling is a pretty good choice. A twist from the standard bowling gallery, cosmic bowling happens at night at Orchid Bowl, where the lights are dimmed and balls and pins are glow-in-the-dark.

54. Perfect your baseball swings at Home Run Baseball

Price: $20 for 6 tokens

Address: 200 Pandan Gardens

Nearest MRT: Jurong East

Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday: 1PM to 11PM

Friday: 1PM to 1AM

Saturday: 9AM to 3AM (Next Morning)

Sunday: 9AM to 12 Midnight

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://www.hrb.com.sg/

While baseball is not a popular sport here in Singapore, you can still get your swings in at Home Run Baseball. Home Run Baseball is an automated batting cage with a conveyor belt system - you no longer have to run after the balls!

55. Get wet at  Wild Wild Wet

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Source: Klook

Price: $24 (Mon-Fri), $32 (Sat - Sun)

Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close Singapore 519599

Nearest MRT: Pasir Ris

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 1 pm - 7 pm

Sat - Sun: 10 am - 7 pm

How long it will take: ~2 - 3hours

Website: https://www.wildwildwet.com/

Probably super popular when you were young, many 90s’ kid have seem to forgotten that Wild Wild Wet still exists. Escape the hot Singapore sun and splash around the water theme park in Pasir Ris.

56. Slide down the hill with Skyline Luge

Price: $23.50 for 2 Luges, $28 for 4 Luges, $33 for 6 Luges

Address: 45 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa

Nearest MRT: Harbourfront

Opening Hours: Daily: 10 am - 9.30 pm

How long it will take: ~3 - 4 hours

Website: https://www.skylineluge.com/en/sentosa/

A luge is a sled that uses gravity to travel. Sled down the 4 possible courses at Skyline Luge Sentosa and enjoy the power of gravity.

No motor, no pedalling required.

57. G-Max Reverse Bungy

Price: $45

Address: 3E River Valley Road, Singapore 179024

Nearest MRT: Clarke Quay

Opening Hours: Daily: 11 am - late

How long it will take: ~1 hour

Website: http://www.gmaxgx5.sg/

You’ve heard of the bungee, have you heard of the reverse bungy? Instead of jumping from a height, the reverse bungy launches you up from the bottom and swings you around in mid-air.

Just make sure you don’t accidentally stumble in after multiple drinks at Clarke Quay.

58. OUE Social Kitchen

Price: $48/hour

Address: #03-02/03, Downtown Gallery

Nearest MRT: Tanjong Pagar

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 10 am - 8 pm

Sat: 10 am - 4 pm

Sundays & Public Holidays: Closed

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://downtowngallery.com.sg/concepts/social-kitchen

The way to a man’s heart is his stomach. Let’s be honest - that phrase works for either gender. There is no better place to learn how to cook together than the OUE Social Kitchen.


59. Prawning @ Orto

Price: $20 for 1 hour, $30 for 2 hours, $36 for 3 hours

Address: 81 Lorong Chencharu, Singapore 769198

Nearest MRT: Khatib

Opening Hours: Daily: 24 hours

How long it will take: ~1 - 3 hours

Website: http://orto.sg/activities/prawning-at-orto/

Prawning seems to be a unique thing to Singaporeans - many foreigners I’ve talked to have no idea what prawning is. Head down to Orto, spend a couple of hours catching the prawns and enjoy a delicious dinner after barbecueing them.

60. Art Jamming

Price: $35 per session (2 hours)

Address: 1 Trengganu Street 3/F, Singapore 058455

Nearest MRT: Chinatown

Opening Hours: Tues - Fri: 1 pm - 9 pm

Sat: 10 am - 6 pm

Sun: Open by appointment

How long it will take: ~2 hours

Website: https://boulevart.com.sg/regular-biz/art-jamming/

Unleash your inner Picasso and art jam with your partner. You can draw anything you like here, no judgments.

61. S.E.A Aquarium

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Source: Visit Singapore

Price: $34

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269

Nearest MRT: Harbourfront

Opening Hours: Check operating hours here

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: https://www.rwsentosa.com/en/attractions/sea-aquarium/

Home to more than 1,000 species of marine life, the S.E.A Aquarium is the replacement to the now-defunct Underwater World. Buy in ticket in and stand in awe of the animals that thrive in the ocean, like sharks and rays.

62. Laser Clay Shooting

Price: $35

Address: 1 Pemimpin Drive, #03-02 Singapore 576151

Nearest MRT: Marymount

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 10 am - 6 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: http://laserclay.com.sg/  

Singapore is really strict about firearms. Unless, of course, you opt for a clay pigeon shooting session - then you’re allowed to bear arms! One of the rare occasions you and your partner get to fire something together.

63. Stand up Paddleboarding

Price: $40 (1 hour)

Address: Tanjong Beach. Exact directions here.

Nearest MRT: Harbourfront

Opening Hours: -

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: http://www.supschool.com.sg/  

Unlike normal surfing, this involves you standing on a board and using a paddle to move across the water. You can even do cool stuff on a paddleboard, like yoga!

64. Wakeboarding at Singapore Wake Park

Price: $32 for 1 hour, $42 for 2 hours (weekdays); $42 for 1 hour, $52 for 2 hours (weekends)

Address: 1206A East Coast Park, Singapore 449891

Nearest MRT: Bedok

Opening Hours: Weekdays: 10 am - 10 pm

Weekends: 9 am - 9 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: http://www.singaporewakepark.com/

One of the most popular water sports in Singapore, wakeboarding is exciting and adrenaline-inducing.

65. Night Safari

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Source: Google

Price: $47 per person

Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826

Nearest MRT: Choa Chu Kang, Kranji

Opening Hours: Daily: 7.15 pm - 12 am

How long it will take: ~3 - 4 hours

Website: https://www.wrs.com.sg/en/night-safari/

The first ever night zoo in the world, the Night Safari is one of Singapore’s pride. Bring your partner along to see nocturnal animals lounging in their own habitat. A life hack: Night Safari offers free admission if it’s your birthday.

$50- $200

66. The Fragment Room

Price: $75 for 2 people (30 mins)

Address: 3 Balestier Road Singapore 329671

Nearest MRT: Farrer Park, Boon Keng

Opening Hours: Mon - Sun, 1 pm - 10 pm

How long it will take: 30 mins

Website: https://thefragmentroom.com/

Don’t let your temper or anger fray your relationship with your significant other. Instead, bring him or her along to the Fragment Room and get destroying! Take out your anger on bottles and other stuff and enjoy a nice bout of catharsis.


67. iFly

Price: $89 for 1 dive, $119 for 2 dives

Address: iFly Singapore, 43 Siloso Beach Walk #01-01 Singapore 099010

Nearest MRT: Harbourfront

Opening Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs - Sun: 9 am - 9.30 pm

Wed: 11 am - 9.30 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: http://www.iflysingapore.com/

Did you know that we have a indoor skydiving champion by the name of Kyra Poh? Add that to the list of unique and impressive feats done by Singaporeans that we’re astounded by.

You, too can join Kyra and try the feeling of skydiving (without having to fly overseas) by checking out our iFly.


68. Jetpack at Ola Beach Club

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Source: Weekender Singapore

Price: $198

Address: 46 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099005

Nearest MRT: Harbourfront

Opening Hours: Sun - Fri: 10 am - 10 pm

Sat: 10 am - 12 am

How long it will take: ~45 minutes

Website: https://www.olabeachclub.com/

While this isn’t the futuristic jetpack you are imagining about, it’s still thrilling enough to be worth a try. Watch yourself (or your partner) as you flip through the waters like you’re an experienced surfer.



69. Explore Singapore on a vespa tour

Source: Singapore Sidecars

Source: Singapore Sidecars

Price: $160 per hour per person

Address: -

Nearest MRT: -

Opening Hours: Check their schedule here

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://www.sideways.sg/

It’s easy to think that you’ve seen all that Singapore has to offer simply by living here. Is that really true?

Why not take a look at your favourite neighbourhoods like Tiong Bahru, but this time round in a Vespa instead? You might start noticing stuff that are totally different.



70. Eat your meals in absolute darkness

Price: $88++

Address: 269 Beach Road, Singapore 199546

Nearest MRT: Bugis

Opening Hours: Mon - Sun: 6 pm - late

How long it will take: 2 hours

Website: https://noxdineinthedark.com/

Yes, that picture above is just a jet-black image. Because this would be what you’re seeing if you decide to dine at Nox. Nox is a restaurant specializing in the concept of dine-in-the-dark, where you are supposed to dine in absolute darkness.

After your experience here, you’ll definitely develop an appreciation of what the visually impaired has to go through every day.



71. Enjoy an immersive dining experience at Andsoforth

Price: Various

Address: Depends

Nearest MRT: Depends

Opening Hours: Depends

How long it will take: ~2-3 hours

Website: https://www.andsoforth.com.sg/

Most people are sick and tired of the same routine: enter a restaurant, check out the menu, dine and leave. That’s why Andsoforth decided to bring something special to the table - theatrical dining.  

Including actors, set designers, chefs, copywriters, costume designers and so on, Andsoforth fuses art and dining to create an immersive dining experience for anyone involved.

 

72. Strike off your “bungee jump” bucket list item at AJ Hackett

Price: $159

Address: 30 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099011

Nearest MRT: Harbourfront

Opening Hours: Mon - Thurs: 11 am - 8 pm

Fri - Sun: 11 am - 9 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://www.ajhackett.com/sentosa/

If you’ve always wanted to do bungee jumping, this is your chance. While obviously not as challenging as the ones in New Zealand, it’s probably a good way to get it striked off your bucket list.



73. Swing through the trees like Tarzan at Mega Adventure Park

Price: $90 for all attractions

Address: 10A Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099008

Nearest MRT: Harbourfront

Opening Hours: Daily: 11 am - 7 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://sg.megaadventure.com/

Everyone loves Flying Foxes, don’t they? Home to the MegaZip, there are plenty of adventurous activities here at Mega Adventure Park to get your adrenaline going.



74. Forest Adventure

Price: $50 per person

Address: Bedok Reservoir Road, Singapore 479244

Nearest MRT: Bedok Reservoir

Opening Hours: Tues - Sun: 9.30 am - 6.30 pm

Mon: Closed

How long it will take: ~2 - 3 hours

Website: https://forestadventure.com.sg/

Singapore’s largest treetop adventure park, Forest Adventure offers a few obstacle courses dedicated to pumping your adrenaline and challenge your flexibility and dexterity!



75. Fly a plane at Flight Experience

Source: Flight Experience Singapore

Source: Flight Experience Singapore

Price: $175 for 30 mins (Scenic flight)

Address: Singapore Flyer

30 Raffles Ave #02-06 S/G, Singapore 039803

Nearest MRT: Promenade

Opening Hours: Mon - Sun: 10 am - 10 pm

How long it will take: ~1 - 2 hours

Website: https://singapore.flightexperience.com.sg/

Have you always wanted to become a pilot but couldn’t for some reason? Flight Experience offers you the opportunity to fly a plane (simulation of course) and learn the ins and outs of piloting a real one.

76. Take a class together with Guavapass

Price: $179/month for 3-month membership, $169/month for 6-months membership

Address: Various

Nearest MRT: Various

Opening Hours: Various

How long it will take: ~1 - 3 hours

Website: https://guavapass.com/

Guavapass, Classpass and KFIT are all various apps that allow you to attend a class (yoga, barre, etc.) in any of their participating studios. Sign up for their monthly membership, and start attending cool new classes with your partner!

77. Universal Studios Singapore

Price: $72

Address: Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island

Singapore 098269

Nearest MRT: Harbourfront

Opening Hours: Check operating hours here

How long it will take: ~4 - 6 hours

Website: https://www.rwsentosa.com/en/attractions/universal-studios-singapore/

I don’t think I have to introduce this to you, but if you’re looking for something thrilling to do this weekend with your partner, rollercoasters are always a safe option.

78. Join a Fun Run

Price: Various

Address: Various

Nearest MRT: Various

Opening Hours: Various

How long it will take: ~2 - 6 hours

Website: https://www.justrunlah.com/calendar-of-running-events-singapore/

For some particular reason, running has become one of Singapore’s favourite pastime. If you’re tired of jogging around your neighbourhood, consider participating in a themed fun run. Just look through the calendar of events at Just Run Lah and sign up for one that catches your fancy.

79. Check out the workshops hosted by Airbnb Local Experiences

Price: Various

Address: Various

Nearest MRT: Various

Opening Hours: Various

How long it will take: ~2 - 6 hours

Website: https://www.airbnb.com.sg/s/Singapore/experiences?refinement_paths%5B%5D=%2Fexperiences%2FConcept%2FRefinement%2FClasses%20%26%20Workshops&query=Singapore

In 2016, Airbnb launched exclusive experiences with every country’s locals to allow visitors to fully enjoy and experience a country. Singapore is no exception.

I am especially interested in the range of workshops offered by local experts, ranging from DJ classes to henna painting. If you and your partner decides to learn something new together, a good place to check out is Airbnb Local Experience.

80. Sake Appreciation Workshop

Price: $120

Address: 1 Irving Place, Singapore 369546

Nearest MRT: Tai Seng

Opening Hours: -

How long it will take: ~2 hours

Website: http://www.winelanguage.sg/store/p4/Sake_Appreciation_Workshop.html

There’s wine appreciation and cocktail mixing, but how much do you really know about the Japanese alcohol sake? While probably not as popular as the other classic wines and spirits, sake is an alcohol that has deep culture and history to it.

>$200

81. Anywhr

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Price: Various

Address: -

Nearest MRT: -

Opening Hours: -

How long it will take: -

Website: https://www.anywhr.co/

Traveling is fairly routine - decide on a place you want to go and book a trip there. What if you did not have a choice on where you want to go? What if you let someone decide for you where you should go, and then just fly there for a real adventure?

Enter Anywhr.

Tell Anywhr your preferences and we will plan a fantastic trip for you!


82. Glamping

Price: $270 (Couple Package)

Address: Tents are pitched at East Coast Park Area G and Punggol Container Park

Nearest MRT: Paya Lebar, Punggol

Opening Hours: -

How long it will take: -

Website: https://www.glampingsociety.com/

Combining the words glamour and camping, glamping is a luxurious style of camping. Glamping Society is the first ever company to offer glamping services in Singapore, and you can take up a couple package and enjoy a cool night’s out camping in either East Coast Park or Punggol Container Park.


83. Pottery at Center Pottery

Price: $665 for 10 lessons

Address: 97L Lorong Tawas, Singapore 639824

Nearest MRT: Pioneer, Boon Lay

Opening Hours: Daily: 9 am - 6 pm

How long it will take: ~2 hours

Website: https://www.pottery.sg/

No more IKEA. Head over to Center Pottery and learn how to make your own pots instead!

I’m kidding of course, but pottery looks like it’s experiencing a new boom as a hobby. If it’s something you’re interested in, feel free to pick up a 10-lesson package at Center Pottery.


84. Take a cruise

Price: Various

Address: -

Nearest MRT: -

Opening Hours: -

How long it will take: Depends

Website: https://secure.royalcaribbean.com/cruises

Flying in a plane isn’t always THAT fun. If you’re budget, it can be really cramped and stifling. If you’re willing to splurge, why not hop on a luxury cruise and sail somewhere far enough, like Phuket?

You don’t have to squeeze in with all the travelers, and you get to enjoy all sorts of cool activities on board the ship.


85. Horse Riding Lessons

Price: $685

Address: Bukit Timah Saddle Club, 51 Fairways Drive, (Off Eng Neo Avenue), Singapore 286965

Nearest MRT: Sixth Avenue

Opening Hours: Tues - Sun: 7 am - 11 am, 3.30 pm - 7 pm

Mon: Closed

How long it will take: 8 weeks

Website: http://btsc.org.sg/riding/beginners-course/

If you can’t afford a car, why not go old school and ride a horse instead? Just kidding.

 

Seriously though, learning to ride a horse is pretty cool and it could be a fun hobby you and your partner pick up for absolutely no reason at all!

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