Running out of things to do in Singapore?
About three-quarters of adult Singaporeans, or 2.2 million people, have not used their SingapoRediscovers vouchers which expires on 31st December. Here are 10 cheap things that you can do in Singapore with $20 or under, many of which are redeemable with the SingapoRediscovers vouchers.
Let off steam at Hi-roller
If you want to indulge in a nostalgic 80s roller rink ambience, Hi-roller is the place to go to. Stylishly retro and equipped with disco lights, patrons can put on 4-wheel skates and take over the colourful rink with confidence.
If you want to learn more, they also have a Skate Academy for people of all ages, from beginners to competitive levels featuring speed slalom, classic slalom, battle slide, inline floorball and speed skating.
Cool down with Hydrodash
Sentosa is home to some costly attractions such as the Adventure Cove and Universal Studios. However, it also has some cheaper options such as Hydrodash – Singapore’s first floating aqua park that is sure to please fans of Wipeout.
Located off Sentosa’s Palawan Beach, kids and kidults can play at the large inflatable playground and obstacle course. The water park is also split into four zones with different difficulty levels. If you still have some energy afterwards, why not head to the Trick Eye Museum to be amazed by optical illusions, or check out Madame Tussauds for some wax figure fangirling?
Let loose at Forest Adventures
Nestled in Bedok Reservoir, this treetop obstacle course features 44 obstacles and three exhilarating zip lines over waters. The thrilling zipline that runs across the reservoir is at a whopping 300m that is sure to make you feel as though you are flying.
For children aged five to nine years old, there is also a Kids Course engineered just for them. This is one definite way to achieving a high adrenaline weekend.
Learn about the arts at Gillman Barracks
A beautiful art cluster, Gillman Barracks is filled with galleries, bars, cafes and restaurants. Visitors will get to see impressive local and international art as well as participate in creative workshops within this cool enclave. Check out their website for updates on the latest art tours and happenings.
Get up close with nature at Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve
An ASEAN Heritage Park, this wetlands reserve is crucial for many migratory birds in Asia. You can feast your eyes on many bird species, crocodiles, and even otters if you pay enough attention to your surroundings, so keep your eyes peeled! Be prepared to slap on a generous amount of sunscreen and mosquito repellent patches to keep your skin protected.
Get off the beaten path at ORTO
Enjoy prawning and longkang fishing? How about hopping on trampolines, shooting paintball, playing soccer, or flexing your driving skills through drift carts? You can do all these and have a delicious mookata and even piping hot little bowls of thai boat noodles at ORTO. A family friendly establishment, it promises to be an all-in-one entertainment venue for everyone.
Watch indie films at alternative cinemas
You are not the only person tired of watching movies at the conventional movie theatres. Do things a bit differently by watching indie films at The Projector, which also serves craft beers, creative cocktails, cakes, craft coffees and more.
The Screening Room is also a hidden boutique film theatre that features an intimate screening room and a calendar of exciting films matched with food and cultural events. Expect timeless classics and thought-provoking independent or foreign films.
‘Jet off’ to surrounding islands
Explore the quiet islands near us for a great weekend getaway from the city. At Pulau Ubin, St. John’s, Lazarus, Kusu and Sisters’ Islands, you get to chill by the beach, learn about the historical significance of these places, and indulge in nature. Just a boat ride away, these islands are perfect for adventure seekers.
Cruise around the river
Spend some time this weekend floating down the Singapore River from Clarke Quay to Boat Quay. You will get to see bridges and various iconic landmarks such as Marina Bay Sands and the majestic Merlion. If you have already gone on the cruise in the day, try hopping on at night this time round. The experience will be vastly different, and much more cooling!
Grow your wealth
With $20, not only can you explore Singapore through the activities above, you also have the option to grow your money and uplift society by investing in debt investment platforms like Funding Societies.
It is an investment concept that allows you to invest in financing to SMEs and reap returns in the form of interests. The platform connects SMEs sourcing for business financing directly with investors who are looking to diversify their investment portfolio. With over S$21.7 billion in business financing funded regionally till date, Funding Societies is the largest debt investment platform in the region.
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