22 Nov 2019 - 5 min read
We have partnered with homegrown Firefly airline to bring you the first ever You Go, We Go: Traveloka Travel Vlog series, where we hope to inspire people to explore the world. In this travel vlog series we’ll be bringing you around the enchanting Southeast Asia and for each episode we’ll zoom in on little-known and interesting attractions. You definitely don’t want to miss this!
For the first episode, let’s follow fellow travelers Imara, Julia and Desmond as they navigate and discover the island nation of Singapore! No doubt there are plenty of things to do in Singapore, but if you only have 72 hours to spend, how does one choose? Well, we’ve compiled a list of the die die must-explore places down below!
Morning: ArtScience Museum
Wake your inner child and discover creativity at its best through art, science, design, media and technology at the ArtScience Museum. Housed in a lotus-inspired structure, which is Singapore’s iconic landmark, this futuristic museum is one of the many attractions in the Marina Bay Sands area. Here, you can immerse yourself in a dynamic 1,500 m2 digital universe of interactive art installations revolving around the themes of nature, park and science at the permanent exhibition, Future World: Where Art Meets Science. Get the camera ready as you’ll be snapping hundreds of photos here!
10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Opening hours: 10.00am – 7.00pm (last admission at 6.00pm)
Evening: Rainforest Lumina
After having Hainanese chicken rice for dinner at the Maxwell Food Centre, head over to Rainforest Lumina at the Singapore Zoo. Take a night walk on the wild side and you’ll never experience a tropical rainforest the same way again. Walking along the one-kilometer pathway, you can expect to be enthralled by a mesmerizing audio-visual experience and be one with the lush, luminous world of the rainforest at night. Be sure to meet the Creature Crew, a heroic group of eight virtual animals who will take you on a magical adventure like no other. Look out for Maya the orangutan, Poncho the flying fox, and Tairee the white tiger! Walk through smoking doorways, hop over laser beams and dodge swooping birds of prey in an experience characterized by scenography and interactivity. Rainforest Lumina is a multi-sensory experience that’s a must-visit for anyone who’s in Singapore!
80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
Opening hours: 7.30pm – 12.00am
Morning: The Bubble Tea Factory
If there are two fun things that we love in Singapore, they must be bubble teas and Instagram-worthy exhibitions! The first of its kind in Singapore, The Bubble Tea Factory (TBTF) is an immersive, multi-sensory journey that takes you through an enchanting world of bubble tea. Surely this is something even non-boba fans would enjoy! Spanning across more than 10 playful, visually spectacular photo zones, TBTF is a match made in heaven for all bubble tea addicts and Instagram aficionados. So, be sure to have your cameras ready and plenty of data storage to spare!
The Bubble Tea Factory
*Scape Underground Orchard
2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978
Opening hours: 10.00am – 10.00pm (Saturday and Sunday), 4.00pm – 10.00pm (Monday to Friday)
Afternoon: Singapore River Safari
Get ready as we’re going on a wild ride! The Singapore River Safari is Asia’s first and only river-themed wildlife park. Among other exciting things, the 12-hectare wildlife reserve is packed with previews of the freshwater habitats of historic rivers like the Amazon, Mississippi, Mae Klong, Nile, and more. Explore the wildlife park on foot and end the experience with a magical cruise that traverses the gentle waters of the park. You’ll be able to spot countless aquatic animals like the endangered giant Mekong catfish and you’ll also get an opportunity to meet the resident giant pandas, Kai Kai and Jia Jia at the Giant Panda Forest!
Singapore River Safari
80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
Opening hours: 10.00am – 7.00pm (last entry is at 6.30pm)
Afternoon: Holey Moley Mini Golf
Imagine the craziest round of mini golf you’ve ever played. Now add a bar. Hello, Holey Moley Golf Club!This place is perfect for some mindless fun with your friends. There are 27 unique holes that’ll surely keep you on your toes. Having music and a full-service bar definitely equals to Singapore’s best mini golf course. Par none.
Holey Moley Golf Club
3B River Valley Rd, Singapore 179021
Opening hours: 12.00pm – 2.00am
Evening: Jewel Changi
If you haven’t heard of Jewel Changi, then you must be living under a rock. This spanking new complex with a glass and steel facade wows visitors with a 40-meter-tall indoor waterfall. Not only that, the space is also accented with lush greeneries of canopy mazes and parks. There are plenty of nooks for you to enjoy the sound of the cascading waterfall. It’s the perfect breathing space away from the airport’s hustle and bustle.
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Follow the Traveloka team as we embark on a fun-filled adventure across Southeast Asia to explore little-known and interesting attractions. In every episode, we’ll be zooming into the best activities as well as give you some tried-and-true tips!