Friday, February 15, 2013

Gardens by the Bay

With a diverse range of plant life from the world's four corners, there is so much to explore in this garden. Whether you're looking to get up close with exotic species in the Cooled Conservatories, marvel at towering vertical gardens or learn about the intricacies of plant life in the themed gardens, there's plenty to see --perhaps more than you can fit in a day!

Opening hours:
Outdoor Gardens: 5AM - 2AM daily
Conservatories: 9AM - 9PM daily
OCBC Skyway: 9AM - 9PM daily

Admission fees:
Outdoor Gardens: Free 
Conservatories: $8 to $28 
OCBC Skyway: $3 to $5

Bridge from Marina Bay Sands
to Gardens by the Bay.

Waterfall in the
Cloud Forest Dome.

Areas in the Gardens

Flower Dome
Wander amongst thousand-year-old olive trees and unusual Baobabs of the cool-dry Mediterranean and subtropical regions as you take in sights of the changing seasonal floral display.

Cloud Forest
Explore the highlands amidst orchids, pitcher plants, and ferns from the cool-moist Tropical Montan region, complete with a 35-metre man-made mountain and waterfall.

The Supertrees
Look up in awe at dramatic vertical plan displays, or enjoy a bird's eye view from the 22-metre high OCBC Skyway. When nigh falls, the Supertrees come to life with a spectacular light and sound show at 7.45 pm and 8.45 pm nightly.

The Supertrees

Heritage Gardens
Discover how plants play a part in the culture of Singapore's main ethnic groups, as well as their historical significance in the city-state's colonial heritage.

World of Plants
Learn more about the web of floral relatinships in the rainforest and teh various functions of plant life in our collection of six gardens.
There are rounded aquariums too,
inhabited by arowanas!
I came across a hidden Merlion!

Eating Places in Gardens by the Bay

  • Pollen serves modern Mediterranean-inspired culinary creations, from one of London's top chefs.
  • Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurants serves the freshest seafood, Chinese and local cuisines from the cool comfort of the Flower Dome.
  • Supertree Dining will spoil you with choices of local and international delights from Hill Street Coffee Shop Peach Garden Noodle House, Texas Chicken, Canele Patisserie Chocolaterie and Casa Verde.
  • Cafe Crema handrafts gourmet coffee and a selection of signature sandwiches.
  • Verandah creates contemporary versions of Singapore heritage dishes.
  • Bakerzin is the perfect rest stop with its gorgeous French cakes, pastries, and breads.
  • Seventh Heaven specially created floral ice creams for Gardens by the Bay, along with its 30 hand-crafted ice cream flavours.
  • IndoChine will take your breath away 50 metres up at the top of the tallest Supertree as you enjoy Western and Asia-inspired bites with signature cocktails.
  • Satay by the Bay is the reminiscent of the old Satay Club with its affordable local delights in a garden setting y the waterfront.

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