37 Free Things to Do During Your Vacation in Singapore

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An expert listing of free things to do in Singapore is now published on BudgetHotels.sg for travelers.

Tourists Gushing over the Unique Merlion Statue

Tourists Gushing over the Unique Merlion Statue

As a local expert, I know that is not entirely true because there are certainly lots of activities and places that one can do or visit throughout the year in Singapore for free or at least dirt cheap.

According to the recent Worldwide Cost of Living 2013 survey conducted by London-based Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU), it ranked Singapore as the sixth most expensive city in the world. Singapore has joined the ranks of Japanese cities like Tokyo and Osaka to become expensive travel destinations compared to traditionally more costly European locations like Paris and Geneva.

To help tourists defray their traveling costs in Singapore, a useful list of 37 things that travelers can do for free or almost free has been drawn up by Danny Lee of BudgetHotels.sg, an online hotel guide platform specializing in listing budget hotels near MRT train stations.

“I have frequently overheard remarks from passing-by tourists who commented that Singapore is expensive for everything. As a local expert, I know that is not entirely true because there are certainly lots of activities and places that one can do or visit throughout the year in Singapore for free or at least dirt cheap”, commented Danny Lee of BudgetHotels.sg.

Here is a roundup of the 37 free things to do in Singapore:

1.    Explore History in Chinatown

2.    Sensory Overload in Little India - includes a popular haunt for walking off jet lag

3.    Discover the Arab Quarters

4.    Trace History at the Civic District

5.    Bustling About in Bugis

6.    Temples Hopping

7.    Stroll Along the Singapore River

8.    Fortune Telling - which temple to go for free divination

9.    Tuck in Free Vegetarian Food - where to go for free vegetarian meals

10.    Dance The Night Away - which dance clubs have no cover charges

11.    Enjoy Stunning Panoramas – where are the free and high-points to capture Singapore’s magnificent skyline

12.    Gush Over the Merlion – where to locate this 8.6m iconic statue and take photos with it – free of charge

13.    Stroll on the Marina Bay Boardwalk

14.    Bask in The Botanic Gardens

15.    Wander in the Gardens By The Bay

16.    Get a Free Walking Tour – where to book a free and guided walking tour of Singapore

17.    Explore Sentosa

18.    Visit Resorts World Sentosa – how to get into Resorts World Sentosa for free

19.    Watch Outdoor Movies

20.    Catch Arthouse Shorts

21.    Take a Tree Top Walk – where to take a nature hike on a 250m-high suspension bridge in Singapore

22.    Learn Qigong for Free

23.    Fly a Kite on the Marina Barrage

24.    Celebrate A Festival

25.    Catch Spectacular Fireworks – when and where to catch free fireworks in Singapore

26.    Visit the National Museum of Singapore – when is the best time to go for free entry

27.    See the Singapore Art Museum

28.    Appreciate Free Art

29.    Go Round The F1 Singapore Track

30.    Climb Bukit Timah Hill

31.    Roaming in Pulau Ubin

32.    Watch Birds in Sungei Buloh

33.    Trek the Southern Ridges

34.    East Coast Park

35.    Arts Performances at the Esplanade

36.    Concerts in Botanic Gardens

37.    Extraordinary Christmas Light-ups

To get more information and tips on the 37 free things to do in Singapore, please visit http://www.budgethotels.sg/37-free-things-to-do-in-singapore/

About BudgetHotels.sg
Created by a local expert, BudgetHotels.sg is a first-of-its kind hotels guide platform in Singapore and Asia that provides a compilation of budget hotels in Singapore with key information like the location of nearby MRT train stations, food outlets and shopping options.

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