Singapore is identified as one of the most pricey centres in the world and is often neglected by many budget explorers on their Asia trip. Contrasting to this status, there are several free activities that Singapore can offer without burning a hole in your pocket.
Let’s see the top 7 free activities in Singapore for especially for budget travellers.

1.Relax at one of Sentosa’s beaches


Skip the endless lines for the Sentosa Express tram and save some money by strolling across the Sentosa Boardwalk. Recently renovated, this 10-minute stroll along the waters is refreshing, with the cranes along the harbour in the distance. To add to the fun, bring along a beach mat, pack some sandwiches and make your own picnic along the beaches of Sentosa Island. For some insta worthy pictures, head to the Palawan Beach, where a little bridge gets you to the other small islands which are also the Southernmost point of the Asian continent. 

2.Check out Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay

With a wonderfully made gardens spreading across an area of 101 hectares, the Gardens by the Bay is one of the top picks for anyone visiting Singapore. Walk around the giant supertrees, colourful plants and flowers, indoor waterfalls and its cloud and dome forest. The gardens are open almost 24 hours a day(5 am–2 am) so hop in when you get time but one of the best time to visit is in the night or late evenings when the Supertrees are lit up. Also, dont miss out on its mesmerising light and sound show that happens here every evening which is absolutely free of cost.  

3.Trek the entire Changi Point Coastal Walk

Changi Point Coastal Walk

Though a small hike to get to this offbeat location, the Changi Point Coastal Walk is one of the most peaceful places of Singapore. The whole coastal walk is just a few kilometres entirely by the water. You can also choose to cross the small connecting bridge there where you can enjoy aircraft flying extremely low as they come in and arrive at the Changi Airport.

4.Have a Scavenger Hunt at Mustafa Centre

Mustafa Centre

Walking around the lanes of Little India, you can effortlessly locate these huge buildings as you near the Syed Alwi Road. It is regarded as the one-stop-shopping address for all kinds of shoppers and has everything, from a huge variety of garments, electronics, footwear, homeware, groceries, to the tiniest thing like a can opener, keychain, hair clips, stamps and the list is endless. Mustafa can also assure you one of the best exchange prices for your currency in Singapore. However, the best bit is yet to come. The Mustafa shopping centre is open for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and greets you with open arms every time! Well, it is said that if you don’t find what you’re seeing for in Mustafa, you might apparently not find it anywhere else in Singapore too. So, ready with your bags already?

5.Get sporty at East Coast Park

East Coast Park

East Coast Park is one of the most preferred chilling spots of the Singaporeans. From an adventuresome day to a refreshing evening, this park has it all covered to serve you. The best way to go around this 15-kilometre stretch of East Coast Park is on wheels, through the dedicated cycling and skating lanes. There are many bike rental stalls along the park, usually positioned near car parks or eateries. In addition, it also offers various activities from water games, bowling, tandem bikes, to barbecue pits and much more. After a fun-filled day choose from its range of delicious treats from the food stalls lined up opposite the shores. The East Coast Park makes for an excellent gateway away from the loud city noises and routine life. 

6.See the city from The Southern Ridges

The Southern Ridges

The Southern Ridges are an exceptional way to see the capital from the top. It is a simple trek that takes you on a 10-kilometre path from Mount Faber through the Henderson Waves and concludes at Kent Ridge Park. Make sure you carry enough water and put on some extra sunscreen, as there aren’t many spots to refuel along the way. This path is easily accessible from the Harbourfront MRT station and is just a few minutes from there. 

7.Explore Singapore’s diverse culture

Singapore is said to be one of the most culturally diverse nations of Asia, and there exist no better means to discover them than by putting on a comfortable pair of walking shoes and touring the streets.

diverse culture

Whether it’s the ancient temples and old-age healers of Chinatown, lively streets and sounds of Little India, or the bustling stalls and cheerful corner side cafes of Kampong Glam. Carry a good city map, enough water and if you wish to take back some souvenirs these are the best places. Each of these regions has its own MRT station, and since all of them are somewhere in the heart of the city you can just walk through if you’re feeling very energetic.

The number of free activities that you can do on your trip to Singapore which makes this an ideal destination for budget travellers and backpackers. So, now that you have the list ready, its time you check out the dates and start planning your vacation already. Alternatively, do check our great deals and offers on the Singapore holiday package proposed by various travel companies. What are you waiting for? Get set going!


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