6 Things to Do in Singapore on a Rainy Day
Posted by lsimoncavage on 05 April 2017
It’s the scenario we all dread. You are on your long-awaited holiday and everything is cooperating, except for the weather. However, don’t get the blues just yet. Rainy weather doesn’t mean that you have to be stuck inside your room all day. When it rains in Singapore it often pours, but there are still plenty of great things to do and see that are perfect for a rainy day!
1. Take a walk through the cloud forest- Gardens by the Bay is a collection of three gardens. Much of the greenery is located outdoors but the venue has two large indoor conservatories. Visit the Flower Dome Conservatory which covers three acres and has foliage from dry and mild climates like the Mediterranean, South Africa and parts of Australia. It’s sister, the Cloud Forest, replicates cool, moisture-rich ecosystems which are found up to 9000 feet above sea level in Central America and Southeast Asia. The cloud forest is also special in that it features the world’s tallest indoor waterfall. Take a lift to the top of the mountaintop to discover the unique biodiversity and geology of cloud forests and then take a stroll along a walkway in the clouds for an aerial view of the canopy and mountainside below. It’s a unique and magical indoor experience that everyone will love.
2. Get your culture fix at a museum – Singapore has many great museums. One of the most popular is the National Gallery of Singapore , a visual arts institution which oversees the largest public collection of Singapore and Southeast Asian modern art. The gallery provides a unique visitor experience through its outstanding collections. You can assess this museum with your iVenture Card. In addition, you may want to visit the Malay Heritage Centre which acts as a vital heritage institution for the Malay community in Singapore through exhibits, programs and activities. The Singapore Art Museum is another place where you can spend hours upon hours browsing through interesting exhibits.
3. Pose for photos with celebrities or become part of the photo - If you are looking for a great way to have fun during a rainy day, why not use your iVenture Card to visit Madame Tussauds or the Trick Eye Museum instead of taking countless selfies by your rain-soaked hotel window. Venture into Madame Tussauds and take countless photos with wax figurine celebrities. Visit the Trick Eye Museum and become a part of the artwork in your photographs. Spend hours in this 4D museum as you float in mid-air and even fly with a Pegasus! You won’t want to forget your camera for these attractions!
4. Visit the S.E.A. Aquarium -Discover the awe-inspiring world of life in the ocean at the world’s largest aquarium with iVenture Card. Immerse yourself in a magical marine world seen through our planet’s largest window to the ocean. The aquarium is home to more than 100,000 marine mammals of over 800 species, across 49 different habitats. Walk through the thick acrylic viewing panel as rays and sharks swim above you. You can even dine with the manta rays at the Ocean Restaurant. There are so many unique things to do and see at the aquarium that you can spend hours and hours of your rainy day here.
5. Immerse yourself in K-Pop - If you love K-Pop, then you’ll love K-Live Sentosa. This is the first dedicated hologram theatre in Singapore featuring K-pop stars where both audiences and performers are able to interact through hologram technology. It provides the K-pop fans from all around the world with daily opportunities to experience the vivid performances of their idols whenever they want. It also provides great entertainment on a rainy day.
6. Eat at an all-day international buffet- There’s nothing quite like enjoying all of the comfort foods on a rainy day. Since Singapore is a cultural melting pot, your will be sure to find plenty of international buffets. A long list of five-star hotels feature all-day dining buffets, importing some of the finest ingredients from around the world as well as having expert chefs cook local Asian dishes in front of you. You’ll find international buffets at Shangri-la Singapore, the Carlton Ritz and the Mandarin Oriental.