Mark Your Calendars! Here Are 8 New And Exciting Attractions You’ll Want To Check Out

Time to play tourist in your own country
By: agnes
April 19, 2022

Just this month, the Singapore borders reopened, welcoming tourists far and wide. Though everyone was more excited about travelling into Malaysia, Singapore was gearing up too. The little red dot may be small, but attractions are never endless here, which is what attracts tourists to our home. But sometimes, it’s nice to play tourist in our own country. With that, here are some new and exciting attractions that are about to come to Singapore. Trust us when we say, you’ll want to check them out!

1. ‘Avatar: The Experience’ At Gardens By The Bay

Calling all fans of Avatar – if you’ve ever dreamt about entering the mystical world, then your dream is about to come true. Avatar: The Experience will visit Gardens by the Bay’s Cloud Forest later this year, making imagination a reality. The breathtaking waterfall, winding paths, and exotic plants of the greenhouse will take on new meaning in Pandora’s universe. Bioluminescent landscapes and unearthly animals, as well as the Na’vi civilization, will be explored in real life! While the exact dates of this attraction are yet to be announced, you can join the guest list here to be among the first to be updated. 

2. Trifecta by The Ride Side

Do you sometimes wish that you can snowboard, surf and skate at a single arena? Well, you’re in luck because a new (and the first) snow, surf, and skate park in Asia is about to open at Orchard Road in Singapore. As of now, Trifecta by The Ride Side is set to open its doors in 2023, and will definitely be one of the new and exciting attractions in Singapore. But the plan is to have three separate arenas for skateboarding, snowboarding and surfing. The Ride Side also hopes to focus on community building via eco-educational programmes and tours, a retail shop, and unique cooperation with other businesses. For more information, click here.

3. Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas

If you have yet to go on a cruise, we highly recommend you sign up for Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas. Tickets are currently on sale now, while the cruise is set to sail in October this year. It is also scheduled to visit international ports like Klang, Penang, Phuket, and Malacca starting in October. What can you do on this cruise, you asked? Well, there’s an activity that combines virtual reality and bungee jumping in one – at the ship’s sky pad. Other than that, you can sing your heart out in the karaoke room or soak off your stress in the rooftop pool. Click here for more information.

4. Scentopia

In all honesty, perfumes are pretty much essential to our everyday lives. If you’re someone who loves perfumes and would like to know more, then pay a visit to Scentopia. Happening now till May, you can experience scents through the world of Augmented Reality (AR). With the help of your cell phone, you can take advantage of the hourly free guided tours. In fact, you can make your own custom fragrance in Scentopia’s perfume-making workshop. There, you can choose from over 6,000 scents so try not to be overwhelmed. It’s currently one of Singapore’s new and exciting attractions!

5. Palawan Sands

Palawan Sands is already known to be an island that many family look forward to staying at. Well, it’s about to get better! Shangri-La Group has announced that they will be building a go-kart track and two beach clubs in addition to the current HydroDash. Furthermore, there will also be a sandcastle-themed water play area for toddlers alongside exclusive cabanas. All of these are set to debut in the second half of 2023 so get excited!

6. Lego Exhibition at the Science Centre Singapore

Brickman Wonders Of The World at Science Centre Singapore will bring back nostalgic memories with more than 50 beautiful Lego Brick masterpieces. Stare in awe at amazing buildings like Statue of Liberty, Taj Mahal, and even our very own Merlion. To make things better, these displays are interactive so you’ll get to learn a lot about these famous sites. Lastly, their interactive Master Builder Zone allows you to create your own Lego masterpiece after viewing the inspiring examples on display.

7. Night At The Museum At Museum Of Ice Cream

Last year, the first Museum Of Ice Cream made its way to Singapore – to much rave. People absolutely loved the new hotspot, especially because of how pink it is! Now, for the first time ever, Singapore’s pinkest museum is presenting an intimate evening experience for you and your loved ones. Daytime hours at the Museum of Ice Cream are maintained, but after the sun goes down, it becomes “Night at the Museum.” Those over the age of 18 will be able to enjoy free-flowing ice cream as well as alcoholic beverages.

8. Attack On Titan: The Exhibition 

Pic cred: Marina Bay Sands

If you’re a fan of Attack on Titan, then you won’t want to miss out on this exhibition at Singapore’s ArtScience Museum. There are more than 180 artworks for Hajime Isayama in this collection, which would be the first of its sort in Southeast Asia. The display will also feature previously unseen works, draughts, and sketches from his vaults. It’s one of the best new and exciting attractions to check out in Singapore.

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