Beauty Abounds in the Gardens by The Bay
A national garden and premier horticultural attraction for local and international visitors, Gardens by the Bay is a showpiece of horticulture and garden artistry that presents the plant kingdom in a whole new way, entertaining while educating visitors with plants seldom seen in this part of the world, ranging from species in cool, temperate climates to tropical forests and habitats.
Home to one of the world’s tallest indoor waterfalls and a lush mountain clad with plants from around the world, Cloud Forest rewards the curious and adventurous. Go on a fascinating journey of discovery and get up close with some of the world’s most exotic plant species as you stroll along its unique aerial walkways. Make your way to the mountain’s peak. Take a closer look at unusual vegetation native to cloud forest habitats, typically found at some 2,000 metres above sea level. Look out for carnivorous plants such as pitcher plants and Venus Flytraps set against a verdant carpet of delicate ferns and mosses — all while enjoying spectacular views of the Marina Bay waterfront.
Be awed by the Flower Dome’s beauty and its sheer size — this cavernous cooled conservatory holds the Guinness World Record for the largest glass greenhouse! Come explore and learn more about this innovative megastructure that literally brings the world’s flora under one roof. The Flower Dome’s volume is equivalent to 75 Olympic-sized swimming pools. Temperature in the Flower Dome ranges from 23°C to 25°C. The Flower Dome is covered with 3,332 glass panels. The Flower Field Hall accommodates up to 1,000 people.
The tallest Supertree is about the height of a 16-storey building. The Supertrees are sustainable vertical gardens housing over 162,900 plants of over 200 species. The nightly Garden Rhapsody shows are powered by 68 independent audio speakers. 7 of the Supertrees are designed to harvest solar energy. Keep your eyes peeled and ears tuned in for a stupendous “live performance” by the Supertrees! Be dazzled as these titanic beacons light up in perfect synchrony with curated soundtracks choreographed specially for the Gardens. Catch the free Garden Rhapsody shows at the Supertree Grove, happening at 7.45pm and 8.45pm nightly!
For bird watchers and nature lovers, the Kingfisher Wetlands never disappoints. The latest attraction at the Gardens, this new freshwater sanctuary opens your eyes to a flourishing diversity of exotic flora and fauna. Rarely do you get wetlands like this in the city centre, so seize this opportunity to get up close with Nature. After a fulfilling meal at Satay by the Bay, take an easy stroll to the Wetlands near by. Savour all that nature has to offer, and discover the secrets to biodiversity—thriving right in the heart of our urban world.