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The Singapore Botanic Gardens occupies a land area of 52 hectares and some of the attractions include the National Orchid Garden, the Ginger Garden, and the Evolution Garden. It is the only botanic garden in the world that opens from 5 am to 12 mn every day. Except for the National Orchid Garden, admission to all the areas in the Botanical Garden is free.

National Orchard garden – stretches over 3 hectares and has a collection of more than 1000 species and 2000 hybrids of orchards

Evolution Garden – stretches over 1.5 hectares and tells the evoluation story of plant life on Earth.

Ginger Garden – stretches about  1 hectare and has a collection of members of the family Zingiberaceae

Rainforest – there are six hectares of tropical rainforest within the grounds of the botanical gardens.

There are free tours scheduled on every Saturday. Pls register at the Visitor Centre 15 minutes before the start of the tour.  You can contact Visitor Services at (+65) 6471 7361


1st Saturday of the month
Evolution Garden Tour (English)
Time: 9 am
Journey through time with volunteer guides in this one-hour tour.

Rainforest Tour (Japanese)
Time: 10 am
Discover the enchantment of our tropical rainforest with Japanese volunteer guides in this one-hour tour.

2nd Saturday of the month
Rainforest Tour (English)
Time: 9 am, 10 am, 11 am and 4 pm
Discover the enchantment of our tropical rain forest with volunteer guides in this one-hour tour.

Rainforest Tour (Mandarin)
Time: 4 pm
Discover the enchantment of our tropical rain forest with Chinese volunteer guides in this one-hour tour.

3rd Saturday of the month
National Orchid Garden Tour (English)
Time: 9 am, 10 am, 11 am and 4 pm
Explore the beauty and diversity of orchids with volunteer guides in this one-hour tour. Admission into the National Orchid Garden applies.

4th Saturday of the month
Evolution Garden Tour (English)
Time: 9 am
Journey through time with volunteer guides in this one-hour tour.


Evolution Garden Tour (Mandarin)
Time: 4 pm
Journey through time with Chinese volunteer guides in this one-hour tour.

Address
Cluny Road Singapore 259569


Opening Hours
Singapore Botanic Gardens  - 5 am to 12 midnight daily
National Orchid Garden - 8.30 am to 7 pm daily (last ticket sale at 6pm).

Admission rates
Singapore Botanic Gardens -Free

National Orchid Garden
Adults   S$5.00
Students  S$1.00
Senior Citizens(60 years and Above) S$1.00
Child  (below 12 years)   Free

 

Approximate touring time
2-3 hours

Getting there
Via Holland Road
SBS bus number 7, 105, 123, 174
SMRT bus number 75, 77, 106

Via Bukit Timah Road
SBS bus number 66, 151, 153, 154
SMRT bus number67, 171

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