The Singapore Botanic Gardens are located close to the bustling city and serve as a peaceful sanctuary. This idyllic garden sits on 130 acres (52 ha) of land and is dotted with lakes inhabited by swans, ducks, and turtles. The park is excellent for a stroll around its pretty waterfalls, landscaped fountains, and well-situated rest spots. Refrains of orchestral music can at times be heard from outdoor concerns. It has both primary jungle and manicured lawns. The gardens orchid breeding program, begun in 1928, has produced more than 2,000 hybrids, with more being added each year. The garden has a reference library containing journals, rare books and botanical illustrations dating back to 1875.

National Orchid Garden

With over 1,000 species, this beautifully landscaped garden has the largest display of tropical orchids in the world.

VIP Orchid Garden

In 1928, the government started breeding hybrid orchids, and after 1957 started naming selected ones for distinguished guests.

Burkill Hall

Burkill Hall was home to many of the Garden’s past directors, including Isaac Henry Durkin and his son.


This octagonal bandstand was popular in the 1860c, when promenading in the gardens while listening to music played by a band was a fashionable pastime.

Swan Lake

Swan Lake is home to a host of swans as well as a variety of pond flora.


Girl on a Swing (1984) is the first a series of a series of works created by Sydney Harpley.

Yuen-Peng McNeice Bromeliad Collection

The collection of 20,000 bromeliads, which come from the forests of Central and South America, was donated by Lady Yuen-Peng McNeice. More than 700 species and 500 hybrids can be seen.

EJH Corner House

This colonial bungalow has been converted into a restaurant with a pleasant view of the idyllic surroundings.

The Tan Hoon Siang Mist House

The Tan Hoon Siang Mist House contains rare orchid blooms. Cultural artifacts particular to the orchid’s country of origin are displayed alongside.

Symphony Lake

On an islet in the middle of Symphony Lake Is the Shaw Foundation Symphony stage. Concerts and performances are regularly held in the pavilion.

Visitors’ Center

The center has an information counter, a cafe, a shop, and restrooms, as well as ample parking space. It has its own main entrance access from Evans Road.


How to go to Singapore Botanic Gardens

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Address: Cluny Road

Contact Number: 6471 7361

Nearest MRT: Orchard

Bus Number: 7, 105,106. 123

Operation Hour: 5am-midnight daily


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Bus Charter Rates

* Price varies by distant and timing
* Inclusive 1 driver

13 Seaters 1 Way  From S$90
2 Ways  From S$180
Hourly  S$54/hr (min 10hrs); S$66/hr (min 3hrs)
23 Seaters 1 Way  From S$102
2 Ways  From S$204
Hourly  S$78/hr (min 10hrs); S$90/hr (min 3hrs)
40 Seaters 1 Way  From S$132
2 Ways  From S$264
Hourly  S$90/hr (min 10hrs); S$102/hr (min 3hrs)

* Final prices subject to confirmation

For more Information

Phone: +65-96993782

Email: [email protected]

For more Information

Phone: +65-96993782

Email: [email protected]