Singapore Flyer: Tours & Tickets
What to look for from the Singapore Flyer
At a height of 165 meters, the Flyer only recently surrendered its position as the tallest ferris wheel in the world. Nevertheless, the best views of Singapore perfectly sum up the rise of this triumphant modern metropolis!
1. Empress Place
Singapore's importance as a colonial trading post is rendered in this beautiful old courthouse by the mouth of the river. It's now home to the Asian Civilizations Museum.
2. Merlion Park
Half fish, half lion, the Merlion fountain on the river's south bank originates in the legend of Sang Nila Utamathe – the prince who named the island "Singapura" (Lion City).
3. Esplanade – Theaters On The Bay
Though they appear as two huge fishing nets cast out into Marina Bay, these striking buildings actually house a world-leading concert hall and theater.
4. Formula 1 Circuit
In 2008 Singapore integrated an F1 circuit into its urban roads. Although you and your rental car can't join in, on race days you can watch the action from the Flyer!
5. Malaysia and Indonesia
That's right! The Singapore Flyer is so high that on a clear day the panoramas extend well beyond the city-state's borders!
Planning Your Visit
Best time to go?
The Singapore Flyer is open until 10pm, and Singapore is an incredible city to see at night! From sunset onwards the city is at its most striking, yet the Flyer gets considerably less busy, perhaps because the downside is not being able to see as far.
How long does it take?
Each rotation takes 30 minutes, although you should plan to spend at least an hour at the attraction, if not longer.
Tickets can be bought on-site, but online discounts are available if you decide to book in advance.
Where to park?
The Singapore Flyer has its own parking lot. It costs $1.50 per half-hour, but this is capped at $15 on weekdays.
Good to know
- When should I visit?
- 8:30AM to 10:30PM. Last entry is at 10:15PM.
- Is it expensive?
- An adult ticket is S$33.
- Will I need a guide?
- It will definitely help. A tour could be a worthwhile investment to get the best out of the trip!
- How to get there
- The MRT station Promenade (on the CC4 and Circle lines) is a five-minute walk from the Flyer. Alternatively, catch buses 106, 111, and 133 - get off at Temasek Avenue.
- Additional information
- *Going in the evening will give you great sunset views over the city.
*Once on the Flyer, you can either sit or stand.
What people are saying about Singapore Flyer
it was very helpful for people who travel for first time, they take you the most important places to go.
The dinner was disappointing, but the rickshaw ride and the boat trip made up for it.