GO BEHIND THE SCENES: MUST-SEE TOURS, TRAILS AND NATURE WALKS
Discover exclusive insights and hidden stories of Sentosa at these tours, trails and nature walks
What comes to mind when one mentions Sentosa? The beaches, and attractions. But did you know that this tiny island is also rich in history and biodiversity? And when it comes to attractions, there's so much happening behind the scenes to keep you entertained. So come join us off the beaten tourist track to see behind the curtain.
NEW TOURS AVAILABLE: Discover Sentosa through the lens of an insider — From back-of-house attraction experience like Madame Tussauds Singapore and Royal Albatross, to the lesser-known Fort Siloso and The Rock @ Blakang Mati, Check out this curated list of Sentosa Insider Tour that will reveal under-the-radar experiences that many may miss on the island.
Madame Tussauds Singapore Behind The Magic Tour
Highlights: Explore Behind The Magic of Madame Tussauds Singapore- A 60 minute insider experience where guests go behind the scenes with wax artists and try their hand at the magic required to make the worlds greatest wax figures. Learn wax painting, hair insertion and even take home your own wax souvenir! You can be a wax artist!
When: 2 Oct 2020 - 27 Mar 2021
Introduction of Madame Tussauds’ History
LIVE demonstration of making a wax figure elements
Hands-on Activity: Hair insertion on wax figure
Hands-on Activity: Oil painting on wax figure
Hands-on Activity: Wax surface fixing
Hands-on Activity: Making of your own wax souvenir
Behind The Magic
02 Oct - 27 Mar 2021
ReDiscovery Cruise Royal Albatross
Highlights: Go on a Singapoliday and enjoy our open breezy decks for a short fun cruise about Singapore’s interesting and vast maritime history on Asia’s most unique 22 masts traditionally rigged tall ship.
Watch as history comes to life, engage with the crew through traditional ship commands and have a glimpse into the past on how ships navigated the vast oceans during the golden age of Discovery. Just like how it was done when Sir Stamford Raffles first navigated the straits of Malacca.
When: 7 Nov 2020 - 28 Feb 2021
1.5 Hour Sailing
Activity 1: Traditional Sailing Showcase
Activity 2: DIY Nautical Knot Coaster
Activity 3: Fun Maritime Trivia
Activity 4: DIY Sailor Hat & Photo Contest
Celebration Session (For Birthday & Anniversaries)
The Rock @ Blakang Mati Walking Tour
Highlights: Today, many visitors and Singaporeans know Sentosa as a destination for fun and adventure with family and friends. But did you know that the island also holds a fair share of memories of soldiers fighting for their life as they defended Singapore during the WW2? Join us on a journey as we learn more about Fort Siloso; the cornerstone in the seaward defence plans of the British Colonial Powers. Explore tunnels and bunkers with us to experience how life was like during the Syonan years.
When: 15 Oct 2020 - 30 Mar 2021
Fort Siloso Skywalk Entrance
Fort Siloso Skywalk
Singapore During WW2
Garden of Wartime Staples
Life of A Soldier
The Rock @ Blakang Mati
15 Oct - 30 Mar 2021
Mount Faber Gai Gai Tour
Highlights: Go behind the scenes with Mount Faber Gai Gai Tour. Now you can take a guided tour around Mount Faber Part to Faber point to get to know rich history surrounding the mural wall and mini Merlion. Whats more- Venture back-of-house for an exclusive tour of how Singapore Cable Car operates.
When: 18 August 2019 - 31 Mar 2021
Round Trip cable car ride on Mount Faber Line
2 hours English guided tour
Flash your Gai Gai Tour Tickets to enjoy the following discounts: 10% off dining at Arbora Restaurant | 10% off purchase from Singapore Cable Car Gift Shop
Fort Siloso Day Tour
Highlights: Built in the late 19th century as an important installation for protecting the coastline, Fort Siloso is now home to a wealth of WWII memorabilia, including the most extensive collection of coastal guns in Singapore. Come explore the fortified military structures and tunnels with passionate guides, as they journey with you back in time with stories of yesteryears. Conclude your tour at the newly revamped Surrender Chambers, where you will be guided through six interactive zones, from the Japanese invasion till their eventual surrender at the end of WWII.
When: Every 2nd and 3rd Saturday of the month
Free Day Tour at Fort Siloso
26 Oct - 31 Dec 2021
Sentosa Nature Heritage Walk
Highlights: Home to more than 30 carefully conserved heritage trees and buildings, Sentosa also houses Singapore's only fully restored military fort, Fort Siloso. The Sentosa Nature Heritage Walk is an 8 km trail routes, where you can explore and learn more about Singapore's heritage.
Starting from Sentosa Boardwalk and ending at the Beach Station, this self-guided walk features historical sites such as the former British Hospital (now Madame Tussauds Singapore) and Mt Imbiah Battery which served as a defence post in the 1800s at the summit of Mount Imbiah, among others. Look out for heritage trees such as the Jambu Laut — Singapore's only heritage tree of this species found on Sentosa.
Siloso Headland Intertidal Walk
Highlights: Start your day with the refreshing morning sun, air and sea at Siloso Headland (aka Tanjung Rimau), where corals, seagrass and a wide variety of marine wildlife peak out from the low tides to say hello! While development has reduced the total number of species around Sentosa, let us appreciate the beauty of the ecosystem of one of the last remaining coastal cliffs and rocky shores around.
When: Sentosa holds regular guided walks during low tides. .
How to sign up: Check back here for updates about upcoming walks.
Siloso Headland Intertidal Programme
14 Jun - 06 Dec 2021
Highlights: Discover the journey of our Sentosa turtles through an interactive sharing. What are the potential dangers that lie in their way, and what can we do to help the little hatchlings get back to sea safely to join their marine friends?
Take a chance to learn how you and your loved ones can contribute to marine conservation, and take action through the hands-on experience of litter picking along the beaches and determine some of the common types of litter with a quick analysis of the rubbish collected. This tour is recommended for families with young children, to understand marine conservation better and help our children be future eco-warriors!
When: 3 Nov 2020 - 27 May 2021
- Every Thursdays
- Excluding public holidays and eve of public holidays
- Introduction to the importance of keeping our beaches clean for marine life
- Distribution of tools and briefing on Dos and Don’ts
- Hands-on experience of litter-picking
- Summary of activity
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