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.
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.
Highlights: Explore Behind The Magic of Madame Tussauds Singapore- A 90 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 - 31 Dec 2020
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
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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 Dec 2019
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
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Highlights: Get side-tracked (literally) with tales of the past where the British military once resided during World War II. The Amara Heritage trail opens up the path to discover the hardships during the war times and the ways our heritage has been crafted by the surrounding nature. The hour-long journey takes you through the tranquillity of the one-of-a-kind trail and some hands-on experience with herbs and spices that give life to our local cuisines too! Finally, end off with a complimentary drink tied to the heritage of the Royal British Artillery.
When: Every Saturday and Sunday at 10am | $18 (public), $12 (Amara Sanctuary guests)
How to sign up: Make your bookings here!
31 May - 29 Mar 2020
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.
Highlights: Organised by My Community, you can uncover the lost heritage of the Southern Ridges, and Sentosa during this guided tour. Take a journey through off-the-beaten trails of Mount Faber, Sentosa and the ruins of Fort Serapong. Discover the ways which the British used to defend their naval base in Keppel at the military encampments, tunnel complexes and hidden reservoirs. Steeped with history, these sites are opened for the first time to the public since the 1940s.
When: 2nd weekend of every month
How to sign up: Book a spot here
Important: Please note that Fort Serapong is closed to the public, and is only accessible by this guided tour