Calling all thrill-seekers, nature enthusiasts, and those seeking relaxation in the Lion City! Singapore is brimming with an array of dynamic hangout spots that cater to the diverse tastes of today’s teens and youths. Whether you’re a parent looking for exciting activities to share with your kids or a teenager in search of the next adventure with friends, you’ve come to the right place.
In this guide, we’ve meticulously curated a list of the top hangout spots in Singapore, each promising an extraordinary experience that’s bound to create cherished memories. From adrenaline-pumping escapades to tranquil natural oases, and even places designed for unwinding, our selections cater to every mood and preference.
So, if you’re yearning for heart-pounding excitement, craving a serene connection with nature, or simply seeking a chill spot to unwind with friends, join us on a journey through Singapore’s most iconic hangout destinations. Let’s dive into this treasure trove of experiences and discover what makes the Lion City a haven for adventure and camaraderie. Get ready to embark on unforgettable escapades and create lasting memories with your loved ones as we unveil the coolest hangout spots just for you.
East Coast Park is definitely the place to be when you want to head outdoors and hang out with your fab bunch of friends. With revamped areas like Cyclist Park and Raintree Cove and the newly established connector where you can walk with dinos all the way to the airport, there's just so much to see and do here! At Cyclist Park, you can explore two cycling circuits - Learner Circuit and Advanced Circuit - which allow beginners and experienced cyclists to practice various techniques. The Learner Circuit is a 280-meter long track, which includes gentle slopes, flat areas, and a BMX trail for novices to improve riding stability and stamina. The 500-meter long Advanced Circuit contains exciting features such as undulating tracks, sharp turns, gradual granite steps, and a narrow bridge for more confident cyclists to hone their techniques. If you want to just chillax, set a picnic at one of the pavilions at Raintree Cove. For a touch of glam, contact Glamping City and plan a movie night under the stars!
Get ready for a day of non-stop thrills and splashes as you dive into a world of adventure and excitement. Embark on exhilarating water slides like the Riptide Rocket and Spiral Washout, where gravity-defying twists and turns will leave you breathless. Drift along the Adventure River, lazily winding through lush landscapes while you relax with your friends. With thrilling rides and an immersive experience, Adventure Cove Waterpark promises a water adventure like no other and is one of the best places for an outing with friends.
Aventure Cove Waterpark, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, 098269, https://www.rwsentosa.com/en/attractions/adventure-cove-waterpark
Perched atop the iconic Marina Bay Sands, this extraordinary observation deck offers an unrivaled panorama of Singapore's stunning skyline. For all you photography enthusiasts out there, this is a beautiful spot to catch sunsets over Singapore’s metropolitan skyline. As you step onto the SkyPark, you'll be captivated by the mesmerizing vistas that stretch far and wide, showcasing the nation’s architectural marvels. Come capture the perfect Instagram-worthy shot with your friends. For only SG$24, you can get tickets to the SkyPark and even redeem 5 digital photo files and 2 ‘Magic Shots’ (animated/interactive short video).
Marina Bay Sands SkyPark Observation Deck, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956, https://www.marinabaysands.com/attractions/sands-skypark.html
Are you an avid skateboarder or just willing to try your hand at a new skill? Do check out the Somerset Skate Park, that’s a haven for skateboarders of all levels, from beginners to seasoned pros. With its state-of-the-art features and well-designed ramps, rails, and bowls, the park offers endless opportunities for stunts and moves. Whether you're mastering your first ollie or perfecting advanced tricks, Somerset Skate Park provides the perfect playground for skaters to hone their skills. Grab your boards and bring your friends along!
Somerset Skate Park, 1 Somerset Rd, Singapore 238162, https://skatercoder.com/somerset-skate-park-singapore/
Don't miss the world's tallest dueling roller coasters Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN vs. CYLON™, indoor coaster Revenge of the Mummy, and TRANSFORMERS The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle. Be prepared to scream your lungs out as you plan a day out with your best buds to Universal Studios Singapore! Want more? Soar high up in the sky above Jurassic Park™with your dino-proof flying vehicle at the Canopy Flyer and end off the day's adventure at the Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure™ featuring a white water raft system with state-of-the art animatronics and a thrilling white water drop. Be prepared to get soaked!
Universal Studios Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269, www.rwsentosa.com/en/attractions/universal-studios-singapore/explore
Have you been trying to find a cathartic way to unleash your inner frustrations and break free from the daily grind? The Fragment Room provides a unique and thrilling experience, allowing you to vent your stress and anger in a safe and controlled environment. Equipped with protective gear and a wide array of breakable items of your choosing, you can release your pent-up emotions by smashing plates, glasses, and other objects to your heart's content. Perfect for blowing off some steam, this is a liberating space to release any negative energy in a fun way.
The Fragment Room, 490 MacPherson Road, Singapore 368198, https://thefragmentroom.com/
Want to escape reality for a bit? At Zero Latency, reality fades away, and your wildest virtual adventures come to life! Step into the world of cutting-edge virtual reality gaming, where you'll be transported to unimaginable dimensions with mind-blowing realism. Zero Latency is not your average gaming experience; it's a fully interactive adventure like no other. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, wireless VR headsets, and motion-tracking gear, you and your friends will embark on heart-pounding missions and tackle mind-bending puzzles together in a shared virtual space. Feel the adrenaline rush of the game without having to be out under the hot sun. If you’re planning on playing with your friends, Zero Latency allows you to participate in group entertainment where up to 8 players can play together. Go discover the ultimate VR gaming experience at Zero Latency.
Zero Latency, 3 Temasek Boulevard #03-346 (between Tower 2 and 3 Suntec City Mall, Singapore 038983, https://zerolatencyvr.com/
The Projector is Singapore's well-known independent cinema and cultural hub that celebrates the art of storytelling and the magic of film. Their carefully curated line-up of films ranges from classics to the latest indie masterpieces, ensuring a diverse and enriching cinematic experience for movie lovers of all tastes. Apart from film screenings, The Projector is also a dynamic space that hosts cultural events, film festivals, and even live performances. With its retro-chic ambiance, this is a great place for cinephiles to gather and watch indie films.
The Projector, 6001 Beach Rd, #05-00 Golden Mile Tower, Singapore 199589, https://theprojector.sg/
The Coast-to-Coast Trail is a 36 km trail that spans across Singapore, stretching across nature areas, parks, and park connectors from Jurong Lake Gardens in the west to Coney Island Park in the northeast. Best part? This whole trail experience is completed with the first augmented reality app-enabled for mobile phones. The app creates an immersive experience leading you to challenge your friends across 10 checkpoints spread out along 18 parks, showcasing the biodiversity we get to enjoy in our garden city! Download the online guide and the app to begin your whole day's adventure. We guarantee you'll be as fit as a fiddle by the time you're done with the whole route!
Coast-to-Coast Trail, www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/coast-to-coast
How about some good old hiking and taking in all of nature that our little island has to offer? Get into a healthy lifestyle and head over to the Southern Ridges and Nature Trail that spans 10km and connects to Mount Faber Park and HortPark. The main highlight of this trail is definitely the Henderson Waves near Telok Blangah – a bridge for pedestrians 36 meters above ground with eye-pleasing aesthetics and even a light show every evening from 7pm. For history buffs, check out Reflections at Bukit Chandu featuring a small museum within a colonial building that will transport you back to the past and revisit the Battle of Pasir Panjang. Do note that this trail is only on foot. Cycling, skating, or rollerblading is not permitted.
Head to the forest with your pals and prep yourselves for 44 wobbly crossings and 3 breath-taking zip lines over the water! It's time for Forest Adventure, Singapore's largest treetop adventure park! Before you start off, you’ll be equipped with a harness and go through a 20-minutes safety briefing where you will learn to use your equipment and how to move on the course. While on the course, you are free to swing as you like as you will no longer be directly supervised by any instructors! Free play! Hoorah! The Grand Course is SG$50 per pax or SG$40 for students. There's also a Buddy Package for 4 persons at SG$190!
Trapped in a room with your group of friends and having to solve riddles and puzzles to get yourselves out - that's the way an escape room works and if you've yet to try it out, now's the time. Game plots range from historical events to anime and even horror or just a light-hearted cartoon theme, there's bound to be one that you and your pals can have fun with. Check out Xcape Singapore that spans 8000 square feet with 10 game themes, 52 game chambers, and located right in the heart of town. They have even launched Xcape RPG, the world's first Interactive Role Playing Murder Mystery Investigation Game! Cool!
Xcape Singapore, 161 Rochor Rd, Bugis Village, Singapore 188436, +65 6908 1918, www.xcape.sg
Nestled in a relatively peaceful part of Singapore, Haw Par Villa is a treasure trove of Chinese mythology, folklore, and history. Explore over a thousand intricately built statues and dioramas that bring to life ancient Chinese legends, making it a fascinating and educational experience for visitors. From the iconic Ten Courts of Hell to the stunning Dragon and Tiger Pagodas, each exhibit at Haw Par Villa offers a glimpse into the rich tapestry of Chinese culture and beliefs. Bring your friends as you walk through and appreciate the beauty and the grandiosity of this unlikely theme park. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a culture lover, or simply seeking an offbeat and unforgettable adventure, this is the place to be.
Haw Par Villa, 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628, https://www.hawparvilla.sg/
As Singapore's first UNESCO World Heritage Site, this lush oasis of natural beauty is a living showcase of the local horticultural excellence and rich biodiversity. Stroll through the picturesque landscapes, where vibrant flora and fauna create a symphony of colors and scents. With numerous attractions to look out for such as the National Orchid Garden, Symphony Lake and Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden, there’s lots to see at this beautiful garden. The ideal place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, Botanic Gardens is a sanctuary that provides you with the space to unwind and connect with nature. If you’re visiting with friends, we recommend bringing along a picnic mat and some snacks!
Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Rd, Singapore 259569, https://www.nparks.gov.sg/sbg
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