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  • Singapore: Battlebox Story of Strategy and Surrender Tour

    1. Singapore: Battlebox Story of Strategy and Surrender Tour

    Journey back to a fateful February morning in 1942 when surrender stared the British, Australian and Indian Army commanders in the face after 70 days of brutal fighting in Malaya and Singapore. Once known as an “impregnable fortress” of the British Empire, Singapore was about to fall. Enter the Battlebox command center and investigate the momentous decision to surrender the city to the Japanese, marking the beginning of the end of the British Empire and the start of Singapore's darkest chapter. Take an English-language guided tour of the museum to learn the causes behind “the worst disaster and largest capitulation in British history.”  

    Very informative and good format where get a summary and can then revisit rooms of interest.

  • Singapore: Historical Waterway Game Quest & Self-Guide Tour

    2. Singapore: Historical Waterway Game Quest & Self-Guide Tour

    Be led on an exciting self-guided tour around Singapore and its river while playing a mobile-based quest with your friends and family. Solve the case of a mysterious murder while exploring beautiful scenery and famous landmarks. Download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. Follow clues as you walk past popular city sites like The Fullerton Hotel and Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall. Unlock secrets about the places you visit as you solve puzzles and guess the answers. Admire the stunning murals of the Coleman Bridge, see one of the tallest skyscrapers at Raffles Place, and discover where creativity meets history at The Arts House. Use the clues to lead you from one site to another. Each clue provides you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Complete the tour in about 1.5 hours, however, there’s no time limit, allowing you to go at your ...

  • Singapore: Private Welcome City Tour

    3. Singapore: Private Welcome City Tour

    Explore Singapore with a friendly local who is passionate about the city and eager to share all the tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your trip. Choose a 2, 3 or 4-hour private tour option. Meet your local at your accommodation to get familiar with the neighborhood, find out about the best places to eat and shop, the easiest ways to get around and the top things to see and do. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable making your way around the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay. During the walking tour, you’ll have the option of taking public transportation or a taxi to get around. Please contact the local partner if you’d like to have a private car included in the tour.

    Having a tour to suit ones own requirements when you are new to a city is excellent. To top that my guide Nicolas was so knowledgable and a great friendly personality.

  • Singapore: Historical Bike Tour with Traditional Snacks

    4. Singapore: Historical Bike Tour with Traditional Snacks

    Discover the real Singapore on this 20-kilometer route through the city by bike. Visit a typical residential town and market to watch people go about their daily lives. Eat like a Singaporean, sampling local snacks and drinks at a “coffee shop”. See old and new public housing, as well as multi-million dollar riverfront homes.   Then, meander alongside the Singapore River, where trade brought to life a sleepy village town in the 1800s. See historically important landmarks, such as the 100-year-old fire station, museums, and places of worship. Of course, you’ll pay homage to the statue of Sir Stamford Thomas Raffles, the founder of modern Singapore.   Learn how WWII affected Singapore, and see monuments that honor those who suffered. You’ll get to understand the melting pot of people from all over the world who call Singapore home.   Finally, fast forward to the present and admire the u...

  • Singapore: Creepy Tales of World War II and Cemetery Tour

    5. Singapore: Creepy Tales of World War II and Cemetery Tour

    Begin the night on a hill where one of the last and fiercest battles of World War II went down. To get there is no easy feat and you’ll have to walk along a bridge on a secluded and quiet hill. Rumor has it that many have lost their lives there. If you dare, keep your eyes on the surroundings as you make your way there. At the top of the trail, your guide will share the ghastly story of a local war hero with you. Next, head to a coastal-defence gun near a beach, a place where the Japanese possibly massacred thousands of innocent people during the Sook Ching operation. To get to the site, you’ll have to walk in complete darkness. Be sure to keep close, keep your head down, and don’t call anyone by name. Once there, learn how the Japanese tried to suss out the spies and the gruesome stories of how they dealt with them. The last walk will be down one of the world's largest Chinese cemete...

    A great tour to do with friends. The tour guides were very informative, fun and helpful.

  • Singapore: Katong Neighborhood Private Food Tour

    6. Singapore: Katong Neighborhood Private Food Tour

    Learn about Singaporean cuisine which is famous for its diversity and variety of influences from several ethnic groups. This is largely due to its history as a major seaport with a large immigrant population. Explore the charming neighborhood and its Peranakan cuisine on a private guided tour. Embark on a culinary journey and taste a variety of local foods. Peranakan people are descendants of early Chinese migrants who settled in Singapore and intermarried with local Malays. Peranakan cuisine is a fusion of Chinese ingredients and spices with the Malay cooking techniques. As such, dishes are distinguished by their unique aromas, textures, and tastes. During your tour, you will taste a variety of foods including Curry Puffs, Roti Prata, Teochew Kueh (dumplings), and many more. You may also pick up one or two Singlish words, a delightful slang consisting of English, Malay, Hokk...

  • Singapore: Serangoon Heartland Guided Tour with Dinner

    7. Singapore: Serangoon Heartland Guided Tour with Dinner

    Visit the heart of one of Singapore's oldest residential areas, located just north of Serangoon Central, on this tour. Begin your adventure at 6 PM by sampling a favorite local dish, roti prata. It's dough flavoured with ghee (clarified butter) and is fried and usually served with fish or chicken curry. At this famous stall, you'll also get to watch them flip and twirl the prata high in the air.  Once your stomach’s satisfied, take a walk through the void decks (an open space found on the first floor of the housing blocks) and visit a community park. Here, gain an understanding of how Singapore, one of the most densely populated cities in the world, was made to be so beautiful and green. Finally, experience how the different ethnic groups in Singapore practice their religion and live in harmony. Spend a few moments appreciating the Hindu and Taoist temples. Then, visit what is believed...

  • Singapore: Private Guided Food Tour with Tastings

    8. Singapore: Private Guided Food Tour with Tastings

    Enjoy 10 local tastings from 3 countries on this unforgettable food tour and stop at some of the city's highlights along the way. Your private guide will show you why Singapore is known for being a melting pot of cuisines. You’ll hear all about its rich food heritage and taste fabulous dishes with Malaysian, Chinese and Indian roots.  The Malay Village is the perfect place to enjoy a local breakfast meal. Sit back and relax as your host introduces you to lontong (curried vegetables with rice cakes) and nasi lemak (coconut rice dish). Pick your favorite dish and enjoy. Then, wander around the village and get a feel for the historic and cultural scene. Check out a local tea shop and learn all about the special way of pouring teh tarik.  Afterwards, head to Chinatown to admire the stunning gateway, and inhale the fragrant smells of the traditional cuisine. This is an area that’s proud of ...

    Excellent tour, very friendly and helpful guide. Much Information about the food, the locations, but also about culture and history. We enjoyed very much!

  • Singapore: Famous Sights and Secrets Private 4-Hour Tour

    9. Singapore: Famous Sights and Secrets Private 4-Hour Tour

    Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of Singapore on a private 4-hour tour. Enjoy a local Chinese snack at a popular market. Then, find a hidden rooftop orchid garden known only to the locals. Learn about the mix of Chinese, Malaysian and Indian cultures, and explore the colonial district from the days of the British Empire. Visit the Monkey God Temple and the Art Deco-style Tiong Bahru Market to see the famous hawker stalls, where delicious snacks are prepared for you to sample. End at the amazing Gardens by the Bay, where 50-meter tall vertical gardens and spectacular sky walkways await.

    Kenny was a great guide. He took us around china town and gave us the history of Singapore. We stopped for an iced coffee which was delicious. At the end of our tour he took us to a wonderful restaurant where we had a pork rib soup, pork belly, Chinese broccoli, and a sausage roll. Pulse we had a bread that we dipped in the soup stock. It was all wonderful Thank you to Kenny who gave us such a memorable experience.

  • Singapore: Hidden Treasures and Local Secrets Private Tour

    10. Singapore: Hidden Treasures and Local Secrets Private Tour

    Discover the origins of Singapore on a private tour of the Serangoon district, one of the city's oldest residential neighborhoods. Learn how life is lived in this wonderful melting pot of cultures. Enter one of the community parks to discover how one of the world's most densely populated cities can be beautifully green away from the skyscrapers.  Learn how the 3 main cultures and religions live in harmony and admire the Hindu and Chinese temples at the Sri Muneeswaran shrine and Hiang Foo Siang temple. Enjoy an ice-cold coffee or tea in a bag and drink it on the go. Check out a traditional medicine shop and find out how Chinese medicine is different from western practice.  Known for its fun workshops, Serangoon provides something for everyone. Check out the wet market where the locals buy fresh produce. To round off your tour, take a bus to Singapore’s last surviving Kampong. You won’t...

    It was a very interesting and informative tour around one of the neighbourhoods. Just beautifully made.! I really recommend it, to get to know more of Singapore.

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What people are saying about Singapore

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 318 reviews

Very entertaining discovery tour. Guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. Battlebox is in a good state of maintenance and displays are informative.

The place is very well preserved, and the guide very informative. You get a real sense of the situation in WW2. Highly recommended.

Really enjoyed the tour, found it super interesting with an engaging tour guide so definitely recommend a visit.

Very informative and good format where get a summary and can then revisit rooms of interest.

A great tour to do with friends. The tour guides were very informative, fun and helpful.