20 Activities for Late Night Owls in Singapore

December 24, 2019
Late Night Activities Singapore

Undeniably, there are days where you have tossed and turn in bed and counted up to 300 sheep and yet, sleep still won’t come. We have all been there. You might be feeling restless and bored out of your mind now thinking of what to do but this list is here to save you from your woes.

With this list of 20 late-night activities we have collated especially for you, we promise to end your night boredom. From possible family outings to date ideas to sweating it out, we have it compiled just for you.

Note: This list is strictly not in order.

1. Night Safari

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Did you know that the Night Safari in Singapore is the World’s first-ever nocturnal zoo?

See the animals in a different light (albeit lesser) and watch how our nocturnal jungle friends spend their time while us humans sleep away. We love how the Night Safari is family-friendly. Ride the tram for a convenient way to experience an educational tour around the Safari.

Make sure to also keep track of time and catch one of the Creatures of the Night Show that takes place 4 times daily.

Contact: +65 6269 3411
Location: 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
Operating Hours: Mon-Sun 7.30am-12am

2. Singapore Flyer

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Witness Singapore’s mesmerising skyline from a birds’ eye view. On the Singapore Flyer, not only will you get to capture amazing shots of Marina Bay. You will also get back on ground zero with a lasting photographic image of the view from 165 meters above!

This iconic landmark is not only good for photoshoots but also makes for a pretty romantic place to get on a knee and propose.

Contact: +65 6333 3311
Location: 30 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039803
Operating Hours: Mon-Sun 8.30am-10.30pm

3. Gardens by the Bay

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A must-visit spot by locals and tourists alike, the Gardens by the Bay is where you would want to go if you want to tell Instagram that you are in Singapore. 

The Flower Dome and The Cloud Dome which is home to floral species in contained climates close at 9pm daily. Good news is that The Gardens itself opens till 2am. Treat your eyes to natural sights for once and feel the night breeze in the air as you stroll through the 250-acre park.

Contact: +65 6420 6848
Location: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-2am

4. GOURMETbus Dinner Tour

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View Singapore’s city lights at night through the window panes of a bus! Now, we are not just talking about an ordinary bus. This particular bus moves in style and serves Michelin-rated food in its air-conditioned glory. Talk about peak comfort!

Savour in the sights of Singapore’s iconic landmarks – the Singapore Flyer, Merlion Park, Esplanade and more – as your food is served to you. Hop off the bus at Gardens by the Bay for a quick stroll and get back on board for some mouth-watering dessert.

Contact: +65 6338 6877
Location: DUCK&HiPPO Hub @ Suntec City, 3 Temasek Boulevard, #01-330, Suntec Shopping Mall, Singapore 038983
Operating Hours: Tues, Thurs & Sat 7pm-9pm

5. Airplane Watch at Jewel Changi Airport

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Admittedly, there are days where all we want to do is to drop everything and get on a flight. Just anywhere besides Singapore, please. Then again, life is not a movie and responsibilities holds you back. At times like these, watching planes take-off and land should suffice.

The viewing malls at our airports are very comfortable and can serve as a good spot to relax the mind that it’s almost therapeutic.

P.S.: Make sure to grab a cuppa and warm pastry from the 24/7 Starbucks to ease off the late-night hunger pangs too!

Contact: +65 6956 9898
Location: Jewel Changi Airport, 78 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819666
Operating Hours: Mon-Sun 24 hours

6. City Lights Cruise with the Royal Albatross

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The Royal Albatross is where magic happens. If you are in desperate need for proposal venue ideas, make sure to put Royal Albatross on your list!

The sail begins close to 8pm on a private berth at Resorts World Sentosa and will continue along the Marina Bay before ending with a literal bang in the sky; a firework show! The romantic ambience is akin to those that can only be seen in movies and will go down as one of the best dates you have ever been on.

Contact: +65 9350 7475
Location: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
Operating Hours: Mon-Thurs 10.30am-5:30pm | Fri-Sun 10.30am-7pm

7. Marina Bay Sands Sky Park

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For a top-notch view of Singapore’s brightly lit night scene in town, a visit to the Marina Bay Sands Sky Park is in lieu.

Soak yourselves in the 150-meter long infinity pool and peer at the breathtaking sight laid out just for you. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity allows for a good time to just unwind and relax with your favourite company.

Contact: +65 6688 8826
Location: 10 Bayfront Ave, Marina Bay Sands Hotel Tower 3, Singapore 018956
Operating Hours: Mon-Thurs 9.30pm-10pm |Fri-Sun 9.30am-11pm

8. Stargazing at Science Center Singapore

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Schedule in a stargazing session at the Omni-Theatre Building on one of these upcoming Fridays. The Science Center in Jurong East is diligent in providing exhibits after exhibits for us to enjoy.

Take this opportunity to ask your significant other out on a romantic stargazing date. Learn and explore the different constellations visible from where you are standing at for a night to remember.

Contact: +65 6425 2500
Location: 21 Jurong Town Hall Road, Singapore 609433
Operating Hours: Refer to schedule on the website 7.45pm-10pm

9. Prawning at Hai Bin

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Calling all budding and sleepless fishermen! Round up your fellow friends to practise your casting skills at Hai Bin. Open 24/7 365 days a year, this prawning place must not be a stranger to those who enjoy burning the midnight oil.

At Hai Bin, you can reap a lot of benefits in the mere few hours you are there. You will get to spend quality time with your company, exercise your patience and have freshly barbequed prawns almost immediately!

Contact: +65 6447 8693/6443 2971
Location: 6 Tebing Lane, #01-04, Singapore 828835
Operating Hours: Mon-Sun 24 hours

10. The Cage

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The Cage is where you can gather your football mates after work hours for a match or two of futsal. Be it rain or shine, day or night, you can now get the much needed kicking action anytime you want. 

Bookings are made available 24/7, odd hours included. The indoor soccer arena features space for indoor cricket, birthday gigs and corporate functions. With the booming indoor audio system, The Cage can easily transform into a private indoor party too!

Contact: +65 6344 9345
Location: 28 Jalan Benaan Kapal, 399635
Operating Hours: Mon-Sun 24 hours

11. Orchid Bowl (Cosmic Bowling)

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Most of us could say we’ve been bowling before but how many of us can actually say they’ve been bowling in the dark?

At Cosmic Bowling, you will get the honorary opportunity of playing in a glow-in-the-dark arena complete with neon glowing balls and pins. Add on exciting party music and you will be in for the time of your life. Now, you can dance your way down the bowling alley up till 3am at a very affordable price!

Contact: +65 6759 9737
Location: #02-V2, #02-V2 SAFRA Yishun, 769027
Operating Hours: Sun-Thurs 10am-1am | Fri-Sat 10am-3am

12. The Screening Room

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The Screening Room is not your average local cinema. This boutique cinema screens at least one film daily. Patrons can expect the likes of various film genres from animation to Hollywood to indie films to be shown here. Dining in is made compulsory while you watch your chosen movie so there is nothing to not like about this 2-in-1 deal. You are expected to do nothing but to sit back and relax at The Screening Room.

Contact: +65 6221 1694 
Location: 12 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069692
Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 6pm-2pm

13. g.Spa

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g.Spa is basically Singapore’s very own version of South Korea’s jimjilbang (bathhouse). This 24/7 spa provides invigorating spa treatments that promise hours of relaxation for as long as you are there.

Be prepared to receive the royal treatment with their giant water rooms and variety of body scrubs and massages. Right after relieving the stubborn knots in your body, you can then stuff your bellies with their all-day breakfast menu. Pick a couch to snuggle in and spend the rest of your hours watching cable channel or make full use of the free wifi provided!

Contact: +65 6280 8988
Location: 102 Guillemard Road, #02-02, Singapore 399719
Operating Hours: Mon-Sun 24 hours

14. Party World KTV

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What time is it? Time to grab your night owl slash karaoke mania friends and sing your heart out at Party World KTV!

Express your soul and woes by belting out to your favourite tunes here where the system offers songs in over 10 languages. They also understand that food is essential while hitting notes so they serve standard alcoholic beverages, a variety of hot and cold soft drinks as well as finger food. Whether you are in the mood for moody break-up songs or party anthems at an ungodly hour, Party World KTV is here for you.

Contact: +65 6333 5533 | 6333 5588
177 River Valley Road, #03-03
Liang Court Shopping Centre, Singapore 179030
Operating Hours: Sun-Thurs 2pm-4am | Fri-Sat 2pm-6am

15. Night Cycle with JoyRiders

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Cycling is great until the sun starts shining down on you so hard that you start sweating buckets and your skin starts feeling all too hot. We have been there too.

JoyRiders conduct day and night cycles but why sweat under the unforgiving sun when you can feel the night breeze whooshing past you instead? Their night cycles typically kick-start at 8.30pm and can go from 32km-62km. Check across their schedule and yours and don’t forget to add it to your calendar!

Contact: +65 9126 2063
Operating Hours: Check website for schedule

16. The Gym Pod

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They say the best remedy to sleepless nights is to tire your body out. To do so, working out might be the best solution.

24-hours gyms such as The Gym Pod provides the best space possible at dark hours of the day. Enclosed in a recycled shipping container, The Gym Pod allows for ultimate privacy and convenience for all users. Each rectangle is furnished with modern gym equipment and allows for maximum comfort as you are not sharing the space with many strangers all at once.

Location: 438A Alexandra Rd, Alexandra Technopark, Singapore 119967
Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 24 hours

17. SPECTRA – A Light & Water Show

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Free and pretty, this 15-minute water display is one-of-a-kind and draws in thousands of crowds every night without fail. Discover the magic meeting of light and water with the accompanying majestic orchestral soundtrack. As a lot of people say, you discover new things every day and the SPECTRA show is a very good example of that!

Contact: +65 6688 8868
Location: Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue, Event Plaza, Singapore 018972
Operating Hours: Sun-Thurs 8pm & 9pm | Fri & Sat 8pm, 9pm & 10pm

18. Keep Your Brain Juice Flowing at The Mind Cafe

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Be spoiled for choice at The Mind Cafe with over 500 board games to choose from. Considering they open all the way till 6am on Friday and Saturday, we say that is more than enough time to play a board game of everyone’s choice. Keep your snacking game on with their free-flow snacks and drinks bar that will feed both your bellies and brain to last through an intense game of Scrabble.

Contact: +65 6334 4426
Location: 60A Prinsep Street, Singapore 188664
Operating Hours: Mon-Thurs 2pm-11pm | Fri 12pm-6am | Sat 10am-6am | Sun 10am-2am

19. Fly kite at Marina Barrage

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Picture this. Neon shapes flying swiftly against the dark starry sky.

Now make it into reality by flying your own LED kites from Kite Culture at Marina Barrage. Escape the sweaty crowd during and harsh sun during the day and come here after the sun has set instead. Hooray to pretty neon kites and cooling night breeze.

Contact: +65 6514 5959
Location: 8 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018951
Operating Hours: Mon-Sun 24 hours

20. Feast your night away

What are Singaporeans without their hawker food? There is something for everyone at hawkers which is why they remain a top-favourite dining choice for locals no matter the time of the day. At Maxwell Food Centre, you will find the likes of flavourful Hainanese Chicken Rice, hearty Dim Sum and wholesome Porridge and Mee Pok to satiate the hungry midnight monster in you.

Contact: +65 6225 5632
Location: 1 Kadayanallur Street, Singapore 069184
Operating Hours: Mon-Sun 8am-2am

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