On a tight budget but still want to have fun this June Holiday? Fret not! Here is a compiled list of the TOP 5 Free Activities that you can do this June Holidays without spending a SINGLE cent.
1. NParks Coast-to-Coast Trail
Do you enjoy the outdoors and long walks in lush greenery? Does going on an adventure to explore the green spaces in Singapore excite you? If so, the new Coast-to-Coast (C2C) Trail is the perfect activity for you this June Holiday! The C2C trail is a 36 km trail that spans across Singapore, starting from Jurong Lake Gardens in the West to Coney Island in the Northeast. This exciting 36 km trail will take you through 10 checkpoints, 18 parks and 11 park connectors.
Friendly Tip: Remember to check for the weather forecast the day before to avoid being drenched in the rain during the trail.
2. Unique Playground at Admiralty Park
Admiralty Park is the largest park in Singapore that houses a secret gem — a giant playground boasting a grand total of 26 slides. Yes, you didn’t hear me wrong, 26 slides! Enjoy the adrenaline rush as you go down the 34-meter long slide, the longest and widest slide you’ll ever find for free in Singapore. Double the fun by bringing a friend along and race him down the Double Barrel Slides, which is 23-meter long and 9 meter tall. This will guaranteed be a day filled with squeals and laughter, a great way to spend your June Holiday!
Address: 31 Riverside Rd, Admiralty Park, Singapore 739087
3. Fire Station Open House Tour
Ever wondered what it is like to be a fire fighter? Why not take a tour at our very own local fire stations to learn about the life of a fire fighter, their equipment and even catch them live in action sliding down the sliding poles. All SCDF’s fire stations, except the ones listed below, are available for tour. The tour will take approximately an hour. Groups of more than 10 persons is require to fill in an online booking form 2 weeks in advance. For more information, click here.
Fire Station Open House is NOT available at the following stations:
- Banyan Fire Station
- Bishan Fire Station (Aug 2018 onwards)
- Brani Marine Fire Station
- Jurong Island Fire Station
- Sentosa Fire Station
- Tuas View Fire Station
- West Coast Marine Fire Station
Open House Tour Hours: Every Saturday, 9am to 11am.
4. Visit the National Museum Singapore (NMS)
For the month long June Holiday, the National Museum will be running a Children’s Special as they celebrate the launch of their special publication for families, Get Curious! – The Official Interactive Family Guide to the National Museum of Singapore. Head down to the basement level of NMS for a series of exciting installations. Discover magical story worlds of the land, sea and forest, play on bouncy castles, discover toys of the past and share stories of what’s in your world. Get your creative juices flowing and create your very own wind-up toy. For more information, click here.
National Museum Opening Hours: 10am – 7pm daily
5. Kite Flying at Marina Barrage
Built across the mouth of Marina Channel, Marina Barrage (MB) creates Singapore’s 15th reservoir, and the first in the heart of the city. Visit the Green Roof while at Marina Barrage for the best kite-flying experience. Fret not that your kites won’t take off, as the gusty winds from the shoreline will help guide your kites into the open sky. If kite flying isn’t your cup of tea, you could also check out the Sustainable Singapore Gallery just one level below the roof garden. What better way to enjoy your June Holiday than to soak up some sun and have fun with your friends and family!
Address: 8 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018951
Opening Hours: 24 Hours
Information Counter Opening Hours: 9am to 9pm
Sustainable Singapore Gallery Opening Hours: 9am to 9pm; Closed on Tuesdays
Tel: 6514 5959
Who says you have to spend money to have fun?