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8 Offbeat Things to Do in Singapore

If you’re planning to visit or relocate to Singapore, you might have already gone through countless articles about interesting things to do in this marvellous country. While these articles would have been helpful in providing a list of the best things to do in Singapore, most would have definitely missed out on a couple of other interesting, yet lesser-known things you could experience in Singapore.
Offbeat things do not follow the normal rhythm and very few travel agencies see these activities worth giving a go. If you’re looking for offbeat things to do in Singapore, you can find most of them on Your trip to Singapore shouldn’t just follow the normal course of things – add a bit of spice to your trip with some unusual activities.
Here are some ideas for offbeat things to do in Singapore.

1. Try your hand at underwater hockey

This game dates way back to the 1950s; it involves wearing the necessary kit and inhaling enough air at the water surface before diving down into the pool. It is an interesting sport for which you use snorkels and sticks, and can make your visit to Singapore a bit more adventurous.

2. Spend a day at the museums

The museums hold fun collections and details about Singapore’s history and culture. Not only will you get to check out ancient animals and historic artefacts, you will also get to learn a few little-known facts about Singapore.

3. Cycle through a rainforest

Now, this is not exactly like mountain biking, but it definitely is one of the most offbeat things to do in Singapore. You do not need to have a planned destination in mind, just cycle along the tracks in the rainforest, and you will be glad you did.

4. Go on a tree top adventure

There are different tree-top walks to try, even if you’re scared of heights, you’d consider them fun and interesting.

5. Indulge in local dishes

Singapore’s popular dishes are packed with flavour. A taste of something different from what you’re used to will leave you asking for more. There is a wide variety to choose from, and local dishes are very healthy too. You might encounter queues at some of the best restaurants in Singapore, but do not be discouraged – the meals are worth queuing up for!

6. Try the MRT

If you’re of the notion that public transport holds nothing of interest, then you might like to reconsider. Public transport is a great place for character study, you get to watch going about their busy lives. The transport system in Singapore is efficient, so you don’t have to worry about delays.

7. Try some local tea

You might not know this, but Singapore is the home of good tea. When visiting tea shops in Singapore, you will get to appreciate the process of Chinese tea preparation, and other things like Chinese tea drinking etiquette and tea varieties.

8. Go to a comedy show

Offbeat, isn’t it? There are different comedy shows you can attend in Singapore. Dry humour, dirty jokes? Singapore has got it all.
Have you been to Singapore?
What other offbeat things to do in Singapore would you add to the list?
#offbeattravel #singapore #cityguides

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Daniela Frendo

Daniela Frendo

Hi! I'm a Maltese blogger based in Scotland. I created Grumpy Camel to help travellers connect with places through culture, history and cuisine.

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