Address: 30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039803
Opening Hours: Daily, including Public Holidays, from 2pm - 10pm (last admission at 9:30pm).
Singapore Flyer is one of the largest Ferris Wheels in Asia and the world. It is 165 meters high, which is equivalent with a 42-storey building. It is designed by Arup Group and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. It is 30 meters higher than the London Eye. There are 28 sightseeing cabins on this Ferris Wheel, and each cabin can accommodate 28 passengers. The diameter of Singapore Flyer reaches 150 meters. It is built on a 3-storey shopping center. It needs 30 minutes for the Singapore Flyer to rotate. It was opened to the public in March, 2008, and its opening ceremony was held in April, 2008. Visitors riding on the Singapore Flyer can enjoy the view of the city center such as Merlion Park, Singapore River and the Marina Bay, and even the scenery of part of Malaysia and Indonesia.
The Development of Singapore Flyer
The idea of Singapore Flyer first came into being in 2000 and was stared in 2002. It was originally planned to be completed by the end of 2005. Due to financial problems, the project of Singapore Flyer was once suspended. And in 2005, thanks to the capital injection from two German banks, the project was resumed. On May 28th, 2013, it was announced that Singapore Flyer filed for bankruptcy administration, and the accounting firm Ferrier Hodgson was appointed to temporarily take over and manage the assets of the previously operated company. During this period, the Singapore Flyer will be open as usual to receive tourists. And till now, the Singapore Flyer is still open.
There are perfect entertainment facilities and convenient transportation around the Singapore Flyer. There are shops and restaurants in the shopping center. Visitors can eat and shop here. And the top floor is the entrance of the Singapore Flyer. There is a buses parking lot behind the Singapore Flyer with 40 bus parking spaces, which is connected by an underground passage to a multi-storey parking building with 300 parking spaces.
What to Experience at the Singapore Flyer
Panoramic View of Singapore
Visit Singapore Flyer at day, in a good weather, you can see the Marina Bay, Singapore River, the Raffles Place, Merlion Park, Empress Place and Padang. You can also look far into the Changi Airport and Sentosa Island, which are 45 kilometers from you, and even part of Malaysia and Indonesia.
Romantic Dining Experience
And you can also eat at the Singapore Flyer. If you want to experience eating in the ferris wheel, Singapore Flyer is a good choice. You can enjoy the 4 dishes in the air, exclusive service and table wine. And the most important is the amazing city view that you can see at the Singapore Flyer.
Charming Sunset of Singapore
Take Singapore Flyer at dawn is also a impressive experience. The buildings and the water are all gold in the sunset. Viewing the scenery of Singapore at the Singapore Flyer in the sunset is charming and ravishing. It's wonderful to wait for the sunset to appear and watch it completely set, especially at the Singapore Flyer to witness this charming progress. The skyscrapers like Marina Bay Sands, the splendid Marina Bay and the sunset all give you an unforgettable image. This romantic experience cannot be missed when taking Singapore Flyer.
Amazing Skyline & Nightview
Viewing Singapore at night is beautiful at Singapore Flyer. When it gets dark and the lights are on. Taking Singapore Flyer at night will give you a totally different experience. A wide prospect of the city opens below you from the Singapore Flyer. You can have a panoramic view of Marina Bay and the towering buildings. The shadows of skyscrapers are reflected on the Marina Bay, which is even more dazzling under the mapping of lights. Standing on the Singapore Flyer and staring at the night view of Singapore, you will immerse yourself in the wonderful night scene and forget all your troubles.
How to get to Singapore Flyer
Bus: Free shuttle buses are available to the Singapore Flyer.
Subway: Take MRT and get off at the City Hall MRT Station.