The Singapore Flyer also has a wide range of shops, restaurants and facilities. The Singapore Flyer offers a 360 degree view of the landmarks of Singapore. You can go for a sky dining experience or opt for the Singapore Cocktail Flight.
The Singapore Flight will give you a stunning view of all the important landmarks of Singapore city namely Singapore River, Raffles Place and Merlion Park. Viewing the ocean from the capsule is a unique experience in itself. Singapore Flyer promises to make your trip a truly memorable one.
The first flight starts at 8:30 in the morning and the last flight is scheduled at 10:30 in the evening. Each rotation of the flyer takes about 30min. The reporting for each flight sill be 30 min before your scheduled flight time. The ticket booths are located on the 1st floor. The ticket for an adult is S$29.50 while that for a child is S$20.65. Senior Citizens can get the tickets for S$23.60 and children below the age of 3 years can get a free ride on the capsule.
This is the world’s first dining arrangement in the sky with butler service. The dining schedules are fixed at 7:30pm and 8:30pm. The check – in is usually half an hour earlier. The Package is for two persons and it costs $249 plus all taxes. The package includes a total of 2 rotations which takes approximately an hour, express boarding, free entry to the Flyer Lounge and 3 – course dining menu. The guests can also get free entry to the ‘Journey of Dreams’.
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The dining menu is exclusive and a couple can choose two main courses from the choices. The Main Course has options like Roasted Chilean Cod Fillet, Cooked Confit Chicken Sous Vide and Baked Australian Lamb Rib. You will also get a welcome drink and a starter. The coffee and tea will served in the Flyer Lounge. A uniformed host or hostess will be attendance during the entire period.
VIP Signature Cocktail Flight
The VIP Signature Cocktail Flight allows you to enjoy the breathtaking views while you choose from a selection of local flavors. The signature cocktail is a good mix of gin, apple and midori. Not only this, as soon as you get off from the capsule you will get a gift packed cocktail glass for your collection. You will always remember your experience at the Singapore Flyer. The daily flight timings start from 2:30pm. The guests are also eligible for exclusive check-in and complimentary entry to the ‘Journey of Dreams’.
Dining at the Flyer
There is a wide range of food & beverage outlets to choose from at the Singapore Flyer. The Singapore Food Trail is a theme restaurant is located in the heart of the Flyer. It is open from 10:30 in the morning to 10:30 in the evening. The Seafood Paradise is the best place to enjoy seafood delights with your family. The local delights and the Singapore style Chilli Crab are the most popular.
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Flyer Lounge is on Level 3 and it has some award-winning cocktails. There is a provision for alfresco lunch with a stunning view of the Marina Bay waterfront. Hibiki is a Japanese restaurant which offers the best in Japanese cuisine. The place is open from 11am to 2:30pm.
The Hong Kong Sun Kee Desserts offers a great selection of Chinese desserts and noodles. The most popular dishes include Almond Sesame Paste, Mango Pomelo Sago and Osmanthus Jelly. The joint opens at noon and closes at 8pm.
Shopping at the Flyer
You can get absolutely anything here – mementos, watches, handbags and lots of other merchandise. NANKAI Crocodile Skin Products are available at the retail terminal. Here you can get products made out of the leather of the reptiles. When show them the flyer ticket you will get a rebate of 20% on any purchase at NANKAI. The shop is located on level 2. There is an option for customizing your own bag and you can also choose from a wide range of crocodile skin and ostrich skin handbags. The shop is open from 10:00 in the morning to 9:30 in the evening.
The Singapore Flyer Gifts is located on Level 3 and it is always a good idea to buy a memento from here so that you can reminiscence the fun that you had in Singapore Flyer back home. The shop opens at 8:30 in the morning.
Activities at the Flyer
There are many fun filled activities at the Retail Terminal. You will have a relaxing experience at the Fish Spa. The foot reflexology treatment from Kenko is dependant on the ‘doctor fishes’ from Turkey which helps to restore the lost energy in the tired legs.
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The ‘Ultimate Drive’ is housed on Level 1 which will give you an experience of the racing tracks all over in a 30min program. Flight Experience is on Level 2 which is actually a flight simulator and looks like a real-life cockpit with all the features and controls. You can choose any airport from 24,000 choices to fly in and fly out.
Reaching the Singapore Flyer is very easy from any point in the city. You can opt for the MRT, Taxi or the public bus. The Promenade MRT station is just minutes away from the Singapore Flyer. There are pedestrian signs all around which will guide you to the Singapore Flyer. If you are coming by taxi, then it becomes real easy.
Every taxi drivers knows the way to Singapore Flyer. Public Bus # 106 and 111 will take you to Temasek Avenue and the iconic Singapore Flyer is just across the road. The ticket counters are located at Promenade Foyer on Level 1 and at Baggage Counter at Level 1. You can also opt to purchase the tickets online.
The ‘Journey of Dreams’ is the latest attraction of Singapore Flyer. This is actually a multimedia presentation that tells you the story of Singapore and Singapore Flyer. You will enjoy 7 exciting experiences which will leave you totally enthralled. The Singapore Flyer full priced tickets will get you complimentary access to the Journey of Dreams.