Tulipmania at Gardens by the Bay

Sophie has been telling us that she wants to visit Gardens by the Bay because a particular boy in her class always talks about it. I suspects it’s because his parents bought the annual pass, OR he might be asking my little girl out for a date!

I happen to be gifted a pair of tickets so we finally visited last weekend and boy were we in for a treat as there was a special tulip exhibition in the Flower Dome.

Before we arrived at the Flower Dome,  we went up among the Supertrees for a aerial Skywalk .

 Tickets for the Skywalk are $5 for adults and $3 for children above 3 years.

 The beautiful skyline of Singapore by day

Once we were inside the Flower Dome, it felt like we were transported right into Netherlands where a field of tulips welcomed us!

 Little facts about tulips along the way


 Sophie couldn’t wait to step into these wooden clogs which were obviously way too big for her

 Windmills  that adorned the walk way

 I love this burst of colours. So cheery and bright.

 Don’t miss a photo opportunity in the pavilion with hanging clogs too

You may not see it from the photos above, but the place was packed on a Sunday afternoon with everyone jostling to see the lovely tulips.

Sophie had a blast that afternoon running around the cooled conservatory. And her parents felt blasted having to run after her. Thankfully, the pretty sight of the flora display made it an enjoyable afternoon for us all. Tulipmania ends on 20 May, so hurry and don’t miss this.


Ticketing information

For Tulipmania (29 April – 20 May 2013), single conservatory tickets  are at

  • $10 for Adults  (U.P $12)
  • $7 for senior citizens and children (U.P $8) .

For Mother’s Day weekend (10-12 May), there is a special 15% discount on admission into the cooled conservatories.

For more photos, do check out my Facebook page.

*Updated: According to friends who visited on 10 May and from comments left on Gardens by the Bay’s Facebook page, it appears that they have just replanted the tulips. Hence, you may only see bubs as the tulips have yet to bloom.


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Comments: 14

  1. Su Ann C May 10, 2013 at 10:47 am Reply

    Jak Tim 🙂

  2. Susan Koh May 10, 2013 at 11:12 am Reply

    Planning to visit this weekend, Su Ann?

  3. Su Ann C May 10, 2013 at 1:01 pm Reply

    Well by the time I get butt to Amsterdam tulips will have wilted 🙁 Maureen Ow said so. So maybe gg to Gbtb is e best haha

  4. Maureen Ow May 10, 2013 at 1:04 pm Reply

    Haha ya! So dun go amsterdam. Go gardens by the bay! Lol

  5. Susan Koh May 10, 2013 at 1:08 pm Reply

    Go GBTB first then make plans to go see the real thing at Amsterdam 🙂

  6. Su Ann C May 10, 2013 at 3:01 pm Reply

    Going end may lol so will hv to go both raarrr

  7. Su Ann C May 10, 2013 at 3:01 pm Reply

    Maureen when r u gg to EU?

  8. Maureen Ow May 10, 2013 at 3:13 pm Reply

    Leaving next fri

  9. Su Ann C May 10, 2013 at 3:30 pm Reply


  10. Susan Koh May 10, 2013 at 4:21 pm Reply

    Which parts of Europe are you going to Maureen?

  11. Regina May 10, 2013 at 4:48 pm Reply

    Lovely pics, Susan!! We might go visit this weekend!

    • Susan May 11, 2013 at 12:19 pm Reply

      Regina, I’v heard that the tulips just got replanted so they may not be in full bloom this weekend.

  12. Maureen Ow May 10, 2013 at 5:18 pm Reply

    Germany. Belgium. Amsterdam. Paris. The rest cannot rmbr. Lol

  13. Su Ann C May 10, 2013 at 5:49 pm Reply

    Haha I’m in ams later part of week of 27 may

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