Garden By The Bay East vs Garden By the Bay South
Garden By The Bay “East” Garden is the perfect place to chill out with family, friends and hairy child aka your lovely pets. Most people are familiar with Garden By The Bay South where the supertrees and the flower domes are but how about Garden By The Bay East? Over here, you get to see the other side of the city.
The picturesque garden is located slightly closer to Tanjong Rhu area. If you are cycling, you can cover these two places, Tanjong Rhu and Bay East Garden in an hour time.
Compare to Garden By The Bay South, the East Garden is harder to locate, but with google map, everything became easier, especially if you drive. Entry to Bay East is via Tanjong Rhu Road by car or you can also reach the garden by walking or cycling across the 350 m long Marina Barrage at the other end of the garden.
There is one wide path which is divided into pedestrian and cyclist , so it is very organised and safe.
Singapore Skyline From Bay East Garden
As you walk along the well-paved path in the garden, you can enjoy the serenity and tranquility together with the beautiful city skyline of Singapore. You will see the Marina Bay Sand Hotel, Singapore Flyer, Super Trees and the Garden Dome.
Signboard everywhere to help you to navigate the park. There is this place called Promenade Lawn where big events held here at the outdoor lawn, such as dragon boat racing events, canoeing, even outdoor movie screening.
Watch up for Millipedes
Not sure why Bay East Garden has so many millipedes, so beware and you may step on them.
Special Drain Filled With Small Rocks
At the side of the path, you will notice a drain beside it which was filled with small rocks. This is actually natural drains that are an integral part of the natural landscape of the garden. They trap silt in the rainwater as it flows through them. Thus, maintain the natural aeasthetic of the garden throughout, while respecting the greater environment.
Quite pretty and you can also walk on it but your feet may hurt a little. If you need a foot massage, why not try walking on top of these small rocks.
Bay East Garden is based on the theme of water so you will find Rain Gardens.
You will also spot few lily ponds in Bay East Garden.
It is really therapeutic to have a evening stroll at the Bay East Garden as the setting is quiet and peaceful.
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Special Notes :
Pathway in Bay East Garden is really wide and smooth so it is very suitable for wheelchair and strollers. Best time to come is always evening as it is cooling, do bring along mosquito repellent along!
How to get here?
- By Car/Taxi – Entry to Bay East is via Tanjong Rhu Road. The entrance into the car park is on the right of Marina Bay Golf Course.
- By Bus – Take SBS Bus Service 158 to Bay East, which stops at a nearby bus stop along Rhu Cross
- By foot – walk or cycling across the 350 m long Marina Barrage at the other end of the garden.
Check out other nearby places :
- Garden By The Bay South – where the super trees and flower domes are.
- Marina Bay Sand Shoppe – 5 star shopping paradise.
- Marina Barrage – Check out Singapore New Lifestyle
If you are going for the flower domes in Garden by the bay, click here to purchase tickets for Flower Domes and skywalk @ Garden By The Bay.