Located in central Singapore and just five minutes away from Orchard Road (Singapore’s main shopping street), getting to the Gardens is easy. Visitors can access the Gardens via its various major entrances. Knowing where to alight will help ensure that your visit is an enjoyable experience.

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The Singapore Botanic Gardens is open daily 0500hr to 2359hr.  


Opening Hours

Attractions Opening Hours More Information
National Orchid Garden*

0830hr - 1900hr

Last ticket sales 1800hr

Tickets are Adult $5, Senior Citizen/Student $1, children (below 12 yrs old) Free

Senior Citizens must be 60 years and above

*No dogs allowed

Last entry 1800hr daily


Jacob Ballas Children's Garden* 0800hr - 1900hr

Closed every Monday unless it falls on a Public Holiday

Open to children up to 14 yrs old. All children have to be accompanied by an adult

*No dogs allowed

Last entry 1830hr daily


Healing Garden* 0500hr - 1930hr

Closed every Tuesday unless it falls on a Public Holiday

*No dogs allowed

Bonsai Garden

Ethnobotany Garden*

Evolution Garden*

Foliage Garden*

Ginger Garden

Learning Forest*


0500hr - 2359hr

*No dogs allowed for Ethnobotany, Foliage & Evolution Garden and Learning Forest elevated walkways

Bonsai Garden closes 1800hr daily

SPH Walk of Giants & Keppel Discovery Wetlands closes 1900hr - 0700hr daily

 Rain Forest* 0700hr - 1900hr *No dogs allowed
SBG Heritage Museum 0900hr - 1800hr Closed every last Monday of the Month
CDL Green Gallery 0900hr - 1800hr Closed every last Tuesday of the Month
Library of Botany and Horticulture 0900hr - 1700hr Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays
Centre for Ethnobotany 0900hr - 1800hr Closed every last Wednesday of the Month 
 Seed Bank 0900hr - 1800hr

Closed every last Friday of the Month

(Should this fall on a Public Holiday, the Seed Bank will be closed the following Monday)

 Mingxin Foundation Rambler's Ridge* 0700hr - 1900hr *No dogs allowed


Various Entrances

Entrance Attractions & Facilities F&B Transportation Taxi Available Car Lots

Tanglin Gate

Botany Centre


Library of Botany & Horticulture

SBG Heritage Museum

CDL Green Gallery

Swan Lake


Plant House

Bonsai Garden

Heritage Garden



Fusion Spoon

SBS Transit

7, 105, 123, 174, 174E


75, 77, NR8

Tower Transit


Orchard Station (North South Line)

Yes 224
Tyersall - Gallop

Learning Forest

Ginger Garden

National Orchid Garden

Mingxin Foundation Rambler's Ridge

OCBC Arboretum


Halia Restaurant 


Forest Pavillion

No bus services


SIA Hop-On Bus


Tyersall - 36

Gallop Extension - 29



Visitor Centre

Palm Valley

Rain Forest

Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Symphony Lake

National Parks Headquarters

House 1B

Raffles Building (Office)

Raffles Building Car Park

Car Park A, B, C

Corner House

Casa Verde (dog friendly)

Cluny Food Hall

Nil Yes


Raffles Building RB1, RB2 - 133

Bukit Timah

Bukit Timah Gate

Eco-Lake and Eco-Garden

Ethnobotany Garden and Centre for Ethnobotany (1G)

Foliage Garden

Jacob Ballas Children's Garden

NUS Law Faculty

Centre for Education & Outreach (1F)

Seed Bank (1D)


House 1C

Cluny Park carpark (along Cluny Park Road)

Bee's Knees

The Botanico

Food For Tots


(Bus services via Bukit Timah & Dunearn Road)

SBS Transit

48, 66, 151, 153, 154, 156, 170


67, 171

Botanic Gardens Station (Circle Line & Downtown Line)







Jacob Ballas Children's Garden  car park - 39 




Cluny Park Road car park - 50 


Parking Charges

Hours* Charges
7.00 am to 10.30 pm $0.02 per minute
7.00 pm to 10.30 pm $2 maximum
8.00 am to 9.00 am $1 **
No overnight parking is allowed

**Peak hour charge on all passing vehicles that enter from Kheam Hock Road and exit at Evans/Cluny Road

For further information, please contact Wilson Parking at 6411 5592.


Contact Information

NParks Hotline: 1800 471 7300

Fax: 6473 7983

Email: nparks_sbg_visitor_services@nparks.gov.sg




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