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 5am to 12mn.

Opening Hours

Attractions Opening Hours More Information
National Orchid Garden*

8.30am - 7pm

Last ticket sales 6pm

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 6pm daily


Jacob Ballas Children's Garden* 8am - 7pm

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 6.30pm daily


Healing Garden* 5am - 7.30pm

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*


5am - 12mn

**Bonsai Garden closes 6pm daily

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

SPH Walk of Giants & Keppel Discovery Wetlands is closed 7pm - 7am daily

 Rain Forest* 7am - 7pm *No dogs allowed
SBG Heritage Museum 9am - 6pm Closed every last Monday of the Month
CDL Green Gallery 9am - 6pm Closed every last Tuesday of the Month
Library of Botany and Horticulture 9am - 5pm Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays
Centre for Ethnobotany 9am - 6pm Closed every last Wednesday of the Month 
 Seed Bank 9am - 6pm

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* 7am - 7pm *No dogs allowed


Various Entrances

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


Bonsai Garden

Botany Centre

CDL Green Gallery


Heritage Garden

Library of Botany & Horticulture

Plant House

SBG Heritage Museum

Swan Lake

Tanglin Gate


Fusion Spoon

SBS Transit

7, 105, 123, 174, 174E


75, 77, NR8

Tower Transit


Orchard Station (North South Line)

Yes 224
Tyersall - Gallop

Ginger Garden

Learning Forest

Mingxin Foundation Rambler's Ridge

National Orchid Garden

OCBC Arboretum


Forest Pavilion

Halia Restaurant 


The Villa


No bus services


SIA Hop-On Bus


Tyersall - 36

Gallop Extension - 29



Car Park A, B, C

Institute of Policy Studies, House 5, (1C)

National Parks Headquarters

National Biodiversity Centre, House 6, 1A

Palm Valley

Rain Forest

Raffles Building (Office)

Raffles Building Car Park

Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Symphony Lake

Visitor Centre


Corner House

Casa Verde (dog friendly)

Cluny Food Hall

Nil Yes


Raffles Building RB1, RB2 - 133

Bukit Timah

Bukit Timah Gate

Centre for Education & Outreach (House 2, (1F)

CUGE, House 3 (1E)

Car Park, Cluny Park (along Cluny Park Road)

Eco-Lake and Eco-Garden

Ethnobotany Garden and Centre for Ethnobotany (1G)

Foliage Garden

Jacob Ballas Children's Garden

NUS Law Faculty

Seed Bank (1D)

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)


Cluny Park Road car park - 50 





Jacob Ballas Children's Garden  car park - 39 




Our Visitor Services staff are on duty from 8.00am – 5.30pm daily at our various service desks to handle queries you may have on the Gardens. We have 6 Service Desks located throughout the Gardens. 

  • Visitor Services @ Tanglin (Drop-Off Point, Level 1, Botany Centre)
  • Visitor Services @ Tyersall (Drop-Off Point, Tyersall Entrance)
  • Visitor Services @ Nassim (Drop-Off Point, Nassim Entrance) 
  • Visitor Services @ Bukit Timah
  • Visitor Services @ Jacob Ballas Children's Garden
  • Visitor Services @ Gallop Entrance


At the Visitor Services Desk, you may seek assistance for:

  • Information of Garden
  • Maps
  • Feedback
  • Lost & Found
  • First Aid
  • Handling of Emergencies
  • Wheelchair loan

Lockers are available at a small fee at these locations:

  • Tanglin Entrance
  • Nassim Entrance
  • Melati Gate

For the safety and enjoyment of all visitors to the Singapore Botanic Gardens, and the protection and conservation of our greenery, please observe the Parks and Trees Act (Cap. 216) and the Parks and Trees Regulations (Cap. 216, RG), in particular:

1. Do not set up tents or furniture, nor obstruct any path or visitor access

2. Do not sell or attempt to sell any article or service or otherwise conduct business, unless prior approval has been obtained.

3. Shelters shall not be used exclusively for private events, gatherings or exercise.

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For the safety of all, please leash your canine friends and muzzle them in accordance with the Animal and Birds (Dog Licensing & Control) Rules.

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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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