IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please click here to read all COVID-19 measures in place for the Gardens. 

Please comply with instructions from our officers on the ground.


Permit applications

Permit applications for the use of our Gardens and filming requests have restrictions in place. Please submit your application where we will respond via email.  



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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Getting Here  

Nearby Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) stations are available. They are: 

  • Orchard Road MRT Station
    • North-South Line [Red]Transfer to bus services and alight at Napier Road required
  • Botanic Gardens MRT Station
    • Circle Line [Yellow] & Downtown Line [Blue]Bukit Timah Entrance

Outlaying MRT stations are available as options, and all require transfers to bus services. They are: 

  • Farrer MRT Station Circle Line [Yellow]
  • Commonwealth MRT Station East-West Line [Green]
  • Doby Ghaut MRT Station North-South Line [Red]
  • Somerset MRT Station North-South Line [Red]
  • City Hall MRT Station East-West Line [Green]

Please click here for more information of on Singapore's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system.

Download the "MyTransportSG" application to help plan your routes using bus services in Singapore.


Opening Hours (Daily 5am - 12mn)

Attractions & Opening Hours

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 National Orchid Garden

8.30am - 7pm

(Last Entry 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

Closed for maintenance work till further notice

*No dogs allowed


Various Entrances

As the Gardens is 82-hectares, it is ideal to access different entrances for different zones you may wish to visit. Parking facilities are available in each zone.

Please note that different zones are served by different bus services and train stations, with walking times averaging between 30-50 minutes (North to South).

Attractions & Facilities Food & Beverage Transportation
Number of Car Lots
 Tanglin Entrance


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 MRT Station, North-South Line (Red)

Taxi Pick-Up-Drop-Off available

 Tyersall-Gallop Entrance
Ginger Garden

Learning Forest

Mingxin Foundation Rambler's Ridge

National Orchid Garden

OCBC Arboretum


Forest Pavilion

Halia Restaurant 


The Villa


Nearest bus stop at Holland Road with a 10 minute walk


SIA Hop-On Bus

Taxi Pick-Up-Drop-Off available

Tyersall - 36

Gallop Extension - 29

 Nassim Entrance

Car Park A, B, C

Institute of Policy Studies (1C)

National Parks Headquarters

National Biodiversity Centre (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

No MRT & bus stops available.

Taxi Pick-Up-Drop-Off available


Raffles Building RB1, RB2 - 133

 Bukit Timah Entrance

Bukit Timah Gate

Centre for Education & Outreach (1F)

Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, CUGE (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



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Botanic Gardens MRT Station

Circle Line & Downtown Line, (Yellow & Blue)

No taxi Pick-Up-Drop-Off available

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. Please do not feed the wildlife (fishes/swans/turtles/birds/ducks etc) in the Gardens

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

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

4. 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





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