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 smoke in the Gardens

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

3. Do not cycle, scooter, skate or skateboard

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

5. Do not play ball/racquet games, frisbees, fly model aircraft/drones and kites

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

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

Rules & Regulations updated Jan 2022

Here are some tips to make your visit more enjoyable!

  • Dress comfortably and put on suitable footwear.
  • Wear a hat, put on sunglasses, and apply sunscreen to shield yourself from the sun.
  • Spray on insect repellent if you are prone to insect bites.
  • Drink ample fluids to stay hydrated.
  • Dispose of rubbish at the nearest bin.
  • Clean up after your pets and keep them leashed.
  • Appreciate the plants, take nothing but photos.


No Pets Zone

We appreciate that your pets enjoy our garden.

We seek your cooperation that certain areas are out of bounds for pets as these are designated nature areas where extra protection is for the flora and fauna to thrive. 

  • All indoor attractions such as Heritage Museum, Botanical Art Gallery and Centre for Ethnobotany. 
  • Botanist Boardwalk (Learning Forest)
  • COMO Adventure Grove
  • Elevated walkway of Learning Forest
  • Ethnobotany Garden
  • Evolution Garden
  • Foliage Garden
  • National Orchid Garden
  • Healing Garden
  • Jacob Ballas Children's Garden
  • Mingxin Foundation Rambler's Ridge
  • OCBC Arboretum
  • Rain Forest
  • Keppel Discovery Wetlands (Learning Forest)
  • SPH Walk of Giants
  • Plant House
  • Pulai Marsh

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

Be a considerate pet owner. Find out how you can be a responsible pet owner in public.

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