Eastern Singapore packs a punch when it comes to religious temples, locally-renowned restaurants and cultural attractions. You’ll find waterfront parks and golf courses, thrilling theme parks and numerous shopping malls when exploring this charismatic region.
Things to do in East Region Singapore
The 15-kilometre-long East Coast Park hugs the calm waters of the Singapore Strait and is popular for wakeboarding, water skiing, kayaking and swimming, while those who prefer to stay on dry land can enjoy rollerblading, skateboarding and picnics. You can rent a bike and cruise along the waterfront or indulge in the dining options, such as fresh seafood at Long Beach UDMC or grilled skewers at East Coast Food Village.
Are you visiting with the kids? Treat them to one of Eastern Singapore’s water parks, such as Water Venture, which focuses on active fun, including dragon boat racing, sailing and rock climbing. If you prefer to cruise down fast-paced water slides or float down a lazy river, head to Wild Wild Wet in Pasir Ris.
Culture vultures should visit Loyang Tua Pek Kong Temple, a modern temple that’s a place of worship for Hindus, Buddhists and Taoists. Inside you’ll see wooden carvings, vibrant dragons and effigies to gods and saints. Don’t miss the nearby Changi Museum, which takes you back to Japan’s occupation of Singapore during World War II, thanks to historic artefacts, photographs and Prisoner of War stories.
A wealth of shopping opportunities is found within Eastern Singapore, from boutique fashion trends and Western restaurants at Tampines 1 shopping mall to electronics, health and sporting goods at White Sands shopping mall. If you prefer to swing your stress away, tee off at the waterfront National Service Resort & Country Club.
Getting around East Region Singapore
Eastern Singapore is serviced by numerous MRT stations and public bus interchanges, which connect the region’s towns to each other and greater Singapore. The region is home to Changi Airport Singapore, where you can hire private vehicles.