A giant observation wheel, The Singapore Flyer is the world’s largest. Tourists get a unique experience when they partake in the wheel that stands as tall as a three-storey building. As this giant wheel rotates, visitors are just mesmerised with the staggering panoramic view that are poles apart during the day and the night. Whichever time of the day you visit you would want to back again to get a glimpse of the view of the other time of the say. Try getting a view of the city from the Singapore Flyer during the dusk when the sun emerges with its rays shedding sparkles of light on the city.
30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039803
Address: 30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039803
Tel: +65 6333 3311
The Singapore Flyer is open from 8:30 to 22:30 pm daily and last entry is 22:15
You will feel safe and secure in the air-conditioned capsules with some great services. One can there with family, children, and friends for cherishing moments.
MRT: The downtown line and Circle line provide you navigation till the Promenade Station, from there it is a 5-minute walkable distance to Singapore Flyer
Car: It will take hardly 20 minutes from Changi Airport, only 10-minute distance from Orchid Road, they have free lunch parking from 12:00 – 14:00 on weekdays.
Taxi: Just take a taxi and ask them to take you to Raffles Avenues. There are taxi pick-up & drop-off points at the entrance of the flyer.
This giant Observation Wheel is of 165 meters in height and 150 meters in diameter. The Singapore Flyer opened in 2008 during the Chinese New Year and the first ride was started on Valentine’s Day for citizens. It was officially opened on 1st March and the Wheel takes 32 minutes, with speed of 0.21m per second, for completing a round. The Flyer is 30 meters higher than the famous London Eye, it is one of the tallest Observation Wheels until the United States opened the High Roller which is placed in Las Vegas.
The wheel gives a 360° stunning view of iconic and historical landmarks along the Singapore River. The Singapore Flyer has 28 air-conditioned glass capsules which are attached to the rim of the wheel, with a holding capacity of 28 passengers in the capsule, on a 280 sq. ft of floor area. The Flyer is placed on a three-storey beautiful building.
You will be able to see the Sentosa Island and some parts of Malaysia and Indonesia. The wheel has on-site multimedia displays which help one know about Singaporean history and stories behind the making of the Singapore Flyer.
Singapore has many more places to visit but this Flyer gives you breath-taking panoramic views that have never been seen before. The Wheel was rotated in the counter clockwise direction, but this was reversed on advice from the Feng Shui masters.
Witness the journey of dreams with 7 new galleries at this fabulous place. There is a section of Discovery in this area and you will find a dial that will tell you about the pre and post construction stories of this giant wheel through images. You will find out about the technology behind it, how it controls the speed, what is the difference between Giant Observation Wheel and a Ferris wheel.
Then we will move to the dream journal, which shows the dream of Singaporeans that has come true in real life. Over here, one will witness the story of aspirations on these walls and can experience it at every turn. This place is called as the heart of Singapore flyer, which explores the history and architecture of this beautiful city. The Fragment of Dreams explores the culture of Singapore.
You will see the portrait of old Singapore highlighted by the lighting of a torch with the theme of a garden city and cultural city. The Planet, the Numeric and Orb are there to help you to explore the mechanism and transformation physics of this Singapore Flyer.
You will see the 3D flyer character of the rotating gear that will show you the inside-mechanism of the flyer in the Prelude. The journey of the dream gives you a moment to explore Singapore's heritage and architecture.
Enjoy the sky dining dinner experience with cocktails and champagne and while looking out through the inspiring and stunning views of Singapore. One can easily feel the experience of a romantic dinner like never before, a VIP treatment in the private capsules for couples. You will find uniquely themed street food offering some local and international cuisine.
The Singapore Flyer comprises capsules of enormous size that can carry up to 28 passengers. One rotation takes about a half hour giving you a view of some prominent locations of the city. Each capsule in the wheel is very secured and stable. It is designed uniquely to resist against external tough conditions too.