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Esplanade–Theatres on the Bay Tours

Esplanade–Theatres on the Bay
Singapore’s premier performance venue overlooks the super-sleek Marina Bay Waterfront. Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay consists of a 1,600-seat concert hall and 2,000-seat theater. The complex has waterfront and open-air venues and hosts more than 3,000 performances annually.

The Basics
The best way to experience Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay is to prebook a ticket to a performance. Even without a ticket, you can still see the performance space on a tour, which takes you behind the scenes at one of the world’s busiest art centers. Alternatively, admire the modern architecture of the theater from the outside on a hop-on hop-off bus tour or a Crazy Rich Asians excursion, which covers filming locations of the blockbuster movie.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • The Esplanade offers free Wi-Fi throughout. There are also restrooms, ATMs, and lockers.
  • The performance venue is completely wheelchair- and stroller-accessible; you can also hire a wheelchair from reception free of charge.
  • During performances, photography is prohibited.
How to Get There
The easiest way to reach Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay is by public transport. The closest MRT stations are City Hall on the red line or Esplanade MRT on the green line. More than 20 buses stop at the Esplanade bus stop, a few minutes from the theater.

When to Get There
In general, Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay is open from early morning until after midnight; shows, performances, and exhibitions run their own independent hours. The theater box office is open from lunchtime until midevening.

Beauty on the Bay
Allow for ample time to explore Marina Bay on your Singapore vacation. In addition to the theater, highlights include the super-modern Gardens by the Bay, home to the otherworldly Supertree Grove; sci-fi-style ArtScience Museum, designed in the shape of a lotus flower; and Marine Bay Sands Skypark, from which you can take in views of Singapore’s sleek skyline.

Address: 1 Esplanade Drive, 038981, Singapore
Hours: Box office: 12pm-­8:30pm
Admission: Various
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13 Tours and Activities to Experience Esplanade–Theatres on the Bay

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Guided Tour @ Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay

Guided Tour @ Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay

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Take a peek under Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay's iconic domes with its guided tour. Whether you're an art afionado, architectural buff or a curious visitor, everyone will definitely discover something new about Singapore's national performing arts centre and one of the world's busiest arts centres. The Esplanade Tour takes you to the centre's front-of-house spaces, giving you an opportunity to experience the Esplanade Concert Hall's sublime acoustics and see the majestic Esplanade Theater. Along the way, learn about Esplanade's architecture and history; find out how the Concert Hall can be tuned to sound like a small room or a huge cathedral, and how external noise and vibration is prevented from
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Singapore Duck Tour

Singapore Duck Tour

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Explore Singapore on a 1-hour duck tour, known officially as DUCKtours®, which allows you to see city sights by both land and water. On ‘the duck,’ an amphibious military vehicle that was refurbished from World War II, you’ll drive around the city to check out attractions like the Fountain of Wealth and Singapore Flyer. Then hit the water to cruise past landmarks like the Merlion, Singapore’s famous statue that sits where the Singapore River meets Marina Bay. Audio commentary is included.
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Big Bus Singapore Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Big Bus Singapore Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Underground is no way to experience Singapore. See the sights with ease on our Open Top Bus. Enjoy a 1-Day experience with the classic ticket; add on an extra day with our premium ticket; or get all of the above plus a guided night city tour with the deluxe ticket. Upgrade to a combo deal to include tickets to top Singapore attractions. Experience Singapore at your own pace, with our informative commentary in 12 languages with our Big Bus Branded Ear Phones. Upgrade to a combo for admission to some of Singapore’s top attractions.
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Private Crazy Rich Asians: Singapore Icons & Filming Locations Car Tour

Private Crazy Rich Asians: Singapore Icons & Filming Locations Car Tour

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If you enjoyed the Crazy Rich Asians book and movie then look no further than this private tour of Singapore, which reveals the glamorous locations used in the hit Hollywood film. While you receive the undivided attention of a private guide, you’ll relive your favorite on-screen moments and visit parts of Singapore that you may have missed if exploring on your own.
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  • 4 hours
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Follow the Money: An audio tour of Singapore's Financial District

Follow the Money: An audio tour of Singapore's Financial District

This is a self guided audio tour through Singapore's downtown district that reveals a money secret of one of Asia's tiger economies and highlights the history of Singapore's early traders through to the current 21st century wealth makers.
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Capture the Best Photos and Videos with Original Singapore City Walking Tour

Capture the Best Photos and Videos with Original Singapore City Walking Tour

Explore the best of Singapore’s must-visit sightseeing spots in one walking tour! Learn about the city's transformation from a fishing village to a metropolitan city Be introduced to Singapore's multi-cultural society, heritage, and rich history Capture the best photos and videos at some of the scenic spots in town Discover lesser-known areas with rich stories shared by knowledgeable local guides Additional Information: Minimum age required: Age 6 Tours are conducted in English only Due to the nature of this tour, it is not wheelchair or stroller accessible This tour is not recommended for those with serious medical conditions, pregnant women, or seniors The tour involves long-distance walking. It is highly recommended to wear a comfortable pair of walking shoes Please dress accordingly depending on weather conditions of the day The tour is operational in all weather conditions except during storms or typhoons Things to Bring: Water Raincoat and/or umbrella Cap or hat Sunscreen Cash
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Singapore Private Night Tour with River Cruise

Singapore Private Night Tour with River Cruise

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Skip the lines while visiting some of Singapore’s most popular attractions on this private evening tour. Enjoy a fully commentated cruise, see the city lit up at night, stop at the famous Merlion statue and the larger-than-life Gardens by the Bay, and stop for a local food experience (at extra cost) at a classic Singaporean hawker center. Your personal guide will cater your evening to your own tastes and needs.
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The Singapore Story Private Tour

The Singapore Story Private Tour

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If you’ve seen all of the popular landmarks and neighborhoods that the big coach tours have to offer, dig a bit deeper into Singaporean life with this tour. With your private guide by your side, learn about the history of Singapore in more intimate detail than a large group tour can offer. Discover the city’s historic life with visits to Yueh Hai Ching Temple, Chinatown and Singapore River, where you can track the People of the River statues down the waterfront.
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Private Original Singapore City Sightseeing Walking Tour

Private Original Singapore City Sightseeing Walking Tour

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A 3-hour walking tour of Singapore City with a local guide. Visit Merlion Park, Civic District, Marina Bay & Singapore River on this "must-do" tour! There was a time when fishing boats and spices lined our colonial shore. Today, we have transformed to be buzzing city teeming with history, culture and architecture. Let us take you on a stroll around the Singapore River and tell you inspiring stories of a resilient nation that fought against all odds. Some of the many interesting spots in the Civic District area include the Merlion Park, the historically-significant Padang and the neoclassical Victoria Theatre.
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Supercars Singapore Explorer Tour

Supercars Singapore Explorer Tour

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Explore Singapore in sophisticated style during a sightseeing tour with a big difference. Rather than traveling around the city in a coach or car, you’ll get behind the wheel of your choice of supercar—a Ferrari, McLaren, or Lamborghini—and drive to attractions of your choice alongside your guide. Plus, unlike many driving tours, an international driving license isn’t required; you simply need to have more than two years’ driving experience and be over 20 years of age.
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Singapore Explorer

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Travel around Singapore in a Rolls Royce , Merc E250 convertible , Bently or Toyota Vellfire . You can customize your desired route. Choose any places of attractions in Singapore that you wish to go. We will bring you around to wherever you want to go, for 120 minutes or more. Why You Should Try Singapore Explorer • Go wherever you want Create your own itinerary, plan a trip that specially caters to your own interest. • Complete privacy Transportation that special caters to you and your family or friends. • Driver of your own language Our car rental includes driver, plus you can choose driver that speaks your own language. • Petrol & Insurance included Hassle-free, we make sure our cars are full to accommodate your tour without delay. • Personalize - Free & Easy You may take your time wherever you go. Start and end anytime you like, anywhere you like.
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Scenic Bike Tour: Enchantment Of Marina Bay

Scenic Bike Tour: Enchantment Of Marina Bay

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This scenic bike tour is perfect for family with all ages. Entire tour route on foot and cycling path. Located in the heart of the city with all major hotels within walking distance, strategically located along the Singapore River. One of a kind bike tour that comes with a story telling, starting from the beginning of modern Singapore to the present. Get ready to be mesmerised and in awe by Singapore’s most beautiful and scenic landscapes. Ride through the busy city area from Raffles Landing Site to the Singapore Flyer, to the world’s most renowned Singapore Grand Prix F1 pit and down to the World’s Largest dome structure which is our National Stadium and before you know it, you are out of the hustle and bustle of the city, straight into Serenity which is Gardens by the Bay East. Enjoy awesome views of the city skyline along the River and fret not we’ll also make strategic stops to take those awesome Instagrammable pictures of the breath-taking views along the way.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Singapore Evening Cycling Tour

Singapore Evening Cycling Tour

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Explore Singapore when temperatures have cooled and crowds have dispersed on an evening cycling tour that reveals the sleek city when illuminated by night. You’ll receive personalized attention in a small group limited to five travelers and make regular stops without having to worry about finding a parking space.
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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are Esplanade–Theatres on the Bay hours of operation?
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Esplanade–Theatres on the Bay hours of operation: Box office: 12pm-­8:30pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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What's the best way to experience Esplanade–Theatres on the Bay?