8 Midnight Activities in Singapore for When it Gets Dark

8 Midnight Activities in Singapore for When it Gets Dark

Is the Little Red Dot a city that never sleeps?

It’s the weekend and it’s the only time you can stay up way past your bedtime — without feeling guilty. Bored of spending the night huddled up in bed and binge-watching your favourite series on Netflix? Kick it up a notch with the following midnight activities in Singapore well after the sun recedes from the horizon. The best part: You can escape the sweltering heat and make the most out of your short break from work. 

From bowling to ghost hunting, you’ll come to see that there are a plethora of things to do in Singapore even when it gets dark outside! Read along and discover all the midnight activities to understand why the Little Red Dot is a city that never sleeps. 

Also read: The Best Things to Do in Singapore, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Choose from these midnight activities in Singapore

1. Indulge in a therapeutic massage at g.spa

Nestled along Guillemard Road, this one-stop spa destination is open round the clock. Let the nimble fingers of therapists at g.spa work out those knots and ache in your body even in the wee hours of the night! With a variety of treatments including foot reflexology and body scrubs and facilities such as sauna rooms and pools, you can slip into a complete state of relaxation. 

Address: Fitness and Recreation Hub, 102 Guillemard Road, #02-02, Singapore 399719

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, open 24 hours

Also read: Most Value-for-Money Spas You Must Visit in Singapore

2. Test your wits at LOST SG

This midnight activity in Singapore is ideal for those looking for a challenge to keep their mind stimulated. At LOST SG, you can choose from a plethora of themed games with varied difficulty levels. Think of the likes of Alcatraz, Exodus, Mausoleum and more.

Gather your group of up to 5 pax (in line with Singapore’s COVID-19 measures) and discover clues and solve puzzles together. The goal: To break out of the locked room before you run out of time. 

Address: 1 Sophia Road, #03-01/02/03, Peace Centre, Singapore 228149

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday, 11am to 10.45pm; Friday to Saturday, 11am to 12.45am

3. Go ghost hunting

Are you one of those who get a thrill from hearing ghost stories? Take your fascination for eerie adventures to the next level with the Singapore Famous Murder and Ghost Story Tour. Armed with your own paranormal investigation devices, explore the neighbourhood where a ritual murder scene that shocked the country in the early ’80s occured and the precinct of the abandoned Old Changi Hospital, along with a licensed guide.

Through the spooky tales and perhaps some unexpected encounters, you’ll discover the harrowing history of the places that have been touted as the most haunted spots in Singapore!  

4. Catch some fresh prawns at ORTO

prawning at ORTO

Image credit: ORTO Official Website

If you enjoy tasting the fruit of your labour, prawning is just for you! Why? You get to devour a plate of fresh prawns caught and grilled all by you. At ORTO — Singapore’s largest prawning facility boasting 10 ponds brimming with the crustaceans — you can put your skills to test. Moreover, there are electric grills for you to use at no additional cost. 

As prawning requires patience and time, we suggest taking your friends along. That way, you can chitter-chatter while waiting for the “golden opportunity” to strike. Also, you can tuck into your friend’s catch of the day in the event that you are left empty-handed. 

Address: 81 Lorong Chencharu, Singapore 769198

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, open 24 hours

5. Aim for a turkey at Kallang Bowl

Gear up for a striking good time at Kallang Bowl. Does this iconic haunt ring a bell? That’s because it is one of the earliest bowling centres to appear on our shores — you may have patronised it during its former days.

Recently refurbished, it now boasts 22 competition standard lanes for you to knock some pins down. Plus, the bowling alley integrates technologies such as touch screen control panels and interactive screen displays so that you can have enjoy fuss-free midnight activity in Singapore. 

Address: 5 Stadium Walk, #02-22, Singapore 397693

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday, 9am to 1am; Friday to Saturday, 9am to 3am

6. Engage in a range of board games at The Mind Cafe

The Mind Cafe houses a gamut of board games — from old-school classics to murder mysteries. Take your pick from the well-arranged shelves and play away at the comfortable lounge area. Spoilt for choice from the 500 collections? Ask the benevolent staff for recommendations based on your preferences and they’ll be happy to help. 

As it runs till 6am on the weekends, you can gear up for non-stop fun with your buddies and try your hands at a variety of games! 

Address: 60A Prinsep Street, #02-00, Singapore 188664

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday, 11am to 2am Friday to Saturday, 11am to 6am; Sunday, 11am to 2am

Also read: 10 Fun and Easy Board Games That Can Be Played in Pairs

7. Cycle along Singapore’s scenic trails

marina bay

Image credit: Hide Ishi

Looking to burn some calories while taking in the city’s breathtaking nightscape? Take your bike for a spin at these cycling trails scattered all over the Little Red Dot. You’ll come to see that this midnight activity makes for a refreshing way to see a different side of Singapore. Plus, you’ll take pleasure in the sense of quietude the night brings with it. 

8. Take a walk on the wild side at Night Safari 

Night Safari — the world’s first nocturnal zoo — is where you can get up close and personal with animals at nightfall. Explore the sprawling park on foot, or jump on board a tram that takes off every few minutes. Either way, you can catch sight of more than 2,500 animals that make the Wildlife Reserves Singapore their home. From Asian elephants to Malayan tigers and leopards, it is once a lifetime experience that’ll highlight the importance of conservation. 

Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, 6.30pm to 12am

There you have it: A list of midnight activities you can enjoy in Singapore. What will you be trying out this weekend? Don’t forget to share this article with all the night owls you know!

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