Eco-Sustainability Tours

Important Notice: Living Green Eco Tour will not be available on Saturday, 7 August 2021. We will be offering the One Planet, One Home Eco Tour from 7 to 9 August 2021 as part of our line-up of National Day activities.

Living Green Eco Tour

Everyone can live a greener lifestyle and build a more sustainable Singapore. Enjoy a fully sensorial experience together with your family and friends where you plant your own microgreens and make a cup of aromatic lemongrass butterfly pea tea. See, touch and smell a variety of herbs as you explore our urban garden and take in the breathtaking view of the floating solar panels from the Discovery Lake Boardwalk.

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  Date
   Time
   Duration
  Price
  Recommended Age Group
1st and 3rd Saturday of every month
2 pm 1.5 hours
$10 per person (Member) 
$12 per person (Non-Member)
3 years old and above

Tour Highlights

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Solar Panel
Exploration

Come up close to our floating solar panel installation by taking a walk on the boardwalk that brings you to the heart of the lake. Find out why solar energy is the most viable source of renewable energy in Singapore. 

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Urban Garden
Discovery

Explore traditional and modern farming methods in land-scarce, urban Singapore and engage your senses of smell and touch to identify and learn more about some commonly used herbs and greens.

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Microgreens Planting  Workshop

Growing your own greens need not be as difficult as you think. Discover the joy and beauty of urban gardening by planting your own microgreens to create a beautiful, living craft.

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Tea Making
Workshop 

Calm your nerves by concocting your very own tea, infused with the fragrant scent of lemongrass and amazing colour-changing properties of butterfly pea flowers. The lemongrass butterfly pea tea has stress-busting and antioxidant properties that also lower sugar and cholesterol in blood.

For group and corporate bookings, please contact [email protected].


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One Planet, One Home Eco Tour

Alternatively, join our Friends of SDC volunteers on a short walk around SDC to explore simple and exciting ways to go green!

To join the tour, simply join the queue at the Concourse at least 10 minutes before the start of the tour. No booking or registration is required!


   Date
   Time
   Duration
  Price
  Recommended Age Group
 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month
2 pm  1 hour
Free for all
3 years old and above

Tour Highlights

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Solar Panel
Exploration

It’s matte, it’s black and it floats on pontoons in reservoirs – it’s solar panels! Ever wondered why solar energy is the most viable source of renewable energy in Singapore? Let’s  take a closer look at what solar panels look like and find out how solar energy has helped SDC in reducing its reliance on electricity.

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Urban Garden
Discovery

Have you ever seen plants growing on compact urban spaces such as the rooftops of HDB blocks or walls of office buildings? Learn how modern urban farming solutions can help potentially solve our nation’s battle with food security.

Terms and Conditions for One Planet, One Home Eco Tour:

  • Tours are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Each tour is limited to a maximum of 10 persons.

  • One Planet, One Home Eco Tour is free of charge for everyone and does not include hands-on activities like walking on the boardwalk, microgreens planting, and tea making workshops. 

  •  As the tour is conducted mostly outdoors, participants are encouraged to come suitably attired in comfortable wear, covered shoes, and sun protection. The tour, however, is not conducted on any challenging terrain and is hence suitable for persons of all ages.

  • In the event of inclement weather, Singapore Discovery Centre reserves the rights to replace the outdoor activities with carefully curated indoor activities that are suitable for the tour and all participants.

  • Tours will commence on time. Hence, participants are encouraged to arrive at least 10 minutes before the commencement of the tour.

  • As the activities curated for the tour are designed to fully engage all senses, including voluntary activities such as the smelling and touching of herbs, participants with prior health conditions such as allergies should exercise discretion to partake in these activities.

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Friends of SDC

Join us as a volunteer on our brand-new volunteerism initiative, Friends of SDC

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SAFTI Bus Tour

Hop on a bus tour that gives you a glimpse of the SAFTI Military Institute

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Permanent Exhibits Gallery

Step into an immersive journey from past to present. Discover new stories and perspectives about Singapore.