17 Wheelchair-Friendly Attractions In Singapore

Wheelchair-Friendly Attractions Singapore

Singapore is one of the most convenient cities in the world to get around with ease—even for the elderly and wheelchair users. There are many initiatives that have been introduced in the past decade to make our infrastructures more user-friendly.

If you are planning a day out in Singapore, there are plenty of tourist attractions here which have thoughtfully designed their premises to cater for those who require mobility access. From museums to concert venues and even the zoo; there is no reason why anyone should be left out.

Here are 17 Of The Most Wheelchair-Friendly Attractions In Singapore. 

Adventure Cove Waterpark

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An aquatic waterpark filled with thrilling slides and the opportunity to interact up close and personal with more than 20,000 aquatic wildlife, Adventure Cove Waterpark is one of Singapore’s top tourist attractions.

Over there, a complimentary Rider’s Guide will be provided for guests with disabilities at the Guest Services counter. It provides more details about boarding procedures and specific information for each attraction.

Adventure Cove Waterpark
8 Sentosa Gateway
Singapore 098269
Tel: +65 6577 8888
Daily: 10am – 6pm
Nearest Station: Harbourfront



Singapore’s primary performing arts centre, the Esplanade, or affectionately known as the “durian” is where Singaporeans frequent to watch performances, dine, or simply unwind with a walk by the Marina Bay waterfront.

The Esplanade offers a free wheelchair loan service upon request and the building also has handicapped toilets. Although the Esplanade tries to accommodate passengers with limited mobility and special seating requirements, it is advised that you call their Customer Experience team prior to your visit.

1 Esplanade Drive
Singapore 038981
Tel: +65 6828 8377
Daily: 8am – 2am
Nearest Station: Esplanade

Gardens by the bay


Since July 2016, Gardens by the Bay has launched a new fleet of free wheelchair-friendly passenger shuttles that are sponsored by SMRT.

These spacious 22-seater electric minibuses come with a foldable access ramp at its rear and will bring passengers from Bayfront MRT station to the Conservatories for free. Furthermore, non-slip gantries have been installed and the pathways within the Conservatories are wide and easy for wheelchair users to move around with ease.

Gardens by the Bay
18 Marina Gardens Drive
Singapore 018953
Tel: +65 6420 6848
Daily: 5am – 2am
Nearest Station: Bayfront



Famous for being the tallest wood-panelled pedestrian bridge in Singapore, Henderson Waves is a stunning architectural structure whereat visitors can get one of the best views of Singapore’s skyline. At night, the beautiful wave-like shape of the bridge is accentuated by LED lights from 7pm to 2am daily.

The bridge is disabled-friendly, allowing access for both people who require the use of wheelchairs and parents who are pushing baby prams.

Henderson Waves
Henderson Road, Southern Ridges, Bukit Merah
Singapore 159557
Tel: 1800 471 7300
Daily: Open throughout the day
Nearest Station: Telok Blangah

Jurong Bird Park


As Asia’s largest bird park, Jurong Bird Park is a must-visit for those enthusiastic about aviculture. Visitors with limited mobility can explore the park with the park’s mobility scooters at a promotional rental fee of S$35.

Besides having a designated parking area, disabled guests can also make use of complimentary wheelchairs that are available at the entrance on a first-come-first-served basis. The park has paved pathways, ramps and allocated viewing areas for wheelchair users..

Jurong Bird Park
2 Jurong Hill
Singapore 628925
Tel: +65 6265 0022
Daily: 8.30am – 6pm
Nearest Station: Boon Lay

national gallery of singapore


Committed to ensuring that their programmes and facilities are available to all members of the public, the National Gallery has taken steps to ensure that wheelchair-bound visitors will feel comfortable during their visit to the National Gallery.

Aside from offering free admission to all exhibitions for persons with disabilities and one accompanying caregiver, manual wheelchairs can be obtained free for free during your visit. In addition, there are designated parking spaces for visitors with disabilities and wheelchair-accessible toilets at almost every level.

National Gallery
1 Saint Andrew’s Road, #01-01
Singapore 178957
Tel: +65 6271 7000
Daily: 10am – 7pm
Nearest Station: City Hall

National Museum


If you are bringing a wheelchair-bound visitor to the National Museum of Singapore, there is no need to worry about accessibility as the entire building has been designed and fitted with structures to accommodate wheelchair access.

Wheelchair-bound visitors have entry to all Galleries and there are accessible toilets at every level of the museum. Beyond that, parking for handicapped-labelled vehicles are available and there is ramp access to the entrances on the street level.

National Museum of Singapore
93 Stamford Road
Singapore 178897
Tel: +65 6332 3659
Daily: 10am – 7pm
Nearest Station: Dhoby Ghaut

Newater Tour


Playing a pivotal role in Singapore’s water sustainability strategy is NEWater, a process whereby used water is treated and then further purified by advanced membrane technologies and ultra-violet disinfection.

Bringing you on an interactive journey where visitors will learn more about the technicalities of the chemical process, NEWater Visitor Centre is a wheelchair-friendly venue with disabled toilets, accessible lifts and designated parking lots for disabled visitors.

NEWater Visitor Centre
20 Koh Sek Lim Road
Singapore 486593
Tel: +65 6546 7874
Tue to Sun: 9am – 5.30pm
Nearest Station: Tanah Merah

Night Safari


With 90% of the Night Safari accessible by wheelchair, wheelchair-bound visitors do not need to worry about getting around and having the time of their lives at the Night Safari. Not only are there paved pathways, the Night Safari has helpfully allocated viewing areas for disabled guests for various exhibits and shows.

For visitors who require a wheelchair to move around the park, wheelchairs are available at the park’s entrance free-of-charge and on a first-come-first-served basis. Besides that, the Night Safari has designated parking lots on the first level of the multi-storey car park for disabled visitors and there are wheelchair-friendly restrooms too.

Night Safari
80 Mandai Lake Road
Singapore 729826
Tel: +65 6269 3411
Daily: 7.30pm – 12am
Nearest Station: Bukit Panjang

Republic Of Singapore Navy Museum

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For those who have a keen interest in the Singapore Navy, it is a no-brainer that the Republic of Singapore Navy Museum would be the best place to visit for a comprehensive understanding of the Singapore Navy’s growth as a modern and integrated maritime fighting force.

A wheelchair-friendly museum, there are parking spaces for handicapped visitors and accessible toilets found on the first and third levels of the museum.

Republic of Singapore Navy Museum
118 Tanah Merah Coast Road
Singapore 498794
Tel: +65 6544 5147
Mon to Fri: 9am – 5pm
Sat: 9am – 3pm
Nearest Station: Tanah Merah

River Safari

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Catering for the comfort and convenience of visitors, the River Safari provides wheelchairs free-of-charge for disabled guests at their park’s entrance. Guests with limited mobility have the option of exploring the park on a mobility scooter for a rental fee of S$35.

Otherwise, most of the park has paved pathways and barrier-free access for wheelchair-bound visitors. Disabled-friendly restrooms are located across the park and disabled visitors can park at designated parking areas directly in front of the Singapore Zoo so long as they display a disability sticker on their vehicle.

River Safari
80 Mandai Lake Road
Singapore 729826
Tel: +65 6269 3411
Daily: 10am – 7pm
Nearest Station: Bukit Panjang

RWS Sea Aquarium


Enter a marine universe like no other at S.E.A. Aquarium—home to more than 100,000 marine animals from over 1,000 species—spread out across 50 diverse habitats. This would be the perfect day out for marine wildlife enthusiasts.

The aquarium offers barrier-free accessibility for the handicapped. Most routes in the S.E.A. Aquarium can be accessed by wheelchairs and the iconic Ocean Dome can be accessed via the lift situated at the back of the Ocean Gallery. Wheelchairs are also available for rental at S$15 (non-refundable) plus a refundable cash deposit of S$50 for use within the attraction.

S.E.A. Aquarium
8 Sentosa Gateway
Resorts World Sentosa
Singapore 098629
Tel: +65 6577 8888
Daily: 10am – 7pm
Nearest Station: Harbourfront



To dive deep into international contemporary art practices in Singapore and Southeast Asia, there is no other place to be than the Singapore Art Museum. The museum currently stands in a restored 19th-century mission school and it is also the first art museum to open in Singapore.

Wheelchair-bound visitors would appreciate that the Singapore Art Museum has wheelchair lifts and permanent ramps in the museum.

Singapore Art Museum
(SAM at 8Q) 8 Queen Street
Singapore 188535
Tel: +65 6589 9550
Daily: 10am – 7pm
Nearest Station: Bras Basah

Botanic Gardens


Boasting a rich heritage of more than 150 years, the Singapore Botanic Gardens is not a the proud recipient of its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but also a place where many Singaporeans frequent during the week for some exercise.

Although not all parts of the Singapore Botanic Gardens are wheelchair-friendly due to its hilly terrain, the Botany Centre and entrance to the gardens are wheelchair accessible. The reserved disabled carpark lot is located at the Cluny Road entrance.  

Singapore Botanic Gardens
1 Cluny Road
Singapore 259569
Tel: +65 6471 7361
DailY: 5am – 12am
Nearest Station: Botanic Gardens

Singapore Discovery Centre

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At the Singapore Discovery Centre, visitors will be able to learn about Singapore’s milestones and achievements through hi-tech and interactive exhibits. From participating in a Crisis Simulation Centre to taking control at the Battlefield Command, visitors will have the most enjoyable time there.

The Singapore Discovery Centre has a designated disabled parking lot located outside the building and there are accessible public toilets for the disabled in the main lobby and iWERKS lobby.

Singapore Discovery Centre
510 Upper Jurong Road
Singapore 638365
Tel: +65 6792 6188
Tue to Sun: 9am – 7pm
Nearest Station: Boon Lay

Singapore Flyer Gardens By Bay


At the Singapore Flyer, there are well-designed ramps, lifts and handicapped toilets. In addition, the car park, ticket booth and boarding area are located within close proximity to the lift which eases accessibility for wheelchair-bound individuals

And for those who are concerned about the boarding process, there is no need to worry as the staff of the Singapore Flyer will adjust the speed of the capsule so as to allow wheelchair-bound individuals to board safely.

Singapore Flyer
30 Raffles Avenue,
Singapore 039803
Tel: +65 6333 3311
Daily: 8.30am – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Promenade



Presenting the world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through over 1000 exciting, hands-on and interactive exhibits, the Singapore Science Centre is akin to a child’s playground where both children and adults would be thoroughly entertained by all that they encounter.

Physically handicapped visitors can loan wheelchairs at the entrance of the Singapore Science Centre at no cost, subject to a first-come-first-served basis. The Singapore Science Centre also has designated parking lots for the disabled and their toilets have facilities for users with disabilities.

Singapore Science Centre
15 Science Centre Road
Singapore 609081
Tel: +65 6425 2500
Daily: 10am – 6pm
Nearest Station: Jurong East

Singapore Zoo


Priding itself as the world’s best rainforest zoo, the 64-acre Singapore Zoo is a must-visit for animal lovers. With more than 2800 animals spanning over more than 300 species, you will be in for a day of fun and entertainment at the Singapore Zoo.

Wheelchair-bound visitors would be glad to know that approximately 90% of the Singapore Zoo comprises pathways. In addition, there are also ramps and allocated viewing areas at performance venues and various exhibits available for disabled guests.

Singapore Zoo
80 Mandai Lake Road
Singapore 729826
Tel: +65 6269 3411
Daily: 8.30am – 6pm
Nearest Station: Bukit Panjang