20 Fun Activities for Couples in Singapore

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20 Fun Activities for Couples in Singapore

20 Top Date Ideas in Singapore (Indoor & Outdoor)

There’s a common complaint amongst couples in Singapore that there’s nothing better to do than to just sit at a cafe somewhere or walk around window shopping. But the reality is that there’s so many date ideas and fun activities to share with your significant other around the island! 

Whether it’s an intimate indoor date at home or an adventurous outdoor excursion, Singapore’s charming blend of rich culture, modern marvels and lush landscapes promises to inspire lovebirds. Read on for our guide to the top 20 indoor and outdoor date ideas in Singapore in 2024, and get ready to rediscover the city together with your other half!

Indoor Date Ideas

1. Go on a puzzle hunt at Marina Bay Sands

Having an indoor date in Singapore usually entails wandering aimlessly around aimlessly in a mall. But if you’re tired of the standard window shopping, here’s an idea – why not embark on an enchanting adventure with your significant other with Hidden Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands mystery tour?

Get ready to solve puzzles and uncover the intriguing secrets and fun facts behind one of Singapore’s most iconic landmarks in a thrilling real-world adventure game. Pretend you’re secret agents trying to solve a mystery and hone your teamwork and communication skills as a couple while strengthening your bond. It’s perfect for couples who love a challenge and want to see a whole new side of this iconic landmark. 

Plus, starting from just S$29.90 per person (including F&B items from partner shops!), it’s an affordable yet priceless experience that’ll create lasting memories. Ready for an adventure? Learn more about our Marina Bay Sands tour or explore even more things to do in and around Marina Bay Sands.

2. Visit a DIY photo studio

DIY photo studios have exploded in popularity across Singapore in the last few years. These photo studios usually consist of a couple of photo booths with themed or creative decor and designs, plus fun props to up the ante. Pop into one to capture the essence of your love in a creative setting, taking control of the camera and creating personalised photos that reflect how much fun you have around each other. Experiment with different themes, outfits, poses, and photo studios, letting your artistic side shine.

Address: Various
Opening hours: Various
Admission fee: Varies depending on the studio

3. Roller skate at an indoor roller rink

Retro cool is back, and roller skates are definitely part of it! Indoor roller rinks like Hi Roller or Rink @ Punggol East™ give you a chance to glide hand in hand together while staying sheltered from the hot sun. Whether you’re an amateur skater or an experienced deal on wheels, you’ll be sure to have a ball of a time together trying to stay on your feet. It’s also a great way to stay active while spending time together, compared to the usual long walks, treks, or bicycle routes around the island.


  • Hi Roller: 1 Pasir Ris Close, E!Hub @ Downtown East, #05-103, S519599
  • Rink @ Punggol Eastâ„¢: Punggol East Container Park, 50 Punggol East (along Tebing Lane)

Opening hours:

  • Hi Roller: Multiple time slots open for booking per day (Monday-Sunday).
  • Rink @ Punggol Eastâ„¢: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM on Weekends, School Holidays, and Public Holidays only.

Admission fee: 

  • Hi Roller: From S$12 for entry. Separate gear rental fees may apply.
  • Rink @ Punggol Eastâ„¢: From S$16 per 2-hour pass (including equipment and guards).

4. Go on a dinner date to your favourite restaurant – or try something new!

Going on a fancy dinner date every now and then is par for the course as a couple, especially for special occasions like anniversaries or celebrations. If you’re foodies who want to go on more gastronomic adventures together, however, you can also try changing it up by exploring new cuisines around the island. Gather food suggestions from family, friends, or your favourite social media foodie influencers, and put them all in a jar. Then, randomly pick one and commit to trying what’s there with your other half. You may or may not like it, but getting to try something new with your significant other is half the fun.

Address: Various
Opening hours: Various
Admission fee: Various

5. Watch a free performance at Esplanade Concourse

Singapore is a regional arts and culture powerhouse, welcoming acts from across the globe. But if you don’t want to break the bank in order to indulge your artistic side, head to the Esplanade Concourse with your other half to check out the free performances held. Though not available every day, the venue showcases local talents in a variety of disciplines, from music to dance to theatre. It’s an excellent way to appreciate the arts together, offering a cultural and romantic experience without the cost.

Address: 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981
Opening hours: Varies depending on the performance
Admission fee: Free of charge

6. Cook or bake a new recipe together

Transform your kitchen into a space of culinary exploration by cooking or baking a new recipe together. It could be plating up open-face sandwiches for brunch, trying your hand at a new mouthwatering pasta recipe, or even attempting a tray of brownies or cookies for dessert. You don’t even have to be an expert chef! After all, this fun and intimate activity for couples not only allows you to enjoy delicious homemade dishes but also strengthens your teamwork and communication. It's a heartwarming way to spend an afternoon or evening filled with laughter, learning, and of course, tasting. (Plus, if the dish comes out poorly, you can always order something to share instead.)

7. Go art jamming at an art studio

Unleash your creative spirits as a couple with an art jamming session at a local studio. This relaxing activity offers a tranquil indoor escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, allowing you and your partner to express yourselves through oil, acrylics, watercolours, and more. It's a therapeutic experience that can help deepen your connection, leaving you with a tangible memory of your date. Other similar artistic ventures include pottery, rug tufting, woodcarving, or metalwork – all of which will result in hours of fun and a beautiful piece that will always carry memories of your day spent together.

Address: Various
Opening hours: Various
Admission fee: Various

8. Or try out new artistic hobbies together at home!

For a cosy night in, explore new artistic hobbies from the comfort of your home instead. Whether it's pottery, painting, or crafting, learning something new together can be incredibly rewarding. It's a great way to discover each other's hidden talents and preferences, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation for one another. Give it an interesting twist by choosing a theme, like painting each other, your favourite memory as a couple, or even what memories you’d like to share in the future.

9. Go ice skating at an ice rink

Similar to roller skating or rollerblading, ice skating is a great indoor date idea with a slightly active edge. Whether you’re good or bad at ice skating isn’t really what matters here. Half the fun is sharing moments of laughter, supporting each other on the ice, and enjoying the thrill of gliding together. If you happen to slip and fall a couple of times, you’ll find yourself laughing along, too!

There’s currently only one ice rink in Singapore at Kallang Ice World so that’s where you’ll have to go for this date. But once you’re done on the ice that means you can pop over to Kallang Leisure Park, Singapore Sports Hub, or Kallang Wave Mall for more fun activities for couples to continue your date.

Address: 5 Stadium Walk #03-10, Singapore 397693
Opening hours: Sunday - Thursday, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Friday - Saturday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM, Public Holidays, 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Admission fee: Inquire at location

10. Visit one of Singapore’s many museums

For culturally curious couples, a visit to one of Singapore’s many museums can be a fascinating indoor date idea. Museums offer a quiet, contemplative space for couples to learn, grow and explore new worlds together, making each visit a meaningful experience. Delve into a mixture of art and science at the ArtScience Museum, learn about Singapore’s past at the National Museum of Singapore, or stay on the cutting edge of Southeast Asia’s art scene at the National Gallery Singapore. Lesser-visited spots like the Science Centre, Peranakan Museum, or MINT Museum of Toys also promise their own unique insights, allowing for deep conversations and shared learning experiences. 

Address: Various
Opening hours: Various
Admission fee: Various

Outdoor Date Ideas

11. Discover Tanjong Pagar’s heritage and hidden gems

Tanjong Pagar is a neighbourhood rich in history and culture, offering a unique blend of the past and present along its winding streets and charming shophouses. Hidden Singapore’s scavenger hunt in Tanjong Pagar takes you through its historic lanes and alleys, uncovering stories and sights often overlooked. 

From historic buildings to modern cafes and bars, it’s an ideal outdoor date for couples looking to explore the city’s heritage, offering a blend of educational insights and leisurely exploration. Get ready to learn about Singapore’s past while enjoying the present company of your significant other, complete with F&B surprises from our local partners. Plus, it’s just S$29.90 per pax, making it more affordable than a date out at a fancy restaurant! You can even extend your date further after the scavenger hunt ends with even more fun activities and things to do in Tanjong Pagar.

12. Cycle or trek at Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin provides a rustic escape from the urban landscape of Singapore, offering couples a chance to reconnect with nature. This tranquil island is perfect for adventurous couples looking to cycle or trek through its rich ecosystems and remaining kampung villages. The journey across Pulau Ubin is a discovery of Singapore’s wildlife, hidden beaches, and mangrove swamps, offering a serene backdrop for meaningful conversations and shared experiences. Cycling or trekking here isn’t just about physical activity; it’s about taking a step back from the fast-paced city life and enjoying simplicity and tranquillity together, making it a perfect outdoor date idea.

Opening hours: Bum boats to Pulau Ubin typically operate between 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM daily.
Admission fee: No admission fee but bicycle rental fees may apply.

13. Solve a mystery in Toa Payoh

Toa Payoh is one of Singapore’s oldest neighbourhoods, which is why it offers the perfect setting for a mystery-solving adventure with Hidden Singapore. This treasure hunt challenges couples to work together under the guidance of our mascot, Void Deck Cat, solving clues and puzzles to uncover the neighbourhood's stories. 

This experience combines the thrill of adventure with the joy of discovery, making it an ideal date for couples seeking something out of the ordinary. It’s an engaging way to explore Toa Payoh’s landmarks, from its iconic dragon playground to lesser-known spots, all while deepening your bond through teamwork. At the same time, it’s not just about solving the mystery; it’s about creating memorable moments together in one of Singapore’s most storied communities. Find out more about our Toa Payoh treasure hunt here, from S$29.90 per pax.

14. Grab dinner and watch the sunset along Changi Boardwalk

Grab a bite to eat at the nearby Changi Village before heading to the nearby Changi Boardwalk for a romantic evening. The boardwalk stretches along the coastline, providing stunning vistas of the sea and sunset that create an idyllic setting for an unforgettable evening outdoors. It’s a chance to unwind and connect with your partner, with the soothing sound of waves and the cool sea breeze as your backdrop. Share heart-to-heart moments together in peace, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. You can also stroll up and down the Changi Point Coastal Walk that the boardwalk is a part of., which This is an easy 2.2km path stretching between the rocky coasts near Changi Beach Club to Changi Point Ferry Terminal.

Opening hours: Changi Boardwalk is accessible 24/7.
Admission fee: None.

15. Solve an outdoor escape room in Chinatown

Chinatown’s vibrant streets serve as the backdrop for an outdoor escape room experience with Hidden Singapore, offering couples an exhilarating date option. This adventure requires teamwork, wit, and a keen eye as you navigate through the historic ethnic district, solving puzzles and uncovering clues. It’s a fun and active way to explore Chinatown’s rich cultural heritage, from its colourful shophouses to traditional markets and temples to its modern cafes and studios. 

This date idea is perfect for couples looking for interactive activities that combine culture, history, and adventure, providing not just entertainment but also a deeper appreciation for one of Singapore’s most iconic and oldest neighbourhoods. Get ready to experience our Chinatown treasure and scavenger hunt.

16. Picnic and play games at Marina Barrage


Pack a picnic and head to Marina Barrage for a day of relaxation and fun. This popular spot has plenty of space for picnicking, kite flying, and playing outdoor games, offering couples a spacious area to relax and enjoy each other's company against the backdrop of Singapore’s skyline. It’s a perfect setting for a laid-back date, where you can talk, laugh, and play in the open air. Pack some of your favourite card games or a book you’ve been dying to finish, and just spend some quality time together with your partner. It's a laid-back way to enjoy each other's company, surrounded by panoramic views of the city and the sea.

Address: 8 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018951
Opening hours: Open 24/7 daily
Admission fee: None

17. Visit veggie farms and more in the Kranji countryside

Singapore is known for being an extremely urbanised country, but there’s still one place you can go to get a taste of rural life – the farms in the Kranji countryside. From organic vegetable farms to goat dairies and fish farms, Kranji offers a variety of agritourism experiences where you can learn about the journey food takes to make it onto your plates. You and your partner can learn about sustainable farming practices, participate in fun farm activities, and even sample fresh produce, all while enjoying the fresh air outdoors. It's a refreshing date idea that allows couples to connect with nature while having a break from the hustle and bustle of city life, offering a blend of nature, learning, and exploration that’s sure to create lasting memories.

Address: Various
Opening hours: Various
Admission fee: Various

18. Go cycling at any of Singapore’s great parks

Singapore’s parks offer scenic routes ideal for a classic outdoor cycling date. Cycling together is a wonderful way to explore the city’s green spaces, enjoy the fresh air, and have uninterrupted conversations. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely ride or an adventurous trek, Singapore’s parks provide the perfect setting for an active and romantic date. It’s an opportunity to discover new sights and experiences together, all while enjoying the simple pleasure of each other’s company.

Some parks with great cycling paths to consider include:

  • East Coast Park
  • West Coast Park
  • Rail Corridor
  • Round Island Route
  • Changi Airport Connector
  • Mandai Loop
  • Southern Ridges Loop
  • Coney Island

Address: Various
Opening hours: Open 2/47
Admission fee: None. Separate bicycle rental fees may apply.

19. Explore Holland Village and its secret histories

Holland Village, known for its bohemian vibe, is a fantastic destination for couples interested in culture, food, and history. Hidden Singapore’s adventure tour delves into the area’s secret histories, uncovering stories and places that even locals might not know. This date idea combines leisurely exploration with cultural discovery, making it perfect for couples looking to try something new. As you wander through Holland Village, you’ll encounter a mix of modern eateries, traditional shops, and vibrant street art, offering a rich tapestry of experiences to enjoy together. Learn more about our Holland Village adventure tour and scavenger hunt, and be prepared for a date that’ll show you a whole new side of Singapore!

20. Plan your own heritage trail throughout Singapore

Creating a heritage trail through Singapore is an engaging way to customise your date experience. This DIY adventure allows couples to explore the city’s rich history and culture at their own pace, visiting landmarks, historical sites, and cultural districts like Kampong Glam, Little India, Chinatown, and the Civic District. Planning your trail together can also be as much fun as the exploration itself, offering a chance to learn about each other’s interests and discover shared passions. It’s a thoughtful and personalised date idea that promises not just fun but also meaningful connections and learning opportunities. Plus, you can fill it with as many hawker food stalls, cultural attractions, exciting activities, and even indoor cafes as you wish.

Time to discover a new side to Singapore with your significant other

Singapore brims with opportunities for romance and adventure, offering couples countless ways to deepen their connection and make lasting memories. Whether you prefer the cosy ambiance of a night spent indoors or the exhilarating freedom of outdoor explorations, there's always a new idea around the corner to discover together. 

Embrace the chance to see the city through each other's eyes, and let your love story unfold amidst the unique backdrop of the Little Red Dot. With Hidden Singapore, you and your partner can embark on journeys that bring stories to life, making every date an adventure to remember!