Are you starting to feel a surge of patriotism? It shouldn’t be a surprise as Singapore has been leading into this day to celebrate 51 years of Independence since 1965. And 51 years is something and is expected to be another big celebration like SG50!
Wise men say it is important for one to look back at the road you passed before you can clearly see ahead. History brings more than stories, it also brings lessons. But if the patriotic fever hasn’t hit you yet, SGMaxi can help you get there as we drive you to the best places and events on Singapore’s 51st National Day.
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With big activities and an extravagant parade lined up there will be roads closed and taxi stands that will be closed as well. Especially around the National Stadium where roads will be barricaded and entry is limited.
Worry not about your transportation. Take your family and friends, and comfortably ride in SG Maxi’s 7-seater maxi cab, or even our 9 & 13 seater mini bus for bigger groups. It’s a holiday that offers many activities and sights to see, and SGMaxi’s got your ride covered.
Where to Go and What to See
Here’s a look at spots to visit around Singapore on this special day:
“Field of Dreams” in Padang
What could be a more perfect spot to get the feel of our history than the place where it began? More than a glimpse of what was it gives a view of what is and what could be, mixing the old with the new.
Here you’ll find beautiful skyscrapers towering over a vintage view of historical buildings like St. Andrew’s Cathedral and the former Supreme Court and City Hall now the home of the National Gallery Singapore, recently opened to the public.
Boat Quay down the Singapore River
This river has been famous for making Singapore the 3rd largest port in the world. Cruise down Singapore River and through quays of Clarke, Robertson and Boat to get a sense of the Singapore’s maritime history. You can enjoy the view and check out the shops and restaurants along the way.
Free Concert at the Esplanade
Enjoy some live musical performances with some engaging activities at the Esplanade
A Safari Treat at Wildlife Reserves Singapore
You’ll want to take advantage of the 51% off offer to tour and enjoy the River Safari, Singapore Zoo and Jurong Bird Park.
A Magical Display at Sentosa
Sentosa has a special offering for National Day giving a discount with their National Day Bundle NDP51, including a set menu or buffet at the Good Old Days restaurant and 4 attractions to enjoy.
They’re featuring a visual treat for all visitors with Merlion Magical Lights display, something everyone and the family can enjoy the cool sea breeze.
The Skyline View at Singapore Flyer
Soak in a breath-taking view of the Bay and its surroundings. Ride on the air-conditioned glass capsules and enjoy the beautiful view of historical and new sights from Marina Bay to the Singapore River; Including Merlion Park, Padang, Empress Place and Raffles Place and maybe even catch a view of Sentosa Island, Changi Airport and some parts of neighboring countries, Indonesia and Malaysia.
If you’re up to take your group on a historical field trip SGMaxi offers Bus Charter Services. We can also pick you up from your flight if you book for our Airport Transfer services.
You can also make that date, business meeting or celebration special by booking our affordable Limousine Service for your ride.
So you can fully enjoy your whole trip. With SGMaxi as your ride, you can enjoy these sights and look back at Singapore’s Rich history in only the highest standard in comfort, safety and efficiency.