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Supertree Grove: Singapore’s iconic vertical gardens

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Located inside Gardens By The Bay in Singapore, these majestic, human-made structures, towering at 50m, emulate the ecological functions of real trees, using many environmental technologies. They accumulate solar energy, collect rainwater and air for the gardens, demonstrating Singapore's innovation in green design. The daily light and music show, the OCBC Skyway, and panoramic views of the city are just a few highlights. It's not just a fascinating embodiment of sustainable development, but also a popular spot for photography. Supertree Grove offers a unique experience that intertwines nature, technology and art, making it a must-visit in Singapore.

Supertree Grove In A Nutshell

Handy information

⏰ Suggested Duration:1 - 1.5 hours
☀️ Best Time to Visit:Evenings
? Must Do:OCBC Skywalk
? Nearest Train Station: Bayfront

Things to know

Constructed in: 2012
Supertrees: 12 out of 18 at Gardens By The bay
Tallest Supertree: 50 m
Designed by: Grant Associates

Opening Hours And Address

Daily 5:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
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What Are Supertrees?

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Unique to the landscape of Gardens by the Bay, Supertrees are true marvels of engineering and biology. They are an ensemble of 18 tree-like structures, varying in height from 25 metres (82 ft) to 50 metres (160 ft). These awe-inspiring Supertrees host enclaves of diverse plant species. An abundance of ferns, vines, orchids, and bromeliads, like Tillandsia, are found in these vertical structures.

What sets Supertrees apart is their innovative integration of environmental technologies mirroring the ecological functions of actual trees. They incorporate photovoltaic cells that soak up solar energy, akin to the process of photosynthesis, employing this energy source for various functions such as lighting up the trees. Similar to the way trees absorb rainwater and contribute to the water cycle, Supertrees also collect rainwater, which is then used for irrigation and for powering the fountain displays.

Furthermore, the Supertrees play an important role in the Gardens' ecosystem by facilitating air intake and exhaust, acting as integral components of the conservatory's natural cooling systems.

Fun Fact: In all, Supertrees are home to over 168,000 plants and 200 species! 

Highlights Of Supertree Grove: What You’ll See!

OCBC Skywalk

The OCBC Skyway, an elevated walkway between two of the larger Supertrees, offers panoramic views of Gardens By the Bay. Positioned 22 meters above the ground, this 128-meter long aerial pathway provides an exciting experience, allowing you to walk amidst the Supertrees themselves. The Skyway, with its vibrant yellow railings contrasting against the lush greens of the Supertrees, provides the perfect frame for clicking pictures.

Supertree Observatory

Experience the breathtaking views of Singapore's skyline and the lush Gardens by the Bay from an awe-inspiring vantage point at the Supertree Observatory. Located on the tallest Supertree at 50 meters, the Supertree Observatory is a three level structure that offers a 360-degree panoramic view.

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Garden Rhapsody

The Garden Rhapsody is an enchanting display of light and sound, held every evening. The Supertrees come alive with a mesmerizing illumination, synchronized with a soundtrack that changes theme every month. This magical show is a perfect end to your day at the Gardens by the Bay so arrive early and reserve your spot.

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Best Photo Spots In Supertree Grove

From almost any angle, Supertree Grove presents captivating photo opportunities. One of the most popular spots is from the OCBC Skyway, as it offers a unique perspective of these towering marvels. The space marked balcony at the entrance provides a panoramic view of the Supertrees. For a close-up shot of the Supertrees' intricate design, head to the base and aim your camera upwards. At night, capture the vibrant colors during the Garden Rhapsody light and sound show. Remember to pack a wide-angle lens for capturing the entire span of the Supertrees.

Gardens By The Bay - Supertree Grove