Discover the wonderland that is Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore! It's not your average layover spot—it's a whole new world of fun, excitement, and inspiration. Picture this: lush gardens, the world's largest indoor waterfall, and over 280 shops and eateries all under one spectacular glass dome. It's no surprise this gem has been crowned the best airport globally! Get ready for an unforgettable experience with our ultimate guide to exploring Jewel Changi. Adventure awaits!
Things to do at Jewel Changi - Top attractions
1HSBC rain vortex - An indoor wonder
Jewel Changi Airport boasts the world’s tallest indoor waterfall, the HSBC Rain Vortex, of 40 meters in height. It has been the centerpiece of Jewel Changi attractions since its opening in April 2019. The design was inspired by Singapore’s tropical rains and the visitors can view it from different vantage points. The Jewel light show, a show that features the cascading waterfall with the projected light curtain, will leave you mesmerized. The light show happens every day at hourly intervals from 7: 30 PM to 11: 30 PM for 55 minutes.
2Become one with nature at Canopy Park
Canopy Park is a green enclosure inside the Changi Airport. The 14,000 sqm recreational wonderland houses over 9 play attractions and numerous restaurants inside it. You can have a meal with a splendid view of the lush trees and plants (all real, btw.) This also is the perfect spot to get rest if you have kids along with you. It makes for a perfect distraction with experiences like discovery slides, foggy bowls, Manulife Sky Nets, and various other Jewel Changi attractions. It entertains children and adults alike since Canopy Bridge, Forrest Valley, Topiary walk are also housed there. There are many variations of the Canopy Park tickets. There are tickets that provide exclusive access to only one attraction or ones that include multiple attractions. Make sure you choose the combination of attractions you are interested in.
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3Changi Experience Studio
The Jewel Changi Airport is a marvel, no doubt. But what if you could go on an adventure to explore and discover some of its hidden gems? Changi Experience Studio offers you the opportunity to see Jewel Changi anew with the help of a virtual tour of the airport and several airport games for aviation geeks. It also provides many projection experiences and interactive games to amuse you with the magic of technology. Check out the Changi Experience Studio Tickets that offer you an amazing time (play as long as you want) at the best price.
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4Manulife Sky Nets Walking and Manulife Sky Nets Bouncing
Set out on an adventure like none other with Manulife Sky Nets. Walk and bounce among the giant trees of the Canopy Park on the colorful Sky Nets that are spread over 250 square meters. You will be walking over 25 meters from the ground level overlooking hundreds of trees, stores, and the massive indoor waterfall, Rain Vortex. We should warn you, you might feel like you are jaywalking, just not in an absolute vacuum. There are two ticket options - Manulife Sky Nets- Bouncing and Manulife Sky Nets- Walking. You can pick up Manulife Sky Nets- Bouncing tickets if you want to bounce to your heart’s content and Manulife Sky Nets- Walking tickets if you want to explore Canopy park at your own pace. The experience allows you to bounce or walk over the nets for 60 mins.
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5The Magnificent Shiseido Forest Valley
We all dream of walking about a dense rainforest and Jewel Changi Singapore gives you a chance to walk around one, inside an Airport! One of the best Jewel Changi Attractions is the Shiseido Forest Valley. It is a tropical rainforest enclosed in the Canopy Park with the massive indoor Singapore Airport waterfall at its core. You can also take a hike from Shiseido Forest Valley to Canopy Park. The eastern trail will lead you to a mesmerizing rocky waterfall and the western will provide mist throughout your trail for an unforgettable hike.
6Canopy Bridge - A walk among clouds
Take a walk among the clouds at the Canopy Bridge at Jewel Changi. The bridge is situated 23 meters above ground level and offers panoramic views of the Jewel Changi Airport. Fog is emitted on both ends of the bride to give you a feeling of walking among the clouds. The see-through glass floor allows you to experience the feeling of floating above the clouds. Canopy Bridge is an adventure that must be on the top of your things to do at Jewel Changi 2021.
7Foggy Bowls - A game with clouds
After a walk among the clouds, it is only natural that you wish to play with it. As a consequence, Jewel Changi brings to you Foggy Bowls. It is an experience that conjures your little ones to believe that they are playing with clouds while they are playing with bowls of mist. The fog would hover around for a while before disappearing, making the scene look like a mystical place. The experience is located on a green lawn that has ample seating area for you to watch over your children, making it one of the top Jewel Changi Attractions for kids.
Fri - Sun, Eve & PH: 10:00AM - 11:00PM
8Discovery Slides - the new playground
Discovery slides is a play area for children and anyone young at heart. It is a slide as well as a viewing deck to see the glory of Jewel Changi. The slide stands over 7.5 meters at the highest point. The slides are the epitome of design and took over 2 years for the designers to conceptualize and produce. The play sculpture contains 4 slides A family slide, a steep drop slide, and two glass-covered spiral slides coming down from the highest point.
Fri - Sun, PH & Eve of PH: 10:00AM - 11:00PM
Mazes are fun and challenge your problem-solving skills and persistence. A green, lush Hedge Maze is a fantasy that would enchant (entrap) you. The indoor Hedge Maze at Jewel Changi is one of a kind in the world that entertains children and adults alike. The find for the way out ends when you reach the watchtower at its center, which rewards you with a bird's eye view of the maze's intricate windings.
Another bite at the cherry at Jewel Changi is the Topiary Walk. A garden of animal Topiary; cute animal statues made by clipping shrubs together, is situated amid the Canopy garden that would amuse you. The art of Topiary was fostered by Europeans in the past century and has taken its creative shape with Topiary Walk. It is photo-friendly and makes for an opportunity to pose with orangutans, crocodiles, elephants, peacocks, and chameleons at the whimsical indoor jungle.
Fri - Sun, Eve & PH: 10:00AM - 11:00PM
Lose yourself in the endless number of reflections of Mirror Maze. This transcendent Mirror Maze provides a sea of greenery as a roof which makes it look like you are trapped in a very dense forest. Finding a way out of the optical illusion to reach your family is fun. For you to not bump into a mirror, you will be given a chopstick to tap on what is ahead.
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Fun things to do at Jewel Changi Singapore
1. Luxury Layover at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
The ultra-modern hotel, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, is located at the Airport’s Terminal 3. Each room is filled with natural light, trendy furniture, a minibar, and a LED TV unit. The baths are equipped with a rain shower and a bathtub. It also includes dining and bar facilities. The windows of all the rooms and restaurants offer splendid views of the airport and the runway. If you are at the Jewel Changi Airport and have a layover of many hours, do check in to Crowne Plaza Changi Airport to experience luxury.
Where? 75 Airport Boulevard 01-01, T3. Accessible from Changi Airport’s Terminal and 2 by a monorail.
2. Movie Marathon at Jewels Changi Cinema
Are you a movie buff? Do you have a few hours in between flights? One of the best and free things to do in Changi Airport is to headout to terminal 3 or 4 and watch a movie. You can catch the latest blockbusters and (G)old movies for free on both screens for your viewing pleasures. What’s cooler is that this is available 24 hours, every day.
If you want to up your movie-going experience, you can also visit the Shaw Theatres Jewel. It is IMAX's next-generation hall featuring IMAX with Laser, the first of its kind in Singapore. It has a total of 11 screens including the IMAX screens, so you don’t have to worry about it being housefull.
T2, Transit, Level 3, Departure Transit Hall (near the Sunflower Garden)
T3, Transit, Level 3, Departure Transit Hall North (near Ambassador Transit Lounge)
Shaw Theatres Jewel - 78, Airport Boulevard, Jewel Changi Airport, #B2-237, Singapore 819666.
3. Feast on Jewel Changi Airport Food
There is no experience better than filling your stomach with delicious food. Jewel Changi takes this to the next level (pun intended.) There are over 169 restaurants and eateries you can choose from to eat at the Changi Airport. You can locate the eateries across Terminal 1, 2, 3, and 4. They include a variety of global and regional cuisines such as African, Asian, European, and American. Here is a list of all the eateries you can tackle and please your taste buds with.
Where? T1, T2, T3, and T4.
4. Go on Jewel Changi Airport shopping spree
Shopping is retail therapy. A visit to Singapore is incomplete without purchases at the Airport shopping complex. If you are a shopaholic on a budget you must check out stores such as Changi City Point, The Shilla Duty-Free Shop, and DFS Singapore Changi Airport to enjoy duty-free shopping. If you want to take home some liquor as a souvenir, you can purchase some at the duty-free shops and board the flight in high spirits.
Where? Across T1, T2, T3, and T4 (transit areas)
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Jewel Changi Attractions: Visiting tips
- Make sure you have your travel documents in hand (if you are traveling) since clearance is required for you to exit the transit area to visit Jewel Changi.
- Have an extra bag to store all your shopping items and souvenirs.
- Wear comfortable clothes so you can have fun at the various attractions without the worry of wardrobe malfunction.
- Check-in at Jewel Changi Airport well in advance of a flight or after one. Prepare a schedule so you have enough time to have fun.
- A comfortable pair of footwear is highly recommended since there is a lot of exploring to be done at Jewel Changi Airport.
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