You don’t need an air ticket to enter the 10-storey Jewel Changi Airport.
The world-class, multi-dimensional destination, designed by renowned Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie who also designed Marina Bay Sands, offers a wide range of dining, shopping, lifestyle, entertainment and recreational options for every member of the family.
Open 24/7, the nature-themed complex is connected to the Arrival Hall (Level 1) of Changi Airport’s Terminal 1 and a short walk via a link bridge from the Departure Halls (Level 2) of both Terminals 2 and 3.
Explore these 7 places at Jewel Changi Airport which you won’t find anywhere else in Singapore:
10am – 11pm
This 14,000 sqm recreational wonderland under the glass canopy features fun play attractions, gardens and walking trails.
Climb up the viewing deck at the rim of the Discovery Slides, Singapore’s first large-scale interactive sculpture, for scenic views of the HSBC Rain Vortex and Shiseido Forest Valley.
Take a walk on the glass-bottomed Canopy Bridge and get a close-up view of the majestic HSBC Rain Vortex.
Selfie and wefie opportunities abound at green spots Topiary Walk and Petal Garden, while the Foggy Bowls will keep the kids occupied with its swirls of mist.
A thrilling adventure awaits on the Manulife Sky Nets – Bouncing where you can bounce skywards on a 250 m-long giant net. Those who prefer a gentler pace can stroll across the 50 m-long Manulife Sky Nets –Walking which is 25 m above ground.
Weave your way through the largest Hedge Maze in Singapore. At the centre of it is a watchtower where you can get a picturesque view of the maze’s intricate windings.
Get creative with your selfies as there’s a mind-boggling array of angles to experiment with at the Mirror Maze. Set within a garden, it has overhead hanging plants to create the illusion of endless foliage before you.
Changi Experience Studio
10am – 10pm
Discover what goes on behind the scenes on a daily basis at Changi Airport in a fun and interactive way at this first-of-its-kind digital experience attraction.
Experience the Amazing Runway, an adrenaline-pumping runway race for up to 10 players that’s based on a race held in 2009 between a Porsche 911 GT3 Carrera Cup car and a Boeing 747 aircraft.
At the Arena interactive game zone, try your hand at “working” as an airport security officer, a taxi coordinator and a trolley handler.
Featuring butterflies and lily pads, the enchanting Garden of Harmony is where you can make music by moving your arms.
There’s also the Smile Challenge where you can flash your brightest smile. The best smiles will be displayed on the Hall of Fame wall.
HSBC Rain Vortex
Heart of Forest Valley
9am – 11.30pm
Light & Sound showtimes: 7.30pm – 11.30pm daily, at hourly intervals
Jewel’s star attraction and the world’s tallest indoor waterfall at 40 metres high, the stunning HSBC Rain Vortex is a majestic sight to behold.
An engineering feat, the waterfall cascades through an oculus in the roof of Jewel’s glass and steel façade, with water gushing down seven floors to Basement 2. Stick around till nightfall to see the sheet of water transform into a screen where a mesmerising light and sound show is projected.
Pokémon Center Singapore
10am – 10pm
Calling all Pokémon fans! Make you way to Asia’s first Pokémon merchandise store outside Japan.
This store is a real-life replica of the Pokémon Center featured in the gaming world and stocks items from Pokemon Center in Japan as well as products exclusive to the Singapore store. Shop for over 140 plush toys, stationery, Pokémon Trading Card Games, Nintendo Switch consoles and more.
Be greeted by a giant statue of Pokémon Lapras and Pikachu as you enter the store.
10am – 10pm
Savour traditional and modern interpretations of Cantonese, Huaiyang and Sichuan cuisines created by highly acclaimed master chefs from Shangri-La Group at this restaurant.
The luxury hotel group’s first restaurant that’s not located in any of its hotels, it has three spaces – a formal DINING area, a BAR offering Asian-infused cocktails and Chinese tapas, and a casual-dining MRKT serving noodles, congee, barbecued meats and dim sum.
Signature dishes include Spicy Sichuan Chicken, Deep Fried Glutinous Rice Ball With Eight Treasures, Double Boiled Fish Maw Broth and Almond Cream with Chinese Cabbage and Yunnan Ham, Smoked Marinated Beef Rib-Eye with Lemongrass and Sichuan Kung Pao King Prawn.
Shiseido Forest Valley
Open 24 hours
Entry and exit points available at every level
It is eternally springtime at the Shiseido Forest Valley, a lush green sanctuary that surrounds the HSBC Rain Vortex.
One of Singapore’s largest indoor gardens, it spans four stories, and houses over 900 trees and palms, about 60,000 shrubs selected to mimic a mountain forest landscape and a spectacular waterfall.
Woven into the cool garden wonderland are two cobblestoned walking trails (eastern and western trails), a series of vertical canyons that connect to the retail complex, and seating areas.
Tiger Street Lab
10am – 11pm
This is Singapore beer brand Tiger Beer’s first global experiential concept store where you can enjoy seasonal, locally brewed beers with popular local street fare, shop for exclusive merchandise and even personalise your own Tiger Beer bottle label at an interactive customisation station.
Beer lovers can look forward to savouring classic and unique beers such as Tiger Black, Tiger White, Tiger Lager, Tiger Crystal, Tiger Radler Grapefruit, Tiger Radler Cucumber Mint and Tiger Shiok Ale.
For foodies, there are local favourites created in collaboration with local eatery Da Shi Jia (known for its prawn noodles) such as Wok-Fried King Prawn White Bee Hoon, Handmade Beancurd Skin Prawn Roll, Salt Pepper Crispy Shrimps with Curry Leaves, Indonesian Curry King Prawns and Pork Belly Char Siew. Also not to be missed are special dishes infused with Tiger Beer such as Tiger-Infused Crispy Baby Sotong and Tiger Beer-Battered Assortments comprising chicken, banana, mushrooms, scallops and more.
Bring home some cool Tiger motif-themed items, designed by creative talents from around the world, such as bomber jackets, kimono jackets, hoodies, t-shirts, laptop sleeves, pouches, totes, caps and flight tags.