Why Marina Bay, Singapore is Awesome for Team Building Events
Combining entertainment, culture, dining and shopping Singapore makes it the perfect destination for any team building event.
Here we are in Singapore again for our usual team building event and photoshoot when we came to realise just how perfect Marina Bay is for most of our Singapore team building events. Firstly, it’s in the centre of the business hub, has an abundance of art, easy to get around and plenty of restaurants for all kinds of cuisine and tastes.
Let’s not forget Marina Bay is adjacent to the central business district in Singapore which is just a short stroll away. Combining entertainment, culture, dining and shopping makes it the perfect destination for just about anything you want to do in Singapore.
With hectares of lush greenery to explore, world-class museums featuring renowned exhibitions, and endless shopping and dining options, it’s easy to see why Marina Bay, Singapore draws tourists from all over the world. Besides, the area frequently plays host to a variety of festivals and holiday celebrations.
Top Team Building Events – Marina Bay, Singapore
The top events would have to be treasure hunts, scavenger hunts, amazing races and photo hunts. These activities would take participants on an adventure and exploration to every location of Marina Bay while experiencing the culture of Singapore. Everything is easily accessible by walking, so there’s no need to worry about traffic jams or other modes of transportation unless you want to hire a bike or scooter!
Marina Bay Treasure Hunts
Solve location-specific clues and make your way to a given location, only to find another fun challenge waiting for you. Teams find themselves at some of the most iconic locations around Marina Bay. Work in small teams searching for hidden items, and gathering objects. Making your way to the final location is no easy task but you are guaranteed fun while developing teamwork on this treasure hunt.
Marina Bay Scavenger Hunts
With a multitude off awesome locations, participants learn about these iconic sites throughout Marina Bay and hidden gems, while competing in fun scavenger hunt challenges and activities. Find answers and locations to some of the best sites on hidden plaques, statues, art, and much more.
Marina Bay Amazing Races
Amazing races require teams to get to specific locations around Marina Bay and then complete the challenges given. This could be anything from busking, creating a work of art, finding and eating a traditional Singaporean dish to a fun photo clue hunt etc.
Marina Bay Photo Challenge
Coming from the perspective of a professional photographer this would be the top event! There are so many amazing places to photograph, it’s not difficult to see why this is the most popular hotspot in the whole of Singapore and perfect for our photo hunt challenge. Armed with a camera and a multitude of photogenic scenes you can develop different methods, and compositional ideas to take your photography to the next level.
10 Top Places to Visit in Marina Bay
Gardens by the Bay
The Supertree Grove is an incredible futuristic park featuring giant manmade tree structures. The best time to see this is at dusk around 8 p.m. when it becomes illuminated by a kaleidoscope of colours. Unsurprisingly, for Singapore, this is yet another attraction that is completely free!
Location: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore
Marina Bay Sands SkyPark
Although there is a nominal fee, Marina Bay Sands SkyPark has to be at the top of your hit-list for places to visit while in Singapore! What better way is there to view the iconic Singapore skyline in all its glory but from here.
Location: Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore
Did you know the half mermaid-half lion figure is a mythical symbol of Singapore and probably the most sought after tourist icon for a selfie! The statue stands at around 8 metres tall and spouts a fountain of water into Marina Bay.
If you can come up with a fun riddle to this location we’ll give you a free pass on our team building event (1 person only)
Location: Merlion Park, 1 Fullerton Rd, Singapore
Similar to the famous London Eye, the Singapore Flyer is a towering 165 meters providing tourists with some breathtaking views of Singapore as it slowly revolves at around .21m per second.
Location: 30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
Esplanade is an amphitheatre and concert hall which really stands out as it looks like a giant durian or pineapple. The Concert Hall has a capacity for 2,000 seats and the Theatre 1,600 seats. This is the in-place to be if you would like to catch a concert, Chinese play or any other performing arts or international musical performances.
Location: 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore
Opened in October 2008 Marina Barrage was built to control flooding in the low-lying areas in Singapore such as Chinatown, and to keep out seawater. This is also a great location to catch sunsets over the city skyline.
Location: 8 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore
The Helix Bridge
The perfect backdrop to any selfie this bridge was opened in 2010. It was inspired by the curve DNA structure and was fabricated from approximately 1,600 tonnes of steel. Stunning views of Marina Bay can be found on the four viewing platforms and at night the bridge is illuminated by a series of lights that highlights the double-helix structure.
Linking between Marina Bay and Marina Centre, Singapore
The Art Science Museum
Having the shape of an open lotus flower it’s impossible to miss in Marina Bay. As a premier art gallery and home to some of its best-selling touring exhibitions this exclusive event venue if you wish to host a corporate event, product launch or any other kind of ceremony.
Location: 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
From international brands, emerging labels and new concepts one could easily spend a whole day here. After a whole day’s shopping, you’ll find many celebrity restaurants to dine at. If you’ve spent most of your money on clothes or that Rolex you were always and don’t have enough for these exclusive restaurants, go down to the Food Court. The food is exceptional and believed to be the cheapest food court in Singapore.
Watch the Sunset and do Nothing!
As an old saying goes ‘Sometimes doing nothing leads to the best of doing something’. Witness the beauty and awe of the sun setting behind the Singapore City skyline. Stay a little longer and watch all the Financial District light up. Don’t forget your camera and a tripod!
“When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.” – Mahatma Gandhi
Okay, apart from our events what else can you do? With a variety of attractions
Other Events at Marina Bay
The Fun Never Stops in Marina Bay
There is no shortage of exciting opportunities for tourists to take part in, starting with Marina Bay Sands Casino, which boasts over 500 gaming tables and 1,600 slot machines. From there, there is the chance to take an exhilarating spin on the Singapore Flyer. Standing 165 meters tall, the Singapore Flyer offers panoramic views of the city.
Next, it’s worth making a stop at the Flight Experience centre, where anyone can fly their “own” Boeing 737-800 over numerous iconic cities before landing at one of 24,000 airports. If you’re a fan of virtual reality, several other spots offer realistic virtual experiences.
Something for Everyone
Anyone who loves nature could spend days at Gardens by the Bay, a vibrant oasis of flourishing greenery and thousands of magnificent flowers from all over the world. From there, you’ll want to make time to take a selfie with Merlion, the half-lion, half-fish statue that serves as Singapore’s official mascot.
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands is a true shopper’s paradise. Here, prestigious designers, such as Gucci, Dior, Cartier, Chanel, and Tiffany & Co., sit alongside more budget-friendly brands, including Guess, Kate Spade, and Adidas.
With more than 200 shops onsite, you could easily browse for hours. Afterwards, you’ll want to make a stop at the Red Dot Design Museum for a glimpse into the history of all things related to fashion.
Tourists interested in culture and education will appreciate the variety of museums in the area, such as the interactive ArtScience Museum, modern National Museum of Singapore, and the Singapore Art Museum, which houses collections from all over the world.
The City Doesn’t Stop at Night
As the sun starts to set, tourists have even more amazing things to do and see. At night, Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay is brilliantly illuminated with a kaleidoscope of colours, wowing everyone in the area. The Spectra Light Show at Marina Bay Sands provides another chance to see an award-winning lights show, featuring fluorescent lasers beamed across the water. Many tourists choose to follow up these shows with a few drinks at CE LA VI, Marina Bay’s hottest rooftop venue.
For a bit of culture, tourists can stop by Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, which often hosts cultural displays and live performances by both international and local performers.
Finally, a night in Marina Bay wouldn’t be complete without a walk across the Helix Bridge. It’s not unusual for tourists to be serenaded by local musicians as they take in the bridge’s intricate and modern design, while also stopping at the viewing platforms for a few shots of the gorgeous city at night.
Whether you’re planning your first trip to Marina Bay or you’ve visited the vibrant area in the past, you are sure to have an unforgettable experience.
Marina Bay Singapore Event Quotations
Prices quoted are inclusive of:
Prizes for each winning team member, budget for any required challenge purchases, consultants, MC, water, professional photographer and all materials and design.
Meeting rooms (may not be required for mall groups e.g. 25 persons), food, beverage and accommodation. Scooter and bike hire may be provided at a designated location and add to the cost quoted.
**Images will be provided with our logo in the bottom right corner. Should you wish to have our logo removed there would be a small fee for our professional photographers**
At the end of the Marina Bay event, prizes are awarded to each winning team member and we will provide a small debrief.
Solve the Riddle
Solve the following riddle, send us the answer and get a discount for your group. The fun starts now!
Imagine there are 4 coloured envelopes which are blue, red, white and black. Which colour envelope is the riddle about below:
At the end of your power
At the beginning of eternity
Blessed is he who finds me
He who still exists after opening me
To enjoy my riches forever
My last is in the mud somewhere forever
Quotations are inclusive of:
Transportation during the event, prize for the winning team member, budget for any required challenge purchases, consultants, MC, professional photographer.
Let us know your event date, location, and the size of your group?
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