What to See and Do Inside the New Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore

Things to Do and See Inside the New Jewel Changi Airport

Singapore — Changi Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. The open-space carpark that once linked the different passenger terminals has been turned to a landmark. This lifestyle hub keeps on amazing anyone who sets foot in it, which is around 300,000 visitors a day. In just six months after its soft opening in April 2019, it had already entertained 50 million visitors.

Inside the New Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore by @theandrewteoh via Unsplash

Its world-renowned lead architect, Moshe Safdie, described Jewel Changi Airport as a mall that combines the experience of nature, culture, education, and recreation. It aims to provide an uplifting experience. Here’s a list of the many different things you can do in Jewel Changi Airport:

Shop and Dine

Souvenir Shops inside Jewel Changi

This work of art offers 280 shops and restaurants that are sure to satisfy your shopping and dining cravings. Local and international brands flock in this mall, offering locals and tourists alike with the latest trends in food and retail. Don’t miss out on this experience when in Singapore.

Remain connected around the globe

The airport lets you go online for free. If and when your devices go low on battery, you can recharge for free during the first 12 hours of your stay. Stay connected to your family, friends, and followers as you record your fantastic experience in this one of a kind place.

See a movie

Are you traveling and can’t miss out on seeing your favorite newly released movie? This airport-mall offers 11 cinemas where you can relax and chill.

Conveniently transfer between terminals

Jewel Changi is connected to all Changi Airport Terminals photo by @shawnanggg via Unsplash

This carpark turned wonderland links terminals 1, 2, and 3. Jewel Changi Airport does not only provide convenient linking, but it also provides a fascinating scenery.

Shuttle with ease between Jewel and Changi Airport Terminals 1, 2 and 3 where pedestrian linkways will offer convenience while enjoying Jewel’s lifestyle offerings.

Get mesmerized by the world’s tallest indoor waterfall

This mesmerizing waterfall, known as the HSBC Rain Vortex or simply Rain vortex, is standing at 130 ft high. It recirculates rainwater and is a continuation of the building completed in a liquid form. The rain vortex has the capacity to release as much water to fill an Olympic-sized pool every hour.

Rain Vortex at the New Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore by @macyng via Unsplash

At night, this water feature turns into a performance piece through light, music, and choreography. Nothing less than fascinating!

Check-in at a hotel within an airport

The concept is unbelievably convenient! Missing a flight and getting a delayed flight is made exponentially more comfortable by the Jewel Changi Airport.

Shiseido Forest Valley

Bask in this garden of wonder that contains over 2,000 trees and 100,000 shrubs. This forested valley is one of Asia’s largest indoor gardens, spanning five stories at around 22,000 square meters. A 150-year-old olive tree, weighing 4,000 kg, was imported from Spain to this lush, beautiful garden. Don’t miss out on this unique chance of getting in touch with nature that’s more than a century old.

Changi Experience Studio

Within this airport is a 2,500 square meter interactive multimedia space that seeks to be the entertainment center of the airport. The visitors can learn about Changi Airport and its history and enjoy digital creativity. This museum-like studio offers unique interactive guide boards that allow a modern way of learning about the airport and its flight paths across around 400 cities in 100 countries and territories worldwide.

Changi Experience Studio

In this same studio, you can find the Garden of Harmony, where around 16 people can play music together using the interactive boards. Moving these boards up and down creates different melodies and notes, allowing you and the other people in the room to function like an orchestra playing different music together. The peak of your group’s performance will allow digital flowers and butterflies to bloom.

Canopy Park

This 14,000 square meter space is a wonderland housing many different attractions that offer a unique experience from both malls and airports. The Canopy park embodies the timeless elements of play that adults and kids will surely enjoy.

Discovery Slides

This is Singapore’s first large-scale interactive play structure. The family is sure to enjoy the quality time this brings. It features four integrated slides: two tube slides and two sliding surfaces.

Hedge and Mirror Mazes

Hedge and Mirror Mazes photo via Capitaland FB

The walls of the hedge maze stand at 1.8, high with gates that can be pushed and pulled, changing the course of the maze. On the other hand, the mirror maze makes use of mirrors that will cunningly bewith your using reflections.

Topiary Walk

Topiary Walk photo via VisitSingapore

Be prepared to see animal-shaped topiaries that are fantastical to look at. There are elephants, love birds, and other amazing flora and fauna.

Foggy Bowls

Among the lush gardens are bowls of different depths. When jumped on, a hazy mist is released, giving off the illusion of walking on clouds.

The Manulife Sky Nets

Skynet

Walking nets and bouncing nets allow 130 visitors to walk and bounce 25 meters above ground at the same time. These frameless nets provide a comfortable, unique, and safe experience to everyone. This concept makes use of art called Parcabout, which is a way to create art with cords and nets. The output of this art is a pathway made of 150 meters of rope. It’s both fun and mesmerizing to look at.

Garden inside Jewel Changi Airport

Petal Garden

Jewel Changi Airport Petal Garden

This garden full of blooms come with a seasonal floral display. Watch these enchanting flowers bloom as you walk by. Indulge in their pretty colors and captivating smell.

Attraction Standard Rate Singapore Residents CapitaStar and Changi Rewards Members
Canopy Bridge SGD 8 SGD 7.20 SGD 6.85
Canopy Park
includes Discovery Slides, Foggy Bowls, Petal Garden, Topiary Walk
SGD 5 SGD 4.50 SGD 3
Changi Experience Studio SGD 17 SGD 13 SGD 12
Hedge Maze SGD 12 (adult)
SGD 8 (child/senior)
SGD 10.80 (adult)
SGD 7.20 (child/senior)
SGD 10.25 (adult)
SGD 6.85 (child/senior)
Manulife Sky Nets – Bouncing SGD 22 (adult)
SGD 16 (child/senior)
SGD 19.80 (adult)
SGD 14.40 (child/senior)
SGD 18.80 (adult)
SGD 13.70 (child/senior)
Manulife Sky Nets – Walking SGD 15 (adult)
SGD 10 (child/senior)
SGD 13.50 (adult)
SGD 9 (child/senior)
SGD 12.85 (adult)
SGD 8.55 (child/senior)
Mirror Maze
includes Canopy Park, Discovery Slides, Foggy Bowls, Petal Garden, Topiary Walk
SGD 15 (adult)
SGD 10 (child/senior)
SGD 13.50 (adult)
SGD 9 (child/senior)
SGD 12.85 (adult)
SGD 8.55 (child/senior)

 

Caveat:

  • Child: 3 – 12 years old; Senior: 60 years old and above
  • All Child ticket holders must be accompanied by a paying Adult
  • Singapore residents include Singapore citizens, permanent residents, employment pass, work permit, and dependent pass holders. Proof of residency may be required at the point of ticket purchase and upon admission.

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