Looking for an interesting way to explore Singapore? See the city from your vantage point on a kick-scooter, Segway, or trishaw when you sign up for these unconventional transport tours around the island.

Singapore River Trishaw Tour
Tour operator: Trishaw Uncle
A group of tourists on trishaws along Little India

For a traditional twist to a tour on wheels, hop on a trishaw—a bicycle with a sidecar— which will take you meandering through the streets of Singapore’s most colourful districts. Trishaws first made their appearance in Singapore in the early 1900s, and have since evolved from a common mode of transport to a means of travel geared towards tours and sightseeing.

The Singapore River Trishaw Tour by Trishaw Uncle will take you through notable neighbourhoods and past iconic city landmarks such as Bugis Street, Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple in Little India, the Singapore River, and many more. The tour lasts approximately 45 minutes (subject to traffic conditions).

For online bookings, find out more here or call +65 6337 7111. 

Sentosa Segway Tour
Tour operator: Segway® Tours Singapore
Tour goers on Segway scooters at Siloso Beach, Sentosa

Add an extra dash of adventure to your trip around Sentosa Island by going for a guided tour of the island on a Segway. Fret not if you’ve never been on one of these two-wheeled vehicles before. The tour comes with a short Segway training session.

The tour takes you all around Sentosa Island, with main stops along Siloso, Palawan and Tanjong Beach, and Fort Siloso, Singapore's only preserved coastal fort. Do note that the tour mostly takes place outdoors and is suitable for those over 15 years old. The Sentosa Segway Tour lasts approximately two hours and 30 minutes, and accommodates two to ten riders per group.

For online bookings, find out more here or call +65 9825 4066.

Historical Singapore Bicycle Tour
Tour operator: Let’s Go Tour Singapore Pte Ltd
Historical Singapore Bicycle Tour by Let’s Go Tour Singapore Pte Ltd

Get to know Singapore’s history—but in a far more engaging way than through the pages of a textbook. Hop on this bicycle tour which takes you from preserved historical buildings of Kampong Gelam and Chinatown, to towering modern skyscrapers of Arts and Heritage District and Raffles Place.  

To facilitate an intimate learning experience, this tour has a maximum of seven participants to one local tour guide. The Historical Singapore Bicycle Tour lasts approximately four hours.

For online bookings, find out more here or call +65 9004 4332.

Bike and Bites Tour
Tour operator: Let’s Go Tour Singapore Pte Ltd

Mix things up a little when you sign up for the Bike and Bites Tour, a tour that’s part cycling and part on foot (so it’s easier to explore the winding roads of precincts like Little India). You’ll learn about Singapore’s history through seeing its culture up-close, and also through sampling plenty of local food. Have a hearty meal at no-frills coffee shops, then work those calories off by walking and cycling to your next destination. 

A tour guide will take you to some of the most intriguing neighbourhoods of Singapore, such as Chinatown, Kampong Glam, Tiong Bahru Housing Estate, Boat Quay, and more. The Bike and Bites Tour lasts approximately three hours.

For online bookings, find out more here or call +65 9004 4332.

City by the Water Kick Scooter Tour
Tour operator: Betel Box Asia Pte Ltd
City by the Water kick-scooter tour participants pose on the Helix Bridge overlooking the Marina Bay skyline

You can always embark on a kick-scooter ride, if you’re feeling adventurous. Kick-scoot along the city’s waterways while you see Singapore’s landscapes and learn about the Singapore story. You’ll get to marvel at the architecture of the museum buildings in the Civic District, the history and hubbub of the Singapore River, the expanse of green at Marina Barrage, the towering Supertrees and Flower Dome of Gardens by the Bay, just to name a few. 

Food’s on the agenda too. You’ll head to Satay by the Bay where you can feast on satay (grilled skewered meat) to your heart’s content. The tour includes a local guide to show you around the city and a kick-scooter familiarisation session to get you started.. The City by the Water Kick Scooter Tour lasts approximately four hours.

For online bookings, find out more here or call +65 6247 7340.