Cycle Or Jog From Gardens By The Bay To Changi Airport With Life-Sized Dinosaurs At New Connector

Cycle Or Jog From Gardens By The Bay To Changi Airport With Life-Sized Dinosaurs At New Connector

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ByKarmen on 12 Oct 2020 Digital Editor

Whether you're a fitness geek or someone who needs a little motivation to get moving, there's a new attraction in Singapore that you'll want to check out - the Changi Airport Connector!

Just opened yesterday, 11 October, the cycling and jogging path links Changi Airport to Gardens by the Bay. Plus, there are life-sized dinosaur models to entertain you on the way.

Keep reading to find out more! 

The new 3.5km Changi Airport Connector passes through East Coast Park where you can enjoy idyllic views of the sea. You can also cycle all the way to Marina Bay or even as far as to Coney Island or Jurong Lake Gardens as it's linked to Singapore's Park Connector Network.

Changi Airport Connector cycling path map
Photo from Changi Airport

Changi Airport Connector cycling path at east coast park
Photo from Changi Airport

Rental of bicycles and safety gear is available at GoCycling which is located near Changi Terminal 4. Return them at the GoCycling outlet at East Coast Park or at any of their 8 outlets. Rates start from $6/hour for child bicycles and $8/hour for adult bicycles.

GoCycling at Changi Airport terminal 4
Photo from Changi Airport

Prepare to stop and take some IG stories at Jurassic Mile. This 1km path has permanent installations of over 20 majestic, life-sized dinosaurs including the Brontosaurus and T-Rex.

Changi Airport Connector cycling path with dinosaurs
Photo from Changi Airport

Changi Airport Connector cycling path with dinosaur trex
Photo from Changi Airport

There are also information panels for you to learn more about the various species as well as wildlife-style music and dinosaur roaring sound effects that makes it feel like you're at a theme park.

Changi Airport Connector cycling path with dinosaurs
Photo from Changi Airport

Changi Airport Connector cycling path with dinosaurs
Photo from Changi Airport

Changi Airport Connector cycling path with dinosaurs
Photo from Changi Airport

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Changi Airport Connector cycling path with dinosaurs
Photo from Changi Airport

While you're free to visit on weekdays anytime, reservations are required on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 9am to 12am from 16 October to 3 Jan. Visitors are allowed to stay for up to one hour within the exhibit. You can book a time slot here: playpass.changiairport.com or via the iChangi mobile app.

If you need a break and a bite, there's a new gorgeous glasshouse cafe surrounded by a lush tropical landscape with alfresco dining options. Located right outside Terminal 2, HUB & SPOKE Café has Insta-worthy spots from the colonial-style interior to three green walls outside the cafe.

HUB & SPOKE Café exterior
Photo from Changi Airport

HUB & SPOKE Café green wall
Photo from Changi Airport

HUB & SPOKE Café seating
Photo from Changi Airport

The menu has a mix of Western and local cuisine as well as bubble tea like their Signature Taro Milk Tea ($4.20) and Gula Melaka Avocado Shake ($4.90).

HUB & SPOKE Café western food
Photo from Changi Airport

There are also shower facilities you can use for a nominal fee ($3 for one-time entry, $5 for two-time entry).

HUB & SPOKE Café shower facicities
Photo from Changi Airport

More new places to explore in Singapore:

Who would you like to jio to this new cycling and jogging path? Share this article with them! 

Text by: GirlStyle SG


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