About Us

History & Milestones

In May 2007, Singapore Flyer unveiled its mock capsule amidst much fanfare and anticipation, and in February 2008, it held its corporate inaugural flights. The event proved to be a resounding success, further fanning the hype surrounding the Flyer.

Finally in March 2008, Singapore Flyer held its soft launch to the public amid overwhelming response, and on 15 April 2008, it held its official opening.

    Milestones:

  • 27 June 2003 – MOU Signing Ceremony
  • 27 September 2005 – Groundbreaking Ceremony
  • 13 December 2006 – Installation of Giant Spindle for World’s Largest Giant Observation Wheel
  • 9 April 2007 – Entire Singapore Flyer rim was completed
  • 3 May 2007 – Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Green Mark Award
  • 25 May 2007 – Mock-up capsule was unveiled
  • 3 August 2007 – First capsule was installed
  • 2 October 2007 – Final capsule was installed
  • 11 – 13 February 2008 – Singapore Flyer takes off for the first time during Chinese New Year 2008 for corporate clients
  • 14 February 2008 – First Valentine’s Day at Singapore Flyer, opened for the first time to the public
  • 1 March 2008 – Soft Opening of Singapore Flyer to the public
  • 15 April 2008 – Official Opening of Singapore Flyer, with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as the Guest-of-Honour
  • 31 July 2008 – Singapore Flyer’s Ticket sales cross the 1-million mark
  • 26 – 28 September 2008 – Singapore Flyer was part of the historic first Formula One night race held in Singapore.
  • 9 April 2009 – Singapore Flyer welcomed 1.9 million visitors in 2008 as it celebrates its first birthday.
  • 1 April 2011 – Opening of its interactive multimedia gallery – Journey of Dreams.

 

Background

Officially launched in 2008, Singapore Flyer stands at 165 metres, with a diameter of 150 metres, making it the tallest Giant Observation Wheel in the world.

Taking approximately 2.5 years to complete, Singapore Flyer held its ground-breaking ceremony in September 2005, with Mr Mah Bow Tan, Minister for National Development, present as its guest of honour.

Activities At The Flyer

Find fun-filled and relaxing activities at Singapore Flyer Retail Terminal. Specialty outlets like Flight Experience and Kenko Reflexology & Fish Spa promise you a relaxing and rejuvenating experience.

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Shopping At The Flyer

From Singapore Flyer mementos to watches and handbags, our retail shops promise a spread of merchandise to put the finishing touches to your Singapore Flyer experience.

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Dining At The Flyer

Take in the spectacular view while enjoying a delightful selection of local favourites and international cuisine.

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Take a relaxing stroll along the 5 winding access paths and enjoy the quiet serenity of our tropical rainforest.
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Find out what key landmarks you can observe from atop Singapore Flyer. See if you can spot them during your flight!
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Get directions to the Flyer, and other information on our facilities such as Car Park, Baggage Counter and Wheelchair Access.
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