Singapore has several popular water sports. Round-the-island canoe trips are part of fashion, as are the thrills and spills of water-skiing, windsurfing and sailing. Canoeing is also very popular and several private operators provide hiring facilities for canoes. Most of them are located at Sentosa Island, East Coast Park and Changi Point.
Scuba diving is another popular diving sport. Most local diving schools offer courses sanctioned by internationally acclaimed scuba-diving associations. Sports like windsurfing, sailing and water skiing are also conducted by many private operators.
Other Outdoor Sports
Cycling is the favorite recreational-cum-exercise activity on the island. Cycling paths connect several parts of the island. Adventurous forms of cycling like mountain or dirt biking are also in vogue. Bicycles can be hired at several popular places like Sentosa and East Coast Park.
Another popular sport is golf. Several world-class golf courses are scattered across the island. Golf lovers touring the island never forget to have a game or two of golf in these sprawling courses.
Horse Racing is also liked by the Singaporeans. Singapore Race Course at Kranji is a favorite spot for the lovers of the sport. Visitors have to follow a strict dress code in the public stands, but the dress code for the Hibiscus Room is smart casual.