Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei attractions

Top Choice Animal Sanctuary in Sepilok

Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

Around 25km north of Sandakan, and covering 40 sq km of the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, this inspiring, world-famous centre welcomes orphaned and injured orangutans for rehabilitation before returning them to for…
Top Choice Zoo in Northern & Central Singapore

Singapore Zoo

The line between zoo and botanic oasis blurs at this pulse-slowing sweep of spacious, naturalistic enclosures and interactive attractions. Get up close to orang-utans, dodge Malaysian flying foxes, even snoop around…
Top Choice Gardens in Holland Village, Dempsey Hill & the Botanic Gardens

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Singapore's 74-hectare botanic wonderland is a Unesco World Heritage Site and one of the city's most arresting attractions. Established in 1860, it's a tropical Valhalla peppered with glassy lakes, rolling lawns and…
Top Choice Gardens in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Gardens by the Bay

Singapore's 21st-century botanic garden is a S$1 billion, 101-hectare fantasy land of space-age bio-domes, high-tech Supertrees and whimsical sculptures. The Flower Dome replicates the dry Mediterranean climates fou…
Top Choice Gallery in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

National Gallery Singapore

Connected by a striking aluminium and glass canopy, Singapore's historic City Hall and Old Supreme Court buildings now form the city's breathtaking National Gallery. Its world-class collection of 19th-century and mo…
Top Choice Historic Building in George Town

Blue Mansion

The most photographed building in George Town is this magnificent 38-room, 220-window mansion, built in the 1880s and rescued from ruin in the 1990s. Its distinctive blue-hued exterior (once common in George Town) i…
Top Choice National Park in Teluk Bahang

Penang National Park

The old saying about good things in small packages suits dainty Penang National Park. At 23 sq km it's Malaysia's smallest national park, but you can fill a day with activities as diverse as jungle walks, fishing an…
Top Choice Animal Sanctuary in Sepilok

Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre

The wonderful BSBCC provides care to rescued sun bears (44 bears at the time of writing), the world's second-most endangered bear. The centre has full access for the disabled, and it's possible to see the bears fora…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Eastern Sabah

Tawau Hills Park

This small reserve has forested hills rising dramatically from the surrounding plain. If getting into the Maliau Basin or Danum Valley feels like too much of an effort, consider Tawau Hills a user-friendly alternati…
Top Choice Park in West & Southwest Singapore

Southern Ridges

Made up of a series of parks and hills connecting Kent Ridge Park to Mt Faber and the Labrador Nature Reserve, the Southern Ridges will have you trekking through the jungle without ever really leaving the city. The …