Have you been to South Africa? Now we will have the opportunity to explore the beautiful South African floral display right in Singapore at Gardens by the Bay. From now till 30 October 2016, “Tribal Tempo” marks the first large-scale South African floral display in Gardens by the Bay. Explore and discover South Africa’s native flora, from vibrant Gazanias and Gerberas, to the unusual-looking Proteas and Aloe Trees.
The beautiful Flower Dome has been magically transformed into the colourful landscape of South Africa. Join us as we embarked on our exciting safari tour to find out more.
This magnificent flower is known as the King Protea which is the national flower of South Africa. It has the largest flower head in the Proteaceae family.
Leucospermum cordifolium also called red pincushion protea is found in South Africa. This flower blooms in stunning shades of orange and red.
Aloe barberae also known as the tree aloe, this is a species of aloe which is native to South Africa northwards to Mozambique. Aloe barberae is a slow-growing tree can reach up to 18 m high and 0.9 m in stem diameter.
Visitors will be enchanted with this South Africa landscape and to know that South Africa is not just about deserts and savannahs. It has rich and colourful plant life and a wide variety of colourful wild flowers. It is interesting to know that the popular daisies commonly found in florist shops are native to Transvaal, South Africa.
At the centrepiece of the floral display, visitors will see a 3 metre high waterfall and this waterfall is inspired by the waterfall found around the area of the Northern Cape. Besides the beautiful flowers, be enthralled by the exquisite rock art, animal sculptures surrounding the floral displays and a tribal hut.
Visit Tribal Tempo at Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay and discover the vibrant displays of South Africa. Visitors can expect to see a total of 10,000 plants across 70 species at the exhibition, take the opportunity to find out more and be immersed in South African culture.
Tribal Tempo at Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay
Dates: Friday, 9 September 2016 – Sunday, 30 October 2016
Opening Hours: 9am – 9pm
Admission charge to the conservatories applies
For more information and ticketing, please click HERE.
While visiting Gardens by the Bay during the month of September, Friends of the Gardens can enjoy Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurant’s Special Set Menu at S$188nett. This promotion is valid for a minimum of four person with terms and conditions apply. Majestic Bay is a well known restaurant helmed by Chef Yong Bing Ngen with years of extensive experiences. Diners will be delighted to indulge in sumptuous dishes from Majestic Bay and it is a good time to bring your family and or gather your friends to celebrate Mid Autumn Festival at this fine restaurant.
First up on the menu is Majestic Bay Trio Combo which consists of Pickled Baby Cucumber with Grapes, Crispy Silver Fish, Thai Style and Wasabi Black Fungus Salad.
Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurant
Below Flower Dome, Gardens By The Bay
18 Marina Gardens Drive #01-10
Tel: 6604 6604
Operating hours for Monday to Sunday
- Lunch 11:30am – 3:00pm
- Dinner 5:45pm – 9:00pm
After dinner, we continued our way to the Supertree Grove to view the lantern display in celebration of the Mid Autumn Festival. Visitors are able to take a stroll and view the various stunning elaborately handcrafted lanterns that will bring to life Asian stories of the Moon, enjoy cultural performances and participate in craft booths.