Farm visits are good fun for both kids and adults and are a great way to get everyone outdoors and into nature.
We've shortlisted some of the best that the kiddos will love. You'd be surprised at the number of farms we have in urban Singapore!
1. Hay Dairies
2. The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum
3. Qian Hu Fish Farm
4. Jurong Frog Farm
5. Gallop Kranji Farm Resort
6. Dairy Folks
7. Bee Amazed Garden
8. Nippon Koi Farm
9. Viknesh Dairy Farm
11. Bollywood Farms
12. Kok Fah Technology Farm
13. The Sundowner
14. Sprout Hub by City Sprouts
15. Citizen Farm by Edible Garden City
16. Urban Farm @ Funan
17. Otah & Friends Bus Tour
There are more animal farms in Singapore than you think! You'll be able to can get up close to goats, feed giant turtles, try your hand at longkang fishing, learn all about bees, and more at these animal farms.
The only goat farm in Singapore producing goat's milk locally, Hay Dairies has more than 800 goats of various breeds on its farm.
You're free to walk around the farm premises to watch the goat milking process, feed the goats, or pet them. They're really friendly!
Milking of the goats takes place daily from 9am-10:30am so make sure you come within this timing if you want to catch this.
Alfalfa hay from the US is available for purchase at $5 per bag if you want to feed the goats.
Don't forget to try the goat's milk. Straight from the farmers and super creamy!
Location: 3 Lim Chu Kang Lane 4, Singapore 718859
Check out the guided Half Day Farm Tour from Klook which takes you on a tour of Bollywood Veggies, Hay Dairies, and Kok Fah Technology Farm.
The star of the show here are the free roaming giant turtles which you can get up close to pet and feed.
The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum also holds the Guinness World Records for the largest collection of turtle and tortoise items.
There are currently around 700 live turtles here, some of which are rare or endangered.
Aside from the giant turtles, you'll also find cute terrapins, as well as other unique species such as the "Six Legged Tortoise", and the fearsome Alligator Snapping Turtle (nope you can't feed these!).
Opening Hours: Daily 10am-6pm. Closed on Tuesdays
Location: ORTO, 81 Lor Chencharu #01-16, Singapore 769198
Singapore's biggest ornamental fish supplier, Qian Hu farms, imports, and distributes over 1,000 species of ornamental fish from all over the world.
While the guided tours are not available at the moment, you can still walk around on your own and marvel at the hundreds of species of colorful ornamental fish that are on display.
There are other activities here that kids will enjoy too such as feeding the fish and turtles, longkang (drain) fishing, and the fish spa.
A shuttle bus service is availalble between Choa Chu Kang and the farm.
Admission: It's free to walk around the farm on your own. Charges apply for additional activities such as longkang fishing and fish spa.
Location: 71 Jalan Lekar, Sungei Tengah, Singapore 698950
Check out the guided Singapore Farms Day Tour from Klook which takes you to Qian Hu Fish Farm, Hay Dairies Goat Farm, Bollywood Veggies, Kok Fah Technology Farm, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, and includes lunch!
The only licensed frog farm in Singapore, you can learn all about American bulldogs and what it's like to be a frog farmer in Singapore.
You can feed the frogs, try your hand at catching one in the Catch-A-Frog pen, or even take a snap with a frog!
The farm also serves up delicious freshly fried Cajun style buttermilk frog meat and crocodile nuggets.
You can also purchase fresh frog meat and a variety of frog related products from the Farm Store.
Admission: Free for groups under 20 pax on weekends and public holidays
Location: 56 Lim Chu Kang Lane 6, Singapore 719164
You’ll forget you’re still in Singapore at this countryside getaway in Kranji.
The resort provides a kampung farm stay experience with activities such as prawning, feeding the koi, and tours to a fish farm, bees farm, and bird’s nest farm.
You can also tour the vegetable, fruit, and herb plantations which are on site.
Location: 10 Neo Tiew Lane 2, Singapore 718813
Established in 1936, Dairy Folks has been supplying customers in Singapore with the freshest cow's milk
There are a hundred Holstein Friesians cows on the farm which are fed everyday with freshly-cut grass and milked twice daily.
You can tour the farm on your own as well as feed the cows there.
Aside from Fresh milk, the farm also supplies ice cream which is made from 100% fresh milk (of course) and comes in 3 delicious flavors (Original Milk, Dark Chocolate, Caramel).
Location: 5 Lim Chu Kang Lane 8A, Singapore 719608
Learn all about bees and beekeeping in this unique educational garden and visitors' center.
Join a tour of the Garden or book one of the various educational programmes on offer from honey tasting sessions to day camps.
Location: Kampung Kampus, 91 Lorong Chencharu, Singapore 769201
Nippon Koi Farm is the largest Koi farm in Singapore.
It's also the first large scale commercial aquaponics farm breeding fish such as Silver Perch alongside the production of aquatic leafy vegetables.
Walk around the farm and admire the beautiful Koi which are bred from Some of Japan's most reputable Koi breeders.
Guided tours are also available through Bollywood Adventures.
Opening Hours: Daily from 8:30am-7pm
Location: 51 Jalan Lekar, Singapore 698946
You'll be surprised that there's more than one cow farm in Singapore!
You can explore the farm on your own as well as pet and feed the cows here.
Fresh milk is available for sale at the farm through you'll have to boil the milk before drinking as it is not pasteurized or homogenized.
Opening Hours: Daily from 9am-5pm (except Deepavali)
Location: 6 Lim Chu Kang Road Lane 8A Singapore 719607
Located in Queenstown, Insectta is an urban insect farm that rears the black soldier fly larvae, taking in food waste and turning it into valuable biomaterials for use in a wide array of industries such as pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
The farm conducts various tours and workshops where you can get hands-on learning experience focused on sustainabilty, food waste, and insect farming.
The Go Green, Go Buggy insect farm tour takes you right into the heart of the action within the farm where you will learn about the star of the farm, the Black Soldier fly.
You'll also get to try your hand at farming activities and learn how insect farms are transforming sustainable agriculture.
The 1 hour tour will then end off with a fun chicken activity!
Location: 60 Jalan Penjara, Singapore 149375
Reconnect with nature in the charming Kranji Countryside area which is home to many of Singapore's farms.
Aside from learning where our food comes from, you can also purchase fresh organic produce directly from these farms.
One of Singapore's most popular farms, Bollywood Veggies offers a sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of the city with its setting amidst the rustic environment of the Kranji Countryside.
Explore the farm which has hundreds of edible plants growing at any one time.
A variety of tours and activities are available here such as guided farm tours and paddy planting where you can get your hands dirty in a rice planting activity.
You'll love the Poison Ivy Bistro which offers farm to table dining with its mouth watering local cuisine offering local favorites such as Nasi Lemak, chicken curry, and the vegetarian platter.
Organic produce from Bollywood Veggies and neighboring farms are also available for purchase.
Saturday, Sunday, Public Holidays
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays unless public holiday.
Location: 100 Neo Tiew Road, Singapore 719026
Check out the Half Day Farm Tour from Klook which takes you on a tour of Bollywood Veggies, Hay Dairies, and Kok Fah Technology Farm.
Kok Fah Technology Farm is a local family owned business and has been selling leafy vegetables such as Kai Lan, Spinach, and Cai Xin for the past 30 years.
Go on a guided farm tour where you'll get to visit the hydroponics greenhouse, understand old and modern ways of farming, pick up gardening tips, and learn about the benefits of aloe vera and how to extract it.
Add on activities such as hydroponics harvesting and potting of succulents are also available.
In addition, you'll get to take home some lettuce as well as a bottle of their farm grown aloe vera drink.
Check out the weekend market where you'll find a vast selection of freshly harvested local produce, prepared just hours before the market opens.
Asian leafy vegetables and salad greens are available for purchase each week at the market.
Farm tour price:
Location: 18 Sungei Tengah Road, Singapore 698974
Check out the guided Singapore Farms Day Tour from Klook which takes you to Kok Fah Technology Farm, Qian Hu Fish Farm, Hay Dairies Goat Farm, Bollywood Veggies, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, and includes lunch!
Technically every farm in Singapore is an urban farm but unlike those that are in the outer reaches of Singapore, these farms are located right in the heart of the city!
Sustainability and food resiliency are extra important for a small country like Singapore and these farms play an important part in demonstrating how farming in an urban environment is possible by combining technology with the creative use of under utilized spaces and resources.
The Sundowner is an urban farm and lounge, tucked away atop a conserved shophouse in the hip Siglap area.
The Rooftop Farm Experience features 3 unique activities - an organic farming masterclass, bee encounter, and farm-to-table tastings.
You'll be learning the basics of natural farming and making your own pot of great soil, getting up close to bees, sampling different types of honey, and foraging around the farm for flowers, leaves, and fruits.
End the evening with your very own self-made garden infusion!
Duration: 2 hours
Location: 705A East Coast Road, Singapore 459062
Tickets: Get up to 10% off tickets from Klook
Minimum of 4 pax is required.
City Sprouts is a social enterprise that aims to use urban agriculture to rejuvenate communities and to change the way that people think about food and agriculture.
Located in the heartland Redhill area in the former Henderson Primary School, Sprout Hub is Singapore's first plot-share urban farm.
You'll find rows upon rows of greenhouses here, tended by community farmers that are growing a variety of local produce.
Aside from farm tours, City Sprouts also organizes agriculture and farming related workshops and events.
Look out for their signature Farm Day Out events which are held throughout the year and promise a whole host of fun interactive activities, educational talks, and workshops for both kids and adults.
Make sure you stop by the hip repurposed canteen as well which is home to five F&B concepts serving up dishes from burgers and pasta, to Japanese rice bowls and craft coffee.
Opening hours: 9am-10pm daily
Location: Sprout Hub, 102 Henderson Road, Singapore 159562
Edible Garden City is a champion of the grow-your-own-food movement and designs, builds, and maintains food gardens in places such as restaurants, hotels, schools, and residences across Singapore.
Citizen Farm is its urban farming space for its community of local farmers to grow fresh, tasty, and nutritious produce.
While farm visits are not open to the public, Edible Garden City hosts numerous tours, workshops, and camps throughout the year where you can learn about Citizen Farm and urban farming.
Its "The Family that Farms Together - Sweet Treats, Sweeter Memories Workshop" is a great activity for families.
You'll be taken on a tour of the farm, learn how to grow and care for your plants, ways to use plants in dishes, and get to fill your bellies with delicious baked goods made from the farm's fresh produce.
You'll even get to take home your own mini edible garden in a planter and an exclusive doorgift - a jar of wild-foraged stingless bee honey!
Location: 60 Jalan Penjara, Singapore 149375
This urban farm spanning over 5,000 square feet sits on the rooftop of Funan shopping mall.
Tended by farmers from Edible Garden City, the urban farm grows a wide selection of produce such as herbs, leafy greens, fruits, mushrooms, and edible flowers.
The produce are used by farm-to-table food concepts such as Noka Japanese restaurant which is located right next to the urban farm.
You'll also be able to see a number of different farming techniques here from soil-based techniques to hydroponics and aquaculture.
Being on the rooftop, you get bonus views of the gorgeous city landscape including views of the Singapore River, Parliament House, and the Supreme Court.
Opening Hours: 10am-10pm
Location: Funan Mall, 7th floor, 107 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179105
Hop on the first Otah & Friends Bus Tour and explore two local farms, Kok Fah Technology Farm and Hay Dairies.
Learn all about the state of the art hydroponics farming techniques and get hands-on experience in harvesting fresh produce at Kok Fah Technology Farm.
At Hay Dairies, get up close to the goats and try your hand at feeding them.
Best of all you'll get to taste the fresh produce at both farms.
You'll also get to take home an Otah & Friends pillow. Perfect for cuddling up to during the bus ride!
Dates: 2 Oct - 6 Nov
Time: 8:30am - 1pm
Price: $45 per pax
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