We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jacob Ballas Children's Garden

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
Address: 1 Cluny Road National Parks Board, Singapore 259569, Singapore
Phone Number:
+65 6465 0196
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 52 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Great place to spend a morning!

Went with a group of 7 children ranging from 2 to 7 yr old. It was suitable for them as there were many age appropriate activities, such as suspension bridge, water play, sand... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
pandora m
,
Singapore
Add Photo Write a Review

52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 47: English reviews
Singapore
Level Contributor
96 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Went with a group of 7 children ranging from 2 to 7 yr old. It was suitable for them as there were many age appropriate activities, such as suspension bridge, water play, sand pits and slides. The children enjoyed themselves thoroughly. There is also a washroom in the middle of the park. Entrance is free! However, it is about a... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank pandora m
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I brought my 5 year old to this garden and he is very happy! Cos there are a lot of things to play and little adventure such as walking on a log across the stream and the tree house! Will bring him there any time!

Helpful?
Thank Andy Y
Penang
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We spent about 2.5 hours with our two preschoolers. They really enjoyed exploring the space, finding little hidden paths and spots to activate their imagination. And what better way than to end with a cool splash in the waterplay area!

Helpful?
Thank macelim
Level Contributor
34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Jacob Ballas Gardens is part of the Singapore Botanical Gardens but is separate and made specifically for children. It has a great 'tree' slide and plenty of educational hands on attractions for little ones. The Gardens include a playground, mini waterfall and a seed planting areas where kids can see where rice, chilies and other common foods come from first... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Derek R
Hyderabad, India
Level Contributor
298 reviews
156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We went to botanical garden on our last day in Singapore and spent most of our time in the Jacob Ballas Children's garden. If you are going by taxi, there is a car park/ taxi drop right outside the garden. However, if you are going by MRT; there is a decent amount of walk. A part of the garden is... More 

Helpful?
Thank itspriyanka
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Level Contributor
150 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We have been there several times . A nice place to take our 4 year old. Several different things to do including a small little water play area where the kids can run about and get wet. We usually take a back pack along with food and drink. You have to go out of the park to eat your own... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jerry D
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The approach to this part of the botanical gardens is now very close from the metro exit. There is still a fair amount to walk though. We went on a day when there was close to no one there and it was a pretty rainy day. Armed with an umbrella and a raincoat, we loved the logs, the bridge and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kanupriya D
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
228 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Jacob Ballas Children's Garden is an attraction which is free of charge and great fun for kids. They should be able to walk, at least, in order to fully enjoy the garden. Main attractions are the water playground and sandy playground. There is a parking lot right in front of the entrance. No nappy changing station at the bathrooms at... More 

Helpful?
Thank FerrisXL
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

It's a fantastic garden with lot of activities for kids. A separate water section for kids, sand pit, a hanging bridge and big slides. It's also have an amphitheater for conducting private parties such as birthdays. It's a lovely garden for kids.

Helpful?
Thank aaroh791
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

My 3yo girl and her buddy enjoy the garden so much. There are water playground, sandpit, tree for climbing, tube slides, mazes, a big hollow tree and even cloud, rain machine for kids. Our kids also enjoyed walking back and fort the hanging bridge. A great place for those who wants to connect their kids with nature.

Helpful?
1 Thank Vicky Q

Travellers who viewed Jacob Ballas Children's Garden also viewed

 
Singapore, Singapore
 

Been to Jacob Ballas Children's Garden? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Jacob Ballas Children's Garden and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Jacob Ballas Children's Garden staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?