The word “maze” dates from the 13th century and comes from the Middle English word mæs, denoting delirium or delusion. Other than its history in Greek mythology and spiritual healing, many of us might associate mazes with an adventure or quest especially in popular films such as Harry Potter or Maze Runner. And, yes, there are mazes in Singapore that you can visit!
If you’re looking for a unique way to test your navigational skills that is both fun yet interesting, try any of these spots on our list. Here are the various mazes in Singapore that you can explore an navigate.
Mazes In Singapore
Pasir Ris Park Maze
Located in the East of Singapore, the Pasir Ris Park maze is an interesting spot that one should stop by the next time they are in Pasir Ris Park. With various hedges and paths and a wooden gate at the entrance of the maze, this outdoor maze is pretty interesting to explore.
Labrador Park, also known as Labrador Nature Reserve is a family-friendly recreational space with a multitude of things to explore including tunnels and historical sites. At Labrador Park’s larger Playground, you can find a maze made of tall dark brown pieces of timbre. This unique maze is fun to weave in and out of and a fun location to play tag in as well!
Science Centre Mirror Maze
A maze of infinite reflections and endless hallways, enter Professor Crackitt’s Light Fantastic Mirror Maze at the Singapore Science Centre. As you enter the maze to help Professor Crackitt to find his pet parrot Wattnot who has gotten lost in the vast laboratory, challenge ourselves to find the way out in the process! Be sure to check out the Professor’s numerous whimsical inventions while exploring the maze.
Science Centre’s Laser Maze
You can imagine you are in Mission Impossible as you stealthily make your way past 50 laser beams in a darkened room at Science Centre’s Laser Maze. Located at Hall A, you will need all your agility for this challenge.
Jewel Hedge Maze
Singapore’s largest hedge maze, the maze at Jewel Singapore is one of the intricate windings that you can explore. Players can be rewarded with a bird’s eye view of the maze’s intricate windings when they reach the watchtower at its core.
The Jewel Hedge Maze is open from 10 am to 10 pm daily. The Hedge Maze ticket includes admission to Canopy Park and you can see other attractions such as the Discovery Slides, Foggy Bowls, Petal Garden and Topiary Walk.
Jewel Mirror Maze
A kaleidoscopic escapade, the Mirror Maze at Jewel challenges players to make their way through the identical corners and corridors and an endless number of reflections. It boasts a unique cover of greenery branching overhead, creating the illusion of endless bowers before you. Will you be able to find your way through the maze despite the repeated illusion of surrounding reflections?
The Jewel Mirror Maze is open from 10 am to 10 pm daily. The Mirror Maze ticket includes admission to Canopy Park and you can see other attractions such as the Discovery Slides, Foggy Bowls, Petal Garden and Topiary Walk.
Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden Hedge Maze
Inside the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden at Singapore Botanic Gardens, you will find a simple hedge maze. It is a simple one which little kids will be have fun exploring. You can even play a little game of hide-and-seek inside it too. Find out more about the Children’s Garden here.
Butterfly Maze, Jurong Lake Gardens
Get lost in nature and also learn about the lifecycle of a butterfly at the Butterfly Maze, Jurong Lake Gardens. The maze is part of Jurong Lake Gardens’ therapeutic gardens. While there, you can also pay a visit to the Children’s Discovery Area.
Tampines Maze Garden
Located at Blk 944 Tampines Avenue 5, opposite from Our Tampines Hub, the Tampines Maze Garden has its paths demarcated by little patches of grass. It opened back in 2012 and serves a communal space and a place where families can have a little fun. Navigate your way to the centre to reach the lamppost in the middle!
Telok Blangah Rise Children’s Maze
Kids can make their way through this wooden maze as they go in search of cartoon animals hiding inside. Just like the Tampines Maze Garden, there is a lamppost in the middle of the maze. Find out more here.
Black Lake Singapore Discovery
Get set for a unique adrenaline-filled maze when visiting the one at Singapore Discovery Centre. The Black Lake Laser Battlefield is a maze of walls and turns along with interactive projection mapping so you have to be on the alert of triggering mines and alarms when navigating the maze. Battle it out with your friends and family as you play as members of an elite security force from the mysterious Black Lake Facility. Read more about it here.
Not exactly a “maze” in the usual sense of the word but if you head to Fort Siloso, you can explore a “maze” of tunnels. There are three tunnel complexes, A, B and C. And it does feel like an adventure as you navigate through the various passageways. Find out more here.