DBS by the Bay

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I get to the DBS Marina Regatta?

    DBS Marina Regatta 2016 is happening on The Promontory at Marina Bay. You can get there either by Bus or MRT.

    By Bus
    Bus Stop at One Raffles Quay (5 min walk) – Bus Service: 10, 10E, 57, 70, 75, 100, 107, 128, 130, 131, 162, 167, 186, 196, 196E, 700, 970, NR1, NR6
    Bus Stop at Marina Boulevard (1 min walk) – Bus Service: 97, 97E, 106, 133, 400, 402

    By MRT
    Bayfront (CE1), Exit E (8 minutes walk)
    Raffles Place (NS2, EW14), Exit F (5 minutes walk)

  2. Where can I park my vehicle?

    Parking may be found at the following locations:

    • Marina Bay City Gallery
    • Marina Bay Financial Centre
    • Marina Bay Link Mall
    • NTUC Centre
    • One Raffles Quay
  3. Shuttle Bus Services

    Unfortunately there are no shuttle bus services. Refer to (1) for Bus/MRT information.

  4. When is the event happening and what time does it start?

    DBS Marina Regatta 2016 takes place over 2 weekends on 28 – 29 May 2016 and 4 – 5 June 2016, 11am to 10pm. 

    You are encouraged to come from between 11am to 9pm when most of the activities are happening.

  5. Is the event open for all age groups?

    Yes, the event welcomes everyone to join in the fun! There are various activities catered to both kids and adults. So bring your family down and have a great weekend out!

  6. Is there an admission fee for the event?

    There is no admission fee. Entry is free!  

    *Cost that you may wish to consider –

    • S$5 and above at the DBS Shop House 
    • S$5 and above at the DBS Swag House 
    • S$5 and above at the DBS Chow House!
    • S$10 for 5 slides down Southeast Asia’s tallest inflatable water slide
  7. What activities can I expect at the DBS Marina Regatta?

    Here are some of the key activities you can expect from the DBS Marina Regatta:

    • Dragon boat races
    • Sailing, canoe/kayak try-outs in the bay
    • Remote controlled sailboats racing in the bay
    • DBS Chow House (Food Village)
    • DBS Shop House (Artisan Market)
    • DBS Swag House (Merchandise Store)
    • Performances by Noise artists at the DBS Sound House
    • Stand Up Paddling and Stand Up yoga at the pop-up pool at the Urban Beach.
    • Southeast Asia’s Tallest inflatable slide
    • Kids telematches by Ready Steady Go Kids


  8. What can I expect at the Urban Beach this year?

    The Urban Beach is back bigger and better this year!

    Some of the activities that you can enjoy at the Urban Beach include:

    Yoga by the bayPre-event registration is required. Click here for more details.

    Stand Up Paddling & Yoga: Pre-event registration is required. Click here for more details. There is no minimum height requirement but kids under the age of 7 will need to be accompanied by their parents/guardians at all times.

    Zorbing: You may register for this on-site and registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis at the pop-up pool. Minimum age is five years old.

    Stand Up Yoga: Pre-event registration is required. Click here for more details.

    Kidz Kayak: You may register for this on-site and registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis at the pop-up pool. There is a minimum height requirement of 1.1M.


  9. I would like to know more about the inflatable water slide? Are there any age/height requirements?

    We are excited to bring in Southeast Asia’s tallest water slide – at four stories high (or 16 metres), at the DBS Marina Regatta.  For just $10 per person, you get 5 slides. All proceeds will go to SPD, an organisation that helps people with disabilities develop their potential to the fullest so that they can be self-reliant and independent. Riders for the slide need to meet the minimum height requirement of 1.1 metres and should be at least five years old.

  10. How do I register for the dragon boat races?

    Registration for DBS Marina Regatta 2016 has closed.

  11. Where can I watch the dragon boat races from?

    There is plenty of space to watch the race from, so feel free to roam about to find the best view for yourself! Live LED SceenTVs will be placed around the area for you to catch the races as well. 

  12. What should I wear and bring?

    Dress comfortably and put on suitable footwear. Do take into account Singapore’s hot weather and the crowd of people that will be gathered at The Promontory. It would be a good idea to bring along some water to hydrate and an umbrella as this is a rain or shine event.

  13. Where are the restrooms located?

    Portable restrooms can be found near the entrance to The Promontory, beside the first aid tents and near the athletes’ tents.

  14. What happens if it rains?

    In the event of bad weather, the races and outdoor activities will come to a halt. The organizer will monitor the weather condition and will only resume activities when the weather conditions improve. Seek the nearest shelter in the event of CAT 1 storms.