Your Professional Guide to Exploring a Different Singapore

Tourist Guide Singapore

Are you exploring Singapore and looking to hire a professional tourist guide to take you around town?

Be rest assured, you’ve come to the best place to find a professional tourist guide in Singapore. We’re the best ‘bang-for-your-tourism-dollar.’ We are the inside track to The Red Dot.

At the Society of Tourist Guides Singapore (STGS), we work closely with the Singapore Tourism Board and other industry partners to promote the professionalism of tourist guides as tourism ambassadors of Singapore.

We have a strong pool of experienced tourist guides providing various tours across Singapore for schools, companies, new citizens and overseas visitors.

  • Take a walk or tour with our experienced tourist guides to learn about beautiful Singapore from:
  • The history
  • The local multicultural aspect
  • The sights and interesting places
  • The people
  • And much more…

 

Why hire our tourist guides?

Licensed
All of our tourist guides have gone through a formalised training and examination process before they are issued a Tourist Guide licence by the Singapore Tourism Board.

Friendly and Professional
Explore Singapore from a local’s point of view and see Singapore in a whole new light through our guided tours. Our tourist guides are mostly local Singaporeans with vast knowledge and information about the history, sights, culture and interesting places around Singapore.

Multilingual
We provide guided tours in various languages to cater to tourists from around the world from English, Mandarin, Korean, Malay and many other languages.

Customised tour options
We provide customised tours from different vehicle types or walking tours, pick-up/drop-off points, number of guests, preferred food options to suit your travel needs and budget.

 

Who Are We?

The Society of Tourist Guides Singapore was started in 2003 by a group of trainer guides with guiding experience of between 18 to 30 years.The Society held its first International Tourist Guide Day event on 21 February 2004, with member guides offering free walking tours in Chinatown, Emerald Hill, Singapore River and Fort Canning.

The Society held its first International Tourist Guide Day event on 21 February 2004, with member guides offering free walking tours in Chinatown, Emerald Hill, Singapore River and Fort Canning.

International Tourist Guides Day (ITGD) has been celebrated ever since, past venues being Esplanade Park, Sentosa, Singapore Botanic Gardens and National Museum of Singapore. At the 2016 event held at National Gallery Singapore, some 1000 members of the public and tourists enjoyed free heritage tours conducted by volunteer guides.

The Society works closely with Singapore Tourism Board and other industry partners to promote the professionalism of tourist guides as tourism ambassadors of Singapore.