Singapore is a wonderful land for traveling, and you should bring your family here to discover and relax together. Check out this list of 10 family activities in Singapore that could make you happy and satisfy.
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Kidzania: Play-pretend time!
As a little curious child, you always wondered how everything around works and feel amazed at your parents’ interesting jobs.
Kids love the experience and trying out new things, they hardly have a certain dream but change it frequently as time goes by.
So take them to Kidzania Singapore where they can role-play different careers to satisfy their curiosity and maybe they will find a favorite!
Kids’ exploration is without limits. Let them try out every career from familiar occupations like firefighters and surgeons to unique one called “barbequed meat expert” at Lim Chee Guan. Do not worry as these activities do not use real things and cause no harm to your children.
The learning process is endless with useful knowledge such as emergency skills, for example, “what to do during a fire or an emergency plane landing”.
In the real world, no one can do well without the others, and during the experience, kids from different jobs will have to work with one another to come up with the solution!
Apart from all the fun, they’ll have, they can also develop valuable life skills. One of the most important ones is the value of money as they can earn Kidzania cash by doing the job chosen.
After that, they can deposit their cash at the Kidzania bank or use the money earned to take classes to improve their skills.
- How to get there: Take the Sentosa Express train from Vivocity and alight at the Beach station. Follow signs to Palawan Kidz City
- Opening hours: 10.00am-5.00pm
- Klook cost: US$23 (SGD31)
Nature Kayaking: Let’s escape from the City!
You must be tired of all the hustle and bustle of living in the city. Every day passes in the same way and electronic devices seem to be your closest friends.
Give yourself a break at Singapore’s sister island Pulau Ubin, where you can join in various cool family activities from cycling to trekking, even kayaking is available.
The Nature Kayaking route will certainly blow your mind with its absolutely new way of Pulau Ubin exploration. There are the certified instructors for you to follow so it is impossible to get lost here unless you want to be so.
From the experience, you will learn more about nature and living in such an area and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the mangroves.
If you do not know how to swim but still want to join the kayak, it is still acceptable! You will be equipped with a personal floatation device.
In case it does not help, there are well-trained staff always available for first aid and rescue so that your safety will be guaranteed.
- How to get there: Take a bumboat from Changi Point Ferry Terminal to Pulau Ubin Island and look out for Ubin Adventures (Hut 34)
- Opening Hours:9.30 am or 1.30 pm
- Cost: US$59 (SGD80)
Marina Barrage: As easy as to Fly a kite!
What can be more interesting and hassle-free than having a picnic and flying kites at the same time? Properly few things can compare.
Here at Marina Barrage – a dam built-in central Singapore across the Marina East and Marina South channel, children always hang out there and fly kites! It is both entertaining and healthy as they do not look into the screen for too long but instead befriend nature!
Be immersed in this flying kites paradise and enjoy the whole afternoon without stress in Marina Barrage.
- How to get there: Take bus 400 and alight at the bus stop in front of the marina barrage.
- Opening hours: Mon- Fri 10.00 am-6.30 pm (closed on Tuesdays); Sat, Sun, PH 10 am-8 pm
ToTT: the place for Masterchef!
What is Tricks of the trade (ToTT)?
It is is a culinary class where you can ignite your inner love for cooking (and eating)! If you have a sweet tooth but do not want to gain on too much weight, we recommend making these delicious desserts yourself, with detailed instructions.
Get your hands dirty in the world of chocolate, or even you are not a sugar addict, the place still has lessons suitable for that need to offer. You can apply for pasta and mashed potato cakes classes. They last only 2 hours so do not worry if the kids get bored easily, it’s enough duration for their attention span and great cakes as well!
Maybe this experience will make you recognize your new talent or just a hobby when sugar craving comes, it will save you a lot of money and give you fun time at home with the children as well.
Mint Museum of Toys: Relive your childhood.
Plus, since it is located conveniently in central Singapore-Bugis, it’ll be a great place to walk off the post-lunch food coma!
This extensive collection of vintage toys is truly a paradise for both kids and adults. For kids, they can spend the whole day navigating through this wonderful place with toys from over 40 nations. For adults, it is a chance to relive the good old days with toys as best friends.
Its location is very convenient as lying in central Singapore-Bugis, so it is easy to grab some food if you feel hungry after returning back the childhood memory.
- How to get there: Take the MRT to Bugis (Exit C) or Bras Basah (Exit A) station (only 10-minute walk)
- Opening Hours: 9.30 am-6.30 pm
- Cost: US$10 (SGD13)
MOSH: Let your imagination run wild!
For any artistic souls that want to see their own drawings come to life, head to MOSH – Singapore’s first-ever digital theme park.
In the Air Zone, your children will fold their own paper planes and throw it against the screen and watch it come alive.
Pretty sure the kids will not want to get home! The experience is way too captivating! The sea critters will even leave the paper and appear on the digital aquarium screen.
There is also a motion sensor dance floor that your children will spend the whole day laughing at the trail of stardust and a burst of fireworks.
- How to get there: Take the Sentosa Express train from Vivocity and alight at the Beach station. Follow signs to Palawan Kidz City and take the escalator up to the 3rd floor.
- Opening Hours: 10.00am-9.00pm
- Cost: US$13 (SGD18)
Singapore Flyer: Enjoy the skyline
The Singapore Flyer offers one of the best views of the Singapore skyline. So if you have had enough of the four walls surrounding you, come here and give yourself a real relaxing moment.
From such height, you can easily see the Merlion Park, the Fullerton Bay, and even Changi Airport.
There is a wide selection of non-alcoholic drinks for the kids and great champagne for you to take a snip while enjoying the panoramic view.
- How to get there: Alight at Promenade Station (CC4) and take exit A, the Singapore Flyer will be a 5 minute walk away.
- Opening Hours: 8:30am-10:30pm
- Cost: US$25 (SGD33).
iFLY: Fly your dream!
This is a place for anyone with a wish to fly, which seems to exists in novels! But take your kids here and let them be amazed for their ability to fly like their favorite superheroes! iFly is the best place to fulfill that childhood dream!
Do not worry if “flying” requires complicated skills. There are always professional instructors available to train you the tricks and explain to you all the safety grounds before you step into the wind tunnel.
- How to get there: Take the Sentosa Express train from Vivocity and alight at the Beach station.
- Opening Hours: 9.00am-9.30pm (except Wednesdays 11.00am-9.30pm)
- Cost: US$73 (SGD99)
MegaZip: Great view and a great time
MegaZip is just one fun activity in a combination of three. The name may tell the wrong message as being dangerous and not suitable for the children. But in fact, there are kid-friendly options so take your family here and enjoy the games that will satisfy all members!
Among other family activities in Singapore, MagaZip will give you the best view of the island city. Here you will zip down from 75 meters high and admire the views of the lush greenery and white sand beach.
If you do not want to do this alone, don’t worry, The MegaZip at Sentosa has 3 wire lines for best moments with your loved ones.
What are the other two family activities?
First, Replicate a free-fall parachute jump at MegaJump. By leaping off a platform 15 meters above the ground, you will have a stunning ocean view that will make you “wow” for the rest of the day.
The other interesting activity that is sure to make your kids feel like being in a real adventure is MegaWall. It is among the top highest climb walls in Singapore. Choose the route that suits you from the three options and take the challenge to climb to the top!
- How to get there: Take the Sentosa Express train from Vivocity and alight at the Beach station. Transfer to the free beach tram and alight at the 3rd stop.
- Opening Hours: 11 am-7 pm
- Cost: US$33 (SGD45)
WORK OUT at the trampoline park!
Too busy working out? Or you have long wanted to find family activities that suit both this need and can still spending time with the children? Trampoline park is the best place to go!
Quick review about one of the biggest trampoline parks in the nation: AMPED Singapore. There are zones like Warrior course and dodgeball, you will have cozy and fun family time. Furthermore, do not worry about the children getting hurt because there are foam pits to cushion their landing.
There are up to 4 different trampoline parks in Singapore, so find the nearest one and have a great time!
- BOUNCE Singapore
#09-01, Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, 8 Grange Road,
- Zoom Park Asia
200 Pandan Gardens, #01-14 609336
81 Lorong Chencharu, #01-11 ORTO, Singapore 769198
46 Kim Yam Road, The Herencia, Singapore 239351 (Unit #02-11)
200 Jurong East Ave 1, Yo:Ha, Singapore 609789 (Level 2 Sports Hall)
Finally, if you just have a short trip in Singapore, please read carefully this list of 10 family activities and choose the best that suits you.