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Planning a trip to Singapore? Cox & Kings presents you with a list of 20 attractions that ensure both you, and your kids have a great time in the Lion City!

A happy family is a family that travels together

A happy family is a family that travels together

Selecting a destination for a family holiday can be a daunting task. Several factors need to be taken into consideration, especially when you have kids accompanying you. Safe environment, child friendly locations, hygiene and entertainment avenues, barely scratch the surface of requirements that parents have.

But the city-state of Singapore, a traveller’s delight, manages to enthrall everyone, including the kids! A perfect blend of  unique tourist attractions and safe environment, makes it a great choice for a family holiday.

So, read along, as Cox & Kings tells you about various destinations that Singapore has in store for kids no matter how old they are!

 

Singapore For Kids Between Ages 1-4

#1 S.E.A. Aquarium

Marvel at the wide variety of fishes at the S.E.A. aquarium; Teckkan Tan, dreamstime.com

Marvel at the wide variety of fishes at the S.E.A. aquarium; Teckkan Tan, dreamstime.com

Where: Resorts World Sentosa

What To Do: Embark on a journey to the fascinating underwater world at the S.E.A aquarium. This massive and breath-taking aquarium is home to over 1,00,000 marine animals, belonging to over 800 species! Star attractions here are the Ocean Journeys – a jellyfish display, Shark Seas – a shark colony, and Open Ocean – a panoramic display of manta rays. After your marine journey, head to S.E.A. side snacks for a bite with the dolphins.

Admission Fees: For adults: $50 (Rs 2, 330) For kids: $37 (Rs 1, 720)

#2 Port Of Lost Wonder

Where: Palawan Beach, Sentosa Island

What to do: This pirate-themed water park is located at Palawan beach, and is Singapore’s first kids club. Port of Lost wonder offers a plethora of activities and recreation facilities. Your tiny tots will surely have a wild adventure here with water slides, canons, birds and animals for company.

Admission Fees: S$13 (Rs 605) on weekdays and S$20 (Rs 930) on weekends for children under 12. Parents and Guardians are not charged.

#3 The Children’s Garden

The enchanting Supertree Grove at The Gardens by the Bay

The enchanting Supertree Grove at The Gardens by the Bay; Palo_ok, shutterstock.com

Where: Gardens By The Bay

What To Do: Tree Houses, interactive water tunnels, fun-filled gardens, and amphitheatres are perfect elements for an adventure-filled family day, and that’s exactly what you’ll find here. Let your kids run around and explore the sights, and sounds of nature’s playground with adventure waiting for them at every corner. Here, make the most of the stunning view of the Marina bay Skyline, as you walk through the Supertree Grove on the 22m high, 128m-long OCBC Skyway.

#4 Jurong Bird Park

Flamingo lake is a must visit at the Jurong Bird Park

Flamingo lake is a must visit at the Jurong Bird Park

Where: Jurong Hill

What To Do: Watch birds flutter around in their natural habitat as you tour Jurong Bird Park. Home to over 5,000 birds, the surreal setting of this park makes it appear more natural than man-made. Must visit sites here are the Flamingo Lake, Penguin Coast, Waterfall Aviary and Pelican Clover. Also, try to catch the various bird shows arranged by the park.

#5 Singapore Botanic Gardens

Stroll in the beautiful orchid garden at the Singapore Botanical garden

Stroll in the beautiful orchid garden at the Singapore Botanical garden

Where: Cluny Road

What To Do: A perfect place for a family outing, Singapore Botanic Gardens are filled with giant trees, lakes and fountains. Visitors can opt for cycling or walking around these picturesque gardens, while tiny tots can run around, play catch and feed the fishes. Later, make your way to Nassim Hill Bakery Bistro Bar for popular kiddie food, such as mac and cheese.

 

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Singapore For Kids Between Ages 5-7

 

#1 Gallop Stable

Chose from the numerous horses and ponies at the Gallop Stable

Chose from the numerous horses and ponies at the Gallop Stable

Where: Bukit Timah

What To Do: Let your young princes and princesses to ride away into the sunset at the Gallop Stable. Singapore’s largest public riding ground, the Gallop Stable has over 140 horses and ponies to choose from! Parents also have an option to ask for a private session instead of a group activity.

Admission Fees: Starts at S$60 (Rs 2, 790) for 20 minutes.

#2 Universal Studios

Your kids are sure to love the Far Far Away castle at the universal studios

Your kids are sure to love the Far Far Away castle at the universal studios

Where: Resorts World Sentosa

What To Do: Experience the world of movies come to life at the renowned Universal Studios in Singapore. With Shrek, Optimus Prime and other characters to give your child company, this world of thrilling movie magic is sure to get the kids excited. The park is divided into seven different zones characterized by various movies. For younger kids, Far Far Away and Sci- Fi City are recommended. Also, remember to book tickets online as they will save you from the hassle of waiting in long queues.

Admission Fees: Adults: S$98 (Rs 4, 560), Kids: S$72 (Rs 3, 350)

#3 Zoom Park

Where: Pandan Gardens

What to do: Trampolines are loved by kids of all ages. Now imagine an indoor trampoline park spread across 20,000 sq ft, sounds amazing doesn’t it? With 10 activity zones, visitors have an option to choose from activities like trampolining, dodgeball, basketball, rock climbing, etc. Children particularly enjoy the experience of falling onto a bed of foam from the top of the rock wall.

Admission Fees: Starts at S$10 (Rs 465) for 30 minutes

#4 Forest Adventure

Where: Bedok Reservoir

What To Do: An obstacle course designed just for kids! This adventure parks offers 16 crossings through hanging ropes, and a zip-line. Your kids are sure to enjoy the adventurous obstacles here. Parents need not fear as the crossings are absolutely safe; the kids are harnessed to a safety line, which is released only on landing.

Admission Fees: Adults: S$26 (Rs 1, 210), Kids: S$42 (Rs 1, 955) per hour, and S$13 (Rs 605) for an additional round

#5 River Safari

Say hello to the adorable male panda Kai Kai

Say hello to the adorable male panda Kai Kai

Where: Mandai Lake Road

What To Do: If you are looking for a laid back afternoon, head to this river themed park. Here, you and the kids can participate in various river adventures, and relax aboard a river cruise. The star attraction of the River Safari are the adorable resident giant pandas, Kai Kai and Jia Jia. In addition to pandas, the park also houses about 6,000 animals, including 40 threatened species.

Admission Fees: Adults: S$33 (Rs 1, 535), Kids: S$21 (Rs 975)

 

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Singapore For Kids Between Ages 8-12

 

#1 Madame Tussauds

Where: Sentosa Island

What to do: Everyone regardless of their age, love posing with their favourite celebrities. Life-size wax statues are the next best thing to meeting them, and Madame Tussauds offers just that! Click happy snaps of your kids with their favourite personalities. Wax figures of Michael Jackson, Brad Pitt and Aishwarya Rai are just a few of the extensive list of celebrities that this museum is famed for. It is divided into different categories for your convenience.

Admission Fees: Adults: S$46 (Rs 2, 140), Kids: S$33 (Rs 1, 535)

#2 Kinetics Climbing

Try your hand at some rock climbing

Try your hand at some rock climbing

Where: Paya Lebar

What To Do: Rock climbing at Kinetics is sure to fascinate your kids. The spacious rock climbing area  present here is safe, clean, family friendly and is operated by certified, experienced instructors. Designed for top-rope climbing, Kinetics caters to all level of climbers.

Admission Fees: Adults: S$48 (Rs 2, 230), Kids: S$44 (Rs 2, 050)

#3 Adventure Cove Waterpark

Where: Sentosa

What To Do: From adrenaline pumping rides to relatively calming activities, this water park has it all! In addition to some really fancy wave pools, it is equipped with Southeast-Asia’s first hydro-magnetic coaster water slide. For some fun adventure, try out the park’s star attractions, Pipeline Plunge and the Tidal Twister. You can also snorkel over a colourful coral reef that’s home to thousands of fish. To make the most of this park, remember to set aside one entire day!

Admission Fees: Adults: S$48 (Rs 2, 230), Kids: S$25 (Rs 1, 160)

#4 Jamie’s Italian

Where: Vivo City

What to do: If you haven’t heard about Jamie Oliver yet, then you are missing out on some really good food! With over 30 branches worldwide, Jamie’s Italian is characterized with charming rustic furniture, herb gardens, amazing cocktails and of course Jamie’s signature style cooking. To have a taste of his amazing food, make sure to book online well in advance.

#5 ArtScience Museum

The lotus- inspired building of ArtScience Museum; Everything, shutterstock.com

The lotus- inspired building of ArtScience Museum; Everything, shutterstock.com

Where: Marina Bay Sands

What To Do: Art Science Museum is the best way to discover creativity, and the hidden artist in your kids. The museum houses incredible exhibits in the fields of art, science, design, media, architecture and technology. Along with the displays, it also conducts interactive games, and has craft and construction areas.

Admission Fees: Adults: S$33 (Rs 1, 535), Kids: S$20 (Rs 930)

 

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Singapore For Kids Above 12 Years

 

 #1 iFly

Where: Siloso Beachfront, Sentosa

What to do: Visit iFly and give your kids a chance to fly, and let them experience pure exhilaration. This unique indoor attraction in Sentosa, offers the thrill of skydiving without any danger. Here, the feeling of skydiving from a height of 12,000ft is created with the help of an indoor wind tunnel simulator. A must-visit if you ask us!

 Admission Fees:  S$132 (Rs 6, 140)

#2 Marine Life Park

Experience the underwater life at Marine Life Park

Experience the underwater life at Marine Life Park

Where: Resorts World Sentosa

What To do: Explore the underwater world at the Marine Life Park, world’s largest oceanarium. The deep-sea scuba diving here will not disappoint. The Marine Life Park offers a calm, controlled environment so your kids can Scuba Dive safely with the help of trained instructors. With options like the Sea Trek Adventure, the Shark Encounter, the Ray Bay and the Open Ocean Dive to chose from; you’re sure to be spoilt for choice!

Admission Fees: S$50 (Rs 2, 330)

#3 MegaZip Adventure Park

Where: Imbiah Hill Road, Sentosa

What To Do: Experience the thrill of zip line swinging your way through jungles and sea. The line is 450m long and takes you 245ft above the ground at an exhilarating speed. Your ride ends at Siloso beach where you can try your hand at other activities like the ParaJump, and the ClimbMax.

Admission Fees: Single sport starting price is S$25 (Rs 1, 160)

#4 Esplanade Theatre

Watch magic come to life at the Esplanade Theatre

Watch magic come to life at the Esplanade Theatre

Where: Marina Bay

What to do: Step into the magical world of performing arts as you catch a show at Singapore’s world class Esplanade Theatre. The many performances here will mesmerize and dazzle you. Post-performance, walk up to the bay for a variety of food options. Indulging in some hawker-style food of chicken wings and fried carrot cake at the Makasutra Gluttons Bay is highly recommended.

#5 National Museum of Singapore

National Museum Singapore is known for its interesting and unique exhibits

National Museum Singapore is known for its interesting and unique exhibits; Naruto4836, dreamstime.com

Where: Stamford Road

What To Do: If you have plans to visit Singapore before August 2015, then Singapura: 700 years, is an exhibition that you must not miss. This exhibition will highlight the history and transformation of Singapore. The museum also houses other interesting exhibits like Masak Masak 2015 (for kids), Ole Ole Temasek (for 50 years of Singaporean pop music) and Leading Ladies (honouring 19th century women).

Admission Fees: S$8 (Rs 370)

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Tall, lanky and slightly kookie in the head, Sarah Merchant loves travel, music, blogging, reading, talking (a lot) and history. Sarah has a flair for dramatics and dreams of clicking selfies in every part of the world. You can find her on Instagram @saarah030895

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