Looking for a quick break from India that is jam packed with family friendly attractions and avoids a long flight?
Ranked as one of the top places in Asia that is clean, safe and kid-friendly – Singapore is what you should be googling! How about a breakfast date with an Orangutan or chance to get drenched at a children’s garden(the perfect way to beat the heat eh!)
With so much to do in this Asian playground, we’ve narrowed down the top ten attractions that will keep both adults and children entertained.
Watch an interesting video on things to do in Singapore here
Breakfast date with an Orangutan at the Singapore Zoo
For a change of pace from your usual breakfast company, head to the Singapore Zoo and add a curious crew of friendly orangutans to the mix. As you load up your plates with tropical fruits and hearty morning fare the monkeys amble over from their habitat to say hello.
Get drenched at the Children’s garden
For some splish-splash and lots of water fun, this outdoor park has one mission : to get everybody drenched. With water tunnels, splash zones, revolving water streams, stepping springs, this is one place which promises to be super fun for your pint sized water baby and/or the child in you. Don’t forget to catch the evening musical show( we promise it’s completely worth the wait!)
Kid-friendly meal at Eat Pray Love Cafe
Did somebody say crafternoon? This cafe is the place for a kid-friendly meal. Decorated with hand-painted wooden furniture, vintage typewriters, sewing machines and a trove of retro knickknacks, this lovely little cafe has cool craft stations for kids and a neat menu offering Thai and Western treats. Don’t forget to ask for their special kids menu.
Become a scientist at Mosh
Opened in Sentosa, MOSH! is Singapore’s first ‘digital media edutainment facility’. The idea is to encourage children of all ages to develop their creativity in fun ways within a safe and immersive environment. There’s all sorts of technology, from projections to motion to interactive, here – your kids can even call upon their Minecraft skills to create their own virtual reality from scratch.
Go jumping at AMPED
Leave the kids bouncing off the walls, literally, at AMPED, made up of 5,000 square feet of interconnected trampolines which provide masses of space for amateur acrobatics. Dive into the foam pit, fly from trampoline to trampoline.
Sky diving at iFly
If you are looking for the ultimate thrill-seeking experience for your over seven year olds, then it doesn’t get much more exhilarating than sky diving! No aeroplanes – No parachutes No Risk. First-timer packages come with a training session, complimentary flight gear, personal training from a flight instructor and a flight certificate to prove that you and your small team of sky divers have defied gravity!
Meet the stars at Madam Tussauds
Pose with Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp and a plethora of your favourite stars at Madam Tussauds, this one also houses the ‘Spirit of Singapore’, the first ever Madame Tussauds boat ride which will sail your through a dazzling, fantasy Singaporean garden.
Photo session with some Feathered Friends
Colour,colour everywhere- one of the most renowned bird sanctuaries in the world and the first attraction in Singapore, Jurong Bird Park is the nesting place of 5,000 birds across 400 species. If your little ones want a splash, head to the bird themed playground.
See toys from the past at the Mint Museum
With a world-class collection of vintage toys and childhood memorabilia, this private Mint Museum of Toys has just the right mix of play, history, culture, and education. This museum showcases Asia’s largest collection of vintage toys, enamel signs and tin boxes, from over 40 countries including Germany, Japan, UK, USA, China and many more!
Family fun at Sentosa Island
This one requires no introduction! Whether you are looking for some high-energy adventure thrills, rides on a water coaster, soaking up the sun at the beach, or just something a little bit different from your usual kids holiday ‘must-do’ list, Sentosa has something fabulous for all ages and budgets. Here are our top picks within Sentosa –
Home to more than 100,000 fishy friends in every shape, size and colour imaginable, SEA Aquarium will have even the littlest of littlies mesmerised by its the array of marine life.
This one takes water play to a different level – massive slides, water coasters, lazy river or just jump around the wave pool.Don’t forget to check out the colourful Rainbow Reef where kids can get up close and personal snorkelling with over 20,000 friendly fishy friends!
Universal Studios Singapore
Whether your kids are rollercoaster junkies, or prefer the perfect afternoon with their favourite cartoon character, Universal Studios Singapore is a one-stop destination for the whole brood to have mega fun. HoneyKids’ Junior Reporters have road tested this theme park many times and it always gets the thumbs up.
Skyline Luge and Skyride Chairlift
Up for a little bit of family competition on a cart? Challenge the kids to a race down the 650m Jungle Trail, or 688m Dragon Trail of Sentosa’s Skyline Luge,hop on the Skyride chairlift to check out the really rather gorgeous skyline of Singapore, before hurtling back down the hill again on the Luge.
Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom
With an abundance of cool-looking creepy crawlies, and a whole heap of gorgeous butterflies, kids of all ages will be fascinated by all the bugs, beetles and butterflies on display.
Trick Eye Museum
Looking to for some indoor fun instead of the sun, the trick eye museum has been specially designed for the best optical illusion and makes for the perfect destination for photo-taking! Imagine a family portrait where dad is climbing up the palm tree!
Rollercoasters are not everyone’s cup of tea, but with this 4D motion-simulated virtual rollercoaster ride, you really will believe you are flying to the top of a mountain, plunging back down into a valley and through white-water rapids. All the fun of a coaster without the fear!
Sentosa 4D Magix
Prepare to be tossed around in your seats as you join Captain Lucky’s pirate crew on the search for hidden treasure.At this 4D Adventureland you will find a 4D movie, a 4D roller coaster and a 4D interactive shooting game.
Get,Set, Go – here’s to a fantastic holiday ‘La’!