Well known for its iconic sights and bustling attractions, this fun-sized man-made island is a tourist hotspot and popular weekend getaway for locals too. Linked to the mainland via a short causeway, you can easily access Sentosa either by bus, car, on foot or the monorail. You can also hop onto the cable car to enjoy the dazzling panoramic views of Singapore during the 15 minute ride. From tranquil views and historical landmarks to adrenaline pumping activities and virtual reality games, there are plenty of family-friendly adventures to explore on this island.
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Explore the island’s nature, heritage and wildlife with their newly launched guided tours this year! With over 10 types of tours available, featuring themes relating to sustainability and Singapore’s heritage, uncover various parts of Sentosa during the sessions. You also get a chance to spot the amazing wildlife and hidden spots on the island. Enjoy greater savings when you opt for their family bundle!
Check website for opening hours.
Sentosights, Islandwide, www.sentosa.com.sg/en/deals/promos/sentosights
You can’t miss the striking green and yellow inflatables located along Sentosa Palawan Beach. Get ready to put your balancing skills to the test at this giant floating water park. With climbing towers, trampoline and slides, it’s the perfect place for young ones and adults alike to go wild. For those with toddlers, fret not! There is a designated zone with smaller obstacles designed for kids aged 5 and 6 years old to enjoy too.
Opens weekdays from 12pm to 6pm, weekends 10am to 7pm.
Hydrodash, Palawan Beach Singapore 098498, www.hydrodash.com.sg
This newly opened augmented reality (AR) powered attraction is a guaranteed family favorite! There are over 250 AR experiences and exhibits for everyone to explore. Their touchless perfume making workshop allows you to create your own fragrance that is unique only to you. Choose from over 6000 types of scent and pick your fragrance at the digital perfume-making bar station at the end of the session. There is also a free tour available for participants to learn more about Singapore’s floral heritage and the history of making perfumes.
Opens daily from 11am to 7pm.
Scentopia, 36 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 099007, www.scentopia-singapore.com
Calling all thrillseekers and adrenaline junkies - this towering attraction is definitely not for the faint of heart. Soaring 47 meters off the ground, take a leap of faith off the bungy tower. If you need a companion, you can opt to do it with a partner! You can also take your playground swings to the next level and fly through the air with their Giant Swing. For families with young kids, their Skybridge is a great option for all to discover the awesome views of Sentosa from a height.
Opens weekdays from 1.30pm to 7pm, weekends 12.30pm to 7pm.
Skypark Sentosa, 30 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099011, www.skyparkglobal.com
One of the all-time favorite attractions in Sentosa, this popular waterpark is a great place for family and friends to have fun and beat the heat. There are various thrilling rides, playgrounds, slides and loads of other fun water activities for all ages to enjoy. You also get a chance to meet and snorkel together with the marine animals at the rainbow reef ride without additional cost - a guaranteed kids favorite!
Opens Fridays to Mondays from 10am to 5pm.
Adventure Cove Waterpark, 8 Sentosa Gateway Singapore 069269, www.rwsentosa.com/en/attractions/adventure-cove-waterpark
Get amazing bird’s eye views of the city as you dangle 35 meters off the ground on this open-air ride. Take in the breathtaking panoramic views undisturbed, on your own personal viewing platform, as you sip on an ice cold drink. Children are also allowed on the ride as long as they are 1.05 meters in height or are accompanied by an adult. Book from their website for exclusive online perks!
Opens daily from 10am to 9.30pm.
SkyHelix, 109 Mount Faber Road, Mount Faber Peak Singapore 099203, www.mountfaberleisure.com/attraction/skyhelix-sentosa
Embark on a family adventure and immerse yourselves in a simulated action packed expedition with your loved ones. Choose from various realistic themes like jungle rafting, extreme train rides to fantasy genres like zombie apocalypse and rhythm games. For kids between 3 to 9 years old, there is a dinosaur themed playground designed with interactive play stations like a bouncy castle and coloring station. Opt for their packages for greater savings!
Opens Thursdays to Tuesdays from 11am to 7pm.
HeadRock VR, 80 Siloso Road #01-03, Singapore 098969, www.headrockvr.sg
This upsized obstacle course is perfect for those seeking to channel their inner ninja warrior! Zipline through the jungles and over the beaches of Sentosa with the Megazip ride. You can also put your physical abilities to the test and challenge the various thrilling high element obstacles at the Megaclimb. Do also check out their bungy trampolines, which can even get you up to as high as 8 meters!
Opens daily from 11am to 6pm.
Mega Adventure, 10A Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099008, www.sg.megaadventure.com/home
Here is your opportunity to get up close and personal with the wonderful bottlenose dolphins at Sentosa Dolphin island. You get a chance to interact with these intelligent creatures, discover and learn more about their behaviors and habitat. For those who prefer to stay dry, there is also a Dolphin Encounter section. You get to meet the dolphins without having to get into the water. There are trainers stationed with the dolphins and are happy to share interesting details about these amazing wildlife.
Opens Fridays to Tuesdays 10am to 5pm.
Dolphin Island, 8 Sentosa Gateway Singapore 098269, www.rwsentosa.com/en/attractions/dolphin-island
Grab your cameras, strike a pose and snap amazing photos with your favorite sports stars, animated characters and celebrity wax figures. Heads up for Marvel fans! There is also a Marvel 4D Experience where you get an opportunity to meet your heroes on the big screen. You also get to race against some of the top car racers with the VR Racing Experience. Kids below 3 get to enjoy all these amazing activities for free!
Opens Thursdays to Mondays 10am to 6pm.
Madame Tussauds Singapore, 40 Imbiah Rd, Sentosa, 099700, www.madametussauds.com/singapore/
Journey through mysterious islands and brave the tides together with your family at this multi-sensory cinematic experience. This immersive entertainment zone makes use of high-definition video projection and thrilling special effects to take you right into the heart of the action! Maximize your trip and get your hands on the combo package. The combo offers up to 4 rides at discounted prices so you can get to play to your heart’s content!
Opens Thursdays to Mondays 10am to 6pm.
Sentosa 4D Adventureland, 51B Imbiah Rd, Singapore 099708, www.4dadventureland.com.sg
Immerse yourself in nature and experience the wonders of Sentosa shores after dark at Siloso Beach. While the sun sets, the beach transforms into a magical multi sensory zone as special light effects and music take over the entire landscape. This interactive display is a popular activity for date nights and family time. Even better, this whole attraction is free of charge!
Opens Fridays to Sundays 7.30pm to 10.30pm.
Magical Shores, Siloso Beach, www.sentosa.com.sg/magical-shores/
Soak up some vitamin D, fill your tummies and get your adrenaline rush all under one roof at this “multi purpose” Hawaiian themed beach club! The beach club is just a stone’s throw away from Sentosa’s monorail station. So you can easily access the variety of water sports available, including kayaking and paddle boarding. They even have a jetblade available where you can challenge your balancing skills while zipping through the air and over the sea.
Opens Mondays to Thursdays 10am to 8pm, Fridays 10am to 10pm, Saturdays 9am to 10pm, Sundays 9am to 9pm.
Ola Beach Club, 46 Siloso Beach Walk Singapore 099005, www.olabeachclub.com
With a whopping 17 play sections, there is plenty of fun available for the kids. Filled with climbing nets, rope bridges and towering slides, there is also loads of space for the little ones to run wild. At just S$10 an hour, it includes entry for 1 child and 1 adult if the child is 12 years old and below. If you are planning to head down during the weekends, book beforehand to avoid the crowds.
Opens Wednesdays to Fridays 2pm to 6.45pm, Weekends 10am to 6.30pm.
Nestopia, 6 Siloso Beach Walk, 098995, www.shangri-la.com/singapore/rasasentosaresort/for-kids/nestopia/
Zip through tunnels, drift around the corners and race amongst the lush island greenery at Skyline luge! There are 4 tracks with varying difficulties. You can also race into the night as these tracks come alive with neon lights after dark. At just $33, you get to ride the luge 4 times! Suitable for both kids and adults, get ready to be transported to a life-sized mario kart game as you ride down the slopes.
Opens Sundays to Thursdays 11am to 7.30pm, Fridays to Saturdays 11am to 9.30pm.
Skyline Luge, 45 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099003, www.skylineluge.com/en/sentosa
Check Out Other Family Friendly Things To Do At Sentosa Here!
Wings of Time, www.mountfaberleisure.com/wings-of-time
Universal Studios Singapore, www.rwsentosa.com/universal-studios-singapore
S.E.A. Aquarium, www.rwsentosa.com/sea-aquarium
Sentosa Nature Discovery, www.sentosa.com.sg/sentosa-nature-discovery
Singapore Cable Car Sky Network, www.mountfaberleisure.com/singapore-cable-car
Trick Eye Museum, www.trickeye.com/singapore