Singapore isn’t just a great place to stop over on a long haul flight, there’s also plenty to do for a long weekend. From beautiful gardens, museums, farms and alfresco restaurants, there is enough to keep the kids entertained for hours. Here’s our three-day guide to maximizing the most out of the little red dot.
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Zoo - Hit the Zoos! What better way to start the day than visiting your furry, scaly and feathery friends at the various zoos! With over 300 species of mammals, birds, and reptiles that roam freely in naturalistic habitats, you’re in for a full day and night of fun. Participate in this year’s Zoolympics and learn all about saving animals and conserving wildlife. Singapore Zoo, www.zoo.com.sg
Farms – All Over The Island Farms are all over this little red dot. Whether you’re looking for veggies, plants, bunnies or even frogs, there is a farm for you and your kids to visit and get involved within Singapore. Take a tour of an organic farm, get your hands dirty, and meet a new furry friend in the Little Steps Guide To Top Farms In Singapore. Farms, www.littlestepsasia.com/singapore/articles/learn/farms-singapore
MacRitchie Reservoir – Outdoor Fun Kayak, stroll, picnic... yes, please! For a relaxing day out, head to greener pastures at MacRitchie Reservoir Park. So close to home, yet it feels a world away, this outing offers something for everyone! MacRitchie Reservoir Park, Lornie Rd, Singapore, +65 6468 5736, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sentosa – Beach, Theme Park, Resto's A day out in Sentosa is guaranteed to be filled with fun and laughter. There are many things to do for kids of all ages. Whether it’s skydiving, whizzing down a wire, surfing or discovering new fish, you and the kids will want to do it all. Here are some of our favorite adventures for the perfect day In Sentosa, www.littlestepsasia.com/singapore/articles/play/sentosa-day
Al Fresco Dining – Fam Friendly Eats Alfresco dining is a popular choice in the Garden State as the weather usually complies! Whether it’s eating in a beautiful garden, or on a table down a local side street, here are our top picks of the best for family-friendly outdoor eating. Alfresco Dining, www.littlestepsasia.com/singapore/articles/play/best-alfresco-dining-singapore
Museums – Classical To Modern A trip to the museum doesn’t have to be boring, and in Singapore, there are plenty to choose from. If your kiddos are into Art, there are several options for you from modern to classical. If they need an interactive format, then we’ve got that covered too. They're all over the island too, which makes popping in for 30 minutes en-route to somewhere easy. What are you waiting for get visiting this weekend? Museums,www.littlestepsasia.com/singapore/articles/play/museums-kids-sg
Botanic Garden – Flora & Fauna There's plenty of grassy areas and trees or cabanas for shade. Kids can ride bikes, feed the ducks in the pond and then cool off in the fountains of Jacob Ballas Children's Garden. You can even rent a custom picnic basket of goodies from Food For Thought. Look out for the free concerts at the Symphony Stage. Botanic Garden, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569, www.sbg.org.sg
Gardens by the Bay - Supertrees Located at Gardens by the Bay, this state-of-the-art playground includes 4 sections: Adventure Trail, Toddler's Play, Water Play, and Fish Fountain. Different sections for different age groups, i.e., under 6-year-olds and 6-12-year-olds, means no need to worry about the little ones' safety. There is even staff from Gardens by the Bay keeping a watchful eye over the kids! Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore, 018953, www.gardensbythebay.com