Whether you live in Singapore or are visiting, there is simply so much to do! Prepare yourself and your family diary as we have rounded up the 50 Top Family Adventures In Singapore. For those looking for an incredible must-do list in Singapore with kids – this is what you need. Let’s go!
WHAT: With a record number of slides (including the adrenaline-pumping 32-meter High Adventure Roller Slide equipped with high motion-sensor LED lights), this 7-hectare urban park boast of 3 distinct play areas - Adventure Play, Family Terracing Play, and Junior Play, to cater to kids of all age groups.
WHERE: Admiralty Park, Near the junction of Woodlands Avenue 5 and Riverside Road, 1800 471 7300, www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/admiralty-park
WHAT: At Adventure Cove Waterpark, get your feet wet while snorkeling in the Rainbow Reef, where divers can get up close and personal with 20,000 friendly fish! Get your thrills and slide upside down at Riptide Rocket, Southeast Asia’s first hydro-magnetic roller-coaster, and travel down the 600-plus meter-long Adventure River! If that’s too much adventure for you, head to Bluwater Wave Pool for a relaxing splash-filled afternoon.
WHERE: Marine Life Park, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269, +65 6577 8888, www.rwsentosa.com/en/attractions/adventure-cove-waterpark/explore
WHAT: Dubbed as Singapore’s best-integrated family entertainment center, Amazonia’s iced-themed play gym offers six levels of kiddie climbing and sliding fun. There is also a ball pit, a princess-themed party room, and trampolines. Not to mention there is a gym-side café bistro and a space set aside for toddlers and babies.
WHERE: Amazonia, Great World City, #03-08, 1 Kim Seng Promenade, Singapore 238994, +65 6836 2544, Amazonia’s
WHAT: Amped was the first trampoline park in Singapore and provides endless bouncing fun for the whole family. This trampoline playground also welcomes group event bookings, such as birthday parties. Boing, boing, boing!
WHERE: Amped, 46 Kim Yam Road, Singapore 239351, +65 8228 5961, www.ampedsingapore.com
WHAT: Let your tyke's imagination go wild in the 50,000 square foot space of the Art Science Museum, with roaming exhibitions from the classics to contemporary. Be sure to visit Future World, Where Art Meets Science - an interactive exhibition that’s sure to be a hit with the kiddos!
WHERE: ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018974, +65 6688 8868, www.marinabaysands.com/museum.html
WHAT: One of the largest urban parks in Singapore, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, with its ponds and bridges, colorful shrubs, and lush greenery, is beyond a doubt a fab spot to chill out. There is an adventure playground and water park for the kiddos to splash around in and for dog owners there's even a gated dog area for your furry friends to run around in. If you forget your picnic grub, not to worry as there are some great onsite cafes and restaurants within the park vicinity.
WHERE: Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, Bishan Road and Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, Singapore 569981,
WHAT: The Bukit Timah Saddle Club is nestled deep within the green expanses of Bukit Timah, offering lessons for children. Camps are held during school holidays and children over six can join the Pony Club and learn to ride. Fun pony rides are available on weekends when the brunch crowds hit Rider's Cafe!
WHERE: Bukit Timah Saddle Club, 51 Fairways Drive, Singapore 286965, +65 6466 2264, www.btsc.org.sg
WHAT: Kiddos will especially love the butterfly area of the Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom where hundreds of butterflies roam free, landing on hands, heads, and shoulders. Also home to diverse tropical insects and plants, you can take an interactive tour to learn more about the rich environment at Sentosa.
WHERE: Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom, 51 Imbiah Road, Singapore 099702, +65 6275 0013, www.jungle.com.sg
WHAT: At over 58,000 square meters, Singapore's National Library has something for everyone! The Central Public Library, located in the basement, is home to the world's first green library for kids. You'll find 'My Tree House' with 45,000 books for kids ages 4-12 years, interactive e-reading kiosks, a reading corner, and scheduled storytimes.
WHERE: Central Public Library, 100 Victoria Street, National Library Building, Singapore 188064, +65 6332 3255, www.nlb.gov.sg/VisitUs/BranchDetails/tabid/140/bid/289/Default.aspx?branch=Central+Public+Library
WHAT: Within the Jurong Lake Gardens vicinity, the Chinese Gardens offer a picturesque picnic location with lush green lawns and stunning views of the Chinese Pagodas and lake. Bring your camera for this perfect postcard view. Kids can ride around the tracks, play ball games, fly kites, or feed fish in the ponds while you stroll through the gorgeous gardens or pop into the live Turtle and Tortoise Museum.
WHERE: Chinese Gardens (Jurong Lake Gardens), 1 Chinese Garden Road, Singapore 619795, www.nparks.gov.sg/juronglakegardens/explore-our-gardens/attractions/coming-soon/chinese-garden
WHAT: Looking for an action-packed, revolutionized climbing experience for you and the kids? New Zealand-born Clip 'n Climb is just for you! This theme park climbing facility features 19 thrilling, colorful climbing challenges with different difficulty levels suitable for all levels of climbers.
WHERE: Clip 'n Climb, HomeTeamNS Tampines, 51 Tampines Ave 4, #03-03 Our Tampines Hub Singapore 529684, +65 6705 9410, www.hometeamns.sg/tampines/clipnclimb/
WHAT: Lockdown Escape is a fun escape room challenge that is suitable for the whole family! For the younger kids, there are a series of teddy bear-related escape rooms, while for the older teens (17+) there are some awesome VR escape rooms to choose from.
WHERE: Lockdown Escape, 277 Orchard Road, #02-02, Singapore 238858, +65 6677 8478, www.lockdown.sg
WHAT: The East Coast Park and the surrounding beach is a long-time favorite picnic spot for families. Paddle in the sea and build sandcastles or get active on bikes and blades. Perhaps just grab a nice shady spot and relax with nature and enjoy a packed picnic or BBQ at one of the BBQ pits provided. If you're feeling adventurous you could even make a weekend of it and pitch a tent to camp overnight. Be sure to have a play at the awesome playground - Marine Cove Playground!
WHERE: East Coast Park, East Coast Park Service Road, Singapore 449876, www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/east-coast-park
WHAT: Forest Adventure is a treetop rope course for adventure seekers young and old, sporting a Grand Course of 34 obstacles including 4 giant zip lines. Aside from being armed with sturdy harnesses and helmet armor, each Forest Adventure course is monitored by professional guides who are with you for every step, coaching you along while you’re zip-linin’ away.
WHERE: Forest Adventure, 825 Bedok Reservoir Road, Bedok Reservoir Park, Singapore 479244, +65 8100 7420, www.forestadventure.com.sg
WHAT: Located at Gardens by the Bay, the Children’s Garden is a state-of-the-art playground that includes 4 sections: Adventure Trail, Toddler's Play, Water Play, and Fish Fountain. There are different sections for different age groups, i.e. under 6-year-olds and 6-12-year-olds, which means there's 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! Plus, there’s a cafe right there. Perfect!
WHERE: Gardens by the Bay, Far East Organization Children’s Garden, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore, 018953, www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/attractions/far-east-organization-childrens-garden.html
WHAT: The Hay Dairies is Singapore’s own family-friendly goat farm which offers tours to families and school groups to see the 800 goats that live on the farm! Kiddies will enjoy the milking sessions, which are a refreshing change from the soccer practice, badminton, and swim lessons. Since milking sessions are in the morning, the best time to visit is between 9 am and 10:30 am. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly, and they guide the kids through the 20-minute milking sessions. School groups are charged, but families can visit for free!
WHERE: Hay Dairies, 3 Lim Chu Kang Lane 4, Singapore 718859, +65 6792 0931, www.haydairies.sg
WHAT: HeadRock VR is Singapore’s first full-fledged Virtual Reality themed park, boasting 11 various adventures to choose from. Strap yourselves in and get transported into other worlds for hours of newfound fun with the family, taking on themed adventures categorized according to three thrilling zones from mild to challenging. Younger kids will particularly like the Jungle Rafting adventure, which provides all of the rafting fun without getting drenched!
WHERE: HeadRock VR Singapore, #01-38/39, Resorts World Sentosa, 26 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269, +65 6963 4609, www.facebook.com/headrockvrsg
WHAT: If you're not quite ready to take a leap out of an actual plane, you can experience indoor skydiving at iFly Singapore on Sentosa instead. Step inside the five-story wind tunnel, and see what it feels like to fall from 3,000 to 12,000 feet in the sky! Even kids as young as 7 years old can give it a try!
WHERE: iFly Singapore, 43 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099010, +65 6571 0000, www.iflysingapore.com
WHAT: The Jacob Ballas Children's Garden is a favorite green getaway for the whole family. Located on NUS Bukit Timah Campus, the garden offers an educational natural wonderland aimed at teaching kids about the environment through play-based fun and interactive delights. Oh-so-hot outside? Kids love this amazing splash pad and fountain area (note it is currently closed for refurbishment). The Treehouse is always a fav - climb up, explore, and slide back down again and again. The main highlight of the extended garden is the flying fox at the end of the walkway - guaranteed for some thrills!
WHERE: Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 481 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259769, www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/jacob-ballas-childrens-garden
WHAT: Get up close and personal with thousands of chirpy champions at the world’s largest bird park! Home to nearly 400 species, Jurong Bird Park’s habitat haven spreads over nearly 50 acres. Go wet and wild! Early birds can take advantage of the pre-sun scorching hours at Birdz of Play, a 9,700 square meter wet/dry playground keeping kids entertained between squawk talk.
WHERE: Jurong Bird Park, 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925, +65 6265 0022, www.wrs.com.sg/en/jurong-bird-park/
WHAT: Singapore's first international-standard permanent karting circuit K1 Karting is located within the Singapore Turf Club in Kranji. Safety is paramount when driving on the circuit so there’s a detailed safety briefing for first-timers and a simple orientation around the track. There's no minimum age, but kids should be at least 1.55m tall to reach the pedals. Beginners and younger ones can start on the Viper Kart while the more skilled can qualify to try the faster Birel Kart with a maximum speed of 60km/h. Woohoo!
WHERE: KF1 Karting Singapore Turf Club,1 Turf Club Avenue, Singapore 738078, +65 6891 1191, www.kf1karting.com
WHAT: Haw Par Villa is an Asian cultural theme park that teaches children about Chinese mythology. The park spans over 8.5ha and has over 1000 colorful statues in the park. The most famous part of the park is the 10 courts of hell, which shows the punishments given to you once you die based on the previous sins you have committed.
WHERE: Haw Par Villa, 262 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 118628 +65 6773 0103, www.hawparvilla.sg
WHAT: A trip to the farms in the Kranji countryside is a breath of fresh air. The “farmpreneurs” have opened their doors to the public to help promote local sourcing, organic living, and eco-tourism, while offering the freshest fish, produce, milk, and a whole lot more.
WHERE: While the easiest access is by car, you can get to many of these farms via dedicated shuttles from Choa Chu Kang MRT, www.kranjicountryside.com
WHAT: Pose with your favorite A-listers, challenge sports legends, hop on stage with international pop icons and get on the set of blockbuster movies at Madame Tussauds. Mingle with Brad & Angelina, Madonna, David Beckham, Oprah, and many more! Hop onboard the 'Spirit of Singapore', the first-ever Madame Tussauds boat ride, and travel through a tropical Singaporean garden.
WHERE: Madame Tussauds, 40 Imbiah Road, Imbiah Lookout, Sentosa, Singapore, +65 6715 4000, www.madametussauds.com/singapore
WHAT: Kayak, stroll, picnic...yes, please! For a relaxing day out, head to greener pastures at MacRitchie Reservoir Park. Prep for a day out with the kiddos and challenge yourselves to complete the whole Tree Top Walk! We guarantee it’ll be a tiring trek, but worth it.
WHERE: MacRitchie Reservoir Park, Lornie Rd, Singapore, +65 6468 5736, www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/macritchie-reservoir-park
WHAT: What's better than a picnic and sensational views of the Singapore skyline? Marina Barrage, which creates Singapore's 15th reservoir in the heart of the city, has wide open space and incredible passing breeze that provides perfect kite-flying conditions. Kids can cool off in the water fountain playground or stroll over to Gardens by The Bay.
WHERE: Marina Barrage, 8 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018951, www.pub.gov.sg/marinabarrage
WHAT: The Saber Authority allows you to live out your Star Wars dreams and play with real-life lightsabers! You learn swordsmanship skills based on the Filipino martial arts Pekiti Tirsia Kali and get to duel at the end of the class. Suitable for ages 14+.
WHAT: Get your adrenaline high at Mega Adventure Singapore! Crawl, climb, zip, and ride through an amazing set of attractions such as the MegaClimb, a 36-obstacle ropes course, and MegaJump, an extreme parachute simulator. Test your skills on the MegaWall (15m rock-climbing wall) and zip through the trees at 60km/h, 75m high on the world-famous MegaZip!
WHERE: Mega Adventure Singapore, 10A Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099008, +65 6722 3785, www.sg.megaadventure.com
WHAT: A private museum appealing to the kid in all of us, MINT (Moment of Imagination and Nostalgia with Toys) displays a huge, wondrous display of toys, linking to an era in which these toys became imprinted in our memories.
WHERE: MINT Museum Of Toys, 26 Seah Street, Singapore 188382, +65 6339 0660, www.emint.com
WHAT: Singapore’s National Museum is host to eleven National Treasuries, traveling exhibitions, and living galleries featuring the history of Singapore’s food, fashion, photography and more.
WHERE: National Museum Of Singapore, 98 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897, +65 6332 3659, www.nationalmuseum.sg
WHAT: Spend a day at the National Gallery Singapore where little ones can explore the exhibitions as well as partake in the various activities offered. From scheduled storytime to family art workshops there is something for everyone!
WHERE: National Gallery Singapore, 1 St. Andrew's Road, Singapore 178957, +65 6271 7000, www.nationalgallery.sg
WHAT: A unique open-air play space with 17 play sections featuring netted obstacle courses connecting three giant nests and two of the longest slides on Sentosa Island awaits at Nestopia! The unique structure of this open-air space features variations of climbing obstacles, suspended bridges, mazes, and slides. The three nests with a height of up to 7.5 meters offer a bird’s-eye view of the South China Sea and the surrounding Siloso Beach precinct.
WHERE: Nestopia, 9 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098995, +65 6371 1067, www.shangri-la.com/singapore/rasasentosaresort/for-kids/nestopia
WHAT: A city getaway, Pasir Ris Park offers a wide range of activities for families to choose, from half-day trips to weekend adventures. Let the kids burn off steam for hours at one of Singapore’s largest outdoor playgrounds filled with slides, sandpits, mazes, and huge climbing nets.
WHERE: Pasir Ris Park can be found along Pasir Ris Road, Elias Road, Pasir Ris Green, Pasir Ris Close, and Jalan Loyang Besar, www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/pasir-ris-park
WHAT: The Polliwogs indoor playground is amazing, with climbing frames, ball pits, slides, and more! The parents' lounge area makes the whole experience complete - sit and watch your kids from afar while you sip on a cuppa and relax for a bit. Also, check out Waka Waka by Polliwogs for a whole new safari-themed experience; suitable for kids from 4 to 14 years.
WHERE: The Polliwogs, 1 Harbourfront Walk, #03-12 VivoCity, Singapore 098585, +65 9298 9573, www.thepolliwogs.com & Waka Waka @ Havelock, 407 Havelock Rd, #05-01, Singapore 169634, +65 6738 7733, www.playatwakawaka.com/home/sg
WHAT: Hop aboard a traditional bumboat and cruise along the Singapore River taking in the sights and visiting different historical landmarks such as the Merlion, the Raffles Landing Site, and the Esplanade along the way on a Singapore River Cruise.
WHERE: Singapore River Cruise, various ports between Robertson Quay, Clarke Quay, Boat Quay, and Marina Bay, +65 6336 6111, www.rivercruise.com.sg
WHAT: The Singapore Art Museum currently hosts the world's largest public collection of modern and contemporary Southeast Asian artworks and is a great place for the budding artists in your family to check out.
WHERE: Singapore Art Museum, 71 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189555, +65 6332 3222, www.singaporeartmuseum.sg
WHAT: Kids from 18 months - 8 years can explore science through play in four fun zones at this incredible kids’ Science Centre. Look out for exciting interactive programs. If the heat’s getting to be too much, come here to experience sub-zero temperatures and hit the slopes at Snow City's two-story indoor snow center.
WHERE: Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore, +65 6425 2500, www.science.edu.sg
WHAT: Come face to face with sharks, seahorses, manta rays, and even clownfish at the S.E.A. Aquarium that houses over 100,000 marine creatures from 1,000 species across 50 natural habitats! Kiddos big or small will have a whale of a time strolling through this breathtaking marine realm in air-conditioned comfort. Lovely!
WHERE: S.E.A Aquarium, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269, +65 6577 7515, www.rwsentosa.com/en/attractions/sea-aquarium
WHAT: There's plenty of grassy areas and trees or cabanas for shade at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Kids can ride bikes, feed the ducks in the pond, and then cool off in the fountains of Jacob Ballas Children's Garden. Hungry? Check out the cafes and restaurants found at the Gardens. For kiddos, head over to Food For Tots at the Children’s Garden.
WHERE: Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569, 1800 471 7300, www.nparks.gov.sg/sbg
WHAT: Soar high above Singapore through the sky on the Singapore Cable Car, the most scenic highway on the island for priceless views. Fly high above the hill from Faber Peak Singapore, through a skyscraper, and cross the harbor on the Mount Faber Line before landing in Sentosa Island. Along the way, look out for the rollercoasters and mega attractions at Resorts World Sentosa!
WHERE: Singapore Cable Car, HarbourFront Tower Two, 3 Harbourfront Place, Singapore 099254, +65 6377 9688, www.onefabergroup.com/attraction/singapore-cable-car
WHAT: The Singapore Flyer is one of Singapore's top attractions offering panoramic views of the Lion City from the sky. While you might be dodging a few folks with cameras here and there, you will not be disappointed with this outing for the kids.
WHERE: Singapore Flyer, 30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore, +65 6333 3311, www.singaporeflyer.com/en
WHAT: The award-winning Singapore Zoo is a must-do. See over 300 species of mammals, birds and reptiles roam freely in naturalistic habitats. Have breakfast with the orangutans, take a river safari or stay after dark for the night safari.
WHERE: Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore, +65 6269 3411, www.wrs.com.sg/en/singapore-zoo
WHAT: Brace yourself for a 680-meter descent! The first luge of its kind in Southeast Asia, riders of the Skyline Luge can manually operate the speed, steering, and brake system. If crazy downhill sport isn’t your thing, soar above the island on the Skyride, taking in Imbiah’s panoramic paradise.
WHERE: Skyline Luge Sentosa, Imbiah Lookout, 45 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099003, +65 6274 0472, www.skylineluge.com
WHAT: SuperPark is a unique, purpose-built, indoor activity park where people of all ages and sizes come here for movement, friendship, and fun. The all-in-one activity park boasts nearly 40,000 square feet of space and features over 20 fun, exciting and exhilarating play activities for kids, teenagers, and adults. SuperPark Singapore showcases three themed areas: Adventure Area, Game Arena, Freestyle Hall.
WHERE: SuperPark Singapore, Suntec City (North Wing), 3 Temasek Boulevard, Tower 1, #02-477, Singapore 038989, +65 6239 5360, www.superpark.com.sg
WHAT: Here at Diggersite your kids get to experience the thrill and excitement of operating real-life construction vehicles! There's also a cafe serving up delish meals and kiddos can also have a go at construction vehicles here. How cool is that!
WHAT: HomeTeamNS Khatib Clubhouse is the place to go if you are after a variety of fun activities all under one roof. AdventureHQ is where the adrenaline junkies should head for the indoor obstacle course and rope course, while those that like “shoot-em-up” games will love TacSim which is Singapore’s first indoor player vs player airsoft. There is even a play area for the little ones called T-Play which is Singapore’s first Peranakan-themed playground.
WHERE: HomeTeamNs Khatib Clubhouse, 2 Yishan Walk, Singapore 767944, +65 6708 6600, www.hometeamns.sg/khatib
WHAT: Adrenaline junkies and families rejoice at Hollywood East’s theme park in Sentosa. Featuring two dozen movie-themed rides and attractions, park-goers get their kicks on the thrills and spills of all that Universal Studios Singapore has to offer.
WHERE: Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa, Singapore 098269, +65 6577 8888, www.rwsentosa.com/Homepage/Attractions/UniversalStudiosSingapore
WHAT: If you are looking for a fun family day out, head to Nerf Action Xperience where you shoot foam bullets at one another in a series of challenges using a NERF gun. You can run through obstacle courses, shoot hoops, kill zombies and play capture the flag. We are not sure who will have more fun, the kids or the adults! Suitable for ages 7+.
WHERE: Nerf Action Xperience, 6 Raffles Boulevard #01-208, Marina Square, Singapore 039594, +65 8388 3448, www.nerfax.com.sg
WHAT: Going shopping with the kids in tow is no problem at Westgate Wonderland, the mega outdoor playground on top of Westgate Mall. Step into a whimsical fantasy garden, teeming with gigantic insects, giant replicas of flora and fauna, and a ten-meter high treehouse as its centerpiece. Plus, a Kids Club on the fifth floor offers supervised activities for kids ages 4-12.
WHERE: Westgate Wonderland, Westgate Mall, 3 Gateway Drive, Singapore 608532, +65 6826 5450, www.capitaland.com/sg/malls/westgate/en/stores/westgate-wonderland.html
WHAT: Opened in 2004, Wild Wild Wet is one of Singapore’s largest water parks. We promise you a day of thrills and spills for the whole family. Situated in Downtown East, it remains one of the most popular family attractions in Singapore by NTUC Club. From adrenaline-pumping rides to relaxing and gentle fun, visitors are guaranteed a fun-filled day while they beat the heat.
WHERE: Wild Wild Wet, 1 Pasir Ris Close, 519599, +65 6581 9128, www.wildwildwet.com