Popular as a highly sought-after destination for family vacations round the year, the amazing theme parks present all over the country do play a major role in the attraction of tourists to Singapore. The country is always happening, arms always open wide to accommodate vacationers looking to spend some quality time with each other, experiencing rather than just seeing. Known for a lot more than the iconic lion statue and the quirky rules that render the natives to be as friendly as they’re unique, Singapore is indeed among the top spots for anyone and everyone seeking a quick getaway.
If you were to ponder upon which would be the one option of an experience that leaves the entire family entertained, kids and adults alike, theme parks shall definitely cross your mind. Here’s our take on the best theme parks in Singapore — the ones you simply must not miss out on and everything you need to know about them.
Top Theme Parks in Singapore
Arguably the best amusement park in Asia, this one is a haven for everyone who loves to be taken into different worlds, seven in fact, each set upon themes based on different productions from the Universal Studios. Home to 24 different rides, each better than the other, one does not simply leave this place without a bucketload of happy memories.
The experience is only improved upon by your kids getting to meet and greet their favorite characters — be ready to capture them hugging their beloved Elmo or scream Helloooo to the minions, talk about dreams come true.
Check out our Universal Studios Singapore Guide to learn more about the park, including tips, practical information, getting skip the line tickets and more.
Daily from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM Address
8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Top Rides at Universal Studios Singapore
- The Battlestar Galactica — Human vs Cylon
Why pick sides when you can have your world turned upside down and enjoy the feeling of being thrown down from a height when you can have both?
- Transformers — the Ride
The most popular ride here and reasonably so — the ultimate 3D transformers experience — the closest you get to being chased by giant robots in the near future.
- Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure
Get ready to be drenched and lock away your valuables for this one (actually for all such rides) as you’ll soon be soaking and dropped down a waterfall.
- The Revenge of the Mummy
This one ride includes everything that will thrill you, scare you and leave you wondering if you have just about seen everything there is to see.
- The Human Truck
Hold on to everything you can — you’re going to be riding semi-restrained style at over 90 kmph.
When nature met fun — this theme park truly lives up to its name by letting you dive right into the marine experience, letting you interact with tens of thousands of tropical beings and blending this experience with thrilling water slides and a lot more. This will be indeed a unique and enriching experience for the entire family as you decide to immerse your troubles in the water and splash about in joy, whilst learning a lot about life under the sea and what it’s like to lead a solemn marine life.
Check out our Adventure Cove Waterpark Guide to learn more about the park.
Daily from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM Address
Adventure Cove Waterpark
8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Top Rides at Adventure Cove Waterpark
- The Dueling Racer
A bit of friendly competition never hurt anyone — well maybe your siblings’ ego as you slide down faster than them to the finish line on your mat.
- Riptide Rocket
Water just got more fun and terrifying, you go up and down, to the left and right as this ride throws you about.
- Pipeline Plunge
This is as dark a ride as the experience is bright. Don’t you dare miss this ride.
That’s right — here’s your chance to show off your tightrope skills.
- The Adventure River
Complete the experience with this scenic ride that literally takes you places.
• Adventure Cove Waterpark™ Tickets
• Super Saver Combo: Universal Studios Singapore + Adventure Cove Waterpark
Bring your family here your toddler deserves it and so do you. Your little ones will be delighted here as they enter the toddler equivalent of the Universal Studios. This is a lot more than just an amusement park — this is a one-stop wonder where your kids are exposed to a world where they role play as entrepreneurs, investors, artists and pilots among other things at an age where they pick up on skills and inspirations. KidZania offers a wholesome experience for your children where they play, learn and spend some quality time.
Check out our KidZania Singapore Guide to learn more about the park.
Daily from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Address
31 Beach View, #01-01/02, Singapore, 098008
Fly a simulated plane and land it successfully at KidZania Airport or work as a Cabin Crew member and serve the passengers while flashing your brightest smile. Kids can participate only once per establishment and parents are welcome to volunteer as passengers.
- Bank and Vault
Experience responsible banking through role-play at KidZania Singapore by assisting fellow Kidzanians with their enquiries and banking needs, and helping them manage their kidZos with a bank account.
- Driving School
Get your own driver's license after going through driving training and qualification to operate a vehicle at KidZania. Kids must be at least 120 cm tall and should be wearing covered shoes to be eligible for this activity.
- Ice Cream Factory
Make your own ice candy in a variety of flavours and discover the ingredients that go into the cold treat that everybody loves!
- Pizza Shop
Prepare your own pizza and share with friends and family. Learn more about the ingredients and the dough, and watch it all come together at the Pizza Shop.
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We can promise you that it is as good as the name promises it will be. Some of the most amazing rides guaranteed to leave you shaken and give you an adrenaline overload make this place one of everyone’s personal favorites when looking for a thrilling ride. Buckle up tight because the rides are just as wild as you are promised. Getting here is easy, standing in the long queues for the rides are totally worth it. Bring lots of sunscreen and a fresh change of clothes because you’re definitely going to be soaking wet once you wrap up your Wild Wild Wet Adventure Family day. This is an experience of a lifetime loaded with good memories and plenty of wild moments to cherish.
1:00 PM to 7:00 PM every day Address
1 Pasir Ris Cl, Singapore 519599
Top Rides at Wild Wild Wet
- The Ular Lah
Get your whole family on the raft and slide away to recreate the same thrill of a white water rafting experience.
- The Vortex
360-degree loops to leave you spinning at a truly high velocity.
- The Free Fall
Down you go at 50 feet per second a water slide that’s vertical for whomsoever it actually concerns.
- Slide Up
Slide down. And up. And down. For as long as gravity gives up.
- Professor’s Playground
Everyone’s dream come true — a lab where it’s okay to play.
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Quick Tips for Tourists
- Book your tickets online — it’s always better than having to wait in line compromising on the time you would rather spend in the lines for the rides which you can avoid if you go there during the weekdays as opposed to the weekends.
- Start early from your hotel to ensure you have an entire day of fun!
- Pack light and leave valuables behind — this is a no brainer.
- Make sure you are dressed for the water or have spare clothes ready.