Adventures in Singapore

There are many Singapore activities you may find in this small island city. Although there is no mountain climbing or forest to explore, there are still many things to play if you know where to look for.

So who says Singapore is a boring island? Not anymore! With so many Singapore activities, you will definitely find Singapore fun in the sun.

 

Enjoy Theme Parks in Singapore

Spending a day at a themed attraction is a popular family activity. Depending on what interests your family you can choose to spend time at any of the  varied theme attractions in Singapore. Big Splash has the longest water slides in Southeast Asia

Bumboats in Singapore

Start your visit to Singapore with a ride on a ‘bumboat’ on the Singapore river. Bumboats are traditional boats that carried cargo back and forth from warehouses to ships. Boats leave from Boat Quay, North Boat Quay, Clark Quay or Clifford Pier.

Underwater World in Singapore

This aquarium has a large collection of tropical marine life, including a Touch Pool where you can pet banded-bamboo sharks (they feel a bit like sandpaper), sting rays (very slimy) and starfish. Watch turtles being fed at the Turtle Sanctuary.

Cycling in Singapore

Cycling paths link many parts of the island. Those with a strong sense of adventure can go mountain or dirt biking. Bicycles can be rented at a number of public parks, including those at East Coast Park, Sentosa, Pasir Ris, and Bishan. Pulau Ubin also offers mountain and dirt biking.

Dragon Trail in Singapore

On this one mile nature walk, you’ll encounter a dragon head and bones, Imbiah Falls, monkeys, geckos, and cockatoos in the tropical rainforest. At the top of Mt. Imbiah, take a look at Fort Siloso, the remains of a British fort.

The Flying Trapeze

Under the supervision of instructors, you will climb up to a height of 7 to 10m above ground to execute aerial acrobatics with a safety harness . Below you there is a safety net too.

Jurong East Swimming Complex in Singapore

Dive into the Lazy River, slide down the tubes, get totally soaked in the Wave Pool and let your kids go wild at the fun-filled play pool. There are regular pools for swimming laps too.

Cable Ski

Singapore first cable-ski park. Cable skiing or wakeboarding as its name implies, is water-skiing or wakeboarding where the participants are not pulled by a boat but by an overhead cable, very similar to a snow ski lift, but erected around the banks of a lake.

Fantasy Island in Singapore

Beat the heat in this water park, with activities for the entire family. There’s a kiddie pool for toddlers and action-packed slides and chutes where you ride down fast-moving water on river rafts, or inner tubes. Big kids will want to try the “Black Hole,” slide through a completely dark tunnel.

Jurong East Swimming Complex in Singapore

Dive into the Lazy River, slide down the tubes, get totally soaked in the Wave Pool and let your kids go wild at the fun-filled play pool. There are regular pools for swimming laps too.

Water Sports in Singapore

Some of the most popular sports on the island are water-based. Round-the-island canoe trips are currently a rage, as are water-skiing off Sembawang and Kallang River (venue of previous world championships), windsurfing, and sailing. The best areas for these water sports are in the north of Singapore.

Learn kayaking at Pasir Ris Park from coaches before heading to nearby kelongs. This is definitely an interesting Singapore outdoor activities experience for you.

Forest Adventure

Climbing to a height of 5 to 8m above ground and go from tree to tree through ladders, swings, trapezes and nets with a safety harness. The tree-top obstacles course is watched over by instructors on the ground.

Science Center Singapore

Children can never seem to get enough of the state-of-the-art Science Centre Singapore which tickles their brains with than 1,000 interactive science exhibits. The Kinetic Garden is Asia’s first outdoor interactive garden of science. Here, you will find 35 interactive sculptures, exhibits and displays set within a pleasant garden environment with water features like waterfalls, ponds and fountains. The Omni Theatre offers ‘Star-gazing sessions’ and other learning resources.

Zorbing

Climb into a big clear air-cushioned ball and race around or simply enjoying the momentum of you being thrown around within a sphere while you roll down a slope or over water.

Exploring activities at Sentosa Island

Sentosa 4D Magix – interactive movie experience with 4-dimensional digital effects, Sentosa CineBlast – a thrilling 4-dimensional motion-simulated ride, by combining the virtual ‘roller coaster’ rides with high-definition wide-screen projection, Sentosa Luge & Sky Ride, etc.

Luge and skyride

A three wheel vehicle with a unique braking system that allows the rider to control the speed and maneuver down a 650 metres concrete track. After luge, take the skyride and enjoy the scenic city skyline and beautiful coastline while going back to the top for another round. This is defintely one of the must try Singapore outdoor activities.

View over Singapore through Singapore Flyer

Discover Singapore from Asia’s most iconic architectural and engineering marvels – the Singapore Flyer. Towering 165 meters above Singapore, the Singapore Flyer is the world’s largest observation wheel at 30 meters higher than the famed London Eye. During your 30-minute flight enjoy the views of the Singapore River, Marina Bay, Changi Airport, Sentosa Island and even parts of neighboring Malaysia and Indonesia.

Gogreen – seqway eco adventure

Eco adventure ride is a new and asia’s only thrilling eco ride with a focus of fun and education. There is an introductory course on the Segway in the fun and secure Gogreen circuit by the trainers. If you are not new to Segway, you may choose to explore the beaches of Sentosa effortlessly gliding on the Segway.

Laser Clay Shooting

Laser Clay Shooting is played with authentic, but de-activated 12-bore shotguns that fire infrared beams at reflective and reusable clays. The system is sound simulated- on fire, a realistic shotgun ‘bang’ is produced and hits are indicated by the sound of breaking clay. There is a scoreboard displaying the points scored by each gun. Up to 5 players can be playing at one time.

Universal Studios Singapore® One-Day Pass

Go beyond the screen and Ride The Movies® at Universal Studios Singapore®. Only here can you experience cutting-edge rides, shows and attractions based on your favorite blockbuster films and television series, including TRANSFORMERS The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle, Shrek 4-D Adventure, Revenge of the Mummy®, Madagascar: A Crate Adventure, Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure®, Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN™ vs. Battlestar Galactica CYLON™ dueling coasters and more!

 Singapore Bike Adventure around Pulau Ubin

 Escape the hustle and bustle of Singapore and enjoy this 4-hour bike ride through scenic Pulau Ubin. Cycle deep into the island to see natural wildlife including Malayan water monitors, wild boars and monkeys. Your experienced guide will lead you on an exploration of the island’s fruit plantations, tranquil beaches, flourishing mangroves, old villages and more! This easy to moderate bike ride requires mere basic riding skills and is sure to whet your appetite for adventure.

Explore Singapore Discovery Center 

The Singapore Discovery Center is a leading edutainment attraction in Singapore where you can learn about ‘The Singapore Story’ through entertaining and interactive activities. The Center houses five main galleries around eight different themes, where you can explore Singapore’s past, present and future.

Downtown East 

Described as a self-contained entertainment district, Downtown East houses the ‘Escape Theme Park’, which offers a wide range of thrilling rides; ‘Wild, Wild, Wet’ is a water theme park for children, teens and adults with exciting features like: wave pool, water slides, water rafting boats etc.; ‘eXplorerkid’ is an Indoor Children’s Playground for families with children under 12, who are encouraged to learn by exploring the various play-stations designed around a mystical forest theme.

Snow City in Singapore

Snow City is the first permanent indoor snow center in Singapore. At Snow City you can visit the ‘Polar Bear Gallery’, engage in skiing or snowboarding or slide down a snow slope on an inflatable snow tube. There are interactive educational programs where you can learn about low temperature science and conduct experiments. This is a popular must see place, given Singapore’s tropical climate.

Forest Adventure 

This is a fun and unique outdoor activity for all ages, where you participate in a ‘Tree Top’ course. At Forest Adventure you will learn to move from tree to tree with aids like ladders, bridges, swings, nets, trapezes and zip lines etc.

Lilliputt Indoor Mini Golf 

The latest entertainment showcase in Singapore, LilliPutt is Singapore’s first themed indoor mini golf course that offers fun for the family, including children aged 5 years and above. Its uniqueness lies in its 18 sensational mini golf holes – all modelled after familiar Singapore landmarks.

Singapore Cricket Club

This was the recreation hub of the British during the colonial heyday. Built in 1852, the club has distinctive bungalow-style architecture. Admire it from the outside because it’s a private club, there’s no touring inside the building. The historic Padang, the large open area fronting Empress Palace, City Hall and the Supreme Court is open to the public. On weekends, rugby, soccer and even field hockey games are held at the Padang. Connaught Drive.

Scuba Diving

Most local diving schools conduct courses sanctioned by NAUI or PADI, two internationally recognized scuba-diving associations. Day and night diving in local waters and nearby diving spots in Malaysian waters can be arranged.

Climbing

Climbing can be accomplished at various venues on Singapore, whether in town, at nature reserves or visiting the offshore islands.

Canoeing

You can hire a canoe from various private operators located at Changi Point, East Coast Park, and Sentosa Island. Operating hours are generally from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily.

Horse Racing in Singapore

On-site racing as well as live telecasts of Malaysian races can be enjoyed at the Singapore Turf Club. Visitors must observe a strict dress code: Shorts, singlets, and slippers are not allowed in the public stands. Smart casual is the dress code for the Members’ Enclosure. Races take place on weekends only and start at 1:30 p.m. with the last race at 6:00 p.m.