Top Family-friendly things to do with your kids for a fun and wholesome weekend while rediscovering Singapore!
If you’re constantly on the lookout for new activities to keep your kids entertained over the weekend or simply want to take a break from the usual routine, we’ve got just the list of family-friendly activities for everyone to enjoy!
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1. Get into a Snow Fight at Snow City
There’s no better way to relive your wintery holiday memories than spending some crazy time in Snow City. Get into a snowball fight, make some snow angels, and even go snowtubing down a slope. This got to be the coolest thing to do in Singapore!
And if you have teenagers in your family above 14, you can consider going Target Shooting at Snow City’s latest Winter Shooting Arena too!
2. Have a blast at NERF Action Xperience
Nerf lovers, it's time to gather the squad for a blast of a time at the NERF Action Xperience at Marina Square. Not only does it have a proper range to see who is the best marksmen, your kids can also put their nerves of steel to the test at the obstacle course that is two-floor high! If they still have the energy to spare after the session, there’s plenty more to do around Marina Bay!
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3. Cool off at Wild Wild Wet
We can't think of a better way to cool off on a hot day than to head right to a water theme park! With 16 exhilarating water slides and features at Wild Wild Wet, this should be at the top of your list for some soaking family fun!
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Head down to Wild Wild Wet at Downtown East for a fun-filled afternoon — from heart-stopping waterslides to the relaxing Shiok River that winds through the park, there’s something for both adrenaline junkies and families.
4. Conquer a Water Ninja Course at HyrdoDash
Singapore’s very first floating aqua park! Get ready to slide, climb and bounce your way through HydroDash. There are four exciting zones catering to all ages so get ready to bounce to new heights, scale towers and dash through the obstacle courses while staying dry.
5. Catch a bird's eye view at Sands Skypark Observation Deck
The Sands Skypark Observation Deck is located on the 57th floor of the iconic Marina Bay Sands and that only means one thing - insane views! From above, try your hand at spotting all of Singapore’s landmarks! If that isn't enough, why not book a luxurious staycation at Marina Bay Sands to relax and enjoy access to their signature infinity pool!
6. Soar high with the Singapore Cable Car
If you're headed to Sentosa, why not arrive in style while enjoying 360-degree views of Singapore’s southern region with the Singapore Cable Car. Your ride from Sentosa or Mount Faber Peak guarantees stunning views and breathtaking scenery from the top. Don't forget to take the time to explore the Mount Faber Peak where you can also catch a stunning sunset and delicious meals.
7. Get close to nature at Gardens by the Bay
There’s no place that captures Singapore’s “garden city” reputation quite like Gardens by the Bay. With lush outdoor gardens surrounding enclosed conservatories filled with all kinds of vibrant flora and environments, a trip to Gardens by the Bay is the perfect addition to your day out to teach your kids about nature! You can also look forward to regular themed events to keep things fresh for a fun visit.
8. Visit the Singapore Zoo
Heads up, animal lovers! Home to about 2,400 creatures from over 300 different species — from mammals to reptiles — the award-winning Singapore Zoo is truly an experience that kids can't get enough of. We definitely recommend that you book a feeding session ahead of your visit to make it an even more memorable day out with the fam!
9. Dive into the deep blue at S.E.A. Aquarium
There’s no place quite as vibrant, mysterious or fascinating as the deep blue seas. S.E.A. Aquarium gathers over 100,000 marine animals from over 1,000 species all in one place, for visitors to marvel at. Kids will definitely love meeting new fishy friends such as manta rays and more!
10. Enjoy a fun day out at Universal Studios Singapore
Universal Studios Singapore is just the place if you’re looking for fun for the whole family. Your little ones can catch their favourite Sesame Street and Transformers characters, while those in the family seeking more of an adrenaline rush can hop on the twin coasters of Battlestar Galactica, and get wet and wild on the Jurassic Park flume ride.
Psst... If you want to enjoy all your favourite rides without having to wait, we definitely recommend shelling out a bit more for a [ADD-ON] Universal Express Pass that allows you to skip the queues!
11. Bounce among trees at Manulife Sky Nets
If you have not fully explored Singapore’s latest icon, Jewel Changi Airport, there is no better time than now. With lesser crowds, you can go for a bounce or walk on the Manulife Sky Nets and reach for the sky as you suspend high above the ground.
12. Go behind the scenes of Changi Airport
What makes Changi Airport the best airport in the world? Learn all about its magic at the Changi Experience Studio as you go on a journey of discovery and fun through an exciting virtual world. Learn about Changi Airport’s history, participate in fun games simulating different functions at the airport, and even try your hands at different important jobs around the airport.
13. Race down the Skyline Luge
The Skyline Luge is one of the most popular attractions in Sentosa and it’s not hard to see why. Hop onto the skyline chair lifts and float above the island, taking in all the stunning views of the beach and forests. Afterwhich, hop onto your luge cart and let gravity whisk you down the trails to see who takes the podium!
Make sure to book your timeslot before you head down!
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14. Conquer your fear of heights at AIRZONE
Release your inner child in a ball pit suspended a few floors above the ground, and zoom down slides from one level to another right in the middle of a shopping mall. AIRZONE is a suspended net playground that promises to be an hour of endless fun for the young and young at heart.
15. Go on a Cycling Tour
Looking for a place to stretch those legs and cycle? Why not consider a City Bike Tour around Marina Bay, Kampong Gelam, and City Hall? This 4-hour bicycle tour comes with a guide who will share more insights about the sites, so you’re bound to learn something new while working out a sweat!
If you’re looking for more options, we’ve got 24 cycling routes to recommend, but one we really like are the Jurassic Mile and a round trip around Marina Bay! The Punggol and Coney Island Route are other good options too! Take out those scooters and bikes, it's time to go for a fun ride!
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16. Island hop the Southern Islands
Desiring some undisrupted family time holidaying in Singapore? We’ve got the perfect place for you - Singapore’s Southern Islands! Explore the hidden charms and best beaches in Singapore at Kusu Island, St. John’s Island and Lazarus Island.
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17. Explore Pulau Ubin
Just a short 15-minute boat ride away, Pulau Ubin is a great escape from the bustle of urban life. Get the kids (and yourself) to disconnect and just explore the rugged beauty of nature here.
A hotspot for cycling, kayaking and even hiking, there’s plenty of things to do in Pulau Ubin. Don’t forget to explore Chek Jawa Wetlands - a unique ecosystem of coastal forests, rocky beaches and mangrove swamps - and spot wildlife that you wouldn’t find back at home.
18. Meet famous personalities at Madame Tussauds Singapore
Want to meet Taylor Swift, David Beckham or JJ Lin in person for that selfie bragging rights? Madame Tussauds Singapore is the answer for you. Get up close and personal with more than 80 local and international celebrities, sports icons, and political personalities, and snap those pictures away!
P.S. Great place for pics that you can use to update your Whatsapp or Facebook profile photo.
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19. Go crazy at Indoor Playgrounds
From Kiztopia to Pororo Park and Tayo Station, we've got the perfect indoor playground tickets for your little ones to truly have a fun and memorable time! You can let your kids play with a peace of mind knowing that these indoor playgrounds are SG Clean certified and have enhanced health and hygiene measures put in place for the safety of everyone.
20. Immerse in a fun futuristic exhibition at ArtScience Museum
Escape the heat and crowd at ArtScience Museum, Future World: Where Art Meets Science, and be wowed by their futuristic installations. Don’t miss the “Sketch Town”, where your little ones (or yourself) can draw something with the crayons and paper provided, and these drawings can then be scanned and turned into animated figures for everyone to interact with!
21. Get closer to Nature
Time to put away the screens and get some fresh air and greenery as you head out to explore the many parks and nature spots we have across the island! You can also work out an appetite by conquering these gorgeous hiking trails that you probably have never explored, including the Kranji Marshes, Macritchie Treetop Walk, and Southern Ridges.
22. Take an Edible Farm Tour
For a truly rustic experience, this 1-hour guided tour of the Edible Garden & Orchid Farm would be an excellent getaway for your kids to not only understand what goes on to cultivate your own vegetables, but also enjoy some wholesome family time together. The tour also includes a Family Planting kit and Mini herb plant for you to take home!
23. Slow down at the Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum
Take your love for tortoise to the next level at Singapore’s very own Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum! Currently holding the Guinness World Record of the largest collection of live turtles and turtle artifacts from all over the world, you'll find many new and rare species like the Pig Nose Flying Turtle, Six-Legged Tortoise and more.
24. Explore hidden gems for a photoshoot in Singapore
Go on a treasure hunt around Singapore for 24 hidden gems that might trick your family and friends that you're currently overseas! Get your phones and camera charged!
25. Pamper yourselves with a Staycation
Itching to take a break from your own home and find a place to relax? Staycations are back in time for you to take the whole family out for some pampering time! Many hotels have designed family-friendly staycation packages that include playtime at indoor playgrounds, kids-themed rooms, and full-day dining options.
26. Kayak Fishing Experience
Looking for a unique adventure for the entire family? Why not try Kayak Fishing? Head out to the waters on your trusty kayak to hunt for bottom fishes like parrot groupers and snappers and experience heart-swelling pride when you and the kiddos nail your first catch!
Fret not if you have never tried fishing before, you can opt for the beginner option 'The Playground', while more advanced fishers can go for the 'Big Boat Small Boat' or 'Sandy Shores' packages instead!
👶 The min age for children is 7 years old, children 7-12 years old must be accompanied by an adult in the same tandem kayak
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