Be a local tourist and explore Singapore with these things to do this March
Had to shelf your holiday plans due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak? You can still have a fruitful and fun time in Singapore! Besides taking a staycation, here are 22 things you can do to rediscover Singapore... Some we bet you didn’t even know existed!
1. Get ready for Wild Wild Wet
There’s no better way to cool down during this sunny period than to spend a full day out at Wild Wild Wet! With sun protection of course! Relax in the lazy river, race your friends at the mat racer slide or experience one of Asia's longest free fall water slides with vertical drop speeds of up to 50 feet per second.
📍Wild Wild Wet
Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close
Admission: S$9 (Limited Offer)
Opening Hours: Weekdays 12pm to 6pm | Weekends & School Holidays 10am to 6pm
2. Meet your favourite personalities at Madame Tussauds Singapore
Who said you have to travel overseas to meet your favourite celebrities? Get up close and personal with them at Madame Tussauds Singapore! You can also meet the Avengers cast and experience the action with them in the only Marvel 4D Experience in Asia. With so many amazing photo opportunities, don't forget to come with your camera fully charged.
📍Madame Tussauds Singapore
Address: 40 Imbiah Road, Sentosa
Admission: S$23.50 (Limited 1-for-1 Now On)
Opening Hours: Daily 10am to 8:30pm
3. Get your creative juices flowing at Splat Paint House
Show off your creativity and make your own unique masterpieces in Singapore's only splatter paint studio. This activity is safe for your kids as they use high-quality and child-safe tempera paints. There’s also absolutely no rules, no boundaries, and no stress, so let your imagination run free and bring home a masterpiece fit for your wall!
📍Splat Paint House
Address: 207A Upper Thomson Road
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday 3pm to 9pm | Saturday 11am to 10pm | Sunday 11am to 8pm
4. Putt your worries away at Holey Moley
Score a hole in one and impress your squad at Holey Moley! This quirky mini-golf club has 27 of the most unique holes including a giant Monopoly set, Game of Thrones and even the Flintstones. Entirely indoors, it’s a great way to escape the blazing afternoon heat or just simply spend the entire night with fun and laughter!
Address: 3B River Valley Road
Admission: From S$12.40
Opening Hours: Monday 12pm to 10pm | Tuesday 12pm to 1am | Wednesday to Friday 12pm to 2am | Saturday 10am to 2am | Sunday 10am to 10pm
5. Rediscover Singapore’s Disappearing Trades
Have you ever thought of where those fluffy bread for your kaya toast are baked or how those coffee beans are roasted to perfection for your daily cup of kopi? Then we’ve got a couple of tours for you to go right into the heartlands to find out how fellow Singaporeans have been keeping these traditional trades alive for decades. You’ll also meet one of the masters of paper house making and find out how it relates to Chinese customs.
6. ArtScience Museum Disney: Magic of Animation Exhibit
If you’re a huge Disney fan, the Disney: Magic of Animation Exhibition at the ArtScience Museum Singapore will be a lovely walk down memory lane. Discover the magic and inspiration behind some of your favourite Disney animations, featuring the classics like Steamboat Willie (1928) to Moana (2016). Frozen 2 fans should also keep a look out for some ORIGINAL artworks from this motion picture!
Address: 10 Bayfront Avenue
Admission: Adults S$18, Children S$13
Opening Hours: Daily 10am to 7pm (Last Admission at 6pm)
7. Stroll through Sakuras at Gardens by the Bay
Can’t catch the cherry blossoms in Japan? Well, Gardens by the Bay brought them right to our doorstep! From 6 to 29 March, the crowd-favourite cherry blossom festival Sakura Matsuri is back! What’s a festival without some music and dance? Don’t miss the cultural performances, such as a traditional Japanese tea ceremony and music performances that will take place on the weekends.
📍Gardens by the Bay
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive
Admission: S$23 (Cloud Forest & Flower Dome)
Opening Hours: Daily 9am to 9pm (Last Admission at 8pm)
8. Non-stop action at NERF Action Xperience
Get the squad down to a shootout at the NERF Action Xperience! Besides shooting zombies with a Nerf blaster gun, kids can also look forward to zooming down slides, scaling a rock wall, and getting over their fear of heights through an adventure course!
📍NERF Action Xperience
Address: Marina Square #1-208, 6 Raffles Boulevard
Opening Hours: Daily 12pm to 8pm (Last Admission at 4:45pm)
9. Get into a Snow Fight at Snow City
There’s no better way to hide from the blazing sun 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!
Address: 21 Jurong Town Hall Road
Opening Hours: Daily 10am to 6pm (Last Admission at 5pm)
10. Bounce among trees at Jewel’s Sky Nets
If you have not fully explored Singapore’s latest icon, Jewel Changi Airport, there is no better time than now. With less crowds and even free admission to Canopy Park, you could really spend hours exploring all the sights and sounds, while stuffing yourself silly with all the food options. If you like a little thrill, go for a bounce or walk on the Sky Nets and reach for the sky as you suspend high above the ground.
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.
📍Jewel Manulife Sky Nets
Address: Jewel Changi Airport, Level 5
Opening Hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
11. Explore Pulau Ubin
A short 10-minute boat ride from Changi Village, Pulau Ubin is a great place to get closer to Singapore’s last kampong, nature, and a healthy dose of vitamin D. While the best way to explore this island is on a cycling trip, did you know you can also kayak through the untouched mangroves? Learn about the heritage of Pulau Ubin as you paddle in pairs, enter the mangroves and glimpse kingfishers, eagles, hornbills and herons.
12. Have endless fun in Sentosa
Nothing shouts a holiday more than sun, sea, and sand. Even if it’s Sentosa that is. If hanging out high among the trees or zip-lining above Siloso Beach at 60km/h, then the Mega Adventure is the right thing for you. From 14 to 22 March 2020, you can also enter Sentosa via Sentosa Express, and drive in for free!
Address: 10A Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa
Admission: S$53 (Includes MegaZip, MegaClimb & MegaJump)
Opening Hours: Daily 11am to 7pm (Last Admission at 5:30pm)
Want to keep the adrenaline pumping? Then Universal Studios Singapore got you covered with their roller coasters and adventure rides. Without the crowd, this is the best time to enjoy ride after ride again and again!
📍Universal Studios Singapore
Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa
Opening Hours: Daily 10am to 5pm (Extended Opening Hours till 8/9pm from 14 to 28 March)
13. Fly a Plane at KidZania Singapore
Are your kiddos telling you they want to be a pilot, a doctor and a chef all at the same time? Then it’s time for the family to head over to KidZania for them to experience what life is like working different professions! It promises to be a fun and educational day out.
Address: Palawan Kidz City, 31 Beach View, Sentosa
Admission: Adult S$30, Child S$52
Opening Hours: Daily 10am to 6pm (Closed on 11 & 25 March)
14. Tour the Southern Islands or have a Yacht Party
Wondering why there are so many ships anchored off our shore, just as Ronan Keating did? Explore what goes on around our southern islands on board a yacht tour, and visit Pulau Hantu, and learn more about Sister’s Island, and even Raffles Lighthouse, the southernmost tip of Singapore.
If you’re feeling even more adventurous or looking to celebrate a special occasion, why not hire a private yacht and relax on the open seas? You’ll even stop by Lazarus Island to explore the lagoon by kayak or snorkel in the clear waters.
15. 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. This suspended net playground promises to be an hour of endless fun for the young and young at heart. When you’re done, you can also visit the Decathlon store to stock up on some new sports gear.
Address: City Square Mall Level 2, 180 Kitchener Road
Opening Hours: Daily 11am to 10pm (Last Session at 9pm)
16. Get up close with dinosaurs at Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum
It’s like Night in the Museum coming alive. Located in the National University of Singapore, the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum is home to three sauropod dinosaur fossils and over a million regional specimens. This museum is really a hidden gem and is sure to be an educational day out for the entire family!
📍Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum
Address: 2 Conservatory Drive
Opening Hours:Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 7pm
17. Animals Galore at the Zoo and Bird Park
Follow PM Lee’s #jalanjalan goals and spend a day with our feathery friends at the Jurong Bird Park, where you can feed some lories and lorikeets at the Lory Loft aviary. Don’t forget to plan your time well and catch both the Kings of the Skies and High Flyers shows!
📍Jurong Bird Park
Address: 2 Jurong Hill
Opening Hours: Daily 8:30am to 6pm (Last Admission at 5:30pm)
Have you met Kai Kai and Jia Jia yet? Or fed a giraffe and had orangutans literally hang around above you? One can never say no to enjoying a full day out at the Singapore Zoo and River Safari. Want to escape the heat, but not the animals? You can also make a date with some asian elephants at the Night Safari.
Address: 80 Mandai Lake
Admission: Adult S$41.50, Child S$29 (Includes a Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream)
Opening Hours: Daily 8:30am to 6pm (Last Admission at 5:30pm)
Address: 80 Mandai Lake
Admission: Adult S$38.60, Child S$27.70 (Includes River Safari Cruise and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream)
Opening Hours: Daily 10am to 7pm (Last Admission at 6:30pm)
Address: 80 Mandai Lake
Admission: Adult S$46.60, Child S$33.10 (Includes Tram Ride and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream)
Opening Hours: Daily 7:15pm to 11pm (Last Admission at 10:15pm)
18. Cruise around Marina Bay with DUCKtours
You’ve seen the iconic DUCKtour going around Marina Bay, but have you actually sat in one of these World War II era amphibious vehicles? Take a 1-hour land and sea tour to learn more about the history behind our iconic city skyline while cruising around Marina Reservoir itself.
📍Duck Tourist Hub
Address: Suntec Shopping Mall #1-330, 3 Temasek Boulevard
Admission: Adult S$41, Child S$30
Opening Hours: Daily 10am to 6pm (Hourly Departures)
19. Escape reality with VR Games at Hologate
Assemble the squad or the entire family and work as a team to take on the enemy! Enjoy Hologate's immersive media platforms and action-packed virtual play through VR games such as Zombyte, Rig Rebels, Cold Clash, Angry Birds, and more. It’s sure to be an unforgettable outing for all!
Address: 161 Rochor Road
Opening Hours: Daily 10am to 10pm (Last admission at 9:30pm)
20. Fun-filled day at Kiztopia
Spend a fun-filled day at Kiztopia with your little ones as they explore over 18 different play areas that feature giant slides, ball pits, obstacle courses, and even an indoor train ride. Your kids will not be the only ones enjoying themselves as you'll probably want to go on the slides too looking how fun they are!
Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #01-09
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday 10am to 8pm | Friday to Sunday 10am to 9pm
21. Go on a Local Food Hunt!
If there’s one thing Singaporeans can’t resist, that is a good food deal. You can now enjoy your favourite tze char, local delights and even bubble tea at lower prices. We’ve also got deals for you from TungLok, Crystal Jade, and Jumbo, so what are you waiting for?
22. Relax with a Movie
This is the season for movies! With Disney and Pixar’s Onward, DreamWork’s Trolls World Tour, and other highly-anticipated movies set to hit the big screens, it’s time to start making plans with family and friends!