- 33 Things to Do to rediscover Singapore this School Holidays
- 1. Pamper yourselves with a Family Staycation
- 2. Have a blast at NERF Action Xperience
- 3. Get into a Snow Fight at Snow City
- 4. Hit the High Seas on a Cruise-cation
- Genting Dream by Resorts World Cruises
- Spectrum of the Seas by Royal Caribbean Cruises
- 5. Ride and Groom a Horse
- 6. Visit a Farm
- 7. Island Hop the Southern Islands
- 8. Cool off at Wild Wild Wet
- 9. Go crazy at Kiztopia & Indoor Playgrounds
- 10. Take a tour to rediscover Singapore
- 11. Learn and play at Science Centre
- 12. Unleash Creativity with Art Workshops
- 13. Attack all the rides at Universal Studios Singapore
- 14. Check out the new Adventure Cove Waterpark
- 15. Visit Fishy Friends at S.E.A. Aquarium
- 16. Step into a virtual world at HeadRock VR
- 17. Have a day of fun at Nestopia
- 18. Go behind the scenes of Changi Airport
- 19. Fly an aeroplane (on a simulator)
- 20. Step into a Future World at ArtScience Museum
- 21. Race down the Skyline Luge
- 22. Meet your favourite celebs at Madame Tussauds Singapore
- 23. Bounce among trees at Jewel’s Sky Nets
- 24. Conquer a Water Ninja Course at HyrdoDash
- 25. Visit the Singapore Zoo
- 26. Go for a breakfast sail on Royal Albatross
- 27. Build your own Terrarium
- 28. Conquer your fear of heights at AIRZONE
- 29. Cycle around the island
- 30. Explore Pulau Ubin
- 31. Get closer to Nature
- 32. Explore hidden gems in Singapore
- 33. Jumprrocks @ Kinex Singapore
- Explore More to Singapore with Klook!
33 Things to Do to rediscover Singapore this School Holidays
The September school holidays are coming soon, and there’s so much you can do with the kids during this long break! From kid-friendly staycations to attractions like Universal Studios Singapore, here are more things you can do in Singapore for some fruitful and fun family time!
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1. Pamper yourselves with a Family Staycation
Itching to take a break from your own home and find a place to relax? A Staycation is definitely something you can pamper the whole family with!
We’ve got numerous kids-friendly hotels for your family staycation such as Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa which has an animal-themed Water Park, large playground & various activity centres for kids to have endless fun. Another option isShangri-La Hotel at Orchard, which has both indoor and outdoor play areas and a water playground 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-floors high!
3. Get into a Snow Fight at Snow City
Dreaming of a snowy good time in Singapore? Then Snow City has got you covered with Singapore’s first Ice Hotel exhibit and tons of snow for you to get into a snowball fight or make some snow angels. You can even go snowtubing down a slope or have an ice bumper car ride. This has got to be the coolest thing to do in Singapore! Geddit?
4. Hit the High Seas on a Cruise-cation
Genting Dream by Resorts World Cruises
Have you heard? Genting Dream is back! Now under a new cruise line, Resorts World Cruises, Genting Dream has started to set sail to various destinations. Book with Klook and enjoy special perks this month!
Senior Special: 2nd Pax Senior FREE (50 years and above). Promo is valid for bookings from 1-21 Aug 2022
25% Off Palace Suites for 3rd & 4th Pax: Promo is valid for bookings until 30 Sept 2022. Applicable for all available sailings
Inside Stateroom Special: 3rd and 4th pax enjoy 50% off. Promotion valid till 21 Aug 2022
UOB Promo: Free Upgrade from Oceanview to Balcony + $200 off per cabin. Promo valid till 21 Aug 2022
August ReJOYce Promo: Enjoy 2nd pax at $57 with Buddy Deals promo code on 8 Aug 2022
GrabPay Promo Code: Stay tuned between 18-21 Aug and 25-28 Aug for an upsized discount! Prices may start from as low as $199 per pax (differs per cabin type). T&Cs apply.
Hop onto Genting Dream and have a roaring good time, from the 35m over-the-water zipline to Zouk and Zouk Beach Club onboard where you can do pool parties and enjoy music and drinks till dawn!
Those going with family will be happy to note that there are lots to keep the little ones entertained, with thrilling slides at the Waterslide park (6 different waterslides!) as well as a dedicated Little Dreamers Club, for kids aged 2-12 with various activities lined up so the folks go off and enjoy themselves. For more information, check out the Genting Dream brochure or read our Genting Dream review!
Spectrum of the Seas by Royal Caribbean Cruises
Planning to book a cruise-cation? Book a cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas with Klook and enjoy special perks this month!
50% off the cruise fare: For bookings now until 31 Aug 2022. Discount applies to cruise fare only. Taxes, fees and port expenses are additional and applicable to all guests
Kids Sail Free: Guests 12 & Under sail free for bookings now until 31 Aug 2022. Prices shown are after discount. Discount applies to cruise fare only. Taxes, fees and port expenses are additional and applicable to all guests
National Day Sale: Book an Interior stateroom for $888 per cabin inclusive of taxes and service charge (twin share only) between 3 – 9 Aug 2022 on selected sailing dates
Applicable Sailings for National Day Sale:
2022: 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 31 Oct
2023: 9 Jan, 30 Jan, 6 Feb, 13 Feb, 20 Feb, 20 Mar, 27 Mar)
This ship has all you need for a roaring good time – savour international cuisines from the various dining establishments onboard and fill up your tummy before making a beeline for all the awesome facilities and let the fun begin!
Soar up high on the iFLY (it’s the first diving simulator at sea!), which is a popular choice among young and old, or you can also ride waves at the FlowRider surf simulator. You can refer to this brochure for more specific information on what Spectrum offers – or just read our comprehensive review of Spectrum of the Seas!
5. Ride and Groom a Horse
Do you and your kids like getting up close and personal with animals? You can now get a hands-on horse grooming and plaiting lesson at the Singapore Turf Club Riding Centre, and your little ones can also enjoy a horse riding experience around the compound too!
6. Visit a Farm
Miss the farm stays and petting zoos in Australia? Why not bring the kids out to a local farm, where they can feed a goat, learn how to grow your own edible garden and more! You can also head out to sea to learn more about fish farming at Smith Marine Floating Restaurant and Fish Farm, and enjoy a satisfying seafood meal while at it.
7. Island Hop the Southern Islands
Dads, want to trick the kids that they’re headed overseas this holiday? Then we’ve got the perfect place for you to escape them all – Singapore’s Southern Islands! Explore the hidden charms and best beaches in Singapore at Kusu Island, St. John’s Island and Lazarus Island.
8. 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!
9. Go crazy at Kiztopia & Indoor Playgrounds
From Kiztopia to Pororo Park, 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.
👋 Hey parents! Find yourself heading out to indoor playgrounds almost every weekend?
Save up to 10% with our Klook Playgrounds Pass which includes general entry to your all time favourites – Kiztopia, Kidz Amaze, Tayo Station, Pororo Park Singapore, T-Play, The Polliwogs and many more!
🤩 For even more fun, check out out Klook Adventure Pass, which includes attractions like NERF Action Xperience, HeadRock VR, Superpark, AIRZONE, Katapult Trampoline Park & more!
10. Take a tour to rediscover Singapore
Want to find out how it was like to stay in a kampong or work in traditional trades in an olden day Singapore? Or why not hit the seas in a private boat tour to explore Pulau Ubin and a kelong to really show the kids there is something more to Singapore? Join a local tour that promises to be a day of fun, adventure, and knowledge!
You can also bring the whole family for an Intertidal Exploration at Changi Beach to learn coastal ecology and spot hidden marine inhabitants from a professional guide.
For kids (and parents too) into aviation, then you shouldn’t miss this Singapore Tourism Awards 2021 winner – Fascinating World of Aviation Tour that includes an exclusive hangar visit to get up close and personal with actual private aircraft! Besides getting up close and personal with some private planes, you’ll also be brought around Seletar Aerospace Park to learn about the history of the area, which used to be a military airbase for the British’s Royal Air Force.
11. Learn and play at Science Centre
The Science Centre we know from our schooling days is no longer what it used to be! Wow your kids in this interactive science playground to see science come alive. The Science Centre is also home to the Omni-Theatre and the Butterflies Up-Close enclosure.
12. Unleash Creativity with Art Workshops
Unleash your child’s creativity with a series of art workshops that they will definitely love. Do a spin art session with Spin Paint Houseor even a ceramic and pottery workshop at Taoz Ceramic Studio. You can also spend half a day at an art jamming session or even design your own T-shirt!
13. Attack all the rides at Universal Studios Singapore
Universal Studios Singapore just might be your quick fix until it’s safe to travel to Universal Studios Japan again. Fulfill your need for an adrenaline rush on the twin coasters Battlestar Galactica and get wet and wild on the Jurassic Park flume ride.
From 26 May – 14 Aug, you can also meet your favourite Minions from Illumination’s Minions 2: The Rise of Gru as they come out to greet you in their stylish retro threads. It’ll be a day flowing with positive vibes, classic hits and psychedelic colours, so be sure to capture Insta-worthy moments that you’ll cherish and share!
14. Check out the new Adventure Cove Waterpark
For a splashing good time, head for Adventure Cove Waterpark. Choose to chill out and lounge in the wave pool, or go all out and enjoy the various water-based rides in the park!
15. Visit Fishy Friends at S.E.A. Aquarium
When was the last time you visited the S.E.A. Aquarium? Take the kids on a colourful underwater world adventure to see over 1,000 species of marine life in more than 45 habitats across 9 zones. Each zone has its own distinct interactive exhibits and educational placards where you can teach them more about various sea creatures, including threatened species like the manta ray and Napoleon wrasse.
16. Step into a virtual world at HeadRock VR
Brave a blizzard, go rafting through some jungle rapids, and even defend yourselves from a zombie apocalypse at HeadRock VR – Singapore’s first VR theme park. Located at Resorts World Sentosa, this is definitely a great place to escape the heat or rain to complete a fun day out at Sentosa!
17. Have a day of fun at Nestopia
If you’re looking for a place to get some sun, sea breeze, and endless fun, then make a date at Nestopia at Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa. Make the most out of this open-air play space with over 17 sections and obstacle courses that your kids will surely love. Make sure you make a reservation before heading over for a day of fun!
P.S. 1 Nestopia ticket includes admission for both 1 adult and 1 child, so you only need to buy 2 tickets for a family of 4!
18. 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.
19. Fly an aeroplane (on a simulator)
Buckle up and enjoy double the fun with two exciting adrenaline-filled aviation adventures rolled into one amazing bundle deal! Launched by Changi Experience Studio, this bundle includes a 30-minute flight simulator flying experience with a pilot instructor from Aerovation, a real flight school.
Look forward to the thrill of soaring through the skies in the cockpit of a real Cessna 172 aircraft simulator, enjoying breathtaking views of Singapore’s skyline, navigating obstacles at height, before ending the scenic flight with a smooth landing on Changi Airport’s runway!
20. Step into a Future World at ArtScience Museum
Escape the heat and crowd at ArtScience Museum, Future World: Where Art Meets Science, and be wowed by their futuristic installations. Children will enjoy exploring “Sketch Town”, a depiction of a fictitious town based on Singapore. Your little ones (or yourself) can draw something and have them scanned into animated figures for everyone to interact with!
21. 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. After which, 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!
22. Meet your favourite celebs 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. Located in the heart of Sentosa, this world-renowned wax museum is home to more than 80 local and international celebrities, sports icons, and political personalities. Now your kids can meet their favourite stars ‘in person’ too!
23. Bounce among trees at Jewel’s Sky Nets
If you have not fully explored one of Singapore’s well-loved icons, Jewel Changi Airport, it’s time to pay a visit! Go for a bounce or walk on the Sky Nets and reach for the sky as you suspend high above the ground. Besides the Sky Nets, there’s also the Canopy Park, Mirror Maze and more to explore – take your pick or see them all!
24. 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 (attempting) to stay dry.
25. Visit the Singapore Zoo
The Singapore Zoo is a classic kid-friendly activity that you cannot miss. Get ready for some outdoor fun and have some animal encounters with your kid’s favourite animals. Don’t miss out on the feed the animal sessions and animal shows too!
26. Go for a breakfast sail on Royal Albatross
You may have noticed the Royal Albatross’ unmissable presence docked in front of Resorts World Sentosa every time you enter the island. For anyone who’s wondering – yes, this is a fully operational ship, not just decor. Be wowed by the views as you sail past the southern coast of Singapore over a delicious Full English breakfast and free-flow drinks. If you have a fur kid at home, they are also welcome to join as Royal Albatross offers the World’s first dog cruise too!
27. Build your own Terrarium
Looking to ‘green’ up your home? You can now create your own terrarium and even an airplant greenwall at The Green Capsule. The one-hour workshop comes complete with all materials needed and the guidance of a professional instructor. That’s one way to get the children away from staring at screens all day long.
28. 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.
29. Cycle around the island
Looking for a place to stretch those legs and cycle? We’ve got more than just an East Coast Plan. We’ve got 24 cycling routes to recommend, but ones we really like are the Jurassic Mile and a round trip around Marina Bay! Bring out your bikes (or skate boards or scooters), it’s time for a spin!
30. Explore Pulau Ubin
Just a short 15-minute boat ride away, Pulau Ubin is a great escape from the bustle of urban life. You’ll find the rustic beauty and simplicity of a bygone era over on the island. 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.
31. Get closer to Nature
Head out and get some fresh air to explore the many parks and nature spots we have across the island! One of the best places to head out to will be Kranji for fun family outdoor activities. 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.
32. Explore hidden gems in Singapore
Photo by @missyjesslyn
Go on a treasure hunt around Singapore for not one, not two, but 24 hidden gems around Singapore that might trick your family and friends that you’re currently overseas!
33. Jumprrocks @ Kinex Singapore
Check out the newest bouncy playground on the block! Featuring various zones that include a ball pit, trampolines, and slides and obstacle courses, Jumprrocks definitely promises both you and the kids a bouncing good time.
You can also expect free daily sessions of fun physical games and challenges that you can play in a group at Battle Ground, which is literally a bouncy game arena. An afternoon here will have the kids (and you) knackered out for sure!
Don’t forget to reserve a play slot before heading down!
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