There is no better place to spend holidays than in Singapore. With the combination of its historical and contemporary attractions, you can relax and have a memorable time with your family. From light show wonders to water havens, here are the seven must-visit places in the country:
1. Universal Studios Singapore
Imagination meets reality in Universal Studios Singapore. With its seven themed areas, kids will surely have the best time of their lives. They can meet their favourite characters from Madagascar, Shrek, Transformers, The Mummy, Sesame Street, and other shows. The studios also have shopping stores, restaurants, rides, and live shows. Located in Sentosa Island, you should definitely include Universal Studios on your must-visit list.
2. S.E.A. Aquarium
If your kids love animals, you should bring them to the South East Asia or S.E.A. Aquarium. It is one of the biggest aquariums in the world. The aquarium has ten zones and 50 habitats. It shelters 1,000 species of sea creatures such as sharks, manta rays, and dolphins. You can learn many things about marine biodiversity with the aquarium’s touch tanks, floor tanks, and tunnels.
3. Adventure Cove Waterpark
Adventure Cove Waterpark is worth your family’s time and money. Located in the Resorts World Sentosa along with the S.E.A. Aquarium, it is paradise for both adults and children. You can enjoy its water slides, wave pools, water-based obstacle courses, and other play areas. The waterpark also has areas where you can play with dolphins.
4. ArtScience Museum
Gain knowledge and find your inspiration at ArtScience Museum. In partnership with various international exhibitions, the museum features countless masterpieces such as Titanic artefacts and items from the Harry Potter film sets. You can see artworks from various artists such as Vincent van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, and Andy Warhol. Aside from these, kids can also learn about palaeontology, physics, cosmology, astronomy, and biology.
5. Singapore Zoo
Another unique attraction that you can visit is the Singapore Zoo. Zoos are scattered all over the world. However, what makes the Singapore Zoo unique is the close interaction between animals and humans. Families can have breakfast with orangutans. You can see lemurs and flying foxes up close. Moreover, you can try the Night Safari and the River Safari and see over 2,000 animals.
6. Singapore Flyer
Riding the Singapore Flyer is the best way to see the panoramic view of Marina Bay. As Asia’s largest observation wheel, it stands 165 meters high from the ground. Unlike extreme rides in theme parks, the Flyer can give you a relaxing experience while you appreciate the majestic surroundings of the bay. After your 30-minute ride, you can have snacks at restaurants located near the Ferris wheel.
7. Spectra Light Show
Complete your adventure by watching the Spectra Light Show. It is an outdoor light and water show that is open to the public. You can watch the show at the Event Plaza. Your kids will surely be immersed in its story and beautiful music collections. After a long walk, you can call it a day and watch how the water and light dance with orchestral music. It is a visually stunning show for all ages.
Travelling is a great way to build relationships and be closer with our loved ones. There are many places to explore. Even so, Singapore is one of the few countries that offer both safety and excitement in one package.