Top 10 Family-Friendly Activities in Singapore

Singapore may be just a little red dot on the map, but let’s not underestimate just how many versatile and fun-filled activities are offered around the little island that cater to both the small and big kids alike!

Need some fresh ideas for your next family outing? Be it plans for a full family day on the weekend or an evening treat after a tiring school day for your young ones, these top 10 hot spots for families will ensure wonderful memories for everyone involved.

1. Universal Studios Singapore

Enter into a colourful, magical world filled with fun children-friendly rides and adrenaline rush roller coasters, life-sized fantasy characters, entertaining shows and attractions! Featuring seven themed zones based on your favourite blockbuster film and television series, this universally loved theme park is perfect for a full day of family fun, offering something for everyone - be it the young or the young at heart. 

Keep your camera close at hand to capture the priceless moments of your child’s excitement as they meet their favourite life-sized characters or their happy poses before screaming their heads off in glee on the adventure rides. 

With Resorts World Sentosa’s safe management measures strictly in place, be sure to reserve your tickets here prior to your visit.

Availability: Thursday - Sunday (14:00 - 21:00)
Location: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Instant Book: Universal Studios Singapore Admission Ticket

2. S.E.A. Aquarium

The S.E.A. Aquarium, reputed as South East Asia’s largest aquarium, is home to more than 100,000 magnificent marine creatures from almost 50 different habitats around the world. Sea lover or not, you and your kids will be wowed with the surreal underwater tunnel experience of “walking” on the ocean floor with stingrays, sharks, and myriads of colourful fish swimming all around you. 

Visit the various fascinating marine habitats featured, ending off with the grand finale - a jaw-dropping sight of more than 50,000 sea creatures in its centrepiece tank through one of the world’s largest viewing panels, at 118 feet wide and 27 feet tall! What’s more, with its fully air-conditioned and cool environment, S.E.A. Aquarium is an ideal location to bring the kids on days when it is too hot or too wet for the outdoors. 

Book your S.E.A. Aquarium entrance tickets here, or choose the Sentosa FUN Pass which includes all-in-one entry to several Sentosa attractions!

Availability: Mon & Tue (10:00 - 17:00); Sat, Sun, & Public Holidays (09:00 - 17:00)
Location: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Instant Book: S.E.A Aquarium Admission Ticket & Sentosa FUN Pass

3. Skyline Luge Sentosa

Whiz down the fun, twisty slopes of Sentosa on this award-winning Singapore attraction, and enjoy a pure rush of adrenaline with family and friends! The Skyline Luge is a wheeled, gravity ride that is suitable for riders of all age and expertise levels. This family-friendly activity allows young children to ride tandem in the Luge with their parents down the slopes, and guarantees bonding and fun memories for life! 

Want a relaxing birds’ eye view of Sentosa Island’s beautiful coast? Hop onto the 4-seater chairlift, the Skyride, that will take you on a gentle scenic journey through the tree tops back to the Luge’s starting point at Imbiah Lookout entrance. You can opt to buy tickets just for the Skyline Luge Sentosa or get a Combo Ticket with combined access to two or more of Sentosa's attractions!

Availability: Thursday - Monday (11:00 - 17:30) 
Location: Imbiah Lookout Entrance, 1 Imbiah Rd, Singapore 099692
Instant Book: Skyline Luge Sentosa or [Combo] Universal Studios Singapore + Skyline Luge Sentosa

4. Gardens by the Bay

This impressive showpiece of horticulture and garden designs is greatly loved by both the locals as well as visitors to Singapore. Boasting more than 10 different unique attraction areas within its 101 hectares, Gardens by the Bay offers both free and paid attractions that will delight and entertain its visitors whether it be day or night!

Some must-visit spots with your family are the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest, Supertree Grove with its OCBC Skyway, Far East Organization Children’s Garden, and Art Sculptures. Besides providing a floral feast for the eyes, Gardens by the Bay comes with plenty of space for your active kids to stretch their little legs and expand their energy! Click here to instantly purchase entrance tickets for the Floral Dome and Cloud Forest. 

Availability: Daily (09:00 - 21:00)
Location: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Instant Book: Gardens by the Bay Admission Ticket

5. Hydrodash Singapore

Ready to have some cool splashing fun with your water babies? Hydrodash is Singapore’s first floating aqua park, the latest Sentosa attraction launched at Palawan Beach! The adventure-packed obstacle course is like a bouncy castle on water, and suitable for children from 5 years old and above, but we guarantee it won’t only be your kids having the time of their lives climbing, sliding, and leaping their way around as adults will have plenty of thrills too. 

Get a good dose of fun, sea, and sun with this water playground, but be sure to lather on a good layer of sun screen lotion too! Due to safe management measures, ticket sales must be made in advance - reserve your time slot here

Availability: Weekdays (12:00 - 18:00); Weekends, Public Holidays, & School Holidays (10:00 - 19:00)
Location: Palawan Beach, Sentosa
Instant Book: Hydrodash Singapore Admission Ticket

6. NERF Action Xperience

Time to get your little warriors battling in the exciting NERF arena, as they fight zombies and exercise good team work to win! NERF Action Xperience is filled with adrenaline-inducing yet safe fun as it offers multiple-themed activity zones over 18,000 square feet, suitable for children 7 years and above.

Providing a high-energy indoor environment that your kids will love, the NERF Action Xperience is conveniently located in the heart of Marina Square, which in turn offers a variety of activities for family members who are not so keen on getting peppered with foam bullets. Secure your tickets here for ease of mind.

Availability: Daily (12:00 - 20:00)
Location: Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard #01-208 Singapore 039594
Instant Book: NERF Action Xperience Admission Ticket

7. Jewel Changi Airport Attractions

If you love greenery but hate the humidity of Singapore’s outdoor jungle, then Jewel Changi Airport will be your very own sweet spot for you and your family! The spectacular creation of the world’s tallest indoor waterfall at 40 metres high and a host of other nature-themed attractions within Singapore’s newest mall will wow both the young and old family members alike.

Explore the Canopy Park with its Foggy Bowls, Discovery slides and more, cross the glass-bottomed Canopy Bridge suspended 23 metres above ground, or bounce with the little ones on the giant 250 metre-long Manulife Sky Nets! Entrance tickets are available online here

Availability: Daily (10:00 - 22:00)
Location: 78 Airport Boulevard, Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore 819666
Instant Book: Canopy Park, Canopy Bridge, Mirror Maze and More Attraction Tickets at Jewel Changi Airport

8. Nestopia

Check out this excellent and unique open-air playground for your next family day, suitable for little explorers aged 5 years and above! Nestled amidst the lush greenery on Siloso Beach, Nestopia features 3 giant wooden nests at up to 7.5 metres above the ground, connected by suspension bridges, mazes, and two of the longest slides in Sentosa!

Let your kids roam free within the safe boundaries of the play zone under your watchful eyes, while you sip a coffee or enjoy a tiramisu dessert at the Italian restaurant Trapizza next door. Book tickets here for 1-hour play time or unlimited access over 6 hours.

Availability: Weekdays (11:00 - 19:00); Weekends, Public Holidays & School Holidays (10:00 - 20:00)
Location: 6 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 098995
Instant Book: Nestopia Admission Ticket

9. AIRZONE Singapore

Want your kids to experience walking on the moon? Airzone gets you that sensational experience with its first ever indoor elevated net playground suspended in the atrium space of City Square Mall! Composing of distinct play zones such as the Floating Ball Pit, Giant Inflatable Soccer, 3D Maze, and a big slide from the very top at Level 6, Airzone provides a safe haven in which your kids can bounce, slide, fall, and play on floaty bouncy nets. 

With a duration of 45 minutes play time, it makes a great pit stop while you are grabbing groceries or doing a little shopping at the surrounding shops. Safe management measures are in place, and you can reserve tickets here.

Availability: Daily (11:40 - 20:40)
Location: City Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Road #02-K4/K10, Singapore 208539
Instant Book: AIRZONE Singapore

10. Snow City Singapore

With leisure travel to other countries still mostly on hold, you and your kids may be longing for some ice to ease the summer heat of Singapore. Welcome to the sub-zero environment of Snow City, Singapore’s first permanent indoor snow chamber! 

Offering a variety of cool activities with its bumper car arena, 60metre long snow slope, snow sculptures, and more, this ice town will definitely be a refreshing change of temperature for the family. Fresh snow is generated every week with the centre’s special snow technology, and rental of winter jackets and boots are provided for convenience. 

Pre-booking of tickets online here are encouraged for safe management purposes.

Availability: Tuesdays - Fridays (10:00 - 13:00 & 14:00 - 17:00); Weekends, School & PH (10:00 - 13:00 & 14:00 - 18:00)
Location: 21 Jurong Town Hall Road, Snow City Building, Singapore 609433
Instant Book: Snow City Singapore

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