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Places You Should Not Miss While in Singapore! Sentosa Tops the List (Part 2)

In the previous blog, a glimpse about Singapore Sentosa Island destination has been given along with the opening hours and visiting information about various adventures. In this blog, we take the journey forward to some of the top mesmerizing destinations of the country. After knowing about Skybridge’s famous Bunjy Jump and Giant Swing,  taking the verbal tour of Adventure Cove Waterpark, enjoying Animal & Bird Encounters at Palawan Amphitheatre and exploring Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom, it’s time to know more about other destinations on the island. So, let’s start with the Crane Dance.

Catch the Dancing Cranes- A Symbol of Love – Singapore Sentosa Island 

dancing cranes in Singapore Sentosa IslandThe mechanical cranes beautifully describe the magical love story that resurrects them into real birds. The courtship ritual is displayed gracefully by combining the world-class audio and visual technologies amalgamated with astonishing light and water effects.

Operating Hours & Entry Info

  • Crane Dance starts at 8.00 pm daily Resorts World Sentosa Waterfront area
  • Entry to Crane Dance is FREE

Note: Operating hours are subject to change without any prior information.

Interact with Bottlenose Dolphins at Dolphins Island in Singapore Sentosa Island

bottlenso dolphins in Singapore Sentosa IslandDolphins are loved, adorable and undoubtedly an intelligent mammal living in the ocean. At Dolphin Island Sentosa, you get a golden opportunity to interact with bottlenose dolphins and understand the marvelous marine life. The dolphins are trained by experts to perform interesting activities that spreads the magic all around. Dolphin trainers and hosts make the show unimaginably interesting while giving knowledge about the habitats, anatomies, diets and migration patterns of this stunning aquatic creature.

Entry & Show Timings:

The following programs take place between 10.00 am to 6.00 pm daily.

Dolphin Adventure 

  • SGD 128 for Adult
  • SGD 118 for Child
  • And SGD 118 for Senior

Dolphin Discovery

  • SGD 98 for Adult
  • SGD 88 for Child
  • And SGD 88 for Senior

Dolphin Encounter

  • SGD 68 for Adult
  • SGD 58 for Child
  • And SGD 58 for Senior

Dolphin Observer

  • SGD 58 for Adult
  • SGD 48 for Child
  • And SGD 48 for Senior

Dolphin Trek

  • SGD 98 for Adult
  • SGD 88 for Senior

iFly Singapore- World’s Largest Wind Tunnel in Singapore Sentosa

Experience the wonderful skydiving at thrilling themed wind tunnel that is ranked world’s number one and the largest. State-of-the-art technology used at iFly skydiving point makes this adventure fabulous and fun-filling than ever. The 18 feet tall wind tunnel is built using acrylic glass that helps enjoying the unmatched view of Siloso beach and South China Sea.

To make this experience worth cherishing for lifetime, training is provided prior to the actual flying session. Training is provided from experienced experts and certified instructors. Those who wish to experience skydiving must arrive 1 hour prior to the actual flight time.

When to Visit iFly& Other Important Information

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 9.00 am to 9.30 pm

  • First Flight at 10.00 am
  • Last Flight at 9.30 pm

Wednesday: 11.00 am to 9.30 pm

  • First Flight at 12.00 pm
  • Last Flight at 9.30 pm

Note:  Arrive 1 hour prior to the booked flight time for training session and gearing up.

Entry & Flying

1 Skydive challenge costs at SGD 89

2 Skydives challenge costs at SGD 119

KidZania- The Ultimate Kids Zone

santosa kidzaniaFor all the kids out there! Visit KidZania at Singapore Sentosa Island to achieve your big dreams. Be what you want to be at KidZaniaSentosa Island as it is an astonishing edutainment attraction. You can be a pilot and can fly an airplane, a doctor performing a surgery or a masterchef whipping cream for a delicious cupcake recipe.

KidZania is not just a theme park but more than that where little-ones can choose role play different professions. Kids can even earn salary where they get the official currency of KidZania- KidZos. Let your kids learn the most valuable skills of life- confidence, responsibility and hard-work.

When to Visit KidZania

The edutainment attraction Sentosa opens 10.00 am to 6.00 pm daily.

Ticket Type                                                   Usual Price               Online

Kids (3 to 17 years old)                          SGD 62                   SGD 58.90

Adult (18 to 59 years old)                       SGD 35                   SGD 33.25

Senior (60 years old and above)               SGD 25                   SGD 23.75

Toddler & Infant (under 3 years old)         Free                       Free

Madame Tussauds Singapore- Experience Stardom with Glamour

Madame TussaudsThe world’s famous wax studio Madame Tussauds at Singapore Sentosa Island is welcoming you at the fun-filling island of Sentosa. Get immersed in the spotlight with Bollywood and Hollywood superstars, sports personalities and politicians form around the globe. But hold, the list is not yet over. There’s more in the bucket.

Marvel 4D Cinema- Step into the Shoes of your Favorite SuperHero

Marvel 4D CinemaIf you want to be a Superhero, here’s the chance to chase your dreams. Get ready to take your place next to Ironman, Captain America and Spider Man. Enjoy the thrilling experience at the Marvel’s 4D Cinema Sentosa Singapore. There’s more in the kitty.

Images of Singapore LIVE- Explore the History of the Lion City in Singapore Sentosa Island 

Images of Singapore LIVE display the wide collection of gallery right from the pages of history. The actor-led show uncovers the remarkable story of the country through special effects. This 30 minute show will take you to the most dignifying times in the phases of history.

Spirit of Singapore- Boat Ride to the Nation’s Rich Heritage

The multi-sensory ‘Spirit of Singapore’ is a boat ride that takes you to the unique and memorable themed tribute to the country’s rich heritage and people. Different sights and sounds include the Merlion, Singapore F1 Night Race, Temples and other destinations.

Opening Hours, Entry & Other Information

Monday to Friday, excluding Public Holidays

  • 00 am – 7.30 pm (last admission at 6.00 pm)

Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

  • 00 am to 9.00 pm (last admission at 7.30 pm)

Entry Tickets

Madame Tussauds + Images of Singapore LIVE + Marvel 4D Experience

  • Adult: SGD 42
  • Child (3 to 12 years old): SGD 32

For exclusive discounts and deals purchase via Sentosa Online Store!

  • Adult: SGD 32 (save $10)
  • Child (3 to 12 years old): SGD 22 (save $10)
Fort Siloso- Get a Glimpse into Late 19th Century

Built in the late 19th century, Fort Siloso stands strong as an indigenous historical site. Due to the overwhelming growth of Singapore as a trading port of the British, arrangements were made to protect the country from sea invasion. During World War II Japanese troops, however, entered the nation from north Malaya by land. The British army turned Fort Siloso guns towards the mainland rather than saving the lives of the forces defending the country against invasion.

Fort Siloso Skywalk

Fort Siloso Skywalk at Singapore Sentosa Island is 181 meters long walk at a 11-storey high scenic trek. The guides and instructors are available at the site to give more detailed information of the 19th century and country’s other important historical events. So, add a historical and informative tinge to your tour to Sentosa.

Opening Hours & Entry

  • Fort Siloso opens daily at 10.00 am till 6.00 pm.
  • Lift operating hours to Fort SIloso Skywalk is 9.00 am to 7.00 pm.
  • Entry to this historical site is FREE

Note: Access to stairs is available near the lift lobby for Guests.

HeadRock VR- An Adventure Larger than Life

HeadRock VRThink IMPOSSIBLE and see it happening in the world of VIRTUAL REALITY at Singapore Sentosa Island. You can raft across strong tides, run across powerful storm or balance off the edge of sky-high building. But this is only possible at HeadRock VR adventure. The unforgettable adventure offers 11 different adventures to pick from.


Visiting Hours and Entry Information

HeadRock Virtual Reality adventures are open daily between 10.00 am and 8.00 pm.

Last entry to HeadRock VR is at 7.00 pm.

HeadRock VR Adventures are divided into 3 different categories that include:

  • Blue : Storm Blizzard + Jump Jump + Flying Dive + Beat Saber
  • Orange : Extreme Train + Jungle Rafting + Horror Room + Skyscrapper
  • Green : VR Room + Robin Hood + Zombie Busters

The above categories can be customized as per one’s preference and choices of adventure.

  • Big 7 (S$65) : 2 Blue / 3 Orange / 2 Green
  • Big 3 (S$35) : 1 Blue / 1 Orange / 1 Green
  • And Big 5 (S$50) : 2 Blue / 2 Orange / 1 Green
Explore Sentosa Island Singapore in Eco-Friendly Way!

You can choose to explore the beautiful pathways of Sentosa by riding a bicycle on the cycling tracks of the island. Experience and enjoy different attractions of the island in a greener and a healthier way. Bicycles can be rented at rental rates of SGD 15 for adults for the duration of 1 hour. Bicycles for children can be rented out at as low as SGD 18 for 2 hours. The last return time is 7.30 pm.

In addition to this, get an exciting riding experience by hop on to the Personal Trainer (PT), the futuristic mobility device. You can get this fantabulous eco-riding experience at Siloso beach between 10.00 am and 7.30 pm daily. You can explore the beauty treasure of Sentosa Island with Segway Eco Ride by selecting among Segway Fun Ride and Segway Eco Adventure.

So, there are plenty of adventures to explore at Sentosaisland and so does the ways. Go your way and live the life to the fullest while at Sentosa.

Universal Studios- A Theme Based Park that’ll take you Beyond the Screen

Experience the breath-taking rides, fun-filling shows and marvelous attractions at the Universal Studios Singapore. The shows are entertaining enough and the kids will definitely love the spectacular firework presentation. Don’t miss out on the live performances while strolling around the Universal Studios theme park.

You can even catch up with your favorite characters and can have a photo shoot so that you can cherish these memories forever. And if you are feeling hungry, you can grab the dining deal at any of the food outlets right from local dishes to international cuisines. In addition, if you are looking forward to shop for friends and relatives, there are plenty of shops you can buy stuff from.

After Sentosa, it’s Time to Explore Other Destinations in Singapore

Singapore is one of the most popular, exciting and thrilling tourist destinations in the world. If you are going to Singapore with your family and especially kids, there’s lot more to explore to make your tour adventurous. Night Safari was opened in 1994 and is world’s first safari park. The Night Safari is home to many nocturnal animals.

The ride to Night Safari Singapore gives you a chance to see more than 130 species of animal. The different species of animals in the Night Safari accounts to around 2500 of wild and endangered creatures. The Night Safari focuses on captive breeding as more than 38% of its total species encounters threats of extinction.

Get Ready to Grab Golden Opportunity to Encounter the Wild

Right from Asian elephant and Asian lion, this adventurous and fun-filling place is home to Nile hippo, Malayan tiger, giraffe, leopard, pangolin, Malayan flying fox, Malayan Tapir, Clouded leopard, Fishing cat, Common palm civet, Sloth bear, hyena and many more. As soon as the dusk falls, these nocturnal creatures are settled in their dimly-lit habitats and the visitors get the chance to see their activities.

  • If you are going to Night Safari any time soon with your family, the fun is guaranteed. However, there are few tips you need to consider before planning your visit.
  • Night Safari is overly crowded. Pre-purchasing tickets will save you from waiting in long queues; however, you will need to queue up for tram.
  • Try to dress up in cool attire as it’s mostly warm in Singapore. Do not forget to pack some snacks, eatables and water bottle, particularly if you have kids with you.
  • If you are sort of electronics person, make sure that your devices are fully charged. Since excursion is in perpetual darkness and flash photography is not permitted, you can capture few images with your smartphone.
  • Remember, you are visiting a rainforest and that surrounded by animals. Don’t forget to carry an insect repellent along.
  • Last, but not the least, book a taxi home, especially if you are a family with kids; it is not recommended to wait for already crowded public transport.
Gardens by the Bay- the Kingdom of Plants

Gardens by the Bay Singapore is an independent organization that focuses towards developing, maintaining and managing Asia’s leading garden destinations. It is a centerpiece of garden artistry and horticulture that attracts visitors from around the world. This horticultural attraction presents the plants and flowers kingdom in an all new way.

The Gardens by the Bay is a home to thousands of plants’ species. You will get knowledgeable information about the plant kingdom and their maintenance in the cool, moderate and tropical environment. There are three distinctive zones exists that includes Bay South, Bay Central and Bay East.

Various attractions within the Gardens by the Bay include Floral Fantasy, Flower Dome, Serene Garden, Cloud Forest, Supertree Grove & OCBC Skyway, Dragonfly & Kingfisher Lakes, Art Sculptures, Heritage Gardens, the Canyon to name a few.

Orchard Road- A Shopping Paradise- Shop Till You Drop!

If you are a shopping freak, you can’t afford to miss on this one. Not only you can chase endless variety of world-class brands but you can taste the cuisines from all over the world. The high-end huge stores located at each turn make it a great shopping complex. You can expect nothing less than 22 malls, more than 6 department stores, 4 movie theatres including IMAX and dozens of eateries.

Orchard Road has to be among the top destinations that you must visit while in Singapore. You may select to begin with TANG, Singapore’s oldest department store. Alternatively, you can start your retail journey at ION Orchards. The mall integrates 8 levels of shopping stores.

The center of attraction for many is The Grande Whisky Collection, located at the 5th floor of ION Orchard. The museum holds a unique collection of world’s oldest and rarest whiskies accounting to more than 4500 brands. Not just that, you will find some special editions of Japanese and Scottish labels.

Marina Bay Sands- Enjoy the Infinity

Marina Bay Sands is a resort, located in front of Marina Bay in Singapore. It includes 2561 rooms, two large theatres and a museum. The breath-taking attraction in the three towers of 55 storey each is the INFINITY POOL built in the Sands SkyPark. It also has an Observation Deck and SkyPark Restaurants & Bars.

The entry fee for viewing deck at SkyPark is SGD 23 for adults, SGD 20 for seniors and SGD 17 for children aged 2 to 12 years. You can enjoy the visit to SkyPark observation deck at floor 52 of Marina Bay Sands for the whole day between 9.30 am to 10.00 pm. However, on weekends the timings are 9.30 am till 11.00 pm (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

Singapore Flyer- An Eye to Scenic Singapore

If you miss out on the viewing deck at the 52 floor of the Marina Bay Sands, don’t worry, there’s another way to enjoy city’s scenic beauties. The world’s largest observation wheel, known as Singapore Flyer allows you to take that marvelous flight and see the city while enjoying your cup of tea.

The flight or a single orbit takes 30 minutes and runs from morning until late at night. It offers different packages to choose from and gives a view to not only the Singapore’s Skyline but also to the Indonesia’s Spice Island and Straits of Johor, located between Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia.

Chinatown- Get a Glimpse of China While in Singapore

A tour to Singapore’s Chinatown at Singapore Sentosa Island will take you to China as you can experience the small mom-and-pop stores to authentic Chinese cuisine at affordable price.  The center of attractions is the Chinese Heritage Centre, Buddha Tooth Relic temple and Sri Mariamman temple.

Young visitors can spend hours at the Chinatown as it offers free Wi-Fi to all without any restrictions. Chinatown’s food street is a must visit place if you are a die-hard lover of Chinese cuisines. So, if you are in Singapore, you should visit and enjoy the tour to Chinatown.

Merlion Park- Mythical Creature worth Watching

Merlion, as the name sounds is a mythical creature that resembles the head of a lion and body and tail of a fish. You must have seen this symbol on something representing Singapore such as its sports team, its brands, tourism advertisements, etc. It was first installed on the year 1972, by Singapore’s then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.

The structure weighing 70 tons and stands at 8.6 meters tall was relocated in the year 2002 to its current location- the Merlion Park. The Merlion Cub, a structure that weighs 3 tons with specifications 2 meters tall also stands nearby. Another three statues include:

  • 37 metre tall gigantic statue with a viewing deck in its mouth
  • 3 metre tall glazed polymarble statue located at Tourism Court
  • 3 metre tall polymarble statue located at Mount Faber’s Faber Point

In addition to this, there are 5 official Merlion statues in the city, which are considered an ideal photo-shoot spots.

Well, there’s a never-ending list of tourist destinations in Singapore. You will get to know many new locations to explore when you reach this fabulous country. There are a lot of accommodation options to select from right from luxury hotels to mid-range hotels and bed and breakfast points.

The selection of accommodation depends on one’s budget and individual considerations. So, once you reach there, do not forget to explore the city’s most marvelous destinations to the fullest. Next important thing is how to reach Singapore affordably. Well, you need to search for the cheapest airlines to Singapore that can take you to your dream destination quite affordably. However, there are a couple of options available such as SriLankan Airlines, Indigo Airlines, Air India and Scoot Airlines.