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City Adventures, Island Escapes, and Fun in the Jungle - Family-Friendly Singapore

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Singapore's safe streets, compact centre, and multicultural atmosphere make it an ideal family-friendly destination. All the city's main attractions are within easy reach, from the lively neighbourhoods of Little India and Chinatown to the ultra-modern entertainments along the waterfront. When you've had enough urban adventure you can easily retreat to the beaches and jungles of Sentosa Island, and visit major theme parks like Universal Studios Singapore.

Discover the city

 

Whether your kids are toddlers or teenagers, Singapore is a fun, safe, and easy city to explore as a family. Taxis are cheap and plentiful and the distances are short between the highlights. You can start your day with breakfast at the zoo, escape the heat of the day in the shade of a tropical garden, and take in the dazzling skyline from the water or the air.

 

Singapore Flyer

 

Singapore Flyer offers visitors a 360-degree view of the city from comfortable capsules, reaching a height of 165 meters.

 

30 Raffles Avenue Singapore 039803Tel: +65 6734 8829

 

Singapore Flyer website

 

Singapore Botanic Gardens

 

At The Cool House, you step into a tropical world filled with orchids and plants. Kids can whizz down treehouse slides and explore a jungle maze in Jacob Ballas Children's Garden.

 

1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569. Tel: +65 6471 7361

 

Singapore Botanic Gardens website
Singapore Zoo

 

First, splash time at Rainforest Kidzworld before meeting koalas and white tigers at Singapore Zoo. Your family can get closer to the action with a jungle breakfast, where you can chow down while taking pictures with playful orangutans.

 

80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826. Tel: +65 6269 3411

 

Singapore Zoo website

 

Asian Civilisations Museum

 

A fun and friendly museum celebrating the diverse cultures that helped build Singapore. Here you can settle in for enthusiastic storytelling sessions, hands-on workshops, and costumed dancing geared towards keeping little ones engaged.

 

1 Empress Place Singapore 179555. Tel: +65 6332 7798

 

Asian Civilisations Museum website

 

Animal and bird encounters

 

Snakes, monkeys, and other jungle creatures are introduced to curious humans by expert trainers at this fun animal centre on Sentosa Island. Kids can enjoy an interactive tutorial on how to safely hold and touch these animals.

 

Sentosa Island, Singapore 099981. Tel: +65 1800 736 8672

 

Animal and bird encounters website

 

Islands, jungles, beaches

 

Your entire family will get a kick out of riding to Sentosa Island by cable car, taking in the jungle and surrounding waters from the air. Sentosa gives you plenty to do on the sand and in the surf - stroll along the suspension bridge before taking a dip at Palawan Beach, go kayaking at Siloso Beach, or take a break to lie flat on Tanjong Beach.

 

Palawan Beach

 

Tropical heat can make Singapore pretty steamy, but you always have the option of cooling down in the emerald water at Sentosa's popular white sand beach.

 

Sentosa Island, Singapore 099981. Tel: +65 6736 8672

 

Palawan Beach website

 

Singapore action and adventure

 

Adventure seekers tend to love Singapore. Your choice of thrills ranges from mild to extreme, from bouncing on trampolines to reverse bungee jumps that propel you much higher into the air. The city also makes a great base for sailing, climbing, and skydiving expeditions.

 

MegaZip Adventure Park

 

You’ll get the whole family’s adrenaline pumping at MegaZip Adventure Park. Parents can take a break and let their kids try simulated parachute landings, treetop obstacle courses, and zipline slides above the jungle canopy.

 

Imbiah Hill Road, Singapore 097967. Tel: +65 6884 5602

 

MegaZip Adventure Park website