Fun Family Activities during Summer Holidays in Singapore
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Family Summer Holidays in Singapore: Fun Ideas for Everyone




May 23, 2024

Singapore, a vibrant island city-state, is a haven for family fun, combining rich culture, stunning landscapes, and thrilling attractions. From interactive museums to exhilarating theme parks and lush green spaces, Singapore offers a multitude of activities that cater to all ages. In this guide, we’ll explore some of the top spots to visit and things to do with your family this summer, including the unique City Tours Sky, Sea, and Land tour, ensuring a well-rounded and unforgettable holiday experience.

City Tours Sky, Sea, and Land Tour: A Full Spectrum Singapore Experience

Kick off your family summer adventure with the City Tours Sky, Sea, and Land experience, which offers a comprehensive tour experience that showcases Singapore from multiple perspectives. It includes a hop-on-hop-off FunVee Open-Top Bus Tour, where you can explore key city landmarks, enjoy panoramic views from an open top bus, and snap photos of iconic sites like Marina Bay Sands and the Merlion. Next, the Captain Explorer DUKW® Tour provides a thrilling ride in a WWII amphibious vehicle, offering unique views of the city from both land and water, and splashing into the waters of Marina Bay, providing a close up view of the Merlion from the waters. The tour culminates at the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark Observation Deck, where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the cityscape from the top, including major attractions like the Singapore Flyer and Gardens by the Bay. This tour is perfect for families seeking an engaging and diverse exploration of Singapore.

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City Tours Sky, Sea, and Land Tour

Explore the Iconic Singapore Zoo

Renowned for its open and naturalistic habitats, the Singapore zoo offers a fascinating glimpse into the world of wildlife with more than 2,800 animals from over 300 species. Kids will love the Rainforest Kidzworld where they can enjoy water play areas, pony rides, and up-close encounters with farm animals. Don't miss the thrilling shows like the Splash Safari Show and the Elephant Presentation! 

Singapore Zoo Admission and Tram ride with Family

Discover the Wonders of Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay is a must-visit for families, offering a look into the future with its futuristic Supertree Grove and climate-controlled conservatories. A new highlight is Borealis, an immersive light and sound installation that recreates the awe-inspiring Northern Lights right in Singapore. Created by Swiss artist Dan Acher, Borealis combines lights, cloud particles, and atmospheric music composed by Guillaume Desbois to mimic the enchanting aurora borealis. This installation, having dazzled audiences in over 40 cities worldwide, makes its debut in Singapore, offering a unique, ever-changing art experience influenced by local weather conditions, inviting visitors to a magical spectacle where they can experience the illusion of a sky illuminated by auroras.

Must visit Singapore Gardens by the Bay with Family

Take a Dive into Adventure at Adventure Cove Waterpark

Located on Sentosa Island, Adventure Cove Waterpark offers thrilling water rides, a wave pool, and a lazy river to float down while enjoying tropical scenery. One of the highlights is the Rainbow Reef where you can snorkel with 20,000 friendly fish. It's an exciting way to introduce children to the underwater world in a safe and controlled environment.

Singapore Adventure Cove Waterpark with Family

Enjoy a Day Out at Sentosa Island

Sentosa Island is the ultimate destination for a day of family fun. Beyond the Adventure Cove Waterpark, you can visit Universal Studios Singapore, S.E.A. Aquarium, and more. The beaches on Sentosa are great for some relaxation or sandcastle building. For an extraordinary experience, take the family on the Sentosa Cable Car and enjoy panoramic views of Singapore’s skyline and the South China Sea. Grab your Sentosa passes to unlimited fun on Sentosa Island in Singapore at a bargain!

Singapore Sentosa Island Passes

Get Cultured at the ArtScience Museum

The ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands is fascinating for both adults and kids with its interactive and educational exhibits. The museum blends art, science, technology, and culture in a way that’s captivating for all ages. Exhibitions change regularly, so there’s always something new to see.

Hop on the FunVee™Hop-on Hop-off City Sightseeing Bus Tour and drop off at Marina Bay Sands.

ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands

Have a Picnic at the Singapore Botanic Gardens

The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Singapore Botanic Gardens offers a lush, green escape from the city buzz. It's a great place for a family picnic. Visit the National Orchid Garden, which is home to over 1,000 species and 2,000 hybrids of orchids. The Jacob Ballas Children's Garden is designed to educate and inspire children about the environment through discovery and play. Hop on to Funvee Hop on and off sightseeing tour and drop off at Singapore Botanic Gardens for a fun picnic, then hop back on for your journey to the next attraction spot.

Singapore Botanic Gardens with Family

Go on a Night Safari

For a unique experience, visit the Night Safari, the world’s first nocturnal zoo. The park is home to over 900 animals from 100 species, many of which are rare and endangered. Explore the walking trails or take a tram ride that offers close-ups of animals like the Malayan tiger and the mysterious leopard.

Animal feeding at Night Safari

Singapore is packed with family-friendly activities that can make your summer holiday memorable. Whether your family loves adventures, nature, or exploring new cultures, Singapore offers all this and more, making it a perfect family vacation spot for your summer holidays.

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