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The Best Amusement Parks in Singapore for All Ages 

Singapore isn’t a very big island, but we do go big on fun here. We have a lot to offer when it comes to thrilling rides, mind-blowing displays, refreshing pools, and more. 

So, if you’re thinking about taking your friends or your family on a day out of thrills, here is a list of the best amusement parks on the island. I also included parks that are wheelchair and elderly-friendly because fun is for everyone! We don’t want to leave ā mā behind!

Universal Studios Singapore 

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway (Google Maps)

Contact Details: +65 6577 8888

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturday, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm


When Universal Studios Singapore first opened in Sentosa, I was ecstatic. Not only is it another addition to the island’s collection of world-class attractions, but the whole theme park is based on some of my favourite films.

There are a total of 7 themed park zones that feature performances and rides inspired by movies like Transformers, Despicable Me, The Mummy, Jurassic Park, and Shrek. As a film buff, Universal Studios is a haven. 

You can get on ultra-fast roller coasters, watch mascots and your favourite movie characters dance, squeal at stuntmen who do death-defying stunts, and explore the different zones that take you into a whole different world each time.

Pro Tips: 

I highly recommend visiting Universal Studios Singapore on a weekday. This is usually when crowds are fewer and queues are shorter for rides.

To enjoy the park with VIP treatment, you can book the Universal Studios VIP Experience which gives you priority access to select rides and shows as well as free welcome drinks upon arrival. If you can afford it, booking this experience will keep you from spending too much time in the queue! 

Wild Wild Wet

From downtowneast

Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close (Google Maps)

Contact Details: +65 6581 9128

Operating Hours: Monday, Wednesday to Sunday, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm


Wild Wild Wet is a water theme park featuring 15 rides spread across four hectares. Their water slides and attractions range from kid-friendly wading pools to long and towering slides that plunge down at a nearly 90-degree angle. 

It’s hard to choose which zone in the park to start your visit because there is a lot to keep you for a whole day. The most popular family-friendly attractions include the Shiko River, the Tsunami Pool, and the Sea-The World Playground. 

For those with a penchant for thrill, the best rides inside Wild Wild Wet are the Royal Flush, Slide Up, the Torpedo, Ular-Lah, and the Vortex High-Speed Slide. All these rides feature high speeds, big splashes, and a whole lot of thrill (not for the faint of heart!). 

Pro Tips: 

Before the COVID pandemic, Wild Wil Wet used to offer towel rentals for guests, but that service has since been suspended for safety purposes. There are, however, towels for sale at the Wild Wild Wet Information Counter, sold at $25 each. If you don’t want to spend extra, I recommend bringing your own towel to the park! 

You can only bring food and drinks from stalls of Downtown East tenants inside the theme park! 

Haw Par Villa

Address: 262 Pasir Panjang Road (Google Maps)

Contact Details: +65 6773 0103

Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm


If you’re looking for a theme park that takes “theme” quite literally, then Haw Par Villa may be your cup of tea. This large park was built in 1937 by Aw Boon Haw, the mind behind the world-renowned medicinal brand Tiger Balm. 

You won’t find plunging roller coasters or water slides here. Instead, you’ll find large and colourful statues of Chinese mythological creatures, tall Chinese temple replicas, dioramas of different people from different cultures, and so much more. 

Safe to say, Haw Par Villa is a visual feast for anyone who enjoys vibrant displays of culture, art, and mythology. There’s a lot to explore and discover in a single park, and I won’t be surprised if you come out of there with new knowledge up your sleeves!

Pro Tips: 

Admission to Haw Par Villa’s main park grounds is completely free. However, admission to the park’s Hell’s Museum is ticketed at $20 per adult. It’s up to you if you want to enter the museum or enjoy the park grounds for free!

There are very limited shaded areas in Haw Par Villa. I highly recommend bringing an umbrella just in case the weather doesn’t turn out fine. 

Adventure Cove Waterpark 

From rwsentosa 

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway (Google Maps)

Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm


Another theme park in Singapore to keep you cool throughout the summer is Adventure Cove Waterpark at Resorts World Sentosa. The water park features 13 rides and attractions, all offering a good balance of thrill and relaxation. 

One of my favourite childhood memories at Adventure Cove Waterpark is playing with my cousins around the Big Bucket Treehouse and getting soaked by the tipping buckets of water. We were never bored here and it’s designed to be fun for all ages!

Moreover, other park highlights include the Adventure River, Shark Encounter, Rainbow Reef, and Whirlpool Washout. There is one main restaurant, The Bay Restaurant, and a few stalls that sell hot dogs, corn dogs, smoothies, and ice cream as well. 

Pro Tips: 

If you’re visiting with family or with a group of friends, I recommend booking a private cabana. You can book one for half the day or all day, depending on how long you stay in the park. 

Your private cabana has personal lockers, tables, chairs, and two free towels. Learn more about cabana rentals here.

Note that Shark Encounter and Dolphin Island have separate ticket fees. 

S.E.A. Aquarium 

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island (Google Maps)

Contact Details: +65 6688 8826

Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


At S.E.A. Aquarium, where you can walk around alongside manta rays, sharks, and jellyfish. Home to over 1,000 marine species in aquariums that replicate their natural habitats, it offers an unforgettable backdrop for ocean lovers.

S.E.A. Aquarium is an excellent choice for a primary shooting location if you have a passion for marine life. Photography is generally permitted, as long as you avoid using flash to ensure the animals are not disturbed.

Some of the most Instagram-worthy spots include the Apex Predators of the Sea tunnel, the expansive glass Open Ocean Habitat aquarium, and the Ocean Diversity exhibit. This makes the S.E.A. Aquarium, a must-visit theme park in Singapore.

Pro Tips: 

The S.E.A. Aquarium is a wheelchair-friendly establishment, and if you need a wheelchair, you can rent one from the Guest Services Kiosk for $15. 

Every 10:30 am, divers head down into the Shipwreck section of the aquarium for live feeding. There are other tanks that showcase live feeding, but the one at Shipwreck is the most popular. Make sure to be around the area by then to catch the divers in action! 

KidZania Singapore

Address: 31 Beach View Rd, #01-01/02 Sentosa Island (Google Maps)

Operating Hours: Monday to Tuesday, Thursday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm


I remember taking my younger brother to KidZania a while back and he only had wonderful memories to share about the place. The park lets children live out their dreams for a few hours, and my brother got to be a doctor, a firefighter, a pilot, and more! 

The whole place is like a mini city, with small buildings like hospitals, a shopping mall, a police station, and more. Children get to dress up and play out future careers with the help of trained staff who help them set up the stage. 

My brother loved trying out over 10 different jobs, and I personally think KidZania does a great job in inspiring young children to dream big. If you think your kids will enjoy an amusement park like this, I super recommend taking them here! 

Pro Tips: 

While KidZania is designed for children aged 2 to 17 years old, adults are welcome to enter and accompany children or even participate in the activities wherever possible. Tickets start at $37 per adult and $60 per child, but note that adults can only participate in select activities. 

As part of the admissions process, KidZania uses facial recognition when entering the park on top of your paid tickets. If this is something you don’t feel comfortable doing, you can contact the park staff for more info. 
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