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Sentosa

Things to see and do

  • Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom
    3.5 stars

    The highlight is a large walk-through butterfly house where more than 50 species, including rare and endangered ones, frolic and enjoy dishes of tropical fruit. It's an ethereal experience to have dozens of them fluttering around you, and they might even take a seat on your shoulder or hand if you ... read more

  • Universal Studios Singapore
    3.5 stars

    The majority of rides are fun, family-friendly merry-go-rounds and interactive shows, but if you want to be scared silly there's The Mummy indoor rollercoaster which freefalls backward in pitch blackness and a sci-fi themed duelling rollercoaster. If you dread queuing in the tropical sun you ... read more

  • Underwater World & Dolphin Lagoon
    4.5 stars

    The big fish like manta rays, reef sharks and giant grouper are in the aquarium tunnel which surrounds you as you pass through on a travelator. Kids will love the touch pond with sea stars and docile bamboo sharks and it's possible to hand-feed the rays — a memorably slimy experience. The ... read more

  • Songs of the Sea
    4 stars

    Though kids will be enthralled through the whole performance, adults in the audience may not be sold until the sky comes alive with the digital cast members. This always attracts a huge crowd — but don't worry, the amphitheatre is huge and it's really not necessary to line up early unless you ... read more

  • Sentosa Cable Car
    4 stars

    The cabins were recently replaced and are now more comfortable than ever before with climate control, eight seats, and space to accommodate prams or wheelchairs. For something special upgrade to a VIP cable car experience or have a private dinner onboard — advance booking required. If ... read more

  • The Merlion
    3 stars

    Though he's best appreciated from a distance, if you pay admission you can climb a staircase into the Merlion's head for panoramic views of the island. Our only question is: why?!

  • GoGreen Segway Eco Adventures
    3 stars

    A crash course on how to operate it and a spin around their fun circuit costs S$12, or you can join a 30-minute guided tour around the island for S$38 — they drive just fine on sand! GoGreen also rents rent plain old pedal bicycles.

  • Tiger Tower
    3 stars

    Get in at ground level and the air-conditioned cabin slowly rises to a height of 131 metres — on a clear day you can see Malaysia and Indonesia. Compared to Singapore's other observation points like Marina Bay Sands Skypark or The Singapore Flyer, the short ride on Tiger Tower is a bit of a ... read more

  • Vivocity
    4 stars

    Popular shops include homegrown Tangs department store, Forever 21, Toys R Us, The National Geographic Store, Giant Hypermart and Daiso store with weird Japanese products all priced at exactly S$2. Vivocity is very popular and the crowds can be unbearable on weekends. Vivocity links to the St ... read more

  • Fort Siloso
    4 stars

    A tram takes you to the top of the hill where you can explore the gun batteries, old tunnels and barracks with informational videos, displays and Singapore's largest collection of war memrobilia. The Fort's expansive grounds are quiet even when the rest of Sentosa is packed and have what may be ... read more


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