Singapore has plenty of activities and attractions to do, but if you’re looking for something specific, like a day out with the family, we’ve helped you narrow down your options with 41 family activities in Singapore for a fun family day out.
1. Animal cafes
Looking for animal cafes from adorable cat cafes to dog cafes, with a safe environment to let your kids have fun interacting with the cutest dogs and cats? From Chow Cute Cafe to Catopia Cafe, most of these cafes allow you to feed their cats or dogs if you wish too!
2. Outdoor playgrounds
Have energetic kids? There are plenty of outdoor playgrounds around Singapore, from traditional dragon-themed ones to fun jungle gyms the kids will love. Check out our list of outdoor playgrounds for some recommendations!
3. Shaw Theatres Dreamers
Take the kids to the movies and have a fuss-free experience at Shaw Theatres Dreamers, Singapore’s first cinema catered to the young ones. With colourful beanbags, a play area, and an assortment of toys, your kiddos will be kept well-occupied throughout the movie and its definitely one of the best family activities in Singapore especially if you’re looking for an indoor activity.
4. Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas
Take your next getaway to the seas and go on a cruise, which is plenty of fun for all ages. With Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas, you’ll never be short on activities such as bumper cars, VR trampolines, a kids’ club, and for the adults, an adult-only solarium, live performances, and an all-day buffet. The best part is that kids get to sail free, making it even more worth the trip!
5. Yakult factory tour
Ever wondered where your Yakult comes from? Now you can go on Yakult’s factory tour, where you’ll get to see the Yakult making process from culturing to the classic flavours that we love. And at the end of the tour, you’ll get to purchase a pack of Yakult, as well as take home some goodies along the way.
6. Bukit Timah Railway Station
How’s this for some family activities in Singapore where both adults and kids alike will enjoy the newly-restored Bukit Timah Station. Here’s where you can view replicas of trains that used to run on the rail corridor, dine in a rail-inspired cafe, and go on a nature trail where you’ll be able to spot familiar critters like squirrels, butterflies, and more.
📍 #1 Railway Station, Singapore 599938
7. ROARR! Dinosaur Adventure Park
For all the dino-lovers out there who can’t get enough of Jurassic Park, ROARR! Dinosaur Adventure Park has dinosaur digs, photo-ops with life-size dinosaurs, and a VR experience the kids will be occupied with. What’s more, it’s conveniently located in Marina Square until 25 September 2022.
📍 Let’s Play, Marina Square, #03-208/209, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
🕒 10am – 10pm (Mon to Sun)
💵 From S$25
In this fun and educational experience at KidsStop, kids (and adults) will get to pretend to be a pilot in a flight simulator, make some music in a larger-than-life attraction, build their own gear system to make a clock chime, and more! With plenty of themed experience zones, both you and your child are in for an afternoon of fun.
9. Snow City
Sick of our warm tropical climate and wish to enjoy some chilly temperatures for a bit? Bring the fam to Snow City, Singapore’s first indoor snow playground complete with snow slides for the teens and adults, a carousel in the snow for kids, and more frosty activities.
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📍 21 Jurong Town Hall Rd, Singapore 609433
🕒 10am – 5pm (Tue to Fri), 10am – 6pm (Sat to Sun & PH), closed on Mon
💵 From S$18 for a child ticket and S$22 for an adult ticket
If you’re in Orchard and enjoy an adrenaline-pumping activity, Xscap8 is an indoor funground with high elements, a room for you to smash objects, and after you’re done, head to their restobar for a quick snack. With so many things to check out, you’ll have a thrilling time exploring the funground.
11. Pixar Putt
Pixar fans and golf enthusiasts, head over to Pixar Putt, a Pixar-themed golf experience featuring familiar characters from Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and other classics. The characters will win over the kids while the adults can enjoy a bout of mini golf at Pixar Putt! And if you’re looking for more family activities in Singapore, the Marina Bay area is great for dining, shopping or even picnicking over at Marina Barrage.
12. Night Safari
The first and only night zoo in Asia, Night Safari features plenty of nocturnal animals, from hyenas to bats, as well as the famous Creatures of the Night show, and areas for your kids to romp around such as the Naracoorte Caves.
13. River Wonders
Panda cub Le Le is the talk of the town, and with his first birthday celebration, River Wonders is the perfect place to take the family to see the panda cub and his parents. You can also get panda-themed food from River Wonders’ cafe, and take home a panda souvenir or two!
14. Escape Rooms
For families with teenage children, consider bringing them to an escape room, where you can have fun and problem-solve at the same time. There are many different escape rooms and you can take your pick from various themed rooms so if you particularly enjoy this, you can always head down to try different escape room themes – one of the coolest family activities in Singapore you should try at least once.
15. Gardens by the Bay
A day out in nature is sometimes just what we need, and Gardens by the Bay has gorgeous floral displays in the Flower Dome and misty Cloud Forest suitable for all ages (with a constantly refreshing theme so there’s always something new). The Gardens also occasionally hosts kid-friendly workshops, and has activity books for your little adventurers.
Animal-lovers will enjoy Bun@Gallop, an alfresco dining spot serving authentic Vietnamese food, in addition to having meet-and-greets with horses from the neighbouring HorseCity. The young ones can also head over to HorseCity to try riding after their meal if they enjoyed interacting with the horses.
A floating bouncy park in Sentosa, HydroDash promises hours of fun for older kids and thrill-seekers alike. Challenge yourself as you manoeuvre obstacles Ninja-Warrior style, and splash into the water when you’re done. Hydrodash is a unique experience that thrill-seekers will love.
18. NERF ActionXperience
Get out your NERF blasters and battle it out with friends at NERF ActionXperience, a themed playground dedicated to NERF. With blaster battles, high element challenges, and shooting ranges to try your sharpshooter skills on, even the adults can join in the fun.
PS: Do note that this experience is suitable for ages 7 and up!
19. Wild Wild Wet
Beat the heat at Wild Wild Wet, one of Singapore’s two waterparks. The park has a dedicated water play area for kids, as well as slides such as Torpedo, which launches you on a thrilling ride seven metres down, and the famous Ular-Lah, a large raft waterslide with plenty of twists and turns.
20. Doraemon Exhibition
Visit Doraemon from November at the Doraemon Exhibition held at the National Museum, which is a sure treat for Doraemon fans, and kids alike. With colourful Doraemon art pieces and exclusive merch you can purchase, it’s an exciting outing for the entire family.
📍 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897
📅 5 November 2022 until 5 February 2023
21. ArtScience Museum
Bring the family to the ArtScience Museum, where you can view exhibits based on art and tech, such as an aesthetic digital future with glowing orbs, and occasional themed exhibits based on popular franchises. There’s even a cinema in the museum, where you can catch specially curated films.
22. Universal Studios Singapore
If your kids have never been to Universal Studios Singapore, Singapore’s biggest theme park, you definitely can’t miss out on a day here. Enjoy exhilarating roller coasters based on Battlestar Galactica, a Jurassic-themed rapids ride, a life-size replica of Shrek’s castle, and more thrills!
Sentosa is home to many attractions, from Fort Siloso to the many beaches it houses, Megazip Adventure, the Luge, and more great stuff promising a fun time for the family. What’s more, getting around Sentosa is free with its free shuttle service, which takes you to all its major attractions.
24. Jurong Frog Farm
Check out Singapore’s only heritage frog farm at Jurong Frog Farm, where you can feed the farm’s many frogs, try your hand at catching a frog, go on a tour of the farm, or pick up specially prepared frog meat!
25. Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle
If you want to expose your kids to heritage and cultural sites, Singapore’s oldest dragon kiln in Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle lets you experience traditional pottery, as you sculpt your own masterpiece to take home, and get to fire up your own creations in the dragon kiln. There are also the cutest silky chickens and other birds in the area to say hello to when you’re here!
26. Haw Par Villa
After undergoing a major facelift, Haw Par Villa has now reopened with Hell’s Museum, an interactive experience exploring the concept of death in modern society, and an air-conditioned Ten Courts of Hell, which is both an educational and fun experience.
27. Keppel Centre for Art Education
Worried your kid might be too young for museums? At Keppel Centre for Art Education, your kid will experience art and have fun while playing with kid-friendly installations exploring different art styles, try their hands at ink painting, and more activities that will keep them occupied while you visit the National Museum.
28. Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum
Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum remains the only place in Singapore where you can get up-close-and-personal with dinosaur fossils, as well as taxidermied specimens such as tigers and tapirs, making it a great choice for an outing with the family that’s suitable for all ages.
29. Bollywood Farms
At organic farm Bollywood Farms nestled in the rustic Kranji countryside, you’ll get the authentic farm-to-table experience with their cafe serving up dishes made with their farm produce. Go on a farm tour (great family activities in Singapore to do with kids) and learn more about how Bollywood Veggies upkeep their large farm and commemorate your visit with a souvenir at the Earth Shop!
30. S.E.A. Aquarium
As Singapore’s largest aquarium, S.E.A Aquarium is most renowned for having its Ocean Open Habitat one of the largest in Asia, with more than 100,000 species of fish swimming by the glass at any one time – the perfect distraction for kids who enjoy watching fish. With a shark habitat, a jellyfish habitat, and familiar marine creatures, a visit to S.E.A Aquarium is one to remember.
31. Fort Canning Park
Go on a walk amidst history and nature at Fort Canning Park, one of Singapore’s most stunning natural and historical sites. Kids and history buffs alike will enjoy descending into an underground bunker formerly used as the British Command Centre in World War 2, as well as its many themed gardens.
32. Adventure Cove Waterpark
Splash the day away at Adventure Cove Waterpark, conveniently located near Universal Studios and a short walk S.E.A. Aquarium. As always, the park’s lazy river is a hit with guests, with cave structures built into the attraction as well as a dome where you can see fish swim above you. The most unique thing about Adventure Cove is its Rainbow Reef experience (suitable for kids who are able to swim and are above the height limit), which lets you snorkel on a reef with hundreds of colourful fish.
33. Jewel Changi Airport
Jewel Changi Airport is perfect for a family day out with an indoor park featuring bouncy nets, a mirror maze, and fog bowls which the kids will love. Not to mention, Jewel is also home to the world’s largest indoor waterfall, and Singapore’s only official Pokémon store. End off your day at Jewel’s many restaurants which offer panoramic views of the waterfall, there’s no lack of family activities in Singapore right here at this gorgeous airport.
34. Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
Let the kids run wild at Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden, an experiential space for kids to engage in creative play, with various features such as a suspension bridge, a stream and tree houses. Learn about how plants are grown by the friendly gardeners, and follow a guided trail to explore the gardens. Adults will also love the National Orchid Garden, which simulates the cold environment of a montane forest in a dome.
📍 Singapore Botanic Gardens, 481, Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259769
🕒 10am – 5pm (Mon to Sun)
35. Cow Play Cow Moo & Timezone
One of the easiest family activities in Singapore to head over to whenever you’re not quite sure what to do, have an arcade day at one of Singapore’s many arcades! With Cow Play Cow Moo’s many game offerings with attractive prizes to be won, and Timezone’s bumper cars, bowling alley, and arcade games from Space Invaders to Transformers – you’ll definitely walk out with a prize or two from the claw machines or points earned from playing each game.
36. Pororo Park
For families with younger kids, a day out at Pororo Park provides a safe environment to try out an indoor amusement park. With soft play areas, slides, and the Pororo Express train ride, younger kids are sure to enjoy it, while you can kick back and relax at the cafe with light bites.
37. Trick Eye Museum
Be wowed by Trick Eye Museum’s stunning optical illusions that take you from ‘hanging’ from skyscrapers to stepping across a crocodile-infested swamp. The entire space is kid-friendly, with VR illusions to blow your mind if you enjoy VR.
38. Bouncy Paradise
If your kids are bouncing off the walls, let them channel their energy at Bouncy Paradise, a bouncy castle park for all ages. Kids can race through bouncy obstacles, slide down bouncy slides, and more in this inflatable paradise.
39. The Tiara Society
The Tiara Society is a Disney-themed playground for young princesses and knights alike. Featuring rows of costumes fit for a princess, your kids will get to dress up as popular Disney characters and pose on a runway or have tea on a tree stump.
40. Singapore Discovery Centre
This has been one of the go-to places when it comes to family activities in Singapore for the longest time. Step into a recreation of the fated cable car crash, or explore life in World War 2, and other immersive exhibits at the Singapore Discovery Centre. With an escape room, pedal boats, and laser tag, there’s always more to see and do.
Spanning six levels of bouncy fun, Airzone is the world’s first indoor suspended net playground located in City Square Mall. Roll giant balls down the bouncy nets dive into a sea of balls, and for those that dare to take up the challenge, climb to the highest level and whizz down the playground’s slide. With activities for both kids and adults, a day at Airzone will leave your family coming back for more.
42. East Coast Park
You can’t go wrong with a good ol’ beach day, and with so many beaches in Singapore, you’ll be thoroughly spoilt for choice. We recommend East Coast Park, which has a dedicated children’s play area and plenty of food options if you’re feeling peckish. After all, there’s nothing like picnicking on the sand while your kids build sandcastles. And if you’d like to bring the family on a little cycling ride along the coast, bicycles are available for rent too!
📍 Along East Coast Parkway and East Coast Park Service Road
With this list of great family activities in Singapore, you’ll never be at a loss for things to do when planning a trip out with family.
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