42 family activities in Singapore to do with the kids for a fun family day out

by Trinity Sun and
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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

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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

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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 

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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.

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???? 78 Airport Boulevard B2, #237, 819666

4. Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas

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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!

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???? Marina Bay Cruise Centre: 61 Marina Coastal Drive, Singapore 018947

5. Yakult factory tour

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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. 

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???? 7 Senoko Avenue, Singapore 758300
???? Weekdays, 10am – 11.30am, 2pm – 3.30pm (Non-school holiday), 9.30am – 11am, 11.30am – 1pm, 2pm – 3.30pm (school holidays)
???? Free

6. Bukit Timah Railway Station

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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

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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 

8. KidsStop

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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. 

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???? 21 Jurong Town Hall Rd, Singapore 609433
???? 10am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm (Tue to Sun)
???? From S$20 for a child ticket and S$10 for an adult ticket

9. Snow City

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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

10. Xscap8

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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. 

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???? 181 Orchard Road, Orchard Central, #07-02, Singapore 238896
???? 11am – 10pm (Mon to Sun)
???? From S$35

11. Pixar Putt

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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.

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???? 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
???? 1pm – 10pm (Mon to Fri), 10am – 10pm (Sat to Sun)

12. Night Safari

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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.

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???? 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
???? 6.30pm – 12am (Mon to Sun)
???? S$55 for an adult ticket and S$38 for a child ticket

13. River Wonders

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Photo: Mandai Wildlife Reserve

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!

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???? 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
???? 10am – 7pm (Mon to Sun)
???? S$40 for an adult ticket and S$20 for a child ticket

14. Escape Rooms

Photos: Xcape Bugis Village and Singapore Discovery Centre

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

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Photo: 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.

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???? Flower Dome, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
????  9am – 9pm (Mon to Sun)
???? S$20 for an adult ticket and S$12 for a child ticket

16. Bun@gallop 

Photos: Bun@Gallop

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.

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???? 100 Turf Club Road, 01-05, Singapore 287992
???? 11am – 12am (Mon to Sun)

17. HydroDash

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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. 

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???? Palawan Beach, Singapore 098498
???? 12pm – 6pm (Mon to Fri), 10am – 7pm (Sat to Sun)
???? S$20

18. NERF ActionXperience

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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!

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???? Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard #01-208, Singapore 039594
????  12pm – 8pm (Mon to Fri), 10am – 8pm (Sat to Sun)
???? From S$39

19. Wild Wild Wet

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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.

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???? 1 Pasir Ris Cl, Singapore 519599
???? 12pm – 6pm (Mon, Wed to Fri), 11am – 6pm (Sat to Sun)
???? S$20

20. Doraemon Exhibition

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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 

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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.

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???? 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
???? 10am – 7pm (Mon to Sun)
???? From S$18 for a child ticket and S$14 for an adult ticket

22. Universal Studios Singapore 

Photo: 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!

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???? 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269
???? 10am – 7pm (Mon to Sun)
???? From S$68

23. Sentosa

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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.

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24. Jurong Frog Farm 

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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!

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???? 51 (Plot 56) Lim Chu Kang Lane 6, Singapore 718864

25. Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle

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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!

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???? 85 Lorong Tawas Singapore 639823
???? 10am – 5pm (Mon to Sun)
???? From S$55

26. Haw Par Villa

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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. 

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???? 262 Pasir Panjang Road, Haw Par Villa, Singapore 118628
???? 10am – 6pm (Mon to Sun)
???? S$18 per adult and S$10 per child

27. Keppel Centre for Art Education

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Photo: National Gallery Singapore

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.

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???? Level 1, City Hall Wing, National Gallery, 1 St Andrews Rd, Singapore 178957
???? 10am – 12pm, 12.30pm – 7pm (Mon to Sun)
???? Free

28. Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

Photo: 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. 

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???? Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, 2 Conservatory Drive, Singapore 117377
???? 10am – 6pm (Tue to Sun)
???? S$21 for adults, S$13 for kids

29. Bollywood Farms

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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! 

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???? Bollywood Farms, 100 Neo Tiew Rd (Kranji), Singapore 719026
????  8am – 4pm (Thu to Fri),  7am – 5pm (Sat to Sun)
???? Free

30. S.E.A. Aquarium 

Photo: 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.

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???? 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269
???? 10am – 5pm (Fri to Tue)
???? S$51 for an adult ticket, S$41 for a child ticket

31. Fort Canning Park

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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.

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???? River Valley Rd, Singapore 179037
???? Daily 24 hours 

32. Adventure Cove Waterpark

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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. 

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???? 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269
???? 10am – 5pm (Fri to Mon)
???? S$38 for an adult ticket, S$28 for a child ticket

33. Jewel Changi Airport

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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.

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???? Jewel Changi Airport, 78 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819666

34. Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

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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

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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. 

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36. Pororo Park

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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. 

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???? 6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #02-29, S(039594
????  10.30am – 8pm (Mon to Sun)
???? S$36 for 1 child and 1 adult

37. Trick Eye Museum

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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.

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???? Trickeye @ Southside, Blk B 80 Siloso Road, #01-04, Singapore 098969
???? 11am – 7pm (Mon to Sun)
???? S$32 for an adult ticket, S$28 for a child ticket (under 12)

38. Bouncy Paradise

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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.

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???? 200 Pandan Gardens, Singapore 609336
???? 10am – 8pm (Sat to Sun & PH)
???? S$19

39. The Tiara Society 

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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. 

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???? 902 ECP, Level #02-02 Coastal Playgrove (Former Big Splash, Singapore 449874
???? 9am – 6pm (Mon to Sun)
???? S$45 for a child ticket, S$12 for an adult ticket

40. Singapore Discovery Centre

Photos: 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.

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???? 510 Upper Jurong Rd, Singapore 638365
???? 12pm – 7pm (Mon to Fri), 12pm – 8pm (Sat to Sun)
???? Free for Singapore residents, S$10 for non-residents

41. Airzone

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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. 

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???? City Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Road #02-K4/K10, Singapore 208539
???? 10am – 8.30pm (Off Peak), 10am – 9.30pm (Peak)
???? S$25

42. East Coast Park

Photos: N Parks

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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