Top Fun Family Attractions in Singapore and JB

Top Fun Family Attractions in Singapore and JB

When you want to have some family time, here's where you must go!

Family dinners and downtime are important, but you know what’s also worth rounding up the whole family for? Having fun! Here are seven of the most fun family-friendly attractions you should make a point to visit when the weekend rolls around.

1.   River Safari

Image credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

It’s hard to not be excited by River Safari no matter how old you are, as there’s always something to learn at this river-themed wildlife park. The whole family will be awed by over 7,500 aquatic and terrestrial animals, and they’ll go home knowing more about conservation of these animals’ natural habitats too!

Image credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

You can also get even more up-close with the animals through programs like Manatee Mania in which you’d get to meet, train and feed the adorable manatee family.


Winner of the TripZilla Excellence Awards 2018 – Best Family Attraction (Singapore), River Safari promises to be an interesting and educational experience for the whole family!

Get your river experience here.

2.   Universal Studios Singapore

 Image credit: Resorts World Sentosa Official Facebook Page

You simply don’t talk about having fun in Singapore without mentioning Universal Studios Singapore (USS)! With loads of rides, shows and parades for the whole family to enjoy, every minute spent in USS will be worth the trip.

Image credit: Resorts World Sentosa

Apart from having a blast on boat rides like Madagascar: A Crate Adventure, or screaming at the top of your lungs on roller-coasters such as Enchanted Airways, don’t forget that you can meet and snap photos with your favourite characters. Also, catch the daily fireworks towards the end of the night!

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269

3.   Skyline Luge

Image credit: Skyline Luge Singapore Official Facebook Page

Admire the beautiful view of Sentosa while you’re going up on the Skyride, and have the most thrilling journey down by riding the Luge. Just one ride down will leave you itching to go on again, so it’s a good thing that there are special family combo prices which start at two Luge rides per person.

Address: 1 Imbiah Rd, 099692

4.   HeadRock VR

Image credit: HeadRock VR Singapore (Facebook)

The newest kid on the block at Sentosa is the HeadRock VR, a virtual reality theme park from South Korea, and Singapore’s first. There’s a whole range of VR activities for the whole family to take part in. From archery to jungle adventures, there’ll be no shortage of fun.

You can either go for a single ride or get a ticket for several rides, but families receive 15% off when you purchase three or more packages!

Address: 26 Sentosa Gateway, #01-38/39, 098138

5.   Airzone

Image credit: Airzone Official Facebook Page

Airzone is a suspended net playground that spans three levels in City Square Mall, and it’s definitely the most fun you can have in a mall! After being briefed on safety, you’re free to enjoy the ball pit, go through the 3D net maze, or down the big slide. Your little ones will have no problem entering the area, as long as they’re accompanied by a supervising adult if they’re under seven years old.

Address: 180 Kitchener Road, #02-K4, K10, 208539

6.   LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort

Image credit: LEGOLAND Malaysia Official Facebook page

If you’re looking to make a family trip out of your weekend, why not venture into Johor Bahru to give LEGOLAND a visit? Staying for just a day would hardly be enough, as there’s so much ground to cover with an amusement park and waterpark. The Legoland Hotel with their themed rooms is the perfect way to extend the fun into the night!

Address: 7, Jalan Legoland, Medini, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia

7.   Sanrio Hello Kitty Town & Thomas Town

Image credit: Sanrio Hello Kitty Town Official Facebook Page

Just a stone’s throw away from LEGOLAND is Sanrio Hello Kitty Town and Thomas Town, perfect for families with younger kids. Both these attractions have impressive indoor play areas, and your kids will also have the chance to be entertained during the captivating live shows.

Image credit: Thomas Town – Puteri Harbour Official Facebook Page

Apart from Thomas, you’ll also get to meet other familiar characters in Thomas Town, such as Barney, Pingu, and Bob The Builder.

Address: Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Puteri Harbour, 79000 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia

The next time you’re planning a weekend out with the family, consider the smiling faces of your loved ones when you visit some of these fun-filled attractions!

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Sharifah Nur Afiqah
Sharifah Nur Afiqah

Always going from one extreme to the next, Sharifah’s constantly agonising over what to order off the menu, yet she tends to jump head-first into the major things, on the basis of intuition. Catch her at her loudest when she’s on a roller-coaster, cable car, or any other thrill-inducing contraption.


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