School’s out! There’s no better time to treat the kids — and fun-loving folks like yourselves — to some awesome water adventures. Here, we have 4 fun-filled and educational activities there’s’ bound to bring loads of laughter and hours of family bonding and entertainment. Sure beats having junior glued to the tablet or smartphone all day!
Soak Out Water Party at Universal Studios Singapore (USS)
Where: USS, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway
Dates: 13 June – 10 August
Time: 3.00pm daily, 5.30pm on Saturdays
Duration: 30 minutes per session
Price: Regular admission at $74 (adult) and $54 (child)
The more adventurous ones will enjoy the cutting-edge rides and attractions at the Soak Out Water Party at USS. Kids will get to take part in the all-new Soak Out Water Party with their favourite characters such as Minions, Sesame Street friends and more. There’s also a festive parade that runs through select zones in the park where close to 50 characters and entertainers will be grooving to catchy music and engaging in water play fun.
The party culminates in a water cannon blast, alongside high-flying aerialists who will give revellers a refreshing cool-down in the park. Visitors can continue to chill out in an evening after-party at the New York Public Library with live performances by DJ Inquisitive and the Good Karma band on select Friday and Saturday nights.
Wet Maze and Rainbow Reef at Adventure Cove Waterpark
Where: Adventure Cove Waterpark, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway
Time: 10am – 6pm
Price: Regular admission at $36 (adult) and $26 (child)
For exhilarating water play, visitors can splash down to the new Wet Maze at Adventure Cove Waterpark. This two-level obstacle course features twists and turns that are brimming with sneaky water blasters, water sprays and even a mid-air ropes course for visitors to navigate the terrain. For a total underwater immersion, adventure-seekers can go snorkelling amongst 20,000 colourful fish at Rainbow Reef, plunge down high-speed water slides or simply laze the day away drifting on a lazy river.
Morning with Dolphins
Where: Dolphin Island, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway
Date: First Sunday of every month starting from 5 June 2016
Time: 8.45pm to 12pm
Cost: $108 (adult) and $88 (child
Programme includes admission to Dolphin Island, S.E.A. Aquarium and Adventure Cove Waterpark
Those looking to embark on a learning adventure in the water can join the Morning with Dolphins programme. Kick-start the day with a light breakfast followed by a dolphin interaction programme which includes up-close encounters with the dolphins while learning about their behaviour, diets and the special bonds between the marine mammals and their trainers. As part of the programme, visitors can also meet Isabelle the dolphin calf and enjoy free access to Adventure Cove Waterpark and S.E.A. Aquarium.
Where: River Safari, 80 Mandai Lake, Singapore 729826
Dates: 5, 11, 19, 25 June
Time: 9.30am – 11.00am
Maximum capacity: 30pax
Price: $18 per pax
Note: Behind-the-scenes tour is open to sign ups only and subject to availability
This is a great opportunity for the kids to get up close with adorable manatees. Held at the River Safari, visitors will get to enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour where they will get to see the manatees undergo medical training, helping in the food preparation process, and trying their hand at feeding the animals. There’s also the opportunity to learn about manatee care and how to keep these aquatic mammals healthy and happy. For more information on Manatee Madness, click here.