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Touring Singapore with younger travelers is easy, and there is something to keep visitors of all ages truly entertained. This includes journeysthat will take you to see the scenic beauty of the island, and even under the crystal clear waters that surround it.
Sentosa Island Attractions
Experience a trip onboard the Singapore Cable Car with a bird's eye view of Singapore's City skyline. Photo opportunities are abundant with the cabin’s 360° panoramic windows - making it the best ride with the best view to Sentosa. Double the pleasure as your ticket gains you admission into Sentosa, as well as Asia’s First Cable Car Museum. Alight at Mount Faber Station, to visit Mount Faber Park, one of the oldest hilltop parks in Singapore and a popular tourist destination. Take a stroll through this haven of greenery and drop by The Jewel Box, fondly known as Singapore’s Iconic Hilltop Destination, a scenic place to have a meal. For more information, you may visit their website at http://www.mountfaber.com.sg/index.ph.... Upon reaching Sentosa via the cable car, explore the mysteries of the deep at Underwater World. Located on Sentosa, this haven of the sea lets visitors descent into the deep, passing brightly colored corals and vibrant plantlife, where an array of sea creatures including shoals of fishing and prowling predators can be safely observed. Several marine species including whitetip sharks and eagle rays live in this deep underwater setting. The Underwater World also plays a role in conservation efforts in Singapore that include rescuing endangered species and spearheading efforts to save existing coral in the Southern Island. The Underwater World is open from 9am until 9pm, and admission includes access to the Dolphin Lagoon. Children under three years old are free.
Also in Sentosa, at Resorts World Sentosa is Universal Studios Singapore which has attraction rides for both kids and adults plus wholesome shows for all ages. The theme park opens at 10am daily, the 1-day admission is priced at $74/A, $54/C and $36/Senior. You won’t want to miss the Marine Life Park that features two attractions – S.E.A. Aquarium, the world’s largest aquarium with more than 800 species of over 100,000 marine animals, and Adventure Cove Waterpark, the aquatic adventure park with waterslides, wave pool, the Adventure River that passes through 14 scenes and the Rainbow Reef you can snorkel in with 20,000 friendly fish. Ticket to each attraction is priced at $29/A, $20/C and $20/Senior. Resorts World Sentosa makes a great place for family fun and excitement. For more information, you may visit their website at www.rwsentosa.com/Attractions.
Jurong Bird Park
More wild life can be visited at the Jurong Bird park, with is the largest park of its kind in the Asia Pacific with more than 9,000 feathered friends from more than 600 species. This includes a Penguin Parade where they march to their own beat in a recreation of the Antarctic setting, to a walk-in aviary complete with simulated thunderstorms to make the controlled environment seem as close as possible to the birds’ original habitat. Jurong Bird park offers two bird shows, where you can watch flamingos, macaws and cockatoos and even hawks. The park is open from 9am until 6pm daily.
Gardens By the Bay (Singapore's newest major attraction)
Gardens By the Bay is a unique colletion of attractions, well-situated in Marina Bay that will inspire anyone with interests in botany, gardens, conversatives or just really big domes that are climate controlled and full of flowers, interesting plants from around the world and a massive manmade waterfall and mountain which you can walk around, through and into via a creatively designed walkway. The Supertree Grove, which is actually free to visit at the Gardens by the Bay seems like something from James Cameron's Avatar movie when visited at night. The structures light up and look magical against the black sky.
Other "TO DO" for the whole family- visit the Singapore zoo (http://www.zoo.com.sg/) and the Singapore Night Safari (http://www.nightsafari.com.sg/index.html) or go round the Cicle Line for a free tour (http://www.singaporecirclelinetour.com/)