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Top 10 Things To Do In Sentosa Island


Sentosa is a beautiful leisure island located on the magnanimous city-state of Singapore’s southern coast. This island is one of Asia's most sought after tourist destination and is lined with a variety of tourist attractions. Hosting an exciting array of activities, this island is perfect for adventure enthusiasts, children and nature lovers alike. Form the mesmerizing water and laser shows, visiting the beautiful and picturesque beaches and exciting adventure parks, there is something for everyone on the island of Sentosa and there are many reasons why you should visit Sentosa Island. Here are our top picks and attractions that are a must-visit in this island of myriad experiences.

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1. Universal Studios Singapore

Top 10 Things To Do In Sentosa Island-2 There’s a lot to explore in the Sentosa Island and the best way to start is to spend a whole day in Universal Studios Singapore. Universal Studios Singapore is Southeast Asia’s first-ever theme park and unarguably one of the most visited tourist attractions in Singapore. The park has 24 rides, out of which 18 are exclusive to Universal Studios Singapore and it is divided into 7 themes zones to give visitors an interactive experience of the Universal Studios’ world. From Shrek 4-D Adventure and relaxing rides like Dino-Soarin to thrilling adventures and head spinning roller coasters, you’ll have a great time. Visitors will also have myriads of dining options and souvenir shops.

Location: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore

Opening hours: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

2. S.E.A Aquarium

Top 10 Things To Do In Sentosa Island-3 S.E.A (Southeast Asia) Aquarium is the world's 2nd largest aquarium and it is a dream destination for marine lovers. If you’re traveling with kids, this becomes a very fascinating place, as your young ones will tour around this wonderful tourist spot that offers both marine entertainment and education. The aquarium is has more than 100,000 marine animals of over 1,000 species, sheltered across 50 different habitats. The view through the panoramic glass is a life-like experience, watching the marine wonders wandering around their habitats. The aquarium also provides special experience at additional costs, such as night camping to spot the nocturnal sharks, sea trek in the ocean waters, shark encounters and many more.

Location: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island

Opening hours: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

3. Madame Tussauds

Top 10 Things To Do In Sentosa Island-4 It’s been 200 years from the day Madame Tussauds opened its door for the public and it still remains as popular as it ever was. Madame Tussauds Singapore is situated at Sentosa Island and it is a world-famous tourist attraction. The place offers lifelike wax figures of world famous celebrities and a series of interactive activities. Madame Tussauds Singapore also has a new ride called “Spirit of Singapore”, which is actually the first Madame Tussaud’s boat attraction. It’s themed tribute to the Nation’s rich identity and people, which are the tropical gardens, the merlions, ancient temples and much more.

Location: 40 Imbiah Road, Sentosa, Singapore

Opening hours: 10am–7:30pm

4. Relax at the beaches of Sentosa

Top 10 Things To Do In Sentosa Island-5 Relax and rejuvenate on the beaches of Sentosa. The beaches of Sentosa island are a favorite picnic spot for not only the tourists but also the locals. Spend some time with your family on the white sandy beaches and lush landscape. The beachside food stalls and beautiful cafes are perfect for a family brunch. Siloso beach and Palawan beach are the most famous beaches and offer myriads of water sports, vibrant nightlife and selection of nice restaurants.

5. Adventure Cove Water Park

Top 10 Things To Do In Sentosa Island-6 Adventure Cove Waterpark is an ultimate entertainment and leisure destination in Sentosa Island. It’s the best place for family fun and to enjoy the outdoors. This aquatic adventure park is perfect for every age group. Thrilling rides, laid back journeys and spectacular marine experience- you get all at one place. The theme park offers 14 different habitats ranging from tropical jungle to spooky grotto. Prepare yourself for heart-thumping water slides, tidal twisters, and snorkeling in the rainbow reefs.

Location: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore

Opening hours: 10am–6pm

6. Skyline Luge & Skyride

Top 10 Things To Do In Sentosa Island-7 The Skyline Luge is an adventurous ride, fit and safe for all age group. Luge uses gravity to create an adrenaline pumping ride, The luge vehicle has steering and brakes which let you race down the four trails- the Dragon Trail, the Jungle trail, Kupu Kupu, and Expedition. It can be done during the day, but it’s even thrilling to ride at night. The Skyride, on the other hand, is a chairlift system that gives you a mesmerizing bird’s eye view of Singapore’s skyline, Sentosa Islands and the South-China Sea.

Location: 1 Imbiah Rd, Singapore

Opening hours: 10 AM to 9:30 PM

7. Butterfly park and insect kingdom

Top 10 Things To Do In Sentosa Island-8 The butterfly park and insect kingdom in Sentosa is a dream come true for all the nature enthusiasts and insect lovers. This outdoor conservatory has more than fifty varieties of rare, endangered and common butterflies which flatter all around you when you walk through the premises of the park. The park also has various varieties of beautiful insects including rare and exotic lizards. You can watch the metamorphosis of a butterfly taking place and also engage in stroking the back of a lizard. This place is a must visit if you want to experience the tamed wilderness in its utmost glory.

Location: 51 Imbiah Rd, Singapore 099702

8. Wings of Time

Top 10 Things To Do In Sentosa Island-9 One of the most sought after attractions of the Santosa island, wings of time is the one show which should not be missed at any cost. With the picturesque sea serving as its backdrop, this outdoor show is definitely one of our favourite things to experience on the Sentosa island.

This is a multi-sensory exhibit which will leave you totally bewildered with its majestic pop of favourite and illuminations. This award-winning laser and water show uses the magic of laser lights, water jets, animation and fire effects to create a story which is not only a heartwarming tale but also a visually stunning experience.

Location: 50 Beach View, Singapore 098604

Opening hours: 7:40 PM to 8:05 PM; 8:40 PM-9:05 PM

9. Sentosa Merlion

Top 10 Things To Do In Sentosa Island-10 Merlion is a legendary mythical creature with half lion, half fish is a guardian of the prosperity of Singapore, and you can see it’s statues places all over the country. Folk tales narrate the story about how the creature saved the island from a fierce storm through its magical powers. People still believe that the magical creature is guarding the nation. The original statue of merlion is the main attraction situated in the Marina Bay area. But the statue in Sentosa is even bigger with an iconic view. You will most likely experience and witness historical collection with some mesmeric display that will go to consume your curiosity.

Location: 30 Imbiah Rd, Singapore

10. Sentosa Crane Dance

Top 10 Things To Do In Sentosa Island-11 The Sentosa Crane Dance is an animated show, which happens at 8 PM every day. Astounding audio and visual technology and beautiful light and water effects when combined make it a world-class sight to see. Behind the spectacular animatronics and sound drama lies the story of two mechanical cranes and how their love for each other transformed them into real birds. The lyrical presentation of the ancient folklore in the digital setting gives the show a whole new dimension.

Location: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore

Opening Hours: 8 PM to 8:30 PM

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