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Sentosa Island: The best attractions on Singapore's pleasure island

There's a lot to see in Singapore alone, but if you're in town for more than a few days, Sentosa Island is also worth a visit. Because there are a lot of attractions on the island and a day on Sentosa is almost a must, especially with children.

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What can you do on Sentosa Island? The short answer is: Quite a lot!

The island is actually one amusement park. There's a lot of rides and action here, as well as museums, beaches, and animals.

There is something for everyone on Sentosa. The island is just perfect for a trip with the whole family or just for a visit to the beach bar in the evening.

We'll show you which attractions await you on Sentosa Island and of course give you all the important information about how to get there and where to stay on the island.

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Attractions on Sentosa

It starts of course with the attractions on the island. We promised that there was something for everyone. And here comes the proof.

Our tip: Sentosa Island is also very popular with the locals. It is therefore much more crowded on weekends. So if you can set it up, it's best to plan your visit to Sentosa during the week.

Adventure Cove Waterpark

In the Adventure Cove Waterpark you can combine adventure and relaxation. Here you will find huge high-speed water slides, some of which even run through colorful aquariums.

If you prefer to take it easy, easy and happy, then you can simply float on the river and explore the reef with 20,000 exotic fish. If that's not enough adventure for you, then we can calm you down, because rays and sharks are also part of the party.

A ticket to the water park costs 38 SGD. If you buy it online beforehand, you only pay 34 SGD.

Tickets to the Adventure Cove water park

address

8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island

opening hours

Daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

entry

38 SGD
30 SGD reduced

AJ Hackett: Bungee jumping and more

For adrenaline junkies there is the AJ Hackett Sentosa on Sentosa, an area on Siloso Beach.

There is a 50m high bungee tower, a 40m long, transparent skybridge and giant swings.

If you dare, you have the wonderful palm beach of Siloso as a backdrop for your bungee jump.

Incidentally, it is equipped with parasols and deck chairs and is ideal for relaxing in case you change your mind during one of the breakneck activities. You can also eat and drink at AJ Hackett Sentosa, so you can easily spend several hours here.

For a bungee jump you pay 199 SGD (approx. 130 euros), a round on the giant swing costs 79 SGD and a walk over the skybridge costs 16 SGD.

There are sometimes special offers on the AJ Hackett website, so it's definitely worth taking a look beforehand.

address

30 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island

opening hours

Mon-Thu: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Fri: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Sat / Sun: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Butterfly Park & ​​Insect Kingdom

The Butterfly Park & ​​Insect Kingdom is a bit out of the way in the rainforest and can therefore be a welcome alternative to the amusement parks.

Here you can observe various butterflies and insects, as well as some larger animals such as parrots and turtles. A special highlight is the hatching station, where you can watch the butterflies hatch live from their cocoons.

The climate plays a big role in the activity of the butterflies, however, so if you are unlucky you will catch a day or time when there is less to see.

Tickets for the Butterfly Park are available for 20 SGD.

iFly Singapore

With iFly Singapore you can try your hand at indoor skydiving. According to the organizer, it will be the world's largest wind tunnel. After a short introduction, you can then go into the 20 meter high and 5 meter wide wind tunnel.

The highlight of the whole thing is the 5 meter high acrylic glass wall, from which you can see the South China Sea and Siloso Beach. Provided, of course, that you can concentrate on it.

A skydive costs 89 SGD, if you want to dive into the wind tunnel twice, you only have to pay 119 SGD. There are also various combination offers that can be interesting.

To the iFly offers

address

43 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island

opening hours

Mon, Tue, Thu-Sun: 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Wed: 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Madame Tussauds

If you've never been to Madame Tussauds, you can go to Imbiah to catch up. In addition to the wax figures, you can also dress up as a superhero like Ironman or Captain America.

The tickets cost 42 SGD on site. A prior online booking is particularly worthwhile here, because then you only pay 21 SGD per person.

To the Madame Tussauds tickets

address

40 Imbiah Rd, Sentosa Island

opening hours

Mon-Fri: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sat-Sun: 10 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.

Mega Adventure

If you prefer to be sporty, then you should stop by the Mega Adventure Park. Everything is mega here: MegaZip, MegaClimb, MegaWall and MegaJump.

You can already guess what the terms mean: MegaZip is the steepest zip line in Southeast Asia, MegaClimb is a high ropes course between eucalyptus trees, you can climb the MegaWall and the MegaJump simulates free fall from an airplane.

So here everything revolves around climbing, balancing and flying and that in the middle of the rainforest.

Depending on how many of the attractions you want to try out, there are different combination offers with which you can save compared to single tickets.

We didn't try it ourselves, but people could watch it and it looked like a lot of fun!

To the Mega Adventure Park offers

address

10A Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island

opening hours

Daily 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

entry

from SGD 25 depending on the activity

S.E.A. Aquarium

In the S.E.A. In addition to over 100,000 marine animals, the aquarium also has a huge open ocean basin, an underwater restaurant and an underwater corridor. The aquarium is great with children, but also interesting for adults.

There's even the option to sleep in the aquarium with the Ocean Dreams overnight package, including a night tour. However, the aquarium is often quite crowded, so a visit is more worthwhile on weekdays and early in the morning.

The tickets cost 39 SGD. Book online and save 4 SGD.

Tickets for the S.E.A. Aquarium

address

8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island (in Resorts World)

opening hours

Daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

entry

39 SGD
29 SGD reduced

Skyline Luge Sentosa

Yes, there is even a toboggan run on Sentosa Island. But not with snow, of course, but on a go-kart-like vehicle, right through the rainforest. Once at the bottom, a chairlift takes you back to the top with a great view.

You can order a ticket for a single journey or for several journeys online here.

If you want to take several trips, these combined offers might be of interest to you.

address

45 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island

opening hours

Daily 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

entry

from SGD 23.50 for 2 trips

Trickeye Museum

A visit to the Trick Eye Museum is particularly worthwhile on rainy days. It is a kind of interactive adventure playground for young and old, where you can use augmented reality technology to take funny photos of yourself in fantasy worlds.

In the museum you can download the in-house app "Trickeye-Singapore" for free, which will help you navigate through the various exhibits. In order for it to be really worth it, you definitely have to have your smartphone or at least your camera with you.

Tickets cost 25 SGD. If you buy them online beforehand, you save 15% of the price.

address

26 Sentosa Gateway # 01-43 / 44, Sentosa Island (in Resorts World)

opening hours

Daily 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

entry

25 SGD
20 SGD reduced

Universal Studios

Universal Studios are one of the absolute highlights on Sentosa. Here you can whiz through the backdrops of well-known series and action films on roller coasters, such as “Transformers”, “The Mummy” or “Jurassic Park”.

There are also various shows and musicals for the whole family, e.g. B. Sesame Street, Waterworld or Shrek in 4D.

A day ticket costs 76 SGD. If you buy it online beforehand, you can get it a little cheaper.

Universal Studios tickets

address

8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island (in Resorts World)

opening hours

Sun-Thu: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fri: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sa: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

entry

76 SGD
56 SGD children

Wave House

The Wave House Sentosa is located on a 70,000 square meter beach complex on Siloso Beach.

If you are actually a little surfer boy or a surfer girl, then you can feel the Californian beach lifestyle in a very cool and casual way and ride on artificial waves of different heights.

A visit is therefore worthwhile for both professionals and beginners. To relax there is also live music, beach bars and Californian-Asian cuisine. A real beach life feeling.

address

36 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island

opening hours

Mon-Fri: 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Sat / Sun: 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

4D Adventureland

In the Sentosa 4D Adventureland you sit in an interactive room, either armed with a motion sensor gun or in a virtual roller coaster. There are also special effects such as wind, water splashes and smells. Definitely fun for young and old.

Here, too, there are always interesting combination offers online.

To the 4D Adventureland

address

51B Imbiah Rd, Sentosa Island

opening hours

Daily 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

entry

45 SGD
27 SGD reduced

Sightseeing on Sentosa

In addition to amusement parks and action, there are also a few very classic sights on Sentosa.

Fort Siloso & Skywalk

If you want to learn about the history of Sentosa Island then Fort Siloso is for you. The Japanese troops invaded Singapore during World War II, which is why the British aimed the guns from Fort Siloso on the mainland.

This only surviving coastal fortress in Singapore is now a historic site, where you can see memorabilia such as coastal rifles and tunnels. You can also watch the Surrender Chambers Immersive Show, where you can experience the story through sound, video and lighting effects.

Fort Siloso Skywalk

To increase the anticipation of Fort Siloso, you can do a hike in advance on the 11-story, 181-meter-long Skywalk Trail, a hike with a great view between the treetops and the sky.

If you've just warmed up, you can also explore the Heritage Trail or Gun Trail. These activities don't cost you a dime.

address

Siloso Rd, Sentosa Island

opening hours

Daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Merlion

The Merlion is the landmark of Singapore and the original in the city center is one of the most famous sights in Singapore.

On Sentosa Island, the mythical creature, half lion and half fish, was built as a giant statue and is enthroned on a hill in the middle of the island.

The Merlion is accessible and you can climb high up into the head of the statue, from where you can see Singapore from the mouth of the Merlion.

A souvenir shop is of course also there. Entry to the Merlion is SGD 12.

address

One Fullerton, Sentosa Island

opening hours

Around the clock

Nature Discovery

Sentosa Nature Discovery is all about nature. Animal and plant lovers will get their money's worth here in the small, interactive museum. Certainly a relaxing alternative to Sentosa Island's many action-packed attractions.

Entry to Nature Discovery is free.

address

51 Imbiah Rd, Sentosa Island

opening hours

Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The southernmost point of Asia (almost)

Would you like to stand at the southernmost point of Asia for once? Then you have the chance here to implement it on a tiny island. This can be reached via a suspension bridge and also offers beach parties and other activities on the beach.

Of course, Asia doesn't end there. It is only about the southernmost point of continental Asia. Further south there are of course many, many Indonesian islands.

The point is nothing earth-shattering, but the view is quite beautiful and you can say you were on the southern tip of the Asian continent. Great what?

Tiger Sky Tower

If you like tall towers, you can relax in the Tiger Sky Tower at a height of 131 meters above sea level and enjoy the panoramic view over Singapore's southern islands as well as Malaysia and even Indonesia.

The Observatory Tower is a landmark of Sentosa and if you haven't had enough of the many great viewpoints in Singapore, then this is the place for you.

address

41 Imbiah Road, Sentosa Island

opening hours

Daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

entry

18 SGD
10 SGD children

How to get to Sentosa

Sentosa is located off the south coast of Singapore and is less than 10 kilometers from the city center. There are several ways to get to Sentosa.

By bus

The cheapest option is to use public transport. First, take the MRT (North East Line or CC-Line) to the Harbor Front stop and hop on the 123 bus, which will take you to the island in just under a quarter of an hour.

Sentosa Express

The trip on the Sentosa Express, a single-track train that connects the mainland with the island, is only slightly more expensive.

The Sentosa Express also departs from the Harbor Front MRT station and takes you to Sentosa Island in just 4 minutes for SGD 4.

Sentosa Cable Car

The Sentosa Cable Car is the most expensive way to get to the island. However, it is also by far the most spectacular.

The cable car takes you from Mount Faber to Sentosa at a height of up to 60 meters. You have a great view of the center of Singapore and the harbor and you can see some of the attractions of Sentosa from above as you approach.

With the Sentosa Cable Car Skypass you can use the cable car for the return trip and you can also use the cable car, which is located on the island and connects different points with each other.

The Skypass costs 35 SGD if you buy it locally. With a previous online booking you can save quite a bit here and only pay 23 SGD.

We took advantage of this offer and can highly recommend the trip.

Buy Skypass online here

Hotels on Sentosa

You can of course also stay overnight on Sentosa. This is particularly useful if you want to make the most of your time there and want to visit the attractions in the morning without too much rush.

However, the hotels on Sentosa also have their price. You can hardly find a room for less than 200 euros per night, although hotel prices in Singapore are generally quite high.

The hotels are all of a very good standard, mostly with a pool or direct access to the beach. It is worthwhile to compare the prices, because some hotels always have good offers.

Compare hotel prices on Sentosa Island