A Stroll on Sentosa Boardwalk
The first way to enjoying Sentosa and saving money is walking there rather than taking the monorail or the bus. It is a leisure stroll from VivoCity Shopping Mall’s waterfront promenade and manageable for both children and seniors with travellators covering most of the distance. (If you’re looking for hotels, do check out our articles on Sentosa Staycation for Families and Sentosa Staycation – A romantic getaway for every budget)
Amidst the garden-themed boardwalk that features some of Southeast Asia’s tropical landscape, you can also catch sunsets in the evening against the cruises and cable cars passing by.
Operating hours: 24 hours, daily
Travellators: 0700 – 0000, daily
Ticketing Booths: 0900 – 2100, daily
Cost: $1 entrance
A Surge of Adrenaline on Sentosa Sky-ride and Luge
This sky-ride is part-attraction and part-transportation as it brings you from one point to another, while offering great views across Sentosa and the southern parts of Singapore.
With all age groups and safety in mind, the Toboggan go-carts feature unique steering and braking system for both thrill seekers and leisure sight-seeing riders. Both kids and adults can safely enjoy this award-winning attraction without burning a hole in their wallets.
As the night approaches, a whole new adventure awaits you. The tracks come alive with flashing lights while riders manoeuvre down and discover a different challenge.
Operating hours: 1000 – 2130
Cost: Combo tickets available for larger groups here.
Be at One with Nature at Imbiah Nature Walk
Sentosa is well known for its beaches but that’s not all to this island. It is home to forests and thriving greenery where you can find some 170 species of birds, animals, and heritage trees in Singapore.
Imbiah Nature Walk is one of the many trails in Sentosa where nature lovers can seek refuge and learn about the birds, insects, wildlife, plants or even the hidden relics dotted along these trails. Some of the wildlife to look out for, but not limited to, are insectivorous pitcher plants, Tembusu trees, geckos, three-horned beetles and long-tailed macaques.
You can spend easily up to 2 hours exploring the nature trails all around the island, if you get too much of the sun!
Interact with the Animals at Palawan Beach Animal Shows
This activity at Palawan Beach is popular with both kids and adults alike. Palawan Amphitheatre features animals where the public can touch and interact with, without fear. You can even handle a python if you are lucky! A great way for young kids to be entertained and get bonded with their parents.
Operating hours: 1200 – 1730
Challenge Yourself at The Flying Trapeze
Have you ever dreamt of flying? Have you ever wanted to hang in mid-air? Have you ever thought of being gymnast? Either way, here’s your chance!
The Flying Trapeze welcomes everyone above age 4. An excellent form of sport and recreation, this activity allows you to have fun while training strength, coordination and concentration while you swing and fly effortlessly with the help of experienced assistants.
Whether you are participating or being an audience and in awe, this is an excitement being the first of its kind in Singapore.
Operating hours: Mon – Fri: 1430 – 1830 | Sat, Sun, Public Holidays: 1430 – 1900
Cost: Starts from $10 per swing
End the Night with Award Winning Light Animated Shows
The activities do not set with the sun in Sentosa, and an array of activities and performances continue even as the skies turn dark.
Lake of Dreams
Located close to the Casino at the heart of Festivewalk, you can enjoy the cooling sea breeze at night while you immerse yourself in this unique musical extravaganza of fire, water, and light.
Operating hours: 2130, daily
Romance of Cranes
The romance of cranes is a light and sound show that will tease your senses. Dominating the skyline of Sentosa, the two enormous 90-feet tall animatronic cranes will tell a romantic tale amidst the animation and displays of fireworks.
Operating hours: 2100, daily