Sentosa Island is all about fun, excitement, adventure and relaxation. It is the playground of Singapore and Sentosa attractions offer a wide array of activities and shows that can entertain every kind of visitor.
There are many places to see in Sentosa Island ranging from movie themed attractions like Universal Studios Singapore to relaxing viewpoints like Fort Siloso and Skywalk. Here you will be enthralled by one of the largest aquariums in the world, S.E.A. Aquarium, which is home to over 100,000 marine animals to lifelike wax figures of celebrities at Madame Tussauds Singapore by booking Sentosa Fun Pass.
Get your adrenaline pumping with Giant Swings and Bungee jumping platforms at Skypark Sentosa by A.J. Hackett or experience indoor skydiving at iFly Singapore. Enter a world of optical illusions at the Trick Eye Museum or indulge in some mind boggling virtual reality games at HeadRock VR if you love activities that are tricky in nature.
After a digital dose of entertainment, relax on a man-made beach and enjoy a magical light and sound show or end your day with dinner in a private cable car 100 meters above the ground.
Universal Studios Singapore is listed amongst the best places to see in Sentosa. The attraction has 24 movie-inspired rides and a variety of shows which is divided into six zones. The zones are New York City, Hollywood, Ancient Egypt, Sci-Fi City, Far Far Away and The Lost World.
Besides these themed zones you also get to meet famous characters like Bugs Bunny, Gru and the Minions, Shrek and Princess Fiona and many more. To further enhance your experience, Universal Studios Singapore also has amazing rides like Battlestar Galactica: Human vs Cylon, Transformers The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle, and many more. Universal Studios Singapore also has many awesome restaurants serving a variety of cuisines.
Opening hours: Thursday to Sunday 2pm to 8pm
Location: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Adventure Cove Waterpark Singapore is located in Resorts World Sentosa and it is famous for its fun rides and slides that will excite thrill seekers of all ages. The park has a wide range of water-based activities for those who enjoy lazing around in wave pools and are not so fond of hurtling down massive and spiraling slides.
The waterpark has 16 varied attractions, which also include some unique rides like the Riptide Rocket, which is the first hydromagnetic ride in Asia. What makes Adventure Cove Waterpark one of the best Sentosa attractions are its unique sections like Ray Bay and Rainbow Reef. Here you get a close look at over 20,000 fishes and enjoy a close encounter with Rays.
Opening hours: Fri to Mon 10am to 5pm
Location: 8, Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa island, Singapore 098269
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Skyline Luge Sentosa is one of the most thrilling things to do in Sentosa. This is an exciting blend of adventure and nature which can give you a real adrenaline high. Skyline Luge Sentosa is the only luge ride in Southeast Asia and it features 4 different trails - Jungle, Dragon, Kupu Kupu, and Expedition. You can pick a trail and get on a three-wheeled luge and zip away. Feel your excitement levels go up as you maneuver the many hairpin turns and curvy twists. All this against the beautiful backdrop of the lush tropical landscape of the Island as well as many other Sentosa attractions.
Opening hours: Sun to Thurs 11am to 7:30pmFri and Sat 11am to 9:30pm
Location: 1, Imbiah Road, Singapore
Want to explore skydiving but not really keen on jumping off a plane? Then iFly Singapore is your best choice because these amazing Sentosa attractions will give you the opportunity to experience skydiving indoors.
All you need to do is wear the special gear and get a brief introduction and training on how to manage yourself during the ride. Once it's done you need to jump down the wind tunnel and experience what it's like to skydive.
Visitors of all age groups above 3 years of age can indulge in this thrilling activity. There are cameras inside the tunnel that click pictures and make videos of your experience, which you can purchase from the place on your way out.
Opening hours:Mon, Tues, Thurs - Sun and Public Holidays: 9am - 10pm
Wed: 11am - 10pm
Location: 43 Siloso Beach Walk, #01-01, iFly, Singapore 099010
Madame Tussauds Singapore showcases lifelike wax figures of famous celebrities in various fields. Here you will find figures of movie stars, sports personalities, famous politicians and many others. Take pictures with Queen Elizabeth, David Beckham, Marilyn Monroe, Bruce Lee, Nelson Mandela, Singaporean actress Zoe Tay and Leonardo DiCaprio to name a few.
Besides the fabulous wax figures, Madame Tussauds Singapore also features other attractions. Take pictures in unique sets that have been created to depict historical events of Singapore, or enjoy a thrilling virtual reality racing experience. You can be part of the Marvel Universe by indulging in the Marvel 4D Universe at the museum. You can also indulge in a boat ride on board the Spirit of Singapore which will take you to a beautiful tropical garden.
Opening hours: Thursday to Monday 10am to 6pm
Location: 40 Imbiah Rd, Sentosa, Singapore 099700
S.E.A. Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world. It is one of the best places in Sentosa Island where you not only get to see thousands of marine animals and their unique habitats but you also learn about these creatures and the importance of conservation. The Aquarium houses over 100,000 marine animals in over 45 million gallons of water. The main attraction here is the Open Ocean Tank with its massive viewing panel which is 36 meters high. Giant manta rays and many other marine creatures call the Open Ocean tank home. The aquarium has 45 different habitats that house different types of animals. Some of the popular ones are shark tunnel, jellyfish tank, live coral habitat, and shipwreck. Sharks, eels, rays, dolphins, giant crabs, sea stars and a whole drove of water animals call this giant Aquarium home.
Opening hours: Saturday to Tuesday 10am to 5pm
Location: 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269
SkyHelix Sentosa is the highest open air ride that takes you 35 meters above the ground. The ride takes about 2 minutes just to reach the top. It then turns around slowly while giving you a breathtaking panoramic view of the Island and many of Sentosa attractions. Once on top, you can click pictures of the views while the accompanying host points out the different attractions around. Enjoy the amazing breeze, anytime of the day while your feet are dangling in the air. Taking this ride at night is even more enchanting with all the colorful lighting offering amazing views of the city.
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 9:30pm Last admission at 9pm
Location: 41 Imbiah Rd, Sentosa, Singapore 099707
The Singapore Cable Car is not only a perfect way to travel to Sentosa Island but an incredible way to enjoy the views of Sentosa and Singapore skyline from 100 meters above the ground. There are 67 glass cabins with the capacity of taking upto 8 people at a time. To further enhance your experience you can indulge in a dinner under the stars in a private cable car, 100 meters above the ground. You can pick an elaborate four course spread or a four course Japanese meal or a fun bento meal. You can also choose to enjoy the sunset views with a champagne and platter meal.
Opening hours: Daily 8.45am - 10pm Last boarding: 9.30pm Last ticket sale: 9.15pm.
Location: 109 Mount Faber Rd, Mount Faber Peak, Singapore 099203
Have fun with a variety of amazing optical illusions and fun 3D sets at the Trick Eye Museum Sentosa. The Museum has six themed attractions, an AR enabled gallery and Singapore's first 4D gallery. The galleries feature a variety of paintings that creates illusions of location, shape and size transporting visitors to different places and sceneries. In the interactive section one is encouraged to touch and feel every exhibit, and for a truly immersive experience you can become part of these skillful paintings and enter a whole new dimension.
Opening hours: Daily: 11am - 7pm · Last admission at 6pm.
Location: 80 Siloso Road, Southside, Blk B, #01-04, Singapore 098969
HeadRock VR is one of the largest virtual reality parks in Southeast Asia. Visitors can choose from 8 different scenarios including battle zombies, crossing blizzards, jungle rafting, battling robots on top of a skyscraper, riding a runaway train, or braving your way through the jungle.
You can choose from a single-player or multiplayer game and be part of an ultimate battle with the latest and the best Virtual Reality technology available.
Children below 9 years of age can have a fun time creating, painting and playing a game of catch the dinosaur at the Media Interactive Zone. They can enjoy a prehistoric adventure rescuing baby dinosaurs while shooting air bubbles. HeadRock VR is one of the fun places to go in Sentosa where you can indulge in some hi-tech gaming adventure.
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 7pm
Location: 80, Siloso Road, Southside Bik B,
Hydrodash Floating Aquapark is located near Palawan Beach and what truly makes this waterpark unique is that it uses human power for you to enjoy. There are no mechanical rides or rollercoasters hurtling down at breakneck speed. This is more of an obstacle course on water where you have fun testing your stamina, balance and strength making it one of the best Sentosa activities to enjoy with friends and family. Just put on your life jacket and get ready to jump, slide, climb around the floats of Hydro Dash. Once you complete the course and reach the tower you can dive into the ocean as a reward for all your efforts. All fun lovers who can swim, from 5 years and above are welcomed to HydroDash Floating Aquapark. There is also a separate section for kids between 5-6 years old where they can enjoy a specially designed obstacle course keeping their safety in mind.
Opening hours: Weekdays 12pm to 6pmWeekends and Public Holidays 10am to 7pm
Location: Palawan Beach, Singapore 098498
Mega Adventure Park is one of the best places to go in Sentosa for adventure seekers. The park has an exceptional climbing obstacle course, bungy trampolines and a zip line that can give you new levels of adrenaline highs.
Megazip, which is the longest zipline here, takes you over treetops, giving a bird's eye view of Siloso Beach, the Bay area and the surrounding sea. Children can also enjoy the various ziplines but they need to go in tandem with an adult.
There are three obstacle courses to choose from with 36 levels to clear. The most advanced course ends with a fantastic free fall from a platform about 15 meters high.
Megabounce is a set of fun bungee trampolines located right at Siloso Beach. Jumping on these will take you as high as 8 meters up in the air.
Opening hours: 11am to 6pm
Location: 10A Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099008
Sentosa 4D Adventureland is an immersive experience that takes you into the land of 3D movies. Your experience is further enhanced with climatic effects like fog, rain, mist, smells of the forest and fast winds. There are four immersive experiences you can choose from. You can enjoy a really long rollercoaster ride with unending twists and turns or enter the Haunted Mine in a simulated ride. You can also shoot some bandits in the Wild Wild West Adventure or enjoy a 15-movie of The Rock's Journey 2: the Mysterious Island Movie. Enjoy the special effects of the 4D ride which will change the way you look at movies forever.
Opening hours: Thursday to Monday 1pm to 7pm
Location: 51B Imbiah Rd, Singapore 099708
Wings of Time is one of the best places to see in Sentosa after a whole day of exploration. This is an incredible 25-minute light and sound show that is displayed on the shores of the Island. This multi sensory show combines 3D projections, fire effects, sparkling water jets and lasers and relates the story of Shahbaz, a bird and his human friends Rachel and Felix. The story talks about the journey of Shahbaz and his friends undertake to finally find a home for the bird. They travel through time and pass through Africa, China and many other ancient places.
Show timings: Mon-Fri: 7.30pmSat - Sun: 7.30pm and 8.30pmPublic holidays: 7.30pm & 8.30pm
Location: 50 Beach View, Singapore 098604
Fort Siloso is a coastal fort that was part of Singapore's defenses. The Fort is now converted into a military museum displaying a multitude of artilleries, guns, cannons and other weapons used during the Second World War. Other than the gun museum there is also the Surrender Chamber where light, sound and special effects shows are held. These shows relate the various events in Singapore's history right from the Japanese invasion to World War II. The star attraction of Fort Siloso is the Skywalk which is eleven storeys high and offers a scenic walk over treetops. Taking a stroll on the Skywalk is one of the best things to do in Sentosa and Fort Siloso.
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 6pm
Location: Siloso Road Singapore 09981
This exciting ride will give your feet a rest and let you explore the various Sentosa attractions in style. Cruise along the beautiful beaches of Siloso and Palawan and enjoy the magnificent views of the tropical atmosphere. The ride lasts for 30 minutes including a brief safety training by an in-house instructor. Once the training is complete you can begin your incredible journey accompanied by the instructor. The ride takes you past sunkissed beaches, fun attractions of Sentosa and famous restaurants of this incredible Island.
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 7:30pm
Location: 51, Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 009901
Nestopia is the best place to go in Sentosa if you are visiting with kids. The attraction offers 17 outdoor play areas with netted obstacle courses, giant slides, challenging rope bridges and many other energy-filled activities which children can enjoy. There are three netted obstacles hanging 7 meters above the ground. But worry not, all these challenging activities have been tested for safety so children can have fun burning some energy. Staff members are present in many areas to supervise the children and ensure safety procedures are followed.
Adult companions and parents can enjoy some relaxing time under a shaded area as the children play about. If it gets too hot, there are wooden huts around where children can indulge in some face painting, coloring books and colors are available or they can enjoy a game of mini foosball.
Opening hours: Wed - Fri: 2pm - 6.45pm.Sat, Sun, Public Holidays and Local school holidays: 10am - 6.30pm.
Location: 6 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 098995
Skypark Sentosa by A J Hackett is one of those places to go in Sentosa if you're craving for some adrenaline high. The Skypark has a 50 meter high bungee jump platform which is the main attraction here. You can either jump alone or in tandem with a friend or partner.
After the jump, if you're still craving for more, hop on the Giant Swing and fly over the beach at 120 km/hour. If you are looking for something less adventurous then try the Skybridge that joins the two towers of the Park at 47 meters high over the beach. Enjoy the view or walk over the glass walk just to get a look down from that height.
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 1.30pm to 7pm Sat and Sun: 12.30pm to 7pm
Location: 30 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099011
Tanjong Beach is a beautiful man-made beach in Sentosa Island and is comparatively less crowded than the other beaches in Sentosa. This beach is mostly frequented by families, especially those with children. There are several activities that visitors can engage in while at Tanjong Beach, such as playing a game of frisbee or building sandcastles while enjoying basking in the sun. There is the Tanjong Beach Club where you can just unwind and relax while you sip on a drink or two. You can also find several kiosks selling food, snacks and a variety of beverages to beat the heat.
Opening hours: Opens 24 hours
Location: Sentosa Island, Singapore
Palawan Beach in Sentosa is one of the most popular beaches in the Island. This beach has more families visiting than party people making it quieter and more relaxing. Its crystal clear water and soft white sand makes it one of the best places to go in Sentosa to enjoy a relaxing picnic. The Beach has many eateries, gift shops and the exciting HydroDash Floating Aquapark is just a few minutes away. The Mediterranean Restaurant and Beach Club located by the beach offers a refreshing pool and cabanas for visitors to sit, relax and enjoy the views.
Opening hours: The Beach is open 24 hours. Shops open from 9am to 11pm.
Location: Southwest Coast Sentosa
Dolphin Island is located in the north west coast of the Island and is one of the exciting Sentosa attractions that gives visitors the opportunity to get close to the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins. You can wade about in shallow water and meet one of the dolphins living there. This is not all based on fun but also a good opportunity to learn about these magnificent mammals, their habitat and the importance of their preservation. Here you can also enjoy a swim in deeper waters alongside the adorable dolphins. If you can't get in the water, you can still meet these dolphins at the edge of the lagoon.
Opening hours: Fri to Tues 10am to 5pm
Location: 8, Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Sentosa Nature Discovery showcases the varied natural habitats of the Island- rainforests, coastal forests and wetlands. This is one of the best places in Sentosa to learn about the various flora and fauna native to the Island. There is a specially designed trail with interactive exhibits along the path which visitors can enjoy while exploring the attraction. The trail leads to the Discovery Gallery where visitors can learn about insects, rocks and other microorganisms that make up the Island. There are guided tours available but you can explore the place on your own.
Opening hours: 9am to 5pm daily
Location: 51 Imbiah Rd, Singapore 099702
Magical Shores is an amazing light and sound show projected on Siloso Beach after sundown. The art projected on the sand is an explosion of colors, light presenting a wonderful multi-sensory experience. This experience is free of cost and a perfect way to end a day of exploring Sentosa attractions. There are two shows every evening, 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm and 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm. You can either enjoy the show sitting on the beach or participate in the show, where you can dance, twirl, jump and just have fun.
Show timings: 7:30 pm to 8:45pm 9pm to 10:15 pm.
Location: Siloso beach, Singapore
Ola Beach Club is a great place if you are looking for relaxing things to do in Sentosa. Overlooking a lagoon and featuring Hawaiian style ambience, the Ola Beach Club is a great place to relax in a deck chair on the beach, dip in the refreshing pool or just indulge your taste buds with their extensive Hawaiian cuisines. The Club is a great place to enjoy the cooling breeze while watching the sun go down. If you want to add some adventure to your visit then this is the only place in Sentosa Island where you can go jetblading.
Opening hours Mon - Thu: 10am - 9pmFriday: 10am - 10pmSat and Public Holidays: 9am - 10pmSun: 9am - 9pm
Location: 46 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099005
Why is Sentosa island famous?
Sentosa Island is a unique beach destination just off the coast of Singapore. The Island is famous for its amazing attractions right from man-made beaches, natural beaches, theme parks, water sports, adventure sports, luxury hotels, award winning spa, hundreds of eateries and restaurants, and so much more. Sentosa attractions are famous all over the world for their uniqueness and overwhelming experiences. You can also checkout the Sentosa Island Guide.
How to reach Sentosa by Cable Car?
Cable car is one of the most popular ways to reach the Island as well as one of the best things to do in Sentosa. There are two lines which you can use - Sentosa Line and Mount Faber Line.
Sentosa Line - This line starts from the Merlion Station and ends at Siloso point station with a stop at Imbiah Lookout Station in between.
Mount Faber Line - This line begins from Mount Faber Station and continues till Sentosa Station via Harbourfront Station.
What are the opening hours of popular attractions at Sentosa Island?
1. Universal Studios Singapore- This movie inspired themed attraction offers some of the best things to do in Sentosa. It is a full on entertainment place right from movie themed sets, to meeting famous characters, rides, restaurants, etc. Opening hours: Thursday to Sunday 2pm to 8pm.2. Adventure Cove Waterpark- This is one of the most popular water parks in Singapore with a multitude of rides as well as Sentosa activities and attractions like Ray Bay. Opening hours: Friday to Monday and Public holidays - 10am to 5pm.3. S.E.A. Aquarium - This Aquarium is listed amongst the list of largest aquariums in the world. It is home to over 100,000 marine animals kept in 45 diverse habitats. Opening hours: Daily 10am to 5 pm non-peak time. 10am to 7pm peak season
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What are the facilities provided at Sentosa Island Singapore?
How big is Sentosa Island Singapore?
Sentosa Island is a 500 hectares resort island off the southern coast of Singapore.
Is Sentosa a man-made island?
Palawan beach and Tanjong beach are man-made beaches made from reclaimed land and sand purchased from Indonesia. However, the Island itself is not man-made.
How can you get to Sentosa island?
Sentosa Island is just 15 to 20 minutes away from the center of Singapore. You can get there by cable car, or take a walk on Sentosa Boardwalk to the Island, ride a bicycle, or you can drive via Sentosa Gateway. There are also buses as well as shared cabs.