There is one place in Singapore where you can meet majestic gharials, dangerous piranhas, playful pandas, massive manatees, gliding manta rays and naughty otters, can you guess where that is? That’s right, it is River Safari!
With its seven river zones showcasing river habitats from around the world, River Safari is quite easily one of the top family favourites for a fun day out. From lofty tanks to immersive galleries, adults and kids can learn about mysterious river life through an interactive experience like no other.
This December holidays, River Safari gives you six more exciting reasons to gather your loved ones and head down for a day of exploration and adventure.
Find out what’s new at River Safari this December holidays and stand to win tickets for your family!
1. Close encounters of the aquatic kind
The massive Mekong River exhibit, which is as large as four double decker buses, will take your breath away as you witness the world’s largest freshwater stingray swim by you just inches away.
Be enchanted by the Amazon Flooded Forest which draws you into the mysterious world of manatees as you walk through the world’s largest freshwater aquarium exhibit.
While these two exhibits are favourites with regular visitors, this December, River Safari takes your river experience up a notch with the launch of the new Mary River exhibit!
For an amazing interactive experience, your little ones (and you) can dip your hands into the water and touch marine creatures such as sea stars and bamboo sharks. We can already hear the squeals of excitement from the little ones!
2. A Splash-tastic Deal
In case, you are umming and awing about visiting River Safari, here is an offer that will definitely convince you!
Enjoy a “splash-tastic” deal when you visit River Safari this December as you stand to enjoy a complimentary boat ride and $5 F&B voucher with every ticket purchased! (Terms and Conditions apply.)
Meet the Indian gharials at the Ganges River
3. Become a River Explorer
There is no child (or for that matter, there is no adult) who does not secretly harbour ambitions of being an explorer.
From 5 – 27 December, you have a chance to live out this fantasy with your little ones! Equipped with a River Explorer Passport at the entrance, little ones can complete simple activities as they navigate through the Rivers of the World.
Upon completing their passport, little explorers can claim a special gift at the River Safari Gift Shop.
What other new adventures await you at River Safari this December and how can you win tickets for a family of 4? Click on the next page to find out.
4. Get “snapped” with the Aquatic Mascots
Every weekend in December enjoy the opportunity to meet our aquatic mascots for the first time and have your photographs taken with them.
Strike your best fin-tastic pose and stand to walk away with a hamper worth $100.
5. Win Attractive Prizes through “The River Is Calling” Instagram Contest
Strike a “fin-tastic” pose at the photo walls — “A Walk in the Mangrove” at Mary River and “Diving with the Manatees” at Amazon Flooded Forest! Upload your photo onto Instagram with the hashtag #RiverSafari and stand to win a retail hamper worth $100. The contest runs from 30 Nov to 27 Dec.
Go on an enriching and educational adventure on the River Trails
6. The River Trails feeding guided tour
The kids will absolutely love the opportunity of following River Safari’s friendly presenters on the River Trails and admire our adorable critters at their most active – during their mealtimes.
They will get to learn about the animals’ peculiar feeding habits and even get to touch some of them – knowledge and experiences that they will be more than eager to share with their little friends in the new school year!
Find out more about the activities available this December at River Safari here.
Now, you can win free entry for your family (2 Adult and 2 Children) to River Safari for Sunday 6 December, by telling us which is your child’s favourite aquatic creature at River Safari and why.