Parents, we understand that it’s sometimes overwhelming to plan a whole day out for the family, especially when there’s so much to do and so many places to go. Well, what if we told you that we’re going to save you the hassle of planning with these carefully curated plug-and-play itineraries that will allow your kids to explore their interest areas wholeheartedly?
We’ve shortlisted exciting activities and categorised them according to three interest groups – kids who love an adventure, kids who are always hungry to learn more, and kids who are aspiring food connoisseurs. Depending on your child’s interest areas, identify the category that best suits him / her and follow the step-by-step booking instructions; you’ll be on your way to having some family fun!
The best part – all these activities are SingapoRediscovers Vouchers-eligible and cost under S$100 per pax across all categories, which will further help to offset the costs of having fun. Don’t forget that you’re also entitled to a S$10 subsidy per child / youth ticket (up to 6 tickets) for attractions and tours. Plan your schedule well, avoid crowds by choosing off-peak timings and remember to book your timeslots in advance if possible. Have fun with the peace of mind that you’re keeping your family safe!
For the Adventurous Ones
If your kids are brave, adventurous, and full of energy, this is a perfect itinerary for them, all within S$100 and SingapoRediscovers Vouchers-eligible!
Abort the Fort Tour with Games in Fort Canning Park
Take your kids on an immersive puzzle hunt experience, where they’ll have to combat the terrain just like soldiers and make strategic choices using their wits and resources to break the code and escape the fort. A surprise prize awaits those who succeed! Your children will also get a dose of unique history lessons about Singapore’s National Service and the Fort Canning Park while they’re on this Role-Playing Game (RPG) adventure.
Cost - S$40
Check the available dates here before booking.
Credit: Singapore Tourism Board
Parents, this activity is sure to expend your kids’ energy and we assure you that they’ll have a good night’s sleep after. HydroDash is a family-friendly inflatable playground offering 4 exciting zones for all ages. The kids are bound to feel an adrenaline rush as they dash through the obstacle courses and conquer them. Want a challenge? Try staying dry while at it! For the really brave ones, there are more challenging activities, such as leaping off a 3-metre tall springboard or sliding off an action tower after bouldering up the ropes. Your kids are going to have lots to tell their friends!
Cost: S$20 (Adult & Youth), S$20 (Child, 5-6 years, inclusive of 1 adult ticket, Zone 1 only)
Check the available dates here before booking. The tickets come with insurance for inclement weather and will provide you one-time flexibility to reschedule your visit if there’s heavy rain or lightning warning.
SG Walk: Southern Coastal Trail by X-Trekkers
This coastal walk at Keppel Bay offers a great opportunity for family bonding as you appreciate nature and learn more about Singapore’s history. Your kids will feel like little adventurers on a quest to explore what our country has to offer and unearth secret, hidden places. The breath-taking views of the city, harbour and Sentosa will also present lots of photo opportunities as well. Sounds like a great way to relax and disconnect from the hustle and bustle of life!
Cost: From S$40 (Adult & Child)
*Prices vary if you choose to include meal options. Full details available on the website.
Check the available dates here before booking. Do set aside a good 3 hours for this as cancellations are not allowed.
For the Ones Who Are Hungry for Knowledge
Are your kids constantly looking for new fun facts to impress their friends? Do they have a constant barrage of questions about everything around them? Then this itinerary is the right fit for them. A day of fun and learning for just S$95!
Changi Experience (Jewel Changi Airport)
Credit: Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.; Image taken before COVID-19
Your kids probably know that Changi Airport is amongst the world’s best. But how much do they really know about the Changi Airport story? They’ll find out more through this journey of fun and discovery with 10 content zones and over 20 different touch points. Highlights include a singing garden, a runway race and much more. Also, since you’ve already made the trip to Jewel, don’t forget to unwind at Jewel Changi Airport’s Canopy Park and check out other Jewel experiences and package bundles that are available. It is okay if we can’t travel now, we can still enjoy our first-class airport! Again, don’t forget - safety first, so do your best to plan your outings during off-peak timings!
Cost with Photo Bundle: S$20 (Adult & Youth) S$13 (Child & Senior Citizen)
You may purchase your tickets here.
Kampong Lorong Buangkok Tour
Credit: Let’s Go Tour Singapore; Image taken before COVID-19
Some children (or even adults) will be surprised to know that there’s a kampong in Singapore! This experience is truly a blast from the past as you get to step into an actual Kampong House and discover exciting tales of yesteryears. The family will learn about the development of housings from village houses to high-rise buildings, and this trip will definitely help your child appreciate our humble beginnings.
Cost: S$60 (Adult), S$55 (Child)
Click here to purchase your tickets.
National Gallery Singapore Tours
Credit: National Gallery Singapore
This is an exciting experience for all kids, regardless of whether they are museum-lovers or not. The kids will get a taste of adventure as they embark on a journey to unravel secrets well-kept in time. In this 75-minute tour, they will get to traverse a network of hidden passageways, climb through a trapdoor into a prisoner’s dock and gain access to the Viewing Gallery where members of public used to sit during court hearings. Here’s the highlight – they can learn the stories of some of the highest-profile cases in Singapore’s history since 1939, in these very courtrooms. Speak of a hair-raising experience!
Cost: S$15 (Adult), S$12 (Child)
Simply visit the website and make your booking. Do note that while the website states that tours are available on Saturdays at 5.30pm and Sundays at 4.30pm, the Saturday slots are often sold out. You’re advised to contact the tour operator before you book the tour to check on the availability of the preferred date. Remember to also check the website and read the terms & conditions in detail so that you don’t miss out on key information!
For the Aspiring Food Connoisseurs
Have a budding Jamie Oliver at home? The following list of experiences is bound to excite him or her!
Guided walking tour of Little India: Journey of the Senses
Credit: Monster Day Tours
A visit to Little India is always exciting. With its vibrant burst of colours, sights and smells, your children will have a truly authentic experience. Enjoy some delicious local Indian sweet and snacks as the tour guide shares more about this colourful district and little-known facts about Singapore. Tweens and teens might find this experience especially interesting as they’ll also be able to take many beautiful photos for keepsake at amazing Insta-worthy spots!
Cost: S$20 (Adult), S$10 (Child)
Check the available dates here before booking. Do take note that the tours are only available on Sundays.
Food Trail in Our Park
Credit: Aveson Travel
Ever wondered what goes into making Coca Cola? This experience will take you and your young ones on a journey through Bedok Town Park, where you’ll learn more about the different fruit and nut trees in the region.
In this trail, you’ll see the Cola gigantea, which is the cousin of the Cola nut tree (Cola nitida), and learn that its nuts were used in the older version of the Coca Cola recipe. How interesting is that? You’ll also learn to spot the Gnemon tree, which seeds are used to make the yummy, popular Belinjo crackers. Your kids will also learn some of the handy uses of weeds and plants that are growing in the park, and how they can grow wild plants at home.
Cost: S$40 (13 years and above), S$30 (3 – 12 years)
Check the available dates here before booking. Do not that this experience is only available on Saturdays, and the tours are subject to availability. Do reconfirm your tour date with the tour operator to ensure that your booking is confirmed.
Gardens by the Bay Half Day Tour with Sing Swee Kee Chicken Rice Workshop
Credit: Origin Journeys
There’s always so much to discover at the Gardens by the Bay – towering vertical gardens, cooled conservatories, the cloud forest and so much more. Do not forget to visit the Flower Dome, which was listed in the 2015 Guinness World Records! While the blooms at Gardens by the Bay are sure to impress your kids, the highlight of the experience will most definitely be the Chicken Rice Workshop. Your kids can summon their inner chefs and design their own Chicken Rice Sushi Cake, while learning a secret or two about how each ingredient complements one another to form the perfect chicken rice dish.
Do take note that pre-booking of timeslots is required, as the attraction is currently operating at limited capacity.
Check the available dates here before booking.
Step-by-Step Guide To Booking
Do remember to use your digital SingapoRediscovers Vouchers through the five authorised booking partners– Changi Recommends, GlobalTix, Klook, Traveloka, Trip.com.
To use your digital SingapoRediscovers Vouchers:
- Browse the 5 authorised booking partners' websites for your preferred experience and dates.
- When you are ready to pay, click on 'Use digital SingapoRediscovers Vouchers' at the checkout page and login via Singpass.
- If you're purchasing child / youth tickets, declare details of your family members aged 18 and below to receive subsidies for up to six child / youth tickets on attractions and tours.
- Select the amount of digital SingapoRediscovers Vouchers to redeem, copy the generated code and paste it on the checkout page to use.
- Make payment for any outstanding balance that you have.
Mums and dads, we have done all the work for you. All you have got to do now is identify which one of these categories your little explorer belongs to, and go ahead to book. These curated itineraries can be experienced for S$100 or below, so it allows you to maximise your digital SingapoRediscovers Vouchers. Click here. You do not have to burn a hole in your wallet for the kids to have fun. While you save more, they get to play more! Thanks to digital SingapoRediscovers Vouchers.
We may not be able to travel so it is the perfect time to discover hidden treasures right at home. Let us have fun while saving money and staying safe! Remember, we are still in the midst of a pandemic so try to avoid peak periods and do your best to rediscover Singapore responsibly!