Running short of ideas to entertain your kids this school hols? Fret not, the friendly folk at Wildlife Reserves Singapore have lined up a host of activities to keep your family entertained for hours on end. Check out this list of amazing activities they have happening, this holidays:
- Wonders of Sunny the Hornbill, at Jurong Bird Park : Meet Sunny the Hornbill, Jurong Bird Park’s new animal icon.
In his role as the park icon, Sunny will be a beacon of hope for all threatened hornbill species by raising greater awareness on the hornbill ivory trade. Get your children to learn more about the threats Hornbills face through Sunny’s daily appearances at the High Flyers show.
From 19 Nov to 11 Dec, visitors can participate in many Hornbill-focused activities. They can feed Hornbills under supervision and learn all about them at the daily Hornbill Chit-Chat sessions, take photos with Sunny the Hornbill mascot, indulge in some fun-filled craft activities and pen some love notes at the Hornbill Love Mail.
Dates: 19 Nov – 11 Dec (Sat & Sun only)
Time: 8.30am to 6.00pm (various timings)
Venue: Jurong Bird Park (activities at various locations around the park)
Fee: Activities are free but normal admission rates of $29.00 (adult) and $19.00 (child 3 to 12 years) apply
- Twilight Encounters at Night Safari : Night Safari’s famed elephant, Chawang takes centre stage at the inaugural Twilight Encounters.
Expect your kids to shout out in glee when they see elaborately costumed giraffes, zebras, flamingos and the iconic elephant strut their stuff, at the Paw-some Parade.
What’s more, you get to rub shoulders with the friendly Chawang mascot when he pops out for a meet-and-greet.
Embark on a tram journey to meet the elephant family and the majestic Chawang. Watch baby elephant Neha, the latest addition to the family and Chawang’s youngest, frolic about with her mother and aunties. Isn’t that cute?
Dates: 18 Nov – 10 Dec 2016 (Fridays and Saturdays only)
Time: 7.15pm – 12.00am
Venue: Night Safari (activities at various locations around the park)
Fee: Activities are free but normal admission rates of $45.00 (adult) and $30.00 (child 3 to 12 years old) apply to enter the park.
Zoo-rassic Park at Singapore Zoo and River Safari : Step back in time to Zoo-rassic Park, and marvel at crowd favourites like the Tyrannosaurus Rex, Spinosaurus, Stegosaurus, Triceratops and a host of their prehistoric cousins during the weekends of 26 Nov – 18 Dec 2016.
Fancy being a paleontologist? Excavate dinosaur fossils and journey through the Same Same But Different Trail to learn about evolution. Little ones will be amazed by how the animals of today share similar features and behaviours with these relics of the past. You even get to take pictures with these giant creatures.
River Safari has also been gripped by dino fever. Enlighten your kids about some relatives of dinosaurs still alive today, such as the Alligator snapping turtle, Indian Gharial and Giant Chinese Salamander.
Between 26 Nov – 18 Dec 2016, local residents also enjoy higher savings with the Dino-mite admission combo, with Singapore Zoo and River Safari dual park combo tickets at $39.00 per adult and $25.00 per child (3-12 years old) (Usual price $69.00 per adult and $42.00 per child 3-12 years old). The Dino-mite admission combo is available online and onsite. Terms and conditions apply.
You could win park hopper tickets!!
Yes, you heard that right! We are giving away 5 Family park hopper tickets (2 adults + 2 kids), and you could be the lucky one. All you need to do is fill up your details in the form below and keep your fingers crossed. Hurry up, the contest ends on 7 December 2016! In the meantime, here’s wishing happy holidays to all!