Are you predicting a dull and unexciting summer vacation stuck at home? If so, there is a silver lining to it all, so worry not. Covid-19 may have put international travel plans to rest, but it need not deny you the wonders that are at your own doorstep!
With the timely arrival of the Singapore Rediscovers scheme, you can now enjoy discounted visits to Singapore’s most popular sights. Forged by a government keen on reviving the tourist economy, this initiative gives you and your kids a prized opportunity to jump back into the city’s colourful mix of culture, history and recreational hubs. Tourism credits worth up to $320 million are up for grabs, so there is little time to waste!
The vouchers can be collected and used in registered tourist attractions across the city, including Madame Tussauds, HeadRock, SEA Aquarium, Singapore Zoo and many more. Your kids will be spoilt for choice, and may even rediscover the true charms of growing up in Singapore.
Designed with the aim of reconnecting Singaporeans with their local heritage, SingapoRediscovers is available exclusively to local residents of Singapore. What’s more, you need not worry about catching or spreading the virus, as the sites will be largely populated by local residents’ due to international border restrictions. This leaves it to us to help revive our vibrant tourist economy. Thankfully, the SingapoRediscovers vouchers are designed to help you do precisely that!
So, you may not have to spend a summer locked up at home after all. Check out the list below to see some destinations where you can take the kids for a little adventure this coming school holidays.
1. SEA Aquarium
SEA Aquarium – A vast aquarium where you can dive into a world filled with over 100,000 marine species, and let your eyes feast on the aquatic marvels that swim our oceans. The SEA Aquarium is a popular destination for children and adults alike, and is offering adults tickets for only $29. Fetch your cameras and prepare to meet a wide array of oceanic beauties. A memorable day out with the children awaits.
Offer is valid from 1stt September to 16th September 2020.
To redeem the offer, please visit www.rwsentosa.com while stocks last.
2. Madame Tussauds Singapore
Come and see how the world’s most famous stars are cruising through 2020 in the premier celebrity hub Madame Tussauds. Packaged with a 4D cinema, film star experience and “star-studded” safety, you are sure to have one hell of an adventure at this unmissable attraction.
Tickets are available online (see link below) at a discounted price of $46, which comes bundled with tickets for the Spirit of Singapore boat ride, Images of Singapore LIVE, Trick Eye Museum, Ultimate Film Star Experience and the 4D Cinema. Offer is valid from 15th July to 31st December 2020.
Wearing of masks will be mandatory, and hand sanitiser stations will be available in all corners of the building.
Please visit the site for further information - https://www.madametussauds.com/singapore/en
Enjoy 50% off all single-entry fees into ByKido’s playgrounds and parks, from only $5 per person. With the variety of sites and activities operated by ByKido, you could spend a whole day on two wheels and still want more. With the voucher, you can save up to $25 per person and enjoy a good day out at the same time.
To avail the offer, please visit the merchant’s site linked below and purchase the voucher online.
Offer is available between 4th August 2020 and 31st December 2020.
4. Headrock VR Singapore
Headrock has no shortage of exciting and head-spinning VR rides. This Autumn, Headrock VR is offering a free ride for every package purchased. If you wish to take a pair of friends to enjoy the rides, then you can avail the Twosome Package Deal with prices starting from $40.
Visit Sentosa’s ticketing counter or the Headrock VR site to redeem the offers.
Offer is valid from 13th August 2020 to 27th Dec 2020. Find out more at https://www.headrockvr.sg/promotions
Nothing sparks a better thrill than a good zip-line. MegaZip features 36 obstacles, a 15-metre freefall simulator, bungee assisted trampolines and much more. Situated in Sentosa’s scenic surroundings, the views will not fail to take your breath away. Activities are available for all ages, guaranteeing a fun and enjoyable family day out for everyone.
With the promotion, you can enjoy 4 tickets for the price of 3. To redeem this unbeatable deal, find MegaZip on social media, click their social media campaign and follow the link onto their webpage. On completion of all activities, you will also receive a $10 F & B voucher to use at AJ Hackett or Trapiza by Shangri-La.
Offer is available from 14th July 2020 until 31st December 2020.
MegaZip website: https://www.sg.megaadventure.com/
6. Gardens by the Bay
Nothing represents Singapore’s colourful identity more than the premier “Gardens by the Bay”. This post-futuristic realm is home to a multitude of botanical wonders and technological masterpieces. Put simply, it is a place that never fails to bore, and brings back even the most frequent of visitors. This Autumn, the gardens will host a Mind-Autumn Festival with glowing lanterns and a breath-taking symphony of lights. But the time window is short, so grab your place soon before it ends!
To redeem this offer, visit the website linked below. Offer is available from 18th September 2020 to 4th October 2020. Find out more at https://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/whats-on/offers-and-promotions/attractions.html
7. Jurong Bird Park
Embrace the wild wonders of the sky with a guided tour, all with the help of a personal guide. Jurong Bird Park is a wildlife reserve that protects the lives of precious bird species and gives you a unique chance to savour their beauty. Brimming with a mixture of cute, quirky, fierce and exotic species, you will find animal companions fit for anyone’s appetite. In addition, you can say hello to a majestic bunch of elephants, rhinos and many more wild mammals.
On the booking of a chartered buggy tour, you can expect to receive $55 worth of F&B/Retail vouchers. As entries are limited, you will need to book your place by emailing the Bird Park at email@example.com
Offer is available from 7th August 2020 to 30th September 2020.
Jurong Bird Park website: https://www.wrs.com.sg/en.html
8. Singapore Flyer
Has your child ever expressed a passing desire to become a pilot in the future? If so, what better place to take them than Asia’s first open-to-all flight simulators at Singapore Flyer. Offering the same flight simulators used by pilots for training, you or your child can experience what it feels like to fly a plane! Perhaps, you may be able to quench your thirst for international travel too.
With this offer, you can enjoy 30% off all B737 Virtual Reality experiences.
Visit the website linked below to book your tickets and use promo code “SGFLYER” to redeem your 30% discount. Offer is available from 1st August 2020 to 3rd January 2021.
Find out more at https://www.singaporeflyer.com/promotions/
Fancy a little splash? Then look no further than Singapore’s first floating Aqua park. HydroDash features an enviable collection of slides, play areas, floating obstacle courses, and inflatable playgrounds for the little ones. This is an unmissable opportunity for the children to enjoy a swashbuckling adventure in a baking hot summer.
With a minimum spend of $30, you can avail a discount of and kick off your splash-filled escapade.
The offer is valid from 31st July 2020 until 31st October 2020.
To redeem this offer, visit https://hydrodash.rezdy.com/402549/two-hour-access and use the promo code “DASHG” to get the discount.
10. ArtScience Museum
For the science-loving nerds in your family, the ArtScience Museum’s promotion will be a god-send. A site where art and science lock horns, you will stumble across many fascinating concoctions of the human imagination. What’s more, the many enlightening events and exhibits on topics like the environment, technology and artistry are all back on, and ready for your curious mind to dabble into.
You can redeem this offer with your Sands Rewards Membership with 30% off all Adult Standard and Concession Tickets. Purchase must be made online prior to your visit, and no more than 4 tickets can be purchased per month under this promotion.
The offer is valid from 17th July 2020 until 31st December 2020. Find out more and book your tickets at https://www.marinabaysands.com/museum/ticket.html
11. Science Centre Singapore
After months of closure, Science Centre is finally ready to reopen its doors for the scientifically gifted folk out there. The pandemic may have shifted the boundaries of science, but is yet to rob the fascination that’s threaded in the marvels of science. As it welcomes visitors again, Science Centre is offering a complimentary $5 Curiosity Shop Voucher with the purchase of every adult or KidsSTOP child ticket. Take home a relic from the flagship store of scientific goodies, and let the experience stay with you well after you step outside this hub of science and technology.
To grab hold of your $5 voucher, simply present your e-ticket at the counter of the Curiosity Shop.
The offer is valid from 13th August 2020 to 27th September 2020.
Find out more and make your booking at https://www.science.edu.sg/
12. Escape Room
If you’ve had enough of absorbing science for one day, why not test your newly sharpened thinking skills at Virtual Room’s Escape Room Adventure? There aren’t many better ways of testing your analytical, reasoning and thinking skills than a timed and suspenseful escape room experience. Plus, it’s a whole lot more fun than sitting at home doing the same puzzles! With this offer, you can claim a 15% discount on any of their award-winning escape room experiences.
To redeem the offer, book your ticket online and enter the promo code “TIH15”. Offer is available from 11th August 2020 to 31st October 2020.
Find our more at https://singapore.virtual-room.com/
13. Trick Eye Museum
Trick Eye Museum is where 3D visions run amok with fantastical and mind-numbing optical illusions. A little stroll through this museum, packed with Augmented Reality Technology and renowned art exhibits, is guaranteed to stretch the boundaries of your imagination. Pay a little visit to this place with a handsome discount of 20% when purchased online.
Tickets are valid for three months from the date of purchase. Combo Tickets are available if you wish to add Madame Tussauds and Spirit of Singapore to your visit.
Visit http://www.trickeye.com/singapore/Ticket to redeem the offer and find out more.
14. Snow City
Travelling to the snowy alps is probably off the books for now, with little foresight as to when the boarding gates will open once again. Fortunately, Singapore’s very own Snow City is here to salvage your wintery escapades. Sledge down the snowy slopes and throw some snowballs in Snow City’s very own snow-white wonderland. As the rest of the city bakes in the hot summer, you now have the chance to enter Singapore’s wintery corner with a whopping 30% off on ticket prices.
To redeem this offer, visit Snow City and present your ID at the counter. Offer is available from Now till 30th September 2020.
Find out more at http://www.snowcity.com.sg/whats-on/discounts-promotions/
15. Wild Wild Wet
Pay $15 for a day pass and spend a day of fun on water slides and getting the whole family wet! Try the new white-water rafting slide, the first in Southeast Asia, braving down rapids with 5 other companions. Enjoy the thrills as close as the real thing!
There are more than 10 rides to choose from to give you tons of exhilaration and excitement.
Ticketing details at https://wildwildwet.com/
There, you are now set to treat your children to an unforgettable summer vacation. And, the best thing about it is that you don’t have to take a single step outside the country. With no shortage of things to see, feel and do in the city itself, you are bound to find an experience fit for anyone’s tastes and preferences, at a price more affordable than ever.
Next Step: Jump off the internet and nosedive into Singapore’s universe of endless adventures!
Which attraction will you start with? Leave your comments below.