If you’re visiting Singapore with children you will probably be considering all the different ways in which you can keep them happy and occupied during your stay. Whilst there are several terrific attractions and activities throughout Singapore that are great for families, such as Singapore Zoo, he Night Safari, Jurong Bird Park, boat rides, the beaches, water parks, and Universal Studios Singapore, how about if you are looking for something quick and easy to enjoy that won’t take up so much time or money? Head to one of the excellent water play areas! Most kids love water, right? So let them indulge with a splash around and hear them giggle in joy. It will also help everyone to cool down in the hot Singaporean sun too!
Here are some top water play areas to check out when travelling in Singapore as a family:
Especially fun for younger kids, Lot One has fun tunnels, complete with water jets, fountains, and water guns to make your little ones smile. The animal-theme is often a huge hit with kids. It’s recommended for toddlers, and the absence of pools and deep water can offer greater peace of mind for the parents.
Head up to the top of VivoCity and you’ll find an enormous water play area on the rooftop. With plenty to keep kids of all ages happy (and wet!) The large wading pool will help your kids to cool off, and there are some great views to enjoy from so high up too. Interesting and colourful statues are scattered around the area. And, it’s totally free!
With an enchanting wildlife theme and a dry play area right next to the wet area, younger kids can have heap of fun at the Tampines 1 play area. There are fountains, shallow pools, and small slides.
Located at NEX Skygarden on top of the shopping centre, KidzPlay is ideal for children between the ages of around five and 12. Head up after a spot of shopping and relax as your kids have fun with the tunnels, cannons, water guns, and buckets. There is also a good dry play area, complete with slides and other equipment.
Ang Mo Kio-Bishan Park
The water play area at Ang Mo-Kio Bishan Park has an educational theme, as well as being bags of fun for kids of all ages. With pretty surroundings, it can be quite relaxing too. Children can try an assortment of wet activities that teach them more about how water moves and how it can be stopped, with gates, ropes, and items for pouring.
Located at the Sports Hub, Splash-N-Surf is an attractive wet play area that is sure to provide loads of giggles and smiles. There’s a shallow pool where toddlers can wade and splash around, and the slides are sure to raise a chuckle or two. A larger pool is excellent for bigger kids who want to practice their swimming strokes and play. The Lazy River is lots of fun for the whole family, and there is plenty of space to chill out and relax.
Other great places to take the kids for some wet and wild fun on a hot day include Westgate Wonderland, the Children’s Garden at the Gardens by the Bay, the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden at Singapore Botanic Gardens, Jem Play, the top of Sebawang Shopping Centre, I12 Katong Water Playground, the Marina Barrage Water Playground, and Changi City Point.