An ideal family day out, a trip to Singapore's Sentosa Island could see you taking a cable car ride from Mount Faber before visiting the S.E.A Aquarium and Dolphin Lagoon, perhaps followed by a visit to the Images of Singapore museum or the immersive 4D experience of Mysterious Island. You can also opt for a one-day pass or skip-the-line VIP ticket for the ever-popular Universal Studios, or indulge in surreal photo opportunities in the Trickeye Museum.
For the even more adventurous, board the Sky Tower for panoramic views and ride the waves at the Adventure Cove Waterpark, then soar through the air on the MegaZip Adventure Park zipline. Those looking to relax can always head to the beach, enjoy a round of golf, take a stroll down the Sentosa Boardwalk or visit the island's sights on a leisurely Segway tour. Young children and nature lovers will love the Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom, while foodies and shopping fanatics can explore the island's numerous restaurants and shopping centers.
Due to the sheer number of attractions and activities on offer, Sentosa Island is best enjoyed on an afternoon or full-day trip from the mainland.
Catching the cable car from Mount Faber is arguably the best way to get to Sentosa Island from the mainland, as it offers spectacular views that all ages can enjoy. Alternatively, you can also take the North-East Line of the MRT to HarbourFront and make your way to Level 3 of Vivocity, where it's possible to catch the Sentosa Express monorail to the island. Once on the island, you can get around by a series of bus routes, the beach tram and the Sentosa Express.
Did You Know? Sentosa Island's Universal Studios was the first Universal Studios theme park to open in Southeast Asia and the second in Asia overall (Japan has the first).