Make a whole day of it. Pick how you would like to spend your day out, throw in a picnic basket and a blanket, and you’re all set to having one of your best days together as a family. Enjoy.
Pack your picnic basket and bring your kites to the Green Roof at Marina Barrage for a fun-filled day in the sun. The space is huge, and you and your kids can have the freedom to run around the spacious area.
Marina Barrage, 8 Marina Gardens Drive, 018951
Stroll through the Flower Dome and discover the beauty of unique flowers and trees that are usually found only in regions like South Africa, California. The dome has been specially designed to keep a cool-dry climate suitable for these plants.
Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, 018953
Have an adrenaline-filled day with the whole family at Forest Adventure, Singapore’s first Treetop obstacle course. There are three different courses to choose from for the whole family: the Grand Course is perfect for teenagers and adults, the Kids Course is designed for children aged 5 to 10 years old, and the Junior Course is the perfect in between for children that aren’t challenged by the Kids Course but are not yet ready for the Grand Course.
Forest Adventure, Bedok Reservoir Rd, 479244
Let your children experience what it’s like to be Bob the Builder at this children construction site. Diggersite allows children and adults to sit in life-size excavators and perform simple tasks, such as building small blocks and operating a construction digger. There are various sites around Singapore, so make sure to check the website for the one closest to you!
Spend the afternoon riding go-karts with your young ones who will definitely love the experience! There’s a rental shop near car park 2 at West Coast Park where you can rent different go-karts. The seats are adjustable so adults and teenagers can ride on them and have plenty of fun together as well.
West Coast Park, W Coast Ferry Rd, 126978
If you’re looking for somewhere your young ones can spend their boundless energy running around, head to any one of Singapore’s outdoor playgrounds. There are plenty of playgrounds in Singapore with different equipment and facilities to give your child the ultimate playground experience. The best part? Most of them are free!
Enjoy an authentic local farm stay experience at D’Kranji Farm Resort. Choose from a variety of villas to stay the night, and enjoy activities like guided farm tours, planting in a pot, prawning, touring the bird nest museum, bottle feeding koi and more!
D’Kranji Farm Resort, 10 Neo Tiew Lane 2, 718813
By Syahmin Ritzwan & Candy Lim, Singapore Women’s Weekly, August 2014 / Last updated May 2018.