Singapore offers exciting theme park rides, water park slides and unique attractions, which give an adrenaline rush.
Innovative rides include a spin in super cars (”Ultimate Drive”), airplane flight simulation (“Flight Experience”), skydive simulation (“iFly”), surfing (“FlowBarrel”) barrel, water slides, 3D audio visual (“Transformers The Ride”), rollercoaster, bungee jumping (“G-MAX Reverse Bungy”), etc. Listed below are the best Top 10 rides in Singapore.
1] G-MAX Reverse Bungy, Singapore – Bungee Jumping In Reverse
Groups of people are strapped into chairs and raised to a height of 60 meters in the air. Once released, the bungee comes hurtling down at a top speed of 200 Km per hour (124 Miles per hour) with G Force (Gravitational Force) of 5. G-MAX Bungy cord is made of premium rubber and can carry a weight of 10,000 Kg. G-MAX Reverse Bungy is priced at SGD $45; video from a wristband 2GB USB Drive costs SCD $20. G-MAX Reverse Bungy is a great way to get an adrenaline rush. Both the G-MAX Reverse Bungy and GX-5 Extreme Swing are conveniently located at Clarke Quay in Downtown Singapore. Height restriction of 1.2 m and age restriction of 12 years apply for the G-MAX Reverse Bungy.
2] Flight Experience Singapore – Flight Simulator
30 Raffles Avenue
Flight Experience Singapore is a flight simulator where the general public can experience the thrill of flying a BOEING 737-800NG. Usually access to flight simulators is restricted to pilot or trainee pilots; but this flight simulator is open to all. The trainers on the flight simulators are registered pilots. During the flight, visitors get to take off and land the plane multiple times. Simulator flight packages start from SGD $175 for 30 minutes to $430 for 90 minutes. Children as young as 7 can fly the Boeing plane, and there is an option of getting a DVD of the flight.
3] Ultimate Drive – Drive a Supercar on Singapore’s F1 Circuit
Marina Bay Sands and Singapore Flyer
Drive either a red Ferrari F430 F1 Spider or a yellow Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder along Singapore’s F1 Race Circuit. Drive these fast supercars on Formula 1 roads. Rides in these supercars vary from 15 minutes to 1 hour. Circuit includes either the F1 course or/and the ECP Freeway. One can enjoy the drive in these 2 supercars either as a driver or as a passenger. As a memento of the time spent in these ultimate driving machines, the drive is recorded on two cameras – a cockpit camera inside the car and a street view camera.
4] iFly Singapore – Skydiving Simulation
43 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa
iFly Singapore is a great way of experiencing skydiving without jumping off an airplane and opening a parachute. “Flyers” at iFly Singapore, get to experience the feeling of free fall. iFly, Singapore is the world’s first and largest themed vertical wind tunnel for indoor skydiving. IFly is 56.5 feet in height (5 storey high) and 16.5 feet wide. Since part of the iFly wind tunnel is made of acrylic glass wall, “flyers” get a wonderful view of Siloso Beach and South China Sea. Children as young as 7, can enjoy skydiving at iFly. iFly Singapore is priced at SGD $99 for an adult and $90 for kids below 18; there are other packages and Family rates.
5] Torpedo at Wild Wild Wet, Singapore – Fast Water Slide
Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close
Torpedo is one of the fastest water slides in Singapore. Starting from a height of a 4 storey building (18 Meters), the Torpedo ejects riders in a free fall along a slide that twists and turns. Riders slide down at speeds of 70 Km/hr. This scary water ride is for those looking for an adrenaline rush. Singapore’s Wild Wild Wet Water Park has undergone renovation and now has 9 water rides. In addition to the Torpedo, visitors can also enjoy Waterworks (Dueling Slide), Ular-Lar (Raft slide), Slide Up (Halfpipe-Slide), Tsunami (Wave Pool), Shiok River (Lazy River), Jacuzzi, Professor’s Playground (Water Playground) and Yippie! (Baby Play Area).
6] FlowBarrel at Wavehouse Sentosa – Surfing and Riding Waves
36 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa
Wavehouse at Sentosa’s Siloso Beach has artificial wave makers and it offers 2 types of surfing (or flow boarding) experiences – FlowBarrel and FlowRider. Of the two, FlowBarrel is tougher. At FlowBarrel, 100,000 gallons of water is pumped per minute at a top speed of 48 Km/hr. This creates an endless barrel wave for surfing or flow boarding. Wavehouse at Sentosa also has a restaurant, bar and surf shop.
7] Transformers The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle
Universal Studios Singapore, Resorts World, Sentosa
Based on the “Transformer” movie, “Transformers The Ride” is a 3D rollercoaster type ride with audio and visuals, which gives riders the feeling that they are in the middle of a battle between Transformer robots and autobots. During the course of the 3D ride, a visitor covers 610 meters (2000 feet) in a fast vehicle which takes them through various Transformer battle scenes, projected on 60 (18 meter) feet screens. The speed of the vehicle (like a fast roller coaster), the 3D special effects, large screens and loud audio make this a memorable ride. This is one the main attractions at Universal Studios, Singapore.
8] GX-5 Extreme Swing, Singapore – Giant Swing in the air
GX-5 Extreme Swing is a giant swing. A group of people are strapped in and taken parallel to the floor to a height of 50 meters in the air. Once up in the air, the swing is released. The swing reaches a top speed of 120 Km/hr (75 Miles/hr). In addition to swinging, GX-5 Extreme Swing also turns, which adds to the thrill of the ride. Each ride on the GX-5 Extreme Swing cost SGD $45 per person; video from a 2GB USB Drive wristband costs SCD $20. Height should be 1.2 m and over and age should be 12 years and over for the G-MAX Reverse Bungy.
9] Revenge of the Mummy – Roller Coaster at Universal Studios
Universal Studios, Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa
This is an indoor roller coaster based on the “Mummy” movies. The sets around the “Revenge of the Mummy” roller coaster are eerie and scary with skeletons popping out. Total length of the “Revenge of the Mummy” rollercoaster is 2,200 feet (670 meters) and it reaches a top speed of 72 Km/hr (45 miles/hr). The atmospheric setting, use of Mummy props, projection screen, scary soundtrack and fast roller coaster, makes “Revenge of the Mummy” one of the key attractions at Universal Studios, Singapore. Revenge of the Mummy roller coaster is also available at Universal Studios Orlando and Hollywood. It is among the Top 10 Best Orlando Roller Coasters.
10] Riptide Rocket at Adventure Cove Waterpark – Water Slide
Resorts World Sentosa
“Riptide Rocket” is like a waterslide roller coaster. Riptide Rocket is a hydromagnetic ride (boat is accelerated with magnets). At the start, a boat is slowly taken up a conveyor belt. At the top it is released and the boat goes through twists and turns and comes down at speed. Other thrilling rides at Adventure Cove Waterpark, Sentosa, include Whirlpool Washout (a huge bowl followed by a flush down a chute), Spiral Washout (slide with many spiral twist and turns), Tidal Twister (fast trip down slides), Pipeline Plunge (fast ride on a tube), Dueling Racer (race between 2 riders laying on their stomach), Tidal Twister, Bluwater Bay, Big Bucket Treehouse (great for kids), Adventure River (lazy river), Seahorse Hideaway (for kids), Rainbow Reef (snorkeling), etc. In all there are 13 attractions.
Rides, Water Park Slides and Theme Park Attractions in Singapore
In addition to the above rides listed below are some of Singapore’s most thrilling roller coasters, water park attractions and theme park rides.
Water Park Rides and Water Slides in Singapore
- Giant water slides at Jurong Swimming Pool Complex and Sengkang Swimming Complex.
- Singapore’s Wild Wild Wet Water Park at Downtown East 1 Pasir Ris Close, has 9 water rides Torpedo (fast water slide), Waterworks (Dueling Slide), Ular-Lar (Raft slide), Slide Up (Halfpipe-Slide), Tsunami (Wave Pool), Shiok River (Lazy River), Jacuzzi, Professor’s Playground (Water Playground) and Yippie! (Baby Play Area).
- Adventure Cove Waterpark, Sentosa, has 13 attractions including Riptide Rocket (fast water slide), Whirlpool Washout (a huge bowl followed and a chute), Tidal Twister (fast trip down slides), Spiral Washout (slide with many twist and turns), Pipeline Plunge (fast ride on a tube), Dueling Racer (race between 2 riders laying on their stomach), Tidal Twister, Bluwater Bay, Big Bucket Treehouse (great for kids), Adventure River (lazy river), Seahorse Hideaway (for kids), Rainbow Reef (snorkeling), etc.
- FlowRider at Wavehouse, Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa offers surfing and wave riding for beginners.
- Boating, Kayaking, Canoeing, Dragon Boats, Speed Boats, Water Skiing, Para Sailing and other Water Sports are available at many coastal parks and beaches of Singapore. Visit this page or details on Water Sports in Singapore.
Theme Park Rides and Adventure Attractions in Singapore
- Kinetics Climbing at 160 Paya Lebar Road offers indoor wall climbing.
- “MegaZip” at MegaZip Adventure Park, Imbiah Hill Road, Sentosa. Hang from a wire zip line and travel down at high speed. The ride starts at a height of 75 meters on Imbiah Hill. Rider is strapped with a harness and line to a pulley on the MegaZip line. The rider travels a distance of 450 meters and finishes at the beach. Riders can reach a top speed of 60 Km/hour. Priced at SGD $39, there are multiple packages.
- “Parajump” at MegaZip Adventure Park, Imbiah Hill Road, Sentosa. Free fall Jump from a height of 50 meters. Person is strapped using special harness and safety wires. When a person jumps from 50 feet, the sensation is similar to dropping with a parachute. Ticket cost SGD $19, and there are multiple package options.
- “ClimbMax” at MegaZip Adventure Park, Imbiah Hill Road, Sentosa. ClimbMax is an adventure rope course with 3 levels of difficulty. The easiest course is at 5 meters and the toughest is at a height of 15 meters. Located high up in the air, the tough course is heart pumping. “Mini Monkey” is a “ClimbMax” type adventure for kids.
- “NorthFace” at MegaZip Adventure Park, Imbiah Hill Road, Sentosa. NorthFace is a 16 meter high climbing wall. All safety precautions are taken for climbers and there are instructors to guide and look after climbers. Climb cost SGD $19, and there are multiple package options.
- Forest Adventure at Bedok Reservoir Park offers a Grand Course (SGD $44) and smaller Taste of Forest Adventure course ($27).
- Ride Segways at Segway Eco Adventure+ and Segway Fun Ride, Sentosa
- Skyline Luge, Imbiah Hill Road, Sentosa. Luge is 3 wheel carrier with a brake and steering wheel, which riders can ride on a 650 meter Jungle Trail or Dragon Trail. Skyline is like a cable ride which offers great views of Singapore.
- 4D AdventureLand at Imbiah Lookout, Sentosa is a audio-visual-sensory experience. The three 4D adventures are “Desperados in 4D”, “Extreme Log Ride” and “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”.
- Port of Lost Wonder at Palawan Beach, Sentosa is an ideal place for kids below 12 to enjoy adventure activities.
- eXplorerKid Family Park at Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris, offers activities for children below 12 years.
- The Flying Trapeze at Siloso beach, Sentosa offer people the opportunity to trapeze like circus performers.
- Playing and sledging in now at Snow City, 21 Jurong Town Hall Road.
- Kallang’s Ice World (at Leisure Park, 5 Stadium Walk, Kallang) and The Rink (JCube Level 3, 2 Jurong East Central 1) offer ice staking.
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