Last Updated on August 31, 2019
Sentosa Island spells sheer fun, and tons of it! It’s a lovely manmade island, all share one thing in common: fun, and lots of it! This manmade island is full of amazing amusements, and entertainment options that’ll keep you coming for more. The immense Resorts World, Universal Studios, the fabulous beaches – all of it just lying in wait to entertain the curious visitor. The island sees thousands of visitors each year, from all over the world, who come here to enjoy the themed rides, live shows and much, much more.
And if you love dolphins, you’re in for a real treat when you get to Sentosa Island. Dolphin Island in Sentosa lets you get up close to bottlenose Indo-Pacific dolphins. You can participate in the Dolphin Encounter the Dolphin Adventure, Dolphin Trek and more interactive programs to really get to know your favourite mammals.
The Sentosa Merlion
The Sentosa Merlion is the tallest one in Singapore, standing at 37 meters. You can climb up to the top to enjoy a view of all of Sentosa Island. The Sentosa Merlion is one of the 7 merlions in Singapore.
Universal Studios is a part of Resorts World Sentosa, a huge park divided into seven sections, including Ancient Egypt, Madagascar and New York. You’ll be taken on a geographical and cinematic journey of these seven areas. Plus, there are enormous roller coasters, live movie scenes, white-knuckle rides that’ll scare you the first time and endless fun.
iFLY Singapore in Sentosa is an indoor skydiving centre, where you can challenge yourself to face wind speeds of up to 300km/hour. Experience the never-ending thrill of indoor skydiving, screaming at the top of your lungs as you spin several meters above ground in the world’s first and largest wind tunnel.
Technical manmade, the beaches are still lovely and pristine with white sands imported from Malaysia and crystal clear turquoise water. There’s about 3.2 kilometres of white sands on Sentosa Island, with plenty of beach bars and palm trees for lounging. Check out the best beaches, namely, Tanjong, Palawan and Siloso Beach.
Adventure Cove Waterpark
Adventure Cove Waterpark is located at Resorts World Sentosa. If your kids are into fun rides and slides plus a whole range of water-based activities like hurtling down massive tunnels or spinning around spiral rubber rings along with rushing water, don’t forget to bring them here. Don’t forget to check out Ray Bay and Rainbow Reef for an up close look at over 20,000 fish.
Skyline and Luge Skyride
The Skyline is an open-air, chairlift that’s pulled by cables which stretches from Sentosa Island to the mainland. The Luge Skyride is a non-motorised, three wheel carrier that travels down a steep hill from close to the Imbiah Lookout and lands at Siloso Beach. The views of the island and the forests around are simply to be seen to be believed. Enjoying the Skyline and Luge Skyride cable rides are top things to do in Singapore.
Tiger Sky Tower
The Tiger Sky Tower is the highest point on Sentosa, at 131 metres, which is about 50 storeys. A glass-surrounded open cabin lift takes you gently to the top. Along the way, listen to ongoing commentary about the island and look up landmarks as they are pointed out. Enjoy the 360 degree panoramic views of Singapore and the surrounding seas and the islands of Indonesia from the top.
Check out the incredible wax statues of South-east movie stars, politicians and other celebrities. Of note are the statues of PM Lee Hsien Loong, singer Stefanie Sun and footballer Fandi Ahmad. There are wax statues of Queen Elizabeth and Beyoncé as well. Don’t miss out on the Spirit of Singapore boat ride within the museum which offers an audio-visual, interactive journey of Singapore.
8 P.M. at Resorts World Sentosa sees an extravaganza put on by two dancing cranes, which dance and flirt with each other on cue to the music. The night scene is spectacularly lit up, and the water effects adds an incredible effect to the show.
Resort World Sentosa Casino
The casino is spread over 49 hectares of land and is the first of its kind in Singapore. Here you can play poker, blackjack, roulette and a host of card and other games, plying your talents and having a ball. There are tons of slot machines and a whole lot of bars where you can drown your sorrows later.
Trick Eye Museum
Let your imagination run wild as you watch the transformation of 2D paintings into 3D images via optical illusory tricks. Enjoy striking your own poses and checking out the output in trick mirrors.
MegaZip Adventure Park
Fly like an eagle on the MegaZip line over the rich 75-mter long forest canopy of Imbiah Hill. Zip away at speeds of 60km per hour over the jungle, screaming as you feel the rush of adrenalin thrum within your blood!
Fort Siloso houses Singapore’s largest collection of World War II memorabilia. The museum holds several interactive exhibits that commemorate the history of the island. Get to the museum by walking on the Fort Siloso Skywalk that’s surrounded by treetops.
Sentosa 4D Adventureland
Watch any movie with absolutely spectacular 4D digital effects! Turn even ordinary movies into immersive four-dimensional digital thrillers! You’ll get so addicted you can hardly bear to watch regular movies after this.
The Flying Trapeze
Get on to Sentosa’s Flying Trapeze and feel like you’re part of a circus, just for a day. If you’re scared of heights, this is a great way to get rid of it. There’s a safety net and everything and you can take it as easy as you want, but do try this incredible adventure, it’s one of the top things to do in Sentosa Island!
Singapore Butterfly & Insect Kingdom
Do you want to check out more than 3,000 different species of insects from all over the world? Then head to Sentosa’s Butterfly & Insect Kingdom, which is set in a lush tropical garden filled with incredible blooming vegetation and flowers. There are cascading waterfalls amid which the butterflies and jungle parrots fly colourfully. Be sure to check out the display of rare lizards and snakes while you’re there.
Sentosa Golf Club
If you’re into golf, Sentosa Golf Club won’t disappoint. It has two 18-hole golf courses. The golf clubs provide everything you need including buggies, caddies, golf clubs and tees. Just bring yourself.
If you visit Singapore, be sure to spend at least a day at Sentosa Island. There’s so much to see and do here, you’ll want to return to Singapore just to explore Sentosa again.