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Half-day Itinerary: Universal Studios Singapore

By: deliatoh on 08 Apr 2011

Universal Studios Singapore, one of the must-see tourist attractions in Singapore is one of the most diverse theme parks in the world based on various themes set in some of the most famous movies and TV shows. Filled with exciting attractions, Universal Studios Singapore is also the first to host some of the rides and shows, including the Far Far Away Castle and the world's tallest duelling roller coasters based on a Science Fiction TV show. Do not miss this sure-to-be unforgettable experience!
 

Resorts World Sentosa (8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island. +65 6577 8888. Nearest MRT Station: Harbourfront [NE1/CC29]. To get there: Sentosa Boardwalk from VivoCity $1. RWS Bus from Harbourfront or VivoCity $2. Sentosa Express from VivoCity Level 3 to Waterfront Station $3.)
 

Universal Studios Singapore (7 hr. Resorts World Sentosa. +65 6577 8899. Daily 10am – 7pm. Weekday Admission $66 adult, $48 child 12 & under, $32 senior 65 & above; Weekend Admission $72 adult, $52 child 12 & under, $36 senior 65 & above.)


There is just too much to explore in this fun and exciting theme park, but here are the highlights that ought not to be missed! Do not miss the retail outlets for a great shopping experiences as well as get a taste of authentic Singapore food and delicious sweet treats along the way!
 

Madagascar

Enter the warm, tropical jungle world and explore various attractions in this exotic African-themed land. Here you will experience wildlife in a safe yet interesting and vibrant setting.

King Julen's Beach Party Go-around

Hop onto the carousel with King Julen and the other Madagascar characters and have the time of your life in this festive beach party.

Before moving on to the next attraction, purchase some creatively designed souvenirs at the Penguin Mercantile, inspired by the various Madagascar heroes. Gloria's Snack Shack also provides refreshing beverages and Japanese-styled finger snacks to replenish your energy.
 

Far Far Away

Watch your fairytale fantasies come to life in the kingdom of Far Far Away! Experience the lives of your favourite characters Shrek, Fiona and Donkey as you explore the streets lined with opulent castles reminiscent of the Medieval/Renaissance era.

Shrek 4-D Adventure

Here's your chance to make history by joining Shrek and Donkey on a mission to save Princess Fiona! Not only does 3D technology make your experience truly exciting and realistic, the magical touch of Ogrevision allows you to see the world of Shrek through his very own eyes. The moving action of your seats, along with air blasts and water sprays, make your 17 minute ride truly unforgettable.

Enchanted Airways

Guests of all ages take a roller coaster ride atop Donkey's dragon sidekick and admire the beautiful aerial view of the entire Far Far Away Kingdom. Along the way, riders will also get to interact with various characters from the Shrek movie.
 

Lost World

Discover the wonders of the prehistoric world of the Jurassic Park and WaterWorld. This is where most of the water-based rides and tours will be.

Waterworld

This attraction, based on the 1995 film Waterworld, brings to you a performance based on the hero Helen's journey from Dryland to Atoll. Be enthralled by physical stunts and sensational performances at this breath-taking live show.

Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure

Board a white water raft and take a trip down a stream, while visiting the prehistoric lands and creatures along the way.
 

Ancient Egypt

The world of Egyptian Pharaohs, castles and pyramids is just a stop away. Based on the Golden Age of Egyptian Exploration in the 1930s, unravel this mysterious ancient world as you discover the beautiful architecture and experience the thrill of adventure!

Revenge of the Mummy

This psychological, very fast-paced thrill ride is bound to give you a once-in-a-lifetime experience. As you explore the deep, dark, dangerous tunnels,be prepared to face the wrath of mummy warriors, fireballs and hoards of scarab beetles. You will never forget this bone-chilling yet exhilarating ride!

Lunch at the Discovery Food Court

Here you get to savour Singapore's best delicacies including laksa, nasi lemak, chicken rice and more, as well as get a taste of Singapore's rich, multi-racial culture.

 

Sci-Fi City

Travel decades into the future into this world of robots and transformers. As you enter this vibrant and lively city, marvel at the wonders of 22nd century technology.

Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica: Human vs Cylon allows you to experience a real-life War of the Worlds. Choose your side and embark on the world's tallest dual roller coaster in this exciting battle between the species. Based on the blockbuster Battlestar Galactica.

If you found the roller coaster ride exhilarating, purchase souvenirs from the Galactica PX retail outlet.

Accelerator

Go for a spin on the Accelerator teacups, a futuristic themed ride that will leave you breathless. Children under 122 cm must be accompanied by a supervising companion. No hand-held infants.
 

New York

Immerse yourself in the lifestyle and vibrant culture of New York, the largest city in the USA. Here at the New York section of the park, admire the attractions of the city along the streets of the Big Apple, architecture that reveals the prosperity of the city, and even experience New York weather as the temperature drops a few degrees below Singapore's average.

Lights, Camera, Action! Hosted by Steven Spielberg

Discover the amazing special effects that go into the production of films. Be blown away as the empty stage suddenly transforms into a hurricane setting in New York City all only with the wonders of CGI, sounds and wind effects.
 

Hollywood

Ever dreamed of living the life of a superstar? You can experience the glamour and wonder of the entertainment circle right here! Immerse yourself in the beauty of the world of Hollywood with serene-looking palm trees and distinctive buildings. If you enjoy shopping, this area of the theme park is also the place for you-with outlets ranging from snack stalls to exclusive celebrity collectibles.

Silver Screen Collectibles

This is the heaven of every Hollywood fan as over here, you can purchase a wide range of your favourite photos, posters and T-shirts based on famous blockbuster movies and celebrities. Also here are souvenirs based on the famous Loony Tunes character, Betty Boop.

Superstar Candies

Tired and need a sugar rush? Take a break and have some sweet treats such as candy floss and home-made brownies.

Pantages Hollywood theatre

This Broadway-style theatre brings Broadway entertainment right to your doorstep. It currently features the Universal Monsters, based on the Universal Horror series from 1923 to 1960. They bring to you a mixture of suspense, thrill and entertainment in the form of a rock-and-roll musical entitled 'Monster Rock!'


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  • If you wish to have a heavy lunch, we recommend not taking the Revenge of the Mummy or Battlestar Galactica within 1 hour of your meal. Try the more relaxing activities such as shopping and sightseeing in the meantime!
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