The Singapore Zoo is the only place in the world where you can have breakfast with orangutans! Ride a tram through the zoo on a morning tour with an expert guide who points out some of the 3,600 animals that inhabit the wildlife park. If you choose the optional jungle breakfast, enjoy a delicious international buffet in the company of a charismatic family of orangutans. Don’t miss the opportunity to photograph and interact with the apes as they swing and climb in their adjacent habitat.
Thinking of things to do in Singapore with the kids? Visit the zoo! Here are a couple of things you need to know about the fantastic zoo in Singapore.
As one of the top Singapore attractions to visit, this 69 acres zoo is located in Singapore’s upper Seletar Reservoir in the Central Water Catchment. The Zoo was opened to public in 1973 by the Wildlife Reserve Singapore.
Get to know the Zoo in Singapore
The Singapore Zoo is the home to more than 315 species of animal, 16% of them are threatened species. Here you will find a large colony of orangutans, great apes, which have their own show in the zoo. In fact this is the largest captive colony of this amazing animal in the world. Other great animal you might find interesting is the White Tiger. The zoo has many shows to offers visitors, for example the “Rainforest Fights Back”, “Elephants at Work and Play”, or the children show “Animal Friends”.
If you are still wondering what to do in Singapore with the children then we recommend you to check out the other attraction nearby. A popular activity is a visit to the Night Safari, that was opened in 1994. This is one of the city’s top attractions, located right next to the Singapore Zoo. The Night Safari is the first nocturnal zoo in the world, where you can see 120 species of animals, 29% of them are threatened species. The most special animal in this safari is the baby Tapir.
Check the rest of our video guides to learn more about other popular Singapore attractions in the area, like the Jurong Bird Park, offering a huge number of 380 bird species, and a number of great shows to entertain visitors.
Grab the chance to take the family on a Singapore Zoo Night Safari tour through the jungle. From the safety of your visitors' tram you'll spot nocturnal animals in their natural habitat, from fierce predators to timid forest dwellers. Then follow your guide on a night safari walking trail to see the animals at closer quarters. At the Singapore Zoo there's also the option to enjoy dinner at the Ulu Ulu Safari Restaurant.
Get to know Singapore on a morning or afternoon half-day tour. You'll see all the city's highlights in one short tour perfect if your time is limited. Highlights include Singapore's vibrant Chinatown, colonial landmarks, Little India and the iconic, Merlion. You also have the option of combining your city tour with a 30-minute flight aboard the Singapore Flyer.
Explore Singapore’s Chinatown district from every perspective on this enjoyable 4-hour evening trishaw, riverboat and walking tour. Witness the nighttime street theater of this captivating district, learn about its history, and shop for bargains in the exuberant Night Market. Enjoy a delicious Chinese dinner and then take an unforgettable trishaw ride, trundling along the stall-packed lanes as your cyclist driver pushes the pedals! Lastly, board a ‘bumboat’ (riverboat) and soak up wonderful nighttime views of the Singapore's illuminated skyline as you cruise along the Singapore River.
Dive into fun-filled Sentosa Island on this afternoon trip from Singapore! Led by a guide, ride a scenic cable car to the island and visit three of its family-friendly attractions. Ogle sharks, rays, turtles and other exotic sea life at Underwater World; watch the dolphins at Dolphin Lagoon, and discover Singapore’s history as told through the immersive Images of Singapore LIVE. Finish with the Wings of Time show, a spectacular fountains and fireworks musical extravaganza. Upgrade for the Extreme Log Ride and ride a virtual log through 4D ravines and rapids!