Cuddle up to a clowder of 13 adorable kitties – lovingly-rescued by owners Sue Lynn and Sam at cat café Neko No Niwa. The cosy spot is also bestowed with a great view of the Singapore River, and serves yummy ice cream cookies.
Hop on a bumboat at Changi Point Ferry Terminal and head to the neighbouring island of Pulau Ubin. Explore the island on a rented bike, admire abundant wildlife at Chek Jawa Wetlands, and step back in time to spot Singapore’s last remaining kampongs (Malay hamlets or villages).
Pulau Ubin, Singapore
4. Discover Singaporean life
Look deep into the lives of locals at Once Upon This Island, a specially-curated art exhibition that explores the amazing stories of people living in contemporary Singapore.
Get up close and personal with fascinating nocturnal animals on a guided tram at the world’s first Night Safari. Keep your eyes open for free-range animals wandering around the park!
80 Mandai Lake Road
Nearest MRT: Choa Chu Kang + connecting bus service 927 www.nightsafari.com.sg
6. Kickstart your career
Suitable for those aged four to 14, Kidzania is a new educational theme park that lets children experience over 80 different real-life scenarios, including working in a replica newsroom as a journalist.
Good news for young families! Children under the age of three enjoy free admission at the conservatories. After which, the little ones get to run free and play at Gardens by the Bay’s Children’s Garden.
Jump on board a remodelled WWII Vietnamese war craft and explore Singapore on land and sea with DUCKtours.
#01-330, Suntec City
3 Temasek Boulevard
Nearest MRT: Esplanade www.ducktours.com.sg