Singapore's weather has been very unpredictable lately. With the rain lasting for hours on some days, planning a day out might be a hassle. But we're here to tell you that the fun doesn't have to end when it starts raining! If you're planning a fun day out with friends this weekend but you want to do more than just eating, we've rounded up these 10 things to do indoors in Singapore with friends that are just as fun as the outdoors! What's more, most of these attractions are having special deals or bundles right now, so you can enjoy some savings.
1. Science Centre Singapore
Science Centre Singapore is a joyous haven for families! Bursting with interactive exhibits, lively shows, and hands-on activities, it's an educational paradise wrapped in fun. Parents with little ones, brace yourselves for giggles and wide-eyed wonder at KidsSTOP—an enchanting space designed just for preschoolers. From cosmic adventures to unravelling nature's mysteries, the Science Centre is the perfect play-and-learn spot to create a lifelong love for science! Do be sure to check out the events happening at the Science Centre as well such as UNTAME where you can learn about the future of food, the Science Cafe where you can explore the intersection of science, art, technology and many more!
Address: The Marquee, Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081
Opening hours: Sunday - Thursday (10am - 5pm, open to public), Friday & Saturday (10am - 5pm, open to public; 6pm - 10pm, open to ages 18 and above only).
Contact number: +65 6425 2500
2. HeadRock VR - SG's biggest VR theme park
Credit: HeadRock VR Singapore on Facebook
Universal Studios Singapore might be the most popular outdoor theme park in Singapore. But did you know that there's an indoor theme park at Resorts World Sentosa too? We're talking about HeadRock VR, Singapore's biggest virtual reality (VR) theme park! Split into three zones, there are plenty of exciting rides and interactive games to enjoy with your loved ones here. Hop aboard the various VR roller coasters that'll give you an adrenaline rush like the Extreme Train. Or ride through the Storm Blizzard or go Jungle Rafting with your squad. If you're a horror fan, the Horror Room will be your favourite! What's more, they are currently having a promotion till 30 Sep 2020 where you can enjoy nearly 30% discount on tickets (if you buy onsite). Book your tickets here!
Price: from $27
3. AIRZONE - World's first suspended indoor playground
Who says playgrounds are only for kids? If you and your friends are looking to take your meet-ups up a notch, time to visit the world's first suspended indoor playground at City Square Mall! Unleash your inner child as you walk through the various elevated-themed zones and participate in unique games. From Giant Inflatable Soccer to a 3D maze and an exhilarating slide and more, you'll definitely have loads of fun over here. And you'll get to enjoy all these while you're suspended between 2 to 5 storeys high! There's currently a discount when you book tickets for 2 from Mon-Fri. You'll even get a free mask case if you purchase a session pass. Book your tickets here!
Price: from $35 (for 2 pax)
4. Zero Latency - Free-roam virtual reality game
Craving for a rush of adrenaline indoors? Zero Latency’s virtual reality (VR) gaming experience is just the fix you need! With its state-of-the-art technology and motion tracking, you'll be transported to different realms - ranging from Zombie Survival to a journey into space. Zero Latency is also the largest virtual reality gaming space in Singapore and one of the best in the world! Do note that during this period, only a maximum of 5 people are allowed to play at any one time and you'll need to book your slots in advance. Book your session here!
Check out our halal food guide in Marina Bay for halal food options near Zero Latency!
5. BOUNCE Singapore - Great trampoline fun
Looking for a fun way to let your energy out? Have a go at bouncing on trampolines at BOUNCE Singapore! Located at Cineleisure on Grange Road, this facility has a slew of trampolines, obstacle courses and other fun sections for you to tackle. Catering to both kids and adults, it's a great spot for some family-friendly fun. BOUNCE Singapore has reopened since July 2020, with new safety measures in place including limiting the number of jumpers per hour, regular disinfection, temperature screening and more. Book your tickets here!
Price: From $25 (adult) and $17 (child) (see the full price listing on their website)
6. Enjoy the MANY indoor playgrounds
With the humid and often unpredictable weather, it's hard to plan a day out in the sun without overprepare. Indoor playgrounds are a great way to catch some exercise while having fun! If you have kids, these are great places for them to run around and tire themselves out in order to get a nice restful sleep at night. Bounce around on mini trampolines, climb the humongous jungle gyms, build sandcastles in the sand pit or even shoot balls using a cannon! You can do literally everything at the indoor playgrounds in Singapore!
7. Sweat it out and rock-climb
Who says you can't sweat it out when you're indoors? If you're looking for a convenient rock-climbing spot near eateries and other amenities, head over to Kallang Wave Mall and Funan Mall! They both have their own indoor rock-climbing walls (operated by Climb Central). Alternatively, you can also head to climbing gyms like Onsight and Kinetics for more heart-pumping action. Remember to book your climbing slot online during this period as slots are limited.
Halal food nearby:Kallang Wave MallHalal eateries: Omoomo, Ayam Penyet President, Encik Tan, Old Town White Coffee, 13 Stages, Popeyes Louisiana Chicken
Funan Mall Halal eateries: Crave (Nasi Lemak), Delibowl (Sichuan cuisine), Hawker Man (Local/Fusion), KFC, McDonald's, Old Chang Kee, Qiji, Saap Saap Thai, Stuff'd, Subway, Wok Hey
8. Changi Experience Studio - Find out how the airport functions
The next time you're at Jewel, explore beyond the HSBC Rain Vortex and amazing food options. Why not head over to the Changi Experience Studio for some fun instead? You'll get to enjoy projection experiences, interactive games and immersive shows simulating airport functions. Perfect if you've always been curious about how Changi Airport works! There's a family bundle where you'll only need to pay $13.50 per person. Book your tickets here!
Price: from $19 (for Singaporean Adults)
#HHWT Tip: If you're at Jewel, don't miss out on free entry for 2 to the Canopy Park with any single-receipt purchase.
9. HiRoller Indoor Skating Rink - Skate in style with your friends
Credit: HiRoller Indoor Skating Rink on Facebook
If you're looking to burn some calories with your friends but the weather's just not permitting you to go for a jog or hike outdoors, you can still do so at HiRoller! Here's where you can try some roller-skating or inline-skating in a fun environment. Even if you're a beginner, you can totally start from scratch and pick up skating with their certified and friendly instructors. A 2-hour session pass costs $17 but if you visit in groups of 4 or more, you can save more and pay $14 instead.
To book your slots in advance: Call +65 9694 4094
Price: from $14
10. Rack your brains in an escape room
If you and your group of friends love solving puzzles, then trying out an escape room would be the perfect indoor activity! Choose from a variety of themed rooms and you'll be given a set amount of time to break free. There are many escape rooms across town such as Trapped, LOST SG, Xcape, Captivate Escape Rooms and more. This is definitely one way to change up your hangout routine with friends. Check out our guide to the best escape rooms in Singapore.
With these 10 exciting activities, it's time to spice up your weekends with friends! The weather might be gloomy but you can still make the best out of it.