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15 Exciting Things To Do Indoors In Singapore When It's Raining Heavily

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Faruq Senin  •  Aug 04, 2020

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[UPDATED 7 July 2021] Have you ever made plans to go outdoors with your friends only to realise that it's pouring heavily? We feel you! With Singapore's unpredictable weather, you might experience a downpour one moment followed by scorching heat and humidity. That's why we've come up with this list of 15 exciting things to do indoors in Singapore! Whether it's rain or shine, you'll be able to enjoy some fun indoor attractions with your friends without having to change plans 😊 Note: Do note that for most of these activities, you'll need to reserve a slot in advance. You can even use your SingapoRediscovers Vouchers for some of them.

1. Go ice-skating

Rent a pair of skates and spend your time skating (or falling 😂) indoors with your friends! The Rink at JCube is open with additional safety measures in place, but rest assured you can still enjoy lots of fun. Only 50 skaters will be allowed per session and you'll have to wear a mask at all times. Price: from $14 for Adults Opening hours: Varies according to the schedule of National Skating Association Trainings. Do check The Rink’s schedule on their site. Website | Facebook | Instagram P.S. Plan your weekends this January 2021 with these 10 awesome things to do!

2. Pretend it's winter at Snow City

Credit: Snow City Singapore If you still haven't got enough of your pretend-winter vacation, head over to Snow City nearby! You might not be able to travel now but who says you can't have some fun in the snow? Here's your chance to meet a snowman, experience playing in an igloo or try the Arctic snow slide 🤗 Snow City has also launched its Winter Shooting Arena! With sub-zero temperatures, this has been certified as Singapore's Coldest Shooting Arena by the Singapore Book of Records 🤗 Price: from $21 Website | Facebook | Instagram Halal food nearby: For halal food options near The Rink and Snow City, check out our Jurong halal food guide! P.S. Looking for outdoor activities to do instead? Check out our article here.

3. Be an artist for a day

If you're thinking of doing something creative and fun with your friends indoors, sign up for a session of painting! You and your squad can unleash your creativity on a blank canvas 😊 Head over to Splat Paint House, Singapore'sonly dedicated splatter paint studio or My Art Space, for their packaged workshops for adults and more.Check out our guide to art-jamming spots in Singapore here! P.S. Are you and your partner looking for date ideas? We've got you covered right here!

4. Experience a 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. Price: from $59 per person Website | Facebook | Instagram Halal food nearby: Check out our halal food guide in Marina Bay for halal food options near Zero Latency!

5. 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 eateriesand other amenities, head over to Kallang Wave Mall and Funan Mall! They both have their own indoor rock-climbing walls (operated byClimb 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. P.S. Looking for a new climbing spot? Check out Upwall Climbing, the newest rock-climbing gym in Pasir Ris!

6. Rack your brains at 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 escape rooms in Singapore here!

7. Pose for the 'gram at the Trick Eye Museum

You might not be able to pose for travel photos but you can still take those fun shots with your friendsat the Trick Eye Museum! Be treated to an array of artworks that'll turn your photos into a 4D masterpiece with the help of optical illusion. This is also Singapore's first Augmented Reality (AR) museum! From fairytale scenes to renowned artworks, you're guaranteed a session of fun here.Price: from $21.25 Website | Facebook | Instagram Halal food nearby: Check out our Muslim-friendly Sentosa guide for halal food options!

8. Visit various attractions at Jewel Changi Airport

The next time you're at Jewel, explore beyond the HSBC Rain Vortex and amazing food options. Why not head over to the Canopy Park or the Changi Experience Studio for some fun instead?
At the Canopy Park, you can take a stroll on the walking nets, explore the hedge and mirror mazes, go down the Discovery Slides, and more! At the Changi Experience Studio, you'll get to enjoy projection experiences, interactive games and immersive shows simulating airport functions. As their 40th Anniversary promotion, you can get your second ticket at 40% off for every adult ticket purchased from now till 31 August 2021! Perfect if you've always been curious about how Changi Airport works. Canopy Park Price:Starts from $5 forAdults, Depends on attraction (see the full price listing on their ticketing site!) Changi Experience Studio Price: $19 Website | Facebook | Instagram Halal food nearby: Check out our ultimate halal food guide to Jewel Changi Airport! If you feel like eating dim sum, be sure to check out this new Dim Sim menu at Jewel Changi Airport!

9. Catch up on the latest floral exhibits at Gardens by the Bay

Want to feel outdoors without being outdoors? Visiting Gardens by the Bay's Flower Dome and Cloud Forest is always a good idea! Planning a visit with your family? Make sure you check out our family-friendly guide to Gardens by the Bay! Before it ends on 1 August 2021, check out their latest Dale Chihuly: Glass In Bloom exhibition too! Price: $20 (Adult), $15 (Senior), $12 (Child) Website | Facebook | Instagram Halal food nearby: Check out our halal food guide to Marina Bay!

10. Jump on trampolines at BOUNCE Singapore

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 coursesand other fun sections for you to tackle. Catering to both kids and adults, it's a great spot for some family-friendly fun.Price: From $25.90 (adult) and $17 (child) (see the full price listing on their website) Website | Facebook | Instagram

11. Have fun at SG's biggest VR theme park

Credit: HeadRock VR Singapore on Facebook Did you know that there's an indoor theme park at Resorts World Sentosa? 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! Price: from $30 Website | Facebook | Instagram

12. Have fun at the 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 yourinner 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!Price: from $25 Website | Facebook Instagram

13. Sweat it out at Adventure HQ Khatib

Credit: Adventure HQ The recently opened Adventure HQ is Singapore's first and largest multi-element indoor adventure centre. Yes, here's where you can experience the outdoors in an indoor setting on rainy days! There are 10 adventure elements here like the first indoor roll glider, the longest 14m indoor slide, an indoor artificial caving experience, a Ninja Course, challenge ropes courses and more, you're guaranteed some thrilling action here! You'll also get to do some bouldering or climbing and try out firemen slides. Price: from $32 Website | Facebook

14. Check out Singapore Discovery Centre's newest attractions

Credit: Singapore Discovery CentreAfter 6 months of renovation, the Singapore Discovery Centre has reopened with awesome new attractions like a 2-storey escape room, an immersive laser tag arena as well as a newpermanent exhibits gallery where you can learn about Singapore's history using technology. That's not all - when the weather's not gloomy, you can battle it out with friends and family at the crossfire paintball arena or take a ride on a pedal boat around the Singapore Discovery Centre's lake.Find out more here! Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-10PM (differs according to attractions, check out the timings here) Address: 510 Upper Jurong Rd, Singapore 638365 Website | Facebook | Instagram

15. Go cosmic bowling at [email protected]

Bet you never knew that there's a spot for bowling in Orchard! For a dose of fun with your friends or family, head over to K Bowling Club at [email protected] What's even better is that this is Singapore's first cosmic bowling alley which means that there'll be lights and music when you bowl. Time to bowl with a twist at this spot! For alternatives, you can head to the Kallang Bowl located in Leisure Park Kallang or Orchid Bowl at Downtown East. Disclaimer: Do note that K Bowling sells alcoholic beverages. We strongly recommend that you visit it at your own discretion. Price: from $11 per game per person Opening hours:Mon-Thu; 10AM-1AM, Fri-Sun, 10AM-3AMAddress: 313 Orchard Road, #03-27, [email protected], Singapore 238895 Website With these 15 exciting indoor things to do in Singapore, now you won't need to change plans when it starts to pour! Even if you've planned a day out and you don't feel like being out in the sun, these are great alternatives 😊 Time to SHARE this with your friends and let them know that you can have as much fun indoors too!