13 Awesome Things To Do In Singapore This July 2020


Faruq Senin •  Jul 01, 2020

[Updated 18 July 2020]

Note: Since this article was written, more attractions have been given the green light to reopen - we've updated our list to include them below!

With Singapore already in Phase 2 for almost 2 weeks now, you might be thinking about things to do in Singapore this weekend. Perhaps you're even wondering what attractions are open and what you can do during Phase 2. Good news! Earlier this week, Singapore announced that it'll be opening 13 attractions including Universal Studios Singapore (USS) and Gardens by the Bay ? We've rounded up these 13 awesome things to do in Singapore this July 2020 so you'll have an idea on what you can do over the weekends during Phase 2.

1. Spend a fun-filled day at Universal Studios Singapore and other Sentosa attractions

If you've been waiting for the reopening of Universal Studios Singapore (USS), then you're in luck! USS has reopened today (1 July 2020) and what's great is that they have an adjusted rate for admission tickets too. It will cost just $59 for an Adult One-Day Ticket and this includes priority entry too ?

With thrilling rides like the Battlestar Galactica, Revenge of the Mummy, Transformers and meet-and-greet sessions with the Minions, visiting USS will definitely be a great start to the month. Planning to visit with your loved ones? Be sure to check out our article to find out what you should look out before visiting USS during this period!

Price: $59 (for a limited time)

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A number of other Sentosa attractions have also now reopened, including the Singapore Cable Car, Mega Adventure, Skyline Luge and more. Check out our detailed list on what you can now do at Sentosa in Phase 2 (with halal food options too)!

2. Watch a movie

Missed that immersive movie experience while theatres were closed? Well now that cinemas have reopened since 13 July 2020, you can now catch a movie again! Cinemas that have been allowed to reopen include Golden Village, Shaw Theatres, Cathay Cineplexes and more, with new operating guidelines in place, including not more than 50 patrons in one hall. Masks must be worn at all times in the cinema except when consuming food and drink. Films currently showing including Train To Busan: Peninsula and Escape From Pretoria, but more are coming soon!

3. Scale the treetops at Forest Adventure

Conquer an obstacle course up high at Forest Adventure! Featuring treetop walks, obstacles and zip lines, you can navigate the courses that have been rigged up between the trees. There are three different courses catering to different ages, so whether you're a kid or a full-grown adult looking for a thrilling adventure, the attraction has you sorted! Forest Adventure has now reopened in Phase 2 with safety measures including mandatory bookings, limits for group bookings, and requiring guests to wear masks while going through the course.

Price: Depends on the course chosen (see the full price listing on their website)

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4. Meet the animals at the Singapore Zoo

A trip to the Singapore Zoo is never a boring affair! Fortunately, the Singapore Zoo, together with the River Safari and Jurong Bird Park will be reopening from 6 July 2020 (this weekend for special members). If you're looking to rediscover Singapore's attractions or finding an activity to do with your kids, the Singapore Zoo is a great option! Find out more about the Singapore Zoo's reopening measures and purchase tickets on their website.

Besides over 300 species of animals and creatures, the Singapore Zoo experience is unique as you'll get to interact with giraffes, elephants, white rhinoceros and goats during their specific feeding times. Not to mention that you can also learn more about the animals through shows and Keeper's chit-chat sessions. Check out our Muslim traveller's guide to the Singapore Zoo for more info.

Price: from $31.20

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5. Head to the Singapore Science Centre

Have an educational outing at Singapore Science Centre, which has just reopened to the public beginning 17 July 2020! Home to fun exhibits that illustrate scientific principles in a way that's engaging and interesting, the centre helps guests see science in a whole new way. Do note that all guests are required to pre-book a timed-entry ticket online and that the attraction is currently reopening in stages. Science Shows and Live Demonstrations, along with select exhibits are temporarily suspended as part of the enhanced safety measures. You can read more about it, including which exhibitions are closed, on their reopening announcement on their website.

Price: $8 (child), $12 (adult)

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6. Marvel at Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay is no stranger to locals and travellers! Known for its iconic supertrees and its conservatories, why not head down and explore the gorgeous attraction this July? The good news is that its Flower Dome is now open to the public since 11 July 2020. In addition, you can also explore the beautifully curated Outdoor Gardens as well as the Children's Garden ? Check out our article on what to expect if you're planning your visit to Gardens by the Bay!

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P.S. Make sure you check out these 5 amazing photography tips to capture Singapore's IG-worthy spots while you're in the city!

7. Step into the world of virtual reality at Zero Latency

Craving for a rush of adrenaline indoors? Zero Latency’s virtual reality (VR) gaming experience is just the fix you need! It will reopen from 4 July 2020 onwards. 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. Find out more about their new regulations and book your tickets on their website!

Price: $59 per person

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8. Go hiking at nature trails

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Need some fresh air instead? Time to gather your friends and head outdoors! Singapore may not have any mountains but there are still a handful of hills you can trek and many other hiking and walking trails. With the Park Connector system, you can even make your way across the island if you're really thinking of testing yourself!? From the scenic MacRitchie Treetop Walk and Southern Ridges Walk to the rustic vibes of Coney Island and Pulau Ubin, there's something for everyone. We've rounded up 11 hiking and walking trails in Singapore (with halal food nearby!) so you can sweat it out then treat yourself to scrumptious food after ?

9. Visit Singapore's Southern Islands

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Escape the crowds and let a boat ride whisk you away to Singapore's Southern Islands! Comprising of Lazarus Island, St. John's Island and Kusu Island, the beaches on these islands are pristine, with gorgeous blue seas ? So put on your holiday sun hat and bring along your picnic basket for a relaxing time away from work and all else. This getaway is simply perfect for all you nature lovers and if you’re looking to escape the crowds for some social distancing. Be sure to check out Singapore Island Cruise & Ferry Services' website to book your tickets and find out more about safe distancing measures!

Price: $15

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10. Snap some IG-worthy shots at ArtScience Museum

Looking for some picturesque shots to spice up your Instagram feed? The Future World: Where Art Meets Science exhibition at ArtScience Museum will be perfect for that! This collaboration with Japanese artist group teamLab has always come up with amazing interactive installations and it's never a boring visit when you're there ? Another exhibition to look forward to is 2219: Futures Reimagined where you'll be able to catch a glimpse of what Singapore would look like 200 years from now! The museum is only open to Sands Rewards members as of now, but if you're a member, you'll be able to enjoy a 30% discount on ticket prices. There will also be precautionary measures in place and reduced capacity. Check out this link to book your tickets and read about the increased measures.

Price: $13.30

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11. Head to Jewel Changi Airport for some fun at the Canopy Park

Jewel Changi Airport has now reopened its famous attractions like Canopy Park, where you can take a stroll on the walking nets, explore the hedge and mirror mazes, go down the Discovery Slides, and more! Plus, Jewel is also currently offering 3 months unlimited access to Canopy Park and other attractions when you buy one of their select bundle package tickets, GST-absorbed prices at participating stores, and more. Check out our updated Muslim-friendly guide to Jewel to see the latest information and promotions!

Price: Depends on attraction (see the full price listing on their ticketing site!)

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12. Have a bouncing good time 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 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 13 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 ahead of time so you can secure your slot!

Price: From $21 (adult) and $12 (child) (see the full price listing on their website)

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13. Conquer your fear of heights at AIRZONE

This attraction at City Square Mall features giant nets stretched out right in the centre of the mall, offering an experience like no other. Experience the cool sensation of walking about on this elevated playground, play in the ball pit, go down the big slide or just tumble about for fun!

Price: From $21 (adult) and $12 (child) (see the full price listing on their website)

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With these amazing things to do in Singapore, the month of July will be filled with fun! Whether you choose to sign up for indoor activities or socially distancing yourself by doing outdoor activities, do remember to practise good hygiene and stay safe ? Time to SHARE this article with your loved ones and start planning your weekends!