The Ultimate Guide To Universal Studios Singapore: Attractions, Themed Events And Halal Eateries


Qistina Bumidin •  Aug 21, 2023

Universal Studios Singapore (USS) is a world-class theme park - with rides based on your favourite movies and TV series, live performances, stage shows, and various food options ? It's an all-in-one wonderland for the whole family - it t will surely get you knackered by the end of the day. If you're looking for a Muslim-friendly guide, look no further, we got you covered right here ?

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1. Where To Buy Tickets (including tips)

  • You can buy from USS's official website, the physical ticketing booths at USS itself, or licensed third-party platforms such as Klook, KKday and more. Usually, these platforms offer great discounts as well!
  • Express passes can be a lifesaver if you visit during the peak season or school holidays. You can get the Universal Express Day pass or Universal Express Unlimited Day pass for Universal Studios Singapore. This will save time and stress, especially if you’re juggling keeping multiple kids happy! We recommend getting some for Universal Studios Singapore because you'll get to skip regular queues and save lots of time!

2. Attractions to check out

a) Ancient Egypt

  • Revenge of the Mummy

Dare to take a roller coaster in the dark? It's time to enter the world of The Mummy and face off Evil mummies, scarab beetles and high-speed scares! The ride is only allowed for those over 122cm tall ?

  • Treasure Hunters

If the rollercoaster is too intense, perhaps Treasure Hunters would suit you. You and the kiddos can drive a jeep through an abandoned excavation site and explore the unknown desert ?

b) Sci-Fi City

  • Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN vs. CYLON

This is simply not for the fainthearted! This is a must on your list if you're an adrenaline seeker! You will be propelled around loops, drops and heights at high speeds in an intergalactic battle of duelling roller coasters! The ride is only allowed for that above 125 cm in height.

  • TRANSFORMERS THE RIDE: The Ultimate 3D Battle

Transformers are brought to life on this fast-paced ride where you’ll join Optimus Prime as a freedom fighter in the quest to defeat the forces of evil. To join in the fun, ensure that the little ones are at least 102cm.

  • Accelerator

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Get ready to be transported by an intergalactic space ride that gets you spinning around in unexpected directions! A parent must accompany children under the height of 122cm.

c) New York

  • Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase

Hold onto your hats while you blast on a space mission with Elmo and Super Grover to foil an evil plan by Macaroni the Merciless to steal all of Earth’s spaghetti!

  • SHOW: Lights, Camera, Action

Watch legendary director Steven Spielberg unveil his movie magic in this realistic film set based in a boathouse in New York City!

d) Far Far Away

  • Enchanted Airways

This one is still as adrenaline-pumping for your little ones who might not be ready to tackle the big rollercoasters. It’s pretty swift around the track and the drops are fairly big, so definitely not one for the less brave in the family. The height restriction for this one is 92cm.

  • Puss in Boots' Giant Journey

Prepare yourselves for a roller coaster journey through the daring tale of Puss, Kitty and some giant golden eggs. Your kids need to be 100cm and above to ride this one.

  • Magic Potion Spin

This miniature Ferris wheel drives a clinking, clanking potion assembly line at the Fairy Godmother’s Potion Shop. You’ll find bubbling vats concocted at the factory's fantastical heart, Magic Potion Spin.

  • Shrek 4-D Adventure

Join Shrek, Princess Fiona, Donkey and the gang on a 4D caper that you and your kids will love. Sit in a moving seat as you are bounced along an adventure involving ghosts, onions, dragons and ogres.

e) The Lost World

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  • Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure

It might seem like a gentle river ride through dino-territory but it will turn into a thrilling adventure the whole family will love. Expect to get wet! Kids under the height of 107cm are not allowed to enter the ride!

  • Canopy Flyer

Soar around this mini-coaster and get a bird’s-eye view of Jurassic Park as you swing above the trees on the Canopy Flyer. Do note that riders must be 92cm or taller to ride.

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  • Dino-Soarin

If your child is too small for the Canopy Flyer, don't worry, this fun merry-go-round will still give them the chance to soar through the skies at leisurely speeds! P.S. Do note that some rides may be temporarily unavailable! We recommend you to check their website for updated information. You can also refer to this map for a breakdown of rides and shows that are open to the public!

2. Halal eateries at USS

a) Mel’s Drive-In (American diner) at Hollywood

b) Goldilocks Fried Chicken (Western food) at Far Far Away

c) Oasis Spice Café (Indian & Middle Eastern food) at Ancient Egypt

3. Halal food outside USS

1. Malaysian Food Street

At Malaysian Food Street (Waterfront, Level 1) you have the best local delicacies waiting in store – fancy some Nasi Lemak, or Roti Canai? This is exactly where you have to go! ? There’s nothing more satisfying than having some familiar comfort food when you’re on a trip, and it’ll definitely have you feeling ready to take on tomorrow’s activities too.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: Resorts World Sentosa 8 Sentosa Gateway, Waterfront, Level 1, 098269

Opening hours: 11am-7pm (Mon, Wed-Thurs); 11am-8pm (Fri-Sun); closed on Tuesdays


2. Streats Asian Cafe

Streats Asian Cafe offers more than 100 popular Asian food options from Chinese noodles, rice and dim sum to Indonesian fried noodle, ikan penyet and beef rendang. If you'd like Western instead, they even have Western sandwiches, pasta and set meals for everyone to enjoy.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 26 Sentosa Gateway, #01-205, 098138

Opening hours: 11am-3pm, 5pm-10pm (Mon-Fri); 11am-10pm (Sat-Sun)


3. Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is a big name you'll hear when you're talking about doughnuts. Their signature flavour is the Original Glazed, which comes slathered in a shiny, sweet glaze with a slight crunch ? Or be a little adventurous with flavours like New York Cheesecake, Matcha Green Tea, and Chocolate KitKat. There's a flavour for everyone - perfect for sharing with friends and family!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 26 Sentosa Gateway, #01-201, 098138

Opening hours: 11am-7pm (on weekends); closed on weekdays

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4. Marrybrown

Looking for fast food with a Malaysian twist? Marrybrown's your answer! Their fusion dishes are Western fast-food classics with a Malaysian spin, such as the Nasi Marrybrown that pairs fragrant nasi lemak with Western-style fried rice. The eatery is located at Siloso Beach, so it’s nearby some exciting attractions. Do plan your visit in advance to ensure safe distancing with other diners can be maintained. While Marrybrown may not accept reservations, do stick to safe distance rules within the establishment - or consider packing your food to eat somewhere else if it’s too crowded.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 43 Siloso Beach Walk


P.S. Looking for more halal food options in other parts of Sentosa? Check out the list below!

4. Specially-themed events:

Universal Studios Singapore has come up with a variety of special events this month, which you and your little ones can look forward to!

a) Bunnyverse At Resorts World Sentosa

Credit: Resorts World Sentosa

Running from 21 January 2023 until the end of the year, there will be a Bunnyverse-themed event with endless photo opportunities with a giant bunny and over 80 of his colourful bunny friends around Sentosa ? The best part is that these bunnies will change with the seasons so you can come back anytime throughout the year to see the amazing transformation. You can snap some pictures or videos with your family and even share them if you want to participate in the Bunnyverse Selfie Contest!

Address: Resorts World Sentosa Waterfront, 26 Sentosa Gateway #01-38/39/43/44

When it's happening: All-year long


b) Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

For those who can't get enough of immersive art experiences, there's a new exhibition opening up and it's Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience! From 1 March to 1 October 2023, you'll be taken back in time to the 19th century as you walk through some of the artist's iconic works. There's even a unique VR experience where you can travel through 8 works and their source of inspiration in "A Day in the Life of the Artist in Arles France".

Price: $27 (Adult), $19 (Child)

Address: Resorts World Sentosa, B1 Forum

When it's happening: 1 March to 1 October 2023

Opening Hours: Mon, Wed and Thur: 11am – 8pm | Fri and Sat: 10am – 9pm | Sundays: 10am. – 7pm

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