Want to escape reality? You’re not alone. Immersive experiences have become a popular thing to do worldwide in recent years. And lucky for us, there’s a range of exciting fully immersive experiences in Singapore, where we can plunge ourselves into another world. From walking in another world through virtual reality, to hanging out with mad scientists, and roaming with dinosaurs…you’ll be spoilt for choice. Here are 14 of our current, favourite immersive experiences in Singapore.
1. Chaos Lab
Enter a world of chaos at a popular lab-themed playground for children opening in Singapore on November 11. Chaos Lab features a slime station, a ball pit, neon graffiti, meet-and-greets with mad scientists, and more activities, among the chaos. After huge success in Australia, the playground makes it debut at the new T2 in Changi Airport for a couple of months to the delight of children and parents. Tickets are on sale here.
📍Terminal 2, Changi Airport, Singapore
An iconic new immersive experience, dedicated to our founding father – Lee Kuan Yew – opened recently. It features more than 20 interactive rooms across three zones, inviting you to discover the man behind the name, and 100 years of legacy. It depicts his story from childhood to adulthood through rainbow slides, novel retelling, cool installations, activities, and so much more. The exhibition is on until December 31 and tickets cost $18. Learn more about the experience.
📍11 Prinsep Link, Singapore 187949
New Eden: Science Fiction Mythologies Transformed is a new art exhibition at Art Science Museum. It aims to transport visitors to extraordinary new worlds, uncovering new perspectives on the genre of science fiction, alternative realms, and more – inspired by Asia’s rich history and culture. It will be on until March 3, 2024. Get tickets via Marina Bay Sands.
We have to wait a little while for this one set to open in Sentosa on February 3, 2024. Singaporeans are invited to embark on the Forbidden Forest Experience outdoor walk and explore the Wizarding World like never before. The world-famous experience features magical creatures from the Harry Potter™ and Fantastic Beasts™ films, and more to make you feel like you’re wandering around near Hogwarts. Tickets are on sale now here so hurry because it’s selling FAST.
📍 Sentosa Coastal Walk, Singapore
From November 18 to December 31, a magical highly-anticipated Disney exhibition makes its Southeast Asia at The Sands Theatre inside Marina Bay Sands. The venue will be transformed into a captivating world of Disney magic for Immersive Disney Animation, where visitors embark on a magical once-in-a-lifetime journey through Disney’s best animated movies. Presented by Base Entertainment Asia in partnership with Disney Animation Studios, visitors can become part of the story and discover a whole new world of Disney animation unlike anything you have ever imagined. Learn more.
📍The Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
S.E.A Aquarium, is home to more than 100,000 marine life, from 1,000 species across more than 40 diverse habitats. Excitingly, the aquarium recently added two interactive courses, one involving diving head first into shark-infested waters, to learn about the (often) misunderstood creatures, and another to practice diving with marine life. Learn more about these experiences here.
📍Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore
VR Gallery is a permanent gallery space where visitors can dive into a Virtual Reality world at the ArtScience Museum. Pop on state-of-the-art VR headsets and grab the controllers to experience unlimited possibilities and explore a world like never before. Until January 31, Hsin-Chien Huang’s award-winning Samsara invites guests to embark on a journey of reincarnation that spans millions of years, and see through different perspectives, while exploring the concept of Embodied Cognition. Certainly, one of the best immersive experiences in Singapore.
📍6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
Experience the thrill of mountains, waves, and the excitement of skating – all under one roof – at a new attraction on Orchard Road. Trifecta Singapore is an iconic multitask sports centre by adventure sports company, The Ride Side. Located next to Somerset Skate Park, Trifecta houses three action sports arenas offering unique sports experiences. Learn more.
📍Orchard Road, Singapore
OH! Open House’s first permanent installation is a 60-minute immersive street art and audio tour. Pop on a headphones set, and take a stroll through back alleys and hidden fantasy rooms to explore the evolution of rich and historical Jalan Besar neighbourhood with the help of Kiran and Rosa, as well as travelling back in time to the 1960s to enhance the experience. Definitely, the perfect date idea or group activity in Singapore. Plus, you can end the night with a drink at a secret pop-up bar. Get tickets here.
📍85 Desker Rd, Singapore 209646
Rediscover your inner child by wandering a world of pink at the only Museum Of Ice Cream in Asia right here in Singapore. Spanning 14 whimsical installations, swim in a pool of sprinkles, and get a different perspective on the way we think about ice cream. Read further about MOIC. Certainly, one of the best immersive experiences in Singapore for IG-lovers.
📍 100 Loewen Road, Dempsey, Singapore 248837
11. SkyHelix Sentosa
Discover Sentosa at new heights on the tallest open-air, 360-degree panoramic ride in Singapore. SkyHelix Sentosa is the first carbon-neutral attraction on the island, and involves riders sitting on a gondola, for 12 minutes, that slowly rises 79 metres above the sea level. Enjoy views stretching from Sentosa, to Keppel Bay, the mainland and beyond – with sunset offering the most satisfying experience. Read our review to see why it’s one of the best immersive experiences in Singapore.
📍41 Imbiah Rd, Singapore, 099707, Singapore
Sentosa Island is building many new attractions to keep people of all ages entertained. Delightfully, they recently launched a new entertainment facility boasting Asia’s first gamified electric go-karts spread across three levels, a mini golf course, and two exotic beach clubs. Particularly, HyperDrive offers a go-kart circuit with 36 eco-friendly, electric go-karts with zero tailpipe emission, where drives can enjoy a mix of real-life racing and virtual gaming, around a three level track, boasting 14 exciting turns. Twelve karts race at a time and advanced karts run at 50km/h. Learn more about The Palawan @ Sentosa.
📍54 Palawan Beach Walk, Singapore 098233
Trek through the largest live indoor forest, full of exotic dinosaurs, who roamed the earth millions of years ago. The new attraction located at SAFRA Yishun, offers one hour and 15 minutes full of dino-themed activities. Tickets cost $35. Certainly, an epic family-friendly thing to do on a rainy day.
📍60 Yishun Avenue 4, Yishun #02, #01 Safra, Singapore 769027
14. Night Safari
Night Safari is the world’s first nocturnal zoo located in Mandai. It’s one of the best attractions in Singapore because visitors can hop on a buggy or walking tour, with guided experts, to get up close and personal with wild animals – who only come out at night. Book via the Fever website. Plus, it’s one of the best things to do at night in Singapore.
📍80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826