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 on the moon through virtual reality to jumping inside Van Gogh paintings, and roaming with dinosaurs…you’ll be spoilt for choice. Here are eight of our current, favourite immersive experiences in Singapore.
1. Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
Launched in March, Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience offers visitors the chance to jump inside the paintings of the iconic Vincent Van Gogh at Resorts World Sentosa. It has transformed its B1 Forum space with 360-degree digital projections and a hyper-realistic VR experience to transport you into the world of Van Gogh. Buy tickets to the experience here.
📍 Resorts World Sentosa, B1 Forum, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore
The ArtScience Museum offers Spacewalkers, a virtual reality where visitors can experience life beyond earth and into the unknown as an astronaut. Retrace the footsteps of the first humans on the moon and in space, through exclusive footage from NASA and Apollo missions, using breathtaking VR artworks. Developed by German animation group Faber Courtial, it features two steps, the first from Earth to the Moon, and the second, from Moon to Mars and Beyond. Certainly, one of the best immersive experiences in Singapore.
📍6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
3. New World’s End
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. Tickets costs $28 via Fever.
📍85 Desker Rd, Singapore 209646
4. The Museum Of Ice Cream
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
5. 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
6. Avatar: The Experience
Immerse yourself in a world of Pandora, through an interactive walkthrough of five different thematic zones at Cloud Forest in Gardens By The Bay. The magical experience features a unique spin on storytelling where guests will journey beyond their wildest imaginations, through exotic waterfalls, captivating trick-eye technology and exciting installations of mystical creatures, and flying your own life-size banshee, to name a few. Read further about Avatar: The Experience. It finishes on June 30.
📍18 Marina Gardens Dr, #03-02/03, Singapore 018953
Why not grab your friends or family for an interactive water adventure this season? Waterbiking is just like riding a real bike, but on water. There are two floats instead of wheels, which allow you to glide across the sea with the pedals. Impressively, the bikes can reach a speed of 15km/h. It’s the perfect way to explore the Pasir Ris coast and get a workout in on a dry day in Singapore. Read further about waterbiking in Singapore. It’s Singapore’s first and only waterbike experience, and you can read further about it here.
📍 Pasir Ris Beach, Singapore
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