What they say, they say right; happiness is a well-deserved family vacation! And South East Asian countries like Singapore and Malaysia are the best places to spend your family holidays. You don’t realize, but in between work, school, activities, doctor appointments, pets, bills and all of the other responsibilities, love and life is lost. It’s time to ditch the monotonous life, and plan a journey to a place that offers refreshment, hands-on activities, inspiring history and memories of a lifetime. Yes, It’s time to explore SINGAPORE & MALAYSIA together and make your trip beyond perfect!
Visited by almost 10 million tourists every year; its small size does not limit it from being a massive tourist destination. Singapore is a cultural kaleidoscope and is bustling and energetic to its very core. Singapore and Malaysia have a lot more to offer for a perfect family vacation. So, let’s get started!
Let’s take you through 6 Best Attractions of Singapore
1. Sentosa Island
Home to beautiful beaches, this place bustles with adventure and oodles of fun. Just a few minutes away from the main city, Sentosa Island has world class attractions and theme parks like Universal Studios and Underwater World, both are a massive hit amongst children and adults.
2. The Singapore Zoo
This is the only zoo in the world that knows no cages. Nine-time winner of the coveted Best Leisure Attraction Experience award by the Singapore Tourism Board, this 26-hectare wildlife park is nestled within the lush Mandai rainforest. Home to more than 2,800 animals, this zoo holds the distinction of having the most diverse wildlife habitats in the world.
Wander right into the home of free-ranging kangaroos and feed them of your palms. Treat yourself to a jungle breakfast with Orangutans androve into the remarkable multiplicity of the Fragile Forest where flying foxes glide freely… is there any experience more astounding than this? We say, no!
3. Science Centre
Built as a welcome symbol for tourists from around the globe, the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands is certainly the most environmentally-sensitive building. Interpreted as a lotus flower or outreached hand, the roof deftly collects water and light for the museum’s use. This museum hosts international touring exhibitions, displaying famous collections from around the world. Whether you are a family looking for an amusing and enlightening outing or a science aficionado desiring to increase your knowledge, this Science Centre is sure to impress you.
4. Gardens by the Bay
Located next to the Marina Reservoir, Gardens by the Bay offers incredible waterfront views. With over 2,50,000 plants, this multi-award winning horticultural destination is the perfect spot for a family picnic. Find yourself in the midst of exquisite super-sized trees, cloud forests and pleasant eateries. Finish off the day in style with an outstanding sky show and dazzling lights!
5. MINT Museum of Toys
Feeling nostalgic? Visit the MINT Museum of Toys in Singapore, and relive some of your most cherished memories.
This Museum is a purpose-built museum showing a private collection of vintage toys that are sure to amuse your kids.
6. River Safari
Dive into earth’s deepest river and come up front with the world’s largest freshwater puffer fish and the smallest crocodile. Experience a whole new wildlife adventure with over 5,000 aquatic and land animals from the world’s most iconic river habitats at Asia’s first and only river-themed wildlife park!
You have to go; the river is calling you!
7. Universal Studios
Set foot into the magical movie world and relive your favourite flicks by visiting the numerous movie-themed attractions. One of the most sought-after tourist places to see in Singapore, the Universal Studios is a man-made wonder that attracts tourists from all over. These studios depict the A to Z of the film components that makes it one of the Singapore’s famous places. Wondering why we have listed this in a family trip to Singapore? Well, don’t forget today’s generation is more addicted to movie flicks and curious to know every bit of it.
8. Trick Eye Museum
Another great place of interest in Singapore, Trick Eye Museum is a superb place to get some fun rolling with the various 3D artworks displayed here which create an unusual optical illusion. And what could be better than doing it with your family and getting some funny yet memorable clicks together.
Here’s our pick of the must see places on your family trip to Malaysia
What a better way to spend quality time with your family than a trip to Legoland Malaysia? A unique and thrilling theme park based on the famous kids’ toys/ building blocks, Legoland is a great place for the whole family to have fun. The place is Malaysia’s first international theme park, with a water park and hotel. It is a happy haven for children and adults alike.
10. Genting Outdoor Theme Park
One of the best outdoor theme parks in the world, Genting has something for kids as well as for adults, whether you’re looking for a relaxing ride or an exhilarating adrenalin pumping rollercoaster, Genting has it all, with over 60 rides and attractions to choose from. This theme park in Malaysia is best suited for all the young travellers who intend to have some fun on their trip to the country. The Genting Outdoor Theme Park is one of the best places to visit in Malaysia for all the people who love adventurous rides and water-themed rides.
The place is going to be a heaven for your little munchkin, with kitties all around the town. For the culturally inclined, Melaka would be the closest you get to paradise. With architectural and cultural influences from the Spanish, Dutch, and Portuguese lineage, Melaka is a historical city. Melaka belongs to the category of the places to see in Malaysia,that will take you closer to the history. Melaka holds a special place among the places to visit in Malaysia, especially with your family.
12. Aquaria KLCC
The largest aquarium in the world, Aquaria KLCC is a major Malaysia Attraction which draws hordes of tourists each day who come here to look at 5,000 freshwater marine animals sheltered here. These prominently include vibrant sea snakes, coral fishes, blue rays, tiger shark, seahorses and many more. Trust us your kids will love your for taking them here!
13. Kilim Karst Geoforest Park
If you and your family want to experience the nature’s beauty at its best, then this is the place to be. Showcasing a breath-taking extravaganza of nature’s best treats, this the ideal spot for all nature lovers to be, to witness the superb natural mangroves, limestone formations and a variety of flora and fauna including migratory birds, tree crabs, flying foxes, Bogak trees, many medicinal plants etc.
14. Gunung Mulu National Park
Gunung Mulu National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered one of the best-caving sites in Malaysia. It is famous for its dramatic caves and jagged limestone formations called Karst.
15. Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
Another great theme park in Malaysia, Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is the address to unlimited fun and excitement for all age groups. It is divided into five sections viz. Water Park, Extreme Park Wildlife Park, Scream Park and Amusement Park, based on the different experiences you get there.
16. Sipadan Island
If you’re planning a family trip to Malaysia, it doesn’t mean it has to be just about theme parks or Amusement parks. Here’s an amazing option for families looking forward to have an adventurous family trip to Malaysia.
The only oceanic island in the entire country, Sipadan Island is a protected land well known as an idyllic place for a satisfying session of scuba diving alongside its huge school of fishes, turtles and corals.
17. Petronas Twin Towers
Petronas Twin Towers are the iconic Malaysian monument which ranks among the most popular and the tallest buildings of the world. Visited by hundreds of thousand tourists each year, it is certainly one of the Best Places to Visit in Malaysia.
Singapore and Malaysia are the most sought-after travel destinations among people to plan their budget-friendly family vacation. Apart from the above-listed places, there are many other places to visit in Singapore and Malaysia that will make your vacation memorable. However, if you are planning for a short trip, make sure you visit these places to tick these two destinations off your bucket list!
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