Sentosa’s Island is a gem waiting to be explored. Primarily Known as a vibrant tourist destination with pristine beaches and thrilling attractions, Sentosa Island has a secret lush and captivating sanctuary of rainforests and fun activities. Even though it’s tucked away from the crowds, the tropical oasis offers a unique escape into the heart of a thriving rainforest. So, join me for an adventure to Sentosa’s Island.
How to get to Sentosa’s Island from Singapore
Let’s get the nitty-gritty details out of the way. Firstly, reaching Sentosa Island is quite easy and definitely worth the effort. To save time, use the Sentosa Express, it’s the monorail service that connects Singapore to Sentosa Island. After that, take the MRT on the North-East Purple line or the Circle line and get off at the Harbourfront Station. From thereon, you can take the Sentosa Express from the 3rd level of the VivoCity Shopping Mall. Equally important, the Sentosa Express ticket costs only £2 and includes the island admission fee. What a great deal!
Things to do at Sentosa’s Island
1. Visit Sentosa Mega Adventure Park
At Sentosa Mega Adventure Park, choose between three adventure activities or simply do all three. First, the 450-metre Megazip zipline takes you over the Imbiah Hill jungle, Siloso Beach, and the sea. On top of that, it’s a child-friendly activity and kids under 30kg fly tandem with their parents or friends. Second up is the Megaclimb: a tree-top obstacle course offered in both medium and hard heights. So, if you’re a little afraid of heights, make sure you make the right choice. Lastly, bounce 8m high on the bungy trampolines on Siloso Beach at Megabounce. As you can see, it’s all about having fun while getting some exercise in.
2. Immersive Rainforest Trail
Explore a secondary and coastal rainforest that supports unique and endangered species. This is a lush rainforest ecosystem right in the heart of Sentosa. Also, you learn a lot about the rainforest through experienced nature guides. You get to see a tropical biotope amongst the tall rainforest flora first-hand. Plus, binoculars and an activity fact sheet will be provided at the start of this activity. Equally important, make sure you’re wearing comfy shoes and clothes for the walk. Lastly, the meet-up point is Siloso Point Station, Singapore. With many great reviews and views, you don’t want to miss out.
3. eFoil Class – the Battery-Powered Surfboard
You’re probably wondering what eFoil means. Well, an eFoil is a type of battery-powered surfboard with a mast and motor under the water. Essentially, the motor pushes the board up at speed, giving you the feeling of flying. Now, all you need to do is stand on the board and let the motor do the work for you. Also, there’s no need to fear the currents or fatigue because your instructor is on the water with you to guide your technique. Lastly, it’s for everyone, from beginners to advanced surfers. Finally, get ready to have an epic adventure.
4. Introduction to Birdwatching at Sentosa
At Siloso Point Station, your next birdwatching walk is waiting to happen. Interestingly, birdwatching has always been a niche hobby in Singapore. So, join this tour to get acquainted with some of our avian cohabitants and learn the ropes involved with ‘birding’. Here, learn how to effectively spot and identify common birds using a pair of binoculars right on Sentosa Island. Best of all, there is no age limit for the nature walk so make sure to reserve your spot.
Time to Visit Sentosa Island
It’s clear that Sentosa Island is an irresistible haven. From pristine beaches and lush forests to its world-class resorts and family-friendly entertainment, the island offers a great escape that caters to every traveller’s desire. For more Singapore goodness, check out these healthy food tours in Singapore. And as always, thank you so much for being here.