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Family holiday

Hi all, first of all thank you all for your advise on these forums. I have spent numerous hours reading your posts and think I have come up with an okay plan! I would love some feedback on the following. Our kids are 9 & 10.

Day One THURSDAY- arrive in Singapore and possibly stay at the Fort Canning Lodge. Spend the afternoon at the Botanic Gardens

Day Two FRIDAY - start at Merlon Park and then the Singapore Fly and end up at Gardens by the Bay. Is all this possible or one day? If so what time should we start and end?

Day Three SATURDAY- zoo - possibly night safari?

Day Four SUNDAY - head to Sentosa - best way to do this?

Day Five MONDAY - universal studios

Day Six TUESDAY - fly out

Is Fort Canning Lodge a good location? Should we stay at Santosa or just go over and back on Sunday and Monday?

Also, do we pre purchase tickets to these places? Would it be quicker? Would the weather change things? We are travelling in June this year.

Thanks in advance for your time!

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3. Re: Family holiday

Fort Canning Lodge is between Orchard Road, Bencoolen, Clarke Quay and Cityhall. Within walking distance are Plaza Singapura Mall and the Dhoby Ghaut MRT station which gives you access to 3 different train lines (red, orange and purple lines). https:/…rail_idx.php

Day 1 is fine. You need 3h just for the domes at Gardens By The Bay. The outdoor areas is quite vast so it depends on your interests eg the water play area at the Children's Gardens.

It is not a good idea to pair the Zoo and Night Safari together as it means a very long day,

How to get to Sentosa -there is a direct bus 123 from the bus stop after Haw Par Glass Tower. https:/…

MRT will be faster than the bus but you have to walk after that or take the Sentosa Express (the cost of Sentosa Express for 4 people is close to taking a taxi to the casino to avoid the car entry fee). https:/…getting-around

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4. Re: Family holiday

Is this a continuation to your other post , its just you haven't acknowledged the replies on there so I don't know if you cant find it. Just encase -

https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g29426…

Day 1) i perfer to do the Botanic Gardens in the morning when it is cooler, do you think your kids will be ok it spend hours in the heat straight off ?

Day 2) You can easlierly do the Merlion and flyer in the morning - proberbly about a 15 min walk between the 2 and then across the helix bridge to GBTB grab lunch at Satay by the Bay and then you have the afternoon and even for the Gardens and domes.

Day 3) Never a good idea to do the Zoo and Night Safari together, not just my opinion many people have said it on here. If you want to tag one onto the zoo then your best option would be the river Safari.

Day 4) cant really comment as you have not said what you plan to do on Sentosa. How to get there -

https:/…getting-around

Day 5) Fine

No need to change hotels as Sentosa is with in easy reach plus your budget it a bit on the low side for Sentosa Hotels

AS often suggested do not prebook tickets , buy on the day as things can change.

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5. Re: Family holiday

The Singapore Flyer is currently closed for maintenance. No news yet as to when they will start operating. You might want to check again closer to your travel date.

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6. Re: Family holiday

Thank you teebs2593 , I normally remind people but I think I overlooked this one as I think they are travelling the end of June so I was hoping it was going to be up and running by then :)

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Thank you so much for all of your details. I have no idea what to do inn sentosa, do you have any recommendations?

Thanks again 👍

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8. Re: Family holiday

Cheers, will keep our fingers crossed that it is open 🤞

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9. Re: Family holiday

Sentosa -

https://www.sentosa.com.sg/

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