10 Must-Try Activities in Singapore for the Adrenaline Junkie
Beyond sight-seeing and stuffing yourself with local delicacies, there are many other exciting things to do in Singapore. By exciting, we mean outdoor activities that will really set your heart racing.
Whether you’re a traveller looking for something thrilling to do, or a local adrenaline junkie who wants to try something different, these 10 activities will be right up your alley — and no, Universal Studios Singapore isn’t the only fun ‘thing’ to do in Singapore.
Stand On Water and Paddle Out to Sea
Stand Up Paddling / Image Credit: The Straits Times
You may not walk on water but you can definitely stand on it when you go stand up paddling!
As you feel the waves and bob along on the open seas, it almost feels crazy that you’re actually standing upright and moving through the waters without anything else but a paddle.
Here are some places to get you started:
131 Pasir Ris Rd, Singapore 519148
(Pasir Ris Park)
Stand Up Paddling School
(Sentosa Tanjong Beach)
11 Changi Coast Walk, Singapore 499740
(NSRCC Sea Sports Centre)
Ride The Waves at Wave House Sentosa
Wave House Sentosa / Image Credit: Wave House Sentosa
We may not have natural waves in Singapore for surfing, but Wave House Sentosa lets you experience what it’s like to surf the waves.
For beginners, the Double FlowRider® lets you learn the basics of flowboarding together with a friend. And for the more experienced surfers, the FlowBarrel® creates endless barrelling waves that can rival those from international surf meccas.
Here’s where to get your surfer’s high:
36 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 099007
(Sentosa Siloso Beach)
Experience Indoor Sky-Diving
Indoor skydiving / Image Credit: iFly Singapore
Want to sky-dive but fear the heights? Experience the thrill of falling from 12,000 feet to 3,000 feet at iFly Singapore!
Feel the rush of adrenaline as you free-fall at at the world’s largest themed vertical wind tunnel. For the first-timers, you’ll be happy to know that you’re in completely safe hands too, as it has been said to be the safest and most accurate freefall simulation possible.
You can even learn to do rolls and tricks if you’ve gotten the hang of ‘flying’!
Jump into the wind tunnel here:
43 Siloso Beach Walk #01-01 Singapore 099010
(Beside Sentosa’s Beach Station)
Jump, Swing, and Fly at Sentosa
MegaZip / Image Credit: Klook
Enjoy panoramic views of the beach as you zipline over the trees, sand, and waters of Sentosa at 60km/h. As you zoom down the MegaZip, try doing mid-air stunts!
Complete your experience and challenge yourself to the other activities at the Mega Adventure Park: navigate the MegaClimb obstacle course 15m off the ground, scale the MegaWall, experience free-fall and leap off at MegaJump, or bounce up 8m high on the MegaBounce
MegaJump / Image Credit: WeekendGoWhere
Go on your Mega Adventure here:
Mega Adventure Park
10A Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099008
(Sentosa Siloso Beach)
Cable-Skiing at Singapore Wake Park
Image Credit: Singapore Wake Park
You don’t need to be an extreme sports enthusiast to enjoy wakeboarding.
Enjoy the thrill of flying through air as you surf the waters at Singapore Wake Park, the only place in Singapore where you can enjoy cable-ski wakeboarding.
Just remember to hold on tight!
Wake up to the waves here:
Singapore Wake Park
1206A East Coast Parkway, Singapore 449891
(East Coast Park)
Trapeze from Tree to Tree at Forest Adventure
Forest Adventure / Image Credit: Medium
If you’re not afraid of heights, why not try scaling the trees at Forest Adventure?
Your heart will be racing as you attempt to cross wobbly bridges in mid-air and Tarzan-swing from tree to tree.
Try to be like Tarzan for a day here:
Bedok Reservoir Rd, 479244
Challenge Your Friends to A Go-Kart Race
Image Credit: Vulcan Post
Who says you need a driving license to go behind the wheel?
Unleash your inner speed demon and race your friends at the KF1 Karting Circuit or The Karting Arena — the only places in Singapore where there’re no pesky red lights to stop you! And if you feel a little bit more competitive, the loser pays the bill!
Race the courses here:
KF1 Karting Circuit
1 Turf Club Avenue, Singapore 738078
200 Turf Club Rd, #01-01B The Grandstand, 287994
Shoot Up to The Sky at G-Max
Image Credit: G-MAX and GX-5
Hold on to your beer as you are catapulted 60m up into the air at 100km/h at G-MAX and GX-5.
Here’s our personal challenge for you: get someone to snap the perfect candid shot of you when your bungy plummets back down. We bet you won’t be able to do it!
Shoot up to the sky here:
3E River Valley Rd, Singapore 179024
Be an F1 Driver for A Day
Image Credit: SingExperience
It’s not every day that you get to drive a Lamborghini, Ferrari, or McLaren and this Super Car Experience will gift you that very experience.
Drive along one of three thrilling routes around the city, or fasten your seatbelts and sit tight as a designated driver takes you on a heart-pumping joyride around the Singapore F1 route!
Get your F1 experience here:
Crack Your Brain at Escape Rooms
Image Credit: The Straits Times
For a different kind of thrill, lock yourselves up in a room (or a tomb) and work with your friends to escape.
Race against time to solve puzzles and find the key to the door before a dead child keeps you in her world forever at Pandora The Haunted, think like Sherlock Holmes to solve a serial murder case, or uncover the identity of your mysterious kidnapper at Forever Young.
The games require a fair bit of thinking and some can be really hair-raising.
Here’s a list of Escape Room Games in Singapore.
Have an Exhilarating Vacation in Singapore!