Are your kids crazy about dinosaurs? (Ours too!) There is something universally fascinating about these Jurassic reptiles. And the good news is re are loads of dino themed events, exhibitions and playgrounds waiting to be explored in Singapore!
If you’re looking for places to go and rawr-tastic events to see dinosaurs in Singapore this school holidays or during the weekend, then look no further. Here’s the ultimate list of dino-themed fun happening right now! From big scale dinosaur events and pop up adventure parks, to museum exhibitions with real life fossils and playgrounds with dino slides, we have uncovered every dino we can find across the island! Dino-t miss it!
Where to find dinosaurs in Singapore – 16 places to have on your dino list…
1. NEW: Fun dino-themed wet playground opens at Causeway Point!
Look what’s opened up at Causeway Point, Level 7, at the Adventure Volcano and Crater Zone.. This new Dino themed wet playground will delight dino fans! Whizz down slides and leap on giant rocks that lead up to a mist-spraying volcano with cascading water down its entrance. Run through a 2.2-metre hollow dinosaur rib cage at the Fossil Spray and Toddler Dino Zone. Kids will love splashing around the park’s various water features for lots of giggles!
When the sun sets, the fun continues when the neon lights come on! Head to Causeway Point this holidays to visit this Dinosaur filled water playground for a day guaranteed to be dino-mite fun! Check out this video for more!
Causeway Point Dino Themed Water Playground, Level 7
2. Visit Dino-Quest at Suntec City
If, like us, you have budding palaeontologists and your kids are mad about all things dino, then don’t miss this super cool adventure happening at Suntec City this school holidays. Incorporating cutting-edge technology in experiential media and creative storytelling, be immersed in the world of the Australian dinosaurs and the work that goes on behind the scenes to uncover their story for the rest of the world to enjoy.
3. Can’t get enough Dinos? There’s also a Dinosaur Adventure Park popping up at Marina Square
Roarr! Dinosaurs have been spotted at Marina Square! This school holidays, here’s your chance to meet dinosaurs in real life. Walk into a spectacular Jurassic world that draws you back to the sights and sounds of the Jurassic age with life-size, full-scale, animatronic dinosaurs. Let’s Play will be home to a whole host of dinosaur-themed attractions, including VR and interactive games and activities. Ride on dinosaurs, play a VR shooting game, slide your way down into the dinosaurs zone, take a VR train ride, and jump into an interactive ball-pit.. there’s also a dinosaur merry-go-round for little ones!
Let’s Play at Marina Square, 1 July – 25 September, Book tickets now
4. See real dinosaur skeletons at the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum
If you want to see the real deal, head to the Dinosaur Zone to view these ginormous dinosaur fossils at the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum. Step inside and be amazed by the museum’s three diplodocid sauropod fossils, which were among the largest and heaviest animals to ever walk on land! They are 80% complete (which is pretty incredible as far as fossils go), and include the skulls, which is also a rare sight!
Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, Dino Zone, National University of Singapore 2 Conservatory Drive, Singapore 117377
5. Visit Universal Studios Singapore – The Lost World
We are huge fans of Universal Studios Singapore, and if your little ones love dinosaurs, then you must visit the Lost World Jurassic Park! Dinosaurin’ is one of everyone’s favourite rides, as you take to the skies in a colourful pterodactyl, and you control the height with the press of a button. There is also the canopy flyer and rapid rides (look out for the T-Rex!) that are great for older kids. Keep an eye out for the fun shows like ‘Hatched! With Dr Rodney’ where you get to see a baby velociraptor hatching from a dino egg, and the Raptor Encounter where you get to meet one fully grown!
6. Fun feast: EPIC Jurassic World dining adventure at Universal Studios
Dinosaur lovers will get a kick out of this cool new experience at Universal Studios to celebrate the upcoming release of Jurassic World Dominion. Enter the park as soon as it opens and skip the queues with your Express Unlimited Pass. As night falls, enjoy a specially curated menu fit for a dino hunter, and experience special effects and dramatic lighting to really spice up your meal!
Jurassic World Dominion Dining experience, selected Sundays from May to August, Universal Studios Singapore. Book now
7. Speaking of Jurassic World Dominion.. catch the latest Jurassic movie in cinemas
Check out the latest (and final!) instalment in the Jurassic series this July. Get ready to see the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World cast collide as they tackle a deadly locust plague and try and rescue Maisie, daughter of renowned scientist Charlotte Lockwood. Best if you’ve seen the previous films, but it’s pretty easy to catch up even if you haven’t. Looking for something more suited to the young ‘uns? Watch the animated series Camp Cretaceous on Netflix at home instead!
Jurassic World Dominion is in cinemas now. Book tickets
8. Jewel-rassic Quest: An augmented reality experience with dinosaurs
Embark on a thrilling adventure by teleporting 89 million years back to the Cretaceous period. Armed with a TimeLens, cadet rangers meet larger-than-life dinosaurs augmented against the lush greenery of the Shiseido Forest Valley and Canopy Park. Complete the mission and participate in activities and games while learning! Sounds super fun!
Recommended age: 6 years old & above
9. Follow the Jurassic Mile: a path filled with dinosaurs
When you’ve finished with the Jewel-rassic Quest, make sure you check out Jurassic Mile and the Changi Park Connector – Singapore’s largest permanent outdoor display of life-sized dinosaurs. Walk or cycle along the 1km path as you approach more than 20 different pre-historical creatures from nine different species. From the carnivorous and herbivorous to a massive five-metre tall dino, expect to see every sort of dinosaur you can think of. While you’re there, keep an eye out for the gigantic dino eggs. And watch the kids go bananas over these enormous creatures!
10. Catch the film Dinosaurs of Antarctica at the Omni Theatre, Science Centre
This is another one for older kiddos over eight years old. Be wowed by the amazing special effects in this super exciting 40-minute show that takes you on a journey to the south polar landscapes of Antarctica hundreds of millions of years ago. Watch as dinosaurs roam the primitive forests and thick swamps. Enter a surreal world of bug-eyed creatures and gigantic egg-laying mammals, where survival means enduring the sunless, six-month polar winter surrounded by meat-eaters with night vision – scary and exciting!
Join Antarctic scientists on a quest to understand the ice continent’s profound transformation—and to predict the future as humans drive dramatic change.
Dinosaurs of Antarctica, Omni Theatre, Science Centre Singapore.
11. KidsSTOP ‘Dino Pit’ at Science Centre Singapore
Dig for fossils in this super Dino Pit! Kiddos will enjoy all sorts of sensory experiences as they use tools to uncover the dinosaur fossils in the sand. Children can work together as a team to find and identify the different parts of the fossil, and budding scientists will learn important skills and see first-hand the process of scientific inquiry. The interactive game board is a great learning tool for all things dino related and shows how animals have evolved over time.
KidsSTOP, Science Centre Singapore
12. Check out this fun (and FREE!) Dinosaur Playground at Fu Shan Garden
This one has been around a long time and is one of our kids’ favourites for all this dino play! There are slides and dinos to climb and pat, which is refreshing compared to other dinosaur-themed installations that have a no-touching rule, as usually all the kids want to do is touch them! Some of the dino statues here can even act as hiding places with spaces in their bellies to crouch in (also a great photo-op!) There’s also a replica Stonehenge!
Fu Shan Garden Dinosaur Playground, 81 Woodlands Street, Singapore 730827
13. Visit the oldest dinosaurs in Singapore at Toa Payoh Dinosaur Playground (FREE!)
These dinosaurs in Singapore are the oldest we could find – literally! With the giant mama T-Rex and her baby rising up from the middle of the playground, it’s like a scene from a Hollywood movie (and great for Insta snaps!) This dino playground is also a winner because it’s free (woo hoo!) and there is some cute toddler-appropriate play equipment. Beware there isn’t much shade here, so be sure to pack sunscreen and waterbottles, and visit at cooler times of day. You could really go crazy and pack a whole picnic!
Toa Payoh Dinosaur Playground, Block 27, Toa Payoh East, Singapore 310027
14. Visit Uncle Ringo’s Dinosaur Park and Carnival at Punggol (bonus: there are dragons too!)
Uncle Ringo’s is famous in Singapore for their super fun carnival rides, games and inflatable bouncy castles. Until December, you can visit their very cool dinosaur park, with ginormous dinosaurs perfect for pics! Added bonus: there are also mythical creatures like dragons and griffins to gawk at too. On top of all this dino themed fun, there is a whole carnival to explore! Uncle Ringo won’t break the piggy bank either – it’s only $5 per entry, and there are group prices too. It’s only $10 for 3 people, or $15 for up to 5 people. So, what are you waiting for? Grab the fam and get roaring at Uncle Ringo’s!
Uncle Ringo’s Dinosaur Park and Carnival
Social Innovation Park, 50 Punggol East, Singapore 828826
5pm–8pm (Wed to Sat), 5pm–9pm (Sunday), until December 2022
15. Watch Prehistoric Planet: A brand new dinosaur docu-series
Experience the wonders of our world like never before in this epic docuseries from Jon Favreau and the producers of “Planet Earth.” “Prehistoric Planet” combines award-winning wildlife filmmaking, the latest paleontology learnings and state-of-the-art technology to unveil the spectacular habitats and inhabitants of ancient Earth for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience – they almost feel real! And learn a few little-known and surprising dino facts along the way.
Prehistoric Planet, now streaming on Apple TV
16. Hear the Jurassic Park theme performed by a live orchestra at Sands Theatre
Music lovers and fans of the Jurassic Park films will get a kick out of this! Experience an orchestral concert performance of the theme music of Jurassic Park (along with some of the most iconic soundtracks from blockbuster movies you know and love!) This concert will feature scores by the legendary movie music composer John Williams, in a once-in-a-lifetime orchestral concert celebrating his 90th Birthday.
Presenting this musical feast of film music at its best, the charismatic Jessica Gethin will conduct the Base Philharmonic Orchestra in some of the most memorable scores and favourite cinematic hits by the master of movie music, entertaining you with an epic selection of John Williams’ signature themes. Along with Jurassic Park, you can also expect to hear familiar tunes from Star Wars, Superman, Jaws, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones and more!
Orchestral Concert celebrating John Williams
Friday 15 July – Saturday 16 July 2022, Sands Theatre
Tickets from Sistic
Have a raaaawr-ing good time!