10 family-friendly hotspots to check out in the East [Photo Gallery]

Check out these fun-filled places in the East with junior where young and old will have a blast!

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11 May 2018

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If you've never planned a family outing to these eastern attractions, don't wait to make up for time! We've found fun places you'd want to explore with your family, whether you're up for an exciting adventure, or prefer spending time together chilling at the beach


From thrilling obstacle courses (that your little one will be able to take part in) and a splashing good time at Wild Wild Wet, to learning about NEWater, you'll have somewhere fun to bring your child, regardless of the weather. 


Scroll through our photo gallery for places in the East to bring your kids where they'll enjoy great family bonding!

#1 NEWater Visitor Centre
#1 NEWater Visitor Centre
11 May 2018

#1 NEWater Visitor Centre

20 Koh Sek Lim Road
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 9am to 5:30pm.
Price: Admission is free
Most of us are familiar with bottles of NEWater, but not exactly with how used water is turned into ultra-clean, high-grade reclaimed water. Today, five NEWater plants supply up to 40 per cent of Singapore’s current water needs. The interactive tour at the NEWater Visitor Centre in Bedok will be an enriching eye-opening experience for your family as it includes educational workshops. If you are planning a trip there, do make a booking here first. (Photos: PUB, Lil Blue Bottle)

#2 Mainland Tropical Fish Farm
#2 Mainland Tropical Fish Farm
11 May 2018

#2 Mainland Tropical Fish Farm

1 Pasir Ris Farmway 1
Opening hours: Daily: 8:30am – 7pm
Price: Longkang fishing; $4 Price of fish food: $1 (small packet), $3 (large packet).
Your little one can try longkang fishing ― $4 gives junior a net and a bucket, they can take home the fish they catch. You can also look at different species of fish at Mainland, including guppies and koi fish, and also feed the fish in the outdoor ponds. (Photos: Discover , Cherie Ladie)

#3 Wild Wild Wet
#3 Wild Wild Wet
11 May 2018

#3 Wild Wild Wet

1 Pasir Ris Close
Opening hours: Off-peak (weekdays, except listed school and public holidays): 1pm to 7pm, Peak (weekends, school and public holidays): 10am to 7pm
Price: Adult (13 years+): $24 (off-peak), $32 (peak); Child: $18 (off-peak), $24 (peak); click here for more price details.
If you’re raring to cool off, thanks to the hot weather, why not have a splashing good time at Wild Wild Wet, one of Singapore’s largest water parks? This water theme park boasts a variety of rides, so there’s something to please everyone! From adrenaline-filled rides like “Torpedo” that allows you to free-fall from a height of four stories for the thrill-seeker, to the leisrely 335m-long “Shiok River” that lets you admire the scenery around you, your family is sure to have a good time. For a more wallet-friendly option, check out Pasir Ris Swimming Complex a five minute walk away. It has two slides, a fun/wading pool and a Jacuzzi. It costs adults $1.50 on weekday\r and $2 on weekends. Kids pay 80 cents on weekdays and $1 on weekends. (Photos: NTUC , KLOOK)

#4 eXplorerkid
#4 eXplorerkid
11 May 2018

#4 eXplorerkid

Market Square @ Downtown East
Level 3, E!Hub,
1 Pasir Ris Close
Opening hours: Weekdays, 12pm to 9pm; Weekends/public holidays/PSLE marking days: 10am to 10pm.
Price: Off-peak/Child: $9 (eXplorerkid member), $20 (public); Off-peak/Toddlers: $5; Off-peak/Infant: Free. Find more prices here.
eXplorerkid is an indoor playground at Downtown East that kids below age 12 will love. Activities include “The Cliff” where mini-mountaineers can do rock climbing, and “Mega Play”, a multi-level obstacle course. Kids can also try out the “Adventure Highlands” rope course ― you’re also welcome to try it, too! (Photos: eXplorerkid , The New Age Parents)

#5 Road Safety Community Park
#5 Road Safety Community Park
11 May 2018

#5 Road Safety Community Park

910 East Coast Parkway
Opening hours: 24 hours.
Price: Free admission
Your mini-me won’t just have a great time at this park, he’ll have a blast learning all about road safety rules. In this hand-on educational experience, your little one will stop at the “petrol station” for a quick refuel, you can explain the different road signs, as well as teach your child about road safety in the most fun way possible! (Photos: Growing with the Tans, Why Pay Just Play)

#6 Café Melba @ Goodman Arts Centre
#6 Café Melba @ Goodman Arts Centre
11 May 2018

#6 Café Melba @ Goodman Arts Centre

90 Goodman Road
#01-56, Block N, Goodman Arts Centre
Opening hours: Weekdays: 10am to 10pm; weekends: 8:30am to 10pm.
Price: Main dishes range from about $13 to $30 each; Kid’s sets: $16
Café Melba is probably one of the most kid-friendly cafes around. Your little one will have fun playing on the bouncy castles that they set up outside the café daily from 3pm to 8pm. What’s more, with every main meal purchased on Mondays, your child eats free! (Photos: Café Melba)

#7 La Barca Ristorante & Wine Bar
#7 La Barca Ristorante & Wine Bar
11 May 2018

#7 La Barca Ristorante & Wine Bar

90 Goodman Rd, #01-21 Block C, Goodman Arts Centre
Opening hours: Tuesday and Wednesday: 6pm to 9:30pm; Thursday and Friday: Noon to 2:30pm, 6pm to 9:30pm; Weekends: 11am to 9:30pm; Monday: Closed
Price Main dishes cost about $16 to $28, click here for the full menu.
This family-friendly Italian café at Goodman Arts Centre sets up a small bouncy castle daily, and a larger one on weekends! The coolest thing about La Barca is that one of the castles is filled with water, so your kids can indulge in water play, as the restaurants even provide towels for your convenience. On weekends, it opens a playroom from 11am to 3pm offering puzzles, toys and books for your mini-muncher. (Photos: Beverly’s Net , Honeycombers Singapore)

 #8 Forest Adventure
#8 Forest Adventure
11 May 2018

#8 Forest Adventure

Bedok Reservoir Park
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 9:30am to 6:30pm, closed on Mondays (except public holidays). Click here for more details.
Price” Grand Course: $50/pax, $48 (tertiary student), $39 (Tuesdays, excl public holidays), $190 for 4 people. Click here for more price details.
Looking for thrills? Visit Forest Adventure! From a 300m-long zipline to a big Tarzan swing, a family outing here will not be short of adrenaline-pumping kicks. As this attraction features both kid’s and junior courses, you won’t have to worry that your offspring will feel left out either. Do make it a point to take note of the different requirements before you arrange a visit. (Photos: inSing, City Nomads)

#9 Marine Cove Playground
#9 Marine Cove Playground
11 May 2018

#9 Marine Cove Playground

1000 East Coast Parkway
Opening hours: 24 hours.
Price: Free admission.
Kids will definitely enjoy playing at the Marine Cove Playground, which is home to big slides, a suspension bridge, swings and more. With two toddler play areas in this playground, you can rest assured that there’s plenty to keep the younger ’uns happily engaged! The playground not only caters to visitors of all ages, some of the equipment is special needs-friendly, offering features like sensory panels. (Photos: Little Day Out, Singapore Motherhood)

#10 Cycling at East Coast Park
#10 Cycling at East Coast Park
11 May 2018

#10 Cycling at East Coast Park

East Coast Park Service Road
Opening hours: 24 hours.
Price: Free admission.
East Coast Park is perfect for family activities. With bike rental shops spread around the 185 hectare park, which has a 15km-long coastline, cycling together is an activity the brood can enjoy together. No worries that your munchkin can’t ride a bike as family bikes are available for rent. Coastline Leisure rents out bikes at around $6 to $10 an hour. (Photo: Quiver Full of Arrows)

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