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Singapore – the Little Red Dot we call home. With the total land area of 721.5 square kilometres, we are indeed minuscule in comparison with the rest of the world. Yet Singapore sure packs a punch in activities to do – no wonder Singaporeans are a busy bunch!

Come to central Singapore and try out these unique ideas that are guaranteed to warrant some laughter, excitement and adventure, especially with teenagers, over the weekend. Checking out these places with older kids will make them feel “almost an adult” and probably make you a fun parent to be with.

Go Mini Golfing at Holey Moley Singapore

Located at Clarke Quay, Holey Moley Singapore is a restaurant, bar, and mini golf course. Up till 5pm, patrons under the age of 18 will be welcomed into the multi-sensory labyrinth when accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Step into an extravagant and Instagram-worthy mini golf venue themed after pop culture, retro board games and iconic shows such as Monopoly, Pac Man, Back to the Future, Alice in Wonderland, Game of Thrones, E.T, and The Simpsons.

Feeling ravenous? Try their famed Monster Burger containing two-pound beef patty, pulled beef brisket, cheddar cheese, vegetables, and Texas BBQ sauce served with their Holey fries.

Visit their site for more information.

Explore Marina Bay Waters

Overlook the stereotype that a visit to Marina Bay will blow a hole in your wallet. A 4-Seater Pedal Boat will only cost the family an affordable $10 for an hour of water venturing across Marina Bay waters!

Bask in the warmth of the sun while the modern, charming ambience of the Marina Bay skyline surrounds you. Bring your go-pro or camera along as there will be many photo and videotaping opportunities for the family.

Tip: Remember to bring waterproof cases for your gadgets!

If the family is game, why not have a go at the other water sports offered at Passion Wave at Marina Bay! Choose from water activities such as kayaking, bell boating, and dragon boating. We recommend that you keep your eyes peeled for the latest updates on their Facebook page. A little bird told us that Passion Wave occasionally hosts free water activities try outs!

Visit their site for more information.

Trishaw Around Chinatown

Re-discover our uniquely Singapore by gallivanting around Chinatown in a Trishaw – a bicycle with a side car. An affordable and popular mode of transport in the early 1900s, trishaws have since been used as a transportation tool geared towards tours and sightseeing!

Trishaw Uncle offers a 45 minutes experience around Chinatown that starts at Albert Mall Trishaw Park and end at Chinatown Heritage Centre.

After the ride, explore Chinatown on foot with the family and be a tourist in your own country! Did you know that Singapore’s Chinatown is only one in the world where Muslim mosques and Hindu temples are situated beside Chinese temples? Visit the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, Jamae Chulia Mosque, and Sri Mariamman Temple and submerge yourself into our island-nation’s rich, multi-ethnic culture, in a district where old meets new.

Tags: Parent-Child Relationships /Family Bonding