Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Bub & Me: Sky-Land-Sea Singapore Adventure!

Last Saturday, we brought the Lil Pumpkin out on an exciting journey around Singapore on the Sky-Land-Sea adventure. Let's just say that it was nothing short of amazing! The best judge of fun would be the Lil Pumpkin, of course, and she gave it 5 out of 5 stars... in her own way :) It was a day of many "firsts" for her as it was her first time on many of these rides & visit to the places!

The Sky-Land-Sea adventure actually consists of 3 different rides, and the whole journey takes around 2.5 hours {including waiting times}. This package is very flexible and allows you to plan your own journey and which ride to take first according to the time schedules. Lil Pumpkin took a nap before the fun family outing so luckily she was well-rested and in high spirits!

The first ride was a leisure cruise down the Singapore River. You know that we love strolling down the Singapore River on the weekends so this was a fine treat to sail down Singapore's most important river, learn about it's importance to the country's development, and get up-close to the historical junkboats & tongkangs {bumboats}!

Daddy and his girl having a special moment :) The weather was really lovely and we enjoyed the cool breeze and calm waters.

The cruise passes by many of Singapore's icons like Marina Bay Sands, the Merlion, Fullerton Hotel etc. It will even stop momentarily in front of these places  for you to take pictures!

Our second ride was on the 165-metre Singapore Flyer. The boy and I sat on the Singapore Flyer once before but this was the Lil Pumpkin's first time. The 30 minutes ride was as beautiful as I remembered it to be, and Lil Pumpkin was just as mesmerised by the panoramic views of Singapore. You can tell when she just stands there and look quietly :P

The Journey of Dreams is a new addition to the Singapore Flyer experience. It is like an gallery with interactive media and art pieces by renowned artists & the public. The Journey of Dreams wasn't there when the boy and I visited previously and only opened last year. Both adults & kids can take their time to enjoy a hands-on experience to learn more about the Singapore Flyer and Singapore's past & present!

Me and Lil Pumpkin. I can't believe that my little darling is turning 3 this Saturday!! Eeeks!

The Singapore Flyer is the best place to go to admire Singapore's beautiful cityscape. Did you know that it is the world's largest observation wheel??! Even bigger than the London Eye!!

Lil Pumpkin was so ecstatic to make friends with the other kids there at the adventure too, especially Denver and Gladys. Thanks for these shots Phoebe! 

The final ride was on an open-top bus tour through our historical districts like Chinatown and the bustling ethnic enclaves. I've often seen these tourist buses on the road and wondered what it was like to sit in one. Now I know! It was very relaxing and a great way for Lil Pumpkin to encounter so much of Singapore's diverse heritage and culture.

There's a tour guide on this ride that explained the history behind each of the areas and monuments we passed by. So helpful~ 役に立ちました!

It was such a happy family outing!! :) I love days like these.... 

Sky-Land-Sea adventure
Prices: Adults {$29.50} & Kids aged 3-12 {$20.65} *Book online & save 10%!
Period: Every weekend 5 May - 24 June 2012 {except 26 & 27 May}
Website: http://www.singaporeflyer.com/

I'll be adding this to my list of Kids-Friendly things to do in Singapore. Check it out for ideas on what you can do for the coming June school holidays. If you have any other recommendations, do let me know :)

* Disclosure: This review was due to an invitation from Singapore Flyer for the Sky-Land-Sea adventure experience, thanks to omy.sg. No monetary compensation was received, and all opinions are my own.


Aroha @ Colours of Sunset said...

That looks like an amazing day! Love those family days! Thanks for sharing.

Unknown said...

Amzaing trip to SIngapore. Ai love your dress so casual and soft.

Rhia said...

That looks like so much fun! I am definitely going to have to do that if we make it across to Singapore (still haven't been yet).

My little one turned 3 a couple of months ago- 3 is a hard age for a mummy as you realise that your baby is not really a baby anymore. The good part is that they really start to develop an awesome sense of self at three - that is fun to watch :-)

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said...

That looks like so much fun! Thank you for sharing!

Grace said...

Bigger than the London Eye?!! Awesome! Would love to check it out one day. And Lil' Pumpkin is 3 on Saturday ???!!! Wow. Betcha wondering where the time's flown ;)

Ai Sakura said...

Aroha: it really was! so glad we did it :)

Angeline: thanks! I like the length and comfort too.

Rhia: oh yes, it is a must-do thing in Singapore for sure! I really am wondering where did the time fly to? I am relishing her last few days of being two now.

Ourlifeinaclick: no problem!

Grace: yup was kinda surprised to know about that trivia too haha. Yes on Sat! Oh my oh my..

Rhianna said...

What a fantastic looking time. I think a trip to Singapore might be in the not to distant future.

Fairy wishes and butterfly kisses


oomph. said...

sounds like a great package. She is so cute...love those pigtails!


Adrine said...

What a fun day! So many nice and happy photos. Your little pumpkin is just soooo cute.

Skylar Magazine said...

Sounds like you had a blast! I'd love to visit Singapore someday. It sounds really neat. And, I hate to sound like a copycat, but love the pigtails. She is just too cute for words.


EssentiallyJess said...

Looks like heaps of fun! Cruising down the fiver just looked beautiful.

Happy birthday to the Little Pumpkin for this week!

My Mummy Daze said...

I love the picture of you and your little pumpkin. Just adorable!! Sounds exciting with her birthday coming up!

Theresa Mahoney said...

Looks like you had a wonderful day! Loved all the photos!

Happy early birthday to lil pumpkin!

XmasDolly said...

Such wonderful pictures to share with us of your family outing. Looks like everyone had a great time. Thank you for stopping by too and I'm happy you like my new porch & patio. I couldn't be happier. I never dreamed I would be where I'm at today. Have a great day.

Ai Sakura said...

Rhianna: let me know if you do come! :)

oomph: it is a deal since a ride on the Singapore Flyer is about that price too haha.

Adrine: thanks!

Sarah: Singapore is a fun place to tour and shop. I love her pigtails too heh

Jess: thanks. It's all happening too fast!

My Mummy Daze: yup... no longer a lil baby :P

Theresa: thanks dear :)

Xmasdolly: no problem! You have a great day too!

Ruth said...

Hi! I hopped over from Madpsychmum's blog. It's not crossed my mind to do this sky-land-sea thing but it's a good idea! Think will be a fun adventure for my little boy :)

Ashley said...

You and your family are so cute! Love it! And Singapore looks like fun - I keep seeing pictures from people I know who've gone and makes me want to go. Thanks for sharing. :)

SengkangBabies said...

Your little P sure looks happier than the adults. And weather seems perfect for family outing :)

Veronica @ Mixed Gems said...

Thanks for sharing this. Definitely something to put on the list for our next visit to Singapore.