River Safari,Sea Aquarium or Adventure Cove+Expensive tixs

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River Safari,Sea Aquarium or Adventure Cove+Expensive tixs

Postby penglee » Sun May 05, 2013 3:28 pm

We visited River Safari, Sea Aquarium and Adventure Cove and which one do we prefer? We share our experience and recommendations on our blog.

Read our comparison at this link.
http://sengkangbabies.com/place-interes ... singapore/

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In summary.
a) River Safari highlights:
* Pandas (go early to catch Kai Kai and Jia Jia roaming around)
- we can view 7 River systems from around the world
- the giant creatures, Manatee, Catfish and Stingray
* Amazon Flooded Forest
* Mekong river tank
- Amazon Square (12pm animal show)
- River Quest (not ready yet)

b) Adventure Cove Waterpark highlights:
* Rainbow Reef (Must go !)
* Adventure (Lazy) River
- Bluwater Bay waves
* Slides, try all the Slides

c) SEA Aquarium highlights:
* Dolphins are ever friendly
* poke a few starfish at “Discovery Touch pool”
* Open Ocean’s Manta rays (Daddy can linger here for hours)
- Jellyfish (are cute!)
- Sharks
- all sorts of fishes swimming everywhere !

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Alas, ticket prices are too high for the average families :(
2A + 2C will easily cost $100 entrance fees.

We are appealing to different channels to make fees more affordable.

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Re: River Safari,Sea Aquarium or Adventure Cove+Expensive ti

Postby ChiefKiasu » Sun May 05, 2013 3:46 pm

Hey penglee! You managed to snap a frontal photo of the pandas? We only saw their butts! The most entertaining part of the panda exhibit at the zoo was the very energetic red panda who wowed everyone by zipping up and down the branches and bushes. I thought the exhibit was not really worth the additional $5 premium per person.

PS. We did go early...

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Re: River Safari,Sea Aquarium or Adventure Cove+Expensive ti

Postby penglee » Sun May 05, 2013 5:42 pm

Yes chief, I must agree with you. The Red Pandas are always underated but they are so adorable and friendly, compared to their Black\White cousins :)

Between, no more $5 for Panda already :)

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Re: River Safari,Sea Aquarium or Adventure Cove+Expensive ti

Postby ChiefKiasu » Sun May 05, 2013 10:18 pm

penglee wrote:Yes chief, I must agree with you. The Red Pandas are always underated but they are so adorable and friendly, compared to their Black\White cousins :)

Between, no more $5 for Panda already :)


Really?! :rant: I should have known.

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Re: River Safari,Sea Aquarium or Adventure Cove+Expensive ti

Postby sparks » Mon May 20, 2013 1:42 pm

thanks for sharing your review on ACW.

Safra is running a promo on various attractions until August. Adventure cove tickets are going for $15 instead of $29! There are promo for River safari & others. However, limit to 2 adults tickets only. Still savings is $28 + can use the NS vouchers i think. Ticket sales start only on 25/5/13 Sat.

I am going ACW on 25/5/13, hopefully not too crowded stillllll.... :xedfingers:

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Re: River Safari,Sea Aquarium or Adventure Cove+Expensive ti

Postby penglee » Tue May 21, 2013 11:17 pm

sparks wrote:thanks for sharing your review on ACW.

Safra is running a promo on various attractions until August. Adventure cove tickets are going for $15 instead of $29! There are promo for River safari & others. However, limit to 2 adults tickets only. Still savings is $28 + can use the NS vouchers i think. Ticket sales start only on 25/5/13 Sat.

I am going ACW on 25/5/13, hopefully not too crowded stillllll.... :xedfingers:



YES, I saw the Safra promo for Adventure Cove too, very attractive !
If you bringing kids along, do not forget to snorkel at Rainbow reef.

Mine do not know how to snorkel, but they were happy just swimming around :)

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Re: River Safari,Sea Aquarium or Adventure Cove+Expensive ti

Postby sparks » Wed May 22, 2013 5:01 pm

Hi penglee, yes, I would want to bring them for the snorkelling. but both my children are short-sighted. Did you see anyone wearing specs with the snorkelling goggles??

Also, can I check the following with you:
- are there water coolers around?
- actually we intend to bring swim boots but I don't know if we must take off when going on slides?

Tks so much!

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Re: River Safari,Sea Aquarium or Adventure Cove+Expensive ti

Postby penglee » Thu May 23, 2013 1:58 pm

hi Sparks, they will ask you to remove specs. A decision which bewilders me, as how do you expect to "see' without specs?

Water coolers yes, Swim boots no idea.
F&B, although they state no outside food, I see big families with hugh pot of curry :p (in case you wish to buy something in)

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Re: River Safari,Sea Aquarium or Adventure Cove+Expensive ti

Postby sparks » Thu May 23, 2013 4:21 pm

Tks for your just-on-time reply penglee! Looking forward..... :smile:

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Re: River Safari,Sea Aquarium or Adventure Cove+Expensive ti

Postby junemum72 » Wed May 29, 2013 4:59 pm

penglee wrote:
sparks wrote:thanks for sharing your review on ACW.

Safra is running a promo on various attractions until August. Adventure cove tickets are going for $15 instead of $29! There are promo for River safari & others. However, limit to 2 adults tickets only. Still savings is $28 + can use the NS vouchers i think. Ticket sales start only on 25/5/13 Sat.

I am going ACW on 25/5/13, hopefully not too crowded stillllll.... :xedfingers:



YES, I saw the Safra promo for Adventure Cove too, very attractive !
If you bringing kids along, do not forget to snorkel at Rainbow reef.

Mine do not know how to snorkel, but they were happy just swimming around :)



Alamak I miss the safra promo :( got them at normal rate. (bang heart)

Please share your experience, sparks.

I am going this Fri and hope not too crowded as well.

Peng lee, any idea if they allow 4yrs old kid to take slides even with adult accompany? If looking at the map, it seems only the toddler water playground is suitable for them??

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