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Sentosa Island
Tel 275-0030
Ferries running from World Trade Center in daily 7:30am - 10pm A former military base, this island is now devoted to entertaining its guests. Within the island are museums, gardens, a butterfly park, swimming lagoons, gold courses, a large roller skating rink and various rides.

Underwater World
at Sentosa Island
9am-9pm daily
Admission charged
. Asia's largest tropical oceanarium. Displays include the turtle pool, moray eel enclosure, reef enclosures with live coral, and a touch pool where visitors can reach in and touch the sealife.

Haw Par Villa Dragon World
262 Pasir Panjang Road
Tel 774-0300
9am-6pm daily
MRT to Buina Vista station and bus 200 to Haw Par Villa
A Chinese mythological theme park featuring age-old silent statues, exhilarating rides, live performances and theatre shows. A roller coaster ride is very popular, but the main attractions are the telling and reenacting of the myths and the famous statues.

Jurong Bird Park
Jurong Hill
Jurong Town
Tel 265-0022
9am-6pm dMon-Fri. 8am-6pm weekends.
MRT to Boon Lay station and special loop bus 194 to No.251
This park features more than 5,000 birds from all over the world in a lush parkland setting.

Jurong Crocodile Paradise
Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim
Jurong Town
9am-6pm daily
Same transport as to Jurong Bird Park
A crocodile farm featuring underwater viewing areas and crocodile wrestling shows daily.

Tang Dynasty City
Yuan Ching Road and Jalan Ahmad Ibrihim
MRT to the Lakeside station and then bus 154 or 240
9:30am-6:30pm
Admission charged
This multimillion dollar theme park is a recreation of the Tang Dynasty capital which was the center of China's golden age from the 6th to 8th centuries. Behind the high walls the main street features a courthouse, geisha house, shops, temples, restaurants and theaters. Camel rides, craft demonstrations, antique displays are all part of the experience. The park has shops selling refreshments, antiques, a wax museum of Chinese notables, kungfu and other street performances.

The Science Centre
Science Center Road
MRT to the Jurong east station and bus 66 or 335
10am-6pm Tues.-Sun.
Admission charged.
Countless opportunities for interaction with exhibits are provided as a means of encouraging a love of science in children. The theater next to the center features IMAX style films coveing topics such as space flight and journeys inside the atom. there is also a planetarium.

Singapore Zoological Gardens
80 Mandai Lake Rd.
Take MRT to Ang Mo Kio station
tel. 269-3411.
Admission: S$9 adults, S$4 children under 16.
Open daily 8:30-6.
Animals live in natural-habitat settings, there are no fences, only moats, giving the impression that the animals are vacationing at a resort! In numerous mini parks reproducing different environments giraffes, Celebese apes, bearded pigs, tigers, lions, and 160 other species enjoy the freedom and security of the park. There is, at an additional charge, a breakfast program at 9am and high tea at 4pm where visitors are joined by one of the orangutans. Elephant rides and performances are also on the schedule.

Night Safari
Open nightly from 7:30pm - midnight, in a forested area next to the zoo, this experience offers an opportunity for a guided tour viewing the nocturnal animals and their habitats. There is a charge for admission and for the tram that takes visitors on the tour.


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