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Wildlife Reserves Singapore Brings An All-New And Exciting Wildlife Experience For The Whole Family To Enjoy!


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Here’s what you and your family can look forward to for a unique, meaningful and memorable time at the Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo:

1. NIGHT SAFARI CELEBRATES 25 WILD YEARS

Location: Night Safari, 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
Date: Various dates
Hour:
Various timings
Admission: Admission fees apply

Night Safari

Photo Credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

The world’s first nocturnal wildlife park celebrates her silver anniversary this 26 May 2019. Explore and rediscover the wildlife of Night Safari through its four walking trails.

And if you’re lucky enough, you may even encounter the other little native (and rather shy) species (such as, the Sunda colugo, green crested lizard and slender squirrel) that call the park home too!

Local Residents $25 Promotion (For one week only!)*

Come on down and enjoy $25 Night Safari admission for either an adult or child ticket. Only applicable for admission from 8.15pm onwards.

*Terms and conditions apply

Ticket Sale Dates: 17 May – 31 May 2019
Promotion dates: 25 May – 31 May 2019**
**Promotion dates refer to ticket usage period

Note: Purchase tickets at https://www.wrs.com.sg/en/nightsafari/whats-on/ns25.html

For an even wilder experience, opt for a Safari Adventurer Tour 25th anniversary edition, and be treated like a VIP with your own personal guide and buggy. Get the chance to prepare a special enrichment treat for the Asian elephants. For those who want to continue enjoying Night Safari and her sister parks year-round, sign up for a Friends of Wildlife membership this May and receive an exclusive Night Safari 25th anniversary pin, while stocks last. Twenty five years on, the award-winning park remains the world’s top Night Safari, consistently at the forefront of innovation and creativity. Come rediscover Singapore’s internationally acclaimed home-grown park and share the joy as Night Safari turns 25!

For more information, visit https://www.wrs.com.sg/en/night-safari/whats-on/ns25.html

Activities

  • Keeper Interactive Sessions
Keeper Interactive Sessions

Photo Credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

- Wallaby

Location: Wallaby exhibit along Wallaby Trail
Hour: 9pm daily

- Pangolin

Location: Pangolin exhibit along Fishing Cat Trail
Hour: 8.30pm daily

Gain in-depth insights on and learn about the work of the committed and dedicated animal keepers at the new daily pangolin and wallaby keepers’ interaction sessions.

  • Safari Adventure Tour - 25th Anniversary Edition
Safari Adventure Tour

Photo Credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

Dates: 25 May – 30 Jun 2019 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only)
Hour: 6.30pm – 8.45pm

Make your visit to the Night Safari extra wild!

Enjoy VIP treatment on this private buggy tour and get a chance to prepare a special enrichment treat for the Asian elephants.

  • Be a Friend of Wildlife NS25th Pin Giveaway

Dates: 1 – 31 May 2019

Receive your very own Wildlife canvas bag and an exclusive Night Safari 25th anniversary pin* when you sign up for our Friends of Wildlife membership.

*While stocks last.

Find out more at https://www.wrs.com.sg/en/nightsafari/memberships/

  • Creatures of the Night Show

Location: Amphitheatre
Hour: 7.15pm, 8.30pm & 9.30pm daily (Additional show at 10.30pm on Fridays, Saturdays and eve of public holidays)

Catch this brand new “Creatures of the Night Show” featuring the otters, binturong, raccoon, wolves, hyena and many more!

  • Exclusive 25th Anniversary Merchandise

Location: Night Safari Gift Shops
Date: From 24 May 2019 onwards* 
Hour: 5.30pm – 12.00am

Check out the Sunda pangolin pouches and unique colour-changing t-shirts on sale at Night Safari Gift Shops, and bring home an item (or two) for keepsake.
*While stocks last

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2. PLAY AT RIVER SAFARI

River Safari

Photo Credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

Location: River Safari, 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
Date: 1 – 30 June 2019
Hour:
Various timings
Admission: Admission fees apply

Up for some fun, play and adventure this school holiday? Then it’s time to make a trip to River Safari this June!

Enjoy 30 per cent off your combo admission ticket to River Safari and Singapore Zoo for more fun! Promotion is valid from 1 – 30 June 2019 (except 5 June). Terms and conditions apply.

For the month of June, enjoy 10 per cent off a Friends of Wildlife membership* (Individual Adult or Family) with our promo code FOWCOL19 and receive your very own Wildlife Canvas Bag, and an exclusive Circles of Life pin* upon signing up!

For more information, please visit www.riversafari.com.sg/river-play

Activities

  • Animals at Play

Location: Around the park

Join in the fun and partake in an array of exciting animal enrichment activities across the park!

Embark on our River Trail and be amazed at how Archerfish shoot down their prey, Manatees ask for belly rubs, and Squirrel Monkeys solve puzzle feeders to unlock delicious treats!

And that’s not all. Head over to the Amazon Flooded Forest for a chance to make fishy ice pops* for the Giant River Otters as well!

*Limited to 20 participants per day, on weekends and public holiday only.

  • Discovery Booth

Location: River Safari Entrance
Dates: 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30 Jun 2019
Hour: 11am – 5pm

Try your hand at crafting enrichment devices with recycled materials. Bring your creation home for your pets or donate them to our animals to enjoy!

  • Thrills and Skills Kids’ Play Zone

Location: Giant Panda Courtyard
Dates: 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30 Jun 2019
Hour: 11am – 5pm

Just like human kids, animals enjoy playtime too! The Archerfish, Red Panda and Giant Panda love aiming, balancing and exploring in their habitat. In many ways, we humans and animals are very similar, especially in how we play.

So come on down to the Kids’ Play Zone for some thrilling fun and put your skills to the test!

  1. Agile Adventurers

    Test your balancing skills in this challenge and see if you can be as steady as the Red Panda!

  2. Super Snipers

Try your hands on squirt guns and become a super sniper with superbly sharp and accurate shooting skills – just like the Archerfish hunting down its prey!

3. Who Nose Best?

Think you have a sense of smell as keen as the Giant Panda’s? Take on this challenge by identifying special scents found in the Giant Panda Forest!

  • Meet our Manatee Mascot

Location: River Safari’s Entrance
Dates: 1 – 30 Jun 2019
Hour: 10am

Look out for and capture a memorable photo moment with Canola, our iconic River Safari animal mascot!

  • Spikes, Scales and Tails Animal Presentation

Location: Boat Plaza
Dates: 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30 Jun 2019
Hour: 11.15am, 2.15pm & 4.15pm

Enjoy an animal presentation, ‘Once Upon A River’ and get up close and personal with the Hedgehog, Ball Python Snake and Bearded Dragon. Learn fun and interesting facts about them, and don’t forget to pose for photos with these fascinating creatures too!

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3. ALL NEW DISNEY’S THE LION KING ROARS INTO SINGAPORE ZOO AND NIGHT SAFARI

Singapore Zoo and Night Safari

Photo credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

Location: Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
Date: 1 Jun – 31 Aug 2019
Hour:
Various timings
Admission: Admission fees apply

Brace yourselves for a roaring good time as the upcoming Disney movie, “The Lion King” makes its way to Singapore Zoo and Night Safari!

Enjoy 30 per cent off limited edition all new Disney’s The Lion King portable fan when you present your Singapore Zoo or Night Safari admission tickets. Local residents can enjoy 30 per cent savings to Singapore Zoo and Night Safari with the Circle of Life Combo.

For more information, visit https://www.wrs.com.sg/en/singapore-zoo/whats-on/circle-of-life-festival/

Activities

  • Circle of Life Festival

Location: Singapore Zoo, Wild Africa (Starting Point)
Performance locations: Opposite Tram Station 4, Garden with a View and Frozen Tundra
Dates: 1 Jun – 12 Aug 2019 (Every Sat and Sun)
Hour: 11am & 4pm

Don’t miss out on this first-ever Savannah-themed tram tour with musical performers starting from the Singapore Zoo’s Wild Africa zone! Witness the story of “The Lion King” come to life as the thematic tram traverses past animals, such as the meerkat, mandrill and lion - the real life counterparts of characters Timon, Rafiki and Simba. 

Enjoy a series of interactive storytelling and learn fascinating facts about the life journey of a Lion.

And yes, there will be some photo points to look out for as well – those that take you back to the key moments of the movie, including the iconic Pride Rock scene.

So don’t forget to have your phones and/or cameras on hand and ready to take the best snap shots!

  • Disney’s all new The Lion King Insta-worthy photo points

Location: Singapore Zoo, Opposite Tram Station 4, Garden with a View and Frozen Tundra
Dates: 1 Jun – 31 Aug 2019
Hour:
8.30am – 6pm

Try to guess the movie scenes at these three photo-worthy spots! And, remember to #SingaporeZoo and #ZooCircleofLife

  • Zoolympix: Circle of Life

Location: Singapore Zoo, various stations
Dates:
1 – 30 Jun 2019 (Weekends and Public Holidays only)
Hour: 10am to 4pm

Zoolympix 

The Singapore Zoo’s signature school holiday activity, Zoolympix, returns for its 15th instalment this year. Themed around the Disney movie, “The Lion King”, embark on a self-guided trail and partake in the various games and activities. Find out how each animal plays an important role in the food chain, and get to earn exclusive animal pins upon completion of the challenges.

  • Craft activities

Location: Singapore Zoo, Frozen Tundra
Dates: 1 – 30 Jun (Weekends and Public Holidays only)
Hour: 10am to 4pm

Make your own spin drums and/or animal face mask, and be part of the beat in this Circle of Life Festival.

  • Wildlife Tours: Circle of Life Edition

Circle Of Life Wildlife Tour

Photo credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

Location: Singapore Zoo
Dates:
8 Jun – 31 Aug 2019 (Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays)
Hour:
10.30am
Admission:
$98 (Adult) | $65 (Child)

Gear up for some real live animal action in this “Circle of Life” Wildlife tour, and get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to feed cheetahs, rhinos and meerkats!

Game enough for more? See if you can match up to the strength of a full-grown lion by taking on the lion tug challenge at the final pit-stop of the tour.

  • Circle of Life Festival at Dusk

Location: Night Safari, Entrance Courtyard
Dates:
1 Jun – 12 Aug 2019
Hour:
7.45pm

At dusk, the festival continues at Night Safari. Watch tribal drummers liven up the night, and be awed by the twirling fire performers dancing to the beat of the drums.

  • Glow-in-the-Dark Face Painting

Location: Night Safari, Tram Station 1
Dates:
1 – 30 Jun 2019 (Weekends and public holidays only)
Hour:
7pm to 10.30pm

Up for some face painting fun? Get your faces decked out your favourite animal inspired markings to kick-start an exciting visit to the Night Safari.

  • The Great Kings of the Past Insta-worthy photo points

Location: Night Safari, Naracoorte Cave
Dates:
1 Jun – 31 Aug 2019
Hour:
7.15pm – 12.00am

Make your way to Night Safari’s Naracoorte cave, and witness the Great Kings of the Past. Another great opportunity for a photo too, don’t you think?

  • Lion and spotted hyena feeding

- Lion Feeding

Location: Lion Lookout
Dates:
1 Jun – 31 Aug 2019 (Fri, Sat and public holidays only)
Hour:
8pm & 9pm

- Spotted Hyena Feeding

Spotted Hyena Feeding

Photo credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

Location: Spotted hyena exhibit at East Lodge Trail
Dates:
1 Jun – 31 Aug 2019 (Fri, Sat and public holidays only)
Hour:
8.30pm

Catch the token feeding sessions of Night Safari’s lions and spotted hyenas, the real life counterparts of Scar and his clan of hyenas. Observe the feeding behaviours of the hyena, and uncover the truths and misconceptions about them.

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This article is prepared by

Leona Quek
Blessed with 2 handsome and loving boys in her life. One of them calls her Momma, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her baby as soon as he sleeps.




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