Imagining yourself to be treasure hunters and heroes on a mission may bring you on fantastical adventures beyond reality. But can you imagine, what would it be like to be in such a world?
Here are 5 places with AR/VR play experiences where you can bring the little ones on such thrilling next-level adventures!
1. Pirate Land | VR Game Room
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Pirate Land is a pirate-themed indoor playground with an assorted range of activities, one of which is a multiplayer VR Game Room. Outfitted with a backpack, a Virtual Reality headset and a weapon, you will be sent off on a combat mission. You can choose to play against each other in your group or you can team up to play against the computer. While the minimum age requirement is above 8 years old, the equipment can be quite heavy for some kids, as such, the decision to play is up to parents and your little ones.
Disclaimer: The above image is not of the VR Game.
Above 8 yrs
The Centrepoint, 176 Orchard Rd, #03-09/101, Singapore 238843
Mon – Fri: 10.30 am – 8.00 pm
Sat – Sun & Public holidays: 10.30 am – 9.00 pm
Individual: $20/15 mins
Group of 4: $72/15 mins
2. Let ‘em Play | Augmented Reality Bouldering
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Who says the west was boring? We’ve got Let ‘em Play, an indoor playground with an obstacles course and fun climbing walls. Amongst the Giraffe Climb Wall and Tree Climb, is the Augmented Reality Climbing wall. Featuring a variety of games, the AR climbing wall is suitable for any skill level and age, which means, you can challenge your little ones to a game of pinball on the wall!
5 yrs and above
18 Boon Lay Way, #01-100, Singapore 609966 (Behind Tradehub 21 McDonald’s)
Mon – Fri: 10 am – 6 pm (last entry: 5 pm)
Sat – Sun: 8.30 am – 8.30 pm
1 Adult + 1 Child: $38
*Price is inclusive of 2 hrs play, harness & bouldering shoe rental, High Element Rope Course/Fun Climb Wall/Augmented Reality Bouldering
3. SuperPark | Augmented Climbing Wall
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Located at the Game Arena of SuperPark, the Augmented Climbing Wall has different kinds of games to increase the challenge. It’s perfect for cultivating an interest in rock climbing, a sport that both requires and builds determination and endurance, in your little ones.
There is no minimum age requirements but there is a height restriction of at least 95 cm
Suntec City (North Wing), #02-477, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Tower 1, Singapore 038989
Mon – Fri: 10 am – 9 pm
Sat – Sun, Public & School Holidays: 9 am – 9 pm
Regular: Mon – Fri
One Day (10 am – 9 pm): $35
After 6 pm (6 pm – 9 pm): $22
Super Day: Sat – Sun, Public & School Holidays
Morning Mayhem (9 am – 1 pm): $32
Middle Session (1.30 pm – 5.30 pm): $40
After 6 pm (6 pm – 9 pm): $28
One Day Ticket (9 am – 9 pm): $48
4. HeadRock VR
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HeadRock VR is Singapore’s first-ever virtual reality theme park, featuring 11 attractions spread across three different color categories. You can Jump Jump your way through the jungle like a true child of the jungle, or go for a heart-racing Jungle Rafting ride, swirling through the rapids, escaping from a T-Rex. You can even have your own mission impossible while balancing atop a Sky Scraper and try your hand at archery at Robin Hood.
Above 6 yrs and below 65 yrs
26 Sentosa Gateway #01-38/39, Singapore 098138
Mon – Sun: 10 am – 8 pm (last entry: 7 pm)
Big 3 (1 blue + 1 orange + 1 green): $35
Big 5 (2 blue + 2 orange + 1 green): $50
Big 7 (2 blue + 3 orange + 2 green): $35
5. Sandbox VR
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Sandbox VR is a virtual reality escape room which combines the latest virtual reality technology, quality game experiences and real-time motion capture rigs (which means your movements will be translated into the game). You’ve got a choice of two games, Deadwood Mansion and Curse of Davy Jones, the latter is recommended for the younger ones.
There is no minimum age requirement but there is a height restriction of 1.2 m for all players
Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road, #05-31, Singapore 238896
Mon – Thu: 11.30 am – 10.10 pm (last entry: 9.30 pm)
Fri: 11.30 am – 12.10 am (last entry: 11.30 pm)
Sat: 10.00 am – 12.10 pm (last entry: 11.30 pm)
Sun: 10.00 am – 10.10 pm (last entry: 9.30 pm)
Off-peak (before 6 pm on weekdays): $32/player
Peak (after 6 pm on Mon – Thu): $42/player
Super peak (after 6 pm on Fri, Sat – Sun & Public holidays): $45/player