Sunday 19 May 2013

Underwater World Singapore April 2013

Underwater World Singapore

I have been fascinated with oceanarium since I was a kid. We have Ocean World in the Philippines but I never experience it back then. To experience Underwater World Singapore for the first time in my life,  was a thrilling memories esp. that I went there with my co-kid at heart friends that made it a truly memorable day.

 So I'm sharing with you my unforgettable experience with the aquatic creatures only at Underwater World Singapore. Hope it will open your imagination & awareness on how the world was amazingly created & be environmental- friendly to save these precious animals from extinction for future generations to enjoy!

General Information:

Underwater World (Chinese: 新加坡海底世界), also known as Underwater World Singapore Pte Ltd, is an oceanarium located on the offshore Singaporean island of Sentosa. Opened in 1991, it has more than 2,500 marine animals of 250 species from different regions of the world. The oceanarium is mostly underground and it is owned by the Haw Par Corporation. The Underwater World's ticket includes admission to the Dolphin Lagoon at Palawan Beach.

Underwater World is also involved in several environmental and educational projects, such as the Living in the Ocean Programme, Ocean Ambassador Programme and the Coral Club.

The Underwater World also provides exclusive venues to host events, such as ocean-themed functions.

Welcome to Singapore's sole attraction offering a one-and-only experience with pink dolphins, where spectacular performances starring the dolphins and fur seals will capture the hearts and minds of audiences young and old. Feast your eyes on the graceful moves and fascinating behaviors of our marine friends, as you embark on the adventure of a lifetime in an underwater sanctuary where learning comes alive.

As an intimate, family-friendly oceanarium packed with interactive encounters, we take visitors on an enchanting voyage right into the ocean's depths. Engage with majestic sharks and rays, exotic Sea Dragons, ethereal Sea Angels and living fossils like the Arapaima for a kaleidoscope of oceanic perspectives. On top of stirring the imagination, our educational exhibits and programmes inspire the public to share our commitment in conserving our beautiful but fragile marine world. 

Admission Fees:

Rates include single admission to Underwater World Singapore and Dolphin Lagoon.

Adult: S$25.90 
Child 3-12 years old: S$17.60
Child below 3 years old: Free
Operation hours

Open daily from 10.00am - 7.00pm 
(Last admission at 6.30pm)


From Singapore
To get to Sentosa Island, you can take the following transportation means:

Via Cable Car:
You can board a cable car from Mount Faber or Cable Car Towers at HarbourFront Centre from 8.30am-9pm daily. 
(For more information and current rates of cable car rides, please visit:

Via Sentosa Boardwalk:
Alight at Harboufront MRT Station and walk to VivoCity Shopping Mall's waterfront promenade. Take a stroll down Sentosa Boardwalk, the only garden-themed boardwalk in South East Asia, featuring five tropical landscapes that are indigenous to Singapore.

Boardwalk is open 24 hours daily.
Sentosa admission is separately payable at the Sentosa Visitor Arrival Centre at the end of Sentosa Boardwalk.

Via Sentosa Express:
Alight at HarbourFront MRT station and take the Sentosa Express from Sentosa Station located at VivoCity Level 3. Sentosa admission tickets and Sentosa Express fares can be purchased at the Sentosa Station Ticketing Counter.

Via Taxi:
Taxis could bring you directly into Sentosa – Underwater World Singapore.
Please inform the taxi driver to drive towards the direction of Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort. Underwater World Singapore is located just next to it.

Note: Island admission is charged by per Taxi entry.

A flat gantry charge is applicable to each vehicle entering Sentosa. Charges varies according to time period. 

To Get to Underwater World Singapore (UWS) and Dolphin Lagoon (DL)

Bus 1 service from Beach Station 
(approx 10 min frequency).
All transportation within the island is free of charge

For more information visit Sentosa website at:

Show Schedules


11am: Meet the Dolphins and Fur Seals session and photo opportunity
4pm: Meet the Dolphins and Fur Seals session and photo opportunity
5.45pm: Meet the Dolphins and Fur Seals session and photo opportunity

( Show timings are subject to change without prior notice.)

Feeding Sessions:

The feeding sessions are definitely a must-see! It is particularly interesting to see how the various species actually feed. Viewers will also notice that many of the inhabitants at Underwater World Singapore have developed quite interesting relationships with the divers who hand-feed them!
Daily (including Sunday and Public Holidays)
Touch Pool: 1.00pm*
Arapaima: 3.00pm*
Vertical Tube: 2.30pm
Crabs Display: 4.00pm
Reef Colony: 11.30am* and 4.30pm
Ocean Colony: 11.45am*, 2.30pm and 5.00pm
Ray of Fun: 1.05pm, 1.30am, 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 5.30pm, 6pm, 6.30pm

Souvenir House:

Share your unforgettable experiences at Underwater World Singapore with your family and friends by bringing back sweet mementos from our specialised gift shop. At Underwater World Singapore's Souvenir House, you will would be able to find lovely gifts to suit all ages and tastes, ranging from sea animals backpacks, mugs, exclusively designed T-shirts, huggable soft toys to educational marine life guides.

Restaurant and Cafes:

The Boxing Crab:
The Boxing Crab is a new and unique seafood restaurant concept by lifestyle food service company, Food Junction Holdings Limited. Featuring an eclectic mix of seafood caught both locally as well as flown-in fresh from all over the globe, diners can choose to have their meals cooked in a variety of styles including Indonesian, Western, and Singaporean.

Adjacent to the Underwater World Singapore at Sentosa, The Boxing Crab offers diners a VIP room with its own private balcony. There will also be sheltered and unsheltered outdoor seating with a sea-facing view.

Before dinner, take a stroll along the beach in the early evening to catch a glimpse of the sun setting behind the landscapes, where you will be mesmerized by the serenity view.

Hot Dog King:
The Hot Dog King kiosk is located just behind the bus stop in front of Underwater World Singapore. The perfect snack for lovers of hot dogs. Even for those of you who are not hungry yet, you probably would be tempted to try one of these. Tantalise your taste buds with the selections of hot dogs & burgers now.

Cool Stop:
The Cool Stop offers visitors to Underwater World Singapore various types of finger food as well as a good variety of local desserts like the Ice Kacang (local dessert made with crushed ice covered with colorful syrups and includes condiments of red beans and jellies), which will be a great refreshing way to spend a sunny day on Sentosa.

Take a welcome break from exploring the sights and sounds of the oceanarium with mouth-watering nibbles and a well-deserved cuppa.
Chill Out:
It is grab and go! Drink to your heart's content with a fantastic choice of flavorful drinks that will leave you smacking lips. Refresh yourself and keep yourself hydrated on the sunny island of Singapore!
Dolphin Suite:

Be enchanted by stunning views of the entire Dolphin Lagoon while savoring delightful pastries with your favorite cuppa. From the elevated air-conditioned VIP gallery, enjoy great views of the crystal clear waters of the dolphin performance arena!

The Dolphin Suite is also the perfect backdrop for intimate corporate or private events of up to 70 guests. You can email at for your event enquiries.

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