Destination Attractions: Universal Studios, Singapore
Universal Studios, Singapore is the first Hollywood movie theme park in Southeast Asia, and the second Universal Studios theme park to open in Asia (with Japan being the first). Popularly known as USS, the park features numerous types of attractions, shows, and rides for families, couples, and all kinds of thrill seekers. Opened in the year 2010, the USS has 7 themed sections with lots of exhilarating rides and shows, related to major hit Hollywood movies. They include; Hollywood, Sci-Fi City, New York, Lost World, Ancient Egypt, Far Far Away and Madagascar. At USS, you will get to experience and enjoy cutting edge rides, thrilling shows, and numerous attractions based on television series and blockbuster movies like Battlestar Glalatica; Human vs Cyclon, Puss In Boots Giant Journey, Transformers The Ride; Ultimate 3D Battle, Revenge of the Mummy, Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure, Shrek 3D Adventure, and much more.
At nearly 50 acres, the park is relatively small, but there’s plenty of attractions to keep the die hard thrill seekers occupied all day. With over 20 exciting attractions to choose from, the Universal Studios, Singapore is a truly exciting destination for everyone, especially families with kids who are between the ages 7 to 12.
Things to Do at USS
- First, you can start by catching the Transformers Ride which is found at the Sci-fi City, and after that you can directly go to the Ancient Egypt section for a Revenge of the Mummy ride which is an amazing indoor roller coaster.
- You can then head to the Lost World and enjoy an exhilarating ride at the Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure; In this magnificent ride, you may get wet, therefore make sure you wear a raincoat before entering.
- After enjoying the wet ride, you can go to the Battlestar Galactica which is a stunning outdoor roller coaster with two tracks; Human (the red track) and Cylon (blue track).
- Apart from the aforementioned main attractions, there are many other spectacular attractions for you to enjoy.
Best Time of Year To Go To Universal Studios, Singapore
The best time to go to USS is anytime because Singapore experiences warm, tropical climate all year-round. That said, if you want to avoid the exorbitant prices, you can go between the months of July and October. During these months, you will get to enjoy lesser crowds, and reasonable prices. You should also avoid visiting the Studios on weekends, during popular events, and during national holidays such as Chinese New Year because many of the shows and rides can be very crowded.