10 Singapore Activities Your Mother Would Not Approve Of
3 Jan 2018
Who says Singapore is boring?
More than just green gardens and a food paradise, there are plenty of other things to do in Singapore. If you love the adrenaline rush, these Singapore attractions should definitely be on your list. While it’s almost guaranteed to give mother dearest a heart attack, we promise you that while they provide maximum thrills, safety always comes first. From jumping down a 17 storey bridge to skydiving without a parachute, read on to find out where to get your daredevil on in Singapore.
We’re not sure what your mother would say about you jumping off a 17th storey bridge but we know we’d say GO FOR IT! 43 meters high overlooking the Sentosa Siloso Beach, the AJ Hackett Bungy jump is Singapore’s one and only bungy jump site. Take in views of the clear blue waters and the white sand beach before you take a leap of faith and free fall through the sky.
Be sure to take home the videos and photos of your experience for proof you did it! We’d also take the chance to post it on all our social media accounts to show off if we were you.
Klook your AJ Hackett Bungee Jump experience and it even comes with an exclusive “Jumper only” t-shirt for those bragging rights. Since the voucher is valid for 6 months from your date of purchase, be sure to head down on days where the skies are clear and blue!
Thrill factor: 9/10
Ready to upgrade from the usual playground swing? Want to try something death-defying but don’t want to do it alone? Well, grab your daredevil buddies and hop onto the AJ Hackett Giant Swing! The only double swing of its kind in the world and reaching speeds of up to 120 km/hr, race your friends through the air as you take in the views of the beach. From a height of 40 meters high, pull the trigger when you’re ready and get swinging!
Klook your giant swing experience for the ultimate hassle free experience. Vouchers are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase so you won’t have to worry about bad weather foiling your plans. Just flash your mobile e-voucher and get ready to pump up your heart rate!
Thrill factor: 8.5/10
I’m sure all of us at some point in our lives have wondered what it’s like to walk on walls like spiders do. Well, now you can find out for yourself at the AJ Hackett vertical skywalk! Scale down the 43 meter high building wall, like a scene straight out of a James Bond action movie.
Klook your vertical skywalk experience and get ready to feel like you’re Spiderman. Similarly, vouchers are valid for 6 months from your date of purchase so be sure to choose your date wisely.
Thrill factor: 7.5/10
What would Momma say if she knew you were falling from a height of 50 meters at a speed of 120km/hr? Instead of free falling like the usual bungee experiences, the GX-5 Extreme Swing releases you and leaves you swinging across the sky like a pendulum.
Located conveniently at Clarke Quay Singapore, enjoy the views of the Singapore river and the skyline of the many concrete skyscrapers around the area. Opened till late, if you’re feeling adventurous in the middle of the night, you know where to head to!
Thrill factor: 8.5/10
Photo Credit: GMAX Reverse Bungy Singapore Facebook
This option is probably the only one out of the list that your mother might just agree to. However, do not look down on it just because mother approves. The rides at Universal Studios Singaporedefinitely pack a punch when it comes to giving you that adrenaline rush, sending your pulse skyrocketing through the roof.
All you daredevils should definitely not miss the high speed turbulent outdoor duelling roller coasters - Battlestar Galactica! Riding at speeds of 90 km/h, get ready for 5 inversions and heights of up to 42.7 meters high!
Apart from the Battlestar Galactica coasters, be sure to also check out rides like The Mummy and Jurassic Park which are also guaranteed some heart-stopping moments.
Klook your tickets to Universal Studios Singapore for the most hassle free experience ever! Flash your open-dated mobile e-vouchers directly at the turnstiles and get ready to scream your lungs out.
Thrill factor: 8/10
Be like Tarzan and zip across the jungle and the beach on the MegaZip! Swing across at 450 meter zipline at 75 meters high at a speed of 45 km/hr, grab a family member of a friend and share the adrenaline rush as you race side by side since there are 3 ziplines.
For the little ones who are afraid, you can even ride tandem with them by sharing a zipline as long as your combined weight is below 140kg. If you’re looking for an even bigger thrill, hang upside down and take in views at a whole new angle.
Klook your MegaZip experience and visit any day before the 31st March 2018. Just flash your mobile voucher and redeem your ticket at the Mega Adventure Park ticketing counter and let out your jungle war cry!
Thrill factor: 7/10
We’re sure mother won’t be too keen on you experiencing the thrill of skydiving without the need for a parachute at iFLY Singapore. Fly inside the world’s first themed wind tunnel where the powerful wind tunnel propels you up up and away!
Receive training from the professional instructors who will also be your tandem partner so you won’t have to be afraid while you’re floating in mid air. If you’re looking to try skydiving but you’re not too keen on the associated risks, this indoor skydiving experience would be the perfect first step.
Klook your tickets to iFLY and it entitles you to a walk-in flight at a time of your choice so brace yourselves and get ready to fly!
Thrill factor: 7/10
When you first got your license, we bet your mom told you not to ever go above the speed limit. Well, Momma would definitely throw a fit if she knew you were going to race down the streets of Singapore in a Ferrari or a Lamborghini. If have a need for speed and can’t wait to get fast and furious on the roads, this is your chance! Get the ultimate driving experience on the routes used in the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix night race and feel just like racing superstar Sebastian Vettel.
While this comes at quite a heavy price tag, we’re sure all car experts out there will agree that the experience is definitely worth it. Klook your supercar experience and it even comes with official video recordings of your drive for bragging rights!
Thrill factor: 7/10
Geylang is notorious for being Singapore’s red light district but it’s also home to some of the best supper spots in town. While Mother might not approve of you hanging around the dark alleys of Geylang, the food stalls along the brightly lit streets are definitely worth a visit.
Although eating exotic meats like frogs might also trigger a nagging session from Mother, we guarantee you this piping hot bowl of frog porridge is something you won’t regret. Try the Special Frog with Garlic and White Pepper and Homemade Chilli Frog at Eminent Frog Porridge for some velvety porridge and tender frog legs.
Thrill factor: 3/10 Foodgasm level: 9/10
Address: 323 Geylang Road, Lorong 19, Singapore 389359
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, 1700 – 0400
Photo credit: sethlui.com
While not exactly adrenaline pumping, the pub crawl is something that mother may not approve of. Drinking with strangers till the wee hours in the morning, taking shots at every bar you visit can be quite a nightmare for parents but trust us, you’re in safe hands. Get the ultimate V.I.P partying experience- from skipping the queues into clubs, free cover charge and of course, free flow drinks!
Klook your pub crawl experience and have your professional party guide take you and your fellow partygoers on a night you’ll never forget.
Thrill factor: 5/10 Partying experience: 8/10
Other Singapore essentials
You’ll definitely need the internet connection to upload all those bragging rights on your social media accounts. With 100GB of data, you won’t have to worry about running out of data!
Be sure to Klook yourself transfers to Singapore’s top attractions for a hassle free trip! With pick ups from your hotel, you won’t have to worry about getting lost!