If you are headed for an exotic vacation, the Sentosa islands in Singapore will give you an experience of a lifetime. With clean beaches and relaxing environment, there is something much more amusing hidden within. The Universal Studios Singapore is a thematic amusement park directed to give you an interactive experience into the world of Universal Studios. Playing with the muppets, meeting Marilyn Monroe, stalling in the lanes of New York and getting lost in the Lost World of Dinosaurs, this place is filled with fantasies. If you are looking for attractions, then what better than the thrilling rides? Here is our guide to the Universal Studios rides!
15 Universal Studios Singapore Rides To Check Out
After the multiple photo clicks in front of the Universal Studios globe, we wouldn’t want you to wait to plan out your day in the studio. Moreover, the rides are the main attractions here and why waste time to understand each one of them when we are here to do that for you?
Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase
It’s Elmo’s world! Find the ultimate spaghetti dinner with Elmo! Love for spaghetti sees a new battle, and you will be in for a journey with Sesame street’s furry and friendly red muppet, Elmo. At this ride, you will be going on a space mission on Super Grover 2.0 which magnetically levitates around the space to stop the Macroni the Merciless from stealing spaghetti from Earth. Don’t worry, Elmo will be helping you through and through. To add on, you can find this ride at Universal Studios Singapore’s New York street.
If life didn’t spin you enough, check out the Accelerator! Through the twisting and twirling gigantic yellow cups, you will be going for the spin of a kind. You can find this ride in the Sci-Fi city! Carry a motion sickness medicine because this will get you spinning for a long time.
Transformers The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle
Join the galaxy battles with Autobots as Optimus Prime takes you on a roller coaster ride. One of a kind 3D battle, this is one Universal Studios Singapore rides that you cannot afford to miss. Get into a convertible car, jump from skyscrapers, drive straight into black holes and so much more. You will be the freedom fighter fighting the forces of evil! The hyper-realistic experience is what makes it worth the hype. Furthermore, you can get easy access in the first line queue with an express pass. After all of that, Autobots, roll out!
Battlestar Galactica: Human VS Cylon
They say life is a roller coaster. We may not be able to get you out of that, but Battlestar Galactica in the Sci-fi city will take you on an adrenaline-rushing ride. Human and Cylon are the two humongous inter twisting roller coasters to check out in red and blue respectively. While Human has the steepest slope and speeds up to 56 MPS, Cylon has corkscrew turns and a deep plunge into the thick fog to make your mind go bogus. Furthermore, the thrill of the ride increases as both the roller coasters speed up simultaneously and you have near misses of crash experience! You will be faced with the ultimate intergalactic clash between good and evil.
Revenge Of The Mummy
Keep your friends close because you are about to go on a haunting ride through Ancient Egypt. This indoor roller coaster ride takes you through dark caves and daunting slopes as you battle your way out from warrior mummies and scrap beetles. This is one of the most thrilling Universal Studios Singapore rides to try. Furthermore, the roller coaster has multiple surprises coming your way, from absolutely dark and heated rooms to surprise backward jerks. Moreover, we suggest you don’t skip out clicking those Instagram pictures while waiting in the queue.
This one is for all those young archaeologists at Ancient Egypt zone. Take a ride through an old Egyptian excavation site on a sand jeep. With clues and booby traps, the trip has a lot of glittering surprises waiting for you. Moreover, the place is a haunting one. You will come across old bones, abandoned houses and a sandy rail track. Aptly named as Treasure hunters, isn’t it?
Amber Rock Climb
Put your fitness skills to test at Amber Rock Climb. However, it is unlike any gym! You and your younguns’ can scale the ranges of The Lost World and discover hidden amber and gemstones. The lost world of dinosaurs hides many fossils for you to explore. As you attach the sling ropes to your waist, put your helmet on and start climbing the rocky walls.
Can you imagine what a pterodactyl must have seen when taking a flight above its dinosaur buddies? Head over the aerial ride of the Canopy Flyer above Lost World, and you will be getting a bird’s eye view of the ancient reptilian world. Filled with lush green trees and rustic decor of the place beneath, it is a profound experience. However, be careful not to drop shoes while you are soaring high in the sky.
Jurassic Park Rapids Adventures
What would you do if you were a part of the Jurassic World where the labs were flooded? You take a raft and ride off! The circular water raft will guide you through the over flooded lab and a violent river into the depths of a forest. Mind you, there are escapees from the lab as well, and they are man-eating dinos roaming free! Furthermore, the ride completes with a thrilling white water drop from a height where you will experience the Lost World at its wildest. Hold your vests closer because you will be soaking wet in no time.
Puss In Boots Giant Journey
If anyone knows how to adventure with flamboyance, then it is Puss In Boots! You don’t want to make the cat angry. In the search for golden eggs; you will join Puss and Kitty as they ride through a sizeable twirling creeper of a beanstalk. But, it is worth the roller coaster adventure as you save yourself from the legendary terror. If you are searching for Puss, then you will him find him in the land Far Far Away overlooking a serene lake. Puss In Boots Giant Journey is the world’s first, and you will find it only at Universal Studios Singapore.
Carousels and merry go rounds have always been our favourites as kids! Treating your nostalgia and your kids’ imaginations is this Universal Studios Singapore ride. At the edge of the Lost World is Dino Soarin which takes you on a flight on the back of pteranodons. The ride sometimes takes you along the blue skies or soars down into the shadows.
Enter the pink and beige castle in Far Far Away, and you will be entering Shrek and Fiona’s land of royalty. Be careful of Lord Maximus Farquaard as you go on this short and peaceful roller coaster ride around the minarets of the castle. Moreover, the roller coaster is perfect for kids. You can even see the glassy lake from above. Not to mention, you will have Donkey and Fairy Godmother to give you company.
Madagascar: A Crate Adventure
I like to move it move it! When you enter the boat ride with the Melman, Gloria, Alex and Marty into depths of Madagascar, you will know when to move it. Taking you through glowering lights into the tribal racoon lands and meeting the penguins, the ride couldn’t feel better. You will soon be dancing to the tunes too. This Universal Studios ride is located in the Madagascar zone.
King Julien’s Beach Party Go-round
Another one of Madagascar’s adorable rides is King Julien’s Beach Party Go-round is a creative take on merry-go-rounds. You will certainly be merrymaking at the back of your favourite Madagascar animals. Moreover, although the ride is specially made for kids, anyone can enjoy a ride on it. The beach decor and the bamboo structures make the experience all the more realistic.
Magic Potion Spin
They say magic is the way you see things; we say it’s wrong. Magic is sway of wands, pixie dust and lots of potions. Haven’t you heard Fairy Godmother in Shrek? As you go around Fairy godmother’s potion shop, you will be taken into the core Magic Potion Spin in the land Far Far Away. Perfect for a kiddy trip, this Universal studios ride makes some magic elixirs with Shrek and the elves. Moreover, the hyper-realistic settings with clinking and clanking make the potion making the ride even better.
What more reasons would you want to add Universal Studios Singapore in your bucketlist when you are meeting the legends of the studios at one place? Head to Woovly to explore more thrilling options.