With a younger baby you will be able to take in all of the museums and sights around the city but if you are bringing an older baby or toddler you will probably need to incorporate some toddler friendly activities also.

Singapore is filled with parks and is an extremely child friendly city. This is owing to the fact that it has a high population density and the majority of people live in apartments. For an excellent guide to the best parks in Singapore click here.

Singapore also has some fantastic indoor soft play areas. This is particularly good for keeping older babies and toddler out of the heat for an hour or two. For a guide on the best indoor play areas in Singapore click here.

There are loads of activities that both older babies and toddlers will enjoy such as the world famous Singapore zoo and there are loads of spectacular parks. The Garden by the Bay is an incredible design and within its 101 hectares you will find a water park, kids playground, the flower dome, the cloud forest and the skyway supertrees. Many of the activities in the park will appeal to babies also as it is a visual masterpiece. Universal Studios Singapore are another option for a family day out.


A great day out for the whole family can be had at the Singapore Discovery Centre and the Science Centre Singapore. The MINT Museum of Toys is also a great option. Underwater World and Dolphin lagoon has interactive dolphin and seal shows throughout the day. Singapore is also home to the world’s largest bird park . Sentosa Island is often referred to as ‘Singapore’s Playground’ and you can stay on the Island or just visit for the day. The island has theme parks, wildlife parks, beaches, musical events, restaurants and museums and plenty of other family friendly activities on offer.

Orchard Road is Singapore’s main shopping street and you will find loads of air conditioned department stores here with restaurants and cafes if your little one needs a break from the heat. For a guide to Orchard Road click here and for a guide to Singapore’s department stores and shopping malls click here. There are many smaller areas in Singapore which are well worth a visit for both the food and the shopping. China Town has some fantastic restaurants and you can sit outside and order from the street food vendors. Little India has some great restaurants offering traditional Indian dishes and you can get some fantastic middle eastern cuisine in Little Arabia.