S.E.A. Aquarium Ocean Fest, USS New Summer Attractions & More

Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) is blazing with exciting programmes and experiences for guests of all ages to play, explore and learn at its themed attractions from now till August 2019. Families can discover, tinker and recreate the sounds of the ocean at interactive exhibits in S.E.A. Aquarium Ocean Fest: The Noisy Ocean! Universal Studios Singapore (USS) will debut an all-new interactive talking Megatron together with the Minions, Hello Kitty and Dear Daniel dressed in their summer best. Millennials can get their bronzed summer glow at Adventure Cove Waterpark’s Splash Bash for great instagram shots!

Celebrate World Oceans Day with S.E.A. Aquarium’s Ocean Fest – The Noisy Ocean! (17 May – 30 June)

S.E.A. Aquarium’s Ocean Fest returns with the theme of “The Noisy Ocean”. Held in celebration of World Oceans Day on 8 June, this festival aims to raise awareness on ocean soundscapes and the negative impacts of sound pollution through immersive installations, musical performances, project showcases and more. Highlights include:

1. Celebration of Sound

On weekends and public holidays at 12pm and 2pm, guests can participate in a brand-new percussion showcase, called the “Celebration of Sound” in front of the iconic Open Ocean Habitat. This edu-taining live performance consists of an ensemble of upcycled materials turned into musical instruments, life-sized dancing puppets and an original score espousing the importance of the 3Rs: reduce, reuse and recycle.

2. Interactive audio-visual exhibits

Young learners can discover the natural rhapsody of sounds in the ocean through four immersive installations that illustrate the types of sounds and its importance to the ocean and marine ecosystem, as well as the effects of sound pollution on marine biodiversity.

A) Sound Stations: Discover the fascinating sounds of the ocean through interactive play at various activity stations.

B) Sound ReactiveTV: Activate the different sounds that marine animals make as they swim through the ocean.

C) The Healthy Reef Installation: Recreate the sounds of fish with custom-made instruments and understand how a noisy reef is a healthy reef.

D) Sound Box Blasting: Enter this box and experience up close what happens when underwater blasting and drilling takes place (Advisory guidelines on height, weight and/or health restrictions will be available to guests before entering).

Discover the unique characteristics of the aquarium’s largest and most iconic species – three manta rays – and how to protect these animals in an all-new talk held daily at 1pm at the Open Ocean Habitat. Guests can also meet S.E.A. Aquarium’s adorable line-up of manta ray and shark mascots at 12.30pm and 3pm daily.

Bringing ocean conservation outside the aquarium, families and young readers can learn more about the sounds of the ocean and how to take action against sound pollution through a series of talks and engagement sessions at various National Library Board branches from now until 30 June 2019.

Singapore Residents and families enjoy online discounts at only S$30 for an adult one-day ticket (U.P. S$36) or S$79 for a bundle of two adult and one child one-day tickets to S.E.A. Aquarium. Terms and conditions apply. For more information on Ocean Fest, visit www.rwsentosa.com/oceanfest.

Dive into Splash Bash at Adventure Cove Waterpark (1 – 30 June)

On Fridays, weekends and public holidays, beat the summer heat at Adventure Cove Waterpark’s Splash Bash. Millennials can step into a whimsical photo zone complete with larger-than-life decorations of tantalising ice cream cones, icy popsicles and an ice-cream scoop see-saw – perfect ingredients for the ‘Gram!

Those with a competitive streak can put their brains and brawns to good use with riddles and physical challenges at Adventure River and Bluwater Bay. Teams can step into a water-filled battleground in a quest for glory and victors stand to win attractive prizes! Guests can binge on their favourite dramas with a free six-month Viu subscription by uploading a photo of themselves on Instagram. New sign-ups for Annual Passes can also win two OPPO smartphones with creative entries of their passes on Instagram.

More information about the event can be found at www.rwsentosa.com/splashbash.

Soar into Summer at Universal Studios Singapore

Kick off the summer at Universal Studios Singapore with thrilling rides, attractions, spectacular shows and more! In addition, from 5 July to 18 August, meet the first talking Megatron in Singapore in an all-new interactive meet-and-greet programme at Sci-Fi City. Guests can also snap photos with the loveable Minions in Hawaiian-inspired grass skirts and coconut shell bikinis, as well as Sanrio’s famous duo: Hello Kitty and Dear Daniel.

Experience more thrills and fun after the sun goes down with the Universal After Hours programme. On weekends and select nights, soak in the cool line-up of activities, including the first-ever Hollywood Dreams Light-Up Parade, entertaining local bands, brilliant fireworks display, delicious food from pop-up stalls and more!

With a minimum spend of S$80 at dining and retail outlets in Universal Studios Singapore, guests can spin the dial at gashapon machines outside Hollywood China Arcade and take home specially-designed character pins from Transformers, Minions and more. 10 lucky winners will also walk away with exclusive merchandise such as luggage bags and VR sets. Guests will also receive a free Mystery Bag with prizes worth up to S$200* with a minimum four one-day tickets purchased in a single receipt.

More details of all the activities can be found at www.rwsentosa.com/universalsummer.

 

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