Let’s face it. As amazing as some of Singapore’s best family-friendly attractions or children’s playgrounds might be, entry doesn’t come cheap. Thankfully, more of them are offering annual family passes and memberships these days. Yes, the upfront costs may seem daunting initially. But if the kids keep clamouring to go back, these annual family (or individual) passes will soon be more than worth it.

From theme parks and indoor playgrounds to museums and zoos, here are 30 best annual family passes to consider. We’ve done the homework to find out how many visits it would take before they start to pay off — unlimited entry for the win! Plus, annual family passes often come with extra perks so your loved ones can enjoy the VIP treatment they deserve. Bet you’ll win the best daddy and mummy award of the year!


For Sentosa Adventure Seekers

1. Faber Licence Family Membership

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Does the family love going to Sentosa and riding the cable car there? Then cover both bases with the Faber Licence Family Membership. You get unlimited Singapore Cable Car rides, 50 per cent off Wings of Time tickets, and a host of dining, shopping, entertainment and hotel privileges with partners on Sentosa and mainland Singapore. Up to six friends and extended family members tagging along also enjoy 50 per cent off cable car tickets.

How much $135 for the first year | $110 per year for subsequent renewals
Covers Up to 4 family members (domestic helpers allowed)
Get your money’s worth in 1-2 visits
Get it at Singapore Cable Car ticketing counters or online/via mobile at member.onefabergroup.com. From now till 6 December 2019, enter promo code ‘FLM20’ to enjoy 20% off your Faber Licence membership!

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2. Sentosa Islander Family Membership

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There’s so much you can do at the State of Fun, a.k.a. Sentosa, without having to spend a small fortune. Purchase the Family Islander membership to enjoy discounts on endless attractions, hotels and dining outlets. These include thrills such as iFly Singapore, Mega Adventure Park and Nestopia! You’ll also get unlimited island admissions via the Sentosa Express and Sentosa Gantry (drive-in) for one registered car, as well as $20 cash voucher during your birthday month.

How much $50 for the first year | $40 per year for subsequent renewals
Covers Up to 5 family members (domestic helpers allowed)
Get your money’s worth in 1-2 visits
Get it at  VivoCity Station, Beach Station, Merlion Plaza and online at www.sentosa.com.sg

(See also: Village Hotel at Sentosa: the most family-friendly staycation in the State of Fun!)

3. KidZania Singapore Annual Pass

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Are your kids already frequent visitors to the kid-sized city? Then the KidZania Singapore Annual Pass is a no-brainer. In addition to unlimited day admissions all year long, they enjoy $100 off a Birthday Party Package and receive exclusive invites to events. Extra privileges include 20 to 50 per cent off additional admission tickets for up to four guests, as well as discounts at the Photo Booth and selected KidZania Shops and F&B outlets.

How much $288 for one year
Covers 1 child aged 3 to 17 years
Get your money’s worth in 2-3 visits
Get it at KidZania Singapore ticketing counters. More info at www.kidzania.com.sg

4. Universal Studios Singapore Attractions Annual Pass

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Universal Studios Singapore (USS) certainly needs no introduction. However, the cost of one-day tickets probably make you think twice about visiting the movie-themed park too often. While USS doesn’t offer a family membership, the individual annual passes are pretty attractive. Year-round unlimited and priority access aside, you also enjoy invites to exclusive events, dining and retail discounts, and birthday perks. Kids even get a free ice cream on each visit.

How much $198 per adult; $168 per child/senior for the first year | $168 per adult; $143 per child/senior for subsequent renewals (Add $130 for Express Pass)
Covers 1 adult aged 13 to 59 years, 1 child aged 4 to 12 years or 1 senior aged 60 years and up
Get your money’s worth in 2-3 visits
Get it at any Attractions’ ticketing booth or online at www.rwsentosa.com

5. S.E.A. Aquarium Family Annual Pass

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Your budding marine biologist can’t get enough of the underwater universe? That’s ok, because the S.E.A. Aquarium Family Annual Pass gives them unlimited and priority access over 365 days. Receive exclusive event invites, dining and retail privileges and birthday perks. Best of all, Child Annual Passholders are automatically enrolled into S.E.A.A. Explorer Programme where they receive a welcome pack, bi-monthly newsletters and ocean discovery programmes.

How much $198 for one year
Covers 2 adults aged 13 to 59 years and 2 children aged 4 to 12 years (Up to 3 additional Child Annual Passes at $60 per child; Helper Annual Pass at $50)
Get your money’s worth in 2 visits
Get it at any Attractions’ ticketing booth or online at www.rwsentosa.com

6. Adventure Cove Waterpark Family Annual Pass

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For ultimate splashing fun, get the Family Annual Pass to Adventure Cove Waterpark (ACW). Besides unlimited and priority access throughout the year, you also enjoy complimentary refreshments at Riptide Lounge. Passholders also get up to $120 worth of vouchers, exclusive event invites, dining and retail privileges and birthday perks. Child Annual Passholders also enjoy a free ice cream on each visit!

How much $208 for one year
Covers 2 adults aged 13 to 59 years and 1 child aged 4 to 12 years (Up to 3 additional Child Annual Passes at $60 per child)
Get your money’s worth in 2 visits
Get it at any Attractions’ ticketing booth or online at www.rwsentosa.com

7. Resorts World Sentosa Multi-Park Annual Pass

If you can’t decide which of the three Resorts World Sentosa attractions you love best, get a Multi-Park Annual Pass! The 2-Park Annual Pass lets you pick from USS, SEAA and ACW, while the 3-Park Annual Pass offers the best of three worlds! Alternatively, six-month season passes are available at all three parks, but these come with fewer perks.

How much From $180 per adult for one year; From $130 per child/senior for one year
Covers 1 adult aged 13 to 59 years, 1 child aged 4 to 12 years or 1 senior aged 60 years and up
Get your money’s worth in 2 visits
Get it at any Attractions’ ticketing booth

(See also: November & December School Holidays 2019: 35 Fab Events and Activities not to be missed!)

8. Luge License Family Membership

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The Luge License Family Membership doesn’t actually cover unlimited entry to Skyline Luge Sentosa. However, it does offer generous discounts and access to Express Queues. Members enjoy 30 per cent off all individual Luge and Skyride packages, and 20 per cent off all Family packages for a year. Furthermore, flash your Luge License card at One Faber ticketing counters to get discounts on cable car rides, Sentosa Merlion, Wings of Time and One Faber dining and retail outlets.

How much $90, $105 or $120 for one year
Covers Family of 3, 4 or 5
Get your money’s worth in 2 visits
Get it at Skyline Luge Sentosa’s ticketing counter. Details here. From now till 25 December 2019, present your NTUC! Plus card to enjoy 40% off all new Luge License Memberships!

For Nature and Animal Lovers

9. Friends of the Gardens Family Membership

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The annual membership to Gardens by the Bay is perfect for families who love exploring the amazing world of flora. Friends of the Gardens get unlimited admission to the iconic Flower Dome and Cloud Forest conservatories and OCBC Skyway. You’ll also enjoy seasonal perks, complimentary parking, exclusive audio tour rates, and gift shop and dining promotions. Individual memberships are also available.

How much $180 for Family membership; $238 for Family Plus membership | 50% off subsequent renewals
Covers Family: 2 adults/seniors and up to 3 children aged 3 to 12 years; Family Plus: up to 5 family members (no age restriction)
Get your money’s worth in 2-3 visits
Get it at Friends of the Garden Centre or online at www.gardensbythebay.com.sg. From now till 31 March 2020, DBS/POSB Cardmembers enjoy 20% off 1-year memberships with promo code ‘LOVEDBS20’.

10. Friends of Singapore Zoo Family Membership

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Get up close and personal with over 2,800 animals with unlimited admission to Singapore Zoo for one year. Friends of the Zoo can also hop on the tram for free on weekdays. Tram rides on weekends, as well as Carousel and pony rides, go at 20 per cent less. The same goes for wagon and stroller rentals, wildlife tours, purchases at retail outlets and selected F&B outlets across all Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) parks. If you drive, get the $20 member’s parking pass for free parking (worth $10 per day). You can also purchase one Individual membership for a caregiver at $40 off.

How much From $205 to $245 for the first year | 15% off subsequent renewals
Covers 2 adults and up to 5 children aged 3 to 12 years
Get your money’s worth in 2-3 visits (blackout dates: the second day of Chinese New Year, Labour Day and Hari Raya Puasa)
Get it at Singapore Zoo Membership Services Centre or online at www.wrs.com.sg

11. Friends of River Safari Family Membership

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Sign up for the Friends of River Safari membership to learn about river habitats around the world. Board the relaxing Amazon River Quest boat ride and rent strollers and electric scooters at 20 per cent off. Once again, members save 20 per cent off purchases at selected F&B and retail outlets in not just River Safari, but across all WRS parks! The $20 member’s parking pass and $40 caregiver discount voucher for an Individual membership also apply.

How much From $125 to $165 for the first year | 15% off subsequent renewals
Covers 2 adults and up to 5 children aged 3 to 12 years
Get your money’s worth in 1-2 visits (blackout dates: the second day of Chinese New Year, Labour Day and Hari Raya Puasa)
Get it at Singapore Zoo Membership Services Centre or online at www.wrs.com.sg

12. Friends of Night Safari Family Membership

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Prefer the night (wild)life? Then become Friends of Night Safari and visit the world’s first Night Safari as often as you wish. You’ll enjoy complimentary Night Safari tram rides. Plus, members save 20 per cent off purchases at selected F&B and retail outlets at the Night Safari and other WRS parks. The $20 member’s parking pass and $40 caregiver discount voucher for an Individual membership also apply. As admission to Night Safari is time-based, do reserve an admission time slot (7.15pm, 8.15pm, 9.15pm or 10.15pm) in advance via this link.

How much from $205 to $245 for the first year | 15% off subsequent renewals
Covers 2 adults and up to 5 children aged 3 to 12 years
Get your money’s worth in 1-2 visits (blackout dates: the second day of Chinese New Year, Labour Day and Hari Raya Puasa)
Get it at Night Safari Membership Counter or online at www.wrs.com.sg

(See also: Rainforest Lumina 2019 (Season 2): A Multimedia Night Walk at the Singapore Zoo)

13. Friends of Bird Park Family Membership

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This annual pass is perhaps the most value for money. Be a frequent flyer at Jurong Bird Park for the price of a full-priced one-day ticket! An electronic membership card also means you’ll never forget to bring your card along. On weekdays, take complimentary tram rides around the park to all your favourite exhibits and enjoy 20 per cent off Lunch with Parrots. The 20 per cent discount on purchases at selected F&B and retail outlets across all WRS parks also applies.

How much from $80 to $160 for the first year | 15% off subsequent renewals
Covers 2 adults and up to 5 children aged 3 to 12 years
Get your money’s worth in 1 visit (blackout dates: the second day of Chinese New Year, Labour Day and Hari Raya Puasa)
Get it at Jurong Bird Park Visitor Services Booth or online at www.wrs.com.sg. From now till 31 December 2019, sign up for your membership and receive an exclusive Bald Eagle Pin, while stocks last.

14. Friends of Wildlife Family Membership

Can’t decide which WRS park to pick? Then get the Friends of Wildlife membership and visit a different one every week! From Singapore Zoo and River Safari to Night Safari and Jurong Bird Park, enjoy unlimited admission all year long. This includes all the single-park membership perks and more! Enjoy complimentary weekday tram rides at Singapore Zoo and Jurong Bird Park, plus Night Safari tram rides daily. The $20 member’s parking pass and $40 caregiver discount voucher for an Individual membership also apply.

How much from $285 to $325 for the first year | 15% off subsequent renewals
Covers 2 adults and up to 5 children aged 3 to 12 years ($79 add-on for domestic helper)
Get your money’s worth in 1 visit to 3 of the 4 parks (blackout dates: the second day of Chinese New Year, Labour Day and Hari Raya Puasa)
Get it at Any WRS park membership counter or online at www.wrs.com.sg. From now till 31 December 2019, enjoy 10% off Friends of Wildlife memberships with promo code ‘FOWTLE19’ and receive a Wildlife Canvas Bag + Pangolin Pin, while stocks last.

For Arts, Science, Culture and History Buffs

15. Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum Family Membership

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The Lee Kong Chian National History Museum boasts 15 different zones featuring plants and amphibians to mammals and dinosaurs. Become LKCNHMembers to enjoy unlimited admission to the LKCNHM Gallery. You’ll also save 10 per cent on regular-priced items at The Museum Shop. Additional benefits include up to 20 per cent discounts on dining, resort stays and at Kinokuniya stores.

How much $160.50 for one year | $288.90 for two years (discounted prices for NUS alumni and staff)
Covers Up to 5 family members
Get your money’s worth in 2-3 visits
Get it at LKCNHM reception counter or online at lkcnhm.nus.edu.sg

16. National Gallery Singapore Gallery Insider

With permanent galleries, special exhibitions and international collaborations, there’s plenty to see, do and learn at National Gallery Singapore. Furthermore, Keppel Centre for Art Education is a dedicated creative space that offers an exciting line-up of activities for kids. Sign up as a Gallery Insider for unlimited free entry and priority access to all exhibitions and galleries. You also receive invites to Insider-only events and enjoy discounts at retail and dining outlets within the iconic monument.

How much $30 per adult ($55 for 2 adults); $25 per child/senior
Covers 1 or 2 adults aged 13 to 59 years, 1 child aged 7 to 12 years or 1 senior aged 60 years and up
Get your money’s worth in 2-3 visits
Get it at National Gallery Singapore’s visitor services counter or online at www.nationalgallery.sg

(See also: Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019: Play by a river, explore a kampung, go underwater, and more!)

17. Playeum Children’s Centre for Creativity Annual Play Pass

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Playeum’s current hands-on exhibition, ‘I-Opener’, runs till 26 April 2020. Once it ends, a brand-new child-centric exhibition will take its place. Because that’s what happens at the Children’s Centre for Creativity! All activities are carefully designed to encourage open-ended learning and exploratory play to bring out the best in kids. If you purchase the Annual Play Pass for your children, they’ll enjoy unlimited entry and special rates for selected workshops. One accompanying adult gets in free too.

How much $180 per child (or $160 for the first two children and $80 for third child onwards)
Covers 1 child aged 1 to 12 years
Get your money’s worth in 7-8 visits
Get it at Children’s Centre for Creativity. More info at www.playeum.com

18. Science Centre Singapore Family Membership

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No matter what science or technology fields your kids prefer, there’s plenty for everyone at Science Centre Singapore. In fact, it may be smart to take up a family membership. The basic Singapore Scientist Extra plan gives unlimited visits to the Science Centre and retail and dining discounts. It even includes free admission to over 290 science museums worldwide! Or upgrade to various plans that add on 10 tickets to the Butterflies Up-Close exhibition, 10 tickets to Snow City and 16 Omni-Theatre movies respectively.

How much From $65
Covers Up to 5 family members
Get your money’s worth in 2-3 visits
Get it at Science Centre Singapore’s ticketing counter or online at www.science.edu.sg

19. KidsSTOP™ Family Membership

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If your kids are a little too young to fully appreciate Science Centre Singapore, then head to KidsSTOP instead! This is Singapore’s first science centre dedicated to engaging little ones eight years and under. Members enjoy unlimited entry all year long. You also get 30 per cent off admission rates for up to two additional children and one adult, and discounts on science-themed birthday party packages. More discounts at Omni-Theatre, Butterflies Up-Close, Snow City and selected retail and F&B outlets apply.

How much $90 for one year
Covers 2 children aged 18 months to 8 years and 2 accompanying adults
Get your money’s worth in 3 visits
Get it at or online at www.science.edu.sg

20. S’pore Discovery Centre Family Membership

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Do the kids fancy being an SAF Commander, news reporter or architect of future Singapore? Take them to S’pore Discovery Centre! While admission is already free for Singaporeans, the Family Membership lets you in on a host of ticketed activities. Start by watching blockbuster movies on the giant five-storey-high screen. Then move on to 3D short films, XD Theatre rides and a bus tour of the SAFTI Military Institute. Go pedal-boating at SDC’s Discovery Lake too. Membership also includes discounts on birthday venue rental, retail and dining.

How much $110 for one year | $220 for 26 months
Covers 2 adults and up to 3 children/youths aged 3 to 20 years
Get your money’s worth in 2 visits
Get it at S’pore Discovery Centre ticketing counter or online at www.sdc.com.sg

For Kids Who Just Wanna Have Fun

21. Kiztopia Annual Pass

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A play haven for the littler ones, Kiztopia spans an 18,000 sq-ft footprint full of endless child-led excitement. Including a year’s worth of unlimited entry and play time, the Annual Pass comes in two flavours, weekdays only or any day. One accompanying adult enters free. Annual Pass holders also enjoy 10 per cent off birthday party packages. They also have 15x Admission Cards for 15 one-hour, three-hour or unlimited play time entries within a year.

How much From $428 for one year
Covers 1 child aged 1 to 12 years and 1 adult
Get your money’s worth in 8-12 visits
Get it at online at kiztopia.com

(See also: Kiztopia Singapore Indoor Playground: 18,000 sq ft of Fun for Kids at Marina Square)

22. buds by Shangri-La Family Buds Annual Membership

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Apart from unlimited entries (three-hour blocks) to the interactive play space, the buds by Shangri-La Family Buds Annual Membership also includes 20 activity classes and two Grow with Us activities. The ‘Plant to Plate’ concept is designed to turn kids into little gardeners and chefs. You also get a two Buds Drawstring Backpacks and two Magic Water Bottles, plus $500 worth of hotel credit. Two other membership tiers for one adult and one child are also available.

How much $3,388 for one year
Covers 2 children aged 1 to 12 years and 2 adults
Get your money’s worth in 16-18 visits
Get it at bit.ly/budsmemberships, email teammbuds@shangri-la.com or call 6213 4833/44

23. Pororo Park Singapore & Tayo Station Gold Membership

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Love both Pororo Park and Tayo Station? With the Gold Membership, your kids can play at both parks all day, every day! Dads and Mums, while the kids play, you can sit back with a free coffee or tea on weekdays. There’s a further 15 per cent off at Loopy’s Café, Pororo Park merchandise and birthday party packages. Basic Annual and Silver memberships with limited perks are also available.

How much $750 ($200 for every additional sibling) for the first year | 20% off subsequent renewals
Covers 1 child aged 1 to 12 years (up to 2 accompanying adults enter free)
Get your money’s worth in 12-18 visits
Get it at Pororo Park reception counter or online at www.pororoparksg.com

24. Wild & Wet Premium Member Annual Pass Family Package

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More than just a waterpark, Wild Wild Wet promises to carry you on a tidal wave of unforgettable fun. Being a Wild & Wet Premium family member means all-year access, free float and towel usage, and complimentary parking. Other treats include the use of a Bubbles Cabana, birthday perks, invites to special events and various discounts. On Member’s Day every Thursday, bring friends along and enjoy one-for-one entry too. Still, the best perk must be the complimentary staycation at D’Resort!

How much $288 ($268 for NTUC members)
Covers 2 adults and 2 children aged 3 to 12 years
Get your money’s worth in 2-3 visits
Get it at Wild Wild Wet ticketing counter or online at www.wildwildwet.com

25. NERF Action Xperience Legendary Pass

Have you been to the new NERF Action Xperience yet? It’s an exciting bonding activity for the whole family, especially for NERF fans. At the same time, you don’t need to have your own NERF blasters to have fun! While it doesn’t offer a true unlimited annual pass, you can purchase the Legendary Pass for each player. You get 10 two-hour sessions to the challenging NERF-themed arena, with access to all zones except Create.

How much $260 for six months ($228 if you purchase online)
Covers 1 person aged 7 years and up
Get your money’s worth in 5-6 visits
Get it at NERF Action Xperience ticketing counter or online at www.nerfax.com.sg

26. Bounce Inc Multi Visit Pass

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Whether you’re a family who bounces together or prefer to drop your kids off, these 10-session or 20-session Multi Visit Passes (MVP) to Bounce Inc offer great savings. Each MVP lets you redeem an hour of bouncing across General Admission, Junior Jumper, Student Session and BOUNCE Fit classes. They’re valid for a year. There’s also a 5-session MVP that’s valid for six months.

How much $208 for 10-session MVP; $364 for 20-session MVP
Covers 1 person aged 3 years and up
Get your money’s worth in 8 visits
Get it at Bounce Inc ticketing counter or online at www.bounceinc.com.sg

27. Katapult Trampoline Park Multipass

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Part of the draw at Katapult Trampoline Park is the fact that it’s within ORTO, the 24-hour multi-recreational park. That means the kids can go bouncing at Katapult, then longkang fishing, drift-karting and more. Katapult also offers gift cards that can be redeemed for either 5-session or 10-session multipasses. Each gift card has a one-year validity, but once redeemed, the multipass is valid till all sessions are used up. Each session equals one hour of jumping time on both weekdays and weekends.

How much $89 for 5-session multipass; $159 for 10-session multipass
Covers 1 person (children under 5 years must be accompanied by an adult at no extra charge)
Get your money’s worth in 4 visits
Get it at Katapult ticketing counter or online at www.katapult.com.sg

(See also: 10 Things to Do at ORTO – Outdoorsy Activities (and Yummy Food) for Your Kids’ Next Play Date)

28. Amped Singapore Trampoline Park Multi-Visit Pass

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Frequent visitors can now be part of the AmpedFam by purchasing the Weekday or Weekend Multi-Visit Pass at Amped Singapore. Each MVP gives you 10 hours’ worth of jump time and it’s valid for a year. It’s also transferable, which means you can share it with your friends and family, up to four redemptions per session. You even get one free jump session with every MVP purchase!

How much $129 for Weekday MVP; $159 for Weekend MVP
Covers 1 person (children under 4 years must be accompanied by an adult at no extra charge)
Get your money’s worth in 8-9 visits
Get it at Amped Singapore ticketing counterr or online at www.ampedsingapore.com

29. Skater’s Play Pass at The Rink

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Singapore’s first and only Olympic-sized ice-skating rink is where you go for Learn-to-Skate lessons for kids and adults. Or just slide around in the cool atmosphere with adorable penguin, snowmen or seal-shaped skating aids for fun! The Skater’s Play Pass offers avid skaters over 40 per cent savings. An individual membership, each enjoys a two-hour session and skate boots rental per day during public skating sessions, valid for 20 sessions within a six-month period.

How much $196 per adult; $168 per child
Covers 1 adult or 1 child aged up to 12 years
Get your money’s worth in 8-9 visits
Get it at The Rink’s customer service counter or online at www.therink.sg

30. LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort Annual Pass

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Yes, we know. LEGOLAND isn’t in Singapore, but for Lego fans, it’s close enough to count, right? Get unlimited entries with the Single, Double, and Triple Park Passes to LEGOLAND Theme Park, LEGOLAND Water Park and the new SEA LIFE. Discounts apply for dining, retail and LEGOLAND Hotel stays, and if you drive up, you’ll get free parking too. Also enjoy attractive discounts on additional day tickets to LEGOLAND Malaysia and LEGOLAND Parks worldwide.

How much From RM250 (about $82) per adult; From RM208 (about $68) per child for the first year | 20% off subsequent renewals
Covers 1 adult or 1 child aged 3 to 11 years
Get your money’s worth in 2 visits
Get it at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort’s ticketing window or online at www.legoland.com.my

(See also: LEGOLAND Hotel Malaysia: Stay and Play with Royalty, Pirates, Ninjas, and Adventurers (Review))

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