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Visiting Universal Studios Singapore is a mandatory itinerary that you must visit while on vacation in Singapore. Especially for those of you who are traveling to the land of lions for the first time, it feels like taking pictures with a world globe that says “Universal” is not fun enough. In this super large theme park, there are lots of exciting rides that are intended not only for children but also adults.
Located within the Resort World Sentosa area, getting to Universal Studio Singapore is very easy. There are several transportation alternatives that you can choose from, from buses, the Sentosa Express monorail, to walking. You can find detailed information about transportation to USS in the complete guide article to Universal Studio Singapore.
Universal Studio Singapore is an outdoor playground that is very wide and quite exhausting to surround it. Especially for those of you who have never visited Universal Studio Singapore before, it’s a good idea to check out the following tips and tricks so that your experience while at Universal Studio Singapore is fun, not tiring.
There are now many sites in the country that sell USS tickets online. In addition to the cheaper price offered, you also don’t have to bother waiting in line at the USS ticket purchase counter and then have to queue again at the entrance queue.
If you have purchased a ticket online, then all you have to do is show the electronic ticket you have, then scan the barcode , and enter.
On weekends or holiday seasons ( peak season), the number of visitors at this popular USS playground will be very crowded and very crowded. If you have a flexible leave allowance, you should choose a regular weekday so that the number of visitors does not explode. That way, you will be more flexible and satisfied going around because the queues at each ride will not be too long.
Universal Studio Singapore opens at 10 am. And at that hour visitors were already busy queuing at the entrance. Coming early will give you its own advantages. In addition to anticipating the queues at each vehicle that are getting more and more snaking during the day, you can also be free to take selfies with the backdrop of the USS Globe in a still quiet condition.
However, if you want to avoid the long snaking queues at some of your favorite rides, such as Transformer the ride or Revenge of the Mummy , you’d better come in the afternoon because most visitors are tired of extreme rides and even some of the visitors have gone home. So even though you only have a few hours before closing, there are many rides that you can ride without queuing.
Not far after you pass the entrance, you will find a small booth where you can take a map to know the entire location and also the facilities available at Universal Studio Singapore.
Why is picking up this map important? Because this giant theme park consists of 7 thematic zones which are quite far apart. The 7 thematic zones include the Hollywood Zone, New York, Sci-fi City, Ancient Egypt, The Lost World, Far Far Away, and finally Madagascar .
By taking this map, you can easily determine the direction and calculate the distance from one place to another. In addition, you will also have no trouble finding the place or facility you are looking for such as the presence of toilets, prayer rooms, restaurants, places to eat, souvenir shops, and much more.
You should already have a list of what rides you want to try the most. With so many rides and long queues, you certainly can’t try all the rides in just one day. Therefore, look for previous information about the USS exciting rides that are recommended to try, so that you are not confused when you arrive at the location.
Most of the rides on the USS are a kind of roller coaster with different packaging. In almost all zones, there are roller coaster rides, such as Transformers the ride, Puss in Boots, Revenge of the Mummy, and there are several other roller coasters located in different zones. So, first determine the vehicle that you like.
After knowing each location on the USS through a map, the next step is to find out the schedule of many interesting shows such as road shows, carnivals, and meet and greets to take pictures with USS characters such as Minions, Madagascar, Transformers and many more. You can find this brochure for the schedule of shows at the USS where you picked up the map.
Surrounding this universal studio which covers an area of about 20 hectares, of course you need a lot of drinking water intake so you don’t get dehydrated. Especially with the weather in Singapore which is fairly hot and the many areas with open skies will easily make you hot and thirsty.
However, travelers are of course very aware that the price of drinking water in Singapore is many times higher than in the country, especially in tourist attractions such as the USS. For that as much as possible you should be able to save expenses on buying drinking water by bringing your own drinking bottle.
In each rest area and toilet at USS, there is a drinking water refilling area for visitors. Generally in each thematic zone, a place to fill water is always there. So, you can refill your drinking place while walking around without fear of thirst or buy drinking water for 2 Singapore dollars.
Remember, walking around and trying the many rides at Universal Studio Singapore will make you walk all day and also feel stifling. So, wear your version of the most comfortable clothes and footwear. Don’t just because you need a photo, you force yourself to wear an outfit that actually annoys you.
Light shoes or sandals, t-shirts and casual clothes with simple designs are perfect for exploring this kind of theme park .
Having a climate and weather that is more or less the same as in Indonesia, the weather in Singapore can be very hot. But not infrequently, even in the midst of hot weather rain can fall unexpectedly. So, considering that part of the USS area is outdoors with open skies, you are strongly advised to bring a hat or umbrella to protect you from the scorching heat of the sun, or from rain that can pour at any time.
If you are going to ride the Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure ride, you are absolutely obliged to bring a disposable raincoat or change of clothes. Why? Because this water ride, which is similar to the “rafting” ride at Dunia Fantasi Jakarta, will take you around the river with the effects of shaking and sliding tracks that cause the water to scatter and make you wet.
In the area where the queue enters, raincoats are sold at a price of 5 SGD or around Rp. 50 thousand. It will be more economical if you buy it in Indonesia for only Rp. 10 thousand, moreover the shape and quality is exactly the same as what you find on USS. The difference is that the raincoat on the USS has the USS logo on the back. In addition, a raincoat is also useful if it rains on the USS.
Those are some tips that you can try when visiting Universal Studio Singapore . Hopefully the tips above can be useful and make your trip more enjoyable and memorable.
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