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Rides at Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore is a theme park located on Sentosa Island, Singapore. 

From high-speed roller coasters to immersive virtual reality experiences, there is something for everyone at this popular theme park. 

With its thrilling rides and exciting attractions, Universal Studios Singapore is a must-visit for anyone who loves adventure, fantasy, and movie magic.

This article covers everything you must know about the Rides at Universal Studios Singapore.

Avoiding the crowd at the rides

Wait times at Universal Studios Singapore can get long since the theme park is almost always crowded.

If you want to avoid the lines, be at the theme park when it opens at 11 am.

The early morning hours are typically less crowded, and you can get on several rides before the lines get long.

Research the park layout and the rides you want to go on beforehand. Prioritize the most popular rides and try to get to them early in the day.

Just as the park is less crowded in the early morning, it also tends to thin out in the evening. You might find shorter lines for rides in the last few hours before the park closes.

Depending on your budget, there are three types of Universal Studio Singapore tickets you can choose from –

The General Admission ticket helps you skip the ticket counter lines and save money (when you buy online, prices are lower than the gate price!)

If you want to skip the ticket counter lines and the ride queues, opt for the Express Ticket on the booking page.

If you want to skip all the lines, want gourmet breakfast and lunch, and want to be treated like Royalty, opt for the VIP Experience Ticket

Best rides at Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore features a variety of rides and attractions, each with its unique appeal, catering to different age groups and thrill levels.

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Here are some of the most popular ones:

Battlestar Galactica: Human vs. Cylon

Buy the tickets online for Singapore Universal Studios and enjoy the thrilling Battlestar Galactica roller coaster, one of the park’s most popular attractions. 

It is a high-speed, heart-pumping ride with two parallel roller coasters, one representing the human race and the other the Cylon race. 

Riders can choose which side to ride on and experience different thrills on each coaster. 

The Human coaster features twists and turns, while the Cylon coaster is more intense and includes multiple inversions.

Zone: Sci-fi City

Ride Type: High Speed Turbulent Roller Coaster, Outdoor

Height Restriction:
Guests under 125 cm may not ride.

Universal Studios ticket Cost
General Admission ticket S$99
Admission ticket + One-time Express Pass S$294
VIP Universal Studios ticket S$521
Universal Studios + Gardens by the Bay S$109
Universal Studios + S.E.A. Aquarium Singapore S$127

Transformers: The Ride

Transformers: The Ride is a 3D dark ride that takes riders on an immersive adventure through the world of Transformers. 

The ride features state-of-the-art technology that makes riders feel like they are in an epic battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons. 

The ride includes motion simulation, special effects, and high-speed action that will leave you breathless.

Zone: Sci-fi City

Attraction Type: Hyper-realistic 3D thrill ride, indoor

Height Restriction: Guests must be 102 cm in height to ride. Children 102 cm to 122 cm must be accompanied by a supervising companion.


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Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure

Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure is a water ride that takes riders on a thrilling journey through a prehistoric world. 

On this Universal Studios ride you make your way down the white water raft system with state-of-the art animatronics and a thrilling white water drop as well.

The riders will experience rapid currents, waterfalls, and even a dinosaur attack. 

This Jurassic Park ride is perfect for thrill-seekers who want to cool off on a hot day.

Zone: The Lost World 

Ride Type: River Raft Ride, Outdoor

Height Restrictions: Guests under 107 cm may not ride. Children between 107 cm and 122 cm must be accompanied by supervising companion.

Revenge of the Mummy

Revenge of the Mummy is an indoor roller coaster that takes riders on a dark and spooky adventure through an Egyptian tomb. 

The ride features special effects, including fire, smoke, and scarab beetles, making you feel like you are in the middle of an action-packed movie. 

This ride is not for the faint-hearted and is sure to leave you screaming for more.

Zone: Ancient Egypt

Attraction Type: High speed roller coaster, indoor

Height Restriction: Guests under 122 cm may not ride.

Puss In Boots’ Giant Journey

Puss In Boots’ Giant Journey is a family-friendly roller coaster that takes riders on a whimsical adventure with Puss in Boots from the Shrek franchise. 

The ride features a colorful, fairytale-themed world, including gentle drops and twists perfect for younger children and families.

Zone: Far Far Away

Attraction Type: Family roller coaster, outdoor

Height Restriction: Guests under 100 cm in height may not ride. Children between 100 cm and 122 cm must be accompanied by a supervising companion.

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Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase

Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase is a fun, interactive ride that takes riders through space with their favorite Sesame Street characters. 

The ride features bright colors, lively and playful music, and interactive elements that delight children and families.

Perfect for a fun day, this attraction in Singapore Universal Studios is cherished by kids and adults.

Zone: New York

Ride Type: Movie special effects show, Indoor

Height Restriction:
Children must be at least 92cm in height to ride. Children under 122 cm must be accompanied by a supervising companion.

Enchanted Airways

Enchanted Airways is a beginner-friendly roller coaster that takes you on a journey over the magical world of Far Far Away, from the Shrek movies.

As riders, you’ll hop on the Dragon, a character loved by Donkey, and fly over the forest canopies of Far Far Away and even further.

Along the way, you’ll meet a fun group of fairy tale characters, from the Three Little Pigs to the Big Bad Wolf, and from Gingy to Pinocchio.

This roller coaster is all about exploring the World of Shrek!

Zone: Far Far Away

Attraction Type: Family roller coaster, outdoor

Height Restriction: Guests under 92 cm may not ride. Children between 92 cm and 122 cm must be accompanied by a supervising companion.

Magic Potion Spin

Magic Potion Spin is part of the Fairy Godmother’s Potion Shop.

It’s like a small Ferris wheel that powers a potion-making assembly line, which goes around the room.

The potions are filled into bottles from a big wooden pot. Kids can hop on and enjoy the spinning ride.

Zone: Far Far Away

Attraction Type: Children’s Ferris Wheel, indoor

Height Restriction: Children under 110 cm must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Accelerator

The Accelerator at Universal Studios Singapore is an intergalactic space ride that tests your stamina and balance thresholds.

The ride simulates the G-Force and centrifugal force as your pod turns and accelerates, sending you spinning in various directions.

The experience is likened to being in a space battle and changing course mid-flight to dodge the enemy’s lasers​.

Zone: Sci-fi City

Attraction Type: Seated Spinning Ride, Sheltered

Height Restriction: Children under 122 cm must be accompanied by a supervising companion.

Canopy Flyer

On this Universal Studios ride you take a thrilling flight high above the Jurassic Park’s lost world and pretend you’re a prehistoric bird hunting for prey on the ground below.

Imagine you’re a pterodactyl as you fly, swing, and swoop from side to side, then rush towards your pretend prey.

You will enjoy the feeling of total freedom on the Canopy Flyer ride.

Zone: The Lost World

Attraction Type: Aerial ride, outdoor

Height Restriction: Guests under 92 cm may not ride. Children between 92 cm and 122 cm must be accompanied by a supervising companion.

Dino-Soarin

Dino-Soarin is a calm ride perfect for kids, where they pretend to be flying dinosaurs called Pteranodons.

The riders get a bird’s-eye view of the lost world of Jurassic Park.

Adults can also join their little ones as they fly high into the sky and then dive down into the shadows, experiencing what it feels like to be a bird of prey from the time when dinosaurs roamed the earth.

Zone: The Lost World

Attraction Type: Seated spinning ride, outdoor

Height Restriction: Children under 122 cm must be accompanied by a supervising companion.

Treasure Hunters

The Treasure Hunters ride at Universal Studios Singapore is an outdoor motor car ride located in the Ancient Egypt zone of the park.

The ride lets young explorers drive a jeep on a unique hunt, simulating the experience of being an archaeologist on their own expedition.

The journey ventures into the forbidding sands of ancient Egypt, where young treasure hunters can drive their own vintage motor car for an exciting forage through an abandoned excavation site​.

Zone: Ancient Egypt

Attraction Type: Motor car ride, outdoor

Height Restriction:
Children under 122 cm must be accompanied by a supervising companion.


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Shows at Universal Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore offers six shows to its visitors. These shows are spread around the theme park and play at different times throughout the day.

Hollywood Dreams Parade

The Hollywood Dreams Parade is a must-see experience at Universal Studios Singapore. 

The parade features floats, dancers, and some of your favorite movie characters, such as Marilyn Monroe, the Minions, and Shrek. 

The parade is a great way to take a break from the rides and attractions and enjoy the entertainment.

WaterWorld

WaterWorld is a live-action show that takes place in a water arena. 

The show features high-speed jet ski stunts, explosions, and other special effects that will leave you on the edge of your seat. 

This show is a must-see for anyone who loves action and adventure.

Lights! Camera! Action

“Lights, Camera, Action! Hosted by Steven Spielberg” is a special effects show located in the New York zone of Universal Studios Singapore.

The scene set in the main sound stage is quite dramatic: it represents an old boating house in New York City being battered by a Category 5 hurricane.

The show uses a variety of special effects to simulate the storm and turn the soundstage into a vivid simulation of a hurricane-struck New York City​.

Rhythm Truck 2.0

The Rhythm Truck 2.0 show at Universal Studios Singapore is an energetic and dynamic street performance.

The crew, which features professional drummers for the first time, brings the streets of the New York zone alive with infectious beats.

Watch as b-boys break down the moves to the rhythm of the drums, and enjoy the spectacle as dancers showcase their skills in energetic dance sets​.

Shrek 4-D Adventure show

The Shrek 4-D Adventure show at Universal Studios Singapore invites you to join Shrek and his friends in a 4D fairy-tale honeymoon adventure.

The show employs the magic of OgreVision to provide a 4D film experience that goes beyond a typical 3D movie.

As an audience member, you’ll feel the action from your seat, which includes every jump, bump, bounce, air blast, and water spray.

The action comes to life as if you’re actually in the movie.

The show is located in the Far Far Away zone of the theme park.

The Dance for the Magic Beans

The Dance for the Magic Beans is a live show located in the Far, Far Away zone of Universal Studios Singapore.

The show, which first debuted in September 2014, features the characters Puss in Boots and Kitty Soft Paws in an exciting “dance off”.

After the performance, guests have the opportunity to meet and greet the characters​.

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Edited by Rekha Rajan & fact checked by Jamshed V Rajan

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