By: Rachael De Foe
Singapore certainly feels like the safest country we know, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t find some excitement on this little red dot. Dare devils, get in here and find out how to get your blood pumping.
Ever wanted to get the sensation of jumping out of a plane but lack… a plane? At iFly you can get a taste of the experience. They have the world’s largest themed wind tunnel for indoor skydiving.
43 Siloso Beach Walk, iFly Singapore, 099010
Let’s face it, wake boarding looks pretty cool. Grab a board and head over to the largest wakeboarding hub – Marina Country Club or our local cable water park – SKI360°. After a few tries, it’s not so hard – and great fun in a group.
Marina Country Club: 600 Ponggol Seventeenth Avenue, Marina Country Club, 829734
SKI360°: 1206 East Coast Parkway, 449891
If you’re looking to wear out your skate deck, head over to the Xtreme SkatePark at East Coast Park. It’s the first skate park to be built to international competition standards (ooh, fancy) and it’s the perfect place if you’re looking to show off to a crowd.
Xtreme SkatePark: East Coast Park (near Car Park F1)
MMA and Muay Thai
To work up a real sweat, why not have a go at mixed martial arts (MMA) or muay thai? These sports are a great way to work out and with several gyms across Singapore, such as Evolve, Impact and Fight G, you really are spoilt for choice. Get in the ring and let it all out.
Evolve: 26 China Street, #01-01, 049568 (also at other locations)
Impact: No.3 Shenton Way, #03-06A Shenton House, 068805 (also at other locations)
Fight G: 41C North Canal Road, 059297
G-Max Reverse Bungy
Here’s something to that will get even the toughest chaps screaming. On this ride, you’ll be catapulted into the sky for an experience that’s really out of this world. The G-Max Reverse Bungy promises an exhilarating feeling that’s similar to the G-force during a rocket launch.
Clarke Quay 3E River Valley Road, 179024
Fans of Formula One should really check this one out. Pick a Ferrari F430 F1 Spider or a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder to try out on Singapore’s Formula One circuit with Ultimate Drive. Although you’re required to have a license and be over 21 to drive these supercars, younger enthusiasts can hop in the passenger’s seat for a co-driver experience.
1 Bayfront Avenue #01-03 Hotel Tower 3, 018971 (Also at Singapore Flyer)
If heights make you squeamish, then it’s time to conquer your fears. Scale the walls at Singapore’s largest indoor rock climbing facility, Climb Asia. For an extra challenge, try their outdoor climbing wall to really test out your skills.
60 Tessensohn Road, c.o Civil Service Club, 217664
Unleash your inner kid in a day of shooting, hiding and capturing the flag at Red Dynasty Paintball Park. With a field as large as a football pitch, this is the biggest paintball arena in Singapore – and the only park where speedball bunkers are offered to those interested in playing at a competitive level.
Bottle Tree Park, 81 Lorong Chencharu, 769198
Set high up on the tree tops is Forest Adventure – an obstacle course that’ll have you navigating a route above Bedok Reservoir Park. Make sure you check the availability before you head down, slots are limited and dependent on the weather.
Bedok Reservoir Park Singapore