With Halloween on the horizon, here’s a great way to get the kiddos psyched to celebrate while enjoying one of the world’s largest aquariums
Halloween is just around the corner, mama! Whether your kiddos dig dressing up in costumes or are simply crazy about candy, there’s so much to love about this ultra kid-friendly holiday. Throw in kid-fave S.E.A. Aquarium and you’ve got the recipe for a truly BOO-tiful day.
Every day in October, S.E.A. Aquarium will be featuring a whole slew of swashbuckling Halloween-themed activities sure to keep littlies delighted. (That’s on top of the over 100,000 marine animals and 800 species across 49 different habitats that make any visit a blast.) From crafting to storytime to S.E.A. Aquarium’s first underwater entertainment show, all of these activities are very much merry, not scary so they’re suitable for kiddos of all ages!
We’ve put together a guide to everything you’ll find this October at Spooky Seas at S.E.A. Aquarium, read on for deets on their exclusive online ticket price where you can score a family bundle for just 68 bucks!
Captain Spook’s Treasure Trail
Much more than just plain old trick-or-treating, kiddos can follow Captain Spooks as he guides them through many fun and educational challenges as they embark on a quest for treats that takes them on an adventure past the aquarium’s many wonders. With four different activity stations, kiddos will start out with a cool treasure map to guide them on their adventures. Activities will include “Spot the Camouflaged“, where they’ll get 30 seconds to count as many camouflaged marine animals as possible; “Guess Whose Blood” where they’ll learn about different marine animals’ blood (did you tuberworms have green blood, for instance?) and will then match facts to pictures; “Hook the Venomous”, a fun and educational ring-tossing game; and “What’s in the Box?”, where they’ll gone a fun and spooky search for glowing marine animals.
The Skeleton Wanderers Underwater Show
Head to the Open Ocean Habitat (check this handy map for deets) to catch S.E.A.’s first underwater entertainment show, where the cheeky Skeleton Wanderers descend upon the depths of the ocean to seek out the Sea Fairies. Are they real, or is this all just a dream?
Time: Weekends at 2:15pm & 4:15pm
Venue: Open Ocean Habitat
Meet Gypsy, The Storyteller
Once upon a time, Gypsy sailed the seven seas, and she’s here to regale little ones with tantalizing tales of the ocean. Get ready to be captivated as she shares real stories of her adventures with her marine friends (some of whom might even make a surprise visit!).
Weekdays at 12:15pm, 2:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm and 5:30pm*
Weekends at 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm and 5:30pm*
*includes a song performance with Captain Spooks
Venue: Ocean Dome
Take your Halloween picture with S.E.A. Aquarium’s mascot and divers
Obviously dressing up is one of the most FUN parts of Halloween. Catch Mai, S.E.A. Aquarium’s own mascot, or the spooky skeleton divers – the guardians of the forgotten sea depths, who rise from the darkness only during Halloween – to show off your creative costumes and nab fabulous photo opportunities!
Halloween-themed Crafts for Kids
With their imaginations fired up by the aquarium’s ghoulish atmosphere, kiddos are sure to love making a 3D Pirate Shark of their own to take home.
Venue: Open Ocean Habitat
When you book your tickets online, you’ll not only get to skip the queue, but will basically get a free child’s ticket out of the deal: book the S.E.A. Aquarium Family Bundle for $68 and you’ll receive 2 Adult tickets (reg. $34 each) + 1 Child ticket (reg. $24 each). Score!
So start getting those costumes together, mama, and prepare to be swept away by the oceans of fun waiting to be had this October at S.E.A. Aquarium!
S.E.A. Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269, Tel: (+65) 6577 8888, www.rwsentosa.com/seaa