Universal Studios, the Disneyland of Dreamworks are getting the same famous and if possible even more spectacular when it comes to action. Universal Studios feature the newest and biggest attraction of Singapore, opened in 2010.
Universal Studios have the same concept as Disneyland they want to amuse and entertain on the highest level. After Japan, the second Universal Studios of Asia has finally opened its doors for the public being hungry for seeing in since 2008 when its constructions have started. The Universal Studios occupy a large area of 20 hectares dedicating the whole area for diverse types of attractions. This theme park is amazing and every children of every age will find their favourite sites over here. The Universal Studios has seven large sub-theme parks designed to look entirely different each one wearing the signs of a dominant movie or site. The most beautiful areas include Madagascar, the Lost World and the Ancient Egypt. Other than this, you can walk on the replica road of the world famous Hollywood Bld. and you can see the Peacetime streets of New York. The most popular sub-theme park for teenagers and sci-fi fans is surely the Sci-Fi city, featuring the highest setting dual roller coaster in the world based on the movie Battlestar Galactica. As for the New Yorks and Hollywood scenes, they mainly represent shows on filming and how to make films containing the special effects programme, which is really great to watch.
For sure, there are many things we want to do to get rid of the routines. First is spending time with things having something to do your hobbies. Second is going on holiday. Now you can do both at the same time. Do you like watching movies? Most people love to watch movies because it is fun and can refresh mind especially if you watch cartoon. Let’s say that your hobby is watching movies and you want to go on holiday. Then, you should go to Universal Studios in Sentosa Island, Singapore. The theme of this park is Hollywood movies produced by Universal Studios. There, you can experience awesome games related to movies. Not only can you experience the fun things in the game zone, you also stay in the hotel that will make you feel like a Hollywood famous star. This park consists of 30 restaurants and food outlets, also 20 accessories stores. The entrance fee is $32 (for adult), $48 (for children), $66 (one-day ticket for adults), and $118 (two-day visit for adults). There are also hotels in this park, including Hard Rock Hotel.
As you enter the Universal Studios, you will find yourself on the Hollywood Boulevard featuring several shops and souvenir outlets. This segment has one theatre where you can see performances on filming. Going further, you will get to the New York segment where you will feel in the land of skyscrapers and red bricks. You can even see the replica of the famous New York Public Library with its entrance gate protected by two lion statues. The adventures, especially for the children star later, when going towards the next sub-theme parks of the Universal Studios.
Universal Studios offers seven zones which consist of fun activities. There are Hollywood, New York, Sci-Fi City, Ancient Egypt, Lost World, Far Away, and Madagascar. In the Hollywood zones, you will feel as if you are in Walk of Fame. You can enjoy the atmosphere of Hollywood Boulevard. Then, do not forget to visit the live Broadway musical in a 1,500-seat indoor theater. You will watch the infamous Universal monsters. They will perform it in rock-n-roll musical. The setting is a real high technology and the actor/actresses play their role really well. The music is fantastic with dancing and comedy. Hollywood zones also offer the character meet and greet. You can meet the Universal characters such as the life time gorgeous singer Marilyn Monroe and the wacky Woody Woodpecker. Do not forget to take pictures with the characters for memory.
The next zone is New York Zone. Do not surprise of getting the real America’s biggest city atmosphere such as skyline, neon lights, and many more. This zone provides a spectacular show hosted by Steven Spielberg called Light, Camera, Action!. In this show, there will be a show of 5 major hurricanes which about to hit New York City. Be aware of yourself because through a calm day suddenly it turns to storm. Enjoy the incredible special effects that will surprise you. Children fewer than 122 meters are not allowed to come by themselves. They need to be supervised by adults. If you like sci-fi movies then you can visit the Sci-Fi City zone. In this zone, the Universal Studios offers you many interesting sci-fi experiences. You should test your adrenaline by trying Battlestar Galactica: Human vs. Cylon. It is an extreme roller coaster. You feel the intense of twist, turn, and drop as a really fun game. Are you a fan of Transformers? Well, you can try the Transformers the Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle game. Prepare yourself to experience the hyper-realistic 3D thrill ride. Help OPTIMUS PRIME and AUTOBOTS against the forces of evil.
You must remember the movie Jurassic Park. The Universal Studios offers you challenging game in Lost World zone. Try Amber Rock Climb. You will do the regular rock climbing but with fascinating setting because the wall is covered by bones and rocks. Therefore, you will feel like climbing the artifact of dinosaurs. You can also try Canopy Flyer in which you can experience flying with ancient huge birds. You can see the Jurassic Park views from above. It is really a great view and you will never forget. Do not forget to buy souvenirs for yourself or friends in Jurassic Outfitters. It offers any kinds of merchandise about Jurassic Park such as clothes, caps, umbrella, mugs, and many more. Nothing will really describe, even after just reading the small overview of, Universal Studios. This park provides you a really unforgettable moment between hilarious and tense. You can bring your children or friends in here and enjoy the atmosphere of the high-class movies. In order to reach this park, you can go by MRT which has the direct station in Sentosa Island. Universal Studios is more than just a park; it is a movie and park.
Featuring Egypt during the Golden Age of Exploration in the Thirties, this scenery cannot be more authentic. Featuring tombs ruins, pyramids, temples you will feel in the world of Egypt and in the world of the Mummy Series all the same, which play in the Thirties too. Here you will also feel like an archaeologist wanting to find treasure.
* Revenge of the Mummy: The Ride, which is an enclosed rollercoaster delivering a great fun ride between the ancient Egyptian tombs and ruins this journey, is really as if you would travel back in time. It is an adventurous journey though during which beetles, mummies and scarab beetles will come in your way in the semi-dark.
* Treasure Hunters features a great ride on old jeeps as a safari, driving though an Egyptian excavation site.
* After your adventures, take a real Arabic rest in the Oasis Spice Café where you can taste great Arabian coffee along with Arabic specialties coming from Lebanon and Egypt mainly.
The Lost World
This is a real adventure land for the children especially those who are fans of the dinos. This segment features lots of adventurous rides and great ancient prehistoric jungle scenery in its Jurassic Park area and a huge water pool following the outlook of Waterworld movie in its second area. Hereby we represent you with some of the main attractions of the Lost World:
* Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure: features great water rides like the river rapid ride; it is a fantastic rafting journey. It is among the best attractions of Universal Studios.
* Waterworld Show: a great show featuring professional stunts presenting some parts of the movie.
* Amber Rock Climb: a great trekking adventure especially for children also includes treasure hunt.
* Dino Soarin’ A great adventure featuring a ride where guests can control the vertical height feeling like sitting on a pterodactyl.
Far Far Away
This area is designed according to the extremely popular series of Shrek. Here everything looks like as in a fairy tale exactly the same as in Shrek were guests can see his swamp house and also you can see the King’s Castle and the little town surrounding it. This is really beautiful adventure especially for the fans of fairy tales. Of course you will also meet the stars of Shrek and you can watch some great shows and performances. You will hear songs sang in the original voices of the characters. An incredible 4D adventure awaits the guests inside the castle.
Madagascar of beautiful Africa and from the great and world famous series Madagascar is of course is well known for those having children. This area of the Universal Studios has been designed to completely give back the wonderful rainforest world of Madagascar of course including its leading characters too. Of course the show wouldn’t be worth without the appearance of all trademark stars including: Alex, Gloria,Marty, Melman, King Julian and the 5 penguin soldiers. Here you will have some great adventures:
* Madagascar A Crate Adventure: You will take part in a riverboat adventure, where you will hear and feel the jungle. There are show effects and you will hear the voices of the four stars of the movie.
* King Julian’s Beach Party-Go-Round: This is a fun carousel with lemurs, fossas and other creatures for the Madagascar movie. A great ride for the children!
* One of the main outlets in Madagascar is Marty’s Casa del Wild, a Caribbean like bar which serves great food and looks just like the one Marty built in the movie.
Each part of Universal Studios has something surprising for you. That is what makes this fantastic theme Park a unique adventure. In order to get to see every part of Universal Studios, you will need lots of time and it is almost sure that you will not fulfil your mission entirely in the first time, but will need to come back for some more explorations.