Universal Studios Singapore (USS)
Resorts World Sentosa
Universal Studios Singapore (USS) admission ticket (Adult, 13-59 years old)
Singapore Zoo admission + tram ride ticket (Adult, 13 years old and above)
Free hotel transfer*
*Selected hotels only
Operating hours of Universal Studios Singapore (USS):¬†10am-7pm, daily
Estimated time to spend inside Universal Studios Singapore (USS):¬†full day (half day if you purchase the express top up ticket)
Nearest MRT stations:¬†Harbourfront (NE1/CC29)
Sentosa Express: Waterfront Station
Public buses:¬†RWS8, 188R, 963R
Visit the most popular tourist attraction in Singapore, the one attraction that is in every Singapore tour package - Universal Studios Singapore (USS) in Resorts World Sentosa, Southeast Asia‚Äôs first Universal Studios theme park, featuring rides and attractions from box-office hits such as ‚ÄúShrek‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúMadagascar‚ÄĚ.¬†The¬†20-hectare (50-acre) park has¬†7 different movie-themed zones:¬†
Express top up: VIP access to the top attractions in Universal Studios Singapore (USS)
Universal Studios Singapore is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Singapore, and as a result is very popular and crowded, especially during weekends and holidays. Tourists who want to save time by skipping the long queues can purchase a Universal Studis Singapore (USS) express ticket top up in addition to the regular Universal Studios Singapore (USS) admission ticket.¬†
Universal Studios Singapore (USS) Zone 1 -¬†Hollywood,
This is at the entrance of Universal Studios Singapore.¬†The Monster Rock Show¬†at Pantages Hollywood Theatre, a 1500-seat indoor theatre fully equipped to host major Broadway musicals with cutting-edge cinematic technology, is a 15 miniute mega-monster spooktacular show featuring vocalists inspired by famous monster characters such as Dracula, Frankenstein and the Mummy. These monsters are bought to life by Dr Jekyll, a computer whiz who is also a fan of rock 'n roll. He leads the group through rock and pop themed songs. The music, dancing, comedy, special effects and pyrotechnics are more than enough to wake the dead.
Monster Rock show times: 11:45am, 1:45pm, 4:10pm, 5:45pm
*Visitors are advised to arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled show times.¬†
Universal Studios Singapore (USS) Zone 2 -¬†New York
Here, visitors can catch the special effects show, Lights, Camera, Action! Hosted by Steven Speilberg. In the short pre-show, Steven Speilberg gives a briefing on screen about movie special effects. Next, visitors walk to a stage to watch the filming of a scene inside a boathouse while a Category 5 hurricane hits New York City. The show climaxes when the ceilings, walls and fuel tanks collapse and catch fire.
Come join Elmo and Super Grover 2.0 in the world‚Äôs first Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase.¬†Go on a mission with our Sesame Street super heroes to stop Macaroni the Merciless in his plot to steal all the spaghetti from Earth.¬†Enjoy this high-flying adventure designed for the whole family as you zip through the space mission and meet all your favourite Sesame Street characters.
Sesame Street stage shows: 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm
Food options: KT's Grill
is a New York style steak house serving western meat dishes such as Wagyu burgers, ribeyes and chicken. Loui's NY Pizza Parlour serves thin crust pizza, pasta and salads.
Universal Studios Singapore (USS) Zone 3 -¬†Sci-Fi City
In Battlestar Galactica, 2 thrilling roller coaster tracks intertwine with each other. The "Human" track (red) is a family-friendly seated roller coaster with no inversions, while the "Cylon" track (blue) is a more extreme suspended roller coaster with multiple loops and flips.
Get ready to experience a hyper-realistic 3D thrill ride, right in the middle of all the action in the incredible world of Transformers. The fate of humanity hangs in the balance as villainous Decepticons invade NEST Headquarters to steal the Allspark. And you‚Äôve been volunteered to take it to safety and save our planet! Race through the city, zipping through subway tunnels, down city streets and across high-rise rooftops, hanging on for dear life. Join Optimus Prime and the Autobots as you become a freedom fighter in the ultimate 3D battle against the forces of evil.¬†
At the Accelerator, test your intergalactic stamina and see if you can keep your wits about you while madly spinning on this whirling twirling attraction.¬†
Food options: Starbot Cafe
serves assorted sushi, teriyaki chicken and vegetarian fried rice. There is indoor seating.
Universal Studios Singapore (USS) Zone 4 -¬†Ancient Egypt
The popular indoor roller coaster, Revenge of the Mummy, is found here. Prepare to be lurched sharply both forward and back in pitch darkness, with twists and sudden drops
.¬†Plagued on all sides by huge fireballs, swarms of scarab beetles and an army of warrior mummies, all in total darkness.¬†Can you survive the awesome power of Imhotep‚Äôs curse or will you be entombed inside forever?¬†
This is a high speed indoor roller coaster.
Across the street is¬†Treasure Hunters, a simple Egyptian excavation jeep ride that is gentler on the heart.
Food options: Oasis Spice Cafe
serves up a buffeteria made of of a variety of Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine.
Universal Studios Singapore (USS) Zone 5 -¬†The Lost World
Home to 3 rides, all Jurrassic Park themed.
Jurrassic Park Rapids Adventure, a thrilling river raft ride through dinosaur exhibits will make you very wet.
¬†It‚Äôs lunch time at Jurassic Park and you‚Äôre on the menu. Featuring a white water raft system with state-of-the-art animatronics and a thrilling white water drop, thrill-seekers on circular rafts will be tossed on waterways within the Jurassic Park compound, where prehistoric creatures roam free.
Canopy Flyer, a suspended flying swing ride, is an outdoor aerial ride that gives riders a bird's eye view of Jurassic Park. Being one of the less heart-racing rides in Universal Studios Singapore, Canopy Flyer is an ideal choice for a family ride for young children and elderly who have to miss out on the main attractions in Universal Studios Singapore.
Dino-Soarin', a spinner ride, makes for good entertainment for children as they can control the dinosaur's up and down movements.
Food options: Try local Singaporean favourites such as laksa and chicken rice at Discovery Food Court
. Western food (hot dogs and bratwursts) is also available at Fossil Fuels
Universal Studios Singapore (USS) Zone 6 -¬†Far Far Away
Enter King Harold's Castle to watch the Shrek 4D film.¬†Help save Princess Fiona in a totally in-your-face fairy tale adventure. Through the miracle of OgreVision you‚Äôll see, hear, and actually FEEL the action right from your seat!¬†
Join Princess Fiona, Shrek and Donkey on a honeymoon adventure that picks up where the Oscar-winning movie ‚ÄúShrek‚ÄĚ left off, through an original 3-D film, complete with jumps, bumps, bounces, air blasts and water spray that magically transforms your experience from 3D to 4D and brings the action to life for each member of the audience with an extra dimension of special effects through the miracle of OgreVision glasses.
Junior family outdoor roller coaster Enchanted Airways¬†that runs through the entire land of Far Far Away gives riders a panoramic view of the place and provides enough speed for a gentle thrill.¬†Guests of all ages climb aboard Donkey‚Äôs beloved Dragon for a flight over Far Far Away and beyond. At Enchanted Airways, a merry cast of fairy tale creatures ‚ÄĒ from the Three Little Pigs to the Big Bad Wolf, from Gingy to Pinocchio ‚ÄĒ forms part of a magical airline in the form of a junior coaster that serves destinations throughout the World of Shrek!
There is also the Donkey Live Show of the Donkey character in Shrek, singing and joking with the audience.¬†Shrek‚Äôs fairy tale sidekick Donkey will bring the crowd to its feet in this all-new, one-of-a-kind, interactive live show experience, where guests sing along and even talk with Donkey in an intimate theatre setting.
Donkey Live scheduled show times: 1 show every 30 minutes, from 12:00pm to 6:00pm.¬†
The small ferris wheel, Magic Potion Spin, located inside the Fairy Godmother's Potion Shop, is a cute ride built exclusively for kids.¬†As guests make their way past the bubbling vats of Fairy Godmother‚Äôs Potion Shop, they‚Äôll encounter the fantastical heart of the factory, the Magic Potion Spin. This miniature ferris wheel drives a clinking, clanking potion.
Food options: Fried chicken at Goldilocks and wrap sandwiches at Friar's.
Universal Studios Singapore (USS) Zone 7 -¬†Madagascar
A land based on the movie Madagascar, exculsive to Universal Studios Singapore. The signature attraction here is Madagascar: A Crate Adventure, a 7 minute river boat ride in the dark through the main events of the first Madagascar film.¬†Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria, the four heroes from DreamWorks Animation‚Äôs blockbuster movie Madagascar, as they embark on an unforgettable river ride adventure in Madagascar: A Crate Adventure.
Another ride, King Julien's Beach Party-Go-Round is a family carousel featuring the different characters in the movie.¬†King Julien, the self-appointed King of the Lemurs, spins guests round and round to the beat of high-energy dance music in this crazy carousel, sure to be a family favourite. At this festive beach scene, King Julien and the Lemurs are throwing a party for their favourite freaks from New York: Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo, and Melman the Giraffe.
Food options: Halal food like Chicken satay and roasted chicken is available at Casa Del Wild. Bento boxes and tempura are available at Gloria's Snack Shack.
Hollywood Dreams Parade:¬†Saturdays and SundaysÔľĆ6.15pm
Lake Hollywood Spectacular:¬†SaturdaysÔľĆ8pm
Nearby Restaurants & Cafes in Resorts World Sentosa
- Malaysian Food Street
- Astons Specialties
- Casino Royale Bar
- Hard Rock Cafe
- The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
- Din Tai Fung
- Singapore Seafood Republic
- Fish & Crab Shack
- Ramen Play
Visitor's Reviews of Universal Studios Singapore (USS)
¬†"Universal studios was fun, we have been to the one in LA and the one in Singapore is a bit different but the rides were just as good. We had a great day."
"Awesome day, Best ride was the Transformers, go on it first thing and theres no line up,great rides..and awesome shows..good food, and great for souveneirs."
"This was probably the best experience we had in Singapore. Amazing rides, excellent entertainment shows/street shows, and a very helpful guide to show us around. Highly, highly recommended!. And yes, one day will probably not be enough to discover the whole place."
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: Universal Studios Singapore from the eyes of a local. Also filled with tons of photos.
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¬†Q:¬†Can we exit and re-enter Universal Studios Singapore (USS)¬†again?
A: The Universal Studios Singapore admission ticket is valid for a full day. If you need to leave Universal Studios Singapore, you will get a handstamp at the exit. A valid handstamp and ticket are required for re-entry. Some special events and shows may require a separate ticket.
Q:¬†What should I wear to Universal Studios Singapore (USS)?
A:¬†There is no strict dresscode, but for the best experience, wear comfortable clothes and shoes. You may wish to bring along a spare set of clothes, as certain attractions may get you wet. Lockers are available for a fee.¬† Proper attire, including shoes and shirts, must be worn at all times while visiting the Studio.
Q:¬†Will Universal Studios Singapore (USS)¬†be closed during heavy rain?
A: There are many sheltered areas within Universal Studios Singapore, but there are a few attractions in open air. During heavy rain, selected attractions may close temporarily.
Q:¬†Will I be able to get a refund on my ticket(s) should Universal Studios Singapore (USS)¬†be closed in the case of bad weather?
A:¬†Universal Studios Singapore is open rain or shine. Tickets sold are non-refundable.
Q:¬†Will I be able to bring in outside food and drinks into Universal Studios Singapore (USS)?
A:¬†Universal Studios Singapore offers a variety of fresh and delicious food for visitors to enjoy at restaurants and concession stands throughout the Park. Please note the following guidelines:¬†Acceptable items:
- ¬†Bottled water
- ¬†Any food required for medical purposes and medically‚Äďindicated nutritional supplements
- ¬†Any food required for special dietary needs
- ¬†Baby food/baby formula
- ¬†Soft-sided insulated bags no larger than 8.5‚ÄĚ wide x 6‚ÄĚ high x 6‚ÄĚ deep (216mm x 152mm x 152mm)
Q:¬†Are there¬†age,¬†height or weight restrictions for the attractions in Universal Studios Singapore (USS)?
A:¬†For safety purposes, there are certain restrictions¬†for various attractions. Please check¬†the¬†Rider's Guide¬†for more information.
Q:¬†Are there facilities for the handicapped in Universal Studios Singapore (USS)?
A: ¬†A complimentary¬†Rider's Guide for guests with disabilities is available at Guest Services. This guide explains boarding procedures and specific information relating to each attraction.
Q: What are the most popular and most recommended rides in Universal Studios Singapore¬†(USS)?
A: The 5 most popular rides are: Transformers, Revenge of the Mummies, Madagascar, Jurassic Park and Shrek 4D
Q: Should we buy an express pass package to skip the queue?
A: The queues in Universal Studios Singapore can be up to 2 hours on peak days, especially during festive seasons and public holidays. To save time, you can top up your regular admission ticket with an express fast pass that will allow you to join the much shorter priority queues.
Q: Where can I buy a discounted ticket or attraction package to Universal Studios Singapore (USS)?
A: We offer discount attraction ticket packages for tourists that help you save time and money. Choose the Singapore attractions (Night Safari, Sentosa, Singapore Flyer, Sands Skypark etc) you want and create your own customized package!
Free shuttle bus service for tourists (click here)