Explore the River Safari in Singapore

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Explore the River Safari in Singapore
River Safari Singapore is Asia's first river-themed wildlife park where you can experience the majesty and thrill of some of the most iconic rivers in the world while meeting some really special animals. This 12-hectares wildlife reserve is packed with previews of the freshwater habitat of historic rivers like the Amazon, Mississippi, Mae Klong, Nile, and more, among other exciting things!

 The reserve features a setup which allows you to explore the wildlife park on foot and end the experience with a magical cruise that traverses the gentle waters of the park, where you can spot countless aquatic animals like the endangered giant Mekong catfish. You will also get an opportunity to meet the resident giant pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia at the Giant Panda Forest!

  • Why Visit River Safari?

    Why Visit River Safari?Why Visit River Safari?

    Housing over 6000 animals across 200 species, and 400 plant species, River Safari Singapore is an experience you just cannot miss! Out of the 200 animal species present in River Safari, 40 are threatened, making the place even more special. Guests can explore the park on a thrilling adventure along the Mississippi, Congo, Nile, Ganges, Mekong and Yangtze rivers, where they can get a good look into the freshwater aquariums and the rich walk-through exhibits.

    Beyond being just a fun experience for families, River Safari Singapore takes an active part in global conservation efforts pertaining to many species of flora and fauna. With their captive breeding programmes, the park management hopes to give aquatic animals, such as the manatee and the giant river otter, a fighting chance. Also, in an effort to make the conservation of endangered species a global effort, there are many interactive in-park activities such as enrichment programmes, interdisciplinary trails, and workshops. The main idea behind these immersive experiences is to engage the senses and provide a unique, hands-on experience for everyone.

  • 1. River Zones

    1. River Zones1. River Zones

    The most popular attraction in River Safari Singapore is the River Zones. You’ll get to experience the following iconic rivers:

    Mississippi: This exhibit features a range of North American wildlife from the world’s fourth longest river. Packing a powerful bite are the alligator snapping turtles and their cousins, the common snapping turtles.

    Congo: The Congo River, also known as the Zaire River, is one of the largest rivers in the world and the deepest (220 m at one point!). Here you can discover colourful fish species like the Congo tetra, giant freshwater puffer, etc.

    Nile: Regarded as the longest river in the world at 6800 km, the Nile’s water resources are shared by about 11 countries, particularly Egypt and Sudan. Here you'll discover the African arowana, tigerfish, and giraffe catfish.

    Ganges: Strange, mysterious, and holy at the same time, the Ganges river is revered by Hindus and home to the unusual Indian gharial, frog-faced softshell turtle, and the intriguing goonch catfish.

    Mekong: Mekong River, the closest to Singapore, is the lifeline of countries in the region like China, Burma, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam. It is a powerful source of clean energy and humongous river life like the monster giant catfish and the freshwater stingray.

    Yangtze: The Yangtze River is the longest river in Asia and the third in the world. It has been deeply intertwined with the history, culture and economy of China for centuries. Exhibited here are the ancient sturgeon, giant salamander and the Chinese alligator.

  • 2. Giant Panda Forest

    2. Giant Panda Forest2. Giant Panda Forest

    Another key attraction of River Safari Singapore, the Giant Panda Forest offers a delightful little experience. Here, you can meet lovable giant pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia in a climate-controlled biodome that simulates their natural habitat. The Giant Panda Forest is also home to the rare red panda, so watch out for them while here.

  • 3. River Safari Cruise

    3. River Safari Cruise3. River Safari Cruise

    End your day of exploration and discovery by hopping on the River Safari Cruise to enjoy and relax after a fun-filled day. Look out for scenic photo opportunities as you gently cruise along the upper Seletar reservoir. The best part? There’s no height restriction for the cruise, which means everyone in your family can come along for this adventure.

  • 4. Amazon River Quest

    4. Amazon River Quest4. Amazon River Quest

    Experience the marvelous and mysterious Amazonian boat adventure with Amazon River Quest. Designed to simulate a journey along the Amazon River, your keen senses will come into play here. Try and spot the well-camouflaged and elusive wildlife hidden among the lush vegetation. Highlights include the Brazilian tapir, jaguar, and the giant anteater!

  • 5. Squirrel Monkey Forest

    5. Squirrel Monkey Forest5. Squirrel Monkey Forest

    The Squirrel Monkey Forest will give you ample opportunities to get really close to these small, adorable animals, native to Central and South America. Unlike other animals, squirrel monkeys are generally quite curious, which means you won’t have to strain your eyes looking for them in the camouflaged natural surroundings.

  • 6. Amazon Flooded Forest

    6. Amazon Flooded Forest6. Amazon Flooded Forest

    In the world’s largest freshwater gallery, get a special view of remarkable aquatic animals in an underwater ecosystem that mimics the submerged Amazon. You’ll get to witness red-bellied piranhas, manatees, electric eel, black-finned pacu, motoro stingray, arapaimas, and giant river otters!

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