Marina Bay Carnival 2018
Updated: May 12, 2020
Here it is! Singapore's largest outdoor carnival is back! Each year, Prudential Insurance Inc. hosts the awe-inspiring Marina Bay Carnival during Christmas season and this is one of the major highlights when you celebrate Christmas in Singapore! You are lucky if you are visiting SG early next year because this carnival is open until 24 March 2019!
It has been raining recently for the past few days, so I really planned the best time for us to visit this festive carnival.
You will be welcomed by the bright and flashy entrance arch! There's no need to pay for an entrance fee, however, you will need to purchase the carnival card and load credits so you can enjoy over 40 rides and games that are waiting for you! Rides and games cost from 5 sgd to 14 sgd.
The first ride I saw is the Wave Swinger. You and your family can try this a little-bit-of-a-thrill ride. It looks fun and definitely it will be more amusing once you get to try this ride!
There are other rides that are family friendly too, such as Bounce and Spin, Euro Coaster, Bump Cars, Jungle River, Pony Express, Rockin' Tug, Shark Coaster and Tea Cup!
If you are with your kids, these are best for them - Dumbo, Formula 3000, Inflatable Slide, Mini Flume and Train.
The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival is known for its extreme and thrill rides. I can still remember last year there was this Mach 5 ride that will undeniably satisfy your thirst for an electrifying and scary ride! It is back again this year and people are still coming back for more.
The Mach 5 is the tallest ride at the Marina Bay Carnival. It is standing 55m tall (or 16 storeys high). This ride originated from United Kingdom and this is certainly not for the faint-hearted ones! It spins both clockwise and counter-clockwise mid-air and it is said that the speed can be up to 130km/hr.
You can also try the Das Fun Schiff or to us, is similar to the Sea Dragon.