HAVE run-of-the-mill leisure options in your usual holiday routine got you saying, “Meh!”? Then it’s high time for new challenges. And where else for a whole series of enticing experiences but Singapore?

Our southern neighbour is only a hop, step and jump away – perfect for excursions over long weekends! Once there, brace yourself for energetic experiences that are set to break your routine.

The possibilities are endless in this fast-paced metropolis, and a night or two longer at the island will guarantee plenty of surprises. We’ve taken great pains in rounding up some great options for the young-at-heart traveller:

1) DC Superheroes cable car experience 

DC Superheroes cable car in Singapore.

DC Superheroes cable car experience. Photo: flywithsuperheroes.com.sg/Singapore Tourism Board

Being on a cable car can be a thrilling ride by itself. Imagine if it is enhanced with themed cabins, an Asian-first and augmented reality technology. You get to choose to be a part of the adventures of DC super heroes Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman or Green Lantern. Not only will you be able to snap memorable shots alongside your favourite superheroes, but also ‘fly’ across the scenic Singapore skyline.

There are also plenty of photo opportunities when you pose next to 3D life-sized statues of your favourite DC Super Heroes at Faber Peak Singapore.

2) Trick Eye Museum 

Trick Eye Museum Singapore.

Trick Eye Museum Singapore. Photo: Trick Eye Museum Singapore & Resorts World Sentosa/Singapore Tourism Board

When you hop off Sentosa Island, you have to try out this museum that teases and tricks you with visual experiences that blows your mind. It’s a fun-filled experience at the amazing world-renowned 3D exhibits at themed zones such as the ‘World of Masterpieces’, ‘Safari Kingdom’ and ‘Star of Circus’.

3) Sentosa Island 

Sentosa Island Skyline Luge, Singapore.

Sentosa Island. Photo: Skyline Luge Sentosa/Singapore Tourism Board

If outdoor adventures are more of your thing, take our word; a day out in Sentosa is the perfect experience for you. From the thrilling rides at South-East Asia’s first Universal Studios to the gravity-defying rush from the indoor skydiving at iFly, there’s nowhere else you and your friends can find this much adrenaline-packed excitement in one tiny island.

For water lovers, we recommend riding the waves from a 10-foot Flow Barrel at Wave House or becoming a human rocket by propelling above the sea with a Jetpack. What a rush!

4) Segway Tour 

Segway Tour, SIngapore.

Segway Tour. Photo: Gogreen Segway Eco Adventure/Singapore Tourism Board

If you’ve never taken a ride on a Segway before, now’s your chance. Not only do you pick up new experiences, it gives you an eye-opening trip around Marina Bay. Learn about the history and heritage behind the extraordinary landmarks that make up the stunning Singapore cityscape.

5) LaserOps 

LaserOps, SIngapore.

LaserOps. Photo: laserops.com.sg/Singapore Tourism Board

Live out your action fantasies while releasing some pent-up stress. Believe us, it’s a great way to release tension while getting your adrenaline pumping. Check out the purpose-built, state-of-the-art indoor laser tag arena where you can navigate through a maze, battle with an opposing team or simply hone your shooting skills.

6) Shakespeare in the Park 

Shakespeare In The Park in Singapore.

Shakespeare In The Park. Photo: Singapore Tourism Board

Wind down and relax while immersing yourself in the magic of the staging of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ under the stars. Brought to you by the very same company that has captivated locals and international visitors alike, Shakespeare in the Park has seen many successful productions of the great playwright’s works by the Singapore Repertory Theatre. Held at Fort Canning Park from April 29 to May 10, you’ll enjoy soaking in the lush surroundings from your blanket on the grass.