Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Giveaway: Tickets to UnderWater World & Buffet at Island Cuisine!

We've only brought Kaitlin to the S.E.A Aquarium at RWS, and that was probably about 2 years ago. Thus, when we were invited to check out UnderWater World and catch the Dolphin and Fur Seals show I was really excited to bring Kaitlin to go check it out. Now that she is older, she's more inquisitive so I knew she would enjoy checking out the oceanarium and watching the performance would be a fun experience for her!
I had planned for us to catch the Dolphin and Fur Seals show at 11am, but we were running late and eventually took a cab down and made some last minute changes to our plan for the day.


That's us on the cab! While on the way, Kaitlin kept saying she wanted to go to see the performance show first so I told her our plan and then she went on repeating what we were going to do till we reached. And yes, there was the whole "Are we there yet?" questions as well!


We collected our tickets and just a heads up that you might spot roaming peacocks around that ticketing area outside of UWS! Before you enter UWS, there will be staff on site to help you take pictures which you can choose to purchase later on at the souvenir shop.


We checked out the touch pool first where there were stingrays and other sea animals. It was a good thing that we visited on a weekday morning as there was not much of a crowd so we didn't have a problem looking at them and feeding the fish.


We saw interesting exhibits like the seahorses and the looked at the development of the shark embryo. This was really cool cos they were actual live embryos!


We also saw sea garden eels, harlequin shrimps, pipefish, seadragons and lots of different types of turtles which were really big!


There were lots of different species of crabs too like the horseshoe crab, Japanese giant spider crab and rainbow crabs. There was also an interactive area for kids to learn more about crabs. Kaitlin enjoyed pressing the buttons and watching the different parts of the crab light up. Great way for learning!


We also found Nemo! There was a dome-shaped exhibit where kids could go under and look up at clownfish which was pretty cool so when Kaitlin went under a second time, I joined her hehe!



Then came our favourite exhibit! The jellyfish.


They were so pretty to look at! We just stood there for awhile admiring them before we went on to the Ocean Tunnel.


I remember having gone to UWS when I was a kid and the most significant memory of it was the Ocean Tunnel so I was sure that Kaitlin would enjoy it too! Kaitlin was pointing out to us the stingrays, sharks and "big fish" and even made us go back again so that we could look at each other from the tank side. So we took turns going back to the tunnel and looking at each other!

Before we left we went back to some of the exhibits earlier as Kaitlin wanted to check them out again. She fed the stingrays and told us she wanted to put her hand in the water to touch the fish. Well awhile after she actually put her hand in, she changed her mind but good start to being brave and trying new things!


We then went on to the UWS shop to view our photos that we had taken earlier on at the entrance. We opted to get magnets cos we have so many photos already and also the magnets were going at 2 for $25! Originally going at 1 for $20. So why not right? Plus Kaitlin loves to play with the magnets on the fridge so we knew she would love this! 


By then it was time for lunch! We headed to Island Cuisine located just at the exit of UWS shop for our buffet lunch which had a spread of local favourites like Chicken Curry, Otah, Siew Mai, Ngoh Hiang, Mee Siam, Chicken Rice and many more. There was also ice-cream!



After lunch we made our way to the Dolphin and Fur Seals Show. Since we were slightly early, we checked out the otters that were along the way.


We caught the 2pm show and it wasn't too crowded so we managed to a get a good seat to catch the Dolphin and Fur Seals show. 



It was a first time for all three of us catching the performance show so we were all pretty wow-ed by it! Kaitlin was excited for it to start and when the show started she was quietly watching. Entertaining enough for her that she didn't end up fidgeting or saying that she wanted to leave :D

We enjoyed ourselves lots at UWS, especially at the interactive zones where Kaitlin could feed the sea animals and view them at a closer proximity and at the Ocean Tunnel. Of course when comparing UWS (being older) to SEA, the latter would win but if you're searching for somewhere else to bring the kids to at Sentosa or prefer a place that's less crowded then UWS may be a better option. Our meal at Island Cuisine was pretty average considering the price.The Dolphin and Fur Seals show was a wonderful end to our trip as it was our first time watching these animals perform (abit mountain turtle there) and we're glad that we had the opportunity to spend a fun day out with the bub this June Holidays.

If you're interested to check out UWS +  Dolphin and Fur Seals show + have buffet lunch/dinner at Island Cuisine..there's a special ongoing promotion for the month of June! It costs only $19.90/pax for all of the above. More details in poster below or you can click here to find out more.



Another great piece of news! UWS has kindly given Hello Little Sunshine 5 pairs tickets for GIVEAWAY so that you readers enjoy the above same perks :D

All you've got to do is:
1. Leave a comment below on who you would like to bring to UWS and why?
2. Submit entries by 20 June 11.59pm because the contest ends at midnight.

Winners will be chosen randomly.

*Terms & Conditions apply
1.     Promotion is only applicable to local residents of Singapore. (i.e. Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents, Holders of Employment Passes, work Permit or Dependent's Pass)
2.     Promotion is valid for both adult and child and has to be redeemed within 3 months of receiving the tickets.
3.     To qualify, visitors are required to produce relevant identification, subjected to one admission ticket per local ID.
4.     This promotion is not applicable with any ongoing promotions.
5.     This promotion is not applicable for group tours.
6.     This promotion is only valid for watching the dolphin show. Charges are applicable should invited visitors wish to participate in the dive or have contact with the dolphins.
7.     Point-of-exchange for promotion: Underwater World Singapore ticketing counter.
8.     Promotion is only valid for communicated date of visit
9.     Guest must retain and present this invite for entry
10.  Guest must retain and present this invite to redeem buffet meal at Island Cuisine.
11.  Guest are only allowed to use this invite once.
12.  UWS reserves the right to refuse redemption, entry and/or participation if the above conditions are not fulfilled.
13.  UWS Shall not be liable for cancellation of any programmes due to wet weather or unforeseen circumstances.
14.  Island Cuisine will offer local delicacies in a buffet format daily from 11.30am - 3pm(Last seating: 2.30pm) and 5.30pm - 9pm (Last seating: 8.30pm).
15.  Island Cuisine is not a halal certified restaurant. Dishes do not contain pork/lard.
16.  UWS reserves the right to substitute the buffet meal with another item of equivalent value.
 Redemption period for winners will be 3 months within receiving the tickets

Disclaimer: We were given invited to visit UnderWater World Singapore, have a buffet meal at Island Cuisine and watch the Dolphin and Fur Seals Show. All opinions are views are my own and were not influenced by any external factors.

20 comments:

  1. I wish to spend one on one time with my girl as she is feeling abit overwhelmed with the arrival of baby brother. The last time we went she was still very young!

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    1. Hi Preciouz,

      Congrats! You've won yourself a pair of tickets to UWS Singapore. Kindly email me the following details to beverlywoo.bw@gmail.com so that I could liaise with you regarding the ticket redemption.

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      Thank you!

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  2. I will bring my Eli along as his favourite animal is the dolphin and he will be thrilled to see them 'live'.

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  3. The dolphin and fur seals show looks interesting! It'd be nice to bring my daughter and parents to visit the animals!

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  4. I'd love to bring my 3.5 year old - She's fascinated with turtles! Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

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  5. would really love to bring my Big K! Need to spend some quality time with her to keep the tantrums at bay! n this is just perfect!

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  6. I would love to bring my family there. The boys would love looking at the fishes and dolphins. And we could have a buffet after that.

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  7. I would love to bring my family there. The boys would love looking at the fishes and dolphins. And we could have a buffet after that.

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  8. The RWS UNDERWATER WORLD will be great attraction for a family day out. I intend to organize a 3-generation outing with my parents, my husband's parents and our 2 kids aged 9 and 7 and spent all day there!

    I'm very positive it's going to be a day of bliss as we've kept fishes at home and we all love water creatures! It's a great enjoyment to watch them swim in such a huge tank and also information to teach you all you wanted to know. The huge tank with the sharks is amazing and we hope to be there for feeding times. I want my kids to learn how centers like this take care of aquatic animals especially pink Dolphins and protect them from extinction.

    The adults including my husband and I will be happy sharing our day with Nemo and his friends and enjoy with the sharks! I really hope to win the 2 tickets too! Thank you HELLO LITTLE SUNSHINE & RESORTS WORLD SENTOSA ★★★★

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  9. I certainly hope to bring my 10year old niece Melinda and 12 year old nephew Zachary to a trip in a submarine-style elevator to the depths of the ocean, where a glass ‘Ocean Tunnel’ walkway through a huge overhead tank enjoying a spectacle of  different shark and fish species!! This will give ALL OF US an unforgettable view of life in a tropical ocean.

    I'm also ecstatic to know that we can buy fish food to feed them n my younger ones will love the immersive experience at touch pools, something they can never learn in classrooms!

    I really hope to win a chance for me n my cute adorable Melinda and Zachary the chance to visit the wonderful underwater wonderland!

    Thank YOU!
    Sheenya

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    1. Hi Sheenya,

      Congrats! You've won yourself a pair of tickets to UWS Singapore. Kindly email me the following details to beverlywoo.bw@gmail.com so that I could liaise with you regarding the ticket redemption.

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      Thank you!

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  10. I will be bringing my 3-year-old there. He likes sea creatures, and I had brought my elder son there before. He had enjoyed watching videos of his brother and the sea creatures at Underwater World, and asked why he had not gone there.

    I really hope he would be able to experience what his brother had gone through.

    Hope to win this!

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  11. It will be a great sensory experience for my kids to see the Rays and touch them! They would definitely love to see the Pink Dolphin too! I'd be happy to do the same :-) thanks and I hope to win

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  12. My family n kids love aquariums because we love to watch fishes and other sea creatures. Their flowing movement is so therapeutic to us :D. Plus the kids get to learn and experience new things especially the touchpool!! After reading your fun post, I wanna go visit the Underwater World now!! :) :)

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    1. Hi Eleanor,

      Congrats! You've won yourself a pair of tickets to UWS Singapore. Kindly email me the following details to beverlywoo.bw@gmail.com so that I could liaise with you regarding the ticket redemption.

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  13. I would love to bring my girls and hubby. It gonna be a family bonding session where we get to explore, see and learn about the sharks, jellyfishes, starfish etc in the Underwater World Singapore and I'm sure we will be bombarded with lots of WHY WHY WHY and the kids are going to have a lot of fun!!!

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    1. Hi JingRong,

      Congrats! You've won yourself a pair of tickets to UWS Singapore. Kindly email me the following details to beverlywoo.bw@gmail.com so that I could liaise with you regarding the ticket redemption.

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      Thank you!

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  14. I love to bring my daughter as she loves sea creatures!

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    1. Hi Alexis,

      Congrats! You've won yourself a pair of tickets to UWS Singapore. Kindly email me the following details to beverlywoo.bw@gmail.com so that I could liaise with you regarding the ticket redemption.

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      Thank you!

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  15. This is for My Sister who just went through a tough patch in Divorce and is feeling very depressed. She is raising her 2 kids on her own and struggling with her finances too. I know she loves marine world that are altogether unbelievably stunning and beautiful! I would like to bring my sister n her 2 kids aka my nieces to witness the majestic underwater world.

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