A River-themed wildlife park, River Safari will open its doors to the public in a soft opening on 3rd of April.
The 12-hectare park situated at Mandai is built between the Singapore Zoo and Night Safari, and will feature some 150 plant species and 300 animal species. Built at a cost of S$160 million, visitors will be able to explore eight types of river habitats including the Mississippi, Nile, Amazon, Ganges and Yangtze rivers.
Creature exhibits include the Giant Salamander, the Mekong Giant Catfish and the Giant River Otter, the world’s largest otter which can grow up to 1.8metres in length. The main attraction of the park is the giant panda forest, which houses Kai Kai and Jia Jia and which has been open late last year.
Other attractions in the park includes the world’s largest freshwater aquarium, the Amazon Flooded Forest.
For those who are looking forward to a boat ride will have to wait as it’s been announced that
Riverboat rides and other major exhibits at the park will be opened at a later date.
Entrance fees (soft opening)
S$25 for Adults
S$16 for Children
S$12.50 for Senior Citizens