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MegaZip Adventure Park is an attraction on Imbiah Hill, Sentosa Island, Singapore.

MegaZip Adventure Park is an attraction on Imbiah Hill, Sentosa Island, Singapore.

Overview of the MegaZip Adventure Park

• It was established by former British Army officer Alexander Blyth.
• It was opened to the public in September 2009.
• Its chief executive Mike Barclay called MegaZip Sentosa’s first sports attraction.
• Asia’s most extreme zip line takes adrenaline junkies from the jungle canopy of Imbiah Hill to the white sands of Fox Finish Point.
• This is a jump from 75 meters high, 450 meters long at heart pounding speed of 50 Km per hour.
• Singapore’s first 3 wire zip tests friendships as you race your pals or parents to the finish line.
• It is exhilarating, breathtaking, and fast and furious.

Activities with Megazip

1. ClimbMax
• This is a premiere high rope’s adventure course – with a 3 level high aerial ropes obstacle course.
• It is build around 15 metre high Eucalyptus trees.
• Participants are provided with full-body harnesses and are connected to continuous belaying systems.
• This course consists of 14 obstacles per level.
• This course includes confidence gaps, horizontal ladders and mini flying foxes.

2. ParaJump
• This is a simulated parachute jump.
• It is connected to a power fan descender that ensures a soft landing and maximum safety.
• Participants experience free fall from jumping off a 15 metre tower.

3. MegaZip
• This is the main attraction.
• It is a 450 metre Zip-line which takes you from the peak of Imbiah Hill, 75 metres above ground level.
• Then it takes one across the jungle, the beach, the sea and ending your ride on Siloso beach Island.
• Participants are connected to a Zip-line by a customized ‘zipper’.
• It rolls you from the start to end point at speeds of approximately 50 km/h.

Prices at MegaZip Adventure Park

• MegaZip: $35 / Person
• Climbmax: $35 for 24 obstacles
• ParaJump: $15 / Jump
• Jungle Ride: $5 / Trip
• VIP Pass: $20

Packages at MegaZip Adventure Park

1. The Dragon
MegaZip, ClimbMax, ParaJump & NorthFace
S$75 / Person
2. The Tiger Package
MegaZip, ClimbMax, ParaJump
S$60 / Person
3. The Eagle Package
MegaZip, ClimbMax
S$55 / Person
4. The Monkey Package
ClimbMax, ParaJump & NorthFace
S$50 / Person

Rules and Regulations at MegaZip Adventure Park

Height and weight restrictions apply.
1. Megazip
• Min. height: 0.9m accompanied by a responsible companion of 1.5m.
• 1.2m unaccompanied by an adult
• Min. weight 30kg
• Max. weight 140kg
2. ClimbMax
• Min. height 120cm
• Min. weight 25kg
• Max. weight 120kg
3. ParaJump
• Min. height Nil
• Min. weight 30kg
• Max. weight 120kg
4. NorthFace
• Min. height Nil
• Min. weight 25kg
• Max. weight 120kg

• 11am – 7pm daily

Some more attractions of Sentosa Island

• Sentosa 4D Magix
• Sentosa CineBlast
• Fort Siloso
• MegaZip Adventure Park
• Azzura Beach Club
• Sentosa Luge & Skyride
• Tiger Sky Tower
• Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom
• Underwater World and Dolphin Lagoon

Beaches at Sentosa

• Palawan Beach
• Siloso Beach
• Tanjong Beach

Other facilities
• There are six hotels and resorts in Sentosa.
• Spa Villas.

Events at Sentosa

• Barclays Singapore Open
• Sentosa Balloon Hats Festival
• Beach parties
• Sentosa Flowers
• The SWATCH-FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 2007

Best time to visit/climate

– Singapore is located a mere 1.5 degrees north of the Equator.
– Weather is usually sunny with no distinct seasons.
– Rain falls almost daily throughout the year.
– Most rainfall occurs during the northeast monsoon (November to January).
– Between May and October, forest fires in neighboring Sumatra can also cause dense haze.
The temperature averages around:
– 30°C (84°F) daytime, 24°C (76°F) at night in December and January.
– 32°C (90°F) daytime, 26°C (81°F) at night for the rest of the year.

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How to get to Sentosa?

• Basic admission to the island will set you back at least $2 per person.
• This is included in the transportation fares from the mainland to Sentosa.
• The island itself is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, although many of the attractions are not.
• The best way is in to take the North-East Line of the MRT to HarbourFront and then make your way to Level 3 of Vivocity
• Here you’ll find the Sentosa Express monorail to the island.
• The train operates every 5-8 minutes from 7AM to 11:45PM daily, and a round-trip ticket costs $3 (island admission included, EZ-Link accepted).
• The cheapest way though, is to take an SMRT bus for $2.
• RWS 8 from VivoCity/HarbourFront MRT.

1. By taxi or private car
• You’ll need to pay $2 to $7 per vehicle to enter, and a $3 taxi surcharge also applies on the way out.
• It is now possible to walk across the bridge via the Sentosa Broadwalk ($1, EZ-Link accepted).

2. The Cable Car
• This is between Sentosa, HarbourFront and Mt. Faber.
• Return ticket on Cable Car costs $26.

3. By Bus
• Three colored shuttle bus services — Yellow Line, Red Line and Blue Line.
• They connect Imbiah Station to various points on the island.
• Buses run from 7AM-11PM on weekdays and until 12:30 AM on Fri/Sat.

4. By Tram
• Beach trams supplemented by minivans shuttle people along the beaches every 15-20 minutes.
• One service connects Beach Station to Siloso Beach; another connects Beach Station to Palawan and Tanjong Beaches.

5. By Train
The new Sentosa Express, can also be used to shuttle between the beaches and Imbiah Station (near the Merlion).

How to reach Singapore?

1. By Plane
• Singapore is one of Southeast Asia’s largest aviation hubs.
• The easiest way to enter Singapore is by air in addition to flag-carrier Singapore Airlines.
• Its regional subsidiary is SilkAir.
• Singapore is also home to low-cost carriers Tiger Airways, Jetstar Asia and Scoot.
• Changi airport: The country’s main airport and major regional hub status.
• Seletar Airport: Seletar Airport is Singapore’s first airport.

2. By Road
• Singapore is linked by two land crossings to Peninsular Malaysia.
• The Causeway is very popular.

3. By Bus
There are buses to/from Kuala Lumpur (KL) and many other destinations in Malaysia through the Woodlands Checkpoint and the Second Link at Tuas.
Major operators include:
– Aeroline
– First Coach
– NiCE
– Transnasional
– Transtar

4. By Train
• Singapore is the southern terminus of Malaysia’s Keretapi Tanah Melayu network.
• There are two day trains (the Ekspres Sinaran Pagi and Ekspres Rakyat) and a sleeper service (Ekspres Senandung Malam) daily from Kuala Lumpur.
• A day train (the Lambaian Timur departing Singapore at 4:45AM).
• Sleeper (Ekspres Timuran departing at 6PM) daily along the “Jungle Railway” between Singapore and Gua Musang.

5. By Boat
Getting to/away from the ferry terminals:
• HarbourFront FT: Located next to HarbourFront MRT station.
• Tanah Merah FT: Get off at Bedok MRT station and catch bus No. 35 to ferry terminal.
• Changi FT: No bus stop nearby, take a taxi from Changi Village or Tanah Merah MRT.
• Changi Point FT: Take bus No. 2, 29 or 59 to Changi Village Bus Terminal and walk to the ferry terminal.

6. Cruises
• Star Cruises offers multi-day cruises from Singapore to points throughout Southeast Asia, departing from HarbourFront FT.
• Common destinations include: Malacca, Klang (Kuala Lumpur), Penang, Langkawi, Redang and Tioman in Malaysia, as well as Phuket,Krabi, Ko Samui and Bangkok in Thailand.
• There are also several cruises every year to Borneo (Malaysia),Sihanoukville (Cambodia), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and even some 10 night long hauls to Hong Kong.

Some travel books from Amazon about Singapore

Lonely Planet Singapore Frommer’s Singapore Day by Day Malaysia and Singapore

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