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What is Night Safari Singapore?

Night Safari is the world’s first nighttime wildlife park located in Singapore. It houses more than 2500 animals that are nocturnal with more than 130 species.

I recently visited The Night Safari with my wife We thoroughly enjoyed the park because of the variety of animals it has to offer. There are also shows at night that you can look for.

In the following Night Safari Singapore review, I’ll share our personal experiences along with the sights you’ll find there.

Explore this city is among the fascinating and interesting things you can do in Singapore during the night with your family and friends. Therefore, be sure to add this to your itinerary and begin planning your itinerary with the details below.

Be ready for an exciting adventure at Night Safari Singapore.

Night Safari Singapore is an enjoyable nighttime spot for those who love animals. It’s the reason it’s included in the top list of themed parks of Singapore that are worth a trip.

In addition, the park provides two unforgettable experience for guests.

The best option is taking a tram ride and then taking in the various animal exhibits. There, you’ll be able to see Malayan Tigers, White African lions, elephants, Axis deers, Rhinoceros and many more.

The other is to walk along the trails and having an intimate encounter with the sloth bears, lions fish cats, tigers and Asian Otters! There are animal shows to look out for.

I’ll give more information about the tram trip, walking trails and other shows using the aid of the below list.

Guided Tram Ride

There are two types of tram services available at Night Safari. You can pick between the standard tram and Express tram.

The trams provide a 40-minute ride time to explore the park and view various species of animals.

The major distinction between them is the express tram permits passengers to avoid the long lines. If you do not want to wait in line then you only need to pay an additional SGD $10.

It is recommended for people who are looking to cut down on time. You can purchase an Express tram tickets at the counter for reception located in the parking lot.

Walking Trails

Night Safari Singapore offers 4 trails for walking that allow you to get close-up views of the animals. They include Leopard Trail, Fishing Cat Trail, East Lodge Trail along with Wallaby Trail.

Each trail has various species. Therefore, you only need choose the one you’re attracted by.

However, there is you don’t have to be concerned because no matter which trail you choose you’ll be sure to have an enjoyable and memorable experience. You can even go on every trail you like!

1. Leopard Trail

A show of lions, porcupines, and leopards at Leopard Trail

Leopard Trail gives you a an insight into the lives of night-time creatures.

Here , you can watch the nighttime routines of some among the most well-known cats. This includes the Sri Lankan leopards, clouded leopards, golden cats the lion and civet.

It’s surprising to discover that this pathway isn’t just populated with cute cats. If you continue to walk, you’ll see other wild creatures.

It is possible to spot porcupines, eagle-owls, gigantic flying squirrels, as well as fruit bats while walking.

2. Fishing Cat Trail

A look at some binturongs, mousedeer, Hyenas and fish cats at the Fishing Cat Trail

Fishing Cat Trail is the home of some animals that are wild predators, such as stripe hyenas as well as fishing cats. These animals are very attuned to their surroundings. They plan their movements carefully so that they can pinpoint their next target.

Make sure that you’re not blinking when you’re watching them. Record their movements and be in amazed by their extraordinary capabilities.

Other wild animals you could discover are binturongs pangolins Asian Otters, and many more!

3. East Lodge Trail

Keep an eye out for Malayan wildlife, including sloth bears and tigers on the East Lodge Trail

East Lodge Trail is a trail that connects the wild trails of Africa along with Asia. The creatures of the grassland and tropics coexist in peace.

The residents here include Malayan Tigers, serval cats the sloth bears, the spotted Hyena.

Other notable creatures that are worth attention are anoas, babirusas and bongos.

So, if you’re animal lover take this path and get to know your favourites throughout the trail.

4. Wallaby Trail

Don’t forget to check out the barn owls and possums along with Wallabies on the Wallaby Trail

Wallaby Trail is a different fun track worth a visit. Enjoy this rare chance of watching wallabies live. Sometimes, you’ll see the animals jumping with their newborns in their pouches.

There’s plenty more to see in this wallaby habitat. The trails also highlight other species from Australia, New Guinea, and New Zealand.

Enjoy a natural encounter with natural charmers like sugar gliders, barnowls and Possums. The white-lipped Python will also be there.


Singapore’s Night Safari also comes with two spectacular performances that are certainly well worth it. These include two shows: the Thumbuakar Performance and the Creatures of the Night.

The two shows are both amazing to view, so it is a must to watch them when you visit this park that is nocturnal.

1. Thumbuakar Performance

The jaw-dropping and breath-taking Thumbuakar Performance

Thumbuakar Performance is an exhilarating outdoor spectacle that will be awe-inspiring to you. The performance is held at the entrance of the park and serves as a welcoming greeting to all visitors.

Be captivated by the talented pyro warriors that showcase their skills.

Pay attention as they show off their amazing fire-twirling and eating actions.

Their movements perfectly match their beats, adding the intensity of their performance.

It is no doubt that this show is sure to pique your desire to visit the park.

Place: Entrance Courtyard
Duration: 7 mins
Show Time: 6:45 PM8:45 PM / 8:00 PM / 9:00 PM 10:15 PM
*10:00 PM shows only available on Saturday, Friday as well as Public Holiday.

2. The Creatures from the Night

Creatures of the Night is another show to include on your schedule.

This informative and entertaining program spotlights several animals with talent.

Enjoy the Owls, civets, as well as Fennec the foxes. Be amazed by these cute creatures as they delight the viewer with their charming antics.

Otters are also popular with the public. They’ll be awestruck by their unique ability to segregate rubbish.

Additionally, it’s difficult to not smile when you see people refusing to take orders.

Location: Amphitheatre
Duration: 25 minutes
Showtime 7:15 pm / 8:30 PM/ 9:15 PM / 10:30 9:15 PM
*10:30 PM only show available on Saturday, Friday as well as Public Holiday.

Admission Time

Night Safari Singapore offers four different time slots for entering the park. They are 7:15 pm 8,15 pm, 9:00 PM and 10:15 PM.

It is highly recommended to make reservations for the most earliest time slot that’s 7:15 PM due to the following reasons:

This gives you plenty of time to see the various attractions in Safari at night. Safari.
It is easier to see the animals at this time when the sky isn’t too dark.
In this moment there are more animals active than in later slots. This means that there is a greater chance of getting to spend time with animals that are energetic.