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It's time to ring in some positivity by chiming the Prosperity Bell!

The Sentosa Merlion Tour, brings you a visit to the 37 meter tall, gigantic Merlion at Sentosa Island which distinguishes itself as the only Merlion in Singapore and provides a 360 degree view of this exotic city from 60 meters above sea level. The legendary Merlion is a half lion half fish guardian of prosperity which personifies Singapore’s history as a port city. The lion depicts the folklore of Prince Sang Nila Utama’s rediscovery of Lion (singa) and City (pura) while the fish tail symbolises ancient fishing village of Temasek, meaning “sea” in Javanese.

You will get a chance to explore its 5 new zones to see its archival behind-the-scenes construction photographs. If you are a curious soul, you will enjoy the interactive learning using virtual reality technology and a 3D animated show. By the time you leave, don't forget chiming the Prosperity Bell and receiving a limited edition Prosperity Coin.

Daily 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

How to Reach:
Address: 30 Imbiah Road, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099958
Via Sentosa Express: Board the Sentosa Express from Sentosa Station at VivoCity Level 3, Lobby L and alight at Imbiah Station
Via Bus: Board Bus 1, 2 or 3 and alight at Merlion Plaza
Via Cable Car: Alight at Merlion Station

The last entry to Merlion Tower is at 07:30 p.m.


  • Sightseeing
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  • Photography

Things To Carry

  • Camera
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  • Sunscreen
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  • Valid ID
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  • Water Bottle


  • The last entry to Merlion Tower is at 19:30
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  • The customer needs to submit the details within 48 working hours of the bookings. In case he/she fails to submit the details, the bookings will be canceled without any refund.

Tour Type

  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel up to 4 days before begin of the activity, you will get a full refund. If you cancel 3-0 days before begin of the activity or no-show, you will get no refund.

Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.



  • Sightseeing
  • Photography

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    People Also Ask

    1. What are the timings for Sentosa Merlion Singapore?

      The timing followed in Sentosa Merlion is from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm. And last entry is at 7.30 pm. Tourists who come after 7.30 pm, won’t be allowed for the day under any circumstances. Due to safety and security reasons, the management has made such time restrictions. Once you enter the location, you are sure to wonderstruck on seeing the world’s famous Sentosa Merlion. You can discover the new trivia and learn how the Sentosa Merlion came to be the Guardian of Prosperity of Singapore. Please note that all the attractions are time-specific and staffs do not extending the time.

    2. What are the different kinds of zones inside?

      Zone 1 – Tales & Sails: It is a 3D animated story, depicting how Prince Sang Nila Utama discovered Singapura. You can immerse into the adventurous journey of the Prince to reach his destiny. Zone 2 – A Legend in the Making: Travel the Merlion’s journey and learn about its key milestones since the 1960s. It gives an insightful experience, where you can explore more about the mythological character of Merlion. Zone 3 – Building a Great Fortune: Through virtual reality, you can see the conceptualization and creation of the Sentosa Merlion. Its symbolic elements give more significance to the place. Zone 4 – At the Heart of Progress: The half-lion and the half-fish creature is not just about bravery, humility, and etc. it also portrays good luck. Get ready to unveil more. Zone 5 – Looking Beyond the Horizon: After exploring enough about Sentosa Merlion, you can get the best panoramic view of the place, and Singapore’s skyline at its Head and Mouth galleries.

    3. How to reach Sentosa Merlion Singapore?

      The Sentosa Merlion in Singapore is accessible by cable car, Sentosa Express, and car/taxi. By Cable Car – If you’re coming via Mount Faber Line, you can take the cable car and alight at Sentosa Station. Then head towards Merlion Plaza in escalator. Similarly, if you’re coming via Sentosa Line, you can take the cable car and alight at Merlion Station, and walk to the location. By Sentosa Express – Once you get into the Sentosa Express at VivoCity Level 3, Lobby L, you need to get down at Imbiah Station, which is the nearest station. By Car/Taxi – You can park the car or ask the taxi driver to stop at Beach Station. From there, you can come to Imbiah Station by taking Sentosa Express.

    4. What are the different ticket options?

      There are two types of tickets available. Sentosa Merlion – Standard Tickets: With this ticket, you can get a free cup of coffee and $1 OFF retail products at the Sentosa Merlion Shop. • Adult - $18.00 • Child/Senior - $15.00 Sentosa Merlion Guided Tour – Standard Tickets: Here, you can get a deeper understanding about the statue with the help of our dedicated tour guide. The meeting point is at Sentosa Merlion Main Entrance. Tour timings: 11.45 am, 1.45 pm, and 3.45 pm daily. • Adult - $25.00 • Child/Senior - $20.00 Apart from that, there are also offers and promotions available during season times to attract more tourists.

    5. Can I bring my own food?

      No. You cannot bring your food or drinks inside the place. As per the guidelines are drawn, tourists cannot bring outside food into the location. However, there are plenty of restaurants offering vibrant food items at your convenience. The menu includes both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food, and one can go for his most-loved recipe and enjoy it unlimitedly. In the restaurants, you can find all international varieties such as Continental, Indian, American, Thailand, etc. If anyone found violating the rules, he or she needs to face the consequences.

    6. How long is my visit expected to last?

      One can take at least 1 hour to cover all attractions within the Sentosa Merlion Singapore. Considering five distinctive zones, each carrying its own values and features, one cannot easily skip any zone without exploring its uniqueness. Thus, to experience each zone at ease, one can take up to 2 hours time. Since there is no time restriction given on tourists, they can stay as much as they can and enjoy the place. From the given zones, the Zone – 5 seems to be the best, where tourists can rejuvenate their body and soul with nature. It gives an open environment to get panoramic views and a few breathtaking clicks.

    7. Are children allowed in the Sentosa Merlion Singapore?

      Yes, of course. Tourists must bring their children and give them the best holiday respite out of it. There are many attractions specially designed to attract kids such as virtual reality experience, a 3-D animated story, and so on. Every year, millions of travellers come with their children and have a memorable experience overall. Thus, if you want to surprise your child with the world’s famous statue, you can bring him/her to this magnificent place without any second thought.

    8. What are the experiences inside Sentosa Merlion Singapore?

      Right from the entrance, you will be stunned with a variety of experiences that waits for your arrival. Through the 3-D animation, you can go back to the magical history that depicts the journey of a prince, reaching his destiny. Then, you can see a story-telling about the famous Sentosa Merlion and its mythological facts, followed by the most-awaited bird’s eye view from the top. Above all, the visit can’t be complete without taking pictures with the 37-meter tall statue, the Sentosa Merlion. Thus, the place is jam-packed with exciting moments and experiences which could never fade away.

    9. Is it open every day?

      Yes, indeed. The place is open every day, offering the same level of experiences to its customers throughout the year. You can plan your upcoming trip Sentosa Merlion and create a new album for Singapore. Here, the five zones are open for the public on all days a year, irrespective of weekdays and weekends.

    10. What all things should we bring with us?

      Firstly, you need to carry a valid ID card. Just for verification purpose, the staffs ask you to display the ID card. Secondly, you can carry sunscreen to avoid sunburns or any disease from harming. The next important thing is the camera. As we know, the most alluring Sentosa Merlion statue is standing firmly and shines from all sides, and one cannot leave without taking a picture with it. And please carry a water bottle filled in just in case.

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