The Full Wiki

More info on Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore: Map

Advertisements
  
  
  

Wikipedia article:

Map showing all locations mentioned on Wikipedia article:



Universal Studios Singapore is a new theme park located within Resorts World Sentosa on Sentosa Islandmarker, Singaporemarker. It was a key component of Genting's bid for the right to build Singapore's second integrated resort. It was announced on 8 December 2006 by the Singapore government that the consortium had won the bid and construction of the theme park and the rest of the resort then started on 16 April 2007 and will be opening in early 2010. It will be the second Universal Studios to open in Asia and the first in Southeast Asia.

The official plans for the park were unveiled to the public when Universal Studios Singapore released a map of the park to the public on 20 October 2009.

Park design

The park will be in size, occupying the eastern part of the Resorts World Sentosa. There will be a total of 24 attractions, of which 18 will be original or specially adapted for the park. It consists of seven uniquely themed zones which will encircle a lagoon, each location will feature an iconic location based on blockbuster movies or television shows. Each zone will feature their unique attractions, character appearances, dining and shopping areas. These include the world's tallest Dueling roller coaster based on the hit television show Battlestar Galactica™, a castle from the world of Shrek, live shows by the infamous Universal Monsters as well as celebrity Look-alikes. The park will also includes about 30 restaurants and food carts together with 20 unique retail stores and carts located around the park.

The park will be the home to the world’s biggest single collection of DreamWorks Animation theme park attractions, occupying 2 of the 7 themed zones, namely based on "Far Far Away" from Shrek and the island of "Madagascarmarker" from the computer-animated movie Madagascar.

A total of 20 attractions will be opened on the Opening Day of the park, along with multiple shopping and dining outlets. Universal Parks & Resorts is marketing the park as a "one-of-its-kind theme park in Asia" as they promised that the park will be the only of its kind in Southeast Asia for the next 30 years.

Themed zones

The Hollywood zone will be based on the real life Hollywood Boulevardmarker, it will be the main zone of the park as it will be the first zone that visitors will enter upon entering the park. Hollywood will also host the Pantages Hollywood Theater which will be a Broadwaymarker-style theater which will host plays, musicals and performances. Visitors will also be able to experience the dynamic architecture, palm trees and the famous Walk of Fame which are all iconic of the Hollywood Boulevardmarker. Hollywood will host a variety of flagship stores and will be the main shopping area of the park.

The New York zone will also be based on the real life New Yorkmarker city, it will feature the trademark city skylines, neon lights, façades and sidewalks as well as the romantic atmosphere of the Big Apple which is commonly portrayed in movies. New York will also host the attraction, Lights! Camera! Action! which is a special effects stage which will show visitors what is behind the scenes on movie sets and will be hosted by renowned director and producer, Steven Spielberg. New York also boasts the world famous cuisine of New York such as barbecue grills as well as pizza parlors.

The Sci-Fi City is a real-life imagination of how a common metropolis of the future would look like containing the many modern conveniences of life as well as the remnants of past inhabitants and cultures which were once part of the city as well as international visitors from all over the world and other planets. The city is based on the popular television series, Battlestar Galactica, and features the world's tallest Dueling roller coasters.

Ancient Egypt is based on the historical adaptation of Ancient Egypt during the 1930's Golden Age of Egyptian Exploration, it features obelisks and pyramids which are typical of Ancient Egypt. Also featured are Pharaoh's tombsmarker which were commonly discovered during that era, visitors would take the role of a daring archaeologist who aims to unravel the riddles of the Sphinx in this sand-swept lands. The Revenge of the Mummy attraction which is an extremely popular attraction at other Universal Studios around the world is also located and is based on the popular film franchise, The Mummy, starring Brendan Fraser.

Divided into two themed areas: Jurassic Park and WaterWorld, this zone contains many traditional attractions present in most Universal Studios parks around the world. Jurassic Park is based on the popular film franchise by Steven Spielberg based on the novels by Michael Crichton. The zone features the newly redesigned Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure which is based on the popular Jurassic Park River Adventure attraction in other Universal Studios parks. Waterworld contains mainly water-based attractions and is based on the popular film Waterworld starring Kevin Costner.

Far Far Away is inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s hit Shrek franchise which how the rich fairy-tale characters lived in daily life. The zone consists of many recognizable locations from the film series such as Shrek's swamp house as well as Far Far Away's glamorous Romeo Drive which contains the nightspots of the town such as Hook's Knight Club. The highlight of the zone is the Far Far Away Castle which is a world's first, it hosts attractions such as Shrek 4-D and Donkey Live featuring the voice talents of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas and Cameron Diaz.

Journey to Madagascar is inspired by the hit DreamWorks Animation franchise, Madagascar which featured four zoo animals escaping from the New York Zoo and unfortunately crashing onto the island of Madagascarmarker. The zone features lush tropical jungles as well as an immersive river ride together with state of the art animated figures, digital projection as part of the attraction, Madagascar: A Crate Adventure. The attraction will feature the famous voice talents of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith.

Though other character/movie themes don't have an attraction, the other characters (e.g. Snoopy,Garfield, Jin, Alisa) can be meetable.

Attractions

Attractions unique to Singapore are marked "Premier".

Zone Attraction Type Description
Hollywood Pantages Hollywood Theatre (Premier) Attraction 1,500-seat indoor theatre, featuring the Universal Monsters show.
Hollywood Universal Studios Store Retail The flagship store of the entire park, it offers a wide variety of themed collectibles, toys and apparel from all 7 zones.
Hollywood Superstar Candies Retail A candy store which focuses on selling sweets to visitors such as candy floss and homemade fudge.
Hollywood Silver Screen Collectibles Retail A retail outlet offering celebrity photos and posters, collectibles, books, as well as Betty Boop™ themed souvenirs and apparel.
Hollywood Star Characters Retail A retail outlet selling exclusive merchandise of DreamWorks Animation characters like Alex the Lion, Gloria the Hippo, Marty the Zebra and Melman the Giraffe and don't forget those crazy penguins.
Hollywood The Brown Derby Retail At Hollywood's famed hat-shaped landmark, guests can shop for headwear of all types including visors, character and novelty hats and wigs, Universal Studios® logo caps and other stylish lids.
Hollywood That's a Wrap Retail A retail outlet by the theme park exit and pick up apparel, toys, novelty hats and other last minute souvenirs.
Hollywood Mel's Drive-In Food and Beverage From the hit movie American Graffiti, this '50s drive-in serves up burgers and cokes the old-fashioned way and features golden oldies on the jukebox and delicious Burgers, Fries, Chicken Sandwiches, Chicken Fingers, Onion Rings, Root Bear Floats and Frosty Milk Shakes.
Hollywood Hollywood China Bistro Food and Beverage Guests and feast on traditional Cantonese cuisine with a modern twist in an art deco Chinese restaurant setting straight out of a Hollywood movie set.
Hollywood Celebrity Café and Bakery Food and Beverage Guests can dine with stars over freshly-made sandwiches, puff pastry pies and classic desserts.
New York Lights! Camera! Action! (Premier) Attraction Hosted by Steven Spielberg, guests can be blown away by the filmmakers incredible special effects as an empty sound stage becomes the setting for a major hurricane about to hit New York City.
New York Stage28 (Premier) Attraction Guests can unravel the secrets of film production at this fully-outfitted sound stage showcasing some of Universal feature films and props. Guests can also get behind the scenes and see real film production right before their very own eyes.
New York KT's Grill Food and Beverage A full service restaurant serving Authentic New York Grill with a rich woodwork interior reminiscent of a 1940's NY dinner house. Menu includes classic New York grill entrées, sandwiches, soups and salads; along with a fresh oyster bar and Pacific Rim influenced "East meets West" dishes.
New York Loui's NY Pizza Parlor Food and Beverage A Pizza Parlor selling a wide variety of traditional Italian pizzas as well as some local Singapore favourites including Hawaiian pizza, tandoori chicken pizza, vegetarian pizza and more.
Sci-Fi City Battlestar Galactica: Cylon (Premier) Attraction A suspended track including several inversions.
Sci-Fi City Battlestar Galactica: Human (Premier) Attraction A sit down track with no inversions.
Sci-Fi City Transformers (Premier) Attraction Opening in 2011. Around the same time as Universal Studios Hollywoodmarker.
Sci-Fi City Accelerator Attraction A whirling twirling attraction spinning guests around. Similar to the ride, Storm Force Accelatron, found in Islands of Adventuremarker at Universal Orlando Resortmarker.
Sci-Fi City Galatica PX Retail Battlestar Galactica, Sco-Fi collectible merchandise.
Ancient Egypt Revenge of the Mummymarker Attraction A high-speed psychological thrill ride through sharp turns and fast reverse, as it pits guests against fireballs, scarab beetles and robotic warrior mummies - all in total darkness.
Ancient Egypt Treasure Hunters (Premier) Attraction A car ride where guests can drive their own vintage motor cars through an abandoned excavation site.
Ancient Egypt Carter’s Curiosities Retail A retail outlet selling Egyptian treasures, such as replicas of historical artifacts or fossils discovered from ancient Egyptian ruins.
Ancient Egypt Oasis Spice Café Food and Beverage A buffet restaurant where Mediterranean, Indian and Malay cuisine are served in an Egyptian-themed environment.
The Lost World Canopy Flyer (Premier) Attraction Guests are tucked safely under the wings of a flying Pteranodon, soaring over the lush foliage of Jurassic Park and will get a prehistoric bird's eye view as the coaster gently glides over the tree-tops.
The Lost World Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure (Premier) Attraction A river rapids version of the attraction, Jurassic Park River Adventure, it features a white water raft system and thrill seekers on circular rafts will be tossed on waterways within the Jurassic Park compound, where prehistoric creatures roam free and guests will plunge down from the Hydroelectric Generator compound at the finale.
The Lost World Waterworld Attraction Based on the 1995 blockbuster film WaterWorld, guests can witness a tidal wave of death-defying stunts, awesome explosions and thrills at this sensational live water show.
The Lost World Amber Rock Climb Attraction Guests can scale the walls of The Lost World™ to explore precious stones and fossilised insects. A treasure awaits those agile enough to climb their way to the top.
The Lost World Dino-Soarin' (Premier) Attraction Children can ride and pilot their pterodactyl, either soaring up into the sky or plunging down into the shadows.
The Lost World Jurassic Outfitters Retail Guests can equip themselves for the jungles of Isla Nublar with official Jurassic Park® apparel, hats, toys, adventure gear and more. The beach towels will also come in handy after the Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure's splashdown.
The Lost World The Dino-Store Retail A dino-mite store full of innovative Jurassic Park souvenirs to be discovered.
The Lost World Fossil Fuels Food and Beverage Guests can refuel their energy here by chomping on a light snack, quick meal or a couple of refreshing frozen drinks at this tropical jungle store.
The Lost World Discovery Food Court Food and Beverage Guests can savour Singapore's best selection of Laksa, chicken rice and other local delights in this Discovery Center building that was featured in the original Jurassic Park® movie.
Far Far Away Shrek 4-D Attraction Join Princess Fiona, Shrek and Donkey on a honeymoon adventure that picks up where the Oscar-winning movie “Shrek” left off, through an original 3-D film, complete with jumps, bumps, bounces, air blasts and water spray that bring the action to life for each guest – with an extra dimension of special effects through the miracle of Ogre Vision. Shrek 4-D will be shown in a cinema with high-tech seats that can rumble, tickle and do other things. (Ride Duration: 17 minutes)
Far Far Away Donkey Live (Premier) Attraction Shrek’s fairy tale sidekick Donkey will bring the crowd to its feet in this all-new, one-of-a-kind, interactive live show experience, where Donkey performs two songs, tells jokes and guests can sing along and even talk with Donkey in an intimate theatre setting. Situated along Far Far Away’s glamorous Romeo Drive, Hook’s Knight Club is the hottest nightspot in town. (Ride Duration: 18 minutes) Character appearances by Donkey and Raoul.
Far Far Away Enchanted Airways (Premier) Attraction A roller coaster. Guests of all ages climb aboard Donkey’s beloved Dragon for a flight over Far Far Away and beyond. At Enchanted Airways, a merry cast of fairy tale creatures – from the Three Pigs to the Big Bad Wolf, from Gingerbread Man to Pinocchio– forms part of a magical airline in the form of a junior coaster that serves destinations throughout the World of Shrek! (Ride duration: 70 seconds)
Far Far Away Magic Potion Spin (Premier) Attraction As guests make their way past the bubbling vats of Fairy Godmother’s Potion Shop, they’ll encounter the fantastical heart of the factory, the Magic Potion Spin. This miniature Ferris wheel drives a clinking, clanking potion assembly line that circles the room, bottling magical elixirs from a giant wooden vat. Interactive stations will also be set up for kids. (Ride Duration: 1 minute and 30 seconds)
Far Far Away Fairy Godmother's Potion Shop Retail A large retail outlet where visitors can buy Shrek memorabilia, fantasy candies, drinks, colorful elixirs and gifts, such as exciting toys and games from the wonderful world of Shrek to bring away. The miniature Ferris Wheel Magic Potion Spin is located right at the back of this retail outlet. Interactive stations will also be set up for kids.
Far Far Away Fairy Godmother’s Juice Bar Retail A shop selling magical concoctions.
Far Far Away Goldilocks Food and Beverage Located at Romeo Drive, Goldilocks is a dining outlet serving up the most crispy fried chicken and fish and chips in all of Far Far Away, together with tasty sides like fresh mash potatoes with gravy, coleslaw and French fries.
Far Far Away Friar’s Food and Beverage Located at Romeo Drive, Friar's is a dining outlet offering fast and delicious food on the go where guests can select from a variety of wraps including Thai peanut chicken wrap, tandoori chicken wrap, turkey wrap, veggie wrap and more.
Madagascar Madagascar: A Crate Adventure (Premier) Attraction An indoor boat ride that recreates the world of the 2005 film, which featured the adventures of four animals in New York’s Central Park. The hit DreamWorks Animation films are brought to life with state-of-the-art animated figures, digital projection, evocative sound, and moving show-action effects that create a one-of-a-kind, immersive ride experience. Cast adrift while being transferred from the New York Zoo, our four heroes – Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria – arrive at the shores of Madagascar. Here, they meet the impulsive leader of the local lemurs, King Julien, who, between bustin’ moves on the jungle floor, asks the New Yorkers to help defeat his nemesis – the dreaded Foosa. Aided by the technically-savvy but psychotic penguins, our heroes defeat the Foosa at the rim of a bubbling volcanic cauldron. As this is a flume ride – a crate ride to be exact – be prepared to get slightly soaked while taking in the sights of lush jungles to forbidding volcano, to meeting the lemurs and the erratic King Julien. You may even get to show off some of your dance moves. (Ride duration: 9 minutes and 30 seconds)
Madagascar King Julien’s Beach Party-Go-Round (Premier) Attraction King Julien, the self-appointed king of the lemurs, knows how to move it, move it, and now he spins guests round and round to the beat of high-energy dance music in this crazy carousel, sure to be a family favorite. At this festive beach scene, King Julien and the Lemurs are throwing a party for their favorite freaks from New York: Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo, and Melman the Giraffe. King Julien’s Beach Party-Go-Round is a carousel ride where the seats will be modelled after the animals in the movie, such as Alex the lion, Melman the giraffe, lemurs and othersIt is meant for the young and adults are not allowed. As the kids spin around, be prepared to be assailed by King Julien and his repertoire of high-energy dance music. (Ride duration: 2 minutes)
Madagascar The Madagascar Experience (Premier) Attraction Located at an outdoor atmospheric stage where the cast of Madagascar will have a brief meet and greet with resort guests.
Madagascar Penguin Mercantile Retail A retail outlet located at the exit of Madagascar: A Crate Adventure for visitors to grab some memorabilia of Madagascarmarker, such as plush hats, key fobs, T-shirts and other assorted keepsakes inspired by the many characters of Madagascarmarker, as well as photos of visitors during the adventure on their way back out.
Madagascar Casa Del Wild Food and Beverage A café hosted by Marty the Zebra serving a variety of lip-smacking South East Asian specialties such as Nasi Padang, Pad Thai, Chicken Rice and Asian Rotisserie Chicken.
Madagascar Gloria’s Snack Shack Food and Beverage A food store hosted by Gloria offering Japanese-inspired quick bites such as yakitori, rice bowls and invigorating thirst-quenchers.


Character appearances

Far Far Away

  • Shrek - Shrek is a large, green, physically intimidating ogre. Despite him being an ogre, his personality is the opposite of typical ogres as he is a peace-loving creature who lives in a swamp in solitude.
  • Donkey - Donkey is the loud, obnoxious and straightforward sidekick of Shrek. He is the host of his own attraction, Donkey Live, where he entertains visitors with his quick-witted improvisational skills.
  • Puss In Boots - Puss in Boots is a swashbuckler who speaks with a Spanish accent, he likes to use his cute cat eyes to charm his enemies before attacking them.
  • Princess Fiona - Princess Fiona is a human princess who was cursed to become an ogre every day after sunset, she fell in love with Shrek after being rescued by him in the first film.


Madagascar

  • Alex - Alex is the featured attraction at the Central Park Zoo. The “King of the New York” is also an accomplished dancer, using his dancing skills to get him and his father out of trouble in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.
  • Gloria - Gloria is a full figured hippopotamus who loves the limelight. Not a fan of any diet plan, Gloria really knows how to throw her weight around.
  • King Julian - King Julian is a fun-loving ring-tailed lemur. Self proclaimed "Lord-of-the-Lemurs", he rules over a great colony of lemurs with charisma… with little to no ability to lead.
  • Skipper - Skipper is the leader of a band of penguins. He is the second shortest of the group and he has dark sapphire-blue eyes. As leader, he masterminded the plots to escape the confines of the zoo, among others.
  • Kowalski - The smartest and tallest of the penguins, Kowalski formulates plans for the group and usually takes notes for Skipper. Kowalski is a loyal supporter.
  • Rico - Rico is the 'brawn' of the group. He follows orders without fail, proving his loyalty to the group by going on missions that require nerves of skill.
  • Private - He is the youngest of the four penguins. Presumably the newest and the most inexperienced of the penguins, Private has a strong relationship with Skipper, who is like a father to him.


Street Stars

  • PO - Kung Fu Panda® Po's main interest lies in the martial arts, of which he has developed an encyclopedic knowledge. He is able to recall the lore of warriors, famous combat moves, dates and historic artifacts. When upset, he usually gorges on food to dull the pain.
  • Frankenstein's Monster - One of the most famous movie characters in history, the creature is a sensitive, emotional being, which is depicted as mute. The creature discovers feelings through childlike interactions. The Monster is a symbol of a lumbering brute, with arms outstretched.
  • Woody Woodpecker - He's crazy, colorful and more than just a little off the wall. He's Woody Woodpecker, the loveable bird with a heart of gold and a one-in-a-million laugh.
  • Winnie Woodpecker- Woody Woodpecker's love interest.
  • Charlie Brown - main character of Peanuts.
  • Snoopy - Charlie Brown's pet beagle.
  • Garfield - a fat, lazy, orange cat.
  • Marilyn Monroe - The subtle, sexy American icon.
  • Charlie Chaplin The Oscar winning Silent Screen icon during The Tramp period of his career.
  • BeetleJuice - The “ghost with the most” possesses minds, bodies and souls - making him the ultimate puppet master. This obnoxious and slightly perverted "bio-exorcist” revels in his grotesque appearance. The character's history is a mystery; his age and even how he came to die remain unknown.
  • Betty Boop - With her sex symbol appeal, combined with girl-like persona, this vibrant young woman (with a childlike voice) has more heart than brains.
  • Scorpion King - The last true warrior who made a deal with Anubis in a bid for revenge.
  • Anck Su Namun - A beautiful mistress with an agenda, who will go to any lengths to get what she wants.


Video game characters

  • Crash Bandicoot - the hero of the Crash Bandicoot Series.
  • Pac-Man - the hero from Namco.
  • Tekken characters include Jin, Xiaoyu, Hworang, Heihachi, Kazuya, Nina, Anna, Paul, Law, Baek, Kuma, Panda, Roger, Alex, King, Armor King, Marduk, Ganryu, Julia, Zafina, Alisa, Lars, Lili, Jack, Bryan, Raven, Lee, Eddy and Christie.


Other characters



Ticket Price

Resort World Sentosa announced the ticket prices to Universal Studios Singapore, which begins at an attractively S$32 for a senior-citizen day pass to a S$118 for a two-day adult pass.The price list:

One Day Pass*Weekdays: Adult: S$66 Child: S$48 Senior Citizen: S$32Weekends: Adult: S$72 Child: S$52 Senior Citizen: S$36Two Day Pass*All days: Adult: S$118 Child: S$88 Senior Citizen: S$58Express Pass*Weekdays: additional S$30 to original ticket priceS.H. Weekdays: additional S$48 to original tiket price (school holidays*)Weekends: additional S$68 to original ticket price(*Express passes offers ticket holders priority access to all attractions. A limited number of express passes are sold each day, and it has to be bought in conjunction with an admission pass.)Additional notes:1. All prices are in Singapore dollars.2. Weekends price includes black-out dates, plublic holidays, eve of plublick holidays & super-peak periods3. Cost of ticket includes admission to all attractions in the park4. Adult refers to ages 13 and above5. Child refers to ages 4-126. Senior refers to ages 65 and above7. The above rates are valid until further notice. All rates are subject to change without prior notice.

References



External links




Embed code:
Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message