Singapore’s first merry-not-scary Halloween event for kids returns for the third year with two new educational performances; catch aliens, monsters, and even mermaids both real and imagined!

Come dressed in out-of-this-world costumes as a family and be astonished by the quirky aliens and friendly monsters at River Safari’s annual Safari Boo this October! 

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Safari Boo 2016 features two all-new shows: Monster Boo! and Mermaid Mania. In the interactive Monster Boo! , kids can join forces with monsters, aliens and their animal friends such as the slithery python, scaly iguana and mischievous pelican in their battle against the evil Doctor V. Mermaid Mania will feature a choreographed underwater musical performance by mermaids.

Be mesmerized by the beauty and grace of the mermaids of myth as they swim amongst their real-life counterparts – the manatees.safari boo 2016At the activity booths, solve the mysteries of real-life aliens—invasive animal species—which do not belong and why they shouldn’t be kept as illegal pets. Kids can also try blending in with the new alien and monster inhabitants with face painting and other craft activities. Safari Boo offers plenty of photo opportunities such as mascot meet and greets with alien characters, a giant crashed alien spaceship and animal appearances.

safari boo 2016 safari boo 2016Families are encouraged to come dressed to theme—Aliens and Monsters—for a chance to participate in the Boo-tiful Family Pageant.

Here’s a quick guide on the event timings:

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Ice cream giveaways along the treats and Trick tour!

Your Treat, My Trick

Trick-or-treating on a monstrous scale awaits! Look out for the tricks amongst the treats.

Time: 6 – 10pm
Venue: Various Locations In-park

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credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore


A gang of fun-loving animal monsters will go all out to battle the evil Professor V to restore peace and fun to Safari Boo!

Time: 7pm, 8pm & 9pm
Venue: Area 51

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Mermaid Mania

Catch mesmerizing performances by the mythical mermaids.

Time: 7.45pm, 8.45pm & 9.45pm
Venue: Merryland Mania

safari boo 2016Boo-tiful Family Pageant

Strut your stuff in your most awesome monster or alien outfits as a family and stand a chance to walk away with cool prizes worth $150!

Time: 9pm
Venue: Area 51 (during Monster Boo!)

Alien Inc.

Solve the mysteries of real-life aliens – invasive animal species – which do not belong and why they shouldn’t be kept as illegal pets.

Time: 6 – 10pm
Venue: Alien Starship

safari boo 2016Alien Funshop

Have fun turning monsters into cuddlies and aliens into fashion accessories!

Time: 6 – 10pm
Venue: Alien Starship

Whimsical Encounters

Come shake paws and flippers with the monster and alien twins of our resident pandas, red pandas and manatees!

Time: 7.20pm, 8.20pm & 9.20pm
Venue: Area 51

Boo-licious Treats

Get your monstrous appetite sated with our spread of monster-themed goodies and walk away with a free plush toy when you spend a minimum of $30!

Time: 6 – 10pm
Venue: River Safari Shop, River Safari Teahouse, Mama Panda Kitchen

safari boo 2016Party Central

More fun and games brought to you by our partners. Don’t miss out on the trampoline too!

Time: 6 – 10pm
Venue: Party Central

Held over six nights on 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 & 30 Oct, Safari Boo takes place between 6pm to 10pm. Tickets for Safari Boo are only available online. Safari Boo 2016 is presented by Vitagen Less Sugar. Special admission prices apply for members.

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(All images credit to FamilyStaycationSg)

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