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Leisurely jaunts for the young and young at heart. The Family Star is awarded to notably family-friendly tours and activities providers.

Best Family-Friendly Experiences

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Odysseys Surf School, Bali
Indonesia
Whether calm or choppy, the ocean is a natural playground for every human being to love. An inexplicable bond forms when people share waves, which is why surfing is one of the best sports for families to try together. Odysseys Surf School guarantees its students a safe and enjoyable time in the glassy waters of Bali, Indonesia — an island globally recognised for its world-class waves.
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Waterbom Bali
Indonesia
It goes without saying that Waterbom Bali was made to fill the happiness tanks of all the water babies in the world. Its world-class slides and crystalline pools are nestled in lush landscapes. Proof that this water park provides more than just entertainment, it’s also a sanctuary that showcases the beauty of Bali’s nature. Needless to say, Waterbom Bali has deservingly earned its title as “Asia’s Number One Waterpark.”
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Kodomono no Kuni
Japan
Verdant fields and flourishing flowers make up Kodomo no Kuni, a sanctuary designed for children. Sprawling 250 acres of lush land, this park has everything a child could ever wish for: fun themed playgrounds, swimming pools, skating rinks, sports grounds, a zoo and a farm, and many other attractions. Adults will definitely enjoy the area, too, with the boating grounds and barbeque site as some highlights in the park.
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Thomas Land
Japan
A famous icon among children, Thomas the Tank Engine has earned the right to his very own outdoor theme park at Fuji-Q Highland in Japan. With 11 fun attractions in tow, Thomas Land is perfect for all members of the family. Nursing rooms and children toilets are available around the area as well, which allows everyone a comfortable ride through the amusement park. All aboard!
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UK Farm Sdn Bhd.
Malaysia
Counting sheep couldn’t get any more exciting when in UK Agro Resort. With thousands of sheep grazing across its 100-acre land, this UK Farm Sdn Bhd. in Johor, Malaysia promises its visitors an unforgettable encounter. Other than the authentic farm experience, guests are also given access to various facilities including a restaurant, an organic grocery, a dormitory, a camp site — even karaoke!
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Angry Birds World
Qatar
Bringing your favourite video game to life, entertainment company Trimoo in partnership with Rovio Entertainment built the very first amusement park based on gaming sensation Angry Birds. Angry Birds World allows its goers to fully experience the video game for themselves. With rides inspired by the game’s slingshot-laden playing field, families are sure to be entertained — this time, while having a healthy amount of screen time.
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Mandai River Wonders
Singapore
Presenting a whole new animal sanctuary experience, Mandai River Wonders is both a river-themed zoo and an aquarium at the same time. Guests can boat through the man-made tropical rainforest and spot numerous land and water animals living in thoroughly customised landscapes that mimic their natural habitats. Its main highlight, the Giant Panda Forest, is now attracting several guests to witness the gentle giants in motion!
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Sentosa Singapore
Singapore
No one goes to Singapore without dropping by Sentosa. Home to fantastic waves and pristine beaches, this man-made island has a name that translates to “peace and tranquility.” Indeed, it is highly deserving of such, as Sentosa offers luxury and leisure at its finest. Not to mention, Sentosa also overflows with heart-racing adventures! Every member of the family is bound to enjoy this cheery island in Singapore.
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AlpacaHill
Thailand
Cool furry friends are keen to welcome families in Alpaca Hill in Suan Phung, Ratchaburi, Thailand. The first of its kind in Thailand, this alpaca breeding farm offers a unique experience for its guests. Pet a wide range of quirky animals: alpacas, wallabies, flemish giants — you name it! Alpaca Hill respects the freedom of its animals, giving them 250 rai of vibrant land to play and roam around in.
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Emperor Cruises
Vietnam
Emperor Cruises introduces the first ever exclusive all-inclusive Vietnamese cruise experience, a world where everything is included in the price. Their personal service on board elegant ships always exceed clients’ expectations, allowing clients to indulge themselves as they explore Halong Bay and Nha Trang Bay in comfort and style. Clients can expect the utmost in luxury and top-notch service. Emperor Cruises promises an extraordinary all-inclusive experience.
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