A Breath Of Fresh Air: 7 Insanely Unique & Crazy Activities In Singapore!

When we do miraculously squeeze out free time to kickback and engage in the recreational activities that we so desperately need, we find ourselves swept up in this disconsolate state of inertia.

What you need is something different, something with a kick to get you right out of this slump.

Here at DiscoverSG, we might just have the right thing for you. Here are 7 recreational activities so outlandish and so unheard of, you might just have to try them out.

1. Jetpack

As far as unique activities go, JetPacking really takes the cake.

Credit: Tiger Airways
Credit: Tiger Airways

Imagine hovering across the water courtesy of a pressurised, water-propelled jetpack.

Capable of soaring to a whopping 30ft and hitting speeds of up to 25mph, SeaBreeze offers you the chance to try your hand at this scintillating activity.

36 Siloso Beach, Sentosa, Singapore 099007
Price: Cadet Training – $228 (45 mins) & First Officer Training – $298 (60 mins)
Tel: 6376 4336
Email: [email protected]

2. European Swordsmanship

Let’s face it, we’ve all wanted to try swinging swords around like they do in the movies. This is now possible with growing interest in European Swordsmanship in Singapore.

Credit: DEMAS
Credit: DEMAS 

Choose from an array of weapons to master including medieval longswords, rapiers and even daggers.

Primarily, practitioners of this martial art focus on the Medieval Longsword. However there are also trainings for dagger and unarmed combat among other things.

PHEMAS (Pan Historical European Martial Arts Society)
Location: 139 Ceylon Street, The Eurasian Community House, 2nd Floor
Email: [email protected]
Facebook page

3. Slacklining

Slacklining will quite literally have you on your toes as you sidle across suspended lines of cord.

Choose from a multitude of varying heights and distances and put your balance to the test in this enthralling activity.

Credit: The Straits Times
Credit: The Straits Times

While incredibly unique and engaging, slacklining also promotes good body posture and core strength.

Elephant Slacklines Singapore
Location: 51 Waterloo Street, Campers’ Corner
Tel: 9682 8340
Email: [email protected]

4. Archery Tag

If you thought archery was peculiar, try archery tag.

Credit: The Borneo Post
Credit: The Borneo Post

Essentially a medieval-themed combat archery with elements of dodgeball and paintball – quirky doesn’t even begin to describe it.

Hone your dexterity, team spirit, and focus, all while having a great time with your peers.

Archery Battle Singapore
Location: Kovan Sports Centre & The Cage (Kallang)
Price: 1 hour – $350, 1.5 hours – $500 (Bring up to 20 pax)
Tel: 9786 9083
Email: [email protected]

5. Laser Clay Target Shooting

A safer, greener version of Clay Pigeon Shooting, Laser Clay Shooting fundamentally involves the shooting of clay saucers launched more than 10 meters in the air.

Credit: BeMyGuest.com.sg
Credit: BeMyGuest.com.sg

Aside from being safer and more environmentally-friendly, Laser Clay Shooting offers you a realistic shooting experience.

Use authentic deactivated 12-bore shotguns which produce lifelike gun shots and clay breaking sound effects. Take your focus and coordination to the next level and fire away!

Laser Clay Singapore
Location:  1 Pemimpin Drive, ONE PEMIMPIN #03-02, Singapore 57615
Price: Sessions at Combat Skirmish LIVE (30 min.) – $35 per pax & Corporate Laser Clay package – $69 per pax
Tel: 6779 1031

6. Bossaball  

Played on an inflatable court with trampolines on both sides of the net, you can already imagine just how wacky and unorthodox this sport is going to be.

Credit: MyActiveSG
Credit: MyActiveSG

Derived from volleyball, Bossaball also incorporates principles from football, gymnastics and even capoeira.

Now take into account the trampolines and you get one of the craziest, most exhilarating modern team sports. Time to show off some spectacular flips and tricks.

Bossaball Singapore
Location: 10 Raeburn Park #02-08, Singapore 088702
Tel: 6100 6292
Email: [email protected]

 7. SurfSet

Touted as one of the world’s most peculiar workout routines, SURFSET draws inspiration from the sport of surfing.

Credit: SurfSet Singapore
Credit: SURFSET Singapore

Workout routines are carried out on the SURFSET board, designed to accurately simulate the physical demands of surfing in the ocean.

Credit: SURFSET Singapore
Credit: SURFSET Singapore

Furthermore, elements of aerobic fat burning, muscle building and core training are integrated into the workout. This makes for an extremely intense workout.

The multitudinous physical benefits of this activity however, are there for all to see. Get in surfer shape (without getting sunburnt or even wet).

Location: 454b Joo Chiat Road, 3rd Floor
Price: Single session – $35/class, Pack of 5 – $33/class, Pack of 10 (+1) – $28/class & Buddy Pack of 30 (+3) -$25/class
Tel: 9751 0793
Email: [email protected]

Get out there, immerse yourself in these one-of-a-kind recreational activities and get that gusto back!

Though significantly pricier than your average sport, the uniqueness of these activities will undoubtedly provide you with an enriching, unforgettable experience worth every penny.

Also, read Cycle X Makan – 5 Best Food And Night Cycling Paths In SG

Also Read
Here Are 5 Travel Options For M’sians Working In S’pore To #PulangMengundi

Plenty of Malaysians working in Singapore are concerned regarding taking time off to vote as it falls right smack in the middle of a work week as well as the expensive travel costs. From #PulangMengundi to #CarpoolGE14, Malaysians unite to ensure voters turn up.

Find, Reserve, And Go To Your Favourite Restaurant With Just Google Maps

Today, Google announced that they've partnered with Chope, HungryGoWhere, and Quandoo to launch the new "Reserve with Google" feature. That's right, Singaporean users are now able to make reservations at their favourite restaurants directly on Google Maps and Search.

UK Stand-up Comedian Bill Bailey Set To Perform In S’pore For One Night Only This April

For those of you who are fans of British panel shows and comedy sketches, you'd be familiar with the following comedian coming to Singapore. Yes, Bill Bailey is coming to Singapore on 14 April 2018 for one night only!

There’s A Job That Lets You Fly Around The World To Sleep On Hotel Beds – And It’s Hiring

ZUJI Singapore is looking for an individual to be their "Hospitality Curator" (nicknamed Bed Tester) who will be responsible for trying all of the beds available to customers, ensuring that the beds have the ZUJI seal of approval before being sold.

OCBC Lets You Earn Triple The Amount Of Flyer Miles When You Shop At IKEA This Week

From 1 - 11 March 2018, OCBC Titanium Rewards card holders who shop IN-STORE at IKEA Alexander or IKEA Tampines, will be able to earn 30 times OCBC$ per dollar spent at IKEA.

7 Free Playgrounds In Shopping Malls To Bring Your Kids To Over The Weekends

Don't know where to bring your kids to over the weekends? Don't want to burn a hole in your pocket? You no longer have to worry as we have a list of FREE playgrounds in shopping malls so you can get your shopping done while the kids can run amok at the playgrounds!

Zouk’s New 3-Tiered Membership Gives Clubbers Free Entry To Their Clubs In The Region

Singapore's longest running music and nightlife institution, Zouk Singapore, recently unveiled their all-new membership programme - a three-tiered loyalty programme specially catered to old-timers and regular customers.

The Hottest Cooking Reality TV Show Is Coming To S’pore To Find The Next MasterChef

The folks at MasterChef are looking for the best, brightest and most talented home chefs in Singapore. Not us though, we're idiot sandwiches who can't cook.