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Clip ‘n Climb at Our Tampines Hub

I generally find that activities for kids can be quite boring for adults. Clip ‘n Climb is an exception and I may even enjoy it more than the kids do. A quick tip: you can get a discount if you have a PAssion Card but the discount is only applicable for the cardholder so what we did was to use the PAssion Card to get a Savers Pass (10 climbs) and that’s not much more than the $122 (5 x guest price, 1 x PA price) we would have had to pay for the 5 of us, but we get double the number of climbs.

There’s no minimum age and any kid above 10kg can climb, but I feel it’s more suitable for kids above 4. D is above 10 kg but he was not willing to climb any of the walls. So with the exception of D, we all had a lot of fun (despite their expression in the last photo) and decided to book a room there for Anya’s birthday party. Will let the (many, many) pictures do the talking.

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Clip ‘n Climb

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safety briefing

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Anya on the ladder

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Adam on the Big Cheese

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one of my favourite structures

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reminds me of Tetris

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rolling around on the floor, refusing to climb

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still not climbing

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we call this the Elsa ice wall

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face-to-face climbing

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the husband had fun too

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disregard Anya’s expression

 

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Walking The Southern Ridges

We took a walk on The Southern Ridges a few weeks ago. It was a nice, cloudy day so the weather was quite lovely and cool. We parked at HortPark and started our walk there, crossed Alexandra Arch (80m), made our way through Forest Walk (1.3km), linked up to Hilltop Walk (1km), had a toilet break at Telok Blangah Hill Park, crossed Henderson Waves (300m), and then walked down to the bus stop and took a bus back to HortPark.

The route we took was stroller-friendly and we pushed the baby the entire way. We only had a bit of a problem getting the stroller down the steps to the bus stop. The kids whined a bit along the way (as kids are wont to do), but the 3km walk was not a problem for them and I think they had a good time!

Your Guide to Hort Park and the Southern Ridges by National Parks Board provides useful information on suggested routes, difficulty level, distance and time needed for each section of The Southern Ridges, and also some highlights for each portion.

crossing Alexandra Arch

crossing Alexandra Arch

mummy insists on a photo

mummy insists on a photo

Forest Walk

Forest Walk

so much greenery

so much greenery

looking at some of the plants

looking at some of the plants

rest shelter

rest shelter

touching hairy leaves

touching hairy leaves

posing for yet another picture

posing for yet another picture

lush vegetation

lush vegetation

tangled trees at Telok Blangah Hill Park

tangled trees at Telok Blangah Hill Park

dragging themselves to Henderson Waves

dragging themselves to Henderson Waves

Henderson Waves

Henderson Waves

the view

the view

tired children

tired children

Henderson Waves from below

Henderson Waves from below

back at Hort Park

back at Hort Park