Enjoy wild moments at Singapore Zoo this Singapore Heritage Festival

6 Apr 2017
SINGAPORE, 6 APRIL 2017 - Fans of Inuka the polar bear are in for a treat when Singapore Heritage Festival rolls around this year. Those wanting to know more about Singapore Zoo’s senior resident can indulge in an afternoon with the world’s first polar bear born in the tropics, and go behind the scenes for a glimpse of how keepers provide quality geriatric care for him in his golden years.
Spend an afternoon with attraction’s iconic senior polar bear Inuka; Relive childhood memories while discovering the park’s other veterans through themed activity.
 
 
 

Find out more about Inuka the polar bear (left), Komali the Asian elephant (middle) and Omar the white tiger (right) on the Old is Gold Family Trail at Singapore Zoo during this year’s Singapore Heritage Festival. Also, discover how keepers look after one of Singapore Zoo’s most beloved animals – Inuka – and go behind the scenes for a glimpse of his daily routine.

Photo credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

Inuka's keepers will also share their experiences and nuggets of information during the daily interaction session as guests watch Inuka engage in his favourite enrichment activities.
Visit other iconic senior residents such as Komali the Asian Elephant, Omar the white tiger and Astove the Aldabra giant tortoise on the Old is Gold Family Trail. Learn about our veteran animals while bonding with family our your own memories of past zoo visits. A little souvenir awaits when you complete the trail.

Old is Gold - Celebrating Singapore Zoo's Veterans

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Old is Gold Family Trail
Go on the Old is Gold Family Trail to learn about the lives of some of Singapore Zoo's iconic senior residents such as Inuka the polar bear, Komali the Asian elephant, Omar the white tiger and Astove the Aldabra giant tortoise.

Remember to collect your souvenir after completing the trail (Souvenir collection until 6.30pm)

 Dates: 28 April - 14 May 2017 (weekends only)
Time: 10am - 6pm
Cost: Free (admission to Singapore Zoo applies)


Polar Bear Keeper Interaction
Pop over to the Frozen Tundra amphitheatre at Inuka's snack times to meet polar bear keepers who will share fun facts about Singapore's favourite polar bear. Ask them everything you wanted to know Inuka.

Dates: Daily
Time: Refer on site at Frozen Tundra
Cost: Free (admission to Singapore Zoo applies)


An Afternoon with Inuka*
In love with Inuka the polar bear? Take it a step further - into the world of a polar bear keeper for an afternoon. Learn how we provide quality geriatric care for him in his golden years, and help the keepers create an enrichment device for him. Chill out after the hard work with an icy treat!


Register at https://estore.wrs.com.sg/education-public-programmes
* Suitable for families with children aged 7 years old and above
Limited to 20 pax per session
Dates: 6, 7, 13 & 14 May 2017
Time: 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Cost: $48/pax (excludes admission to Singapore Zoo)

For more information, visit http://www.zoo.com.sg/events-promos/national-heritage-festival-2017.html

Regular admission applies for visits to Singapore Zoo. Guests who purchase tickets online can save up to 15%.

The Mandai Express daily shuttle is available from Khatib MRT to Singapore Zoo between 8.30am to 7.00pm at 30 minute intervals. Children below 3 years old ride for free. Fares are $1 each way, and only payable by EZ-link card.