Learning can be exciting and experiential at River Safari. Through a multi-disciplinary approach, our programmes connect students with wildlife, plant life, culture, civilisation, environmental science and conservation issues.

All Levels

Enrichment

Rolling with Pandas

River Safari Classroom
English
30 - 45 mins
Min 40 people | Max 120 people

Discover all you want to know about our giant pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia, including how they ended up at River Safari. Learn about their quirks and habits, and see what makes a panda a panda.

Local schools Free
Programme fees are excluding admission charges to River Safari
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Classification of Animals

River Safari Classroom
English
45 mins
Min 40 people | Max 120 people

Step into the amazing world of animals and marvel at the biodiversity of our animals living by the edge of the river or in the river itself. 

Programme objectives are to:

  • Learn about different groups of animals and their characteristics
  • Appreciate the biodiversity of life forms
Local schools Free
Programme fees are excluding admission charges to River Safari
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Amazing Amazonia

Wild Amazonia
English
45 mins
Min 25 people (1 group) | Max 75 people (3 groups)

Before you charge through the world’s most voluminous river, step into Squirrel Monkey Forest to enjoy an immersive experience of the Amazon rainforest in the company of free-ranging monkeys. Journey on to Amazon Flooded Forest to get a sense of the annual flooding within the Amazon forest, which creates a water wonderland where animals feed, play and breed. Watch our giant river otters and manatees in action, and learn more about their unique adaptations to the wet and dry seasons.

Tour objectives are to:

  •  Discover the variety of ecosystems supported by the Amazon, including tropical rainforests and flooded forests
  • Learn interesting information on both terrestrial and aquatic animals in the Amazon
  •  Find out how some animals adapt to the wet and dry conditions in the Amazon
  • Understand conservation issues
Local schools S$ 6 /person
Programme fees are excluding admission charges to River Safari
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Flowing Rivers: From Mississippi to Mekong

Mississippi River
English
45 mins
Min 25 people (1 group) | Max 75 people (3 groups)

Begin your River Safari journey with an exploration of fresh water habitats and the importance of biodiversity. The Mississippi River is up next,  where you'll meet our alligator snapping turtles and the impressive gars! Meander along the world’s longest river, the Nile River, and find out how we keep the voracious and predatory tigerfish with other ‘fishy’ inhabitants such as the strikingly patterned giraffe catfish and African arowana! Along the way, find out more about the ‘mbu’ and its life in the Congo River, the world’s deepest river. Stroll past the sacred Ganges River and learn more about the ‘pot-nosed’ Indian gharials. End your guided tour at Mekong River where awesome giant catfish and giant freshwater stingrays swim leisurely!

Tour objectives are to:

  •  Learn what freshwater habitats are
  •  Discover interesting information on the culture and environment of the world’s most iconic rivers: Mississippi River, Nile River, Congo River, Ganges River and Mekong River
  • Know more about the diversity of aquatic and terrestrial animals supported by the unique ecosystem of each river
  • Understand conservation issues on freshwater habitats
Local schools S$ 6 /person
Programme fees are excluding admission charges to River Safari
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Yangtze Treasures

Yangtze River
English
45 mins
Min 25 people (1 group) | Max 75 people (3 groups)

The longest river in Asia, the Yangtze River supports a diverse variety of animals, including the critically endangered Yangtze alligator, Chinese giant salamander and sturgeon. Uncover the challenges in conserving these species and continue on to Giant Panda Forest to meet Kai Kai and Jia Jia, our well-loved giant pandas. In this climate-controlled biodome, get acquainted with the adorable red pandas and flamboyant golden pheasants, and appreciate their inter-relationship with the giant pandas.

Tour objectives are to:

  •  Learn about the different habitats and environment along the Yangtze River
  •  Discover the special adaptations of animals found in and along habitats supported by the Yangtze River
  • Know interesting facts about some of the inhabitants of Giant Panda Forest
  •  Understand conservation issues in the Yangtze Basin
Local schools S$ 6 /person
Programme fees are excluding admission charges to River Safari
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Fishy Business Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Amazon Flooded Forest
English
90 mins
15 people (1 group) | Maximum 30 people (2 groups)

Amazon Flooded Forest boasts the largest freshwater aquarium in the world and is home to animals such as rotund manatees and giant arapaimas. Engage in some fishy business behind-the-scenes and learn what our dedicated team of aquarists in River Safari do to ensure that their aquatic charges are in the pink of health. Be awed by the massive life-supporting system, learn about the importance of enrichment for animals and get to prepare food for a feeding session!

Tour objectives are to:

  • Find out how water quality is suitably maintained for the inhabitants of Amazon Flooded Forest.
  • Learn how our aquarists maintain high nutritional and enrichment standards for the animals at Amazon Flooded Forest.
  • Get a chance to prepare food for the fish at Amazon Flooded Forest and enrichment feeders for the manatees.
Local schools S$ 11 /person
Programme fees are excluding admission charges to River Safari
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Lower Primary

Enrichment

What is a River?

River Safari Classroom
English
30 - 45 mins
Min 40 people | Max 120 people

Explore the river and the animals living in and close to it. Discover the vital ecological role of rivers and why it's important to conserve freshwater habitats for our survival as well as that of wildlife. This programme ties in with the STELLAR syllabus (My River).

Local schools Free
Programme fees are excluding admission charges to River Safari
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Kai Kai's River Pals (Self-Guided)

Around the park
English
2 hrs
Min 40 pax | Max 100 pax

In this interactive trail, join Kai Kai the giant panda on a walk around River Safari to meet his river pals! Discover cool facts about Kai Kai and Jia Jia the giant pandas, Dee the giant freshwater stingray, Carlos and Carmen the giant river otters, and Eva the manatee. 

Learning Objectives
  • General: Making observations about the surroundings
  • English: Build vocabulary and practice writing
  • Math: Counting, simple addition and weight (mass)
  • Social Emotional Learning: Self-discovery, relating to others and embracing diversity
1 account to With iPad rental
Without iPad rental
1 student $30 $24
2 students  $24 $21
3 students $22 $20
Programme fees are including admission charges to River Safari
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Ranger Splash's Giant Adventure (Self-Guided)

Around the park
English
2 hrs
Min 40 pax | Max 100 pax

Sign up for Ranger Splash's expedition to discover some of the world's river giants! Explore the world's iconic rivers and meet the Indian gharials, Mekong giants, giant pandas, and a massive anaconda to learn about their lifestyles and habitats. 

Learning Objectives
  • General: Inferring meaning from observations
  • English: Build vocabulary, poetry
  • Math: Estimation of lengths, data collection and representation, comparing numbers
  • Science: Classification, animal interactions with the environment
1 account to With iPad rental
Without iPad rental
1 student $30 $24
2 students  $24 $21
3 students $22 $20
Programme fees are including admission charges to River Safari
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Kai Kai's River Pals (Self-Guided)

Around the park
English
2 hrs
Min 40 pax | Max 100 pax

In this interactive trail, join Kai Kai the giant panda on a walk around River Safari to meet his river pals! Discover cool facts about Kai Kai and Jia Jia the giant pandas, Dee the giant freshwater stingray, Carlos and Carmen the giant river otters, and Eva the manatee. 

Learning Objectives
  • General: Making observations about the surroundings
  • English: Build vocabulary and practice writing
  • Math: Counting, simple addition and weight (mass)
  • Social Emotional Learning: Self-discovery, relating to others and embracing diversity
Local schools S$ 8 /person
Programme fees are excluding admission charges to River Safari
Currently Unavailable

Ranger Splash's Giant Adventure (Self-Guided)

Around the park
English
2 hrs
Min 40 pax | Max 100 pax

Sign up for Ranger Splash's expedition to discover some of the world's river giants! Explore the world's iconic rivers and meet the Indian gharials, Mekong giants, giant pandas, and a massive anaconda to learn about their lifestyles and habitats. 

Learning Objectives
  • General: Inferring meaning from observations
  • English: Build vocabulary, poetry
  • Math: Estimation of lengths, data collection and representation, comparing numbers
  • Science: Classification, animal interactions with the environment
Local schools S$ 8 /person
Programme fees are excluding admission charges to River Safari
Currently Unavailable

Upper Primary

Enrichment & Workshops

Defence in a Watery World

River Safari Classroom
English
30 - 45 mins
Min 40 people | Max 120 people

From bold colours, venom, stings and reinforced body coverings, learn about animal weaponry and the special traits animals have developed to survive in the water.

Local schools Free
Programme fees are excluding admission charges to River Safari
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Workshop: Be a Panda Researcher

River Safari Classroom
English
1 hr
Min 30 people | Max 60 people

This programme allows you to hone your skills as a Panda Researcher! Visit various stations to identify panda tracks, examine panda poo and paw prints. You'll gain insights into tracking methodology in the wild, and how tracking pandas helps us understand more about these bears and ultimately save them from extinction.

Local schools S$ 8 /person
Programme fees are excluding admission charges to River Safari
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Workshop: Rivers of Life

River Safari Classroom
90 mins
English
Min 30 people | Max 60 people

We've always learnt that rivers are shared resources between people and countries. But how does this translate into the real world? This workshop aims to highlight these dilemmas through simulated village meetings. This session also serves to foster interpersonal skills like negotiation, problem solving and decision-making.

Local schools S$ 8 /person
Programme fees are excluding admission charges to River Safari
Currently Unavailable

Ranger Splash's Giant Adventure (Self-Guided)

Around the park
English
2 hrs
Min 40 pax | Max 100 pax

Sign up for Ranger Splash's expedition to discover some of the world's river giants! Explore the world's iconic rivers and meet the Indian gharials, Mekong giants, giant pandas, and a massive anaconda to learn about their lifestyles and habitats. 

Learning Objectives
  • General: Inferring meaning from observations
  • English: Build vocabulary, poetry
  • Math: Estimation of lengths, data collection and representation, comparing numbers
  • Science: Classification, animal interactions with the environment
1 account to With iPad rental
Without iPad rental
1 student $30 $24
2 students  $24 $21
3 students $22 $20
Programme fees are including admission charges to River Safari
Currently Unavailable

Odd Adaptations (Self-Guided)

Around the park
English
2 hrs
Min 40 pax | Max 100 pax

There's more than meets the eye with some aquatic animals at River Safari. Discover the odd adaptations that alligator gars, mudskippers, archerfish, stingrays, electric eels and pacus have that support their fishy existence! 

Learning Objectives
  • General: Inferring meaning from observations, generating hypotheses, habitat conservation
  • English: Build vocabulary
  • Math: Data collection and representation, ratioScience: 
  • Adaptations, classification, electricity, seed dispersal
1 account to With iPad rental
Without iPad rental
1 student $30 $24
2 students  $24 $21
3 students $22 $20
Programme fees are including admission charges to River Safari
Currently Unavailable

Ranger Splash's Giant Adventure (Self-Guided)

Around the park
English
2 hrs
Min 40 pax | Max 100 pax

Sign up for Ranger Splash's expedition to discover some of the world's river giants! Explore the world's iconic rivers and meet the Indian gharials, Mekong giants, giant pandas, and a massive anaconda to learn about their lifestyles and habitats. 

Learning Objectives
  • General: Inferring meaning from observations
  • English: Build vocabulary, poetry
  • Math: Estimation of lengths, data collection and representation, comparing numbers
  • Science: Classification, animal interactions with the environment
Local schools S$ 8 /person
Programme fees are excluding admission charges to River Safari
Currently Unavailable

River Safari Flows to School

I’m a Panda Keeper

30 mins
English
Chinese

Learn fascinating facts about our resident giant pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia, and the tremendous care that goes into keeping them happy and healthy.

Please indicate your preferred language for this lesson during registration under the 'comments' section. If none is indicated, the programme will run by default in English. Please note that no animal ambassador will be present for this programme. 

This programme is conducted in your school.

Local schools S$ 300 /session
A $300 voucher (valid for 6 month from the date of issue) will be issued to the school after receipt of payment and completion of programme.
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Free & Easy

Free & Easy Visit

Free & Easy Visit

Not looking for our programmes? Visit us for a Free & Easy visit to our park as you planned your own learning journey with your students by using our resources to guide you in your planning, and click here to register your visit with us. 

 

F.A.Q

10:1 ratio is only applicable to local primary schools, and student care centres. This ratio for Every group of 10 paying students, 1 adult is entitled to join either our guided tour or lesson for free. This ratio will only apply when schools meet the minimum number of people required. 
Programme pricing is excluding admission rates to River Safari.
The programme can still go on. However, the school must still pay for the minimum number of people required even if the actual number falls short.
No, please look out for our email to you. If the preferred time selected is available, we will send you a booking confirmation email. If the slot is already taken up, we will email you to advise alternatives.
As River Safari is 85% sheltered, and programmes are held within River Safari itself, the programmes will continue as per normal. 
The voucher is redeemable for River Safari admission charges or in-park educational programme fees for school groups. It is valid for 6 months from the date of issue. 

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