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What To Do In Singapore: Rainforest Lumina

Rainforest Lumina is a the Singapore Zoo's newest night-time experience that is open for a limited time only. Admissions start at 7:30pm but entry is dependent on the time slot you purchased. I got my tickets from Hapz for $19.80 but if you are going during an off-peak period, I would recommend just purchasing directly from the Lumina website for $20 because you won't need to queue to pick up your tickets at the counter.
Also, do note that you won't be seeing any animals during this walk. I have no idea where the zoo keeps their animals each night for this event but they are not around.
Once you enter, you are greeted by the Rainforest Lumina arch that marks the beginning of your adventure. The lighting is really pretty and ethereal but it is honestly really really dark. We found it immensely difficult to take good pictures because of the low lighting conditions. 
While it is usually hot and humid during the day time, I found the walk to be rather cooling and breezy at the zoo. It could be due to the trees and open spaces but I really enjoyed the fresh air and tribal music playing throughout the walk.
The Garden of Virtues is filled with laser lights all over. It's really psychedelic and trippy. People tend to stop and crowd around the start of it, but if you continue walking, you will find that the lasers cover quite a big area so you don't really need to fight for a photo op over here.
There are a couple of interactive exhibits to play with. At Sing Like An Animal, there are microphones set up so that you can scream/shout/sing into them and your sound waves translate into light-up images. Pretty cool.

Call Of The Wind is a short animated show projected on the rocky dessert environment of the meercat "home".
The lights and decorations are really pretty but it's almost impossible to take a good photo with a phone camera. We were struggling so much to get non-blurry shots with our DSLR.
Shimmering Islands is another good photo spot. These illuminated flowers are super eye-catching. They're not real but they are still very pretty and quite magical.
Following that, you will come across Play Like An Animal which consists of several platforms to step/jump on and the impact results in an animal jumping on the screens in front of it. A lot of kids stop by this exhibit.
Towards the end, at the Water section, we came across some huge pelicans. They got pretty close to the railings and it looked like they could jump out easily if they wanted to. These were the only animals we saw that night, up close and personal.

We spent about 2 hours there, but if you aren't stopping to take too many pictures, 1 hour should suffice.


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