Diggersite at ORTO provides a fun way for kids to get outdoors and learn in a tactile manner. By playing with REAL construction equipment, they are able to experience what it is like to manipulate and execute different tasks. Here are 9 useful things to know about Diggersite at ORTO before you pay a visit.
Things to Know About Diggersite at ORTO
1. Recommended Ages
The recommended age is from 2 years and above. Children under 6 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
2. What to Wear
Wear covered and non-slippery shoes to protect the feet as the equipment operates like real construction machinery.
3. Prepare for the Outdoors
Bring along hats/caps/sunglasses, sunblock and mosquito repellent as the stations are located outdoors with limited shelter although some stations have tentages.
4. Just Walk-In
No prior appointment or registration required. There are seven machines that kids can have a go at. Each machine requires the use of one token to operate for a duration of 5-minute each. The cost is as follows:
$7 per token (1 ride)
$30 for 5 tokens (5 rides)
$50 for a Member’s Progression Card with 10 tokens (10 rides)
5. Take Home Photo Memories
Complimentary use of safety helmets and vests are provided for a designated photoshoot area in the container reception area.
6. Parties and Field Trips
Besides educational school field trips, Diggersite also caters themed-birthday parties and learning sessions for children with special needs.
7. Get the Latest Promotions
Promotions are regularly updated on its Facebookpage: https://m.facebook.com/diggersite/. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 6481 6916.
8. When You Get Hungry
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Restaurants/Cafes such as Taste Garden, Long Jiang Chinos, Mookata Thai BBQ, and other eateries are around the corner.
9. Other Things to Do at ORTO @ Yishun
Other facilities at ORTO@Yishun, a multi-recreational leisure compound for family outings (www.orto.sg) include: Fishing Paradise, Prawning@ORTO, Katapult Trampoline Park, Red Dynasty Paintball Park, Kampung Kampus, etc.
Diggersite at ORTO in Yishun
Address: ORTO@Yishun, 81 Lor Chencharu, Singapore 769198
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday : 11am to 9pm (including School Holidays); Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays : 9am to 9pm
Take the Train: Khatib MRT Station on the North-South Line – 10-minute walk to ORTO’s entrance facing Yishun stadium
Or the Bus: 39, 85, 851-858, 965, 969 – ORTO is opposite Yishun Sports Hall
Or via Car: Turn in from Sembawang Road into Lorong Chencharu (Free parking)