9 Useful Things to Know About Diggersite at ORTO

Diggersite at ORTO
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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

Useful Things to Know About Diggersite at ORTONo 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 diggersite.sg@gmail.com or call 6481 6916.

8. When You Get Hungry

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

Getting there:

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)

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Carolyn Chiam
Carolyn Chiam is an arts manager, who firmly believes that books and theatre open up possibilities and allow the imagination to explore new worlds and landscapes. Married to a musician, Joel Nah, they share their love for the arts with their children, Elliot and Elizabeth. If you would also like to contribute to Little Day Out, contact us at hello@littledayout.com.