GUIDE: Pirate Ship, Drop Tower, and Food trip at SM By the Bay | SM Supermalls

All year round, SM By the Bay is the perfect venue for those who are looking for thrilling rides and a chill walk along the seaside. With cafes and food stalls around (not to mention the comforting sound of the ocean waves and the sunset every 5pm), one could surely say that it is the perfect place for couples to date (na ol), spontaneous barkada trips, and family bonding on a budget (speaking of family bonding, you might want to check this below Php 300 Family Christmas gift ideas!).

To kickstart the fun ideas, here’s an itinerary that we’ve planned out to give you the perfect ‘day well spent’ that you dasurv~ 

Experience thrills (we want you all to enjoy your bonding time at SM, but these rides are not for the faint-hearted) 

Pirate Ship

Embark on a Pirate Ship ride beside the bay for an adrenaline-packed adventure! Priced at just 100 pesos per ride, this towering ship swings back and forth, simulating the excitement of high-sea voyages. With intricate Viking-inspirted details and a thrilling pendulum motion, the ride is a must-try. For an enhanced experience, catch the bay-side sunset aboard the Pirate Ship while surrounded by dazzling lights of SM by the BAY.

Php 100.00

Guide to SM By the Bay: Grab a steady hold at Pirate Ship | SM Supermalls

Drop Tower

Experience the ultimate thrill on the Drop Tower at SM by the BAY Amusement Park! For just 100 pesos per ride, brace yourself for screams of excitement as this towering attraction takes you to new heights before plunging you down at a breathtaking speed. Get ready to unleash your inner thrill-seeker on the Drop Tower for an unforgettable, scream-worthy adventure!

Php 100.00

Guide to SM By the Bay: Let your heart drop at Drop Tower | SM Supermalls

Note that this ride is not suitable for individuals with certain health conditions.

Dream Twister

Set out on an action-packed adventure aboard the Dream Twister! Securely strapped in, the ride elevates you several feet into the air, setting the stage for an awesome whirlwind experience. Gear up for a thrilling ride that combines height, movement, and pure excitement. Priced at just 100 pesos, this adrenaline-pumping ride is a must-try for thrill-seekers. However, please note that this ride is not suitable for individuals with certain health conditions. Get ready to twist and turn for an unforgettable and heart-pounding journey!

Php 100.00  

Guide to SM By the Bay: Find a new way to twist your hips at Dream Twister | SM Supermalls

Where to take a break: Potato corner and Korean corndog to fuel up!  

Guide to SM By the Bay: Fill up your hangry tummy at Potato Corner and Romantic Korean Corndog | SM Supermalls

Bumper Car

Get ready for a whirlwind of fun on the Bumper Cars! For just 60 pesos per ride, strap into this classic ride and navigate the arena as you bump and dodge into friends, family, or loved ones. The Bumper Cars create a unique bonding experience, making it one of the most enjoyable rides for groups. Share in the joy of friendly collisions and unforgettable moments on the Bumper Cars – where laughter and fun collide!

Php 60.00 per ride

Guide to SM By the Bay: Get bumpin’ and crashin’ at Bumper Car | SM Supermalls
MOA eye

Soar to new heights on the MOA Eye, the renowned Ferris Wheel at SM Mall of Asia! Towering over the bay, this ride offers stunning views of the Manila Bay sunset and the starry night with the bright lights of SM by the BAY. Perfect for family, friends, and loved ones, it's a memorable experience to capture in photos, and videos. Regular ride access starts at 200 pesos, or make your ride more special with the VIP pass with access to a unique kind of gondola for only 250 pesos. Elevate your moments and create lasting memories on the MOA Eye!

Php 200 per ride regular ride; Php 250 per VIP Side

Guide to SM By the Bay: Get a romantic view of the city at MOA Eye | SM Supermalls

3. Get your afternoon coffee fix at BLCK café.

Enjoying the sunset with a cup of coffee? The best!

Guide to SM By the Bay: Grab your coffee fix at BLCK Café | SM Supermalls

Photos from BLCK Cafe on Facebook

4. Forda competitive ones: Chill games and and kyut prizes uWu
Hook a Duck and Ring Toss

Guide to SM By the Bay: Take your family and friendly competitions to Hook a Duck and Ring Toss | SM Supermalls

5. Giligans: For that busog-sarap meal after a day full of fun and adventure!

Their sisig is a crowd fave!

Guide to SM By the Bay: Stuff on some busog-sarap meals at Giligan’s | SM By the Bay

Admission Rates (Walk-Ins)

  • No admission fees

Opening Hours

  • SM by the Bay Amusement Park
  • 12pm – 9pm daily 

Buy Your Tickets Online

  • Don’t miss the fun! Ride-all you can passes and ride vouchers are still available in Metrodeal, Klook, Shopee and SM Tickets!
  • To redeem, simply go to the admission booth of your chosen branch and present your vouchers to get your ride-all-you-can pass. Remember to only buy your passes from official websites, and carefully read through the fine print before purchasing,
  • Visit the links below to get your passes: 

SM by the Bay Amusement Park

Excited na yarn? Us too! Don’t forget to take lots and lots of photos for memories, bring extra shirts, and tag us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok!

Still got energy for an evening shopping spree? SM Mall of Asia is located just across SM By the Bay so don’t forget to visit and shop for your favorite brands! #EverythingsHereAtSM