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Singapore River Cruise

2,365 reviews
Singapore, Singapore
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About Singapore River Cruise
Cruising since 1987. For more than a decade and a half, bumboats have been plying the Singapore River. The story of Singapore River Cruise begins in 1987. The "Clean Rivers Campaign" of 1983 saw the relocation of bumboats to Pasir Panjang. The familiar painted faces of our Bumboats were due to disappear from its home, until SRC was awarded the tender license to run river services here - the first also, to operate such services along the river. We are entering a new chapter in the Singapore River story. In this modern age, Bumboats on this historic waterway remind us of its rustic charm. SRC has been preserving the heritage of this important river for more than two decades. Its bumboats have become the icon of our river to visitors and locals alike. 2008 was a year when our iconic bumboats underwent a transformation. The diesel-powered engines of SRC's fleet made way for a new generation of electric ones that boast quieter engines and zero CO2 emissions. These are the very boats that operate along the Singapore River today. SRC is committed to greater excellence. Under its strong management, the company has developed a firm network of channel intermediaries from government agencies, embassies, event organizers and other operators in the tourism sector, both local and overseas. From a humble fleet of 4 bumboats in 1987, SRC has since increased its number to 24 today with a few new additions coming onboard soon.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Calm drive along the bay with a narrative on the history. Relaxing experience after a full day of exploring the city.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 559mathewj
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a nice experience to see some Singapore sights from water level, supported by an explanation on a TV in the cabin. But take into account: 1) Boats can be sold out, therefore be ready to wait for quite a while; 2) Boats can...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank KobomvelikbomJanko
Reviewed 1 week ago

We caught the ferry from Boat Quay which takes you around the river to Marina Bay Sands. It was an enjoyable way to spend 45 minutes. Gave you an insight into the river areas and great views of the skyscrapers.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank V7658SWcheryls
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a good experience and there were some nice views from the cruise. It's not costly and you can have some nice photos taken

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TobyCheong
Reviewed 1 week ago

Boarded at the lively Clarke Quay, the old school wooden boats of the Singapore River Cruise offer limited comfort but amazing city views. We boarded a 9pm cruise; the cruises leave every 15 minutes and there are plenty of seats on each boat. We grabbed...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank NICHOLAS T
Reviewed 1 week ago

$25.00 per person allowed onto an already full cruise with best seats taken, unfortunately paid the same as everyone else but unable to have the same experience as window seats all monopolized.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank karencooper333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did this cruise in the evening after the light show at the Marina. It was a beautiful cruise around it did have a video playing that explained some of the sights along the cruise. It was nice but maybe would have enjoyed the dinner cruise...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank christym451
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat leaves from Clarke Quay and we decided to do an evening cruise as we had, on a previous visit, done a daytime cruise. We were able to sit outside for the best view of the river. Don’t expect anything like a trip down...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ellie1145
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Book a cruise along the Singapore river from Clarke Quay and enjoy the ride. If you can do the 7pm - 7.30pm one then you get all the lights along the river, it is quite magical. Then when you return to Clarke Quay enjoy the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank happy561
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would really only bother doing this if you have time to kill before like we did on Sunday. Unfortunately for us the cruise was not running on Saturday evening due to National day preparations so we took the 10am Sunday cruise. We had stood...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Mobile571264
June 14, 2019|
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Response from patinhongkong | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember which company. There are several and they all do the same round trip. Just wander round Clarke and Boat Quay and you’ll find one.
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anujagar
May 13, 2019|
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Response from Pauldr62 | Reviewed this property |
We boarded at Clarke Quay and returned there we did not stop at Marina Bay it was evening trip not sure if daytime is different
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TeeW113
January 15, 2019|
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Response from ecmenendez | Reviewed this property |
You can purchase tickets at booths in Clarke Quay. The trip begins and ends there.
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