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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3 River Valley Road Clarke Quay | BayFront South, Singapore 179019, Singapore
The Quays
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 26, 2005

These boats leave from the boat quay and go along the river giving a different view of downtown. Going under the bridges instead of over them certianly gives another view. It also goes out to the Merlion fountain. The narration is recorded, so you can...More

14  Thank ral338
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Bought ticket for tour today. They give you a map showing all the things you will go by to see. However, our boat driver decided to serve as a taxi service and we went back and forth between Merlion Park stop and Marina Bay Sands...More

15  Thank karpedm
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on the 8:30pm laser show crusie which was very cool. Laser shown is hosted by Marina Bay Sands and lasts about 20 mins. Set to music, this was great as seen from the river! Cruise itself was 1 hr and you see all...More

Thank theartisans
Reviewed 2 days ago

The boats are electric so they are quite and a lot less messy than diesel/petrol powered ones which is a good job as this is Singapore's reservoir of fresh water. Enjoy a boat trip from Marina Bay Sands to Clarke Quay and find the noisy...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I took river cruise in the afternoon. If you intend to take round trip then boat has to be taken from Clark Quay otherwise single trip can be taken from River cruise point at Merilion Park. I sat under the shade in the boat and...More

1  Thank 972arushia
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was very refreshing to sit outdoors at the back of the boat and take in the scenery of Clarke and Robertson Quay along with the Merlion and Marina bay Sands Hotel.

Thank Robyn E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very relaxing and enjoyable especially on a very hot evening leaving from Clarke Quay where many restaurants line the riverfront. This takes you to the Promenade where good photos can be taken of the Merlion.

Thank Robyn E
Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Singapore this is a must do, it’s beautiful. Take a boat outside the Fullerton hotel as go as far as it will take you and back, check times as they can be far and few between.

Thank Therese H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved it, super evening cruise along the Singapore River with spectacular views of the lit-up buildings, bridges, iconic landmarks, hotels, restaurants, bars, etc. River light show at 7:45? fantastic (check boat timing to see the show). The highlight of our stay.

Thank Bruce T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent cruise it is interesting and very colourful worth doing and I could do it again... not expensive ...

Thank Chanel2315
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always great to cruise up or down the river checking out the Singapore city and marina bay. Lovely trip and you can get on and off along the way. I normally have high tea at the Fullerton then jump on from there. Worth the trip...More

Thank Saul79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have done this cruise twice. Once before sunset and then at night. I am told that currently they even have a laser show to witness. I haven’t seen that yet But like most river cruises round the world which are by a city, this...More

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The Quays
From Marina Bay, a walk along Singapore River will
take you through the three Quays of the city, each
offering a very different atmosphere. Boat Quay
features historical sites and a buzzing riverfront
vibe. Clarke Quay caters to the party crowd, while
Robertson Quay appeals to the leisurely wanderer.
Weekends at Robertson Quay and Martin Road also give a
peek into the lives of expats in Singapore, as the
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Sindy A
November 3, 2018|
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Response from thordurev | Reviewed this property |
Recommend Clarke Quay.
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Sindy A
November 3, 2018|
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Response from 38Russ | Reviewed this property |
Ticket booths are along the river from clarke quay the main home for the ferrys all the way until the river opens up near marina bay sands, I would say the best place to catch the ferry is at the start so you can enjoy the... More
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Sindy A
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Response from ColinRosewarne | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I can only assume you cash it inat the ticket office at the berth.
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