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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
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had token a boat at near Elgin Bridge where is opposite of Boat Quay. It took 40 minutes to fo round the Bay, and costed $25 per a person. There were roofed seats on the center, and were a few terrace seats on the...More

Thank kazuakim2015
Reviewed 5 days ago

Bit of a line-up to get on the cruise but worth it especially if you take the cruise around 7pm as you also get to see the laser light display reflecting on the river. The cost of SGD20 covers the cost of the cruise only...More

Thank smpja
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the boat tour from Clarke Quay. The tour lasted about 50 minutes and gave a great view of the city and the bay. The architecture is terrific. The audio tour was also very informative.

Thank ecmenendez
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat ride not only covers a few places of importance but gives you a scenic roundabout. Feels like a little Venice without the gondola.

Thank RamyaSmruthi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable cruise, particularly as our boat was relatively empty so we able to sit outside. Lovely views and nice and peaceful. Clark Quay and the surrounding area are all very vibrant and full of life with lots of places to eat and drink. We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We caught the boat at read bridge near Clarke quay. There are various pick up and drop off points and the vendor will typically call the closest boat in to collect you. The trip is circular and has an English speaking televised guide detailing the...More

Thank ProfessorDGP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad I did this. Stunning. 25 Singpore dollars for around 45 minutes with commentary. There are 3 pick up points. You need to then get off at the same point you got on at. We started and ended outside the Marina Bay Sands. Go...More

Thank Tasneem A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get on queue on the Clark Quay side, near Hooters restaurant, about 6:30 or so. We don't bother with the (sometimes) longer queue for the sunset/light show, we like the one "just before" it. Usually less people--half the ride is in sunlight, the last half...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time @ Singapore River Cruise. You are in the middle of the city surrounded either by big buildings or other tourist attractions. Just sit back relax and enjoy the cool breeze. Click snaps with famous attractions in the background. The 40 mins...More

Thank Kushal P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Singapore River Cruise is a nice way to fill in an hour and get some respite from the humidity. Only negative is the endless procession of flag waving, whistle blowing tour guides and their patrons. If you can time it to get a quiet one...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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snowprincejuneau
September 12, 2018|
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Response from Wendy T | Reviewed this property |
Getting over into the boat would be cautious. They help handing you over onto the boat. And it rocks at times. You would need to assess your position and what they have available.
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Keryn J
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Tim D | Reviewed this property |
We didn't pre book the cruise, but went straight to the ticketing box at Clarke Quays. It's easy and there are plenty of boats.
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Kirstie R
June 26, 2018|
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Response from SL9999 | Reviewed this property |
We boarded from Clarke Quay. I am sure there are plenty of other locations as well.
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