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Singapore River Cruise

2,327 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 3 days ago via mobile

If you don't have much time in Singapore this is one if the things that you really must do!! It is $25 per person for a 40 minute tour. There is a commentary in English and the boat us nanned by 2 staff who are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We boarded the Singapore River Cruise at Clarke Quay at dusk. The temperature was terrific after sunset and the lights of the city begin to shine. The cost is about S$25 and lasts about 46 mintues. It was a perfect way to start the evening...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This little cruise was a nice point of view of beautiful Singapore from the water. Be careful when buying your ticket because they will sell you a round trip even if you want a one way, which we did.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

we went for dinner at clarke quay. after that we decided to try the rivercruise. it was fun. and the boat was steady.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank chapter59hairsalon
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must do in Singapore - take a day and a night boat tour to see Singapore from the water. It is wonderful, and also some respite from the heat.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Escape08412101809
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can find the river cruise service not just at Clarke Quay, but also along Marina Bay area, Raffles Place and along the Esplanade area. Eventhough its quiet expensive, its worth to try. The best time to go here is at 5 pm onwards. Kids...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Anaqe20
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a one hour cruise and enjoyed every minute. The commentary was great and there is a small shop on board.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dr Raymond D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to Singapore on different occasions but this river cruise showed us a side of Singapore that we haven't seen. We took the early evening boat ride, in time for the Spectra light and sound show. The river was clean, there was no smell....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank gafrancomd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Singapore River Cruise has been operating since 1987. Cost $25sd per adult lasts about 40 minutes. Give you a good look from the river of Singapore very informative. Well worth a go.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Frank M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very relaxing way to see some sights of Singapore and cool off with the breezes from the water. The boat station you alight the boat is also where you finish, unless you ask the driver to stop somewhere else.

Date of experience: June 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 ToddyChristchurch | Reviewed this property |
We bought our tickets at Clarke Quay but I think you can purchase at other kiosks when you board the boat.
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