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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
3 River Valley Road Clarke Quay | BayFront South, Singapore 179019, Singapore
Singapore River/Riverside
+65 6336 6111
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I did the 40 minute cruise of the river by "bum" boat so called because of their shallow draft useful for trading. I was ve.ry interested in the vast contrast between the modern skyscrapers with the old houses which had so much more character.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank maturetraveller76
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m still trying to figure out why 3 different sets of people (2 local) discouraged us to do the river cruise when in fact it was one of the better experiences we had in SG. Starting our day around noon with a toddler, we finished...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Poojha
Reviewed 4 days ago

A different way to get around Singapore and well worth the trip, the cruise takes you to most off the spots around the bay

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Darrin R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took this cruise on a Sunday morning, our first full day in Singapore.....and we were able to walk right on. It gives you a good lay of the land and a lot of information. It's a photographers dream! There's no better introduction to the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were staying at the Fullarton Bay hotel and every evening/night we would see this continuous stream of boats circling Marina Bay and heading off up the river. We had done the river stroll during to cool of the morning, so decided to join the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank treyjey
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are some lovely guided boat tours along the river. We enjoyed a sunny afternoon along the river, seeing the various quays, restaurants and historical sights. Very plesant and worthwhile.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a boat ride on the Singapore River from Robertson Quay and really enjoyed it. An English commentary was available and it was good to be out on the water on a very sultry, humid afternoon.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This 45 minute boat trip along the river with a commentary pointing out the history and information on the sites was well with taking. Everything was well explained and looked different from this viewpoint.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank raymarks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Left from Clarke Quay and took the short ride down to Marina Bay it gives you a different perspective of the city, and gets you off your fight for a little bit (it was nice to rest). Great way to take a different type of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Water Bee river cruise from Clarke Quay to Marina Bay and back. This is the best way to see the nightly light show in Marina Bay and along the way you pass all the eateries on both sides of the river. This...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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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.
November 3, 2018|
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Response from thordurev | Reviewed this property |
Recommend Clarke Quay.
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