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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed our bumboat trip from Clarke Quay to what used to be the river mouth before they blocked it off. Interesting commentary and great views.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sujatojo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had been looking forward to our Singapore River Cruise, since our previous visit to Singapore, so headed to the Singapore River Cruises ticket booth, along. The restaurant strip of Clarke Quay. Their brochure mentions frequent cruises, but we waited, waited and waited. 3 of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank pakabay
Reviewed 2 days ago

40 minute boat trip along the keys. Gives you a good view and its nice to get on the water and feel the cooling breeze.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lindsay p
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Would be better if run like hop on hop off ride, electric boat so very quite and pollution free, bring the sun cream if on a full boat

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jason_hob
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had this experience as part of a tour that we booked on viator.com which included a Chinatown dinner and a trishaw ride to Clark Quay to get on the bumboat. The scenery at night is spectacular with a laser show from Marina Bay Hotel....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chochunter
Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth it if you have time and cash to spare. Views from a different perspective were enjoyable. Taped commentary was funny in parts. Convenient locations all down the river to board. Wait time was ~15min. Crew could care less.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Katie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

A relaxing trip down Singapore River and round Marina Bay. The view is spectacular when you are on the boat at dusk where the radiant blue sky is caught in the background of the beautifully lited Singapore Skyline. Was there when there was a special...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kelw0ng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

take the cruise at night, beautiful views of this great city and the staff is friendly and informative, as well as helpful

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ed P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found the website confusing as it doesn’t really tell you where to go to get this cruise but we went to Clarke Quay and then found the ticket office quite easily Boats are every 20 mins or so Quite pricey at 25SGD for adults and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank J07sc0tland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In case you are not taking a city tour by road then the same is a great experience ... But in case your doing the same ...it's just another medium to the same places - repetitive !!

Date of experience: January 2019
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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.
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