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Singapore River Cruise

Singapore 179094, Singapore
+65 6336 6111
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Have a low expectation and you’ll enjoy the cruise

After reading the other reviews I knew what to expect, taciturn and brusque interactions, inaudible... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Expensive for the experience !

For 25 SGD pp you get a 40 minutes ride on the Singapour river. You can do the same by walking... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michel L
via mobile
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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 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 2 days ago via mobile

After reading the other reviews I knew what to expect, taciturn and brusque interactions, inaudible narration and at $25 Singapore a relatively expensive experience. Which was definitely the case! Forewarned is forearmed, so I enjoyed the cruise!

Thank FinChapman
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For 25 SGD pp you get a 40 minutes ride on the Singapour river. You can do the same by walking around. You have the same view. This is not a water taxi. There is only a few boats around. We are in december, the...More

Thank Michel L
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can buy a tickets for cruise and there are timings for that so please check the timings before plannig

Thank sona83bhar
Reviewed 2 days ago

Escaping the heat and having a relaxing view of the Singapore waterway is enticing. It takes about 40 minutes to travel up the river and back again, and there is lots to see and wonderful photo opportunities. A running commentary is played over a PA...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Take a gentle cruise from Clark Quay along the Singapore River and around Maina Bay. See the beautiful old colonial buildings alongside some spectacular modern architecture. There is much to see and learn.

Thank iainatsea
Reviewed 4 days ago

very much appriciated for this ride.its almost 45 minutes ride but trust me one of the kind experience.food avaiblle al over taxi is difficult to get but always you can call to get it.

Thank viralkumar
Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy & short cut to explore the city.with in short span. All major tourist point covers under this. Starts from merlion--all the way to clarkquay mall & hotel back to the merlion point.

Thank rawatgunjan
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can catch the river cruise boat @ various stops along the river and you can get off wherever you'd like or complete the entire loop. The price pp was a bit expensive and they don't take credit cards (cash only). There is a pre-recorded...More

Thank TravelTea
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun diversion for the kids and us. It allowed us to see the sights of the Singapore downtown area without too much hassle. Being on the water at dusk was very pleasant and the breeze was divine! The kids got a little...More

Thank peter c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Classic Singapore activity and I love it so much I try to do one each time I'm in Singapore. Beautiful views and a nice way to experience the city.

Thank ChicaSmile
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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26 October 2017|
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Response from DrNiranjan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, You can board the Cruise on Clarke Quay Pier. Tickets are available there but i am not sure about Dinner Cruise. However eating/dining on the Quay itself is a very good option.
10 October 2017|
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Response from Kerry K | Reviewed this property |
Well the Light Show Cruise goes at a specific time to match up with the Light Show ..whereas the others just cruise around before/after the Light Show
10 October 2017|
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Response from Arijit B | Reviewed this property |
It's easy actually.