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Singapore River Cruise

Singapore 179094, Singapore
+65 6336 6111
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Neat - and a surprise

it, of course, is a total tourist attraction but much to our surprise it was very interesting and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Osage Beach, Missouri
Know Singapore better

Nice cruise. One should book evening with dinner. Helps to know heritage of Singapore and how it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 weeks ago

it, of course, is a total tourist attraction but much to our surprise it was very interesting and well done - a good overview of the Marina/River area with of history adn background detail - I would highly recommend this for all Singapore visitors

Thank LarryHN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice cruise. One should book evening with dinner. Helps to know heritage of Singapore and how it come to today's level by listening to their commentary

Thank MukeshDave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A trip along this river is a must-do while in Singapore. Whichever end you start from, you'll see everything from Old Singapore, to the pulsating Clarkes Quay, to the Merlion Park. All kinds of boat trips, from Dinner trips, to taxi service trips, but I...More

Thank JaneYost
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would recommend the night boat trip to see the mandarin laser show and all the other sights Singapore looks wonderful at night all lit up

Thank skargo69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice way to see the sights, whilst relaxing. On board commentary was very good and took some lovely photos.

Thank AllanandClare2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used our sia card for the boat trip. Easy located using hop on hop off bus and to redeem card for tickets. Pleasant trip past old buildings and then out onto marina bay with some good photo opportunities.

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took this 45 minute cruise today. It's well worth the 25 dollars Australian. The boats are absolutely pristine and battery operated so there is now horrible smell and they are as smooth as silk. The architecture en route is really impressive with a sympathetic...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great way to learn about the history of Singapore. The trip takes about 45min. There is commentary on board telling you of the different historical places along the river. I would definitely recommend to family and friends.

Thank Shane P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is really great to see the highlights of Singapore. Best to take a ferry from Clarke Quay and go to Marina Bay and back. The tickets from memory are around $23 which is more expensive than public transport but still strongly recommended for the...More

Thank DominikJ78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best experience - river cruise. Views of Marina Bay Sands, Merlion, Clarke Quay and other attractions are really great. Separately, it is really nice to take walks along the river and visit one of the restaurants there.

Thank DominikJ78
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.