We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Singapore River Cruise

Singapore 179094, Singapore
+65 6336 6111
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
It's an amazing river cruise that shows best city view

You can take the river cruise to see downtown Singapore area along the river. Best time to visit is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michelle W
Worth the money

This river cruise is very nice. Absolutely recommend for tourist. Worth the money spent. Very nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Navdeepmehta
,
Ahmedabad, India
Read all 1,221 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Singapore 179094, Singapore
The Quays

Similar Things to Do in Singapore

Write a ReviewReviews (1,221)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

31 - 40 of 893 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can take the river cruise to see downtown Singapore area along the river. Best time to visit is from 6 or 7 pm so you can see the nice sunset and the night view. You can see all the nice buildings and attraction spots...More

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This river cruise is very nice. Absolutely recommend for tourist. Worth the money spent. Very nice in the evenings.

Thank Navdeepmehta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great trip WELL It Would have been but it was spoilt by a group of visitors from Italy Determined to talk over the Guide you just love it ! the trip is well worth it as long as you don't get loud tourist

1  Thank HIGHLIFE66
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a night tour and the boat waited while we watched the light show near Marina Bay Sands. Very enjoyable

Thank Wheats_11
Reviewed 8 November 2017

worth taking this well organised good boats good commentary in english , well explained sights to see on this cruise are fabulous an hour well spent

Thank EPS2308
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great way to view the major sights and Singapore skyline via the Singapore river cruise. Many Instagrammable shots to boot.

Thank brandon c
Reviewed 1 November 2017

laser show at MBS park please co-ordinate the show with boat timings clerk quay area is really nice all hotels at river banks

Thank Naresh P
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Lovely boat trip around the harbour, took about an hour, Super knowledable and fun guide and captain.

Thank Millie A
Reviewed 1 November 2017

A must is to see the Marina Bay light show but even better to do on the river cruise boats. They are super close and get a great view! make sure you sit outside on the boat for the best view!

Thank Gemma F
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Singapore River Cruise during the evening is a nice way to enjoy the cityscape of the city. during sunset its best for photogrphy

Thank Gugan_Ilango
Nearby
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
...More
Nearby Restaurants
Braci
63 reviews
.04 km away
My Little Spanish Place
62 reviews
.03 km away
Ah Sam Cold Drink Stall
20 reviews
.02 km away
Kinara
78 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Boat Quay
1,072 reviews
.04 km away
Statue of Raffles
227 reviews
.16 km away
Elgin Bridge
39 reviews
.20 km away
Sisters' Islands
6 reviews
.21 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Fazzzzz
26 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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.
1
Vote
dr3amar0undth3world
10 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
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
1
Vote
dr3amar0undth3world
10 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Arijit B | Reviewed this property |
It's easy actually.
0
Votes