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Address: Singapore 179094, Singapore
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Cruising since 1987.

  For more than a decade and a half, bumboats...

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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We took a boat ride around the river, it was quite a hot day so I'd recommend sitting inside and not at the back of the boat. It provided a historical video along the cruise as we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

25 dollars per person trip takes about 45 minutes. Talking information about the area, Clarkes Quay, Queen Elizabeth park Chinese trading.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a morning trip, un-crowded boat so plenty of room to move about. Excellent commentary and friendly crew. Really enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful way to view Singapore either during the day or at night when the City is all lit up. Great for Adults and Children at very reasonable cost

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you really want to get a feel for Singapore and one's bearings as to areas around the city, this is a wonderful way to travel around by boat and see the city at it's best. Then you can take time and see the places you have seen that have attracted you most. Definitely worth the time and it's fun.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We fancied a tour on the Singapore river as we thought this would provide a good vantage point to see the skyline. However, we thought that for $25 SGP per person it was overpriced for the 40 minute duration. It would have been better for "hop on - hop off" facility. Having said that the boat was very clean, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had excellent meal at indian food outlet along with very cold beer sat at table overlloking river, prices good

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice 40min ride on the boat but I think I could have walked along the river and see as much as I saw on the boat. It the boat is full of people with selfy-stick, you won't be able to see much... and that is what happened to us. Unfortunately, we did the river cruise first and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gentle way to get about if you are tired of walking. Well maintained little boats and safety information given .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a boat ride around the river, it was quite a hot day so I'd recommend sitting inside and not at the back of the boat. It provided a historical video along the cruise as we saw each area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Experience the wonderful breeze while cruising with the center in sight. great memories to take with you any day. Fun! Fun!! Fun!!

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