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Singapore River Cruise

Singapore 179094, Singapore
+65 6336 6111
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A diffferent way to see Singapore, IF time available is short -

This is the first time since my many visits that I took the river cruise. Not bad, but if you got... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2016
Otto B
Waterloo, Belgium
Wine with a view

Nothing like a great glass of wine with a view of the Singapore city skyline. The pizza's are not... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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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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Singapore 179094, Singapore
The Quays
+65 6336 6111

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Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is the first time since my many visits that I took the river cruise. Not bad, but if you got enough time you can see all you see from the cruise also from the land. S $ 25.- for 40 minutes is a bit...More

1  Thank Otto B
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Nothing like a great glass of wine with a view of the Singapore city skyline. The pizza's are not bad either. I would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank LindiLB
Reviewed 9 January 2016

I caught the bumboat from Clarks Quay and did the river cruise to Marina Bay and back. The boat wasn't crowded and I got a good view for photos of all the sites along the riverside. The trip takes 40 minutes there and back and...More

Thank Carriecot
Reviewed 8 January 2016

I've been on this cruise multiple times as I keep bringing my new friends. This is good to take at night especially when the light show in MBS is ongoing. We like the open area at the back where you can take photos. However, you...More

1  Thank kitty_cat_0318
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We went on a night Laser Show cruise, with Singapore RiverExperience. It cost $30SGD. I would definitely go on a night cruise, to see the night lights, but not to see the Laser Show. The cruise without the Laser Show is much cheaper. Our boat...More

Thank 255093Diane_52
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We went in the evening and the light show from the buildings were magnificent, how Singapore has grown up since my first visit in 1978,

Thank andrewrZ482BP
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We took the boat from Clarke quay and it costs $25. The boat takes you around the river and you can stop at ONLY ONE destination. This is important as we thought it was similar to a hop on-off since the ticket is valid for...More

Thank Nathanael S
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Never been on a river boat when all the crew are concerned about are checking their phones and making sure they don't get wet from the rain. Limited commentary, Windows all steamed up because of the storm, became very stuffy. Not worth $25 each.

2  Thank Carosnave
Reviewed 2 January 2016

No need a prior reservation as you can do walk-ins. Stay on the right side of the boat. Best to take the tour towards sundown.

Thank Ayameme
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We loved our boat ride along the Singapore River. It puts you in the middle of the city and gives you a sense of the vibe of Singapore . Must do!

Thank wma37607
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.