Anyone who been to Singapore should take a little boat ride in the Clarke Quay .
Various reason given but simple one is this is the ONLY way to visualize the old Singapore River before it prosperous , or rather when Sir Stamford Raffles made Singapore a Free Trade Port.
Believed it or not, Singapore has gone thru so much changes in the land that even those people who lived at that time is unable to recognize the present Singapore
Well, this is not just a normal boat ride . One is able to see the current monuments, attractions from the boat right that no land transportation can give you that angle.
One cannot deny that only this boat ride gives you a Front angle of the well known Merlion (original at Fullerton ) that you will NEVER get on land.
Beside , there is a recorded commentary on the boat.
Well, there are also ways to get cheaper rides, just spend a little effort and go online to find local travel agencies . They should able to get you a lower price when you buy a package there.
TripAdvisor do also have a package for this and you can book directly .
Some tips for those who wants to know more about this attraction :
1) To guarantee a seat, one should be there 30 mins before the boat ride as the boat are normally goes out every hour
2) Next , this boat ride operates from 10 am to 10 pm daily.
3) Go in the evening time if you want a cooler ride as the day is hot and one likely to enjoy it , but note the crowd .
Last but not least , Enjoy !
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