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The Singapore River Cruise is one of the most popular tours which most tourists enjoy during their trip to Singapore. The heart and life of this tour revolves around the bumboats. They were earlier used as a means of transporting goods and cargo. And now, these are the same bumboats which are used to carry passengers on their tour along the river banks. So hop on to one of the boats and take a fun filled ride to view important landmarks like Rafffles' Landing Site, Boat Quay, Fullerton Hotel, Asian Civilisations Museum Esplanade Singapore, Singapore Flyer, and The Merlion Park.


• The Singapore River Cruise offers the best scenic view of the city.

• The highlight of this tour is the Bumboats.

• The Singapore Flyer is one the main attractions which can be seen while riding the cruise.

• Other attractions include Raffles’ Landing Site and The Merlion Park.

Opening Hours:

9am to 11pm (Last cruise at 10.30pm)

How to get there:

 Take the MRT to Clarke Quay Station. Take Exit E and cross the bridge to the bumboat


1st Jan to 31st Dec
Monday 9 am - 11 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 11 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 11 pm
Thursday 9 am - 11 pm
Friday 9 am - 11 pm
Saturday 9 am - 11 pm
Sunday 9 am - 11 pm
1st Jan to 31st Dec
Monday -
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2015-08-26 05:00:47

Brendon Devilliers

"Great riverboat cruise, don\'t miss! You can see the Bay, Merlion and the Quays...totally worth the time and money."

2015-08-26 05:02:59

Dale Kane

"Peaceful and well paved walkways, right in city center. If you need some fresh air before dinner time or a morning jog, this is a good place to visit."

2015-08-26 05:07:06

Ross Duplessis

"The view of the city and and Marina Bay Sands and surrounds are fantastic. Bring your camera."

2015-08-26 05:11:22

Martin Duminy

"Go on a nice day and just sit back, relax and take in the pretty views and history of the Singapore river. Only last about 45-60mins but good value for money."

2015-08-26 05:15:10

Grant David

"If this is your first time in Singapore, I recommend doing it at the start of your trip as it will help get your bearings and give you some tips on what to explore!"

2015-08-26 05:17:52

Corey Vernon

"Picturesque, relaxing river includes a comfortable boat with friendly staff. The tour stops close to many shops, bars and restaurants!"

2015-08-26 05:21:55

Nathan Rilee

"A cruise of the Singapore River gives tourists a brief glimpse of some of Singapore\'s early history along this river."

2015-08-29 01:55:33

jack langer

"You get a map telling you about each bridge you pass - the oldest being Anderson and Cavanagh Bridges."

2015-08-29 01:58:23

George Stefen

"This was not what i expected but very pleasant. Cruised at dusk for 40 minutes up and back from Marina Bay, watching the city lights come on from the coolness of the water was delightful."

2015-08-29 02:01:19

Alistare Michael

"I think it takes about 40 minutes, but time flew by. You get a commentary on a tv set, and see the entire waterfront area of Singapore."

2015-08-29 02:06:08

Ian Brad

"Singapore looks quite different when all the waterside restaurants, and skyscrapers are lit up, and the water boats have little red lanterns bobbing along their roof line"

2015-08-29 02:09:04

Joe David

"In the early evening we took the boat from Marina Bay to Clarke Quay. This is definitely a nice way to travel, see some of the sights and learn a little of Singapore\'s history. This is a \'must do\' when visiting Singapore. "

2015-08-29 02:11:47

James Shane

"The best way to have a good view of the city and the Marina Bay Sands Resort is this lovely little boat ride."

2015-08-29 02:14:51

Gary Chris

"WOW - what a way to see the city as the sun sets and the lights come on!! Comfy trip of about 45 minutes along the river and harbour - past the lion head and all the amazing sights."

2015-08-29 02:16:59

Stuart James

"Information tape plays to keep you up to date and the breeze was wonderful!! Well worth it!"

2015-08-29 02:20:23

Jos Ryan

"Our hotel was by the river(Hotel River view) and there was one of many water taxi stations nearby.We used that boat several times during our stay and it was great."

2015-08-29 02:25:15

Steven Peter

"Boats left every 20 minutes, which gave us a chance to grab a quick half-price happy hour drink at one of the many bars along Clarke Quay. "

2015-08-30 03:57:18

Peter Williams

"The view was very nice. You willl see more of singapore that you wouldnt even notice if you will take a walk along the streets. The crew was so nice that we had a lot of photos together as souvenir."

2015-08-30 03:59:43

Kevin Wessley

"We had the river cruise as our final tour. After a tiring day of walking, we again saw the beauty of singapore at a different perspective. Through a cruise."

2015-08-30 04:25:33

John Stefan

"The scenery is breathtaking especially at night. The lights were all up just like diamonds.. A very much suggested trip for those who will visit Singapore."

2015-08-30 04:27:15

Peter Joyce

"This is a great and cheap way to see the city. After all the walking Iam sure your do this is a great way to sight see whilst resting the legs. Highly recommended."

2015-08-30 04:30:26

Peter George

"Flowing through Singapore City, it is a very convenient way to explore Singapore\'s most amazing parts through river boat specially in the evening and night."

2015-08-30 04:34:53

Alex Michael

"The view of the whole city from a moving little boat was such an awesome one."

2015-08-30 04:37:12

Tom Andrew

"The view of the city is nice to look at specially that you will not gonna see it on such angles when you are walking along the streets."

2015-08-30 04:39:25

Tim Stuart

"Saw a different view of Singapore city part and things you may not otherwise see. my friends and I really enjoyed the trip. the \"sailor\" was so nice that he even had a wacky pose with us!"

2015-08-30 04:42:44

Eric Craig

"We visited in Feb 2014 and took a boat cruise under all the bridges and up next to the Merlion. It\'s a great way to see the city."

2015-08-30 04:44:38

Alex Boyd

"You can see all the new buildings and Marina Bay and the huge barge for special events."