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Singapore River Cruise

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579+ Reviews
42% off
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Singapore River Cruise Highlights

  • Gear up for an exciting Singapore River Cruise ride for 40 minutes and see a range of historical & modern landmarks of the city

  • Have a fun-filled river cruise experience in traditional bumboats and explore the beautiful city of Singapore

  • See some of the city's famous landmarks like Boat Quay, Bayfront South, and Merlion Park while cruising on the Singapore River

  • Gain some insights into the rich history & architecture of Singapore as you listen to the interesting audio-visual commentary

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Singapore River Cruise Overview

Starting Point: Clarke Quay Jetty, Singapore

Singapore River Cruise Timings:

  • Monday-Thursday: 01:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Friday-Sunday: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Activity Duration: 40 Minutes

Attractions to see: Clarke Quay, Read Bridge, Boat Quay, Fullerton, Merlion Park, Bayfront South, Esplanade

About the Singapore River Cruise:

The Singapore River Cruise is a captivating journey that offers a unique perspective on the city-state’s rich history and modern charm. This iconic attraction in Singapore is renowned for its picturesque views and historical significance. Sailing through the heart of Singapore, the cruise takes passengers on a delightful voyage along the Singapore River, spanning approximately 3.2 kilometers.

As visitors embark on this beautiful journey, they’ll pass under historic bridges and alongside vibrant quays, where once bustling trading and activities took place. The River Cruise in Singapore weaves a mesmerizing tale of time, where the graceful whispers of colonial-era architecture entwine with the audacious reach of the towering skyscrapers in the central business district. The narration on the cruise provides meaningful insights into the river’s role in shaping Singapore’s history, making it an educational experience.

With Singapore River Cruise tickets, visitors will get a magical experience, as the illuminated riverbanks and vibrant nightlife of Clarke Quay and Boat Quay create an electric atmosphere.

About Singapore River Cruise Tickets:

  • Scenic Route: Get a chance to enjoy a picturesque journey along the historic Singapore River, showcasing the city’s breathtaking skyline and renowned landmarks.
  • Cultural Immersion: Learn about Singapore's rich heritage and diverse culture as you pass historic quays, colonial buildings, and cultural districts like Chinatown and Little India.
  • Illuminated Night Cruise: Book your Singapore River Cruise tickets for night hours to witness the city come alive with vibrant lights, creating a magical ambiance.
  • Flexible Ticket Options: There are tons of ticket options available which you can pick according to your interests and preferences.
  • Culinary Delights: There are some packages that offer a dining experience, allowing you to taste delicious cuisines while cruising, enhancing the overall experience.
  • Professional Guides: You’ll sail with professional guides on board who will provide fascinating insights about Singapore’s history, making your trip educational and entertaining.
  • Photo Opportunities: Get a chance to capture breathtaking moments against the backdrop of iconic structures like the Merlion, Marina Bay Sands, and Clarke Quay.

How to Reach?

  • By Bus: You can take 32, 54, 195, and 195A buses that stop at Clarke Quay Station. Arrive at Clarke Quay Station and walk down to the Clarke Quay Jetty. It will take approx 30-45 minutes to reach.
  • By MRT: The nearest MRT stations to the cruise embarkation points are Clarke Quay MRT and Raffles Place MRT. Both stations are well-connected to major parts of the city, enabling visitors to get easy access using the Mass Rapid Transit System. It takes approximately 20-30 minutes to reach the River Cruise in Singapore.
  • By Car: To reach the Singapore River Cruise by car, take major highways like ECP from the east, CTE from the north, or AYE from the west. Exit near Clarke Quay for convenient access to the river cruise. It will take 20-30 minutes to reach, but the timings may vary depending on the peak hours.
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Singapore River Cruise Package Options

Admission Ticket to Singapore River Cruise(Open Dated)

Admission Ticket to Singapore River Cruise(Open Dated)
40 Minutes
per Adult

Admission Ticket to Singapore River Cruise(Open Dated)

Age Policy:

  • Visitors aged 0-2 years can join free of cost and must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Child Tickets are applicable for visitors aged 3-17 years.
  • Adult Tickets are applicable for visitors aged 18+ years.
  • Admission Ticket to Singapore River Cruise
  • Audio visual commentary in English onboard

Must Know Before You Go for Singapore River Cruise

  • The activity is operational in all weather conditions except during storms or typhoons. In case of cancellation, you will be given the option to book an alternative date.
  • This activity is not recommended for anyone with impaired physical mobility.
  • Please note that you can't reboard the boat once you get off.
  • All foreign nationals must share their passport and visa details at the time of arrival.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of arrival.
  • Participants are not allowed to carry any sharp object, lighter, luggage bag, alcohol, knife, etc.
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Singapore River Cruise Map

Starting Point
Clarke Quay map
3 River Valley Rd, Singapore 179024

Singapore River Cruise Ratings & Reviews (579)

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CVK Sastry
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Reviewed: 23 Jan 2024
We liked the stunning  of the city 
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Suriya Prakash
Suriya prakash
Reviewed: 18 Jul 2023
Very good experience
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Susana Valdez
Susana valdez
Reviewed: 09 Aug 2023
Daevika Somayaji
Daevika somayaji
Reviewed: 19 Dec 2019
My family and I were visiting Singapore earlier this year and we decided to go for the bumboat tour. There were a few others ... Read More
Deebak Elangovan
Deebak elangovan
Reviewed: 18 Jan 2024
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Garry baniecki
Reviewed: 14 Dec 2023
The River Cruise was very enjoyable. Good weather and fantastic scenery.
Reviewed: 16 Oct 2023
The ride is good. But too much trouble to get the tickets from booth especially you already hold the E-tickets.

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Singapore River Cruise Policies

Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

Refund Policy

No refund applicable.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation are made 1 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 1 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • Payment Terms Policy

  • 100.0% of total tour cost will have to be paid 0 days before the date of booking