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Bumboat River Tour

3 River Valley Road Clarke Quay | BayFront South, Singapore, Singapore
+65 6336 6111
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Fun and easy way to know the city

We took the tour to soak in the city and it did not disappoint . The tour has commentary in English... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Delhi, India
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View from the River

We had the opportunity see Singapore from a bumboat on the Singapore River. These boats were once... read more

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Board one of Singapore’s iconic bumboats, which have been retrofitted with zero-emission electric engines, and learn about the river’s colorful history while taking in the unforgettable skyline. Two tours circle Boat Quay, Circle Quay and Marina Bay. Taxi and charter services are also available.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
3 River Valley Road Clarke Quay | BayFront South, Singapore, Singapore
+65 6336 6111

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the tour to soak in the city and it did not disappoint . The tour has commentary in English and talks about history and some quirky facts of the place. You also get a good. Jew of marina bay sands, financial district and...More

1  Thank Mayuri_Srivastava
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the opportunity see Singapore from a bumboat on the Singapore River. These boats were once used to carry cargo from the ships in the harbor into the city. We started the cruise across from Clark’s Quay. From the river, you get a different...More

1  Thank ITRT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not Generally a fan of Harbour Cruises but Really enjoyed this one. We boarded in Clarke Quay in mid afternoon, was a hot and sunny day so this was a good break The view of the city and marina sand plus the Merlion were good....More

Thank Shayne B
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We finished our day at Marina Bay Sands and were looking for something to do for an hour or so. As we walked along the river, my son suggested we take the boat. We talked some more and landed up the Bum Boat ride station....More

Thank ShubaKrishnan
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Decided to go do a bum boat river cruise. It was well organised and didn’t need to wait long to get on a boat. Unfortunately we had a tour group on the boat who didn’t understand English and spoke through the whole information giving so...More

1  Thank amanda p
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous ride and had the opportunity to see the night show which was spectacular. Since this was Christmas time, the light show was likely greater than usual.

Thank ntoddiverson3
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Get the best view of the river and surrounds on the Bum Boat rides. Takes you around to the National Stadium, Marina Sands Hotel, Merlion, Singapore Flyer just to name a few of the attractions you will see from this river cruise.

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We took a night cruise whilst in Singapore recently, it was easy to access from Clarke Quay. The views at night were beautiful & would highly recommend this tour if you want to see the sites in 40 minutes whilst sitting back taking it all...More

1  Thank LookseeJo
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Spent six days in Singapore and went on the boats three times we enjoyed it so much. Our first was the forty five minute tour along the river to the marina area. Great sites of the skyline and many impressive buildings new and old. Very...More

1  Thank DaveBAmersham
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We went on this trip as part of our tour. I was a bit apprehensive, as I thought i5 was a bit touristy ? But we were tourists so that wasOK. Quiet, leisurely and restful. Many colourful structures and photo opportunities. Recommended.

1  Thank RolandSparling
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5 February 2018|
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Response from ShubaKrishnan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Merlion is one of the designated stops.
Jessica and Pet... F
20 November 2017|
Response from Seatroutfisher-1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can
8 November 2017|
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Response from Sherril E | Reviewed this property |
The last boat is at 10.30pm and they go at 15 minute intervals - that is all day from 9 am until 10.30 pm. Sunsets around 6 pm so you can work it out from there.