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Visiting Singapore River Cruise

Take an unique route to sightsee Singapore and its many attractions on the Singapore River Cruise. You'll have great photo opportunities of the Singapore sunset and see iconic landmarks like Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Flyer, and the Esplanade under the stars and shining lights. An evening cruise with loved one is a great idea for a romantic date in Singapore — just saying!

Plan your Singapore River Cruise experience to the tee with this comprehensive guide on Singapore River Cruise timings, best time to visit, visitor tips, location and your options to get there.

Singapore River Cruise
Singapore River Cruise

Where Is Singapore River Cruise Located?

How To Reach Singapore River Cruise?

Let's take a look at travel options available to reach Singapore River Cruise at Clarke Quay Jetty.

Singapore River Cruise

By MRT

Nearest station: Fort Canning Station and Clarke Quay Station

MRT lines: Northeast Line and Downtown Line

If you're travelling on the Northeast Line, hop down at the Clarke Quay station. If you are on the Downtown Line, hop down at Fort Canning station. It is just a short walk down to the Clarke Quay Jetty.

Singapore River Cruise

By Taxi

The Clarke Quay Jetty is located at the waterfront of Clarke Quay shopping area and can be accessed from both Clarke Quay and Clarke Quay Central Mall.

Set your destination to Clarke Quay or Clarke Quay Central Mall.

The Clarke Quay Jetty is just a short walk away from both these locations.

Singapore River Cruise

By Bus

Nearest station: Clarke Quay Bus Station

Buses: 32, 54, 195, 195A

Hop on any of buses plying this route and get down at Clarke Quay station.

Walk down to the Clarke Quay Jetty and the Singapore River Cruise ticketing counter from here.

Know Before You Take The Singapore River Cruise

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Singapore River Cruise
  • Outside food is not allowed onto the bumboats.
  • Singapore River Cruise tickets purchased online need to be redeemed at the Clarke Quay Jetty boarding point.
  • The Singapore River Cruise will begin and conclude at the Clarke Quay Jetty.
  • If you choose to get down at any of the other jetties, please note that your Singapore River Cruise journey will conclude.
  • Every Singapore River Cruise trip begins with a safety briefing and the bumboats are equipped with safety floats and life jackets for every guest.
Singapore River Cruise

As you take a leisurely cruise on the Singapore River, you will be able to spot some iconic Singapore attractions that include:

Visitor Tips

  • It can get quite hot in Singapore during the day. So, if you take the Singapore River Cruise during the afternoon, we recommend you sit in the covered area of the bumboat while you take in the beauty of Singapore and its attractions.
  • If possible, plan your Singapore River Cruise experience for the evening to enjoy cooler weather, a Singapore sunset, and the night-life of the city.
  • The Singapore River Cruise is a great way to spend a Valentine's Day or New Year's Eve in Singapore. You might be able to spot festive light shows and stalls along the river, if you're lucky!
  • Make sure to snap plenty of pictures of Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Flyer, Merlion Park, and other attractions as you pass by them.



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Frequently Asked Questions About Visiting Singapore River Cruise

Where is Singapore River Cruise?

Singapore River Cruise starts and ends at the Clarke Quay Jetty. You can reach Singapore River Cruise via bus, MRT or car.

Why should I take the Singapore River Cruise?

Singapore River Cruise is a unique way to experience the top attractions of Singapore. Take a ride on a traditional East Asian bumboat as you go along the Singapore River and take in the sights of the city.

How do I book tickets to visit Singapore River Cruise?

You can book tickets to Singapore River Cruise online for the best deals and discounts on your booking.

What is the best time to visit Singapore River Cruise?

The best time to visit Singapore River Cruise is during the weekday around sunset. This way you avoid the heavy crowd and you get to experience the night-life in the city.

Is it worth visiting Singapore River Cruise?

Yes, the 40-minute cruise along the Singapore River offers interesting information and history of attractions such as Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Flyer, Asian Civilisations Museum and more as you pass by it. It is a unique way to tour the Lion City and is worth visiting.

What are the Singapore River Cruise opening hours?

Singapore River Cruise timings are Monday - Thursday: 1 PM - 10 PM and Friday - Sunday, Public Holidays: 10 AM - 10 PM. Last trip of the day starts at 9 PM.

Can I buy food and drinks at Singapore River Cruise?

No, you cannot carry food onto the Singapore River Cruise bumboat. You can find several food outlets at Clarke Quay after you finish your bumboat tour.

Can I visit Singapore River Cruise in a group?

Yes, you can take the Singapore River Cruise in a group.

Can I visit Singapore River Cruise with kids?

Yes, Singapore River Cruise is good for families with children.

Can I visit Singapore River Cruise for free?

No. Singapore River Cruise is a paid attraction. Ticket prices start at SGD 25.50.

How much does it cost to visit Singapore River Cruise?

The Singapore River Cruise tickets start at SGD 25.50. You may also get deals on your tickets at the time of booking.

Is Singapore River Cruise wheelchair friendly?

No, Singapore River Cruise is not wheelchair friendly. Guests need to climb over a few steps to get on and off the bumboat.

How long does it take to visit Singapore River Cruise?

The Singapore River Cruise takes about 40-minutes to finish a tour around the Singapore River and the attractions.