Singapore River Cruise

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Singapore River Cruise - A Scenic Journey Through History

Experience some of Singapore's most important sites in a whole new light by going on an incredible river trip on a bumboat. Enjoy an enjoyable cruise along the Singapore River, passing by several famous quays, bridges, and monuments. As you take in the captivating audio-visual commentary on board, learn more about the striking architecture of contemporary skyscrapers and historic landmarks.

Embark on a captivating adventure through the heart of Singapore with the iconic Singapore River Cruise. This leisurely boat ride promises a unique perspective of the city-state's rich history, stunning skyline, and vibrant culture. Let's delve into the details of this enchanting experience.

The Singapore River Cruise is a popular tourist attraction that meanders along the historic Singapore River, offering passengers a front-row seat to the city's transformation from a humble trading post to a modern metropolis. The cruise provides an ideal blend of relaxation, entertainment, and historical insights.

Starting Point: Clarke Quay, Singapore

Activity Timings:
Monday-Thursday: 01:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday-Sunday: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Activity Duration: 40 Minutes

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Singapore River Cruise FAQs

1. Clarke Quay: Beginning your Singapore River Cruise from this important main commercial port, which is now a well-known tourist destination. It currently features a museum where visitors can learn about Singapore's history in addition to delicious foods and adventurous activities. It is the perfect location for engaging in thrilling and enjoyable activities, and at night, the entire region is illuminated with brilliant lights.

2. Boat Quay: Previously the hub of Singapore River trade, it is well-known for its vibrant nightlife. The warehouses and shophouses near the river lend character to the area, which is enhanced by the quay's distinct charm. It's a relic from the former docks that provides a relaxed dining and drinking experience.

3. Merlion Park: The Merlion is a legendary animal that has the body of a fish and the head of a lion. Merlion Park, home to a 70-ton statue of Singapore's national symbol, is a famous location that every traveler should see at least once. You'll notice that the Merlion is always spouting water, which the locals think is a way to keep good luck alive.

4. Esplanade: The national performing arts facility of Singapore can accommodate a large number of people—roughly 2,000 for the performing arts and 1,600 for a concert hall. Since its establishment in 2002, it has hosted over 49,000 performances and events, making it one of the busiest arts venues in the world.

The ideal time to take a river cruise in Singapore is in the evening, between 5 and 7 p.m., when the sun sets and the weather is slightly lower. You can also take in the waterfront scenery as the city is in motion.

During Singapore's festivals, Singapore River Cruise becomes more profitable and visually appealing.
 

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