2 Hours Boating tour itinerary for Singapore: Go For A Magical River Tour In Singapore.
Take a fascinating group tour, to know Singapore from where it all began- the Singapore River. Hop on a river taxi and follow the trail of the first traders to uncover the cultures they brought with them that helped shape modern Singapore.
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Begin your tour at Esplanade, where our Singapore tour guide will explain the significance of the river to Singapore’s history.
Learn about the Marina Reservoir, the first settlers and traders on the island and the contribution of their trade.
Continue your journey on a river taxi, which will take you up the river through the financial district. Hear the stories of Singapore’s banking history and the immigrant families that set it up.
Arrive at Boat Quay, which once handled 75% of all shipping businesses in Singapore.
Stop at Clarke Quay then, which is a five-block colourful collection of bars, restaurants, cafes and nightclubs.
Visit the oldest building The River House in Clarke Quay, which is a multi-concept dining and entertainment venue, which was once the residence of Teochew merchant and also an opium den.
Proceed to see the Ice House, where a businessman named Whampoa Hoo Ah Kay began shipping ice from America, thus kicking off the ice trade in Singapore.
Stop for photos with sculptures of money lenders, visit the old parliament house and more secret sites.
Visit the Satay Club at Esplanade Park, which sold the best Satay in the region from 1970 to 1995. There is a Satay Club-styled Satay by the Bay in its place now.
End your tour with dinner at the “Guru of Grub” KF Seetoh’s Makansutra, where you will get a taste of all things Singaporean.
Local English-speaking guide.
Hotel pickup and drop-off.
Transportation to/from attractions.
Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
A moderate amount of walking is involved.
After-lunch scooter tours in case of rain will be substituted by next day scooter tours or souvenirs.
24-hours prior to the tour booking required.
Type of Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.
- Tuesday 18:30
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