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2 Hours Boating tour itinerary for Singapore: Go For A Magical River Tour In Singapore.

Singapore

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Go for a Magical River tour in Singapore.

River Taxis

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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. 

DAY 01

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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.

  • 70 SGD Per Group (* Min 2 pax.)
  • Walking tour.

  • River cruise.

  • Local English-speaking guide.

  • Cocktail sampling.

  • Dinner.

  • Gratuities (optional).

  • 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.

Singapore

Boating
Boating Tour
Kid-friendly
Kid-friendly Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
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SGD 70
Type of Tour

Private Tour

Departures

This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.

  • Tuesday 18:30
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