Boating in Singapore

Boating is one of the major attractions in Singapore. There are many places within Singapore waters to satisfy every boating need. There are many boating rallies and rendezvous held for the customers. With relatively calm seas as countries and islands surround Singapore, boating gets all the more fun. Watching the sunrise from the boat's deck is worth the experience so pack your bags and head to the seas!

1. Singapore Bumboat Cruises and Leisure

The bumboats are traditional boats which have been bought into Singapore River to safeguard the river heritage of its old charm and memory. The bumboats are loved by the locals and the visitors too. The design of the bumboats has been changed in the recent past by introducing food and beverage outlets to provide new dining experiences. Preferable time to cruise would be at night with the laser show. The cruise has different stopping points where you can hop off. The view of the skyline will mesmerise its sailors!

Timings: 10:30 AM to7:30 PM

Cost: Ranging from SGD20-SGD75

Location: 1 North Bridge Road, Singapore
Singapore Bumboat Cruise, Boating in Singapore

2. Duck and Hippo

Duck and Hippo show you almost all the attractions in Singapore from a different view. The tour guide is also very knowledgeable and friendly. If you want to take in sights around Singapore and you are under time restrictions, then Duck and Hippo can offer you a variety of sightseeing options on different line colours. The highlight remains the water splash while plunging into the water at the entry from land.

Timings: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Cost: SGD30- SGD50

Location: 3 Temasek Boulevard Suntec City Mall, Singapore

Duck and Hippo,Boating in Singapore

3. Yacht Escape - Mikanna

The visitors highly recommend yacht escape. The yacht is clean and well occupied, gorgeous views of the islands around Singapore, good vibes, food and sun- all that one asks for! This is the best escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The yacht can accommodate around 25-30 people, and the crew is also very welcoming. The wind in your hair will make you forget everything so head to yacht escape!

Timings: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Cost: Starts from SGD40

Location: 11 Cove Drive Floor, One15 Marina Club 01, Singapore

Yacht Escape, Boating in Singapore

4. Bintan Resort Ferries

Bintan Resort Ferries is a ferry operator with regular ferry services ferrying between Singapore and Bintan, Bintan in Riau Island, Indonesia. The ferry is equipped with high tech navigation and engineering monitoring thus allowing a smoother ride at sea. Their staff is fully certified according to marine safety satisfying the passengers and ensuring their safety. The passengers are also offered Emerald Class to enjoy the privileges of Emerald Lounge.

Timings: 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM

Cost: SGD45-SGD114

Location: 50 Tanah Merah Ferry Road, Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore

Bintan Resort Ferries, Boating in Singapore

The names mentioned above are the most popular and accredited boating agencies in Singapore. Others are new in the trend and are gaining recognition slowly and steadily. 

1. Araliya Sailing Charters
Timings- 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Location- 600 Pongol Seventeenth Ave, Singapore

2. Albatross Cruises

Timings- 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM

Location- 11 Cove Dr, Singapore

3. Epsilon Adventures

Timings- 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Location- 10 Anson Road, International Plaza, Singapore

4. Zeal Ocean International

Timings- 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Location- 10 Anson Road, Tanjong Pagar, Singapore

Singapore has in store all the excitement and thrill that one expects from such a colourful city and boating is one way to rejuvenate oneself and move away from the crowd and noise of the city. Looking through the landscape while sailing is one of the best solutions to release stress so enjoy your vacations in action-packed Singapore!

~ Written by - Devyani Makan

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