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Singapore: Magical River Walking Tour

Product ID: 169402
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See Singapore from where it all began - the Singapore River. Learn more about Singapore on this amazing 2-hour river tour.
About this activity
Duration 2 - 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Ride a river taxi up the Singapore River
  • Visit Boat Quay, the hub of shipping businesses in Singapore
  • Explore Clarke Quay, a five block-long, colorful collection of bars, restaurants, cafes and nightclubs
  • Sip cocktails in the oldest building on Clarke Quay
  • Enjoy sampling local food
Full description
Discover the Singapore river with this fantastic 2-hour tour. After meeting your friendly and professional guide, set off on a journey of discovery as your guide shares with you the significance of the river to Singapore’s history. Learn about the Marina Reservoir into which the river feeds, as well as the first settlers and traders on the island and their contribution to trade.

Your journey continues on a river taxi, taking you up the river through the financial district. Hear stories of Singapore’s banking history and the immigrant families that established it. You’ll then arrive at Boat Quay, which once handled 75% of all shipping businesses in Singapore. Learn about the Boat Quay's history and why the Chinese believe that riverbanks bring wealth and success. 

Your penultimate stop is at the Satay Club at Esplanade Park. From 1970 until its closing in 1995, Satay Club sold “the best satay in the region”. In its place is the Satay Club-styled 'Satay by the Bay'. Your tour ends with a tasting of local delights at the Makan Sutra.
  • Walking tour
  • River cruise
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Cocktail sampling
  • Tasting of local food
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet at the local tour operator's office, located at 01-18, 8 Raffles Avenue, The Esplanade Mall, 039802 Singapore. (300 meters from Esplanade's mall entrance, 100 meters from Esplanade Bridge)

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Important information
Know before you go
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Minimum 2 persons booking required for each tour
• After lunch scooter tours in case of rain will be substituted by next day scooter tours or souvenirs
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The Walking Singapore Tours

Product ID: 169402