Looking to bob around Marina Bay and Sentosa for a few hours – or even planning a weekend away on the water? Come on in, sailor…
With sunshine every day, the coast on our doorstep and some sort of celebration every other weekend, it’s handy to know how to rent a boat or charter a yacht in Singapore. Whether you’re planning a party at sea, or simply after a family day out on the water, there’s a vessel for you in our round-up below, with heaps of sizes and price points to choose from…
EagleWings Yacht Charters
The EagleWings is one of Singapore’s largest catamarans with a whopping 300 square metres of living space. Fitted with a jacuzzi, flybridge with a large dining table and a view to die for, fully-stocked bar, and four cabins plucked straight from a five star hotel, the EagleWings is perfect for that girls’ night out or family function of up to 44 guests. EagleWings offers packages for morning, afternoon and evening charters from $2400++.
EagleWings Yacht Charters, 1 Cove Avenue, Sentosa Cove Village, #02-13, Singapore 098537, p. 9228 2222, e. [email protected]; www.eaglewingsyachtcharters.com.sg
Offering five-hour charters around Singapore waters for up to 33 people, YMPL’s yachts come fitted with an electric BBQ pit, an outdoor dining table, retractable roof and karaoke system so you can sing your lungs out over the waters. Check out their pre-wedding promotional packages for magazine-worthy photoshoots!
YMPL, ONE° 15 Marina Club, #01-01, 11 Cove Drive, Sentosa Cove, Singapore 098497, p. 6681 6775, e. [email protected]; www.ympl.com.sg
Singapore Island Cruise
Yachts aren’t the only thing for hire. How about a full-on ferry! Go island hopping with Singapore Island Cruise at an affordable rate: just $18 for adults and $12 for children aged one to 12 years for a two-way trip.
Singapore Island Cruise, #01-04 Marina South Pier, Singapore 018988, p. 6534 9339; www.islandcruise.com.sg
Marine Bookings boasts a fleet that comes in a huge range of shapes and sizes. With entry level pricing at $888 for a two-hour family trip around Singapore, to a holiday in Thailand, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. And, you can rent fun additions like banana boats and donuts for fantastic kids’ parties!
Marine Bookings, 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #06-21 Singapore 059817, p. 6808 6303, e. [email protected]; www.marinebookings.com
Lloyd provides a large number of yachts to choose from, suitable for groups of eight to 45 and equipped for any occasion from holidays to networking. Fancy a themed trip? The kids will love Lloyd Marine’s Pirate Party Cruise to Lazarus Island complete with pirate party games, a treasure hunt and they’ll even be able to collect the booty – a Treasure Chest cake! Expect high-end prices for high-end services; prices start at $2400++ for a four-hour cruise.
Lloyd Marine, 1 Kim Seng Promenade, #09-03 Great World City East Tower, Singapore 237994, p. 6438 7889, e. [email protected]; www.lloydmarine.com
Singapore River Cruise
If you’ve never travelled along the Singapore River, what are you waiting for? Hop aboard the River Cruise where you’ll be ferried to pickup and drop-off jetties by traditional bum boats. If you’re only keen for a whizz around, you can charter a private boat for up to 45 people for just half an hour. Price starts at $535. Remember to bring your own food and drinks!
Singapore River Cruise, 1 North Bridge Road, #15-06 High St. Centre, Singapore 179094, p. 6336 6111, e. [email protected]; www.rivercruise.com.sg
Blue Star Yachting
For those who don’t mind spending top dollar, Blue Star is all about full-on luxury (think P Diddy videos), housing a fleet of stunning, high-end catamarans with heaps of space and experienced crew. Book a five-day getaway to Tioman (there are four en-suite bedrooms, and diving is possible off the boat), or just throw a party at the docks with your mates (starts at $400 an hour).
Blue Star Yachting, RSYC, 52 W Coast Ferry Road, Singapore 126887, p. 6513 0295, e. [email protected]; www.bluestaryachting.net
Looking for a marine-related birthday pressie for your man or your bestie? Cruise options start at $590 with plenty of water activities for you and the fam to take part in, like fishing, diving and wakeboarding.
SingExperience, p. 9178 1234, e. [email protected]; www.singexperience.sg
ONE15 Luxury Yachting
Perched on the tip of Marina Cove in Sentosa, ONE15 Luxury Yachting is home to a fleet over 40-strong and guarantees a yacht for anything from casual outings, fun day trips, or a full-on VIP experience. ONE15 even hosts boat parades, with fairy lights and ‘fancy dress’ boats you can hire. Prices and trips vary with the boat chartered.
ONE15 Luxury Yachting, 11 Cove Drive #01-01, Sentosa Cove, p. 6305 9676, e. [email protected]; www.one15luxuryyachting.com
Yacht Charter Singapore
YachtCharter.sg has partnered with private companies to provide a whole host of services. From transport arrangements to the pier to fully catered food and beverages, you’ll have the best trip ever! Cool scenery isn’t limited to the islands – catch Sentosa’s Wings of Time fireworks display and experience boom netting for the first time ever on the NZ Trimaran.
Yacht Charter Singapore, p. 91773105, e. [email protected]; www.yachtcharter.sg