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a small boat that ferries supplies and commodities for sale to a larger ship at anchor

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In the afternoon the bumboat came off, laden with fresh provisions, and there was much checking and chaffering by the commissariat staff.
The first tour demonstrates the fusion of east and west in Singapore and features a 20-minute bumboat cruise on the Singapore River.
The solidity of a modern handbag is disrupted by the associations with "an old bumboat woman frozen in the ice," and the firmness and normalcy of Marshall and Snelgrove's is weakened as "the shop seemed to pitch and toss with yellow water and far off she saw the masts of the Russian ship standing out to sea" (303).
To fully experience the island, take a bumboat cruise along the Singapore River.
These are: Singapore Flyer, The Original Singapore Walks, Sentosa Island, one-way cable car ride to or from Sentosa Island, HiPPO River Cruise, Maritime Experiential Museum and Aquarium, MINT Museum of Toys, National Orchid Garden, Singapore River Bumboat Tour, Jurong BirdPark, Singapore Zoo, Chinatown Heritage Centre, The Battle Box at Fort Canning and Marina Bay Golf Course driving range; all worth at least $232.
Singapore really comes to life at night, whether you are sat by the river or on board a bumboat to take in the atmosphere after dusk, marvelling at the towering illuminated skyscrapers dwarfing the colonial-era buildings below.
Taking a twilight bumboat down the Singapore River allows you to step back and take in the view of this architecturally eclectic city.
Catch a bumboat to explore Singapore's tiny islands
TAKE a bumboat to the tiny island of Pulau Ubin and a quick winter trip to Singapore can become a tropical Asian adventure.
A 45-minute taxi ride will take you from a five-star hotel to the small ferry station at Changi where, for just over pounds 1, you can hop on board a rickety, wooden bumboat.
CHECK OUT DOWNTOWN SINGAPORE ON A BUMBOATS (small water taxis) are a great way to see the city and its stunning architecture.