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Malacca River

Melaka, Malaysia
06-286-1530-06-286-1531
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good49%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (117 reviews)
“monitor lizards” (43 reviews)
“both sides” (53 reviews)
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Melaka, Malaysia
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06-286-1530-06-286-1531
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"boat ride"
in 117 reviews
"monitor lizards"
in 43 reviews
"both sides"
in 53 reviews
"night cruise"
in 35 reviews
"street art"
in 28 reviews
"kampung morten"
in 31 reviews
"night view"
in 22 reviews
"maritime museum"
in 28 reviews
"nice view"
in 38 reviews
"shop houses"
in 18 reviews
"jonker street"
in 44 reviews
"banks"
in 89 reviews
"boats"
in 96 reviews
"murals"
in 85 reviews
"commentary"
in 71 reviews
"cafes"
in 88 reviews
"scenery"
in 51 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

My family and I walk to go to this Malacca "river cruise". The walk in counter is hard to find and there is no signboard to rely too. We walk blindly until we met some guy and ask him when to buy the tickets. He...More

Thank Aesha_John
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We managed to get out onto the river as part of an organised boat trip. You see a different slant to the city from the river and are closer to its historic roots. Highly recommended

Thank seattaxi
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A stroll here is to get a real feel for old Malacca and the importance of waterways in older times. And truly is just a joy to walk there.

Thank kathyk0l
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a good experience to be in a boat to look around, just the foul smell that is a minus there. Overall experience is average, depending on each requirements of the travel.

Thank Solomon L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you don’t have much time to go strolling around Melaka than this is one of the best way to do so. The boat ride takes about 45 mins. You can see some nice murals at the build among the river and also the traditional...More

Thank Susy W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stay at the Backyard Rio apartments which are on the edge of the Melaka River. Hours 7 nights in Malak as at 4 pm in Indonesia brightness. We bought a cruise ticket to round Malacca at night. And what happened? Very pretty view we...More

Thank Vera A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap rides, minimum queue up time and a nice way to relax (and rest your legs for a bit ) while exploring the city

Thank kimlA9398LR
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We cruised the Melaka River in the evening. We had a good view of the colorfully lit bridges and sidewalks along the river. There were many cafes and eateries which offered a relaxing evening to tourists. We saw many beautiful murals on the buildings. Kampong...More

1  Thank SsMm M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Riverside and the River is a must to see. Dutch old houses painted maroon and old British houses painted white can be seen along the riverside.

1  Thank kizomama k
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Malacca River stretches from Tampin in Negeri Sembilan and joins the Straits of Malacca at the Malacca City. The river is a silent witness to 600 years of history of Malacca from an unassuming Orang Laut settlement to the centre of an empire and now...More

1  Thank AFAK25
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Eljz Lovely S
5 June 2018|
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is it in philippineS?
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Eljz Lovely S
22 February 2018|
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Response from Kirana H | Reviewed this property |
Not recommended stay near river due to noisy at nite from crowd choose close to convinience especially cafe and food stall to ease our needs at all time
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Chabu Z
12 December 2017|
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Response from CyclingBen | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the river cruise starts at the Spice Garden. You can get the tickets there. Location is at this Google map link 2.207228, 102.251781. Hope you enjoy your stay in Melaka :)
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