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Malacca River

Melaka, Malaysia
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US$ 80.00*
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Private Tour: Historical Malacca Trip from Kuala Lumpur Including Lunch
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US$ 100.00*
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Day Trip to Historical Malacca from Kuala Lumpur with River Cruise and Lunch
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US$ 52.00*
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Historical Malacca Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur
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“monitor lizards” (41 reviews)
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Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The river runs along Malacca, lined with artsy colored (heritage-y) buildings, kampongs, and bridges along the way. The boat ride costs around 23 Ringgit per person, lasts 40 minute long back and forth, and you're aboard along with about 20-30 other people. The river is...More

Thank Marshiela G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice way to see Malacca. The river is clean and full of life. You get to see the small cafes and restaurants along the river

Thank Juliana C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a try especially at night. Recommend to study some basic history of melaka historical building before you take the ride as you will passby all these building while having the tour.

Thank henryccs
Reviewed 1 week ago

The city hall had done a fantastic job cleaning up and introducing the river cruise. It showcase the history of the river and buildings as you ride the tour boats. Best to take the cruise after sunset.

Thank AmanP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the cruise today..about half hour on the boat. Its a nice way to see the main part of the city. Worth doing this

Thank shanil178
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's nice place to visit, just walk by beside the river, u can find coffee shop and guest house alongside the river. The river is clean and I found big lizard on it. It's shocking me!!

1  Thank Arief_80kg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for an evening river cruise.. The tickets prices were reasonable. However, the boat was filthy and we couldn’t stand the smell of the river. The water was so smelly that even some of the passengers onboard were complaining as well. The scenery was...More

Thank charmbracelet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is good way to kill time on the river boat which can bring you further than walking distance along the river and the kids really loved it .

1  Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is another must do if you are in Melaka. Very reasonably priced and interesting with a recorded guided tour of things of interest on the return trip. Must do!

1  Thank LizzyLeeton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to visit and take a boat ride along the river at night to see the night scenery of Malacca.

1  Thank Clarissa C
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Chabu Z
12 December 2017|
Response from nataliasZ8112JE | Reviewed this property |
there is an outlet near Maritime Museum, it's across the river from Casa Del Rio. You can take the boat from there.
Chabu Z
12 December 2017|
Response from TruongGiang000 | Reviewed this property |
2 places to buy ticket, one is the office opposite the Dutch Church, the second is at the ferry where u will see a very big black boat in land.
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Azlan M
11 September 2016|
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Response from peterpillay | Reviewed this property |
No entry fee last June.