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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$ 125.00*
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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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Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you have time to spare, a ferry ride up and down a stretch of the river, taking in the riverside cafes and shops at night is quite fascinating. The wall murals on most of the buildings for one is an attraction, as is a...More

Thank marfield49
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

this is our second visit. previously there was hop on hop off service but now you can only embark and disembark to same jetty. there are 3 jetties i.e. CIQ near banda hilir, taman rempah and the shore. we park our car at the shore...More

1  Thank wawa_12
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Malacca river run slowly in the heart of world heritage historic city of Malacca...many style of old house can be seen a long the river bank...

Thank Darda E
Reviewed 5 days ago

The boat cruise is quite popular, but walking along the river is just as great, you see so much more and you can walk one side and cross over at several places if you wish. We walked to the end of the walk way and...More

Thank KiwiMaiTai
Reviewed 6 days ago

Yup...Malaysian little Venice but with engines. After a tiring walk at the Jonker street ,just take a ride on the Malacca River cruise to relax your feet and enjoy the cool breeze and sometime a bit of splashes from the water. Enjoy the scenery and...More

1  Thank AliAzzam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice small cruise on the river for 15.9 ringits. You can take advantage of seeing the old town from the interior. Water smells not so good but. ..

Thank irene s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would advise if you had additional time and want to chill out. Enjoyed view for the riverside. Best view is to sit in front side as I missed out some nice place to take photos.

Thank Nylira Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An average river can but the cruise around the city is great. View was nice, big and gorgeous hotels, wall paintings and the heritage city.

Thank EricksonMapote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Malacca is well known for its history and taking a cruise along the Malacca River gave me a nostalgic feeling about the rich tales and legends in the making of Malacca as a busy trading port many centuries ago. It is an activity to be...More

1  Thank Concierge3725
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Malacca is always a good place to explore. Took a boat here to explore Malacca when the sun goes down. You can see so many old and mural artsy building. I recommend to take a boat in the afternoon because the view was so great!!!

1  Thank aputeri
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Azlan M
11 September 2016|
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Response from 360caribbean | Reviewed this property |
RM15 - Adult Foreigner RM10 - Adult Local RM5 - Child Local RM400 - One boat for Locals RM600 - One boat for foreigners
Nilmini D
3 February 2016|
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Response from Geraldine G | Reviewed this property |
Do check out site for more info - /melakarivercruise. The boats are much smaller than those in Bangkok. It carries between 20-40 persons per trip. You could easily split the group in different boats if you are going in a... More
9 September 2015|
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Response from Popopo1976 | Reviewed this property |
Yes that is possible, take a bus from Hentian Bas Bentayan in Malacca. It costs around 20RM. Bus i took was airconditioned and clean.