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Melaka River Cruise
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took the first cruise at 10 am when there weren’t many tourists. A nice view of Melaka along the river. I wish there was some interpretation in English but there was none only very soft Malaysian music. I had to read for more info...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nhat D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was here last week... Positive Splendid scenary Well briefed by audio tape Cheaper on weekdays/low season Enjoyable for children Friendly and sporting people on sidewalks Nice way to mingle with other guests Negative Costlier for foreigners Water was a bit smelly Life jacket is not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DarthSith79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took a ride...along the famous river...the recorded stereo was playing in the background...it was so so...and before taking the boat they took pictures and if your lucky u csn buy them at rm35...simply ok

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 58gayathrij
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paid a total of RM78.50 for 4 adults & 1 kid on a 40-min return river cruise along Malacca river on a Saturday (cheaper on weekdays). Technically it was a 20-min ride from Melaka River Square Jetty towards the Spice Garden jetty, and return. Commentary...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yenbenji
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We felt like it was one of them ‘must do’ things whilst in Melaka but in hindsight I much preferred walking up and down the river. The boat travels quite quickly and feels a bit rushed. Don’t sit at the front of the boat you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Tigerlily752
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking around nearby the river. Nice view at night. The cruise glittering light with the passenger. The fare not too expensive. We had enjoy on the cruise along the Melaka River and feel satisfied.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Zaharullail A
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Overall it was a fun ride going through the river. It takes you through the town through the river where you will pass by beautiful people, animals, buildings and all cafes by river its quite beautiful. You will also see reptiles swimming about and jumping...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Resort58120605881
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

First arrived in Melaka we just falling in love with this place. When you take a boat tour you will know the history about Melaka. The government take care about history and culture.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank yanitaribka
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We caught this in the late afternoon to avoid the tropical rain! However it did not disappoint. The cruise takes about 40mins. In our case first part was with music on. On the return there was commentary in three languages including English, Dutch and malay....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 795rebekahw
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We have spent a day in Melaka but feel we could do with two days. It is a lovely place with a lot of history to it and various cultures had an influence on the architecture which is quite evident. The cruise itaself is very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MartinaDushi
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HaeS_13
17 December 2018|
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Response from App-Ayappan | Reviewed this property |
yes. not to worry. Malacca generally doesn't require to drive a lot. the reason being is most of the attractions are nearby. you just need to find a parking near the RED church museum (on hill) . then can go to various... More
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rabbit_leong
10 November 2018|
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Response from Duperman | Reviewed this property |
You can't get off at half-way. You start and end at the same place. In general, there are 2 points/places in which you can board the ferry. The 1st is the popular and more crowded place near Hard Rock/Stadthuys. The other is... More
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rabbit_leong
10 November 2018|
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Response from josephdavid2805 | Reviewed this property |
A single trip is a round trip.
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