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Malacca River

Melaka, Malaysia
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Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good scenery surrounding n alongside Melaka river. Worth to pay for the 40 minutes trip. Nonetheless, be prepared for shaky boat when they meet on the way. But no worry, the boat operator is well trained to deal with the sitiation.Just enjoy the trip.

Thank Mehmed A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can use the boat in Melaka River Cruise or just walk on the riverside. It's so clean and safe also, even for a female in the middle of the night. The view from the riverside is amazing. Spend an hour or two to walk...More

Thank Dapur P
Reviewed 5 days ago

The ride took 45mins and you get to see a lot of cafes and restaurants alongside with modern and old buildings and also passes through a couple of bridges. The river is a bit smelly though, overall it's still considered a breezy ride. There was...More

Thank Rina1961
Reviewed 6 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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
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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 :)
Chabu Z
12 December 2017|
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Response from AmanP | Reviewed this property |
Look for the Museum Samudera ... there's a lane on the right just before it ... take the lane and you can park there. You'll see the River Cruise Ticket booth and jetty from where you park
Azlan M
11 September 2016|
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Response from peterpillay | Reviewed this property |
No entry fee last June.