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Malacca River

Melaka, Malaysia
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“cleaned up” (15 reviews)
Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday

Nothing much to see at night. Just some Melaka city view and some graffiti arts on different buildings. Not really special but the price is quite affordable especially for students.

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The river has some pretty interesting aromas drifting off of it. In certain parts it's very dirty with a lot of rubbish and even dead fish floating on the surface. Requires some maintenance & cleaning up

Thank drwols
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Malacca is an historical Portuguese settlement which was on the Silk Road. Old buildings along the River in the Jonker Street vicinity have been restored in their original condition & it is well worth a visit. A large variety of foods from all parts of...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked down the canal and got the ferry back. It was cheap and efficient. It saved us from getting too hot and took us back to the heart of Melaka.

Thank DianaJHK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best viewed at night due to the heat. River passes eateries n bars downtown and doesn't cost that much. Would prefer a boat with seats facing forward, these face each other. The lights are beautiful esp at night. A great trip, worth the effort.

Thank JeanWN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While we have a cruise on this river we can see many street art along the way. The explanation also clear enough to understand the situation in Malacca.

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Better take for the first time you're arrive. Then you will plan for next place to visit. For foreigners 16 RM. 30-40 minutes.

Thank Bass S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I tried the river walk for few minutes, and had eaten my late lunch at Dutch Harbour which offers a seat near the river walk. It's a solemn place to stay for few hours, though river cruises that passes by every hour might interrupt your...More

Thank Dariza C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At 4 USD for 40 mins for foreigners, this is a fair deal. Worth it! If nothing else, two reasons. Firstly, it is a very pleasant way to travel through Melaka - water + movement = cool air Secondly, Kampung Morten, a nicely re-generated, local...More

Thank TheRedEye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Malacca with our 15& 16 year old daughters and had a great time. I wish we had longer to spend there. The streets and architecture were pretty cool. The streets are only wide enough for one car and there are no footpaths. Needless...More

Thank Jodie H
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Azlan M
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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
Please tell me whether these boats can carry large crowds about 200 people ( like the boats in Bangkok). If not approximately how many people can ride in one boat?
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
Hello, does anyone know if we are able to catch a bus direct from LEGOLAND to Melaka? Thank you.
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.