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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I didn't take any boat ride but walk across the river. The scene at night is relaxing decorated with lights.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sannythl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Didn’t expect much since the river has a stench (was low tide when we visited). But surprisingly the Cruise was definitely a must do when you’re there. Almost like the Amsterdam canal cruise, you get to see lots of architecture and a section of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MinaLim_KUL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A regular up & down the river boat tour, shows a few of the sights of the city. Starts and ends by the Portuguese boat.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat ride will show the old landing sites of the pioneers. It gives a fascinating insight to how they would have been happy to finally land after an incredible sea journey.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dr Neerja L B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a short evening river cruise as part of our visit to Malacca. We would recommended this trip as you get a completely different perspective from the water of the town. This part of the world is steeped in history with trade being...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank rosalyndej
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most attractive and must do if going malacca. Beautiful serounding during the river cruising. If you taking river cruising lighting at kampung morten is beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 321juliust
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Malacca for a two day weekend trip from Kuala Lumpur. The Malacca River Cruise offers a complete tour of all the interesting places in the city. We decided on a late afternoon departure at around 17.30hrs. This is the best time to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank borneo88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend to stay along the this river. In the morning, here you can walk, jog or simply do nothing, it serene, peaceful and quiet. In the nights, the restaurants, pubs and eateries are open till midnight during weekends and festive season.

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

Amazing to see the colorful houses on the river side and several sightseeing sites, the houses are nice especially at night

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank B9884ZEpatrickm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have really put some effort into tarting up the river side and now there is a neat pathway up both sides and lots of eateries where you can sit outside and watch folks and boats go by! Many do not sell alcohol so watch...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Kirana H | Reviewed this property |
Not recommended stay near river due to noisy at nite from crowd choose close to convinience especially cafe and food stall to ease our needs at all time