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Malacca River

Melaka, Malaysia
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“boat ride” (105 reviews)
“cleaned up” (15 reviews)
Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cool and clean environment. Enjoy the decorative trishaw and the river cruise which are at a good deal especially the duck tours.

Thank Carlos D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The river is at the average level cleanliness. However at this place you and your family can try the boat ride along Malacca River to catch the scenic view of Malacca city.

Thank MLXH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of street art and interesting buildings to go along with points of historical interest. Nice relaxing spot. Look out for the lizards ☺

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Malacca River is beautiful. There is a great riverbank walkway that you can stroll along and see the best of the city and there are lots of small restaurants, bars and cafes to stop into and loads of souvenir shops and stall too. I...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yep maybe it is one of the most beautiful things in this ancient town. I had to get up early about 6 - 7 am to walk along the riverside for the best scenes. After 8 am they started the cruise service so that those...More

Thank londamdang
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice slow cruise along the river, passing through the Mortem Village as told it was the trading place in the 18th century. nice scene.

Thank OmegaTC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked from The red place to "villa sentosa" all the way by the river and it was SO NICE! Very warm in august but otherwise some really nice bars and restaurants at the beginning and then a pathway over the river where a lot...More

Thank leoali97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a city that leaves most things unfinished, the Melaka river is quite well finished. Paved walking paths exist on both sides for 99% of the first few kilometres and some parts even have beautifully manicured shrubs.

Thank Jeffo999
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was good to do if you are so tired after taking so many picture, after walking around malacca. You just sit and enjoy the cruise. Dont forget to try!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This river is not very wide but 2 taxi boats can pass one another safely. Unfortunately there was a lot of rubbish in some parts of the river. The water is dirty but the river does not smell

Thank mrsfossel
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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.