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Melaka River Cruise

Melaka, Malaysia
+60 6-281 4322
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Went there on 15 July and the place Just ok, not so interesting. The ferry very noisy and can't... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
via mobile
Sight seeing from the river

Had a great time going on the river cruise. It was informative and the 'captain' was kind enough... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patrick L
Melbourne, Australia
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“river cruise” (54 reviews)
Melaka, Malaysia
+60 6-281 4322
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went there on 15 July and the place Just ok, not so interesting. The ferry very noisy and can't listen to anything. Other than that the view is nice.

Thank AnisSadiq
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time going on the river cruise. It was informative and the 'captain' was kind enough to stop at sights long enough for us to take photos especially the big iguana lizards. Full of surprises and had a great time.

1  Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The river cruise is a must do in Melaka, since you will be able to see the most of he architecture and the city itself within a single ride. Enjoyed the views all along the joinery. Good experience.

Thank TabraizFeham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The river is flowing middle through Melaka. Nevertheless there is not much to see on the river cruise. Maybe it is more intersting at night.

Thank drbertram
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Economy price to enjoy boat ride with kids and families even though river not so clean as it's muddy.

Thank pywong100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smelly water. Not sure why woukd anyone take this cruise as the water is green and smelly. Not a good way to spend money.

Thank timoshym
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

well the cruise is a short boat ride which is good for history buffs the sights are of of old buildings and old settlements along with modern buildings the boat driver does not give you any explanation on the tour and the pre recorded audio...More

2  Thank armindo G
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We experienced the late evening cruise. My kids were excited and had fun. Enjoyed the night view and the wall painting with the colour full lights on the river bank. Good job by the Government and there are more rooms for improvement. Ticket price is...More

Thank MuruganMari
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Can’t say that it was a very exciting experience, but one of the best moments that we’ve experienced in Melaka. Some fresh air, slowly moving but over-packed with the tourists boat…However, the scenery is very enjoyable and we glad that we spend some time on...More

Thank EarlyRetirementAbroa
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Good activity for young kids. Nice wall painting with malaysia culture, melaka history and meaningful bridge for memorable person. Can see the kampung morten malay culture village too. The ticket price also reasonable RM10.60 for adult. We take the cruise at the shore hotel harbour....More

Thank Suki C
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21 May 2017|
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Response from Achik N | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sam, I recommended you to book it early so that it gonna make it smooth on your trip. You can seek for better parking at Apartment Tun Sri Lanang rather then having to search for parking at the river cruise carpark.
28 March 2017|
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Response from NyiorLover | Reviewed this property |
The steps are not that difficult as they already prepare you the platform, it just depends on which starting point; Taman Rempah, Pirate Park or the Royal Custom Museum. It is more preferable to sit at the most front or... More
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4 December 2016|
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Response from AmanP | Reviewed this property |
The price is RM15.00 (about USD 3.50) for foreigner and RM10.00 for locals (Malaysian ID required as proof). The ticket is for return journey. You could stay on the boat and disembark at the point where you took the cruise... More