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Address: Melaka, Malaysia
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06-286-1530-06-286-1531
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US$67.00*
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Private Tour: Historical Malacca Trip from Kuala Lumpur Including Lunch
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Half-Day Gopeng Rainforest White-Water Rafting Adventure
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Day Trip to Historical Malacca from Kuala Lumpur with River Cruise and Lunch

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Malaka River Trip

1st take a river trip to view the Melaka riverside area. There are two boat seating plans. Check the seating, as the front facing seats are better to photograph from. The side... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Watford, United Kingdom
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Watford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

1st take a river trip to view the Melaka riverside area. There are two boat seating plans. Check the seating, as the front facing seats are better to photograph from. The side seats are not so good. The front seat gives the best view, but the most water/river spray! After the boat trip go back to Red Square and take... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice and fun. The price of the ticket was quite reasonable. Just one problem, the river water quite smelly.

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Dhaka Division, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went to the river cruise with mixed expectations. Some reviewed it as really good and some the opposite. Okay, let me get started with ticket prices- they were priced reasonably. I say this because after getting on the cruise, I saw the duration was not as short, it was long enough for it to be called value for money.... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This evening we took the Malacca River Cruise In 3 words I can say Don't do it !! The river has the foulest smell we broke down and had to be towed back to change boats The whole experience is a no no If you do go take a mask oh and some repellent I got bitten alive

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A good way to look at Melaka from the river. The houses are painted and decorated in a artistic good way.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just like the Amsterdam river but smaller version of it - like the one as well in Sri Lanka. Best spot to take a picture is infront of the Quay Hotel. The water is a bit murky but no weird smell. They have a very interesting history of this river.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kids got really bored because there nothing to see for them. I would probably just walk the cafe stretch and experience the river, and skip the rest of the river if traveling with young children.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

30 mins max. River looks dirty but you can see some great artwork on houses. Goes up river 15 mins turns round and back 15 mins. Saw a huge snake or lizard. At least the trip is cheap enough.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The city claims to have improved the water quality of the Malacca river. This may well be the case. HOWEVER THERE IS STILL PLENTY OF ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT. Various foul water drains still discharge into the river and it stinks

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

also poor,,,, River very bad smelly... we travel in boat around 30 minute.. really cant stay in boat at all. the good thing... all the famous building can have view within 30 minute...

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