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Address: Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number: 06-286-1530-06-286-1531
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Private Tour: Historical Malacca Trip from Kuala Lumpur Including Lunch
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Day Trip to Historical Malacca from Kuala Lumpur with River Cruise and Lunch

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Malacca River Cruise

Enjoyed the cruise...seeing the city from the water. Loved the murals...so many of them, so colorful. The river itself is foul...occasionally you will get a whiff of some foul... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the start right up to the Stadhuys.. nice view and fun experience. see lots of interesting places along the malacca river. good for family trips and must be part of malacca trip. reasonable price and friendly host. clean river and fresh air. we really enjoy the trip especially during night time. beautifful scenerio and lots of lighting along the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the cruise...seeing the city from the water. Loved the murals...so many of them, so colorful. The river itself is foul...occasionally you will get a whiff of some foul smelling sewage, but just in spots. There is an ongoing commentary over the loudspeaker to give you some history and to point out different spots along the way. Even saw a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is an informative, beautiful view of malacca via the river, and definitely recommended to do the cruise at night when the city lights up! However the lady selling us the tickets insisted it was a public holiday and charged us extra even after we verified it wasn't a public holiday. That was a little frustrating.... excellent view though, but... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the place is near to dutch square, where we were dropped by no.17 bus started from melacca sentral.the river is the center of everything.you will finf zonker street nearby,A famosa is 5 mins from the square.you can take a river cruise also,tickets are sold from a counter on the side near to the old ship museum.but I reckon,it's better at... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can walk along both banks but would recommend you take a boat trip up and down. The boat tickets are sold adjacent to the old customs house by the replica ship.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have nothing much to say except this, the river is a good place for travellers to visit and have a look around and explore

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Robina, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river cruise was a lovely way to see some of the old ways and buildings. The narrative along the way gave a good over view and historical information.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the river trip. It's not Venice nor Henley! It was very noisy as they like to play very loud music! The recorded commentary was quite brief and difficult to hear at times. The river was also extremely smelly in parts!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go in the evening when it's not so hot and the lights along the river are brightly lit. They should add some romantic music, then it will be perfect.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite okay considering there's nothing much to do. This offers a good chance to see some establishments along the riverside.

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