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Address: Melaka, Malaysia
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It costs MYR15/ adult to get into the cruise. It takes about 1hour from the starting point ( the one I tried was at the back of Muzium Samudera) and go back there again. We can... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

It costs MYR15/ adult to get into the cruise. It takes about 1hour from the starting point ( the one I tried was at the back of Muzium Samudera) and go back there again. We can listen to the explanation in English and Malay about some places the cruise passes. It is quite accurate actually between the voice and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

It was an ok experience, people were talking a lot during the ride so couldn't listen to the information tape. The price is different for foreigners RM15 during weekdays and RM 21 during weekends. Don't sit to the end of the boat, you'll get wet! Do it during night time, the view is better.

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Bandung,Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Board the Melaka River Cruise on May 2015, it cuts across Melaka ,the journey starts from Muara Jetty near the Quayside Jetty. The 45 minutes journey will pass the warehouses,historical buildings ,hotels, old shop houses ,behind the Tun Tan Cheng Hock street, and then the cruise takes you upstream as far as Taman Rempah jetty where the boat turns around... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

If you have free time in melaka just go there. Nothing special to see. Just see the shops on either sides. The water is clean but smelly.

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Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Attempted to buy tickets for 2 costing about RM31.20 but was unable to get it as the cashier informed that she has no change for RM50! She insisted on exact change. Rejected but undaunted, we returned on the next evening @1840hrs. There was quite a queue as it was a Public Holiday [1st May - Labour Day]. We were given... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

A night cruise along the Melaka River is certainly an attractive proposition. Indeed, the river banks are beautifully lit in many areas, and lined with interesting houses, cafes, hotels, etc. What I didn't like about the cruise was the boat. The seats were tiny and closely spaced. Unfortunately, the boat operators insisted on filling up the seats before we set... More 

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The price for the trip was ok. and the explaination in English was fine that most of the travelers can understand. the boats are spacy and with a roof so no harm even if it rains.

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Metz, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We were quite packed on this boat with no movement allowed (not possible to stand or change place). Explanations in English very limited and overall not interesting. I would recommend to do the same tour on bicycle as the river banks are nicely made. Can also be done by walk, at least the most interesting part with the mural paintings.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

First time on the cruise even though been to Melaka many times. Relaxing and seeing the city in a different way. Particularly like the multicultural Mural on buildings. Price reasonable. The only thing is we were waiting for quite a while ~ 30mins till operator got enough people to start the cruise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The 40 minute river cruise leads you the way to feel the background of Melaka especially in the beautiful nights with lights on ,fountains on . It's just so harmony .

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