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Address: Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number: 06-281-4322
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Normal Boat Ride

the journey is about 20 to 30 mins it bring you one round and see those attractions. i wouls suggest that you can take the ride in the evening so that it is not so warm and hot

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
XiaoYao98
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Singapore, Singapore
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Macau, China
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24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

in this trip when u buy the tickets hey offer you local made cookies and a juice, its a pleasurable trip seeing all the street art along side the river. Note you can take the boat just on the back of the muzium samudera

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Thank FilipejmOliveira
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the river cruise around 7pm in the evening which lasted about 35min and took us through Sungei Melaka. While the river isn't very wide, it winds past mainly shophouses with very interesting artworks that you can see on the banks. The timing was also good because the daylight let us click nice photos while the lights lit up... More 

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Thank Ainiah
Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the journey is about 20 to 30 mins it bring you one round and see those attractions. i wouls suggest that you can take the ride in the evening so that it is not so warm and hot

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Thank XiaoYao98
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is spectacular during the day time and splendid at night, when the buildings are lit up. I have to say this is a 'must do' for tourist. Your visit to Melaka is incomplete without being on it. Best to sit at the most front seat but beware...you'll might get soaked up! I suggest wearing a raincoat/ waterproof poncho... More 

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Thank zazayaman
Aberdeen
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This river cruise lasts around 45 minutes and is a lovely way to relax and enjoy the water. Informative talk as you cruise. Boats leave very regularly even when only a few on board. We took the trip during the day but the night time one is recommended by locals. Lovely way to chill out from the busy sightseeing.

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Thank June S
Batu Pahat, Malaysia
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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had gone to Melaka with great expectation from the river cruise. We had to wait for sufficient passengers to gather before we set off. The cruise was about 45 minutes long. Sad to say that there was no live commentary. There was a recorded commentary, and that too came on only in the second half of the cruise. It... More 

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Thank Lalitha5645
Mijas, Spain
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Government and locals worked together to pretty up the area all along the river which flows through the city. Great cooperation shows great result. A must do activity in Melaka.

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Thank heinzalbert
Singapore, Singapore
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98 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's no queue as we are just opposite "The Pines" Hotel. Tickets can be purchased on the hotel concierge counter. The boat itself is poorly designed. Dirty. We've just stand on the aft beside the skipper. Then,we are "speeding" to murky Melaka river water, not "cruising". For me, it's just a waste of money and wouldn't recommend, unless taking someone... More 

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Thank ALLAN B
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river cruise took about 45 minutes and I was beginning to get a little bored within 20 minutes itself. It's a bit too long. There were some nice buildings to see but no clear explanation given (there seemed to be some recorded voice but nothing clear). It should have been made more lively with some input of the places... More 

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Thank Shafinaah
Tromso, Norway
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252 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go for the river cruise in the evening. You can see all the colorful lights reflecting from the water. Simply beautiful.

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