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Melaka River Cruise
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I believe they have starting points at each end of the ambitiously named ‘cruise’ – the main one near the maritime museum at the tourist Red Square end of town, and another at the quieter furthest end of the trip (although we did not stop...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank malabarfly
Reviewed 4 days ago

they have more than 1 starting point. i went to Taman Rempah, less people there in the afternoon. great activity to pass free time. nice view especially at nights.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TravelMalaysia88
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice boat trip which gives you a good view of hte colourful riversides. Some interesting bridges as well. Not extremely interesting. Sound over speakers almost not understandable

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MattheusAlto
Reviewed 6 days ago

Never again CNY ! And never on a hell hot clear day with disgusting long rowdy queues , with great majority rowdy PRC tourists. Calling this a cruise is a joke , false, with small size metal boats where four rows of plastic chairs (dirty)...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to Melaka by bus from Kuala Lumpur. Took around 2 hours. The bus was nice. We arrived in Melaka Sentral Terminal. From there we took local bus to Red house. It was very hot. We bought the river cruise near the Red house....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank IssyDLines
Reviewed 1 week ago

Prefer to view only in the dark to view dazzling lighting across the river for the entire 15 minutes for one way. During my visit, there is a firecracker also happening on top of the tallest building. Not sure its every night or only that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Venkata R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It starts from various places... So opt as per your convenience. May experience long queues due to holiday rush. Better to opt for night or evening cruise as lighting adds to the charm... And weather less hottt... Commentary in English and Malay helps. A overall...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NishchalS
Reviewed January 7, 2019

While some say that this attraction is over-rated, depending on how you look at it, it can be a great way to spend some of your free time taking a leisurely cruise along the Melaka River. Considered as one of the main attractions in Melaka,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank foto_melaka
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

A nice way to see the city. After a long walk in the sun it's a cool way to see the city. The ride provides some audio information on the ride back. It's not an overly exciting event but a different perspective. For 30 myr...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gregg L
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Ticketing counter didn’t clearly state the tickets price. We had to ask and was quoted RM27/pax, not sure if there was different pricing between locals and tourists, not sure if we are being over charged. We (2pax) are tourists and we went on a Saturday...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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December 17, 2018|
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Response from josephdavid2805 | Reviewed this property |
Ample parking spaces around the area.
November 9, 2018|
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Response from Duperman | Reviewed this property |
You can't get off at half-way. You start and end at the same place. In general, there are 2 points/places in which you can board the ferry. The 1st is the popular and more crowded place near Hard Rock/Stadthuys. The other is... More
November 9, 2018|
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Response from josephdavid2805 | Reviewed this property |
A single trip is a round trip.