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No real added value vs a pedestrial visit of the city especially as the river is dirty and doesn't... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mimath
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Rebecq Rognon, Belgium
Cruise to the river

Its one of checklist to do when arrived at Mallaca. You will remembered this feeling tills the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NurMuhamad
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Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

No real added value vs a pedestrial visit of the city especially as the river is dirty and doesn't smell very well. Not a must at all.

Thank Mimath
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must ride. For those who don't know, this river was a stinky mess about 15 years ago. Today it offers a delightful cruise for about 40 minutes, with cafes and bars lining both sides. The boat ride was pleasant and offers great...More

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its one of checklist to do when arrived at Mallaca. You will remembered this feeling tills the ends. Love to be here. The ride take about 45 minutes and the boat operator will tell several historical fact during the cruise. You will come again for...More

Thank NurMuhamad
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have not taken the boat ride before, my advice will be – to go for it just once. If you have the mobility, that is, if you drive, my advice will be – to start your cruise boarding point by checking in at...More

Thank Duperman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful to do. Commentary on return leg only. What a shame you have to do return meaning a lot of people do not have a wander around near Kampong Metong.

Thank RobynBSydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice boat river with lots of wall painting. Just don’t take picture at the entrance cause your picture will be through to basket after your trip

Thank Quang V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couldn't time this well enough so went in the late afternoon. It was great to see the town from the river angle, though ideally one must go around sunset or early evening. Ships probably run every 45 minutes on the non-busy days.

Thank GeneralShamu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved it so much! I was on a boat with locals and I really enjoyed it. I saw the entire city and the breeze was also nice. Melaka is a beautiful city with a lot of history and character.

Thank Arez A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Melaka river was the river that gave life to Melaka during the times before the Portugese occupation in 1511. Over the years the river was largely used to be a place for dumping and at the same time a means of transporting goods into the...More

Thank FazulM2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a wonderful experience for any first-timer to Melaka u will enjoy the murals, drawings, old building structures, street lighting and so on along the way..... approximately a 45 minutes journey .....

Thank Ayappana3
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Nasim R
April 29, 2018|
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Response from Juliana C | Reviewed this property |
hi Nasim its same price for locals and foreigners. Try morning or late evening or night. Can get very hot in the afternooon
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Eljz Lovely S
February 22, 2018|
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Response from chimee | Reviewed this property |
hi sory for the late reply. maybe its useful for your next trip to melaka. we stayed at Quayside Hotel in melaka. just walking distance to Jonker Street, HRC, Melaka Cruise and other attractions. the breakfast in the... More
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182vincentt
November 18, 2017|
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The cruise timing is 30-40 mins. The cruise tickets are available at the counter. Counter is near Maritime Museum and another counter is at the Red Square. Do bring your Malaysian Identity Card as there is differential... More
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