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Melaka River Cruise
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Thank OnAJoliday
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mediocre and over priced for what you would expect. No commentary on history in buildings or bridges lining or crossing the river. No mandated wearing of safety vests and very cramped, uncomfortable seats. There is an attached parking so if you must go park next...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank donovanSY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️ nearby the bridge 🌉& riverside 💦💧with my family members during our recent trip & snap some photos 📸📸 at the riverside 💦💧 Reason being it was with long queue & crowded 👫👭👬 for the river cruise ⛴ The great spot 📍👍🏻for photo at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I like a boat trip and we did the 30 minute trip up river, turned around and came back. There are at least three places you can start and finish from and there was a little bit of history shared by somebody. The water is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were marginal on doing this activity as the boats did not look comfortable and we already walked the river front. When we went to buy tickets we were informed that the senior discount was for Malay only, so we opted not to go and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

We took the first cruise at 10 am when there weren’t many tourists. A nice view of Melaka along the river. I wish there was some interpretation in English but there was none only very soft Malaysian music. I had to read for more info...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nhat D
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

Was here last week... Positive Splendid scenary Well briefed by audio tape Cheaper on weekdays/low season Enjoyable for children Friendly and sporting people on sidewalks Nice way to mingle with other guests Negative Costlier for foreigners Water was a bit smelly Life jacket is not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Took a ride...along the famous river...the recorded stereo was playing in the background...it was so so...and before taking the boat they took pictures and if your lucky u csn buy them at rm35...simply ok

Date of experience: November 2018
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HaeS_13
December 17, 2018|
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Response from josephdavid2805 | Reviewed this property |
Ample parking spaces around the area.
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rabbit_leong
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
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rabbit_leong
November 9, 2018|
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Response from josephdavid2805 | Reviewed this property |
A single trip is a round trip.
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