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Address: Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number: 06-286-1530-06-286-1531
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Private Tour: Historical Malacca Trip from Kuala Lumpur Including Lunch
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Day Trip to Historical Malacca from Kuala Lumpur with River Cruise and Lunch

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evening boat trip

The river has been cleaned up over the years and the boat trip is very enjoyable HOWEVER the boat seems to go very fast there and back as if the driver wants to return as quick as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Sandy B
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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Don't brother to take the cruise during the day. It is the night cruise that makes it beautiful. This is a must do activity in Melaka. Make sure you have something to prevent the mosquitos biting you. The River has some bad smell so use your mouth to breathe.

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Arona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went early in the morning to avoid the queues and the heat of the day. This we managed. There is no information prior to setting off. There is a recorded narrative which is played on the way back. I think the guide must have pressed play too late. By the time they had told you about something it had... More 

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Thank Conradthorpe
Davao City, Philippines
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place actually looks great. But when the trip started, everything was just ordinary. Maybe we just expected a lot. City lights were good in the evening. But we just think it is better to experience it during daytime.

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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The river has been cleaned up over the years and the boat trip is very enjoyable HOWEVER the boat seems to go very fast there and back as if the driver wants to return as quick as possible, we were crammed in the boat to its legal capacity , and at speed was difficult to take all the sights in.... More 

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Thank Sandy B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The river really smells even though there is no rubbish... so turn off before i can even enjoy the trip.

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Thank Andy Y
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A good way to take in abit of local history. A good time to go is in the evening. Much cooler and you get to see the city lights. Weekends and school holidays are just so busy so if you can try to go during the week.

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Thank Patsy A
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The river is good attraction and have canal boat ride. The water is not very clear but fish swim in it

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Thank fe m
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the boat at 3pm. It was a perfect day for a ride as it wasn't sunny. The river smells though. The rates for malaysian's are :- Monday to Thursday : RM10.90, Friday to Sunday : RM15.90.

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Thank keziah c
Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

walking beside the river or you can have a ride for the river cruise. clear and relaxing river, feel the culture in Melacca

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Thank weiyien c
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The scenery that can be seen along the Melaka river is rather nice to look at and the addition of well-maintained walkways makes strolling along the riverside a breeze. There is plenty of unique architecture to look upon if one were to stroll along the riverside or if one were to board the Melaka river cruise. Personally, I recommend taking... More 

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