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“Good 45 mins downtime!”
Review of Malacca River

Malacca River
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$80.00*
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Private Tour: Historical Malacca Trip from Kuala Lumpur Including Lunch
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$125.00*
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Day Trip to Historical Malacca from Kuala Lumpur with River Cruise and Lunch
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$52.00*
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Historical Malacca Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur
Ranked #8 of 144 things to do in Melaka
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

Good for spotting monitor lizards along the banks and seeing how the riverside is developing. Sad to see so much of the supposed new development not open or already falling apart.

Thank Myfanwysmum
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Reviewed October 17, 2013

An excellent way to see the town from the river's perspective - up and back in about 45 mins with some recorded commentary. Comfy seats and good views as the boats aren't too big.

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Reviewed October 16, 2013

45 minutes well-spent on an interesting and relaxing boat trip along the river . Popular at night as well as by day. Views of old Malacca houses, riverside bars and restaurants. One way with English commentary. Pleasant walk alongside river, spotting the occasional monitor lizard.

Thank carltonmike
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

We didn't take the river cruise, but walked along the edge both during the day and at night. It looked and smelled like any river, but there were giant monitor lizards swimming leisurely in the water, which was quite a sight to see. I even mistook them for crocodiles at first.
During the day, follow it through town and check out the shops along the way or view the historic remains of the many colonial turnovers of Melaka.
At night, the lights reflect off the surface and it takes on a whole new feel. Take some time to stand quietly on a bridge and take it all in.

Thank EmItoku
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

It offers a quick glance of the old Malacca. A bit similar to Boat Quay or Clarke Quay in Singapore IMHO.

For RM15, pay lah especially with kids. If we had more time, we would have taken a stroll along the river instead.

The boat itself isn't entirely comfortable and felt a bit cramped.

Thank Wilson C
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