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“Great River Cruise experience”
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 #7 of 145 things to do in Melaka
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

Have a great 45 mins cruising along the narrow Melaka river. The river banks are almost done up and offer a great view.

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Reviewed March 11, 2014

I take day river cruise for RM15 and absolutely want to do that again and try night river cruise but I don't have enough time. The cruise take about less than 1 hour. We passed many beautiful spot. The river was clean, and if you don't want to take river cruise, just sit on side of the river is very relaxing.

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Reviewed March 10, 2014

Really nice experience. Was 'smelly' at times but one can expect this being a river. The most beautiful scenery on either side, restaurants, apartments, absolutely charming and relaxing and there is an automoated "tour guide" on the boat which provides interesting info as you move along the river.

Thank Jasmine P
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Reviewed March 9, 2014

The local Government has done a great job in beautifying the surroundings of the Malacca River. You can either take a day or night cruise along the river (Approx 20RM) or if you are feeling fit, the 7km can easily be covered on foot. We walked it along wooden and concrete boardwalks and had a great time. We met so many locals on the way who were so friendly and happy to share there stories. There are also great photo opportunities along the way.

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Reviewed March 8, 2014

We cruised the river twice. Once by night and then by day. At night they charge RM 20 and interestingly there is a sign advising that it is RM15 for locals and R 20 for foreigners. For this you get a bottle of water and a souvenier. By day it is RM15 cruise only. Personallly I loved the night cruise. It was cool and the lights and reflections added to the mood. There are great examples of street art and a Kampong. The water is brown but the river itself is clean from rubbish. It was ice to see people dinibng along each side of the river. By day, the buildings beside the river didn't look so impessive but it was still enjoyable. We realised that there wass a wakay along the edge which we went to aand found a cafe to have an enjoyable lunch and rest from the heat. The cruise itself is well organised and well patronised. Pehaps some better signage from the historical centre would make it easier to know where to buy tickets and board the cruise.

1  Thank Wendy V
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