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Sarawak River Cruise

Jalan Gambier, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
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Not much to see

One and half hour river cruise - for what? There is really not much to see, few beautiful old... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
VPJK
,
Porvoo, Finland
Kuching by Sunset

My husband & I greatly enjoyed this this evening! The operators were welcoming and there is a... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Abby F
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
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Jalan Gambier, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

One and half hour river cruise - for what? There is really not much to see, few beautiful old buildings and local settlements were the best. River banks are not very spectacular, some industrial areas and new buildings in progress. Folk dance performance was given...More

Thank VPJK
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

My husband & I greatly enjoyed this this evening! The operators were welcoming and there is a rooftop bar where we bought beers and enjoyed some free cake while taking in the “insider” sights of the river tour, enriched with some commentary about key local...More

Thank Abby F
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

it was a great place to go.To those who have the phobia on Ships then better don't go for it.To those who enjoys beautiful scenics.�<span class="emoji-outer emoji-sizer"><span class="emoji-inner" style="background: url(chrome-extension://immhpnclomdloikkpcefncmfgjbkojmh/emoji-data/sheet_apple_32.png);background-position:59.9882491186839% 57.99059929494712%;background-size:5418.75% 5418.75%" data-codepoints="1f600"></span></span>�

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our scenic river cruise with the view of heritage Kuching city, river villages, waterfront and Brooke fort. It took us one and half hour to breeze through the river. It worth my RM 65 for this sunset river cruise and spectacular view from...More

Thank robertchai
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This was a very good cruise @ around RYM60pp (£12). You get 1.5 hrs going up & down the river (not very far) but you receive a welcome drink and some cake. You can buy drink & snacks on the boat and whilst you might...More

Thank Ged N
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Was excited at first as its ad was so interesting. Pd rm65 per person (adults). Rather costly i think. So we started the cruise. There were 2 decks to choose from. Top was open air n lower was enclosed with ac. We sat downstairs as...More

1  Thank Shanthi B
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

It is a great way to see the city from a different angle when visiting Kuching. The entire cruise is enjoyable and informative.

Thank seow2017
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This river cruise starts from the jetty at 5.30 pm and takes about an hour and a half to complete. The price comes with snack and drinks and a traditional dance on board. Sunset that evening was stunning and the commentary was interesting. A great...More

Thank nellielim
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The whole session was definitely informative and a feast to the eyes. The price may seem high at first, but with such great hospitality and tour, I'm pretty those numbers don't matter anymore. Special remark to the cultural dance. Really enjoyed it. Definitely a must...More

Thank Ahmad Salleh S
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We took the 90 mins cruise on Saturday which falls on Sarawak Independence Day and it was crowded and noisy. Luckily we boarded the boat early and manage to get good seats on the open deck. By 5.15pm the upper deck was already full. However,...More

4  Thank Kakamal
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Kakamal
10 July 2017|
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Response from Travelgypsyisme | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, You can book through any agent to my knowledge, or you can go buy a ticket at the pier just for the cruise.
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PrincessKlang
1 February 2016|
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Response from PohTrip | Reviewed this property |
You have to check if it was the BIG cruise or a small boat, with different period of cruising too.
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