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Melaka River Cruise
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“melaka river”(67 reviews)
“river cruise”(70 reviews)
“return leg”(6 reviews)
Melaka, Malaysia
+60 6-281 4322
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall, the cruise is ok. The view is nice. It is great to see that everything is nicely decorated with lights and mural along the river. But, there is a bad smell at one part of the river which is unpleasant.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank NabilahM45
Reviewed 1 week ago

A leisurely way to see the interesting spots along Melaka River. They are nicely lit and made me want to come back in the day time to check the spots out more. Seniors and students get a discount. Staff are friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 1 week ago

... along the river to view the illuminated river bank and bridges. Best time to do this trip in the cool evening

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got on near the estuary into the Melaka straits. Perfectly comfortable tourist boat which simply goes upriver and back. Sadly the upstream leg was devoid of any commentary, which was played on the return leg. This was recorded in Malay and English, and not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JFBell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Melaka or intend to go there by all mean take the river cruise. if it's your first time then savour the experience. I would recommend to go at night, the scenes are different from the day time with all the lights...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank awangothmana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our 45 minute return trip along the river. Tickets were 30RM each, purchased at the on site kiosk and we were able to get aboard a departing boat immediately. I tripped and cut my foot on the walk over and the staff were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RuthyTunes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the cruise around 5pm when all the nearby museums were closed (and it’s early for our 7pm taxi back to KL). It turned out to be a great choice! It cruised along all the busy area of the Melaka river, and it’s like...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank icchen11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was included as part of a tour that we did. We thoroughly enjoyed it. We did the round trip which was nice as we go to see anything we missed the first time. I imagine this would also be lovely to do at night.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Yan669902
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I believe they have starting points at each end of the ambitiously named ‘cruise’ – the main one near the maritime museum at the tourist Red Square end of town, and another at the quieter furthest end of the trip (although we did not stop...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank malabarfly
Reviewed 13 February 2019

they have more than 1 starting point. i went to Taman Rempah, less people there in the afternoon. great activity to pass free time. nice view especially at nights.

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