The river was the main artery of trade for Melaka in its heyday when it was bustling with traders from all around the world.
Some buildings from that era still stand majestically by the river, which is also lined by old villages, or kampungs, and modern day buildings.
The 45-minute cruise is accompanied by an entertaining and informative commentary. And, for just RM8, it’s a good bargain. See parts of historical Melaka, get a history lesson for next to nothing, and never break a sweat!
There are 18 boats available which can accommodate 20 to 40 people. The boats will leave every 30 minutes. Price : Adult RM 10.00 and Children RM 5.00.
How to get there
By Taxi and Boat
Because of the Melaka River Cruise’s very central location, it is very easy to get to and from if you are staying in Melaka.
Melaka has a wide range of accommodation available, from basic backpacker’s hostels to 5-star hotels.