Cruising in Malacca will always be the best choice to seeing this heritage city in different way. It's difficult to find public transportation in Malacca, so river cruise could be the best choice for you. Actually, there aee three ways to catch the cruise, but I suggest you to catch from Taman Rempah Jetty. Ticket cost is about MYR 18 (Adults) and MYR 10 (children under 12 years old). Actually, there aee three ways to catch the cruise, but I suggest you to catch from Taman Rempah Jetty.
River cruise should be the first thing to do when you arrive at Malacca because it's a great way see the sight of Malacca in a comfort way. River has become main trade routes in Malacca since so years ago. This cruise trip take 45 minutes, covers 9 kilometers and during the trip you'll hear the recorded commentary as far as Muara Jetty.
Along the river you'll see many restaurants and a lot of buildings with good grafitti art. Moreover, you can see many heritage buildings and old villages. Ow, I also passing the Maritime Museum that I've visited on the first day arrive in Malacca.
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These cruises are sailing from 9 am to 11.30 pm and depart in every 30 minutes. This boat consist of 40 seats and usually you have to wait until the seat full before it departs, but, it's not a big deal. This river cruise is a good choice for you who want to explore Malacca without feel tired. So, come visit Malacca to feel the excitement :)
The best time to cruising in Malacca is in the night because you'll see the colorfull of illumination of the buildings, bridges and other attractions along the river. Always keep the river clean, bring good camera and don't forget to take your loved ones ;)