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Inevitably, a strong whiff of commercialism has accompanied this success. However, it's easy to feel the town's old magic (and get a seat at popular restaurants) on quiet weekdays. Melaka City, as it has for centuries, continues to exude tolerance and welcomes cultural exchange.


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$43 Cultural & Theme Tours

Guided Melaka Historical & Heritage Tour With Lunch

8.30am meet and greet our friendly English Speaking Guide and Driver at the hotel lobby and proceed for your tour and You will be picked-up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and take a tour through the Melaka City.St Peters Catholic Church: After the Portuguese captured Melaka in 1511, until it fell to the Dutch in 1641, Melaka’s rule was assisted by the heavy hand of the Roman Catholic Church, but the tables turned with the Calvinist Dutch when Catholic churches were destroyed and practices were forbidden.Stadthuys and Christ Church, oldest Dutch building: The Stadthuys was built between 1641 and 1660 on the ruins of a fort which belongs to the Portuguese. It is believed that the Stadthuys is the oldest Dutch building in the East. This massive red building displays all the common features of the Dutch colonial architecture which includes substantial solid doors and louvered windows.St. Paul’s Church: St. Paul’s Church was enlarged to two stories in 1556 (after the Archbishop of Goa in India handed over the church to the Jesuits in 1548); between 1567 and 1596 the Portuguese added gun turrets to the chapel and it became a fortress.Porta De Santiago (A Famosa): The A’ Famosa fortress with 3-meter thick walls and a 40-meter watchtower had played a major role in protecting the Portuguese from their enemies. It was also the most well-known and symbolic fortress that the Portuguese had ever built.The Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum: The Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum is located in Melaka, a World UNESCO Site. The house is a combination of three terrace lots that were acquired by the Chan family in 1861. Four generations lived in the house before it was opened as a museum.Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple: Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Malaysia and one of the oldest functioning Hindu temples in Maritime Southeast Asia. Located in the state of Malacca, the temple is one of the few existing Chitty temples in Malaysia.Masjid Kampung Kling: Masjid Kampung Kling is Built in 1748 like many Malaccan mosques built around that period it displays strong Javanese and Oriental influences in its architecture. The mosque was reconstructed and renovated in replace the original wooden structure with one made of concrete.Cheng Hoon Teng Temple: The temple is dedicated to Kuan Yin, Goddess of Mercy. A black, gold and red-robed statue of the goddess stands in the central prayer hall. Cheng Hoon Teng temple was constructed by Chan Lak Koa, son-in-law to Captain Li, Malacca’s second Chinese kapitan.During Lunch time we will bring you for have an Baba Nyonya Lunch. End of the tour return to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle.

$60 Day Trips & Excursions

Guided Historical Melaka Museum Tour With Lunch

8.30am meet and greet our friendly English Speaking Guide and Driver at the hotel lobby and proceed for your tour and You will be picked-up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and take a tour through the Melaka City.People's Museum: The Peoples Museum Melaka is made up of a number of mini-museums all under one roof. The exhibits are arranged over three floors of a 1960’s era former municipal council building on the main Jalan Kota museum strip in Melaka’s historic centre. Each floor has a number of different themes:Ground Floor: Melaka’s progress over the decades, harmony of Malaysia’s various ethnic groups, traditional musical instruments, Melaka as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 1st Floor: Kites Museum. Other traditional Malaysian pastimes and games such as Sepak Takraw, Kelereng, Baling Kotak, Mahjong, Kabadi and Spinning Tops. 2nd Floor: Beauty Museum with exhibits on differing perceptions of beauty around the world such as tattooing, body piercings, filed teeth, disks in the lips and rings around the neck, foot binding and so on.Melaka Maritime Museum Phase l & ll: Maritime Museum aims to highlight Malacca’s importance back in the day as ‘a regional and international business centre’. Displays include artefacts and documents from the Malacca Sultanate, Portuguese, Dutch and British administration era that reveal why political control of Malacca was essential to maritime dominance of the region.Royal Malaysian Navy Museum: The Royal Malaysian Navy Museum is right across the street from the Melaka Maritime Museum. It displays the salvaged remains of 19th century ships that foundered or sank in the Melaka Straits. Originally sited in Lumut it is also known as the Muzium Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia (TLDM).Stamp Museum: An article in The Straits Times in November 1953 by Sheila Prentice titled The Hantu of No. 7 Fort Road records how this house, among the oldest in Malacca, was built about the same time as the Stadthuys, although the foundations are even earlier, probably dating from the Portuguese occupation (1511 - 1641).Submarine Museum: There is only one submarine here, the SMD Ouessant, an Agosta 70 class submarine which was built in 1978 by Arsenal de Cherbourg in France. It was decommissioned by the French Navy in 2001 and subsequently transferred to the Royal Malaysian Navy where it was used as training vessel from 2005 - 2009.During Lunch time we will bring you for have an Baba Nyonya Lunch. (Nyonya food is a mixture of Chinese and Malay flavors, but also has a flavor that is distinctly unique). End of the tour return to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle.

$41.50 Cultural & Theme Tours

Melaka Crocodile Farm & Butterfly Park Tour With Lunch

8.30am meet and greet our friendly English Speaking Driver at the hotel lobby and proceed for your tour and You will be picked-up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and take a tour through the Melaka City.Butterfly Garden: The Butterfly & Reptile Sanctuary’s premier attraction. It is a place where hundreds of butterflies, simply bursting with colours, fly freely. The garden has more than 20 different species of butterflies, including the Black and White Helen, Malayan Birdwing, and the Rajah Brooke’s Birdwing.Koi River Valley: The Koi River Valley is undoubtedly the most serene section of the park. Here hundreds of colourful carp swim around in the beautifully landscaped ponds, complete with miniature waterfalls and surrounded by tropical plants. Check out the 250m-long canopy walk: the sights here make for great souvenir photos.Reptile Aviary: Also be sure to visit the Reptile Aviary where snakes such as boas, pythons, vipers and cobras can be found at the Butterfly & Reptile Sanctuary. Check out the giant Burmese python and the 20ft reticulated python; non-snake lovers had better watch out for the long-nose whip snakes camouflaged in the leaves of trees in this aviary.Crocodile Farm: First opened in 1987, the farm has some pretty cool species of crocodiles and alligators, ranging from an enormous American alligator, a stripy-looking spectacled caiman and pale Indian marsh mugger crocodiles. The crocodiles are all housed in manmade, swamp-like conditions similar to their natural habitat. Be sure to grab a picture during the photo taking sessions with baby crocodiles, and catch the hair-raising action of the feeding sessions on weekends at 11:00.Malaysia in Miniature: A landscaped park with lots of greenery and replicas of 13 famous KL attractions. Here, you will see popular landmarks such as Malacca’s A Famosa and Kuala Lumpur’s Parliament Building, but they have to share the limelight with the ‘PETRONAS Twin Towers’!Water Recreation Park: Fancy a bit of a splash under the sun? Then grab your bathing suit and head to the 6,000sqft Water Recreation Park. The latest addition to the Malacca Crocodile Farm, it is pretty popular no matter what age you are: there are mushroom-shaped water curtains for toddlers, a man-made waterfall for teens and a super cool slide and water jet tunnel.During Lunch time we will bring you for have an Baba Nyonya Lunch. (Nyonya food is a mixture of Chinese and Malay flavors, but also has a flavor that is distinctly unique).End of the tour return to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle.

$66 Outdoor Activities

Melaka Pirate Adventure & Shore Oceanarium Tour With Lunch

8.30am meet and greet our friendly English Speaking Guide and Driver at the hotel lobby and proceed for your tour and You will be picked-up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and take a tour through the Melaka City.Melaka Pirate Adventure Theme Park The Pirate Adventure is a pirate’s theme immersive indoor attraction. You are welcomed to dress up and make up like a pirate. During the tour, you will pass through several sections with different theme of pirate life before arriving the dark and humid jungle with buried treasure. Be aware, you are not alone, you will stumble quite a number of pirates inside the enclosed area!Battle For The Beach And Your Vessel, Navigate the Dark And Humid Jungle, Scour For Treasure! But Beware Of Impending Danger!, Batten Down The Hatches, Mayday! Mayday!, Grand Finale – Pirate Souvenir shop.Shore Oceanarium The Shore Oceanarium is the first aquarium in Malaysia to bring you the 3D experience on your visit. Now this Documentary 3D movie had further upgrade to 3D Plus Cinematic Enhanced Experience with special effect of Wind, Bubble, Lightning, Smoke & other special effects Details:Interactive Touch Pool, Sea Shell, Magic Aquarium, River Story, Jungle Quest, Dangerous Marine Species, Ocean Journey, Living Fossil, Ocean Theatre, Freakish, Shark Quest, Kampung Penyu.Visitor allow to photo shoot & video shoot underwater AR scene as manta ray, hammer shark , great white & group of marine creature swimming around them  which generated by our AR Reality system in our Augmented Reality Hall.During Lunch time we will bring you for have an Baba Nyonya LunchNyonya food is a mixture of Chinese and Malay flavors, but also has a flavor that is distinctly uniqueEnd of the tour return to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle.

$51.50 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Melaka Zoo & Bird Park Tour with Lunch

8.30am meet and greet our friendly English Speaking Driver at the hotel lobby and proceed for your tour and You will be picked-up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and take a tour through the Melaka City.Melaka Bird ParkMelaka Bird Park, hailed as the first open aviary bird park in Malacca, is built on a 1.8 hectare site at the Botanical Garden in Ayer Keroh, Malacca. It has the largest aviary in Malaysia and will be the only bird park to house such a large collection of Malaysian bird species. With nearly 700 bird species calling the lands and waterways of Malaysia home, the bird park aims to protect every species and educate the public by hosting a number of educational and recreational programmes.The exterior of Melaka Bird Park is impressive: it resembles a downscaled stadium with plenty of greenery and a massive model of a parrot perched on a welcome sign. A pond and mini river (with a few fish swimming inside) is also built with wooden bridges leading to the entrance.Melaka ZooMelaka Zoo is the second largest in Malaysia. Located 13km outside Malacca city in Ayer Keroh, it has over 1,200 animals of 200 different species. The zoo’s highlight is the night-viewing safari when visitors are driven around in a tram to see lit-up exhibits of nocturnal wildlife up and about. Established in 1963, Melaka Zoo is spread out across 54 acres and is managed by the Department of Wildlife and National Parks. The complex is home to a variety of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians including the Malayan gaur, serow and Malayan tiger.During Lunch time we will bring you for have an Baba Nyonya Lunch.Nyonya food is a mixture of Chinese and Malay flavors, but also has a flavor that is distinctly unique.End of the tour return to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle.

$50 Cultural & Theme Tours

Melaka City Tour & River Cruise With Lunch

9.30 am meet and greet our friendly English Speaking Driver at the hotel lobby and proceed for your tour and You will be picked-up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and take a tour through the Melaka City.Melaka River CruiseThe Melaka River is where the town began and it has played a key role in Melaka's colourful history. Taking a river cruise is like seeing Melaka from the back door. A few decades ago the river was a stinking waterway lined with decaying houses on stilts and the untidy rear side of crumbling shophouses.Yes, there has been a lot of new development but at the same time an effort has been made to preserve many of the historic buildings and bridges along the river. Even the newer buildings have been painted with colourful murals depicting different aspects of Malacca's rich history and cultureThere are now three jetties, one at each end of the route and one at The Shore. You can begin the cruise from any jetty: Muara Jetty, Taman Rempah Jetty and The Shore Jetty.Kampung Morten – A LIVING MUSEUM IN THE MIDDLE OF MELAKA TOWNMany tourists, who have visited Kampung Morten here, described this traditional village as a 'living museum'. This is no surprise as residents at this world heritage site, located right in the middle of this historic city, have been practicing a lifestyle that does not differ much when compared to that of their forefathers apart from the unique design of the village's houses.MALAY VILLAGE, VILLA SENTOSA, LIVING MUSEUM, FAMILY POSSESSIONS, CULTURAL SHOW.Jonker StreetJonker Street – the centre street of Chinatown – was once renowned for its antique shops. However over the years it has turned to clothing and crafts outlets as well as restaurants. The best part of Jonker Street is the night market on Fridays and Saturdays that sells everything from tasty treats to cheap keepsakes.Cheng Hoon Teng Temple in MelakaCheng Hoon Teng Temple is one of the most notable landmarks in Malacca. This Chinese temple is billed as the oldest Buddhist place of worship in the country. Built in 1646, it is also known as the ‘Merciful Cloud Temple’. The temple is dedicated to Kuan Yin, Goddess of Mercy. A black, gold and red-robed statue of the goddess stands in the central prayer hall. Cheng Hoon Teng temple was constructed by Chan Lak Koa, son-in-law to Captain Li, Malacca’s second Chinese kapitan.During Lunch time we will bring you for have an Baba Nyonya Lunch.(Nyonya food is a mixture of Chinese and Malay flavors, but also has a flavor that is distinctly unique).End of the tour return to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle.