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“Total rip off”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Melaka Duck Tour

Melaka Duck Tour
Scheveningen, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Total rip off”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2013

45 minutes and RM$45 wasted. It was a total rip off. Not worth the time and money. This is the only duck amphibious vehicle in Malacca. It took us from Menara Taming Sari; driving to Melaka Island, next to Masjid Selat Melaka where it goes down the ramp to the sea. And it just wend very slowly around a small circle and went back up the ramp again and head back towards Menara Taming Sari.
3 words - Not Ever Again.

Visited March 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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61 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Not Bad”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2013

Enjoyed it!. The commentary was good delivered by English and Bahasa Malaysia speaking commentator. Tour was enjoyable with sights of the city from the sea.

Visited February 2013
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Switzerland
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73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“don't do it”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

As others already indicated, we would have been glad to see the reviews first :) On the 'street ride' you see parts of Melaka you don't need to see, the boat ride shows you really nothing special.. The explanations (though given in several languages - from tape) are hard to get and not really a value added. We paid 45 RM per person. For this money you can make the river cruise and get a decent meal, or even make a private boat tour...

Visited January 2013
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Kuching, Malaysia
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346 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
“The only one of it's kind.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2012 via mobile

Out of curiosity, I joined the tour and found it worthwhile because it is unique. The vehicle runs on the road like a normal bus but it becomes a boat when in water. The views from the sea are beautiful. The ticket price is quite high but it's still value for money. Give it a try and there is no regret.

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Penang
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Novel for locals and kids”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2012

After reading some of the earlier reviews on this tour, we kept an open mind considering the fact that we're Malaysians and have been to Melaka before, with two small kids. Hence, we boarded the Duck Tour for the novelty.

For the tour we were on, there were 6 adults and 2 kids on board. The guide spoke in Mandarin and gave a good commentary along the way. Admittedly, the route was not very interesting but it was fun (although pricey) as a "joy ride" :).

Towards the end of the tour, the guide gave a quiz and gave out toys which made a "quaking" sound when blown.

Visited February 2012
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