Top 10 Outdoor Activities in Malacca

You can join in different outdoor activities in Melaka. Fishing, cycling, trekking and visiting the zoo are a few of the activities you can enjoy. Local people, as well as people visiting Melaka, enjoy fishing. Fishing reels, baits and necessary equipment are simply available. Fishing equipment can also be taken on rent. Visit Melaka zoo that houses more than 214 animal species. There is also a crocodile farm and the children find this place interesting.
Ayer Keroh Recreational Forest spreads across 500 acres provide great trekking options. Last but not the least, ride a cycle and get going to enjoy the scenic beauty of the place.

1. Melaka River Cruise


The Malacca River is the waterway that cuts across Malacca town, on its way to the Straits of Malacca. It separates the civic area clustered at the foot of St Paul’s Hill, from the residential and commercial district of Heeren Street and Jonker Street. A flotilla of small boat transports sightseers up and down past memorable buildings, old warehouses (godowns), interesting mangrove stands, churches, and villages. The 1998 Sean Connery film Entrapment was partially filmed here. Tours last around 45 minutes in boats ranging from 20- to 40-seaters, and normally a least of eight passengers is required before departure.You can departure on Muara Jetty, next to Quayside Heritage Centre, close to the Maritime Museum simply recognizable by the model of the Portuguese ship Flor De la Mar. From here the boat trip takes you upstream as far as Taman Rempah jetty where the boat turns around and brings you back to the starting point.

2. Melaka On Bike-Day Tours

Our bicycle tour will give you a feeling of the real Melaka. Cycle through the community where you will never go on your own. Melaka is not a very big city with few buildings 25 stories high. Learn the way of life of the local people in Melaka. Get off the tourist trail, bicycle into real Malacca community, and you’ll find hospitality like you’ve never seen. This trip is strongly recommended for those, who want to get a new experience to visit Melaka by riding the bicycle.

3. Skytrex Adventure


Skytrex Adventure prepares the first of its kind in Malaysia, a tree to tree ‘sky-trekking’ experience where you can fly, swing, glide and dangle on the several aerial obstacles suspended above the lush tropical Malaysian Rainforest.Try up the challenge and pump up the adrenaline on many circuits at the several parks in which located and experience the best and most thrilling forest adventure in Malaysia.

4. Malacca Zoo


Malacca Zoo is a 54-acre zoological park placed beside Lebuh Ayer Keroh (Federal Route 143) in the town of Ayer Keroh in the state of Malacca, Malaysia. More than 1200 animals of 215 species can be found at the Malacca Zoo.It is the second-biggest zoo in Malaysia behind the National Zoo of Malaysia.In 2007, along with the “Visit Malaysia” campaign, Malacca Zoo was visited by 619,194 visitors; the highest number ever recorded

5. Klebang Beach

The closest beach to the city of Melaka is the beautiful and attractive Klebang Beach, which provides its visitors with a vast sandy area to enjoy the sun and the perfect conditions for kite flying. Whilst all the other beach activities are available here, one that is extremely famous at Klebang Beach is kite flying. There are stalls selling kites and food beside the road.

6. Pengkalan Balak Beach


A getaway beach that close to Malacca City.The beach is clean enough with some of the food street choice: seafood, coconut shake (recommend ice drink), snack and other.For games,you can hire a banana boat on this beach but the cottage is small.

7. A’Famosa Animal World Safari


Walk into the land of a chanting animals see the savage fangs of a tiger and touch docile rabbits,all in one place. Ride on horses, camels and elephants.Walk through among attractive flamingos, entertaining raccoons and the dino ancestors, the emu, and the ostriches. Feel the excitement of an animal safari,ride on the safe truck – make the giraffe’s peer and tigers glare in the ‘Safari Adventure Ride’.Voyage the river to ‘Monkey Island’ on a raft, to see funny little capuchins, brown lemurs, monkey squirrels & white-handed gibbons. Even you can touch and feed the monkeys.

8. Ayer Keroh Country Club Berhad


Ayer Keroh Country Club (AKCC) was carved out of the virgin jungle and opened for play in 1964. It was designed by a team led by Tun Abdul Ghaffar Bin Baba, the former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Chief Minister of Malacca, and a golfing specialist. The Malacca golf course is located right off the north-south highway and even has its own interchange. AKCC has organized a number of major professional golf tournaments, the most prestigious being the 1989 Malaysian Open.

9. Ace Skydive


Ace Skydive provide you an experience that you will never forget, supervised by master instructors,they will suit you up with tip-top equipment’s and strict safety training to achieve your goals. Some packages acquire a 20% discount to take part in these air-sports after 3 months. Roller coaster rides at theme parks are nothing compared to these air-sports.They will acquire skilled aerobatic pilots and provide airplane and helicopter safety briefing.

10. A’Famosa Golf Course


A’Famosa Golf Resort is a Malaysia golf course with complete resort facilities. This Malaysia golf course is located 1 hour south of Kuala Lumpur and is within easy reach of Kuala Lumpur and Malacca. The 27-hole parkland style golf course comprises three very high-quality nine-hole loops, with a unique Ross Watson design. A’Famosa hosted the Malaysian Amateur Open Golf Championship in 2011.

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