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MELAKA / MALACCA - SOUTHERN REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA

PLACES OF INTEREST : Tourist Attraction

 
 

A' FAMOSA RESORT - THEMED PARK

 

Hold tight as sit in the caged truck. The Safari Park adventure at A' Famosa is about to begin. This is the only safari park in Malaysia, where you can see wild animals like tiers, lions and sun bears close-up in the open as the truck stops right next to them. But before you get to meet the lions, you have to pass through the rough and bumpy Jungle Area and cross Crocodile River.

 

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MALACCA REPTILE PARK

 

This park occupying about three hectares accommodates more than 1,000 snakes including those that are poisonous and indigenous to Malaysia. There are also the rare yellow cobra and a white snake. Other attractions include a rabbit garden, a tortoise and a Japanese carp pond and mini snake pond.

 
 
 

GADEK HOT SPRINGS

 

Gadek Hot Springs is about 25km outside the town on the road to Tampin. The sulphuric water found here is believed to be good for curing some skin diseases. There are handicraft shops and playgrounds in the area.

 
 
 

D-Paradise Tropical Fruit World & Aboriginal Native Village

 

Sprawled over 168 acres of land, this agro-attraction located at Lubuk China features numerous species of tropical fruits, a vineyard, exotic wildlife and an aboriginal village. A 9km-long passion fruit canopy walkway is among the highlights here.

 

Opening hours: 9.00am - 6.00pm

Admission fee: Adult RM49.90, Children RM29.90 & Student RM19.90

 
 
 

B-B Town

 

Did you know a bee has to visit 2 million flowers to produce 2.2 kg of honey? Learn more about bees as well as hornets and their habitat at the museum. Among its collection are informative exhibits plus several specimens of bee hives and hornet nests. Visitor can purchase honey and its by-products from the museum.

 

Opening hours: 9.00am - 6.00pm

Admission: free

 
 
 

Seri Tanjung Homestay

 

 

Located at Masjid Tanah, 24km away from the city, is the village of Seri Tanjung ? the winner of the nationwide ?Most Beautiful Village? competition. Villagers are involved in agricultural activities, poultry farming and animal husbandry. Visitors can observe or participate in activities such as milking cows and paddy-planting. Cultural pastimes organised for tourists include gasing (top spinning), congkak (traditional board game) and silat (the Malay art of self defense).

 
 
 

Malacca Tropical Fruit Farm

 

The farm is located in Sungai Udang on 70 hectares of land. Visitors can choose and purchase from hundreds of species of tropical fruits such as ciku, cempedak, belimbing, longan, kedondon, pandan coconuts, as well as vegetables, flowers, plants and herbs.The farm is also home to animals such as Bali cows, ostriches, camels, deer and rabbits. Facilities available include a caf? camp site as well as conference rooms, hostels and chalets.

 

Opening hours: 9.00am - 5.00pm

Admission Fee: Adult RM4.00 & Children RM2.00

 
 
 

RIVER CRUISE TOURS

 

Cruises along the Malacca River are available at the quay behind the tourist information centre. The 45-minute tour passes through the downtown area. Among the sights are old warehouses, shop houses, bridges and Kampung Morten, a traditional Malay village. The return trip passes wharves down river.

 

Fare: Adult RM10.00 & Children RM5.00

Tel: 06-286 5468

 
 
 

BEACHES

 

 

Malacca?s beaches offer water sports like swimming, surfing, boating and canoeing. Among the popular beaches in the vicinity of the city are Tanjung Keling, Pantai Puteri, Pantai Klebang and Tanjung Bidara.

 
 
 

MEGALITHIC STONES

 

There are over 90 separate sites of these huge stones which are mostly found in Alor Gajah and on the road to Tampin. They form part of a large cluster which spreads into Negeri Sembilan and have been in existence for centuries. There is local folklore connected to the stones and some stones are revered. In some places, the locals say that the stones ?grow?.

 
 
 

PULAU BESAR ISLAND

 

Pulau Besar about 13 nautical miles off the mainland and 10 miles from Malacca Port is a popular weekend retreat. The island has a few historic graves and reminders of the Japanese occupation. But most people come here for the clean waters and to enjoy the greenery of the hilly island. Here there are ample opportunities for swimming, fishing, snorkeling, golfing and camping. Pandanusa Resort on Pulau Besar which has an 18-hole golf course can be reached by boat from Umbai jetty, 10km south-east of Malacca or from the harbourmaster?s jetty in Malacca town.

 
 
 

PULAU UPEH ISLAND

 

Closer to Malacca, Pulau Upeh is another weekend retreat where a swim and taking in the sun is the main recreation. Chalets are available at the Upeh Island Resort. The island abounds with legends and is a sanctuary for the Hawksbill Turtle.

 
 
 
 

GOLFING

Malacca beckons enthusiasts to challenging rounds of golf in a variety of settings. Green fees are competitive and courses are equipped with pro-shops offering golfing paraphernalia.

 
 

TIARA MELAKA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB

 

Located in Ayer Keroh, this 27-hole international standard golf course sprawls over 450 acres of undulating natural terrain with beautiful lakes and mature trees.

 

Opening hours: 7.30am - 5.30pm

 
 
 

A' FAMOSA GOLF RESORT

 

Designed by the world renowned Ross C.Watson, the magnificent 27-hole golf course is sculptured to take advantage of the terrain?s natural contours ? lakes, trees and foliage. Spread over 1,100 acres, the course is beautifully landscaped and has a helipad and landing strip for light aircrafts.

 

Opening hours: 7.00am - 7.00pm

 
 
 

AIR KEROH GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB

 

About 14km from the city, this picturesque 18-hole golf course features long rolling fairways fringed by majestic trees and numerous water hazards designed to test the skills of golfers of every level. It takes pride in its 7,225 yard par 72 course long fairway.

 

Opening hours: 7.00am - 7.00pm

 
 
 

ORNARESORT GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB

 

This 27-hole golf and country club is located in Bemban, a 25 minutes? drive from the city. One of the toughest and most challenging golf courses, Andy Dye?s creation is characterised by heavily mounded fairways, set between uphill slopes to create the impression of golfing through shallow valleys and is punctuated by huge bunkers.

 

Opening hours: 7.00am ? 5.30pm

 
 
 
 
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MELAKA / MALACCA - SOUTHERN REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA