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Kuching City Cruise

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Key Highlights
  • See historic Caching from the still waters of the Sarawak River
  • Glide by traditional Malaysian villages
  • The sight of the City Mosque in the distance will have you reaching for your camera
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    2 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 1650h (4:50pm)
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Kuching.
    (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Kuching

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview The very best way to see and enjoy historic Kuching is from the Sarawak river, the main artery around which the city has grown. This river cruise offers a view of the city and its surroundings that is impossible to experience from dry land. Glide past a host of fascinating sights to get a close-up view of traditional life on and around the river including colourful Malay villages. See brightly-painted tambangs ferrying passengers, villagers going about their everyday activities, and fishing boats and wooden cargo vessels plying the river. The cruise runs from late afternoon to twilight with the added pleasure of the setting sun as a backdrop (weather permitting). The cruise ends with colourful lights coming on all along the Kuching Waterfront as you approach the jetty.


    You will be picked up from your hotel in Kuching and taken in a coach to the riverside pier for a cruise of Kuching city.

    This 2 hours relaxing cruise on the Sarawak river takes you along the picturesque riverside city of Kuching with its many beautiful landmarks. The boat glides past some of the main attractions of Kuching: Malay houses built on stilts by the riverbank surrounded by densely grown Nipah palms, fishing villages and a vegetable market.

    During the cruise, enjoy a full view of the Astana, the former residence of the White Rajah, and Fort Margherita (now a Police Museum) and the elegant City Mosque. View the fascinating Satok Suspension Bridge before returning to your hotel.

    You will be dropped back at your hotel at the end of the tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Coach transportation
    • Guide
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Please call the tour operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details.

    A surcharge of MYR 30 per person (Approx. 8.57 USD) will be levied for pick-up from Damai Beach. Pick-up time is 30 minutes earlier than the standard pick-up time.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

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