Getting Around in Melaka (Malacca) - Plan Your Trip to Maleka

Getting Around in Melaka by Walking & Taxi (or E-hailing)

Malacca Dutch Square 2021

Melaka (Malacca) is a small state. The main tourist attractions of Melaka (Malacca) are mainly concentrated in one area, which is World Heritage Zone; this area covers Jonker Street and Dutch Square. All the main tourist attraction in this area is within walking distance. We can travel freely between the tourist attractions by walking around this area. 

We can divide tourist attractions in Melaka (Malacca) into the following cluster as your reference to plan your trip in Melaka (Malacca);

Cluster World Heritage Zone (Jonker Area):

  1. Dutch Square (Red Square)
  2. The Stadthuys
  3. Christ Church Melaka
  4. A Famosa (Kota A Famosa)
  5. Saint Paul’s Church
  6. Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum
  7. Samudera Museum
  8. Menara Taming Sari
  9. Melaka Historical Vehicle Park
  10. Church of St. Francis Xavier
  11. Jonker Walk Melaka (Night Market on Friday to Sunday 6.00 PM to 12.00 PM)
  12. Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum(Booking is Required)
  13. Kampung Kling Mosque
  14. Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
  15. Sri Poyyatha Vinayaga Moorthy Temple
  16. Melaka River Walk (6.00 PM – 12.00 PM)
  17. Malacca River Cruise

We can walk around above tourist attractions from one to one, the walking distance between one point to one point is less than 10 minutes.

We suggest you plan your trip to Poh San Teng Temple ( with the Hang Li Po Well / The King’s Well) after you complete your walk trip in World Heritage Zone; the Poh San Teng Temple is about 1.6 KM from here. You can take a cab (or E-hailing) to Poh San Teng Temple.

Cluster Lebuh Air Keloh :

  1. Melaka Crocodile & Recreational Park
  2. Melaka Zoo and Night Safari
  3. Mini Malaysia & ASEAN Cultural Park
  4. Malacca Bee Gallery
  5. Melaka Wonderland Theme Park & Resort
We can take a taxi (or E-Hailing) to Melaka Crocodile & Recreational Park (or Melaka Zoo) and walk around all the tourist attractions in this cluster.

Cluster Klebang Beach:

  1. Klebang Beach / Sand Dunes
  2. Submarine Museum

We suggest you take a taxi (or E-hailing) to Submarine Museum, then walk about 1.2 KM (about 15 minutes) to Klebang Beach. The alternative is to take a cab (or E-hailing) if you feel a walk of 1.2 KM is too far. One of the famous food in this area is Klebang Original Coconut Shake, about  2.5 KM from Klebang Beach. 

Cluster Malacca Straits Mosque & Portuguese Settlement:

  1. Malacca Straits Mosque
  2. Portuguese Settlement

Go to Malacca Straits Mosque by Cab, then take another Cab to Portuguese Settlement, about 3.7 KM from the Mosque. We suggest you go to  Portuguese Settlement after 6.00 PM to enjoy the Seafood Dinner at Portuguese Settlement.

Taking a taxi (or E-Hailing) in Malacca

A taxi can take you everywhere in Melaka (Malacca), making it one of the most convenient transport options for non-drivers.

These vehicles pass by many routes so that you can hail one from the road. All taxis are required by law to use meters. If you find one that doesn’t, it’s a good idea to wait for the next one.

Another alternative is downloading an E-hailing App; the famous E-hailing Operator in Melaka is Grab. We can download it from Play Store or App Store and install it on our mobile phone to move inside  Melaka (Malacca) conveniently. 

Getting Around at Malacca World Heritage Zone (Jonker Street & Dutch Square) with Trishaw

Trishaw Malacca

A trishaw ride is nostalgic for the days gone by in Malacca. Trishaw rides are an enjoyable way to get around the city.

The trishaw pullers can take us to all the major tourist attractions along the historic Jonker Street & Dutch Square. We can get a lot of trishaw pullers around the Dutch Square and Mahkota Parade Shopping Centre. We can get plenty of these colourful, 3-wheeled carts parked outside.

Bus "Singgah-Singgah" Melaka

This Bus service is operated by Panorama Melaka, with the concept of an electric tourist bus that uses fully electric power and is seen as a green pilot project under green mobility. In addition, it has tourism information equipped with audio-visual tourism. This bus service uses e-ticketing with static live feed monitoring visitors.

Electric Tourist Bus is a Pilot Project starting in May 2022. Please call +6 010-300 2998 or +6 06-282 6466 for the latest schedule.

Please visit Panorama Melaka to know more about the routes and schedules of the bus services in Melaka (Malacca)

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