Ever wondered how to enjoy historical city of Melaka while saving time and money as you explore over 60 attractions? Make the most of Melaka with their newly launched Melaka eXcess – the only government official tourism application equipped with digital e-wallet system.
Developed in partnership with local government, this safe and secure application not only offers hassle free experience with cashless transaction via smartphones, but also greater deals and rewards.
The app which can be downloaded from Google Play and App Store is geared to boost local tourism industry affected by COVID-19 pandemic by supporting ‘Dream Now, Travel Later’ (DNTL) campaign. Besides, it encourages our merchants to adopt new digitalization platform in marketing which is now revolutionizing tourism industry.
From museum visits to shopping, hotels, food, healthcare and tour, the choice is abundant. As you download and sign up for Melaka eXcess, a welcome bonus of 10 credit worth RM 10 will be credited in your e-wallet account.
You may buy exclusive deals for several main attractions including Melaka River Cruise, Melaka Crocodile & Recreational Park, Cendol Kampung Hulu, Upside Down House Melaka, Kampung Pinang Sebatang Beach Resort and Zoo Melaka.
Some of tickets purchased via Melaka eXcess are valid up until 31 December 2023. But here we feature you several DNTL packages that are currently offered in Melaka eXcess.
1. Melaka River Cruise Package Cunnn – Buy 2 Tickets Get 20 % Off + 20% Credit Back
Melaka River Cruise
Take in the view of vibrant street arts of the heritage buildings, little bars and cafes plus colourful bridges as the streets along the Melaka riverbank are illuminated with strings of coloured lights. We recommend you to go on a cruise during evening as you may catch both day and breathtaking night view without enduring the scorching heat.
While you are on the cruise for 45 minutes, it is the best way to appreciate wonderful view of Melaka, a UNESCO World Heritage Site as you may listen to the history of the city through pre-recorded Malay and English commentary.
If you are lucky, you may witness sunset, watch out for lizards at the riverbank or simply glimpse the beautifully decorated Malay village of Kampung Morten that still preserves its rustic charm.
Before buying this voucher, you may first need to purchase credit (CR) by topping up your e-wallet account with money as there are four available selections – 189 CR (RM180), 105 CR (RM100), 50 CR (RM50) and 30 CR (RM30). Payment method could be done using credit card, online banking, Boost Wallet or VCash and you may choose your preferred currency either Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Euro, Pound Sterling, Hong Kong Dollar, Malaysian Ringgit, Singapore Dollar, Thailand Baht and US Dollar.
For example, in order to buy this Melaka River Cruise Package Cunnn that require 80 CR, you need to top up your account with 105 CR (RM100). Upon purchasing two admission tickets with 20 percent discounted price, you will also automatically get back 20 CR. Cool right! Then, all you need to do is to present your e-ticket or e-voucher QR code at the counter.
Address: Melaka River Cruise, Taman Rempah Jetty, Jalan Tun Mutahir, 75300 Melaka, Malaysia
Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday (9 a.m. – 11.30 p.m.)
2. Melaka Crocodile & Recreational Park – Buy 2 Tickets Get 10% Off + 10% Credit Back
Melaka Crocodile & Recreational Park
This place is basically perfect if you come along with small kids as it looks like a mini zoo with water playground. Not only the crocodile show is the main highlight, kids can also enjoy feeding the rabbits and fishes besides touching snakes and deer. Don’t be surprise if you can touch the baby crocodile too!
Officially opened in 1987, Melaka Crocodile & Recreational Park now has more than 100 crocodiles from four different species and is one of the earliest crocodile tourist attraction in Malaysia.
If you buy this voucher, you will get two admission tickets at discounted price of 10 percent with 10 credit back but the validity of tickets is only six months from the date of purchase.
Address: Taman Buaya & Rekreasi Melaka, Pusat Pelancongan Ayer Keroh, 75450 Melaka, Malaysia
Operation Hours: Monday-Friday (9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.), Weekend/Public Holiday/School Holiday (9.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.)
3. Melaka River Cruise + Cendol Kampung Hulu – Buy 3 Tickets Melaka River Cruise At 5% Off + Free Cendol Voucher (RM12)
Cendol Kampung Hulu
A perfect place for relaxation and enjoying the scenic beauty of Melaka River while eating some food in a hipster cafe, ranging from traditional Malay foods menu to Western cuisine. However, cendol (typical Malaysian dessert consisting of shaved ice, creamy coconut milk and brown sugar) is a specialty of the house. You may opt for different flavours including sweet corn, mango and durian with scoop of vanilla ice-cream. But Cendol Kampung Hulu is a little bit different as it has milky fine shaved ice like bingsu, a Korean dessert.
As you buy this package, save up with 5 percent discounts for the purchase of three Melaka River Cruise admission tickets with free Cendol Kampung Hulu vouchers for two regular cendol worth RM12.
Address: Cendol Kampung Hulu, No. 26, Jalan Kampung Hulu, Kampung Hulu, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia.
Operation Hours: Sunday – Thursday (11 a.m. – 11.30 p.m.), Friday (11 a.m. – 12.30 a.m.), Saturday (11 a.m. – 12.00 a.m.)
4. Melaka River Cruise + Upside Down House Melaka – Buy 3 Ticket Melaka River Cruise at 5% Off + Get 1 Upside Down House Ticket at 5% Off + Free 2 Tickets Upside Down House Admission
Upside Down House Melaka
Basically, it is a house gallery where everything is upside down. Of course, this attraction is one of the most Instagrammable places in Melaka. If this really suits your family vacation, grab this package for the free Upside Down House Melaka admission tickets for two person worth RM36 and this is valid six months from the date of purchase.
Address: Upside Down House Gallery Melaka, G12, G14 & G16, Jalan PM 7, Plaza Mahkota, Banda Hilir, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia.
Phone: +6011-1072 2260
Operation Hours: Monday – Thursday (10 a.m. – 7 p.m.), Friday–Sunday/Public Holiday/School Holiday (10 a.m. – 9.00 p.m.)
5. Buy 3 Days 2 Nights Deluxe Room (including breakfast) at Kampung Pinang Sebatang Beach Resort + Free Warong Pak Ma’on F&B Voucher worth RM130
Kampung Pinang Sebatang Beach Resort
If you prefer traditional ambience with premium touch of boutique chalet in Pengkalan Balak, Masjid Tanah, this is the perfect place for organizing gatherings or reunions. The chalet is named in memory of the late Tan Sri P. Ramlee, Malaysia’s legendary film in which the village name for the movie scene ‘Pendekar Bujang Lapok’ was called Kampong Pinang Sebatang. For relaxation, you may try modern facilities such as jacuzzi with sea view amidst the traditional village surrounding. Warong Pak Ma’on is actually the in-house cafe of Kampung Pinang Sebatang Beach Resort, thus the validity of the voucher is six months from the date of purchase.
Address: Kampung Pinang Sebatang, Lot 1681, Batu 22 ½, Pantai Pengkalan Balak, Kampung Hailam 78300 Melaka, Malaysia.
Phone: +606-384 6788 /+6019 358 6778
Basically, there are lots of features including nearby authentic food & beverage as well as best shopping spots to be discovered inside the app equipped with easy navigation.
But the most important thing, besides being easy with the cashless transactions, the data stored inside the app is also safe and secure with information encryption!