Interesting Spots in Malacca

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Beyond the City

Air Keroh is about 15km east of Malacca and within minutes of Ayer Keroh Toll Plaza. This is where the sprawling Air Keroh tourist belt lies. Situated amidst a vast forest reserve, it is a popular destination for family vacations offering hotels, tourist facilities and a variety of attractions.

 

o        Mini Malaysia

This themed complex showcases 13 life-size, authentic and traditional houses of Malaysia crafted by master builders.

Opening hours: 9am – 5pm

Admission fee:  Adult      RM10

Children  RM5

Tel: 06-232 1331

 

o        Air Keroh Recreation Forest

This recreational forest provides an ideal setting for recreational activities such as jungle trekking, hiking, jogging, camping and boating.

A novelty for tourists is the bullock cart and trishaw rides.

Opening hours: 8am – 6pm

Admission is free.

Tel: 06-232 8401

 

o        Tanjung Tuan

The westernmost tip of Peninsular Malaysia, Tanjung Tuan was formerly known as Cape Rachado. The 18th century lighthouse there was built at its promontory to guide sailing ships safely to Malacca. The cape consists of a 65-hectare coastal forest cum recreational forest which serves as sanctuary for migratory raptors from colder climes. The coastline is punctuated by a beautiful lagoon and a sandy beachfront.

Admission is free.

Tel: 06-232 8401

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