Top 10 family-friendly activities to do in Malacca City, Malaysia in 2023

1. Visit A’Famosa Fort 🏰

A’Famosa is a Portuguese fort that is one of the oldest European architectural remnants in Asia. It’s a fantastic educational and historical experience for the whole family. Don’t forget to rent a comfortable pram from Tiny Trek Rentals to ensure your tiny explorers are relaxed while you soak in the history.

2. Take a Trip to the Melaka Zoo 🐘

The Melaka Zoo is the second-largest zoo in Malaysia and home to more than 1,200 animals. Enjoy a day viewing exotic animals like the Sumatran rhinoceros, Malayan gaur, and more. Remember to pack plenty of snacks and drinks in one of our rented insulated baby bags.

3. Explore the Maritime Museum β›΅

This museum is housed in a replica of the ‘Flora De La Mar’, a Portuguese ship that sank off the coast of Melaka. It’s a perfect opportunity to learn about the naval history of the area.

4. Stroll Through the Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum 🏯

The museum is a replica of the 15th-century palace of the Melaka Sultanate and offers a deep dive into the rich history and culture of Malaysia.

5. Enjoy a River Cruise 🚀

The Melaka River Cruise is a great way to see the sights of the city from a different perspective. The cruise lasts about 45 minutes and is a big hit with kids.

6. Visit the Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary πŸ¦‹

Home to over 200 species of butterflies, reptiles and insects, this sanctuary offers an interactive experience for kids and adults alike.

7. Have Fun at the Melaka Wonderland Theme Park & Resort 🎒

This theme park offers thrilling rides, water slides and a wave pool. It’s a perfect place to cool down and have fun with the kids.

8. Visit the Taming Sari Tower πŸ—Ό

Get a bird’s eye view of the city from the Taming Sari Tower. The tower offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the city and beyond.

9. Explore the Menara Taming Sari πŸŒ…

The Menara Taming Sari, a revolving gyro tower, is the first of its kind in Malaysia. It offers an awe-inspiring view of the city and coastline.

10. Visit the Toy Museum 🧸

The Toy Museum is a unique place with a collection of over 10,000 toys. The kids will love it and so will the kids at heart!

πŸš€ Activity πŸ•°οΈ Duration πŸ“ Location
A’Famosa Fort 1-2 hours Jalan Kota, Bandar Hilir
Melaka Zoo 2-3 hours Ayer Keroh
Maritime Museum 1-2 hours Jalan Merdeka
Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum 1-2 hours Bandar Hilir
Melaka River Cruise 45 minutes Jalan Laksamana
Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary 2-3 hours Ayer Keroh
Melaka Wonderland Theme Park & Resort Half or full day Ayer Keroh
Taming Sari Tower 1 hour Jalan Merdeka
Menara Taming Sari 1 hour Jalan Merdeka
Toy Museum 1-2 hours Bukit Baru

Remember, travelling with kids doesn’t have to be stressful. With a bit of planning and the right equipment from Tiny Trek Rentals, you can have a smooth and enjoyable family trip to Malacca City, Malaysia. Happy travels!