Kuching Historical Walking Tour and Authentic River Taxi Cruise
KUCHING HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR
AND AUTHENTIC RIVER TAXI CRUISE
Begin your tour by walking through the historical parts of the old Kuching city. Pass by
spice shops, the Main Bazaar with various textiles and handicrafts shops and view the
various historical buildings from the past.
Continue your tour by taking a River Taxi (1 hour pontoon boat river cruise) on the winding Sarawak River. It is a memorable way to bring you back in time; time when the English adventurer, Sir James Brooke first set sailed in this region in 1839 with his yacht the "Royalist".
This cruise will take you along the edges of the river to enjoy an eye-to-eye views of the well laid out Kuching Waterfront, Square Tower (formerly a V.I.P - very important prison), old Kuching Mosque with the 5 golden domes, Malay Stilted Houses, before browsing along the other side of the river to view the Astana (former palace of the White Rajahs), Fort Margherita (former Police Museum) and fishing trawlers.