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Address: Nha Rong Pier, 5 Nguyen Tat Thanh Str. | District 4, Sai Gon River, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phone Number: 083910509
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Escape the bustle of the city and cruise the waters of the Saigon River...
Escape the bustle of the city and cruise the waters of the Saigon River. Savor a sumptuous dinner, accompanied by live entertainment, while floating past Ho Chi Minh’s enchanting nighttime cityscape. Follow us on Twitter (at)BonsaiCruise or facebook Bonsai River Cruise for updates and promotions!
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Dinner cruse on Saigon River

Fantastic experience and recommend for any visitor. Food is good. Very good service. Price is on the high side but you get a short river cruse. May do it once again to treat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic experience and recommend for any visitor. Food is good. Very good service. Price is on the high side but you get a short river cruse. May do it once again to treat family or friends. Tour groups are frequently on this and it may help if you make a reservation in advance

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

BONSAI CRUISES. [www.bonsaicruise.com.vn] Dec 2014, 7th. About 40USD/pp dinner cruise on the Saigon river which was a wonderful, enjoyable, memorable, night with a superb and impressive international/asian buffet spread of hot and cold dishes, far too many to detail, some of which are steaks, hams, grilled chickens, sautéed fish, prawns, oysters, calamari. stir-fries, salads, sushi, garlic breads, sweets. A selection... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

1. Scenery: well, it is dark at night, so all you can see are the confusing Saigon lights, but why not; Anyway, the boat is slowly cruising and loops on the river. Nothing really exceptional. 2. Food: OK, just OK.... 3. Staff: nice and helpful, except a kind of female manager which was not pleasant with their guests. Maybe she... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The cruise was excellent with good food and entertainment and the staff went out of their way to ensure we had a good experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Bonsai Dinner Cruise was one of the best dinner cruise I've been on. We had a photo op before boarding the boat with their staff dressed in traditional vietnamese style. Welcome drinks were served once we were seated. The buffet spread was superb! (I had four helpings of almost all the dishes that was on the buffet table hehe) There... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This "cruise" doesn't actually go very far - just a short way along the river then back as you are only on the boat for a couple of hours, however you get a nice night view of the Sky deck from the boat. The food was very good , some of it was cooked in front of you and the... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Well.......certainly not the best trip I have been on! Unfortunately we were on a boat where 90% of the guests were celebrating something and appeared to be one large company. The result was they simply took over the evening. We, along with 6 other tables were relegated to the back of the boat in the bar area, meaning that we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

The Bonsai Cruise is the only way to have a dinner cruise on the Saigon River There are many other options but all very commercial The Bonsai is small and very personal Try to get a table near the stage for a good view of the entertainment Make sure you get dropped at the right pier the Bonsai sails from... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Great night on the river. Wonderful buffet dinner and great entertainment.Staff helpful and efficient. Lots of fun.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Liked the entertainment. Didn't like the 'free' drink when seated. Tasted awful. Liked the variety of offerings on the buffet tables. Didn't like no photography allowed.

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