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Dinner on Bonsai Cruise

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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Ranked #100 of 299 Activities in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Escape the bustle of the city and cruise the waters of the Saigon River. Savor a sumptuous dinner...
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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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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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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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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Saigon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Spent couple hours on Bonsai cruise for buffet dinner and viewed city by night. Really enjoyed the music by Fillipino band and really good services and very welcoming but food was just okay and can't ask for more as we know this is the best dinner cruise on saigon by far

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Taiwan
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Went on this dinner cruise at the end of June, boat cruised up and down the river a few times and was scenic if you were fortunate enough to be seated on the chairs facing out to the river rather than the ones we were placed on which looked inwards to the buffet. Lots of entertainment music dancing etc throughout... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great evening, everything firstclass from when you step on board, staff are there to make sure you have a great experience and you sure do. Not into singing and dancing shows but would recommend this show.

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