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Address: Liwan District, Guangzhou 510000, China
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Pleasant experience but could be improved

Went to this cruise with a big group. Like with everything else in Guangzhou at night, boats were colourfully and brightly decorated with lights and every boat with a unique... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

You get an awesome view of the Canton Tower as well quick view of the city in the 1 hour cruise. Go for the 6pm Cruise, its worth it.

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3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Been on this 2 times during different seasons. Winter is not the best time. It can get really cold with the windchill. Other times are good. Make sure you get a good night scene camera. The best part will be the Canton Tower shots. You don't have to pay for the expensive boats. There are few cheap operators around with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Went to this cruise with a big group. Like with everything else in Guangzhou at night, boats were colourfully and brightly decorated with lights and every boat with a unique theme. Aboard, was a pleasant ride, the water was calm and the views were impressive. Many buildings with their own displays and lit with neon lights, even the bridges. Now... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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47 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We took a boat tour to see Guangzhou from the water. We went at 18:40 in January so it was dark as we started which was good as the commentary is all in Chinese so daytime would be less interesting as the lights on the buildings and bridges make the trip if you cannot understand the commentary. To get there... More 

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philippines
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331 reviews 331 reviews
100 attraction reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Took a cab to the pearl River Area to take e boat cruise, You have actually several choice of boat and fllor. Since it was humid, I chose to take the second floor air condition section with side sofa. You can also choose to have dinner, but I decided that it was not worth it. I stayed practically indoor while... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This is a must for anyone visiting Guangzhou! I could have happily cruised the river every night we were there! So Many lights.

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The cruise is just long enough (30+ minutes) to enjoy a scenic impression of the newly developed river front. Don't be bothered by dinning on the cruise, it's not worth it. Choose the right time, not during the rainy seasons because you would love to enjoy the view from the open top deck.

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Kanpur, India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Full day shopping..needed a place to relax..local friends of ours took us for this river cruise trip. It was beautiful. To see guangzhou beauty, one should see from the river. We have booked our seats along with dinner on the 2nd deck of the boat. Food was ok but that was the least important... the cameras kept clicking for about... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We went on the Pearl River Night Cruise as an added option to our GZ private tour. The food we experienced was only so-so. Not everyone on-board pays for the buffet so the food runs out quickly. Tip: line up early to board your boat to get seated on the second level if you're paying for the dinner buffet. If... More 

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Jaipur, India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Purchased a ticket of 80 RMB it's good & fantastic whole city in just an hour Beautiful scenes & excellent ride .. If you wanna have something take little snacks in there in pocket ;)

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