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Pearl River Night Cruise

Liwan District, Guangzhou 510000, China
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Ranked #4 of 19 Activities in Guangzhou
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Horley, United Kingdom
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45 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I wanted to stay in the centre of Guangzhou having passed through the airport many times and stayed on the outskirts. This trip to China I did it and The Pearl River night time cruise. I paid 138RMB for the cruise that served a Western Food buffet. After the boat left and we had our food it was everybody for... More

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Guangzhou, China
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119 reviews 119 reviews
68 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The positives were the structured seating (you need to read your table number on your ticket) and the fantastic view of the Guangzhou skyline. Chinese tea was provided, as well as some dried fruit and nuts. There was a small bar stocking beer and the boat wasn't too crowded. However, the route was short and uneventful. There was no guide... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

No English. No queue. It’s every man for himself as the other reviewers have mentioned or you can see from my photographs for proof. I paid an amount without being explained cruise or seating choices. In the end, I was given a seat on the lower deck and had to spend time outside on the walkway throughout the cruise to... More

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Shanghai, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great way to see the city and to get some great shots however, your experience will be based what boat you choose. I would recommend getting on the really cool looking 3 tier boat that is a throw back to old fashioned Asian cruising boats or one of the other "luxury" ones. Why? Not packed on a boat with people... More

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Czech Republic
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Great view of Guangzhou skyline. Definitely worth it, just because there isn't much to do in this city. It's little overpriced, since cruises during the day cost only 1-2¥. Don't forget to bring your camera. How to get there: just find Pearl river, there are many piers, where locals offer river night cruises. We bought the cheapest tickets (38¥) for... More

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