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Address: Yulong River, Yangshuo County, China

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An exciting and fun experience

We simply adored our experience sucking in the beatiful and ever changing scenery, the excitement we felt everytime we had to go down the river through shafts. You get a little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Geneva
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We simply adored our experience sucking in the beatiful and ever changing scenery, the excitement we felt everytime we had to go down the river through shafts. You get a little bit wet but it is part of the fun.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a great way to see the amazing scenery around Yangshuo - we cycled out into the country (flat and easy riding) and then my guide handed me over to my rafter. The rafts consist of 10 bamboo lashed together with a couple of plastic chairs lashed on top. I was expecting a peaceful float downstream and got out... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The river is so clean and clear. I've enjoyed the singing of traditional song from the so-called "Liu San Jie". I am glad I may still experienced this method of rafting during this current years. It was peaceful and wonderful.

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Guilin, China
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We took the public bus from Guilin to Yangdi for 19yuan pp, with the plan of hiking the 4-5hr route from Yangdi to Xingping. We had read a post that said it should cost 2-4 yuan pp for a boat across the river (100m). However it seems that as you exit the bus, you are unknowingly assigned a local tout... More 

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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is the bamboo raft trip on the Yuloung river. We were taken up-stream from our Yangshuo Resort hotel & paid £10 each for the float back to hotel. The seats were none too comfortable, but it was a lovely, peaceful trip. Don't let them take you ashore for food at any of the spots, but the photo shack in... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This was a great adventure. We were a group of 16 and had 8 rafts. We laughed the whole way down the river... Too hot to wear our life jacket, but the river was shallow and slow. Very small rapid drop offs. Nothing scary! The river was busy but it did not take away from the trip.

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Nice, relaxing time on the river.Come in the early morning to avoid crowds. I enjoy rafting on the lazy Yulong River and watching the countryside as it passes down. One ofthe few times in China, when you can really relax and have some you-time, far from noisy people.

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Shenzhen, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Ask around and find parts of the rivers that are less crowded. This has become a very popular activity and there is no control on the number of rafts and people on the river. I've done this a few times now, this most recent time during the National holiday. I saw one boat turned over with people trying to get... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We took one at around 5 pm from Xingping to Yangdi, the boat was not working properly so it was very slow which was even better for us, since the trip lasted 1.5 hrs . We hardly saw any other rafts, one here and there but they overtook us and disappeared. The views were great and the scenery is perfect.... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I guess that I misread the materials ahead of time on this one. It was not a solitary ride, nor was it conducive to enjoying the beautiful surroundings and take photos as one had to be on the alert for children, of all ages, armed with a beer and a water gun. Getting to the bamboo rafts from the parking... More 

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