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Address: Yulong River, Yangshuo County, China
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Great for kids and relaxing

Our expectations were quite low because we had seen the hundreds of Chinese tourists who create traffic jams with their rafts each day. To our own surprise we had great fun. Turns... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Our expectations were quite low because we had seen the hundreds of Chinese tourists who create traffic jams with their rafts each day. To our own surprise we had great fun. Turns out that many visitors do only very short stretches of the river, especially around certain landmarks. We were on the river for about two hours and it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Very relaxing way to spend half a day, the river is clear and clean enough to swim in. Don't forget to bring the sunscreen

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Couldn't find a place to post for the Li river rafting but wanted to share. We booked a tour from our hostel for 150 yuan and we were told it included the bus from Yangshuo to Yangdi, bamboo boat (for 4people) to Xingping and then we were free to come back to Yangshuo in our own time. The bus ride... More 

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Dongguan, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Traveling to Yangshuo, one should not miss bamboo rafting. It's a very funny adventure on Yulong River Enjoy from the calm of the woods to rapid waters

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Markelo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

A lot of people go on a raft for just a very short time. At these parts of the river, it's very touristic and there are a lot of other rafts. We booked by our guesthouse (Giggling tree) and were on the raft for two hours. It's really relaxed and the views from the river are beautiful. We passed the... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Bamboo rafting is an experience in Yangshuo that left me feeling happy, relaxed and peaceful. It was a beautiful way to spend 2 hours, watching the stunning scenery, listening to the sounds of nature and people having carefree fun in magical surroundings. I would recommend this activity when visiting Yangshuo.

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Hong Kong Region, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The rafting was a very good experience after we managed to get onto the boats and away from the people who are organizing this. They were in a rush to push us out on the rafts and I did not feel safe with my 3 kids to begin with, but I pushed back when they took 2 of the kids... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It's a serene trip along some lovely scenery, sometimes crowded by other rafts and sometimes a little wet, but generally peaceful. There are so many options for the rafts along this river, with older women especially aggressive in their hawking. This is definitely a time to haggle. Whatever price they offer, you should end up paying half. Walk away, if... More 

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Sliema, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

This trip is 180. A little pricey but it is suitable for anyone. People but water guns and shoot each other on the river. That's the fun element but there is alot of beauty and this is a great way to see it. Watch out for the people that bring you down the river, they might ask you to buy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Like any other part of China, the prepare this activity for sake of earn your money. Scenic is top class but expect typical China Businessmen type of treatment.

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