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Address: Yulong River, Yangshuo County, China

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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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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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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Yangshuo is a tourist trap (a nice one, I should say), but Bamboo Rafting is a must. Quiet, relaxing, and views are truly breathtaking. They will even take your pictures (you can buy them... if you really want to) and sell you cold drinks (oh, yes, you'll love that)!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Going down the Yulong River on the small bamboo raft was very peaceful, great views, nice birdsong, and they even transported our bicycles from the put-in to the take-out.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

From Yangshuo it is a 45 minute ride to the bamboo rafting on the River Li. These are rafts with a motor and take you on a round trip through the scenic Karst gorge. The big boats from Guilin come down to go through this most scenic part taking 4/5 hours, but the motor rafts cover this area in a... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The river can get rather crowded as you sail down the river, so start rather up to avoid the largest crowds. Layer up as it can get quite chilly when you just sit down on the raft and sail for 2 hours. They will take your bike and deliver it to the location where you get off the raft. You... More 

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Hire a bamboo raft for the day. Has to be with a guide. Sit back and relax. Camera at the ready and catch the amazing sights of the limestone karsts (like mini mountains popping up all over the place). Stop for lunch at a riverside cafe (not really restaurants) and just be adventurous. Never tried snake / dog / weird... More 

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Address: Yulong River, Yangshuo County, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi Zhuang  >  Yangshuo County

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