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Address: Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China
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Nice picture ops

There are great opportunities for pictures on this boat trip. I got a motor boat, because I wanted to cover more territory and get more pictures than I would just floating on a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Zhuhai, China
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Zhuhai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

There are great opportunities for pictures on this boat trip. I got a motor boat, because I wanted to cover more territory and get more pictures than I would just floating on a raft. It was a good choice. I got tons of good pictures, and it is one of the most famous landscapes in China. You will see people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We figured to do this in the morning in hopes that we would be the only people there, well we were wrong. It was pretty packed, it was also raining. We get there and they sort us on a little boat. My buddy is 6 foot 260 pounds, so you can imagine how that suited with the bamboo raft. We... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

As some other reviewers have already mentioned, the landscape is quite beautiful despite the occasional trash pile floating by. However, unscrupulous boatmen ruined my family's experience by constantly harrassing us to pay extra money for our photo to be taken despite us paying a rather steep ticket price and me carrying an SLR camera. We forcefully refused every time. The... More 

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plymouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Very peaceful river trip from Guillin to Yangshuo although the buffet lunch was a bit of a scrum. Lovely view of the Karst mountains, dreamy and atmospheric and a good opportunity to take photographs.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

We cruised along the Li River on a river boat. The experience was one of the best ways to enjoy the beautiful scenery of this region. Lots to see along the way including the limestone rock formations and some water buffalo. Interesting birds too.

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Camden, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A lovely, scenic & peaceful river. Loved the scenery, the karst mountains and the natural vegetation and the working farms along the area. Especially nice early as later becomes a freeway of bamboo rafts - very busy. Safe to swim in places. A beautiful, natural area everyone should experience.

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Shanghai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Beautiful and peaceful river, bamboo rafts add more color to its natural setting. Great to cool off in the river as it’s safe to swim. Wonderful place to see how locals love along the river. Only issue is those ugly snails and their pink eggs are everywhere.

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Maine, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A wonderfully peaceful way to enjoy a morning! Short taxi ride up river to the dock, then a gentle drift down river.....until you get to a weir, when the raft goes over the top, down into the lower level water! Kind of 'it's a small world' serenity meets 'thunder mountain' for a few moments!! The scenery along the river is... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Being right on the water floating peacefully down the river seeing the karsts and lush natural flora is indescribable. I felt spiritually nourished. The sense of peace and tranquility I experienced there was unlike anywhere else. Be sure to turn around periodically and look at the view from the other direction. This has to be one of the 100 most... More 

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Tianjin, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The water was clear and gentle. We swam and also rode inner tubes. The scenery is some of the most beautiful in the world.

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