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Yulong River

Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China
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6-Day Best of Southern China Private Tour: Hong...
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4.5 of 5 stars 664 Reviews
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Panama City, Panama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

This is very exciting because you can rent a private ride. Expect to stop and get photos at a special barge with birds etc. All part of the deal of going private. You pay a little extra but it is worth it all. Loved it.

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Very much a tourist thing but you should take the opportunity and ride on a bamboo raft. The water is beautifully clear and shallow, a fresh warm breeze and striking scenery. But be prepared for your feet to get wet! There was also a short demonstration of fishing with a cormorant. I recommend the experience.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

"bamboe" rafts are actually made of plastic and therefore a ride gives a plastic-fantastic feeling. views are nice, but I would remmend hiking up in the mountains to look down on the river: much nicer!

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The amazing mountain and clear cold water. The breeze so fresh all the way. Cost per pax is only 100yuan plus transport. A local lady help us to call a driver after our lunch at Moon hill

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Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

If you go to Yangshuo, you should try bamboo rafting on Yulong river. Especially in hot summer days it's quite refreshing. And the lanscape is absolutely wonderful. And it's not deep, it's safe :)

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Kihei, Hawaii, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

It's a great way to spend a lazy afternoon. The water is clean and we were away from crowds for a few hours.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Highlight of my four weeks through China. The whole area is stunning and not to be missed. We rafted down the river and then biked back to Yangshuo where we spent a few days. Because there are so many language schools there, the place has a great vibrant buzz that is markedly different from any of the major cities and... More 

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Brazil
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I did a rafting tour on this river and it was very calm and full of great landscapes. I didn't like of the driver who didn't do the complete route of the tour.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

t the most peaceful trip there are tour boats but opted for two seater raft and felt perfectly safe my family speak Mandarin so were able to converse with boatman and made it even more interesting

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We did a 'rafting' on Yulong river. Very basic: a chair on a bamboo raft, and a boatsman with a pole to push the raft forward. We were not the only ones, but it did not feel so touristic as the 'rafting' we did on the Li river the day before, with the motorized rafts. It is a very pretty... More 

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