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Pearl River Night Cruise

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been on this twice with a gap of 30 years..The feeling is the same... Breathtaking view.for a mere 10 euros for a 1 hour cruise.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vizag_12
Reviewed 3 days ago

Please select top floor to view lights during night. Food taste I don't like. I enjoy open bar on top.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kalpesh_KK
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Cruise was spectacular with amazing lit building and the tower as the master piece. We were also treated to spectacular Drone Display with backdrop of the tallest tower in China. There must been at least 500 drones looking at the display. The food on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ramm74
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of the things you probably have to do when in Guangdong, because of the beautiful sights. However, everything else is as expected. This touristy cruise is very crowded, has long lines and once you are in there, do not expect to have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelerVG27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not recommended at all. At night, you can't see anything. Only explain about lighting in the bridge. There is no other lights around the city. Totally dark. Better go not at night, because Frankfurt is dead dark at night, unlike NYC which has more city...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christine R
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place as part of our Canton Fair. This place can be reached by metro. Just alight at the Canton Tower station. From there you can purchase the tickets for the river cruise. The top deck costs 98 yuan. 88 yuan for the middle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The cruise is run by several companies and I just randomly picked one, after walking in from Beijing Road which is very near. First deck of the boat costs me RMB98. After boarding, I found it should be better to go to the top deck....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MissHK2009
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Went for the cruise and we took the package with dinner. First they were so in welcoming and because we couldn't speak Chinese, we were laughed at. The cruise was outstanding but the buffet was a nightmare. I have never seen such disorganised people and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank gaazie2007
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Very good tour of the Pearl River . Try to go early and make the booking . Chinese ID or foreign passport required . Try to book an upper deck for amazing views on the journey ...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karthic
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Pretty sights addition to knowledge and history of the sight. The trip was include with my 2day ticket with tour view hop on.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Muhammad H
November 20, 2018|
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Response from gaazie2007 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy the tickets online on the viator website and you will get a cheaper price
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October 5, 2018|
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Buy it online it's cheaper.
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Eileen O
Brisbane, Australia
Canton Tower, CITIC, IFC.. where to stay for 2 nights? (3 Replies)
My husband has a two night stay in Guangzhou in mid December. He would like to take the subway to and from the airport. He is wanting to see the architecture, go on the Pearl River Night Cruise, see a few touristy spots as well as get some Starbucks mugs for his lovely wife! -What moderately priced hotel should he stay at? -Will he need cash or is a credit card good enough? Thanks!
April 06, 2014|
Response fromModoki|
modern architecture and some of the new fancy hotels (Sheraton, Hilton, Westin, etc) are mainly in Tianhe area. Also a lot expats there and thus a lot western restaurants, pub, etc. He will need cash. bon voyage
yantisoaman
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"Pearl River Night Cruise - ticket" (0 Replies)
I have a plan to see Guangzhou in Next Oct 1-3. Where can I buy a pearl river night cruise ticket? how much is it ? and does any local travel agency arrange a group tour for this ? Thanks, Yanti
September 18, 2008|
aa8281
Singapore
Visiting GZ - need help :) (0 Replies)
Hi! I will be travelling with family in 6days' time and am bringing my dad due to the cantonese community here. I have read up on GZ but need or advice on the plan i have made. There are few places that we would like to travel to: 1) Shamian Island 2) Pearl river night cruise (which we can do while at Shamian island) and does that mean we stay one night at Shamian or do we have time to return to hotel in GZ city (of which i have not decided which one yet) 3) Baiyun Mountain (White Cloud)...More
August 07, 2010|