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Address: Liwan District, Guangzhou 510010, China
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6:30 pm - 9:45 pm
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Great way to see old and new Shanghai

A river cruise on the river is a great way to see the old (the Bund) and the new (Pudong) features of Shanghai. The low-cost tickets that don't include food and drinks are worth... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Matt D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A river cruise on the river is a great way to see the old (the Bund) and the new (Pudong) features of Shanghai. The low-cost tickets that don't include food and drinks are worth the money; I've found most of the river cruise packages that include food and drinks are not really worth the upgrade, but that could be just... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on our own in Guangzhou (if that is possible!) so decided to do a dinner cruise to celebrate my birthday. The only one available was on a boat curiously named the "Information Times". It proved to be a really nice experience despite the warnings in reviews I'd read about the potential for "buffet crush". Yes, we encountered that... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Guangzhou, do consider taking a boat ride on the Pearl river. There are multiple boat types on different budgets and on a clear day, the views of the bridge, the TV tower (Canton tower), well lit apartment blocks, all add to the riot of colors and the overall experience is truly worth it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We spent an evening on board a lovely boat cruising up and down the Pearl River taking in the pretty city lights. Refreshments and fruit were also served to us whilst on the water. A nice way to view the city by night.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Guangzhou is always cloudy with polluted air. You don't see its landscape beautifully in day time. But night time is way better with lights and less pollution. So, the night cruise is such a relaxing time away from traffic on the road. The only way to get a slow-life moment in Guangzhou. You will see a lot of landmarks lit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Every time that I'm in Guangzhou, I take it , I love all the lights all over the river ,make sure you take lots of pictures, even though it as at night they come out beautiful! And the price it's so cheap..definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

The night cruise along the Pearl River is a must when visiting Guangzhou. You really get a feeling of this wonderful Southern Chinese city. The cruise was around 80rmb for the upper level, which is recommended to truly get a feel for the city. I highly recommend this attraction.

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Shenzhen, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

We had an 80 minute sunset cruise, with seats on the roof or 3rd floor, for 88rmb per person. This was supposed to include a glass of juice or tea, but after ordering them, we never did get them. The views were fantastic though, and that's what we went for! The place to buy your tickets is at the Dashatou... More 

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Tipton, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

We took one of the many night cruise offerings, I can't even tell you which company it was. We didn't get the food...we actually had Papa John's delivered to the pier (which was awesome!). The boat was just like many other dinner cruise boats and was nothing special, but the cruise offered an absolutely beautiful view of the city. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Third experience never ceases to amaze me. The lighting on the buildings is breathtaking. You can't be in Shanghai without doing this. Such a contrast from what you see from the bund during the day. Public transport to the cruise location is pretty straight forward. No need to do it thru a tour just take the subway.

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