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Address: Liwan District, Guangzhou 510000, China
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Light show was great but skip the buffet.

The Pearl River night cruise is a great way to see the lights of the city. Cruising the river was really enjoyable however I would recommend skipping the buffet.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Vanessa R
Melbourne, Australia

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice night time cruise on the top deck of the cruise boat for a couple of hours. The lights of city are brilliant along the river as each bridge is brightly lit in an usual manner as are many of the buildings along the river. The most spectacular view is of the Canton Tower which just dominates... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pearl River night cruise is a great way to see the lights of the city. Cruising the river was really enjoyable however I would recommend skipping the buffet.

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pearl river cruise was told as a must-do. But its more of the night lights near the central business district, so it can be given a skip and instead a walk along the river boulevard near the Guangodong museum should suffice. The fruits and the coffee served could be given a sure miss. Try this if you plan a... More 

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Glass House Mountains, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taking a dinner cruise on the pearl River is a great way to spend an evening. All the boats are well lit up in brightly coloured lights. Dinner is served usually as a buffet as you slowly cruise down the Pearl River with both banks and many buildings and bridges all well lit up. In fact many have lights that... More 

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Sugar Grove, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

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 October 4, 2016

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 September 29, 2016 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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