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Bonsai River Cruise - Dinner Cruise
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$45.00*
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Dinner Cruise on Historic Saigon River by Bonsai Cruise
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Escape the bustle of the city and cruise the waters of the Saigon River. Savor a sumptuous dinner, accompanied by live entertainment, while floating past Ho Chi Minh’s enchanting nighttime cityscape. Follow us on Twitter (at)BonsaiCruise or facebook Bonsai River Cruise for updates and promotions!
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

It is still a nice experience.

Pros:
- very nice atmosphere
- nice music

Cons:
- we wait for 30 mins longer since some guests arrive very late.
- they start cooking long after dinner buffet was closed, so it stinks really ( garlic, onion etc. )

Thank MacHope
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

Did the dinner cruise thing on 11 October 2012 and my views are as follows:

1) the cruise depart from Saigon port - not very difficult to find but it is important to make sure that your taxi driver knows where it is. Taxi fare from our hotel in district 1 was about 45,000 dong which is quite cheap.

2) This cruise only has one floor - so it is very private with almost every table had a good view of the river.

3) Food spread was quite good - mixture of Vietnamese food and western food - some of the food were really outstanding. So, the buffet was actually a good opportunity to taste some of Vietnamese best cuisine.

4) There's performance all over - so it is important to ensure you are seated in the middle section of the cruise or if u r really into performances, get a table near to the stage - the music is not very loud - acceptable. Overall, the performances are very classy and special.

5) Services of the waitress and staffs were good. No complains.

6) drinks prices are also reasonable - especially beers.

7) very easy to catch a taxi (vinasun) back to the hotel from the port.

Overall: A very nice dinner cruise. Recommended to do if you can afford. Its very entertaining and special.

5  Thank FrenchRemix
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

The buffet was pretty extensive for western and asian food, the Pho was delicious. The boat was a beautiful wooden boat and the service was good. We enjoyed the complimentary head and shoulder massage, and the entertainment was fun to watch. Pretty expensive for a family of 4, but it was a good experience.

Thank casadeboys
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Reviewed October 6, 2012

The service and meal was very good with live entertainment all the way. We arranged for Hotel pick up and return which helped to make the night enjoyable

Thank Graham074
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Reviewed October 4, 2012 via mobile

Ahoy there, We just got off the Bonsai dinner cruise and loved it. The welcome drink was great and refreshing. After they took our drink order, we relaxed and watched a dance then it was time to prepare our stomach's for a feast. It certainly didn't disappoint. There were salads, bread rolls, deep fried food, noodles, rice, chicken, pork, seafood.....my mouth is drooling thinking about it. Then an array of deserts if you could fit it in. The service was great, very attentive. Through out the dinner they danced and sang which gave the cruise a good atmosphere. The view of the city was stunning and there were lots of photo opportunities. Recommend doing this tour.

4  Thank Gem-Gem24
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