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Pearl River Night Cruise

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Reviewed 2 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 3 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 18 October 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
1  Thank dramjsahagun
Reviewed 1 October 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 30 August 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 13 August 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 4 August 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
Thank Ajibola O
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Its a leisurely night cruise worthy of every penny you pay. The view along the Pearl River at nighy is just awesome, the buildings epsecially the Canton Tower with its dynamic color patterns is so beautiful. One of the best activities to di when in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jun C
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The canton tower and bridge was nice from the ferry but it was very crowded and squeezing. Can’t relax! Deck 3 take photos Deck 2 performance then paintings auction Deck 1 collect photos, must pay if not they give u a very small photo. All...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank irenry
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Went for a 90 minute boat ride down the river. Second floor seating with good view of the riverside. It is rather romantic with the beautiful nightlight and slow breeze. Many people rush to the second floor deck to get pictures. I would suggest non-conventional...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Muhammad H
21 November 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
5 October 2018|
Response from gaazie2007 | Reviewed this property |
Buy it online it's cheaper.