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Pearl River (Zhujiang)

Guangzhou, China
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US$ 72.00*
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Pearl River Night Dinner Cruise in Guangzhou
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Pearl River Night Cruise in Guangzhou with Private Transport
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Also known as the Guangdong and Canton river, the Pearl River is the third largest river in China. It is called Pearl River, because it has a stone island resembling a huge pearl. A cruise along the Pearl River in Guangzhou City has become a must for tourists.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Guangzhou, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner cruise with fantastic night light show. The food was ok ... not great, but seeing a different aspect of this busy city was amazing. Highly recommended

Thank theluxxeclub
Reviewed 1 week ago

I "love" rivers as I feel a real "city" should be situated on the banks of a river: Guangzhou is a very good example. I stayed on the Fangcun side and used to cross the Pearl River to the Huangsha wharf every day: I love...More

Thank SrinivasanBrussels
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many boat cruises, dinner cruises, or just walk along the river. This is the place to be at night. It is magical and put a whole new light on this city...and FUN thing to do for evening adventures.

Thank TravelmamTemecula
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice tourist attraction. Specially dinner cruises are very good. Some very nice opportunities at evening for pics.

Thank Navdeepmehta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my kids and me took the ferry across the pearl river from the guangzhou tower to the other side of the city. although it is a short trip, it is a nice trip. the river is clean and wide.

Thank wmh859
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place for a walk , Run along teh river , some decent pubs and bars with fine dining restaurants along the river . You can also go for a Boat ride in the river for 55 RMB

Thank sanjay s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lights are just amazing on both sides of the rive. Boats are old , but clean and offer drinks and food. A great evening trip

1  Thank Aridocean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

clean and nice promenade. with lot of eating joints and facility to have boat rides. Nice weather make you feel fresh. Food joints are mostly local. But great place for joggers and cyclists.

Thank abhi19b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pearl river meanders through the City of Guangzhou (Canton) and is a transportation hub as well as a tourist attraction. There is a nighttime dinner cruise on the river that offers a 90 minute cruise, buffet, and picture taking opportunity. There are three levels...More

Thank HawaiiDaveJr
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The Pearl River cruise is a great time and wonderful experience. You can eat, see a show on the boat and watch the city light up. The views and pictures from the boat are outstanding and give a different perspective of Guangzhou.

Thank cdvanha
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10 March 2017|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
Going through immigration process at Guangzhou airport can take time because of the volume of passengers who check-in. I will advise u not to be far away from the airport. Visiting the neighboring villages around the airport... More
Linda A
9 February 2015|
Response from Tusuitecases | Reviewed this property |
There are quite a few companies operating and I remember seeing some cruises in the day time while walking along the river. The most popular ones would be after dark like around 7p or after. If you stay in a hotel, the... More