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Pearl River Night Cruise

What to enjoy during the cruise?

On most ships, you can sit either inside or out, on an open deck, to see panoramic views at your will. More enjoyably, passengers can have buffet dinners and see performances on certain ships. It must be a imaginative and impeccable thing that with the magnificent night view in the eyes, and you can taste delicious food at meantime.

Kindly find out the cruise route in the below image, and good news is that, recently, most of wharfs opened a new cruise route to Haixinsha Island, passing by Canton Tower, the highest TV tower in the world, and letting visitors take a glance at post-Asian Games sceneries.

Pearl River Night Cruise Map

Pearl River Cruise General Route

Popular Wharfs and Cruise Ships

Only several wharfs that you can enjoy a Pearl River cruising, and every wharfs own and operate different cruise ships. Compared to other wharfs, Tianzi Wharf and Dashatou Wharf win the most popularity in Guangzhou for their sound service, fabulous ships and strategic location.

Tianzi Wharf

Regarded as the No. 1 wharf of Guangzhou, Tianzi Wharf once was used as a port for transportating clothing and other goods. While now, it mainly contributes much to Guangzhou Tourism as a wharf offering cruising service for tourists.

The major cruise ships at Tianzi Wharf are Information Times, Guangzhou International Medicine Port (GIMP), Nanhai Shen, Tianzi No.3,etc.

Dashatou Wharf

Dashatou Wharf is near Tianzi Wharf, sharing half of tourist traffics with the later. Located on Yanjiang Road and famous for its amazing buffet dinner, Dashatou Wharf uniquely operates cruise ships: Blue Dolphin, ICBC Peony Card, Dophin No. 1 and Ship Guangzhou Bank, etc.

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VIP Deck of Pearl River Cruise Ship On the upper deck of a cruise ship

Historical Background of Pearl River Cruise

At earliest time, the Pearl River Cruise started from Xidi Wharf, driving east through Jiefang Bridge, Haizhu Bridge, Jiangwan Bridge, Haiyin Bridge, Guangzhou Bridge and Hedong Bridge and then turns back. With the speed development of Guangzhou, Pearl River Night Cruise has produced more popular wharfs, like Tianzi, Dashatou, Fangcun and Zhongda wharfs, etc; it also develops more than 20 cruise ships, and some of them are regarded as the most luxury cruise ships in China. Nowadays, Pearl River Cruise has been boosted as a popular attraction.

Pearl River Night Cruise Ticket Booking

Several different wharfs offer Pearl River cruises, the best known is Tianzi Wharf and Dashatou Wharf. Both having convenient departures from very near Haizhu Square and Yanjiang Road, these two wharfs get most popularities amongst travelers.

Differentially, Tianzi Wharf owns more luxurious ship, like the Information Times, and Dashatou Wharf has distinctive ship with Chinese traditional characteristics. Besides, the cruise rate of Dashatou seems more favorable than Tianzi Wharf, while the taste of buffet dinner of Tianzi is commonly higher than Dashatou in quality. Now, make a choice to pay by Paypal!

Tianzi Wharf, Tianzi Port

Tianzi Wharf
Features: it owns more luxurious ship and better tasted buffet dinner.
Address: Beijing South Road, Guangzhou
Bus Route: 1, 4, 57, 59, 64, 194, 183, 194, 219, 281, 544
Metro Station: Getting off at Haizhu Square Station, Line 2, Exit A

Haixinsha Island General Line

Notice: ID Card / Overseas Passport is required when boarding.

Wharf, Port Cruise Ship Time Floor, Deck Includes Booking Rate Book
Tianzi GZ Fortune 20:10-21:20 1F Snacks, Tea USD30
2F Snacks, Drinks USD34
3F (Roof-Deck) Snacks, Tea USD45
Tianzi Pearl River Information 19:10-20:20 1F Snacks USD23
2F Snacks USD27
3F (Roof-Deck) Snacks USD40

Haixinsha Island Extension Line

Notice: ID Card / Overseas Passport is required when boarding.

Wharf, Port Cruise Ship Time Floor, Deck Includes Booking Rate Book
Tianzi GZ Fortune 18:40-20:05 1F Snacks,Tea USD30
2F Buffet Dinner & performance USD45
3F (Roof-Deck) Snacks, Tea USD40

Booking Tips

After you select a ticket class in above tables, later you shall select visiting date&time and submit your information, then make payment online by Paypal. Once we confirm your booking, we will send you a ticket confirmation voucher in 24 hours during working hours (Mon.-Fri.).
Ticket Confirmation Voucher: How to get cruise ship ticket(s)?
After make payment online to us, the Ticket confirmation voucher will be sent to you via email. You will get ticket(s) just by displaying our ticket confirmation voucher to staffs at the wharf, and they will help you to abroad.
If it is fully booked, what can we do? 100% Refund Guarrantee:
With a long-term contract with Tianzi Wharf and Dashatou Wharf, we can hold seats till 6:00 pm every cruise day. If it is already fully booked on the required day, we will inform you via email as soon as possible, ask if you need to change a visiting day, or need 100% refund. Thousands of our clients have paid through PayPal to book tickets in this way. In case when we find out the tickets have been sold out on the day you required, we guarantee to send 100% refund to your Paypal account immediately.
Urgent Booking: How to go to the Wharf?
You can directly contact us by Email or call 0086-20- 37251788 to make a urgent booking. Please see the transportation info of every wharf. Also the wharf address has been written in Chinese on the confirmation voucher so that you can print it and display it to the taxi driver.
Want to cancel the booking? Want to change the cruise date?
No cancellation fee if you change or cancel the booking 72 hours prior to the visiting day. We will send the refund to your paypal account minus the transaction fee.
If you cancel the booking within 72 hours, there is no refund to you, because the theatre will charge us 100% of the ticket cost.
Please inform us 72 hours prior to the visiting day, we will check the availability for seats and contact you as soon as possible. But if we can not change to another day you required, we will recommend another day, or send the refund to your paypal account as required.
For more question about the cruise, please contact our trip advisor.

During the whole cruise costing about 60 minutes, visitors can enjoy many wonderful scenes along the cruise.

Canton Tower

This year, the Pearl River Cruise Company opens a new cruise route to Haixinsha Island, which could take you to see amazing nightview of Canton Tower, and it is regarded as the highest TV tower in the world and a new landmark of Guangzhou.

Canton Tower Nightview Canton Tower Nightview
Canton Tower and Liede Bridge Seeing Canton Tower on cruise ship

White Goose Pool (Bai’ertan)

As one of the eight scapes in Guangzhou, White Goose Pool (Bai’ertan) is the cross area of Liwan, Haizhu and Fangcun district. The White Swan Hotel, Fangcun flower market and the lights of the cross-river bridges make up a beautiful sight of the night.

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Bai Er Tan Bai Er Tan Bar street

Shamian Island

With the historical background, the architectures on Shamian Island are filled with European characteristics. There are more than 150 constructions on the island, 42 of them are extrusive with features of neo-baroque, Gothic, neo-classic and colonial style. It is reputed as the largest construction area of European style. The main architectures on the island are consulates, church, banks, post offices, telegraph offices, business, hospital, and hotels.

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European characteristics of the architectures Night view of Shamian

Aiqun Hotel

Aiqun Hotel, also named as Aiqun Mansion, is a typical Qilou of Western style. It was built in 1934 with 15 floors of 210 feet (64 meters). It was the highest building in China at that time.

Aiqun Hotel Night View Pearl River Night Cruise
Night view of Aiqun hotel typical Qilou

Xinghai Concert Hall

Located on Ersha Island, Xinghai Concert Hall is a modern construction with unique appearance, like a swan by the side of the river. It has a concert hall which can hold 1500 persons inside.

Xinghai Concert Hall Xinghai Concert Hall
Xinghai Concert Hall is a modern construction with unique appearance Night view of Xinghai Concert hall
  • Night Cruise
  • The Night view
  • the boat
  • Night view
  • Bai Er Tan
  • Shamian Island
  • Aiqun Hotel
  • Xinghai Concert Hall
  • Canton Tower at Night
  • Canton Tower Nightview
  • Tianzi Wharf
  • Dashatou Wharf

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