Pearl River Night Cruise

The Pearl River includes tributaries such as Dongjiang, Xijiang and Beijiang, which merge into the Guangzhou section. At night, the waters are bright and the lights are bright, and the scenery is very charming.

Several different wharfs in Guangzhou offer river cruises with the most popular being Tianzi Wharf and Dashatou Wharf. Dashatou Wharf offers the most frequent departures.

You can see the beautiful scenery of Yangcheng, such as Zhujiang Danxin, Canton Tower and Zhujiang Qiuyue along the river, as well as the South Building, Aiqun Building, Guangzhou Hotel, Huaxia Hotel, Jiangwan Hotel, Ersha Haizhu Square Garden, and Shamian Bungalow Building. Cultural and historical attractions, Guangzhou’s customs are in sight.

At present, there are Dashatou Wharf (大沙头游船码头), Tianzi Wharf, Guangzhou Tower Wharf, Fangcun Wharf, Provincial General Wharf, and Zhongda Wharf.

No matter what the dock you board from the route is basically the same, mainly depending on the convenience (that is, the distance from where you live to choose the dock). Most of them are eastbound, that is, the section of Guangzhou Tower and Ersha Island. The scenery is better. If you want to see the West Line Tour, there are only 2 time-slots at the Tianzi Wharf.

Among the above terminals, the Dashatou Wharf is the most popular choice for tourists.

Tours last around 70 minutes and you have a choice of tickets ranging from first-floor common seats, second floor, third floor, and VIP options. Ticket prices range between 55-145 RMB.


1. It is recommended to choose a shift between 19:00 and 20:00. It is best to watch the night scene.
2. Most of the shifts are not scheduled to be dispatched immediately. They will be delayed for a while. Waiting for other guests, it will take about 20-30 minutes.
3. The dinner cruise package is buffet-style, but the food is less variety, the price is not particularly high, it is recommended to eat after night tour.



  • CN Name: 大沙头游船码头
  • EN Address: Tour Ticket Office of Dashatou Wharf, No. 466 Yanjiang East Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
  • CN Address: 广州市越秀区沿江东路466号大沙头码头游船售票大厅
  • Getting There: Take metro line 6 to Donghu Station (东湖). Or, take bus No.35、No.36、No.57、No. 61 bus to Dashatou Wharf bus stop
  • Open Hours: 18:00-22:00

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