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Address: 5 Nguyen Tat Thanh Str. | District 4, Saigon Port, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
Phone Number:
+84 8 3620 6265
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

Escape the bustle of the city and cruise the waters of the Saigon River....

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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River cruise dinner on board ship

My first was in Bangkok, Thailand in the past and now it is on board a ship in Vietnam for dinner. And though the food ordered for us are ordinary and nothing to shout about I... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
LohPL954
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Kuala Lumpur
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Ridgewood
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved every part of it. The boat was very busy but it was very well co-ordinated. Dinner consisted 6 separate dishes. It was perfect and brought out at the corect times, never feeling rushed. The boat staff were so friendly despite being flat out. A great way to experience the river at night on a beautiful old boat whilst eating... More 

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Port Pirie, Australia
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

A very disappointing end to a day. Too many people for crew to manage in the short time of the cruise. Food was cold, rushed, dropped on table as staff running to serve others. Only one opportunity to have a drink with our meal. Attention appeared to be focussed on one table of young clients who were served many drinks,... More 

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3 Thank Terre W
BonsaiCruise, Manager at Bonsai River Cruise - Dinner Cruise, responded to this review

Dear Terre thank you for your feedback but please note that we are currently not in operation and I do believe other tour companies / river cruise boats use our name for promoting their product. Our re-opening date is scheduled the 6th of April 2017. Thank you More 

Kuala Lumpur
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65 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

My first was in Bangkok, Thailand in the past and now it is on board a ship in Vietnam for dinner. And though the food ordered for us are ordinary and nothing to shout about I think the feeling and experience will more or less compensate that. The vegetables are just too tough to chew (must be some old Choy... More 

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1 Thank LohPL954
Wigan
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243 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This cruise was really nice, there was local entertainment, that required some participation. Service good and staff very accommodating. Really enjoyed this. Would recommend.

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1 Thank Jacqui B
Ho Chi Minh City
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Will be opening in 2017. Overhauled? It's better than never. Hope to see with with something new for my new visitors.

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3 Thank Ricardo M
BonsaiCruise, Manager at Bonsai River Cruise - Dinner Cruise, responded to this review

Dear Ricardo. Thank you for your review! That is correct. A lot of companies are operating falsely under "our name". We will reopen our doors on 02. April 2017! Best regards More 

Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We booked this dinner cruise together with our Cu Chi Tunnels at the same travel agent “Rainbow Tours”. The dinner cruise mainly catered to tourists. It costed USD27 per pax (transport, cruise and dinner all included). Transport would pick us from our hotel, deliver us to the cruise and then return us to our hotel after the dinner. To our... More 

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2 Thank fireblaster
Zurich, Switzerland
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158 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was an excellent evening only spoiled by the shortness of the cruise and this caused us to hurry our dinner

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1 Thank HectorJonesBaron
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90 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

My girlfriend and I enjoyed an evening dinner cruise and the food was very good and fresh cooked. Great views along the banks of the Mekong river. A good romantic evening.

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1 Thank Thairod11
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61 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Habing done river cruises in other places I now tend to do it just for the veiw of the city at night from the river. I was surprised with the quality and amount of food provided. The cost of drinks being very reasonable and the staff. They all seemed to enjoy their work not just do a job. Wonderful and... More 

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3 Thank Trevor G
South Riding, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We booked this cruise after we get to the hotel in Ho Chi Minh. There were only 3 other couples so It was very nice. We enjoyed the traditional Vietnamese music using special traditional instruments. Foods was nice, too. We also enjoyed watching the beautiful city view around the river. If you are looking for a nice dinner with affordable... More 

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