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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
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 November 2016
Kuala Lumpur
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Kuala Lumpur
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Jacqui B
Ho Chi Minh City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Thairod11
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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South Riding, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

This was a lot better then I thought it would be. The service was friendly and the food was good. My only issue is that they food comes so fast that you don't have time to really enjoy the food and the cruise. It is great to cruise after dark and see the skyline of Ho Chi Minh. The music... More 

2 Thank Kipp K
Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

It was a Dinner River Cruise... food was typical and actually better than what I thought it was going to be. Lots of local people, which shows that the food is actually authentic. The views of the city and the other lighted boats were great, entertainment was... well... entertaining. Overall good experience for HCMC and worth the money

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