Haihe River Cruises

Haihe River, or Hai River, is a major waterway that flows through Beijing and Tianjin, before emptying into the Yellow Sea at Bohai Bay. At Tainjin, Haihe River runs through the heart of the city, forming a tourist line along its banks where a park is built.

One Day Cruise Route

Haihe River – Bohai Bay

Wharf to take the boat: Jiefangqiao Wharf (Liberation Bridge Wharf, 解放桥海河游览码).
Itinerary: Jiefangqiao Wharf – Erdao Lock Gate (二道闸) – shore cruise to Chaoyin Temple, Dagu Fort and Dau Dock – Tianjin Port – Haihe River Bund Park – bus transfer to Jiefangqiao Wharf.

On the cruise, travelers see the landscape of Tianjin. Some of the city’s historical sites, such as Dagu Fort and Chaoyin Temple, a temple with a history of one thousand year, are also included on the cruise.

Haihe River Landscape Cruise

The highlights of this route feature the combination of old and new Tianjin. On the cruise, travelers see both the remains of old Tianjin and the skylines of new Tianjin.

Dock to take the cruise: Tianjin Old Street Wharf(古文化街海河游览码头) or Jiefang Bridge Wharf (解放桥海河游览码头)
Itinerary one: Tianjin Old Street Wharf – Guanghua Bridge – Yongle Bridge – Tianjin Old Street Wharf
Itinerary Two: Jiefang Bridge Wharf – Guanghua Bridge – Yongle Bridge – Jiefang Bridge Wharf

Haihe River Night Cruise

Dock to take the cruise: Tianjin Old Street Wharf(古文化街海河游览码头) or Jiefang Bridge Wharf (解放桥海河游览码头).
Tour Itinerary one: Tianjin Old Street Wharf – Jiefang Bridge Wharf – Yongle Bridge – Tianjin Old Street Wharf
Tour Itinerary Two: Jiefang Bridge Wharf – Yongle Bridge – Jiefang Bridge Wharf

In the evening, buildings on both banks of the river are colorfully lit.

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Questions and Answers About Haihe River Cruises

Sid 2013-06-07
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what is the schedule/time for one day cruise tour on the HaiHe river-Bohai Bay. Does the tour operate everyday?

Hi Sid, the starting time is 10:00 and 15:00 every day.

Whitney Liao replied on 2013-06-09
KATHLEEN 2012-11-30
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HI STAYING AT THE sUN ISLAND RESORT IN APRIL, JUST WONDERING HOW FAR THE GREAT WALL IS AND HOW MUCH TO TAKE A TOUR TO GO THERE IN APRIL 2013 FOR 4 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN 9YRS AND 12 YRS. THANKS

Hi KATHLEEN,

Thank you for your inquiry.

For your questions, could you please tell me which city you refer to(Sun Island Resort)? So that I can tell you the distance to the Great Wall. For Beijing Tours, you can click here of our Essence of BeijingTour website for reference:http://www.chinahighlights.com/tour/beijingtour/bj-1/

Alice Cai replied on 2012-11-30
Theodore Meicler 2012-05-26
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what is the schedule and the price for a cruise tour on the Hai He to Bohai (Tangu)
Hi Theodore, the ship is departing at 9:30AM and cost about RMB200 per person. You can join in this type of tour in a local agent in Tianjin. Michael Hu replied on 2012-05-26
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