Sailing the South China Sea

Good Times goes SAILING ! Join this 2-days-1-night adventure of the Daya Bay in the South China Sea, on Saturday 24 - Sunday 25 July. Hop on a luxurious sailing yacht, and spend the day on the water. Learn the basics of sailing by a foreign certified instructor, enjoy the views of deserted tropical islands, and spend the night on the yacht under a starry sky. The next morning you wake up with a dive in clear water, sail a bit more, and spend the day on a beautiful island beach. Take a speed boat back to the main land and return to Guangzhou with memories of an amazing adventure!  

Practical info


July 24th till July 25th

Meeting point

IFC, Zhujiang New Town to IFC, Zhujiang New Town


3,500 CNY/person. Same price for adults & children

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We arrange private coach transport from Guangzhou, enjoy a light lunch, and take you to the marina where we hop on our luxurious sailing yachts. We spend the entire day and night on the yacht, going on an adventure on the South China Sea and its deserted tropical islands. Our foreign coach and sailors teach us the basics of sailing, and you are welcome to participate in the steering, setting the sail, tacking, winching, trimming, and much more. You may also enjoy your time on the deck, taking in the views and having a drink. We also take the time to relax on the sea on a floatie, or go kayakingSUP'ing, fishing and swimming. After sun set we'll have dinner, drinks, and gaze into the starry night. You may either sleep outside, or on one of the beds indoors.

On the second day, we wake up on the water at sun rise, dive in the water and have breakfast before heading out for a little more sailing. We then leave the sailing yacht and spend the rest of the morning and early afternoon on a beautiful island beach. We relaxswimeat and drink on the beach, and can use the adjacent restaurant and rest rooms. A speed boat brings us back to the mainland and we head back to Guangzhou by private coach. 





08:00  Meet at IFC (Zhujiang Xi Lu, Guangzhou)

08:15  Departure by private coach

12:00  Light lunch

14:00  Start of sailing trip



05:30  Sunrise, breakfast, sailing

08:00  Arrival at island, relaxing

12:00  Lunch

14:30  Speed boat return to mainland

15:30  Private coach return to Guangzhou

19:00  Arrival in Guangzhou



Rooms and beds are available on the yacht for all of us, but you are also welcome to sleep outside on the deck. Fresh air and views of the horizon lower your chances of seasickness. Basic blankets and pillows are available, but you may also bring your own. If you'd like to sleep outside, bring a (yoga) mat for extra comfort. Please understand that this is an adventure on a sailing yacht, with limited space and comfort. 



The tour is available for 3,500 CNY/adult person. The same price applies to both adults and children. 


Included in the fee:

★  Private coach transport from and to Guangzhou

★  Sailing trip with certified coaches and staff

★  Accommodation on the yacht

★  Water and food: lunch, dinner, breakfast

★  Sunday beach drinks

★  Activities: kayak, SUP, fishing rods, floaties, beach games

★  Ping'an medical travel insurance

★  English-speaking organizers & guides


NOT included in the fee:

★  Bring-your-own drinks (except water)

★  Lunch on Sunday (restaurant available)


The sailing partners are very experienced hosting both adults and children.

If you travel from elsewhere and do not join the private coach from Guangzhou, the fee is reduced by 100 CNY/person.


To book this trip, click the large green 'Book Now' box above in this screen. Full payment upfront is required through WeChat Pay or AliPay. Bookings are handled on a first come, first served basis and a reservation is not complete until paid!  A minimum of 17 participants is needed for this tour to proceed.



You may cancel your tour free of charge until 17 July 2021 at 12:00 noon. Cancellations after that time are charged 2,000 CNY. No refunds apply for cancellations within 72 hours before departure time. If we need to cancel the tour due to COVID travel restrictions or typhoon warnings, you will receive a full refund.



We meet outside IFC, by the main entrance of the Friendship Store on Zhujiang Xi Lu, and next to the golden statue shown below. The Chinese address for DiDi is: 广州国际金融中心. For the English version, use: Guangzhou Friendship Store Guojin Branch. If you come by metro, go to Zhujiang New Town metro station and take exit C. If you have any problems in the morning, you can contact us at 15626406926. Please be there at 7:50am. Several days before the tour you will be added to a WeChat group with all participants on the tour.