Guilin World Cup, China 2017

After a very successful World Cup event in Yushu last year other cities in China have been keen to hold a World Cup as well. This time it is the city of Guilin that have successfully applied to hold the event:

WHERE:     Wupai River, Ziyuan County, Guilin City, Guangxi Province, China. (120km from airport)

WHEN:       August 16-20, 2017

TIMING SERVICE:       CESA official time keeper.

HOW TO GET THERE:  The closest airport is Guilin Liangjiang Airport (KWL). Transfer fare from airport to hotel is offered if teams choose official hotels.

CONTACT INFO:     Mr. MO Xiaoxian –    Mr. HU Haiping –

ENTRY FEE:         0 USD

RACES: R4, Open Men and Women, according to IRF Race Rules

WHAT IS OFFERED:           Racing boats, deposit is 100 USD


  1. Danxia Hotel(4 star) 60USD/standard room/night, including breakfast
  2. Shengyuan Hotel(3 star) 40USD/standard room/night , including breakfast
  3. City Express hotel(3 star) 35USD/standard room/night, EXLUDING breakfast

MEALS:   7USD/person/meal.


  • Sprint/head 2 head/slalom distance is 300;
  • Downriver:  12km.
  • River width: 6 to 30 meters.
  • Internet provided.


  1. No currency exchange in Ziyuan County. The last chance to buy Chinese yuan is Guilin Aiport.
  2. Rafters need to bring their helmets, safety jackets, peddles.
  3. Rafters need to buy their insurance before departure from their own countries.