Halong Bay Party Cruise: Best Choice For Young Adults In 2023

If you’re looking for a Halong Bay experience and reached this blog post, you are looking for a cruise that suits your wild soul! With top-quality services for a party including booze, music, and exceptional English-speaking tour guides, let’s discover the best party cruise experiences and start planning the time of your life!

Best Halong Bay Party Cruises In 2023

Here are some options to cross “Partying at Halong Bay” off your bucket list. If you can book a charter for a wedding party or birthday party, the whole boat can be set up with decorations and prepared with the drinks/food menu for the occasion to ensure you have a fun trip.

These recommended cruises go through Halong Bay and overlooked destinations like Lan Ha Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay – two neighboring bays which, geologically speaking, belong to the same sinking limestone plateau and are as visually stunning as Halong Bay.

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Sitting and drinking together in a dining room is enough to make good friends.

Related article: A Definitive Comparison of the 3 Bays

1. Oasis Bay Party Cruise

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Oasis Bay Party Cruise Halong Bay

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Launched in September 2017, the Oasis Bay Party Cruise is the newest edition to Oasis Bay’s fleet and is one of the largest boats in Halong Bay. It offers an amazing experience for young travelers combining the beautiful tour of Halong Bay with activities including kayaking, water trampoline, swimming, boat jumping, beach volleyball, beach football, and much more with young travelers looking to enjoy the top 7 natural wonders of the world.

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Live DJ and party time on Oasis Bay party cruise.

An awesome party and activity experience will be, without a doubt, an extraordinary memory of your travels through Vietnam. If you’re looking for beautiful scenery, adventure, and the chance to make new friends and lots of fun, then the Oasis Bay Party Cruise of Halong Bay will surely be one of the highlights of your Vietnam trip!

2. Mon Cheri Cruise

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Mon Cheri Cruise Lan Ha Bay

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As one of the Most Luxurious 5 – Star Cruise brands in Halong Bay, the First Mon Cheri Cruise was launched in early 2018 and aims to provide a High-end service and remarkable holiday experience for our customers. 

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Golf club – Mon Cheri

Two Mon Chéri Cruises offer 42 Luxurious and Elegant Cabins, Mon Cheri Cruise 1 offers 18 stylish cabins, and Mon Cheri Cruise 2 offers 24 stylish cabins, boasting the largest of the three operators.

Regarding food and drinks, complimentary morning tea, coffee, and mineral water are restocked daily. The best thing about the cruise is that they are the first and only cruise that can accommodate all special food diets: Kosher, Halal, Vegetarian, and Gluten-Free diets with the strictest standards. Plus, their dining room looks fantastic!

You can enjoy many onboard activities: kayaking, rowing, sunset party, cooking demonstration, and fishing. For birthday or wedding parties, you can tell the tour operator beforehand, and they will decorate and prepare a cake for you as an extra service.

3. Orchid Cruise

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Orchid Cruise is the largest Halong Bay cruise tour operator.

If you expect to have a taste of Vietnam’s rich traditional culture while ensuring all the amenities and services, Orchid Cruise can definitely meet your expectation.

From the varnished wood floors to the billowing sails on the top deck, the Orchid Cruise ship is as stunning as the limestone karsts passing by.

Each room is also equipped with a private balcony & air conditioning – perfect for organizing parties such as birthdays or weddings. Don’t forget that they can also prepare decorated rooms and cakes for you if your special day is celebrated onboard!

Top tip: Don’t forget to wind down after your party night with soothing spa treatments onboard the cruise!

4. Peony Cruise

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Peony Cruise Lan Ha Bay

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As two of the Most Luxurious 5 – Star Yachts in Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay, Peony Cruise symbolizes the beauty of nature in Vietnam.

The boat begins to cruise majestically through a unique and exclusive route through Lan Ha Bay and Ha Long Bay. You will get to see the spectacular and unique scenery unfold before you. It includes the attractions such as the Got Pier, Cai Trap Canal, Da Chong Islet, Dark and Light Cave, Frog Pond, Freedom Island, and countless hidden coves lagoons, and UNESCO seascapes.

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With furnished deluxe cabins of small sizes, you can experience the coziness and comfort within these suites. The utmost view of Lan Ha Bay – magnificent Halong Bay and its own luxury cabins facilities are the most valuable marks of these cabins

Like the 2 cruises above, you can inform the cruise operator in advance to organize a special party for a night to remember!

Tips To Enjoy Your Halong Bay Party Cruise

Aside from doing your research and finding out about how to get here including knowing which are the best airports near Halong Bay, most of the preparation involves choosing the right party itinerary, friends, and activities. Let’s look at the finer details of a Halong Bay party cruise.

1. Best Halong Bay Party Cruise Itinerary

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Enjoy Halong Bay Kayaking with your loved ones.

Besides activities that any cruise offers (sightseeing, kayaking, and swimming), a party cruise will warm you up with a water trampoline, boat jumping, rock climbing, beach volleyball, beach football, and much more will make your trip unforgettable. There are group activities for you to connect with, such as cooking demonstrations, sunset parties, and fishing.

Read more: 18 Awesome Things To Do In Halong Bay 2023

When the sun sets, it’s time to turn on your party mode. The sunset party time is usually at 17h30 on Sundeck, along with boat jumping and swimming. Different tours will offer other activities, just make sure you are not too drunk at night. You need to be sober enough to wake up to a mesmerizing sunrise cruise the next day.

Halong Bay cruise itineraries can be broad and depend on the specific cruise operators, but you can check out a general Halong Bay overnight itinerary here.

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Any cruise in the Halong Bay area will exceed your expectations.

Top tip: You don’t want to plan to visit Halong Bay for months, arrive, and not get what you paid for. Often travelers will book cheap cruises from their hotel or hostel which don’t deliver on the pictures. You want this trip to be your once-in-a-lifetime experience, so spend time looking at your options and book with a reputable company, not from some stained pamphlet handed to you in the Old Quarter of Hanoi! Learn more about us.

2. Price Of A Halong Bay Party Cruise

The price varies based on the quality and the itinerary length of the Halong Bay cruises you choose. However, you can expect to pay around $160 for 2 days and 1 night (parties are much better at night, right? So don’t book the cheap one-day tour if you’re looking for a night spent onboard). Read more about saving money on a Halong Bay trip.

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Book a charter and enjoy private beach volleyball on a special charter program.

Top tip: There are always opportunities to spend more and upgrade your experience. From helicopter rides to presidential suites, plan a cruise with our Halong Hub sales representative to find out how to make your holiday one-of-a-kind.

3. Making Friends On A Party Cruise

Of course, it’s better to go with your whole squad as you all have practiced partying together for a long time. A private cruise is an absolutely fantastic option for group members who want to celebrate with privacy and intimacy.

Most cruises in Halong Bay offer all classes: luxury, deluxe, and superior. You can even craft your own itinerary with some private charter cruises. But a party cruise is the way to go if you do the trip solo. A party cruise is what most young travelers look for in Halong Bay, so you are bound to meet like-minded people who want to make some new friends and memories. You may even find your next best travel buddy!

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Everyone who loves parties loves making friends!

Don’t worry about being unable to mingle, because surely everyone who loves parties loves making friends!

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Getting together with friends and cheese!

Top tip: When booking a cruise with your group, you are more likely to get the best deals and good prices from cruise companies.

Want to party but have kids with you? Check out our top tips on Halong Bay cruises with kids!

4. Pick the Right Time For A Halong Bay Party Cruise

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The weather in the North of Vietnam can be quite unpredictable. However, you should know exactly what each season entails to choose the right time for a visit.

There are 4 seasons in the North of Vietnam:

  • Spring is a bit chilly with some drizzle.
  • Summer can get really hot but it guarantees sunny days.
  • Autumn can come with tropical storms, and you don’t want to travel that long to hear your boat isn’t allowed to sail after 5 pm.
  • For Winter, it’s a great time to visit Halong Bay to see a haunted Jurassic Park in the fog!

The best time to visit Halong Bay and join a party cruise is from March to September when the water temperature is warm enough for you to do water sports!

5. Be Safe On A Party Cruise

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Jumping from the top of the boat. A lot of fun, for sure!

A party can’t be a party without alcohol. However, please remember that you’re in the middle of an ocean, so it’s important to be aware of the surroundings! It’s hard to control yourself once you get too drunk, so for your safety, remind yourself once in a while where the life jackets are!

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Halong Bay is forever charming if you know how to enjoy it!


We hope that the tips above are helpful and you celebrate your Halong Bay party cruise in style. If you have any further questions regarding finding the best Halong Bay party cruise, feel free to message or email us; we will be happy to guide you through this wonderful trip!

If doubt Halong Bay is for you, let’s look at these interviews of the influencers who have a few choice words to say about their experience. Surely you’ll be swept away by Halong like we were too.