Halong Bay Cruises

Browse our collection of Halong Bay Cruises and choose the one that suits you best! With an extensive list of cruises and cruising routes, we’re ready to give you an unforgettable experience of Ha Long, the most unmissable tourist attraction in Vietnam!
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Luxury Cruises

Immerse yourself in unparalleled luxury as you navigate the serene waters of Halong Bay. Enjoy top-tier amenities in our state-of-the-art yachts or traditional sailboats, designed for the discerning traveler. From sumptuous onboard dining to relaxing spa treatments, every aspect of your cruise is crafted to provide an opulent experience.

  • Elegant accommodations with plush amenities.
  • Private balcony/terrace for unrivaled views.
  • Onboard swimming pool and fully-equipped gym.
  • Personalized service and private transfers.
  • Diverse onboard experiences: Tai Chi, cooking classes, and mini-golf.
  • Exciting offboard excursions: kayaking, cycling, and cultural visits.

Romance & Honeymoon

Set sail on an idyllic journey tailor-made for couples and honeymooners. Our intimate sailboats and private yachts provide the perfect setting for romance. Revel in the privacy of your suite, savor intimate dinners, and soak in panoramic views—all while celebrating love and togetherness.

  • Intimate and luxurious accommodations.
  • Private jacuzzi and spa bath.
  • Exclusive balcony/terrace for each suite.
  • Personalized room service for private, candlelit dinners.
  • Tailored activities for couples: romantic kayaking, secluded beach visits.

Family and Group Cruises

Our family and group cruises are designed to create lasting memories for all ages. Engage in a variety of onboard and offboard activities, from cultural excursions to water sports, ensuring entertainment and relaxation for everyone. Spacious accommodations and family-friendly services make your journey as comfortable as it is exciting.

  • Family-friendly accommodations with adjoining rooms.
  • Kid-friendly activities.
  • Adult relaxation areas with sunbeds and spa services.
  • Onboard swimming pool for family fun.
  • Diverse activities for all ages: swimming, cave explorations, and cooking classes.

Party Boat Cruises for Young Adults: Oasis Party Boat

Join the vibrant atmosphere of the Oasis Party Boat, a luxury cruise tailored for a young crowd aged 18-40. Revel in the lively social scene with nightly funky music and dance, all while sailing through the scenic UNESCO World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay​​.

  • Luxury 5-Star Cruiser: Equipped with modern amenities and luxurious accommodations.
  • Vibrant Nightlife: Onboard DJ and dance floor for partying every night.
  • Outdoor Jacuzzi & Water Trampoline: Unique features for relaxation and fun.
  • Restaurant and Well-Stocked Bar: Enjoy gourmet meals and a wide selection of drinks.
  • Social Activities: Engage in kayaking, boat jumping, and exploring hidden spots in Ha Long Bay​​.

Introduction to Halong Bay

Discover the awe-inspiring beauty of Ha Long Bay – a masterpiece crafted by nature’s hands. This magnificent seascape boasts emerald waters and towering limestone islands, each crowned with lush rainforests. As a UNESCO World Heritage site, Ha Long Bay covers over 1,500 square kilometers and is home to almost 2,000 islands and islets. The mythical mist often enveloping the landscape only adds to its enchanting allure. Visitors flock here to immerse themselves in the serene tranquility, explore the mysterious caves, and escape the bustling pace of city life.

Titop island

Ha Long Bay is celebrated for its stunning scenery of vertical cliffs, hidden beaches, and mystical caves. Notable attractions include Sung Sot Cave, Ti Top Island, and the floating fishing villages.

The bay perfectly blends adventure and relaxation. Visitors can enjoy kayaking through the caves, rock climbing, or cruising amidst the islands. It’s also a popular spot for squid fishing at night and witnessing the bio-luminescent plankton.

The area around Ha Long Bay is rich in history and culture. The floating villages, local seafood cuisine, and traditional fishing techniques offer a glimpse into the life of the local community.

Ha Long Bay is a natural wonder and a haven for biodiversity. The limestone karsts and islands are home to various species of birds, monkeys, and other wildlife. The surrounding waters are rich in marine life, including many species of fish and coral. Ecotourism initiatives focus on preserving this natural beauty while allowing visitors to enjoy the bay responsibly. Engaging in eco-friendly tours and activities helps support conservation efforts and provides a sustainable way to experience the wonders of Ha Long Bay.

Detailed Cruise Information

Itineraries

Choose from two amazing options when it comes to Halong Bay cruises – a shorter 2-day, 1-night trip or a more extensive 3-day, 2-night trip. The longer itinerary offers a more relaxed and in-depth exploration of the bay’s stunning scenery and cultural sites. A Halong Bay cruise itinerary typically offers a comprehensive journey filled with cultural, culinary, and adventurous experiences. The 3-day itinerary usually includes a mix of relaxation, exploration of caves and villages, fine dining, and activities like kayaking and Tai Chi, all while sailing through the stunning landscapes of the bay. Each day provides a blend of leisure and exploration, ensuring a memorable and immersive experience in one of Vietnam’s most iconic destinations.

Onboard Experience

Depending on the cruise type, guests can enjoy amenities ranging from spas and fitness centers to fine dining and cultural performances.

Safety and Guidelines

All cruises adhere to strict safety protocols, ensuring a secure and enjoyable journey for all guests.

Ha Long Bay Travel Guide

Best Time to Visit

The best times to visit are from September to November and from March to May, offering pleasant weather and clearer skies for optimal cruising conditions​​.

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Common asked questions

Halong Bay is renowned for its stunning scenery, including thousands of limestone karsts and islets in various shapes and sizes. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, drawing millions of tourists annually. The bay is home to multiple species of wildlife, with high biodiversity, including over 200 types of fish and 450 mollusk species. Approximately 1600 people live in floating fishing villages, giving visitors a glimpse into the local way of life. For adventurers, activities include kayaking, squid-fishing, Tai Chi, scuba-diving, and snorkeling​​​​​​​​.

Yes, Halong Bay is recognized as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. The bay’s stunning geological formations and natural beauty earned it this distinction, along with UNESCO World Heritage status in 1994​​​​. Read this insightful article to learn more about the 7 Natural Wonders of the World: Halong Bay and Beyond.

Typically, to immerse fully in the beauty and activities of Halong Bay, a 3-day itinerary is recommended. This allows for exploring the tranquil bays, visiting fishing villages and pearl farms, swimming and relaxing at islands like Titop Island, engaging in kayaking activities, visiting Luon Cave, and exploring the Cua Van Floating Village​​​​​​.

Yes, swimming in Halong Bay is safe and refreshing due to the calm waters, with safety measures like life jackets and monitored swimming areas. While it offers a thrilling and relaxing experience, following its safety guidelines, such as swimming in groups, avoiding swimming while intoxicated, and being aware of your swimming abilities,​​​​are important.

The best months to visit Halong Bay for good weather are March to April and September to November, when the weather is mild and pleasant and the skies are clear. The off-season months of May to September are recommended for fewer crowds and lower prices. However, note that the peak season from October to April can be busy and expensive​​.

The best party boats in Halong Bay include Oasis Bay Party Cruise: Known for a vibrant and youthful experience, offering activities like kayaking, swimming, and beach sports along with onboard activities and excursions​​.

While the party boats mentioned also offer luxurious experiences, the most luxurious cruises typically provide spacious cabins, gourmet dining, exclusive activities, and personalized services. 

Halong Bay’s attractions range from stunning caves like Sung Sot and Thien Cung and beautiful islands such as Cat Ba and Titop to unique sites like Vung Vieng Floating Village and Bai Tho Mountain. Each offers unique experiences, from kayaking and swimming to exploring rich biodiversity and cultural heritage. Discover the Top Tourist Attractions of the Halong Bay Area here.

Halong Bay is accessible through three main airports: Cat Bi International Airport in Hai Phong, Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh, and Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi. Each offers various conveniences and connections to Halong Bay. For detailed information on these airports, including distances, services, and travel tips, you can read the full article on Halong Hub​​.

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