Lan Ha - Ha Long Bay 1 Day boat trip - Kayaking from Cat Ba, avoid the crowds.

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From $35.22

87 reviews   (5.00)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 9 hours

Departs: vietnam, vietnam

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Our boat takes you to remote parts of the Bay and ensure you experience its tranquility away from the crowds of other tourist boats. Cruising, lounging on the deck and having a quiet beer, while we take you to lagoons, untouched beaches, and amazing caves. Cat Ba Ventures has a range of tours suited to beginners through to experienced paddlers. This exciting get away combines the perfect amount of physical activity and relaxation. Exploring rock arches, hidden lagoons, and floating fishing villages, you’ll meet locals and discover a side of mystical Lan Ha - Ha Long Bay that you can’t get from a tourist boat.

What's Included

1 big bottle of water: 1.5l

All Fees and Taxes

Kayaking equipment such as: headlamp, water proof bag

Option: seafood mixed meat or vegetarian.

Use of Snorkelling equipment

What's Not Included

Alcoholic Beverages


Coffee and/or Tea

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 1 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 7
  • YOUTH: Age: 8 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 40
  • SENIOR: Age: 41 - 80

Additional Info

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Regular temperature checks for staff

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Lan Ha Bay
8.30am: Start from our office and take a bus 5 minutes to the pier.
Visiting Cai Beo Floating Fishing Village, you will learn how people fish, grow fish and how is the daily life of the fisherman on the bay. Kayaking 1 and half - 2 hours through the rock arches to see some tunnels and discover Dark Cave (depend on the tie level), Bat Cave and Bright Cave; stop at Ba Trai Dao beach for swimming and snorkeling.

6 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Halong Bay
Keep cruising to Ha Long Bay to sightseeing the most beautiful landscapes in less touristy areas. Enjoy the beauty of hundred limestone islands.
12.00 Have lunch on the boat.
Come back Lan Ha Bay by a different route to enjoy more beautiful scenery. Swimming at another secluded sandy beach.
Return to Cat Ba town at 5.30 - 6pm.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included


This was a life changing trip
ellism825, 26-09-2022
This was a life changing trip. Ben was a very professional guide who was also charming and funny and gave great information about what we were seeing. Both he and Cat Ba Ventures were true to their word when they say they take you to places without crowds of tourists. Case in point was the kayaking part of the trip where our small group were the only ones going through the extraordinary caves and landscapes. It felt like we just discovered them! This day trip was one of the best value for money things we have ever done. Thanks so much Ben and Cat Ba Ventures!
Perfect day
C4695HIanneh, 26-09-2022
Our guide Ben has done an amazing job. He is very kind, speaks really good english and explains a lot of things. The whole day was perfect planed. I really enjoyed the activity :)
Amazing Trip to Lan Ha - Ha Long Bay with Ben
luisahe118, 26-09-2022
We just had a fantastic day in Lan Ha and Ha Long Bay with Cat Ba Ventures and our Tour Guide Ben. Everything was well planned from the beginning and the tour started on time. We were warmly welcomed by our tour guide Ben and he explained interesting facts about the bay during the tour and also answered general questions about Vietnam. At the beginning he explained the daily schedule, so you always knew what was comming up next. In general, Ben was a friendly and fun companion through the day. The activities and also the lunch (we had the vegetarian option, which offered a wide selection) were very good. In summary, an absolutly successful day!
What a wonderful day
vior186, 26-09-2022
I had an awesome day in Cat Ba thanks to our fantastic guide Ben. Ben was really nice, funny and he was ready to answer our every question. I was also impressed by his good English. I learnt a lot today about the area and I am glad I took this tour.

Everything was perfect from the explanations, the wonderful views, the activities and even the food.. We were almost alone all day long.
So far, this is my best experience in Vietnam
Best cruise in Ha Long Bay, with BEST tour guide!!
Michelle p, 25-09-2022
This was a fantastic cruise. We did so many activities, we had the WHOLE water to ourselves. We barely saw any other tourists the whole day. We swam, ate, kayak through caves, swam again. The day, schedule was perfect. And I cannot say enough good thing about our tour guide HANG!!!! I am a native English speaker, and his English was amazing! He answered all our questions, gave insightful information during the tour, and has a great personality to do tours! He made the day/ experience so much better!

I heard from others who took A DIFFERENT TOUR, with a DIFFERENT COMPANY. That there were boats everywhere, sooo many people on the beaches. Etc.

We did not have this issue. We had all the beaches to ourselves.
My one comment would be if you don’t like seafood, please tell them prior, they will accommodate.
Thanks HANG!! You were wonderful!!

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