The Halong Catamaran- A Halong Luxury Day Cruise

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Welcome to The Halong Catamaran

Exploring Halong Bay deserves an amazing yacht to enjoy the experience to its maximum potential. The Halong Catamaran Cruise offers a luxurious cruising experience with a strong commitment to service quality. Our luxury facilities have been artfully crafted by Vietnamese cultural symbols to make your stay comfortable and pleasant. Our facilities include outdoor/indoor restaurant seating, bar/lounge, a sundeck with sunbeds, couch and table seating indoors, as well as “lounge nets” in the front of the boat suspended over the water, between the two hulls of the ship for lounging in while you watch the water rushing below you.


The Halong Catamarans restaurant and bar are fully stocked to serve guests. The restaurant has been beautifully designed with wood and metal elements in uniquely Vietnamese motifs. The traditional design, lighting, and wooden furniture make for a gracious setting for dining indoors. The exceptional opportunity for outdoor dining (rare among the cruise offers in Ha Long Bay) is completed with an attractive rustic décor and charming lanterns, and imparts a feeling of harmony with nature.

On The Halong Catamaran, you will be served a set menu, an à la carte menu and buffet meals with a diverse selection of delicious traditional Vietnamese cuisine, and a small accompaniment of western dishes composed of a healthy balance of seafood, meats, vegetables and flavours. Our talented chef will entice your senses and completely satisfy both your taste buds and your stomachs.


Relaxing on sundeck deserves you an endless view of Halong Bay, it is the best location onboard to have a panorama photo of the bay. Best place for watching the sunset over, it is best to be on the sundeck, a higher place to capture a marvelous overview of nature. The Halong Catamaran allocate entirely the second floor for a spacious sundeck that you can enjoy such breathtaking view and shoot the best photos of Halong Bay.


The steel boat building process was carefully followed, inspected and became certified then registered with Local Authority at the highest level of safety standards. The marine safety equipment provided on board includes VHF Radio, GPRS, Water Ingress Alarm system, Fire Alarm System, Fire Extinguishers… In the public areas and tenders, all safety facilities and life jackets are provided in easy access places. The lighting system, fire alarm, and extinguishers, emergency use hammers are ready for use in public areas. On board, our crew members have followed safety training courses and have knowledge in dealing with an emergency. Before boarding, our staff will present safety information with clear guidance during your stay. A speed boat is available for support in the event of an emergency and local authority rescue teams stand by to help.

The Halong Catamaran Cruise Tour

This full-day trip is a perfect way to spend as much time on the water as you can in just one day. We use the highway to maximize our time spent enjoying this wondrous beauty. Sailing amongst the 1969 limestone karsts that scatter the emerald water of Halong and Lan Ha Bay, this is an unforgettable day. The brand new luxury premium boat staffed with a warm and welcoming crew, delicious food, and exciting activities, will be the highlight of your trip. Book your trip with us soon to get a promotion price.


07:45 – 8:30 Hotel Pick Up

Our English-speaking tour guide will pick up guests from various hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter, ranging from 07:45 – 8:30 AM, we try to make the pick-ups as timely as possible but with morning traffic in the Old Quarter and many hotels to collect from this time is approximate. Please be ready to help expedite this process.

10:00 – 10:15 Short Lavatory Break

Quick rest stop halfway to stretch your legs, use the facilities, or grab a quick snack in case you missed breakfast (our driver appreciates a coffee break as well!) before we get back on the road and finish the drive.

11:30 – 11:4 5 Boarding the Cruise

The bus will arrive at Tuan Chau marina and reach our pier, where our welcoming staff will be waiting for your arrival with a big smile. A complimentary welcome drink will be served, and a quick briefing as we set off into the bay.

12:00– 13:00 Lunch On Board

Our award-winning chef will be serving up amazing delights for guests to indulge. Paired beautifully with lavish cocktails, fine wines, and beers. The bar will be open for the entirety of the service.

* Water is served throughout the journey, any other drinks not mentioned will incur charges.

14:00 – 15:00 kayaking or Sitting on Bamboo Boat to Visit the Bright – Dark Cave

We will spend 1-hour round trip paddling through a little grotto and into our private lagoon, surrounded by rock walls in all directions. It’s a peaceful little corner of Halong Bay all to ourselves. The tour guide will tell the folklore of Halong Bay before paddling back to the boat.

Dark and Bridge Cave-Lan Ha Bay 1 Day from Cat Ba Island
kayaking at the Bright – Dark Cave

15:15 – 15:45 Frog Pond, Swimming-Lan Ha Bay

Enjoy in the trampoline, water slide , go for a swim, or just stay on the boat and relax in Lan Ha Bay. You will have 1hour to enjoy the sand between your toes. So, relax and take a few moments to reflect on the absolute beauty of this natural wonder of the world.

16:00 Cooking Demonstration

Learn the history of a traditional Vietnamese dish that is the most famous. From the fresh ingredients to the preparation method, and then have a try at making them yourselves. You’ll be able to make Vietnamese summer rolls in your own kitchen after this informative and fun course. Excite all your friends and family at home with your new skills!

Cooking Class Golden Cruise 9999 Smiletravel
Cooking Class Golden Cruise 9999 Smiletravel

16:30 Sunset Ceremony – Tea, Cakes

Complimentary Vietnamese teas, fresh fruit, and little cakes to keep you satisfied until you return to Hanoi. While the sunset starts to drop and the sky fills with deep red, purple, and yellow, enjoy the return sail back.

17:45 – 18:00 Disembark – Limousine

We dock at the harbor, get back onto the Limousine, and go on the highway. A quick stop halfway, and back to Hanoi.

20:00- 20:30 Hotel Drop

Thank you for giving The Halong Catamaran the chance to deliver you a once of a lifetime experience. The tour guide will deliver you to the front door of the hotel, of your choice, in the Old Quarter.

*Note: On weekends, some roads will not allow vehicles to make room for the Walking street, therefore our buses will drop you off at the closest and most suitable point in the Old Quarter instead. Thank you very much for your booking.

The Halong Catamaran Inclusion

  • Welcome drink
  • Lunch on Board
  • Complimentary drinking water at lunch
  • Kayaking or Bamboo Boat
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Sunset party: Teas, fruit juice, fresh fruits and cakes from 16:00 to 17:00
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Limousine transfer high- speed highway (round trip)
  • English speaking guide

The Halong Catamaran Exclusion

  • Beverages not mentioned above
  • Food or drinks ordered at the short rest stop
  • Any other services not mentioned above
  • Service tax and fees
  • Surcharge for public holidays

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