1 Day: Cruising and kayaking the bay

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Take our full day custom adventure tour. We met you at your hotel on Cat Ba Island and transfer you to Ben Beo Pier, were we get on the junk and set out on the bay to discover coves and quiet beaches, lunch on-board the junk. After lunch we kayak and explore caves, lagoons and isolated beaches on Ha Long Bay by sea kayak.  Tour ends at 5:00 pm, we transfer you to your hotel.

Cat-Ba-Kyakaing-4Our fleet of sea kayaks Specifications:

Kayaks have been a traditional form of transport in many marine cultures all over the planet for thousands of years. There is a very good reason for this: these versatile, streamlined little boats are a fantastic way to get about on the water. Our fleet comprises of single and tandem kayaks, well maintained and seaworthy.

    Recycled Plastic Skimmer single touring kayak. Made in South Africa.

  • Length: 5000mm
  • Beam: 600mm
  • Depth: 300mm
  • Ideal single kayak for water-confident paddlers doing day or overnight trips.
  • Adjustable foot operated rudder, (rear seat on doubles).
  • Closed cell foam seat.
  • 2 hatches.
  • Bulkheads.
  • Carry handles.
  • Deck lines and bungees for securing deck items.

Day 1:

8:00 am: Pick up at Hotel in Cat Ba Town and transfer to Ben Beo pier.

8:30 am: Board the Junk and cruise out to our neighborhood floating village. Witness everyday life of local fishermen. Kayak to visit Three Tunnel Lagoon and Cave (tide dependent).

11:30 am: Lunch on-board, then relax and swim on secluded beaches. Snorkels are available upon request.

1:00 pm: Cruise toward Three Peaches Island, which is famous for crystal waters and secluded beaches. Kayak to the beach Temple before going back to the Junk. Cruise back to Ben Beo pier.

5:00 pm: Arrive in Ben Beo, car transfer back to Cat Ba town.

Meals: Lunch

What’s Included: Local Guide, food for lunch, motorbike pick up and car transfer back,Junk, kayaking equipment, entrance fee.

Excluding: Flights, Visas, Insurance, Drinks, Tips, Laundry and other items and services of a personal nature.

Price: Per person in USD:

Group Size Price / Person ($ USD)
2 People 85$ USD
3-10 People 55$ USD
11+ People 45$ USD

 

Note: Earlier or Later departure and return are available upon request. –
Minimum group size: 2 people. Maximum group size: 14 people. Please contact us for larger group bookings; we may be able to offer a discount. –
The price does not include transportation to and from Hanoi. Please contact us for more information.


Tour Price Includes:

  • Sea Kayaks and all safety equipment
  • All Meals as listed
  • Motorbike pick up and car transfer back to Cat Ba Town
  • Park entrance fee

Tour Price Excludes:

  • Tips
  • Insurance
  • Transportation from Hanoi

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Hassle Free from Hanoi

Daily express bus from Hanoi to Cat Ba Island

There are two options to get from Hanoi to Cat Ba Island.

1/Express bus

  • Pick up: At your hotel in Hanoi’s old quarter 6:00
  • Departure Times:
    Hanoi – Cat Ba 7:00 & 14:00   Cat Ba – Hanoi 9:00 & 16:00
  • Travel time estimate: 3 hour and 30 minutes
  • Cost: $17/person/per way. Includes Hai Phong – Cat Ba Hydrofoil ticket

The express bus to Cat Ba departs Hanoi and you are driven to the ferry dock in Hai Phong where you board the ferry and take the 30 minuet ride to Cat Ba Island. Once there you get on another bus that takes you into Cat Ba Town where we meet you to start your adventure. Book Now

2/ Private transfer

  • Pick up: Flexible schedule
  • Travel time estimate: 3 hour and 30 minutes
  • Cost: 4 seat car $90US;  7 Seat Car $100US;
    16 Seat Mini Bus $110US;  29 Seat Bus $150US /one way
  • Hai Phong – Cat Ba hydrofoil ticket.$12/per person/per way.
  • Noi Bai Airport pick-up or Drop Off add: $25 US per vehicle.

We would recommend you to let us to book and reserve the ticket to you Please fill out the form below and we will arrange the tickets for you.

Blue Swimmer Sailing - Cat Ba Island

Mix and match your adventures

Make you trip to Cat Ba complete, Join us for a day of Sailing, Kayak to an isolated beach and camp over night. Mountain bike and trek through Cat Ba National Park and spend the night at the Cat Ba Temple house, you have time to relax and experience  the amazing landscape of this UNESCO World Heritage site at your own pace.

Cat Ba Accommodation

On Cat Ba Island we have three different way to say with us. Our 100 year old Cat Ba Temple House is situated near the Cat Ba National Park and an easy bike ride to the port. Our Private island Beach Bungalows offer a fun way to get away from it all and sleep next to the beach. Also we have exclusive Beach camping with tents and all the supplies for our kayaking adventures.

Conservation of the bay

Our efforts to keep the bay clean and protect the environment of Cat Ba and Lan Ha Bay to preserve this unique world treasure.

Hear what others have to say

Check out what people have said about our tours on Trip Advisor and on our site to learn more about Vietnam sailing tours.

Supporting Local Communities

We support the local community by providing jobs to local fishermen and purchase all our supplies from local producers to reduce waste.