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Address: 17A Hang Dong Str. | Hoan Kiem Dist., Halong Bay, Vietnam
Phone Number: 0936743136
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Fee: Yes
Description: Alova Gold Cruise is a Vessel consists of 9 luxury cabins decorated in...
Alova Gold Cruise is a Vessel consists of 9 luxury cabins decorated in classic Asian style is the best choice for discovering Halong bay - one of 7 new world wonders in Vietnam. Being launched in Nov. 2011, Go Asia travel would like to offer a chain of great values to Halong visitors. Alova cruise is designed and built for the couple; family and small group with the most convenient itinerary, comfortable restaurant, luxuriant room as well as exciting bar. Besides, with professional, skilled staff and a Dutch manager, we commit to satisfy all the guests even the strictest ones! Package tours can be in two or three days depart from Hanoi at 8 a.m or from Halong bay tourist wharf at 12 p.m.
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Wonderful

Many thanks to Mr Cao Kim Kien our guide. We had a wonderful time and thoroughly enjoyed Halong Bay. This boat is small enough that you get to mix with everyone but big enough not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Auckland
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Many thanks to Mr Cao Kim Kien our guide. We had a wonderful time and thoroughly enjoyed Halong Bay. This boat is small enough that you get to mix with everyone but big enough not to get on top of each other. Our 2 days were well organised and full of fun. The drive from Hanoi is quite long but... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear mshg, It's very kind of you to leave your nice review on Trip Advisor. We are really happy to see that you had a “wonderful” time with us! You are right when talking about the size of our cruise. “This boat is small enough that you get to mix with everyone but big enough not to get on top... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Sunny is full with sense of humor and knowledgeable. The weather did not agree with our trip due to some shower but being optimistic we experienced the green scenery.

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Ranee V, I am happy that you are optimistic traveler and hope you like the charming beauty of Ha Long Bay. I hope that our guide made your day “sunny” even the weather did not support! Thanks so much for your compliment to him – Mr. Sunny. I would like to share with you that the best time to... More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Came on this cruise as part of a fleetway package to Vietnam and Cambodia. It was important for us to visit halong bay as part of our trip to Vietnam and the scenery of the bay did not disappoint. Even the low cloud and mist just added to the atmosphere of the beautiful islands. The cruise itself felt like being... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Andrew J, Thanks so much for taking your time to write such a detailed review. On top of that, I am happy that you enjoyed the nice food and satisfied with our friendly crew, informative and good English Guide. Especially, you found the charming beauty of Ha Long Bay even in the low cloud and mist day! When we... More 

Chepstow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We visited halong bay as part of a package organised by fleetway Travel. the two day trip was a fitting end to a wonderful holiday. Our guide was called Hung and he was extremely funny and entertaining as well as being efficient and well informed. We felt looked after from the moment we left the hotel in Hanoi. the staff... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear buscomsys, Thank you for taking time to write a good review about our cruise. I am absolutely happy that you got a “magical trip” to end your wonderful holiday. Your compliment to our guide and staff on boat motivates us much to keep up the services. In a funny word, guide is your nanny who care about your meals,... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

we booked this tour for our 25th Anniversary and it was magical, the scenery is excellent and the weather turned out ok, no rain, and sunny on day one ,but a little cloudy on day 2 of departure. the food was of good quality and drinks were reasonably priced. they even managed to make our trip memorable by presenting bouquet... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Rajesh P, Thank you so much for choosing us for your 25th Anniversary. It is our big honor to serve your special occasion. You are right when choosing Halong Bay as the "best thing to see in Vietnam". I am so happy that your trip was magical and memorable with excellent scenery and sunny on day one. By the... More 

Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
36 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We booked Alova Cruise well in advance whilst the other guests in our group booked a few days before. We all paid a comparable amount of ~$160 USD each for the 2 day and 1 night cruise. I was hesitant about whether it would be value for money but I can assure you it certainly is! We were picked up... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Guppygirl21, Thank you so much for your “gold star” review for our Alova Gold cruises. I understand that you might hesitate a bit but we always try our best to guarantee it value for money. I know we nailed it when you gave us gold star. As you knew that the outside of the boat is effected directly by... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We in a group of 4 with elderly. The weather was fogging, otherwise it'll be a fantastic view for Halong Bay. Sunny was our tour guide and he can speak Mandarin and English. He is quite a detail person. My husband and I enjoyed the kayaking the most. My parent stayed on cruise all the time as they too old... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Kahlei, You knew that weather is changeable and it effects directly to the tour especially Halong Bay tour. It is really out of my control and I am so sorry about that. But we try our best to bring to you other worth experiences. I am so happy to know that you enjoyed the kayaking and your parent enjoyed... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Mr Cao Kim Kien was charming , cheerful guide. He made the trip really memorable and really looked after us well. The trip seemed a bit pricey - but actually it was very full day - good food (Not so much though if you aren't keen on shellfish/fish) Pity they do the pushy sales stops at overpriced 'craft' stores and... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Louise T, Halong experience is differentiated by tour guide – the soul of the trip. Mr. Kien is a charming and cheerfull tour guide with good knowledge and enthusiasm. I’m glad that you found the trip memorable and you were looked after very well. It’s not pricy at all for what you get in 1 day. About the boatmen,... More 

Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The staff were so lovely especially Hung. He made the trip more enjoyable. Visited Titop island and the Sung Sot caves. Both were definitely worth seeing. The rooms were of good quality and the food was good too. Plenty to eat! Would definitely recommend Alova Gold to anyone wanting to experience the beauty of Halong Bay

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear FernHoang, I'm really happy to see that you wrote "Would definitely recommend Alova Gold to anyone wanting to experience the beauty of Halong Bay". Hopefully we can welcome more friends from your hometown - Sydney. We will surely bring them great experience as you did in Halong bay with our Alova Gold cruise and Mr. Hung - your tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Our tour guide sunny is approachable, friendly & funny. He make sure that all of us will be safe whenever and wherever we go while on tour. Same also to the crew on board. The Cabin is fine. The foods are super great and taste good as well. I consider the whole trip from Hanoi-Halong Bay a wonderful experience and... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Leighlorenz, We always put safety on the top and Mr. Sunny - your tour guide did a good job and "make sure that all of us will be safe whenever and wherever we go while on tour", "Same also to the crew on board". You can completely relax when you're safe. If you come back again, we will take... More 

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