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Address: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 (0)710 3783 586
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Description: Experience the lush and mystical world of Vietnam's Mekong delta aboard...
Experience the lush and mystical world of Vietnam's Mekong delta aboard one of our luxurious river cruisers. Once a typical rice barge, the Mekong Eyes now offers beautifully decorated cabins and a stylish lounge area. Newly built in the traditional style of the Mekong delta river boats, the Dragon Eyes I and II offer luxury and more privacy with only two cabins each. Relax and enjoy the impressions on fantastic 2 and 3 day trips...
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Gecko eyes 1 night river cruise

Superb trip on a lovely private boat. We were made very welcome from the minute we boarded the boast, all the crew were so friendly & helpful particularly Hai who was a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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scotlan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Superb trip on a lovely private boat. We were made very welcome from the minute we boarded the boast, all the crew were so friendly & helpful particularly Hai who was a great guide on our visit to the floating market, rice noodle factory, walk through the paddy fields, Jim's English is great & he was fun & full of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

We travelled from Phnom Penh to Saigon. We were supposed to be picked up from our hotel and after waiting half an hour and attempts to phone the organiser we had to make our own way to the speed boat and didn't even really know where to go. They had gone to the wrong hotel and not bothered to phone... More 

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Mekongeyes, Inhaber at Mekong Eyes Cruise - Mekong One Day Tour, responded to this review

Dear annette93, Thank you for your review. Sometimes when things go wrong they really go wrong! You were really unlucky with the hiccups that happened on your journey with us. I sincerely apologize for this streak of problems! Unfortunately the main engine had a breakdown and therefore the towing was required. I am very sorry that this inconvenience happened, there... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We were upgraded from Dragon Eyes to Gecko Eyes 1 and 2, with our meals served on Gecko Eyes 1. Having these private boats was so relaxing having only our family catered to. The guides were excellent, knowledgable and very discreet. Being on the smaller boats allowed us to escape the busier main channels of the Mekong. The Mekong is... More 

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Mekongeyes, Inhaber at Mekong Eyes Cruise - Mekong One Day Tour, responded to this review

Dear Liz H, Thank you very much for your review. Great to hear that you had such a good time with your family on our Gecko Eyes. Enjoy the rest of your trip in Indochina! Regards, Axel M. More 

Perth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We had the most amazing time on Gecko Eyes. We were collected from our hotel 8am sharp and after a 3 hour car trip we were welcomed aboard by Hai and what an amazing young man he is. With Hai as our tour guide, waiter, barman we were in need of nothing. After a few hours cruising we had our... More 

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Mekongeyes, Manager at Mekong Eyes Cruise - Mekong One Day Tour, responded to this review

Dear ozzy_traveller, Great to have you back on board! I hope your husband recovered again and you could enjoy the rest of your trip. The small Gecko Eyes boat is able to access the smaller canals and river arms in the Delta and opens up new places where cruises with bigger boats cannot go. We are very happy that you... More 

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Mekong is stunning. As the sun sets, the massive, slow-moving river is like a living thing. Timeless and exotic. The Mekong Eyes was a lovely boat, with friendly and professional staff and guides and lovely day trips. But don't expect the Mekong to be that remote thing of legend, lined by stilt houses and villages. There structures are concrete,... More 

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Mekongeyes, Manager at Mekong Eyes Cruise - Mekong One Day Tour, responded to this review

Dear Zara M, That is indeed a very good description of the Mekong as a “living thing” – it really feels like that! You are right that parts of the Mekong are becoming quite developed and along the big river arms the romantic (but poor) rural life is changing quickly. You can still find the old Mekong Delta life in... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Had a great day, Our guide Mary was delightful, knowledgeable and willing to engage at all times. We visited and saw lovely sights along with trying essence of cobra and scorpion. The boat rides were fun and the seemingly endless food beautiful.

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Mekongeyes, Manager at Mekong Eyes Cruise - Mekong One Day Tour, responded to this review

Dear Marleen W, Thank you for your kind words and the great review. Regards, Axel M More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We spent a night on the dragon eyes boat on our way to Cambodia. It was great, cabin was really nice, food was ok.... Could have been better, staff were great, service good. We shared with one other couple, luckily we got on really well with them, as you are kinda stuck there with each other, the second night we... More 

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Mekongeyes, Manager at Mekong Eyes Cruise - Mekong One Day Tour, responded to this review

Dear Size2107, Thank you very much for your review. Great that you enjoyed the trip and were happy with the crew and the cabin. It would be great to know what we could do better with our food. Safe travel! Axel M More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

They picked us up in our hotel in the morning. 4 hour drive from HMC to cai be where we entered the boat. We shared the boat with another lovely couple. After a 7 dishes lunch we went to visit a village. Got a delicious drink when we got back. Boat was lovely,spacious cabin. The staff was very nice,5 persons... More 

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Mekongeyes, Manager at Mekong Eyes Cruise - Mekong One Day Tour, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind works Katrine! it is always great to get such feed-back and we will share it with the crew which was on board on your trip. I am sorry to hear that it took you 4h to Cai Be – normally it should take less than 2h but sometimes when traffic around Saigon is... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We had a wonderful time cruising the Mekong from HCMC to Phnom Pehn on the semi-private Dragon Eyes cruise. We first transferred from HCMC to Can Tho via mini-bus. This was a long 4 hour trip though I enjoyed the scenery (and a quick snooze). Upon boarding, it was quickly evident this was going to be a memorable trip --... More 

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Mekongeyes, Manager at Mekong Eyes Cruise - Mekong One Day Tour, responded to this review

Dear sassenach-girl, Thank you very much for your review and the kind words. We are trying to design the excursions in a way to show our guests the "real Mekong Delta" and life of ordinary people there as it is so different to what most of us know. So for us this is a fantastic compliment if you say it... More 

Adelaide
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful 1 night cruise from Ho Chi Minh to Cai Be. The staff were so friendly and the cabins were really comfortable. The food was amazing and the ever constantly changing scenery was just beautiful. Definitely worth doing!

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Address: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 (0)710 3783 586
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City

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