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Cat Ba Ventures

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Address: 223, 1-4 Street, Cat Ba 3500, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84912467016
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read about cat ba ventures in my lonely planet guide. walked in to the office which is near the cat ba harbour in the morning and organised a tour of lan ha bay for that afternoon... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

read about cat ba ventures in my lonely planet guide. walked in to the office which is near the cat ba harbour in the morning and organised a tour of lan ha bay for that afternoon and also a bus and speedboat ticket back to hanoi! very quick and the lady was very professional and helpful to us.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We did the Halong Bay day tour with our guide Hien. We had a perfect day. Hien is such a great guide and worked hard to make sure we all had a good day. We never felt rushed in any way. There were enough people that signed up that day that they sent out two boats. We were in a... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We knew Halong Bay was on our list of must see places while in Vietnam. We did the research and decided to make the trek out to Cat Ba Island to take a tour rather than start in Hanoi or Halong City like most of the typical guide books recommend. Getting to Cat Ba Island takes some effort but it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

It has been the perfect trip for us! Somebody said we would be usually 10-15 ppl per tour but up to 25. When we counted 29 in the morning of the trip we were a bit disappointed but they split up the group and we were groups of 10 and 19 on 2 really big boats with 1 guide in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Don't go with the rip off artists in Halong town. If you want the Halong Bay trip of a lifetime come to Cat Ba. We booked a private junk with Cat Ba Ventures for two nights. They arranged a driver pickup and return to our Hanoi Hotel and ferry transfers. It was easy. The trip itself was nothing short of... More 

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Kehl, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It was a beautiful trip through lan ha and ha long bay. Kayaking to hidden lagoons and caves. The weather was not that good but it was worth even at a not sunny day. The lunch was good (also when I was the whole night on the toilet ... Not sure if it's from that lunch) The guide was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Catba ventures definitely lived up to the reviews and recommendation off rough guides. It may not be the cheapest option available compared to other tours but we had a lovely brown painted boat with a proper dinning area, great English speaking guide Phuk who was very informative and passionate about the bays and grottoes and amazing seafood inc shrimp, crab,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We did a 3 day 2 night tour on the Dolphin. Our guide Tuan was absolutely amazing, we couldn't have asked for a better guide. We visited so many beautiful places, caves, hidden lagoons, hidden beaches, etc. He always kept us away from the big boats and the crowds and let us go at whatever pace we wanted. At least... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We did the one day group tour of Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay with guide Phoc. We were a group of 11 so a very manageable size to take advantage of all the activities. Phoc speaks very good English and shared a lot of interesting information about the area and the people who live there. The kayaking was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

By going with this company you are getting the best value. Avoid all the touts on the street selling you promises that are not kept. Excellent english speaking guide. Great food. Good boat. Great day out. Pay the extra money and get a lot more

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