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Cat Ba Ventures

223, 1-4 Street, Cat Ba 3500, Vietnam
+84912467016
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Ranked #2 of 19 Attractions in Cat Ba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Food & Drink
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Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

My partner and I did the second trip on the list for $31. Our guide was a nice guy and the kayaking took us through some really nice caves and into hidden lakes which were pretty cool. Before lunch we all jumped off the boat which was also good fun. Snorkelling was attempted however there was poor visibility when we... More

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MrTung, Owner at Cat Ba Ventures, responded to this review

Dear Rex-Benner, Thank you so much for your review but I think you are not very usual person when you gave some comparision between Ha Long in Viet Nam with Venice in Italy. Ha Long is the World Heritage of Nature while Venice isn't. You gave some complaints about the PRICES OF THE DRINKS on the boat and considered that... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

a little pricier than the other tour companies around but for a good reason, the tour was fantastic. The guide spoke great english and was very knowledgable about all of the sites throughout the whole day, he answered any questions we had regarding any of the islands and was a great laugh as well. The lunch was spectacular, a great... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Despite a lower price for a similar tour offered by the multitude of companies that line the streets, Cat Ba Ventures offered a superior and more reliable tour around Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay. The boat was in great condition with friendly staff; the guide was super informative, funny and really cared about ensuring that his clients had a... More

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The one day tour of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay is great--super good value for $31USD. The landscape is beautiful, even when there is some clouds or mist or rain as there was when we went, and when it's sunny it's pretty breathtaking. The tour is a really good mix--it honestly seemed longer than a day, and we were... More

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MrTung, Owner at Cat Ba Ventures, responded to this review

Dear Marah and Quynh! Thank you for your truly review and enjoyed our trip! We are so happy to hear from you. We are sure that we make our guest have a good time and good adventure in Lan Ha and Ha Long Bay. We are sorry for some mistake because we had all equipments with lifer jacket for every... More

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I had a terrible stay in Cat Ba at a overpriced hotel that doubled as a construction site (Cat Ba Sunrise). I was so angry about this I immediately proceeded to Town to find something to do to keep me away from the hotel for a day. Stopped by Cat Ba Ventures and booked a day trip. It was the... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We did a day-trip from Cat Ba around the bays. Very nice day. Crew was professional, friendly. Guide (Phuc) spook very good english en enjoyed talking about the country and the people. Food was nice and fresh (springrolls, rice, shrimps, tofu, vegatables, fish that was bought along the way from local fisherman). Also enjoyed the floating villages. Nice day and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We had a fantastic day with cat ba ventures and are glad we chose them ! Our guide, Doan, was a really friendly guy with a lot of knowledge of the area. His English was really good and he did everything to make us happy. The boat was in a good condition and the bathroom was clean, it even had... More

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South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We are an Ozzie family with a 7yr old and 15yr old. We flew up from HCMC to Hai Phong and then caught the ferry to Cat Ba. We were greeted on the wharf by Hien our Guide and he very efficiently finalised our booking payment and taxied us around to the boat. Everything was as per the quote via... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We chose to do a one day boat trip to Ha Long and Lan Ha Bay with Cat Ba Ventures based on their good reputation. The reviews don't lie, the trip was well organised, the food was excellent and our guide spoke very good English and was very knowledgeable about the area, he was able to answer all of our... More

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Ko Lanta, Thailand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I went on a full day national park trekking tour with Can Ba Ventures. I have biggest complaints on our guide, he didn't give us any useful information, not a word about the park, local animals and plants or the lengur. Asking him questions didn't help much. We didn't get to see any good views, but I see in comments... More

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MrTung, Owner at Cat Ba Ventures, responded to this review

Dear mkaric, Thank you so much for your review on our trekking tour at the national park. By your review we have got a lot of useful things. We used to organize the tour with LOCAL GUIDE and lower prices. We have had a big change in the tour to the Park now: We stop at the Hospital cave for... More

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