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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We have been to lan ha bay & halong bay tour. One day and it was amazing: good guide (Yen), sailing, kayaking in the caves and had a huge & delicious food on the boat. I really recommend this company: friendly and professionnal!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

loved the bike ride to the village, the school was wonderful and the villages friendly. Pearls could be purchased here for a reasonable price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Booked with Cat Ba Ventures after reading the reviews, and felt it was an excellent day with great value for money. Our guide was very knowledgeable, and provided enough commentary to keep it interesting and not boring. I visited Cat Ba in the winter season (Feb) so swimming wasn't really an option, but the Kayaking was fantastic and our lunch... More 

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