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Cat Ba Ventures

223, 1-4 Street, Cat Ba 3500, Vietnam
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Cat Ba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Food & Drink
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Type: Tours, Food & Drink
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Bishops Stortford
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A friend and I booked up a Lan Ha/Halong Bat trip through this company because it was recommended on lonely planet. It was a great recommendation! The owner speaks perfect English and is very helpful. He answered all our questions about the tours on offer and has plenty of knowledge about Cat Ba Island as well. We did a full... More 

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New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We enjoyed the boat trip we took to Halong Bay. It was very nice. BUT then we asked them to book our bus to Hue. It was the most expensive ticket in all Cat Ba, but we trusted that it was gonna be the best quality bus. Let me just tell you it was a nightmare. I cant believe Cat... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

I booked a 3 day/2 night stay on Nam Cat Island and a 1day cruise around Halong Bay with these great people. It was all arranged months in advance via email with Mr Tung. Everything had been arranged as planned. Their staff were very helpful and friendly. Thank you for making my Cat Ba experience unforgettable.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Mr Tung arranged it all with one email. We had 3 days and 2 nights in September. The weather was perfect Mr Tung told me not to worry about anything. I did but didn't need to at all. We arrived and were whisked to the office and then transported to the junk which was great. Our guide Phuc was fantastic... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The team at Cat Ba Ventures booked my boat and flight out of town. When I missed the boat and flight they managed to get even the flight changed for only a 5 dollar airline change fee - they also change some money for me since the bank was closed on Sunday. Overall a great experience.

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We did a two day one night tour with Cat Ba Ventures which included Lan Ha, Ha Long and Bai Tu Long Bays. It was just our family of 4 on the boat, plus our guide, the captain, and cook! The food was abundant and amazing - great meals every time. Unlike the standard Ha Long Bay tours, it was... More 

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Senior Contributor
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15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Took a one day tour of Land Ha bay and Ha Long bay and it was fantastic. I thought carefully about which tour to go with as I have been looking forward to this trip for a very long time - and this exceeded expectations. The cost was $29 and included a free bottle of water. A bus took us... More 

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34 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Booked 2 tours: 1 day bay cruise and the trek. Both were excellent. You receive a lot in return for your little amount of money spent. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to see the National Park and Lan Ha/Ha Long Bay area. (1 small downside to the cruise is the lunch, which was kind of awful)

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Dublin, Ireland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

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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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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