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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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Great value, loads of fun

$29 pp is the price for an 8 hour excursion out to Lan Ha bay and Halong bay including an immense and delicious lunch, water, dry bags, and a kayak trip into caves and hidden... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We opted to go to Cat Ba Island and we take a trip with Cat Ba Ventures to see less touristy parts of the Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Our trip included kayaking and time for a swim, and then visiting some more remote parts of Ha Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

$29 pp is the price for an 8 hour excursion out to Lan Ha bay and Halong bay including an immense and delicious lunch, water, dry bags, and a kayak trip into caves and hidden lagoons. We also stopped to swim several times. Our guide was knowledgeable and I liked that the trip moved at a relaxed pace allowing for... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We opted to go to Cat Ba island and take a day tour as we heard that Ha Long City and the bay itself can be quite overcrowded and full of rubbish. Although we can't compare we are confident we made the right decision as we barely saw another tourist boat on our day trip with Cat Ba Ventures; we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We did a 2D/1N cruise with Cat Ba Ventures . I would review this trip in terms of the experience and expectations. Expectation : We expected a clean boat as a cruise like this is expensive. We were travelling as a family with small kids. At Cat Ba Ventures office, we were told that our boat is ready . We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Great way to experience Lan Ha bay. Very good and friendly guide, good food. Kayaking is very enjoyable as well. Very recommendable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We had a really great time on this tour and met really nice people! It is a bit more expensive (29$ US) than some other tours but i feel it was worth it as we were only 6 travelers on a really nice boat with a good english-speaking guide. The day was perfect to me: we started by a one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Myself & three friends booked the day trip to Halong Bay through this company and were thoroughly impressed. Everything ran smoothly and punctually, the staff were helpful & friendly, and the format of the day was well planned and enjoyable. First we stopped at a fishing village to get an idea of the lifestyle of the locals, then we continued... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I thought the day trip was fun, and the scenery was just gorgeous. The guide was okay; at some times it was a bit tricky understanding him, and the food wasn't that great. We had chicken, rice, fish cakes (a little cold), potatoes (a bit undercooked), shrimp, and fresh fish. The pricing was reasonable and fairly affordable. Our first stop... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I know realise why I haven't seen any negative reviews for Halong Bay tours with Cat Ba Ventures. I researched Cat Ba Ventures and all the reviews were positive (even for multi day trips). That is because TripAdvisor refuses to post negative reviews for multi day trips citing their guidelines. Why are the guidelines not applied to positive multi day... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This whole place Cat ba and Halong requires better management. As it is probably a very few making a lot of money here. Which along with the volumes of rubbish throughout seriously tarnishes the experience. The workers tour guides boat drivers F&B would be paid very little! Clean up Australia day should be expanded to a global initiative starting with... More 

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Address: Address: 223, 1-4 Street, Cat Ba 3500, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84912467016
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Cat Ba

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