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Address: Ha Long Bay, Halong Bay, Vietnam

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Perfect trip if alcohol is what you want

Basically the trip is based on drinking and partying. If that is what you're looking for to spend your days at Halong Bay, choose this tour! But personally I would have liked to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Tom D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time on castaways! The views were absolutely mind blowing. Our favorite part of the trips was the boat cruise. We had a great time with our guide Mackenzie but we were very disappointed he wouldn't accept our drinks we bought for him. Our friends did this trip a year ago and the workers had a great party... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great few days. Expensive, yes. Especially when you add in the drinks etc. but you know what you're going to get. We had the most amazing bunch of people. Greg and Andrew were fantastic tour guides who went above and beyond. They did an unbelievable job of getting everyone to mix. Went as a couple (apparently the only... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Basically the trip is based on drinking and partying. If that is what you're looking for to spend your days at Halong Bay, choose this tour! But personally I would have liked to see more of the beautiful scenery instead of being wasted all the time (which is fun as well, but which I can do all the time). Be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Castaways island with a group of 5 friends and WE LOVED IT!!! It's definitely the party island that we were told about but it's so much more... You can party as much as you want to, but the island itself is paradise with volleyball nets on the beach, kayaks you can take out into the bay or... More 

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1 Thank CarmenCarla111
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great time - have to say thanks to Greg and Andrew for being the absolute best. These two made the experience what it was. The cruise was perfect and the games in the evening after were very fun!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ha Long Bay and Castaways Island tour was legendary thanks to the amazing staff and crew we had. The journey begins right from the boat ride to the island with music, beer, and partiers ready to roll. I got lucky with the the best team out there, Hillary and Rob truly are awesome people who are there to make sure... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did the castaways tour a couple of days ago. The first night was amazing but when I got on the boat for the booze cruise I got quite sick. I ended up being rushed to the hospital on cat ba. One of the employees called Hai came with me and took care of me the whole time. He translated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First and foremost, some reviews are ridiculous. I either got extremely lucky with my group of people, or some people just don't know how to enjoy themselves because me and everyone on the island had the absolute time of our lives. Beds weren't the best but that's because of how sandy they get from your feet...food isn't fine dining cuisine,... More 

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Branderup J, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I traveled Vietnam with my friend for one month, and Castaways Island was one of the best decisions we've made! Even though it does include a certain amount of alcohol (which is only fun) it is so much more than that. Meeting amazing new people, cruising in one of the most incredible places on earth, doing water sports and other... More 

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Thank Maja S
Tokyo, Japan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone is drunk, including staff, which should be responsible for what's happening. Instead they're the most wasted ones on the island. It seems like their main responsibility is to make people drink all the time. No idea how they have found people that can handle this every single day. We went kayaking on our own once but where afraid to... More 

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