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Situated in the centre of the UNESCO-declared World Heritage area, the Sung Sôt or Surprise Grotto is on Bo Hòn Island, and is one of the finest and widest grottoes of Ha Long Bay.Ascending to the grotto, the way is covered by trees and foliage, and...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A fair few steps but once in the cave amazing! Truly breathtaking, could imagine a raiders of the lost ark film being made here!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Geraldine02
Reviewed 2 days ago

it is very amazing place . we all said wow when we got inside and see how amazing natural cave they have . hope they can keep it well

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unlike many other caves that I have visited,this cave remains natural in its color. Many others turned all kinds of kitschy neon nights on to highlight the caves. It has a contra productive result. The safety measure is also very well done. It is quite...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SiuMui
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy walk to enjoy the wonders of the limestone caves. Well-illuminated to showcase the naturally formed caverns. Can get quite crowded and noisy since it is the most famous cave in Halong Bay.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AdelineK106
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a must see.It can get very crowded and uncomfortable and by world standards,ordinary.Usually part of a cruises tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank georgm741
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of an Alisa cruise package, we visited this stunning cave. A bit of a climb up to the cave and then down again at the end, but nothing that bad really. Lighting within the cave is excellent, started quite crowded with people but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the cave but it was extremely busy. Lots of tours seemed to arrive at the same time which made for slow progress. If you can get past the crowds, it is well worth the visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Miwasin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the cave on a wet Sunday on 11/11/18. Probably, Sunday is not a good time. It was packed with people. The route to the cave was one way. If you do not intend to climb the countless steps or so to reach the cave,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Judy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here as part of two night tour on board a cruise. Lots of stairs to climb but once inside it is stunning. Pathways and lighting well planned. Lots of stalactites and stalagmites. Dry when we were and cooler than outside. Well worth the climb.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DawnHendrick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of a 3 day 2 night Halong Bay cruise, the climb up to the cave is well worth it to see the three chambers, particularly the third which is bigger and more detailed that we could have imagined. An amazing spectacle and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Hyunseon P
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I went there as part of a tour so I have no idea regarding cost etc. Sorry