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The Au Co Cruises

1,148 reviews
Tuan Chau Island, Vietnam
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About The Au Co Cruises
The Au Co is the first and only luxury cruise operator offering unique day cruises and overnight voyages through world-renowned Halong Bay, Cat Ba Island and the Gulf of Tonkin. The ship features the very latest safety standards and represents Vietnamese and Oriental culture at its best. Each of her 32 spaciously-designed private cabins boasts luxurious bathrooms and panoramic balconies.
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Spend a memorable three days cruising around Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay on this luxury cruise, including round-trip transfers by bus or seaplane from Hanoi (depending on option selected). Hop off to visit Tien Ong Cave and its ancient stalactites and stalagmites; enjoy swimming at Ho Ba Ham; take a bamboo boat cruise through the Cua Van floating fish village, or learn about pearl making at the Tung Sua Pearl Farm. Make the most of on-board activities too, like Tai Chi classes, squid fishing, a Vietnamese cooking class, and a traditional tea ceremony.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed a 3 days/2 nights Halong Bay cruise onboard the AuCo 2. We were picked up from our hotel in Hanoi with a luxury Mini Van. The boarding process was convenient and we were warmly welcomed by cruise manager John and his crew. Our...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MarcelUdon
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the most fabulous 2 night cruise on the Auco 2 on 14/15 July. The ship was very comfortable, and managed impeccably by John who seemed to be everywhere, always with a smile, making sure guests were happy and hands on supporting his staff....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 100smt
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really special cruise company everyone of the crew were so friendly and very happy and polite. The food and presentation was 5 star. Activities and sights canoeing swimming ti chi keep us very busy.

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Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 40raylenel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We weren't sure about the trip on boat but when we got there we really enjoy it. We stayed 2 days. The food was amazing and we had a few activities to do during does days. You can see from the inside of halong bay...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank nataliabh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our time on the AuCo 2. Juan the cruise manager went out of his way to ensure all the guests were happy and the quality/caliber of the staff was excellent. We spent 2 nights on the boat with a connecting room to our...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Nick A
Reviewed June 11, 2019

A lovely ship to sail around beautiful Halong Bay. We did a 2 night cruise and there were different excursions everyday which were well planned. They did start very early though 7.30am, which is early for me on holiday! Food on board was very good,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kay W
Reviewed May 26, 2019

We visited Vietnam for our yearly vacations. We decided to schedule Halong towards the end of holiday to keep the memories afresh. Decision to go with Au Co Cruises was the best decision we could have made. The three days cruise was very well designed...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
Thank sagartshinde
Reviewed May 22, 2019

We did the cruise. Enjoyed the entire trip. We were in the Au Co room on the second floor front of the ship. Pay extra and get to the front. The first floor seems very small rooms. Excellent meals and attention to detail on presentation....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Syd3333
Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

The cruise was booked based upon a previous 2 night cruise which was a wonderful experience previously. There was a significant change in the most recent cruise albeit the beauty of Halong Bay is exceptional! The previous great welcome into the moored boat was replaced...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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BhayaGroup, Marketing Manager at The Au Co Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

Dear NanetteT_13 Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with detailed feedback on your recent experience on The Au Co cruise. I appreciate very much your recognition of our cuisine and the fruit carving demonstration onboard. I am also happy that...More

Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

Thank you very much lulu . She introduced us to the couple, a whole new experience, away from the bustle of the bustling city, I'm booking not on weekends, lucky for that. Feel the comfort on the train. Luxury facilities, cheerful and lively staff, Thank...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from NanetteT_13 | Reviewed this property |
The cruise caters for every first art requirement and will discuss requirements based upon your advice to the cruise line when booking- excellent and capable of meeting all your needs. Great and delicious food!
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March 16, 2018|
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Sorry you will have to contact Au Co cruises for this information. I was only a guest as part of a larger tour group
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Silvana C
February 18, 2018|
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Response from SJTmelb | Reviewed this property |
There are adjoining rooms - queen bed in one room, 2 singles in the other. From memory This was available in at least 2 of the cabin class categories.
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