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Address: 223, 1-4 Street, Cat Ba 3500, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 91 246 70 16
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Amazing tour

Great food, great views and overall it was a pleasant experience with this agency. I did the one day tour and it was on point!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
James T
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Sydney, Australia
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Ontario, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Office staff woman is awesome but our tour guide could have done more to explain about Lan Ha Bay, animals, foliage, etc. Our tour guide was friendly but we hardly learned anything about the area as he did more babysitting than guiding. Not very vegetarian friendly. Office staff woman went out of her way for us and was the friendliest... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great views and overall it was a pleasant experience with this agency. I did the one day tour and it was on point!

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2 Thank James T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can highly recommend this company as being super reliable and professional. We booked with them not only the trip to Lan Ha and Halong Bay but also the transportation from Hanoi as well as accommodation on Cat Ba island. We have done the reservations only via email without any advance payment. So I was little bit nervous if everything... More 

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2 Thank Maria J
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the day trip with CBV rather than doing a cheaper option bc was told they kayak for longer and go farther out into Halong Bay. My dorm mates booked elsewhere for half the price and we're on a different boat next to us the first half the day and during kayaking. kayaking was nothing great, would have rather spent... More 

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MrTung, Owner at Cat Ba Ventures, responded to this review

Dear Royce, First of all, thank you for your review! Thank you for joining with us and we think that your review is totally unfair with our company! Firstly, you can not compare our tour company – a legal company with your hotel, which is illegal in tour operation. We have certification, we have insurance for all the tours. What... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the kayaking trip and was able to meet a great group of international travellers that were keen on meeting others and having a good time! Fun kayaking through caves, got stuck in a storm but that just added to it, GREAT LUNCH - definitely worth it for a great price!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a 1-day boat trip which I think is way better than an overnight stay. It is way cleaper and you don't have to sleep in a filthy boat. We were with 24 people on the boat which was OK and went to areas were there were relatively few other tourist boats. BTW, That is their argumentation for asking... More 

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1 Thank Irsan K
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can really recommend this trip. The trip was amazing, they take you through al less touristic route which is even more beautiful. Kayaking trough the bay and caves was very impressive. The tour guide was very friendly and helpful. Also the lunch was very good. You pay a bit more but it's definitely worth it.

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1 Thank jelte04
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a trip with these guys to Lan Ha bay and Ha Long bay. Our guide - an ex local fisherman - was awesome. Really fun, interesting and informative. Took us kayaking and helped to make anything possible. Is was very hot when we were there and the cabins only have fans so it was an uncomfortable nights sleep... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I really enjoyed our 2D1N trip to Ha Long Bay with Cat Ba Ventures. The service was absolutely first class, from booking all the way through the trip. We shared the trip with a really lovely Dutch couple and it was amazing to feel like we had our own boat. The parts of the bay we went... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked the three day two night trip to enjoy with my 13 year old son. From the start everything was well arranged, Mr Tung organised our transfer from Hanoi and also hydrofoil tickets. The trip was fantastic, our guide Chen made a great deal of effort to personalise the trip, and make sure we saw and did everything that... More 

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