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Blue Swimmer Adventures Day Tours

#5 of 33 Tours in Cat Ba
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Address: BenBeo pier | Branch Office: No 229, 1/4 Str, Cat Ba town, Cat Ba, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 91 506 37 37
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A trusted friend of mine who is in the eco-travel business in Hanoi recommended Blue Swimmer Adventures to me. Don't let the laid back surf shack-style office fool you: These guys... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Albany, New York
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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A trusted friend of mine who is in the eco-travel business in Hanoi recommended Blue Swimmer Adventures to me. Don't let the laid back surf shack-style office fool you: These guys are chill but also super professional. From the very beginning of the process of enquiring, customizing and purchasing my trip, Mr. Henry--the owner--was professional, helpful and prompt to respond.... More 

Thank maloneranger60
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The excursion was very interesting as one got experience many different aspects of life on and around Cat Ba. Staying on an island, overnight on a boat and staying in the ancient house on Cat Ba. All this with lots of activities like kayaking, walking and cycling to local attractions. The staff were all helpful and interesting.

Thank willievs2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a tour with Mr Henry for 2d/1n on a boat around Lan Ha Bay and it was wonderful! The tour was beginning in Hanoi by a private transfer to hai phong, then boat to cat ba and finally the trip on the "new junk"! The guide and translator, Mister Thang, was awesome! Always here to show us the... More 

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Clovelly, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Lan Ha Bay is a pretty special place to paddle. As a very experienced kayaker, I had considered just hiring a kayak for the day but I'm glad I went with the guided option - there's no way I would have found those caves and tunnels to paddle through on my own. And they can be quite dangerous if done... More 

1 Thank Clovellycrandle
Hanoi, Vietnam
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Blue Swimmer organizes small and personalized tours through this beautiful landscape of Lan Ha Bay. The company cares for people and respects the environment, really all that we need to ask from a tourism company. The night of sleeping on the boat, the biking through the village, the hike up the mountain, the kayaking through caves, all of the experiences... More 

Thank kaitlinrees
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Friend and I did 3 days of kayaking, hiking and staying on the floating fish farm. I must say that the whole experience exceeded our expectations - but in particular the floating fish farm was an awesome and unique experience. Floating out there in what felt like the middle of nowhere, interacting with the locals and hearing the local stories... More 

Thank Ocean B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Communication before the trip was easy and Mr Henry is a good operater (pre booking abit of a drag though as you get lumped with lots of transfer fees paying into Vietnam bank). Booked 4 day tour with the awesome Ming as our guide. He was very friendly and taught us lots about the vietnamese culture and life on the... More 

Thank Shane C
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

I recently took a 3 day-2 night trip with Blue Swimmer that included kayaking, swimming, hiking, and biking and it was truly wonderful. Our guide, Mien, was knowledgeable, flexible, kind, and funny. I was with four other people so the group was very small and we spent one night in bungalows on the beach and the next on the most... More 

Thank sikorakatie
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

really private and intimate guided tour around the less well known, but far less touristy views of Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba and surrounds. Private junk boat, private beach bungalow, kayaking through caves, cycling, hiking and swimming all without our own fun private guide. Highlight of our visit to Vietnam.

Thank Geoff D
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Blue swimmers ran a very slick operation and were very helpful and friendly. My gf and I had an overnight stay on a floating fish farm. Activities included plenty of kayaking, a hike to a superb vantage point for views, and a short bike ride and of course some swimming. Note the trek is actually quite tough as its steep... More 

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