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Halong bay Junk Cruise Help Which One?

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Halong bay Junk Cruise Help Which One?

I will be visting Vietnam for the first time with my family, wife and two kids 10 & 7. We are interested in taking a 2D/1N Halong Junk Cruise. There are so many, can anybody give a recommendation. We have one hotel trying to sell us on the Pinta Cruiser and another on the Huy Hoang. Both of them is in our price range of USD$85, is there any other Junk that is in the same price range that is better? We not into plush but love to see culture, natural beauty and good food.

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We did the Pinta Cruise with our two small children in July. We did the 3 day/2 night option and really loved it. I did not see another boat that I would have preferred to be on. The food was good and way more than we could possibly eat. The staff were lovely and very good with our girls.

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Hi,

Pinta is ok. Why do not you check some other junks as: marguerite Junk ( $75); Legend cruise*( new ) $65; Phoneix Junk $90.

For children, you should choose the Junk with large sun- deck and big Junk as Margurite.

Cheer

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For that price range I'd normally use Jewel of the Bay - we've booked them many times and they've never let us down. If money's no object, go for Bhaya Cruises.

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Hi Bhaya Cruises have big promotion

Good luck

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Hi

We have just hot back from Vietnam and did the Halong Bay Cruise on the Columbus Cruises Pinta Gold. The food was outstanding, the location was fab and the company was great. I'd really recommend this tour.

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Hi flabbert,

Many recomend for you here, with your budget about 80 - 100 USD, you can have many choices especially in this season (big promotion) . Pinta cruiser is quite good, many good comments here and you can chose it for your family holiday

Good luck!

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I went to Vietnam for the first time last September with 4 girlfriends. A few people from work that had already been to Vietnam and visited Halong Bay recommended the Phoenix Cruiser which was USD$99. We booked the 2D/1N cruise through South Pacific Travel (www.southpacifictravel.com.vn)and it was worth every cent! Overall from start to finish the cruise was fantastic. I think with these cruises you really get what you pay for and we were lucky that our junk was one of the nicest. The amount of food alone that was served at each meal was plentiful, delicious (the best we had in Vietnam) and most importantly Vietnamese as the last thing we wanted was Western food. The staff were friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. Transfers to/from Hanoi, kayaking and cave tour to see the stalactites is included in the price. Overall a very memorable experience. Especially the bar staff entertaining everyone at night with karaoke of local songs!

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