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Castaway Island

Ha Long Bay, Halong Bay, Vietnam
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I've never experienced dishonesty to this level before.

My friends and I booked the 3 days 2 nights Castaway tour online and in our booking it asked us to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
Absolute ripoff and false advertising!

Where to begin? I'll start with the website, advertising 5 activities, a new clean boat, private... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Angus C
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  • Average5%
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Ha Long Bay, Halong Bay, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My friends and I booked the 3 days 2 nights Castaway tour online and in our booking it asked us to complete the rest of the payment at 66 Hang Gai Street. When we arrived we were promised all that was advertised in the brochure,...More

1  Thank MarkAshton101
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Where to begin? I'll start with the website, advertising 5 activities, a new clean boat, private spacious rooms for every two people, free water on the boat, a night's stay in the bungalows of castaway island with cheap drinks and a massive party and more....More

1  Thank Angus C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Make sure you book the real castaway tour- there are lots of knock offs. Do the 2 nights and 3 days otherwise it is a long way to travel to halong bay! Great way to meet and get to know lots of people

Thank Angus F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were promised 3 days and 2 nights of pure party and a private bungalow. It turned in to quite the opposite. On the first night we were taken Kayaking and on the booze cruise with no questions asked and we thought we were in...More

1  Thank Tom G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The beach is very beautiful and the booze cruise is good fun, however, I saw at least 6 rats over my 2 nights there, including several in my dorm (it wasn't even on the ground floor) and some of my roommates had their bags nibbled...More

1  Thank tamar i
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had so much fun and we book through Vietnam backpackers which was great. Everything was really good organized and the food was quite alright. You stay in in bungalows right on the beach which was a bit sandy but that doesn't matter you might...More

1  Thank Linnea S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off, the staff were awesome and made the trip as enjoyable as they could, so credit to ben, Dillon, esme and will. However like numerous other people have said it is overpriced for what it is. The experience is cool and your with a...More

Thank Cameron T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After emailing about the dissatisfaction of the trip and not even receiving a reply, has forced me to write this negative review which I usually am reluctant to do, but feel like I must. Beneath is the content of the disappointment and email I sent...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Castaways trip was an amazing experience. Such a good laugh and party. I have never experienced such a great tour organized by Vietnamese backpackers. The food was better then expected and the staff was amazing! Shoutout to Dillion for making our trip more memorable! He...More

Thank katarina k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have read the negative reviews, and can completely understand where they are coming from in terms of price and hygiene - but at the end of the day you are paying for an experience that you can't do back at home! They can charge...More

Thank Jemma B
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Hyunseon P
10 April 2017|
Response from Moreau P |
Contact Indochine Junk to take you there on their classic sailing junk which was memorable and interesting. They will drop you at Castaway island or Monkey island for a few day to relax and soak up the air of ocean
Bruno F
19 January 2017|
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Response from Anna J | Reviewed this property |
All the names of the staff that I listed before and not sure what the boat was actually called.
Angela L
31 October 2016|
Response from IADN | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so - there are many knock-offs / imitations