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Cat Ba Ventures

223, 1-4 Street, Cat Ba 3500, Vietnam
+84 91 246 70 16
Review Highlights

I did two tours with Cat Ba Ventures-- one full day Ha Long Bay cruise and the half day jungle trek... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kara L
via mobile
Fantastic day with Cat Ba

I spent today with Cat Ba Ventures and three friends from home. Didn't really know what to expect... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Liam F
via mobile
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
223, 1-4 Street, Cat Ba 3500, Vietnam
+84 91 246 70 16
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I did two tours with Cat Ba Ventures-- one full day Ha Long Bay cruise and the half day jungle trek and both of them were absolutely fantastic. The cruise was wonderful. Our guides were funny and highly knowledgeable. We stopped twice to swim, kayaked...More

2  Thank Kara L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I spent today with Cat Ba Ventures and three friends from home. Didn't really know what to expect going in and I had an absolutely phenomenal day. Our one day cruise came at a great price of $29 and was very well balanced. We kayaked,...More

1  Thank Liam F
Reviewed 3 days ago

My family of 7 did a one night 2 day trip with Cat Ba Ventures in early December 2016, and they surpassed all expectations. The boat was wonderful with full dining area, 4 bedrooms and loads of sunbeds on the deck for relaxing - even...More

3  Thank foxmum66
Reviewed 5 days ago

We chose Cat Ba Ventures after reading all the reviews and were not disappointed. Truong, our guide, Do, our captain/cook and Quing, the deckhand, all made sure we had the best possible experience, and felt like good friends by the time we finished. We spent...More

2  Thank CarolQld00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a 2day/1 night in a bungalow trip through cat ba ventures. At first it was just the two of us, but after we left they brought four more people on the boat by water taxi. We were happy about this, because the boat...More

2  Thank Karlijn B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had another couple on our boat along with the tour guide, a chef and the driver of the boat. During the 2 days 1 night on the boat we barely passed any other tourist boats, they took us to lots of exclusive spots in...More

4  Thank Becky V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found Cat Ba Ventures by researching options to visit the Ha Long Bay area but without the crowds. This led me to Cat Ba Ventures based on Cat Ba island,with their office just outside the ferry terminal. Mr Tung, the owner, was friendly, thorough...More

2  Thank traceadventures
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so pleased with this trip. After doing tons of research we decided to make our way to Cat Ba Town and do this company's one day tour with kayaking rather than go with our original plan of doing an overnight tour of Halong...More

7  Thank ellemeaux
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked tour at office in Catba two days prior for a day trip. Entire process very streamlined. Boat was very nice, clean, with enough room for everyone to be on deck at all times. The two tour guides spoke great English, were very nice, and...More

5  Thank vanensas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked on to the Lan Ha bay - Halong Bay day trip and it was exactly what we'd hoped it would be. It cost us $29 per person and feel it was completely worth it. The day started at 8am where everyone met at...More

7  Thank LiamJS95
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Taylah, thank you for the review that you posted. I have been trying so hard to get a tour from Cat ba to Halong but they all seem to leave from Hanoi (bus then trip). As we are staying in Cat ba we want to leave from here. Did the boat actually go into Halong bay or just stay around Lang Ha bay? Could you tell me the condition of the boat and can you book on line? That is another problem that I am facing. Kind Regards, Anne.
25 January 2017|
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Response from Taylah L | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, We booked our tour at the companies office on Cat Ba. It is really easy to find. We only booked the day before we went. I'm not sure if you can book online but you could try emailing them for sure. The boat was... More
How much is the Ha Long Bay day trip ?
8 January 2017|
Response from Sumin V |
It's cost 29$ for 1 person with kayaking (26$ for 1 person with the same excurson without kayaking) One day boat trip you can easily go to the office at number 223, 1/4 street, Cat Ba town to book directly one day before... More
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Do we need to book a 2-day 1-night boat tour from Catba Island in advance or can we book when we arrive for next-day departure for Halong Bay? What is a reasonable amount to pay for 2 people?
7 December 2016|
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Response from Alexlafaye | Reviewed this property |
We booked the trip the day before and that was fine. Cheers Alex