Activities

12 Best things to do in Halong Bay

Halong Bay has so much more to offer than just the scene and sights. From kayaking around the myriad of islets and grottos to enjoying a romantic candlelit dinner in a cave, there are always some things for you to enjoy while at sea.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi

Engaging in Tai Chi session in the early morning is the perfect way to start your new day in Halong Bay.

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Fishing Village

Fishing Village

Halong Bay is known for not only majestic caves, limestone cliffs, and alluring beaches but also beautiful fishing villages.

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Spa

Spa

Get yourself pampered while on Halong Bay water is a real treat!

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Squid Fishing

Squid Fishing

Squid fishing is considered the most engaging activity in the evening for many cruises.

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Kayaking

Kayaking

The tranquil waters and the hidden corners of Halong Bay make it completely ideal for kayaking.

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Cooking Class

Cooking Class

Cooking demonstration is an onboard activity which helps passengers not only to sample fine cuisine but also learns more about Vietnamese culinary culture.

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BBQ on beach

BBQ on beach

Visiting Halong bay on a cruise tripm, you may have a good chance not only to sample traditional Vietnamese delicacies but also enjoy BBQ in an extremely unique way.

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Swimming

Swimming

Nothing can be commensurate with a refreshing swim in the emerald water of Halong Bay.

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Cycling

Cycling

Cycling is an outboard activity which is normally included in 3 day 2 night itinerary.

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Dining in cave

Dining in cave

For those who are seeking a totally different experience of Halong Bay, dining in a cave is a must.

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Climbing

Climbing

In addition to water-based activities such as swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, boat rowing, climbing is a popular activity included in itineraries of almost all cruises in Halong Bay.

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Snorkeling

Snorkeling

Halong Bay is an ideal place for travelers who love snorkeling or scuba diving with ts tremendously diverse ecosystem, including both tropical evergreen biosystem and oceanic and sea shore biosystem.

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Asked by Sandra Nagasawa 1 week, 5 days ago

Hello, we're thinking of doing the two day cruise, but it seems we don't stay on the boat but we're offloaded to a day boat. Is the day boat one we can lounge on or is it only transportation to the activity? I'm more of a enjoy the scenery, spa type so I was thinking I could just relax if I didn't want to participate in an excursion. Please advise if the one day cruise would be better or all excursions are active. Thank you.

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Answered by Annie 1 week, 4 days ago

 

Dear Sandra Nagasawa, If you are considering 2 days 1 night cruise, you will stay on the boat for the whole trip and just use a speedboat to transfer from the boat to the destination.  The one day cruise may offer all the activities like the overnight cruise, however, it may be a bit rushed thus please kindly consider it. Best regards, Annie (Ms.)
 

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