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Pelican Cruises - Halong Private Day Cruise
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Discovering a Natural Wonder such as Halong & Bai Tu Long Bays Vietnam at its best requires the highest standards in terms of services. A new cruising company launches its services to offer a pioneering new generation of vessels with both...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
96#5/33B Pham Ngu Lao street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 93 663 80 69
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All reviews glory legend royal suite one night own private balcony meal times comfy bed squid fishing toilet break ti top island bamboo boat tai chi nice room floating village smaller boat food was great titop island lunch and dinner
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Crew were very good. Food varied from good to average. The cruise was comfortable and rooms were clean. Boat was a lot older than appears on the website. The cruise is not cheap and for that reason you would expect some more class. Things like...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Larry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great cruise! The luxury van transport from Hanoi Old Quarter to Ha Long Bay is comfortable and on time (25USD per pax for return trip). It is about 4 hours for the journey from Hanoi City to Halong Bay. Check in was swift and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lauyh87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s almost 10 years since my last visit here. So many changes .... fast pace. Ha Long heritage place is still well preserve even-though the boats and tourists has increased so many. The cruise is enjoyable and relaxing. The boat is big and meals is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank davidng6693
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 2 days 1 night tour however it’s more like 21hrs. We departed around 1:30 and docked back in Ha Long at 10:30 the following morning The boat is fantastic, rooms are extremely clean and well appointed the only downside to said rooms...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Blake92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a 2 day, 1 night cruise to Ha Long Bay. As with all the other reviews the journey to Ha Long Bay is some what interesting, but as with travelling anywhere in Hanoi it is to be expected unfortunately. When we arrived were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nomad29189612799
Reviewed November 8, 2018

I traveled with my family in the month of October. We had a great time in the cruise. We were booked in for 1N/2D trip and were allotted room nos. 207 and 206 in Cruise no. 6800 which were the best cabins available in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank at_maz
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, amazing views and unforgettable memories. With Ha Long Bay, you have to know what to expect and set your expectations accordingly. The natural beauty of this place speaks for it’s self. There are very few experiences like waking up to an uninterrupted view...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank joshCope
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Me and my family had great time in pelican cruise 2 we really enjoyable about food drink and excursion and staff make us really happy. They alway assist us everytime . The tour guide English very good. He given us all information about halong bay...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Tour741928
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

This is our first experience of staying in a best cruise for 2night and the pelican 6900 cruise staff has given us the best memories to our entire love. We would love to stay here for more days. The staff is too friendly and can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank stephen345k
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Amazing trip! Plenty to see and do, kayak, swimming and hiking. Everything perfect but Too much food for dinner. We really enjoyed about service from supervisor Ms. Katherine and all staff . I will recommend to my friends and come back in the future

Date of experience: October 2018
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August 8, 2017|
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Response from andrewgN4519FL | Reviewed this property |
Day 1 board boat c12pm , in the afternoon go kayaking (or on a bamboo banana boat) then go to the beach to relax / swim or walk to he top of ti top hill. Back on the boat c1hour relax, then Happy hour on drinks for 2 hours... More
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Response from Steve L | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Halong Bay the evening before our cruise departure and booked a taxi to the cruise, it was approx a 20 mins drive. A shuttle bus took us to Hanoi when we finished the cruise and it was full of people and... More
April 1, 2016|
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Response from mitr8583 | Reviewed this property |
Nopes, you can hardly feel the diesel smell. Stay away from the roof and engine area.