10 best Halong Bay Cruises

There are many types of cruises from standard to luxury that tourists can choose depend on their budget and demand. Below is the 10 best choices which received possitive feedbacks and reviews from tourists.
1. Garden Bay Cruise

Garden Bay Cruise offers genuinely life-enriching, unique and authentic Halong cruises. We combine the comfort of warm ancient wooden boat ambience with modern consolation, the convivial attentive service with the exclusive personal value added experience, the authentic touch of every Halong attractions and life with its majestic unique nature. And above all, the standard of a preferred and trustable cruise provider to thousands of Halong visitors has it proved. Garden Bay Halong cruise - genuinely yours.



2. Signature Halong Cruise

Signature Halong Cruise offers luxurious suites with stunning views of the famous Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has a rooftop sun terrace and provides free Tai Chi lesson on board.

Featuring French-inspired décor, air-conditioned suites come with parquet flooring, a wardrobe, seating area and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. A safe and minibar are also included. The en suite bathroom is equipped with a bathtub, hairdryer, slippers and free toiletries.

Signature Halong Cruise operates a 24-hour front desk that can assist guests with luggage storage. During the journey along Ha Long Bay, guests can enjoy various activities such as fishing, snorkelling and kayaking at a surcharge. Massage treatments can also be arranged on request.

The on-board restaurant serves a delectable spread of Vietnamese and Western cuisine from 07:00 to 21:00. A variety of drinks and light snacks are offered at the bar. Meals can also be enjoyed in the comfort of guests’ rooms.

There are total 12 cabins including 6 Junior Suites, 4 Senior Suites, 1 Exclusive Family Suite and 1 Elite Family Suite (2 connecting rooms).


Signature Halong
2. Pelican Luxury Cruise

Pelican Cruise is one of the newest and also most modern cruises sailing in Ha Long Bay. With 3 similar Pelican Luxury Cruises, each of 22 cabins, will provide a 5-stars experience.

The first Pelican boat launched in early 2012 and two others operated 2013

Pelican Cruise is capable to provide 22 double cabins to passengers with standardized amenities and noble decoration under unique main white color, in perfect settings: all with a wide bow-window and a private balcony, wooden floor and hand-made furniture, private air-conditioning and in-house telephone, safety box, and well appointed private bathroom with deluxe amenities too. Each of 22 cabins accommodating a maximum 150 passengers for Halong Bay Cruises or Event.

Highest security standards will be provided through state-of-the-art equipments and a continuous coaching of the crew. The fleet’s vessels will operate the latest electronic devices to operate safe cruises in all sea and weather conditions.Local and international crew will be trained to implement clear safety processes, while a speed boats’ fleet will be ready 24/24 to operate emergency rescue.


Pelican Cruise
3. Indochina Sails

Indochina Sails is one of the most long-standing cruises in Halong Bay, offering excellent service with an unparalleled cruise itinerary. The first company to offer overnight cruises on the bay, Indochina Sails is now widely known as the number one choice for discerning travelers, operating a fleet of six newly built wooden junks designed in time-honored traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities. The two newest Junks are Valentine Premium with 5 cabins and Indochina Sails Premium – the largest Junk with 24 cabins.There are a total of three Indochina Sails vessels and one higher class (Indochina Sails Premium), making the company among the largest cruise operatos in Halong Bay.

Boats are designed and fitted to international standards while maintaining traditional styling, creating the perfect balance of modern comforts and nostalgic ambiance. Spacious, well-appointed cabins are divided into a variety of classes for the better consideration of passengers: Superior, Deluxe, Suite and President Suite and feature with large bathrooms, large sundecks with comfortable lounging furniture.


Indochina Sails
4. Starlight Cruise

Starlight Cruises, luxurious and classic style junk cruises offers the perfect mix in traditional elegance and modern comfort. Starlight Cruises attention has been paid to the decoration and interior design. Halong Starlight Cruise features 32 comfortable rooms, wide and free front deck for viewing & photo shooting, special mini golf on board and separate swimming deck that is relax and comfortable space.

Sized from 22 m2, all Starlight cabins are selectively equipped to confine fine bedding, and are well recognized with expansive windows to be exposed to the widest views of the bay. Acknowledging the views are constantly changing, the bathroom is also widely exposed to the views to ensure every moment of yours counts.

The Starlight restaurant offers freshly-caught delicious seafood and other specialities to celebrate the fullest enjoyment of your sail-away.


Starlight Cruise
5. Dragon Pearl Junk

Dragon Pearl Junk is the bigger cruise option for group in the Indochina Junk family, there are three Dragon’s Pearl boats desisned based on the ancient Chinese sail-boat style. Dragon Pearl Junk was designed perfectly by wood, stone and bronze in harmony between tradition and luxury. Spread over 3 decks, Dragon Pearl Junk has 11 en-suite fully equipped cabins. Each cabin is well decorated in traditional style and modernly equipped for comfortable stay, sea view windows direct you enjoy outside fantastic landscape. The sundeck on top will be a great view to enjoy Bay in sunset and having fun with your friend.

This classic junk is ideal for parties for larger groups (up to 20 people) or even incentive groups. Alternatively book a berth and get to meet new friends as you cruise the bay.


Dragon Pearl Junk
6. Paloma Cruise

The Paloma is a traditional style wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team. Spread over 4 decks, Paloma Cruise has 16 cabins. All cabins are en-suite with hot showers and full bathroom amenities, towels and luxury linens. The Paloma Cruise is fully air conditioned throughout, there is plenty of storage space, a luxury spa, gourmet restaurant and a fully stocked bar. To ensure your safety and to give you peace of mind, Paloma Cruise is fully equipped with all the necessary equipments complying with international safety standards and requirements. The crew consists of 20 dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to making your stay with Paloma Cruise special and unforgettable.


Paloma Cruise
7. Glory Legend

Glory Legend Cruise is the newest cruise junk for Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay trip. Launched in the middle of December 2014, Glory Legend Cruise is a new choice for cruising in Halong Bay.

Glory Legend Cruise is designed with 17 luxurious cabins with full amenities and service, all cabins have a big scenery window, en suite bathroom, mini-bar, air-conditioned, boutique decor, the king size beds or quen size beds, paintings, and others... The Glory Legend Cruise's sundeck is the best place on boat to relax outdoor, taking pictures of amazing landscapes of Halong Bay, deck chairs are always available for you to stay in the sun.

Friendly and trained staff are always enthusiastic to serve customers 24/7 on board.


Glory Legend
8. Grayline Halong Cruise

Built in 2013, Gray Line Halong is the newest Classic cruise of 113-years worldwide brand Gray Line. Spreading over 3 decks with 14 luxury air-conditioned cabins, offers boutique interiors with oak-wooden wall hardwood floors, a wardrobe and windows which open out to sweeping sea views. The attached bathrooms come with free toiletries and a hairdryer. VIP cabin (Suites) has private terrace, Jacuzzi bathtub and private balcony.

Featuring well-appointed rooms with oriental décor and modern amenities, Gray Line Halong Cruise offers a spacious sundeck and an in-house restaurant and bar. Free wifi is available in public areas.

A 24-hour front desk will be happy to assist with shuttle services and luggage storage. Customers can also indulge in water activities like – kayaking and fishing. Other activities include Tai Chi demonstrations and cooking classes.

An array of local and international dishes can be sampled at the in-house restaurant. A selection of wines and cocktails are available at the bar.


Grayline Cruise
9. Oriental Sails

Designed in the concept of Oriental style junk boat, the Deluxe Oriental Sail is among the good-feedback junks in Halong Bay. There are two Oriental Sails whichs are Oriental Sails I and Oriental Sails II.

Oriental Sails I was built in 2009 and newly renovated in 2014 in ancient Vietnamese style, features 18 deluxe cabins of traditional style combined with modern facilities and comfort. The junk boasts rattan and wooden furnishings, a multitude of windows for amazing views from the inside, and a panoramic sundeck allowing different activities with the beauty of Halong Bay as a backdrop.

Oriental Sails II is inspired by traditional Vietnamese style, features Vietnamese charm combined with modern facilities and high quality service. The junk boat offers rattan & wooden furnishings, cozy cabins and restaurant, wide windows for stunning panoramic views of Halong Bay, and relaxing spacious top deck allowing endless joy & leisure.

Oriental Sails cabins offer a range of facilities and an elegant ambiance.

The cabins are designed and fitted international standards, featuring a rich wooden decor, with large windows from which to enjoy the spectacular scenery of Halong Bay. The comfortable bedding with luxuriant lines ensures you a restful sleep in style.


Oriental sails