Golden Cruise

US $125 / pax

Golden Cruise is a budget cruise with the largest size in Halong Bay. Beside its standout looks, the cruise would also bring you an excellent experience with its spacious rooms, good dining, and, of course, the stunning scenery of the bay. 




Golden Cruise Halong Bay overview
Golden Cruise Halong Bay overview

The cruise takes the golden color as its main theme, together with traditional designs that make Golden look like a shining star in the sea.
Golden Cruise featured 48 cabins with a capacity of up to 100 passengers, one of the largest in Halong Bay. Even though it’s been sailing since 2018, all of the features inside Golden’s cabin are well maintained, from modern TVs, air conditioning, luxurious bed to special details like a jacuzzi bathtub. There are 3 different types of cabins, including: Luxury Cabins, Family Cabins, and VIP Cabins.
Up on top of the cruise, you could also find a large and spacious sundeck with a panoramic view of the whole Halong Bay. There’ll be sun loungers lined up along the deck; turn it into the perfect place to chill and admire the beauty of the bay.



Golden Palace Restaurant
Golden Palace Restaurant

The cruise restaurant, “Golden Palace,” is located on the 2nd floor of the cruise, surrounded by a glass wall with a view of the bay. The food on board will be mainly Vietnamese style, with Halong Bay seafood as the soul of the dishes. Dining style will be a blend of buffets for breakfast and lunch, plus a la carte menus for dinners. Especially on sunny days, you could also have a chance to have a BBQ dinner on the deck.


Travel routes and activities


Cooking Class on board
Cooking Class on board

Just like others, Golden Cruise will cover Halong Bay’s main routes and attractions, including Sung Sot Cave, Ti Top Island, Luon Cave, and a part of Lan Ha Bay. There’ll be 2 options for you to choose from: 2 days for a quick look or 3 days with more relaxing schedules.
There’ll be a lot of activities during your time on board too: kayaking, swimming, cooking class, and a sunset party.


Highlight Facilities
US $125 / pax
Why book with us ?

Why choose Golden Cruise?

Cabin & Rates

Cabin 1
Luxury Cabin
2 pax
16.0 m2
All board - meals included
Triple Cabin
3 pax
20.0 m2
All board - meals included
VIP Cabin
2 pax
32.0 m2
All board - meals included

Inclusion & Policy

Price Inclusions
  • Full amenities Cabin with A/C
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Overnight Cruise
  • All meals on board. ( 02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast) for 2 days 1 night, ( 03 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfast) for 3 days 2 nights
  • Kayaking, Cocktail class, Yoga exercise, Bamboo boat, Swimming (if the weather permits), Fish fishing, Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment
  • All sightseeing entrance fees
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flowers and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin
Price Exclusion
  • Transfer from Hanoi – Halong Bay  – Hanoi (Could be booked at the next step)
  • Airfare, visa arrangements
  • Beauty Spa Services & Massage
  • Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
  • All other services NOT clearly mentioned above
Cancellation Policy

1. Cancel by customer

  • More than 5 days prior to arrival: complimentary.
  • 5 to 3 days before to arrival: 50% of the total rate.
  • Less than 3 days before to arrival: full rate.
  • No-show: 100 percent of total rate.
    *Refund will be issued within 7 business days

2. Cancellation due to inclement weather:
– In the event of inclement weather, the Management Board of Halong Bay will determine the morning of departure whether a cancellation is necessary. If such a cancellation is necessary, we will provide alternative travel arrangements or a full refund in accordance with the cruise policy.

Children Policy
  • Child from 0 – 4 Years old: free of charge. Sharing the same bed with parents
  • Child from 5 – 11 years old: 75% charge. Sharing the same bed with parents
  •  Child above 12 years old: 100% charge. Private Bed (extra Bed) within the same cabin as parents

*Please check rate to see detailed charge for each cruise


Day 1: Halong Bay - Sung Sot Cave - Ti Top Island (L,D)

12:30: Check in at Tuan Chau Marina. Transfer by tender to Golden Cruise.

13:30: Lunch at Golden Palace restaurant on board. Start the journey along Halong Bay.

14:45: Stop by and explore Sung Sot Cave.

15:45: Arrive Ti Top Island. Hiking to the top for viewpoint or swimming at the island’s beach.

17:30: Back to the cruise to attend sunset party.

21:00 Dinner time.

Day 2: Luon Cave - Tuan Chau Marina (Meals: B, L)

6:30: Doing Tai Chi on the deck (Optional)

7:00: Buffet breakfast at Golden Palace Restaurant. 

08:00: Travel to Luon Cave. Kayaking or bamboo boating to explore the smallest cave of Halong. 

09:30: Brunch time

11:30: Get back to Tuan Chau Marina. Say goodbye to Golden Cruise Halong Bay.


Day 1: Tuan Chau - Sung Sot Cave - Ti Top Island (B,L)


Arrive Tuan Chau. Transfer by boat to Golden Cruise.


After a delicious lunch, get to Sung Sot Cave. Visit the most famous cave of Halong bay. After that, spend time in Ti Top Island. Free to hiking to the viewpoint, kayaking or simply swimming in the beach. 

Get back to Golden Cruise later this afternoon for sunset party and cooking class. 


Dinner time. 

DAY 2: Cua Van - Dark and Bright Cave - Lan Ha Bay (B,L,D)


After morning Taichi Class, have breakfast and transfer to a day boat to explore the hidden Halong Bay. 

First stop is Cua Van Fishing Village. Learn about the daily life of local and how they manage to live on the bay. 

Return to the day cruise for lunch.


Meet the water again. Relaxing on the serene Ba Trai Dao Beach – an unspoiled beach which only reveal itself 3 hours per day. 

Later in the afternoon, get back to Golden Cruise


Dinner and relaxing on board.


Day 3: Halong Bay - Tuan Chau Marina (B,L)


Waking up for breakfast. 

Travel to Luon Cave, kayaking and bamboo boat to explore the smallest cave of the bay. 

10:00: Come back to the cruise, check out and have brunch. 

12:00: Back to Tuan Chau Marina. Farewell with the cruise. Tour end. 



Important Notes:


1. Could we get picked up and drop off at the airport?

No, the bus only picks up & drops off at Hanoi Old quarter. 

However, we’re also provide a separated service to transfer from Old Quarter to the Airport. Please kindly note in the booking so that our agent could advise accordingly.

2. Is there vegetarian food available ?

Yes. All of the cruises are now offer vegetarian options for travelers.

Besides, others food such as Halal, non-gluten,.. or any special requirement are also available. Please kindly inform us by email or “note section” once you process the booking in the next step. We’ll ensure your dining experience on board will be memorable.

3. Does the cruise price included transfer from Hanoi or Hai Phong or Ninh Binh?

No it’s not. We have mentioned clearly what’s included in “Price Inclusion” section above. However, we do provide transfer service between cruises and Hanoi/Hai Phong/Ninh Binh. It’s all could be booked in the next step. If your wish destination is not show up, kindly note down on the Booking Notes for our travel expert to advise accordingly.

4. If I plan to book a flight right after the cruise, what time should I book ?


The cruise would be back to the port at 11:30. It then take 3 hours to get back to Hanoi airport & 45 mins to get to Hai Phong airport. As a results, we strongly suggest:

  • Flight from Cat Bi Airport (Hai Phong City): After 2pm
  • Flight from Noi Bai Airport (Hanoi City): After 5pm
5. What should I pack for the cruise ?

When packing for Cruise, the most important items to bring are comfortable clothing, swimwear, and sunscreen. If you travel during winter months (November to Feb), you may also need to pack a light jacket or sweater to keep warm during cooler evenings.

 Typically, each cruise provides 1 – 2 bottles of water for free every day, and you will not be allowed to bring your own drinks. So, if you want to stay hydrated, bring some money (the drinks on board are a little pricy)

It is also recommended that you bring a camera or smartphone with enough of storage capacity for photos and videos in order to make the most of your trip. Prepare some waterproof protection for them, as you will be doing a lot of water-based activities.

Finally, remember to bring any medications or toiletries you might need while away from home.

Customer Reviews

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  1. jointheflow9

    The staff was incredibly helpful and kind, the food was outstanding, and the boat room for our overnight stay in Halong Bay was truly amazing. Very happy with the overall experience.

  2. Alice C

    I had an incredible experience with Golden Cruise. Everything went perfectly. The buses and boat were both comfortable. The rooms on board were absolutely incredible.

  3. Unnw

    IWe had a fantastic time during our 2N3D cruise on the Golden Cruise. breathtaking views, enjoyable activities, and our guide Minh was incredibly friendly, making it an unforgettable experience.

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