Would recommend to anyone. Huge shout out to our overnight guide Tony for the good times and jokes. I hope everyone gets to experience him as a guide.
Cat Ba Vision was actually recommended to us after meeting some other travelers in central Vietnam. We knew we wanted to do some kind of boat tour and had heard of the floating homestays / fishing villages but hadn't researched much. Even after looking into a few other companies, Cat Ba Vision's price seemed much more reasonable for what you got.
We had a long first day out on the big boat with plenty of stops for swimming and to jump off the top (much higher than expected). Kayaking in lagoons through caves, snorkeling and a huge lunch. The guides were so friendly and genuinely seemed interested in everyone.
My friend and I chose to do the 2 day, 1 night tour so we could stay over night on one of the floating homes. The homestay was part of a fishing village so that made it all that more cool. The accommodation was more that nice considering we were floating in the ocean. AC, wifi and decent showers. Day 2 was even more secluded as only 6 of our original group of 20 decided to do the overnight.
Cat Ba Vision is the best- they delivered an absolutely amazing tour of Cat Ba islands and Ha Long Bay-we spent the first day swimming, kayaking and enjoying a beautiful buffet lunch before overnighting on a floating home stay with an excellent dinner. We experienced a taste of how life is on the water and even had a moonlit swim with glowing plankton. The next morning was an extended kayak session and beautiful swim in a secluded lagoon before the return to Cat Ba Town and another excellent meal. Learnt heaps about how the locals live and really got close to some of the wildlife! The briefing and organisation was very professional and all the staff super helpful, informative and friendly. An amazing trip delivered by exceptional guides-a huge thanks to Son and Kong for the effort you put in. My kids really enjoyed the experience which has been a highlight of our travel in Vietnam. Thanks Cat Ba Vision!
We really enjoyed our 2 days trip with Cat ba vision. Everything was well organized, we did lot of activities. The food buffet was every time excellent. And the staff was really friendly with us, they speak a good English and are happy to share their experience in halong bay or lan ha bay. Special mention for Tony one of our guide who was funny and nice guy !!
We booked a day trip with this company the day before the actual tour. Booking was very professional and smooth and the lady in the office showed us the exact path our boat was about to take on the map.
The tour was an absolute delight. The tour guide Sun was super nice, we barely met any other tourist boats throughout the day, lunch was delicious, the itinerary was great as it was long enough, interesting and we got to observe sunset on the way back. Would definitely recommend!!!
We did the 1 day tour, with the morning spent in Lan Ha bay and the afternoon in Halong bay.
The guide, Sun, was outstanding, super friendly and knowledgeable about the area. The places that we stopped for swimming and kayaking were amazing, beautiful scenery and very peaceful, not busy with tourists at all.
I especially enjoyed kayaking through the caves and swimming in the ocean.
The lunch onboard the boat was plentiful and tasted good.