Halong Bay, Quang Ninh, Vietnam

price from $139,00/night

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Free airpot Pick up or Drop off

Enjoy endless beauties in Halong Bay with Flamingo Cruise! Built in 2014, the cruise has 3 floors with 14 cabins, luxury restaurant and bar, a sundeck for relaxing and relishing the views and much more!

All the cabins are designed lavishly with contemporary facilities, and you have an amazing chance to discover the authentic Vietnam life.

Flamingo cruise Halong facilities

General Services Activities
  •  24-hour Security
  •  Doctor on call
  •  Reception
  •  Rowing boat
  •  Safety box at reception
  •  Tender for sightseeing
  • Baby cot
  •  Bar
  •  Beauty Services and Massage
  •  Restaurant
  • Cooking classes
  •  Fishing
  •  Kayaking
  •  Spa & Massage
  •  Swimming
  •  Tai Chi

Accommodation

  • Deluxe Cabin: 08
  • Premium Deluxe Cabin: 04
  • Suite Cabin : 02

Cacabin Amenities (All cabin Types)

  • Nonsmoking cabins with A/c
  • Large window overlooking to the bay
  • Complimentary
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Toiletries
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Life vests
  • Hammer
  • Hair-Dryer
  • In-house slipper
  • Wardrobe

Dining Room & Bar

  • Number of restaurant or bar: 01
  • Lunch: 13h00 – 14h30 set-menu
  • Dinner: 19h00 – 21h00 set-menu
  • Breakfast: 7h00 – 8h15 set-menu
  • Seating capacity: 36 passengers
  • Bar: teas, coffees, fresh juice, mock tails, cocktails and wine list sourced around the world

Sundeck

  • Number of deck: 01
  • Number of tables: 2
  • Number of lounge chairs: 12

Tender boat

  • Number of tender boat: 01
  • Type: Gasoline canoe
  • Capacity: 30 people

Flamingo Cruise policies regulated by ORIGIN TRAVEL

Cancellation policy by objective factors:

  • All cruises in Ha Long Bay provide overnight accommodation services in the Bay and it is required to obtain the permission from Ha Long Bay’s Management Board.
  • Management Board has full rights to cancel all overnight cruises on specific day at any time for highest safety level of passengers due to bad weather conditions such as: foggy, strong winds, tropical monsoon, thunderstorm, cyclone, storm… In those cases, following policies will be applied:
  • If the cancellation notice is released before tourists depart to Ha Long Bay mean that no any services have used yet: Origin Travel will refund 100%
  • If the cancellation notice is informed during you are taking the trip, you have used some parts of service package Halong Cruise trip until the time you stop such as transfer, meals, day excursion trip, rowing boat, etc, Origin Travel will only charge fee of used services and will refund for unused services. This amount refund will be informed for you on email the day after 
  • If the trip is shortened from 3 days/2 nights to 2 days/1 night: Origin Travel will charge fee of 2 days/1 night trip, plus other services have already used and will refund for unused parts .
  • In the case of cruise cancellation, Origin Travel will inform you as soon as possible for detail of cancellation risk, possible situation and alternative options to help you plan your trip if you agree.

Important Notes:

  • The cancellation is announced ONLY by the Management Board of Ha Long Bay in urgent circumstances and often short time notice for safety reasons to tourists. Therefore, Origin Travel highly appreciates for your kind understandings and great co-operations with us.
  • On Low Season from May to July is the period of storm on sea and sometimes affect to Ha Long Bay with many unpredictable weather signals. Therefore, more cruises of course will be cancelled with short notice during this season. We will update you as soon as possible when we have notification from the Management Board.
  • In all cases, please kindly contact Origin Travel’s consultants directly for promptly assistance if needed. We stay at utmost disposal to provide the best support to you!
  • In the event of bad weather, the programs are subject to change without prior notice.
  • In the case of cruise cancellation, transportation back to Hanoi can only be arranged at late afternoon, expected time of arriving in Hanoi is 10:00 pm.

Children Price & Extra Bed:

Infact the children price will be applied depend on each cruise you choose, it is not the same for all cruises. Notes price below is the sample and we will confirm you exactly when you receive your detailed request for children

  • Child under 4 years old: Free of charge but limiting ONLY one child traveling with two adults. And all services will be shared with parent, if requires to have anything for child will be extra charge. Origin Travel cannot guarantee the availability of a baby cot. Just some cruises has baby cost, this will be confirm base on cruise name you choose
  • Child from 5 to 11 years old sharing cabin with two adults on mattress, child rate will be charge, but limiting one child per cabin only.
  • Two children under 11 years old sharing a private cabin will be charged at 80% of full cabin rate
  • Child from the age of 12 will be applied the full charge as cabin for adults

NOTE:

  • Shuttle Bus: Daily departure 7:30 – 8:30 AM from Hanoi (depend on each cruise time is different)
  • Check-in group: Depart from Hanoi at 8:30 AM
  • Check in on board: 12:00 PM
  • Check-out: Check out the board: 11:00 AM
  • Return Hanoi: 16:30 PM
  • Guide: English, Vietnamese (other languages upon request)

Other notice: 

  • PEAK SEASON SURCHARGE: Surcharges (+ 25%) Christmas Eve on annual 24 Dec
  • Solar New Year Day on annual 01 Jan
  • Compulsory Gala Dinner on Christmas Eve 24th Dec and New Year Eve 31st
  • Note: The price bases on cruise name to have exactly amount

1: Cancellation policy by subjective factors:

Period prior to the cruise date Below 05 cabins From 05 cabins up to 10 cabins
More than 30 days 0% 0%
08 to 30 days 10% of each cancelled cabin 30% of each cancelled cabin
05 to 07 days 50% of each cancelled cabin 60% of each cancelled cabin
04 days and below 100% of each cancelled cabin 100% of each cancelled cabin
No show 100% 100%

2. FOR CHARTER CRUISE

Period prior to the cruise date Charter
More than 60 days Loss of deposit or 30 % of total cost
60 to 30 days 50% of total cost
29 to 15 days 75% of total cost
14 days and below 100% of total cost
No show 100% of total cost

Available Itinerary


  • Halong Bay Cruise 2 Days

    Explore the amazing beauties of Halong Bay, cruise to Hoa Cuong Village, Soi Sim Beach and Coconut Three Island and as...

    • x 28
    • x 6
    • x 14
    • 18
  • Halong Bay Cruise 3 Days

    Time to go to the must-see spots in Halong Bay. Discover the beauties of fishing village, sandy beaches and wild...

    • x 28
    • x 6
    • x 14
    • 18

Cruise Reviews

  • merh jack

    1 Review
    "Beautiful boat, great food, fabulous sights"
    We booked a one overnight cruise and were so pleasantly surprised by how lovely the boat was, the service was great and the food was excellent. The scenery is dreamlike and much more extensive than we expected. A great bonus was an opportunity to do a little kayaking around the sight. We loved every moment.
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    bradcarp p

    2 Reviews
    "Frustrated by Typhoon but great cruise experience overall"
    My wife and I booked a 2 day 1 night cruise with Flamingo. We paid $320 total ($160pp). We selected the most expensive terrace/balcony room, which I highly recommend. The staff picked us up on time from our hotel and was friendly throughout the 3+hour drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay. We arrived to cloudy rainy skies and after transfer from the bus to the boat, we were gathered in the dining room on the boat for lunch when our tour guide broke the news that we would be unable to stay on the boat overnight due to approaching typhoon. Apparently, the government regulates the tour boats fairly strictly and was preventing any of them from operating overnight. The cruise was to continue on a Day-Cruise itinerary with tour of cave and lunch/snack on the boat then return in the evening after 6 hours crushing the bay. We were given two options at that point 1) return that evening to Hanoi and receive refund for 2nd day 2) stay overnight in Halong city hotel with free dinner/breakfast/lunch then return to Hanoi the following day with no refund. We chose option 2 after requesting the tour company to also cover our $50 bar tab for drinks while on the shortened cruise. They agreed (with some negotiation). The brief cruise was wonderful. The boat was not the biggest/newest in the harbor but it was quite charming. The food was good. Drinks were great. The cave was amazing! My only complaint were the crowds at the cave. I'd hoped to get a more peaceful, relaxed vibe more in synch with the natural beauty of the Bay but our shortened tour precluded that as we didn't have time to travel too far from the crowds. For a couple short hours, though, in our room with the balcony, my wife and I had the coziness nap ever! The room had a comfortable nautical feel with lots of dark wood, the bed was soft with crisp white sheets, big windows with views of the water/mountains/bay and of course the private balcony with seating for two. We were bummed not to be staying the night! Instead we returned to harbor and were transferred to the Morning Star hotel which, as best I can tell, is unaffiliated with Flamingo cruises except to provide hotel stay in the event of tour cancelations. Our experience at the hotel was one of our worst ever -- mainly due to our room 501 smelling increasingly like sewage throughout the night...like we were sleeping in a porta-potty. It was so bad we were actually frightened to light a match for fear of exploding methane gas! The staff at the hotel were friendly, even though they spoke little-to-no-English, and put us in a new room the next morning. After a nice lunch in the hotel dining room on the top floor with beautiful views of the bay, our tour company picked us up on time and transferred us back to Hanoi. Turns out, in the end, the typhoon fizzled to a gentle, foggy rain storm but still all tours on the bay the next day were cancelled starting in the morning -- they didn't even get the option of a 6 hour day cruise. We were feeling grateful. In summary: PROS: charming junk boat; the balcony/terrace room was very comfortable; cruise staff was friendly, fair, reliable; food & drinks were good; price was quite reasonable; all inclusive (except alcohol), Halong Bay scenery is stunning. CONS: this cruise, and maybe all Halong Bay cruises, seem very susceptible to weather conditions; crowds at the cave were queued up; Back-up-hotel accommodations stink...literally. All that being said, I give Flamingo Cruise 4 stars mostly on the merit of their staff and their core Cruise services. Visited January 2016
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