Halong bay has been considered as one of the best places for kayaking in the world. Kayaking tours in Halong Bay appeared in the early 90s of the last century. At first, private Halong cruises with kayaking was primarily for adventurous foreign tourists. But so far, the domestic travelers, especially young people who are active and love exploring are also very interested in this type of tourism.
Kayaking will help you discover Halong Bay in a unique and exciting way. Once you visit Halong Bay, have a go at rowing the kayak and visit fishing villages in Vung Vieng, Cong Dam… and explore the beautiful scenery on the bay as well as the lives of the fishermen here. For many visitors, the most interesting thing is that they are rowing into the tunnel caves to explore countless stalactites that Halong bay is blessed with strange shapes and sizes. Especially when the kayak go into the lower tunnels, you will have to stick your hand inside and pushed the boat into the cave, visitors will have to lie on the boat to go through the cave. According to experienced rowers, kayaking in Halong bay is a sport that is quite dangerous for those who can not swim, or lose your temper. However, to feel all the majestic beauty of the bay and explore the stunning cliffs and caves, visitors do not miss this opportunity. You can paddle alone or accompany others to discover the bay in your own way.
As a visitor you want to experience to discover Halong Bay by kayaking, you can join the tour overnight on the bay with luxury junks. Because this is part of an itinerary most cruise ships are equipped with kayaks for guests to explore in the beautiful and safe places. On the other hand, traveling to Halong bay, you can also go to destinations such as Ti Top Island, Sung Sot cave, Bo Nau cave, Vung Vieng fishing village where there are kayak rental service, you’ll be able to rent the kayaks yourself, for about 10 usd/hour. There are several types of kayaks made of composite plastic, molded rubber or inflatable boat with oars. Areas such as Luon Cave, Ba Trai Dao, Ba Ham, Dau, Hang Co islets… is the appropriate place to go kayaking.