Kayaking in Halong Bay

Kayaking in Halong Bay

Halong is one of the natural wonders of the world with beautiful landscapes. Halong Bay is becoming an attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists. One of the reasons that make this place the ideal spot is the diversity of the forms of tourism in Halong Bay.

Among them, kayaking has appeared in Halong Bay since the early 90s of the last century. At first, kayaking is mainly for foreigners who love adventure. However, domestic visitors, especially active young people who love to explore, are also very interested in this form of tourism. If you travel to Halong Bay, let’s experience with kayak Halong Bay Vietnam.

General Information

Kayak is a rubber boat that can only contain up to 2 people. When kayaking, Halong bay kayak explorers should wear the swimsuit for the most comfortable. Also, you will be equipped with a life- jacket. Kayaking is quite dangerous for people who do not know how to swim. You can go to Dau Be, Luon cave, Ba Ham, Co cave by kayaking.

When kayaking, you should be careful to avoid your phone and camera falling into the water. When going into the deep caves, visitors should lie on the boat and use their hand to push the boat down the water (absolutely not sit sailing).

The rental of a kayak is 150k / 1 hour. Tourist can rent a kayak at the pier and island.

Kayaking in Halong

Kayaking in Halong

The address for rent is kayak Ha Long Club, Group 94, Don Dien Ward, Ha Khau Ward, Halong City.

Coming to Halong tours, tourists can not only explore the nature of the bay on luxury yachts but also see the beautiful scenery through experiencing Halong Bay with the kayak. Visitors can relax and watch the clouds of Halong Bay. Not only sailing through each corner of the cave, but Halong bay kayak explorers can also touch the stalactites in the caves here.

Along with the kayak on Halong Bay, visitors will explore the fishing villages in Halong. The explorers will participate in the experience as fishermen along with the local people and discover the unique culture of the fishing village in Halong Bay. Many visitors prefer to sail to the rafts to see the daily life of fishers, from how to knit nets, remove nets, feed fish, and even cook on the raft.

The destination for these experience activities can be, Cua Van fishing village, Van Chai Halong Fishing Village, Vung Vieng fishing village, Ba Hang fishing village. You can rent a kayak right at Halong tourist port.

Continuing the trip to discover Halong Bay with kayak, tourists will pass through Lu Huong islet, Trong Mai islet, Heaven Gate and stop in front of Luon cave. Tourists freely discover the mysterious nature of TiTop island, drop in the clear blue water in Halong Bay. This is one of the interesting things to attract visitors to come and join when having a Halong Bay trip by kayaking.

kayaking in Halong Bay

Kayaking in Halong Bay

Climbing to the top of Titop mountain, visitors can enjoy the panoramic view of the bay in eyesight. The limestone islands with different shapes and sizes stand in the middle of the sea blue sky. After having dinner, visitors light the ink squirrels or communicate with the boat staffs. In the morning, visitors enjoy a cup of coffee and admire the breathtaking sunrise. Then travelers will start a new day to discover the beauty of the Sung Sot Cave and the stalactite cave carries with the shape of forest, chicken, toad, dragon, waterfall, etc.

Kayaking guide

The first thing to do when kayaking is to sit in the boat, then put your back behind the seat. You should let your knees bent to be comfortable. To find the right point to put your feet, stretch your legs out and shrink one step to find the best place. Placing hands on the paddle is also very important. You should let your arms parallel with your shoulder's width. The elbow creates an angle of 90º when holding the paddle to the top of the head. Make sure the lengths between 2 parts are the same on the outside of the handle.


Do not let your legs become too straight, which will cause you to feel lower back pain due to pressure compression.

You should not be too curved legs. It will cause an impact on the fixed part of the knee and makes it difficult when you are kayaking.

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