Emeraude Cruise Halong Bay

Tuan Chau Tourist Wharf, Halong City, Vietnam

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Emeraude Cruise - The pride of Halong Bay!
The Emeraude is a replica of an Indochina paddle steamer dating back to 1906. The wonderful history of Emeraude is also worth reading in full. Emeraude Cruise features 37 luxury… more »
Emeraude Cruise - The pride of Halong Bay!
The Emeraude is a replica of an Indochina paddle steamer dating back to 1906. The wonderful history of Emeraude is also worth reading in full. Emeraude Cruise features 37 luxury cabins meticulously designed to evoke the nostalgic charm of colonial Indochina while equipped with high quality amenities in order to give you the five-star experience. The cruise is carefully designed in details, the wood floors, oriental rugs, Tiffany lamps, colonial style brass fans, brass fittings all speak to the ship’s heyday and the windows provide nonstop scenery. Emeraude Cruise also offers plenty of interesting activities to explore the hidden charm of Halong Bay such as trekking, swimming and kayaking and specially exploring karst cave. less «

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Children's birthday must be from January 01, 1960 to January 01, 1965 to make sure the age between 5 and 10 years old in comparision to the departure date .
Infants's birthday must be from January 01, 1966 to January 01, 1970 to make sure the age between 0 and 4 years old in comparision to the departure date .
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Room type Max Person Cabin & Rates

Superior Cabin

15.0 m2

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Deluxe Cabin

15.0 m2

Suite Cabin

19.5 m2

Price Includes

  • Welcome cocktail
  • Entrance fee to Halong Bay.
  • Insurance onboard
  • Luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin
  • Tax and service charges
  • Vietnamese buffet lunch and dinner
  • European breakfast buffet

Price Excludes

  • Transfer Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi (Shuttle bus pick up and drop off at Emeraude's sales office at 46 Le Thai To) (book in next step)
  • Kayaking Services (Book in next step)
  • Spa services
  • Beverages and items excluded in rates inclusion

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 15 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rates
  • From 14 to 2 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
  • Less than 48 hours prior to check-in: 100% of total rates
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates

Cancellation due to bad weather

If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:

  • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
  • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
  • The trip be cut down from 2 nights to 1 night, tourists will be charged a 2 days/1 night trip, plus other used services, the rest will be refunded.
  • The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!

Children Policy

  • US$ 65.00 net/child from 6 to 11 years old sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults on mattress, limiting to one child per booking only.
  • Free of charge for child below the age of 6 years old travelling with parents limiting to one child per booking only. Party A can not guarantee the availability of a cot.
  • Child from the age of 12 must solely occupy a cabin and pay full cabin rate.

Full Itinerary

Day 1 Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Emeraude Cruise
  • Sung Sot Cave
08:00 Pick up at Emeraude Cruise Office: 46 Le Thai To Street and transfer to Halong (book transfer in next step).

12:00 Arrive at the harbor. Register/Check-in at Emeraude Café. You will be taken on our excursion boat from the wharf and make your way out onto the bay to board Emeraude Cruise. Once on board you will be greeted with a complimentary drink and meet the crew. Enjoy buffet lunch while the cruise passing extraordinary limestone karst landscapes.

Reach Sung Sot Cave, take a guided shore excursion to discover impressive stalactite formations inside.

Next destination is the Pearl Farm, learn about the pearl cultivation or enjoy kayaking, swimming.

Back to the cruise, relax on the sundeck with complimentary canapes or join making Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls.Then, an European dinner buffet will be served.

After dinner, spend free time to relax in your cabin, or join evening activities: Squid fishing (Seasonal), Silver Screen "Indochine”....

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Emeraude Cruise
Day 2 Halong Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay - Hanoi
  • Tai Chi Lesson On Sundeck
In the morning head to the sundeck to participate in our daily Tai Chi sessions. Coffee, tea, cookies and muffins are available on the sundeck (free)

Summer Program (from April to October): Swim and Kayak at Ho Dong Tien Area

Winter Program (from November to March): Cruise to Luon Cave and explore by a bamboo boat.

Back to the cruise, an energizing full breakfast is served while cruising back to main land. Leave your luggage outside of cabins and check-out around 9:30. On arrival, bus will pick up at the Emeraude Café and transfer you back to Hanoi around 16:00. End of Services.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: NA

Important Notes:

  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.


  • 24-hour Security
  • Boutique Library
  • Conference & meeting facilities
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Reception
  • Rowing boat
  • Safety box at reception
  • Tender for sightseeing
  • Theme Cruise
  • Baby cot
  • Bar
  • Beauty Services and Massage
  • Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
  • Fresh flower
  • IDD at the reception
  • Library
  • Restaurant

Departure Info

  • Shuttle Bus: Daily departure from Hanoi at: 8:15 AM at; 46 ly Thai To Street
  • Check-in: Depart from Hanoi: 8:30 AM Check in on board: 12:00 PM
  • Check-out: Check out the board: 10:00 AM Return Hanoi: 15:30 PM
  • Guide: English Speaking Guide on Board

Activities on Board

  • BBQ Dinner
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Spa & Massage
  • Swimming
  • Tai Chi

Activities on Request

  • Birthday / Wedding anniversary/ Honeymoon
  • Steam/Sauna
  • Wedding ceremony

5 reviews are submitted by our customers after using service: Emeraude Cruise


Based on 5 reviews

Traveler rating
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  • Food/Drink
  • Cabin quality
  • Staff quality
  • Activity
Score breakdown
Traveler type

Ms.Anne Price

Yarraville, Australia

12 October, 2016

The two activities were good along with the local guide Jack. Our time on the Emmeraude was very good as indicated by the scores above.

We were informed we would not be going to Cat Ba but not that we would be moved to a smaller boat prior to departure.


Mr. Matthew Auw


24 October, 2012

The Cruise ship was very smooth-sailing and did not cause us any seasickness. The engines were relatively quiet and we could sleep well even though our cabin was near the rear of the ship. Since it was a big ship, it also helped us to feel safe.
Buffet portions were adequate and we got to try most of… More

The Cruise ship is beginning to age. Water leaked in through some of the restaurant windows during heavy rains.
Some foods in the buffets appear overcooked, such as the sauteed vegetables and fried spring rolls. Sad that drinks/water are not complimentary at lunch and dinner.
Cabin might be in need of… More


Mr. Elmer Encarnacion

Quezon City, Philippines

1 October, 2012

No wifi on board
Minimal activities on board


Ms. Suzanne King

Sydney , Australia

29 May, 2012

Both Cruise, Staff, Cabin are good in general

Cruise was very short not even 24 hours
Activities should be free


Mr. René Ducry

Matran, Switzerland

11 November, 2011

We got very nice trip, good organisation and transfer, beautifull place.

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Tours of Emeraude Cruise

Hanoi Halong Bay Sung Sot Cave Pearl Farm Ho Dong Tien Cave Luon Cave Bai Tu Long Bay
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Hanoi Halong Bay Sung Sot Cave Lan Ha Bay Cat Ba Island Ho Dong Tien Cave Luon Cave Bai Tu Long Bay
Review Score: of 1 review -
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Cruise Overview

Launched in: 2003
Numer of Cabins: 37
Cruise Type: Metal Boat
Operated by: Emeraude Cruises

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