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The Au Co Cruise


Cruise Halong Bay in style in the glamorous beauty of the Gulf of Tonkin, with its dramatic scenery, its inviting and isolated sandy beaches, and the fascinating local life to be found in its floating fishing villages motivated us to introduce the natural wonders of this World Heritage site to visitors. That’s where the idea for The Au Co was born.

Rate from 412 per person
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Launched in 2012, The Au Co is the only cruise operator in Halong Bay offering continuous three-day cruise in a single trip through the Gulf of Tonkin, covering world-renowned Halong Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay. In addition to bringing the guests to the most remote parts of the area to provide them with an exclusive itinerary, The Au Co features state of the art design in safety and luxury. The fleet is composed of 2 luxurious ships, boasting 32 spacious private cabins each with fully equipped bathrooms and panoramic balconies.
Graceful and sophisticated in every detail, The Au Co is setting new standards when it comes to luxury cruises in Halong Bay and travel in Vietnam, guaranteeing her passengers a lifetime experience. Her 3 day voyage will not only journey through the natural wonders of UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, Halong Bay, but uniquely will also allow passengers to discover the Bays of Lan Ha and Bai Tu Long, as well as Cat Ba Island, with its renowned National Park.
The Au Co strives to provide minimum impact on the local invironment and will operate under the concept of sustainable tourism. It's the owners' major goal and commitment to support local communities and conserve the beauty of the Gulf of Tonkin for future generations. The Au Co aims to offer Tours of Halong Bay which there is no negative impact on the environment that surrounds us.
The Au Co – for all travelers seeking a lifetime experience.  
No of vessels 02
Length: 56m
Width  : 10.43 m
Depth : 3.20m
Crew  : 45
No of cabins: 32 (all with French balcony, floor-to-celling sliding glass doors)
Capacity : 66
Build in : 2011
Launched: April 2012


08.00: Transfer to Halong Bay from your hotel in Hanoi
12.30: Arrive in Halong Bay. Check-in at the cruise centre.
12.45: Depart from Tuan Chau Island, meet the onboard team and receive the safety briefing.
13.30: Acquaint yourself with the five elements cuisine with lunch on board while The Au Co cruising leisurely towards the Vung Ha area.
15.30: Visit the Ban Chan  Beach for swimming and water activities.
17.30: Take part in the cooking demonstration.
18.00: Enjoy Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1 free).
19.15: Savour our five elements signature dinner of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water while the boat is anchored for our overnight stop.
20.30: Relax with a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing on the deck.
07.00: Start the day with a Tai Chi class on the sundeck or enjoy the breathtaking views of the bay while the ship begins slowly cruising.
07.30: Have breakfast onboard while The Au Co cruises in Bai Tu Long Bay.
09.00: Visit Thien Canh Son cave.
11.15: Take a tour at the Captain’s Bridge and the Engine Room
12.00: Enjoy lunch in Ha Long restaurant while The Au Co cruises towards Bai Tu Long bay
14.30: Joining free activity on beach swimming and kayaking.
.17.00: Make the most of an extended Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1 free).
19.15: Try the barbeque buffet in the restaurant while the boat is at anchor.
20.30: End the day with a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing on the deck.
21.00: Join our kitchen staff for the fruit carving sessions.
06.30: Start the day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck or enjoy the breath-taking views
of the bay while The Au Co cruises leisurely in Bai Tu Long Bay.
07.00: Take your time over breakfast.
07.45: Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by traditional bamboo boat.
09.00: Prepare for check out: passenger’s bags must be put in the corridor.
09.45: Join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony then check-out.
10.45: Disembark in Tuan Chau.
15:00: Drop off at hotel. End of the tour.



  • Welcome drink, juice, tea and coffee in the morning.
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • English/French speaking guide onboard
  • Luxury cabin with Air-conditioner, private bathroom, hot water, shower, standing cabin.
  • All meals mentioned above 
  • Insurance onboard.
  • Tax and service charges


  • Airport Transfers & hotels
  • Optional requested services: such as massages, beauty services, music performances, kayaking, diving..)
  • Drinks, tips and personal expenses.
  • Beverages
  • All service non-clearly mentioned in the inclusions list.
  • Shuttle bus round trip (Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi)


  • Sun Glasses
  • Sun Block
  • Wide Brim Hat
  • Insect Repellent
  • Swim Suits
  • Camera
  • Warm Clothes (in winter from November to April)
  • Original valid passport is required upon check-in on-board


  • This itinerary is subject to change without prior notice if adverse weather or tide conditions occur.
  • Day boat is a sharing boat, used for outdoor activities on the second day only.
  • Advanced reservationsare required with complete passenger details, including Full Name, Gender, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date.
  • Please inform us of special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) before departure.
  • Cat Ba Island may not be accessible on some days and shall be replaced by another attraction.
  • At times, day boats might be used for transfer on the second day of the trip for operation matters. 

Cabin Type 01st Oct 2017 to 30th Apr 2018 01st May to 30th Sep 2018
Single Cabin Double Cabin Single Cabin Double Cabin
Deluxe $ 740 $ 970 $ 615 $ 880 Book
Grand Deluxe $ 780 $ 1020 $ 652 $ 925 Book
Executive $ 800 $ 1050 $ 672 $ 950 Book
Long Quan Suite $ 1150 $ 1520 $ 978 $ 1375 Book
Au Co Suite $ 1290 $ 1699 $ 1095 $ 1535 Book

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