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Alova Cruises

Lot 26, Tuan Chau Harbor, Halong, Quang Ninh Show map
Alova Cruises
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Lan Ha Bay route
All meals included
  • One of the best budget cruises in the bay
  • Small-size cruise with only 11 cabins
  • Compact rooms with full amenities
  • Vietnamese and international cuisine are served in abundance
  • Itineraries with signatures in Lan Ha Bay: Tra Bau and Dark-Bright Cave

Cruise information

Lan Ha Bay - Dark & Bright Cave - Tra Bau
Alova Cruise

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05-11 Years old 75% Adult fares
12 Years old and up Full Adult fares
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About Alova Cruises

Renovated in 2020, Alova Cruise offers 11 thoughtful-equipped cabins, making a cozy and intimate space for traveling coming to Lan Ha Bay. Guests are well taken care of by a dedicated crew team who are hospitable and enthusiastic. 2 days/1 night program includes a series of activities such as kayaking or relaxing on the sampan boat, swimming, squid fishing, witnessing the sunset with Happy Hour, etc.


+ Clean and well-equipped cabins

+ Staff is friendly and attentive

+ Food is varied


- The vessel looks a bit downgraded

- The excursions are crowded and the area for swimming has rubbish.

Bottom Line

Alova Cruise brings an intimate space and an enticing cruising experience in Lan Ha Bay at a very affordable price.

Itinerary & activities

Currently, Alova Cruise only offers a 2 day 1 night itinerary on the bay. The vessel cruises to Dark - Bright Cave and Tra Bau area - two highlights in Lan Ha Bay that travelers cannot miss. Guests will kayak through the cave to experience the tranquility, immerse in the crystal clear water, and witness the majestic view of karst mountains. The cruise also includes a variety of activities such as a fruit carving class, Happy Hour - buy 2 drinks get 1 more free, Taichi session, or squid fishing.

Cruise quality

The cruise provides not only well-furnished cabins but also amenities and services for relaxing and entertainment needs of passengers.

Cabin quality

All 11 cabins on Alova Cruise include a private ensuite bathroom and a stunning ocean view. Guests can find all amenities needed such as bath towels, toiletries, slippers, complimentary water, life jacket, fire extinguisher, soft mattress and comfy pillow, etc. There are family options on Alova Cruise.

  • Grand Deluxe: 22 sqm, 1st deck, double or twin beds, for 2 adults + 1 child
  • Premier Deluxe: 24 sqm, 2nd deck, double or twin beds, for 2 adults + 1 child
  • Family Deluxe: 30 sqm, 2nd deck, double bed + single bed, for 3 adults + 1 child
  • Family Suite with balcony: 35 sqm, 2nd deck, double bed + single bed, for 3 adults + 1 child

Service & facilities

The budget cruise offers no shortage of modern services and facilities such as a restaurant and indoor bar, sky bar, and open airy sundeck with loungers for relaxing and sightseeing. Travelers can also book a transfer service with pick up and drop off from the hotel, request for birthday or anniversary setup, or events on Alova Cruise.

Food & Drink

The intimate restaurant serves travelers hearty meals with set menus and buffets. Not only seafood, but diners can also savor varied dishes from local and international cuisine. There are 4 meals included in the 2 day/1 night program in which the first lunch is a set menu while the dinner, breakfast, and brunch are on buffet.

Besides, there is a bar stocked with plenty of beverages such as beer, wine, soft drinks, cocktails, etc.

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Frequently asked questions

Does the ship cater to vegetarians?

Yes. Vegetarian food is served upon request on Alova cruise.

Are there connecting rooms onboard?

No. There are no connecting rooms on Alova Cruise.

Are the drinks included on the ship?

No. Guests are provided with complimentary bottles of water in the room. For other drinks from the bar, they are charged and you can pay the crew staff at the end of the tour.

What is the cruise port address?

The cruise port address is no. 16, Tuan Chau International Harbor, Halong, Quang Ninh.

Does the trip include a transfer from Hanoi?

No. The rate does not include the transfer from Hanoi. You can book the shuttle bus separately at the cost of US$15 per person per round trip. Kindly note that pick up and drop off location is applied for Hanoi Old Quarter area only.

Things to know


12:15 to 12:30.


9:30 to 10:30 depending on each cruise's schedule.

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Cancellation policy due to bad weather

Maps and Itineraries

Lot 26, Tuan Chau Harbor, Halong, Quang Ninh

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Chloe (Australia)
My wife and I recently visited Halong Bay on Peony cruise. The price is very reasonable and the vegetarian food …
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I contacted Visit Halong Bay staff for some trip idea and they responded very swiftly with good recommendations.
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My trip to Halong Bay was delayed because of Covid-19 and I am so glad that I made it back …
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