Cruise overview

Got Pier, Hai Phong, Vietnam View on map
8.7/10
Editor Rating

“ Launched in 2017, Era cruises Halong brings cruisers a memorable experience on a modern boat ship with high standards, the latest safety features, and exotic voyages. Extraordinary itinerary cruising around Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay brings adventurous passengers and nature lovers a true sense of the world heritage site. In addition to this, sumptuous food, elegant décor and stunning views over the world heritage site add to the appeal.”

Editor Reviews

Pros

The tour is well-organized from pick up to the return. Visitors can see the most amazing parts of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay closely. Cabins are comfortable, clean and room rates are at a reasonable price. The cruise has an elevator and wheelchairs are accessible.

Cons

There are a limited number of food options. The tender boat is quite small and uncomfortable. No smoking area and WIFI isn’t available in rooms.

Bottom Line

Era cruises Halong has put a great effort in offering guests a comfortable luxury living space at an affordable price.

About

Launched: 2017
Cabins: 18
Type: Metal
Cruising Area: Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba
Available Tours: 1 Day, 2 Days, 3 Days

8.8/10

Itinerary & activities

Era Cruises Halong is the second cruise line to operate and depart daily from Got pier (Hai Phong). Cruising with Era cruises Halong, guests will be endowed with full of culturally-enriching excursions around Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay including Dark & Bright Cave, Cua Van area, Ba Ham Lake, Ba Trai Dao beach and thrilling seasonal activities.

Cruise mapEra cruise itinerary (Eracruises.com)

  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour
  • Bike tours
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Bikes available (free)
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • ive music/ performance
  • Tai chi session
  • Bamboo boat
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Night squid fishing
  • Spa and massage
  • Themed dinner
  • Snorkeling
  • Cycling

9.2/10

Cruise quality

Era cruise perfectly combines the essence of cultural heritage and a modern twist in its architecture. A sense of luxury aside, the luxurious brand-new steel cruise itself is fully equipped with the latest safety features to enhance the cruise experience.

8.6/10

Service & facilities

Impeccable services are thoughtfully provided to cater to your every whim. Unique services include ticket to shows/ attractions, daily housekeeping, shoeshine, airport shuttle, and public transit tickets (additional charge). Internet access is available in public areas (Wifi does not work well in some areas, and that is a minus point on Era cruise).

Meanwhile, the interior is fitted with modern amenities like a boutique library, wireless network gymnasium, observatory, and bar. Moreover, rowing boat and tender for sightseeing are also at your convenience.

Era Ocean Spa

  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Lift
  • Bridal suite
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
8.9/10

Cabin quality

A total number of 18 luxurious cabins embody chic and modern ambiance divided into 4 different types. Lovely balcony/ terrace, private Jacuzzi bathtub, and other amenities are fully-appointed in each cabin. The minimum size is the terrace suite (52sqm) and the largest one is era suite (73sqm).

Room TypeMaximumSize
King Terrace Suite2 adults, 1 Children52 sqm
Garden Sea Family Suite3 adults, 1 Children55 sqm
The Era Suite2 adults, 1 Children73 sqm
8.0/10

Food & drink

For the most pleasure-filled excursions, Era cruise offers a real feast of Vietnamese cuisine, international cuisines, fresh seafood and vegetarian menu for vegetarians. The breakfast option is continental. Kids’ meals, kid-friendly buffet, and special diet meals are provided on request. Good beverages including bottles of water, wine/ champagne are provided with charges.

Spacious coffee lounge onboard.   

8.5/10

Value for money

Room rate is from US$348 for terrace suite and US$548 for Era suite.

Access for guests with disabilities?

Wheelchairs are accessible and other facilities for disabled guests are available.

Family-friendly?

The family room is available. Children aged 0 to 4 years old stay for free if using the existing bed. Extra bed incurs an additional charge.

Babysitting service is available.

Last updated: October 03, 2019

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Frequently asked questions

1.I am wondering whether Era cruise has amenities for children?

Yes, it has. The cruise offers crib for children in the family room, kids’meals, kid-friendly buffet, and babysitting service.

2.Is it possible for my disabled mother to embark on the cruise and enjoy activities?

Yes, it is. Era cruise offers facilities for disabled people. Your mother can still take part in some onboard activities such as live music/ performance, cooking class. Other on-site activities are not recommended and she’d better stay onboard.

3.I do not find that Era cruise provides extra bed so could I have it in the room?

Extra beds are subjected to availability and you need to pay an additional charge.

4.What spa facilities are provided on the cruise?

Regarding spa facilities, Era cruise offers hot tub/ Jacuzzi, spa lounge, and massage amenities.

5.Does Era Cruise offer transfer from Hai Phong airport to Got pier?

Although Era cruise mostly offers transfer service from Hanoi to Got pier, it’s still possible to arrange a private transfer from Hai Phong airport to Got Pier. Travel time takes around 45 minutes. Please contact the cruise directly for more information.