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Auco Cruise

Auco Cruise

Ha Long - Bai Tu Long - Cat Ba
from 663$
Luxury cruise
Launched in 2012, The Au Co is the only cruise operator in Ha Long Bay offering continuous three-day cruise in a single trip through the Gulf of Tonkin, covering world-renowned Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay & Cat Ba Island. 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.
Cost in USD per cabin
Cabin type 1 January 2017 » 30 April 2017
Single Double Triple
Deluxe $719 $958 $1229  
Grand Deluxe $759 $1011    
Executive $783 $1043 $1282  
LQ suite $1150 $1533    
AC suite $1294 $1725    
Cabin type 1 May 2017 » 30 September 2017
Single Double Triple
Deluxe $647 $862 $1035  
Grand deluxe $700 $910    
Executive $723 $939 $1127  
LQ suite $1059 $1380    
AC suite $1192 $1552    
Cabin type 1 October 2017 » 31 December 2017
Single Double Triple
Deluxe $719 $958 $1229  
Grand deluxe $759 $1011    
Executive $783 $1043 $1282  
LQ suite $1150 $1533    
AC suite $1294 $1725    

Transfer’s service:

  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi: 35 USD/ pax/ 02 ways
  • Private car  Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi: 155USD/ 4 seats car, 160USD/ 7 seats car, 180USD/ 16 seats car, 270USD/ 25-29 seats car , 370USD/ 45 seats car

Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay (L, D)


Arrive in Halong Bay. Check-in at the cruise centre.


Depart from Tuan Chau Island, meet the onboard team and receive the safety briefing.


Acquaint yourself with the five elements cuisine with lunch on board, while The Au Co cruises leisurely towards the Vung Ha area.




Visit the Ban Chan Beach for swimming and water activities.


Take part in the cooking demonstration.


Savour our five elements signature dinner of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water while the boat is anchored for our overnight stop.


Relax with a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing on the deck.


Day 2 : Bai Tu Long – Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba Island (B, L, D)


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.


Have breakfast onboard while The Au Co cruises in Bai Tu Long Bay.


Visit Thien Canh Son cave.


Take a tour at the Captain’s Bridge and the Engine Room


Enjoy lunch in Ha Long restaurant while The Au Co cruises towards Bai Tu Long bay


Joining free activity on beach swimming and kayaking.


Try the barbeque buffet in the restaurant while the boat is at anchor.


End the day with a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing on the deck.


Join our kitchen staff for the fruit carving sessions.


Day 3: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B)


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.


Take your time over breakfast.


Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by traditional bamboo boat.


Prepare for check out: passenger’s bags must be put in the corridor.


Join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony then check-out.


Disembark in Tuan Chau

Price includes

  • All taxes and service charges
  • Welcome cocktail, Entrance fees and sightseeing fees
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin
  • 02 Lunches, 02 Dinners & 02 Breakfasts.
  • Iced-water & regular tea during the cruise
  • 01 bottle of house wine / cabin / stay
  • 01 bottle of champagne / suite / stay
  • Flower & basket / suite / stay
  • Onboard insurance


Price  excludes

  • Airfares, transfers to and from Ha Long Bay
  • Visa arrangements
  • Beauty spa services
  • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned


  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
  • Surcharge on Christmas 24/12; New Year 31/12 and Lunar New Year’s Eve.


Children’s policy: 

  • Free of charge for one child below the age of 6 years traveling with two adults. Extra child below 6 is charged at US$ 150 / child/ stay.
  • Children from 6 to 12 years of age sharing a cabin with two adults on one bed are charged at US $ 200 / child / stay, limited to one child per cabin only.
  • Two children below 12 years sharing a private cabin are charged at 75% of the full cabin rate. Child from the age of 13 must occupy a separate cabin and pay the full cabin rate.




Au Co Cruise

Operated since

March 2012


56 m


10.43 m




3.20 m

Dining Room


Bar/ Sundeck


Massage cabin


Number of Cabin





02 Yanmar 368KW



Number of Cruise



4 decks (incl. below main deck)


Cabin Amenities (all cabin types)

  • En-suite Luxury Bathroom
  • In-house telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Individually controlled AC
  • Bathrobes
  • Deluxe bathroom amenities
  • MP3 speakers
  • Complimentary drinking water throughout the trip onboard
  • Natural hardwood floors, handcrafted mosaic furniture
  • Complimentary bottle of wine (01/cabin/stay)


Services & Facilities

  • Reception
  • Safe box in cabin
  • 24-hour security
  • Baby sitter
  • Meeting facilities
  • Tender for sightseeing
  • Theme party on request
  • Gift Shop
  • Sound proof system
  • Jacuzzi and Spa room
  • Portable DVD
  • DVD and CD selections
  • Board Games
  • Kayaking, swimming, snorkeling and fishing


Dining Room & Bar

Uniquely located on the spacious terrace deck of The Au Co, and designed along Feng Shui principles, the Au Co's restaurant and bar offer the a perfect space for guests to connect with their surroundings while savouring an incredible array of fresh dishes or simply relaxing with a drink. While designed in very different styles, both the restaurant and the bar have been created to ensure the ultimate in comfort, luxury and style.


Onboard Activities

The Gulf of Tonkin is the perfect place to experience a wide range of activities, from biking to kayaking, from swimming to squid fishing. Whichever you choose you will do so surrounded by some of the most dramatic and exciting scenery, heightening your sense of adventure.

  • Kayaking
  • Biking on Cat Ba Island
  • Swimming and snorkeling
  • Squid fishing

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