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Garden Bay Legend Cruise Halong Bay
Halong International Harbor, Halong City, Quang Ninh
9.2Excellent - 9 reviews

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Garden Bay Legend Cruise Halong Bay

Halong International Harbor, Halong City, Quang Ninh
9.2Excellent - 9 reviews
Launched in 2014
10 Cabins
Cruise-Lines: Garden Bay Legend Cruise

Highlight Services & Facilities

  • Bar
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Spa & Massage
  • Tai Chi
  • Cooking Class
  • Restaurant
Why choose Garden Bay Legend Cruise?
  • Indochina design cruise with wood furniture, marble bathroom

  • Explore the unspoiled Bai Tu Long Bay

  • Small boat, which brings a cozy overnight experience

Cabin & Rates

Bed type:


2 pax
14.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
Cabin detail
Premium Deluxe Best Value

Premium Deluxe

2 pax
16.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
Cabin detail
Balcony Deluxe

Balcony Deluxe

2 pax
19.5 m2
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
Cabin detail
Family Connecting

Family Connecting

4 pax
28.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
Cabin detail
Booking Policy
Price Includes
  • One welcome drink per passenger on board upon check-in
  • Cruise Itinerary and Program
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Complimentary mineral water in room (01 bottle per person per night cruise)
  • In-house English-speaking Tour Guide (not aplicable for charter)
  • Deluxe Vietnamese and International Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • Insurance on board (Terms and conditions applied)
  • Kayaking (on double kayak sharing basis)
  • VAT is inclusive
Price Excludes
  • Transfer Ha Noi-Ha Long-Ha Noi by shuttle bus (book in next step)
  • All Airfares, Visa Arrangements
  • Tips and Beverages
  • Personal Expenses
  • Other items excluded in rate inclusion
Cancellation Policy
  • More than 21 days before check-in: FREE of charge
  • From 11 to 20 days before check-in: 30% of total rates
  • From 7 to 10 days before check-in: 50% of total rates
  • Less than 7 days before check-in & no Show: 100% of total rates

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
  • Children under 5 years old: free of charge if sharing a cabin with parents without extra bed. Baby Cot is free of charge but subject to availability of the travel date.
  • Children from 5 to below 8 years old: 50% charge if sharing bed with parents, or 75% if extra bed is requiring.
  • Children from 8 to below 11 years old: 75% charge if sharing bed with parent, or 100% charge if extra bed is requiring.
  • Two children under 11 years old sharing a private cabin are charged at 75% of full cabin rate.
  • Children from 11 years old: full charge as adults’ rate.

Cruise Itineraries

2 days
3 days
Day 1: Hanoi - Bai Tu Long Bay - Cap La Island - Cong Do
Day 2: Cong Do - Vung Vieng Fishing Village - Hanoi
Last update 14:16 Friday 10 May 2024

Important Notes:


About Garden Bay Legend Cruise

Garden Bay Legend Cruise - A small boat as the cozy hotel on Halong Bay

Mass-renovated in 2017, Garden Bay Legend Cruise is a wooden junk boat that combines classic beauty with modern comfort in design and decoration. This junk boat consists of 10 stylish bedrooms as a standard cabin for overnight stays. The Garden Bay Legend Cruise promises to bring you an awe-inspiring, attractive route to Bai Tu Long Bay with highlight destinations you should never miss. Choose Garden Bay Legend Cruise and start the journey!

Facilities & Deck Plan

Garden Bay Legend Cruise 1 consists of 3 decks on board:

  • Deck 1: 08 Deluxe Cabins, 01 staff cabin, 01 kitchen, 02 Generator room 
  • Deck 2: 02 Premium Deluxe Cabin, Restaurant & Bar, 01 Spa, 01 Staff room
  • Deck 3: Fearing a Sundeck and a Rooftop Bar

Garden Bay Legend Cruise Deck Plan

Garden Bay Legend 1 Cruise Deck Plan

Garden Bay Legend 2 features 6 Deluxe Cabins on the 1st deck and 4 Balcony Deluxe Cabins on the 2nd deck



Savor delicious cuisine at the elegant restaurant on the 2nd floor with a max capacity of 22. The warm color tone, soft lights, and panoramic windows overlooking Bai Tu Long will bring you a great dining time.


Entertain by drinking fresh cocktails, juices, or wines in 2 bars on board (one in the restaurant & one on the sundeck).


Although it is a small boat with 3* quality, you can fully enjoy spa treatments during your overnight stay. Let's refresh with different massage treatments in the spa room on the 2nd deck. However, this service has a surcharge.


Located on the third deck with the rooftop bar, you can have a look at the stunning sunset in Bai Tu Long Bay while sipping a cocktail at Happy Hour. There are also many loungers and 6 tables for you to relax.

Wonderful Restaurant Full Of Halong Bay Panorama

Delicate restaurant on board

Service & Activities

After embarking on this overnight cruise at Halong International Harbor, you will sail from Halong Bay to the heart of Bai Tu Long Bay while enjoying your first lunch onboard. On this route, you can kayak through wonderful sparkling limestone islands in Cap La and discover the unique Vung Vieng Floating Village. The 3d2n tour will bring you to Vung Ha and the oyster farm on the 2nd day.

  • Taichi: An exciting morning exercise to wake you up before beginning the day. 
  • Sunset Party: Enjoy an hour consuming all of the tasty wines while admiring the stunning sunset in Halong Bay 
  • Sundeck dinner: A Stumpous BBQ dinner will be set up on the top deck to make a unique experience for you if the weather permits.
  • Explore floating fishing village: Discover one of the most beautiful fishing villages in Halong - Vung Vieng floating village, and learn about the culture of the local life here.
  • Kayaking & Swimming: Relax in the beautiful Cap La Island and Cong Do Area.
  • Vietnamese Cooking Class: Learn to make delicious spring rolls onboard.
  • Squid Fishing: One of the most memorable activities to try your luck on an overnight cruise, a must-try in the squid season (July-August).

Morning Tai Chi Class On Board

Morning Tai Chi Class On Board 

Food & Drink

Following the selected package, the Garden Bay Legend junk boat offers customers a variety of seafood and fusion dishes. The 2-day-1-night menu includes 01 set menu lunch, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast, and 01 brunch.

The bar on board provides a variety of tropical drinks combined with a wide selection of imported wine and spirits. You also receive two free bottles of mineral water along with the trip beverages. 

 Pumpkin Soup For An Appetizer

Tasty Pumpkin Soup For Appetizer


Before beginning your fascinating journey on Bai Tu Long Bay with Garden Bay Legend junk boat, you must travel to Halong Bay from Hanoi. It usually takes 2-2.5 hours to take you to the Habor. You can travel by yourself or use the transfer service from Hanoi to Halong and vice versa up to the request.

Shuttle Bus Service

  • Daily departure at 08:00 - 08:30 am from Hanoi
  • Pick up and drop off at any hotels nearby the Old Quarter.

Private Car Service: On request

Suppose you are traveling independently from Hanoi to Halong Bay. You must arrive before 11:00 to board the Garden Bay Legend Cruise small boat at the International Marina in Halong, Quang Ninh. You can also meet your tour guide and the cruise team before the ship departs for Bai Tu Long Bay.


BestPrice's Overall Rating: 9.1/10

Cabin: 8.5/10


  • Only ten well-appointed cabins create a cozy ambiance.
  • Each room has a wonderful bay view and many other updated in-room equipment.


  • Don't have a bathtub in any cabin.
  • The cabin is a bit narrow and doesn't have a private balcony.

Service: 9.2/10


  • A fantastic choice for budget visitors and families who want to experience the fascinating services. 
  • It has a lot of amenities, such as a common area, a rooftop bar, a sofa in the restaurant, etc. 
  • Offer spa service, which is rare for a 3-star cruise.


  • It doesn't have special services like 4* or 5* cruises.

Food & Drinks: 9.0/10


  • The food is delicious for a 3-star standard.
  • BBD dinner on the sundeck is an amazing experience.


  • Breakfast is average.
  • You can't bring food & drink on board. The drinks are also overpriced.

Itinerary & Activities: 9.2/10


  • Well-thought schedule, not too many activities.
  • There's plenty of time to rest.


  • The activities are mostly swimming and kayaking.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

Based on 23 customer's reviews

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Score breakdown
  • Cruise quality 9.1
  • Food/Drink 9.1
  • Cabin quality 8.6
  • Staff quality 9.6
  • Enter/act 9.3
Excellent - Micheal Donor
Switzerland Switzerland
Bai Tu Long tour

There was a lot of food but very good, maybe a bit less will be better.
The staff was amazing and very friendly. We're happy to be here and we choose what we want to do.

Excellent - Ms.Carol
France France
Best service for cruise booking!

I planned a two-day trip to Bai Tu Long Bay.
Haley was my travel assistant and was really helpful throughout the entire process. She listened to my request, noticing and comprehending what I was searching for (even though I was a little late due to the two-day notice!)
She came back with the greatest available cruises for me. I ended up traveling in a small boat like I desired, which was ideal.

The view
The view 2
Excellent - Sebastian Per
Denmark Denmark
Easy and enjoyable excursion

Amazing 2 nights/3 days at Ha Long Bay - in my view, you should spend 2 nights just relaxing on the boat and enjoying yourself because there are so many things! We had Zoe from BestPrice Travel assist us after we booked online, and everything went extremely well, and she reacted quickly via WhatsApp to our inquiries.

Excellent - Charles Hide
Denmark Denmark

All was wonderful. Captain, crew and guide were kind, efficient, attentive and genuine.
Cabin was okay but I'd suggest draining aircondition water pipe directly into the floor to help the bathroom dry.

Average - Ms.July
United Kingdom United Kingdom

I was separated from my group and isolated from them. The food and itinerary were okay. Some staff don't speak English well.
Overall, I asked to join a group tour, not to be alone.

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Questions & Answers (16)

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Are the activities on this cruise suitable for kids under 4 years old? Is there any baby cot service on board?

@Nina P:

Hi there, we believe the cooking class and rowing boat are ok with your 4-year-old kid (accompanied with parents). About the baby cot service, if you really need that, the 5-star cruise is a better choice. Cabins of this boat are really small for that.

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We planned to travel to Bai Tu Long Bay on March 2 for 3 days. 2 pax. Are there any cabins left on this cruise?

@Alexandre H:

Yes we do, please book it.

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Can I ask for transportation from Noi Bai Airport to Halong on Dec 26 for 4 people? Is it enough time for check in cruise if we arrive at 9:00 AM?

@Marina B:

Private mivivan 1 way Hanoi airport to Halong is 120 USD, if you arrive at 9:00 AM I am afraid you don't have enough time to arrive on-time.

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Is the Family Connecting cabin available on Jan 10 & 11? My kid is 4 years old, so what is your policy for him?

@Jenny K:

How many people do you want for the connecting room? if 4 year old we offer FOC.

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Hi there, I'm a solo traveler and want to book the Deluxe Cabin on Dec 13 & 14. What is the best rate for me?


Hi Neil, we have the Deluxe Cabin rate for single person is US $192. The cost might be higher for two. If you have any special requests, please reach us out.

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