Signature Royal Cruise Halong Bay
Halong International Cruise Port, No 09 Halong Street, Bai Chay, Halong City
9.3Excellent - 54 reviews

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Signature Royal Cruise Halong Bay

Halong International Cruise Port, No 09 Halong Street, Bai Chay, Halong City
9.3Excellent - 54 reviews
Launched in 2014
16 Cabins
Cruise-Lines: Signature Royal Cruise

Highlight Services & Facilities

  • Bar
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa & Massage
  • Tai Chi
  • Private Balcony
  • Wooden Games
Why choose Signature Royal Cruise?
  • Wooden Junk boat with a huge 130m2 Sun Terrace

  • Off-the-beaten route in Bai Tu Long Bay

  • Broad cabins for families with ensuite Jacuzzi bathtub

Cabin & Rates

Bed type:
Junior Suite

Junior Suite

2 pax
28.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Senior Suite Best Value

Senior Suite

2 pax
30.0 m2
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Exclusive Family Suite

Exclusive Family Suite

3 pax
50.0 m2
Double & Single
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Elite Family Suite

Elite Family Suite

4 pax
82.0 m2
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Royal Suite

Royal Suite

2 pax
55.0 m2
Double & Single
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Booking Policy
Price Includes
  • Luxury en-suite cabin
  • Welcome drink upon arrival.
  • Tea, Coffee & Fruits in the room.
  • Full board meals: welcome lunch buffet, set menu dinner, light breakfast and a brunch buffet.
  • Free usage of the outdoor swimming pool in Sundeck (Athena Cruises)
  • Halong Bay Tour Ticket.
  • Various activities: morning Tai Chi class, cave visiting by rowing boat, squid fishing, swimming and kayaking.
  • English and Vietnamese-speaking tour guide onboard.
  • Onboard insurance and service charges.
Price Excludes
  • Airfares, land transfers from and to Ha Long Bay
  • Spa & Massage treatment services.
  • Beverages, Tips & Personal expenses
  • Other services not clearly mentioned.
  • V.A.T tax
  • Surcharge for entrance fee (follow the government’s law)
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 sharing the full price cabin with adults: Free of charge (Limited to 1 child/1 cabin), from 2nd children: charged 50% adult (without extra bed)
  • From 5 to under 11 years old: 01 Child stays in the double/twin cabin with 2 adults: charged 75% adult.
  • From 11 years old: Children from 11 years old will be charged as adults. Two children below 11 years stay in a private cabin are charged at 100% of the full cabin rate.
  • Charged 100% for the third person using an extra bed

Cruise Itineraries

2 days
3 days
Day 1: Hanoi - Bai Tu Long Bay - Vung Vieng Fishing Village
Day 2: Thien Canh Son Cave - Hanoi
Last update 14:56 Wednesday 31 Jan 2024

Important Notes:


About Signature Royal Cruise

Given its high standards for service, the Signature Royal Cruise may be regarded as a must-choose wooden junk boat in Halong and Bai Tu Long Bay. This 5-star cruise provides lovely furnishings and elegant lines reminiscent of the Renaissance. Customers may rely on Signature Cruises for unique services.

This overnight boat has 16 cabins in total with five different kinds of rooms. Each cabin features a modern design, a Jacuzzi bathtub, TV, air-con, and other high-quality facilities. Your family vacation in Bai Tu Long Bay will be as enjoyable and unforgettable as possible. Join Signature Royal to explore this place's breathtaking landscape.

Facilities & Deck Plan

This boat is one of Bai Tu Long Bay's greatest wooden cruises. Therefore, the amenities and services are pretty nice.


Located on the 3rd deck, the five-star Signature Restaurant contains 40 guests. This beautiful restaurant can accommodate all your demands, whether you want a business lunch, a romantic candlelit supper, or a drink after a long day.


A wide variety of foreign and Vietnamese alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available at the well-equipped bar. You will like the variety of drinks and mocktails.

Rooftop Sun Terrace

The visitors' favorite spot is this amazing sun patio. The 130m2 area has a sun lounge and places covered by umbrellas, perfect for sightseeing at Bai Tu Long.

Signature Royal Deck 1

Signature Royal Deck 2

Signature Royal Deck 3

The cruise's deck plan

Service & Activities

Signature Royal Junk boat will meet you at Halong International Harbor, then cruise through Bai Tu Long Bay when you taste your lunch onboard. In the 2-day itinerary, you will visit Vung Vieng fishing village in the afternoon. On day 2, it’s time to travel to Thien Canh Son Cave. The 3-day itinerary has more challenges for discovering the Cong Dam Area, best known for its crystal clear sandy beaches. 

  • Happy Hour: An interesting drinks party under the gorgeous sunset. You can enjoy many tasty cocktails, wines, or beer at this party.
  • Local rowing boat: Travelling around Vung Vieng village by a rowing boat padded by a local is a great experience when going to Bai Tu Long Bay with Signature Royal Cruise.
  • Kayaking: Most guests love kayaking in the Cong Dam area, considered one of the best places for kayaking.
  • Swimming: If you are not interested in kayaks, you can immerse yourself in the emerald water of Bai Tu Long Bay. 
  • Squid fishing: After dinner, you can entertain yourself with the new squid fishing experience. Just follow your professional fishing coach to learn and practice the new skills.  
  • Cooking demonstration: Learn how to make spring rolls - a famous traditional Vietnamese cuisine and chat with other visitors on the boat

To make your stay even better, the cruise also has other services such as honeymoon room decoration, in-room spa (book in advance), cleaning service, and more.

Kayaking to in Cong Dam area

Kayaking to the Gorgeous Cong Dam area

Food & Drink

With pleasure, the skilled head chef will serve you a wide selection of international cuisine. The outstanding meals combine traditional and fusion tastes, focusing on seafood, international, and Vietnamese cuisine. 

  • 2-day program: 4 meals: 1 breakfast, one lunch, one dinner, one brunch
  • 3-day program: 7 meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, one brunch  

You will be served two bottles of water per day in every cabin during your voyage. You can also enjoy drinks at the cruise bar or the Happy Hour party. However, you will need to pay a surcharge on the bar’s menu. 

In addition, water, tea, coffee, and a basket of fresh fruit will be provided in each room. On the other hand, passengers staying in the Exclusive Family Suite and Elite Family Suite have wine in the cabin.


Delicious meal on board


The passengers on Athena Royal Cruise will use a luxury limousine with a capacity of 15 seats for transfer. This bus has amenities like air conditioning, plush leather seats, complimentary beverages and snacks, internet on board, and USB ports for charging phones and gadgets.

A limousine will pick you up at 8:00 - 8:30 at your hotel around Hanoi Old Quarter. Then move to Halong International Cruise Port in 2.5 hours to check in before traveling to the cruise by tender.

If you decide to transfer by yourself, you must present at the Cruise Port before 11:30.


BestPrice's Overall Rating: 9.2/10

Cruise: 8.8/10


  • The facility offers a wide choice for families, strong safety requirements, and stylish décor.
  • All 16 cabins have an ensuite jacuzzi.
  • Have a large 120 m2 sundeck with lovely decorations.


  • Small and old boat, some facilities need to be changed.


Services: 9.5/10


  • On-deck offers a variety of outdoor amenities and entertaining activities, so there's never a dull moment. 
  • Flawless and individualized services like shuttle transfers, room service, and vehicle rentals are offered at the convenience of the visitors.


  • Wifi is free, but the connection quality is poor to non-existent.
  • The swimming pool is not hot enough (highest 27 degrees), and towels are not provided.


Food and Beverage: 9.0/10


  • Every morning is served with a buffet breakfast.
  • Many Vietnamese and foreign dishes are on the set menus for lunch and dinner.


  • The prices for drinks are a bit high.
  • There is no outstanding dish.


Itineraries and Activities: 9.3/10


  • The 3-day/2-night excursions are a laid-back substitute for the hectic trips to the crowded Halong Bay. 
  • The trip to Vung Vieng and Thien Canh Son cave is pleasant and memorable.


  • The 2d1n schedule was a little bit rushed.


Most of the activities s stated in itineraries are included in the cruise price as kayaking, bamboo boat, visiting caves, cooking classes, and Tai Chi sessions,...

Yes, all types of cabins on the Signature cruise have private balconies except the Signature Junior Suite cabin.

No, it is not. You can order drinks at the bar, restaurant, or mini-bar (with refer price on the table).

Yes, it has. Royal Suite, Elite Family Suite, and Exclusive Family Suite are suitable family options.

The bus will pick up between 8:00 - 8:30 and drop off between 14:00 - 14:30 at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

Based on 52 customer's reviews

Traveler rating
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Score breakdown
  • Cruise quality 9.4
  • Food/Drink 9
  • Cabin quality 9.3
  • Staff quality 9.8
  • Enter/act 9.2
Excellent - Ffion V
Picturesque bay

Nothing to complain about at all. Bai Tu Long Bay has all it takes: scenery, peacefulness,... The cruise was amazing.

Excellent - Rosanna I
A nice experience

We booked this cruise for two nights and we loved the experience. Our guide was very kind and attentive to us. He was better than expected.

Spectacular views, unbeatable surroundings, and the very attentive and friendly crew make you feel at home. Clean room and very comfortable bed!

Excellent - Karl H
3 night to Bai Tu Long Bay

Travel to Bai Tu Long was such an amazing journey. It was such a pretty place, with fewer tourists than Halong Bay. The service of the cruise was great, nothing much to complaint about. All good.

Excellent - Five C
Thank Janet at Best Price Travel

When I booked our family trip with Janet, I told her I wanted a clean boat, low capacity, and a family-friendly atmosphere. She recommended this cruise, which met all of my requirements.
We sailed to Bai Tu Long Bay, which was calmer than Halong Bay, on a cozy boat with no Karaoke at night. The boat… More

Excellent - Ms.Alison
Unforgetable experience

Rosie has now planned our trip twice. We had fantastic, unforgettable experiences thanks to her, without the burden of planning our trip. Rosie kept in touch with us, informing us when the drivers would come. There was a difficulty with one of the boats we were going to take, but she promptly made alternate… More

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Questions & Answers (23)

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We're a couple looking for a cruise in Bai Tu Long. We find this cruise suitable for us. We'll travel for 3 day from Feb 14th, can you check if there are any room for us?

@Frank Preston:

You can take the Senior Suite on 2nd floor with balcony.

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Can this cruise set up a birthday party onboard? Does it have a fee? 

@Lucas S:

We offer free birth cake in Dinner (if same birthday date), and if you want decor we have few package and will send it detail via email.

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Good morning, are there any cabins left for a family of 4 on Dec 27? We'd like to book a family cabin but are also okay with 2 separate rooms next to each other.

@Seth Brook:

We are sold out this date sorry.

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Hi, this cruise has a massage service on board, right? Do we need to book it in advance or can we book it when we get on the cruise?

@Damian N:

Hi Damian, Signature Royal does offer in-room massage service. If you are interested, you can book with the cruise manager onboard.

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All the cabin on this cruise has a jacuzzi, right? We need a room for 4 people on Dec 16 & 17. What room is the best for us?

@Ashton C:

4 adults you should book 2 Senior Suite close by together and we still have available now. All rooms has private jacuzzi bath tub.

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