Tuan Chau Island

Tuan Chau Island Halong Bay is a perfect location for slow pace travelers who enjoy nature and peacefulness. The island still keeps the natural beauty that Mother Nature originally gave, it doesn’t have the hustling and bustling of crowded cities, the gorgeous island will separate you from the rest of the packed urban area.

Amazing Tuan Chau Island

Significant Tuan Chau Island


  • This is considered one of the important tourist development sites of Halong City, Quang Ninh province
  • Although it is an artificial sea, this still remains the refreshing atmosphere and the wonderful scenery for tourists to experience beach activities.
  • Tourism activities on Tuan Chau Island are developed with a modern and exciting entertainment system
  • As well as approaching white and sandy beaches, unspoiled nature, and multiple sloping hills, you also see a historical landmark in Vietnam!



Tuan Chau Island is located northwest of Ha Long Bay, 8km southwest of Ha Long City, Quang Ninh province. To get there, you shall pass a 2km long bridge that connects the city to the island, it’s going to be a short road to reach Tuan Chau, you can either travel there by bike or even have a little trekking there from Bai Chay beach!


Best weather to visit

Any time could be the best time to visit Tuan Chau Island ‘cause this wonderful island has its unique experience for visitors at each moment of the year.

Best time to visit Tuan Chau Island

From April to October is the best experience to travel to Tuan Chau Island. The weather is pleasant, and everything will be perfect for you to experience a variety of entertainment games on the island and beach activities.

However, you should avoid June and July because that is the stormy season, which greatly affects your Halong tour.

The weather in the other months is also very beautiful, sunny and calm. Therefore, it is also quite suitable for fun activities, swimming.


Attractive Things

Coming to the real paradise of Tuan Chau Island in Halong Bay, you not only admire the stunning scenery with the charming beach but also participate in many interesting activities which only have on this wonderful island.

Things To Do At Tuan Chau Island


Enjoy the beach and participate in beach activities

Tuan Chau Island is famous for its charming artificial sea with its fine white sand and cool turquoise water. Besides being perfect for swimming and sunbathing on the beach, you also have a chance to experience lots of adventure activities.

  • Windsurfing
  • Water skiing
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Team-building games

Immerse In The Scenery Of Tuan Chau

Immerse In The Water Scenery Of Tuan Chau


Discovery of the outdoor amusement park

As one of the tourist centers of Halong City, Tuan Chau Island is very invested in infrastructure for tourism, and this amusement park is one of the remarkable attractions. 

This is also a land-based entertainment complex for families. Here are some fantastic activities for your family while enjoying a vacation on Tuan Chau Island.

  • Witness circus performances by monkeys, crocodiles, sea lions, and seals
  • Go to the 5D cinema
  • Play horse swing, kangaroo swing, electric car racing
  • Learn about strange houses, interesting kindergartens

Amazing Tuan Chau Park

Amazing Tuan Chau Park

Enjoy delicious Halong Cuisine

Tuan Chau, Ha Long specifically, has so many one-of-a-kind dishes that you just can’t find anywhere else other than in Ha Long! Here are two specialty suggestions for you:

  • Squid Rolls - A cuisine made from Halong squid
  • Sage - Extremely nutritious for health, often processed in many different ways such as stir-fried with lemongrass and chili, grilled, fried, steamed…

Enjoy Squid Rolls

Enjoy Halong Squid Rolls


How to get there?

Thanks to favorable conditions in both waterways and roads, so moving to the island is quite easy, you can choose between taking a car from the city to the island or traveling by boat while having a cruise. 

How To Get To Tuan Chau Island

How To Get To Tuan Chau Island


  • Depart: My Dinh or Giap Bat 
  • Travel time: 2.5 hours,
  • Cost: From $8 to $11
  • You can book this transit service through travel companies

Motorbikes, private cars

  • Depart: Hanoi (about 120km from Tuan Chau Island)
  • Travel time: 2 hours
  • The route is usually from Hanoi - Hai Duong - Bac Ninh - Hai Phong - Tuan Chau
  • Traveling by motorbike or private car helps you take the initiative in time


If you are completely enjoying your Halong Bay Cruise and want to travel to Tuan Chau Island, you completely can rent a boat and move to the island.

  • Depart: Halong Bay 
  • Cost for Tuan Chau’s ticket (excluding rent of the tender): ~$13/person (free for children under 1m)

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Travel Suggest

  • Remember to book your room in advance, because this place is very popular with tourists, it will easily run out of rooms
  • Prepare good health to participate in various adventure games on land
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, and swimsuits will be necessary for your beach activities

BestPrice Team hopes this article will give you a wonderful glimpse of visiting Tuan Chau Island. Don't be shy, let our travel consultants answer all your questions about Halong Bay and Vietnam Tour!

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