Tuan Chau Harbour - the largest artificial cruise port in Vietnam

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Tuan Chau Harbour is not only an icon of Quảng Ninh province but also the largest artificial cruise port in Vietnam. Embarking on a journey to discover the natural beauty and diverse history of Tuan Chau Harbour aboard Paradise Vietnam Cruises is sure to be a memorable experience for you.

Overview about Tuan Chau Harbour

Tuan Chau Harbour is one of the largest artificial cruise ports in Vietnam. The Harbour covers a total area of 139 hectares, including key facilities such as tourist piers, an entertainment area, and a resort zone.

Tuan Chau Harbour is an appealing tourist destination, attracting a diverse range of visitors from both domestic and international locations. Its strategic location, situated right next to Halong Bay, a UNESCO-recognized World Natural Heritage site, adds to its allure. The Harbour boasts comprehensive and modern infrastructure that caters to the needs of travelers..

Location of Tuan Chau Harbour

Tuan Chau Harbour is located in the southwest of Halong Bay, within the Tuan Chau Ward, Halong City, Quảng Ninh Province. This is one of Halong Bay Ports which is approximately 12.5 kilometers away from the city center of Halong and about 150 kilometers from Hanoi.

Tuan Chau Harbour is situated on Tuan Chau Island, which covers an area of around 400 hectares and is surrounded by the sea and limestone mountains.

Location of Tuan Chau Harbour

Location of Tuan Chau Harbour

How to get there?

To reach Tuan Chau Harbour, you have several transharbouration options:

  • You can take a long-distance bus or a train to Halong City. From Halong, travelers can then take a taxi or a bus to Tuan Chau Harbour. The travel time is approximately 20 - 30 minutes.
  • Travelers may also opt to fly to Van Don AirHarbour, which is about 45 kilometers from Tuan Chau Harbour, or Cat Bi AirHarbour, which is approximately 100 kilometers away. You can take a taxi or a bus to Tuan Chau Harbour.
  • With the advantage of being the largest artificial cruise port in Vietnam, most visitors choose to travel by cruise ship from other Harbours to Tuan Chau Harbour. 
  • How to get there?

How to get there?

What should you do when you come to Tuan Chau Harbour?

Tuan Chau Harbour is situated right on the shores of Halong Bay, where numerous entertainment, culinary, and tourism activities converge. If you are planning to visit Tuan Chau, here are some things you should consider doing.

Explore Tuan Chau Island

Tuan Chau Island is an artificial island covering an expansive area of 200 hectares. The island boasts various attractive attractions, including:

  • Tuan Chau Park Entertainment Area: It's one of the largest amusement parks in Vietnam, offering a wide range of diverse games and rides, catering to both thrill-seekers and children.
  • Tuan Chau Beach: This beach features soft white sands, crystal-clear waters, and gentle waves.
  • King Kong Tuan Chau Park is a popular entertainment destination that visitors should not miss when they have the opportunity to visit the beautiful city of Ha Long.
  • Tuan Chau Water Music Show: You will have the opportunity to witness spectacular and grand artistic performances featuring vivid sound, harmonious coordination between thousands of water jets, colorful lights, laser beams, and dozens of fire columns controlled by modern technology.
  • Dolphin Performance Club: Here, you will have the chance to admire dolphins from the Southern Australia sea and playful sea lions, as well as mischievous sea lions from the Gulf of Alaska, presenting a variety of unique performances.
  • Dinosaur Park: With over 100 synthetic dinosaur models, this park captures the attention of many visitors, especially children.
  • Tuan Chau Bridge: This bridge spans Halong Bay, connecting Tuan Chau Island to the mainland.
  • Tuan Chau Golf Course is considered one of the most beautiful golf courses in Vietnam. The course offers numerous challenges for golfers of all skill levels, featuring spacious fairways, deep bunkers, and hazardous water hazards. Additionally, the golf course is equipped with modern amenities.

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Tuan Chau Golf Course

Tuan Chau Golf Course

Enjoy Local Cuisine

Halong is a renowned coastal region known for its delectable cuisine. When you visit Tuan Chau, don't forget to savor the local specialties such as:

  • Halong Squid Sausage: This dish is made from fresh squid and boasts a fragrant and flavorful taste.
  • Sea Cucumber: Halong sea cucumbers are known for their firm and sweet flesh, commonly prepared in various delicious dishes like sweet and sour sea cucumber, grilled sea cucumber, steamed sea cucumber, and more.
  • Clams: Halong clams have a crisp and chewy texture and are often used in dishes like steamed clams or clam porridge.
  • Sun-Dried Cuttlefish: Halong sun-dried cuttlefish offers a sweet and rich flavor and is frequently used in dishes such as crispy fried cuttlefish and grilled cuttlefish.

Enjoy Local Cuisine

Enjoy Local Cuisine

Start a trip to visit Halong Bay by Paradise Vietnam’s Cruises 

From Tuan Chau Harbour, you can embark on a Halong Bay Cruise Tour provided by Paradise Vietnam. Paradise Vietnam is a specialized travel company offering a variety of Halong Bay cruise tours, including overnight ships and restaurant ships.

Paradise Vietnam's Overnight Cruise Ships

The overnight cruise ships from Paradise Vietnam are renowned for their luxury and modern amenities in Halong Bay. They feature highlights such as well-appointed cabins, top-notch service, each room with a balcony or terrace, and a restaurant offering a diverse international menu. Professional butlers are also available to ensure the comfort and satisfaction of all guests. Depending on personal preferences and needs, travelers can choose from different overnight cruise ships, such as:

  • Paradise Elegance: This cruise boasts 31 elegant cabins, along with a spacious sundeck and a 360-degree Jacuzzi for relaxation.

Paradise Elegance

Paradise Elegance

  • Paradise Grand: As the largest and most luxurious cruise ship in Lan Ha Bay, it offers 39 cabins, a vast 450m2 outdoor sundeck, and an outdoor jacuzzi overlooking the magnificent scenes of the world's most beautiful bay, ideal for events or larger gatherings.

Paradise Grand

Paradise Grand

  • Paradise Peak: This uniquely designed wooden cruise with a classical touch offers 8 cabins and the most upscale resort services available.

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Paradise Peak

Paradise Peak

  • Paradise Sails: As the most luxurious wooden cruise in Halong Bay, Paradise Sails features 16 well-equipped cabins and modern amenities, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing resort experience. If you want to experience the authentic charm of Halong Bay Junk Boat Tours, this is the best choice for you.

Paradise Sails

Paradise Sails

Paradise Delight Restaurant Cruise

Beyond the usual overnight cruises, Paradise Delight is the largest restaurant cruise in Halong Bay, preferred by customers who entrust their bookings to Paradise Vietnam. Accommodating up to 360 guests, Paradise Delight boasts an exquisite menu, the epitome of culinary excellence in Halong Bay, offering an extensive array of dishes from Asian to Western cuisines. This cruise also presents an array of amenities and entertainment options, featuring Vietnam’s inaugural visual spectacle show on a cruise, live musical performances, two large LED screens, state-of-the-art stages, and advanced audio-visual systems suitable for events of varying sizes. It’s an ideal venue for hosting outdoor sunset parties, weddings, as well as professional conferences and seminars.

Paradise Delight Restaurant Cruise

Paradise Delight Restaurant Cruise

To make ticket reservations convenient, you can simply contact Paradise Vietnam directly at the hotline: +84 906 099 606/+84 986 567 545 or the email address info@paradisevietnam.com for consultation and direct assistance. Alternatively, you can quickly book your tickets for an exceptional experience in exploring Tuan Chau Harbour by clicking on the following link:


Where to stay for the most comfortable trip?

A relaxing trip is one where you can unwind and fully enjoy the wonderful offerings of your destination. To achieve such a journey, you need to choose suitable accommodation that meets your needs and desires.

If you're booking a trip to Tuan Chau Harbour and seeking luxurious, high-class accommodation that provides fantastic experiences, then Paradise Suites Hotel is the perfect choice for you.

Paradise Suites Hotel

Paradise Suites is located on Tuan Chau Island, the gateway to Halong Bay, one of the New Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The hotel enjoys a prime location, making it convenient to access Tuan Chau Harbour and many renowned attractions in Halong Bay.

Paradise Suites is a 5-star Tuan Chau hotel, with all-suite rooms designed with sophistication and elegance.

The hotel provides a comprehensive range of upscale amenities and services to meet all traveler needs. Here, you can enjoy relaxing spa treatments, savor delicious meals at the international restaurant, unwind by the outdoor pool, an exclusive 2-km beach or engage in exciting entertainment activities.

Paradise Suites Hotel

Paradise Suites Hotel

Tuan Chau Harbour is not only the largest artificial cruise port in Vietnam but also an emblem of human and natural efforts to create a marvelous attraction in Halong Bay that you shouldn't miss. Let Paradise Vietnam help you enjoy a comprehensive and luxurious travel experience, and fully indulge in the wonders of Halong Bay.

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