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Tuan Chau island travel experience: ticket prices, where to eat?

Where is Tuan Chau Island located?

Tuan Chau Island is located in the southwest of Ha Long Bay and is connected to the center of Ha Long city by a 2km long road. The island has an area of 220ha formed by countless low hills and man-made beaches.

Location of Tuan Chau island on the map ( Google maps) 

Distance and travel time to Tuan Chau

Location Distance ( km) Travel time
Hai Phong 48,2 km 1-1.5h (motorcycle, car)
Ha Noi 139 km 2-2.5h (motorcycle, car)
Nghe An 357 km 3-4h (car, plane)
Hue 715 km 4-6h (car, plane)
Da nang 816 km 4-6h (car, plane)
Quy Nhon 1116 km 5-7h (car, plane)
Da Lat 1424 km 5-7h (car, plane)
Ho Chi Minh city 1745 km 6-8h (car, plane)
Can Tho 1888 km 6-8h (car, plane)
Phu Quoc 2086 km 6-8h (car, plane)

Why should you choose Tuan Chau island?

Thanks to its favorable geographical position, developed infrastructure system and many good tourism and entertainment services, Tuan Chau island resort has been and is becoming the top destination for tourists when coming to Ha Long. .

Tuan Chau Island with many entertainment activities

This island is like a resort paradise on the sea with a series of luxurious international standard villas, luxury cruises, restaurants and eateries serving Asian, European and Vietnamese specialties. What's more, you will be overwhelmed with the diverse amusement parks of Southeast Asia. Tuan Chau Island is one of the few places with interesting dolphin, seal and sea lion shows.

Exciting dolphin circus performance at Tuan Chau

Means of transportation to Tuan Chau island

The way to move to Tuan Chau island is very simple with many different types of vehicles, but the most popular is still a passenger car.

From Hanoi, you can take a bus from My Dinh bus station to Bai Chay bus station, then take a taxi or motorbike taxi through the small road to Tuan Chau island. In addition, you can easily choose any bus route from Hanoi to Quang Ninh passing through Tuan Chau island. Some reputable car companies include Phuc Xuyen, Ha Vy Limousine, Kumho Viet Thanh... The total travel time only takes about 2.5 hours on the Hanoi - Quang Ninh highway. Ticket prices range from 180,000 to 250,000 VND.

If departing from other locations in the country, you can take a flight to Cat Bi airport (Hai Phong) or Van Don (Quang Ninh) then move by taxi or bus to Tuan Chau island.

The ideal time to visit Tuan Chau island

The ideal time to travel to Tuan Chau is from April to October because the weather is cool and pleasant, suitable for outdoor entertainment activities. However, you should avoid holidays and weekends because of the large number of tourists, giving you the most comfortable and wonderful vacation.

Photo: @quyn_0907 - Enjoy an enjoyable vacation on Tuan Chau Island 

Average temperature on Tuan Chau island by month:

Month High/Low (°C) Number of rainy days
January 19° / 13° 4
February 20° / 15° 4
March 22° / 17° 7
April 26° / 21° 6
May 30° / 23° 8
June 32° / 25° 9
July 31° / 25° 11
August 31° / 25° 12
September 30° / 24° 10
October 28° / 21° 4
November 25° / 18° 3
December 22° / 15° 3

Interesting activities on Tuan Chau island

Besides the clear blue beaches and charming scenery, Tuan Chau Island also has modern facilities to meet many entertainment activities and water sports:

Photo: @dung_nmd - Kayaking

  • Swimming and sports at Tuan Chau beach: the long stretch of white sand beach is an ideal place for team building activities. There are many water games with different difficulty levels suitable for all types of guests. You can choose to swim, windsurf, canoe, kayak, rent a jet ski or simply stroll around the beach.
  • Participating in the water music program: it would be a big mistake to visit Tuan Chau island without attending the water music show. Spreading over an area of 15 hectares, Tuan Chau Water Park is an extremely modern architecture with a grandstand that can accommodate more than 12,000 people surrounding a large lake in the middle of a green pine hill. The 40-minute water music program includes fire performances, water fountains and epic laser lights. Performance time frame: 9h15 - 10h, 19:00-19:40 (Friday, Saturday); 20:15 – 20:55, 21:15 – 22:15 (daily).
  • Have fun at Tuan Chau outdoor amusement park: the number 1 attraction on Tuan Chau island with a modern design in harmony with nature. There are dolphin shows (10:00, 15:00, 20:30), sea lions, thrilling games, circus, 5D, 9D movie screenings... Ticket price is 350,000 VND/person/ in turn. Children under 1m are free.

Schedule of game shows on the island:

Program Time
Circus monkey, crocodile
  • 09:00 – 09:20
  • 11:00 – 11:00
  • 14:30 – 14:50
  • 16:30 – 16:50
  • 19:30 – 19:50
Underwater music performance
  • 09:15 – 10:00
  • 19:00 – 19:40
  • 20:15 – 20:55
  • 21:15 – 22:15
Dolphin and seal circus
  • 10:00 – 10:30
  • 15:30 – 16:00
  • 20:15 – 20:55
  • 21:15 – 22:15

Where to stay in Tuan Chau?

The form of accommodation on Tuan Chau island is extremely diverse. If you love a vacation on a luxury cruise, you can choose a cruise Bhaya Halong Cruise, Paradise Grand, Ha Long Lavender Elegance.

Bhaya Ha Long Cruise

Tuan Chau Island is also known as the gathering place of high-class hotels and famous 5-star resorts such as Lapaz Resort Ha Long (VND 900,000 – VND 2,800,000/night), Paradise Suites Hotel (1,000,000 – VND 1,000,000 – 1,000,000 – VND 2,800,000/night), Paradise Suites Hotel (VND 1,000,000 – VND 2.8 million/night), and Paradise Suites Hotel (VND 1,000,000 – VND 2.8 million/night). 2,500,000 VND/night), Tuan Chau Morning Star Hotel, Ha Long Harbor Hotel (950,000 – 2,600,000 VND/night).

Lapaz Resort Ha Long

In addition, if you only need to stay in budget hotels, you can choose Hoa Binh Ha Long Hotel, Huong Bien Ha Long Hotel and Tuan Chau Beach Hotel. The average price is from 500,000 - 700,000 VND/night.

See more: Top 5 beach hotels in Ha Long

Delicious restaurant must try on Tuan Chau island

Yolo Beer Club & Coffee Restaurant

Restaurant 1958: one of the most luxurious restaurants in Tuan Chau island with many delicious dishes. The main menu is attractive Vietnamese dishes prepared in Northern style.

  • Address: E19 – E20, Southern Urban Area, Tuan Chau Island
  • Opening hours: 10:00 – 14:30, 17:30 22:00 (Monday – Sunday)
  • Phone: 098 971 1102

Cat Bay Restaurant: If you love seafood and European dishes, then Bay Cat restaurant is a great choice. The high-class restaurant located on the beach has a beautiful view and cool space, accommodating up to 600 guests. The main courses are seafood and pizzas made by Italian chefs. The drink menu is also very diverse such as cocktails, Italian coffee and wine.

  • Address: Ngoc Chau Street, Tuan Chau Island
  • Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:00 (Monday – Sunday)
  • Phone: 089 926 9000 VND

Yolo Beer Club & Coffee Restaurant: The restaurant is like a complex of bars and cafes, serving a variety of seafood dishes, Vietnamese specialties and different drinks. The restaurant space is especially shimmering in the evening with many LED lights and vibrant sounds.

  • Address: Lot DV 14 Tuan Chau Port
  • Phone: 0378 055 555
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