The Au Co ship is setting new standards of safety and luxury in the
The ship is a remarkable 55.29m in length and 10.43m in width. Each of our 32 spacious cabins has its own private balcony or terrace – allowing unparalleled private views of the surrounding seascape. On the upper decks, our elegant restaurant and open-air bars are designed along principles of Feng Shui (or in Vietnamese‘Phong Thuy’).
To heighten our passengers’ sense of connection with the wonderful environment of the surrounding Gulf of Tonkin, as well as giving them a taste of the Orient and Vietnamese culture. Through our innovative use of space, design features, and luxurious attention to detail, we aim to give our passengers a truly unique cruise experience.
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|Passenger cabins||32 all with French balcony, floor-to-celling sliding glass doors|
The Au Co strives to provide minimum impact on the local invironment and will operate under the concept of sustainable tourism. It's the owners' major goal and commitment to support local communities and conserve the beauty of the
SERVICES AND FACILITIES
Other onboard services and facilities include:
Safe box in cabin
Doctor on call and first-aid kits
Conference & meeting facilities
Tender for sightseeing
Car rental service with driver
Theme party on request
Kayaking, swimming, snorkeling and fishing equipment
Sound proof system, noise reduction measures
Jacuzzi and Spa room
DVD and CD selections
The boat itself was designed by the Industrial Ship Designing Institute and is inspected by the local Maritime Registration Authority annually and certified accordingly. It is the only steel boat in
All The Au Co vessels operate under professional daily technical supervision and ongoing maintenance schedules. Each vessel maintenance schedule includes regular monthly and bi-annual routine maintenance and an annual dry-docking to ensure all aspects of seaworthiness and accommodation are in good condition.
All The Au Co vessels are covered with maximum vessel insurance based on the vessel certification, including total Crew and Passenger capacity.
Safety on board
The Au Co places the highest priority on the safety and security of our vessels and all Passengers, Crew and Crew members onboard.
All The Au Co vessels are commanded by a Captain, and manned by a professional Deck Crew and Crew members. All Crew and Crew members have training certificates or recognized expertise accredited by the relevant Vietnamese Government Authorities.
Our Cruise Managers conduct a safety briefing prior to departure, which includes onboard procedures and clear instructions in case of emergency.
All The Au Co Crew are trained for SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) and dealing with emergencies. Refresher training and live drills are conducted every month.
The first day of your cruise is an introduction to the amazing scenery of
Day 2: Cat Ba
Cat Ba Island is famous for its national park, with more than half the island designated. This island, far and away the largest in the
Bai Tu Long Bay, located a little further east of
Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi
Round trip transfer by shuttle bus Hanoi- Halong Hanoi
Three day two night cruise through Halong Bay, Cat Ba Island, Lan Ha Bay, and Bai Tu Long Bay
Accommodation in luxury en-suite cabin
Two buffet lunches, two set-dinners and two breakfasts
Excursions in Cat Ba Island, National Park and Viet Hai Village
Visit to Sung Sot Grotto and Cong Dam fishing Village
Swimming, cooking demonstration & Tai chi class
Kayak and snorkel equipment rental
Iced water and tea throughout the cruise
A bottle of house wine/ cabin/ stay
A bottle of champagne/suite/stay
24 hours in cabin snack menu
Entrance and sightseeing fee
Onboard insurance, tax and service charges
Private transfers to and from Ha Long Bay is USD150/4 seat car or USD170/7 seat car, inclusive of all tolls.
Transfers, hotel, visa arrangement
Beverages, spa, Jacuzzi, massage, souvenirs, laundry, tip and personal expenses
Other sightseeing places and any services not clearly mentioned in the inclusions
Each cabin can accommodate maximum of 2 adults + 1 child below 12 years old. Free of charge for child below 6, and USD250 surcharge for child from 06 – 12 years old. Child stays on mattress only.
Surcharge at 15% on Christmas (December 23rd & 24th) and New Year eve (30th and 31st December)
Best Rates Guarantee of 3Days/2Nights trip:
|Cabin Type||Valid from March to September 2012
Price per person in US$ in party of
|Grand Deluxe||715||492||N/A||N/A||Request||Request||Main deck forward|
|Long Quan Suite||1,035||695||620||N/A||N/A||N/A||Upper deck forward|
|Auco Suite||1,162$ Single 775$ Double 675$ Triple Upper deck after|
|Cabin Type||Valid from From Oct. to Dec. 2012
Price per person in US$ in party of
|Grand Deluxe||795||550||N/A||N/A||Request||Request||Main deck forward|
|Long Quan Suite||1,115||775||675||N/A||N/A||N/A||Upper deck forward|
|Auco Suite||1,285$ Single 879$ Double 745$ Triple Upper deck after|