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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 29/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 29/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Mekong Delta’s Can Gio Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a haven for wildlife, but difficult to access independently from Ho Chi Minh. This small-group tour whisks you there by speedboat to explore its wildlife-rich mangroves and lagoons. Ride a rowboat, follow trails, and see monkeys, birds, crocodiles, and gibbons in one smooth, guided excursion. A light breakfast, lunch, and hotel transfers are included in this day out.
Highlights
  • Visit the Mekong Can Gio Biosphere Reserve by speedboat from Ho Chi Minh
  • Scenic return deluxe speedboat ride to avoid transport hassles
  • See monkeys, birds, and crocs; ride a rowboat, walk jungle trails, and more
  • Limit of 14 for small-group touring, with two meals and transfers included
What to Expect
Depart your Ho Chi Minh hotel and enjoy a deluxe speedboat ride along the Mekong Delta’s forest-framed tributaries to Can Gio. Aim to bring binoculars with you. As you cruise, savor onboard refreshments, stop to visit Can Giuoc market, and gaze at the passing rice fields, fruit orchards, and mangroves. On arrival, delve into the reserve to discover and learn about its ecosystem and animal, bird, and plant life. Delve into rustic fishing hamlets, ride a rowboat across the Giant Bat Lagoon, and—after a short hike—enjoy a riverside lunch of classic Vietnamese cuisine. Then, head for the salt-marsh forest reserve of Vam Sat Park. Here, watch for monkeys and birds, go crab fishing, and visit a crocodile reserve—perhaps feeding them using fishing rods—or opt for a guided mangrove walk. After your return boat trip to Ho Chi Minh, your tour ends at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Saigon Waterbus Station, Bến Nghé, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Transport via air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transport via luxury speedboat
  • Breakfast
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Vam Sat Salt-Marsh Forest Ecological Tourist Center
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking. An extra surcharge may apply for meal accommodations
  • Comfortable shoes, sunscreen and insect repellent is recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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T0232c wrote a review Mar 2020
Armagh, United Kingdom39 contributions13 helpful votes
What a great trip, so interesting. The explanations about the stilt houses, river boats was really interesting. The mangrove boat tour was so tranquil, seeing the monkeys, feeding the crocs wet all great. Then lunch absolutely fabulous meal, chicken, fish, prawns, rice, salad.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at Can Gio Biosphere Reserve Tour by Luxury Speedboat
Responded 9 Apr 2020
Dear T0232c, Thank you so much for choosing Les Rives- Authentic River experience! We appreciate you taking your valuable time out to share your prompt compliment for us. Thank you also for particularly mentioning the service provided by our crew team and please rest assured that your feedback will be shared and will serve as an encouragement for us! The satisfaction of our travelers is our first priority and your feedback is very important for our whole team. So, thank you, again for your feedback. It is even more precious for us in this tough time. Enjoy traveling and hopefully, we will welcome you onboard again for another Saigon River trip. Best regards! Les Rives Team Authentic River Experience | +84 (0) 78 592 0018 Email: bookings@lesrivesexperience.com
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Gaby wrote a review Feb 2020
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Right at the beginning it was clear: Only two participants would take the tour, because several other guests did not show up. I felt sorry for the tour operator, but for the other guest and me it was a stroke of luck. We had the boat for ourselves and were constantly supplied
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at Can Gio Biosphere Reserve Tour by Luxury Speedboat
Responded 3 Mar 2020
Dear GSM_Germany, We are so grateful that you have traveled with us and give us this kind and honest review. On behalf of Les Rives team I would like to thank you for traveling with us. With the current situation about the virus spreading widely, we are enduring its effect very bad although Vietnam is considered a safe country for travel. But we always care about our guest's satisfaction and the service's quality so we are happy that you have well enjoyed the day out to Can Gio Biosphere Reserve and appreciate our service. We hope that you will well enjoy your holidays in our beautiful country and will meet again soon in another Saigon river trip. All the best to you! Les Rives Team Authentic River Experience | +84 (0) 78 592 0018  Email: bookings@lesrivesexperience.com
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Veronique B wrote a review Feb 2020
Montreal, Canada10 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent trip! I had booked this as a surprise for my group of friends and they just loved it. It included going on rowing boats to see bats, fed monkeys and crocodiles (which turned out to actually be lots of fun), visited a market and were able to take a lot of pictures. Our
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at Can Gio Biosphere Reserve Tour by Luxury Speedboat
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Dear 853veroniqueb, Thank you for sharing with us your memorable experience ! On behalf of Les Rives team I would like to thank you for traveling with us. We are so pleased that you and your friends have well enjoyed the visit to Can Gio Biosphere Reserve with us. Les Rives Experience pursuits sustainable tourism by supporting local life and protecting the environment, which requires a lot of time and effort. We also research the authentic routes, set up close connections with the locals and create unique itineraries for the best experience. Our team works very hard to maintain our reputation and your satisfaction is the best reward for all of us! Thank you for spreading the world about us. Enjoy traveling and hopefully, we will welcome you onboard again for another Saigon River trip. Kind regards, Les Rives Team Authentic River Experience | +84 (0) 78 592 0018  Email: bookings@lesrivesexperience.com
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Peter S wrote a review Jan 2020
Sydney, Australia4 contributions
A well-informed trip, guided excellently by Hang. The walk and rowing through the mangroves on Can Gio was peaceful and enjoyable, the visit to the market good, home-cooked lunch was plentiful but the crocodile feeding rather tacky.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at Can Gio Biosphere Reserve Tour by Luxury Speedboat
Responded 20 Jan 2020
Dear C1285FApeters, Thank you so much for choosing Les Rives- Authentic River experience! We are happy that you have enjoyed your day out to Can Gio Mangrove Forest. We do appreciate your praise of our staff, we are fortunate to have committed and passionate team members who work very hard to maintain our reputation and enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests. We understand that the activity with crocodiles is not for everyone, that's why we developed the Fishing Tour, which cut all the activities with monkeys and crocodiles in our original program. Thank you for helping to share the world about us. Enjoy traveling and hopefully, we will welcome you onboard again for another Saigon River trip. All the best to you! Les Rives Team Authentic River Experience | +84 (0) 78 592 0018  Email: bookings@lesrivesexperience.com
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Klaus U wrote a review Jan 2020
31 contributions5 helpful votes
We are happy that we booked that tour, is not inexpensive, but you avoid the tourist crowds an unwelcome stops. The whole crew was very competent and the day was a treat.
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Response from Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at Can Gio Biosphere Reserve Tour by Luxury Speedboat
Responded 20 Jan 2020
Dear Klaus U, Thank you for your excellent remark! We are very happy that you have well enjoyed the day out to Can Gio Biosphere Reserve with Les Rives Experience equip. Your short feedback means a lot to our business! Les Rives Experience pursuits sustainable tourism by supporting local life and protecting the environment, which requires a lot of time and effort, so we thank you for your great encouragement. Please help to spread the world about us! Enjoy traveling and hopefully, we will welcome you onboard again for another Saigon River trip. All the best to you! Les Rives Team Authentic River Experience | +84 (0) 78 592 0018  Email: bookings@lesrivesexperience.com
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Dee H
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Fantastic day trip with knowledgeable guide
We saw so much in one day and learned a lot about life along the rivers and canals in the Mekong Delta. Local farm
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siyoung91
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Professional and informative
The Cu Chi tunnels tour by speedboat is really fantastic and I would highly recommend. Les Rives just make everythi
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Catherine T
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Great Tour!
We had the pleasure to go on this tour. The conditions were different from what they normally have because of the g
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giuliacT1192JL
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Interesting topics and well organized trip
The trip was really well managed, everything was set and on schedule: we enjoyed every moment, from the boat trip t
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Jez43
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Well worth it
This is an excellent trip, we had a lovely lunch with a mix of people from all round the world. The trip along the
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Anne V
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Cu Chi Tunnel with Speedboat
We had a great half day tour to the Cu Chi Tunnels and via speedboat so much more fun! The crew was all very nice a
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wanderer035
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Highly recommend
If you only take one trip, take this one. On the way to the tunnels, you enjoy fruit and croissants as well as amaz
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jandm985
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Fantastic trip - loved every minute of it
This was a great trip. Everything ran smoothly, from the hotel pick up to the final drop-off. The boat trip up the
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andrewfA1776TB
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Half day tunnels & sppeedboat
A first class trip. Our guide 'Ka' was outstanding; his English, his knowledge of the site and history of the war.
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C8239EEjanec
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Must do in Saigon
This tour was one of the best we have done in Vietnam. A thrilling ride up the Mekong in a speedboat followed by an
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Lise J
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Fun way to travel and learn about something not well known by many
We had a really nice experience taking the boat up the river to learn about the tunnels that were a major part of h
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814jonn
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Highly recommend!
We did the half day speedboat Cu Chi Tunnel tour and it was awesome! The boat was such a fun way to travel to the t
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toolo
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Consistently excellent quality
I have three different visitors who have done different trips by Les Rives. They have all been very satisfied by th
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Kerren2015
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Unhelpful
Made enquires with a view to booking and they were obstructive and unforthcoming at every encounter. Thus I declin
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sougood
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Simply must do excursion!
This is the best way to get to the tunnels... via speedboat up Saigon river and bypassing all the crazy Vietnam tra
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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