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Castaway Island

Ha Long Bay, Halong Bay, Vietnam
Review Highlights
If you like boozing then go here

Me and my girlfriend arrived in Vietnam and thought we’d head straight here to try and meet some... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Merseyside, United Kingdom
via mobile
If I could give it 0/5, I would.

Absolute worst tour booked in SE Asia. I had been communicating with the office for about 2 weeks... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“booze cruise” (86 reviews)
“rock climbing” (47 reviews)
“drinking games” (38 reviews)
Ha Long Bay, Halong Bay, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend arrived in Vietnam and thought we’d head straight here to try and meet some people after hearing good reviews. Did it live up to expectation? It exceeded it massively. This is by far the best place I have ever got drunk...More

Thank touringtommyb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolute worst tour booked in SE Asia. I had been communicating with the office for about 2 weeks before our planned departure of this cruise. After several emails we clearly stated and they confirmed, our pick up point. We were staying in Hai Phong and...More

2  Thank danamuen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At first when booking Castaway I thought that it was a bit expensive however it was defiantly worth the money. It was very scenic place and is definitely the most beautiful place I have ever partied. All the staff there were so fun, friendly and...More

Thank CianWalsh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for an insane party in stunning scenery, this is the tour for you. The island is stunning and the accommodation comfortable (as long as you don't mind sand everywhere). I booked the tour thinking there would be a balance between activities like...More

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ha long bay is simply amazing! You simply can't go to Vietnam and not go to Ha long bay. Kayaking there was one of the highlights of my trip. There are so many tours. This tour is very pricey at over $200 and on top...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start? I knew it was going to be unreal as everyone I met whilst traveling was telling me how good it was but it honestly blew all my expectations out of the water. Was worried about all the rat comments I read...More

Thank James O
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

DO NOT BOOK THIS TRIP - absolutely not recommended. We've chosen to go with castaway as some friend recommended it to us and deeply regretted it. We booked at their agency in Hanoi for 2 nights, 3 days. We were promised to see "Stone Dog...More

Thank Anouck G
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The scenery is stunning but the Castaway experience was very different to advertised. Heavily focused on drinking, not the kayaking or rock climbing as advertised. Toilets located behind common area resulting in terrible smells. When someone vomited beside our bunks we asked for it to...More

Thank Grainne22
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I was dreading this trip as it's not my kind of thing, but knew my friend desperately wanted to do it so went ahead and booked. IT WAS AMAZING! The place is beautiful, the reps were so friendly and read the group so well to...More

Thank lewmtay
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This trip is worth every penny. Yes the price can seem a bit daunting as a backpacker but honestly this was hands down one of the best things me and my pal have done in our month in Vietnam. Arriving at the island by boat...More

Thank flora_riddle
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Hyunseon P
10 April 2017|
Response from Moreau P |
Contact Indochine Junk to take you there on their classic sailing junk which was memorable and interesting. They will drop you at Castaway island or Monkey island for a few day to relax and soak up the air of ocean
Bruno F
20 January 2017|
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Response from Anna J | Reviewed this property |
All the names of the staff that I listed before and not sure what the boat was actually called.