Is Cat Ba Island worth visiting?
Cat Ba’s spectacular National Park and its unique access to Halong Bay make it one of the most beautiful places in Vietnam. … The fishing community at Cat Ba town has been around for centuries. It’s still well worth exploring.
Are there sharks in Halong Bay?
So far, there are NO sharks found or any warning for shark appearance in Halong bay. If you are traveling on a cruise ship, just follow all safety instructions by the cruise operator when you go swimming and kayaking, then you do not have anything to worry about.
How do I get from Haiphong to Cat Ba?
Hai Phong to Cat Ba Island by ferry (speedboat)
Taking a speedboat to Cat Ba island from Hai Phong is the easiest way to get to the island. What is this? There are daily speedboats from Hai Phong to Cat Ba island, and the journey takes approximately 1 hour. The ferry departs at 1 pm and arrives at 2 pm at Cat Ba pier.