Cat Ba island is in the South of Halong bay heritage.
Cat Ba Island, Cat Ba Island Tour Cat Ba Island, Cat Ba Island Tour
Cat Ba National Park has 20 mammal species, 69 bird species, 20 reptile species and amphibians.
Cat Ba National Park, Cat Ba Island Cat Ba National Park, Cat Ba Island
Cat Co 1 Beach
Cat Co 1 Beach, Cat Ba Island Cat Co 1 Beach, Cat Ba Island
Monkey Island - A romantic & relaxation experience!
Monkey Island, Cat Ba Island Monkey Island, Cat Ba Island
Quan Y Grotto is on the main way along the Island, only about 13 km from the Island's centre.
Quan Y Grotto, cat ba Island Quan Y Grotto, cat ba Island
Trung Trang Cave is the largest valley in Cat Ba Island with the total area of 300 ha.
Trung Trang Cave, Cat ba Island Trung Trang Cave, Cat ba Island
Viet Hai Village still live in the simple house, built in bamboo, wood, leaves and soil.
Viet Hai Village, Cat Ba Island Viet Hai Village, Cat Ba Island

Cat Ba Island overview

Cat Ba island belongs to Hai Phong province, still known as “the paradise on earth,” visiting the unique island that is very serene and clean.

There are not only gorgeous beaches like Cat Co 1 beach, Cat Co 2 beach, and Cat Co 3 beach for you to swim and rest at any time, but it also includes notable places like Cat Ba National Park and the ethnic community Cat Hai. You could also walk, ride a bus, or cycle to these locations from Cat Ba Island’s core.

Best time to Cat Ba island?

Cat Ba Island’s weather is usually pleasant and fresh, so you may visit at any time, but the best time to visit is in the summer, from May to September, when it is hot enough to swim on the beach.
This beautiful island is ideal for honeymooning couples or small parties searching for a quiet place to unwind after a long day at work.

Best Things to Do in Cat Ba Island?

This is a small island so you can ride a bike to some famous sights to discover here, such as Cat Ba National Park or Cat Hai Village, which still retains many of the customs and habits of traditional Vietnamese villages.
It is most convenient for you to ride a bike in Cat Hai Village to learn about the daily lives of the locals.

Food specialties in Cat Ba island?

When visiting the island, you should first try the seafood, which is plentiful and reasonably priced around the island.
If you want to enjoy the freshest seafood on the island, go to a restaurant near the seafood market and ask the locals to cook it directly for you, it is much cheaper and a lot fresher than trying it at a restaurant.

What type of lodging should I book & stay on the island? 

There are a lot of inexpensive and luxury hotels on the island for accommodation, but they are usually fully booked on weekends, so if you want to book and stay in a good hotel on this island, you should book the room ahead of time.

How to travel to Cat Ba island?

The bus and ferry ride between Hanoi and the island takes approximately 3 hours and covers a distance of approximately 150km. It is 50km from Hai Phong City, 23km from Halong City.
From Hanoi to the island by bus and ferry service, operated by Daiichi Travel, Cat Ba Discovery, and Good Morning Cat Ba, departs from Hanoi and arrives in Cat Ba. Weekend and holiday schedules can vary, so check ahead of time.


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