Cruise overview

Hon Gai Wharf, Ha Long, Vietnam View on map
Editor Rating

“ Without a feeling of being cramped, Amira cruise stands above the small ship cruising fleet with the taste of elegance and intimacy. Meaning Princess in Arabic, Amira cruise looks forward to excellent service and unique itineraries. Tourists embarking on Amira cruise can enjoy exciting excursions to truly off-the-beaten-track destinations in Bai Tu Long Bay.”

Editor Reviews


- This small-sized ship is of the new model and offers a homely atmosphere.
- The cruise offers plenty of age-appropriate activities.
- Accommodations and services are at bargain prices.


- Balcony is not available in the rooms.
- The ship has limited dining options.
- There is a lack of on-deck sports features and facilities for children.

Bottom Line

With the boutique design, adequate cabin facilities, and decent cuisines, the 3-star Amira cruise enhances the intimate travel experience on board.


Type: Wooden
Launched: 2016
No Of Cabins: 3
Pick Up Time: 7:30 - 8:00 Am
Drop Off Time: 16:00 - 17:00 Pm
Operating Area: Bai Tu Long Bay
Available Tours: 1d, 2d1n, 3d2n


Itinerary & activities

Amira voyages are designed for those who seek the ultimate in tranquillity and relaxation. Unique excursions to amazing destinations namely Thien Canh Son Cave, Vung Vieng village, Cong Do area, and Be Ong Dau area enable you to travel at your pace and explore things that interest you the most.

  • Cooking class
  • Beach
  • Library
  • Fishing
  • Tai chi
  • Pruning fruits and flowers
  • Kayaking
  • Visit the fishing village and cave
  • Squid fishing


Cruise quality

Amira is a mid-range cruise ship built in model wooden style. Launched in 2016 and refurbished in 2017, the cruise creates an ample space with only three sizeable cabins and over-the-top features. The interior is fitted with convenient amenities for customers’ most comfortable staying experience.


Service & facilities

When you choose to sail with Amira cruise, you can expect an indulgent cruising experience and enjoy a variety of the ship’s amenities. Onboard, there are bar and restaurant serving sumptuous meals & tasty beverages and a large sundeck with 4 sun loungers for enjoying stunning bay views.

In terms of transportation, the cruise also offers airport transfer and shuttle bus services. Private car service is available upon request.

  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Bridal suite
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service

Cabin quality

Amira cruise hosts a total of 3 cabins including 2 family suite cabins and 1 double suite cabin that is ideal for young couples in honeymoon. In-room amenities range from comfortable bedding to air-conditioner, fridge, and a private bathroom with bathtub and free toiletries.

Room TypeMaximumSize
Double Suites2 adults, 0 Children22 sqm

Food & drink

Delectable meals of fresh seafood and Vietnamese traditional cuisines are served at the restaurant. Free breakfast is in American style. There is a BBQ dinner on 1st day and guests can enjoy “Happy Hour” with great cocktails at the bar.


Value for money

Grand family suite room 1 from US$530 and Amira suite room from US$500 per night.

Access for people with disabilities?

There are no facilities for people with disabilities.


The cruise offers games and toys for children. Free of charge for children under 5 years old sharing existing bed with parent/s.

Last updated: October 10, 2019

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$145per person
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Frequently asked questions

1.What time does the cruise embark and what if I arrive late?

The cruise boarding time is 12:30 PM. Guests who are late will be charged US$100 for a speedboat to catch the cruise.

2.Can we hire Amira cruise for a private group?

Yes, you can. However, it is subject to the cruise’s availability and schedule. Please contact the cruise directly for further details.

3.Is kayaking free or not?

Kayaking is free of charge for the 3D2N trip. For a 2 day 1 night trip, kayaking fee is of US$10/person and must be booked in advance.

4.Does Amira cruise provide pick-up service at Hilton Hanoi Opera hotel?

Yes, it does. Guests will be picked up in the Old Quarter and at Hanoi Opera House which is next to the Hilton Hanoi Opera hotel.

5.Is my 6-year-old child free of charge when traveling with Amira Cruise?

Children aged 6-9 years old are free of charge if using existing bedding. An extra bed can also be arranged and will incur an additional charge.