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Immerse yourself in pristine surrounding. Book a 3 hour kayak tour from Cocopalm forest to Ancient town. Rates as low as $29 USD per person (minimum of 5-8 people). Or if you wish to explore the rivers by yourself, renting our kayak is also available. Rates: Cocopalm forest to Ancient town (3 hours) • 1-4 People: $32 USD per person • 5-8 People: $29 USD per person Kayak Rental • Single Kayak: $10 USD • Double Kayak: $10 USD • Additional hour: $5 USD What You Can Expect: On this tour you will have fun and adventures as you paddle to explore Cam Thanh eco-system area as well as local life along Thu Bon River. The paddle will finish in the old town where you will get a unique view of the town from the water. A beautiful way to see the ancient town of Hoi An away from the busy streets Highlights • Paddle through the mangrove forest of Nipa palms • See life on the river and how the Thu Bon River is an important part of life in Hoi An • Unique view of the Ancient Town from water level away from the crowded streets Tour program 08.30 – Pick up from your hotel and have a quick transfer to our kayak station in Cam Thanh. After a briefing on paddle safety and the area you will be kayaking, we’ll set off to the mangrove forest where the most well grown Nipa palms (locally known as cocopalm) are found. It is a unique mangrove ecosystem to Hoi An and the scenery is spectacular. We then paddle along the Thu Bon River to the heart of the Ancient Town. It’s a unique experience to catch the reflection of old houses from water level perspective. Embark at a local pier opposite the Ancient Town at around 11.00, there’s time for refreshment at a riverside café before get a transfer back to your hotel. • Departure: From your hotel in Hoi An • Departure Time: 8:30 AM • Return Time: 11:30 AM Included • Service of English-speaking guide • Kayak, paddle, dry bag and life vest • All entrance fees • Drinking water during tourTransfer by taxi or electric cart as program Not Included • Beverage, gratuities and personal expenses • Other services were not clearly mentioned above Other Tours Available Easy Paddle in Mangrove Forest (2 hours) This easy-going tour is good fit for inexperienced paddlers, you’ll spend 2-hours in your kayak (or stand-up-paddle) and get a closer look to the unique ecosystem of Cam Thanh coco-palm mangrove forest. Cost: $27 USD per person. Highlights Explore Cam Thanh mangrove forest under the power of your own paddle Sunrise Paddle to Cua Dai Bridge (3 hours) This trip is an reward for early risers. You’ll watch the day begin as you paddle on the Thu Bon River with uninterrupted views of the horizon. The paddle will end with an exciting view of local life at the bustling fish market and the chance to buy breakfast from local vendors. Cost $35 USD per person. Highlights of this tour • Stunning sunrise over Cua Dai beach and mangrove forest • Experience the peace and tranquility of Hoi An from the river as the sun rises and the town starts to wake up for another busy day • Exciting life at local market Sunset Paddle to Lantern Town (3 hours) The river system and the countryside of Hoi An offers a million charming moments, providing you with stunning photo opportunities. Join us as we paddle up stream to the Ancient Town while the sun sets! This is a great way to see the lantern town during the golden hour. Cost $32 USD per person. Highlights • A closer look to Hoi An’s river ecosystem and local life • Capture a stunning view of ancient architecture in golden rays. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
Hoi An Kayak Tours are the result of years of experience in operating travel throughout Vietnam. Our small team is composed of unstoppable travelers and brings innovative tour options to Hoi An travel scene. Relocated ourselves in Hoi An, our team bring together the inherited expertise of adventure and community-based travel with the seaside tropical atmosphere and environment of Hoi An and the region.
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Other Information • Returning more than 30 minutes late will result in a charge for an additional hour. • Returning early will not result in a refund. Frequently Asked Questions Is there an weigh limit? Paddle Boards have a weight capacity of 225 pounds, and you should be capable of swimming and able to get yourself back up on the board if you fall into the water. Single kayaks have a weight capacity of 330lbs. Double kayaks have a weight capacity of 550lbs. Do I have to wear PFD/life jasket? Keep in mind that this is a water sport, so you should expect to get wet. You have the potential of falling into the water so you should have the ability to swim. PFDs (Personal Flotation Devices or Life Jackets) should be worn at all times. Please understand that our rentals are not intended to be diving or swimming platforms and your safety while on the water is your responsibility. We understand that at some point you may be in the water for whatever reason. Please be safe at all times by being mindful of the depth of water, conditions, and other water craft. For your safety we recommend personal flotation devices (PFDs), commonly known as life jackets, to worn at all time. Children under 13 are required to wear a PFD at all times. If you are older than 13, you must have the PFD on the kayak/stand-up paddle board when you leave the dock. What to bring? Here is a basic list of suggestions for you to bring. Not only will your trip be more comfortable, but sometimes safer. We ask that you use common sense when deciding what to bring. • Sunscreen • Sunglasses • Hat or Visor • Appropriate clothing that can get wet • Sandals, water shoes, or open-toed shoes/sandal that can get wet • Waterproof cases, zip-lock bags to store your cell phone • A sense of humor • A sense of adventure (required) Departure and Return Time • Departure: From office • Departure Time: Anytime from 8:00 AM to 04:00 PM • Return Time: Upon request Included • Kayak/Paddle Boarding • Paddle • Life vest/PFD • Dry bag