One Day Kayak Rental - Self Guided

Kayaks have been a traditional form of transport in many marine cultures all over the planet for thousands of years. There is a very good reason for this: these versatile, streamlined little boats are a fantastic way to get about on the water. Our fleet comprises of single and tandem kayaks, well maintained and seaworthy.

Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay

Please come to visit our office in Ben Beo Pier – Cái Bèo Street to find out more about prices, what’s Included, Excluded and kayaking routes.

We will set you up with the Kayak and safety gear and transfer you to Lan Ha Bay

Return by Sun Set at the set point as instructed by our staff.

Suggestions on what to bring with you:

  • Strong plastic bags for packing personal gear.
  • Polypro underwear is best with a warm fleece top. Long-sleeved shirts are a good idea for summer when the sun is very strong. Avoid cotton T’s when possible.
  • Hat, Sunscreen & Sunglasses.
  • Insect Repellent.
  • Raincoat.
  • Towel.
  • Light walking shoes/ sandals.
  • Water bottle.
  • Warm clothes to change into after paddling including.
  • Trousers, long sleeve top and fleece top, socks.


Kayaking is not permitted from the pier as well as around the fishing village… so we must use a local water taxi to transfer you to and from the Bay. That is why the price for kayak hire is a bit higher.

Please contact us to hire 2 kayaks and up for a big discount!


  • Exploring a labyrinth of limestone cliffs that rise out of the sea
  • Paddling through mystical caves to discover deserted lagoons and beautiful sandy beaches
  • Kayaking to untouched parts of the bay to experience new interesting feelings
  • Swimming and relax on secluded beaches.

Included: Kayak equipment,water boat taxi transfer to and from Lan Ha bay. entrance fees.

Our fleet of sea kayaks:

Recycled Plastic Skimmer single touring kayak. Made in South Africa.


Length: 5000mm
Beam: 600mm
Depth: 300mm
Hull mass: 25kg
Front Hatch: 250mm
Back Hatch: 350mm


Ideal single kayak for water-confident paddlers doing day or overnight trips.

All kayaks are fitted with:

  • Adjustable foot-operated rudder, (rear seat on doubles).
  • Adjustable footrests.
  • Closed cell foam seat.
  • 2 hatches.
  • Bulkheads.
  • Carry handles.
  • Deck lines and bungees for securing deck items.

Paddling & safety equipment provided:

* For individuals:

  • 1 piece touring paddle.
  • Paddling jacket.
  • Spray deck.

* For group:

  • Bilge pump.
  • Waterproof map

Excluded: Lunch, drinks, transportation to and from the hotel and insurance.

    Tour Price

    Singe Kayak Price: Per Day
    45$ USD Per kayak

    Double Kayak Price: Per day
    60$ USD Per kayak

    Payment must be made in full before departure, Please make booking 24 hours in advance, we reserve the right to cancel kayak tours based on weather conditions. Please see our terms and conditions for full details.
    Cat Ba Kayak