If you are planning a trip to Halong Bay for your family with a kid, these are some effective tips you shouldn’t miss out to choose the best kid - friendly Halong bay cruise
If you travel with kid, this is the most important factor you need to concern about. Research your cruise options thoroughly, feature of cruise line, checking with them: Are there life jackets in child sizes? Are they having kid-safe areas on board? Are there railings and restraints to keep little wanderers from wandering overboard?
All cruise ships in Halong Bay which is suggested on HalongBayCruises.com
are commanded by a captain and operate under professional daily technical supervision
and ongoing maintenance schedules
. Each ship undergoes regular an annual dry-docking (1 or 2 times a year) to ensure all aspects of seaworthiness and the good condition of accommodations
Crew on the ship is trained and strict adherence to safety regulations on board. The most important factor in keeping children safe on board a cruise are the staff. Knowledgeable staff who know what to do in an emergency, who are kind and watchful of children and who genuinely like to interact with kids make a cruise that much safer
Please kindly note that there is no baby-sitting service onboard, children need to be attended to and supervised by parents at all times. Children cannot be left alone with staff. We do hope you will understand our position considering the practical and legal issues at hand. Should you wish to bring a baby-sitter with you on board we will offer a special room rate for you.
2. Itinerary and activities on cruise
When choosing an itinerary, consider the number of at sea days, cruising through Lan Ha Bay or Bai Tu Long Bay are less touristic and your family can have more time to relax for the trip meanwhile, the cruises through main Halong Bay are suit for active - family or child loves activities.
Know which activities will have when you stay on board make sure that there were enough age-appropriate activities to keep the kid engaged and interested
. These activities also help them meet kids of a similar age which can be helpful for finding new friends to play with on cruise.
With 2 days itinerary of cruise, you may visit a cave and then do the kayaking. And with 3-day itinerary you will have option cycling at Viet Hai Village (Lan Ha Bay) and cruising further in the bay and visit floating village.
If you travel with infant or toddler, the cruise offer the option bamboo boat instead of do the kayak and electric car is the alternative option for cycling.
You may consider between 2 days or 3 days on board depend on your child and cruise activities. If this is your first trip with your children, choose cruises have slower pace than you might usually attempt. If you want to see more than one place, be realistic about what you can cover with little ones in tow as child need a rest. Weigh the pros and cons of each cruise line including childcare options, family activities, meal options, stateroom size and layout.
Comfortable is the top priority when you looking for a room. If the money is not your concern and you travel with big group with family then charter a small cruise is the perfect choice. You don’t have to worry about your child will cry on cruise and disturb other guest on cruise.
The Family connecting cabin
always is the best choice for small family with kids. This is 2 cabins separate are connected by connecting door
then you can stay up to 5 people in this cabin. This type of room not only offers spacious space for your family and you can take-care your kid easily but also have a private space between child and parents.
With lower budget, you can consider the option add an extra bed in the room however, make sure that will you have a comfortable place to sit for the duration of the trip when you put an extra bed in (you can check with the cruise company or your travel consultant in advance about the bed size as well as the room size to make decision for this option)
4. Entertainment on cruise for kid
Will your children have things to do on board or will you have to entertain them?
always is the best place to play for kid. With luxury cruises, the kid can have more playing space as these cruises feature kid playing- ground
, cinema... Kindly consider these luxury cruises.
5. Food and Beverage
Make sure which food your kid can eat on cruise, the main food on cruises in Halong Bay is seafood. They also have beef or chicken
on Halong bay cruise.
If your child are too small and can not eat the food as cruise offer, you can note with cruise prepare toddler food for your child. You should prepare some food and snack for kid during cruising in Halong bay to make them more enjoyable trip.
Have Great Trip with your family in Halong bay!