• Overview
  • Dining

The Au Co is the first and only luxury cruise operator providing full cruise program and itinerary in a single trip via world-renowned Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay & Cat Ba Island. The Au Co ship has the latest safety standards and represents Vietnamese and Oriental culture to its best. Each of its 32 spaciously-designed private cabins features luxurious bathrooms and panoramic balconies. The Auco Cruises offer a cruise journey for a lifetime memory. Truly elegant in every detail, the Au Co is setting new standards for lavish travel in Vietnam, assuring its passengers a lifetime experience. Its three day voyage won't only take its guests through the natural wonders of UNESCO's World Heritage Site, Halong Bay, but will also allow passengers to discover the Bays of Lan Ha and Bai Tu Long, as well as Cat Ba Island, with its popular National Park.

The cruise takes a unique route (three day two night) including expedition to three bays through a variety of excursions and activities. The ship has a modern design to offer utter comfort to its guests. Right from the decoration to the quality of dining service, through to the range of activities available, The Au Co is designed to offer passengers to enjoy a true sense of Vietnam and experience a taste of the Orient. It is a responsible cruise and aims to preserve the beauty of the Gulf of Tonkin for future generations by minimizing the impact on the local environment by working under the concept of sustainable tourism and sustaining local communities.


Dining aboard The Au Co is a delightful experience. One can dine while enjoying the views of poetic landscapes and relishing delicious dishes prepared by the professional team of chefs onboard. They have designed a menu which offers both healthy as well as delicious meal using local ingredients, including locally caught seafood and vegetables grown in Viet Hai village on Cat Ba Island (visit The Au Co Green Farm on the second day of the cruise) and also designed to awaken all five senses.

The Au Co menu is rich and diverse, from a lunch buffet serving fresh seafood, through a full range of aperitifs, drinks, cocktails and snacks to a luxury dinner set menu with specialties from all of the three regions of Vietnam, and international delicacies.