Halong Bay Diving – An Intriguing Water-based Activity in Halong Bay

Lê Ngọc Minh Châu - October 30, 2018

For those who love discovery, Halong bay diving is one can't-miss experience to explore the hidden beauty of the underwater world full of thousand bright coral reefs and fish. Diving Halong Bay will make you feel attractive, a little bit small in the large underwater world that the Sea Mother has created. With iwell-trained scuba divers and assistants, our company proudly guarantee the safety, modern amenities with friendly and considerate arrangement that make you never regret when trying to scuba diving Vietnam Halong Bay.

Diving in Ha Long Bay is one can’t miss underwater activity for foreign tourists

Diving in Ha Long Bay is one can’t miss underwater activity for foreign tourists

 

 

Some general information on Halong Bay diving

  • Ha Long Bay is a spectacular scenery alluring thousand flocks of foreign tourists coming to Vietnam every year. Located in the Gulf of Tonkin, this bay is considered as “ the pearl of the S-shaped country” with a stunning seascape of limestone pillars surrounded by more than 1.600 islands and islets.

The pearl of the S-shaped country boasts its magnificent seascape with more than 1.600 islands and islets

The pearl of the S-shaped country boasts its magnificent seascape with more than 1.600 islands and islets

  • Visiting Ha Long Bay, tourists seek a great chance to not only enjoy primitive see sights but participate in amazing water activities such as boat trip and sea kayaking.

Scuba diving in Halong bay, a cant’t-miss experience for tourists

Scuba diving in Halong bay, a cant't-miss experience for tourists

  • Of all these intriguing activities, scuba diving is noted for a special product which no one cannot miss in the cruise to Halong.For those who have a passion for discovery, scuba diving is a superior choice to observe a wonderful underwater world of Halong with their naked eyes.
  • There are many tour packages such as Hanoi or Halong cruise tour which visitors are free to pick up when traveling to Halong Bay. Most of the cruises offer water activities for customers, and of course, scuba diving included.

diving in halong bay

Many tour packages include scuba diving activity in Ha Long Bay

  • With a view to assisting visitors, especially newcomers, in getting a memorable trip in Ha Long, these instructions, and information, I reckon are beneficial to your voyage.
  • These pieces of advice are based on my personal experience and knowledge as well as many others locals’.

Scuba diving in Ha Long Bay, a must-try activity for underwater lovers

Why is Ha Long Bay scuba diving special?

  • Joining scuba diving, foreigners may explore the mysterious beauty of the underwater world. Ha Long boasts its biological diversity of thousands of splendid coral reefs and marine animals. Halong Bay diving offers tourists a closer chance to touch these reefs and follow the ways of fish.

The wonderful heaven is opening to tourists when trying Halong bay scuba diving

The wonderful heaven is opening to tourists when trying Halong bay scuba diving

  • In addition, diving in the fresh sea water will help you recharge your battery enjoy the peace in your soul before coming back to the land. According to the majority of tourists, after a long journey discovering the pristine natural beauty of Halong Bay, it's time for relaxing and do some activities to revive your energy.

Scuba diving, a real chance to touch marine animals

Scuba diving, a real chance to touch marine animals

Diving exploration of coral reefs in Halong bay, one of seven wonders of the world

Halong bay boasts its variety of recreational activities which appeals thousand flocks of foreign tourists when visiting Halong such as dinner in cave, squid fishing night and Halong Bay climbing. Of all these things, exploring the sparkling coral reef will mark you journey in Halong Bay as an unforgettable memory.

Interesting exploration of the coral reefs in Halong Bay

Interesting exploration of the coral reefs in Halong Bay

Coral reefs often appear Cong Don island and Van Don island, where the sea water is very clean and fresh. It will create a healthy and friendly habitat for coral reefs to survive and develop. The bottom layer of the ocean include a divergence of crustaceans, molluscs, fish species  and many marine animals. Diving is a perfect chance to observe them.

A wonderful world of coral reefs and marine animals

A wonderful world of coral reefs and marine animals

Believe me! Spending a day diving in the underwater world of coral reefs will not waste your time in the journey. It sounds amazing when you can explore a breezy life of the marine world with your naked eyes. It is definitely more impressive than watching on television. Swimming in sea bass and dancing with cool fish are no longer your dreams or imagination.

When should you try scuba diving? The best time for Halong bay diving?

  • Based on most inhabitants of Ha Long, the most appropriate time travelers should take part in Ha Long Bay scuba diving is the period from April to December.
  • You should avoid the winter or the time when the tidal waves are strong as it may cause risks for your diving journey.
  • The temperature of the water during the period is from 26-29 Celsius degrees, which is very suitable for underwater activities.

Preparation for your Halong Bay diving activity

  • Snorkeling underwater world in Ha Long, visitors would be well-equipped with necessary devices including diving mask, snorkel, cylinder, exposure suite and compass.

Before beginning your scuba diving, you will be provided with full equipment

Before beginning your scuba diving, you will be provided with full equipment

  • All of these types of equipment are carefully checked before providing to users, so visitors can satisfy with their safety.
  • Besides well-prepared amenities, skilled scuba divers and assistants will accompany you on your trip. Their instructions and experience are very useful to visitors, particularly those who have never tried scuba diving.

Some secret tips for visitors to have longer and deeper diving time

  • Plan your dive. Establish your maximum depth and bottom time.

You can ask for secret tips from professional instructors to have a longer diving time

You can ask for secret tips from professional instructors to have a longer diving time

  • The maximum depth limit is 40 meters (130 feet), if you desire to dive deeper, you can use umbilical gas supply and diving helmets for safe breath.
  • Always perform the Pre-Dive Safety Check before diving.
  • Regularly monitor your depth and pressure gauge. Make sure that you have plenty of air in your tank for your ascent.
  • Pay attention to the weather to avoid potential risks
  • Register a diving tour to make sure your own safety with the cost of $14/ person
  • Since you get out of water, close your mouth and ears, use your noses to breath gently at the same time to reduce the water pressure
  • Choosing the most suitable time to avoid bad weather
  • Diving slowly to admire the whole alluring charm of the underwater world

Other intriguing activities you should try besides Halong Bay diving

Halong Bay Climbing

If you are a fan of adventure, you can't miss Halong Bay climbing, a chance to discover the rocky karst formations of Halong. The feeling of climbing on the top of a mountain will make you feel excited. When I managed to climb on a mountain belonging to Cat Ba island, I feel completely satisfied and it seemed that I made a great accomplishment in my life.

The standardized equipment will ensure your safety

The standardized equipment will ensure your safety

You have a desire to explore the daily life of fisherman, you can't miss the trip to floating fishing villages. Halong bay has a lot of fishing villages but here are the main villages that tourists often visit: Cua Van Fishing Village, Cong Dam Fishing Village and Ba Hang Fishing Village. Visiting fishing villages, tourists have a chance to observe the daily jobs of fishermen, hearing some stories about their discovery struggling with the heavy storms and tidal waves.

A corner of Cua Van floating village

A corner of Cua Van floating village

Motorbike trip is also a highlight of your journey in this beautiful Halong Bay. You can contact to the agency to book a motorbike tour for your passion. It can be seen that motorbike is the most suitable vehicle to explore beautiful landscapes as much as possible. Rent a motorbike and start your journey to discover the spectacular beauty of islands and islets. On the driving way, you can meet other visitors and make friends with them. This is a wonderful chance to share your experience, happiness and also hazards on the trip to Halong Bay.

A motorbike trip to explore Cat Ba island will be one of the most memorable experience

A motorbike trip to explore Cat Ba island will be one of the most memorable experience in your trip. Let's try one time?

Halong Bay diving is one can’t-miss underwater activity visitors should try at least one time in their life. This activity will bring foreign tourists unforgettable experience in their voyage in Halong Bay. Don't hesitate to try these intriguing activity when you have a chance to travel Halong bay.

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