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Han River Cruise

Cruising on the Han River is one of the experiences not to be missed when traveling to Da Nang. You will have the opportunity to see the streets at night and enjoy unique specialties in this beautiful coastal city. Let’s explore this wonderful experience with Origin Vietnam.

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1. Where is Han River Marina?

Han River Marina is located at 26 Bach Dang Street, Thach Thang Ward, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City, Vietnam. About 30 km southwest of Hoi An city and about 95 km southeast of Hue city.

2. How is the Han River cruise unique?

Cruising on the Han River in Da Nang is one of the most attractive travel experiences of the coastal city. When participating, visitors will have the opportunity to admire the panoramic view of the shimmering Han River at night with colorful lights glistening on the water surface. Besides, choosing to visit by yacht, visitors can also see famous bridges across the Han River such as: Han River Bridge, Da Nang Dragon Bridge,…

In particular, with a cruise on the Han River, visitors will be able to relax in front of the vast river and explore the excitement of urban life on both sides of the river. Love bridge, carp statue turning into a dragon, Son Tra night market,… become even more attractive under the night lights.

3. When is the best time to cruise on the Han River?

To fully enjoy the beauty of the Han River at night, the ideal time is from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Especially, on weekends, the 20:00 cruise will give you the opportunity to admire the spectacular fire and water spray performance of Dragon Bridge.

  • Year-round operations: Da Nang cruises are licensed to operate year-round, except for days of bad weather or special events.
  • Summer is the best time to explore the Han River on a cruise, admire the panoramic view of the shimmering city and check-in at famous attractions along the river.
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4. How to get to Han River marina?

Da Nang Marina is located in the city center, convenient to move from many different locations:

4.1 From My Khe beach

  • Go north across Dragon Bridge and Han River Bridge.
  • Turn right onto Bach Dang street.
  • The marina will be on your right.

4.2 From Da Nang center

  • Go along September 2 Street.
  • When you reach the intersection with Bach Dang street, turn onto Bach Dang street.
  • The marina will be on the right side.

Tip: To find the fastest and most accurate route, you can use Google Maps and search for “Da Nang marina”. The application will guide you in detail the route from your current location to the marina.

5. Cruising tour itinerary on Han River

In fact, Han River is one of the tourist destinations in Da Nang that attracts many tourists. Let’s explore what surprises the Da Nang cruise on the Han River will bring to visitors?

5.1. Cruise schedule

Every night, Han River welcomes thousands of tourists on cruise ships to begin the journey to explore Da Citadel at night. The cruise ship’s schedule is as follows:

  • First trip is at 18:00
  • Second trip is at 19:00
  • Third trip is at 20:00
  • Forth trip is at 21:00

According to Han River cruise reviews, on Sundays, cruises depart later (about 8:00 p.m.). Each trip lasts about 1 hour – enough for you to fully admire the beauty of Da Nang at night.

The cruise ship on the Han River will pick up tourists at Da Nang pier (the tail of the Dragon Bridge) and take you to visit the bridges:

  • Han River Swing Bridge: Is a symbol of Da Nang and the pride of the people;
  • Tran Thi Ly Bridge: The image of a sail reaching out to the sea, expressing the aspirations of Da Nang people;
  • Dragon Bridge: Cruise on the Han River to see the Dragon Bridge spewing fire and water every Saturday and Sunday;
  • Thuan Phuoc Bridge: Is the longest steel cable-stayed bridge in the Central – Central Highlands region.

5.2 Activities on cruise ships

In particular, Han River cruises are designed like a miniature restaurant with full services including: restaurant, bar, entertainment, etc. There are many interesting activities waiting for you, such as:

  • Dinner on the Han River cruise in Da Nang: Taste seafood dishes, Da Nang delicacies (if you buy a package ticket) or fruit and pure water (if you buy a ticket without eating);
  • Enjoying unique music and dance performances performed by professional dancers;
  • Admiring the annual DIFF international fireworks display hosted by Da Nang;
  • Contribute your voice to a music program and sing for each other.
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6. Han River cruise ticket price

6.1 Ticket prices without dinner

  • Adults: 150,000 VND/person/time.
  • Children: 100,000 VND/person/time.
  • Children under 1m tall: Free.

6.2 Ticket prices with dinner

  • Adults: 500,000 VND/person/time.
  • Children: 350,000 VND/person/time.
  • Children under 1m tall: Free.

7. Cruise activities and experiences on the Han River

If you are looking for an evening fun activity in Da Nang, a cruise on the Han River will be the most suitable choice. Below are extremely interesting experiences that you will discover when choosing this form of travel:

7.1 Admiring the sparkling, magical beauty of Da Nang at night

Han River Bridge is one of the tourist symbols of a livable city. The bridge is associated with the development of Da Nang in each period, especially the Eastern region. Cruise on the Han River, you will see the panoramic beauty of 4 famous bridges, including: Han River Bridge, Tran Thi Ly Bridge, Dragon Bridge and Thuan Phuoc Bridge. In particular, if you go on the weekend, you will be able to witness the extremely unique 90-degree rotation of the Han River Bridge.

7.2 Enjoying the skillful Cham dance performance

If you have ever been to My Son Sanctuary, you will surely see the uniqueness of Champa culture. While cruising on the Han River, you will once again discover the beauty of this culture through Cham Pa dance performances from beautiful and professional dancers. Besides, cruises also regularly organize musical exchanges with many famous singers, you will enjoy extremely romantic melodies of Piano, Guitar, Saxophone…

7.3 Checking – in beautiful photos to last a lifetime

Floating on the yacht, you will be able to see the panoramic beauty of the city at night, relax and enjoy the wind in a peaceful setting. In addition, the sparkling lights of the city, colorful shops, and high-rise buildings on the riverbank will be an impressive “background” for you to enjoy “virtual living”. So, don’t forget to prepare yourself a phone or camera with full battery to check in while on the Han River cruise.

8. Enjoying specialties while taking a cruise on the Han River

Most cruise ships on the Han River have restaurants or dining spaces and bars to serve the needs of tourists. Here, you can dine with many delicious Da Nang specialties such as: banh xeo, vermicelli with fish sauce, Quang noodles, pork rice paper rolls,…

Moreover, you can enjoy international dishes such as sushi and fresh salads. If you want to drink, you can enjoy cocktails and mocktails. Or beers and wines.

In particular, you should choose fresh seafood dishes prepared by top chefs. A romantic dinner on a yacht with family and relatives will be an unforgettable experience when traveling to Da Nang.

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9. Accommodation while experiencing a cruise on the Han River

Da Nang is one of the most famous tourist cities in Vietnam. So you don’t have to worry when staying overnight here. Below are some hotels that you can refer to.

9.1 Hotels:

  • Muong Thanh Luxury. Address: Location: 270 Vo Nguyen Giap, Son Tra, Da Nang.
  • InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort. Address: Location: Bai Bac, Son Tra, Da Nang.
  • Danang Golden Bay. Address: Location: Le Van Duyet, Son Tra, Da Nang.
  • Mangala Zen Garden & Luxury Apartments. Address: Location: J02 The Ocean Villas, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Vinpearl Luxury Da Nang. Address: Location: 7 Truong Sa, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Risemount Resort Danang. Address: Location: Nguyen Van Thoai, Bac My An, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Sel de Mer Hotel & Suites. Address: Location: 92 Vo Nguyen Giap, Man Thai Ward, Son Tra District.

9.2 Resorts:

  • Da Nang Marriott Resort & Spa. Address: No. 7 Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang.
  • Premier Village Danang Resort. Address: 99 Vo Nguyen Giap, My An Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City.
  • KOI Resort & Residence Da Nang. Address: No. 11 Truong Sa Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City.
  • Danang Marriott Resort & Spa, Non Nuoc Beach Villas. Address: No. 23 Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang.
  • Meliá Danang Beach Resort. Address: 19 Truong Sa, Hoa Hai, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Hyatt Regency Danang Resort & Spa. Address: Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Street, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang City.
  • Furama Resort Danang. Address: Location: 105 Vo Nguyen Giap, Ngu Hanh Son.

10. Some necessary notes when taking a cruise on the Han River

To make your cruise experience on the Han River fun and complete, you need to refer to some necessary notes below:

  • Booking tickets for large cruise ships, which are rated well by many people.
  • You should refer to cruise ticket prices on the Han River to compare and choose.
  • Carefully learn about departure times and specific schedules to have the most convenient departure for you.
  • Paying attention to the price of meals on the cruise because it is often not included in the ticket price, visitors must order separately or order a combo.

Cruising on the Han River is an extremely romantic experience that you cannot miss when coming to this livable city. Interesting entertainment and dining activities will bring visitors moments of relaxation and enjoyment during your trip in Da Nang. Hopefully the above useful sharing from Origin Vietnam – a professional tour operator, has helped you gain more information and easily experience activities in this most livable city in Vietnam.

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