Cat Ba Other Activities
Rock Climbing trips with camping along the way can also be arranged in Cat Ba, lead by experienced climbers. Some sample rates: 2 days, 1 night, US$35, 3 days, 2 nights, US$40, 4 days, 3 nights, US$55. Trips can be arranged anywhere in town, but you might try talking to Tung at Phong Lan Hotel on the harbour road.
There are also snorkelling trips for about US$12 a day, and kayak trips for US$15 per day.
You can book a sailing boat for the day for US$50, groups of 4 to 6 people pay US$12 a head, and lunch is included in the price. You can even rent a traditional bamboo boat and go for a paddle in the bay for 20,000 dong per hour.