Private Tour: Kayaking in Hoi An Old Town

Private & Custom Tours in Hoi An

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Participate in one of four different kayaking options, complete with a private guide. Partake in leisurely kayaking, sunset or sunrise kayaking, an adventurous paddle, or a full-day kayaking tour. Whether you are a beginner or expert, you have many options available to you so that you may experience Central Vietnam's beauty by water.
Choose from one of the tour options below:Leisurely Kayaking (2 hours):Join this tour and explore a different side of Hoi An. The Thu Bon River system will offer you charming inlets and stunning photo opportunities as you cruise along. Board a recreational kayak or a Canadian canoe, that has enough room for up to 3 passengers. This option is tailored to those who have limited kayaking experience, yet would still like the see the quiet and natural parts of Hoi An. Sunrise or Sunset Kayaking (2 hours):Reserve your uninterrupted view of Hoi An’s beautiful rising or setting sun by arranging a kayak paddle. The East/West nature of the river ensures an uninterrupted view of the sun as it kisses the horizon. The outing is not a strenuous one on the calm waters of the Thu Bon and gives you absolute freedom to paddle or float at your own speed. Use either a single kayak or Canadian canoe to obtain beautiful views of the Hoi An sunset or sunrise. Adventurous Paddle (5 hours): Travel Song Thu Bon, Hoi An's most important traveling route. See large fishing nets being lowered into the river as you interact with the local fishermen and women. Board a single recreation kayak or Canadian Canoe, to begin your travels. This option is recommended for those with advanced kayaking skills. Water, life vests, dry bags, and first aid kits will be provided as well. Full-Day Kayaking Tour (8 hours): See all the great sights of Thu Bon river and witness the importance of the river to the Vietnamese people, culture and economy. The city center is quickly left behind and the tour boats are forgotten as you embark on your adventure and navigate through minor estuaries and around islands on your unique adventure. A moderate skill level is required for this full-day tour that also includes lunch, light refreshments, and water.*Snacks and beverages include soft cheeses, cold cuts, ciders, spirits & beers; Available at an additional cost

What’s included

  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Use of kayak or canoe
  • Use of life jacket, paddle, dry bags

What’s not included

  • Snacks and beverages
  • Gratuities


  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences