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Cocopalm forest to a craft village

Hội An, Vietnam

Experience hosted by Long

2.5 hours
Includes drinks, transportation, equipment
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

We will take you on a safe and fun paddling through the liveliest part of Hoi An river. The experience is for all levels: first-timers to seasoned paddle kayakers. All gear is provided.
For first-timers, our first 15 minutes will be for getting familiar with basics of paddle stroke. We”ll then set off to the mangrove forest where the most well grown Nipa palms (locally known as cocopalm) are found.
The paddle leads us to a peaceful village of Duy Vinh, where we have time to take a stroll around to meet its friendly villagers, learn from their traditional craft of sedge-mat weaving and interesting temple of local fishermen.
Enjoy the rest of a pure morning while we paddle back to our starting point, there’s time for refreshment before get a transfer back to your hotel.
Other things to note
The trip is at easy level and suitable for beginner. The river is calm but can be windy sometime. If you're active and familiar with outdoor activities you'll find no difficulties.
We will take you on a safe and fun paddling through the liveliest part of Hoi An river. The experience is for all levels: first-timers to seasoned paddle kayakers. All gear is provided.
For first-timers, our first 15 minutes will be for getting familiar with basics of paddle stroke. We”ll then set off to the mangrove forest where the most well grown Nipa palms (locally known as cocopalm) are found.
The paddle leads us to a peaceful vi…

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What's included

  • Drinks
    Mineral water
    Soft drink
  • Transportation
    Pick up and drop off at hotel in Hoian
  • Equipment
    Kayak
    Drybag
    Lifevest

From $45
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Long

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 27 Reviews
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A morning paddling on Hoi An river is an enlightening experience that I enjoy sharing. After 10 years travelling around the country, I relocated myself by Hoi An riverbank, it gives me a chance to wake up, get into the river and paddle out every day.
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Where you'll be

Paddling starts and ends at our station in Cam Thanh which about 5 km from city center. You will explore the unique ecosystem of Nipa palms mangrove forest and also pay a visit to an authentic village where people is practising their traditional handicraft of sedge-mat weaving for generations.

Rated 4.81 out of 5 from 27 reviews.

Ivy
March 2020
Great experience, easy kayak, no stress transfer, cool villages, learned a lot and saw a lot of locals going about their day. Thoroughly recommend.
Youngeun
February 2020
아이가 있어서 속도를 맞추는데 문제가 있었지만 세심하게 배려해주어 잘 마칠 수 있었습니다
Eva
February 2020
We had an amazing morning! A beautiful part of Hoi An with its calm river, fisher man and forest. A real special experience I would recommend everybody in Hoi an to do! Escape the tourists and unwind
Hyun Joo
January 2020
Paddle boarding in Hoian was one of the best choices on this trip. It's my first time doing paddleboarding, but it wasn't that hard thanks to my host to teach me nicely. At first, I was confused about rowing, but when I turned around near the bank, I got used to it.^^. The host told our family that if we were first-timers, in case we could only get around near . But fortunately, we were able to go as far away to the island, and he showed us around the island, where is now uninhabited by the typhoon. I could see the island's plants and a herd of cattle. It was a peaceful but adventurous time. It was really good. The moment I rode my paddles along the quiet but birdsong-filled island byway with my family was a wonderful experience. I loved the feeling that the sky and the trees was reflected on the river and moving on. it was a great experience~ Highly recommend~!
Paddle boarding in Hoian was one of the best choices on this trip. It's my first time doing paddleboarding, but it wasn't that hard thanks to my host to teach me nicely. At first,…
Jiye
October 2019
멋진 경험이었어요! wing은 친밀하고 멋진 사람이었습니다. 덕분에 아주 멋진 경험과 행복한 시간을 갖었어요.
Thomas
September 2019
Had a great time on in the SUP. Excellent way to see some nature and get some exercise. Also got to learn some from new things from the local people.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

What to bring

Sun Protection

Insect repellent