Hoi An: Half-Day Tour of Crafts Villages by Boat

3.9 / 5

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Hoi An: Half-Day Tour of Crafts Villages by Boat

From $31 per person

Take a relaxing boat tour along the lovely Thu Bon River, combined with a visit to traditional craft villages. Gain an interesting insight into the traditional manual craft industries that have been providing livelihoods to the locals for centuries.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup is available from hotels in Hoi An city center only.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Jump aboard a local-style boat to traverse the waterways from Hoi An to nearby craft villages
  • Visit Thanh Ha pottery village
  • Visit Thanh Ha Terra Cotta Park museum
  • Watch the hand-crafting of decorative pottery and have a product made especially for you
  • Travel to Kim Bong carpentry village, where traditional wooden fishing boats are made
  • See skilled carpenters create handcrafted furniture and carvings
Full description
Your driver and guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Hoi An and transfer you to the port. From the port, you’ll get on a boat for the ride to Thanh Ha pottery village, where you’ll meet the local people and learn about daily life in the village. You’ll have a chance to see how pottery is produced here, and watch as vases, pots, kettles, and cooking pots are made. You'll also get the chance to visit Thanh Ha Terra Cotta Park museum. After you’ve observed the pottery-making process, you’ll head back to the boat for a 30-minute ride on the Thu Bon River to Kim Bong carpentry village. See firsthand how wooden fishing vessels are constructed using traditional methods. You’ll also visit the carpentry workshop where handcrafted furniture and a variety of souvenirs are made.
  • Transfers and transportation as per the itinerary
  • Boat ride
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Travel insurance
  • English-speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
  • Child Policy: A maximum of 1 child accompanied 1 adult is allowed at the child rate; the 2nd child will pay the adult price
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Hoi An City Center, except the South Hoi An area
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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3.9 / 5

based on 7 reviews

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Our guide was very nice but it was very difficult to understand his English. I also did not find the sites on the crafts tour to be all that interesting.

October 12, 2018

Excellent tour guide and very interesting tour, we all enjoyed it.

September 27, 2018

key was fantastic. super knowledgeable. we had a great time.

March 6, 2018

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