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Gecko Eyes Cruise: A Perfect Private Cruise for Couples in the Mighty Mekong

Like other pioneers in the famous Mekong Eyes fleet, Gecko Eyes Cruise is the best choice for tourists who want to take private tours exploring the lower Mekong River according to their personal tastes. Featuring only one cabin on board each of the two beautiful vessels, Gecko Eyes is designed for private trips, ideal for small families and couples. Let’s read on to discover the highlights of this houseboat brand.



Private Mekong River Cruisers

Gecko Eyes consists of two luxurious houseboats for private excursions in the Mekong Delta, which are modeled after the traditional An Giang fishing boats. All vessels are constructed of indigenous wood and crafted by local artisans, with exquisite carvings added for a unique touch.

Combining traditional design and distinctive local aesthetics, the only cabin on board Gecko Eyes is elegantly furnished with a 40-square-meter guest area (double or twin occupancy), a French balcony, panorama windows, air conditioning, a private bathroom, an open-air lounge, and a large sundeck, all of which perfectly capture the allure of the Mekong Delta in an authentic way.



At the rear of the ship is the staff section, which includes a fully functional kitchen. To enhance your privacy, a lockable door separates this section entirely from the guest area. While on board, the crew (captain, tour guide, sailor, and chef) is at your disposal to ensure your safety and well-being.


Advantages of Private Ship Expeditions

With a shallow draft, the Gecko Eyes can easily navigate through the Mekong Delta's small canals and waterways that larger ships cannot access. The sailing region extends from Cai Be, near Saigon, via the charming historical town of Sa Dec, Can Tho, with its famous floating markets, to Long Xuyen and Chau Doc, near the Cambodia border, or down to Ha Tien and Rach Gia port cities. Basically, the whole Mekong Delta region is at the Gecko Eyes’ disposal, as the houseboats are self-sufficient for several days.



Travel along orchards and villages, witness floating towns and explore the local life, or pass by tiny canals to immerse yourself in the rustic scenery. The Gecko Eyes Cruise is without a doubt the ideal getaway for couples visiting the vast Mekong Delta.

Favorite Mekong River Tours

- Saigon - Cai Be - Can Tho - Saigon 2 Days

- Saigon - Cai Be - Can Tho - Phu Quoc 3 Days

- Saigon - Cai Be - Can Tho - Chau Doc - Phnom Penh 4 Days



Browse all detailed tours here.

Additional Services on Tours

Not only relaxing on board and seeing the world go by, a Mekong River Cruise voyage with Gecko Eyes also offers plenty of additional services (on request only) and exciting activities that keep you interested.

Mekong Bike Tours

Bikes are always available on board for unplanned trips across the river islands along the small canals. This is an excellent opportunity to see the intriguing Mekong Delta lifestyle off the main path. You may make stops on the way to discover the little trails along the local villages or the river islands.



Sampan Boat Rides

During your Gecko Eyes Cruise, you can take side trips on sampan boats to explore the tiny canals and waterways, which provide a different perspective on life on the water and the surroundings.

Onboard Cooking Classes

For those who are curious about the secrets of authentic Vietnamese cuisine, Gecko Eyes offers cooking classes on board with the cruise chef. You can also try buying fresh ingredients for your own meal from the local floating markets.



If you ever dream of exploring the Mekong privately with your loved one, the Gecko Eyes vessel is perfect for you. Charter the entire boat and enjoy a romantic atmosphere and intimate voyage, with a high standard of modern facilities and professional services. Please contact our cruise experts for more information on Gecko Eyes and other private Mekong River cruise.

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