Con Dao Island is associated with the tragic and painful years of the country. When people think about Con Dao Island, they must shiver. If you think that Con Dao only has horrible things, it is a big mistake. It is hidden behind the unspoiled, peaceful and fascinating island. Not only is the beautiful scenery but also the extremely special tourist activities that are ready for you to discover.
Dive to see Con Dao Island coral
With 16 small and large islands with unique ecosystems, Con Dao is considered the most beautiful coral diving and snorkeling spot in Vietnam. Sitting on the cano, surfing the waves, enjoying the cool fresh air of the sea breeze and the sea, to Bay Canh, Hon Tai, Hon Tre, Hon Eggs, Hon Trac or Hon Cau, … convergence of coral reefs with the highest density in Vietnam. You can delight in waving under the clear blue sea or discovering hidden treasures at the bottom of the ocean, the brilliant coral reefs, rich colorful marine life system.
Fishing at Con Dao Island
Fishing have two forms, recreational fishing (half or 1 day time) or professional fishing (usually 3 days 2 nights or more). Whether it is recreational fishing or professional fishing, this activity particularly attracts Con Dao tourists from everywhere to come.
Enjoy the moments in Con Dao with a day on the deserted island and experience a quiet but extremely chill night on Hon Bay Canh. You will see the sea turtles Chelonia or people often call green turtles make nest and lay eggs on the beach. If you’re lucky, you’ll have the opportunity to see the hatched baby turtles trying to get out of the eggshell and squeeze into the nest to crawl towards the sea.
Con Son Bay in Con Dao includes a system of 14 different small islands with the chain of Tai Tai, Hon Trac, Hon Rabbit, Bay Canh, Bong Lan, Hon Cau, Hon Tro, Hon Tre … among the sea, make majestic islands, creating poetic beauty for Con Son Bay. This is also a marine ecological conservation area with coral reefs.
With a motorbike renting from 100,000 to 120,000 VND per day, you can actively roam and stop anywhere on this peaceful island. The journey on the motorbike will let you enjoy the enchanting beauty with majestic nature such as Shark’s Head, Love Peak, Lo Voi Cape, Chim Chim Mui Cape … Especially the moments of stopping by the road, watching the rare wilderness scenery.
Eating seafood at Ben Dam port
Ben Dam port is located in the southwest, about 15 km from the center of Con Dao town. If you are going from Vung Tau City to Con Dao, you will dock here. Located in Ben Dam bay are rows of raft houses of fishermen. This is also a destination not to be missed to enjoy seafood. You will lose between 10,000 VND and 30,000 VND for small boats to take you out. Note that seafood on rafts is not cheap, but especially very fresh and affordable price.
Visit pearl farm
With extremely favorable natural ecosystems, Con Dao pearl culture also developed extremely brilliant. Traveling to Con Dao, you do not miss the opportunity to see firsthand the process of exploiting and manipulating pearls.
With the perfect thing at Con Dao Island, this place is definitely an ideal place for you and your friend. This sunny and windy land is always ready to welcome visitors from all regions to come and explore. Wish you all have a great trip and experience.