With a population of nearly 180,000 people and an area of 573 square kilometers, Phu Quoc is the first island city in Vietnam. The first coral conservation park, the longest 3-wire cable car over the sea or the fish sauce house is an experience that will hold you back in this beautiful island city.
Vietnam’s first coral conservation park
Seaworld Namaste is conserving about 200 species of corals, anemones, antlers … and 100 species of fish and many marine creatures such as pearls, sea cucumbers, snails, giant clams. The area of Ky Lan cape – Hon Thom, Hon Roi, An Thoi town is where the park builds this rich marine ecosystem, giving visitors the opportunity to visit the “miniature aquarium”. With nearly 1 million VND per person, you can experience walking on the sea floor, seeing up close fish species and touching colorful coral reefs.
Place containing hundreds of barrels of fish sauce
The use of anchovy resources to make fish sauce in Phu Quoc has a history of over 200 years, so one of the places visitors can not ignore is the barrel houses. Hong Duc, Phung Hung, Khai Hoan … are some of the places for visitors to see the stages of making fish sauce, at the same time to buy quality products of Ngoc Island such as fish, dried squid, fish sauce … Visitors to visit the fish sauce houses are usually free of charge.
The longest 3-wire cable across the sea in the world
Hon Thom cable car has a length of 7,899.9 m connecting from An Thoi town (south of the island) through Hon Roi, Hon Dua to Hon Thom. The cable car impresses domestic and international tourists with a Guinness record as the longest 3-wire cable car line crossing the sea not only in Vietnam but worldwide.
The 15-minute cable car ride will take you through many landscapes of the Pearl Island such as the fishing villages crowded with boats, clear beaches, or lush coconut forests. Round trip ticket price 300,000 VND (about 13 USD) / adult, 250,000 VND (about 11 USD) / child.
The island has a sphinx “carrying” the sun
Late afternoon is a good time for visitors to Dam Ngang islet watching the sunset pour golden sunshine like honey on the sphinx. Many local fishermen said that not everyone can admire this magnificent sunset.
The giant sphinx-shaped rock has a body lying on the sea. Hon Dam Ngang has so clear water that tourists just need to bend down to see colorful coral. This place has up to 17 different types of corals and anemones.
Where “confine people to release animals”
Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc is the first semi-wild zoo in Vietnam, about 30 minutes from the center of Duong Dong ward to the northwest. Here, visitors can hand-feed animals, take photos with animals, watch zulu dance performances, explore giant bird gardens … Especially and also the most adventurous experience is “locking people to release animals. “, passengers on the bus with glass doors in the area where large dangerous animals such as tigers, leopards, rhinos … Tickets to safari are 650,000 VND (about 28 USD) / adult, 490,000 VND (about 21 USD) / child.