The waters surrounding Hon Cau Island in Tuy Phong district, Binh Thuan province has the typically tropical marine ecosystem, with diverse corals and fauna system.
Beautiful coral reefs under the sea of Binh Thuan
Hon Cau Island has many advantages in terms of biodiversity, with coral reefs, sea grass, and sandy bottom as important habitats. It will be a marine reserve site of Vietnam in 2020.
The coral reefs and seagrass beds of Hon Cau are considered the most productive ecosystems.
This place is also known with rich marine resources, and the breeding grounds of many kinds of valuable seafood. The original coral population stretches over 2 km long with nearly 234 species of coral. Tourists just dive several meters deep to easily admire the coral reefs here.
The shimmering world of corals in Hon Cau.
Bright yellow coral reefs. Waters surrounding the island of Hon Cau has 34 species of rare aqua-species. Sea urchins and many species of fish in the coral conservation area.
Many rare species such as sea turtles and many species of fish … also choose this area to lay eggs. This has added significant fisheries resources for the waters around the island of Hon Cau.
Tuy Phong district is about 80 km from Phan Thiet city. To visit Hon Cau, travelers can rent boats of fishermen, or use the services of travel companies. If tourists want to camp and spend the night on the island, they need to register in advance with the Management Board of Hon Cau and the border guards.