Phu Quoc Islandattracts millions of tourists every year, in which Hon Thom is one of the most favorite places. What makesHon Thom Islandfavor? Follow the detail below to discover mysterious beauty!
Hon Thom is a small island located in theAn Thoi Islandssouth of Phu Quoc. This island is not only famous for its poetic beauty but also known through the legend of many generations. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations for both domestic & international tourists because of its unspoiled natural beauty, with green coconut groves, white sandy beaches, and clear blue water.
Hon Thom Island
When is the best time to visit Hon Thom Island? Like Phu Quoc tourism, the ideal time to go to Hon Thom island is in the dry season between November to April next year. During this time, the waves are really calm, combined with the not-too-hot weather, suitable for exploring this beautiful natural scenery. In addition, the sea is extremely clear and colorful waiting for you to visit.
Read also:Best time to visit Phu Quoc.
Best time to visit Hon Thom
To get to Hon Thom, you can choose to take a boat or cable car, let's learn detail below:
From Duong Dong Town center you need to take a taxi or car drive for about 30 minutes to An Thoi seaport, then take another 30 minutes cruising by boat to Hon Thom Island. Transfer by boat is an economical way with the price is only 50,000 VND/person/time (~2.5 USD). It is easy to buy a boat ticket at An Thoi seaport.
Getting Hon Thom by boat
The cable car is modern transportation with an extremely quick way of getting to Hon Thom in only 15 minutes. Hon Thom cable car is the longest sea-crossing cable car in the world recognized by the Guinness World Record. Travel by cable car you will have a chance to enjoy the amazing panoramic view from above, this will definitely be an unforgettable experience.
Cable car price normally included round-trip transfer and entertainment package at Equatoria water park such as swimming, kayaking, playing floating house.
Adults (from 1.4m)
Child (between 1m- 1.4m)
Infant (under 1m)
Combo: Cable car + Equatoria water park
Combo All in one (Cable car + Equatoria water park + buffet lunch)
*Note ticket price update for 2021.
Getting Hon Thom by cable car
What to do in Hon Thom? Although tourism has not been exploited much, there are many interesting tourist activities for you to enjoy below.
Snorkeling is an interesting activity that you should not miss when coming here. Hon Thom is famous for clear blue water and rich vegetation, especially beautiful colorful coral reefs. The snorkeling in Hon Thom can deep up to 30m is suitable for adventure tourists who have enough health and scuba diving skills. The elderly and children can choose snorkeling near the shore.
You also can choose to walk undersea that will be led by a guide and you can interact with marine species.
Snorkeling to see coral at Ky Lan Cape
Sun World Hon Thom is the leading amusement park with thrilling games such as water pipe sliding, surfing artificial waves, boomerang slide... Besides, there is also a children's play area with gentle, educational, and intellectually stimulating games. Normally ticket price to Sun World is already included in the cable car price. There are some additional services you need to pay extra if using like renting beach chairs, renting buoys, rowing boats, renting canoes. ..
Play at Sun World Hon Thom Amusement Park
Kayaking is the best way to help you experience the unspoiled nature of Hon Thom Island. The best time for you to kayak is in the early morning when you can enjoy the fresh, quiet morning air or in the sunset when the sun pours down creating a very spectacular scene.
Kayaking in Hon Thom
Playing floating house is a free interesting activity for family play together. There are many different models such as slides, floating houses. You will be given a life jacket and protective gear but you still need to take care of your children's safety. We surely your children will love this exciting water activity.
Hon thom floating house
Floating on the boat, catching fish, sipping some cold beers, what's better than that, right? Squid fishing is one of the attractive activities that you should try when coming to Hon Thom. The price for a fishing tour is about 15 USD/person included dinners & watching the sunset on board. After fishing, you can enjoy your result right away on the boat. If you have a chance let's ask fishermen to show you how to catch urchins. Grilled urchins are an extremely attractive dish that fascinated your taste.
Before starting your trip to Hon Thom, you should take notes of some points below:
The above article has summarized all travel experiences in Hon Thom Island. If you are not confident with your self-sufficient travel let'sbooking our Phu Quoc toursto have an unforgettable trip.