Phu Quoc Fishing - An Overall Guide

January 15, 2024 - 565 views

Phu Quoc island is a wonderful and attractive tourist attraction in Vietnam thanks to its idyllic beaches, romantic sunsets, evergreen forests, and serene atmosphere. Visiting Phu Quoc, you will be able to fully relax to enjoy a peaceful life, and even join a variety of interesting activities here. Phu Quoc Fishing is one of the popular activities which many people wish to join.  Let's learn detail in article below.


If you plan to visit Phu Quoc, and take part in this kind of adventure, keep reading our article It is about Phu Quoc Fishing. Wish you have a great time there.

Why Phu Quoc Fishing?

There are many kinds of fish species in Phu Quoc such as grouper, tram fish, Lu fish, and horse-head fish. You can either take a tour to an island or seashore, it will be a lot of fun, and there is a chance that you can catch a lot of fish.

There are many travel agencies in Phu Quoc for you to choose from. You either go fishing during the daytime or at night. The price for these tours is at a reasonable price as well.

Moreover, fishing in Phu Quoc, you will be able to enjoy the wonderful landscape or join other activities such as swimming, snorkeling, camping, picnicking, or exploring more the surrounding areas.

Phu Quoc Fishing

Phu Quoc Fishing

Top places to do Phu Quoc Fishing

South of Phu Quoc Island

South of Phu Quoc island is known as the ideal place for fishing as there are many beautiful landscapes, colorful coral reefs here. Moreover, the fishing & diving combos are really attractive. With only 10 USD per person, you can book a fishing and diving combo to freely explore the beauty in this part of the island.

Fishing in South Phu Quoc

Fishing in South Phu Quoc


Mong Tay island

This beautiful island with clear blue waters, the long and peaceful white sand beaches attract a lot of tourists coming here to fish. Besides fishing, you can snorkel, swim, have BBQ on the beach.


Doi Moi island

Doi Moi island retains wild and simple as it has not been exploited for tourism. The island has become the top choice for tourists who love fishing and tranquility. Besides fishing, diving to see coral is an extremely interesting experience here, so you should not miss it.

Easy to Catch fish in Phu Quoc

Easy to Catch fish in Phu Quoc

Gieng Tien

Gieng Tien is believed to be never dried up, and not become salty after the high tide. Therefore, many tourists come here for fishing and to learn more about the story. You can hire a boat to go offshore, and fish in this place.


Ong Doi Cape

Coming to Ong Doi cape, you will both admire the landscape and enjoy the famous seafood specialties of Phu Quoc. Ong Doi Cape in the summer is very peaceful and less windy, so visitors can enjoy scuba diving and fishing. This place is a great resort for those who love peace, freshness, harmony with nature.

Tips to do Fishing in Phu Quoc

The best time for fishing in Phu Quoc

Sea fishing is a fairly new and interesting form of tourism in Phu Quoc island. The best time for tourists to fish on this island is from October to April. Because this is the time when the north wind comes, the weather is quite pleasant. At this time, many people often anchor at Doi Moi and Mong Tay coral reefs, which are located southwest of Phu Quoc, about 14 nautical miles from Duong Dong town to the north of the island.

May to October is also good for fishing. Although there are rough seas, visitors can still go fishing at Ong Doi cape, Dam island, and Tien well which is about 6 nautical miles from the far An Thoi port.

You might also want to read the best time to visit Phu Quoc.

Best time to do fishing in Phu Quoc

Best time to do fishing in Phu Quoc


Prepare mental and physical health

To fish in Phu Quoc, you need to be in good health to avoid being sick when moving. This kind of activity is not recommended for kids or elderly people. Moreover, when fishing, you have to always wear life jackets and follow instructions. You had better join basic classes about fishing beforehand.


Should you rent a fishing boat in Phu Quoc or join a group tour?

A fishing boat can carry 4-6 people. So, if you are traveling in a small group of 2-3 people, booking a group tour will be the best choice for you. For groups larger than 10 people, you can hire a private fishing boat from travel companies with prices ranging from 1,000,000 to 2,000,000 VND.

Join in Phu Quoc fishing tour

Join in Phu Quoc fishing tour

Currently, there are combo tours in Phu Quoc where you can both enjoy fishing and other activities such as fishing and visiting a pearl farm, fishing and snorkeling to see the corals, fishing, and visiting Phu Quoc prison and fish sauce barrel house…

Hope that with the above article, you will have full and useful experiences fishing in Phu Quoc. Furthermore, if you need more information for traveling to Phu Quoc and other destinations in Vietnam, don’t hesitate to contact us for free advice.

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