Chao Island

Chao island: If you have to travel to Da Nang or Son Tra peninsula and you are the island's lover?. So should not be miss Hon Chao. You only take 40 minutes to Hon Chao from Son Tra Peninsula. But if you go by river or if you depart from Xuan Thieu beach it takes only 10 minutes by canoe to have this beautiful island.

How Chao island is unique?

Scuba Diving in Chao Island

Looking away Hon Chao floating in the middle of the sea like a reverse pan, it is also called the island as Son Tra island. Formerly, Hon Chao Island was an area between Dai Viet and Champa. It was in memory of Princess Tran Huyen Tran, during the Tran dynasty. They named this island is Huyen Tran island, who brought to Dai Viet 2 area, It's called Thuan & Hoa. The most beautiful of this area is Hai Van Pass. In the Tay Son period, on a walking tour, King Quang Trung renamed it Hon Chong because it is so beautiful.

At the beginning of the Nguyen Dynasty, the island was called the Korean Island. Later, King Minh Mang gave the name of Ngu Hai Dai, which means a watchtower on the sea. During the French colonial period, it was called Hon Son Tra. And finally the island is officially named Hon Chao.

The beautiful summer days tourists with the pleasure of scuba diving to explore the mysterious beauty deep in the heart of Chao island. This place together with many seafood species such as lobster, grouper, abalone, sea ginseng ... This Vietnam beach holiday convenient for visitors to enjoy the fishing, squid fishing. We can pick up the fish from the anchovies, fish and squid.

Chao Island

The island is only about 1.5km wide but has full terrain. The rocks stacked against each other in the middle of the sky for months. It is interesting to walk barefoot on the rock, quietly listening to the waves pounding under the feet.

At depths less than 2m, through the diving glasses visitors can enjoy more than 144 species of coral, 135 species of seaweed and about 162 species of colorful fish. All this data is enough to "underwater gardens" under the water 15 list of marine protected areas of Vietnam. "If not come to the reef means not to Hon Chao."

After a day exploring the wild on the island, the night down guests stay on the island will fire camp on Gieng beach, from which to see the thousands of lights glittering on the sea.

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  • Solo traveller, group tours, private tour in Da Nang

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