Bay Canh Island
Bay Canh Island is the second largest of the sixteen islands in Con Dao and located in the east of the area.
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The island is covered by a pristine forest and mangrove ecosystem with nearly eight hundred types of plants and fifty species of animals. The main feature of Bay Canh Island is the mangrove ecosystem. Mangrove forests are mainly distributed on dead corals, sand and clay. When the tide is low, guests can easily walk in the forest which is not muddy like other places. At this point, visitors will have the opportunity to dive into coral reefs, fish and other marine life in the clear waters. The coral is a very diverse species of coral, table, branch, type of cashew red list of Vietnam.
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In addition, Bay Canh Island also has rich marine resources with dolphins, blue sea turtles, sea pigs, rock snails, sea cucumbers, butterfly fish and brain corals.
- Location: Bay Canh Island, Con Dao
- Best for: All visitors
- Entrance: N/A
- Hours: Day time visit is recommended
- Distance to city center: 0.0km (0.0 mi)
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