Hon Ba Island
Possessing beautiful and pristine landscape, Hon Ba is the third largest island of the sixteen islands in the Con Dao archipelago with a special charm.
Hon Ba Island is connected to Con Dao by Cua Tu, this is known as the haven of many fishing boats. It has a diverse ecosystem of mangrove forests with many rare plants and animals. It does not only offers a marvelous natural scene, Hon Ba is also a place to be reminded of the abundant forest resources.
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There are many kinds of precious and rare woods, many endangered species such as black squirrels, long tailed macaques, lizards, wild boar and plenty of unique bird breeds. Upon arrival, visitors will have the opportunity to experience the discovery of the original mangrove forest which is very interesting. Along with that, the experience of watching the colorful coral reefs always has a special attraction.
- Location: Hon Ba, Con Dao
- Best for: All visitors
- Entrance: N/A
- Hours: Day time visit is recommended
- Distance to city center: 7.7km (4.8 mi)
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