CON DAO NATIONAL PARK
Con Dao National Park appeals to visitors not only for its beautiful and majestic natural landscape, but also for its extremely rich and diverse flora and fauna ecosystem. Visiting Con Dao National Park, visitors will get a chance to challenge themselves with beautiful trekking routes and explore the pristine beaches, and especially have the opportunity to witness turtle spawning during nesting season. In 2014, the park was recognized as one of the world’s Ramsar sites.
SCUBA DIVING IN CON DAO
Excursions and scuba diving are two of the most popular activities in Con Dao as the island has a rich tropical marine ecosystem with various species such as parrotfish, stork fish, and pelagic stingrays…
You can also experience scuba diving to see the coral reefs at Hon Ba island, Tai island, Tre island, Trung island, Trac island, or Cau island, which are home to all the largest coral reefs in Vietnam. By participating in the activity, you will discover a whole new world under the sea, which will definitely leave you in awe.
VISITING SEA TURTLE’S SPAWNING GROUNDS
Visiting Cat Lon beach, Ho Ba island in Con Dao around April to October every year, visitors will have the opportunity to witness the crawling turtles come ashore to spawn eggs at night. At the same time, you can also observe as the conservation workers on their mission to incubate as well as release baby turtles back to the sea. At this time, visitors can capture the moment when turtles dig their nests and spawn the delicate white eggs. Besides, visitors can also release the turtle to the sea with their own hands. This will be an extremely memorable and interesting experience for anyone while visiting to Con Dao.
(Source: Vietnam Today 5.2022)