From November to March the warm waters of Gulf of Thailand Sea is in best condition for you to enjoy so many water activities such as swimming, diving or Phu Quoc snorkeling. Phu Quoc is one of the best places in Vietnam to for the water.
Northwest coast of Phu Quoc with the shallow waters is the spot for diving. You can find pretty hard and soft reefs of coral in Hon Doi Moi (Tiny Turtle Island) which is located west of Vinpearl Resort/Bai Dai beach and Fingernail Island (Hon Mong Tay) close to Bai Vung Bau. The marine life here is not quite abundant with large fishes but you still can find the usual tropical reef suspects including butterfly and angel fish.
Maximum depth: 15 meter
Visibility: not clear
In recent years, the clarity of this diving spot has been deducing due to the changes the island is undergoing.
- Mong Tay Island Snorkeling Fishing Tour ( Fingernail Island Tour)
- North Phu Quoc Island Fishing And Snorkeling Tour
- Phu Quoc Scuba Diving and snorkelling Tour
There are more snorkeling spots around Phu Quoc than diving spots. Hon Thom (Pineapple island) has a famous spot for diving and snorkeling – Mui Ky Lan (Unicorn Cape). There are some hard species of corals here and the marine life is prosperous as well. You can rent a boat from 500,000VND – 1,200,000VND to visit the surrounding islands and there often is Phu Quoc snorkeling activity included in the tours. If you want to rent canoes, expect the cost to be much higher.
The reefs are more beautiful in An Thoi Archipelago which is in the far southern tip. For best Phu Quoc snorkeling experience, it’s wiser to get in contact with a dive and snorkeling center or travel agency which can provide you a safe snorkeling/diving boat trip. The diving centers on the island can also offer a wide range of professional services including equipment sales, rental, diver training classes and specialty dive courses, one-day dives, multi-day packages, Discover Scuba Diving and Try Dive packages (supervised beginners diving). Paying $17 to $25 you will have great Phu Quoc snorkeling trip.
Some other great place for snorkeling and diving are Fingernail island and Turtle island.
The boat trips are often package full of different activities including swimming, fishing, snorkeling and diving. Phu Quoc is one of the best places for fishing in Vietnam. Phu Quoc is also famous with night squid fishing tours. Almost all tour agencies have these kinds of boat trips which often last half-day to full-day.
Fishing tours only bring you to shallow waters to catch small fish but with deep fishing tour, you can try your chance to catch bigger catch like tuna, king fish and many more.
The fish and squids you caught will be cooked for lunch or dinner right on the boat. The price for boat trips and fishing tours are slightly more expensive than normal diving and snorkeling tours. From $17 to $40 per tour you will have wonderful one-day boat trip/fishing tour on the water.
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