Located in the south of Nha Trang Bay, Hon Mun is one of the must-do activities when visit Nha Trang, especially when Hon Mun Marine Protected Area is considered the paradise for divers and snorkelers.
Hon Mun Marine Protected Area
Hon Mun Marine Park is situated in Nha Trang Bay, including Hon Tre Island, Hon Mieu Island, Hon Tam Island, Hon Mot Island, Hon Mun Island, Hon Cau Island, Hon Vung Island, Hon Rom Island, Hon Noc Island, and their surrounding water areas. It owns an area of 160sqkm, consisting of around 38sqkm of land and about 122sqkm of islands' surrounding water areas. Hon Mun Maine Park can be seen as representative of Vietnam’s south central bio-geographic zone. Its biodiversity levels are comparable to those of the global center of coral diversity, within Eastern Indonesia, Philippines and Spratly Islands.
Hon Mun's coral reefs have been ranked international importance and biodiversity of the highest categories in Vietnam with more than 350 species of hard coral reef species, including 40 newly confirmed for Vietnam, over 230 species of reef fish, 112 species of mollusks, 112 species of crustaceans, 27 species of echinoderms, 69 species of algae and 7 species of seaweeds...
Diving down the seawater, you will feel like you're in another world - shimmering, colorful and fanciful paradise of coral reefs and sea creatures. Along with anemones, and sea urchins, crabs and shrimps..., groupers, "angel" fish, butterfly fish... hover coral reefs. Taking a trip to Hon Mun, you can comfortably dive or use glass bottom boats to contemplate the colorful coral reefs with numerous particular species of marine life. Hon Mun Marine Park thus increasingly becomes one of the most fascinating attractions in Nha Trang.
How to get to Hon Mun Island
You can get to Hon Mun Island, you can book a 4-island boat tour which includes Hon Mun in the itinerary. This tour costs about $6-8 per person with activities like snorkeling and having a seafood lunch on boat. Notice that you'll have to pay a charge of 40,000VND to do snorkeling at Hon Mun Protected Area.