Bay Canh Islet

Bay Canh Islet, Con Dao Island

Situated in the east of Con Dao, tourist will reach Bay Canh islet after about 45 minutes cruising on board. Bay Canh islet has an area of 683 hectares is covered by tropical forest, with many types of rare animals such as sea turtles.

Big Sand Beach “Bai Cat Lon” on Bay Canh islet is 1 of 14 places where sea turtles lay their eggs on and where sea turtle lay their eggs mostly in Con Dao. During the breeding season (from April to September every year), there are a lot of individuals of turtle come here to lay eggs.

Lighthouse in the northeast of the island was built by the French in 1884 guiding boat in the area is also famous here. Tourists may go along the mountain trail and climb up the lighthouse to see the scenery and the majestic vastness of the sky and sea of Con Dao.

The activities visitors can participate as bathing, swimming, watching corals, explore the forest, sightseeing, and watch turtles lay their eggs during the breeding season and trekking tours to the lighthouse.

Visitors are advised to wear appropriate clothing, life jackets, rent scuba diving equipment from National and guidance from National Park or traveling with the locals.

A trip from 4 to 6 hours or overnight stays is suitable for Bay Canh islet tour.

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