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Top 7 destinations to scuba dive to see corals the most beautiful Phu Quoc in 2023

Content 24/07/2023 12

Phu Quoc has long been known for the richest marine ecosystem in Vietnam. Therefore, diving to see the coral of Phu Quoc is always an interesting experience that visitors should not miss when they have the opportunity to set foot in this beautiful land. HoaBinh Tourist will take you through the top 7 places to dive and see the most beautiful coral reefs in Phu Quoc in 2023 right now.

Coral diving in Phu Quoc is a favorite activity of many touristsCoral diving in Phu Quoc is a favorite activity of many tourists

Phu Quoc is a famous island located in Kien Giang, Vietnam. It has an area of up to 580 km², characterized by a temperate tropical climate divided into two distinct seasons. This coordinate has long impressed visitors by the unspoiled natural beauty, the friendliness of the fishermen and the rich culinary specialties of Phu Quoc. However, besides the poetic scenery, hospitable people and unique food, "Pearl Island" Phu Quoc also attracts tourists by the colorful coral reefs accompanied by a chain of quality diving services.

Introducing Phu Quoc's coral diving service

Nature has favored Phu Quoc with a rich marine ecosystem under the lively ocean. Therefore, coral diving service was born to meet the needs of visitors to explore the rich aquatic world at "Pearl Island". This service is usually offered in the form of half-day or one-day diving tours, which include a number of other activities such as visiting a pearl culture facility and recreational fishing.

In Phu Quoc diving tours, visitors will be fully equipped with specialized equipment for an underwater exploration. Allowed time and depth are often limited based on the type of dive. It can be said that this is an attractive experience at Phu Quoc entertainment places that visitors can hardly ignore when coming to this island.

Visitors experience diving activities to see coral under the sea in Phu QuocVisitors experience diving activities to see coral under the sea in Phu Quoc

The reason you should experience coral diving service of Phu Quoc

Snorkeling has long been a popular fun activity in island tours. However, only when coming to Phu Quoc can visitors have the most complete experience of discovering the world in the ocean. The reason lies in the outstanding advantages below of the pearl island, let's follow HoaBinh Tourist.

Firstly, Phu Quoc owns the largest coral reef in the country with an area of nearly 500 hectares with more than 360 species of hard coral and dozens of different soft coral species. This place is also a common home for nearly 100 species of seaweed, 152 species of fish and many other aquatic creatures. The above diversity has contributed to creating a brilliant appearance for Phu Quoc waters, bringing the name of this place closer to international friends.

Secondly, Phu Quoc is home to many ideal diving spots. In which, we can mention Thom island, poetic May Rut island located in the south of the island or Mong Tay island, pristine Doi Moi island in the north of the island. These destinations all preserve the natural beauty of the rich coral reefs, promising to bring many unforgettable diving experiences for visitors.

Thirdly, Phu Quoc also offers many interesting diving tours at attractive prices. These tours are not only limited to exploring the ecosystem on the ocean floor, but also give visitors the opportunity to visit fishing villages, pearl production facilities and many other interesting outdoor activities. Therefore, coral diving is always the first choice for those who are looking for a diverse but still cost-effective experience in Phu Quoc.

Diving to see coral in Phu Quoc is surprisingly beautifulDiving to see coral in Phu Quoc is surprisingly beautiful

Top 7 places to dive and see the most beautiful coral in Phu Quoc

Let's go with HoaBinh Tourist to check out the top 7 most ideal coral diving destinations in Phu Quoc right now.

1. See coral at Ganh Dau Cape

Ganh Dau Cape is famous as an ideal place for diving in Phu Quoc. Coming to this place, visitors will not be surprised by the rich beauty of the diverse marine ecosystem, including many large coral reefs and a variety of sea creatures such as crabs, parrot fish, oysters... This diversity has contributed to making scuba diving one of the most attractive experiences for many tourists when they have the opportunity to visit Ganh Dau cape.

Experiencing coral diving is interesting at Ganh Dau Cape Phu QuocExperiencing coral diving is interesting at Ganh Dau Cape Phu Quoc

2. An Thoi Islands

An Thoi archipelago owns many ideal coral viewing coordinates such as May Rut Island, Mong Tay Islet, Thom Islet, Roi Islet, Anh Tay Islet, etc. When visiting here, visitors will easily find a diving area with many other quality services, including squid fishing on board, exploring the port and learning about the fish sauce production process.  

Be mesmerized by the beauty of the seabed when diving to see corals in An Thoi ArchipelagoBe mesmerized by the beauty of the seabed when diving to see corals in An Thoi Archipelago

3. Seaworld Park

With the mission of protecting the environment, Seaworld Park always aims at friendly services to preserve the coral ecosystem, while minimizing the impact on the natural beauty of Phu Quoc.

One of the most outstanding activities of Seaworld can be mentioned as "Seawalker" (Walking under the sea). This activity will give visitors the opportunity to open their eyes with 200 colorful coral species and more than 100 different fish species.

Don't miss the opportunity to snorkel at Seaworld Park to have memorable memoriesDon't miss the opportunity to snorkel at Seaworld Park to have memorable memories

Besides scuba diving, this park also offers customers many other exciting experiences, including visiting 4 islands and taking a cable car. It can be seen that this place is a potential stop for a complete vacation.

4. Sao Beach

Sao Beach offers a variety of snorkeling services with different types, from snorkeling, scuba diving to walking on the seabed. At the same time, when participating in water activities, visitors also have the opportunity to experience the feeling of being immersed in the cool blue water in the midst of unspoiled nature, thereby recreating a new source of energy for themselves.

Diving to see corals on the seabed at Sao Beach, Phu QuocDiving to see corals on the seabed at Sao Beach, Phu Quoc

5. Thom Beach

When coming to Thom Beach, visitors can easily find diving equipment rental services at seafood restaurants at affordable prices. However, you need to pay attention to check the safety of diving equipment to prevent risks during coral viewing. At the same time, you should also ask carefully the price before completing the transaction to avoid being "challenged".

Visitors should not miss the coral reef diving activity in Bai Thom with many unique experiencesVisitors should not miss the coral reef diving activity in Bai Thom with many unique experiences

6. Rach Vem

When visiting Rach Vem, visitors not only have the opportunity to discover the beauty of corals, but also observe many unique sea creatures such as starfish, five-colored snails... In addition, this place also owns many unspoiled fishing villages, promising to become the perfect background for the virtual live photos of many passionate visitors to check-in.

Dive to see the coral in Rach Vem and admire the beautiful scenes with 1-0-2 on the seabedDive to see the coral in Rach Vem and admire the beautiful scenes with 1-0-2 on the seabed

7. Khem Beach

Bai Khem stands out not only with its wild beauty but also in its rich marine ecosystem. When coming here, visitors will easily encounter the vast coral reefs, with many colorful fishes and a variety of other marine life. All of the above factors promise to bring attractive experiences for tourists who love the unique sport of scuba diving.

Many tourists love diving to see the coral at Bai KhemMany tourists love diving to see the coral at Bai Khem

Necessary equipment when diving to see coral in Phu Quoc 

To ensure the safety of diving in Phu Quoc, visitors should pay attention to fully equip the following protective equipment:

  • Diving suit: has the right size for the user's height and weight.
  • Specialized diving goggles: with high durability and impact resistance to protect the eyes, and provide a wide field of view when admiring the coral.
  • Oxygen tank and snorkel: provide stability and comfort during coral diving. In particular, before using these devices, visitors will be instructed on how to breathe through the mouth to avoid choking on water.
  • Propeller: create favorable conditions for free movement under water.

Necessary snorkeling tools for visitors to noteNecessary snorkeling tools for visitors to note

Safety note when diving to see coral in Phu Quoc

In the journey of diving to see the coral reefs of Phu Quoc, visitors should note a few things:

  • Visitors should eat enough before diving time about 2 hours and should not use alcoholic substances such as beer, wine...
  • When watching coral, visitors pay attention to listen and follow the instructions of the coach, and absolutely should not separate the group during underwater activities.
  • Equipment such as diving gear, glasses, oxygen tanks, propellers, snorkels... should be thoroughly checked to avoid problems during the scuba diving experience.
  • Visitors absolutely must not perform actions that are harmful to the marine ecosystem such as stepping on, stepping on corals or catching aquatic creatures.

Forms of diving to see coral in Phu Quoc 

Currently, snorkeling, scuba diving and walking on the seabed are the 3 most popular forms of coral viewing in Phu Quoc. Each form above will have different prices as well as bring many different experiences.

1. Snorkel

  • Reference price: From 280,000 - 400,000 VND/ person

Snorkeling is a popular type of scuba diving in Phu Quoc. Participants are provided with the necessary diving equipment, including life jackets, diving goggles and snorkels. After receiving the instructions of the coach, visitors were able to go down to the sea and see the colorful coral reefs.

Snorkeling is one of the most popular forms of scuba diving todaySnorkeling is one of the most popular forms of scuba diving today

This form possesses advantages such as reasonable price, high safety and is suitable for many customers. However, using a snorkel will limit the depth allowed when diving, thereby limiting the visitor's coral viewing experience.

2. Scuba diving 

 

  • Reference price: From 900,000 VND/ person

Besides using snorkel, visitors can consider scuba diving. Participants will have the opportunity to see the beautiful coral reefs at a higher depth without holding their breath for a long time. However, the price for this type is often much higher than using a breathing tube.

Scuba diving is also a popular form of tourists because of the long time to breathe underwaterScuba diving is also a popular form of tourists because of the long time to breathe underwater

3. Sea-walking of Phu Quoc

  • Reference price: From 950,000 VND/ person

Visitors to Phu Quoc can refer to the service of walking on the seabed. Participants will be equipped with a specialized hat shaped quite similar to an astronaut hat. This device helps to support respiration, and provides a realistic view throughout the diving process, thereby providing the perfect coral viewing experience. However, this service usually only lasts about 25-30 minutes with a high cost. Therefore, this form is not necessarily the ideal choice for those who prioritize economical travel.

Sea-walking is also quite popular with touristsSea-walking is also quite popular with tourists

Above are detailed information about Phu Quoc coral diving service, especially the top 7 ideal places for this experience that HoaBinh Tourist summarizes for you. Hopefully the above sharing will help you pocket some tips and notes before participating in scuba diving to see the coral at "Pearl Island" in the tourist season of 2023. For any questions, please contact Hotline: 0913.311.911 - 0939.311.911 for specific advice and instructions.

 


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