Hon Mun Island

Published:  03:23 Tuesday - August 30, 2016 Hon Mun island is one of the most beautiful islands in nha Trang with diversified corals and marine biodiversity. Hon Mun island attracts tourists by white sand, blue sea, natural beauty.

Hon Mun Island is located on the south of Nha Trang Bay, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa province. Named Hon Mun because in the south east of the island, it has high-rise cliffs with dangerous wattles forming caves and grottoes, especially its stones are as black as ebony, which could rarely be found in other areas.

Due to its proximity to hot-sea currents, Hon Mun is a prime location for scuba diving with over 350 different species of coral, an abundance of sea life, including a large diversity of nudibranchs, numerous types of shrimps, crabs, cowries and mantis shrimps.

In the black-stone caves of Hon Mun, every year flocks of swallow migrate to the area and build their nests. Due to the island’s location adjacent to the hot sea-currents from the equator, suitable to the development conditions of corals and various types of tropical sea creatures, the sea bed of Hon Mun is home to an abundant and diverse group of marine species, an interesting and useful place for researchers, oceanographers and tourist to observe and explore more of sea creatures’ life.

In Hon Mun, visitors can dive or take grass-bottom boat to admire the colour coral and sea creatures.

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