PRIVATE FULL DAY UNIQUE SNORKELING & HON THOM CABLE CAR BY SPEEDBOAT

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Duration: 9 hours Transportation: cable car - Speedboat Trip type: PRIVATE CHARTER Language: Vietnamese - English Inclusions: Hotel Pick-up/ Drop-off; private speedboat charter; Underwater English-speaking Instructor; snorkel gears and floatation devices for parents; kids; ice-box with mineral water, drinks and fruits

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(applied to groups of adults - from 15 yrs old or Children from 160cm tall)

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INTRODUCTION

The full day trip which lasts around 8 hours will give you a chance to fully feast on the very best of Phu Quoc’s untouched parts with a wide range of beach activities, notably: snorkeling, swimming, free diving (within your ability) and Hon Thom Cable Car visit.
Morning transfer to An Thoi cable car station, grab the early ride to Hon Thom (Island) to enjoy the cable car visit and some water park activities. Hon Thom Cable car is the world longest over the world’s longest 3-wire cable car admires the wild and majestic nature from above, and fully explore the beauty and wonder of the paradise that is the Southern Pearl island. 

Relax to gain energy for the afternoon snorkeling part to discover hidden coral reefs in South Phu Quoc. It’s also suitable for those who are keen on snorkeling with a thorough training session by our professional snorkel instructor (snorkeling duration will be adjusted longer or shorter upon your requests). Main parts of the trip will keep you away from the crowds. For island visit, it’s up to you to spend more or less time to relax, stroll around or just pay a short visit. As this is the private charter, only you and your family/ group of friends enjoy the whole trip together with your private guide throughout the day in South Phu Quoc Island.

 

THE ONBIRD PHU QUOC DIFFERENCE?

  • Professional & Scientific Snorkeling (Licensed Operator) with high safety and risk management
  • Water conditions tracking (wave level, wave direction, water current, underwater visibility, locations) & Lighting effect are taken into account to maximize snorkeling experience
  • Low impact reef snorkel throughout trip organization
  • English-speaking experienced snorkel instructors throughout your entire in-water time (read more)
  • Ratio 3-4 guests to 1 in underwater instructor
  • High quality, full professional and clean snorkel equipment (anti-fog mask, semi-dry tube, open-heeled fins, floatation support devices) (How does OnBird clean our equipment)
  • Distinct and crowd-avoiding itinerary to explore Core Zones and Hidden Coral Spots in accordance with the water conditions forecasted by OnBird.
    • Half-moon Reef  (The Coral Bay of underwater coral wall, coral canyons)
    • Coral Steep (The coral garden on the pinnacle reef
    • North-East Coral Reef(One of the most biodiversity coral reef in South Phu Quoc)
    • Coral Mountain (The Phu Quoc’s largest Cactus Coral Colony)
    • Coral Hill (The Phu Quoc’s second largest Flowerpot Coral Colony)
    • Coral Garden
    • Little Hill
    • Other spots by OnBird are subject to the water conditions
  • Timing in accordance with the water condition to not waste whole day
  • Very personal and informative friendly guided snorkel day
  • For the purpose of environmental as well as marine protection, small-fishing with traditional reels and fish-feeding are not allowed in this snorkeling excursion (Why you should not feed the fish?)

      For families of more than 4 adults please contact us for more details

Corals & sea creatures on this trip:

Table coral, Brain coral, Pillar coral, Great star coral, Tube Coral, Gorgonian coral, Black coral, Digitate coral, Pavona coral, Mushroom coral, Branching coral, Leather coral, Foliose coral, Massive coral and Ritteri Anemone ..

Itinerary

IN BRIEF 

  • Phu Quoc Hon Thom Natural Park: Enjoy 30 minutes Cable car ride before landing on Pineapple Island (Hon Thom)
  • Half-moon Reef (3m – 8m): Explore soft corals, hard corals, anemone with a wide depth range
  • Crystal Reef (0.5 – 3m): Explore “Phu Quoc Undersea Coral Mountain”
  • Peaceful Island: Lie by sparkling water beach or lay back on a sunbathing chair, under coconut trees at a Beach Bar with fruit juice and fruit served 
  • Sunset time on the island or on the sea at your request 

PICK UP TIME

  • Vinpearl area: 8:30 AM
  • Ong Lang area: 8:15 AM
  • Duong Dong area: 9:00 AM
  • Bai Truong area (SOL by Melia, Novotel, InterContinental): 9:15 AM
  • JW Marriot area:  9:30 AM

 

IN DETAIL

8:30: Depart from Duong Dong town for the Phu Quoc Cable Car station located in An Thoi town      

9:00: Arrive at An Thoi station for the boarding cable car to Sun World Hon Thom Natural Park – Pineapple Island   

Starting at An Thoi, the Hon Thom Cable Car travels 7,899.9 metres through the sky, allowing guests to fly over the sea, over Hon Dua and Hon Roi islands and landing on Hon Thom (Pineapple island), off the southern coast of Phu Quoc.

Travel duration: 15 minutes/ way

From above, you can witness the majestic nature, and fully explore the beauty and wonder of the paradise that is the Southern Pearl island.

 

9:10 – 12:30: Enjoy the activities in Sun World Hon Thom Natural Park including the Theme Park (Exotica Village) and Hon Thom Water Park.

There are more than 20 games and activities in the Water Park; however, you’d better select some to enjoy. The rest time you should relax and have lunch at a restaurant inside Sun World Hon Thom National Park (SW Natural Park).

Optional: There are still limited choices of F&B at SW Natural Park. If you wish to reserve the buffet lunch here, kindly notify us to keep the reservation as the allotments are limited and need to make a full payment.

 

13:15:Transfer to the Pier and embark on the speedboat for snorkeling parts

13:20 – 13:30: Move to Turtlehead Rock Beach or similar for a training session before snorkeling.

Enjoy beach activities, get yourself acclimated to the water, snorkel gears, listen to guidelines and safety brief before snorkeling. You’ll be here around 40 to 45 minutes.

 

14:30: Board on the speedboat and leave Pineapple Island for Half-moon Reef – the first snorkeling spot

This an ideal coral reef for you to do free-dive or just simple snorkeling to explore Coral-covered cliff, Massive Rocky-coral, Golden Leather coral canyon…the reef possesses a great variety of coral species.

 

15:30:Continue to head for Crystal Reef – Coral Mountain to enjoy easy snorkeling in jade water

Enjoy easy snorkeling at leisure as the area is a pretty-shallow water of 0.5 – 3m deep with great clarity of the water which is in favor of us in exploring Massive corals here.

 

16:10: Beach bar time & sunset indulgence on an island

You can be oblivious to the crowd because from 3:00 PM the crowd of hundreds of people will be leaving the island. You can find some foods to charge again energy from a Beach Bar on the island before lying on a sunbathing chair or lying by the beach, looking at the sparkling water at the front and taking each peaceful breath, on hand a drink (coconut, cocktail or beer). You could bring home some memorable photos of a secluded, pristine island.

 

17:20: Leave the last stop and back to the harbour

17:40 – 18:10: Transfer from An Thoi port to your hotel

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What to expect

PRICE INCLUSIONS:

  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off by A/C transfer
  • Private speedboat charter
  • English- speaking guide (surcharge on other language-speaking guides)
  • Tour guide escorts and leads during snorkeling time
  • Hon Thom Cable Car ticket 01-way entrance (inclusive of Waterpark – Aquatopia entrance) 
  • Snorkel gears (Mask, Tube, Flipper): good quality and different sizes for parents and kids
  • Thorough briefing and educational section about snorkeling and marine life
  • Life vest, swim vest, open water inflatable swim buoy 
  • Cold water and ice-box during the tour
  • Fresh fruit and juice/ smoothies served at Beach Bar
  • Free for 01 child under 10 years old for each family (Cable car ticket charge will subject to the child’s height)

 

NOTES & PRO-TIPS:

  • Please have lunch at least 30 mins prior to departure time to have enough energy
  • Prepare long-sleeved swimsuits for snorkeling to minimize the use of sun-cream and protect yourself while snorkeling
  • We provide good quality snorkel equipment and floatation devices for both adults and kids to use during the snorkeling trip at no charge. You are also welcome to bring your own gears.
  • You could bring towel and water-proof camera to record underwater footages
  • Read our blog about 5 parent-trusted tips for snorkeling with kids in Phu Quoc island

 

SURCHARGE

1. Surcharge for pick up outside Duong Dong Town, Bai Truong, An Thoi area as following:

  • 250.000 VND /Group: Ong Lang area (Mango Bay, The Shells resort,…)
  • 300.000 VND/ group: Ham Ninh areas (Jade Mountain resort, Naomi, The Pier,…)
  • 350.000 VND /Group: Cua Can area (Movenpick, Green Bay,..)
  • 450.000 VND /Group: Vung Bau/ Vinpearl area/ Bai Dai)
  • 500.000 VND /Group: Ganh Dau area (Sea Breeze..)

2. Children policies

  • Children from 1m to under 1m4, charge 50% adult price
  • Children from 1m4 up: charged 85% adults price
  •  If you have children under 10 years old, it’s better to keep us informed to redesign the itinerary which is more kid-friendly.

 

3. A lunch buffet in Hon Thom Island can be reserved in advance as the choice for lunch in Hon Thom is quite limited. Buffet price: 300,000 vnd/person. Full payment should be made in advance to secure the buffet ticket.

4. Other language-speaking guide (Japanese/ Korean/ Chinese)

5. Surcharge 15% of the tour cost will be applied on National Public Holidays (30/4; 1/5; 2/9), Christmas and New Year’s Eve, Lunar New YEar

 

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NOTES & PRO-TIPS:

  • Please have lunch before the departure to have enough energy
  • Prepare a long-sleeved swimsuit/ rash guard for snorkeling to protect your skin and also to minimize the use of sun-cream (read WHY)
  • We provide high quality snorkel equipment and floatation devices for both adults and kids to use for the duration of your trip at no charge. You are also welcome to bring your own.
  • You could bring towels and water-proof camera to record underwater footage
  • In case of unanticipated bad weather elements, we will advise you to change the departure date or notify you to cancel the tour before the departure date.
  • For a group/ party who contains more than 7 people, kindly contact us directly for further consultancy.

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

  • Due to the nature of this activity, it is not recommended for persons with impaired physical mobility or those in wheelchairs
  • It’s not recommended for those with medical conditions (high blood pressure, epilepsy, etc.), pregnant women, or seniors,…Please contact us to discuss more about your conditions, we’re sure to help you out
  • In case of unanticipated bad weather elements, we will advise you to change the departure date or notify you to cancel the tour before the departure date.

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