DA BAC ISLAND- Island is not far from the shore
From the mainland, as a highlight on the vast sea, Da Bac Island is arranged as a water painting for impressive nature. It is an island in the full convergence of sea, sky, rocks, forest trees and wild birds that nature has given to the land in the southern pole of Vietnam.
Location: Da Bac Island is an island group located in Kinh Hon Hamlet, Khanh Binh Tay Commune, Tran Van Thoi District, Ca Mau Province. Da Bac island has a natural area of 6.34 hectares, consisting of three islands: Ong Ngo Island, Da Bac Le Island and Da Bac Island. It is about 50km by waterway and 42km by road from Ca Mau city.
Road to Da Bac Island: By waterway, from Ca Mau city, visitors starts from Tac Thu channel to Hoi Dong Thanh channel in the west and continues another 40 km to Da Bac Island. By road, visitors start from Ca Mau city along Ngo Quyen Road, follow Tac Thu – U Minh Ha National Park route; continue in the direction to Minh Ha farm, pass through Coi Nam to Khanh Binh Tay Commune, from Khanh Binh Tay Commune People’s Committee, go another 3.5 km to Da Bac Island. Features: Da Bac Island is a beautiful island group, only 500m from the shore with beautiful natural landscape and many wild features. Tourists will go to Da Bac Island on the exclusive bridge between the mainland and Da Bac Island.
Da Bac Island are mainly granite stones. The stones in different shapes form a beautiful landscape like “Fairy Foot”, “Fairy Ground”, “Fairy hand”, etc. Each beautiful landscape has ancient legends of Ca Mau.
Da Bac Island is covered to create a beautiful and safe bay with attractive natural landscape and a fresh and cool atmosphere all year by the primeval forest. On the island, there are many services for tourists such as: Restaurant with dishes from local specialties, electric cars to take visitors to the Island from the mainland along with many unique models with the theme such as Song long hy chau, crocodile, stag, deer, fisherman gets profits so that they may enjoy and take souvenir photos.
Da Bac Island is also a place of spiritual values of coastal people, such as: Nam Hai Tomb – where displays giant fish skeleton and records mysterious story about saving the victims on sea. With fishers in the sea, Mr. Nam Hai is is a moral support for a safe trip until they return to the mainland.
Da Bac Island also has a extremely diverse forest ecosystem with forest patches and rare primary vegetation. It is the magic sketchy lines given to Ca Mau Province by the nature. In addition, Da Bac Island is also marked by the victory of soldiers and people of Khanh Binh Tay Commune and is the implementation place of CM12 project – defeating destructive sabotage and the plot to overthrow the Socialist regime lead by Le Quoc Tuy and Mai Van Hanh in the early 1980s. To mark the event, the golden milestone of Vietnam Security, the Ministry of Culture – Sports and Tourism issued a decision to recognize Da Ba Island – the Command Center for Counterintelligence Plan CM12 as a National historic Relic on June 11, 2009.
In addition to the attraction of natural scenery, Da Bac Island also attracts visitors with abundant seafood. Coming here, visitors will have a change to go fishing for Brown Fish, Squid, Shrimp and dive into the sea along with fishers to “chisel” and catch the oysters clinging to the underwater stone niches. Visitors will be enjoyed the delicious and rare aromatic flavor of the specialties of this sea.
Experience once with the island that is not far from the shore of Ca Mau Cape, come here to listen to your heart and admire the masterpieces that Nature gave our beloved country of Vietnam!
By: La Mong Linh
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