Monkey Island


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Monkey Island

Due To the gorgeous unspoiled natural scenery together with wonderful beaches. Monkey Island became a highlight of Cat Ba Island tourism. It’s also the first stop of a tourist path on Cruise Lan Ha Bay enticing visitors.

How Monkey island is unique

Location about 5km from Cat Ba town center. Monkey island is one of the most attractive addresses tourists shouldn’t miss in Cat Ba Island.

To get to this beautiful island there is only one way by boat. It can take about ten minutes from Beo dock throughout Cai Beo fishing village along with a few tiny islands. Almost all tourist boats stop here in order that tourists have a chance to admire the masterpieces that nature has bestowed on Cat Ba.

Monkey Island is well worth the highlight of Cat Ba island particularly and probably the most bewitching attractions for tourist in Haiphong generally bring numerous tourists. The island was previously known as Cat Dua Island. At Cat Dua since you will find a large amount of wild pineapple shading around. The fruits here look good, however it’s not able to eat them. The local people use them to make traditional medicine.

image of Monkey on the island

Monkey island is also an ideal for swimming in the blue water and white sandy beaches. Thanks to the existence of many dozens of monkeys that is why they named this island as Monkey island. Virtually all of the monkeys in Cat Dua are attracted here for dwelling by the rangers. They’re very adventurous with the locals and tourists. They grab food right from tourists’ palms and may bite if provoked. But, it’s the untouched uniqueness which makes the island become renowned, appealing to a large number of tourists to this island.

Discovering Hanoi to Halong bay tours with Monkey Island is unquestionably probably the most memorable things to do in Cat Ba. The scenery surrounding the island is credible. It will be perfect for developing eco tourism here. Monkeys on the island also play an essential role in the achievement of Cat Dua Island.

image view Monkey Island from above

Here,visitors have an opportunity to comfortably take pictures or frisk with monkeys on boughs. Monkey Island has indeed become the highlight of Cat Ba island thanks to what the Creator favorably bestows. The bungalows on the island together with tourist providers will surely provide tourists the best vacation Vietnam with unforgettable moments.

Monkey Island hence exhibits its significant contribution in promoting Cat Ba tourism closer to visitors.

Image Monkey on Beach

How to get to Monkey island?

  • From Halong bay: There is only 1 way to get to this area – Available for tourists who book charter cruise only. (Expensive if you book charter cruise in Halong Bay to get here)
  • From Cat Ba Island: You can book day boat or you can book any cruise Lan Ha Bay for overnight trip (Charter or sharing with other people always available)

Quick tips

  • Don’t visit this Island on summer time (June, July, August) – This is peak season for local tourist.
  • Best time to go: (April, May, Sept, Oct).
  • Leave the valuable things on boat to avoid the monkey.

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