Cong Do Island

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Located in Bai Tu Long Bay, on the south-east side of Halong Bay, about 25 km from Bai Chay Wharf, Cong Do Island has an area of 23,363 square meters and its highest mountain peak reach a height of 172 m. The area is often explored by visitors on the Dragon Pearl junk.

On the Island, there are a lot of lagoons, which is home to numerous marine species such as shrimp, crab, fish, squid and aquatic plants. On the south-west side of the island, there is a wide coral reef displaying a myriad of colors. The coral reef ecosystem is more than 700 m long and 300 m wide. It is preserved almost undamaged. In the future, there are plans for the development of a zone for scuba-diving. On the south-east side of the island, vestiges of the ancient commercial port of Van Don were discovered. This confirms beliefs that Cong Do Island once held an important position in terms of foreign trade.

Currently, due to the neglected Island so to reach the lake on the island, visitors must walk over a high rocky mountain, through four surface dense groves of trees. The Lake is surrounded by Limestone Mountains of which the highest peak is up to 172 m. No need to have much knowledge of biology, visitors can easily find out that the ecosystem in the lake is so diverse. Along the foot of the island to the top, alternating some species of vines and small trees are trees of 30-40 cm diameter. On the mountain side and lake edge, a lot of small bushes grow outreach, clinging to cliffs embellishing for the charming place.

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