Da Bac Island is situated in Khanh Binh Tay Commune, Tran Van Thoi District, 700m from Kinh Hon Estuary. From a distance as far as Da Bac B hamlet, one can see the magnificent sight of Da Mab Island
Da Bac Island is situated in Khanh Binh Tay Commune, Tran Van Thoi District, 700m from Kinh Hon Estuary. From a distance as far as Da Bac B hamlet, one can see the magnificent sight of Da Mab Island. Da Bac comprises three islet named Ong Ngo, Troi and Da.
Da Bac covers 6.34 hestares. Its highest point above sea level is 50m. different granite layers make up strange forms with such exotic names as San Tien (Fairy Foot), or Ban Tay Nam Ngon (Five-figered Hand). In San Tien stand the stele and statue of victory. Atop the opposite rock is the temple dedicated to the cult of whale. Inside the tample there is a big skeleton of a whale. On the 23rd day of the 5th lunar month, the local people hold the festival of whale procession in Da Bac Island.
Da Bac Island still preserves its primitive forests and vegetal cover. It is no wondered why coming here, tourists may hear the rustling of leaves all year round.
Atop Da Bac Island, tourist can figure out the fishermen amid rugged rocks from afar. This rustic landscape is attracting more and more people to this island.
After a busy sightseeing day, tourists can enjoy marine specialities, including shrimps, crabs or oysters, which are cheap yet delicious. The service is not yet well-developed but tourists can still feel convenient.
Da Bac now is a well-known eco-tourism attraction in Ca Mau. Visitors come there to relax after exhausted working days.
Da Bac Island is 0km from Ca Mau. If one takes land route, ride a bike from Ca Mau City to Highway 1A, passing Ganh Hao Bridge, Cai Nuoc, Tran Hoi, U Minh and Tran Van Thoi districts. If one choose river way, from Ca Mau City, take a boat along Tac Thu canal, go west to Hoi Dong Thanh canal, sail for 40km more to reach Khanh Binh Tay Commune, Tran Van Thoi District.