Traveling to Phu Quoc in addition to going sightseeing and enjoying seafood, coral diving is also an indispensable activity. Here are some helpful coral diving experience for you to have an interesting trip in Phu Quoc.
Coral diving Activity in Phu Quoc
Diversified sea ecosystems of An Thoi archipelago with 12 islands in the South, or Nail islet, Doi Moi islet and Augur islet in the north of Phu Quoc Island are ideal places for diving. The coral reef here was ranked the first for its diversity with 17 types of hard, soft coral and various actinia.
For the first-time diving, many people often wonder if this activity will be dangerous or not. If you're worried, you can be assured with their modern technical diving and enthusiastic coaches helping you to definitely have a safe coral diving trip with a lot of interesting experience.
About diving equipment
You will be equipped with suitable diving outfit including wet suit, mask, snorkel, screw. After wearing all equipment, you can accustom yourself to them and prepare psychologically for diving.
The best time for diving
The best time for diving in Phu Quoc is from May to July when the sea water becomes clear, in the vision of 20-30m. To get more exciting experiences you can participate in a scuba diving tour organized by the travel agents or hotels in Phu Quoc.
Experiencing diving under the ocean
When diving under the sea you can watch the colorful coral reef. Coral ecosystems in Phu Quoc Sea comprises 252 species belonging to 49 breeds and 14 hard coral groups, 19 species of soft corals along with an area of 362.2 hectares, accounting for 76%. One of the most salient features of coral reefs here is that they are suitable habitat for many species of fish and marine creature. There are 172 species of fish belonging to 71 varieties and 31 families, among them some species have highly economic value are 13 species of grouper, 8 species of discus, 8 species of river-fish, 7 species of red snapper. Algae and mollusk also attract tourists in Phu Quoc Island.
Diving is a quite dangerous sport for those who lack of confidence so when diving you should adhere to the rules of the guides, always dive with your groups, slowly swim and not dive too deeply, not drink alcohol before diving, not destroy marine creature. When going on ashore you should wait about 24 hours so that your body can be able to be recovered before taking other sport.