Travelling to Robinson Island in Cam Ranh Vietnam
Binh Ba Island
After 60 km transferring from Nha Trang, or only 5 km from Cam Ranh airport, tourists will reach Ba Ngoi Wharf. Ba Ngoi is the only connect way to travel to Binh Ba Island with local ferry. However, tourists should pay well attention on ferry departure schedule, which runs only 4 trips per day. After that, tourists will surely be amazed with the wild beauty of island, crystal clear water and white sand beaches.
A Robinson Island
Being different from most of noisy and crowded beaches at Nha Trang city, the beaches here are more quiet with its hidden location. You can also find a lot of bird nests on the island making it interesting for nature enthusiasts.
Nom beach, Chuong beach
The island has so many beautiful blue beaches but mostly attract the tourists with Nom beachand Chuong Beach.Nom beach is popular with white sand while Chuong Beach is eye-catching with colorful corals under the blue sea. The most interesting thing in Chuong beach is hiding in the existence of two hot and cold sea currents.
Resort Jeep for Sightseeing
On the island, traveler can simply choose among hiring a motorcycle (5 USD per day) or gather with your friend on a resort jeep car (12 USD per round). Alternatively, ones can just slowly enjoy the island slowly and leisurely by walks.
Lobster: beside named as “Robinson Crusoe Island”, it is also known as “Lobster Island”. Binh Ba is famous with the delicious lobsters. Khanh Hoa people have a saying: “Hon Noi Edible bird's nest, Ninh Hoa duck, Binh Ba lobster, Dien Khanh dried venison” to list the specialties of this province. Binh Ba lobster can be made into various tasty dishes with amazing reasonable prices. Especially for the alcohol drinker, the mixture of strong alcohol and blood of blue lobster is a famous drink you can never forget.
Grilled Nhum dish (sea urchin): Recently, sea urchin has been creating a lot of buzz in the seafood world. Not similar to the sea urchin you may eat from a Japanese sushi restaurant, the fresh living sea urchin is much tastier. There are various ways to enjoy a sea urchin, grilling with eggs or with roasted spring onion.
Snailand Muc Mot Nang (squid) are seafood of the central area, which should not be missed at Binh Ba. Travelers can enjoy freely floating themselves on blue and clean water with the life-vest jacket while eating seafood.
Eating while floating
You should can contact local boat owners to join and enjoy the popular fishing and squidding services on Binh Ba island. Fishing is usually in early morning and squidding takes place in the dark night. Otherwise you can rent a boat to make it yourself.
Sea Diving at Nha Cu Beach
When coming to this beautiful island, the unique features which every travelers would love to do are heading straight to the stunning coral reefs and taking part in sea diving. With these unspoiled coral, the low sea level, and the pure blue water, the Nha Cu Beach in Binh Ba is a perfect place to see the coral reefs and go swimming with a group colorful fishes.
Historic sites from wartime at Binh Ba Island are idyllic for those history lovers. Monument from French-colonies such as blockhouses, cannon, tunnel through mountain are all vividly presented here.
As being a less-known island, services are still limited here. And the most popular places to stay are small as homestays and hostels for group of tourists. The price for renting here costs around 7 to 20 USD per day. Additionally, group of friends or team building can choose to experience the Robinson style with holiday camps.