Dau Be Island
Dau Be Island is located in the south-east side of Halong Bay, just far 500m from Hang Trai Island to the east, and 28 km from the Bai Chay Tourist Wharf.
Dau Be island is becoming a new pupular destination in Halong Bay. Tourist coming to Halong Bay should not miss this pure and nature island
This island has an area of 22,863 sq. m, and its highest peak reaches 139 m. Whenever talking about Dau Be island, Ba Ham Lake should be mentioned firstly.
Ba Ham Lake is a system consisting of three major ocean basins connected through a meandering narrow cave. Inside the cave, stalactites hang down from the ceiling cave creates strange shapes and sizes.
This is a very popular swimming and diving spot by its rich coral and deep grottoes with three inland lakes. The grottoes and caves can only be visited by rowing boat at low tide, when access is possible.
On Dau Be island there are variety species of orchids, banyans, and palm trees. It is also home to the golden monkeys, birds, flying squirrels, bats, has blooming flowers all year round. Under the blue water, there are many marine species thriving.
In "Merveille de Monde" published in 1938 specializing in the introduction of scenic Ho Ba Ham described as follows: “Upon arrival Ho Ba Ham, you have the same impression as to Luon cave, Sung Sot but landscape here is much nicer.
Though the entrance is less easy than in Luon Cave, tourists take joy in exploring this strange landscape.”