Snorkeling is an activity loved by many that the whole family can enjoy, either as a day trip, or simply a beach activity. Snorkeling is really easy, and the great thing is that there is no age limit, you do not have to be very fit or sporty, even non-swimmers can do it by wearing a life-vest; just simply float and watch the fish and coral. Learn about all the snorkeling spots on Phu Quoc by reading our island snorkeling guide today.
You don’t have to dive into deep waters miles from shore to experience Phu Quoc’s underwater life as there are many snorkeling spots near shore for you to discover. However, if you want to experience snorkeling in the An Thoi Islands, then it is best that you join a tour.
Where can you snorkel in Phu Quoc?
The real question should be, where can’t you snorkel on Phu Quoc?. The island has plenty of places for you to get your feet wet. At Long Beach, Sao Beach, and Ganh Dau Beach you can find a good amount of underwater life close to shore. If you want some privacy while you snorkel, then at Thom Village, at the north east part of the island, there is a great patch of coral just 30m from shore with little to no sea traffic.
Did you forget to pack your snorkel and mask?
If you did not pack your snorkel mask and fin you can purchase basic gear from the numerous shops around Duong Dong Town and Long Beach Village. If you are looking for a higher quality mask and snorkel, they can be purchased at the various dive shops found along the main tourist strip.
Cost for a basic plastic snorkel set: 100,000VND to 200,000VND
Cost for an advanced snorkeling set (tempered glass): 600,000VND and up.