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Cham Island (Cu Lao Cham)

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Cham Islands Snorkeling Tour by Wooden Boat from Hoi An
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Full-day Cham Islands Cruise from Hoi An with Underwater Walking Excursion
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Cham Island Biosphere Reserve Day Trip by Speed Boat
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Cham islands are 15km from Cua Dai. There are seven islands altogether named according to their shape or characteristics. They are called Lao ( pear ), Dai ( long ), La ( leaf), Kho ( dry ),Tai ( ear ),Mo ( tomb ) and Nom ( East Wind ). They have good climate, cool the year round, trees and animals as well as marine life are plentiful here. On the island, there are precious bird nests while under the water, the coral is marvelous. There are also scenic spots around the island, such as Suoi Tinh ( Love stream), Suoi Ong ( Sir’s stream ), Hon Chong ( Piled up rocks ),Hang Ba ( The lady’s cave ). the island is also surrounded by very nice beaches with clean white sand and transparent, cool water.
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  • Average16%
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  • Terrible16%
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Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday

Quick update, as some of the information seems inconsistent. Getting there The ferry Departs Cua Dai at 8am, returns from Cham Island at 4pm. Takes two hours. Buy tickets from the office just after the barrier, (before the carpark) The speedboats There is no 'negotiate...More

Thank michaelmalawi
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We organised to avoid the day speedboat tours & stay a night on the island. Our Homestay tried to sell us a snorkelling & fishing tour as soon as we arrived. Despite advertising they made meals they cooked nothing which left our family with very...More

Thank madalenkb
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cham Island is pretty, underdeveloped, polluted, crap beaches, beautiful absolutely lovely people. No ATM, transport on the back of motorbike and a couple of places to eat. Be aware, this is not a tropical paradise and has very little to do.

Thank Rob S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Cham Island with my friend. We are quite experienced with traveling around in Asia, and this is nothing compared to e.g Thailand and the Philippines. A lot of tourists that can’t swim etc. If you would like to see it, I would recommend...More

Thank Touristinworld
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Cham Islands with a tour operator our (lovely btw) homestay is cooperating with (starting with V.. can't quite recall). Don't even know where to start. In a nutshell, it was the worst snorkelling/boat trip I've ever done and the dead-est reef ever seen...More

1  Thank joannasia30
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What was meant to be a 4 hours plus trip to Cham island with snorkeling, seafood lunch and boat ride was nothing but disappointment. As many have pointed out accurately, their efforts to sell Cham island is at best a desperate attempt to bring tourist...More

Thank LESTER L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful views to see next to Sapa and Halong ! Rent a high speed boat at the price of 480.000 VND at the booking office in the harbour

4  Thank Francois V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What was suposed to be a relaxed 2-day trip ended in a nightmare. In the morning we heard the ferry wasn’t going back to Hoi An so we had to take a speed boat (already got a minor concussion from the day before...) but no...More

2  Thank Biancaserrano
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Do not book this tour The tour was disorganised and we only had 30 minutes snorkelling out of a 4 hour trip We were forced to spend 45 minutes wandering around the town only for locals to sell their product. We were told we would...More

5  Thank Jeffrey P
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We planed to come to Cham islands and stay for 2 nights at homestay. ARRIVAL: We asked 5 people how to come to Cham Islands and we received 5 different answers. We decided to come by public boat, as speedboat costs 30$ both ways and...More

3  Thank Peter G
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