The first Phu Quoc – Nam Du Island fast ferry was operated by Superdong and put into operation in April 2020, the ferry departed from Vinh Dam Port to Nam Du Island, replacing the Bai Vong (Phu Quoc) – Nam Du Island.
A basic introduction about Nam Du Island – Phu Quoc route
Previously, to reach Nam Du Island, it was only possible to go from Rach Gia pier (Rach Gia city). This is a major obstacle in terms of time and travel for tourists in Phu Quoc who want to explore new lands, clear blue beaches, and unspoiled white sand in the well-known tourist archipelago.
With the first high-speed craft line appearing to help connect these two famous tourist islands, Superdong hopes to bring more local people, investors and domestic as well as foreign tourists will have more convenient and diversified options to exploit the potential for development.
Superdong high-speed craft officially chose Vinh Dam Port as the starting point. This will be a new bridge for domestic and foreign tourists to the archipelago known as the paradise of the Maldives in Vietnam.
The Superdong high-speed craft route from Phu Quoc to Nam Du Island not only shortens the travel distance between the islands, but also reduces about 1/3 of the time, transition costs from Rach Gia and serves people’s travel needs better. In addition to serving domestic tourists, this high-speed craft also facilitates international tourists from countries around the world to easily access the island named “Ha Long Bay” in the Southwest sea with a day trip from Phu Quoc.
Fare and schedule of Phu Quoc – Nam Du Island high-speed craft
The high-speed craft at Vinh Dam Port will operate with a frequency of 2 trips / day and is the only option to go from Phu Quoc to Nam Du Island (Kien Hai district, Kien Giang province). This will help tourists shorten travel distance and travel costs compared to having to go from Rach Gia pier.
Fare for Superdong ferry from Phu Quoc – Nam Du Island
- Adult: 250,000 VND
- Senior (from 60 years old, apply for Vietnamese citizens): 210,000 VND
- People with disabilities (applicable for Vietnamese citizens): 210,000 VND
- Children (From 6-11 years old by year of birth): 200,000 VND
Specific schedule, from Vinh Dam Port (Phu Quoc) to Nam Du Island there is a ferry departing at 8:00 am and Nam Du Island returning to Vinh Dam Port (Phu Quoc) at 15:30 pm (departing from Nam Du Island at 14:00). Average travel time 90 minutes / trip.
|Phu Quoc – Nam Du Island||08:00||9:30|
|Nam Du Island – Phu Quoc||15:30||17:00|
|Adult||Senior||People with disability||Children|
|250,000 VND||210,000 VND||210,000 VND||200,000 VND|
Vinh Dam Port – Phu Quoc
Vinh Dam port is 6 km from An Thoi town center and 25 km from Duong Dong town. To move to Vinh Dam Port, visitors can easily use means such as taxis, motorbikes, shuttle buses, …
Vinh Dam Port is operated and managed by Phu Quoc TTC, located in Big Spring, Duong To commune, Phu Quoc district. Vinh Dam Port is operated and managed by Phu Quoc TTC, located in Suoi Lon hamlet, Duong To commune, Phu Quoc district. The port is planned to be a key cargo port in Phu Quoc and in the group of ports in the Mekong Delta region.
Dam Bay is one of the large-scale general cargo ports serving the needs of goods exchange between the mainland with Phu Quoc Island and between islands in the region. It is also an anchorage, rescue, and storm shelter. The port plays a role as a hub for trading, transporting, loading and unloading goods for the construction and operation of Phu Quoc island.
Technical infrastructure of Vinh Dam Port:
- 1,400m of wharf
- Port surface width: 22m – 45m
- Draft: -4.8 m
- Diameter of ship turning puddle: 96m – 300m
- Receiving vessel tonnage: 1,000 DWT – 5,000 DWT
- Storm shelter: 600 CV
- Lighting system and direct fresh water supply
Phu Quoc – Nam Du Island high-speed craft contributes to opening up opportunities for economic trade between the two islands of Kien Hai and Phu Quoc. Thereby, it also helps promote tourism economy towards sustainable development, as well as exploiting new potentials in this Nam Du Island island region.
Favored by nature, Phu Quoc pearl island and Nam Du archipelago (Kien Giang province) have long been a tourist destination attracting a large number of tourists visiting. In recent years, Nam Du attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists each year and is constantly increasing.