Photo: Beach chairs at Vung Tau.

Things to see and do

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Vung Tau is hardly surrounded by famous tourist sites, so it's best to make the most of the outdoors and perhaps take in a couple of the more interesting sights if necessary. Hon Ba Temple is unmistakable as it stands on a rocky outcrop -- it's only accessible at low tide. On the tip of the Vung Tau peninsular are two hills worth climbing as they present spectacular views over the region. The ... Read more about Vung Tau .

Ho May Eco-Tourism and Cultural Park
1A Tran Phu, Vung Tau

On top of the hill referred to locally as Big Mountain, the Ho May Cultural and Eco-Tourism Park in Vung Tau, also known as Cloud Lake Resort, is a sprawling park, zoo and amusement park rolled into one — it may remind you of a smaller scale Nha Trang’s Vinpearl ... Read more about Ho May Eco-Tourism and Cultural Park .

Christ of Vung Tau

A 90-minute hydrofoil ferry ride or three-hour motorbike drive from downtown Saigon, Vung Tau is a decent place to relax and unwind for a local city dweller; the average tourist on the other hand may find the city disappointing, as the beach is not nearly as nice as those you’ll find in other areas of the country. But Vung Tau does have something unique to boast of: a 32-metre tall statue of ... Read more about Christ of Vung Tau .

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Vung Tau? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Vietnam.

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