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Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Can Gio Reserve is a really interesting and beautiful event, if you get a professional visitir, who is reallí interested in your well-being and good leisure time. The boat excursion is fun, the crocodile feeding is exciting, we have seen some monkeys too, but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bence W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We rented a motorbike to go to the Can Gio, it was the best part of our trip - I definitely recommend going there if you are a fan of wildlife and nature.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank leuveen
Reviewed December 9, 2018

All-in-all this was a decent day out. The tour was basically just half the day. The last hours of the day were just relaxing at a resort after lunch. Total travel time is about 4 hours. The monkeys are cheeky but the rangers there keep...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Azriel M
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time visiting the park and neighboring areas. Tour guide was extremely knowledgeable, kept us all safe. Supporting staff were amazing - enjoyed the sliced fruits and generalist snacks.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Valorie Z
Reviewed October 11, 2018

This has long been on my list of things to do since living in HCMC. I booked a small tour and went on a Saturday. It was a bit pricey for what it was, but it was still very enjoyable. The bus will take you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Andrew D
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We booked through Vietnam Memory Travel, one of the travel agencies near Ben Thanh market - VND 1,442,000 (approximately £50) for two adults, local pick up from Ho Chi Minh City hotels and approximately 90 minutes coach trip, plus ferry crossing, each way. Entry, lunch...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank BristolDiggs
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We took a full day tour booked with TripGuru, who were very competitively priced at $33 U.S. per person. The trip to the reserve took longer than advertised, about 2.5 hours including a ferry. The monkeys were tame and easy to get close to for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RayBigden
Reviewed June 22, 2018

The Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve is a day trip from HCMC. Overall, there are not that many things to do in the area so it's reasonable to take a tour here to spend a day, but the experience is not one that will be...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank triciastravels75
Reviewed June 18, 2018

One of the most unique setup of a mangrove forests. You get the typical boat ride through the winding water channels among the thriving mangroves, with glimpse of birds and animals living there. The uniqueness of this visit is the history lesson and the recreated...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank nguyenducky
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Really enjoyed interacting with the cheeky monkeys. A definite high light of my trip to Vietnam. It is an easy day trip.

Date of experience: February 2018
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December 6, 2017|
Response from 553lisell | Reviewed this property |
You can get there through any tour operator buffalo tours took us - it’s a half day tour from HO chi Minh city
MsAnnie G
April 26, 2017|
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Response from db82407 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any monkey circus.
Carol V
April 3, 2015|
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Response from Zuzana B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carol. I'm sure there are nicer places to see animal life than this one. To be honest, most of us and other visitors (especially children) didn't enjoy the visit, quite the opposite. We were scared of the monkeys as they... More