We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hon Ba Island

Halong Road | Actually in the Ocean, Vung Tau, Vietnam
Review Highlights
Good view

Stay at Back Beach, Hon Ba Island is one of famous place in Vung Tau with a small pagoda here... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Thắng H
Vung Tau, Vietnam
Not much to see

As the title says, not much to see at all. Have to time it right as well with the tide as if you... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Darwin, Australia
via mobile
Read all 58 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average24%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“low tide” (14 reviews)
“small temple” (3 reviews)
“small island” (2 reviews)
Halong Road | Actually in the Ocean, Vung Tau, Vietnam

Similar Things to Do in Vung Tau

Write a Review
Reviews (58)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stay at Back Beach, Hon Ba Island is one of famous place in Vung Tau with a small pagoda here. Watch the sunrise in the early morning is really romantic but....just like anyone else talk about Hon Ba Island, you have to come in the...More

Thank Thắng H
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

As the title says, not much to see at all. Have to time it right as well with the tide as if you wait or spend too much time there you will gt stranded with the high tide. I personally wouldn't recommend this to anyone....More

Thank gonzo7204
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The low tide is during the dawn. At 8am, the high tide creeps in. Make sure you wear proper shoe that is anti-slip because the stones are covered with slippery and sharp barnacles. Make sure you are willing to wet the shoe too. Else wear...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017

You can only walk there at low tide. We enjoyed the walk over the rocks and seeing the different sea shells and tide pools along the way. Once you get over to the island there isn't much to see if the temple isn't your religion.

1  Thank Mindy K
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A tiny islet cut off from the mainland most of the time thast allows for romantic conjecture. Visit the pagoda on the islet, but time yoursekf or you'll find the tide coming in very quick.

Thank Luis S
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I spent 3 full days in Vung Tau, travelling around on a rented push bike.....a great way to see this coastal city. One place I visited was Hon Ba Island. Well I was not able to walk over to the island but view from a...More

1  Thank fort-ham
Reviewed 13 January 2017

It was high tide when we were there so not possible to get on the island. Looked interesting enough though. Kind of reminded me of the Battery Point Light house in Crescent City, California. Same idea, you can walk across during low tide. Would have...More

1  Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Located right on the corner of front/back beach. Time your walk out carefully or you'll be stranded when the tide comes in. Wear a robust pair of footwear.

Thank Propertips
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

There is a temple on the island, also have great view,you can walk to the island when low tide,but remember to back before high tide.

1  Thank 美君 陳
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We walked along the beach and then across the causeway to the island. Its a rocky walk, but we didnt mind that - in fact my husband and i quite enjoyed the walk; our kids were a little less impressed with having to go! Whether...More

1  Thank PeaQubed
Nearby Restaurants
150 reviews
.31 km away
Lucys' Sports Bar and Hotel
164 reviews
.31 km away
Belly's Watering Hole
115 reviews
.42 km away
Co Ba Vung Tau
36 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms
42 reviews
.20 km away
Vung Tau Lighthouse
104 reviews
.93 km away
Lam Son Stadium
81 reviews
1.00 km away
Vung Tau Ferry Terminal
124 reviews
.48 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
14 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from dayzeey_daisy | Reviewed this property |
from 11 am - 2 pm is d best timing :)