Located in Kien Hai district, Kien Giang province and covering a total area of 1,054 hectares, Nam Du archipelago is a popular attraction among tourists due to its tranquil and peaceful scenery and local fresh seafood.
Nam Du archipelago is roughly 80km away from Rach Gia city. Of the inhabited islands within Kien Giang province, it is one of the most distant. Pictured is one of the island’s quays.
The quay also serves as shelter for fishing boats during storms
Many residents live throughout the archipelago despite the fact that the national power grid has yet to reach the islands
For many the archipelago is considered the ‘Ha Long Bay’ of the south.
Green bone grilled fish is a particularly popular unique food product of the region
Dried cuttlefish are also sold to tourists as gifts
Nam Du archipelago is made up of 21 small islands in total and is split between the communes of An Son and Nam Du. Of the islands, only 11 are inhabited
The archipelago is accessible by motorbike
The tranquil and peaceful natural scenery in the west of the islands
Visitors can view the skeleton of a giant fish in Dinh Nam Hai Ngu Than temple
During a visit to the area, visitors can experience activities such as scuba diving around the coral reef and catching fresh seafood
VOV/Nguoi Lao Dong