Hon Tre Island, Nha Trang
Apart from its cultural attractions, Nha Trang is also famous for something else. If you ask anyone outside the city about where they can go, they probably would tell you “Vinpearl Land!”
The 200,000 square meters amusement park is located in Nha Trang Bay and is considered the “Disneyland of Vietnam”. The theme park is well-known all over Vietnam and is packed with locals especially in the school months.
Although one shouldn’t expect the high-caliber feels of Disneyland, there are many attractions for visitors and definitely something for everyone.
The park specializes on a variety of rides that kids and adults will surely enjoy like water slides, a wave pool, a huge aquarium and fun games.
The resort has an amazing 3,000 sqm “underwater world” aquarium that can be accessed via a motorized walkway tunnel. This gigantic attraction has around 300 species of fishes that guests would get a chance to see. It’s also regarded as the biggest underwater aquarium that’s found in Vietnam.
Guests can also enjoy the different kinds of pool attractions like the “Kamikaze”, “Black hole”, “Tsunami” and “Space hole”. For the younger visitors, there are specialized kid’s pools that include chairs and umbrellas for the parents. They have a 900m long lazy river with floaters that visitors can use.It also has theme park rides available like bumper rides, roller coaster and a carousel.
Another special feature of the park is the 400-meter long beach which is a place for visitors can relax and watch the sunset. There are a couple of restaurants nearby like the Food Village where you can have your meals while overlooking the sea.
Aside from the main attractions, you can also find shops and small boutiques that sell clothing, local handicrafts and souvenirs.
For those who are interested in visiting Vinpearl Park, you can hop in the #4 bus (Hon Xen – Vinpearl) south bound which costs less than $0.50 cents per ride. The bus line located along the Nguyen Thien Thuat runs from 5:35 a.m. to 7 p.m.
When visitors are dropped off, they’re in for a cable ride treat and get whisked on a 12 minute trip to Vinpearl. The park can only be accessed by the 60 – meters above sea level cable car. However, during peak season, guests have to queue for as long as an hour to get a ride.
Vinpearl Park is open at 8:00 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Monday to Thursday and at 8:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. every Friday to Sunday. Admission to the park costs around $27 per person.