For most tourists to budget Halong bay cruises, the name Dragon’s Eye island (Dao Mat Rong) is still unknown to veteran travelers simply because there is not much information and pictures about it. However if you have ever been here you would not be surprised, astonished at the beauty and pristine impression that the island offers.
Halong Bay is a natural Wonder of the World which gives visitors an impressive and imposing natural landscape. It was the factors of landscapes, geology and history that Halong has twice been honored as UNESCO world natural heritage. But indeed it also hides a lot of surprises, including the islands of the Dragon’s Eyes.
Dragon’s Eye Island is the common name that refers to Bai Dong island, an island located in the south of Halong Bay, near the waters adjacent to Lan Ha Bay. Especially as the island has never had any tourism activity and thus still remain the pristine appearance. Looking down from above Dragon’s Eye island is surrounded by two large rock blocks and white sand beach stretches.
This island is a pretty new address for adventurous travelers as there is not much information about it. The main emphasis of the Dragon’s Eye island is the water pool located between the rocks and dense primeval forests. The blue color like sapphire of the water make it prominent compared to the thousands of different islands of Halong Bay.
In the coming time Dragon’s Eye island will be exploited for ecotourism combined with water sport activities such as kayaking, flying boats, pontoon boats, camping, barbecue…The restrain is there is no fresh water and hygiene problem, visitors coming here usually have to bring all food, drinks and clean all waste with them before leaving.
Currently the service on the island was almost nothing, this will be solved in the near future as there will be a tourism project here. It is pristine, wild and somewhat lacking that urges those who love traveling to go exploring this beautiful island.
How to get there?
From Hanoi, you will have to travel to Halong city for approximately 170km. After arriving in Ha Long, you catch a taxi to the Bai Chay port or Doan port to catch a boat to the island of Dragon’ Eye, you can contact Le Hoang Truong Sa company at No. 46, Group 6, Zone 7, Hong Ha ward in Ha Long City to rent the boat.
Currently, in addition to the usual transportation, travelers can also add a new choice for modern and luxury seaplane of Hai Au company, the aircraft with 2 pilots seat, 12 seats for passengers and spacious windows, not only helps travelers save travel time, but also help you comfortably watch the beauty of Halong bay from above, recording unforgettable moments of the bay from a height of between 150 and 3,000 meters above sea level.
To book a seaplane airline tickets, you can visit the website: seaplanes.vn, or book tickets via telephone: 0962960698.