Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve, Ho Chi Minh City

2.4
#5 of 15 in Parks in Ho Chi Minh City
Go through the mangrove forest protected by UNESCO, and feed crocodiles at Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve. Take a boat, or a ferry to the island, populated by monkeys, and crocodiles. You can feed monkeys, but don’t carry the food with you, as monkeys will try to take it from you. Crocodiles live in protected area, and you can feed them only if with a guide. Take a guided tour to go deeper into the jungle, and find out how Vietnamese soldiers defended themselves from US army, and even crocodiles. Go to the forest to see mangroves to see this biosphere reserve. Plan to see Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary maker app .
Create an itinerary including Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve
map
Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5
204 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • We have a private tour arranged with an excellent guide that not only when told about the reserve but also about Viet Nam and Vietnamesen in General. Was very nice. In the reserve we have monkey island views. The monkeys were very nice but steel both the glasses of my wife and me, as well as another tourist. They are really hotfix. Chewing on your glasses and if the park administrators conquer your glasses back there are the nose wings off, sit there scratching and is chewed. So a visit with glasses is not recommended. The saltwater crocodiles were impressive and the visit to the mangrove forest interesting. In the mangrove forest visited the Vietcon camp. Interesting.
    View original
  • Did the trip with Les Rives, who organised everything well. The guide was informative and helpful. Yes, as some of the negative commenters say in earlier reviews, the river is pretty filthy and lots o...  more »
  • If you have time to spare for half a day while in Saigon, make a trip out to Can Gio. It takes two hours depending if you are able to catch the ferry on the first try. The ferry crosses the Nga Be Riv...  more »

Plan your trip to Ho Chi Minh City

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City absorbs all kinds of travelers, from the swarms of young backpackers on tight budgets to traveling businesspeople and luxury experience seekers. District 1 is the place to stay for proximity to sights, nightlife, and restaurants. Hostels around Pham Ngu Lao draw backpackers looking for the basics, small bed and breakfasts offer quieter and more private options for just a slightly higher price, and smart mid-range and luxury hotels provide immaculate service and indoor spas and pools.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Ho Chi Minh City by other users

60 days in Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 57 days in Asia & Middle East BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM TUNISIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 44 days in Asia & Sydney BY A USER FROM DENMARK April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 28 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM THAILAND March, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 38 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM ECUADOR March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 29 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM THAILAND March, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: March, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM IRELAND April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia BY A USER FROM GERMANY April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in Dubai, Hong Kong & Vietnam BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 23 days in Vietnam, Dubai & Hong Kong BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA August, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans