Scuba Diving Con Dao Vietnam
Vietnam’s Premier Marine Park
Whether you are an experienced diver, beginner or just want to snorkel around the stunning reefs, Con Dao Dive Center offers daily trips to the 16 islands around Con Dao archipelago. With depths ranging from 5 to 25 meters, for recreational diving – and sheltered, shallow areas for snorkeling – Con Dao offers divers a unique opportunity to interact with the amazing variety of underwater life. Explore the untouched and pristine corals, (over 400 different species of coral) with a chance to see rays, turtles, giant barracuda, cobia, batfish and small bamboo sharks, as well as a whole host of tropical reef fish. With out any doubt, Con Dao can boast to have “the best diving in Vietnam”. Come and see for yourself all that Vietnam’s premier Marine Park has to offer.
“The Poulo Condore”
Our dive boat is a 17 meter, converted traditional Vietnamese fishing boat. With heaps of character, she was designed to handle the roughest of storms that the seas could throw at it! She is named “The Poulo Condore”, the name of the island during the French Indochina era. Designed by our experienced instructors, she has all the “mod-cons” to ensure this is one of the most comfortable and safe dive boats in Vietnam, with a fully roofed over area, a sunny area if you want to catch some rays, cooking facilities, toilet, fresh water shower, a safe and comfortable non-slip ladder and of course all emergency, first aid equipment and O2.
Daily Dive Trips & Snorkeling
Con Dao has 25 dive sites to choose from. Over the past 3 years the team at Senses Diving, have explored all of the many islands and reefs that the archipelago has to offer, & can always recommend the best places to dive during your stay. Sometimes the weather, or the time of year you are visiting, can determine which dive sites we visit. Or maybe you are here for a multiple dive trip vacation and wish to see more of what the island has to offer. Contact us for more information about the best dive sites to visit, at which time of year. Our prices are all one rate to all islands. Con Dao Dive Sites offer depths of up to 21+ meters, for recreational divers and shallow areas for snorkelers and beginners. We run a daily two dive trip for divers and snorkelers, departing the harbour at 9am. Journey time to the numerous dive sites ranges from 45mins to 1hr 20 mins. We also offer multiple dive trips and trips from our private speedboat. We can customise any aspect of your dive trip to suit – contact us for more information.
The high season for diving in Con Dao is from April through to September. During this time (July, August and September) Con Dao experiences the rainy season, though these are not long monsoons, just spells of heavy rain for around an hour, usually in the afternoon and evenings. The low season for diving is from November to February, due to high winds, though on many occasions there are spells of weather good enough to dive. More often than not, with so many dive sites to choose from, there is a sheltered spot to enjoy the diving.
Safety is our priority. The equipment we provide you with is updated regularly and maintained daily to ensure the highest standards in scuba diving safety. We use Mares Rover Dive center equipment and Coltri Sub 12L aluminum tanks. Our staff are Mares LAB and ColtriSub operator trained and our equipment is supplied to us by Scuba Supply Vietnam, Vietnam’s leading provider in diving and water sports equipment in the recreational diving industry. Visit our gallery to see our diving equipment. All divers are also issued with Surface Marker Buoy’s and audible alerts as standard safety equipment.
Con Dao Dive Center | Scuba Diving Con Dao Vietnam
Bar200 (near the market)
Khu 7, Vo Thi Sau, Con Son Island, Con Dao, Ba Ria
Tel: +84 (0) 903 700 8483
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