An express boat service connecting Ca Mau Province with Kien Giang Province’s Nam Du Archipelago and Phu Quoc Island was officially put into operation on July 7.
Ca Mau launches first sea route to Nam Du, Phu Quoc
Addressing the launching ceremony, Vice Chairman of the Ca Mau Provincial People’s Committee Tran Hong Quan said that the launch of the sea route, which is the first of its kind, is expected to facilitate economic and tourism development in the locality.
The service is also designed as a new tourist product of Ca Mau in order to provide visitors with an interesting experience, create more jobs for locals and increase tourism revenue.
The route is plied by two high-speed boats of the Phu Quoc Express Joint Stock Company.
Each boat is 46.85-metre long and 12.2-metre wide with a capacity of 600 passengers at a maximum speed of 35 nautical miles per hour.
The trip takes about an hour and a half per leg with round-trip tickets priced at VND590,000 for adults, VND470,000 for the elderly and children, and VND980,000 for VIP tickets.