Feel like adding some adrenaline to your journey in Vietnam? These heart-racing opportunities along the Vietnamese coastline are a great way to add something extra to your itinerary. Here’s our top activities for adventurous beach holidays in Vietnam.

We’ve talked about the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam and the various options for cultural discovery, but did you know about the diversity of action at these ideal coastal destinations? Some can even be done with the whole family! Here’s the perfect solution to any ennui on your beach holidays.

Kite Surfing in Mui Ne


On a clear and windy day, the sky of Mui Ne is full of  colorful and jostling kites flying over the waves. With a spectacular coastline, Mui Ne is a very popular destination for water sports! While surfing may be the most well know, it’s also the perfect place for windsurfing and kite-surfing in Southeast Asia, with strong winds and low rainfall.

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Nha Trang


With over 350 different species of coral in the ocean, Nha Trang is the ultimate choice in Vietnam for snorkeling and scuba diving lovers. The most stunning diving sites off coast of Nha Trang is the area around Hon Mun. Explore the diversity of aquatic life with hundred species of fishes, corals and blooming seaweeds with a tank or a snorkel.

Squid Fishing in Phu Quoc

Night squid fishing in Phu Quoc. Source: ivivu.com

Not only famous for its turquoise beaches and stunning scenery, the island of Phu Quoc also has unique entertaining activities.When the night falls, the island becomes dark and quiet, but fishermen start their shift. Under the cover of darkness, the squid come out to play! So grab a rod and give it a try for yourself. Ideal on moonless nights squid fishing is a great time and if you’re lucky, the fishermen will cook your fresh catch right on board!

Kayaking in Halong Bay


One of the best ways to explore the majesty of Halong Bay on beach holidays, is with a kayak! Picture gliding across serene jade water as hundreds of jungle covered limestone karsts jut out around you. Be sure not to miss on an incredible experience by getting off the beaten track kayaking to the secluded lagoons and spotting wildlife in the Bay.

Rock Climbing on Cat Ba Island


Cat Ba island is suitable for organizing many outdoor activities, including rock climbing on the mountains of Lan Ha Bay. With the help of local experts visitors can conquer these peaks for unique views of the bay! This fall strap on your boots and leave the beach-lined bay behind for an adventure in the jungle.

Skydiving in Da Nang


Da Nang is known for it’s strong surf and gorgeous scenery, but there’s other heart-racing activities. Most notably, skydiving! International skydiving competitions have even been hosted in this beach-side city. This sport is not for the faint of heart though. Centres require about 3 months of training before your able to take to the sky!

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