Truong Sa Islands Vietnam or The Spratly Islands, about 470km from Cam Ranh – Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa, 500km from Vung Tau, offer valuable economy activities including commercial fishing, shipping, guano mining, and more recently, tourism.
Ecosystem of Truong Sa islands
A total of 2,927 marine species were recorded in the Spratly Sea, including: 776 benthic species, 382 species of hard coral, 524 species of marine fish, 262 species of algae and sea grass, 35 species of seabirds, 20 species of marine mammals and sea turtles, etc. The Spratly group contains over 600 coral reefs in total. Terrestrial vegetation in the islands includes 103 species of vascular plants of Magnolia branches (Magnoliophyta) of 39 families and 79 general.
Plans to bring tourist to Truong Sa
Recently, Vietnam plans to bring more tourists to Truong Sa Island (The Spratly Islands) – Hoa Binh Travel Company (Hai Phong), Saigontourist and Tan Cang Offshore Travel JSC (Ho Chi Minh) were ordered to offer a reasonable price tour to attract tourists to Discover Truong Sa Islands. The seven-day tour by boat departing at Saigon New Port includes the islands, DK1 and DK2 oil rigs and several other destinations in the archipelago. The tour also includes exchange activities with soldiers and residents and visiting a museum displaying items related to the islands’ defense.