Ngoc (Ruby) Island is just 15 km of the coast of Da Nang near Son Tra Peninsula and is also known as Hon Chao, Hon Son Tra and Han Island. The picturesque island is only 1.5 km wide and features still coves, white sand beaches, forested mountains, and impressive rock formations. You can go snorkeling in the clear water and experience the rich marine wildlife consisting of 144 coral species, 135 species of seaweed and 162 species of colorful fish. The waters surrounding the island are also perfect for jet-skiing, kayaking, parasailing and fishing trips with local fishermen who teach you to cast large nets.
Da Nang Ocean Tours regularly runs trips to Ngoc Island.