Speed boat between Ho Chi Minh City - Can Gio - Vung Tau has been opened

Speed boat between Ho Chi Minh City - Can Gio - Vung Tau was opened: On February 10, 2018, the Green Technology DP company officially launched the service of passenger transport by waterway between Ho Chi Minh City, Can Gio and Vung Tau ( Cape St. Jacques).

boat between Ho Chi Minh City - Can Gio - Vung Tau

While speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Bui Xuan Cuong - Director of the Transportation Department of Ho Chi Minh City said that the launch of the high-speed boat between Ho Chi Minh City, Can Gio and Vung Tau is also a river tourism destination that contributes to the travel needs of the population, encourages the development of tourism and helps Ho Chi Minh City to reduce road traffic effectively.

With other means of transport, Ho Chi Minh City has many river tourism products that are put into use effectively to attract tourists by improving the quality of life of the inhabitants. According to Mr. Bui Xuan Cuong, over the next few years, Ho Chi Minh City will focus on opening up many potential waterways to stimulate the development of freight and passenger transportation.

The Ho Chi Minh City leaders also called for the socialization of transport infrastructure development, especially the river transport system to reduce investment with the state budget.

Mr. Tran Song Hai, the director of the Green Technology DP company, said there are 3 boats with 50 passengers (each boat can transport 50 passengers), 2 boats with 96 passengers and three boats with 151 passengers on the line from Ho Chi Minh City, Can Gio and Vung Tau of 85km.

During the Lunar New Year 2018, all boats are functioning normally and promotional policies will be applied. For the route, the starting point is Bach Dang Pier through the Saigon, Nha Be, Long Tau and Nga Bay Rivers to the Tac Xuat Quay of Can Gio District with 90 minutes. Then, from Tac Xuat pier, the journey continues to Gan Rai - the Ho May cable car station of Vung Tau City with the scheduled time of 30 minutes.

The fare between Bach Dang Pier and Tac Xuat Wharf and vice versa is VND 200,000. Civil servants working in the Can Gio district, people with permanent residence in Can Gio, children aged 6 to 11 accompanied by adults, and people over 62 years old receive a 50% discount. War invalids, disabled people, children under 6 years old must not pay. The journey from Tac Xuat Wharf in Can Gio District to Ho May in Vung Tau City and vice versa costs VND 100,000.